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Grinch’s Full Moon Hike to the Summit at Enchanted Rock – December 6

December 2nd, 2014 by Jeff

Join park staff on an exhilarating hike to the summit of Enchanted Rock. Once at the top, enjoy a reading of the classic, How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Get in the spirit and wear a Grinch stocking cap – bring your own or pick one up in the park store.

7 pm. Call (830) 685-3636 for details.

Golden Hub Annual Spaghetti Dinner – November 7

November 3rd, 2014 by Jeff

Enjoy spaghetti with homemade meat sauce, salad, garlic bread, strawberry cheesecake and choice of drinks. Complimentary wine mixer from 5:30 to 6:00 pm. To go plates served beginning at 5:30 pm and dine in served from 6:00 to 7:30 pm.

Advance tickets are $8 or $9 at the door.

Golden Hub is at 1009 N. Lincoln. Call (830) 997-7221 for details.

Texas All Star Big Band Bash – November 6-8

November 2nd, 2014 by Jeff

Johnny Nicholas’s 17th Annual Big Band Bash at Hill Top Cafe, 10661 N. US Highway 87. Dinner shows and concerts with big name artists. Johnny Nicholas himself is a world-renowned bluesman and former Asleep at the Wheel lead singer and writer. Over $60k in the form of college scholarships, workshops and band instruments for Fredericksburg performing arts students has been raised from past events. The event has been extended to three nights and dinner show tickets are $75 per person per night and include a surprise guest artist each night. All events take place at the Hill Top Cafe.

Doors at 5 pm; music at 6 pm. Please call or visit the website for reservations or more information as it becomes available, or call 830-997-8922.

Halloween Box Maze – October 30-31

October 29th, 2014 by Jeff

Staff and students from Providence Hall are bringing a box maze to the Gillespie County Historical Society Building, 312 West San Antonio, for two days this Halloween. There will be a box maze for ages 8 and up and a preschool maze for ages 3 to 7. The maze can be very challenging and requires abilities to crawl and squat in small spaces for 15 minutes or more. Adult supervision is required for ages under 8.

5 to 9 pm both days. $3 or $10 for unlimited passes through the maze. Call (830) 998-7411 for more information.

Halloween at Enchanted Rock – October 31

October 26th, 2014 by Jeff

Come celebrate Halloween at the park with the staff of Enchanted Rock, 18 miles north on RR 965.  Enjoy trunk or treat, spooky campfire stories and a night hike.  Fun for the whole family.  Join us! Call (830) 685-3636 for more information.

Oktoberfest – October 3-5

September 28th, 2014 by Jeff

Oktoberfest-161_1662Oompah at its best! When summer ends and fall begins the cool air of October arrives, and so does Oktoberfest. For three full days, the world is invited to sing, toast and dance at one of Fredericksburg’s favorite fests. Celebrate 34 years of Texas gemutlichkeit with sizzling bratwurst, four stages of entertainment, arts and crafts, Chicken Dancing, a kids’ area and more. Forty juried artisans fill big tents and a select group of Hill Country artists showcase their fine art. Enjoy a hearty menu of delicious German and American foods. An awesome family event and lots more . . . Please visit the website for a complete schedule of events.

Friday 6 pm to midnight; Saturday 10 am to midnight; Sunday 11 am to 6 pm. $7 adults; $1 kids 7 – 12; 6 and under free. 2-day passes $12; 3-day passes $16. Gates open at noon on Friday for advance ticket sales and information! Please note that pets are not allowed on Marktplatz.

Movies Under the Starts at the LBJ Ranch: A Hard Day’s Night – October 3

September 24th, 2014 by Jeff

Just like the Johnson family enjoyed in the 1960′s. This month the LBJ Ranch is showing “A Hard Day’s Night”, the Beatles first movie, and featuring Beatles music by “The Eggmen” from Austin. The program starts at 6 pm when The Eggmen will play the first of two 50 minute sets. At 8:30 pm, the park will show the film. Guests are encouraged to begin arriving at 5 pm and all are invited to dress up in Beatles clothing and 60′s attire for a chance to win prizes for best costumes. The movie will be projected on an outdoor screen and those attending are asked to bring their own choice of seating, food and drinks.

6 pm. Free.

For further information and driving directions, please call 830-868-7128, ext. 244.

Hill Top Cafe Dinner Concert Series – 10/2

September 23rd, 2014 by Jeff

This month featuring songwriter extraordinaire Gary Nicholson along with Johnny Nicholas and Hell Bent.  Ticket price includes meal. Reservations recommended.

Doors at 5:30 pm; show at 7 pm. Main Dining Room $65 per person; Cavern Dining Room $40 per person. 10661 N. US Highway 87. Call (830) 997-8922 for more information.

Fall Wine & Food Festival – September 27

September 22nd, 2014 by Jeff

Tickets are available at the door of Texas Vineyards and Beyond, 329 1/2 E. Main St., or by phone for this event which will feature tastings from several Texas wineries and local food venues. Tickets include a souvenir wine glass plus wine and food tastings. Meet the winemakers and purchase autographed/personalized bottles. Live music by Ben Beckendorf. At Texas Vineyards & Beyond.

1 to 5 pm. $12 per person. Call 830-990-9199 for details.

The Diamonds – Doowop Legends playing at Rockbox Theater – 9/16-17

September 14th, 2014 by Jeff

The Diamonds – old time rock ‘n roll and great 50′s doowop vocal harmonies – will perform their big hits, including “Why Do Fools Fall in Love”, “Little Darlin”, “You’ve Lost that Loving Feeling” and “The Stroll” along with other great early rock ‘n roll classics. Two nights only at Rockbox Theater, 109 North Llano!

7:30 pm showtime both nights. $37-$47 for adults; $17 for youth. For reservations, call (830) 997-7625.