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Stonewall VFD Spring Drive-Thru Fish Fry – April 13

April 12th, 2014 by Jeff

Annual spring fundraiser serving up golden fried fish with all the trimmings. Drive through only. 11 AM until sold out. Suggested donation $8 per plate. Stonewall VFD Building, 14854 E. US Highway 290 in Stonewall, TX. Call (830) 889-2006 for more information.

Texas Hill Country Wineries “Wine & Wildflower Trail” – April 4 to 20

April 3rd, 2014 by Jeff

Come explore Texas Hill Country wine and enjoy the wildflowers.  With ticket purchase receive a minimum of 1 and up to 3 complimentary tastes at each winery, a 15% discount on 3 bottle purchases, wildflower seed packets and gift.  Tickets are limited and must be purchased online.  Self-guided tour during regular winery hours.

$40 couple/ $25 single. (512) 914-5561

Beer & Hymns at Pedernales Brewing Company – April 5

March 31st, 2014 by Jeff

24468550Come by Pedernales Brewing Company one mile south of Fredericksburg, Texas, at 97 Hitchin’ Post Trail, for a pint and some singing. Beer & Hymns will be held on the first Saturday of each month beginning March 1, 2014 from 5 to 6 pm. Singing will be lead local band meister Bill Smallwood. Beer will be $4 a pint, no entrance fee and no purchase necessary.

Gun and Blade Show – March 29

March 27th, 2014 by Jeff

A collection of guns, knives, ammo, jewelry, fishing, coins, gifts and collectibles. Buy, sell, trade or just browse at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds on Highway 16 South. Admission is $5 for adults and 12 and under free. Hours are Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm and Sunday 10:00am – 4:00pm.

“Waltz Across Texas” Art Show at RS Hanna Gallery – March 7 – 31

March 7th, 2014 by Jeff

From the coast to the badlands, suburbia to hay fields splayed open to the sky with all those long, winding roads between . . . come home to Texas this Texas Independence Day with RS Hanna Gallery, 208 S. Llano, a jewel box of “artists’ artists” located just a few steps off the beaten path in historic Fredericksburg.  Opening reception from 6 to 8 pm during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg. Call 830-307-3071 for more information.

“The Beautiful Faces of Uganda” at Larry Jackson Fine Art & Antiques – March 7

March 6th, 2014 by Jeff

Larry Jackson Fine Arts & Antiques, 209 south Lincoln, are proud to introduce Fredericksburg photographer Gracie Jones.  Specializing in photography, Gracie used her talents to capture the beauty of the people she met working with children in Northern Uganda.  Join them for Gracie’s opening show along with a variety of newly acquired investment paintings by well known artists such as Peter Hohnstedt, Porforio Salinas, Travis Keese and Grant MacDonald.  Enjoy wines from Grape Creek and meet Gracie at their artist reception from 5:30 to 8 pm during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg. Call 830-997-0073 for details.

Run with the Ranger at Enchanted Rock – March 8

March 4th, 2014 by Jeff

Inaugural program featuring an intro to trail running with an interpretive ranger. Learn about trail etiquette, the history, geology, flora and fauna of the Rock. Beginners encouraged and welcomed – no one will be left behind. Please bring water and a snack.

Enchanted Rock is 18 miles north on RR 965. Call 830-685-3030 for details.

“Texas Pride” Art Show at Fredericksburg Art Guild – March 7-20

March 3rd, 2014 by Jeff

Members of the Fredericksburg Art Guild, 308 E. Austin, reflect on their pride in our State.  Opening reception from 4 to 8 pm during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg. Call 830-997-4949 for details.

Texas Independence Day Celebration at Pedernales Cellars – March 1-2

February 25th, 2014 by Jeff

Celebrate Texas Independence Day with Pedernales Cellars! This is a family-friendly event that celebrates a bit of Texas history with a two-day chili cook-off, a cannon, live music and, of course, great Texas wine.

Noon to 6 pm Saturday; noon to 5 pm Sunday. Free admission.

Outdoor Adventure Showcase at Lyndon B. Johnson State Park – February 22

February 17th, 2014 by Jeff

Join Texas Parks and Wildlife Region 3 State Parks and friends in a day of outdoor adventure for families to enjoy in the Texas Hill Country. Archery, fishing, geocaching, atlatl throwing, flintknapping, TPWD fire truck, TPWD game warden Operation Game Thief trailer, guided hikes, demonstrations and tours at the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm and many games and activities led by Park Rangers from your central area Texas State Parks!

10 am to 4 pm. Free! Call (830) 644-2252 ext 226 for details.