Events, Live Music and Entertainment Calendar
Please confirm details with each venue. Changes to events may occur
"The Art of Fredericksburg: 175 Years" Exhibit at the National Museum of the Pacific War
Through September 19, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
830-997-8600 Ext. 262
The Art of Fredericksburg: 175 Years will feature more than 50 original pieces of artwork from well-known artists from the Fredericksburg area of the Texas Hill Country. The nearly 30 artists chosen for this exhibition span the 175 years from Fredericksburg’s founding to the present day. The exhibit is presented as part of Fredericksburg’s 175th Anniversary Celebration.
Art & Vino at The Yellow Door Studio
Recurring weekly on Saturday through December 18, 5 p.m.-7 p.m.
$45 per person.
Art & Vino is perfect for getting together with friends, date night or just exploring your creative side. You are welcome to bring a bottle of wine and snacks to enjoy while you are painting. Paint, canvas, brushes, aprons and a place to sit are provided, as is an experienced local artist who can lead you step-by-step through the process of recreating the featured artwork. Come create, relax, and enjoy! The weekly featured artwork can be viewed online.
The Great Outdoors Art Show at Fredericksburg Art Guild
Through September 26, Recurring weekly Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Noon-4 p.m.
Art represented by Guild members focusing on the beautiful colors presented throughout the landscape in all parts of our world. Please note that the Art Guild will stay open until 5 pm on August 6 and September 3 for First Friday Art Walk.
Old County Jail Tours at the Old County Jail of 1885
Recurring monthly on the first Saturday through December 4, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
$2 per person age 6 and up. Age 5 and under free.
Tour this two-story stone structure that served as the fourth jail for Gillespie County, organized in 1848. It was constructed by the firm of C. F. Priess and Bro. in 1885. The ground floor housed a holding area and living quarters for the jailer. The second floor had two steelclad cells located against the east wall and maximum security cells in the center and at the back. The building was used as a county jail facility until 1939. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1980. Credit card payments can be accepted online or at the Pioneer Museum or the Vereins Kirche. Cash payments accepted at the jail.
11th Annual Harper BBQ Cook-Off and Cornhole Tournament at Headwaters Pavilion
11th Annual Harper BBQ Cook-Off benefiting Headwaters for Heroes 501(c)3
Registration begins Friday. Categories include brisket, chicken, ribs, youth ribs, chili and beans. $75 per meat or $150 for all three. $25 for each chili, beans and youth ribs. Cooks meeting Saturday at 8 a.m.
Contact Damon Clark 830.739.1328 or email@example.com
Sponsored by Headwaters Saloon.
Headwaters for Heroes Cornhole Tournament on Friday, September17 at 5 p.m. $50 entry fee. 60/40 payout with added money. Pre-registration cash only. Cash bar open at 4 p.m. Call Headwaters at 830.864.4055
Annual Nimitz Symposium the National Museum of the Pacific War
September 17-18, virtual event Friday 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
830-997-8600 Ext. 225
$65 per person general admission
Join the Admiral Nimitz Foundation and the National Museum of the Pacific War for their 34th annual Symposium: A Catalyst for Change: Diversity in WWII. The symposium will explore diverse groups that played a role during the War in the Pacific and how they overcame adversity abroad and on the home front. We hope that you will join us virtually once again this year to experience the opportunity of sharing information, insights, and questions. Speakers currently scheduled include Alexandra Harris, Brian Masaru Hayashi, Craig Gymonds, Dr. Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez and Dr. Matthew Delmont. Please visit the website for additional information. Registration now open at https://whova.com/web/anfas_202109/