Events Calendar

January

1-Feb 2

”WWII Art of Private Charles J. Miller” Exhibit at the National Museum of the Pacific War

An exhibition of the extraordinary and nearly forgotten paintings of WWII soldier/artist and New Hampshire native, Charles Miller.  Free during regular museum hours of 9 AM to 5 PM in the George H. W. Bush Gallery. 311 E. Austin. 830.997.8600. pacificwarmuseum.org

2-Mar 14

”Rails Through the Texas Hill Country” Exhibit at the Vereins Kirche

Covering the history and lasting impact of the short-line railroad that once connected remote Fredericksburg to the outside world before modern highways reached the area. During regular museum hours (closed Sunday and Wednesday). 100 block of W. Main. pioneermuseum.net

 

2-Feb 2

”New Beginnings” Art Show at Fredericksburg Art Guild

Members of the Fredericksburg Art Guild present the first art show of the new year showcasing art in a variety of mediums. During regular gallery hours of 10 AM to 4 PM Wednesday to Sunday.  Opening reception on January 3 from 4 to 8 PM during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg. 308 E. Austin.830.997.4949. fredericksburgartguild.com

25

Chef’s Table Lunch at Becker Vineyards

Relish a three-course menu created by Chef Michael Lockhart paired with Becker Vineyards' award-winning wines. There's no better way to spend a Saturday than with good food and great wine. 12:15 PM. $85++ per person limited to 28 seats. Reservations required. In the Lavender Haus Reception Hall. beckervineyards.com

25

Kid and Family Fishing Day at Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park

This event is in collaboration with TX Parks and Wildlife to promote fishing.  Children and their families will participate in some fishing education stations and then get to fish for trout. 9 AM to Noon.  Free admission. 432 Lady Bird Dr. fbgtx.org

 

25

Art & Vino at The Yellow Door Studio

Bring your favorite beverage and come alone or invite your friends as professional artists help you

create a finished work of art. The featured artwork on January 25 is “Longhorn”. Canvas, paint and brushes provided.  5 to 7 PM.  $45 per person. 810 N. Llano.  theyellowdoorstudio.com

 

25

An Evening with Radney Foster and Jack Ingram in Luckenbach Texas

Dancehall Show (Listening Room) featuring Radney Foster, Jack Ingram and Adam Carroll.  Doors at 7 PM; show at 8 PM.  $25 per person at the gate; everyone must have a ticket.  Advance tickets are $20 and are available online. 412 Luckenbach Town Loop. 830.997.3224. luckenbachtexas.com

February

1,8,22,29

Art and Vino at The Yellow Door Studio 

Bring your favorite wine or beverage and a friend to create a beautiful painting under the leadership of experienced local artists and teachers.  Paint, canvas and brushes provided.  The featured artwork on Feb 1 is “Love You to the Moon”; Feb 8 is “Cacti”; Feb 22 is “Spring Arrows” and Feb 29 is “Koi”.  Artwork can be viewed online. 5 to 7 PM; $45 per person. See separate post for Feb 14-15. Reserve online. 810 N. Llano. theyellowdoorstudio.com

 

1 | 4pm

Texas Flag Retirement Ceremony

Texas Heritage Vineyard, 3245 E US Hwy 290, Fredericksburg. 830.992.3323. texasheritagevineyard.com

Honoring Texas and Texans – the retirement of Texas flags with a moving ceremony and reminder of why all Texans are proud of their state. 
 

1-29 | Daily during gallery hours 

"Art of the Plains" Art Show

RS Hanna Gallery, 244 W. Main St., Fredericksburg. 830.307.3071. rshannagallery.com
The American Plains Artists are celebrating their iconic small works showcase "Art of the Plains" at RS Hanna Gallery during the month of February.  The national show features traditional, realistic and representational art depicting the rich landscape, wildlife and way of life of the American Great Plains.

1

Texas Flag Retirement Ceremony at Texas Heritage Vineyard

Honoring Texas and Texans – the retirement of Texas flags with a moving ceremony and reminder of why all Texans are proud of their state. 4 to 4:30 PM. Free.  3245 E US Hwy 290. 830.992.3323. texasheritagevineyard.com

1-Mar 14

”Rails Through the Texas Hill Country” Exhibit at the Vereins Kirche

Covering the history and lasting impact of the short-line railroad that once connected remote Fredericksburg to the outside world before modern highways reached the area. During regular museum hours (closed Sunday and Wednesday). 100 block of W. Main. pioneermuseum.net

 

7-28

Daniel Gerhartz Solo Art Exhibition at InSight Gallery

“To Capture a Moment”. Nationally acclaimed master artist, Daniel Gerhartz, will present paintings that

evoke a sense of timelessness and idealism. Opening reception on Feb 7 from 6 to 8 PM during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg. During regular gallery hours. 214 W. Main. insightgallery.com

 

5-29

”Who Knew” Art Show at the Fredericksburg Art Guild

View works of art created by students of Art Guild members and instructors Truby Hardin and Nan Henke.  Awards will be presented at the opening reception on Feb 7 from 4 to 8 PM during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg. During regular gallery hours – closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. 308 E. Austin. 830.997.4949.  fredericksburgartguild.us/index.html

 

7

First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg

Participating fine art galleries remain open until 8 PM so that visitors can have time to visit the various events and exhibits planned throughout the day. A fantastic way to see the finest in regional, national and international art in a beautiful Texas Hill Country setting while enjoying local wine and refreshments.  Just look for the galleries flying the Art Walk Flag!  facebook.com/First-Friday-Art-Walk-Fredericksburg-401466143219898/

 

7

St. Mary’s Catholic School Mardi Gras Gala

This Mardi Gras celebration features an authentic full costume Mardi Gras King and Queen, live music, Cajun cuisine, live and silent auctions, bonus drawings, raffles and premium beer and wine.  It is open to the public with reserved seating available. 6 PM to Midnight. $125 per individual. At the St. Mary’s Holy Family Center, 306 W. San Antonio. one.bidpal.net/sms/welcome

 

7

”Fairytale Ball” Daddy/Daughter Dance

Join Fredericksburg Parks & Recreation for their inaugural “Fairytale Ball”. 6:30 to 8:30 PM. Light refreshments will be served. To be held at the Pioneer Pavilion at Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park, 432 Lady Bird Dr. $10 per person. Tickets can be purchased at Park Headquarters daily from 9 AM to 6 PM. 830.990.2044.

 

7-23

Texas Hill Country Wineries “Wine Lovers Celebration”

Love is in the air so come indulge in a little wine and sweets. We invite you to spend a romantic getaway in the stunning Texas Hill Country, sipping and sampling wine at 48 unique Hill Country wineries. Tickets are $45 per person/$65 per couple and include full complimentary tastings (limit 4 per day) and discounts. Tickets quantities are limited and must be purchased online at texaswinetrail.com   872.216.9463.

8

GALentine's Hostess Divas Cooking Class at Das Peach Haus

The Culinary Adventure Cooking School invites you to grab your girlfriends for a night of hostess divas – making delicious appetizers and chocolate-covered strawberries while you sip wine! 6:30 PM. $85 per person. 1406 S US Hwy 87. jelly.com/event/galentines-hostess-divas/

 

8-9 and 15-16

Merlot & Chocolate Tasting at Becker Vineyards

A Guest Chocolatier will have complimentary samples to try along with Becker’s new vintage of Merlot. Live music, too! Free. 10 AM to 6 PM on Sat; Noon to 5 PM on Sun. 464 Becker Farms Rd. 830.644.2681. beckervineyards.com

 

9

Valentine Themed Cookie Decorating Class

The Culinary Adventure Cooking School invites you to learn to make a delicious sugar cookie and icing recipe along with techniques to decorate fun cookies for Valentine’s weekend! 2 PM. $65 per person. 1406 S US Hwy 87. jelly.com/event/valentines-themed-cookie-decorating/

 

10-May 29

”The Texas Liberator: Witness to the Holocaust” Exhibit at the National Museum of the Pacific War

An exhibition featuring the testimonies of 21 Texas liberators of the Nazi concentration camps and providing historical context for the Holocaust and World War II.  Free during regular museum hours of 9 AM to 5 PM in the George H. W. Bush Gallery. 311 E. Austin. 830.997.8600. pacificwarmuseum.org

 

14

Valentine’s Dinner and Dance at Messina Hof Hill Country

Enjoy a romantic, candlelight three-course dinner, each course expertly paired with Messina Hof’s 100% Texas wines. Following dinner, dance the night away to flamenco music. 6:30 to 9:30 PM.  $110++ per person by reservation. 9996 E US Highway 290. 830.990.4653. messinahof.com/hillcountry

 

14

Valentine’s Dinner at Hill Top Café

Savor a special a la carte dinner menu as well as some amazing music by Johnny Nicholas, Scrappy Jud Newcomb and John Chipman.  Dinner from 5 to 9 PM.  $10 cover charge for music room seating – food and drink separate. Reservations are highly recommended.  10661 N US Hwy 87. 830.997.8922. hilltopcafe.com

 

14

Valentine’s Celebrations at Vaudeville

Experience a romantic six-course dinner and complimentary glass of champagne in the V Supper Club. From 6:30 PM. $225 per person by online reservation. Or 

enjoy a prix fixe menu and complimentary glass of sparkling rosé in the Bistro. From 5 PM. $75 per person by online reservation. 230 E. Main. vaudeville-living.com

 

14-16

Valentine’s Celebration at Cabernet Grill

Indulge in a romantic dinner with our special four-course menu, perfectly matched with four distinct Texas wines!  $99 per person with wine pairings or $85 per person without pairings plus tax and 20% gratuity.  Reservations highly recommended.  2805 S. State Hwy 16 at Boos Lane. 830.990.5734. cottonginlodging.com 

 

14

Valentine’s Vintner Dinner at Becker Vineyards

Enjoy four luscious courses of food paired with award-winning Becker wines. Welcome reception at 6 PM; dinner at 6:30 PM. $150 per person. By reservation only with credit card prepayment. In the Lavender Haus Reception Hall.  464 Becker Farms Rd. beckervineyards.com

 

14

Valentine Dinner at Stout’s Trattoria at Grape Creek Vineyards

Enjoy a romantic four-course dinner on the beautiful grounds of Grape Creek Vineyards. Two seatings only at 5:30 PM or 8 PM. $95 per person; $35 per person additional for wine pairings. Reservations highly recommended. 10587 E US Hwy 290. 830.644.1010. stoutstrattoria.com

 

14

Valentine’s Dinner and Fireworks at Altstadt Brewery

Light up your Valentine’s Day with dinner and fireworks at Altstadt Brewery. Enjoy a four-course dinner prepared by Chef Alex along with a complimentary glass of Poema Cava Brut. $55 per person. Seatings on the half hour from 4:30 to 7:30 PM. Reservations highly recommended. 6120 E. US Hwy 290. 830.304.2330. altstadtbeer.com

 

14-15

45th Annual Hug-In & Valentine Ball in Luckenbach

Come get your HEART on with us!  Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis hold court on Saturday night for the Valentine Ball. Dale Watson and Weldon Henson join the fun on Friday night for the Give Me More Kisses Dance. Tickets for Fri/Sat include camping and are $45.  Dale Watson’s show ticket is $20; kids 8 and under are free.  Bruce Robison’s show ticket is $20; kids 8 and under are free. Doors at 7 PM; music at 8 PM. 412 Luckenbach Town Loop. luckenbachtexas.com

 

14-15

Art and Vino for Couples at The Yellow Door Studio

Just for Valentine’s Day weekend, bring your favorite wine or beverage and significant other to create a beautiful painting. Paint, canvas and brushes provided. The featured artwork on Feb 14 is “Opposites Attract” and on Feb 15 is “I Love You Deer”. Artwork can be viewed online. 6 to 8 PM on Feb 14 and 5 to 7 PM on Feb 15.  $90 per couple each day. Reserve online. 810 N. Llano. theyellowdoorstudio.com

 

14-16

Fredericksburg Trade Days

Shop with over 400 vendors in seven barns and acres of antiques, collectibles and more. Relax in the Biergarten while listening to live music. Friday and Saturday 9 AM to 6 PM; Sunday 9 AM to 4 PM. $5 parking fee good for all three days. 7 miles east on Hwy 290 across from the Wildseed Farms 830.990.4900.  fbgtradedays.com

 

14-March 1

The Fredericksburg Theater Company presents “Young Frankenstein” (weekends)

Frederick Frankenstein, grandson of the infamous Victor Frankenstein, inherits his family’s estate in Transylvania and sets out to bring honor to his family name by shocking his grandfather’s legacy back to existence! This electrifying musical will have you in stitches with laughter. Fri and Sat at 7:30 PM; Sun at 2 PM.  $29 adults; $12 youth. At the Steve W. Shepherd Theater, 1668 Hwy 87 South. fredericksburgtheater.org

 

15

”Little Pioneers” Activities at the Pioneer Museum

Presenting monthly activities teaching pioneer ways.  The activity for February will be "Pioneer Baking" – making yummy homemade bread and butter. 10 AM. $3 per child and free admission for parents. This is not a come-and-go event and children must be accompanied by an adult. 325 W. Main. pioneermuseum.net

 

15

Cave Creek Historic School Open House

Located on the year-round Gillespie County Rural Schools Trail and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, docents will be available to share stories of school days past.  11 AM to 4 PM.  Free.  470 Cave Creek Rd. historicschools.org

 

15

Valentine Vines at Texas Vineyards & Beyond

Bring your sweetheart to enjoy "Honey Wine for Your Honey" - meet the owners of Rohan Meadery, Wendy and John Rohan! Noon to 6 PM. 329½ E. Main.

830.990.9199. texasvineyardsbeyond.com

16

Fredericksburg Music Club presents Anne-Marie Houy Shaver, Flutist

Enjoy a concert by this musicologist, flutist, and educator originally from the Texas Hill Country who is currently pursuing a PhD in musicology at Arizona State University. By donation. 3 PM. At the Fredericksburg United Methodist Church. 1800 N. Llano. fredericksburgmusicclub.com

 

22

”Day of Remembrance” at the National Museum of the Pacific War

This important date for the Japanese American community will be recognized with cultural activities and educational opportunities including Taiko drummers, origami lessons and lectures from leading historians. 10 AM to 4 PM. Free. In the Admiral Nimitz Gallery, 340 E. Main. pacificwarmuseum.org

 

22

Mardi Gras Kickoff Celebration at 4.0 Cellars

Grab some beads and enjoy live Zydeco music while sampling 4.0 Cellars’ award-winning Texas wines. 1 to 5 PM. Free admission. 10354 E US Hwy 290. 

830.997.7470. fourpointwine.com

 

24

Admiral Nimitz’s Birthday Program at the National Museum of the Pacific War

Happy Birthday to Admiral Chester Nimitz who was born on February 24, 1885, in Fredericksburg, TX. Celebrate his life and achievements with cupcakes, coffee and a documentary, “From Texas to Tokyo Bay”. Noon to 4 PM. Free. In the Admiral Nimitz Gallery Ballroom, 340 E. Main. pacificwarmuseum.org

 

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Barbara Leatherwood Fight for the Cure 2020

Come dance to the music of Tim Attwood, Bernie Nelson, Dale Houston, Lisa Layne, Richie Albright, Buckshot Daisy, Gary Jones, Jr and Friends while raising money to find a cure for ovarian cancer. 7 to 11 PM. $20 per person. In Luckenbach Texas, 412 Luckenbach Town Loop. eventbrite.com/e/74903383035

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