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Texas Hill Country Wineries “Christmas Wine Affair”

Texas Hill Country Wineries “Christmas Wine Affair”

Vineyards and tasting rooms are cloaked in lights, warmth and holiday fun.  We invite you to come enjoy the sounds of carols, sniff the delicious Christmas treats and bask in front of the fireplace with your favorite glass of Texas cheer!  Join us for 17 days, enjoying 41 participating wineries in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, […]

DEC 02 2016
Eisbahn Outdoor Ice Skating 2016

Eisbahn Outdoor Ice Skating 2016

For the 11th consecutive year, offering seasonal ice skating in the Texas Hill Country to raise funds for the Heritage School and Cystic Fibrosis.  Skaters can enjoy all day “come and go” ice skating and skate rental for $10 per person through January 1, 2017. Refreshments including snacks, drinks and pizza by the West End Pizza […]

DEC 03 2016
Pearl Harbor Day Observance at the National Museum of the Pacific War

Pearl Harbor Day Observance at the National Museum of the Pacific War

The National Museum of the Pacific War will be paying homage to those who served the United States on December 7, 1941 at Pearl Harbor.  12:25 pm marks the exact time the attack started on Pearl Harbor.  Patriotic music, presentation of colors, rifle salute and guest keynote speaker will all be a part of the […]

DEC 07 2016
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5 Ways to Ring in the New Year in Fredericksburg

5 Ways to Ring in the New Year in Fredericksburg

Looking to change up your New Year’s Eve celebration this year? There are plenty of great events to help you ring in the New Year the fun way here in Fredericksburg and the Texas Hill Country. Celebrate with live music by Andy Meadows’ 9 piece band during the Rockbox New Year’s Celebration on Friday and […]

Zweite Weihnachten: Second Christmas

Zweite Weihnachten: Second Christmas

Zweite Weihnachten, or Second Christmas, is a long established German tradition. Christmas Day was considered a time for religious reflection and a day to spend with close family members. However, celebrations the following day included also friends and neighbors. This Second Christmas, the day after Christmas, was observed with people gathering in the village to rejoice […]

German Customs Set Christmas Traditions

German Customs Set Christmas Traditions

Did you know that many of our Christmas traditions come from old German customs? Advent Calendar. Many Germans celebrate the four weeks leading up to Christmas with an Advent wreath or calendar. The lighted wreath was invented to help children count down to Christmas, and soon advent calendars with pieces of chocolate in the windows […]

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DEC 09 2016

Bob Livingston playing at Eleven Squared Venue

Experience the music of legendary Texas Singer/Songwriter Bob Livingston in a listening room setting at Eleven Squared Venue.  BYOB.  An opening reception for artist John Welch’s newest works, Frequencies, will open the same night starting at 5 pm. 7 pm.  $25 at the door.

DEC 10 2016

Fredericksburg Chorale “Dialogues & Dances” (Dec)

Informal concert featuring new compositions and improvisations on a variety of instruments as well as original poetry and great music of the past.  Directed by Mark Hierholzer. At the Hill Country University Center. 7 PM.   By donation.

DEC 10 2016

CASI Chili Cook-off Fundraiser at Pecan Grove Store

Come out and cook your favorite chili while supporting the Texas Exes Scholarship Fund!  Participant entry fee is $20 and is open to CASI and non-CASI members. There will be live music all day and admission is free to the public. Tasting cups will be available for a small fee. 8 am Registration.  10 am […]