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The festive month of December is a busy time in Fredericksburg. The weather is just right, with a nice brisk chill in the morning air, and the entire town resounds with the contagious spirit of Christmas. The shops are stocked with unique, one-of-a-kind offerings. Local restaurants continue the mood with menus to suit your whim [...] Learn More >
When Dan and Kayla Martin opened Cranky Frank’s Barbecue Company in 2003, it became an instant favorite with the locals who had been hankering for some great “que” in Fredericksburg. And folks, let me guarantee you, this is serious barbecue. Over the years the word spread about Cranky Frank’s delicious, mouth-watering meats and sides, resulting [...] Learn More >
Following a nine-month, nearly $2 million renovation, the Lady Bird Johnson Golf Course reopened September 28. Course improvements and renovations at the 18-hole, par 71, 6,686-yard course includes a new staging area for tournaments, online tee-time booking, re-contoured fairways with industry standard 419 Bermuda, industry-leading Champion Ultra Dwarf on the greens, new golf carts, concrete cart [...] Learn More >
On the battlefield and on the home front, ordinary Americans took up the challenge to turn back the greatest threat to freedom and democracy of the 20th century. Their achievement is the story of the National Museum of the Pacific War told through artifacts, advanced media, custom animations and stunning film and photography of the [...] Learn More >
Traveling around the United States, I often find that the gift shops at museums are a rich trove of gifts and meaningful souvenirs. The shop at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is a favorite. Plus, you support the ongoing programs of the museums through your purchases in their shop. In Fredericksburg [...] Learn More >
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For the ninth consecutive year, ice skating in the Texas Hill Country to raise funds for the Heritage School and Cystic Fibrosis. All day pass includes skate rental. Open daily but closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day and closing at 2 pm on New Year’s Eve. In the Kinderhalle Pavilion at Marktplatz. Please check [...]NOV 29 2013
A 10-minute drive through presentation of the Christmas story with multiple scenes featuring special lighting, music and effects, live characters and animals and professionally hand-painted props. Enter the back parking lot along N. Adams Street. Presented as a Christmas gift to the community from Bethany Lutheran Church. 6 to 8:30 pm. Free.DEC 13 2013
Come join the Texas Hill Country community in this special tradition started 44 years ago by President and Mrs. Johnson. Enjoy carolers, a live nativity, Santa Claus, refreshments and, of course, the spectacular tree lighting. Step back in time to the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm to see glowing lanterns and a traditional candlelit German Christmas [...]DEC 15 2013
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Did you gobble, gobble this Thanksgiving? No worries, little turkey. Just head to Fredericksburg this holiday weekend to knock off those calories. A hike up Enchanted Rock will wake up even the most tryptophan-challenged gourmand. It’s an hour hike up. An hour hike down. That has to be worth a pound or two. And the [...]
There’s hope for allergy sufferers who want to enjoy the warmth and beauty of a real Christmas tree. Did you know the Leyland Cypress seems to cause little, if any, problems for those with allergies? Find one at St. Nick’s Christmas Tree Farm, located just 12 and a half miles north of Fredericksburg on Highway [...]
The simple joys of the Christmas season can be found in time-honored traditions. Decking the halls. Driving through twinkling towns. Decorating cookies. Singing Christmas carols. Reliving the Christmas story. Deck the halls with the natural scent of pine and let the scent take you back to a time when popcorn and cranberries garnished Christmas trees. [...]
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DEC 08 2013
Gospel Sunday at Hondo’s on Main. 12:30 pm.
DEC 08 2013
Choo Choo Trolley Patio Shoppe 4 pm
DEC 08 2013
Don’t miss the Christmas Show at Rockbox Theater! 3 pm. $32 – $42 per person. Tickets available online.