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The Forgotten Gateway: Coming to America Through Galveston Island

The Forgotten Gateway: Coming to America Through Galveston Island

Presenting a month-long traveling exhibition by the Bullock Texas State History Museum presented in partnership with Humanities Texas.  While Ellis Island’s location in New York made it a natural port for Europeans, Galveston attracted a diverse group of people from Europe, Mexico, South and Central America and even Asia.  The exhibition highlights enduring themes in […]

APR 22 2015
Fredericksburg Theater Company presents “Crimes of the Heart” (weekends)

Fredericksburg Theater Company presents “Crimes of the Heart” (weekends)

Winner of the 1981 Pulitzer Prize and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award, this play teems with humanity and humor as it examines the plight of three young Mississippi sisters who are forced to face the consequences of the “crimes of the heart” each has committed.  At the Steve W. Shepherd Theater. Fridays and […]

APR 24 2015
Wings Over the Hills Nature Festival 2015

Wings Over the Hills Nature Festival 2015

A fun, family-oriented Nature Festival promoting Texas Hill Country nature with specific events providing both education and entertainment.  Including nature talks, birding field trips, dragonfly and butterfly walks, flying raptor demonstration, hummingbird banding demonstration, children’s activities and social events. Special guest will be Greg Miller who has been birding for over 50 years and has […]

APR 24 2015
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Hill Country Escape

Hill Country Escape

A trip to reconnect and explore Fredericksburg’s wine country By Jessica Dupuy The Texas Hill Country is quite possibly the state’s most trafficked playground. Blanketed by a scenic landscape of rolling hills and broad valleys; adorned with shady oak trees, rugged limestone outcroppings, expansive fields of spring wildflowers, and nights alive with starlit skies, wine […]

Rancho Ponte Vineyard: The History

Rancho Ponte Vineyard: The History

Although a relatively new Texan and Texas winery owner, Roberto Ponte, co-owner, with his wife, Rachel, of Rancho Ponte Vineyards, may have the longest lineage of winemaking in his blood than any other Hill Country winemaker. His family has been making wine for four generations on two continents. In 1895, Luigi Ponte, Roberto’s great-grandfather, started […]

Head for the hills, it’s Spring Break 2015!

Head for the hills, it’s Spring Break 2015!

Fredericksburg, Texas is gearing up for a week-long celebration of Spring! Beginning Friday, March 6, Fredericksburg will be hopping with family friendly spring break activities and excitement. Get your Spring Break started on the right note at “Stars in the Hills” at Rockbox Theater, featuring top-notch Hollywood tribute artists with shows Friday and Saturday, March […]

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APR 25 2015

Fredericksburg VFD Annual Benefit Fish Fry 2015

Featuring plates of piping-hot, by-donation-only fried fish dinners with all the trimmings, prizes and live music by the Wagon Aces Band at Marktplatz.  Beer will be for sale.  Drive through line at Security State Band & Trust Motor Bank behind the Fire Station.  Come and support your local firemen!  We’ll catch you there! Serving line […]

APR 25 2015

Jeff Wood playing at Grape Creek Vineyards

Grape Creek Vineyards. 1 pm.

APR 25 2015

John Arthur Martinez playing at Torre di Pietra Winery

At Torre di Pietra Winery. 1 pm.