History & Heritage Events
- FEB 10 2017 Patriotic Fashions of the 1940’s Exhibit at the National Museum of the Pacific War From DIY fashion to Hollywood glamour, the Wartime Silhouette looks at how fashion thrived despite war shortages. This exhibition explores how Americans wore functional, yet stylish clothes as an expression of duty and sacrifice. As a member of the War Production Board declared, “Style has done much to help the war effort.” Fashions of the 1940s, […]
- FEB 11 2017 Volkssportverein Wildseed Farms Volkswalk 5K or 10K walks at your own pace to encourage healthy walking and family participation. Kids under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Route is on graveled trails, around gardens, flower fields, and grape plantings. Short unimproved stretch along river, which may be difficult for wheelchairs/strollers (alternate path available). Begin at the music pavilion […]
- FEB 18 2017 “Smokehouse Secrets” at the LBJ State Park & Historic Site From stuffing to storage, discover how sausage, bacon and ham were cured and stored a century ago before electricity and refrigeration came to the Texas Hill Country. Enjoy park interpreters dressed in period costume showing the ways of life for a German Farm Family at the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm. 10 AM to 3 PM. […]
This is simply a sampling of books that have been written about Fredericksburg, Gillespie County and the Texas Hill Country. Some titles are no longer in print.