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April 2013 Events in Fredericksburg, TX
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Fredericksburg, Texas, is the county seat of Gillespie County. Fredericksburg is home to 10,530 people.
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April 13-14, 2013
Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm.
Location
Gillespie County Fairgrounds
Fees/Admission $5. Under 12 free. $1 discount for active military or NRA members with ID.
Contacts 806-253-1322.
Website
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April 26-28, 2013
“A Celebration of Natural Flight,” the festival is an opportunity for the whole family to experience the abundance of regional winged wildlife including birds, bats, butterflies and dragonflies. Our program features many educational presentations by noted nature specialists, an activity area just for kids, guided field trips on the park’s nature trail and tours of the area. (more)
Location
Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park
Fees/Admission Register online.
Contacts 830-998-1927.
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Thursdays
7pm. Rockbox Theater, 109 N. Llano. More “Funtabulous” entertainment than ever before.
Fees/Admission Kids under 18 are free with the purchase of an adult ticket.
Contacts 830-997-7625.
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Thursdays
4pm-7pm. Kinderall, W. Austin and N. Crockett. Live music, prepared foods at the Market Cafe and more.
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April 5-14, 2013
Includes 32 wineries in the Texas Hill Country.
Contacts 512-914-5561.
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February 1, 2013; March 1, 2013; April 5, 2013; May 3, 2013; June 7, 2013; July 5, 2013; August 2, 2013; September 6, 2013; October 4, 2013; November 7, 2013; December 6, 2013
Participating art galleries stay open until 8 pm so visitors can experience fine art and true Texas hospitality along with special art exhibits and artist demonstrations the first Friday of every month. Fine Art, Fine Wine, Fine Times! Please stop by the Fredericksburg Visitor Information Center at 302 E. Austin to pick up the map of participating galleries.
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April 7, 2013
10:30am. American Legion Hall, 726 South Washington. Join us for delicious BBQ chicken with all the trimmings. Dine in or drive through. Prize tickets will be available. Proceeds benefit restoration and maintenance of the twelve schools.
Fees/Admission $8/plate.
Contacts 830-997-5116.
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April 12-28, 2013
Presented by Fredericksburg Theater Company. The Steve W. Shepherd, 1668 Highway 87 South. Lock up the writers, throw away the key and tell them they have 5 days to complete the screenplay for “Gone With the Wind” . . . or else! With only peanuts and bananas to fuel them, can they save the studio and make movie history? Don’t miss this production by the very talented cast and crew.
Fees/Admission Tickets available online.
Contacts 830-997-3588.
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April 13, 2013
9am-noon. Marktplatz Kinder Halle, 100 W. Main St. Join us as we celebrate our 75th anniversary with our biggest and best plant sale ever. Pass-along plants, herbs, seeds, garden whimsies.
Fees/Admission Prices range, most items under $5. Cash or checks only. No credit cards or early shoppers, please.
Contacts 830-997-8396.
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April 19-21, 2013
8am-10pm. A weekend of camping, cruising and Volkswagenism. Roll through the Hill Country on the Bluebonnet Cruise followed by a BBQ dinner on Saturday. The Big Show is on Sunday with an awards presentation at 3 pm.
Location
Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park
Fees/Admission Spectators free.
Contacts 817-360-0678.
Website
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February 15-17, 2013; March 15-17, 2013; April 19-21, 2013; May 17-19, 2013; June 14-16, 2013; July 19-21, 2013; August 16-18, 2013; September 20-22, 2013; October 18-20, 2013; November 15-17, 2013; December 20-22, 2013; January 17-19
Fri-Sat, 9am-6pm. Sun, 9am-4pm. Shop with over 350 vendors. You will find 6 barns and acres of antiques, collectiles, tools, crafts, shabby chic, primitives, candles, hunting accessories, jewelry, unique clothing, food and so much more. Relax iln the Biergarten while listening to live music.
Location
Sunday Farms
Fees/Admission $3 parking fee is good all three days.
Contacts 830-990-4900. Vendor info, 210-846-4094.
Website
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April 20-21, 2013
10:30am, 1pm, 3:30pm. History comes to life with a World War II battle re-enactment including uniformed actors, guns, tanks and a flamethrower!
Location
Pacific Combat Zone
Fees/Admission $7.50 adults; $5 students; under 6 free. Online reservations available and recommended.
Contacts 830-997-8600
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April 17, 2010; April 21, 2012; April 20, 2013
5pm. Marktplatz. This fish fry benefits the department and helps them be able to purchase needed equipment.
Fees/Admission Cost is by donation.
Contacts 830-456-0484.
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April 20, 2013
Antique Appraisal Event. 9am-3pm. Pioneer Museum, 325 W. Main St..
Fees/Admission Call to purchase tickets. $10 per item.
Contacts 830-990-8441.
Website
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April 23, 2013-May 12, 2013
Enjoy the works of Fredericksburg’s own Nancy Bush in this One Woman Show. Nancy’s serene tonalist works evoke a sense of peace and calm. Artist reception on May 3 from 6 to 8 pm during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg.
Location
InSight Gallery
Contacts 830-997-9920.
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April 26-27, 2013
Great wine and great music all to benefit the proposed Texas Center for Wine and Culinary Arts to be built in Fredericksburg.
Contacts 830-644-2829.
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April 27, 2013
Marktplatz. Annual run/walk benefitting the Fredericksburg Academic Boosters.
Fees/Admission Pre-register online.
Contacts 830-997-1355.
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April 27, 2013
4pm. Help us help the kids and have a great time doing it! Local cooking teams will be serving food "tailgate style." Raffle 4:30pm. DJ music and more. Proceeds benefit Gillespie County youth.
Location
Gillespie County Fairgrounds
Contacts 830-997-2359.
Website
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April 28, 2013
9am-5pm. Texas Hills Sporting Range, FM 2093 (Tivydale Rd). Target shooting competition benefitting the shooting clubs.
Contacts 830-997-8006.
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April 28, 2013
6:30pm-8pm. Marktplatz. Come listen, dance, or both. Bring your chairs, eats and drinks.
Fees/Admission Free.
The Texas Hill Country, sun splashed hills rolling into the distance, is home to historic towns bursting with character, personalities, and great things to do.
Looking for a fun weekend with festivals, fairs, shopping, food, sightseeing, and more? The Hill Country Current is full of articles, advertising and special events.
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