Category Archives: Fredericksburg

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A Christmas Journey – 2017

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As every year for the last 17 [if I am informed correctly] the Bethany Lutheran Church congregation presented their “Christmas Journey”, a living display of biblical scenes around the birth of Jesus Christ, last weekend, and last Friday we went … Continue reading

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Display of Nativity Sets [and More]

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This weekend, the Holy Ghost Lutheran Church celebrated the “reason for the season” with a display of hundreds of nativity sets and other Christmas-themed paraphernalia in their Fellowship Hall. It was really hundreds of objects worth seeing, from the modern … Continue reading

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Lighting the Christmas Tree

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Tonight was kind of the official beginning of the Christmas season, with the lighting of the Christamas Tree and the Pyramid on the Marktplatz here in Fredericksburg/TX: Erleuchten des Weihnachtsbaums Heute war so etwas wie der offizielle Beginn der Weihnachtszeit, … Continue reading

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Annual Masonic Car Show

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Today we’re having this event – the Annual Masonic Car Show – again on the Marktplatz, for the 13th time now: Alljährliche Autoschau der Freimaurer Heute haben wir diese Veranstaltung – die jährliche Autoschau organisiert von der örtlichen Freimaurerloge-  zum … Continue reading

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Roadwork

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Two weeks ago the city started to widen Lower Crabapple Road just in front of our property, i.e. from the intersection of Frederick Road and Lower Crabapple Road to the city limits. Not that it entails very much work and … Continue reading

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Light the Night Christmas Parade

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Yesterday we had our annual Christmas parade here in Fredericksburg and despite the weather [it was raining off and on all afternoon and evening] we went to watch it. Light the Night Weihnachtsumzug Gestern hatten wir unseren alljährlichen Weihnachtsumzug hier … Continue reading

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Auf der Wies’n … in Fritztown

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This weekend there’s the Oktoberfest hier in Fredericksburg, for the 36th time this year. Well, like the Oktoberfest in Munich it’s not my kind of event. We did go there, though, yesterday, not so much for our entertainment [since being … Continue reading

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Masonic Car Show

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Yesterday there was the 12th Annual Masonic Open Car Show, a show of custom cars, classics and rods showcased in all three pavilions at Marktplatz as well as on the adjacent sidewalks. This even was organized by the local Masonic … Continue reading

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Fredericksburg High School Band Spring Concert

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Last Thursday we had a very enjoyable evening at the spring concert of the Fredericksburg High School Band. The ensembles performing were the FHS Symphonic Band, FHS Wind Ensemble, and the FHS Jazz Ensemble. Fredericksburg High School Band Frühlingskonzert Am … Continue reading

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The Marktplatz Illuminated

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Last night I was able to take a few pictures of the Christmas lights on the Marktplatz: Der Marktplatz festlich erleuchtet Gestern Abend hatte ich die Gelegenheit, ein paar Bilder vom festlich erleuchteten Marktplatz zu machen: