Category Archives: cultural Fredericksburg

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Wir haben einen Vogel

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Nein, um genau zu sein, gleich mehrere! For my English-speaking friends: as there is no fitting direct translation/equivalent to this German idiomatic expression [in German it means “We are crazy”], I’m using German in my headline istead of English. An … Continue reading

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The Singing Christmas Tree

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As in the last few years, we again have the “Singing Christmas Tree” performance on the last two weekends before Christmas. This custom was started and is still sponsored by the PCAA [Pedernales Creative Art Alliance], and takes place on … Continue reading

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A New Addition …

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… to Our Collecion of Pictures Last Friday we had the First Friday Art Walk again here in Fredericksburg, and our favourite gallery, the RS Hanna Gallery, had a demonstration by some artists, members of the WAOW [Women Artists of … Continue reading

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Fredericksburg High School Jazz Band – Concert on the Marktplatz

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Last night we went to the season’s opener, the first of this summer’s PCAA [Pedernales Creative Arts Alliance] concerts on the Marktplatz, under the roof of the Adelsvereinshalle, and listened to a very professional and entertaining performance of the Fredericksburg … Continue reading

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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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Bach at Luckenbach

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A few weeks ago, on June 15, the Fredericksburg Community Orchestras presented “Bach at Luckenbach/TX”, an evening of classical and fiddle music in historic Luckenbach, Texas. Bach in Luckenbach Vor ein paar Wochen, am 15. Juni, präsentierten die Fredericksburg Community … Continue reading

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Saengerfest and Bike Your Park Day

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It’s a weekend full of events hereabouts – way more than the two mentioned in the headline. But these were the only two I managed to attend. Sängerfest und Bike Your Park Day Dieses Wochenende war vollgepackt mit Veranstaltungen hier … Continue reading

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The Copa Kings Performing in Fredericksburg

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Yesterday in the evening there was another of the summer concerts arranged by the PCAA [Pedernales Creative Arts Alliance] in the Adelsvereinshalle on the Marktplatz here in Fredericksburg. This time it was the Copa Kings, an Austin/TX-based jazz band that … Continue reading