Tag Archives: Fredericksburg


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


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


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


Gillespie County Fair

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Two weekends ago, we had our annual Gillespie County Fair, the 128th to be precise. That means it’s the oldest county fair in Texas. Annual Fairs have been held ever since the founding of the Gillespie County Fair in 1881, … Continue reading


Best Kasseler Ever …

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… or very nearly so was the Kasseler we had yesterday, from the pork chops I had smoked on Saturday. I might have had equally good or even slightly better Kasseler in Germany, but definitely nowhere here in the US, … Continue reading


The 9th Annual LBJ 100 Bicycle Tour

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That was quite some time ago now, as it was on April 2 this year, but for a variety of reasons I have not been able to blog about it yet – what I originally had intended to do immediately. … Continue reading


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


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


Colin Joyce at the Hannah Gallery

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Yesterday evening and today in the afternoon, Scottish painter Colin Joyce … … gave a demonstration of his art at the RS Hanna gallery … … here in Fredericksburg. We have two of his paintings here in the house and … Continue reading


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: