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Fredericksburg Turkey Trot 2012 – November 29

November 28th, 2014 by Jeff

5K/10K Race begins at 8:30 AM on Saturday, November 24 and the 1 Mile Fun Run begins at 10:00AM. Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome! The Fredericksburg Turkey Trot benefits the FPS/FES/FMS PTO which raises money for Fredericksburg Primary, Elementary and Middle School field trips and enrichment programs, playground equipment and new perimeter fences just to name a few! So, come out and work off that turkey dinner! We look forward to seeing you there! “Git yer gobble on!”

Registration and more information available online.

Frontier Day at Fort Martin Scott – November 29

November 28th, 2014 by Jeff

The City of Fredericksburg’s Fort Martin Scott has announced that the fort will hold its annual celebration to commemorate the opening of Fort Martin Scott in 1848. The event will include continuous re-enactments, cannon firings, live action shootouts, horses and wagons, pioneer crafts, chuck wagon food, Native Americans, musicians, storytellers and western authors. ”Watch the Fort Come Alive!”. Free admission and something for the whole family!

10 am to 4 pm at 1606 East Main Street. Call 997-7521 for more information.

Rockbox Theater Christmas Show – November 28 to December 24

November 27th, 2014 by Jeff

The Rockbox Christmas Celebration is here! Christmas at the Rockbox has Christmas favorites along with serious fun! Come join some of our Holiday Tribute Artists as we entertain the whole family with a Christmas event that will be talked about all year long. There will be classic Christmas songs along with some comedy to make your Christmas brighter! The variety of music will be as wide as Santa’s belly. Treat yourself to a Christmas treasure here at the Rockbox. Reservations recommended. Please check the website for additional special Christmas Eve showtimes and to purchase tickets.

Fridays at 8 pm; Saturdays at 4:30 and 8 pm; Sundays at 3 pm. $32 – $42 per adult; $17 youth. Group rates available.

Rockbox Theater is at 109 N. Llano. Call  830-997-7625 for details

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 27th, 2014 by Jeff

Norman Rockwell’s Thanksgiving painting

Gästehaus Schmidt is closed today.  You can still make reservations online.  We will not be able to process your confirmations and maps until Friday.  We will not be answering our phones.  We will not be answering our On Call phone.

If you are arriving today, please check your “Holiday and Late Arrival Key Arrangements” on the map we sent you.  Your key will be at its pickup location at 3 pm.

If you are having problems with your accommodation, please contact the manager or owner of the property.  Their number is on the map that we sent you.

If you are departing today, and you need to return keys to our office, please drop them in the mail slot in our front door.  Please drive carefully.  We’d like to see you again next year.

Have a wonderful holiday.

We will re-open tomorrow at 9 am.

Forget Someone’s Birthday? Get Them a Gastehaus Schmidt Gift Certificate!

November 26th, 2014 by Jeff

It’s never too late to give someone a belated birthday gift. Gästehaus Schmidt has the perfect gift for the people in your life: a Gift Certificate to their favorite guesthouse or bed and breakfast in Fredericksburg, Texas or the Texas Hill Country!

Our Gift Certificates are valid for two years, giving your friends plenty of time to find the perfect occasion to visit.

It’s not too late! Call us at 866-427-8374 and get your Gift Certificate now!

Pedernales Brewing Company Tours and Tastings – Holiday Hours

November 26th, 2014 by Jeff

Tasting room at Pedernales BrewingPedernales Brewing Company, opens their tasting room this Friday from 1 to 5 pm and Saturday from 1 to 5 pm. There are tours every hour. Shirts and t-shirts are also for sale. After a long morning of Wine Tours, top it off with a brewery tours!

Pedernales Brewing Company is at 97 Hitchin’ Post Trail just south of Fredericksburg on US Highway 87 South. Look for the flags on your left. Call 830-998-7486 for details.

Closed in the event of rain.

URBANherbal Cooking & Gardening Classes: “Appetizers with Terry Thompson Anderson” – November 28-29

November 25th, 2014 by Jeff

URBANherbal_logo 1“Appetizers with Terry Thompson Anderson”.  Noon.  $25 per person.   Featuring recipes from Terry’s new cookbook.

Contact URBANherbal to custom design your private class/party for a couple’s retreat, for your group or organization, bridal or baby shower. Our preset classes are small and intimate maximum of 10 participants. Cancellations must be made 72 hours before class date in order to obtain a refund. See our website for more details.

Reserve you seat now!! wvarney@urbanherbal.com or 830-456-9667

Thanksgiving Day Benefit Dinner at Luckenbach

November 25th, 2014 by Jeff

Fellowship, great food, silent and live auctions and live music by local musicians. Turkey, ham and a few common Thanksgiving dinner dishes will be provided for a donation. Bring your favorite covered dish to share with others, participate in the auctions, join in the Pickers’ Circle – all are welcome! Come have fun and enjoy your day while supporting Fredericksburg Salutes our Wounded Warriors.

Mingle from noon to 1 pm; eat around 1 pm; Pickers’ Circle from noon to 3 pm. By donation. Call  (830) 534-2929 or (830) 534-2779 for more information. Luckenbach, Texas is at 412 Luckenbach Town Loop off RR 1376.

Holiday Cookie Decorating & German Traditions – November 29

November 24th, 2014 by Jeff

Bring the family and get into the holiday spirit learning about edible ornaments, wreath making, candle making and other holiday activities and traditions from the early 1900’s.

Free, but donations encouraged.

At the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm at the LBJ State Park & Historic Site on Hwy 290 E. from 10 am to 3 pm on Saturday.

Restaurants open Thanksgiving Day

November 24th, 2014 by Jeff

In case you missed it, here’s a link to a list of restaurants open Thanksgiving Day.

Llano Street Bakery and Deli is taking orders for the holiday. You can get Cookies, Bread, rolls, party platters, and pies. Call them at 830-307-3208