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Gillespie County Bundes ShuetzenFest – August 2-3

July 31st, 2014 by Jeff

Old time German target shooting competition.  At the Texas Hills Sporting Range on the Tivydale Road. 12905 FM 2093. Call 830-997-8006 for more information. Spectators welcome! Barbecue, hamburgers and drinks will be available for sale.

Saturday 1 to 5 pm; Sunday 9 am to 5 pm. Call (830) 997-8006 for more information.

Hill Country Food Truck Festival – August 2

July 30th, 2014 by Jeff

First annual event to be held in Luckenbach Texas and featuring live Americana music all day, around 15 Texas Hill Country food trucks and 10 Texas Hill Country wineries as well as beer from the Luckenbach bar. Proceeds benefit the Texas Center for Wine and Culinary Arts. The Americana live music schedule will kick off at noon and continue until 11:30 pm. Headlined by The Green Cards, performers will include Milk Drive, Lewis and Martin, Paul Cauthen, Bonnie Bishop, Dan Dyer, Steve Poltz and more. Tickets are available online.

Noon to 9 pm. Music until 11:30 pm. $15 per person; kids 12 and under are free. Rain or Shine!

“Symphony of Color” Art Show at Fredericksburg Art Guild – August 1-31

July 29th, 2014 by Jeff

Members of the Fredericksburg Art Guild, 308 East Austin, create art using the artist’s color palette as inspiration. Opening reception from 4 to 8 pm during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg. Call 830-997-4949 for more details.

“Come See What’s Hot” Art Show at Artisans – August 1

July 28th, 2014 by Jeff

Get out of the heat and come inside 234 W. Main to enjoy cool art offerings, beverages and friendship during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg.

5 to 8 pm. Call (830) 990-8160 for more information

URBANherbal Cooking & Gardening Classes: August 2 “Wine, Cheese and Herb Pairings”

July 28th, 2014 by Jeff

“Wine, Cheese and Herb Pairings”.  11 am.  $75 per person.

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. 407 Whitney Street.

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

First Friday Art Walk – August 1

July 26th, 2014 by Jeff

First Friday Art Walk in Fredericksburg, TexasOn the first Friday of every month, 9 art galleries keep their doors open late to show off  the finest in regional, national & international art being displayed in a beautiful Texas Hill Country setting.  Along with the art, each gallery serves local wines from Becker Vineyards, Torre di Pietra and others, and some offer live entertainment.  For schedule of events, visit the First Friday Art Walk website.

PCAA Concert in the Park – July 27

July 25th, 2014 by Jeff

Come listen, dance or both!

Free Sunday evening concert in the Adelsverein Halle at Marktplatz.  Listen, dance or both!  Bring your chairs, eats and drinks.  This month featuring Groove Knight.

Bring your chairs, eats and drinks.  At the Adelsverein Halle at Marktplatz along N. Adams. 6:30 to 8 pm. For more information call 830-997-8515

Plan Your Visit to Fredericksburg, TX with Our Free Smartphone App

July 24th, 2014 by Jeff

GHSscreenshotThe Gastehaus Schmidt app has built in GPS directions to many events and locations in Fredericksburg, Texas and the Texas Hill Country. Need GPS directions to a winery or the Pedernales Brewing Company tasting room? Before you arrive in Fredericksburg, download our iPhone or Android app.

  • There is an “What’s Happening” tab with GPS directions to the events around town.
  • You can find GPS directions to select wineries, restaurants and shops as well.
  • Send a “Wish You Were Here” e-Post Card directly from the app to one of your friends!
  • You can also preview some of our lodging.

The app is free. Comment here, or on our Facebook page, and let us know what you think!

Roots Music Series “Electric Blues Night” – July 26

July 23rd, 2014 by Jeff

Bring your whole family to the Roots Music Series at the Pioneer Museum, 325 W. Main St.! Listen to emerging and established artists at these live, outdoor concerts. Dance on the dance floor beside the stage and under the trees. Get comfortable in your favorite lawn chair under the stars. Dine on some of the best cooking in the county with a cold beer, wine, water or soft drinks for sale. Every month brings a different genre and menu. This month is “Electric Blues Night” featuring The Peterson Brothers Band at 6:30 pm, Bobby Mack at 7:45 pm and Chris Duarte Group at 9:15 pm. All proceeds support the Mission of the Gillespie County Historical Society (GCHS).

Gates open at 5 pm; music starts at 6:30 pm. $15 per person at the gate or $13 online. Kids under 18 are free.

37th Annual Hill Country Auto Swap Meet – July 26-27

July 21st, 2014 by Jeff

Featuring a car corral, flea market with over 900 spaces, free parking and free shuttle service on Saturday. Concessions available. At Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park, on Highway 16 South.

Friday and Saturday 8 am to 5 pm; Sunday 8 am to noon. Free admission. Call 830-998-4058 for more information