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Grapetown Road Bridge Closed Until May 2015

April 23rd, 2014 by Jeff

detourIf you want to visit Alamo Springs General Store and Cafe the Old Railroad Tunnel Wildlife Management Area Bat Cave, you will have to take an alternate route. If you are staying at Hill Country Bungalow, Grape Creek Bungalow, Alamo Springs Country Cabin or Barn, or Hill Country Vista Ranch, you need to take that route as well. The bridge over the Pedernales River is being rebuilt.

From the Nimitz Museum, go east on US 290 for about 5 miles to the Cain City Road. Turn right. and drive about two miles. At the Yield sign, turn right and take the next left (Broadway Street). Drive Broadway until it intersects with Grapetown Road. Take a left to go to Grape Creek Bungalow, Hill Country Bungalow, Alamo Springs Country Cabin or Barn, Alamo Springs Cafe, and the Bat Cave. Turn right to reach Hill country Vista Ranch.

If you would like a new map for your reservation, please call us toll free at 866-427-8374.

(Click here for a Google Map.)



Boots & Roots at Rockbox – March 21 to April 26

April 23rd, 2014 by Jeff

If there is one thing that is entirely and completely American, it’s country music. Rockbox‘s talented performers will don their finest in country attire and give a two-hour review of the songs that have completely defined the genre. Tickets available online.

Fridays at 8 pm; Saturdays at 4:30 and 8 pm. Youth $17; adults $32 – $42 per person. Call 830-997-7625 for more information.

Fredericksburg VFD Benefit Fish Fry – April 26

April 22nd, 2014 by Jeff

Fried fish with all the trimmings, raffle and entertainment. All proceeds benefit the Fredericksburg Volunteer Fire Department. At Marktplatz at 5 pm.

Meal by donation.

Wings Over the Hills Nature Festival – 4/29-5/1

April 22nd, 2014 by Jeff

Join fellow birders and nature enthusiasts for the Wings Over the Hills Nature Festival, set for Friday, April 25 through Sunday, April 27. Bring the whole family for educational and entertainment activities focusing on the unique wildlife features of the Texas Hill Country. On the program are many educational presentations by noted nature specialists, an activity program just for kids, guided field trips and motor coach tours of the area.

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

April 21st, 2014 by Jeff

GHSscreenshotThe Gastehaus Schmidt app has built in GPS directions to many events and locations. 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!

URBANherbal Cooking & Gardening Classes: April 26 “Cooking with Wild Game”

April 21st, 2014 by Jeff

April 26 “Cooking with Wild Game”.  4 pm.  $85 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

Happy Easter!

April 20th, 2014 by Jeff

Our office is closed today. We will reopen Monday morning at 9 am.

Relay For Life – April 25

April 20th, 2014 by Jeff

rfl-logoFun filled overnight event to help the American Cancer Society find a CURE! To be held at the Fredericksburg High School Football Stadium, 1107 S. Highway 16. Visit the website to learn more about Relay For Life! Teams are forming now!

Friday opening ceremonies at 5 pm; event until 2 am. Call 979-575-7097 for more information.

Gastehaus Schmidt Easter Office Hours

April 19th, 2014 by Jeff

Gastehaus Schmidt will be closed Easter Sunday so that we may celebrate with our families. We will be open regular hours on Friday, Saturday and Monday.

Friday 10 am – 6 pm

Saturday 10 am – 5 pm

Easter Sunday- Closed

Monday – 9 am to 6 pm

If you have a reservation with us and you are checking out on Sunday, just drop the keys through the key drop on our front door. If you are arriving on Sunday, we will deliver your key, where applicable, by 3 pm, our new check-in time.

If you encounter a problem on Sunday, please contact the manager or owner on the map we emailed you.

“Legends & Landscapes of the American West” Art Show at Insight Gallery – April 1-19

April 19th, 2014 by Jeff

Featuring Tom Browning, Mark Haworth and Oreland C. Joe, Sr. Opening artist reception Apr 4 from 6 to 8 PM during First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg. Artist demonstration on Apr 5 at 10 AM by Oreland Joe. Insight Gallery is at 214 West Main Street.

For more information, please visit www.insightgallery.com.