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Eisbahn Open Through January 3

December 21st, 2014 by Jeff

Fredericksburg, Texas’ Eisbahn is a new winter tradition

We don’t get a lot of cold weather in Fredericksburg, but every December we do have an ice rink, or eisbahn.

Hours are Mondays – Saturdays 4:00 – 8:00pm; Fridays & Saturdays and School Holidays 10:00am – 10:00pm; Sunday 1:00 – 8:00pm and closed on Christmas Day. For $10 you can skate all day.  The Eisbahn is open from November 28 until January 3.

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Office Hours

December 20th, 2014 by Jeff

Our office will close early on Christmas Eve. We will close at 1 pm (maybe a bit earlier). The keys will be delivered to their specified locations by 2 pm. We will be closed on Christmas Day. Please make sure you have the map we sent you. It has the manager’s contact information in the event of a problem with the property.  We will reopen at 9 am on December 26.

Merry Christmas!

‘Tis the Season for Gift Certificates

December 19th, 2014 by Jeff

sm_treeAre you wondering what to buy your loved one, friend, boss or business associate for a Christmas, birthday, anniversary or wedding gift? A Gift Certificate to a Fredericksburg, Texas  Bed & Breakfast or Guest House is the perfect solution. Just call 866-427-8374 toll free and purchase a gift certificate.  We can email the certificate to you so you can still get it in time for Christmas!

Christmas Tree Lighting at the LBJ State Park – December 21

December 18th, 2014 by Jeff

The public is invited to come to join the LBJ State Park & Historic Site, on Highway 290 East in Stonewall at 6 pm, in this special tradition started 42 years ago by President and Mrs. Johnson.  Enjoy carolers, a live nativity, Santa Claus, refreshments and of course, the spectacular tree lighting. Step back in time to the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm for cookies amid glowing lanterns and a traditional candlelit German Christmas tree.

Gun and Blade Show – December 19-20

December 17th, 2014 by Jeff

Need to get a last minute item for the hunter in your life?   The annual Gun and Blade show at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds this weekend may just fit the bill. A collection of guns, knives, ammo, jewelry, fishing, coins, gifts and collectibles. Buy, sell, trade or just browse. Admission is $5 for adults and 12 and under free. Hours are Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm and Sunday 10:00am – 4:00pm.

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

December 17th, 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!

URBANherbal Cooking & Gardening Classes: “Winter Soups, Sides and Salads” – December 20

December 16th, 2014 by Jeff

“Winter Soups, Sides and Salads”.  11 am.  $75 per person.   Learn how to make hearty soups with sides and salads to ward off the winter chills and delight your palate.  Includes Tomato Basil Blue Cheese Soup, Harvest Chicken Soup, Fresh Baked Bread with herbal spreads, Winter Garden Salad and a sweet ending.

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

Fredericksburg Trade Days – December 19-20

December 15th, 2014 by Jeff

Shop with over 300 vendors, where you can find acres of antiques, collectibles, tools, crafts, shabby chic, primitives, ranch furniture, unique clothing, jewelry, and food. Relax in the biergarten while listening to live music!

Fri. and Sat. 9AM – 6PM, Sun. 9AM – 4PM

$3.00 parking fee – good for all 3 days

Fredericksburg Trade Days at Sunday Farms is 7 miles east of Fredericksburg, Texas on Highway 290. Call (830) 990-4900 for more information.

The Gastehaus Schmidt App Has GPS Directions to Fredericksburg Events

December 14th, 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!

Luckenbach Christmas Ball with Gary P. Nunn – December 20

December 14th, 2014 by Jeff

Make sure your holiday plans include cuttin’ a rug in the Luckenbach Dancehall to the legendary Gary P. Nunn!! He will be performing at this year’s Cowboy Christmas Ball. It will surely be a night to remember! Advance tickets on sale now. $20 per person; kids 12 and under are free.  All ages welcome but everyone must have a ticket. The World Famous Luckenbach Dance Hall located in the beautiful Texas Hill Country was made famous by Willie, Waylon and The Boys and local folklorist Hondo Crouch.