Fredericksburg Theater Company presents “The Fantasticks”

The story of two fathers who trick their children, Luisa and Matt, into falling in love by pretending to feud. This is a special one weekend event honoring Harvey Schmidt, the American Theatre Hall of Fame Composer and Songwriter Hall of Fame inductee. At the Steve W. Shepherd Theater, 1668 S. US Hwy 87.

Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm; Sunday at 2 pm. $29 adults; $12 for youth 17 and under. Call 830-997-3588 for more information.

Fat Tuesday at Hill Top Cafe – February 17

fat-tuesday-flyer-600x776Featuring Swamp Blues with Johnny Nicholas & Hell Bent. Special Mardi Gras menu will include authentic Cajun recipes and Hill Top classics (menu items will be individually priced). Reservations online or by phone.

$15 cover charge (food and drink items charged separately). Hill Top Cafe is at 10661 N US Hwy 87. 830-997-8922.

Farm Demonstration Day at Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site – September 27

Step back in time and come visit and tour the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm, at the LBJ Ranch. Period-dressed costumed park interpreters will take you back in time to the traditions of a 1915 German farm family and will show how the necessary, low profile chores needed to be done in order to survive in the Texas Hill Country prior to electricity and running water. Visitors will discover how common things used today were vital in life of yester years. All park visitors should stop first at the State Park Visitor Center to obtain a free park permit, map and visitor event information before they travel back in time at the living history farm.

10 am to 3 pm. Free, but donations are welcome. Call 830-644-2252 for details.

Gästehaus Schmidt Thanksgiving Office Hours

Just a reminder for everyone: our office will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.  If you have any concerns or problems on Thanksgiving, please call the manager or owner of the property you are staying in.  Their phone number will be in the house, and on the map we sent you.

If you are checking in on Thanksgiving, we will deliver the keys, where applicable, by 2 pm.

If you are checking out on Thanksgiving, if you are returning keys, drop them in drop slot in our front door after 11 am.

Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

Knights of Columbus Bestfest – October 18

Bestfest features specialty beer and sausage tasting, prize drawings, kids’ games and activities and live polka band and dancing.  All on Marktplatz from 11 am to 11 pm.

Admission includes sausage and sides tasting.

Beer tasting tickets extra.

Ages 14 and up $10; ages 5 – 13 $5; under 5 free.

All profits benefit local charitable works and scholarships.

Becker Vineyards Wine Dinner at Hill Top Cafe – September 7

Fourth bi-annual Becker Vineyards-Hill Top Cafe Wine Dinner. It’s harvest time! Join us for another very special evening of fabulous wines and scrumptious Hill Top cuisine. Once again the focus will be on Mason County grapes and locally sourced produce and meats. Reserve your spot now!

5 pm. Ticket price TBA. Hill Top Cafe is at 10661 N. US Highway 87. Call 830-997-8922 for details.

Pioneer Museum Easter Egg Hunt – April 23

Children 10 and younger are invited to participate in an Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday, April 23 at 10:30 a.m. on the grounds of the Pioneer Museum at 325 W. Main St., in Fredericksburg. There is even a special area reserved just for toddlers to enjoy the hunting fun. Admission is free for children with one paid adult admission. For information, call 830-990-8441.