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

October 31st, 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!

Gästehaus Schmidt Gift Certificates On Sale

October 31st, 2014 by Jeff

Are you wondering what to buy your loved one, friend, boss or business associate for a birthday or anniversary?  A Gift Certificate to a Bed & Breakfast or Guest House is the perfect solution.  Just call 866-427-8374 toll free and purchase a gift certificate .  The recipient can check on-line and choose the home that is perfect for them!

Our gift certificates are good for two years, so they will have plenty of time to decide on a perfect time to visit!

URBANherbal Cooking & Gardening Classes: “Thanksgiving Dinner” – November 1

October 30th, 2014 by Jeff

URBANherbal_logo 1“Thanksgiving Dinner”  4 pm.  $125 per person.  Includes appetizers, entree, sides and dessert.

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

Pedernales Brewing Company Tours – Friday and Saturday

October 30th, 2014 by Jeff

Tasting room at Pedernales BrewingPedernales Brewing Company, opens their tasting room ever Friday from 3 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.

Halloween Box Maze – October 30-31

October 29th, 2014 by Jeff

Staff and students from Providence Hall are bringing a box maze to the Gillespie County Historical Society Building, 312 West San Antonio, for two days this Halloween. There will be a box maze for ages 8 and up and a preschool maze for ages 3 to 7. The maze can be very challenging and requires abilities to crawl and squat in small spaces for 15 minutes or more. Adult supervision is required for ages under 8.

5 to 9 pm both days. $3 or $10 for unlimited passes through the maze. Call (830) 998-7411 for more information.

Dogvember Fest

October 29th, 2014 by Jeff

Throw us a bone! 1st Annual event to be held at the future site of the Fredericksburg Dog Park located in Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park on Highway 16 south.  Bring the family and your leashed dogs and enjoy the festivities, donate and tour the land granted by the City of Fredericksburg!  Activities include “Yoga with Your Dog” at 9 am, “Get Fit with Fido” at 10:30 am and contests for Best Dog Tricks, Best Dog Costume and Best Dog & Owner Costume – judging begins at 11:10 am.

8:30 to 11:30 am.  All donations will support the construction of the Fredericksburg Dog Park.

Fredericksburg Community Orchestra Hauntcert – November 1

October 29th, 2014 by Jeff

The orchestra will dress in costume and present a family-friendly program with spooky, fun selections such as Dance Macabre by Saint-Saens and other surprises. The orchestra consists of community members of all ages and musical experience. The mission of nonprofit Fredericksburg Community Orchestras is to promote string education in Fredericksburg and surrounding communities. The Halloween Hauntcert will be held at the at St. Joseph’s Halle, 212 W. San Antonio.

2:30 pm. Free admission, but donations appreciated. Call 806-549-2483 for more information.

George & Friends Variety Show at Rockbox Theater – September 12 – November 15

October 28th, 2014 by Jeff

This show is a collection of some of the best tribute artists around. This unique combination of performers will be stars of the past that will revive all the best songs, memories and fun. George will be enjoying the visit from his friends and you get to be there for all the excitement!  Reserve your seats online or at the door when not sold out.

Fridays at 8PM, Saturdays at 4:30PM and 8PM.  Adults $32-$42; youth $17.

Address: 109 N. Llano
Phone: (830) 997-7625

“Dia de los Muertos” Celebration at Torre di Pietra – November 01

October 28th, 2014 by Jeff

Celebrate the “Day of the Dead” at Torre di Pietra Winery, 10915 E. US Hwy 290, with live music and a costume contest with prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners. It will be lots of fun!

Winery hours are 11 am to 6 pm. Live music from 1 to 5 pm. Costume judging at 4 pm. Normal wine tasting fees will apply.

Call 830-644-2829 for more information

Harvestfest – A German Chorale Concert – November 2

October 27th, 2014 by Jeff

An evening of German song and Fredericksburg “Gemutlichkeit” featuring the Hermann Sons Mixed Choir and the Arion Men’s Choir.  Directed by Mark Hierholzer.  Audience sing-a-long.  Light refreshments provided.  Fun for the whole family!  At historic St. Joseph’s Hall, 212 West San Antonio.

6:30 pm.  Donations gladly accepted.