logo print
866-427-8374

iRun Texas Lone Star Half Marathon & 5K – April 19

April 16th, 2014 by Jeff

LoneStarRunJoin us for the first of its kind Half Marathon in historic Luckenbach Texas, 419 Luckenbach Town Loop. Run through Downtown Luckenbach along the Texas Hill Country’s scenic country roads and back through the Town Loop in Luckenbach. We are proud to partner with and benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Please visit the website to register and for more information.

Packet pickup at 6 am; race starts at 8 am.

Easter Sunday Office Hours

April 15th, 2014 by Jeff

Gästehaus Schmidt will be closed on Easter Sunday. If you are departing on Easter Sunday, simply drop your keys through the slot in our front door.  If you have a reservation beginning on Easter Sunday, follow the key arrangements on the map we sent you. The keys will be delivered, where applicable, by 3 pm.

If you experience a problem at your property, call the manager on the map we sent you.

Thank you. Have a wonderful Easter.

Easter Traditions at Sauer-Beckman Farms – April 19

April 14th, 2014 by Jeff

Photo by La Branĉaro

Take the kids to participate in an old-fashioned Easter celebration at the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm at the Lyndon B. Johnson State Historical Park on Hwy 290 near Stonewall during its Easter Traditions event on Saturday, April 19 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Costumed interpreters provide insight to life as early German settlers, showing how those early settlers performed Easter traditions, like dyeing eggs naturally and building grass nests. While there, stop by to see all of the Farm’s newborn animals. There’s no cost to attend; however, donations are always welcome. For details, call 830-644-2252.

Fredericksburg Trade Days – April 18-20

April 13th, 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.

Stonewall VFD Spring Drive-Thru Fish Fry – April 13

April 12th, 2014 by Jeff

Annual spring fundraiser serving up golden fried fish with all the trimmings. Drive through only. 11 AM until sold out. Suggested donation $8 per plate. Stonewall VFD Building, 14854 E. US Highway 290 in Stonewall, TX. Call (830) 889-2006 for more information.

Bluebonnet Tractor Ride – April 14

April 11th, 2014 by Jeff

9th Annual Bluebonnet Tractor Ride.  Sponsored by the Hill Country Antique Tractor and Engine Club.  This year’s route will take the members of the club and other interested parties on a 16-mile loop beginning at the Rheingold Schoolhouse on North Grape Creek Road, with lunch at the Cave Creek Schoolhouse before heading back to Rheingold.  Drivers are asked to be at the Rheingold School by 8 am with a drivers’ meeting at 8:30 am  before the 9 am ride.  Please visit the website for additional information.

Pre-registration fee of $30 includes lunch and a cap.  Registration on the day of the event will be $35.

Phone: (830) 889-9348

Thomas Michael Riley Music Festival in Luckenbach Texas – April 11-13

April 10th, 2014 by Jeff

Three days of live Texas music at the Legendary Luckenbach Dance Hall, including guest artists Hal Ketchum, Max Stalling, Tommy Alverson, The Tejas Brothers and many more. For the complete lineup of entertainment, please visit the website.

$20 per person Friday; $25 per person Saturday; Sunday is free.

Call 830-997-3224 for more information.

Reflections of the ’60′s at the LBJ Ranch – April 11

April 8th, 2014 by Jeff

The 7th Annual Reflections of the Sixties education conference at the LBJ Ranch is a great learning opportunity for persons interested in understanding the impact of the 1960s on the fabric of our country.Guest speakers such as authors, former legislators, and historians talk about topics relevant to the 1960′s.

Admission is free. Gather near the Texas White House at the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, 16 miles East of Fredericksburg, Texas, on Hwy 290 in Stonewall.

Call (830) 868-7128 for more information.

Guided Art Studio Bike Tour – April 11

April 7th, 2014 by Jeff

Join local art consultant Sherryl Brown on this bicycle tour that will visit 4 artists’ studios (all studios are in the city limits).  An optional lunch at Otto’s will be offered.  Group will meet at the Gillespie County Historical Society, 312 W. San Antonio.  Artists include Finn Alban, Nancy Bush, John Bennett and Jack Kendrick.

9:30 am to noon.  Free. Call (830) 990-9305 for more information.

Gillespie County Historic Schools Annual Benefit BBQ – Tomorrow

April 5th, 2014 by Jeff

Join Friends of Gillespie County Country Schools for delicious pork and chicken barbecue with all the trimmings. Plates to-go or dine-in will be available. Featuring live music by the Polkamatics! Prize tickets will be available. Proceeds to benefit restoration and maintenance for the twelve historic schools. At the American Legion Hall.

Serving starts at 10:30 am until sold out. $9 per plate suggested donation. 726 S. US Hwy 87. Call (830) 685-3321 for more information