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Forget Someone’s Birthday? Get Them a Gastehaus Schmidt Gift Certificate!

August 9th, 2014 by Jeff

Gästehaus Schmidt has the perfect gift for the people in your life: a Gift Certificate to their favorite guesthouse or bed and breakfast in Fredericksburg, Texas or the Texas Hill Country!

Our Gift Certificates are valid for two years, giving your friends plenty of time to find the perfect occasion to visit.

It’s not too late! Call us at 866-427-8374 and get your Gift Certificate now!

Fredericksburg Theater Company presents “The Fantasticks”

August 8th, 2014 by Jeff

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.

Rambling Rosé at Becker Vineyards – August 9

August 7th, 2014 by Jeff

Think Pink! Participate in a blind tasting of a selection of rosé wines from around the world and benefit Culinaria, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing international culture to the Hill Country through great wines and flavorful recipes. Also enjoy a selection of small bites specially prepared to compliment the flavor and profile of the rosé wines. Tickets available online.

Two sessions only at 1 and 3 pm. $25 per person.


Live Parimutuel Horse Racing – August 9-10

August 5th, 2014 by Jeff

Live pari-mutuel quarter horse and thoroughbred horse racing. At the Gillespie County Fairgrounds, 530 Fair Drive off Hwy 16 South.

Gates open at 11 am. Post time is 1 pm. Gates close after the last race – usually around 6:30 pm. $5 adults; $1 children 6 to 12; under 6 free. Box seats are $9. For more information, call (830) 997-2359.

Fredericksburg Chorale’s “Dialogues & Dances” – August 9

August 4th, 2014 by Jeff

The Fredericksburg Chorale will perform new vocal and instrumental music, poetry and showcase art by Chorale and community members during this special event, Dialogues & Dances – to be held this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Outdoors in the courtyard at the Hill Country University Center weather permitting or inside in case of inclement weather.

Lawn chairs and blankets are suggested.

Bottled water will be provided. Admission is by donation. For details, call 830-997-6869.

Fredericksburg Farmers Market – August 7

August 4th, 2014 by Jeff

Fredericksburg Farmers Market Every ThursdayFredericksburg Farmers Market runs through August at Marktplatz. Bountiful fresh produce, including strawberries, will be available for sale! The market also features Artisan breads, award-winning goat cheese, grass-fed meats, free-range chicken and farm fresh eggs. Wines from local wineries are available by the glass or bottle.

George & Friends Tribute Show at Rockbox Theater – August 5-6

August 3rd, 2014 by Jeff

A tribute performance to four of Country Music’s most popular stars: George Strait, Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers and Reba McEntire all in one spectacular event. Come join in the fun as these country music legends are brought to life in these spot-on tribute performances.

Two shows only at 7:30 pm. $37 to $47 per adult by reservation. Rockbox Theater, 109 N. Llano. Call 830-997-7625 for more information.

Readings in History Program at National Museum of the Pacific War – August 5

August 2nd, 2014 by Jeff

Award-winning author Dr. Craig Symonds will read and discuss his newest book Neptune: The Allied Invasion of Europe and the D-Day Landings. Join Dr. Symonds after his presentation for cocktails and appetizers while he signs his book. In the Nimitz Museum Grand Ballroom, 340 E. Main Street at 3 pm. Tickets can be purchased online. all (830) 997-8600 ext. 204 for more information.

Gillespie County Bundes ShuetzenFest – August 2-3

July 31st, 2014 by Jeff

Old time German target shooting competition.  At the Texas Hills Sporting Range on the Tivydale Road. 12905 FM 2093. Call 830-997-8006 for more information. Spectators welcome! Barbecue, hamburgers and drinks will be available for sale.

Saturday 1 to 5 pm; Sunday 9 am to 5 pm. Call (830) 997-8006 for more information.

Hill Country Food Truck Festival – August 2

July 30th, 2014 by Jeff

First annual event to be held in Luckenbach Texas and featuring live Americana music all day, around 15 Texas Hill Country food trucks and 10 Texas Hill Country wineries as well as beer from the Luckenbach bar. Proceeds benefit the Texas Center for Wine and Culinary Arts. The Americana live music schedule will kick off at noon and continue until 11:30 pm. Headlined by The Green Cards, performers will include Milk Drive, Lewis and Martin, Paul Cauthen, Bonnie Bishop, Dan Dyer, Steve Poltz and more. Tickets are available online.

Noon to 9 pm. Music until 11:30 pm. $15 per person; kids 12 and under are free. Rain or Shine!