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Grapetown Road Bridge Closed Until May 2015

February 7th, 2015 by Jeff

detourIf you want to visit Alamo Springs General Store and Cafe the Old Railroad Tunnel Wildlife Management Area Bat Cave, you will have to take an alternate route. If you are staying at Hill Country Bungalow, Grape Creek Bungalow, Alamo Springs Country Cabin or Barn, Circle D Guest House, or Hill Country Vista Ranch, you need to take that route as well. The bridge over the Pedernales River is being rebuilt.

From the Nimitz Museum, go east on US 290 for about 5 miles to the Cain City Road. Turn right. and drive about two miles. At the Yield sign, turn right and take the next left (Broadway Street). Drive Broadway until it intersects with Grapetown Road. Take a left to go to Grape Creek Bungalow, Hill Country Bungalow, Alamo Springs Country Cabin or Barn, Alamo Springs Cafe, and the Bat Cave. Turn right to reach Hill country Vista Ranch.

If you would like a new map for your reservation, please call us toll free at 866-427-8374.

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Fredericksburg Chorale New Music Concert

February 4th, 2015 by Jeff

Enjoy this mid-winter concert featuring new compositions and texts by area composers and poets including M. Hierholzer, J. Kraus, H. Myrick, A. Corbyn and M. Jumes. At historic St. Joseph’s Hall, 212 West San Antonio.

3 pm. By donation. Call (830) 997-6869 for more information.

The Gastehaus Schmidt App Has GPS Directions to Fredericksburg Events

February 3rd, 2015 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!

Merlot and Chocolate at Becker Vineyards – February 7-8

February 3rd, 2015 by Jeff

This weekend, Becker Vineyards will be pairing their award winning merlot with chocolate truffles by a guest choclatier.

Becker Vineyards is 10 miles east of Fredericksburg on US Highway 290.  Call 830-644-2681 for more information.

George & Friends Variety Show at Rockbox Theater – February 6-7

February 2nd, 2015 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

Texas Wine Lovers Trail – February 6 to 22

February 2nd, 2015 by Jeff

Love is in the air, so come indulge in a little wine and some sweets. We invite you to spend a romantic getaway in the stunning Texas Hill Country, sipping and sampling wine and chocolates at the 42 Hill Country wineries. Cathy’s Sweets has created a box of 6 assorted chocolates that will go perfectly with reds or whites. Enjoy the self-guided tour for one or all 17 days of the Wine Lovers Trail. Tickets are limited and must be purchased online. Tickets include one set of complimentary tastes at each winery and one box of chocolates. Special discounts on wine purchases will also be offered to ticket holders.

During regular winery hours. $35 per person or $60 per couple.

Gästehaus Schmidt Gift Certificates On Sale

February 1st, 2015 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!

Beer & Hymns at Pedernales Brewing Company – February 7

January 31st, 2015 by Jeff

24468550Come by Pedernales Brewing Company one mile south of Fredericksburg, Texas, at 97 Hitchin’ Post Trail, for a pint and some singing. Beer & Hymns will be held on the first Saturday of each month from 5 to 6 pm.  Beer will be $4 a pint, no entrance fee and no purchase necessary.

FISD Band Turkey Dinner – February 1

January 29th, 2015 by Jeff
Help support the Fredericksburg Independent School District Band during the annual Turkey Dinner fundraiser, Sunday at 11:00 a.m. at the Gillespie County Fairgrounds on U.S. Hwy 16 S. Stick around for the multi-band concert beginning at 12:30 p.m. Cost per plate is $10 at the door, $9 advance purchase, with available dine in or drive through, and proceeds go to the Fredericksburg Band Boosters.

Hill Country Indian Artifact Show – January 31

January 28th, 2015 by Jeff

Featuring a wide variety of some of the finest Native American artifacts from Texas and the US including arrowheads, pottery, beads, cases and books. Great door prizes. Food available. At the Pioneer Pavilion in Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park on Highway 16 South.

8 am to 4 pm. Admission is $6 per person. Call (830) 626-5561 for more information.