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4th Annual Glöggfest at Pedernales Cellars – November 8

November 4th, 2014 by Jeff

10540768_10154630090345284_2454267608708891176_nJoin Pedernales Cellars, 2916 Upper Albert Rd., in celebrating its seasonal dessert wine which has been made based on a Swedish family recipe from Pedernales’ owner Fredrik Osterberg. Dubbed “Christmas in a bottle”, Glögg is the perfect complement to holiday meals.

11 am to 5 pm. Call (830) 644-2037 for more information.

Fall Farmers Market – Thursdays October 2 to November 20

November 4th, 2014 by Jeff

The Fredericksburg Farmers Market and Pioneer Museum are partnering to extend the popular weekly event into the fall. Every Thursday, starting on October 2, shoppers can pick up fresh farm produce and prepared food in a historic setting. Hours are 4 to 6:30 p.m. Fall market will continue for seven weeks through November 20.

Shoppers can enjoy live music each week.

The Pioneer Museum is located at 325 West Main Street in Fredericksburg. There will be free admission to the museum and grounds during market hours.

For information, contact the Pioneer Museum at 830-997-2835.

Get the Gastehaus Schmidt Visitors App

November 4th, 2014 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!

Pumpkin Chunkin’ at Becker Vineyards – November 8

November 3rd, 2014 by Jeff

Those fun folks at Becker Vineyards are dusting off the trebuchet ( a medieval engine of war with a sling for hurling missiles – or pumpkins!) in celebration of fall. Live music by Doug Moreland & The Flying Armadillos. Concessions will be available along with wine tasting and pumpkin recipe cooking and sampling.

Noon – launching pumpkins every 30 minutes or so.

Becker Vineyards is 11 miles east on Jenschke Lane off of Hwy 290. Call (830) 644-2681 for more information.

Golden Hub Annual Spaghetti Dinner – November 7

November 3rd, 2014 by Jeff

Enjoy spaghetti with homemade meat sauce, salad, garlic bread, strawberry cheesecake and choice of drinks. Complimentary wine mixer from 5:30 to 6:00 pm. To go plates served beginning at 5:30 pm and dine in served from 6:00 to 7:30 pm.

Advance tickets are $8 or $9 at the door.

Golden Hub is at 1009 N. Lincoln. Call (830) 997-7221 for details.

Texas All Star Big Band Bash – November 6-8

November 2nd, 2014 by Jeff

Johnny Nicholas’s 17th Annual Big Band Bash at Hill Top Cafe, 10661 N. US Highway 87. Dinner shows and concerts with big name artists. Johnny Nicholas himself is a world-renowned bluesman and former Asleep at the Wheel lead singer and writer. Over $60k in the form of college scholarships, workshops and band instruments for Fredericksburg performing arts students has been raised from past events. The event has been extended to three nights and dinner show tickets are $75 per person per night and include a surprise guest artist each night. All events take place at the Hill Top Cafe.

Doors at 5 pm; music at 6 pm. Please call or visit the website for reservations or more information as it becomes available, or call 830-997-8922.

First Friday Art Walk – November 7

November 1st, 2014 by Jeff

First Friday Art Walk in Fredericksburg, TexasOn the first Friday of every month, 9 art galleries keep their doors open late to show off  the finest in regional, national & international art being displayed in a beautiful Texas Hill Country setting.  Along with the art, each gallery serves local wines from Becker Vineyards, Torre di Pietra and others, and some offer live entertainment.  For schedule of events, visit the First Friday Art Walk website.

22nd Annual Die Kunstler Fine Art Show and Sale – November 7-9

November 1st, 2014 by Jeff

Die Künstler (“The Artists”) of Fredericksburg host this fine art show and sale of over 250 original works of art from 35+ members.

Opening reception Fri 6 to 9 PM; Sat 10 AM to 5 PM; Sun 10 AM to 4 PM.

Free admission.

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.