Run with the Ranger at Enchanted Rock – May 10

Inaugural program featuring an intro to trail running with an interpretive ranger. Learn about trail etiquette, the history, geology, flora and fauna of the Rock. Beginners encouraged and welcomed – no one will be left behind. Please bring water and a snack. 8:30 am. Call (830) 685-3030 for more information.

German Heritage Day at Sauer-Beckmann Farm – October 20

Traditional German heritage activities and everyday farm life at the Sauer-Beckmann Farm at the LBJ Ranch State Park will be celebrated June 18, from 10 am to 3 pm. See blacksmithing and soap making done the traditional way. Try your hand at rope making, but don’t get tied up there, move on over to rub-a-dub-dub at the clothes washing and see what the garden is doing. Discover the long lost art of hair wreath making and how skills and crafts are carried on from generation to generation. Learn how important a milk cow is to a farm family. Finish the day pitching some washers or learn the old German card game of Skät. Accessible for the mobility impaired. Call (830) 644-2252 for more information.

17th Annual Grape Stomp at Becker Vineyards – August 23-24

“Stomp Me, Crush Me, Make Me Wine!” is at battle cry at the Annual Becker Vineyards Grape Stomp! There will be barrels cut in half with grapes in them for visitors to stomp on! Some people also like to purchase souvenir T-shirts to “stomp” their prints on. The event is complimentary. There will also be music at 1 p.m. the four days of the Grape Stomp.

There is no entry fee.

St. Nick’s Christmas Tree Farm – November 26 to December 22

Family oriented activities centered around choosing and cutting your favorite Christmas tree. Wreaths and garlands also available (cash or check only).

Saturdays and Sundays 10 AM to 5:30 PM; weekdays from noon to 5:30 PM. Mondays and Tuesdays by appt. only.

St. Nick’s Christmas Tree Farm is at 12638 North State HWY 16. Call 830-685-3412 for more information.

The Gastehaus Schmidt App Has GPS Directions to Fredericksburg Events

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!

David Gaschen in Concert at Fredericksburg Theater Company Saturday and Sunday

The noted singer/actor famous for being the youngest chosen to play the role of Phantom in the most successful play in Broadway history makes a return visit to the Steve W. Shepherd Theater, 1668 Highway 87 South!

Lubbock native, world renowned vocalist and performer, David Gaschen brings his artistry to the Broadway hits and Pop classics that have thrilled generation after generation.

The Saturday performance begins at 7:30 p.m. and the Sunday performance begins at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $30 for adults and $10 for youth ages 18 and under. For more information, call (830) 997-3588