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Nightly Bat Emergence at Old Tunnel State Park

Nightly Bat Emergence at Old Tunnel State Park

Every evening at dusk from May through October, up to 3 million Mexican free-tailed bats emerge from an abandoned railroad tunnel!  Thursday through Sunday, be one of the first 70 visitors and get to watch from the lower viewing area for $5 per person.  Upper viewing area is limited to 250 visitors and is free. […]

JUL 24 2017
Fredericksburg Summer Farmers Market (Thursdays)

Fredericksburg Summer Farmers Market (Thursdays)

Outdoor market featuring local fruits, vegetables, meats, Gulf seafood, cheese, bread, pizza and a variety of local wine and prepared food.  Live music and picnic tables to enjoy your delicious purchases.  Chef’s Corner with free samples of dishes prepared by local chefs with recipes and cooking tips.  In the Kinderhalle Pavilion at Marktplatz. 4 to 7 […]

JUL 27 2017
40th Annual Hill Country Auto Swap Meet

40th Annual Hill Country Auto Swap Meet

Car enthusiasts can find just about anything at this annual event.  A “car corral” has vintage autos for sale in various states of restoration, there is a flea market and a free trolley will be making the rounds on the event grounds.  Among the many items for sale are vehicles and parts, tools, auto accessories, […]

JUL 28 2017
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Gillespie County Tradition:  Schuetzenfest

Gillespie County Tradition: Schuetzenfest

The Gillespie County Bundes Schuetzenfest returns this July 29 and 30, but many ask, what the heck is a Schuetzenfest? It’s a traditional German target shooting competition, but the history goes much deeper than that. The origin of the Schuetzenfest can be traced back to the military drills of medieval armies and Renaissance citizen militias. […]

Tips for Shopping in Fredericksburg — with the Kiddos

Tips for Shopping in Fredericksburg — with the Kiddos

We understand. Shopping is not always high on the list of exciting things for the youngest members of the family, so here are a few helpful tips to make it memorable for them, and enjoyable for all.   Treat Stations: You’d think this was pre-planned but it just so happens there are conveniently placed “treat […]

Find a treasure trove of locally made keepsakes!

Find a treasure trove of locally made keepsakes!

This time, forgo the snow globes and bring home something authentically Fredericksburg. You can walk into almost any shop and find something made locally. Here are a few ideas to get with your “I (heart) FBG” t-shirt. Locally Created Art: Fredericksburg and Gillespie County has an entire population of local artisans, so just about every […]

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JUL 25 2017

Pickers Circle w/Him & Her Trio in Luckenbach Texas

In Luckenbach Texas – “Where Everybody’s Somebody!” 5 pm

JUL 25 2017

Luckenbach Texas Picker’s Circle (T)

Picker’s Circle in Luckenbach Texas – “Where Everybody’s Somebody”! 1 pm

JUL 25 2017

Paul Hilliard playing at Western Edge Cellars

At the newly opened wine, beer and live music venue. 7 pm.