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126th Gillespie County Fair

126th Gillespie County Fair

126th Celebration of the Gillespie County Fair – parade, carnival, midway, livestock shows, agricultural and household exhibits, arts and crafts, antique tractor shows, live music and dances, live horse racing, mutton bustin’ and more!  Please visit the website for a complete schedule of events.  

AUG 21 2014
Grape Stompin’ Time!

Grape Stompin’ Time!

This weekend at Pedernales Cellars and Becker Vineyards.  Enjoy live music, food vendors, footprint souvenirs and fun for the whole family! Friday, Saturday and Sunday:  Pedernales Cellars, 2916 Upper Albert Rd. Noon to 5 pm.  Live music by Trace of Gold.  www.pedernalescellars.com Saturday and Sunday:  Becker Vineyards, 11 miles east off Jenschke Lane on Hwy [...]

AUG 22 2014
Live Pari-Mutuel Horse Racing (Aug II)

Live Pari-Mutuel Horse Racing (Aug II)

Live pari-mutuel quarter horse and thoroughbred horse racing.  At the Gillespie County Fairgrounds. Gates open at 11 am.  Post time is 1 pm.  Gates close after the last race – usually around 6 pm.  $7 adults; $3 children 6 to 12; under 6 free.  Reserved seats are $10 and box seats are $15.

AUG 23 2014
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Grape Stomp 2014

Grape Stomp 2014

August means the end of summer- and the beginning of the grape harvest! Each August many of the Texas Hill Country wineries begin the harvest of their annual grape crop. With significantly more rain than in recent years, many growers are hoping for a plentiful grape crop in 2014. So how does one celebrate the [...]

Gillespie County Tradition:  Schuetzenfest

Gillespie County Tradition: Schuetzenfest

The Gillespie County Bundes Schuetzenfest returns this August 2 and 3, 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. [...]

Guten Co. Debuts in Fredericksburg

Guten Co. Debuts in Fredericksburg

Two Fredericksburg natives are drawing on their creative minds and backgrounds in design to bring handcrafted bits of beauty to the Texas Hill Country. Sarah Sauer attended Trinity University, where she earned a degree in Fine Arts with a specialty in print-making. Molly Rodgers attended the Southwest School of Art in San Antonio, where she [...]

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AUG 21 2014

Jake Martin playing in Luckenbach Texas

Picker’s Circle in Luckenbach Texas – “Where Everybody’s Somebody!” 5 pm

AUG 21 2014

David Harris playing in Luckenbach Texas

Picker’s Circle in Luckenbach Texas. 1 pm

AUG 21 2014

Emily Herring playing at Hondo’s

At Hondo’s on Main. 7:30 pm.