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128th Gillespie County Fair

128th Gillespie County Fair

Who doesn’t love a county fair? Especially the Gillespie County Fair – the oldest, continuously running County Fair in the State of Texas! Join us for a weekend of Texas Hill Country and Gillespie County hospitality that the whole family will enjoy. It’s four big days filled with great events–talent search, exciting carnival and midway, your […]

AUG 25 2016
Live Pari-Mutuel Horse Racing (Aug II)

Live Pari-Mutuel Horse Racing (Aug II)

Come out during the Summer Season for four big weekends of exciting live horse racing at the Fairgrounds’ Class 3 track. Pick your favorites for quarter horse and thoroughbred racing as well as special races, trials, and futurities.  At the Gillespie County Fair Grounds. Gates open at 11 am.  Post time is 1 pm.  Gates […]

AUG 27 2016
108th Birthday Celebration for President Lyndon B. Johnson

108th Birthday Celebration for President Lyndon B. Johnson

Celebrate the 108th anniversary of President Johnson’s birth.  The public is invited to attend this free celebration with the laying of a wreath on his gravesite in the Johnson Family Cemetery, guest speakers and musical entertainment.  Throughout the day, visitors can visit the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm and participate in old-time family games and see […]

AUG 27 2016
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Bestfest: Local Celebration of Craft Beer & German Food

Bestfest: Local Celebration of Craft Beer & German Food

Did the German food at Oktoberfest leave you hankering for more bier and brats? Get your fix at Bestfest, an annual specialty beer and sausage event—complete with live polka bands and dancing—held at Marktplatz in downtown Fredericksburg, Texas. Bestfest 2016 will be held Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m., bringing 12 solid hours […]

Crowd Favorites at Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg

Crowd Favorites at Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg’s legendary German festival, Oktoberfest, returns Friday, September 30, through Sunday, October 2, 2016. During Oktoberfest we celebrate Fredericksburg’s German heritage with four stages of continuous oompah music, a great kids activity area, arts, crafts, shopping, 50 varieties of American, Texas and imported beers, Texas Hill Country wine, great food and fun all weekend long! […]

Staff Picks: Fall Festival Favorite – Oktoberfest

Staff Picks: Fall Festival Favorite – Oktoberfest

  “Ein prosit, ein prosit, der Gemütlichkeit!” My family is German (really really German- my dad is FROM Germany), so I learned this song as a kid, right along with the clean-up song and Twinkle Twinkle Little Star. I didn’t know what it meant until I was older, but you’ll hear it at pretty much […]

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AUG 27 2016

Ben Beckendorf Band playing at Hondo’s

At Hondo’s on Main. 8 pm.

AUG 27 2016

Richy Rhyne playing at The Officer’s Club

The Officer’s Club at The Hangar Hotel 7 pm

AUG 27 2016

Rotel & The Hot Tomatoes playing at Crossroads

At Crossroads Saloon and Steakhouse. 8:30 pm.  Cover at the door.