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Summer 2017 Horse Racing in Fredericksburg JUN 26 2017

Summer 2017 Horse Racing in Fredericksburg

Horseracing at the Gillespie Country Fairgrounds – right here in Fredericksburg Texas – is a favorite Hill Country summer activity. Horse racing has been taking place in Gillespie County for more than a century. And for the past two decades, the Gillespie County Fair and Festivals Association has been offering pari-mutuel betting. The track is […] View Post >

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Tips for Shopping in Fredericksburg — with the Kiddos JUN 22 2017

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 […] View Post >
Find a treasure trove of locally made keepsakes! JUN 20 2017

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 […] View Post >
Fredericksburg Ranked #7 in Best Places to Learn About History in the U.S. List JUN 01 2017

Fredericksburg Ranked #7 in Best Places to Learn About History in the U.S. List

Reading about history in a book is one thing. Immersing yourself in the history and heritage of a place is another. With Fredericksburg’s museums and historic sites and strong German heritage that is still present to this day, it’s no surprise that our little town was ranked #7 in LendEDU’s “Best Places to Learn about […] View Post >
7 Go-To Gift Ideas for Father’s Day JUN 01 2017

7 Go-To Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

If you need some gift ideas for those hard-to-shop-for father’s in your life, fret no more. Here are 7 shopping stops to find something special that will make this Father’s Day one to remember: Haberdashery – Don’t let the “women’s boutique” title fool you; Haberdashery also has a fantastic section for men! From comfy Howler clothing […] View Post >