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2017 Grape Stomp Season is Here! JUL 29 2017

2017 Grape Stomp Season is Here!

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 a warmer than usual winter, many growers are hoping for a plentiful and early grape crop in 2017. So how does one celebrate the […] View Post >
Ways to Celebrate the 2017 Grape Harvest in Fredericksburg JUL 27 2017

Ways to Celebrate the 2017 Grape Harvest in Fredericksburg

  Almost any occasion is reason for celebration in Fredericksburg. Each summer our focus shifts from peaches to grape harvest season – and grape harvest celebrations! Here are five fun ways to celebrate the grape harvest season in Fredericksburg: Grape Stomps- Kick off your shoes and stomp grapes the old-fashioned way at any of the annual […] View Post >
2017 Holiday Guide Now Available JUL 25 2017

2017 Holiday Guide Now Available

Fredericksburg’s unique mix of German Christmas traditions and warm Texan hospitality make it a premier destination to celebrate the holiday season. Shop more than 150 of the best shops, art galleries and boutiques on Fredericksburg’s festively-lit Main Street, watch the Chamber’s annual Light the Night Christmas Parade, head to local wineries for the holiday wine […] View Post >
Can’t Miss Grape Stomp Events 2017 JUL 24 2017

Can’t Miss Grape Stomp Events 2017

Jump feet first into this summer’s grape harvest with a good old-fashioned grape stomp. Come be a part of the action as wineries welcome the public to help with the grape harvest that produces some of your favorite Texas wines. Commemorate the day with a T-shirt, decorated with your foot print. Here’s a rundown of […] View Post >

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Gillespie County Tradition:  Schuetzenfest JUL 01 2017

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. […] View Post >