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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 >
Top 10 reasons to visit the Pacific Combat Zone and see the Living History Reenactments MAY 19 2017

Top 10 reasons to visit the Pacific Combat Zone and see the Living History Reenactments

After an $8 million dollar renovation, the National Museum of the Pacific War unveiled its new Pacific Combat Zone in March of 2017. If you haven’t been yet, make your plans now.  It’s one of the hottest tickets in Fredericksburg. Here’s why: It’s LIVE education: As our World War II veterans age, most young people […] View Post >
What’s New: Culinary Adventure Cooking School JAN 17 2017

What’s New: Culinary Adventure Cooking School

It’s no secret that Fredericksburg is a foodie haven- Fredericksburg was named to the “Best Small Town Food Scene” list by USA Today’s 10Best in Spring 2016. The Fredericksburg area’s more than 40 wineries, 80 plus restaurants, generations-old peach orchards, local farms & farmers markets all form a solid foundation for Fredericksburg’s culinary side. The […] View Post >

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Guided Rides in Fredericksburg JAN 15 2017

Guided Rides in Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg is a cyclists’ heaven – great weather, beautiful routes, and delicious options to “carb up.” Want an insider view on our cycling oasis? The Fredericksburg cycling community, including Hill Country Bicycle Works and Jack and Adam’s Bicycles of Fredericksburg, hosts regular rides that are open to the public. Our oldest cycling shop, Hill Country Bicycle […] View Post >

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Texas Hill Country Named to “Best in the U.S.” List by Lonely Planet DEC 16 2016

Texas Hill Country Named to “Best in the U.S.” List by Lonely Planet

The Texas Hill Country was named Number 8 on the Lonely Planet’s “Best in the US” list – noting the Texas Hill Country Wine Region as one of “the top 10 most exciting places to visit in the United States in the year ahead.” Lonely Planet went on to say, “Texas may not be the […] View Post >

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