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The Original Texas Star Trail
The Original Texas Star Trail from Fredericksburg is an annual central Texas weeklong trail riding event usually starting around the first weekend of March of each year. The ride traverses and covers a route used by most of the former settlers in the Texas hill country around the Fredericksburg Texas area when they needed to go to the Texas Capital in Austin. Read More
Spring Break at Pioneer Museum, Come for the History! Stay for the Hospitality
Come sample a biscuit cooked over an open camp fire, make a corn husk doll or “knot” doll, make a rope, stop at the forge to observe the blacksmiths at work. These are some of the activities being planned for Spring Break at the Pioneer Museum. Spring Break at the Pioneer Museum starts on Saturday, March 7 and continues Monday through Saturday the 9th – 14th, with a wide variety of hands-on activities, demonstrations and reenactments each day. Read More
57th Annual Holiday Home Tour and 7th Annual Tannenbaum Ball
Of all the holiday events planned, expect the Gillespie County Historical Society, Pioneer Museum 57th Annual Holiday Home Tour to be among the most irresistible. Benefiting the Gillespie County Historical Society, Pioneer Museum. ‘Tis the season when Fredericksburg captivates you with seven homes. Each bring sophisticated beauty and festive holiday spirit. Read More
Eisbahn Brings Ice Skating to the Texas Hill Country
With Texas’ winters being relatively mild, folks might not expect to find an outdoor ice skating rink in the middle of downtown Fredericksburg. But, that’s exactly what will happen for the ninth consecutive year when “Eisbahn” returns to Marketplatz (the downtown square) from Nov. 28-Jan. 3. Cooling coils laid out on the Kinderhalle pavilion floor are what make possible the improbable -- a slick ice skating rink in the middle of an often sunny Texas winter. Opening the day after Than ... Read More
Fall Antiques Show
It doesn’t get any better than the 22nd Annual Fredericksburg Fall Antiques Show opening Saturday, November 15 from 10 – 5 and continuing on Sunday, November 16 from 10 - 4. It is an incredible time of the year to visit the Texas Hill Country and spend time in on of Texas’ best known locations. Read More
Oktoberfest Celebrates 34 Years of Texas Gemütlichkeit...Oompah!
Oompah at its Best, the aroma of sizzling bratwurst, and the cries of prosit once again herald the arrival of Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg, Texas, October 3 - 5, 2014. For three full days, the whole world is invited to sing, toast and dance at one of Fredericksburg’s favorite festivals, in its 34th year of celebrating the spirit of Texas gemütlichkeit! Read More
Local Peach Crop Still in Full Swing!
Consumers who love peaches rejoice this year as many of the Hill Country Fruit Council stands opening in the Hill Country, primarily in Fredericksburg and Stonewall are already open for this year’s peach season. Fresh freestone peaches are now available at the local farm stands and markets.  Peach varieties now harvesting or about to start include Cary Mac, Majestic, Red Globe, and Loring. Read More
Annual Fredericksburg Crawfish Festival Returns
The Fredericksburg Jaycees are excited to announce the return of their annual Fredericksburg Crawfish Festival to Fredericksburg Marktplatz on Memorial Day weekend, May 23-25. The festival will include many activities for the entire family including a variety of great Cajun food, live music, crawfish races, children’s carnival, and a Creole brunch prepared by Chef John Russ of the renowned Lüke San Antonio. Read More
Fredericksburg Art Guild Sponsors Juried Show
The Fredericksburg Art Guild is making preparations for it’s 11th Annual Juried Show to open in the Guild Gallery on May 2nd, with a reception for the artists and presentation of awards. The theme for this year’s show is “Life’s Journey”, which is open to interpretation by artists in all mediums. Artists18 years or older, in the following counties, are invited to submit work: Blanco, Burnet, Comal, Gillespie, Hays,Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Llano, Mason, and Travis. Read More
2014 Founders Day Celebration
Bring your entire family for the Founders Day Celebration planned for Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the Gillespie County Historical Society, Pioneer Museum Complex located on 325 West Main, downtown Fredericksburg. It will be a wonderful time with Mother’s Day guests in for the weekend to share in our history of Fredericksburg’s founding which was May 8, 1846. Descendants of early Fredericksburg families who were engaged in the brewing heritage of Gillespie County will be honored at Founders D ... Read More
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The Texas Hill Country, sun splashed hills rolling into the distance, is home to historic towns bursting with character, personalities, and great things to do.
Looking for a fun weekend with festivals, fairs, shopping, food, sightseeing, and more? The Hill Country Current is full of articles, advertising and special events.
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