Fredericksburg CVB now Tweeting away! Social media alert! The Fredericksburg Convention and Visitor Bureau (CVB) is now tweeting the positive news about the Fredericksburg area as a visitor destination using the social media platform, Twitter. Follow us on Twitter at @VisitFredTX. You’ll receive the tweets just as you would a text message on your cell phone. Or, log on to the computer to read the posts and follower exchanges at www.twitter.com/@VisitFredTX . *** Check us out on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FredericksburgTX . It is our hope that the visitor oriented Fredericksburg CVB Facebook page be a friendly place to share information about Fredericksburg and events and places within Gillespie County – thus encouraging visitation. Log on to share your comments today! For information about the various attractions, updated calendars, and more, check out our main online presence at www.VisitFredericksburgTX.org
Texas Hill Country Wineries “Texas Wine Month Trail”
Fredericksburg Fall Farmers Market (Thursdays)
Corn Maze,Pumpkin Patch and Fall Market (weekends)
Gladys Roldan-de-Moras One Woman Art Show at Insight Gallery
“Sweet Treats” Art Show at Fredericksburg Art Guild
Mark Henricks & Robbe Brunner playing at FBG Fall Farmers Market
The Fredericksburg Fall Farmers Market. On the grounds of the Pioneer Museum.
4 to 6:30 pm.
Fredericksburg Theater Company presents “Blithe Spirit” (weekends)
A delightful satirical comedy, it’s the story of the hilarious life of an upper-middle-class writer bedeviled by two wives – at least one of them a ghost! At the Steve W. Shepherd Theater.
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2 pm. $29 adults; $12 for youth 17 and under.
Fredericksburg Trade Days (Oct)
Shop with over 350 vendors. You will find 6 barns and acres of antiques, collectiles, tools, crafts, shabby chic, primitives, candles, hunting accessories, jewelry, unique clothing, food and so much more. Relax iln the Biergarten while listening to live music.
Friday and Saturday 9 am to 6 pm; Sunday 9 am to 4 pm. $5 parking fee good all three days.
Luckenbach Harvest Classic Motorcycle Rally
Organized by Central Texas Motorcycle Charities, this gathering of Classic and European motorcycles raises money for the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer program of Any Baby Can. We welcome anyone who enjoys classic motorcycles (from any country!) and scooters and above all, a good time! Includes seminars, an auction, bike show and games, “killer” barbecue, “movie in the meadow”, guitars, moto-babble, star gazing and much more! Register online on www.harvestclassic.org Camping available. Live music by Jesse Dayton on Saturday afternoon.
Gates open at 8 am each day. $10 admission on Friday.
Fredericksburg Food & Wine Fest
A grand celebration of Texas wine and food. Featuring Texas wineries and Texas-made speciality products. Texas gourmet chefs will be demonstrating culinary talents at the Grape Expectations Cooking School. There will also be the Gargantuan Great Grape Toss, a silent auction, live entertainment, several special events and so much more. Please visit the website for a complete schedule of events. Live music performers include Ponty Bone & The Squeezetones, The Frank Gomez Band, El Tule and Josh Dodds.
Noon to 7 pm. $20 per adult; under 21 $5; children under 12 are free.
Fun with Fiber at Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Come join the fun with fiber at the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm. See all types of handcrafts and domestic arts used out of fiber. Period dressed park interpreters will be wearing some of the specialty items made by hand. Visitors will discover and learn more about fiber while having fun on a farm that dates back to 1915. All park visitors should stop first at the State Park Visitor Center to obtain a free park permit, map and visitor event information before they travel to the living history farm.
Texas Gun and Knife Show (Oct)
Display and sale of guns, knives, accessories, fishing and outdoor sports equipment, jewelry, books and more. Fun for the whole family. At the Gillespie County Fairgrounds.
Saturday 9 am to 5 pm; Sunday 10 am to 4 pm. Admission is $5; kids under 12 are free
Halloween at Enchanted Rock
Come celebrate Halloween at the park with the staff of Enchanted Rock. Enjoy trunk or treat, spooky campfire stories and a night hike. Fun for the whole family. Join us
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