Rock Box Theater - Stars In The Hills Tribute Show at Rockbox Theater in Historic Fredericksburg - The Texas Hill Country is in for a real treat! "Stars in the Hills" is brought to you by nationally acclaimed Tribute Artists, and the amazing Rockbox Cast and Music Ansemble! You WILL have STARS in your eyes and a song in your heart! Here's a sampling of the STARS our Tribute Artists will portray - George Strait, Marilyn Monroe, Barry White, Nat King Cole, Gloria Estefan, Aretha Franklin, Rod Stewart and many more! Our Top-Shelf cast will make your Spring and Summer Nights a time to remember! So, make plans now for a STAR-Studded weekend in the beautiful Texas Hill Country! And, be sure to add Rockbox Theater to your itinerary!
Showtimes
Fridays, 8pm
Saturdays, 4:30 & 8pm
Memorial Day Weekend at Luckenbach Texas - Memorial Day Weekend at Luckenbach Texas - Friday, May 22nd, Hayden Whittington Picker Circle at 1pm and the Friday Night Dance in the historic Luckenbach Dance Hall with The Almost Patsy Cline Band at 8pm. Saturday, May 23rd, Luckenbach's 160th Birthday Celebration (for the 7th dang time), starting at noon followed by the Clayton Gardner Saturday Afternoon Show at 1pm and the Dirty River Boys + Colton O'Neill Band at 8pm. Sunday, May 24th, ShinyRibs Ice Cream Social with handmade ice cream from Clear River Pecan Company from 1 - 5pm and Sunday Night Picker Circle with Bill Lewis from 5 - 9pm. Memorial Day, Monday, May 25th, Memorial Day Concert with Chris Berardo and the Desberardos from 1 - 5pm. www.luckenbachtexas.com
Grape Creek Vineyard - Wine Tasting
Hondo's On Main  Jerry and Maria
Rock Box Theater - Stars In The Hills Tribute Show at Rockbox Theater in Historic Fredericksburg - The Texas Hill Country is in for a real treat! "Stars in the Hills" is brought to you by nationally acclaimed Tribute Artists, and the amazing Rockbox Cast and Music Ansemble! You WILL have STARS in your eyes and a song in your heart! Here's a sampling of the STARS our Tribute Artists will portray - George Strait, Marilyn Monroe, Barry White, Nat King Cole, Gloria Estefan, Aretha Franklin, Rod Stewart and many more! Our Top-Shelf cast will make your Spring and Summer Nights a time to remember! So, make plans now for a STAR-Studded weekend in the beautiful Texas Hill Country! And, be sure to add Rockbox Theater to your itinerary!
Showtimes
Fridays, 8pm
Saturdays, 4:30 & 8pm
Hondo's On Main Texas Songwriters Showcase
Root Music Series
Torre di Pietra Winery
Wildseed Farms - The largest working wildflower farm in the US. Wildflower Seed, Native Plants, Gifts for Home & Garden, Specialty Foods, Texas Wines, Pottery, Ladies Apparel. Butterfly Garden, Walking Trails, Flower Fields, Display Gardens. Wildseed Farms is located in the beautiful Texas hill country, just seven miles east of Fredericksburg, Texas. Bring the camera and capture the ultimate in wildflower photographs! We have 200 acres of wildflowers in various stages of development here on the farm. Springtime visitors will likely see Texas bluebonnets, red corn poppies, phlox, and a gorgeous array of other spring flowers. Summer visitors will enjoy cosmos, sunflowers, zinnias and other warm weather bloomers. In the fall, the fields are planted for the following year's color, but our Nursery is well stocked with a variety of choices for fall planting and colorful pumpkins adorn the grounds around the Market Center which is brimming with delightful gifts for home and garden. And don’t forget to browse our incredible selection of wildflower seed as well as our seven regional mixes for anywhere in the U.S. Come by and see us seven days a week, 9:30am to 5pm.
Friends of Enchanted Rock
Hill Country Alliance
Fredericksburg TX - Your Music Destination
Fredericksburg Texas Convention and Visitor Bureau
Fredericksburg, Texas, Chamber of Commerce
Rock Box Theater - The English Brothers have created a memorable show featuring the best hand clappin’, knee slappin’ music and comedy in the Lone Star State. Real brothers and all native Texans, The The Rockbox Theater Presents the English Brothers Show - Western and Cowboy Gospel Music
The English Brothers will engage you as they perform classic western tunes such as Cool Water and Ghost Riders in the Sky. Their unique genetic vocal blend accompanied by pure acoustic instrumentation will take you back to the sounds of the great singing cowboys like the Sons of the Pioneers, Roy Rogers, and Gene Autry. All will be amused by the brothers’ family friendly bunkhouse comedy that is sure to make for an entertaining show you won’t soon forget.
Attractions in Fredericksburg, Texas
Welcome to an overview of Attractions in Fredericksburg, Texas, and the neighboring historic districts of Mason, Llano, Blanco, Kerrville, Comfort, Hye and Johnson City. Explore ALL the fun and exciting things to do and see while visiting the BEAUTIFUL TEXAS Hill Country! Go out and EXPLORE! Always, follow your heart and have an abundance of memory making adventures! Also, please, let us know if you DISCOVER a hidden gem that we haven't listed here! We're always eager to find out about NEW TEXAS Treasures!
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." – Mark Twain
Explore! Dream! Discover!
Browse through our recommended Texas Hill Country Attractions, then GO OUT and PLAY! May you always follow your BLISS and be surrounded by friends and family who LOVE you! LIVE your Life! Enjoy your STAY in the beautiful Texas Hill Country and come back soon! Ein Prosit!
May 23
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Fredericksburg, Tx has PEACHES! TexKing and Regal for the Memorial Day weekend at Studebaker Farm!


Cover Photos
May 22
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What a wonderful GIFT to our Veterans and their Families, Triple H Equitherapy (HHH)! God Bless!



May 22
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Heads Up all you Crawfish Lovers... we have real SWAMP weather in Fredericksburg, Texas! Creek crossings on backroads can rise quickly! Drive Safely! Grab your umbrellas and rain gear, stay on the main roads to avoid high water and join us for a Tex-cajun, foot stomping good time at the Fredericksburg Crawfish Festival! AHH-YEE! Jean-Pierre and the Zydeco Angels kick off the Festival tonight from 6-9 pm.


May 22
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Memorial Day Weekend marks the beginning of summer in most people's minds. Across the state of Texas, there will be Memorial Day Events and festivals to get your summer off to a GREAT start! Make plans now to spend your Memorial Day Weekend in historic Fredericksburg, TX. For more information on Memorial Day Events and Activities visit our BLOG... it's NEW! Please, leave comments and let me what you think! Thanks for ALL of YOU!


Fredericksburg Texas Online: Welcome SUMMER! Memorial Day Weekend in Historic Fredericksburg, Tx!
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Things to Do Memorial Day Weekend in Fredericksburg, Tx.
May 22
06:43

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Bring your umbrellas and let's dance in the RAIN! After an extended drought God Blessed TEXAS... Water is LIFE! Let's CELEBRATE everyday!


May 22
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In 1915, Moina Michael had the idea to wear red poppies on Memorial Day to honor those who lost their lives in military service to our nation. She wrote the following poem which started a tradition that spread around the world.

"Cherish too, the Poppy red
that grows on fields where valor led,
It seems to signal to the skies
That blood of heroes never dies..."


May 22
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Memorial Day is a day for remembering and honoring those who have died in service to our GREAT Nation. It is about Americans coming together to CELEBRATE the brave men and women who gave EVERYTHING to defend our freedom. Take some time this weekend to reflect on the solemn meaning of Memorial Day... Because FREEdom isn't FREE!


May 18
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Here come the SUMMER FLOWERS!


May 18
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Another Yellow Rose of Texas...


May 18
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Spring Rains in May! Creeks and Rivers are FLOWING! God Bless Texas!


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SPRING RAINS in MAY! The CREEK is ROLLING! God Bless Texas!
May 18
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Windmills collecting at the Pioneer Museum in Fredericksburg, Tx? "the City of Windmills". Imagine a whole neighborhood of windmills creaking and sighing on a windy night? that could be really loud!


May 18
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One of my elderly neighbors told me when she was a little girl growing up in Fredericksburg, Tx almost every house had a windmill? and, so all the neighboring communities called Fredericksburg... "the City of Windmills"!


May 15
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Sister Cities! Schwester Städte!? Montabaur, Germany and Fredericksburg, Tx USA. Here's to SISTERS! Prost!


May 15
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Sister Cities! Schwester Städte!? Fredericksburg, Tx USA and Montabaur, Germany. Here's to SISTERS! Prost!


May 15
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A NATIVE TEXAN
Purple Coneflower, Echinacea Purpurea, Echinacea, Eastern Purple Coneflower, Hedge Coneflower, Black Sampson


May 14
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"Texas is one of the oldest wine-growing states in the U.S. with vines planted in the 1650s by Franciscan priests. It's no surprise, then, that the Texas Hill Country Wine Trail, which begins on Highway 290 in Fredericksburg, has been named one of the top 10 wine destinations in the nation." Read the full article at: www.10best.com/interests/trip-pics/fredericksburg-art-history-wine-deep-in-the-heart-of-texas


Fredericksburg: Art, History & Wine: Deep in the Heart of Texas
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The charming, historical town of Fredericksburg, nestled in the picturesque Texas Hill County, is located a little more than an hour by car from both San Antonio and Austin, Texas. Founded in 1846 by German immigrants, this town of little more than 10,000 residents offers an unparalleled visitor exp?
May 13
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May 22-24, 2015, Fredericksburg Crawfish Festival "Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez", Let The Good Times Roll! Join us for a Cajun good time Memorial Day Weekend, May 22-24, 2015, at Marketplatz in historic Fredericksburg Tx. Enjoy Country, Zydeco, and Cajun Music, Crawfish and all the fixin's, Cajun Food, and activities for the whole family. This years headliners include, Aaron Tippin, Rick Trevino, Johnny Dee and The Rocket 88's, Zydeco Blanco, Bayou Roux, The Almost Patsy Cline Band and Jean Pierre and The Zydeco Angels. For a complete schedule of Festival Events visit: www.fbgcrawfish.com


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To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.
- Audrey Hepburn
Thanks to Friends of the Fredericksburg Nature Center for the BEAUTIFUL "Pollinator Garden" at Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park!


May 10
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"Morning is the best of all times in the garden. The sun is not yet hot. Sweet vapors rise from the earth. Night dew clings to the soil and makes plants glisten. Birds call to one another. Bees are already at work." - William Longgood
The peaceful and inspirational "Pollinator Garden" at the Fredericksburg Nature Center, in Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park.


Texas Fine Wine

Welcome Texas Fine Wine! Four Premier Texas Wineries launch Texas Fine Wine. Bending Branch Winery (Comfort), Brennan Vineyards (Comanche and Four Point Cellars in Fredericksburg), Duchman Family Winery (Driftwood) and Pedernales Cellars (Stonewall), four distinctive, highly respected wineries recognized for making quality Texas appellation wines, delivering excellent customer experiences and setting the highest standards in the Texas wine industry, have come together to promote TEXAS WINE!

Visit their website for Events and Opportunities to taste wines from this prestigious group.

texasfinewine.com

10 Best Wine Travel Destinations 2014
Wine Enthusiast Magazine

Wine Enthusiast named the Texas Hill Country, USA, NUMBER THREE on their list of the "10 Best Wine Travel Destinations 2014"!
"It’s still a sea of cowboy hats and pickup trucks, a place where you can sip award-winning wines in a landscape dotted with as many cacti as vines. Visitors may flock to Hill Country to sip wine, but they end up drinking in the romance of the Old West, too. - Alexis Korman

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Smithsonian Magazine's "The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2013"
"What makes a small town big on culture?"

Smithsonian Magazine searched for "small towns and cities...  with populations of less than 15,000, that have exceptional concentrations of museums, art galleries, orchestras, theaters, historic sites and other cultural blessings". Fredericksburg, Texas, MADE the LIST! Read More at: www.smithsonianmag.com

FIRST FRIDAY ARTWALK
GALLERIES
Bringing Art and Art Lovers together!
Enjoy fine wine from local wineries and the Fredericksburg ART scene!

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Texas Hill Country #1
on The New York Times
31 Places to Go This Summer

"Who needs Europe? The Texas Hill Country, west of Austin and north of San Antonio, might be the next best thing to crossing the Atlantic. The region is lush, colorful and, unlike much of the pancake-flat state, dotted with beautiful green hills that are evocative of Tuscany or the south of France. Moreover, the region is speckled with 22 wineries that buzz with food and music festivals year round. And towns like Fredericksburg offer a taste of the Old World, with German-style biergartens and schnitzelhauser. "

The New York Times
Sunday, June 1, 2008

#1 on Away.com's Top 10
"Hidden-Gem"

Wine Regions in the United States Hill Country, TX: Texas Hill Country, north of San Antonio and west of Austin, is one of the nation's fastest growing wine destinations. Boasting 24 wineries  along the Texas Wine Trail, this area is a must-see for its unparalleled wine diversity. Away.com's Top 10 Hidden-Gem Wine Regions In Your Backyard Sep 23, 2010

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Uncertain about which TEXAS HILL COUNTRY wines to try?
Go for the GOLD!
2013 Houston Rodeo International Wine Competition

Whose bringing the
GOLD

home to the
Texas Hill Country?

PEDERNALES CELLARS

2012 Viognier
TOP TEXAS WINE

MESSINA HOF WINERY
TOP ALL AROUND WINERY


BRENNAN VINEYARDS
4.0 Cellars
2011 New World Rhone-style
White Varietals and Blends
Texas Class Champion
GOLD


BRENNAN VINEYARDS
4.0 Cellars
2011 Viognier
Texas Class Champion
GOLD

DRIFTWOOD ESTATE WINERY
2010 Alamo Red
New World Bordeaux Blend
Class Champion
DOUBLE GOLD

FLAT CREEK ESTATES
2011 Flat Creek Rose
White Zin and Dry Rose
Class Champion
Texas Class Champion
GOLD

GRAPE CREEK VINEYARDS
2011 Cabernet Blanc
White Zin and Sweet Rose
Reserve Class Champion
GOLD

MCPHERSON CELLARS
4.0 Cellars
Tre Colore
New World Sangiovese
and Blends
Reserve Class Champion
Texas Class Champion
DOUBLE GOLD

MCPHERSON CELLARS
4.0 Cellars
2011 Viognier
GOLD

MESSINA HOF
Barrel Reserve Port
Red Port & Port-style wines
Texas Class Champion
GOLD

MESSINA HOF
2010 Private Reserve Merlot
Texas Class Champion
GOLD

PEDERNALES CELLARS
2010 Tempranillo
New World Tempranillo
and Blends
GOLD

PEDERNALES CELLARS
2012 Viognier
Top Texas Wine
Class Champion
Texas Class Champion
DOUBLE GOLD

PERISSOS VINEYARDS
2010 Petite Sirah
Estate Grown - Reserve
Class Champion
Texas Class Champion
GOLD

PERISSOS VINEYARDS
2010 Petite Sirah
Estate Grown
TX Reserve Class Champion
GOLD

WILLIAM CHRIS VINEYARDS
2010 Cabernet Franc
Class Champion
Texas Class Champion
DOUBLE GOLD

WOODROSE WINERY
2009 Tempranillo
New World Tempranillo
and Blends
GOLD

Texas Hill Country
By John Graves and
Wyman Meinzer

Two of Texas' most respected artists join their talents to create an unsurpassed portrait of the Texas Hill Country. "Together, John Graves and Wyman Meinzer once again demonstrate that they  are the foremost artists of the Texas landscape. The portrait they create in images and words is as close as you can come to the heart of the Hill Country without being there."

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Stardust Carriage Service
Horse Drawn Carriage Rides for All Occasions!

Create romantic memories with horse-drawn carriage rides through historic Fredericksburg, Texas. Carriage rides are the perfect way to celebrate special occasions!

Call Margaret Creamer for reservations!
830.992.0700

Hill Country Trail Riding
Enjoy the AMAZING and BEAUTIFUL Texas Hill Country on horseback!

Come explore 800 gorgeous acres of Texas Hill Country on horseback. Beautiful valleys, hills and views, creek crossings, wildlife and so much more! Adventure awaits you! Call Jen Bursaw to reserve your ride today!
612.961.9441

Hill Country Bicycle Works

You can rent a bike at Hill Country Bicycle Works! Their rental fleets feature road and fitness hybrid bikes. It is recommended that you reserve your rental bike in advance, especially during holidays and weekends. They also have maps and recommendations for rides in and around Fredericksburg, Texas, and the surrounding Texas Hill Country! Located at 702 East Main. Closed Sundays and Wednesdays! 830-990-2609

www.hillcountrybicycle.com

Shermans Travel
5 Eco-Friendly Wineries

Pedernales Cellars, Texas

Composting, recycling, and natural pest management is just the starting point for Pedernales Cellars. By building underground, this Texas Hill Country winery takes advantage of the area’s natural limestone to provide a cool and steady environment for case storage, slashing the facility’s energy consumption in half. Removal of invasive plant species and cedar overgrowth from the property has also led to the reemergence of previously lost seeps and springs. An added bonus? The tasting room features local and sustainable products like Bella Vista Ranch’s olive oils and t-shirts made from renewable bamboo fibers.
- April 22, 2013 by Teresa Bitler
Read about other Eco-Friendly
Wineries at blog.shermanstravel.com