Absolute Charm Luxury Bed and Breakfast
Navajo Grill
Hondo's On Main Texas Songwriters Showcase
Grape Creek Vineyard - Wine Tasting
Torre di Pietra Winery
Fredericksburg TX - Your Music Destination
Luckenbach Texas
Elephant Building - Main Street
Bank of Fredericksburg Building, Main Street
Marktplatz
Marktplatz
Main Street
What's On Main Street
The central shopping district, referred to as "The Magic Mile", is separated from the West Main Street shopping district by Marktplatz.
"The Magic Mile" begins just east of the Admiral Nimitz Museum and continues west to Marktplatz. Along the way, in outstanding historical buildings, you will enjoy top quality shopping. Wide sidewalks and courtyards line the streets making this a lovely walk. Marktplatz, in the 100 block of Main Street, could easily be called the heart and soul of Fredericksburg, Texas. Many of Fredericksburg's famous festivals and events are held here. It is the perfect place to relax and unwind. There are pavilions, picnic tables and public restrooms.
You can take a leisurely stroll through the exquisite native gardens, studded with heirloom roses. For the kids, there's a playscape, a storytelling Maibaum, a waterwheel and extensive, well manicured lawns for running and playing. The Maibaum was created by metal artist Roy Bellows, and shows the history of Fredericksburg all along its patina branches. Other historical sculptures can also be found on the grounds. The Vereins Kirche Museum stands at the center of the Marktplatz, It was the first public building in town. It has served as the town hall, a school, a fort, and a church.
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Rodolfo Choperena
The Gallery at Vaudeville
October 31, 2014 - January 31, 2015
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The Gallery at Vaudeville
230 East Main Street  Fredericksburg, Texas 78624
830-992-3234
Rodolfo Choperena
August 29 – October 26, 2014 The Gallery at Vaudeville presents Rodolfo Choperena

"My work is "abstracted" photography: representational but complicated by the obscuring and absenting of the subject. By inducing movement and the manipulation of light sources, I provoke a figurative tableau towards transforming into abstraction. Every shot, every video is the evidence of a performance, with the acts of montage and manipulation performed in-camera. Movement is the primary performative act. By manipulating the camera's placement, aperture and exposure settings in relation to color fields, landscapes, light sources, precipitation and seascapes, my work pushes the boundaries of perception to create organic and lyrical freeforms. Resulting images retain their pure chroma. Each is a reinterpretation of the original subject, containing striations that move in varying intervals and rhythms, alternately compressing and expanding positive and negative space. However abstracted a composition may be, a firm representational vantage points plays host to personal objects and scenario manipulations, making each image a direct reflection of my ever-changing environment".

- Rodolfo Choperena

Gallery Hours
Wednesday, Thursday and Monday:
8am - 6pm
Friday and Saturday: 8am - 9pm
Sunday: 8am - 5pm
Closed Tuesdays
Dec 22
13:12

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CELEBRATE the "Fourth Day of Christmas" with Melissa Weatherly and The Any Given Sunday Band at Hondo's On Main! Sunday, December 28, 2014... 12:30 - 3:30
"Christmas Eve was a night of song that wrapped itself about you like a shawl. But it warmed more than your body. It warmed your heart... "
- Bess Steeter Aldrich


Dec 20
23:32

Fredericksburg Texas Online

I heard a bird sing
In the dark of December,
A magical thing,
And sweet to remember:
"We are nearer to spring
Than we were in September."
- Oliver Herford


Dec 20
21:56

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The Wine Road 290 Wineries and Tasting Rooms have new vintages to share. Many have music, and holiday fare! WINE + MUSIC = MERRY MAKING! So, get on the line to your favorite traveling companions, and join us! Welcome WINTER! SWIRL! SNIFF! SIP! SAVOR! Drink in the HOLIDAY SEASON... find inspiration on the back-roads of Texas! and, don't forget to Raise your glass and "Toast a Rising Star", TEXAS WINE! Salut!


Dec 20
14:17

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Remember
This December,
That love weighs more than gold!
- Josephine Bacon


Dec 20
12:53

Fredericksburg Texas Online

The Lodge at Country Inn Cottages in Fredericksburg, Texas, is featured in the Wedding issue of DestinationsTravelMagazine.com! If you're dreaming about a Texas Hill Country Destination Wedding... Say, "I Do!" at The Lodge at Country Inn Cottages! AMBIENCE + HOSPITALITY + SERVICE! The PERFECT VENUE for your "picture perfect" wedding... where all your dreams really DO come true!


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Our Congrats to the Lodge at Country Inn Cottages, for being our beautiful Cover Story in the Wedding issue of Destinations Travel Magazine! (p.34 - http://ow.ly/Gbz9j)
Dec 15
18:25

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It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air. - W.T. Ellis


Dec 15
18:23

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At Christmas, all roads lead home. - Marjorie Holmes


Dec 15
18:21

Fredericksburg Texas Online

Gesegnete Weihnachten und ein glückliches neues Jahr! A blessed Christmas and a Happy New Year!


Dec 15
07:57

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The "Best Texas Wines of 2014"
Jessica Dupuy, wine writer at Texas Monthly
Jessica's recommendations include, Texas Hill Country Favorites: Brennan Vineyards (?W? Winemaker?s Choice, NV, Located in 4.0 Cellars), Duchman Family Winery (Nero D?Avola, 2010), Fall Creek Vineyards and Winery (GSM, 2012), Mcpherson Cellars (Les Copains Red, 2012), Messina Hof Hill Country (GSM, Grenache, Shiraz, Mourvedre), Perissos Vineyard and Winery (Petite Sirah, 2012), Pedernales Cellars (Texas Tempranillo, 2012), Spicewood Vineyards (Estate Tempranillo, 2012) and William Chris Vineyards, (Syrah, 2013)!


Best Texas Wines of 2014
www.texasmonthly.com
A list of the best Texas wines released this year, including the top reds, whites, and rosés you should be tasting right now.
Dec 14
21:33

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December 20, 2014, Luckenbach Texas Christmas Ball with Gary P. Nunn at 9:00pm! Waltz on out to Luckenbach for some REAL TEXAS Holiday Fun and Christmas-time Boot Scootin? in the Historic Dance Hall! www.luckenbachtexas.com


Dec 14
18:57

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Tis the SEASON to be JOLLY! Pair this! Chocolat - Fredericksburg, Texas and Garrison Brothers Distillery ...Two Texas Hill Country Favorites in one DELICIOUS HOLIDAY TREAT! "Garrison Brothers Texas Straight Bourbon Filled Chocolates - 12 Piece Box" at http://www.liquidchocolates.com/


Dec 14
14:03

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This Holiday Season GIVE your FAMILY the GIFT of HEALTH! Everything you need for a HEALTHY HOLIDAY at The Peach Basket Natural Foods!


Dec 14
13:44

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Get your HALLELUJAH on.... Hondo's On Main Gospel Sunday with Melissa Weatherly and The Any Given Sunday Band!
Every Sunday, 12:30 - 3:30!
www.hondosonmain.com


Dec 14
04:00

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Sunshine The Clown

Better watch out, Ms claus is in town and could be at a party for you. Call Old Thyme Fun Shop to book for your Christmas party with Holiday face painting, Balloons or Magic! Merry Christmas everyone
Dec 13
09:00

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Wishing you and yours the gladness of Christmas which is hope;
The spirit of Christmas which is peace;
The heart of Christmas which is love.
- Ada V. Hendricks


Dec 13
02:18

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Blanco County Courthouse Johnson City, Texas.


Dec 13
02:15

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The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other. - Burton Hillis


Dec 13
02:13

Fredericksburg Texas Online

"Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful." - Norman Vincent Peale


Dec 13
02:10

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Christmas is LOVE in Action! - Dale Evans


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."

www.utexas.edu

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

Stagecoach Shuttle Service
Taxi & Transportation Service

Winery tours, shopping tours, transportation for weddings, reunions, and trips around Fredericksburg, Texas, and the beautiful Texas Hill Country!
830-385-7722 or 830-997-1002

stagecoachtaxiandshuttle.com

Fredericksburg First Friday Food Ministry
A movable feast that welcomes everyone to the table.

Fredericksburg Food Ministry is an all-volunteer community-based food and hospitality ministry that provides residents of Fredericksburg and the surrounding communities, a "cloth napkin" dining experience on the first Friday of each month.

You have fed my tummy and my soul with food and blessings! Thank you for sharing your love with me.
- A First Friday lunch guest

fredericksburgfirstfriday.org