TH Tip: Fredericksburg Events
In April’s TH Traveler, we spotlighted the Hill Country Film
Festival, April 26-29 at Fredericksburg’s Stagecoach Theater. Here are several
other springtime events in Fredericksburg, courtesy of the quarterly Texas
- First Friday Art Walk April 6. Tour fine art galleries
offering special events, refreshments and extended viewing hours.
- Wildflower Celebration April 7-22. Celebrate the arrival of
spring and Texas wildflower blossoms with colorful fields, great shopping,
butterfly gardens and special activities. Wildseed Farms, 100 Legacy Drive,
seven miles east of town off U.S. 290. www.wildseedfarms.com 830/990-8080
- Wine and Wildflower Trail April 13-15, 20-22. On this self-guided
tour, enjoy the season's wildflowers along with visits to 31 wineries in the
region offering special events, tastings, tours, food and entertainment.
- Bluebonnet Tractor Ride April 14. Take a scenic 20-mile ride
with antique tractors, cars and trucks. Begins at Gillespie County Fairgrounds.
- Trade Days April 20-22. Shop with more than 350 vendors in
six barns, acres of antiques, collectibles, biergarten, live music and more.
Seven miles east of town off U.S. 290, at 355 Sunday Farms Lane.
www.fbgtradedays.com 830/990-4900 or 210/846-4094
- Hill Country Wine and Music Festival April 25-28. Enjoy the
best of the wines and culinary arts of Texas in a beautiful Hill Country
setting with lots of live Texas music. Wildseed Farms, 7 miles east of town on
U.S. 290. www.hillcountrywineandmusic.com 830/456-2259
- Wings Over the Hills Nature Festival April 27-29. Event
offers families a chance to experience the abundance of winged wildlife in the
region, including birds, bats, butterflies and dragonflies. Lady Bird Johnson
Municipal Park, Texas 16 South at Lady Bird Drive. www.wingsoverthehills.org
- Pacific Combat Living History Program April 28-29. Living
history demonstration covers World War II weaponry, clothing, training and
tactics of U.S. and Japanese military. Programs begin at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and
3:30 p.m. National Museum of the Pacific War Combat Zone, 500 E. Austin St.
From the April 2012 issue.
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