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Featured in a travel Blog article by Fod

Featured in a travel Blog article by Fodor’s were Becker Vineyards & Lavender Farm, August E’s, Settlers Crossing, Riven Rock Ranch Resort, LLC & Fall Creek Vineyards among 6 Great American Wine Country Harvest Getaways.

August 31, 2012 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on Featured in a travel Blog article by Fod

Saturday, Sept 8 promises another great

Saturday, Sept 8 promises another great dance around the historic oak tree at the newly re-opened Pat’s Hall. Featuring Hill Country favorite Thomas Michael Riley and benefitting Gillespie County Crime Stoppers. Doors open 6:30pm-dance 7pm. Tickets are $25.00 online orHill Country State Bank, 710 S Adams. gillespiecountycrimestoppers@gmail.com.

August 29, 2012 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on Saturday, Sept 8 promises another great

LABOR DAY ACTIVITIES: Saturday, Sept 1st

LABOR DAY ACTIVITIES: Saturday, Sept 1st – Hangar Hotel USO Dance: Pat’s Hall, Rocky Creek Band; Becker Vineyards Grape Stomp; Chisholm Trail Winery Grape Stomp; Doss VFD Fish Fry; Harper Frontier Days & Rodeo; Historic School Open House Luckebach and Lower Grape Creek Schools; Fbg. Theatre Company with TJ Smith performing; Pacific Combat Living History program; Biennial Quilt Show of Vereins Quilt Guild; Pioneer Museum Handworkers and Demonstrations. Wow! A lot going on – for more details check out http://VisitFredericksburgTX.com.

August 28, 2012 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on LABOR DAY ACTIVITIES: Saturday, Sept 1st

Memories of the 2012 Fair – from the beg

Memories of the 2012 Fair – from the beginning parade on Friday to the ending with the horse races on Sunday – it was a very successful fair. For those of you who weren’t able to come we’re sharing some photos and for those that were there – wasn’t it fun?http://ow.ly/i/SMsZ http://ow.ly/i/SMtk http://ow.ly/i/SMu5 http://ow.ly/i/SMuy http://ow.ly/i/SMvd http://ow.ly/i/SMvL http://ow.ly/i/SMxK http://ow.ly/i/SMyg http://ow.ly/i/SMz1 http://ow.ly/i/SMzr http://ow.ly/i/SMzR http://ow.ly/i/SMAi http://ow.ly/i/SMAP http://ow.ly/i/SMBs http://ow.ly/i/SMBY http://ow.ly/i/SMCu http://ow.ly/i/SMCM

August 27, 2012 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on Memories of the 2012 Fair – from the beg

Memories of the 2012 Fair – from the beg

Memories of the 2012 Fair – from the beginning parade on Friday to the ending with the horse races on Sunday – it was a very successful fair. For those of you who weren’t able to come we’re sharing some photos and for those that were there – wasn’t it fun?http://ow.ly/i/SMsZ http://ow.ly/i/SMtk http://ow.ly/i/SMu5 http://ow.ly/i/SMuy http://ow.ly/i/SMvd http://ow.ly/i/SMvL http://ow.ly/i/SMxK http://ow.ly/i/SMyg http://ow.ly/i/SMz1 http://ow.ly/i/SMzr http://ow.ly/i/SMzR http://ow.ly/i/SMAi http://ow.ly/i/SMAP http://ow.ly/i/SMBs http://ow.ly/i/SMBY http://ow.ly/i/SMCu http://ow.ly/i/SMCM

August 27, 2012 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on Memories of the 2012 Fair – from the beg

By Tony Stevenson, SWBC Sales of existin

By Tony Stevenson, SWBC
Sales of existing homes rose in July even with constraints of affordable inventory, and the national median price is showing five consecutive months of year-over-year increases, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Monthly sales rose in every region but the West, where inventory remains extremely tight. Total existing-home sales, which are completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, grew 2.3% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.47 million in July from 4.37 million in June, and are 10.4% above the 4.05 million-unit pace in July 2011.Regionally, existing-home sales in the South, existing-home sales rose 2.3% to an annual level of 1.77 million in July and are 8.6 percent above July 2011. The median price in the region was $162,600, up 6.6 percent from a year ago.
According to the Fbg MLS the avg price of homes in the city was $218,700 with 192 days on the market; in the county the avg price was $350,047 and 204 DOM;acreage and rural subdivisions avg price was $345,687 and 418 DOM.

August 25, 2012 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on By Tony Stevenson, SWBC Sales of existin

Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Pa

Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park celebrates 104th anniversary of Pres. Johnson’s birth Mon, Aug 27.10:00 am. Brig. General Theresa C. Carter, Commander, 502nd Air Base Wing and Joint Base San Antonio will lead the military contingent,special music performed by Yvonne Campos, guest speaker a recent UT graduate, Nolan Oldham.No charge for driving the Ranch, & tour Texas White House.

August 24, 2012 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Pa

July performance of cattle finished sati

July performance of cattle finished satisfactory but the high temperature did slow performance. According to USDA figures steers were placed on feed at 747 pounds and finished at 318 pounds, gained $3.55 lbs daily for the 161 day feeding period. Cost of gain was $110.02 per hundred weight which was $3.01 higher than June.
Heifers were placed on feed weighing 697 pounds and marketed at 1204 pounds, gaining 3.21 lbs daily for the 158 day feeding period, cost of gain was $113.51 per hundred weight which was $3.40 above June.
Cost of gain varies thruout the area due to the variation in ration costs.

August 21, 2012 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on July performance of cattle finished sati

Do you remember the Fair and horse races

Do you remember the Fair and horse races at the old Fair Grounds? What did you like best there?

August 16, 2012 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on Do you remember the Fair and horse races

Where do you watch the Fair Parade? have

Where do you watch the Fair Parade? have you ever been in the Parade? When and what float were you on?

August 15, 2012 Posted by | Fredericksburg TX | Comments Off on Where do you watch the Fair Parade? have