24th Oct, 2013

Get Festive: More Reasons to Buy Fredericksburg TX Real Estate

Just thinking about buying Fredericksburg TX real estate?  Let our fun-loving, sophisticated small city in Texas Hill Country show you some Southern hospitality Texas style this weekend.  The Fredericksburg Food and Wine Fest opens Saturday, October 26, 2013 at noon.  Proceeds benefit the beautification and upkeep of the historic downtown Marktplatz on Main Street, the central hub for the event.

So Celebrate Texas Food & Wine during this 23rd annual event sponsored by the City of Fredericksburg in cooperation with local businesses.  Folks come out for full course meals in the food court, wine tastings and beer on tap, specialty booths, lively music, and fun for all.

Fredericksburg TX real estate for saleAnd there will be cooking classes par excellence by three Texas chefs paired with Texas wineries.  Session I is about Roman meat balls with gnocchi and basil marinara, chocolate-salted caramel mousse, and baby back ribs with bayou barbecue and citrus pickled Spanish onions.  Session II highlights braised rabbit legs with pumpkin and lemon crema, slow-braised lamb and orzo & spinach, and Roman style thin crust Pizza al Taglio.

That’s not all!  Engaging camaraderie swells throughout the weekend, leaving newcomers with just one more satisfying reason to purchase Fredericksburg TX real estate in the city–or one of the smaller or big Texas ranches nearby.

Now let’s talk about some of the highlights.  The city’s kickoff with music by Spare Parts from noon to 2:00 p.m., followed by Gargantuan Great Grape Toss until 2:30 p.m. and El Tule until 4:30 p.m., and then Gargantuan once again. The Frank Gomez Band picks it up at 5:00-7:00 p.m.

All the while, it is time to sample delicious wines from 29 of our highly respected local wineries and stroll through 44 specialty booths.  A Live Auction will be held from 3:00-4:00 p.m.

General Admission tickets may be purchased at the gate.  General admission is $20 for adults, $5 for those under 21, and free for children under 12.  Admission includes a souvenir Fest wine glass plus six tickets good for having fun.  Attendees may use the tickets for sampling pours or a glass of wine, at the Texas specialty booths and wineries, for the silent auction, food court, and for the Great Gargantuan Grape Toss.

Special tickets are necessary for tonight’s Locavor at Messina Hof.  Tomorrow is a catered event at Red Bird, a Golf Course Grill.  Saturday, Delicious Details Catering will host a gourmet luncheon for patrons.

If this catches any potential buyers of Fredericksburg TX real estate at the last minute, fear not.  Future dates for the Fredericksburg Food and Wine Fest are already advertised: October 25, 2014; October 24, 2015; October 22, 2016; October 28, 2017; October 27, 2018; October 26, 2019; and October 24, 2020.
Directions:  Fredericksburg is a city of approximately 10,000 residents located 70-75 miles southwest of Austin and northwest of San Antonio.  Festivities will be held at the 100 block of West Main Street.

Buying and Selling Fredericksburg TX Real Estate

For more information about Fredericksburg real estate and investment properties in Texas Hill Country, contact Dale Cook at 830-992-0056.

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