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  Attention accordion players and fans! The Big Squeeze Accordion Contest returns in February with 10 showcases across Texas aimed at…
On the hunt for good things to do this long weekend? Hop around the state to see new art exhibits…

Fill Your Heart with Art

Written by | Published November 3, 2016
When I moved to Austin ages ago, I made it a point to get out into the city – even…

Ten parks. One day.

Written by | Published October 31, 2016
Ten state parks in one day? It’s not entirely impossible.

State Parks Get Spooky

Written by | Published October 10, 2016
What's a little Zombie Apocalypse between friends? Spend a Friday evening at Galveston Island State Park in October and find…

Burnet in Bloom

Written by | Published April 6, 2016
As if the blooms blanketing the countryside weren’t enough reason to take a springtime drive through the Hill Country, Burnet…

Dogwood Days Are Here Again

Written by | Published March 30, 2016
Wildflowers are blanketing the fields in many places, but if you’re in East Texas, don’t forget to look up in…

It's Your Lucky Day

Written by | Published February 24, 2016
Whether you have the luck of the Irish by birth or just in spirit, St. Patrick's Day traditions have a…

Lone Star Mardi Gras

Written by | Published January 25, 2016
With Fat Tuesday coming up on Feb. 9, festivals and other events are already kicking off across Texas to start…

Take a Snow Day

Written by | Published January 21, 2016
Nothing says winter more than snow, which is elusive in many parts of Texas, even in colder months. One place snow is…

Christmas at Old Fort Concho

Written by | Published November 30, 2015
Christmas trees, Santa and stockings are well known trappings of the holiday season—but what about campfires, cannons and cowboys? They’re…

Nine Flags Over Nacogdoches

Written by | Published November 23, 2015
Nacogdoches, known as the oldest town in Texas, has a long and storied history to celebrate. Caddo tribes had long…
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