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Abilene

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Jan. 20

The annual celebration features dinner and a guest speaker....

Alpine

Lone Star Cowboy Poetry Gathering

Feb. 21-22

This new event continues a decades-long Alpine tradition of celebrating cowboy poetry and preserving...

Angleton

Austin Town

Feb. 22

Step back in time at this living history re-enactment. Austin Town celebrates the lives of pioneers ...

Austin

Martin Luther King Jr. March and Festival

Jan. 20

Join the march from the MLK statue at the University of Texas campus to historic Huston-Tillotson ...

This Light of Ours

Feb. 15-May 31

The Bullock Museum presents This Light of Ours: Activist Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, a...

Baytown

A Taste of History

April 25

Rod Rawlings brings the immortal Mark Twain to life with a memorable portrayal of the author at the ...

Bonham

Sam Rayburn Day

Jan. 4

To celebrate the birthday of the longest-serving Speaker of the House, the Sam Rayburn House State H...

The Speaker and the Presidents

Feb. 15

This new President's Day event for families honors and explores the legendary Speaker of the House's...

Brackettville

Fort Clark Days

March 6-7

Fort Clark Days is a family friendly, annual event held the second weekend of March. Celebrating the...

Brazoria

Brazoria Heritage Day

March 1

Celebrate the anniversary of the Republic of Texas with period games, food, entertainment, wood carv...

Canton

Civil War Re-enactment

Jan. 31-Feb. 2

Join along for the second annual re-enactment with living history and battle scenarios. ...

Edinburg

Fiesta Edinburg and Parade

Feb. 20-23

Edinburg Chamber's largest annual celebration is not only a big party, but it also honors an importa...

Elgin

Bastrop County MLK Walk and Program

Jan. 14

Every January the cities of Bastrop, Elgin, and Smithville take turns honoring the life of Martin Lu...

Hatitude, Black History Month

Feb. 1

Celebrate Black History Month with a program celebrating the unique contributions of African America...

Fort Worth

Saddle Up–Texas Ranching Tradition

Oct. 16-Feb. 16

Jump in the saddle and experience real Texas ranchers who meet modern challenges while preserving th...

Fredericksburg

“World War II Art of Private Charles J. Miller”

Aug. 23-Feb. 2

The National Museum of the Pacific War presents an exhibition of the nearly-forgotten paintings of W...

Hill Country Indian Artifact Show

Jan. 25

Find a wide variety of some of the finest Native American artifacts from Texas and the United States...

Freeport

Schuster Home Open House

Jan. 25

Built by the Schuster family in 1917, the same year that the city of Freeport was incorporated, this...

Schuster Home Open House

Feb. 22

Built by the Schuster family in 1917, the same year that the city of Freeport was incorporated, this...

Granbury

General Granbury Birthday Bash and Cookoff

March 21-22

General Granbury would be 189 years old this year! Come out and celebrate the town's namesake with c...

Houston

MLK Grande Parade

Jan. 20

Held in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., this parade is one of the largest, single-day, multicu...

La Porte

San Jacinto Day Festival

April 18

Celebrating the victory of Texas Independence at the Battle of San Jacinto on April 1836, this famil...

Lake Jackson

Abner Jackson Plantation Site Tour

Jan. 4

Visit the historic archeological site of Maj. Abner Jackson, the namesake of the city of Lake Jackso...

Abner Jackson Plantation Site Tour

Feb. 1

Visit the historic archeological site of Maj. Abner Jackson, the namesake of the city of Lake Jackso...

Lubbock

High and Dry Photography Exhibit

Nov. 25-Jan. 31

Celebrate the unique beauty of the world’s arid and semiarid landscapes. Since 2001, the Office of...

Plano

Lantern Light Celebration

Dec. 7-17

Stroll around four acres amid the glow of lantern light and delight in wagon rides, historic demonst...

Richmond

Christmas in the Park

Dec. 7, 14, 21

The history of Christmas comes to George Ranch Historical Park this year. Travel through Christmases...

Campfire Christmas

Dec. 14, 21

Journey back in time at this one-of-a-kind immersive program. The format features tours at each of t...

Children's Campfire Christmas

Dec. 20

The children’s Campfire Christmas is back this year with a new batch of Christmas fun. Participate...

New Year's Eve Historical Bash

Dec. 31

A special New Year's Eve bash will be held on Dec. 31. Prepare for the countdown with historical mas...

San Angelo

Buffalo Soldier Heritage Day

Feb. 23

Celebrate the famed black troops of the western frontier with a historical talk, displays, and livin...

San Antonio

Western Heritage Parade and Cattle Drive

Feb. 1

Step back in time and celebrate Texas at this kick-off to the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo. The ...

Texas Trail Roundup

Feb. 21-23

Put on your walking shoes and get ready to explore San Antonio on foot. This three-day event offers ...

Commemoration of the Battle of the Alamo

Feb. 23-March 6

Join the Alamo to honor the anniversary of the 1836 Battle of the Alamo with 13 days of special even...

Fiesta of Gems

March 14-15

Shop for rocks, minerals, and fossils from 26 dealers. There is a silent auction, lucky wheel, and d...

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