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Celebrating Pride Month in Small Town Texas

Celebrating Pride Month in Small Town Texas

Coming out of two long years of canceled events and public gatherings due to the pandemic, people all around Texas are getting back on the party saddle.

Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

Spring Road Trips : From Kolaches to the Comanche to the Kings Highway

Warm weather has arrived, and so has the urge for adventure. The first of our two-part spring road trips series takes you on three different journeys: a kolache trail that offers two different routes to find the delicious Czech pastry; a drive following the steel arrows that recall the 19th-century era of Comanche Chief Quanah Parker; and an overnight journey following the historic El Camino Real, also known as the King’s Highway.

The Eastside Kings Festival Celebrates the Blues Music that Shaped Austin’s Scene

The Eastside Kings Festival Celebrates the Blues Music that Shaped Austin’s Scene

As an ambassador of Texas blues music, Eddie Stout has played bass in a number of bands, organized overseas tours for local blues musicians, and recorded more than 40 blues and roots artists for his Dialtone Records and Pee Wee Records labels.

Farley Boat Works, a historic link to Port Aransas’ tarpon fishing heyday, is expanding into a maritime museum

Farley Boat Works, a historic link to Port Aransas’ tarpon fishing heyday, is expanding into a maritime museum

A vision 10 years in the making is becoming reality as construction begins this month for the Port Aransas Maritime Museum, an ambitious expansion of the Farley Boat Works division of the Port Aransas Preservation and Historical Association.

Roadside Oddity: The Return of Alley Oop Day and Fantasy Land in Iraan

Roadside Oddity: The Return of Alley Oop Day and Fantasy Land in Iraan

Back in the spring of 1964, West Texans in towns like Iraan were in something of an existential crisis.

Sundance Film Festival Hits Texas With Screenings in Austin, Dallas, and Houston

Sundance Film Festival Hits Texas With Screenings in Austin, Dallas, and Houston

As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on the arts and major events, most cultural festivals are moving forward by adapting to virtual programming. 

Monarch Butterfly Season Arrives in Texas With Virtual and In-Person Events

Monarch Butterfly Season Arrives in Texas With Virtual and In-Person Events

Around this time every year, up to 500,000 monarch butterflies start arriving in Texas, migrating 1,600 miles from Canada and the northern United States down south to Mexico, fueling up on nectar from mistflower, lantana, and sunflowers along the way.

Weatherford Shifts Annual Parker County Peach Festival to Parker County Peach Week

Weatherford Shifts Annual Parker County Peach Festival to Parker County Peach Week

This year’s festival was canceled due to COVID-19 concerns, but that doesn’t mean the city will stop celebrating its summer bounty. Instead of a one-day affair, Weatherford is hosting an entire week of smaller celebrations from July 11 to 18.

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