To see for yourself, head west on Nov. 3 for Fiesta! and events including a barbecue lunch, guided hikes, bike rides, horseback rides, and geology and archeology tours—all free of charge. Camping fees will also be waived.
Starting this week, the San Antonio’s Day of the Dead festivities range from museum exhibitions to a Catrinas on the River Parade. “Considering the city’s history and diversity, it makes sense that San Antonio is the national destination to celebrate this holiday,” says Dawn Robinette of Day of the Dead San Antonio.
Going Green in the Desert: Terlingua’s Sustainability Festival Highlights Green Living and Dark Skies
Held Oct. 26-27 at Terlingua Ghost Town, the 11th annual Terlingua Green Scene Sustainability Festival will feature a theme of “Save our Stars” and demonstrations on reducing light pollution
Free to see with a State Fair of Texas ticket, The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection “strives to give our ancestors a voice, name, and personality.”
Houston furniture salesman Jim McIngvale—better known as Mattress Mack—has made headlines for his bets with customers to reimburse their mattress purchases if the Astros win the World Series. With the Astros among the favorites this year, he’s hedging his bet with a $3.5 million wager on the Astros winning the World Series at a Mississippi Casino.
The Galveston Historical Foundation on Saturday will celebrate Harry Choates music with a free concert at Hendley Green with a performance by Gulf Coast musicians Kevin Anthony & G-Town, who’ve recently recorded an album of Choates’ songs.
In ‘Of the First Class: A History of the Kimbell Art Museum,’ author Tim Madigan chronicles the beginnings of one of the nation’s great art museums in what was then an unexpected place, Fort Worth
Originally from Trinidad, Tiki the macaw has set claw in 204 of the state’s 254 counties, participating in dozens of parades and other events.
With the announcement that mega-convenience store chain Buc-ee’s is partnering with the Texas Department of Transportation campaign, travelers will see Buc-ee’s familiar baseball cap-wearing beaver mascot helping spread the word against littering.
Forever Resorts is betting that guests will pay a pretty penny to inhabit the place, if just for a night or two. A new package, dubbed “Live and Dream Like a Ewing,” allows for up to six people to stay overnight at the big, white ranch home in the hamlet of Parker,
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth Reopens with New Exhibits After a Yearlong Renovation
Andrew Walker, the museum’s executive director, says the renovation is about “reinvigorating the love between the original, familiar sensibilities of the Philip Johnson building with the building added in 2001” and enriching “the relationship of the Amon Carter Museum to all of American art.”
Coinciding with the hummingbirds’ southward migration, the festival features birding lectures, tours, banding demonstrations, workshops, and photography clinics—as well as the opportunity to visit the yards of Rockport-Fulton homes where the owners hang feeders to attract the birds.