Big Bend Ranch State Park to Celebrate its 10th Birthday with Fiesta

Big Bend Ranch State Park to Celebrate its 10th Birthday with Fiesta

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.

San Antonio Celebrates Day of the Dead With a New Festival Full of Colorful Events

San Antonio Celebrates Day of the Dead With a New Festival Full of Colorful Events

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

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

Dallas’ African American Museum Presents Acclaimed Survey of Black Arts, History, and Culture

Dallas’ African American Museum Presents Acclaimed Survey of Black Arts, History, and Culture

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 Mattress Mack Makes Eye-Popping Bet on the Astros

Houston Furniture Salesman Mattress Mack Makes Eye-Popping Bet on the Astros

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.

Eh-Ha-Ha! Downtown Galveston Concert to Remember Influential Gulf Coast Cajun Fiddler

Eh-Ha-Ha! Downtown Galveston Concert to Remember Influential Gulf Coast Cajun Fiddler

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.

A Masterpiece in the Heartland: New Book Tells the Story of Fort Worth’s Kimbell Art Museum

A Masterpiece in the Heartland: New Book Tells the Story of Fort Worth’s Kimbell Art Museum

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

On the Road with Tiki, the Traveling Macaw of Texas

On the Road with Tiki, the Traveling Macaw of Texas

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.

Buc-ee’s Joins ‘Don’t mess with Texas’ Anti-Litter Campaign

Buc-ee’s Joins ‘Don’t mess with Texas’ Anti-Litter Campaign

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.

Live (and Sleep) Like the Ewings at Southfork Ranch, Home of the ‘Dallas’ TV Show

Live (and Sleep) Like the Ewings at Southfork Ranch, Home of the ‘Dallas’ TV Show

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

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.”

Rockport-Fulton’s HummerBird Celebration Welcomes Migrating Hummingbirds

Rockport-Fulton’s HummerBird Celebration Welcomes Migrating Hummingbirds

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.


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