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Upcoming Events in Big Bend Country
Civic Center, 1915 Veterans Blvd.
The Del Rio Council for the Arts presents this performance of the classic ballet, which has become a holiday tradition in the community.
Fort Leaton State Historic Site, Farm-to-Market Road 170 East
Experience the holiday traditions of the borderlands at the annual Posada at Fort Leaton. “Posada” means “inn” or “shelter” in Spanish. This traditional Mexican Christmas tradition tells the story of Mary and Joseph’s journey to Bethlehem through skits and songs. Over 1,000 luminarias light the way for you to walk and sing with Mary and Joseph as they search for shelter. Following the procession, enjoy traditional holiday drinks, snacks, piñatas, and mariachi bands. You can wander the halls of the candle-lit fort on your own or take a guided tour.
Lone Star Cowboy Poetry Gathering
Sul Ross State University, 400 N. Harrison St.
Celebrate 38 years of cowboy poetry and music in Alpine. Poets, songwriters, and wordsmiths come together on the beautiful campus of Sul Ross State University for this eclectic event celebrating the oral traditions of the working cowboy. There are many free performances plus ticketed shows each afternoon and evening.
Fiesta of Flight and Open House
Laughlin Air Force Base , 561 Liberty Drive
This event at Laughlin Air Force Base showcases Team XL’s mission and the men and women who serve in the United States Air Force. In addition to the aircraft displays and aerial crafts, the event features various activities to entertain families including a car show, food vendors, merchandise booths, and activities for kids. Fiesta of Flight also offers a STEAM Expo showcasing aspects of science, technology, art, engineering, and math in conjunction with the local Del Rio High School CTE program.