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Upcoming Events in Panhandle Plains


Terry Hays Exhibition and Artist Reception

April 6

A special artist reception celebrates the opening of a new exhibition featuring colorful, sculptural...

Gem, Mineral, and Jewelry Show

April 13-14

Crack your own geode, peruse the silent auction, or play Wheel of Fortune. There is a fluorescent di...


"Fort Griffin Fandangle" Sampler

April 13

Come see a sampling of the 2019 "Fort Griffin Fandangle," Texas' oldest outdoor musical. The sampler...

Big Spring

Gem and Mineral Show

March 2-3

The 50th annual show has displays, dealers, working demonstrations, and food vendors. ...


Canadian River Music Festival

May 11

This annual music festival provides great Texas music in a hometown setting. Past performers have in...


Rip's Ribs Cookoff

April 13

One of the biggest events in town, vendors ranging from woodwork to snow cones are set up for those ...


Main Street Classic Car Show and Festival

May 18

This event features classic cars from all over the state, kids activities, vendor booths for shoppin...


Ultimate Calf Roping

Feb. 15-17

This event is a calf roping rodeo competition....


Ranger Charter Centennial Parade

April 6

Witness the charter signing, one of the main focuses of the Ranger charter's centennial celebration....

San Angelo

Richard and Pam Salmon Sculpture Competition

Oct. 13, 2017-Aug. 18, 2019

The fifth biennial juried competition will feature 12 large outdoor sculptures....

Stock Show and Rodeo

Feb. 1-17

The rodeo features rough stock events such as bull riding, saddle bronc riding, and bareback riding,...

"Early Texas Ceramics and Furniture"

Feb. 1-Mar. 30

A wide array of early Texas ceramics and furniture are shown at this exhibit....

Art Thursday

Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28

Enjoy free art activities for children and their families....

Play It Again Concert

Feb. 17

Listen to the West Texas Jazz Orchestra as it performs big band and jazz music....

Downtown Stroll

Feb. 21

The museum is open for free during the Downtown Stroll....

Frontier Ladies Living History Symposium

March 8-10

This event has workshops and presentations covering the lives, clothing, daily routines, and customs...

Petticoats on the Prairie Vintage Market

April 12-13

Shop one of the best markets with over 90 unique vendors with vintage and repurposed treasures, art,...

Regional Cavalry Competition

April 25-27

This event features competitions in riding, jumping, pistol, saber, and general horsemanship by comp...

Frontier Day

April 27

This event has a morning pancake breakfast with ongoing entertainment, living history, craft demonst...

"The Newsies"

May 10-12

It's New York City, 1899, and Jack Kelly and his ragtag team of newsboys are making a meager living ...


May 17-19

See the magic that happens when two great fairytales become one....

Armed Forces Day

May 18

Salute the nation's armed forces with special displays and living history activities....

Memorial Day Exercises

May 27

This program honors our nation's military who made the ultimate sacrifice....

Santa Anna

Funtier Days featuring the World Championship Bison Cookoff

May 17-18

Held annually the third weekend in May, the World Championship Bison Cookoff happens around the comm...


Old Sorehead Trade Days

April 13-14

Shop for arts and crafts, furniture, clothing, jewelry, and antiques, and enjoy live entertainment a...


40-Plus Team Roping

March 2

This team roping is for ropers aged 40 and older. ...

World's Largest Rattlesnake Round-Up

March 7-10

This don't-miss annual event features numerous snake-centric activities including the Rattlesnake Pa...

World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup

March 8-10

Started in 1958, the Sweetwater Jaycee's Rattlesnake Roundup features an array of activities such as...

Jaycee's Roosters Motorcycle Rally, Cookoff, and Swap Meet

April 19-21

This event features live music, a poker run, and cookoff. There is also a bike show, bike games, and...


Easter Eggstravaganza

April 21

The Easter Bunny and egg hunt are fun for the entire family. Bounce houses, face painting, and activ...

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