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Alpine

Amistad: Lea and Dobie

Oct. 15

This roundtable discussion explores the lifelong friendship between artist Tom Lea and writer J. Fra...

Center for Big Bend Studies Conference

Nov. 13-14

This annual event brings to the Sul Ross State University campus historians, archeologists, folklori...

Austin

"Lady Bird: Beyond the Wildflowers"

April 4, 2020-August 8, 2021

This new exhibition celebrates the life and legacy of former first lady of the United States, Lady B...

Gem Capers

Oct. 23-25

More than 30 vendors present jewelry, beads, gemstones, minerals, crystals, fossils, and spheres. Ex...

The Wittliff Collections Festival

Jan. 9 (rescheduled date)

The internationally acclaimed collection of Southwest writing, photography, film, and music hosts it...

Baytown

Heritage Festival

Oct. 31

The Baytown Historical Preservation Association is celebrating fall with its Heritage Festival. Face...

Bowie

Chicken and Bread Days Heritage Festival

Oct. 3

Bringing back the history of the community, this daylong family-friendly event has become a downtown...

Bryan

Messina Hof United States Marine Corps Ball

Nov. 10

The United States Marine Corps Birthday Dinner is celebrated every year on the day in 1775 the Conti...

Cameron

Steak, Stein, and Wine Festival (CANCELED)

Oct. 24

Join the Cameron Chamber of Commerce for this annual event that's packed with activities, entertainm...

Cleburne

Santa Fe Days and Powwow

Oct. 24-25

The 15th annual Native American celebration and children's powwow has representatives from the Five ...

Pioneer Days

Nov. 14-15

Celebrate Texas and Western history with period-dressed docents, gun fighters, the oldest log cabin ...

Corpus Christi

Surftober Fest

Oct. 3

Corpus Christi's coastal spin on Oktoberfest, Surftoberfest, is a celebration rich in German culture...

Corsicana

AirSho (CANCELED)

Nov. 7

"The Best Little Airshow in Texas" describes this 22nd annual event with historic airplanes on displ...

Texas Veterans Parade

Nov. 7

Honor Texas' veterans with a parade along the brick streets of downtown Corsicana. Vintage military ...

Dallas

Concert to Honor Lives Lost to Racial Violence and Injustice

Nov. 11

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, and Project Unity announce a public conce...

Fort Mckavett

50 Miles by Wire, 1875

Oct. 2-4

Fort McKavett was one of the first telegraph stations in West Texas. Come out and see how that landm...

Fort Worth

"Texas Made Modern: The Art of Everett Spruce"

Aug. 18-Nov. 1

This is the first exhibition in nearly 30 years to highlight the pioneering and inventive career of ...

Fredericksburg

Texas Hill Country Cowboy Gathering

Nov. 13-14

This two-day festival of song, story, poetry, and art features internationally acclaimed, regional, ...

Die Kunstler Fine Art Show and Sale (CANCELED)

Nov. 13-15

Die Künstler von Fredericksburg (the artists of Fredericksburg), or DK for short, is an all-volunte...

Georgetown

Field of Honor

Nov. 7-15

Pay tribute to our valued veterans, active and reserve-duty military, first responders, service anim...

Granbury

Candlelight Tour

Dec. 5-6

The gracious residents of Granbury welcome visitors into their historic, private residences for the ...

Grapevine

Grapevine Vintage Railroad Train Excursions

Sept. 1-Nov. 22

Travel along the Historic Cotton Belt Route between Grapevine and the Fort Worth Stockyards on Satur...

Nash Farm Barn Dance

Oct. 16

Grab your dance partner for this fun event. Enjoy the Lone Star String Band, a fried chicken box sup...

Fall Round-Up

Oct. 17

Experience life on the farm at the 20th annual Fall Round-Up at Grapevine's Historic Nash Farm. Acti...

Candlelight Tour of Homes

Nov. 7

Held each November, this tour features properties throughout Grapevine's Historic Township. As parti...

Christmas Capital of Texas

Nov. 23-Jan. 10

Create lifetime holiday memories in Grapevine, the Christmas Capital of Texas. With 1,400 events in ...

Houston

Creole Heritage Festival

Feb. 21

Guests experience a full day of live music, an assortment of flavorful food from restaurants and foo...

Ingram

Kerr County Celtic Festival and Scottish Highland Games

Oct. 10-11

Celebrate Celtic heritage with athletic contests, a Highland dance competition, food, music, and tra...

Jefferson

Texas Bigfoot Conference

Oct. 18-19

The Texas Bigfoot Research Center celebrates the Original Texas Bigfoot Conference held on Sept. 15,...

History, Haunts, and Legends

Nov. 7

At this fun event, people who enjoy history, mystery, the unexplained, and things that go bump in th...

Los Fresnos

CAF Airshow: Rio Grande Valley Wing

Oct. 3-4

See flying exhibitions, World War II aerial combat re-enactments, famous aerobatic performers, moder...

Mckinney

Smithsonian Series: "Votes For Women—A Portrait of Persistence"

Sept. 1-Nov. 20

Organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service and in collaboration with the ...

Mesquite

Veteran's Day Memorial Event

Nov. 7

Honor the veterans in your life at City Lake Park this Veterans Day with Mesquite Parks and Recreati...

New Braunfels

Folkfest

Oct. 17-18

Early Texas costumed interpreters join troops of buffalo soldiers, Confederate veterans, and Revolut...

Día de Los Muertos Festival

Oct. 24

Honor, remember, and celebrate the lives of deceased loved ones with this Día de los Muertos celebr...

A note regarding COVID-19

Due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus, some events have been postponed or canceled. Please make sure to check the event website, social media, or call ahead to confirm an event is still taking place if you are interested in attending.
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