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Alpine

Fiesta 1888

June 6

A celebration of the history of Alpine and the Big Bend region, the second annual Fiesta 1888 focuse...

Amarillo

National Day of the Cowboy

July 25

The day is filled with fun activities to help everyone appreciate what it takes to be a cowboy. ...

Angleton

History Talks

June 14

George Rollow, the executive director of the Texian Legacy Association, leads a discussion about gam...

Armstrong

Goodnight Under the Stars

Sept. 5

Rekindle your love for Texas, the Panhandle, and Texas legends Charles and Mary Ann Goodnight at thi...

Austin

This Light of Ours

Feb. 15-May 31

The Bullock Museum presents This Light of Ours: Activist Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, a...

"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...

The Wittliff Collections Festival

April 18

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

Baytown

A Taste of History

April 25

Rod Rawlings brings the immortal Mark Twain to life with a memorable portrayal of the author at the ...

Boerne

Kuhlmann-King Museum Tour

April 11

The Kuhlmann-King house gives the public the opportunity to step back in time to see what a historic...

Kuhlmann-King Museum Tour

May 9

The Kuhlmann-King house gives the public the opportunity to step back in time to see what a historic...

Brazoria

Santa Ana Ball

July 18

Come dressed in period clothes and enjoy a delicious meal, dancing, and live and silent auctions. Th...

Brenham

Maifest

May 1-2

Experience the authentic tastes and sounds of Brenham's German heritage with a colorful parade, carn...

Burton

Cotton Gin Festival

April 18

The festival starts off with the Main Street parade and includes the children’s bicycle parade. En...

Coleman

Great Western Trail Days

April 24-26

The Great Western Trail was etched into U.S. history during the late 1800s. Starting in Mexico and e...

College Station

Remembering the Fallen

May 23-24

Remember those who have fallen in service to our country. There are special exhibits and displays. V...

Corsicana

Loughridge Family Civil War Experiences Exhibit

April 2-June 30

Read selections from the Pearce Museum’s large collection of letters between members of Navarro Co...

Derrick Days

April 25-26

Corsicana is where the first oil was discovered in Texas. Derrick Days celebrates this history with ...

Medal of Honor Gala and Hall of Fame Dinner

May 15

Presented by the Texas Veterans Parade Corsicana, the annual Hall of Fame Dinner recognizes an Ameri...

Corsicana AirSho

May 16

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

Texas Veterans Parade

May 16

A colorful military parade through downtown Corsicana complete with an aircraft fly-over, vintage mi...

Denison

Doc Holliday Festival

April 25

Doc Holliday, the storied gunfighter, had an office in Denison. Help celebrate Denison's formative y...

El Paso

Billy the Kid Festival

June 6-7

An Old West gunfight, ghost tour, and performances of the play "1876: Billy the Kid" are just a few ...

Viva! El Paso

June 19-Aug. 23

This colorful musical spectacular celebrates the four major cultures that have influenced the Sun Ci...

Ysleta Mission Festival

July 10-12

Recognized as one of El Paso’s premier festival events, Ysleta Mission Festival attracts tens of t...

Ennis

National Polka Festival

May 22-24

Held annually on Memorial Day Weekend, the National Polka Festival celebrates Czech heritage in Texa...

Fort Worth

National Day of the American Cowboy

July 25

Saddle up for the Fort Worth Stockyards' National Day of The American Cowboy. Don’t miss out on a ...

Fredericksburg

Historic Country Schools Open House

April 4

“Preserving the past to enrich the future" is the motto of this annual event that features former ...

"Victory in the Pacific" WWII Pacific Combat Program

April 18-19

History comes to life with the equipment and weapons used during World War II and a reenactment of a...

"Victory in the Pacific" WWII Pacific Combat Program

May 23-24

History comes to life with the equipment and weapons used during World War II and a reenactment of a...

Memorial Day Program

May 25

A ceremony to honor all of those who have lost their lives serving in the United States Armed Forces...

Historic Schools Open House

June 13

Presented by the Friends of Gillespie County Country Schools, whose motto is "preserving the past to...

"Victory in the Pacific"

July 4-5

Celebrate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II with this show from the WWII Living Histor...

Texas Ranger Day and History Symposium

Aug. 1

Honoring those who have served and those still commissioned, Texas Rangers Day is a two-part event f...

Luckenbach Historic School Open House

Aug. 15

Presented by the Friends of Gillespie County Country Schools, whose motto is "preserving the past to...

Freeport

Schuster Home Open House

April 25

Built in 1917, the same year the city of Freeport was incorporated, the Schuster family home was a s...

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