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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.

Abilene

Dyess Big Country Air and Space Expo

April 30-May 1

A weekend full of flight brings a variety of static and in-air displays, including fun from the U.S...

Alpine

"WWII Heroes"

Jan. 18-March 25

The exhibit is the culmination of a four-year project by photographer Zach Coco to interview and pho...

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...

The Wittliff Collections Festival

Nov. 14

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

Bellville

Forged In Fire Meet-and-Greet

April 3-4

Cowboy Szymanski from the first season of the History Channel's "Forged in Fire" invites you to meet...

Burton

Texas Ranger Day

March 13-31

Which famous Texas Ranger lived and died in Burton, Texas? Discover Burton’s unique history at Te...

Cotton Gin Festival

April 17

The 32nd annual festival starts off with the Main Street parade and includes the children’s bicycl...

Corpus Christi

Buc Days

April 29-May 9

Since 1938, the Buccaneer Commission, a nonprofit organization, has annually staged the Buccaneer Da...

Corsicana

AirSho

May 8

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

Fort Worth

"Mitch Epstein: Property Rights"

Dec. 22-Feb. 28

This is the first museum exhibition of photographer Mitch Epstein’s acclaimed large format series ...

Fredericksburg

Spring Break at the Pioneer Museum

March 15-20

The museum grounds are full of living history presenters including Texas Rangers and activities such...

Celebrate Texas 2021

March 20

Join the Former Texas Rangers Foundation at the Texas Rangers Heritage Center for this annual event....

Maifest: A German Chorale Concert

May 2

Listen to an evening of German song and Fredericksburg gemütlichkeit (hospitality) featuring two hi...

175th Anniversary Opening Weekend Ceremonies

May 7-9

The town of Fredericksburg is throwing a big three-day bash for its 175th birthday. The festivities ...

Grapevine

First Fridays at the Farm

Feb. 5

On the first Friday of the month, come out to historic 1859 Nash Farm for a series of family-friendl...

First Fridays at Nash Farm

March 5

First Friday of every month offers a series of family-friendly educational experiences designed to t...

Candlelight Tour of Homes

Nov. 6, 2021

Now a biennial event, this tour features properties throughout Grapevine's Historic Township. As par...

Houston

"Weave Houston: Celebrating 71 Years of the Contemporary Handweavers of Houston"

Jan. 9-March 6

This exhibit showcases the history and diversity of Contemporary Handweavers of Houston’s membersh...

Creole Heritage Festival

Feb. 20

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

Ingram

"Trying"

March 19-20, 26-27; April 3-4

This two-character play by Joanna McClelland Glass is based on the author’s experience during 1967...

Jefferson

Historical Pilgrimage

April 29-May 2

Four of Jefferson's finest historical homes and featured gardens are open to the public on this annu...

"The Diamond Bessie Murder Trial"

April 29-May 2

This unique theatrical adaptation recreates the last stages of a nationally famous trial that actual...

Civil War Living History Day

April 29-May 2

School groups, families, and Civil War history enthusiasts can find more than 20 educational station...

Battle for Jefferson Reenactment

April 30-May 2

Come and experience two live full-scale reenactmentst of Civil War battles, complete with infantry, ...

La Grange

Best Little Cowboy Gathering

March 12-13

Calling all cowboys and cowgirls—or anyone who enjoys all things Western—this event is for you. ...

Llano

Llano River Chuckwagon Cookoff

April 2-3

Every year since 2005, a group of chuckwagon enthusiasts get together on the banks of the Llano Rive...

Mesquite

Doggy Derby Day

April 24

Join the fun that includes the Derby Hat Contest (person and pet), special historical park tours, pe...

Cinco De Mayo

May 1

Every year the City of Mesquite celebrates Cinco de Mayo with a community event offered in partnersh...

Palestine

1836 Chuckwagon Races

April 23-25

Multiple divisions of wagon races take place every year during the celebration of Texas' independenc...

San Antonio

Fiesta San Antonio

April 15-25

Alamo City's oldest and biggest festival of the year offers more than 100 events around town, includ...

Sherman

Celtic Festival and Highland Games

March 20-21

Come to the Sherman Celtic Festival and Highland Games for Celtic dancing, the Viking Village, Scott...

Tyler

Sprits of Oakwood Cemetery Tour

March 20

Historians dressed in period clothing portray notable Tyler and Smith County citizens buried in the ...

Wimberley

Home Tour

April 16-17

Owners of five unique homes in Wimberley open their doors for the annual Hill Country Home Tour host...

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