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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.

Grand Prairie

A Conversation with Stacey Abrams

Nov. 10

Join Stacey Abrams, political leader, voting rights activist, entrepreneur, and New York Times bests...

Grapevine

Candlelight Tour of Homes

Nov. 6, 2021

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

Veterans Day Parade

Nov. 6

You're invited to honor military veterans at the Veterans Day Parade in historic downtown Grapevine....

First Friday at Nash Farm: Christmas Decorating

Dec. 3

Visit Nash Farm from 10 a.m. to noon to learn about wintertime on the farmstead and decorate Nash Fa...

Victorian Christmas Tours at Nash Farm

Dec. 4

Step back in time to the late 1800s and experience traditional Christmas on the farm. Gather at the ...

Farmstead Christmas Celebration at Nash Farm

Dec. 11

Visit Nash farm from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and join the farmhands for a family celebration of the season....

Christmas Parlor Social at Nash Farm

Dec. 17

Visit Nash Farm from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and enjoy a social with tea, coffee, sweets, parlor games, an...

Henderson

Heritage Syrup Festival

Nov. 13

The tradition of ribbon cane syrup making is commemorated at this festival. The highlight of the onl...

Houston

"Color Over the Border"

June 8-Jan. 1, 2022

Come visit the Czech Center Museum Houston’s new exhibit, "Color Over the Border," and learn about...

Czech Language Classes

Aug. 6-Dec. 13

If you want to have fun and learn how to better speak the Czech language, head to the Czech Center M...

Musical Tribute to Holocaust Survivor, Dr. Ervin Adam

Oct. 28

The Czech Center Museum Houston honors 99-year-old Holocaust survivor Dr. Ervin Adam at a world prem...

Huntsville

Cider on the Porch

Dec. 4

Sip hot apple cider while watching the annual Christmas parade at the Wynne Home, a beautifully rest...

Houston Family Christmas

Dec. 11

Kick off your holiday season with a visit to Gen. Sam Houston's homestead for historical demonstrati...

Jefferson

Fall History, Haunts and Legends

Nov. 6

This fun event is for anyone who enjoys history, mystery, the unexplained, and things that go bump i...

Candlelight Tour of Homes

Dec. 2-4, 9-11

For a memorable step back in time, take these narrated tours of historic homes (normally not open to...

Kerrville

Renaissance Festival

Jan. 28-30, Feb. 5-6

Travel back in time to the Middle Ages and experience adventure, music, romance and fun for the whol...

Classic Nashville Live

Feb. 5

Not just a concert, this full-stage production has authentic period sets, costumes, comedy, and all ...

La Grange

Bonfire and Spooky Stories

Oct. 30

Enjoy local legends and frightening tales of Fayette County around the Bluff bonfire....

Lake Jackson

Abner Jackson Plantation Site Tour

Sept. 4, Oct. 2, Nov. 6

Visit the historic archeological site of Major Abner Jackson, the namesake of the city of Lake Jacks...

Abner Jackson Plantation Site Tour

Dec. 4

Visit the historic archeological site of Maj. Abner Jackson, the namesake of the city of Lake Jackso...

Lampasas

Holiday Tour of Homes

Dec. 5

Tour five homes of Lampasas residents, benefitting funds for the Lampasas County Museum's programs. ...

Mckinney

Chestnut Square Public Tours

June 10-Nov. 27

Don’t just peek in the windows. Take a guided walking tour through historic homes with a knowledge...

Dinosaurs Live!

Sept. 4, 2021-Feb. 21, 2022

Encounter the 46-foot tall T-Rex and nine new life-size animatronic dinosaurs along the nature trail...

Holiday Tour of Homes

Dec. 4-5

Tour a collection of private homes in the famed historic district of McKinney, all dressed up for th...

Mesquite

Opal Lawrence Historical Park Saturday Tours

Sept. 25, Oct. 23, Nov. 27

Every fourth Saturday of the month, Opal Lawerence Historical Park offers free admission and tours ...

Day of the Dead Festival

Oct. 30

Celebrate Day of the Dead and the cultural traditions of the holiday at this all-day festival. ...

Florence Ranch Homestead's 150th Celebration

Dec. 11

Join Historic Mesquite Inc. as the organization celebrates 150 years of history at Florence Ranch Ho...

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Jan. 15

Every January, the city of Mesquite along with the Mesquite NAACP celebrate the life and legacy of D...

Be Mine at the Ranch

Feb. 12

Bring your Valentine to the Florence Ranch Homestead, where guests can enjoy valentine crafts, goodi...

New Braunfels

Second Saturday at Heritage Village

May 8-Dec. 11

Every second Saturday of the month through December, Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture presents rot...

Holidays in Gruene: Pony Express Ride

Dec. 4

See a Pony Express rider from the Heritage Trail Ride Association of New Braunfels come through the ...

Ozona

"Remembering Crockett County Veterans Exhibit"

Nov. 1-Dec. 31

Each year, the Crockett County Museum honors area veterans both past and present with an exhibit fea...

Palacios

African American Heritage Day

Feb. 19

The Palacios Community Coalition presents local speakers to show contributions made and being made b...

Palestine

All Aboard the Texas State Railroad

Sept. 3-Oct. 29

Unplug for a tradition that merges comfort and adventure for the whole family. Vintage steam and die...

Hearth and Tinsel Tour of Homes

Dec. 4

Get a glimpse of some of the incredible architecture of Palestine while it's decorated for the Chris...

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