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High and Dry Photography Exhibit

Nov. 25-Jan. 31

Celebrate the unique beauty of the world’s arid and semiarid landscapes. Since 2001, the Office of...


Heritage Festival

Oct. 19

Experience the many cultures of the community through food, music, and activities at the 15th annual...


Founders Day

Sept. 20-21

Enjoy food, vendor booths, live music, a kids zone, contests, a petting zoo, and family fun. Events ...


McKinney Oktoberfest

Sept. 27-29

Enjoy authentic German music, food and drink, traditional costumes, dancing, children’s activities...


Preservation Primer

Aug. 24

Learn basic best practices to protect and care for your family heirlooms....

Mineral Wells

Crazy Fossil Dig

Oct. 19

Take the entire family on a trip back in time to dig for ancient fossils from another era. There are...

New Braunfels


Nov. 1-10

Join in a unique celebration rich in German culture. Enjoy food, music, dancing, carnival rides, gam...

Heritage Day

Nov. 9

This yearly production by the Heritage Society of New Braunfels features a day-long demonstration of...


Fort Belknap Days

Oct. 25-26

Living historians and re-enactors converge on Fort Belknap and show what life was like on the Texas ...


Remembering Crockett County Veterans Exhibit

Nov. 1-Dec. 7

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


1940s Tour of the Luther

Oct. 18-19

Step back in time to the Luther Hotel during the heyday of WWII. Highlighting both local veterans an...


16 De Septiembre Fiestas

Sept. 13-15

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day with three fun days of vendors, live music, and a parade. ...

Pilot Point

Bonnie and Clyde Days

Oct. 12

This annual festival is held to commemorate and re-enact the 1967 filming of the bank robbery scene ...


Labor Day Backyard Barbecue

Aug. 31

Celebrate Labor Day weekend with traditional games and an old-fashioned 1930s barbecue at the histor...

Saturday Spotlight: The Republic of Porkdom

Sept. 14

Early Texans relied on two main staples in their diet — pork and cornbread. Come learn about the e...

Saturday Spotlight: Merrymaking at the Old Prairie Home Garden

Sept. 21

Mrs. Polly Ryon is hosting a garden party. Visit the site and watch this fun 19th-century social gat...

Saturday Spotlight: Fall Roundup

Oct. 5

Put on your best Stetson for a cattle drive experience. The fall cattle drives of old generally kick...

Saturday Spotlight: Winter is Coming!

Oct. 12

Even in Texas’ milder climate, the winter months were a time of change in a historic southeast Tex...

Texian Market Days Festival

Oct. 26

Discover more than 150 years of Texas history at the 36th annual festival with battle re-enactments,...

Texian Market Days Festival

Oct. 26

The Fort Bend History Association presents the 36th annual Texian Market Days festival. Discover mor...

Ghosts and Grub

Oct. 31

Adults and children 12 and older are invited to a ghostly good time at this after-hours Halloween ev...

Saturday Spotlight: Plein Air Painting

Nov. 2

En plein air is the act of painting outdoors. Watch local artists find inspiration throughout George...

Saturday Spotlight: Veteran's Day

Nov. 9

In honor of Veteran’s Day, get a taste of soldier life in multiple eras and learn about the confli...

Saturday Spotlight: Candle-Making

Nov. 16

Make candles to prepare for winter at the 1830s Jones Stock Farm. Walk through this important 19th c...

Before Thanksgiving was Thanksgiving Historic Lunch

Nov. 30

Though Thanksgiving as we know it is one of our more modern holidays, its roots lie in the harvest f...

Round Top

Second Saturdays at Winedale

Sept. 14

This second Saturday event brings free tours, demonstrations, and hands-on activities at one of the...

San Angelo

"Frontiers: An Artistic Exploration of Space Travel, Technology, the Age of Discovery, and More"

July 11-Sept. 8

Artwork related to exploration is exhibited in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon...

Archaeology Fair and Museum Day

Sept. 21

Learn about the Concho Valley's past 5,000 years through activity areas, living history, crafts, and...

Fort Concho After Dark

Oct. 10

Night tours of the historic site are led by period-dressed staff who tell scary stories drawn from t...

San Antonio

"SaddleUP—Texas Ranching Traditions"

June 7-Sept. 1

Jump in the saddle with this exhibition and experience real Texas ranchers who meet modern challenge...

San Felipe

Archaeology Awareness Month

Oct. 5-27

Every weekend in October at one of the state's most distinguished and unique sites, the staff and vo...

Father of Texas Celebration

Nov. 2

Take part in a birthday celebration for Stephen F. Austin, "The Father of Texas." The event includes...

San Marcos

Sacred Springs Powwow

Oct. 19-20

This powwow is an annual celebration of the Native American culture that has been part of the San Ma...


Pecan Fest

Oct. 25-27

Enjoy an opportunity to break out of your shell, go a little nuts, and harvest a good time. The week...


Texas Wendish Festival

Sept. 22

Learn about the Wendish and their culture. Hear the Sunday service at St. Paul's in either English o...

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