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Pleasanton

Battle of Medina Commemorative Ceremony

Aug. 15

The Battle of Medina was fought in the approximate area of modern day Leming, Texas in Atascosa Coun...

Port Arthur

Mexican Heritage Fiesta

Sept. 12

Folklórico dancing, pageants, food, music, and cultural events make up the Mexican Heritage Fiesta ...

Round Rock

Fossil Fest

Nov. 7-8

Students from preschool to high school benefit from learning about paleontology and fossils. Highlig...

Round Top

Virtual Talk: The Forty-Eighters on Possum Creek—A Texas Civil War Story

July 7

Dr. James Kearney of the University of Texas discusses his translation of W.A. Trenckmann’s Civil ...

San Angelo

Concho Valley Archaeology Fair

Sept. 19

Discover 2,000 years of Concho Valley history with crafts, living history, children's activities, mu...

Fort Concho After Dark

Oct. 8

You may have heard the tale behind the tragic death of Edith Grierson, but do you know the story of ...

Murder at Fort Concho

Oct. 10, 17

Who killed Captain C.A. Daver? Modeled after the board game Clue, Murder at Fort Concho gives partic...

San Antonio

World Heritage Festival

Sept. 9-13

The fifth annual World Heritage Festival is a collaborative event to celebrate and promote the histo...

Fiesta San Antonio

Nov. 5-15

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

Festival de Animales

Nov. 7-8

At this official two-day Fiesta event, guests can celebrate the animals, culture, and food of Latin ...

San Elizario

Binational History Conference

Sept. 3-6

Featuring more than 15 presenters over four days, this conference includes a day trip into Mexico co...

Seguin

Pecan Fest

Oct. 24

Once a year, Seguin breaks out of its shell and throws a big party celebrating the community’s fam...

Serbin

Texas Wendish Festival (CANCELED)

Sept. 27

Learn about the Wendish and their culture. The Wends immigrated to Texas in 1854 from Lusatia, an ar...

Sherman

Hispanic Heritage Festival

Sept. 12

Celebrate Texoma’s Hispanic Heritage with a festival open to all, with live music, food vendors, a...

Stonewall

"Preserving the Harvest"

July 11

There was a time when the only way a family could ensure it had vegetables to eat during the winter ...

President Lyndon B. Johnson 112th Birthday Celebration

Aug. 27

The public is invited to this free event hosted by the National Park Service. Throughout the day, en...

LBJ 100 Bicycle Tour

Oct. 10

Termed “A Ride to Preserve History,” the LBJ 100 Bicycle Tour has become an iconic Texas Hill Co...

Sulphur Springs

Hopkins County Dairy Festival (POSTPONED)

Aug. 2-8 (new dates)

The theme of this year's festival is "LegenDAIRY." Celebrate local dairy families and their contribu...

Taylor

Patriot Day March

Sept. 11

A memorial march down Main Street honors the fallen and those who proudly serve the community today....

Haunted Taylor: History, Mystery, and Murder Tour

Oct. 17-31

Revel in tales of Taylor's rough and tumble past and the stories behind many familiar buildings (and...

Temple

Family Day: Wild West Day

Sept. 5

Step into the Old West: a land of gold, grit, and gunslingers. Join the museum and explore what life...

Temple Model Train Show

Sept. 19-20

The Central Texas Area Model Railroaders (CentraMOD) proudly hosts this 38th annual train show. Trai...

The Colony

American Heroes: A Salute To Veterans

Nov. 6-7

Be a part of the ultimate celebration of our true American heroes: veterans. This free, two-day even...

Todd Mission

Texas Renaissance Festival

Oct. 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25, 31, Nov. 1, 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 27-29

Enter the gates of the Texas Renaissance Festival and find yourself in a 16th-century European villa...

Waxahachie

Chautauqua Assembly

Sept. 26

The history of the Chautauqua is celebrated with reenactments, exhibits, and entertainment....

Gingerbread Trail Historic Home Tour

Sept. 26-27

Tour a selection of historic homes with all of the latest features by some of the region's best desi...

Woodville

Ghosts and Legends of Texas Past

Sept. 26

Listen to fascinating stories regarding legends and tales from Texas and Tyler County's colorful his...

Harvest Festival

Oct. 16-17

This is the largest fall folk life festival in East Texas, featuring pioneer East Texas crafts, pion...

Yoakum

133rd Birthday Celebration

July 25

Celebrate Yoakum's 133rd Birthday with activities, music, and fun for the whole family. ...

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