Fort Davis: Aug. 9-11
The Nature Conservancy’s Davis Mountains Preserve opens for hiking, biking, equestrian activities, picnics, photography, birding, and other outdoor pursuits on select days.
Uvalde: Aug. 9
Enjoy late-night shopping, food, live music, and art.
Sonora: Aug. 9-10
Take in a rodeo on Friday and Saturday nights and a dance on Saturday featuring Two Tons of Steel, Jason Boland and the Stragglers, and Fuerzzo. There is also a parade, arts and crafts, food vendors, the Little Mr. and Little Miss Sutton County contest, and the crowning of the new Miss Sutton County.
Post: Aug. 9-11
Shop for arts, crafts, furniture, jewelry, clothing, home decor, homemade candy, candles, goat milk soap, antiques, gifts, and more, plus live entertainment and food.
Rockport: Aug. 10
Member artists exhibit and sell their unique and one-of-a-kind fine art, photography, jewelry, pottery, wood carving, yard art, fiber art, and more. Live music and food truck on site.
Sherman: Aug. 10
This benefit concert features live music by Doug Moreland and Friends.
San Marcos: Aug. 10
It’s bubble fun for the whole family. From a ball pit and bubble dance floor to Art Squared Arts Market and the farmers market, there is plenty of entertainment to go around. This is a free event with activities for children of all ages.
Mesquite: Aug. 10
All dogs and their owners are invited to this annual event at Vanston Pool to cool off, compete for prizes, or just play at the pool. All dogs will be required to show proof of current vaccinations and must be accompanied by a responsible person 16 and older.
Vega: Aug. 10
Color yourself happy at the 5K Color Run that takes place the morning of the Oldham County Roundup celebration. The parade and free Barbecue Feed takes place later that morning. The entire weekend is full of festivities and fun for the family with a street dance, the cooking of the Beef and Beans, and softball tournament.
Palestine: Aug. 10
This Branson-style music show is filled with family fun, laughter, and great classic country music from some of the best artists anywhere. Listen to some of the golden hits in country music performed live on stage.
Goliad: Aug. 10
This open-air, outdoor market has vendors placed around the beautiful courthouse square. The vendors and variety change each month, but typically there are 100 or more vendors in attendance. Local shops and restaurants are open with unique clothing, arts, and home decor.
Brenham: Aug. 10
This one-day festival has craft vendors, live music, lavender cuisine, plants for sale, miniature animals, and demonstrations.
Dalhart: Aug. 10
An open-air market, with farmers, artisans, chefs, and vendors sharing their passions and purposes, including fresh produce, quality handmade goods, delicious foods and treats, and mission-driven products from around the world.
Henderson: Aug. 10-11
The 164th annual event celebrates a historic form of folk-christian music with a cappella singing and four-part harmonies.