Galveston’s Mardi Gras Celebration Is a Family Affair

January 22, 2024 | By

Q&A: Writer-Director Channing Godfrey Peoples Talks Her Debut Film, “Miss Juneteenth”

June 18, 2020 | By Kimya Kavehkar

We spoke with Peoples to learn more about the process of creating “Miss Juneteenth,” bringing a film crew to Southside Fort Worth, and how the holiday is viewed today.

Play Lotería and Eat Raspas at a Traditional Kermesse

July 17, 2019 | By Jacqueline Aguirre

A kermesse or kermes is a festival or bazaar hosted by a Catholic church to raise funds from summer through late fall.

San Antonio’s Juneteenth Educates Future Generations

June 18, 2019 | By Cary Clack

Texans are celebrating Juneteenth with events across the state this week, including today’s state government holiday.

Agave Festival Marfa Dives Into the Plant’s Historical and Cultural Significances

May 31, 2019 | By Shawna Graves

Now in its third year, the mostly free event features panel discussions, tequila tastings, art exhibits, live music, and reservation-only pairing dinners—all celebrating the plant that has contributed so much to the region’s culture.

Terlingua Hosts the World’s First Sotol Festival

May 2, 2019 | By Laurel Miller

Nearly 1,000 attendees learned about the native spirit with tastings and more

102nd annual De Leon Peach and Melon Festival

July 8, 2016 | By

Located in Comanche County about 100 miles southwest of Fort Worth, De Leon celebrates its agricultural heritage and bountiful fruit crop with the 102nd annual Peach and Melon Festival (August 2-6).

T-Bone Walker Blues Fest

May 6, 2015 | By

Longview will celebrate the widespread musical influence of Texas bluesman Aaron “T-Bone” Walker June 5-6, 2015 with the T-Bone Walker Blues Fest.

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