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Texas, Huntsville, Event Date: May 12, 13, 14, 2017

Be Part of Texas History at the General Sam Houston Folk Festival, Huntsville, TX

It’s no stretch to say Texas may not exist today if not for Sam Houston. Until his incredible victory at the Battle of San Jacinto, Texas, independence was anything but certain. The General Sam Houston Folk Festival celebrates the life and contributions of the military and political legend to the mighty state of Texas by offering festival goers an immersive experience of frontier life in Houston’s day. Held on the 15-acre grounds of the ...

 

Texas, Houston, Event Date: April 13, 14 and 15, 2017

Houston's Dance Salad Festival 2017 presents acclaimed contemporary dance performances from France, Belgium, Finland, Norway & USA

The Dance Salad Festival 2017 will be held April 13 to 15, 7:30 PM at the Wortham Center, Cullen Theater, 501 Texas Ave. Houston, TX, 77002.  Tickets are $25-$58. Now celebrating the 22nd anniversary in Houston and the 25th season since its inception in Brussels, Belgium, Dance Salad Festival promises another gathering of world-class performers. Famous in their own countries, classical, modern and contemporary dance ...

 

Texas, Spring, Event Date: Friday and Saturday, November 18 and 19

14th Annual Dickens on Cypress Creek Christmas Market - A Victorian Shopping Experience, Spring, TX

The 14th Annual Dickens on Cypress Creek Christmas Market will take place on Friday, November 18th and Saturday, November 19th from 9 am to 4 pm at the Cypress Creek Christian Church, 6823 Cypresswood Dr, Spring, TX 77379. The church is located between the Harris County Pct 4 Courthouse and the Barbara Bush ... 

 

Texas, Austin, Event Date: November 5 and 6, 2016

The Largest Gathering of Celts in Central Texas Celebrates 20 Years in Austin, TX

Celebrate the cultures of Celtic nations such as Ireland and Scotland with four stages of traditional music and dance as well as storytelling, Celtic animals, professionally instructed music workshops and a full Highland Games competition.   The 20th Annual Austin Celtic Festival (ACF) returns November 5th and 6th with plenty of fun-filled events the entire family will enjoy.  The largest gathering of Celts in Central Texas is located at the Fiesta Gardens in ...

Texas, Bandera, Event Date: June 25, 2016
Bandera Riverfest Coming to Bandera, TX, June 25

On Saturday, June 25th, along the banks of the Medina River at Bandera City Park, the 19th Annual Bandera Riverfest will take place. At Riverfest there is something for everyone, games for the kids, Arts and Crafts for Mom, great food and drink for the family and an Open Car Show for Dad. Mixed in are the Lone Star BBQ Society’s sanctioned Bar-b-que Cook-off and the finals of the Bandera Idol Competition.

 

Texas, Houston, Event Date: March 24, 25 & 26, 2016

Major international contemporary ballet and dance festival set for Houston this March: Dance Salad Festival

The Houston International Dance Coalition will present Dance Salad Festival (www.dancesalad.org) on March 24, 25 and 26 at 7:30pm at the Wortham Center, Cullen Theater, 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002. Admission is $25 - $58. For updates, photos and to buy tickets, go to: www.dancesalad.org. Now celebrating the 21st anniversary in Houston and the 24th season since its inception in Brussels, Belgium, Dance  ...

 


Texas, Dallas & Fort Worth, Event Dates: February 11 and 12, 2016

Allegro Guitar Series Presents Chet Atkins Tribute Featuring Guitarists John Knowles & Martin Taylor to Be Held in Dallas & Fort Worth

The Fort Worth Classic Guitar Society will present the Allegro Guitar Series Chet Atkins Tribute featuring guitarists John Knowles & Martin Taylor to be held in Dallas & Fort Worth on February 11 at 7:30PM and February 12 at 8:00PM. Very few guitarists have touched as many lives as the great American guitarist Chet Atkins. In the later part of his career he chose a handful of his favorite artists to receive his “CGP” (Certified Guitar ...

 


Texas, Midland, Event Date: July 8-9, 2016

Tall City Blues Fest will take place in downtown Midland's Centennial Plaza on July 8-9, 2016

Tall City Blues Fest, held in downtown Midland, TX Centennial Plaza, will take place July 8-9, 2016. The Fest is a multi-stage blues music festival hosting award-winning performers across multiple stages. Other activities include educational workshops in partnership with Midland College, a juried silent art auction, midnight spectator jam and a Sunday Gospel Brunch, presented by Macedonia Baptist Church. “We've had many inquiries ...

 



Texas, Conroe, Event Date: November 7, 2015

Texas Favorite Steve Lippia Stars in Sinatra Centennial in Conroe, TX

Steve Lippia will star in Sinatra Centennial on November 7th at the Crighton Theatre, 234 N Main St, Conroe, TX 77301 at 7:30 pm. Individual ticket prices are $43.00 (all seats). Steve Lippia is a singer’s singer. He has quickly become one of this country’s most prominent vocalists and interpreters of Classic pop music. His shows are a rich, powerful celebration of some of the greatest music this country has known – The Great American Song Book ...

 


 

Texas, Angleton, Event Date: November 21 and 22, 2015

Angleton, Texas Gears up for November Market Days

With over 200 vendors packing the Brazoria County Fairgrounds (901 S Downing St, Angleton, TX 77515) on November 21st and 22nd, the City of Angleton is gearing up for another great Angleton Market Days. Get a jumpstart on your Christmas shopping! Citrus trees to yard art, vintage finds to boutique items, handmade decor to beautiful jewelry, and everything in between -- the vendors will be stocked for your holiday hunt ...

 



Texas, Austin, Event Date: November 14, 2015

Connally High School Presents the PTA's Holiday Bazaar, Austin, TX, November 14

Connally High School will be holding their PTA's Holiday Bazaar on November 14 (9 am – 3 pm) at Connally High School, 13212 N Lamar, Austin, TX. Just in time for the holidays, there will be a large variety of gifts and fun items, including ornaments, cards, jewelry, scarves and other accessories, honey and treats, candles, sheets and home decor, handmade soaps and much more. You'll also find Scentsy, Origami Owl, Jamberry Nails, Mary Kay and Younique ...

 



Texas, Spring, Event Date: November 20 and 21, 2015

Dickens on Cypress Creek Christmas Market - A Victorian Shopping Experience, Spring, TX

The 13th Annual Dickens on Cypress Creek Christmas Market will take place on Friday, November 20 from 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday, November 21 from 9 am to 4 pm at the Cypress Creek Christian Church, 6823 Cypresswood Dr, Spring, TX 77379. The church is located between the Harris County Pct 4 Courthouse and the Barbara Bush Library/Pearl Fincher Museum ...

 


Texas, El Paso, Event Date: November 21 and November 22, 2015

Las Artistas Art & Fine Crafts Show, El Paso, Texas

The 45th annual Las Artistas Art & Fine Crafts Show has a new location– the Epic Railyard Event Center on 2201 East Mills Ave. in downtown El Paso, TX (located off I-10) – the perfect setting for this showcase of fine art and craft. The show runs from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday, November 21, and 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday, November 22. The cost for admission is $6 and free for children under 18. There will be free valet parking ...

 


Texas, San Antonio, Event Date: October 9th & 10th 2015

Fantom Fest Presents Texas Chainsaw Massacre's Leatherface & SyFy Channel's Ghost Hunter's In San Antonio

Fantom Fest is the event that brings together the trifecta of fancons - Horror, Paranormal and Cosplay. Attendees have the unique opportunities to meet icons of the Horror Film, Ghost Hunting and Cosplay worlds all in one venue. This years event will be held Saturday, October 9th at the Henry B Gonzales Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. Fantom Fest is a one of a kind annual event that offers lectures, Q&A panels, demos, costume contest, indie ...

 


Texas, Dallas, Event Date: September 25 to 27, 2015

Greek Food Festival of Dallas Marks Community's Centennial

Marking the 100th Anniversary of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, the Greek Food Festival of Dallas is all about celebration this year. The festival will be bigger, livelier and more multi-faceted than ever with a theme urging guests to PartyGreek. The Festival runs September 25 to 27. Preview Night Gala: The party kicks off with the 100th Anniversary Preview Night gala on Thursday, September 24th. Under the banner Greek Roots/Texas Boots, the ...

 


Texas, Houston, Event Date: July 24 to 26, 2015

STARS INVADE HOUSTON FROM ALL of TIME AND SPACE

More superstars of sci-fi and pop culture film, TV, and comics have joined the impressive line-up led by the legendary William Shatner for the Space City Comic Con at NRG Park. Joining Star Trek's original Capt. James T. Kirk are stars of "Doctor Who," "Orange is the New Black," "Lost Girl," "Black Sails," "Once ...

 


Texas, Houston, Event Date: July 24 to 26, 2015

Captain Kirk Rockets Comic Con in Houston to Warp Speed

Legendary sci-fi icon William Shatner has been confirmed for Space City Comic Con on July 24 to 26 at the NRG Center, One NRG Park, Houston, Texas. Star Trek's original “Capt. James T. Kirk” himself takes command as the host of celebrities from the worlds of science fiction, fantasy, and pop culture, from film, television, comics, games, literature, and art. Exhibitors will fill NRG Center with collectibles, comics, original art, props, toys, models, games, and more, while stars of Cosplay and inventive patrons costume as ...

 


 

Texas, Sealy, Event Date: July 10-11, 2015

Sealybration 2015 Adds Wine Garden, Expands Entertainment Line-Up, Sealy, Texas

The Sealy Community Foundation brings first-class entertainment and family fun to Sealy’s 7th Annual Sealybration on July 10-11, at the Business & Professional Women's Park Pavilion (1008 Main St.), Sealy, TX . Country singer and songwriter Earl Thomas Conley and Texas music artist Jody Booth will headline the entertainment line-up Saturday with five top notch performers starting Friday including Larry Joe Taylor and Max Stalling. A wine tasting garden featuring local wineries and ...

 


 

Texas, Bandera, Event Date: June 27, 2015

18th Annual Bandera Riverfest to be held on June 27th at City Park, Bandera, TX

It’s time to get wet at the 18th Annual Bandera Riverfest to be held on June 28th at City Park, Bandera, TX, from 10 AM to 6 PM. Put on your river shoes and join in for a day on the beautiful Medina River. There will be arts & crafts, an Open Car Show, Bandera Idol competition, wonderful music, a Lone Star BBQ Society cook-off competition, and plenty of food and drink. There are no fees to enter the many fun things to do at Riverfest, such as the river rodeo (this is the ...

 


 

Texas, Hitchcock/Stafford, Event Date: May 16, 2015

Memorial Ride & BBQ Cook-Off Honors Fallen Memorial Hermann Life Flight Crew, Hitchcock & Stafford, TX

The Texas Line of Duty Death Task Force (LODD) is hosting the 6th Annual Texas Fallen Heroes Memorial Ride & BBQ Cook-Off, an escorted motorcycle ride as well as a BBQ cook-off on May 16, 2015 in honor of Texas fallen emergency service workers. This year they will be specifically honoring the crew of Hermann Life Flight 1; Captain John Pittman, Flight Nurse Lynn Ethridge, and Flight Paramedic Charles “Mac” Atteberry, all who died in the line of duty on July 17, 1999. They will also be riding through Damon to honor fallen Fire Chief Hugh Ferguson. The ...

 


 

Texas, Bandera, Event Date: May 22 - 23, 2015

32nd Annual PRCA Rodeo Cornerstone of the Bandera's Cowboy Capital’s Funtier Days, Memorial Day Weekend

Funtier Days celebration kicks off Friday, May 22, with the Bandera ProRodeo’s first performance of the PRCA and WPRA rodeo at 7:30 PM at Mansfield Park, Bandera, TX. Produced by Neal Gay’s Rafter G Rodeo Company, spectators can expect to see top rodeo contestants from around the nation competing for the top prize money. Even the little cowpokes in the audience get a chance to compete in the stick horse races and the ever popular mutton bustin’. Three time pro-rodeo entertainer of the year, Whiplash the Cowboy Monkey, riding his ...

 


 

Texas, Arlington, Event Date: May 8 to 10, 2015

29th annual Texas Scottish Festival & Highland Games, Arlington, TX

Many people discover they’re a wee bit Scottish at the Texas Scottish Festival & Highland Games, now celebrating its 29th anniversary and scheduled for May 8-9-10 at the University of Texas at Arlington, Maverick Stadium. Renowned for its outstanding entertainment, the Festival again hosts top Scottish musicians, professional athletes, and champion highland dancers. An exciting array of food, merchandise, souvenirs, and beverages from Scotland and Great Britain will be available for purchase. Events will include professional  ...

 


 

Texas, Weatherford, Event Date: June 6, 2015

Vietnam Memorial Wall Changing at the National Vietnam War Museum, Weatherford, TX

On June 6, The National Vietnam War Museum will host the 6th annual update of its replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The gates will open at 8:00 a.m. with the ceremony beginning at 10:00 a.m. They will be honoring the thirteen US Army veterans whose names were added to the wall in Washington, D.C. last year, as well as a special welcome home to three recovered US Air Force MIAs. The guest speaker will be LTG Dan Petrosky (USA Ret.). Also in attendance will be ...

 


 

Texas, Angleton, Event Date: June 27, 2015

Angleton, TX revamps firework show, launches Freedom Festival

To allow for more space, and more fun, organizers of Angleton’s annual Freedom Fireworks changed the location, changed the set-up and now are looking for vendors to round out the new event. Instead of just the July 4th fireworks show, the city has opted to launch its first Freedom Festival. "Organizers are planning a 12-hour day packed with food, family activities and shopping at the Brazoria County Fairgrounds, followed by fireworks," said Martha Eighme, tourism and special events ...

 


 

Texas, New Braunfels, Event Date: May 9th to 10th, 2015

Great Texas Outdoor Expo Celebrating Everything Fun Under the Texas Sun

The Great Texas Outdoor Expo will be held May 9th to 10th at Comal County Fairgrounds in New Braunfels, TX. Texas does everything BIG and that includes playing outdoors! The New Braunfels Lions Breakfast Foundation decided to do just that. Activities will include fishing time and casting lessons for the kids; BMX show featuring sky-flying bikers; Gruene Harley is hosting a fun run and the Insane Riders Globe of Death; Cross Trail Outfitters BB Gun Shoot will keep all entertained ...

 


 

Texas, New Braunfels, Event Date: May 9th to 10th, 2015

Great Texas Outdoor Expo Diaz Equestrian Salute to Mother's Day

The Great Texas Outdoor Expo will be held May 9th to 10th at Comal County Fairgrounds in New Braunfels, TX. Texas does everything BIG and that includes playing outdoors! The New Braunfels Lions Breakfast Foundation decided to do just that. On Sunday, May 10th all mothers are admitted free. In the Arena, Coldwell Banker, D’Ann Harper Realtors will sponsor Jerry Diaz and Friends, as they present an Equestrian Salute to Mother’s Day. Each Mom will receive a beautiful flower ...

 


 

Texas, La Porte, Event Date: April 24-25, 2014

Sylvan Beach Festival by the Bay, April 24-25, La Porte, Texas

The 59th Annual Sylvan Beach Festival, sponsored by the La Porte-Bayshore Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled for Friday, April 24, and Saturday, April 25, 2015 with gates opening at 5:00pm on Friday and at 10:00am on Saturday at historic Sylvan Beach Park on Galveston Bay. Friday’s activities will include live entertainment, food, carnival, and a cook-off while on Saturday the festival kicks off with a parade beginning at 11:00am on South Broadway at Fairmont Parkway and ending ...

 


 

Texas, Bee Cave, Event Date: May 2, 2015

Lake Travis SpringFest Returns to the Hill Country Galleria in Bee Cave, TX on Saturday, May 2nd

The Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce will bring SpringFest back to the Hill Country Galleria in Bee Cave, TX on Saturday, May 2nd. Presented by St. David’s Emergency Center, SpringFest will be bigger and better than ever. The full day community festival filled with shopping, food, music and fun for the whole family is always “The Biggest Time in the Smallest Town.” SpringFest anticipates welcoming 8,000-9,000 attendees to this year’s event. The phenomenal line up ...

 


 

Texas, Paris, Event Date: May 9, 2015

Paris Art Fair and Kids Safe Saturday, May 9th, Paris, TX

Artists and art vendors will gather in Paris, TX the weekend of Saturday, May 9th (9am to 4pm), at the Love Civic Center, 2025 South Collegiate, Paris, for the 2015 Paris Art Fair and Kids Safe Saturday. The event is sponsored by the Think Child Safety program. Admission is free; donations will be gratefully accepted. Collectors, dealers, artists, as well as craft vendors and painters of all ages are welcome. There will be art, sculptures, photos and more for sale by dealers ...

 


 

Texas, Muenster, Event Date: April 24-26, 2015

40th Annual Germanfest, Muenster, TX, April 24-26

Muenster, Texas will host its 40th annual Germanfest, sponsored by the Muenster Chamber of Commerce, on April 24, 25 and 26, 2015, at Muenster City Park, 105 South Maple, Muenster, TX. Over 20,000 are predicted to attend the Fest, and will enjoy German sausage, sauerkraut, schnitzel, potato salad, scrumptious apple strudel, hearty cheese and breads. One will also find a wide variety of American food, in this quaint German community of 1,700. For those who love to participate in ...

 


 

Texas, Bandera, Event Date: April 11th and 12th, 2015

National Reenactment Guild of America has chosen Bandera, TX as a National Competition location for a 2015 Reenactment Event

The National Reenactment Guild of America (RGA) has chosen Bandera as a National Competition location for a 2015 Reenactment event. That means every gunfighter, outfitters, living history buff, campsite competitor as well as actresses and actors in the Nation involved with historic reenactment will come to Bandera to be judged. Mayhem on the Medina will be happening on the banks of the Medina River in Bandera City Park  ...

 


 

Texas, Crystal Beach, Event Date: May 8-10, 2015

A Taste of Great Gulf Coast Music is What’s Cooking at the Texas Crab Fest

The Texas Crab Festival is cooking up more than a weekend of Gulf Coast style food and fun – this year’s entertainment lineup features a taste of great music to please any palate. Featuring rock, country, blues, conjunto, gospel and Zydeco favorites playing all weekend with bands from all around Texas and along the Gulf Coast, there’s sure to be something for everyone at the 30th Annual Crab Fest. Friday’s music headliner is Grammy winner Wayne Toups, always a crowd pleaser ...

 


 

Crystal Beach, Texas, Event Date: May 8-10, 2015 The

Texas Crab Festival 5K/1K Run/Walk Adds to the Fun with a “Best Crab Costume Contest”

Texas Crab Festival invites you to sign up for the annual 5K/1K Fun Run/Walk event. This is a timed event for all ages which runs along a scenic, certified course near the festival fairgrounds, sponsored by Samson Energy. This year the Run ups the Fun with a “Best Crab Costume Contest.” Participants are encouraged to wear their craziest Crab Costumes for a chance to win a trophy. All participants in the Fun Run/Walk receive a ticket to the Crab Fest, a free t-shirt and a goodie ...

 


 

Texas, Rockwall, Event Date: April 19, 2015 (Rain Date April 26, 2015)

Take Me Out to the Ball Game: Rockwall County Historical Foundation Presents Vintage Base Ball

Learn the origins and early history of baseball as well as the customs and practices of the players and spectators. Join members of Rockwall County Historical Foundation on Sunday afternoon, April 19, 2015 for a Vintage Base Ball match between the Rockwall Retros and Farmer’s Branch Mustangs. First pitch will be at 1:00 pm at the Campbell Complex, 900 Yellow Jacket Ln ...

 


 

Texas, Angleton, Event Date: March 21& 22, 2015

Angleton, TX Gears Up for Biggest Market Days Yet, Brazoria County Fairgrounds

With over 200 vendors packing the Brazoria County Fairgrounds on March 21st and 22nd, the City of Angleton is gearing up for the biggest Market Days to date. Established in 2011 in just one building, this event has quickly grown to three buildings packed with vendors as well as numerous outdoor booths. From hearty citrus trees and vintage furniture to jewelry and boutique items, there truly is something for everyone. An added bonus to all the great shopping is the addition of the Salt ...

 


 

Texas, Bandera, Event Date: March 14th, 2015

13th Annual Wild Hog Explosion, Bandera, TX – Catch Them if You Can on March 14th

Always different and exceptionally exciting, Bandera offers another Wild and Crazy event March 14th at the 13th Annual Wild Hog Explosion. The Event will take place March 14th at Mansfield Park, 2886 Hwy. 16 N. Bandera, TX. This fun filled weekend includes the hilarious Wild Hog Catch, the always crowd pleasing BBQ Cook-Off, arts and crafts and the Hog Callin’ Contest. A Bicycle Rodeo is scheduled for the Saturday kick-off with great prizes for the kids. Back by popular ...

 


 

Texas, Frisco, Event Date: March 20 to 22, 2015

What's So Special About a Button? Texas State Button Show Celebrates National Button Week

The Texas State Button Society will be celebrating National Button Week for 2015 with its annual spring button show in Frisco, Texas on March 20 through 22. The theme for the show is “Victorian Button Extravaganza.” Admission to the show is free and open to the public. There will be displays of collectible buttons of every kind plus various enjoyable educational programs. Guests who have family heirloom buttons are welcome to bring them for identification and information from ...

 


 

Texas, Houston, Event Date: August 28-29, 2015    

Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook Convention, Houston, TX, August 28-29, 2015

A Scrapbook Convention is a place for people who love to create photographic mementos (scrapbooks) who come together to celebrate this craft. At this gathering they can take classes to learn more about their hobby from industry experts, shop scrapbooking products from industry brands, and attend "crops" which are a gathering place for scrapbookers to work on their scrapbooking projects ...

 


 

Texas, Fredericksburg, Event Date: Saturday December 6th

Pioneer Museum’s 57th Annual Holiday Home Tour, Fredericksburg, TX, December 6th

Of all the holiday events planned, expect the Gillespie County Historical Society, Pioneer Museum’s 57th Annual Holiday Home Tour to be among the most irresistible. The tour is Saturday, December 6th from 11:00am to 5:00pm. Benefiting the Gillespie County Historical Society, Pioneer Museum. Tickets are $25 per person. Purchase tickets on line, www.pioneermuseum.net, or call 830-990-8441. This year’s Home Tour features six historical homes and a grand ranch ...

 


 

Texas, San Antonio, Event Date: December 15, 2014

South Texas Lyric Opera Presents Amahl and the Night Visitors, Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, San Antonio, TX

The South Texas Lyric Opera, debut at The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts will present one of the most popular operas of all time, Amahl and the Night Visitors. The production will take place on Monday December 15th at 7:30pm at the Carlos Alvarez Studio Theater, one of the venues at the Tobin Center in San Antonio, TX. Written by Gian-Carlo Menotti, this one-act opera is a holiday event for the entire family with uplifting themes of hope, love, faith and forgiveness. This tales ...

 



Texas, League City, Event Date: November 29, 2014

Kick Start Your Holiday Shopping at Eminent Holiday Shopping Market, League City, TX

Kick start the holiday shopping season on Saturday Nov. 29th at Houston Bay Area’s newest holiday market, Eminent Holiday Shopping Market at South Shore Harbor Resort (2500 South Shore Harbor Blvd.) in League City, Texas. Enjoy shopping in a fun, festive, holiday atmosphere. Eminent Holiday Shopping Market will feature an amazing array of merchants showcasing items such as one-of-a-kind jewelry, home décor, gourmet foods ...

 


 

Texas, Angleton, Event Date: November 22 and 23

Angleton, TX Gears Up for Biggest Market Days Yet, Brazoria County Fairgrounds, November 22nd and 23rd

With over 200 vendors packing the Brazoria County Fairgrounds (901 S. Downing, Angleton, TX) on November 22nd and 23rd, the City of Angleton is gearing up for the biggest Market Days to date (http://angleton.tx.us/325/Upcoming-Events). Established in 2011 in just one building, this event has quickly grown to three buildings as well as numerous outdoor booths and is a Market not to miss. From hearty citrus trees and vintage furniture to jewelry and boutique items ...

 


 

Texas, El Paso, Event Date: November 22 and 23

Las Artistas Art & Fine Craft Show, El Paso, TX, November 22 and 23

The Las Artistas Art & Fine Crafts Show, November 22 and 23, is the place to see and shop for quality fine art and craft – all made by hand. All of the work in this show has met Las Artistas’ strict standards for originality, creative vision, technique, and craftsmanship. With a wide variety of quality, one-of-a-kind art and functional craft, holiday shopping doesn’t get any better than this. Find jewelry, ceramics, clothing, paintings, works of glass, metal, wood, clay and more made by 90 artists ...

 


 

Texas, Houston, Event Date: November 22 to November 23, 2014

Houston Via Colori Brings Chalk Art to the Streets of Downtown Houston

Houston Via Colori® Street Painting Festival, presented by LINN Energy, is one of Houston’s most beloved signature art festivals. This spectacular two-day free event, held November 22 to November 23 at Hermann Square and City Hall in Houston, attracts over 25,000 visitors annually to see the streets of Houston come to life through imagination and art. Times are ...

 

 


 

Texas, Spring, Event Date: November 21st to 22nd, 2014

12th Annual Dickens on Cypress Creek Christmas Market, Spring, TX, November 21st to 22nd

The 12th annual Dickens on Cypress Creek Christmas Market will take place on Friday, November 21st and Saturday, November 22nd from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Cypress Creek Christian Church, 6823 Cypresswood Dr., Spring, TX. Shop eighty-five vendors/artists of crafts, merchandise, collectibles, antiques and food with a Victorian flair. A raffle benefiting the Pipe Dreams Organ Project, a project raising funds for a pipe organ in the Centrum, will be held hourly with over 85 Market items ...

 


 

Texas, Muenster, Event Date: October 18 through 19, 2014

Muenster Oktoberfest Brings Germany to Texas, October 18th to 19th

Prost (cheers)! Oktoberfest is coming to Muenster, TX on October 18th & 19th, at the new 60,000 sq. ft. Heritage Park Pavilion located at 301 North Ash Street in Muenster, TX. Muenster Oktoberfest will bring out the German in everyone as visitors celebrate this traditional Oktoberfest with live polka, country, rock and nostalgic bands on stage all weekend with Alpine Village, The Royal Kolobasneck’s, Brave Combo, The Mullet Boyz and more. Over fifty arts and craft vendors ...


 

Texas, Bandera, Event Date: October 11th, 2014

Bandera’s 3rd Annual Texas Hill Country Music Fest Features 11 Top Performers

The 3rd Annual Texas Hill Country Music Fest will take place on Saturday, October 11th at the 11th Street Cowboy Bar in Bandera, Texas. Eleven of Texas’s top performers will be on hand. The Music Fest is an all-day event with the music beginning at Noon and ending at 2:00 AM. Featured artists include Drew Kennedy and Josh Grider, Walt Wilkins, the Red River Songwriters Gang, the Pat Ryan Band and many more. Enjoy fabulous live music, great food, a live auction and ...

 


Texas, Bandera, Event Date: October 18th, 2014

Ranch Heritage Day: Free Family Fun at Hill Country State Natural Area, Texas

On Saturday, October 18th, from 11am to 4pm, Ranch Heritage Day will take place at the Hill Country State Natural Area (10600 Bandera Creek Rd.), ten miles outside of Bandera, TX. Dress western and enjoy lots of free family fun for kids and adults. Step back in time as you ride in a horse-drawn covered wagon, visit with the cook at the chuck wagon, or watch exciting ranch rodeo skills. Be dazzled by World Champion Trick Roper Kevin Fitzpatrick and watch as craftsmen and women spin yard with local wool ...

 


Texas, Houston, Event Date: September 21, 2014

Houston's Apollo Chamber Players launches 20x2020 commissioning project with a new work by Grammy-winning composer Libby Larsen

Apollo Chamber Players announces its season opening concert, Bohemian Inception, American Inspiration, a program exploring the shared inspiration between African-American composers and Czech composer Antonín Dvořák. The program includes works by Florence Beatrice Price and Henry Thacker Burleigh, along with Dvořák’s String Quintet in E-flat Major. The concert will be held September 21st at 6pm at Duncan Recital Hall, Shepherd School of Music (Rice University) 6100 Main St., Houston, TX ...

 


Texas, Dallas, Event Date: September 26 - 28, 2014

Live Greek! 58th Annual Greek Food Festival of Dallas

No need to travel to Greece to Live Greek! The Greek Food Festival of Dallas brings to life the flavors, sights, sounds and traditions that make Greece a favorite destination. The festival takes place September 26th to 28th at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 13555 Hillcrest Road at Alpha, Dallas, TX. Opa! Hour on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. features half-price admission, giveaways and more, including the opening of the Festival Taverna with Greek wine tastings. Also new this year, Feta Bites – panko crusted feta cheese fried to a golden brown – join menu favorites including grilled lamb sliders, chicken oreganato ...

 


Texas, Lakehills, Event Date: September 27th, 2014

Medina Lake Cajun Festival Brings the Music, Food and Culture of Louisiana to Lakehills, Texas

The Lakehills Civic Center is a beehive of activity as volunteers transform the grounds to a little slice of Cajun Country. On Saturday, September 27th, the Medina Lake Cajun Festival brings the music, food and culture of Louisiana to the Texas Hill Country. The key elements of this successful festival are three: topnotch Louisiana Cajun and Zydeco music on two stages, the best homemade Cajun food this side of Louisiana, and the “Great Gumbo Cook-off.” Visitors can savor Cajun food such as crawfish pies, crawfish etouffee, jambalaya, boudin, fried catfish and shrimp, red beans and rice, and bread pudding with whiskey sauce. Attendees can sample ...

 


 

Texas, Houston, Event Date: September 19, 2014

Salsa y Salud is Texas' Biggest Live Salsa & Health Initiative, Houston, September 19th

The 4th Annual Salsa y Salud, La Fiesta del Barrio, the biggest live salsa and health initiative in Texas, returns with a World Premiere production, La Fiesta del Barrio, at Miller Outdoor Theatre (6000 Hermann Park Dr., Houston, TX) at 7:30pm.  A collaborative presentation of Foundation for Modern Music, Flamart, Miller Outdoor Theatre and Strictly Street Salsa, this free festival focuses on using artistic expression, in this case salsa, to promote community awareness and improvement in areas such as arts education ...

 


 

Texas, Dallas, Event Date: September 17 to 21, 2014

Create Mixed Media Retreats Inspire Dallas Area Artists, September 17 to 21

Artists from Dallas and the surrounding area will come together for 5 days of creative inspiration at the Create Mixed Media Retreat Texas, September 17 to 21, at the Night Hotel Dallas. The Hotel is located at 2645 LBJ Freeway, Dallas, TX. From the editors of Cloth Paper Scissors magazine, Create Mixed Media Retreats Texas brings together over twenty top mixed-media artists from all over the country who offer their expertise in full-day and half-day workshops within five ...

 


 

Texas, Houston, Event Date: August 8 - 10, 2014

Fan & Pop Culture Comic Con Event, The Houston Con, to Feature Power Rangers, Star Trek, Waking Dead, Teen Wolf and Game of Thrones

Summer fun for all ages comes to north Houston the weekend of August 8-10, with the fan & pop culture comic con event, The Houston Con. Houston's own Jason David Frank will be the headliner, along with actors from Battlestar Galactica, Star Trek, Power Rangers, Teen Wolf, The Flash, The Walking Dead, and Game of Thrones. The Houston Con is a multi-genre fan & pop culture, family entertainment expo for all ages, of comics, sci-fi, fantasy, gaming, literature, and art, in the diverse spirit of the Houston, Texas ...

 


 

Texas, Sealy, Event Date: July 11-12, 2014

Sealybration 2014 Offers Family Fun While Giving Back to Community, Sealy, TX, July 11-12

The Sealy Community Foundation brings first-class entertainment and family fun to Sealy’s 6th Annual Sealybration July 11-12, Sealy, TX. Grammy-award winning country legend Steve Wariner will headline the entertainment line-up and new festivities, such as the car show and VIP tent for the Saturday night concerts, will draw more than 10,000 attendees. “Sealybration is always a highly anticipated event that brings the town together to celebrate our great country and to make family memories,” said Melanie Willingham, President of the Sealy Community Foundation. “The event’s  ...


 

Texas, McKinney, Event Date: weekly Tue -Thurs throughout the summer

At Chestnut Square Historical Village this summer, children have the opportunity to “time travel” back to an era before the Information Age and experience the summers of yesterday. Prairie Adventure Camps are offered on the following dates: June 17-19, 24 - 26, July 8 - 10, 22 - 24, 29 - 31, August 5 - 7, at 315 S. Chestnut Street, McKinney, TX.   Each day’s camp begins with “de-modernizing.” Children will be able to dress in historically-themed clothing to help them embrace their trip back in time. The camp sessions focus on different types of textile arts, home skills, and old-fashioned ...


 

Texas, Bandera, Event Date: June 28th

17th Annual Bandera Riverfest to be held June 28th at City Park, Bandera, TX

It’s time to get wet at the 17th Annual Bandera Riverfest held June 28th at City Park (1102 Maple Street), Bandera, Texas. Put on your river shoes and join in for a day of fun on the Medina River. There will be arts & crafts, an Open Car Show, Bandera Idol competition, music, a Lone Star BBQ Society cook-off competition, and plenty of food and drink. There are no fees to enter the many fun things to do at Riverfest, such as the river rodeo (this is the Cowboy Capital of the World), kayak races, and the Anything That Floats Regatta ...


 

Texas, Bandera, Event Date: August 29th-31st

Head to Cowboy Capital of the World to Celebrate Bandera, August 29th-31st, Bandera, TX

On Labor Day Weekend, August 29th-31st, head for Bandera, the Cowboy Capital of the World, to experience this classic Old West town, with its cowboy culture, and horse-friendly hitching posts. It’s time for Celebrate Bandera, when the town will honor their place in history as one of the major staging areas for the over six million head of longhorn cattle that were driven up the Great Western Trail to markets in Kansas and Nebraska. Witness the signature event, a Longhorn Cattle Drive right down the Main Street followed by the Celebrate Bandera Parade ...


 

Texas, Hempstead, Event Date: July 18th to 19th

25th Annual Hempstead Watermelon Festival, July 18th & 19th, Hempstead, TX

The Hempstead Chamber of Commerce has announced the upcoming 25th Annual Watermelon Festival, July 18th to 19th, 1125 Austin St., Hempstead, TX. This year's free festival will have activities for the entire family. There will be a BBQ cook-off, pet parade, carnival, wine tasting, queen's reception, basketball tournament and a free street dance on Friday evening with entertainment provided by The Earlywine band. Saturday starts at 7:00am with the Watermelon Fun Run ...


 

Texas, Bandera, Event Date: July 25th to 26th

Celebrate the National Day of The American Cowboy in the Cowboy Capital of the World, Bandera, TX

There's no better place to celebrate the American Cowboy than Bandera, Texas, the official Cowboy Capital of the World. Every year Bandera's own Frontier Times Museum celebrates the National Day of the American Cowboy, a holiday that was established by the United States Congress to recognize this true American icon. This year's celebration will be held on July 25th and July 26th at the Frontier Times Museum, 510 13th Street Bandera, Texas. Activities begin Friday evening with a reception inducting great Texans into the museum's Texas Heroes Hall of Honor. Saturday brings family fun  ...


 

Texas, Mineral Wells, May 20, Event Date: June 7th

5th Annual Vietnam Memorial Update – Kent State Exhibit, Weatherford, TX, June 7th

On June 7th, The National Vietnam War Museum will host the 5th annual update of its replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at 12685 Mineral Wells Highway, Weatherford, TX . The gates will open at 8:00 a.m. with the ceremony beginning at 10:00 a.m. The event will honor the four men whose names were added to the wall in Washington, D.C. last year, as well as a special welcome home to fourteen recovered MIAs. Following the outdoor ceremonies, the Visitor Center will be open so that guests can view the museum’s latest exhibit, a photo retrospective of the Kent State Shooting ...

 


 

Texas, Beaumont, Event Date; June 13-15

Bill Pickett Trail Riders 10th Annual Trail Ride, Zydeco Festival and Rodeo, Beaumont, TX

The Bill Pickett Trail Riders are hosting their 10th Annual Trail Ride, Zydeco Festival and Rodeo. It will be held on June 13-15, 2014 at Laday’s Arena 7400 Boyt Rd., Beaumont, TX. The Bill Pickett Trail Riders educates and entertains all ages and nationalities on the western and Creole heritage of Southeast Texas and Louisiana. They teach everyone that Bill Pickett was a real African American that created the “bite’m style dull dogging” known today in rodeo as “steer wrestling.”

 


 

Texas

Round Top Music Festival Coming to Round Top, Texas, June 7 to July 12

Round Top, Texas (April 15, 2014) - The Round Top Festival Institute presents the Round Top Music Festival on June 7th to July 12th in Round Top, Texas (248 Jaster Road). Founded 44 years ago by concert pianist James Dick, the Round Top Festival Institute annually selects 95 students (from over 500 applicants) who study with master faculty and perform in the Texas Festival Orchestra.   Programs for the two dozen concerts include works by composers ...

 


 

7th Annual Lake Travis Springfest Returns to the Backyard Live Oak Amphitheater in Bee Cave, Texas

Bee Cave, Texas (April 8, 2014) – The Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce will bring SpringFest back to Bee Cave at The Backyard Live Oak Amphitheater from April 25 to 26 (13801 Bee Cave Parkway). Presented by St. David’s Emergency Center, SpringFest will be bigger and better than ever. The two day community festival filled with shopping, food, music and fun for the whole family is always the last weekend in April. SpringFest expands to two days and kicks off at 6PM on Friday, April 25th with the KidZone rides and attractions, the WineStomp wine tasting tent and a free movie ...

 

20th Annual Louisiana Swamp Thing & Crawfish Festival, 7,000 Pounds of Free Crawfish, Austin, Texas

Austin, Texas (March 21, 2014) - The 20th Annual Louisiana Swamp Thing & Crawfish Festival will take place on April 12, 2014, 11am to 10pm, at the Austin American Statesman Parking Lot, 305 S. Congress Ave., Austin, TX. 7,000 pounds of crawfish will be given away at the event. The crawfish is given away one plate at a time (approximately 1 lb) while supplies last. There will be all kinds of Cajun food, arts & crafts, children’s activities, and face painters and live Louisiana music  ...

 

Reenactment Guild of America creates Mayhem on the Medina in the Cowboy Capital of the World, Bandera, Texas

Bandera, Texas (March 21, 2014) - Bandera being recognized as The Cowboy Capital of the World this past year just means it opened the door to more ideas for Bandera to live up to the title! The National Reenactment Guild of America (RGA) has chosen Bandera as a National Competition location for a 2014 Reenactment event. That means every gunfighter, outfitters, living history buff, campsite competitor as well as actresses and actors in the Nation involved with historic  ...

 

Sylvan Beach Festival by the Bay, April 25-26, La Porte, Texas

La Porte, Texas (March 21, 2014) - The 58th Annual Sylvan Beach Festival, sponsored by the La Porte-Bayshore Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled for Friday, April 25, and Saturday, April 26, 2014 with gates opening at 5:00 pm on Friday and at 9:00 am on Saturday at historic Sylvan Beach Park (500 Bayshore Drive, La Porte, TX) on lovely Galveston Bay.   Friday’s activities will include live entertainment, food, carnival, and a cook-off, while on Saturday the festival kicks off with a parade beginning at 10:00 am on South Broadway at Fairmont Parkway and ending on West Main at  ...

 

Angleton Gears Up for Biggest Market Days Yet, Brazoria County Fairgrounds, March 22nd and 23rd

Angleton, Texas (March 10, 2014) - With over 200 vendors packing the Brazoria County Fairgrounds on March 22nd and 23rd, the City of Angleton is gearing up for the biggest Market Days to date. Established in 2011 in just one building, this event has quickly grown to four buildings as well as numerous outdoor booths and is a Market not to miss. From hearty citrus trees and vintage furniture to jewelry and boutique items, there truly is something for everyone. An added bonus to all the great  ...