1–31 - Flatonia
PARADE OF QUILTS... Czech us out!
Shop owners display a profusion of heirloom and contemporary
quilts throughout downtown stores during the month of March.
Flatonia is located at Exit 661 on I-10, between Houston & San
Antonio. (361) 865-3920. Email:
6,13,20,27 - April 3,10,17,24 and May 1,8,15,22,29 - Brenham
WINE DOWN AT PLEASANT HILL WINERY ... “Wine Down” on
Fridays on the deck and watch the sun set. Enjoy wine by the
glass or share a bottle with friends. Cheese boards available.
3pm-sunset. Every Friday in March, April and May. Pleasant
Hill Winery, 1441 Salem Road.
www.pleasanthillwinery.com. (979) 830-VINE (8463).
14 - Burton
TEXAS RANGER DAY… Enjoy history,
reenactments, cook-off, live music noon-8pm. Gate charge.
Burton Heritage Society, 507 North Railroad Street.
14, April 11, May 9 - Anderson
Fanthorp Inn visitors experience cross country travel via
stagecoach. Learn about the Inn’s history and 1840s-60’s stage
lines connecting Texas towns. Presentations throughout the
day. Coach rides 11am-3pm (dependent on
weather & teams) with suggested adult ride donation of $10 &
children $5. Open to all ages; children must be accompanied by
adult. February through July & September on second Saturday.
Apr. 17, May 21, Jun. 18, Jul. 16, Aug. 20,
Sept 17, Oct 15, Nov 19 & Dec 17
Gruene Historic District /
New Braunfels - COME AND TASTE IT... Meet Texas’ best
winemakers the third Thursday of each month. Enjoy
complimentary wine and beer tastings, and learn directly from
the craftsman. Live music and food samples complement the
wines on Gruene Historic District’s Grapevine patio. Also live
entertainment nightly at Texas’ Oldest Dancehall.
April 18–19 and
May 16–17 - New
Braunfels -www.GRUENEMARKETDAYS.com... Shop the
exceptional handmade quality of sculptors, potters, jewelers,
unique craftsman & specialty Texas-made foods, while enjoying
live entertainment & 25 specialty stores & restaurants.
Historic Old Gruene. (830) 832-1721.
27–April 4 - Burton
LA BAHIA ANTIQUE SHOW AT LA BAHIA
HALL... La Bahia Antique Show (during the Round Top
Festival) with dealers across the country offering a variety
of antiques, collectibles, vintage items and porcelain
restoration at the show. Country cooking all day. Free adm./parking.
Labahia Hall @ 290W/237TX. March 27, 8am-8pm as 1st Friday
Frenzy (Late Shopping), March 28-April 3, 8am-6pm and April 4,
28 - Schulenburg
2nd ANNUAL SCHULENBURG SAUSAGEFEST...
Enjoy live music, sausage-making contests in five categories,
street dancing, arts and crafts, children’s activities,
antique cars & tractors, tasty foods and much more. Downtown
Schulenburg on Historic North Main. 12noon-10pm.
www.schulenburgsausagefest.com. (866) 504-5294 or
28 - Flatonia
SPRING MARKET DAY WITH TEXAS INDEPENDENCE
RELAY EXCHANGE... Arts & crafts, jewelry,
hand-crafted one-of-a-kind items, food, drinks, music & more!
CHEER on the TIR runners on South Main Street. Downtown
www.flatoniachamber.com. (361) 865-3920.
28, April 25, May 23, June 27, July 25, Aug 23, Sept 26, Oct
24 - Anderson - MUSIC MAKES A CELEBRATION... On these
4th Saturdays, experience life & music of early Texans &
travelers at Fanthorp Inn. Tap a tambourine or take a turn on
the dance floor led by our dance instructor. Costumed guides
also describe workings of an Inn and its successful Innkeeper.
11am-3pm. Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site, 579 S. Main off
Hwy 90 (ten miles east of Hwy 6). (936) 878-2214.
9–19 - Brenham
UNITY THEATRE PRESENTS “SHOOTING STAR”…
Enjoy an intimate Studio Series comedic drama about college
lovers having an unexpected, life-altering reunion while
snowed in for the night at an airport. Unity Theatre, 300
Church Street. Thurs 7:30pm, Fri/Sat 8pm, Sun 4pm. (979)
10-12 - Burnet
BLUEBONNET FESTIVAL... “The
Bluebonnet Capital of Texas” hosts arts and crafts,
entertainment, a parade, fun runs, scholarship pageant, pet
parade, destruction derby, carnival, gunfighters and a dance.
11–12 - Chappell Hill
OFFICIAL BLUEBONNET FESTIVAL OF
TEXAS... Stroll through this historic town to enjoy
the festival’s 50th Anniversary with over 400 juried vendor
booths of home decor, gardening, jewelry, pet accessories,
children’s items and more. Plus great food, entertainment,
music & fun in the heart of bluebonnet country. Listed in
Texas Highways magazine as the #7 most popular event!
www.chappellhillmusuem.org or call
17–18 - Burton
26th ANNUAL BURTON COTTON GIN FESTIVAL...
The cotton era comes alive! Gin tours, parade, auctions, live
music, folklife demonstrations, tractor pull, petting zoo,
contests, and more. Texas Cotton Gin Museum, 307 North Main
Street. (979) 289-3378.
18 - Flatonia
FLATONIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CRAWFEST...
Czech us out! A feast of crawfish, shrimp, sausage, corn,
potatoes, beer, wine, tea, live music, dancing. Silent & live
auctions. Door Prizes, 6pm-12 midnight. Flatonia American
Legion Hall. Tickets:
$30 per person. Flatonia is located at Exit 661 off
I-10, between Houston and San Antonio.
www.flatoniachamber.com. (361) 865-3920. Email:
18 - Austin
4th ANNUAL UNTAPPED FESTIVAL ... In
salute to the culture of quality craft beer, 65 breweries and
over 200 craft beers are featured at events held at 20-acre
Carson Creek Ranch, just minutes from downtown Austin. This
year’s musical stage lineup features Manchester Orchestra,
Phosphorescent, Black Joe Lewis, Jean Grae, Bear Hands, In The
Valley Below, Bop English and Calliope Musicals.
25 - Canyon Lake
COMMUNITY WIDE GARAGE SALE ...
Over 100 booths with furniture, garage and yard items,
antiques, gifts and re-gifts, and food. Free parking &
admission. 10x10 booth in-doors $35 (limited # available),
outdoors $25. CRRC Rec Center, 125 Mabel Jones Drive,
Saturday, 9am-4pm. For more info: (830) 964-3003.
1–3 - Brenham
125th MAIFEST CELEBRATION... Enjoy
one of the oldest German festivals in Texas with your family.
Colorful parade, spectacular performances, “all you can eat”
Blue Bell ice cream with the Noon Lions Club, German food,
live entertainment, quality arts/crafts & kid’s activities!
Free admission. 1-888-BRENHAM (273-6426).
2 - Taylor
TAYLOR BLACKLAND PRAIRIE DAYS... A Main
Street festival held in the Historic Downtown District in
Taylor. A great family event featuring unique shopping, arts &
crafts, live entertainment, children’s activities, good food,
and more. 10am-5pm. (512) 352-3463.
16 - Cameron
CAMERON DEWBERRY FESTIVAL ... Cameron
celebrates Spring with the Dew-berry Festival! Come enjoy a
cake and cobbler bake-off, youth fishing tournament, classic
car show, arts & crafts fair, and much more! It’s where the
fun begins! (254) 697-4979. Check out
for updates on more events.
28–June 14 - Brenham
UNITY THEATRE PRESENTS “CHAPTER TWO”…
Widower George meets Jennie, a divorced soap opera actress,
and they must discover not when, but how, they can start
Chapter Two of their lives. Unity Theatre, 300 Church Street.
Thurs 7:30 pm, Fri/Sat 8pm, Sun 4pm. (979) 830-8358.
7–July 12 - Round Top
ROUND TOP MUSIC AT FESTIVAL HILL
2015... 100 young musicians from around the world
study and perform in a series of orchestra & chamber music
concerts with renowned international faculty, conductors &
soloists. The Festival & Chamber Orchestras perform several
times during June. Individual & season tickets available.
Round Top Festival Institute, Hwy 237 at Jaster Road. (979)
19–20 - Stonewall
54th PEACH JAMBOREE RODEO & PBR EVENT...
Parade, dances, queen’s contest, rodeo, peach judging and
auction, peaches, food & peach ice cream, live music, Kid’s
Peach Patch, washer & 42 tournaments, and 5K-10K Peach Fun
Run. (830) 644-2735, or visit
4–5, 11–12, 18–19, 25–26, and Aug 1–2, 8–9 - Brenham
HARVEST GRAPE STOMP... Start with a hayride out to
the vineyard. Pick grapes, bring them back, pour them in the
barrel, then step in and stomp or squish to music, which makes
all the stress in your life fade away! Then as a memento, step
out with your purple feet onto a keepsake t-shirt! Sat
11am-6pm and Sun noon-5pm. Windy Winery, 4232 Clover Road,
www.windywinery.com. (979) 836-3252.
4 - Chappell Hill
FOURTH OF JULY PARADE AND SUMMER COWBOY
EVENT… Chappell Hill’s 39th Annual 4th of July Parade
—the “Best Small Town Parade in America!” Featuring floats,
cowboys, antique cars, and the renowned Marching Kazoo Band.
Starts 10am in Downtown Chappell Hill. Cowboy demonstrators,
pony rides and children’s activities begin at 10:30am. Free
4 - Washington
HEB PRESENTS “FIREWORKS-ON-THE-BRAZOS…
Celebrate our nation’s independence where Texas declared her
independence! Free Blue Bell ice cream treats and coca-cola
drinks, live patriotic concert, and a fireworks extravaganza.
Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site. For details,
www.whereTexasbecameTexas.org or call 1-888-BRENHAM.
11, 18 & 25 - Brenham
“HOT NIGHTS, COOL TUNES” CONCERT
SERIES… Cool off around the square in downtown
Brenham. Enjoy live music every Saturday in July. Park benches
and lush grass provide curbside seating, and the sale of
beverages and food support this great series of musical
events. Each concert begins at 7pm. Free admission & parking.
18–19, July 25–26, August 1–2 & August 8–9 - Brenham
FOR FUN AT PLEASANT HILL WINERY… Crush for Fun 2015!
Get purple feet, a special T-shirt (“I picked. I stomped. I
made some wine.”) and a picture to show your friends. Sat
11am-6pm, Sun noon- 5pm. Pleasant Hill Winery, 1441 Salem Rd.,
www.pleasanthillwinery.com. (979) 830-8463.
8 - Chappell Hill
CHAPPELL HILL LAVENDER & WINE FESTIVAL...
Enjoy a morning or afternoon of lavender cutting, live music,
lavender demonstrations & cuisine, and vendors at Chappell
Hill Lavender & Berry Farm (8 mi. north of historic town of
Chappell Hill). Complete your day with wine tasting, a grape
stomp, vendors & live music at Windy Winery. Saturday ONLY.
2250 Dillard Rd., Chappell Hill. For details, call (979)
251-8114, or visit