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SOUTH TEXAS EVENTS
SUMMER - 2018

JUNE

  June 1–2 - Wharton
WHARTON CITYWIDE GARAGE SALE & RALLY FOR WHARTON…
Friday/Saturday. Maps available for visitors to make their way around to all sale locations; also check whartontexas.com. Recognizable signs will be all over town. Local merchants will participate, so remember to shop with them too! June 2 is Rally for Wharton with crawfish, BBQ, zydeco music, Cops & Rodders car show & more! (979) 532-1862 or helpdesk@whartonchamber.com.

  June 9 - East Bernard
CZECH KOLACHE-KLOBASE FESTIVAL...
Come to Riverside Hall for polka dancing, arts and crafts, sausage and barbecue chicken, kiddie games, dancers, raffle and cakewalk. (979) 531-9747 or (979) 335-7907.

  June 15–16 - Stockdale
73rd ANNUAL STOCKDALE WATERMELON JUBILEE...
Enjoy great entertainment! Friday: Ricochet / Tracy Byrd. Saturday: The System. Rodeo at 7:30pm, with concert immediately following. Stockdale City Park. Held since 1937. For more info: www.stockdaletx.org.

JULY

  July 7–8 - Rockport
ROCKPORT ART FESTIVAL...
The 49th Annual Rockport juried art show features food, live music & entertainment, kids' tent, and original artworks by over 120 artists and master craftsmen. A fundraiser for the Rockport Art Association. For more information, call (361) 729-5519 or on the web at www.rockportartfest.com .

  July 13–14 - Sealy
SEALYBRATION...
Family activities, carnival, arts/crafts booths, street dance, BBQ cookoff, slow-pitch/softball tournaments, and live main stage entertainment. Admission. For info: www.Sealycommunityfoundation.org or call (979) 885-3222.

  July 26–28 - Clute
THE GREAT TEXAS MOSQUITO FESTIVAL...
The annual festival is a fun-filled, 3-day event for the entire family. It includes a variety of contests for all ages, arts/crafts & food booths, carnival, BBQ cook-off, and great musical headliner entertainment as Kevin Fowler, Spazmatics & others. Clute Municipal Park. (800) 371-2971.

SEPTEMBER

  September 22 - Lakehills
38th ANNUAL MEDINA LAKE CAJUN FESTIVAL...
"Home of the Great Gumbo Cook-off." Saturday, 11am to 10pm. Cajun and Zydeco bands on 2 stages, Great Gumbo Cook-off, authentic homemade Cajun foods, arts & crafts, games and more. Lakehills Civic Center in Bandera County, 25 miles from San Antonio.
www.cajunfestival-medinalake.com. (830) 751-3130.

OCTOBER

  October 12–20 - Angleton
BRAZORIA FAT STOCK SHOW & COUNTY FAIR...
"The Largest County Fair in Texas" features livestock exhibits, crafts, concerts, entertainment, CPRA rodeo finals, contests, carnival and foods, and much more! Brazoria County Fairgrounds, Angleton TX 77515. www.bcfa.org. (979) 849-6416.

NOVERMBER

  November 3 - Port Isabel
25th ANNUAL WORLD'S CHAMPIONSHIP SHRIMP COOK-OFF...
Saturday. Awards in both professional & amateur divisions with contestants from both sides of the border. Also in conjunction, and a Folk Art Festival with all types of arts & crafts for sale & fun for all. (800) 527-6102.

  November 3 - Angleton
AUSTIN TOWN HISTORICAL REENACTMENT...
Celebrating the lives of those pioneers who settled Colonial Texas. "Austin Town" features interpreters, period craft demonstrators, sutlers, historical reenactments and period games. Presented by Brazoria County Historical Museum. In its 22nd year! www.bchm.org. (979) 864-1208.  v

 

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