24 - Lakehills
36th 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 & more.
Lakehills Civic Center in Bandera County, only 25 miles from
24 - Hallettsville
HALLETTSVILLE KOLACHE FEST...
Enjoy a downtown parade, kolache presentation & eating
contest, “42” domino tournament, classic cars, bike show, arts
& crafts, Czech & German foods, live entertainment,
biergarten, children’s activities & more! Held at KC Hall.
9 - Castroville
HERITAGE DAY AT MOYE RETREAT CENTER...
Sunday 11am-3pm. A day of celebration, barbeque chicken
plates, children’s activities, including games & pony rides,
arts & crafts, silent auction & quilt raffle. FREE live
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13–16 - Houston
38th ANNUAL FESTA ITALIANA ...The
Italian Cultural & Community Center of Houston brings culture
to life at its weekend celebration of Italy! Enjoy music, food
& wine, pasta-eating contest, bocce ball & I Madonnari
competitions, wine tasting, grape stomp, children’s events,
arts & crafts and more. University of St. Thomas at Montrose
Blvd. For more details:
14–16 - Conroe
27th CONROE CAJUN CATFISH FESTIVAL...
Enjoy three days of fun, music & food! Music on four stages
includes Texas Music, Cajun, Zydeco, Blues & Country. Also
enjoy a carnival, children’s village with pony rides, petting
zoo, games & children’s stage. Come to the Downtown Square for
great festival foods—catfish, boudain, crawfish etouffee,
fried alligator & more.
14–22 - Angleton
BRAZORIA 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.
15 - La Marque
Festivities include a BBQ cook-off, arts & crafts, children’s
fishing tournament, food, pumpkin patch & carving and more.
Enjoy great live musical entertainment, including The Bellamy
Brothers, Johnny Lee, and Pee Wee Bowen Band. Held at Highland
Bayou Park. FREE. 8:30am-10pm. For more info:
or (409) 935-1408.
22–23 - Houston
WINGS OVER HOUSTON AIRSHOW...
The 32nd Annual CAF Wings Over Houston Airshow features the
U.S. Navy Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Team, a special
tribute to 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor,
WWII war-bird demos, stunt planes, skydiving, Kids Zone,
reenactments & more. A great family event! Ellington Airport.
29 - Corpus Christi
DIA DE LOS MUERTOS FESTIVAL... Now
in its 9th year, these outdoor festivities have become one of
Corpus Christi’s most popular events with 3 stages of live
entertainment, a Kids’ Activity Corner, fine art exhibition,
Pinata Contest, Altar Display and a juried Hecho-a-Mano/Made-by-Hand
Art Expo. 3pm to midnight. Also seeking vendors. For more
5 - Angleton
AUSTIN TOWN HISTORICAL REENACTMENT...
Celebrating the lives of those pioneers who settled Colonial
Texas. The fictitious “Austin Town” features interpreters,
period craft demonstrators, sutlers, militia drill units,
historical reenactments, and period games. Presented by
Brazoria County Historical Museum. In its 20th year!
5 - George West
28th ANNUAL GEORGE WEST STORYFEST...
“The Storytelling Capital of Texas” presents tall tales,
cowboy poetry, Texas State Liars’ Contest, classic car show,
folklore & ghost stories, live music, living history,
arts/crafts & children’s activities at the Courthouse Square.
6 - Port Isabel
23rd ANNUAL WORLD’S CHAMPIONSHIP SHRIMP
Sunday. Awards in both professional and amateur divisions with
contestants from both sides of the border. Also in
conjunction, a Folk Art Festival & Mini Carnival with all
types of arts & crafts for sale & fun for all. For more
details, call (800) 527-6102.
18, 2017 - Edinburg
PIONEER AND RANCHING CRAFTS DAY...
Featuring South Texas & Northeastern Mexican arts/crafts.
Artisans demonstrate crafts used by early settlers of the
area. Highlights include woodworking, horse-hair braiding,
weaving, chuck wagon cooking & activities for children
throughout the day. Traditional foods & live music, in an
outdoor setting, make this event the largest of the year.
10am-4pm. (956) 383-6911.