November 8 - Sonora
48th ANNUAL SUTTON COUNTY GAME
Come to the “Trail Head to West Texas”, and enjoy exotic game
at this annual game diner spectacular with over $50,000 in
door prizes! Held at Sutton County Civic Center, 6pm.
November 21–22 - Alpine
Free public arts celebration features galleries and art-works
throughout downtown. Live music & entertainers, plus open-air
art and food market. Visit
or call (432) 837-3067.
November 22–23 - El Paso
LAS ARTISTAS ART &
FINE CRAFT SHOW...
Shop for fine ceramics, fiber art, jewelry, mixed media,
paintings, wood pieces & more quality art-works, all made by
hand by 90 juried artists. Meet with the makers to learn the
creative story behind the art. Also enjoy craft
demonstrations, kid’s activities, live music & gourmet Truck
Circus food. First Presbyterian Event Center. $5 admission;
free for under age 18.
December 15–31 - Big Spring
FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS...
A mile of various themes & silhouettes are highlighted with a
stunning display of Large Poinsettias on the Dam of Comanche
Trail Lake, off Highway 87. (432) 263-8235 or (866) 430-7100.
March 8–11 - Sweetwater
The world’s largest rattlesnake event features awards for
highest quantity of Western Diamondbacks captures for
venom-milking, plus a parade, queen’s contest, musical
entertainment, 10K run, cook-offs, arts & crafts, and
rattlesnake-eating contests. Nolan County Coliseum. (325)
March 12–14 - Shamrock
69th ST. PATRICK’S DAY
Salute the Irish in Shamrock with the Donegal beard-growing
contest, carnival rides, parade, arts & crafts, rodeo events,
Miss Irish Rose pageant, motorcycle rally, Lad & Lassie
contest, and dance. (806) 256-2501.