Official Bluebonnet Festival of Texas
Date(s): 4/12/2014 Date(s): 4/13/2014
Sat. - 9AM-6PM | Sun. - 9AM-5PM
Celebrate spring at the Official Bluebonnet Festival of Texas, listed as Texas Highways magazines #7 most popular event. 250-plus vendor booths, food, live entertainment and music, and fun in the heart of bluebonnet country. Sat. 9:00am-6:00pm; Sunday, 9:00am-5:00pm. Free Admission. Downtown Chappell Hill Texas.
979-836-6033, 888-373-6426, www.chappellhillmuseum.org
Burton Cotton Gin Festival
Date(s): 4/25/2014 Date(s): 4/26/2014
Fri. - 6PM | Sat. - 10AM - Midnight
The Cotton era comes alive in Burton, Texas. Gin tours, parades, auctions, live music, folk life demonstrations, carnival, tractor pull, petting zoo, contests and much more! Friday Shrimp Boil & Live Auction, 6:00pm; Sat 10:00am-midnight; Burton Cotton Gin & Museum, 307 N. Main St. in Burton.
Bluebonnet Festival of Texas
Saturday 10 AM - 6 PM, Sunday 12 PM - 5 PM
Downtown Chappell Hill
Celebrate spring at the Official Bluebonnet Festival of Texas, listed as Texas Highways magazines #7 most popular event. 300-plus vendor booths, food, live entertainment and music, and fun in the heart of bluebonnet country. Sat. 10:00am-6:00pm; Sunday, noon-5:00pm. Free Admission.
123rd Annual Maifest
Bring the entire family and enjoy one of the oldest German Festivals in Texas ! A colorful parade, spectacular performances, "all you can eat" Blue Bell ice cream with the Noon Lions Club, German food and live entertainment, quality arts and crafts booths, kids' activities at the "hands-on" German Village and lots of family fun!
Free admission to the festival and shuttles to historic downtown shopping.
The Fruitful Herbal Harvest
Round Top Festival
March 22 and 23, Round Top Festival will host Herbal Forum, “The Fruitful Herbal Harvest.” Come and explore the world of herbs and grow in knowledge and understanding while learning exciting new ways to utilize these ancient plants. There will be plants for sale, workshops, bookshops, and gift shops. For registration and more information please visit festivahill.org or call (979) 249-3129
Festival of Minis
8 AM each day
Brazos County Expo Complex
Brazos County Expo, (979)823-3976, email@example.com
Wiener Fest 2012
Wolf Pen Creek
Weiner Fest is the largest annual fund raiser for the Aggieland Humane Society (formerly Brazos Animal Shelter). It has food, music, dachshund races, wanna-be-a-wiener races, kid zone, costume contest, 5k fun run, and shopping. Entrance to the event is free and all proceeds go to the Aggieland Humane Society.
Christ's Way Baptist Church Annual Fall Festival
6 - 8 PM
CWBC @ 3885 Copperfield Drive, Bryan
CWBC will hold its annual Fall Festival as an alternative to trick-or-treating. Join us for FREE games, candy, inflatables, face painting, hay rides, train rides, food and more! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Child friendly costumes are welcome.
Call the church office @ (979)775-5000 for more information or visit www.christsway.org
Texas Reds Festival-Kids Zone
10 AM - 7 PM
Texas Reds Festival Kids Zone- Oct 12-13
Don’t know what to do with your kids while you’re wining and dining at the annual Texas Reds Festival? Drop them off at the Kids Zone provided to you by The Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley! The area will consist of awesome moonbounces, crafts, and activities for your little one to participate in. If you go on our website before the festival, you can get an unlimited pass wristband for only $8- less than the door price! Individual tickets for each game will be $1 otherwise. Find out more here!
You can also volunteer at our Kids Zone, we would love some help!
Lincoln Recreation Center Annual Fall Festival
5:30 - 8 PM
Lincoln Recreation Center
Put on your best Halloween costume and join the fun and games at the Lincoln Recreation Center Fall Festival on Thursday, Oct. 25 from 5:30-8 p.m. The Lincoln Recreation Center is located at 1000 Eleanor St.
Activity coupons are five for $1 and activities will include joy jumps, face painting, cupcake walk, cookie decorating, the most Horrific Haunted House, an appearance by Charity the Clown and much more. Free refreshments will be available for children, including hot dogs, drinks and Halloween candy.
For more information, contact the Lincoln Recreation Center at 979.764.3779.
979-764-3779 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Allen Academy Fall Festival
5:30 - 10 PM
3201 Boonville Rd; Bryan, TX 77802
The Allen Parent Association is hosting a safe and family friendly Fall Festival full of carnival games, interactive activities, a spooky haunted house and lots of good food.
Julie Enriquez 979-218-6107
Brazos Contemporary Dance Festival Performance
Dance Theatre, room 263, READ Building, Texas A&M University
The Brazos Dance Collective is hosting a variety of talented artists from the surrounding area for this year's Brazos Contemporary Dance Festival. This non-profit dance company is excited to announce that dancers from Austin, Bryan-College Station, Denton, Houston, and San Antonio will be performing in the Dance Theatre at Texas A&M. Come join them September 14 & 15 at 7:30 pm to see passionate artists bring you a memorable evening of contemporary dance! The festival also includes dance classes offered on Saturday. Find discounted tickets and more information at brazosdance.org.
Available in advance: www.brazosdance.org/events
$12 general admission, $6 students & seniors
At the door, cash only
$15 general admission, $8 students & seniors
Featuring performances by:
Brazos Dance Collective (BCS)
Amanda McCorkle (Denton)
Big Rig Dance Collective (Denton)
Bonnie Cox (Austin)
Brittany Lopez & Erika Record (Denton)
Lisa Nicks (Austin)
Nicole Roerick (Austin)
UH Dance Ensemble (Houston)
Wendy Ellis (San Antonio)
Stasha Kraguljac, 979-393-8119
Chappell Hill Lavender and Wine Fest
9 a.m. to 3 p.m
Chappell Hill Lavender Farm
The scent of fresh lavender is in the air! The Chappell Hill Lavender Farm hosts the sixth annual Lavender Fest on Saturday, August 13, 2011, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The festival kicks off the blooming season and guests will have the opportunity to cut their own fresh lavender and learn how to make lavender wands.
The popular Tour de Lavender returns this year where guests can explore charming destinations in scenic Washington County. Stops include the Windy Winery, which uses only Texas grapes to make great Texas wine. Try the Lady Lavender wine, and enjoy a hay ride to the vineyard, live music, great food and more.
Other sponsors include the Bluebonnet House & Garden Center, a timeless country gift shop; the Rock Store with historical hand-stitched wall hanging; Chappell Hill Sausage Company; and Bevers Kitchen for great home cooking.
Begin your tour at the Chappell Hill Lavender Farm with so much to see and do. Don't miss the wide variety of craft booths showcasing handmade soaps, lotions, birdhouses, jams, jellies, salsa, linens, candles, jewelry and more. Plus, enjoy live music with Front Porch Friends and sample lavender cuisine. Tour the farm's gift shop with its wonderful selection of lavender-related items.
For a unique, relaxing getaway, Lavender Fest 2011 is the perfect event destination. For more information, call 1-888-BRENAHM or visit www.chappellhilllavender.com.
1-888-BRENAHM or visit www.chappellhilllavender.com.