Selected Community Events
Chappell Hill Scarecrow Festival
Oct 12, 2013 Saturday 10 AM - 6 PM, Sunday 12 - 5 PM
Oct 13, 2013 Saturday 10 AM - 6 PM, Sunday 12 - 5 PM
Stroll through this historic town and enjoy over 300 juried vendor booths of home décor, gardening, jewelry, pet accessories and more. Plus great food, entertainment, and numerous children’s activities including pumpkin decorating contests. Come for the “best family fun in the state.” 10:00am-6pm on Saturday, noon to 5pm on Sunday.
Fall Festival of Roses
Nov 1, 2013 Friday/Saturday 9 AM - 5:30 PM, Sunday 11 AM - 5 PM
Nov 2, 2013 Friday/Saturday 9 AM - 5:30 PM, Sunday 11 AM - 5 PM
Nov 3, 2013 Friday/Saturday 9 AM - 5:30 PM, Sunday 11 AM - 5 PM
This 3-day festival is packed with great speakers and topics, garden tours, and shopping opportunities. Friday/Saturday 9am-5:30pm, Sunday 11am-5pm, Antique Rose Emporium, 10,000 FM 50, Brenham, free admission.
Dime Box Black Bridge Festival & Mini Marathon
Oct 4, 2013 6 PM
Oct 5, 2013 6 PM
Downtown Dime Box, Texas
ANNUAL DIME BOX BLACK BRIDGE FESTIVAL, featuring BBQ Cook Off, Parade, Craft and Swap Booths, and the 36th annual Mini Marathon (10 K and 2 mile run, 2 mile walk)
Stew supper, street dance, 42 Tournament beginning at 6 PM Friday, Oct 4.
Mini Marathon begins at 9 AM on Sat. Oct 5, followed by fun, food, live music, parade and games.
Theme: Welcome to Paradise: Hawaiian luau
Hosted by the Dime Box Lions Club.
Proceeds benefit Lions projects and “Black Bridge Park”
For more information contact: Rhonda Pharis at 979-777-8682 or email@example.com
May 4, 2013 9:30 AM - Dusk
Snook City Park
The festival will be kicked off at 9:30 a.m. with the annual parade through downtown Snook and ending at the park.
An added feature to this year’s festival is an auto show. Along with the auto show we will continue the traditional tractor show.
The annual cake auction with proceeds to benefit city park improvements will begin at 12:30 p.m. Thanks to the support of individuals, organizations, and businesses, this auction has made the Snook City Park a nice place for family gatherings and youth sporting events. Funding from previous auctions has been allocated to playground landscaping, to sports renovations, and to pavilion improvements.
A big part of this festival is the annual barbecue cook off with a number of very good cookers trying to win the prize.
Musical entertainment will be provided by Gabe Matcek starting at 11:30 a.m. The Burleson County Trio featuring Steve Kocurek, Bobby Mikulin, and Maurice Jurena will be on stage from 2:30-5:30 p.m. A good time to relax and listen, or kick up your heels to lively traditional country music with a mixture of polkas and waltzes.
A variety of food and arts/craft vendors will also be on site.
There will be fun for kids with the barnyard and petting zoo, mini train rides, a reptile house, the water blast challenge, and more.
For parade information contact Rebekah Hruska 324-1392.
Edmund Sebesta 272- for tractor show information.
Contact Amber Malone 272-3021 for auto show information.
Anyone interested in participating in the auction with a bid, but unable to attend, may contact Marie Schoeneman at 272-8655. She will also accommodate bids from groups who may wish to pool together.
For more information on the cook off or to serve as a judge contact Kenneth Vajdak at 777-5701.
Interested vendors should contact Denise Vajdak at 979-324-8550.
Wing Ding Festival
Apr 6, 2013 10 AM - 8 PM
Marquez City Park
Wing Cook Off
Wing Sauce Competition
5 K Run
Hot Wing Eating Contest
Little Chicks Beauty Pageant
Art, Craft, Antique & Food Booths
Evening Street Dance
Local Bands at Marquez City Park
Cook-off and Vendor Booths Available
Cook-off eating contestants needed
Contact: Marquez Area Chamber of Commerce
Cinco De Mayo Festival
May 4, 2013 12 PM - 11 PM
Burleson County Fairgrounds - Hwy 36 South
Cinco De Mayo Festival
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Burleson County Fairgrounds
Hwy 36 South-Caldwell
Free Admission, Free Dance (Grupo Laredo-Band), Food, Music, Children’s games, and Little Miss Contest
Fun for the whole family
(all proceeds benefit youth scholarships)
Mary Jane Pineda
Dime Box Black Bridge Festival and Mini Marathon
Oct 5, 2013 N/A
Dime Box, Texas
Sponsored by the Dime Box Lions Club, the event features a free stew supper and Street Dance on Friday night (free will donation), a 10K, 2 mile run and 2 mile walk on Sat., live entertainment, parade, quilt display, antique car show, craft booths, food and drinks.
Rhonda Pharis,979-777-8682, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bluebonnet Festival of Texas
Apr 13, 2013 - Apr 14, 2013 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
May 3, 2013 - May 5, 2013 N/A
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.
Chappell Hill Lavender and Wine Fest
Aug 10, 2013 9 AM - 3 PM
Chappell Hill Lavender Farm, 2250 Dillard Rd., Chappell Hill
Countryside neighborhood festival with Chappell Hill Lavender Farm and Windy Winery. Featuring tastings and cuttings, crafts, vendors, music, demonstrations and more. 9:00am-3:00pm, Free Admission, Chappell Hill Lavender Farm, 2250 Dillard Rd., Chappell Hill.
979-251-8114 or visit www.chappellhilllavender.com
St. John's Lutheran GermanFest
May 19, 2013 10 AM - 4 PM
Deanville Fire Department
Music, Games, Food all centered around German Heritage
The Fruitful Herbal Harvest
Mar 22, 2013 - Mar 23, 2013 N/A
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
Round Top Guitar Festival
Mar 2, 2013 2 PM and 4:30 PM
Round Top Festival
March 2, Round Top Festival will host Round Top Guitar Festival with performances by Celil Refik Kaya, First Prize 2012 JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Competition, at 2pm, and Petar Jankovic Ensemble, Guitar and String Quartet, at 4:30pm. There will also be a picnic lunch in between performances. For tickets and more information please go to festivahill.org or call (979) 249-3129.
Festival of Minis
Apr 26, 2013 - Apr 28, 2013 8 AM each day
Brazos County Expo Complex
Brazos County Expo, (979)823-3976, email@example.com
Wiener Fest 2012
Oct 27, 2012 N/A
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
Oct 31, 2012 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
Light the Night
Oct 31, 2012 6 - 8:30 PM
Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2201 Earl Rudder Freeway South, College Station, TX 77845
Our annual fall festival has become a wonderful tradition at Aldersgate Church. Join us for food, games, and a silent auction. Kids (and adults as well) are welcome to dress up in their favorite costume. This event is free and is a safe, secure, and fun time for all!
Texas Reds Festival-Kids Zone
Oct 13, 2012 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
Oct 25, 2012 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
Oct 27, 2012 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
Sep 14, 2012 - Sep 15, 2012 7:30 PM
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
Jun 16, 2011 - Aug 14, 2011 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.