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Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo The Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, contributes nearly $1.5 million annually to the youth of Texas with the help of over 2,000 volunteers, ...
... financial support to Texas youth is the result of many hours of hard work by committed SALE volunteers. SALE has a rich tradition and history of stewardship to the community, agriculture industry and ...
3. Texas Mushroom Festival
(Events/Festivals)
Texas Mushroom Festival Wine and cooking event featuring Texas wineries and chefs. Great fun for the family with arts, crafts and cars! Shiitake 5K run/walk, pPhotography contest, quilt show, farm and ...
4. 25th annual Trappings of Texas
(Events/Art Auctions)
25th annual Trappings of Texas Trappings of Texas is the longest running exhibit and sale of traditional cowboy gear and western art. Trappings is an invitational show where visitors to the Museum will ...
... visitors to the Texas city's flourishing art scene. Taking place from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m., Luminaria features the collaboration of over 100 artists and non-profit arts organizations and showcases all art ...
6. Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium
(Events/Festivals)
... poets, musicians (including the world famous Texas Playboys), chuckwagon cooks and competitions, chuckwagon cook-offs, western artists and craftsmen for three days of events, cowboy competitions, horse ...
7. Gathering of the Gunfighters
(Events/Celebrations)
... and Sunday, Jan. 11, 2009 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Relive the legend of the West when Old West reenactment groups from California, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas and Arizona ride into Yuma Prison for a two-day ...
Texas Gun Collectors Association / Annual Arms Collectors Show The finest antique, classic and collectible firearms will be on sale and on display t the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame Historic Stockyards Diastrict. ...
A Timeless Christmas in Johnson City, Texas In conjunction with the Johnson City community's 2010 celebration of "Lights Spectacular," the LBJ Boyhood Home in Texas will be open for lamplight tours each ...
A Timeless Christmas in Johnson City, Texas In conjunction with the Johnson City community's 2010 celebration of "Lights Spectacular," the LBJ Boyhood Home in Texas will be open for lamplight tours each ...
A Timeless Christmas in Johnson City, Texas In conjunction with the Johnson City community's 2010 celebration of "Lights Spectacular," the LBJ Boyhood Home in Texas will be open for lamplight tours each ...
A Timeless Christmas in Johnson City, Texas n conjunction with the Johnson City community's 2010 celebration of "Lights Spectacular," the LBJ Boyhood Home in Texas will be open for lamplight tours each ...
13. Christmas at Old Fort Concho
(Events/Celebrations)
... hundreds of re-enactors and period traders who bring the 1800s alive with music, drills, and numerous displays. Inside the fort's many original buildings, merchants and artisans from across Texas and the ...
14. texas
(Tag)
... Sesquicentennial Civil War Task Force presents “Defending the Homeland: Union Forces Target Shreveport, Texas and Beyond,” a symposium commemorating the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War in Louisiana. ...
... buckle, in just his third Finals, after coming into the 10-day event in seventh place. The 30-year-old resident of Holliday, Texas, earned $108,348 at the WNFR, more than any other bulldogger. "I'm trying ...
In New Braunfels, Texas, evergreen Live Oaks rather than pines cover the surrounding Texas Hill Country, but "O Tannenbaum," a German Christmas Carol, is still a favorite holiday song along with many other ...
18. National Parks Re-open Across the West
(National & State Parks/Other NPs)
... at Big Bend National Park in South Texas, Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky, marina operations in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area and Black Canyon/Willow Beach River Adventures on the Colorado ...
Construction is underway for a second Westin hotel in Austin, Texas, with the hotel scheduled to open in Spring 2015 on the northeast corner of East Fifth Street and San Jacinto Boulevard. The 366-room ...
...  The seven trails, located in California, Iowa, Missouri, New Mexico and Texas, are among a total of 28 trails in 18 states that received the federal designation under President Obama's America's Great ...
A maritime museum in the middle of Texas? That's what orgamizers announced May 17, 2013 as they unveiled plans featuring U.S. Navy and other vessels that may have borne the name Dallas in active maritime ...
United Airlines said it expects its first 15 gates at the new Terminal B south concourse at George Bush Intercontinental Airport at Houston, Texas to be fully operational by May 1, 2013, and the airline ...
Begun more than 120 years ago as a parade to honor the heroes from the battle of the Alamo and San Jacinto, the City of San Antonio, Texas will be celebrating Fiesta San Antonio from April 18 to 28, 2013. ...
In a Texas-sized welcome, the Houston Airport System (HAS) served the needs of hundreds of Carnival Cruise Line passengers who flew into George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) Feb. 15, 2013 on chartered ...
25. Cormac McCarthy’s Work Touches Something Important
(People & Lifestyle/Writing the West / Elise McHugh)
... in it. I attended the Western Literature Association (WLA) conference in November and am planning to attend the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association (SW/TX PCA) conference ...
26. These Are Exciting Times for Western Authors, Publishers
(People & Lifestyle/Editor's Blog / Mike Harris)
... version of Skeeter's Dream, a wonderful book written by Candace Manley. This tale, set in post-Civil War Arkansas and Texas, is written for the young adult audience and is an exciting, action-driven story ...
Any more all-around world championships and Trevor Brazile will be forced to start counting with his toes. The Decatur, Texas, cowboy clinched his record 10th all-around gold buckle during the fifth round ...
... Team. "Ms. Wren was injured, but ambulatory." The four climbers are from Waco, Texas, and all are experienced climbers, Jones said. The four climbers fell at the 13,700 foot level of the Emmons Glacier ...
... began at about noon Thursday. A party of four climbers from Waco, Texas fell at the 13,700 foot level of the Emmons Glacier as they were returning from a summit attempt on Mount Rainier. Two members ...
30. Washita Battlefield Readies Summer Interpretive Programs
(National & State Parks/Other NPs)
... the web site at www.nps.gov/waba . The historic site is located near the town of Cheyenne, which is situated in western Oklahoma halfway between Amarillo, Texas and Oklahoma City, Okla. Cheyenne is approximately ...
... such as the Colorado -Texas "tomato wars" of the 1980s, to the heart-wrenching 1864 Sand Creek Massacre. The new center allows visitors to dive into Colorado's past while enjoying interactives such as ...
Two new roller coaster thrill rides have been added in the West for visitors to enjoy this summer of 2012. Mr. Freeze: Reverse Blast is now open at Six Flags St. Louis and Six Flags Over Texas located ...
Postponed due to bad weather in early March, San Antonio will host its fifth annual Luminaria celebration on Saturday, May 5, 2012 from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. in historic HemisFair Park. Luminaria, Texas' largest ...
Explore what a visit to the doctor really was like on the frontier during the 1880s by making a trip to the Fort Davis National Historic Site in Texas. Fort Davis is one of the best surviving examples ...
... Come to Light celebration will light up San Antonio March 10, 2012, a free event at HemisFair Park that draws more than 300,000 visitors to the Texas city's flourishing art scene. Taking place from 7 ...
... to arrive at Memorial Park on Feb. 24. Annually more than 3,000 riders help celebrate the Old West and the 13 historic trails and cattle drives that made Texas famous. The Downtown Rodeo Parade and ConocoPhillips ...
The entire ground floor of President Lyndon Johnson's Texas White House, including Johnson's bedroom suites, are now open for the public to tour. While visitors could tour the ranch lands, the Texas White ...
... and to participate in the memorial illumination ceremony held annually at the site. Palo Alto Battlefield NHP near Brownsville, Texas has the distinction of being the only unit in the National Park Service ...
The 25th annual Wonderland of Lights, a Texas holiday tradition, opens with star-studded lighting ceremonies at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 23, 2011 in Washington Square in Marshall, Texas. More than a million lights ...
George Washington's only surviving complete set of dentures is among the approximately 100 original objects associated with him now on display at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History in Texas. ...
... Dalhart and El Paso, Texas ; • Tucumcari, Santa Rosa, Vaughn, Carrizozo, Alamogordo, Santa Teresa, Deming and Lordsburg, New Mexico; • Wilcox, Benson, Vail, Tucson, Coolidge, Gilbert, Tempe, Phoenix, ...
After undergoing a year-long $2.2 million renovation by the Archdiocese of San Antonio through funds raised by the Las Misiones Capital Campaign, Mission San José in San Antonio, Texas reopened Aug. 19, ...
Restoring the San Antonio River's ecosystem is two miles closer to its 2013 completion date following ceremonies held near Mission Concepcion on June 25, 2011 opening the initial two phases. The project, ...
... and Preserve. "Trails & Rails is a partnership between the National Park Service, Amtrak, and the Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences at Texas A&M University," said Joe Llewellyn, ...
45. Six Flags Over Texas Opens the New Texas Giant
(Things to Do/Resorts / Theme Parks)
Six Flags Over Texas, celebrating its 50th anniversary season in 2011, opened its latest thrill ride on April 22, the new Texas Giant. This super hybrid coaster is all new from the ground up boasting ...
... Confederate States of America and the garrison at Fort Smith became a Confederate outpost. Confederate troops from Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, and even Indian Territory would assemble and drill at the ...
... hub and both Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn. (MSP) and San Antonio, Texas (SAT) this summer. The new service rounds out the carrier's summer schedule that features increased capacity in top markets and the ...
The 175th anniversary of the Battle of The Alamo will be celebrated with a variety of programs on March 5, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. in San Antonio, Texas, but if you can't make it on Saturday, there ...
... Show and Sale at the Pearce Museum in Corsicana, Texas. The masterpieces are from the private Legacy collection and represent some of Freeman's finest artwork. Freeman's work has toured the country in ...
Destroyed during storms that ravaged the area in September 2008, the new Rio Grande Village Nature Trail boardwalk at Big Bend National Park in Southwest Texas along the Rio Grande River bordering Mexico ...
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