Tomball German Heritage Festival, March 28 – 30, 2014
Get ready to enjoy three days of gemütlichkeit as the Harris County community known as The Hometown with a Heart invites visitors to a springtime ode to Oktoberfest.
Tap your feet to an oompah beat as strolling songbirds and performers on five stages serenade sightseers with German-inspired tunes. The 2014 line-up includes Das its Lustig, TubaMeisters, the Chris Rybak Band, the Alex Meixner Band, Auf Geht’s, Eurofest, Joe Brikha,... [Read more of this post]
Best Little Cowboy Gathering, La Grange, TX, March 13 – 16, 2014
Round up the entire family and head to La Grange for a four-day tribute to the cowboy way of life.
Scoot your boots as the following country crooners provide the soundtrack to the celebration: Billy Mata & The Texas Tradition; Jeff Woolsley and the Dancehall Kings; Jake Hooker and The Outsiders with Tommy Hooker; Red Steagall; Quebe Sisters Band; The Survivors; Miss Leslie Sloan; Rocky King Band; KR Wood,; Hailey Sandoz and Mikki... [Read more of this post]
Rajun’ Cajun Throwdown, Luling, TX, March 8, 2014
As the home of the famed Watermelon Thump the city of Luling may be synonymous with a summertime treat, but foodies and festival fans alike also flock to the Caldwell/Guadalupe county community in the springtime as residents spice up the second Saturday in March by bringing a bit of the bayou to Texas with a day devoted to Cajun cuisine.
Amateur chefs will hunger for victory as they display delectable dishes entered in the following categories:... [Read more of this post]
Fulton Oysterfest, March 6 – 9, 2014
The coastal community of Fulton invites visitors to a treasured pearl of a party that’s celebrating its 35th year with four days of seafood-themed fun.
Mouthwatering molluscs will be on the menu as contestants who hunger for victory sign up for the Men’s and Women’s Raw Oyster Eating Contest. The salute to shellfish continues with an oyster-shucking contest.
Wave to the floats that file past during the 35th annual... [Read more of this post]
Zilker Kite Festival, Austin, TX, March 2, 2014
Spectators’ spirits will soar like the hundreds of homemade creations that will be seen bobbing in the breeze when the 86th annual celebration of the nation’s oldest kite festival takes place in Austin.
From traditional diamond shapes to one-of-a-kind concoctions, attendees will be blown away by the array of kites vying for victory in such contest categories as smallest, largest, most unusual, strongest-pulling and highest... [Read more of this post]