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]
Southeast Texas Mardi Gras, Port Arthur, TX, February 27 – March 2, 2014
Get ready to enjoy Mardi Gras Gulf Coast-style as Port Arthur “laissez les bons temps rouler” during four days of frivolity held this year with an “Island Fever” theme.
Performers are preparing a gumbo of great tunes to please every attendee’s musical palate. Entertainers taking the stage this year include Robert Earl Keen, Harrison Swift, the Casey Donahew Band, Lil’ Wayne and Same Ole’ 2 Step, Travis... [Read more of this post]