June

ALPINE: May 28-July 18 Alpine Cowboys Baseball Alpine’s tradition of small-town professional baseball began in the 1940s and continues today at the beautiful, historic Kokernot Field, the “best little ballpark in Texas.” Loop Road. alpine.pecosleague.com 432-386-3402

ALPINE: June 22-24, 29-30; July 1 “Bleacher Bums” Theatre of the Big Bend presents Joe Mantegna’s comedy following a group of diehard Cub fans in the bleachers at Chicago’s Wrigley Field. Kokernot Outdoor Theatre, Loop Road. sulross.edu

ALPINE: June 23 Fiesta del Sol Downtown Alpine celebrates the summer solstice with an outdoor festival of live music, art, and more. Historic Murphy Street, 101 W. Murphy St. murphystmercado.com

ALPINE: June 29-July 4 Alpine’s Fourth of July Celebration Enjoy Alpine Cowboys baseball, outdoor theater, and a block party over the weekend leading up to the annual parade, car show, live music, and fireworks on July 4. Various locations. visitalpinetx.com

PECOS: June 22 Golden Girl of the Old West Revue Local teen girls compete for the title of Golden Girl and the younger girls com­pete for the title of Little Miss Cantaloupe at the 55th annual event. Pecos High School Auditorium, 1201 A. Park.

PECOS: June 27-30 West of the Pecos Rodeo Four exciting nights of calf roping, bronco riding, barrel racing, bull riding, and more, with vendors of all kinds. Reeves County Sheriff’s Posse Barn will have nightly dances after the rodeo. Reeves County Civic Center, 1500 S. Cedar St.

SALT FLAT: June 2 Frijole Days Come for a day of West Texas-style fun. Enjoy live music from bands, ranger-led hikes, house tours, mule packer demonstrations, and crafts. Bring a picnic lunch, sit beneath the pecan trees, and enjoy an afternoon of music, West Texas culture, and fun. Event is free; park fees apply. Frijole Ranch, Frijole Ranch Road (1 mile north of Pine Canyon Drive). nps.gov/gumo 915-828-3251

VAN HORN: June 23 Frontier Days & Rodeo A Van Horn tradition since 1899, this day of fun includes food, entertainment, a rodeo, golf tournament, school reunions, histor­ical tours, and an outdoor street dance. Down­town Broadway, 107 W. Broadway and 400 Jones St. vanhorntexas.us 432-283-2682

 

July

ALPINE: May 28-July 18 Alpine Cowboys Baseball Alpine’s tradition of small-town professional baseball began in the 1940s and continues today at the beautiful, historic Kokernot Field, the “best little ballpark in Texas.” Loop Road. alpine.pecosleague.com 432-386-3402

ALPINE: June 22-24, 29-30; July 1 “Bleacher Bums” Theatre of the Big Bend presents Joe Mantegna’s comedy following a group of diehard Cubs fans in the bleachers at Chicago’s Wrigley Field. Kokernot Outdoor Theatre, Loop Road. sulross.edu

ALPINE: June 29-July 4 Alpine’s Fourth of July Celebration Enjoy Alpine Cowboys baseball, outdoor theater, and a block party over the weekend leading up to the annual pa­rade, car show, live music, and fireworks on July 4. Various locations. visitalpinetx.com

ALPINE: July 6-8, 13-15, 20-22, 27-29 “Smokey Joe’s Café” Theatre of the Big Bend presents a musical revue showcasing 39 pop standards, including rock ’n’ roll and rhythm and blues songs written by songwrit­ers Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. Kokernot Outdoor Theatre, Loop Road. sulross.edu 432-837-8218

ALPINE: July 26-29 Viva Big Bend More than 60 live shows will take place during the festival’s seventh year, featuring a wide range of music genres. Concerts are held in at least 10 venues in Alpine, Marfa, Fort Davis, and Marathon. Various locations. vivabigbend.com

MONAHANS: July 4 Freedom Fest Includes a parade, craft and food vendors, swimming, sand dig, live entertainment, The Blistering Sands Bike Tour, and fireworks. Hill Park, Fifth & Allen. monahans.org 432-943-2187

MONAHANS: July 28 Butterfield Festival Event features a pie auction, horseshoe and washer tournament, bull rides, barbecue, and dancing. Ward County Coliseum, SH 18. monahans.org

 

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