March

BEEVILLE: Through April 26 “The Rockport Way” An exhibition from the Rockport Center for the Arts celebrates the resiliency and strength of Rockport’s art community. Beeville Art Museum, 401 E. Fannin St. bamtexas.org 361-358-8615

BEEVILLE: March 3 Bee County Living History
Celebration Enjoy children’s activities and historical demonstrations along with visual and hands-on activities, such as horseshoeing, atlatl throw demonstrations with flint knapping, Native American dancing and arts, vendors, food trucks, and entertainment. Event will be in conjunction with Texas Independence Day. Beeville Community Center, 100 and 200 blocks of East Corpus Christi Street. beecountyhistoricalsociety.org
361-362-7062

COLUMBUS: March 16-18. South Texas Archery Riders International Competition. Come out to experience a wonderful competition of folks around our beautiful country. 9:00 – 3:00 pm https://www.southtexasarcheryriders.com/ 2107898798

EAGLE PASS: March 16-25 International Friendship Festival Includes the Abrazo Ceremony on March 16, parade on March 24, Noches Mexicanas on March 22-24, and a carnival through the festival’s run. Shelby Park. eaglepasstexas.com 830-513-1928

MCALLEN: March 22 Taste McAllen Hosting more than 25 of the best restaurants in the McAllen area in a beautiful outdoor setting, with live music and the beautiful outdoor ambiance the Rio Grande Valley is known for. This food festival will offer a variety of delicacies including prime rib, pasta, sushi, international cuisine, and more. Soft drinks, beer, and wine will be served. The event will also feature a chef’s cooking pit. McAllen Convention Center Oval Park, 700 Convention Center Blvd. tastemcallen.com 956-682-2871

SAN ANTONIO: March 1. “San Antonio as a Crossroads: 300 Years of an Evolving Frontier Company.” The Tricentennial exhibit will explore San Antonio’s vibrant history through photographs, artwork, maps, documents, artifacts and ephemera to tell the story of an evolving frontier community as the heart of the region. 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. www.tamusa.edu/tricentennial 210-784-1502

SAN ANTONIO: March 3 Pops: God Save the Queen (Tribute to Queen) This year’s pops concert by the San Antonio Choral Society will feature popular hits by Queen and other ’70s British rock bands. Charline McCombs Empire Theatre, 226 N. St. Mary’s St. sachoralsociety.org 210-228-4147

SAN ANTONIO: March 4. DANCE Bexar County Czech Heritage Society. Sunday, March 4, 2018, Doors open at 1:00pm. @ Martinez Social Club (7791 FM 1346 at FM 1516, San Antonio, TX 78220)
ADMISSION for adults: $10.00/Children under 14: Free. Refreshments: Sausage on a Bun, Sauerkraut, and Kolaches www.bexarcountyczechheritagesociety.com 1:00-6:00pm  2104945171

SAN ANTONIO: March 4 Bexar County Czech Heritage Society Music by Mark Halata and refreshments including sausage on a bun, sauerkraut, and kolaches. Martinez Social Club, 7791 FM 1346. 210-275-7971

SAN ANTONIO: March 6 Dawn at the Alamo
Members of the San Antonio Living History Association fire rifles in front of the Alamo during a ceremony that honors the fallen on the 182nd anniversary of the famous battle between Texian defenders and Mexican troops. Alamo Plaza. salha.org 210-219-7181

SAN ANTONIO: March 10-11 Fiesta of Gems
Rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry, gemstones, 27 dealers, a silent auction, exhibits, games, and a grand prize. Make your own cabochon at the 57th annual event. San Antonio Event Center, 8111 Meadow Leaf Drive.  swgemandmineral.org 830-387-1766

SAN ANTONIO: March 13 210|West Gallery Talk: William B. Travis: Commander at The Alamo. Interpreted by living historian Ryan Badger. Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market St.  briscoemuseum.org 210-299-4499

SAN ANTONIO: March 16-17 Bud Light St. Patrick’s Day Festival and River Parade The River Walk is magically transformed into the River Shannon with eco-friendly green dye. Festival entertainment includes a family-friendly interactive activity called Passport to Ireland. On Saturday, a procession of 14 decorated floats filled with Irish entertainment can be viewed from anywhere along the route of this free parade. Several bagpipers will grace the floats along with other entertainers. Other activities include face painting, henna artistry, caricatures, Irish food, photo booth, Irish novelty items, and officially licensed River Walk merchandise. Downtown River Walk, Arneson River Theatre, and La Villita Way. thesanantonioriverwalk.com 210-227-4262

SAN ANTONIO: March 16-18 St. Patrick’s Day
Artisan Show More than 40 artists display and sell their beautiful handmade merchandise along the San Antonio River Walk. Artisans are different for each show but usually include pottery, textiles, jewelry, woodwork, paintings, beadwork, and more. Admission is free. Downtown River Walk Extension (Close to shops at Rivercenter). thesanantonioriverwalk.com 210-227-4262

SAN ANTONIO: March 25-June 6 “Night of Artists” Now in its 17th year, this public exhibition showcases more than 280 new works of art from 75 of the country’s top Western artists. Art on exhibit is available for purchase. Free with museum admission. Briscoe Western Art Museum, 210 W. Market St. briscoemuseum.org 210-299-4499

SAN ANTONIO: March 27. Power of the Purse Silent Auction & Art Sale will be an evening to remember for you and your friends, employees and customers! It will take place at Brick at the Blue Star Arts Complex, 108 Blue Star San Antonio, 78204.  A variety of purses from “Purses of Interest”, Couture, Vintage, Novelty, Artsy, Cultural, and “Packed Purses” will be available for auction and unique works by local artist will be available for sale. Don’t forget to participate in the raffle for your chance to win a nice little “get-away” or other prizes. 5:30-8:30 http://www.disabilitysa.org/power-of-the-purse.html 2107047262

 

February

EDINBURG: Feb. 22-25 Fiesta Edinburg The 50th annual event is the Edinburg Chamber’s largest celebration. Major attractions such as the Heart of America Carnival, regional food, arts and crafts, plus top-notch entertainment, are a large draw to the community festival. H-E-B Park, 1616 S. Raul Longoria Road. edinburg.com 956-383-4974

LAREDO: Feb. 7-10 Laredo Birding Festival Come bird on the border at the sixth annual festival, where you can bird Laredo hotspots and dozens of scenic South Texas ranches. The event offers birders an opportunity to explore and observe hundreds of species of birds with a professional field guide on a small and intimate custom-tailored trip. La Posada Hotel, 1000 Zaragoza St. laredobirdingfestival.org 956-718-1063

SAN ANTONIO: Feb. 8-25 Stock Show and Rodeo Awarded the PRCA Large Indoor Rodeo of the Year for an unprecedented 12 consecutive years, you’ll see the nation’s top rodeo athletes vie for a $1.7 million purse. Add world-class entertainment following the Rodeo to the livestock events, carnival, fun fair food, shopping, educational exhibits, and family-friendly entertainment on the grounds. AT&T Center/Freeman Coliseum, 3201 E. Houston St. sarodeo.com 210-225-5851

SAN ANTONIO: Feb. 23-25 Texas Trail Roundup A three-day, noncompetitive, international walking festival that encourages walking as a fitness activity to promote international understanding and friendships. The festival features 5K to 42K walks in and around downtown San Antonio. Many of the walks go to or through the five missions. All ages are welcome. Multiple walks are available; each walk is different. Holiday Inn Downtown (Market Square), 318 W. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd. texastrailroundup.org 210-325-3523

WESLACO: Feb. 15 Alfresco Weslaco A monthly street festival that features live music, vendor booths, and delicious food, all in the heart of Downtown Weslaco. weslacodc.com 956-969-0838

 

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