February

Alpine Jan. 18-March 25: “WWII Heroes” The exhibit is the culmination of a four-year project by photographer Zach Coco to interview and photograph the men and women who served in the military during World War II. Incorporated into this exhibit are materials drawn from the Museum of the Big Bend’s collection of WW II savings bonds posters, maps from the Yana and Marty Davis Map Collection, military uniforms, and other artifacts. When: Jan. 18-March 25 Where: Museum of the Big Bend ALPINE, Texas More Information: Phone: 432-837-8143 Website: museumofthebigbend.com

 

El Paso Sept. 30-Dec. 31, 2021: Sun City Scavenger Hunt Have some fun in the sun exploring the westernmost city in Texas. On this culture-filled El Paso scavenger hunt, explore the iconic buildings and great green spaces around downtown. When: Sept. 30-Dec. 31, 2021 Where: Let’s Roam EL PASO, Texas More Information: Phone: 833-202-7626 Website: letsroam.com/scavenger_hunt/El_Paso_Scavenger_Hunt?utm_source=partner&utm_medium=txhighelpaso

 

El Paso Feb. 14: Michelob Ultra El Paso Marathon This Boston qualifier begins on El Paso’s east side and travels through various parts of the city. Runners enjoy a beautiful sunrise over the Hueco Mountain as well as striking views of the colorful Chihuahuan Desert. Racers choose from the full marathon, half marathon, 5K or a 1-mile fun run. When: Feb. 14 Where: Downtown El Paso EL PASO, Texas More Information: Phone: 915-534-0600 Website: elpasomarathon.org

 

Midland February 6-7: Midland Gun & Blade Show Buy, sell, trade or just browse new, used, & collectible guns – parts & accessories – clips, grips, ammo, mags, & reloading equipment – supplies, holsters, & knives of all kinds – military surplus, collectibles, & Survival Gear – coins, jewelry, purses – GREAT for the whole family. Adults $7. Kids under 12 FREE. $1 off active military & NRA/TSRA members with ID (only 1 discount per admittance). 2 day pass for $12.*ALL Law Enforcement enters FREE with a badge.Silver Spur Trade Shows, Inc. – PO Box 208 – Ralls, TX 79357ph: 806-253-1322 – fax: 806-253-1368 – info@silverspurtradeshows.com – www.silverspurtradeshows.com Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-5pm www.midlandgunshow.com 8062531322

 

Odessa Dec. 3, 2020-March 7, 2021: “Betrothed: 250 Years of Wedding Fashion” Few garments are chosen with as much care as one’s wedding clothes. They are a symbol of love and commitment and of the beginning of a new phase in a person’s life. This exhibition draws on the extensive collection of clothing expert and historian Steven Porterfield and showcases the ever-changing fashion trends of the past two centuries. This beautiful exhibition explores the compelling history of the white wedding and its iconic stature in Western cultures. When: Dec. 3, 2020-March 7, 2021 Where: Ellen Noël Art Museum ODESSA, Texas More Information: Phone: 432-550-9696 Website: noelartmuseum.org


Odessa Feb. 12-14: Midessa Boat, RV, Sport, and Gun Show Check out new model boats and RVs, plus shop at the gun show and various vendors. The show includes seven buildings on 42 acres with everything indoors. When: Feb. 12-14 Where: Ector County Coliseum ODESSA, Texas More Information: Phone: 432-770-5165 Website: midessaboatshow.net

January

Alpine Jan. 18-March 25: “WWII Heroes The exhibit is the culmination of a four-year project by photographer Zach Coco to interview and photograph the men and women who served in the military during World War II. Incorporated into this exhibit are materials drawn from the Museum of the Big Bend’s collection of WW II savings vonds posters, maps from the Yana and Marty Davis Map Collection, military uniforms, and other artifacts. When: Jan. 18-March 25 Where: Museum of the Big Bend ALPINE, Texas More Information: Phone: 432-837-8143 Website: museumofthebigbend.com

 

El Paso Sept. 30-Dec. 31, 2021: Sun City Scavenger Hunt Have some fun in the sun exploring the westernmost city in Texas. On this culture-filled El Paso scavenger hunt, explore the iconic buildings and great green spaces around downtown. When: Sept. 30-Dec. 31, 2021 Where: Let’s Roam EL PASO, Texas More Information: Phone: 833-202-7626 Website: letsroam.com/scavenger_hunt/El_Paso_Scavenger_Hunt?utm_source=partner&utm_medium=txhighelpaso

 

El Paso Jan. 17: Puzzler Endurance Mountain Bike Race Conquer the largest urban state park in North America. The Puzzler challenges its riders with 6,200 feet of climb on single-track technical terrain. Racers choose from 50, 35, 15 or 2-mile races. When: Jan. 17 Where: Bowen Ranch Roundhouse EL PASO, Texas More Information: Phone: 915-534-0600 Website: bmbaelpaso.org/puzzler-endurance-race.html

 

Odessa Dec. 3, 2020-March 7, 2021: “Betrothed: 250 Years of Wedding Fashion” Few garments are chosen with as much care as one’s wedding clothes. They are a symbol of love and commitment and of the beginning of a new phase in a person’s life. This exhibition draws on the extensive collection of clothing expert and historian Steven Porterfield and showcases the ever-changing fashion trends of the past two centuries. This beautiful exhibition explores the compelling history of the white wedding and its iconic stature in Western cultures. When: Dec. 3, 2020-March 7, 2021 Where: Ellen Noël Art Museum ODESSA, Texas More Information: Phone: 432-550-9696 Website: noelartmuseum.org

 

Van Horn Jan. 17-19: Culberson County Stock Show The stock show and sale is accompanied by family activities, a barbecue, and a Western dance. When: Jan. 17-19 Where: Van Horn Community Center VAN HORN, Texas More Information: Phone: 432-283-8440Website: vanhorntexas.org

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