April

Alpine March 27-29; April 3-5, 10-12: “Avenue Q: The Musical” Sul Ross State University Theatre Department presents the Tony-winning musical comedy featuring both puppets and human actors as the characters who are facing the challenges of adulthood. When: March 27-29; April 3-5, 10-12 Where: Sul Ross State University, Marshall Auditorium ALPINE, Texas More Information: Phone: Website: sulross.edu/theatre

Alpine April 16-May 17: Trappings of Texas Considered one of the best western art and custom cowboy gear exhibits and sales in the country, the 34th annual Trappings of Texas brings up-and-coming artists alongside well-established artists under one roof at one of the longest-running events of its kind in the country. When: April 16-May 17 Where: Museum of the Big Bend ALPINE, Texas More Information: Phone: 432-837-8143 Website: museumofthebigbend.com

Alpine April 17-19: Alpine Gem and Mineral Show For 30 years, the show has featured spectacular gemstone specimens, jewelry, and artwork, plus door prizes and demonstrations. When: April 17-19 Where: Alpine Civic Center ALPINE, Texas More Information: Phone: 432-837-3301 Website: cityofalpine.com

Alpine April 25: Shrimpfest and 5K Run Participate in the 5K Fun Run and then cool down with a shrimp boil and live music that goes into the night. When: April 25 Where: Kiowa Gallery ALPINE, Texas More Information: Phone: 432-294-1071 Website: visitalpinetx.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

Fort Davis April 12: Easter Egg Hunt and Picnic The bunny is stopping by the park. Enjoy an Easter egg hunt and a picnic. When: April 12 Where: Jeff Davis County Park FORT DAVIS, Texas More Information: Phone: 432-426-3015

Van Horn April 22-24: Building Bridges Art Show Share the joy of art with a three-day event including sculptures, photography, stained glass, oil paintings, and watercolors by local and regional artists. When: April 22-24 Where: Van Horn Convention Center VAN HORN, Texas More Information: Phone: 432-283-2682 Website: vanhorntexas.org

March

Alpine – Jan. 18-March 22 : Plein Air Painters of the Four Corners

Members of the Plein Air Painters of the Four Corners exhibit their images of Big Bend regional landscapes at Museum of the Big Bend, located on the Sul Ross State University campus. An opening reception will be held Jan. 18, 2020. When: Jan. 18-March 22 Where:Museum of the Big Bend ALPINE, Texas More Information:Phone: 432-837-8143 Website: museumofthebigbend.com

Alpine – March 21: Wild West Night

Enjoy dinner cooked on a chuckwagon, music by Craig Carter and Spur of the Moment Band, dancing, a silent auction, a dessert bakeoff, and other family-friendly fun at this street party that helps raise funds to provide quality nourishment for seniors, the home-bound, and disabled in Alpine. When: March 21Where: Sunshine House ALPINE, Texas

More Information: Phone: 432-837-5402 Website: sunshinehousealpine.com

Alpine – March 27-29; April 3-5, 10-12: “Avenue Q: The Musical”

Sul Ross State University Theatre Department presents the Tony-winning musical comedy featuring both puppets and human actors as the characters who are facing the challenges of adulthood. When:March 27-29; April 3-5, 10-12

Where:Sul Ross State University, Marshall Auditorium ALPINE, Texas

More Information:Phone: Website: sulross.edu/theatre

Del Rio – March 1: Hungarian Heart Texan Soul

Don’t miss the opportunity to hear lively Hungarian folk tunes played by some of the best folk musicians from Hungary. They are accompanied by the aspiring young dancers from the Del Rio community. This performance is presented by the Hungarian Connection Gala Series and the Del Rio Council for the Arts and supported by the City of Del Rio.

When:March 1Where:Paul Poag Theatre DEL RIO, Texas

More Information:Phone: 830-775-0888 Website: huncongala.com

Del Rio – March 14: Fiesta of Flight Air and Space Expo

Featuring the United States Air Force Thunderbirds, this show is open to the public with free admission. When:March 14 Where:Laughlin Air Force Base DEL RIO, Texas

More Information:Phone: 830-775-3551

Del Rio – March 14: 2020 Fiesta of Flight Air and Space Expo

As a “thank you” for the outstanding support from Del Rio and the surrounding community, Laughlin Air Force Base hosts an open house and air show. Headlining the one-day event is the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds demonstration team.When:March 14 Where:Laughlin Air Force Base DEL RIO, TexasMore Information: Phone: 830-775-3551Website: drchamber.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, TexasMore Information:Phone: 833-202-7626 

El Paso – March 3: Itzhak Perlman in Concert

Undeniably the reigning virtuoso of the violin, Itzhak Perlman enjoys superstar status rarely afforded a classical musician. Beloved for his charm and humanity as well as his talent, he is treasured by audiences throughout the world who respond not only to his remarkable artistry, but also to the irresponsible joy of making music.

When:March 3Where:Plaza Theatre EL PASO, TexasMore Information:Phone: 915-231-1100Website: elpasolive.com/calendar/1813-el-paso-pro-musica-presents-itzhak-perlman?date=2020-03-03

El Paso – March 4 “The Illusionists: Live from Broadway”

Full of hilarious magic tricks, death-defying stunts and acts of breathtaking wonder, The Illusionists have shattered box office records worldwide and thrilled audiences of all ages with a mind-blowing spectacular showcasing the jaw-dropping talents of the most incredible illusionists on earth.When:March 4Where:Plaza Theatre EL PASO, Texas

More Information:Phone: 915-231-1100 Website: elpasolive.com/venues/plaza_theatre

El Paso – March 7 “The Music of Selena”

Celebrate the life and enduring legacy of trailblazing artist Selena Quintanilla. Sensational vocalist Isabel Marie Sanchez performs iconic hits like “Dreaming of You,” “Como la Flor,” and “Bidi Bidi Bom Bom,” live with the El Paso Symphony Orchestra.

When:March 7Where:Plaza Theatre EL PASO, Texas

More Information:Phone: 915-231-1100 Website: elpasolive.com/calendar/1869-epso-presents-the-music-of-selena?date=2020-03-07

El Paso – March 8 “Seven Deadly Shorts”

What could aliens, yoga, fortune telling, Cracker Jack, baggage, chess, and murder possibly have in common? Sin! From Mark Watts and Stephanie Karr, the team that opened the first Jewel Box Series in 2014, comes this series of seven 10-minute plays that take you down that dark path of the seven deadly sins.When:March 8

Where:Philanthropy Theatre EL PASO, Texas More Information:Phone: 915-231-1100

Website: elpasolive.com/calendar/1863-jewel-box-series-seven-deadly-shorts?date=2020-03-08

El Paso – March 18: “The Office! A Musical Parody”

It’s a typical morning at Scranton’s third largest paper company until, for no logical reason, a documentary crew begins filming the lives of the employees of Dunder Mifflin. Don’t miss this hilarious, unauthorized parody of the hit TV show “The Office.”

When:March 18Where:Abraham Chavez Theatre EL PASO, TexasMore Information:Phone: 915-231-1100 Website: elpasolive.com/calendar/1832-the-office-a-musical-parody?date=2020-03-26

Fort Davis – March 28-29 Southwest 100 Endurance Run

Nestled in the historic Davis Mountains, this race starts on the legendary San Antonio-El Paso Road in the heart of Fort Davis National Historic Site. This remote outpost in the 1800s was set up by the U.S. Army as a refuge for travelers making the 600-mile journey by horse or wagon train through hostile Indian country. As vast panoramas open up, racers take in the thin mountain air at over a mile high. For those racers that go into the night, gaze at the same wide-open sky studied at the nearby McDonald Observatory.When:March 28-29

Where:Fort Davis National Historic Site FORT DAVIS, Texas

More Information:Phone: 432-426-3015 Website: ultraexpeditions.com/the-southwest-100

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