September 10–17 - Friona
60th ANNUAL MAIZE DAYS...
Visit the “Cheeseburger Capital of Texas” for its Maize Days’
Miss Friona Pageant, Saturday parade, games, arts/crafts &
food vendors. Friona Chamber of Commerce: (806) 250-3491.
October 1 - Coleman
FIESTA DE LA
Enjoy championship dove & brisket cook-off, arts & crafts,
games, exhibits, art show, musical entertainment, steak
cook-off, Miss Coleman County pageant, food, roping, car show
& much more. Bill Franklin Center / Expo & Rodeo Complex.
October 8 - Clyde
Events pay homage to the humble agricultural beginnings of
Clyde as a small town of farmers. Held under a grove of pecan
trees, Clyde’s Pecan & Bluegrass Fest offers plenty of fun
with a pecan pie bake-off, downtown parade, lots of food, arts
& crafts, children’s events, bluegrass music, live
entertainment and a car show. (915) 893-4221.
October 8–9 - Shamrock
IRISH CRAFT FEST...
Craft fair with 75 booths with different varieties of crafts
and a full concession stand. Shamrock Community Center, 915
South Main, Shamrock, Texas. Sat 9-6; Sun 12-4. Contact: (806)
November 19–20 - El Paso
ARTISTAS ART & FINE CRAFT SHOW…
Shop for fine ceramics, fiber art, jewelry, mixed media,
paintings, wood pieces, and quality artworks, all made by hand
by 90+ juried artists. Meet the makers to learn the creative
story behind the art. Enjoy craft demonstrations, children’s
activities and gourmet food from Food Truck Circus. Epic
Railyard Event Center. Free parking. $6 admission/under age 18
free. For additional details, visit
February 24–25, 2017 - Alpine
ANNUAL TEXAS COWBOY POETRY GATHERING...
As the oldest cowboy poetry gathering in Texas, Alpine hosts
cowboy musicians and poets at Sul Ross State University. (432)