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"Meet and Eat" at Panache on the Square - February 16 - 20, 2010
NEW!!! Floresville Community Convention Center - Special Offer - $250 Discount to 1st 50 Booked Events
Book Signing - Tuskegee Airman Lt. Colonel James Warren at USS Lexington - February 20 & 21, 2010
Texas County Reporter to Feature DRT at the Alamo - February 20 & 21, 2010
TCBRTC invites you to learn how to "Maximize Your Media Opportunties" - February 23, 2010
Enrollment Package for the Public - Inauguration of the Allies of the Alamo Membership Program - February 23, 2010
Arcadia Publishing Attending ETHA / WTHA and TSHA Conferences - February 26, 27 & March 4-7, 2010
Dedication of the "Angel of Goliad" THC Marker - March 28, 2010
Nominees Announced for 8th Annual Texas Music Awards!!
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Only 6 (or less) Seats Left! - Dim Sum Bus Tour to Houston - February 20, 2010

2010 America’s Dozen Distinctive Destinations
VOTE FOR BASTROP
by February 28, 2010

La Grange - Dedication of Commemorative Bust of the Marquis de Lafayette - February 16, 2010

NEW!!! - Karnes County Recycling Center Grand Opening - February 18, 2010
Lockhart - Business Expo - February 18, 2010
Sealy - John W. Gibson, Jr. to Speak at the Sealy Chamber Banquet - February 18, 2010

Beeville - Louis Garcia - Art Exhibit through February 18, 2010
Kenedy - Second Street Gallery - 3rd Annual Valentine Poetry Reading and Musical - February 18, 2010


( Photo Courtesy of Saundra Queen-Schultz )
Kenedy - Saundra Queen-Schultz and Crystal Farris, "Water Colours & Acrylics" - Exhibit through February 20, 2010
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NEW!!! - The Karnes County Times
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Tickets Available - Flatonia Golf Association Fund Raiser - February 20, 2010
Kenedy - Miss Karnes County & Little Mr and Little Miss Karnes County Pageant - February 20, 2010


( Photo Courtesy of Cathy Voelkel )
Nordheim - 3rd Sunday Music Circle - February 21, 2010

"When Hollywood Comes to Town" - Film Friendly Texas Workshop - February 26, 2010

Yorktown - Library Hosts Genealogy Workshop - February 27, 2010

Call for Entries - Global Art Project - Registration for participation postmark Deadline February 29, 2010

Tickets on Sale (No Tickets Sold at the Door) - Gruenau Hall's 3rd Annual Spring Gala - March 6, 2010
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TAM Annual Meeting Program - March 16 - 19, 2010 - Registration
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Yorktown - GRANT WRITING WORKSHOP - April 10 & 17, 2010
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Call for Participants - "Back Through Time History Trail" Brochure & News - NEW! 2010-2011 Participation Form
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Tickets / Reservations - Larry Joe Taylor's 22nd Annual Texas Music Festival and Chili Cookoff
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Vendors Wanted - "Keep Yorktown Beautiful" Hosts "This and That Sale" - March 6, 2010
Call for Vendors & Cookoff Applicants - Spring Market Days / Practice Czhili Cookoff - March 6, 2010
Vendors Wanted - "Rites of Spring" - Info and Vendor Application - March 26 & 27, 2010
Call for Participants - "2nd Annual Spring Fling BBQ and Chili Cookoff" - March 26, 27, 28, 2010
Vendors Wanted - Nordheim Historical Museum 6th Annual Market Days - April 24, 2010
Call for Entries - Coleto Creek Park 2010 Photography Contest - Deadline May 15, 2010
Vendors, Models Wanted - Wedding and Debut / Quincenera Expo - June 20, 2010
Vendors - Booths Available at Runge's 4th of July Celebration - July 3, 2010


( Photo Courtesy of Jody Gabbert )
Raffle Tickets - Relay for Life - Quilts and Hand Crafted Items - to be awarded April 23, 2010
Raffle Tickets for an Electric Grill - GVEC "Relay for Life" Team

WANTED! - Recipes, Short Bios and Photos from Texas Musicians for Texas Music Cookbook
WANTED! - Sponsors for Texas Music Awards
WANTED! Original Art Works and Prints by Buck Schiwetz
WANTED! Sponsors, Graphic Artists, Auto Dealers - Public Art with a Purpose

Beeville - Gallery Opening: Louis Garcia, Reception and Talk - Exhibit through February 18, 2010
Cuero - Courtyard Gallery Opening Reception for Marilyn Keys - March 6, 2010 - Exhibit through March 26, 2010
Beeville - Opening Reception: Richard Stout Alternate Realities - Exhbit through April 22, 2010
Kenedy - Saundra Queen-Schultz and Crystal Farris, "Water Colours & Acrylics" - Exhibit through February 20, 2010
Victoria - Nave Musum - Susan Plum "Arbol de la Vida" / Tree of Life" - February 4 - March 15, 2010
Victoria College - Spring 2010 Student Art Exhibit - February 4 - March 26, 2010

2010 Dance Halls of Fayette County Calendars
2010 Global Art Project Calendars
2010 Refugio County Historic Photo Calendars

NEW!!! El Correo, Vol. 1, Issue 1: January 2010
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Call for Articles - El Camino Real de los Tejas NHT Trail Association Newsletter - Next Deadline - March 10, 2010

2010 Calendar of Events - El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail Association

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The Yorktown Historical Society in collaboration with the VFW and the Yorktown Elementary School hosted an opportunity to make Valentine Cards for the Troops. For more photos of this event visit the Yorktown Informer....

Coleto Creek
- Volunteer Opportunities

Victoria Photography Club Partnership & 2010 Coleto Creek Park 2010 Photography Contest - Call for Entries - Deadline May 15, 2010

Community Collaborative Rain, Snow, & Hail Network
Volunteer Observer Coordinators

"Catch the Spirit"
as a Volunteer visiting historic sites along El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail.

Join El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail Association, host to these 2010 Events .

NEW!!! El Correo, Vol. 1, Issue 1: January 2010
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Call for Articles - El Camino Real de los Tejas NHT Trail Association Newsletter - Deadline, the 10th of Every Month.

"Beyond SouthCentralTexas"
- Don't Miss Nacogdoches!
"Tis the oldest town in Texas along the El Camino Real de los Tejas.


CALENDARS OF EVENTS - FACEBOOK Pages / Groups


Swiss Alp Dance Hall, Garten & Grill - February 2010
March 2010 - US 77 between La Grange & Schulenburg

Amigos Library Services - Workshop Calendar
Aransas Pass - Calendar of Events
Bastrop - Visit Bastrop!
Bay City - Events
Bee County Chamber - Annual Festivals and Celebrations
Beeville - Coastal Bend College - Art Exhibits, Workshops...
Bellville and Austin County - Events Calendar
Brackenridge Recreation Complex - Events Calendar
Columbus - Live Oak Art Center - Community Calendar
Cuero - Calendar - Cuero, Texas - Cuero Turkeyfest
The Cooking Depot
- Cooking Classes
Courtyard Gallery of Cuero
DeWitt County Wildflower Association - 2010 Events
Edna / Jackson County Calendar of Events
El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail Assoc.
Flatonia - 2009 Calendar of Events
Flatonia - Ollie Hotel's Regional Calendar of Events
Floresville - Events
Goliad - Calendar of Events - Canoe Trail Goliad
Gonzales - Community Calendar of Events - Main Street
Gruene - Activities - Events - Music - Play

Halletsville - Coming Events 2010
Ingleside - Calendar of Events
Karnes City - For info ...
Katy - Events Calendar
Kenedy - 2010 Calendar of Events
LaGrange - The Bugle Boy - A Listening Venue
LaGrange - Area Events Calendar
La Vernia - Events and Happenings - Historical Association
Lockhart - Community Calendar of Events - see also Events
Luling - Calendar of Events
New Braunfels - Area Events
Nordheim - Upcoming Events
Palacios - Chamber Calendar of Events
Port Aransas - Calendar of Events January - May 2010
Port Aransas - Third Coast Theater - A Listening Venue
Port Lavaca - Chamber Events Calendar
Round Top - Events - Round Top Festival Institute
Refugio County - Community Calendar
Refugio Museum - Kermit Oliver Scarf Collection on Exhibit
Rockport-Fulton - Area Chamber of Commerce Events
Rockport - Bountiful Bowl Organization Calendar
San Antonio - The Majestic & Empire Theatres
San Marcos - 2010 Calendar of Events
San Marcos - The Wittliff Collections - Exhibits and Events
Seadrift - Chamber Calendar of Events
Sealy - Area Events
Seguin - Calendar of Events - Heritage Museum - Tours
Seguin - Oakwood Art League Calendar of Events
Schulenburg - Greater Schulenburg Chamber of Commerce
Shiner - Community Calendar of Events
Historic Old Town Shiner Upcoming Events - Theatre**
Smithville - Community Calendar - Smithville Chamber
Texas Association of Counties - Education Calendar
Victoria - CVB - Events - Master Gardener Training Course
Theatre Victoria 2009-2010 Season
Victoria Art League - - Victoria Bach Festival
Victoria Regional Museum Association 2009-2010
Wiemar - Area Chamber of Commerce Upcoming Events
Wharton - Chamber Events Calendar
Yoakum - 2010 Community Calender
Yorktown - Events - Seams Like Home - Sewing Classes

...More Calendars

Monthly Events ...

Does your Community have Market Days, Trade Days or a Farmers Market? If so, let us know via Email.

Aransas Pass - Farmers Market / Trade Days - Monthly -
2nd and 4th Saturdays

Bastrop - Pine Street Market Days 2nd Saturdays, Apr-Dec
Beeville Farmers Market and Country Fair - 1st Saturday
Bellville - Farmers Market - 1st Saturday
Bellville - Bluegrass Concert and Jam - 4th Saturday
Coastal Bend Regional Tourism Council - 3rd Tuesday
Cuero - The Courtyard Gallery "3rd Saturday Music Jam
Cuero Country Opry and Dinner, 3rd Thursdays
Cuero Development Corporation, 1st Fridays - RSVP
Flatonia - "Movies on Main" Most Fridays - 361.865.3920
Goliad - Market Days, 2nd Saturdays - 12 months a year
Goliad Chamber Office - Farmer Marke - Fridays 9-11 am
I-10 Corridor Association - 3rd Wednesdays
Karnes County - 2nd Fridays Community Meetings Info
Katy - Open Market and Homes Tour - 1st Saturdays
Kenedy Plein-Air Market Days! 1st Sat, March - December
Moulton - Ole Moulton Bank - Thursday Night Acoustic Jam
Nordheim - Broadway Bar - Musicians Circle 3rd Sundays
Schulenburg - Polka every Sunday at Sengelmann Hall
Smithville - First Saturday Art Festival - Monthly
Yoakum - County Music USA - 2nd Tuesdays

On These Dates....

February 1, 2010
Gonzales - Square Dance Classes Begin
Victoria - Initiatives in Latino Education, Nacarena Hernandez - Hosted by Crossroads Progressive Women
Yorktown - Historical Museum Monthly Meeting

Martha Garcia, Treasurer and Caroline Blain, Director of the Yoktown Historical Museum invites your membership.

February 2, 2010
Flatonia - Meet the Candidates at the Ollie Hotel

February 3, 2010
Cuero - Cooking Depot & the DeWitt County Wildflower Associaton Host Floral Themed Luncheon
Annette Rath, owner of The Cooking Depot, Chef Dorothy Huang and Myrna Hassfield, President of the DeWitt County Wildflower Association greeted an enthusiastic crowd. Read about Chef Huang in Texas Highways. January 2010. See also Dim Sum Bus Tour to Houston - February 20, 2010.

February 3, 2010 - through May 9, 2010
San Antonio - The McNay - Pictorialism and the Photograph as Art, 1845-1945 and An Impressionist Sensibility, The Halff Collection

February 4, 2010

Karnes City - Karnes County 156th Birthday Celebration
Victoria College - Student Art Exhibit Reception, 4 - 6 pm
Victoria - Susan Plum "Arbol de la Vida" / Tree of Life"
Members Preview
- The Nave Museum, 6 - 8 pm
Victoria - Jeff Weems, Candidate, Railroad Commissioner
Yorktown - Friends of the Library - Death by Chocolate

Choloate lovers left to right: Barbara Crain, Dee Pokluda, Doris Koehler, Judy McAda, Beth Riedesel, Librarian, Yorktown Public Library; and Betty Plant.

February 4 & 5, 2010

Austin - 2010 Texas Preservation Summit
Schulenburg - TEXIAN RALLY!!! - Registration Packet!

February 4 - 6, 2010
Yoakum - Double D Ranch Fall Inventory Clearance!!!


Cuero - Community Leaders Meeting - Shelley South Pennell, Executive Director of the Cuero Development Corporation welcomed Liz Bohman Barger, Program Officer for Humanities Texas as speaker on February 5, 2010 .

February 5, 2010
Goliad - Taste of Goliad, 5-7 pm

February 5, 2010 - March 14, 2010
Victoria - Art at the Nave - Susan Plum "Arbol de la Veda"

February 5-7, 2010
Aransas Pass - Coastal Bend Woodcarvers Show

February 6, 2010
Austin - Texas LULAC's HOPE - 1st Gubernatorial Forum
Houston - Environment Texas Hosts Free Activist Workshop
Weesatche - Goliad Adopt A Pet Benefit - Mardi Gras Night


Left to right: Don Foxhall, Bayside Historical Society (BHS) Secretary; with notable Historians, Mrs. Patsy Light and Dr. Raymond Starr, Chairman, Goliad County Historical Commission during the February 6, 2010 BHS meeting in Bayside. Patsy's presentation on the 'A
ngel of Goliad' Francisca Alavez was the high point of the meeting and was enthusiastically received by the members." ( Photo Courtesy of Captain Don Foxhall. )

February 7, 2010
- Super Bowl Sunday!
Corpus Christi - Centennial House Open for Tours

February 11, 2010
La Grange - Democrats Hosting "Meet Your Candidates"
NEW!!! The Karnes County Times, 1st Edition

February 12, 2010

Cuero - Courtyard Gallery - Lucie Blue Tremblay - Info
Schroeder - Sandalfon Study Club Fundraiser

February 12 - 13, 2010
Lamar - 8th Annual Lamardi Gras Celebration

February 13, 2010
Cuero - "A Day of Indulgence" at Rendezvous
Cuero - DeWitt County Valentine Dinner and Dance
La Grange - Bugle Boy's Elizabeth Wills CD Release
Rockport-Fulton - 8th Annual Bountiful Bowls Pottery Fair
Schroeder - Mardi Gras & Gumbo Cookoff
Seguin - Haiti Benefit Art Auction

February 14, 2010 - Happy Valentine's Day!
San Patricio County - "McGloin Homestead" Open House

Victoria - Empty Bowls Project Fills Stomachs, Warms Hearts

February 16, 2010 - Happy Mardi Gras!!!

La Grange - Dedication of Commemorative Bust of the Marquis de Lafayette
Shiner - Health Fair

February 17, 2010
Yoakum - I-10 Corridor Association Monthly Meeting RSVP

February 18, 2010
Karnes County Recycling Center Grand Opening
Kenedy - 3rd Annual Valentine Poetry Reading & Musical
Lockhart - Buiness Expo
Sealy - John W. Gibson, Jr. to Speak at the Sealy Chamber Banquet

February 18 and 19, 2010
San Antonio - Museum Exhibit Makeovers Workshop

February 20, 2010
Cuero - Dim Sum Bus Tour to Houston
Kenedy - Miss and Little Mr / Miss Karnes County Pageant
La Grange - Bugle Boy, Lucie Blue Tremblay
Moulton - Flatonia Golf Association Annual Fund Raiser

February 20 or 21, 2010
Corpus Christi - Tuskegee Airman Lt. Colonel James Warren Book Signing on the USS Lexington
Watch the Texas Country Reporter!

February 23, 2010
Corpus Christi - "Maximize Your Media Opportunities"
Ingleside - TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibily) Open House
San Antonio - Inauguration of the Allies of the Alamo

February 25 - 27, 2010

Victoria Art League - Windburg Art Workshop

February 25 - 28, 2010
Port Aransas - Annual Celebration of Whooping Cranes and Other Birds

February 26, 2010
Georgetown - "When Hollywood Comes to Town"


February 27, 2010
Yorktown - Library Hosts Genealogy Workshop

February 26 and 27, 2010
Lockhart - Caldwell Co. Jr. Livestock Show

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March 4 - 7, 2010
Dallas - Texas State Historical Association Conference
Rockport-Fulton - 31st Annual Oysterfest

March 6, 2010
Cuero - Courtyard Gallery Reception for Artist, Marilyn Key
Flatonia - Spring Market Days / Practice Czhili Cook-off
Nordheim -  Gruenau's 3rd Annual Spring Gala
Yorktown - "This and That Sale"

March 7, 2010
Corpus Christi - Centennial House - Open for Tours

March 13, 2010
Rockport -The Whooping Crane Strut - 5K run, 2 mile walk

March 12 - 13, 2010
La Grange - “BEST LITTLE COWBOY GATHERING” TO SPOTLIGHT AWARD-WINNING ART WORK BY REBEKAH ZATOPEK -- "Best Little Cowboy Gathering" Hosts Jett Williams, Hank Sr's Daughter

March 14. 2010
San Patricio County McGloin Homestead Tour Open House

March 19 & 20, 2010
Lockhart - Tolbert Texas State Chili Cookoff

March 21 & 22, 2010
Old San Patricio - World Championship Rattlesnake Races

March 25, 2010
Rockport - 3rd Annual Taste of Rockport

March 26 & 27, 2010
Lockhart - Rites of Spring - Info and Vendor Application

March 26 - 28, 2010
Colete Inn Bar & Grill - "2nd Annual Spring Fling BBQ and Chili Cookoff"

March 27, 2010
Luling - 4th Annual Meet the Authors
Rockport - 18th Annual Coastal Classic Auto Show
Victoria - Polo at McFaddin - Fundrasing Event to Benefit The Victoria Regional Museum Association

March 27 & 28, 2010
Goliad - 25th Annual Goliad Massacre Living History Program, Presidio La Bahia

March 28, 2010
Goliad - Dedication of the "Angel of Goliad" THC Marker

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SongSigns by Bea ( TM )


Terri Hendrix - Third Coast Theatre, Port Aransas
February 6, 2010


Brian Burns performed during the "All About Texas"
at the Nave Museum, February 2003.

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Jenna Proske, Production Manger and Ransom Cunningham, Front of the House Manager welcomed us during an impromptu afternoon vist to Sengelmann Hall.

And the Dance Goes On - Historic Senglemann Hall's reopening revitalizes Schulenburg by Danté Dominick,
Texas Highways - Weekender

Step Right Up, by John Spong
Texas Monthly, December 2009.

Saving Texas Dance Hall, One Two-Step at a Time
by John Burnett, npr, January 7, 2010.

Texas Dancehall Preservation, Inc.

2010 Dance Halls of Fayette County Calendars

WANTED!!!

Sponsors for the 2010 'Dance Across Texas' Events


Recipes, Short Bios and Photos from Texas Musicians
for Texas Music Cookbook


Sponsors for Texas Music Awards


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Happy Mardi Gras!!!
Mardi Gras Party - Goliad Pet Adoption - Weesatche Hall
Mardi Gras & Gumbo Cookoff - Schroeder Dance Hall

March 6, 2010
Gruenau Hall's 3rd Annual Spring Gala - Nordheim Hall

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February 21, 2010
Copyright © 2009 Bea McKinney

February 21, 2010