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June 2005

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Entire Month of June, 2005 - EXHIBIT - Canyon: Capturing Western Legends: Russell and Remington's Canadian Frontier. PPHM is the only venue west of the Mississippi River hosting the exhibit focusing on Charlie Russell and Frederic Remington’s work in Western Canada. Showcased are many paintings that are rarely seen and a story line that will delight the casual visitor and the connoisseur. Location: 2503 4th Ave., Canyon. Region: Texas Panhandle Plains. Average attendance: under 50,000. For more information, call 806-651-2244. Please mention this listing when inquiring. May 29 thru August 21, 2005.

(May 26) thru June 12, 2005 - FESTIVAL - Kerrville: 34th Annual Kerrville Folk Festival. A unique blend of musicians, friends and music lovers enjoying a special time and place in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Camping available. Time: 24 hours, daily. Cost: (rates unavailable at time of posting). Location: Quiet Valley Ranch, Hwy. 16, Kerrville, TX. Region: Texas Hill Country. For more information, call (830) 257-3600. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually beginning the Friday of Memorial Day Weekend and runs 18 days. Please mention this listing when inquiring.

June 1 - August 15, 2004 - OTHER EVENT - Marfa: Marfa Glider Club Texas Glider Rally. Gliders return to skies over the Marfa - Fort Davis area each summer to enjoy the exceptional thermal updrafts. Pilots from across the USA gather to fly "cross country" for distances of over 500 miles. Marfa Airport was the site of the 1970 World Gliding Contest and several US National Competitions. Glider rides and lessons available in a two seat glider. Visit the website: www.flygliders.com and click on "Marfa Soaring". For glider ride reservations with the Marfa Glider Club call 1-800-667-9464. Time: daily. Location: Marfa Municipal Airport. Region: Texas Big Bend Country. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 800-667-9464. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually.

June 2-5, 2005 - SPORTING EVENT - Amarillo: Cowboy Roundup USA; Coors Ranch Rodeo & World Championship Chuckwagon Roundup and World's Greatest Horseman Finals. Cowboys from ranches all over the region compete in the ranch rodeo, and chuck wagon cooks guard their recipes carefully to win first prize in the highest-paid chuck wagon cook-off in the country. Location: Amarillo Tri-State Fairgrounds 10th and Grand Street. Region: Texas Panhandle Plains. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 806-372-4777. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually, first of June.

June 2-19, 2005 - PLAY OR MUSICAL - Odessa: Beauty & The Beast. As part of the Ector Theatricals Summer Musical Season, Beauty & The Beast is the first summer musical. This is an adaptation of the Disney classic movie. Family theatre to enjoy. Meredith Perryman from the Permian Basin will perform as Belle. The Beast will be performed by William Michals, who made his "Broadway" debut as the Beast. Be our Guest... Time: Matinees on Sat. & Sun., 7 performances a week. Cost: Box Office $30-$75. Location: Ector Theater, 500 N. Texas, Odessa, TX 79761. Region: Texas Big Bend Country. Average attendance: 50,000-200,000. For more information, call 432-337-9595. Please mention this listing when inquiring.

June 2 - August 20, 2005 and July 4th (Nightly Excluding Sundays) - PLAY OR MUSICAL - Canyon: TEXAS LEGACIES, The Adventure of a Lifetime. Outdoor Epic Theatre at its best. Performed summers in the Palo Duro Canyon near Amarillo, TX, this production showcases the best in acting, dancing, live music and theatre music that the stage has ever seen. The history of the Panhandle has never been more alive. Time: Production starts at 8:30pm. Cost: $5-$26. Location: Palo Duro Canyon near Amarillo, TX. Region: Texas Panhandle Plains. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 877-58TEXAS or visit www.epictexas.com. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually, Summers in the Palo Duro Canyon.

June 3-5, 2005 - FESTIVAL - Aransas Pass: 57th Annual Shrimporee. There will be a wide variety of entaertainment from live music to belly dancers. Some of our musical acts include Rotel and the Hot Tomatoes Friday night, Johnny D and the Rockets on Saturday night, and Grammy Award Winner Little Joe Y La Familia. Plus much more. Plenty of food, arts and crafts vendors, and carnival rides, too. It is truly a family weekend and we're excited about having you and your family join us. Location: City of Aransas Pass Community Park, 200 E. Johnson at Commercial St. Region: Texas Gulf Coast. For additional information, call (800)633-3028 or (361)758-2750 or e-mail: info@aransaspass.org. Please mention this listing when inquiring.

June 3-5, 2005 - FESTIVAL - Arlington: 19th Annual Texas Scottish Festival & Highland Games. Renowned for its outstanding entertainment, the Texas Scottish Festival features some of the top Scottish performers in the world. Scheduled events include professional and amateur athletics, workshops, children's games and activities, genealogy and history seminars, dog shows, dance parties, colorful Scottish Clan tents, and every kind of Scottish food and ale imaginable. If it's Scottish, you'll find it here. Location: Maverick Stadium, University of Texas at Arlington. Region: Texas Prairies and Lakes. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, go to www.texasscottishfestival.com. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually, 1st weekend in June.

June 3-5, 2005 - FESTIVAL - Longview: AlleyFest. This family-oriented festival features a Kids Fest, Music Fest, Food Fest, sports events, arts & crafts and a chili cook-off. Location: Downtown Longview. Region: Texas Piney Woods. For additional information, call (903)237-4040 or E-mail: casey@longviewpartnership.org. Please mention this listing when inquiring.

June 3-5, 2005 - FESTIVAL - Palestine: Heritage Balloon Festival. Sponsored by the Museum For East Texas Culture. Festival events and the airport, downtown shopping, excellent antique shopping district. Time: All Day. Cost: $5 per car load. Location: Palestine Municipal Airport. Region: Texas Piney Woods. Average attendance: under 50,000. For more information, call 903-723-1914 or check websites: www.museumpalestine.org and www.palestinechamber.org. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually, first full weekend in June.

June 3-11, 2005 - FAIR - Greenville: Hunt County Fair. Featuring top quality musical events, a midway with breathtaking rides, displays of local crafts, and livestock exhibits and competitions. Cost: $8. Location: Hunt County Fairgrounds on FM 1570 (Jack Finney Blvd). Region: Texas Prairies and Lakes. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 903-454-1503. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually in June.

June 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25, 2005 - PLAY OR MUSICAL - Glen Rose: The Promise. A musical drama in Glen Rose, Texas that fuses the timeless story of Jesus Christ with high-quality, state of the art technology bringing to life the birth, ministry, death resurrection and ascension of Jesus Christ in majestic splendor. Performances are held each Friday & Saturday night in an outdoor theatre with seating for 3,000. Time: 8:30pm. Cost: Adult $8 to $24, Seniors (Ages 62+) $2 off, Students (Ages 13-18 and College students w/school ID) $3 off, Children (Ages 4-12) $4 off. Location: Texas Amphitheater, 5000 Texas Drive, Glen Rose, Texas 76043. Region: Texas Prairies and Lakes. For more information, call 1-800-687-2661. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Weekends through Oct. 25.

June 4, 2005 - FESTIVAL - Brenham: Ice Cream Celebration. Take yourself back in time to an old fashioned ice cream social. Ice cream eating contests, entertainment, festival food, children's activities, lots of Blue Bell ice cream. Time: 10am-5pm. Cost: n/a. Location: Around the square. Region: Texas Prairies and Lakes. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 1-888-BRENHAM. Please mention this listing when inquiring.

June 4, 2005 - PLAY OR MUSICAL - Columbus: Dinner Theater at the Stafford Opera House "When Bullfrogs Sing Opera". A rising socialite's country sister pays her a visit just when she is trying to win the co-chair seat of a fundraiser. She passes her off as a character actress researching an unsophisticated role. Join us to see the "country bumpkin" teach everyone a lesson or two. Time: Social Hour 5:30 pm, Dinner 6:30, Curtain 7:30. Cost: $25. Location: 425 Spring Street. Region: Texas Prairies and Lakes. Average attendance: under 50,000. For more information, call 979-732-8385. Please mention this listing when inquiring.

June 4, 2005 - FESTIVAL - Denton: Dog Days of Summer Celebration. Dogs can be dressed up and have a "Glamfur Shot" taken, get their paws read by the Great Barkini and socialize with thousands of other dogs and their people. More than 70 booths with games, crafts, fun festival foods, pet information and animal adoptions are available. A dog parade, a stupid pet tricks contest, a dog singing contest and the official 2005 Spokesdog Pageant round out the day. Time: 9am-4pm. Cost: FREE. Location: 101 S. Locust, Historic Downtown Square. Region: Texas Prairies and Lakes. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 940-349-8529. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually, 1st Saturday in June.

June 4, 2005 - FAIR - Harlingen: Jackson Street Market Days. An old fashioned open-air street fair with antiques, crafts, sidewalk sales, produce cart, and food vendors. Part of Jackson Street is blocked off for this event. Sponsored by the Harlingen Downtown Merchants Association. Time: 9am-4pm. Cost: Free. Location: Jackson Street in downtown Harlingen. Region: Texas Gulf Coast. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call (956) 423-4933. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held monthly, 1st Saturday.

June 4, 2005 - SPORTING EVENT - Lufkin: Neches River Rendezvous. This 10-mile canoe trip down the Neches River is fun for everyone. You can choose to relax and enjoy the beautiful scenic surroundings and wildlife, or you can compete in the timed event. Participants will be treated to lunch and receive the official Neches River Rendezvous t-shirt. We invite you to come experience the beauty, challenge, and pleasure of the Neches River. Time: Begins at 8am. Cost: varies between $10-$25. Location: 1615 S. Chestnut. Region: Texas Piney Woods. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call (936)634-6305. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually, 1st Saturday of June.

June 4, 2005 - FESTIVAL - Sonora: West Texas Championship Cook-Off. Join us for a cook-off competition in brisket, ribs, goat, chicken & chili with showmanship awarded. Dance on Saturday night under the West Texas Stars with Tommy Alverson. Great food and fun with friends, and a whole lot more. Join us for some West Texas Style fun. Location: Sutton County Park Bus Hwy 290 Sonora, Texas 76950. Region: Texas Hill Country. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 325-387-2880. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually, 1st Saturday in June.

June 8, 2005 - CONCERT - New Braunfels: Comal Country Music Show. A house band and three featured artists provide country music for the listening audience. Snack bar provides delicious sandwiches and desserts. Time: Doors open at 6pm. Cost: $4. Location: 380 S. Seguin. Region: Texas Hill Country. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 830-629-4547. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Recurring: 2nd Wednesday of each month.

June 9-12, 2005 - FESTIVAL- San Antonio: 34th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. Ethnic groups representing 40 countries of the world come together to share mouth-watering cuisine, traditional dances, homespun tales, lively music and more. Location: San Antonio, Institute of Texan Cultures at the corner of Bowie Street and Durango Boulevard on HemisFair Park in downtown San Antonio. Region: South Texas Plains. For additional information, call (210)458-2390. Please mention this listing when inquiring.

June 10-11, 2005 - OTHER EVENT - Columbus: IBCA Barbecue Cook-Off. Bring your best brisket, pork spare ribs and chicken recipes for this annual IBCA barbecue cook off. Showmanship trophy, best rig trophy, overall cooker trophy will be awarded. Time: Call. Cost: Call. Location: Colorado County Fair Grounds, Bypass 71, Columbus, Texas. Region: Texas Prairies and Lakes. Average attendance: under 50,000. For more information, call 979-732-8385. Please mention this listing when inquiring.

June 10-11, 2005 - FESTIVAL - Irving: Annual Irving Heritage Festival. Celebrate Irving's Centennial with the Irving Heritage Festival. Friday, 6pm. to midnight, visit the Whistle Stop Plaza and Clocktower for the Annual Old-Time Fiddlers Contest. Saturday Main Street comes alive with "Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow" featuring vendors and entertainment as well as displays from the past. Time: 9am - 5pm. Cost: Free admission. Location: Heritage Park, Irving. Region: Texas Prairies and Lakes. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 972-253-9700. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually, 2nd weekend in June.

June 10-11, 2005 - FESTIVAL - Nacogdoches: Blueberry Festival. Water balloon toss, musical entertainment, arts and crafts a sock-hop, Country concert, and a Blues concert. Location: Eugenia Sterne Park, E. Main St. Region: Texas Piney Woods. For more information, call 936-560-5533. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually, 2nd Friday and Saturday in June.

June 10-12, 2005 - FESTIVAL - Dallas: 2nd Annual City Arts Celebration. This annual event showcases the incredible performing, visual, and culinary arts which are the fabric of Downtown Dallas. Enjoy a weekend of free outdoor concerts, delicious Dallas cuisine, artist demonstrations, and spectacular exhibits in some of our country's finest museums. Time: Call. Cost: Free. Location: Dallas Arts District, 2121 San Jacinto. Region: Texas Prairies and Lakes. Average attendance: under 50,000. For more information, call 214-571-1301. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held Annually.

June 11, 2005 - FESTIVAL - Dublin: Dublin Dr Pepper 114th Birthday Celebration. Dublin officially becomes DR PEPPER, TEXAS on the second Saturday in June each year as Dr Pepper aficionados from around the world come here to celebrate the birthday of the oldest Dr Pepper bottling plant in the world - and the only one which has always used pure cane sugar. It's a day of family fun with food, games, tours, entertainment, contests, arts and crafts and all things Dr Pepper. Time: all day. Cost: Free. Location: 221 S. Patrick St. Dublin, Texas 76446. Region: Texas Prairies and Lakes. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 254-445-3466. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually, 2nd weekend in June.

June 11, 2005 - OTHER EVENT - Georgetown: Market Days. Arts & crafts, antiques & collectibles, and festive foods on the lawn of the historic Williamson County Courthouse. Time: 10am-5pm. Cost: Free. Location: Downtown Square. Region: Texas Hill Country. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 512-868-8675. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held the 2nd Saturday of each month, March - December.

June 11, 2005 - OTHER EVENT - Goliad: Goliad Market Days. Over 170 booths of arts, crafts, food, antiques, collectibles, metalwork, woodwork, jewelry, pottery, soaps, potpourri, clothes, plants and much more to be found in 3 adjacent locations. Time: 9am-4pm. Cost: free. Location: Goliad Downtown Courthouse Square. Region: Texas Gulf Coast. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 800-848-8674. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Recurring: Held the 2nd Saturday each month, March - December.

June 11, 2005 - FESTIVAL - Jacksonville: 21st Annual Tomato Fest. Celebrating Jacksonville, once known as the Tomato Capital of the World, tomatoes are the main ingredient for this annual event. Events include Tomato Eating Contest, Couch Tomato 'No Sweat' Olympics, Tomato Town, Best Home Grown Tomato, Arts & Crafts, Entertainment and much more. Time: 10am-9pm. Cost: free. Location: Commerce & Austin Street (downtown). Region: Texas Piney Woods. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 1-800-376-2217 or 903-586-2217. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually, 2nd Saturday in June.

June 11, 2005 - FESTIVAL - Lago Vista: Annual Travis Peak Wine and Music Festival. Located in the Beautiful Hill Country on the North Shore of Lake Travis, the event will be at the Flat Creek Estate, a working vineyard and winery. There will be more than 16 vineyards exhibiting, numerous food vendors, and 4 live Austin Bands. The music will be Jazz, Blues & Folk. The event is a family affair with numerous activities for children. Time: 11am-6pm. Cost: $35 for 12 Years & Older. Location: 24912 Singleton Bend E.; Marble Falls, Texas 78654. Region: Texas Hill Country. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 512-267-7760. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually, 2nd weekend in June.

June 11 & 25, 2005 - OTHER EVENT - Kerrville: Kerr County Market Days. Over 75 vendors featuring fresh produce, crafts including furniture makers, metal smiths and other art. Food vendors are also available offering BBQ sandwiches, turkey legs, German sausage, and other baked goodies. Hours are 9am-4pm. Location: Kerrville, Texas, Kerr County Courthouse Square. Region: Texas Hill Country. For more information, call 830-895-7962. Please mention this listing when inquiring. The Market takes place on the 2nd & 4th Saturdays of each month, April-December, except August.

June 11-12, 2005 - OTHER EVENT - Brenham: Brenham Antiques Show. More than 50 vendors from across the U.S. offer a variety of items including furniture, antique glassware, English and American pottery, porcelain, jewelry, pewter, quilts and collectibles. Tickets: Adults $4, children 12 and under admitted free. Location: Knights of Columbus Hall, 2804 Gun & Rod Rd. Region: Texas Prairies and Lakes. For more information, call 888-273-6426 or 979-251-9455. Please mention this listing when inquiring.

June 11-12 2005 - FESTIVAL - Carrollton: Santa Fe Days. Artisans of New Mexico’s Santo Domingo Pueblo will present Santa Fe Days on the square in Historic Downtown Carrollton. Over 35 artisans will share their heritage and culture while offering handcrafted pottery and jewelry to sell. A percentage of the proceeds will benefit their Veterans Center in New Mexico. Festival also includes numerous Indian tribes and groups. Come share the festivities, buy unique handmade items, sample food and observe dancing and drumming. A fun filled family event! Time: 9am-6pm. Cost: Free. Location: Main Street and S. Broadway. Region: Texas Prairies and Lakes. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 972-242-6453. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually, 2nd weekend in June.

June 12, 2005 - CONCERT - New Braunfels: Gospel Brunch with a Texas Twist. In the tradition of a New Orleans style gospel brunch, we are serving up awe-inspiring gospel music coupled with a mouth-watering buffet. Tickets can be purchased online at www.gruenehall.com, by calling 830-629-5077 or in person at Gruene Hall. Time: TBA. Location: Gruene Historic District. Region: Texas Hill Country. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 830-606-1601. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Recurring: Held monthly, 2nd Sunday, starting in February.

June 17-18, 2005 - FESTIVAL - Greenville: Audie Murphy Days. Honors WWII's most decorated soldier, a native of Hunt County. Cost: Free. Location: Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum, 600 I-30 East, Exit 95. Region: Texas Prairies and Lakes. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 903-450-4502. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually in June.

June 17-18, 2005 - FESTIVAL - Stonewall: Peach Jamboree. Features a rodeo and dance, arts & crafts vendors, peach auction and peach queen crowning. Location: Stonewall, Chamber of Commerce Grounds. Region: Texas Hill Country. For additional information, call (830)644-2735. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually.

June 18, 2005 - FESTIVAL - DeSoto: Best Southwest Juneteenth Celebration. The Cities of DeSoto, Lancaster, Duncanville and Cedar Hill will come together to celebrate our diversity and the African-American culture. Parade, entertainment, art & crafts, children's activities, food & fun. Fashion show & tea cake & sweet potato pie contests, concert with recording artists Yarbrough & Peoples. Time: 10am-10pm. Cost: free. Location: 211 E. Pleasant Run Road in DeSoto Town Center on the corner of Hampton & Pleasant Run Roads. Region: Texas Prairies and Lakes. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 972-230-9648. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually on the Saturday closet to June 19th.

June 18, 2005 - CONCERT - Harlingen: Blues on the Hill. The series will feature blues music performed by a headline act and local artist. Lawn chairs and beach towels are welcome. No outside beverages please. Food and Drinks will be available on site. Sponsored by Parks & Recreation Dept. Time: Evening event. Cost: Free. Location: McKelvey Park, 1325 S. 77 SunShine Strip. Region: Texas Gulf Coast. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call Jeff (956) 427-8870. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually, 3 times from May thru Aug.

June 18-19, 2005 - OTHER EVENT - New Braunfels: Old Gruene Market Days. 100 vendors feature uniquely crafted items, and packaged Texas foods. Enjoy entertainment, restaurants and over 25 permanent shops. Time: 10am-5pm. Cost: Free. Location: Gruene Historic District. Region: Texas Hill Country. Average attendance: under 25,000. For more information, call 830-832-1721 or visit www.GrueneMarketDays.com. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Recurring: Held the 3rd Sat & Sun of the month starting in February.

June 18 - July 17, 2005 - MUSIC FESTIVAL - Dallas: Shakespeare Festival. Bring a blanket, picnic dinner and your love of Shakespeare for this annual outdoor festival. This year's fare will be The Winter's Tale and Richard III on alternating evenings. Friday performances begin at 5pm, Saturday at 1pm. There is a one-hour break for dinner. Location: Samuell - Grand Amphi-Theatre, 6200 East Grand Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75218. Region: Texas Prairies and Lakes. For more information, call 214-559-2778. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually. 2005 dates: June 18-19, 2005, June 21-26, 2005, June 28 - July 3, 2005, July 5-10, 2005, July 12-17, 2005.

June 19-25, 2005 - OTHER EVENT - San Antonio: Miss Rodeo Texas Pageant. The Miss Rodeo Texas pageant is the qualifying state of Texas pageant for the Miss Rodeo America pageant. These Rodeo Queens are the ambassadors for the National Sport of Texas- Rodeo. The ladies are judged on their horsemanship riding ability, equine knowledge, rodeo knowledge as well as personality and appearance. Location: San Pedro Theatre. Region: South Texas Plains. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 210-349-5935. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually, third week in June.

June 21-25, 2005 - FESTIVAL - Elgin: 35th Annual Western Days Festival. Includes nightly rodeo, street dance, live music, food fair, photo contest, golf tournament, arts & crafts booth and parade. Location: Elgin Memorial Park, Main Street. Region: Texas Prairies and Lakes. For more information call Phone: (512)285-4515 or E-mail:elginchamber@hotmail.com. Held annually, fourth weekend in June.

June 23-26, 2005 - FESTIVAL - Luling: Watermelon Thump. Festivities center around a championship Black Diamond (avg. 60-70 lbs., tops 100 lbs.) watermelon contest that includes judging, an auction and a seed-spitting contest. The Watermelon Thump Parade is Saturday, dances are Saturday and Sunday nights, car show is Sunday. Other activities include a carnival, rodeo, barbecue, exhibitors market and a queen competition. Location: Luling Downtown at Magnolia Avenue and Davis Street. Region: Texas Hill Country. For more information, call 830-875-3214 or visit www.watermelonthump.com. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually.

June 24-25, 2005 - OTHER EVENT - Fairfield: 8th Annual Show of Wheels & Cruise. A two-day event with nighttime cruise and dancing in the square on Friday night, 9-11pm, with Vince Vance. The fun continues Saturday morning with 200+ of the finest show cars and street rods in Texas competing for a $500 cash prize. Two stages feature live entertainment from across Texas served up along side of great food, fun. Prizes, karaoke, and a whole lot more. All proceeds from this event benefit the local community and Historic Preservation throughout the Fairfield Main Street Program. Location: 118 E. Commerce, Fairfield Texas 75840. Region: Texas Prairies and Lakes. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 903-389-8669. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually.

June 25, 2005 - OTHER EVENT - Ballinger: Fireworks Display. Enjoy a fireworks display and eat free watermelon. Time: 5:30pm-10pm. Location: 289 County Road 398 Ballinger, TX. Region: Texas Hill Country. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 325-365-2333. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually, last Saturday in June.

June 25, 2005 - SPORTING EVENT - Dallas: Professional Bull Riders Invitational. The best men in bull riding are bucking into Dallas for one night only – Saturday, June 25th - at American Airlines Arena. It's the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Dallas Invitational, the 24th of 31 stops on the 2005 PBR's Built Ford Tough Series presented by Wrangler. Time: Call. Cost: Call. Location: American Airlines Center 2500 Victory Avenue. Region: Texas Prairies and Lakes. Average attendance: under 50,000. For more information, call 719-471-3008. Please mention this listing when inquiring.

June 25, 2005 - OTHER EVENT - Eldorado: X Bar Ranch Dinner Show. Biscuits O'Bryan- As the cook for the I.O. Everybody Ranch, Biscuits has entertained audiences across the nation with history, clean humor, stories, poems and cowboy philosophy. He delights both young and old leaving smiles on their faces and a better understanding of the cowboy way of life. Biscuits received the Will Rogers Award from the Academy of Western Artists in 2003 for Best Humorist/Storyteller. Call for menu, exact time, directions and pricing. Time: 7pm. Cost: varies. Location: X Bar Ranch Live Oak Lodge near Eldorado, TX. Region: Texas Hill Country. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 1-888-853-2688. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually, last Saturday in June.

June 25, 2005 - OTHER EVENT - Old Town Spring: Summertime Nights in Old Town Spring. Artwalk and shopping in the cool of the evening on the streets of Old Town Spring. Shops serve treats to customers. Shop 'til you drop. Time: 5pm-8pm. Cost: none. Location: Streets of Old Town Spring. Region: Texas Gulf Coast. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 1-800-OLD-TOWN. Please mention this listing when inquiring.

June 29, 2005 - OTHER EVENT - Pecos: Old Timer's Reunion. A time which the old timer's gather to reunite with old acquaintances to mingle and watch the annual rodeo parade together. Time: 9am. Cost: FREE. Location: West of the Pecos Museum, Pecos, TX. Region: Texas Big Bend Country. For more information, call 432-445-5076. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually, first day of rodeo (first 4 days of July).

June 29, 2005 - OTHER EVENT - Pecos: West of the Pecos Rodeo Parade. Horse Riders and rodeo participants along with several organizations from around the West Texas Area come together to show off their best. Time: 10am. Cost: FREE. Location: Junction Hwy. 17 & Business 20. Region: Texas Big Bend Country. For more information, call 432-445-2406. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually, first day of rodeo (first 4 days of July).

June 29, 2005 - OTHER EVENT - Pecos: Old Timer's Reunion Luncheon. Right after the Reunion, they will be serving delicious B-B-Que for donations. Time: 11:30am. Location: Pecos Senior Citizen Center, Pecos, TX. Region: Texas Big Bend Country. For more information, call 432-445-3272. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually, first day of rodeo (first 4 days of July).

June 29, 2005 - OTHER EVENT - Pecos: Reeves County Sheriff's Posse BBQ. The best BBQ in West Texas is served and everybody gets together to mingle. Time: Noon. Cost: $5. Location: Reeves County Sheriff's Posse Barn. Region: Texas Big Bend Country. For more information, call 432-445-2406. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually, first day of rodeo (first 4 days of July).

June 29 - July 2, 2005 - SPORTING EVENT - Pecos: 123rd West of the Pecos Rodeo. Four exciting evenings filled with calf roping, bronco riding, barrel racing, and much more. Time: 7:30pm. Cost: varies on seating. Location: Buck Jackson Rodeo Arena. Region: Texas Big Bend Country. For more information, call 1-800-588-2855. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually, first 4 days of July.

June 29 - July 3, 2005 - FESTIVAL - Belton: 80th Annual 4th of July Celebration & PRCA Rodeo. Since the 1850's folks from all over Central Texas have been coming to Belton to celebrate the 4th of July. This week-long celebration will feature one of Texas's Top Ten Parades, the Festival on Nolan Creek, a carnival, Texas Old Time Fiddlers' Contest, Patriotic Program, Kick-off Bar-B-Q, Cowboy Breakfast with the rodeo being the highlight of the celebration. Time: vary. Cost: vary. Location: 412 E. Central Avenue. Region: Texas Prairies and Lakes. Average attendance: under 250,000. For more information, call 254-939-3551. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held annually, week prior to July 4th.

June 29 - July 3, 2005 - SPORTING EVENT - Freeport: Annual Fishing Fiesta. Fisherman are drawn to this fishing tournament each year in the hopes of catching the biggest snapper, amberjack, or any other offshore or inshore fish. The Fishing Fiesta is sponsored by the Freeport Jaycees and offers carnival rides, food, live entertainment, dances and arts & crafts. The fishing tournament is one of the largest on the Gulf and the prizes include cash and a fishing boat. Time: TBA. Cost: Varies depending on age and entertainment. Tournament fee TBA. Location: Freeport Municipal Park, Brazosport Blvd. Region: Texas Gulf Coast. For more information, call 979-233-3306. Please mention this listing when inquiring. Held every year during the July 4th week.

 

 

 

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