- Featured: Hill Country Christmas Lighting Trail, Fredericksburg, November 27-December 31 Encompassing 11 Hill Country communities, the Lighting Trail stretches from Goldthwaite to New Braunfels. tex-fest.com or 866-839-3378
- Featured: Christmas On The Square, Weatherford, December 5 Enjoy local choirs, dancers, carriage rides, and children’s activities in this small town near Dallas. weatherford-chamber.com or 888-594-3801
Holiday Home Tour Georgetown, Dec. 12-13. georgetownheritagesociety.com or 512-869-8597.
The Nutcracker Longview, S.E. Belcher Jr. Chapel and Performance Center, Dec. 18-20. longviewballet.org or 903-233-3080.
Christmas in the Square Frisco, Nov. 27-Jan. 3. friscosquare.com/christmasinthesquare2 or 469-633-1721.
A Candlelight Christmas in Ryan Place Fort Worth, Dec. 4-6. historicryanplace.org or 817-927-2478.
“Turn Back the Clock” with the Sentimental Journey Orchestra Kerrville, Dec. 31. kerrvilletexascvb.com or 830-895-1535.
Candlelight Tour of Homes Jefferson, Dec 3-5, 10-12. historicjeffersonfoundation.com or 903-665-7064.
“A Marlin Christmas” Tour of Homes Marlin, Dec. 5. marlinra.org
Christmas on the Square Weatherford, Courthouse Square, Dec. 5. visitweatherford.com or 817-596-3801.
- Featured: Fall Festival of Roses, Independence, November 6-8. Gardening experts from around the country teach visitors to grow roses, herbs, and perennials. 979-836-5548
- Featured: 12th Annual Kite Competition and Festival, South Padre Island, November 7-8. Color fills the sky during this American Kiteflyers Association sanctioned event. 800-767-2373
- Featured: Tom Thumb Texas Stampede, Dallas, November 13-14. The rodeo comes to Dallas. Wear your boots to watch the action and dance to country star Pat Green.
Chocolate Festival of Texas, Houston, November 7. 832-515-3860
Art in the Garden, “For the Birds,” San Antonio, Botanical Garden, November 7. 210-207-3270
Utopia Fall Arts Fair, Utopia, Texas, November 7.
Festival by the Bay, Port Lavaca, Bauer Community Center, November 7-8. 361-552-6070
Buttons & Bows Bazaar, Kerrville, November 13-14. 830-895-5355
Southeast Texas Fall Blowout Dinner & Dance, Port Arthur, November 14. 409-962-3011
Hill Country Home Tour, Wimberley, November 20-21. 512-847-2467
Winter Landscape Color Workshop, San Antonio, Botanical Garden, November 22. 210-207-3270