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  • First Friday Wine ShareKerrville — Hill Country

    Nov 4, 2016 – Nov 4, 2016 – Nov 4, 2016 – Nov 4, 2016 – Nov 4, 2016 – Nov 4, 2016 – A fun way to discover new or different wines, encounter people and places of business or art. Bring your own wind glass. This could be a conversation starter in itself. November 4

  • “2016 Christmas Wine Affair”FredericksburgHill Country

    Dec 2, 2016 – Dec 18, 2016 – Dec 2, 2016 – Dec 18, 2016 – Dec 2, 2016 – Dec 18, 2016 – Tickets include a tasting passport to receive complimentary tastings at 35-plus participating wineries, wine discounts and a collectable Christmas ornament on this self-guided tour. December 2-18

  • Annual Turkish FestivalHoustonGulf Coast

    Nov 5, 2016 – Nov 6, 2016 – Nov 5, 2016 – Nov 6, 2016 – Nov 5, 2016 – Nov 6, 2016 – Celebrate the Annual Turkish Festival at Jones Plaza downtown. Sample authentic Turkish food, wine, coffee, dancing and fun for the entire family. November 5-6 Jones Plaza.

  • Beaujolais & More Wine and Food TastingDentonPrairies & Lakes

    Nov 17, 2016 – Nov 17, 2016 – Nov 17, 2016 – Nov 17, 2016 – Nov 17, 2016 – Nov 17, 2016 – Enjoy Beaujolais Nouveau wine shipped directly from France and sample cuisine from various local restaurants. November 17 321 E. McKinney St.

  • Black Eyed Pea FestivalStonewallHill Country

    Jan 1, 2017 – Jan 1, 2017 – Jan 1, 2017 – Jan 1, 2017 – Jan 1, 2017 – Jan 1, 2017 – Visit this annual event for good luck featuring live music, wine, and the best black eyed peas and cornbread in Texas. January 1 10915 E. U.S. 290.

  • Cotton Gin VillageFredericksburgHill Country

    The moment you step inside the ivy-covered walls of the Cotton Gin Village in historic Fredericksburg Texas, youâ¬â¢ll be transported to another world. Koi ponds with waterfalls. Lush landscaping. Romantically outfitted rustic cabins. And unparalleled Texas Hill Country dining in the highly acclaimed Cabernet Grill-Texas Wine Country Restaurant. It will be an experience you wonâ¬â¢t soon forget. Come on in and make yourself at home at one of Fredericksburg's most acclaimed B&Bs.

  • Depot Entertainment DistrictLubbockPanhandle Plains

    The area features restaurants and entertainment. The restored 1930s Cactus Theater offers live music and theater productions. Also includes a microbrewery and wineries. Downtown adjacent to I-27 at 19th Street and Buddy Holly Avenue.

  • Diva NightBoerneHill Country

    Nov 10, 2016 – Nov 10, 2016 – Nov 10, 2016 – Nov 10, 2016 – Nov 10, 2016 – Nov 10, 2016 – Ladies night out and the shops will be open late, brimming with holiday bounty, overflowing with finger food and wine, and filled with lively ladies in their tiaras and boas? all to ring in the holiday season. November 10

  • Downtown Bryan Sip and ShopBryanPrairies & Lakes

    Nov 26, 2016 – Nov 26, 2016 – Nov 26, 2016 – Nov 26, 2016 – Nov 26, 2016 – Nov 26, 2016 – The event will feature wine tastings in several downtown locations. This unique event gives people the opportunity to leisurely stroll around our downtown Bryan locations while enjoying a variety of wine selections offered inside participating local shops. November 26 216 W. 26th St.

  • Downtown Plano Art and Wine WalkPlanoPrairies & Lakes

    Nov 10, 2016 – Nov 10, 2016 – Nov 10, 2016 – Nov 10, 2016 – Nov 10, 2016 – Nov 10, 2016 – November 10 998 E. 15th Street.

  • Fredericksburg Fall Farmers MarketFredericksburgHill Country

    Oct 6, 2016 – Nov 17, 2016 – Oct 6, 2016 – Nov 17, 2016 – Oct 6, 2016 – Nov 17, 2016 – Includes live music, prepared foods, cooking demonstrations and wine tasting and more. October 6-November 17 325 W. Main.

  • Fredericksburg Food & Wine FestFredericksburgHill Country

    Oct 22, 2016 – Oct 22, 2016 – Oct 22, 2016 – Oct 22, 2016 – Oct 22, 2016 – Oct 22, 2016 – A grand celebration of Texas food and wine with musical entertainment and fun plus several special events. October 22

  • Grapevine Wine ToursGrapevinePrairies & Lakes

    Explore Grapevine’s wine tasting rooms on your own or take a guided, four-hour excursion with Grapevine Wine Tours. Includes tastings at three area wineries, lunch or dinner, and transportation by shuttle bus.

  • Gruene Historic DistrictNew BraunfelsHill Country

    (Pronounced “green”) German immigrants established this village before 1850. Now, it is part of New Braunfels. Historic structures have been restored and operate as shops, restaurants, bed-and-breakfasts, river outfitters, art gallery and winery. Gruene Hall is Texas’ oldest continually operating…

  • Hallo-Wine TrailGrapevinePrairies & Lakes

    Oct 29, 2016 – Oct 30, 2016 – Oct 29, 2016 – Oct 30, 2016 – Oct 29, 2016 – Oct 30, 2016 – Wear your costume and have a scary good time at this annual wine tasting event. Must be 21 years of age and older. October 29-30

  • Holiday MarketHamiltonPrairies & Lakes

    Nov 12, 2016 – Nov 12, 2016 – Nov 12, 2016 – Nov 12, 2016 – Nov 12, 2016 – Nov 12, 2016 – Includes a book sale, wine tasting, children’s activities, vendors, food and a salsa contest. November 12 1007 Park Road.

  • Lampasas County Wine TourLampasasHill Country

    Oct 22, 2016 – Oct 22, 2016 – Oct 22, 2016 – Oct 22, 2016 – Oct 22, 2016 – Oct 22, 2016 – Tour of wineries around the Hill Country. October 22 205 S. U.S. Highway 281.

  • Lampasas County Wine TourLampasasHill Country

    Oct 22, 2016 – Oct 22, 2016 – Oct 22, 2016 – Oct 22, 2016 – Oct 22, 2016 – Oct 22, 2016 – Climb aboard a tour bus to visit local and area wineries. Wine owners share tasting tips, information on the wine industry, and exclusive specials on their products. October 22 205 S. U.S. 281.

  • Lost Pines ChristmasBastropPrairies & Lakes

    Nov 25, 2016 – Dec 18, 2016 – Nov 25, 2016 – Dec 18, 2016 – Nov 25, 2016 – Dec 18, 2016 – Celebrate the holiday season in historic downtown Bastrop. From an old-fashioned Main Street Christmas to food and wine events and activities for the entire family, you’ll love how we share the season in Texas’ most historic small town. November 25-December 18 904 Main St.

  • Mount Vernon Food and Wine FestivalMount VernonPrairies & Lakes

    Oct 21, 2016 – Oct 22, 2016 – Oct 21, 2016 – Oct 22, 2016 – Oct 21, 2016 – Oct 22, 2016 – Enjoy the “Harvest on Main” dinner Friday night featuring a six-course gourmet meal with pairings, plus live jazz music. Saturday, six grape to bottle wineries will feature their wines and chefs will present cooking demonstrations throughout the day. Activities include culinary retail vendors an…

  • Mr. Amigo Taste of La FronteraBrownsvilleGulf Coast

    Jan 16, 2017 – Jan 16, 2017 – Jan 16, 2017 – Jan 16, 2017 – Jan 16, 2017 – Jan 16, 2017 – The Mr. Amigo Association will host the event, which features regional cuisine from restaurants on the border, wine and spirits, music, and entertainment. January 16 1 Event Center.

  • Old Town SpringSpringGulf Coast

    This restored railroad village from the early 1900s includes unique shops, Texas wine tasting rooms, museums, art galleries and restaurants. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. and noon-5 p.m. Sun. Exit 70A off I-45, one mile east or Exit 1960 from Hardy Toll Road on frontage road north.

  • Prickly Pear Food + Wine FestivalColemanPanhandle Plains

    Oct 22, 2016 – Oct 22, 2016 – Oct 22, 2016 – Oct 22, 2016 – Oct 22, 2016 – Oct 22, 2016 – Features the best of Texas chefs and wineries in a special prickly pear pairing. Includes a local craftsman’s market, a carnival and live music all day featuring Walt Wilkins. October 22 Commercial Street.

  • “Reading Between the Wines 2016”AustinHill Country

    Oct 28, 2016 – Oct 28, 2016 – Oct 28, 2016 – Oct 28, 2016 – Oct 28, 2016 – Oct 28, 2016 – Mix and mingle with the tastemakers of Austin, and have fun for a good cause. The event features wine tastings by award-winning Sommeliers Mark Sayre and June Rodil and featured pairings of locally produced food, wine, beer and cocktails. October 28 2312 San Gabriel St.

  • Round Top Wine TrailRound TopPrairies & Lakes

    Nov 5, 2016 – Nov 5, 2016 – Nov 5, 2016 – Nov 5, 2016 – Nov 5, 2016 – Nov 5, 2016 – Get a jump on your holiday shopping while strolling into the town shops and tasting quality wines from around the world. November 5 R.M. 237.

  • Shakespeare At WinedaleRound TopPrairies & Lakes

    This program presents three Shakespeare plays in repertory the last two weekends in July and the first two weekends in August. Performances are Thu.-Sat., including weekend matinees, in the Theatre Barn at the Winedale Historical Center. 3738 F.M. 2714. www.shakespeare-winedale.org

  • Texas Hill Country Wineries “Wine Lovers Trail”FredericksburgHill Country

    Feb 3, 2017 – Feb 9, 2017 – Feb 3, 2017 – Feb 9, 2017 – Feb 3, 2017 – Feb 9, 2017 – Get tickets online to receive full complimentary tastings and discounts on this self-guided tour. February 3-19

  • Texas Wine Month TrailFredericksburgHill Country

    Oct 1, 2016 – Oct 31, 2016 – Oct 1, 2016 – Oct 31, 2016 – Oct 1, 2016 – Oct 31, 2016 – Self-guided tour of the Texas Hill Country wineries with special tastings and discounts. Tickets are limited and available online only. October 1-31

  • Trinity Valley Exposition Fair & RodeoLibertyPiney Woods

    Oct 14, 2016 – Oct 22, 2016 – Oct 14, 2016 – Oct 22, 2016 – Oct 14, 2016 – Oct 22, 2016 – Includes a barbecue cook-off, carnival, livestock show, PRCA rodeo, 5k run and wine tasting along with many other activities. October 14-22 321 F.M. 563.

  • Twice as Fine Texarkana Wine FestivalTexarkanaPiney Woods

    May 6, 2017 – May 6, 2017 – May 6, 2017 – May 6, 2017 – May 6, 2017 – May 6, 2017 – Event features wine, art, music and food. Wineries from across the State of Texas, numerous merchants and local businesses will give visitors an opportunity to taste and purchase wines and gourmet treats at their best, all from one location. May 6 4303 N. Park Road.

  • Vanishing Texas River CruiseBurnetHill Country

    From the all-weather decks of the Texas Eagle II, visitors see wildflowers, birds and sheer cliffs (April-June); one of the largest colonies of bald eagles (November-March); and a combination scenic wilderness cruise and Fall Creek Winery tour (March-May). September and December cruises 11 a.m. W…

  • “Vitruvian Lights: A Magical Night of Lights”AddisonPrairies & Lakes

    Nov 25, 2016 – Nov 25, 2016 – Nov 25, 2016 – Nov 25, 2016 – Nov 25, 2016 – Nov 25, 2016 – Vitruvian Park transforms into a magical holiday wonderland with nightly display of millions of lights plus holiday entertainment on Saturdays in December. The fun starts the Friday after Thanksgiving with a live concert, food trucks, delicious desserts, beer/wine, photos with Santa, holiday char…

  • Weihnachtsmarkt, A German-Style Christmas MarketNew BraunfelsHill Country

    Nov 18, 2016 – Nov 20, 2016 – Nov 18, 2016 – Nov 20, 2016 – Nov 18, 2016 – Nov 20, 2016 – Weihnachtsmarkt is a German-style Christmas market to benefit the Sophienburg Museum and Archives. Visitors to Weihnachtsmarkt can enjoy a glass of wine or a holiday poinsettia while they are treated to a shopping extravaganza with unique decorations, specialty items, Sophie’s Cafe, fabulous gift…

  • Wildseed FarmsFredericksburgHill Country

    The largest working wildflower farm in the nation blooms from early spring through late fall. The site includes walking trails through the production fields and gardens, nursery, Biergarten, wine tasting and gift shop. Several festivals are held onsite. Open 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Seven miles ea…

  • Wineburgh Philatelic Research LibraryRichardsonPrairies & Lakes

    Includes “The Language of Philately” display, along with stamp collections and thousands of books and journals. Open 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Thu. and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri. 800 W. Campbell Road. In Eugene McDermott Library at UT Dallas in Richardson.

  • Winedale Historical CenterRound TopPrairies & Lakes

    A restored 19th-century farmstead with plantation homes, log cabins, fireplace kitchen, smokehouse and barns. The center also offers seminars on ethnic cultures in Central Texas, operated by University of Texas at Austin. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. and noon-5 p.m. Sun. Tours offered by appointment o…

  • Wine SwirlBastropPrairies & Lakes

    Dec 9, 2016 – Dec 9, 2016 – Dec 9, 2016 – Dec 9, 2016 – Dec 9, 2016 – Dec 9, 2016 – Enjoy Texas wineries, local fare and live entertainment. December 9 Various Locations.

  • Winnsboro Art and Wine FestivalWinnsboroPiney Woods

    Nov 11, 2016 – Nov 12, 2016 – Nov 11, 2016 – Nov 12, 2016 – Nov 11, 2016 – Nov 12, 2016 – Tents along three streets house a variety of vineyards and art—ranging from traditional to abstract, painting to pottery, and glass to silk. November 11-12 Market, Elm and Franklin streets.

  • Wonderful Winter Wine WalkFlatoniaPrairies & Lakes

    Dec 2, 2016 – Dec 2, 2016 – Dec 2, 2016 – Dec 2, 2016 – Dec 2, 2016 – Dec 2, 2016 – Purchase a special wine glass from the Flatonia Chamber of Commerce and at 5:30 p.m. stroll around Flatonia to local businesses for a sample of wine, shopping and fellowship. Wrap it up at 9 p.m. and congregate in the Civic Center for an ugly sweater contest, wine bottle toss and door prizes. Dec…

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