The state's top offerings, from a fancy Formula One race to Day of the Dead delights.
Wurstfest, Jean-Michel Basquiat, the Houston Rockets, and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra . . .
The Fun Fun Fun Fest, the Terlingua International Chili Championship, Stephan Pyles, and Asleep at the Wheel . . .
Ornette Coleman, the Great American Peanut Butter Festival, Tommy Tune, and the 15th World Championship Ranch Rodeo . . .
The Dallas Museum of Art, Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis, Dickens on the Strand, and the Harbor Lights Festival . . .
Ann Richards, the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar, Willie Nelson, and the 2nd Annual Gingerbread Build-Off . . .
Jeff Dunham, the “It Gets Better” Film Festival, the Mavs vs. the Spurs, and the South Texas Institute of the Arts . . .
The Mesquite Championship Rodeo, Hayes Carll, Belle Starre Carriages, and Christmas in the Vineyard at Flat Creek Estate . . .
Flaco Jimenez, Gloworama, Jimmie Vaughan, and the South Padre Island Polar Bear Dip.
The Intergalactic Nemesis, the Cotton Bowl, the Magnificent Seven Ice Sculpting Competition, and the Ted Roddy Elvis Show . . .
Shearwater, the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture, the Texas Citrus Fiesta, and the Monster Truck Thunder Slam . . .
Pinetop Perkins, Red Hot Patriot, Fredericksburg Wine Road 290, and the Dallas Burlesque Festival . . .