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Mon March 2, 2015 2:00 pm

Houston Museum Experience

January 31 – September 26
Houston Museum District
Denton
houstonmuseumdistrict.org

The Museum Experience is Houston’s newest cultural block party! The Museum Experience features four walkable “zones” to help visitors navigate through the area and learn more about all 19 museums in a more personal way. On the last Saturday of January, April, July and September, each zone will showcase a handful of museums at a time, complete with special programming, pedicabs in select zones and food trucks. For more information visit houstonmuseumdistrict.org.

DMA Arts & Letters Live

March 4 – June 15
Dallas Museum of Art
Dallas
dma.org

Arts & Letters live is a literary and performing arts series for all ages featuring award winning authors and performers of regional, national, and international acclaim. The series is recognized for its creative multidisciplinary programming – combing literature with visual arts, music, and film – and for commissioning new work from musicians, dancers, and poets, inspired by works of art in the Museum’s collection and special exhibitions. Please call 214-922-1818 for more information or puchase tickets here.

PPHM Presents Wildlife and Hunting Photographs from the Panhandle-Plains Region

March 7-February 6
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
Canyon
panhandleplains.org

This year, the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum will present an exhibition series focused on wildlife and hunting in the Panhandle-Plains that includes the new exhibition Wildlife and Hunting Photographs from the Panhandle-Plains Region. The museum staff will assemble and present a group of often unique photographic images of wildlife and hunting ranging from the mid-1870s through the late 1900s. Come visit this exhibition, which will be featured in the Alexander Gallery from March 7, 2015 – February 6, 2016.

Night of Artists

March 28-April 26
Briscoe Western Art Museum
San Antonio 
briscoemuseum.org/night-of-artists

The Briscoe Western Art Museum presents its 14th annual Night of Artists Art Sale & Exhibition featuring nearly 70 of the country’s top Western artists. Night of Artists showcases the artists’ best works to patrons and visitors at the Briscoe Campus on the iconic San Antonio River Walk.  The Art Sale & Reception takes place on Saturday, March 28 and is followed by a month-long public exhibition from March 29 - April 26.  The public exhibition of 260 works of painting and sculpture is free with Museum admission.

Country Thunder

April 912
Country Thunder West
Florence
countrythunderaz.visitmesa.com

Four days. Forty artists. One epic weekend. Every year, country fans flock to the ultimate music festival experience, Country Thunder, for four days packed with chart-topping entertainment. Save now on packages including festival tickets and accommodations at Mesa, Arizona hotels.

Heather Moore and A & Furst Trunk Show

April 10-11
Zadok Jewelers 
Houston
zadok.com

Join Zadok Jewelers for trunk shows featuring Heather Moore Jewelry and A & Furst.  Designers Heather B. Moore and Kiki Furst will also make personal appearances.  In addition to extended collections, unique and one-of-a-kind pieces will be on display.   

San Antonio Book Festival

April 11
Central Library, Southwest School of Art & Charline McCombs Empire Theatre
San Antonio
saplf.org

SABF unites readers and writers in a celebration of ideas, books, libraries and literary culture. Presented by the Library Foundation, the Festival is a free, daylong event at the Central Library and Southwest School of Art that presents more than 75 acclaimed national and regional authors at engaging readings, panel discussions, book sales and signings. Click here to learn more.

The Houston Art Car Parade

April 11
Allen Parkway
Houston
thehoustonartcarparade.com

The Orange Show Center for Visionary art will host its 28 th Annual Houston Art Car Parade this year. The Art Car Parade is the highlight of a three-day celebration of drive to create: Art Car Weekend and it is Houston’s largest free public art event. The parade attracts 250+ vehicles that are creatively transformed into works of art. To find out more information about the event or submit an art car, visit their website here.

Seton Soles 5K/1 Mile Run/Walk

April 18
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church
Plano
setonsoles.com

The event benefits Habitat for Humanity of Southern Collin County. Habitat for Humanity gives a “Hand Up, not a Hand Out” to qualified local families living in sub-standard or inadequate housing. Join us for food, drinks, music and family activities.

Evening in the Park 2015

April 24
McGovern Centennial Gardens
Houston
hermannpark.org

Evening in the Park Gala is the Conservancy’s largest fundraiser, raising critical operations support for Hermann Park and boasting 500 attendees each year. Gala guests enjoy strolling through beautiful gardens, al fresco dining, and dancing under the stars. Thanks to the breath-taking surroundings and relaxed atmosphere,  Evening in the Park has a well-earned reputation as one of Houston’s best charitable events. Click here for more information. 

65th Annual Art City Austin

April 25 – April 26
Downtown, Cesar Chavez Street
Austin
artalliance.org

Austin’s iconic art fair celebrates 65 years this year! Come out and see the biggest and best art marketplace in Central Texas. Meet artists, take home artwork, and celebrate Austin’s creative culture. To purchase tickets visit ticketbud.com.

Houston Cattle Baron’s Ball

April 25
The George Ranch Historical Park
Houston
cattlebaronsball.org

Help support the fight against cancer by attending the 2015 Houston Cattle Baron’s Ball, presented by VICTORY, on April 25th from 7:00 pm – midnight. The festivities will include a silent and live auction, big boards, car raffle tickets, gaming and live entertainment from Mark Chesnutt. There will also be dinner catered from Tony’s Catering. Buy tickets for this event here.

Las Cruces Country Music Festival

April 25-26
Downtown 
Las Cruces
lascrucescountrymusic.com

The Las Cruces Country Music Festival is a three day celebration of country music in downtown Las Cruces. Performing this year will be country legend Kenny Rogers, rising stars Dustin Lynch, The Swon Brothers, RaeLynn and Bri Bagwell. Get your tickets here now!

Austin Recovery Speaker Series Spring Luncheon Featuring Jeffrey Tambor

May 5
ACL Live at The Moody Theater
Austin
austinrecovery.org/SpeakerSeries

The Austin Recovery Speaker Series is an annual fundraising luncheon that is excited to host Golden Globe winning actor Jeffrey Tambor. The goal

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