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Texas Independence Day Celebration

Closest weekend to March 2nd
This year it is March 1-2, 2003
Washington-on-the Brazos State Historical Site
Texas army reenactors, period musicians and entertainers, and historic tradesmen demonstrating their crafts. On Sunday afternoon, a special ceremony will be held to remember the will, determination, and courage of the originators of Texas' freedom. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., (936) 878-2214 x223

Texas Trek in Anderson

First weekend in April
Anderson, Texas
Parade, street dance, trail rides

Navasota Nostalgia Days

First weekend in May
Navasota, Texas
Historical home tour, street dance, doll show, quilt show, art show, antique car show, arts and crafts, carnival, entertainment

Richards Founders Day

Fourth Saturday in May
Richards, Texas
Arts and crafts, parade, entertainment

Grimes County Fair

Second week in June
Grimes County Fairgrounds, two miles northeast of Navasota, Texas
Livestock show, livestock sale, horse show, bull riding, food, entertainment

Navasota Blues Festival

Fourth weekend in June
Navasota, Texas
Navasota Blues Festival

Iola Hey Day

Third weekend in September
Iola, Texas
Arts and crafts, entertainment, dance, parade

Texian Days

Fourth weekend in September
Anderson, Texas
Arts and crafts, historic home tour, live entertainment, Texas Army Encampment

Texas Renaissance Festival

Seven weekends in October and November, 9 A.M. to dusk
At Todd Mission on FM 1774, 6 miles south of Plantersville, Texas
16th century English village, kings, queens, knights, magicians, food, shops, gardens, entertainment, rides
Texas Renaissance Festival

Stagecoach Days at Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site

Second Saturday each month
Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site at Anderson, Texas
Ride a replica stagecoach to the courthouse and back, tour the Inn
Important Dates at the Fanthorp Inn

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