Upper Basin


5 – MINERAL WELLS: First United Methodist Church Fish Fry from 5-8 p.m. located at 301 NE 1st St. Dinner includes fried fish, hush puppies, fries, coleslaw, beans, and dessert. Admission is $15 at the door or $12 for advanced tickets available at the Mineral Wells Area Chamber of Commerce. Contact (940) 325-4707 for further information.

6 – WEATHERFORD: Shakespearean Festival at Heritage Park is from 11-10 p.m. at the Heritage Park Amphitheater. Food trucks, live music, English Country Dance, and artisans will add to a fun-filled day. There is no entrance fee. For more information, please call Laurie Jones at (817) 917-1689 or email her at ladybuglaj@sbcglobal.net.

14 – ABILENE: Mother’s Day Hike from 10-11 a.m. at the Abilene State Park located at 150 Park Rd. 32. Walk trails and enjoy the bird blind as each mother will receive a carnation while supplies last. Admission is $5 for adults and free for children 12 and under. Contact (325) 572-3204 for more information or visit the following link http://tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/abilene.

20 – GRANBURY: The 2nd Annual Water Safety Awareness Day from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Lake Granbury’s Rough Creek Park located at 2209 South Morgan. This event is open to the public and will have free hot dogs and bottled water available. There will also be a free kids life jacket giveaway while supplies last.  For more information, please call the Brazos River Authority’s Lake Granbury Office at (817) 573-3212.

20 – LUBBOCK: Hold Your Horses Rompin’ Stompin’ Round Up from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Hold Your Horses Therapeutic Riding Center located at 5515 Ransom Rd. This event provides children and adults with disabilities to experience horse assisted therapies. There will be a silent auction, games, petting zoo, live music and of course…horses. Contact Rachel Smith for more information at (806) 789-0741 or rsmith64@lubbockisd.org.


Central Basin

6 – WACO: 11th Annual Sertoma Kite Fest from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Heart of Texas Miniature Aircraft Field near Speegleville Park. This is a family free event complete with free kite giveaways, miniature aircraft demos, games, food vendors, live music, prize wheel, and raffle. Contact John or Sandra Westmoreland (254) 776-0947 for more details.

13-14 – MOTHER NEFF STATE PARK: 80th Anniversary and Mother’s Day Celebration from 10-4 p.m. Located at 1680 Texas 236 Hwy. A dual celebration of Mother’s Day and the “Mother” of State Parks 80th anniversary. Cost is $2 for everyone 13 years and over, 12 and under are free. This event includes a scavenger hunt, refreshments, guided prairie hike and a Mother’s Day card craft. For more information, contact Jamie Harman at (254) 853-2389 or Jamie.harman@tpwd.texas.gov.

16 – AUSTIN: The Comptroller’s Freshwater Mussel Work Group Meeting begins at 10 a.m. at the Stephen F. Austin building located at 1700 Congress Ave. For more information, please contact Meghan Hope at (512) 936-8554.

20 – TAYLOR: Taylor Lions Club Crawfish Boil 2017 from 5-9 p.m. at Murphey Park Pavilion located at 1600 Sycamore St. This event includes all you can eat crawfish, live music and an auction. All proceeds go to local eyeglass program, Texas Lions Camp and Leader Dog for the Blind. Tickets are $25. Visit www.taylorlionsclub.com for further information.

20 – GEORGETOWN: Pistons on the Square Car Show features antique, classic, muscle and late model cars on The Georgetown Square located at 103 W. 7th St. The event is held on the third Saturday of every month from 8-10 a.m. For contact information, please click the link below. pistonsonthesquare@gmail.com.


Lower Basin

5 – BRYAN: Cinco de Mayo Fiesta begins at 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley. Activities include crafts and story time for children of all ages. The event is located at 4001 E. 29th St. Contact Suzanne Shillings at (979) 779-5437 or marketing@cmbv.org.

6 – GIDDINGS: Sporting Clay Shoot starts at 10 a.m. at the Fayette County Gun Club located at 5338 N. US Hwy 77. Prizes include gift cards and team plaques. For more information, please contact (979) 966-3485 or DMP3485@gmail.com.

13 – BRENHAM: Carnival at the Dog Park is from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. located at 3901 Hwy 36 North. Featuring contests, food, drinks and a pet costume parade. For further information click below. http://chamber.brenhamtexas.com/events/details/carnival-at-the-dog-park-47784.

17 – COLLEGE STATION: Salsa Wednesdays at the Village begins at 9 p.m. at The Village Cafe located at 210 W 26th St. It’s an hour dance session followed by dancing until midnight. Please contact Christopher Zebo for more details at (617) 638-0185 or cgzebo@gmail.com.

20 – SUGAR LAND: 13th Annual Impact a Hero 5k Run/Walk/Wheel + Kids 1K starts at 7:30 a.m. at the Constellation Field located at 1 Stadium Dr. Support wounded heroes by entering to run individually or as a team. For more details and sign up information, visit http://www.impactahero5k.com.

If your group or organization would like to add a future event to the Brazos Basin calendar, please contact Ace Fuller at (254) 761-3115