The lives of Cynthia Ann Parker and her son Quanah are chronicled through rarely seen items from their lives with the Comanche. Tue.-Sat., Jan. 11-March 4. $5.
Bosque Museum, Clifton
More than 125 quilts will be on display plus a quilt will be made on site with vendors, demonstrations, and antique sewing machines. Fri.-Sat., Feb. 5-6, 10am-5pm. $5.
Firemen's Training Center, Brenham
The third largest Mardi Gras in the U.S. does the celebration in island style with 24 parades, 30 concerts, family events, and elegant balls over two weekends. Fri.-Tue., Jan. 29-Feb. 9.