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    “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibit”

    Seventy years after the luxury liner sank in the Atlantic more than 150 items from the wreck were brought up from the ocean floor and brought together for this fascinating show. Timed tickets are required.
    June 2-Jan. 5
    Mayborn Museum, Waco
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    Elgin Western Days Festival

    Kicking off with a pageant Tuesday night, this annual homecoming week culminates with a big carnival at Memorial Park with a parade, softball tournament, food trucks, and live music.
    June 19-23. Free.  
    Memorial Park, Elgin
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    Fort Griffin Fandangle

    For 80 years the outdoor musical has told the story of the Texas frontier using 250 local actors.
    Fri.-Sat., June 29-30
    Albany
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    Frank Schlather Day

    Remember the late unofficial “mayor” of Gruene with 50-cent beers and other specials on what would have been his birthday.
    Sat., June 23, noon-2pm. Free.
    Gruene Hall, Gruene
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    Hill Country Food Truck Festival

    It's a gathering of food trucks and wineries, and a day of music with proceeds benefiting the Texas Center for Wine and Culinary Arts.
    Sat., June 23, 11am-9:30pm. $15.  
    Luckenbach
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    Juneteenth Heritage Program

    Since Gen. Gordon Granger announced the end of the Civil War and slavery in Galveston, June 19 has been a celebration of freedom. This annual event recognizes the rich African-American heritage of Texas through artifacts, music, food, and historic presentations.
    Sat., June 23, 10am-4:30pm. Free.
    Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site, Washington, Texas
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    Luling Watermelon Thump

    See if someone can beat the world’s record seed spitting contest, join the watermelon eating contest, along with enjoying the carnival, arts & crafts, music, and food.
    Thu.-Sun., June 21-24
    Luling
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    Neighborhood Fishing

    The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is stocking 17 locations in 16 cities, including Austin, with channel catfish throughout the summer.
    Through November. Free with fishing license.
    Various locations
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    See a Sea Turtle?

    Sea turtle nesting season on the Texas coast has officially begun. If you see a sea turtle heading for the dunes, a nest, or even the distinctive tracks, call the hotline so a trained volunteer can protect the site.
    April-Sept
    Texas Gulf Coast
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    Shakespeare at Winedale

    Students perform the bard’s A Comedy of Errors in the old barn theatre at the historical center.
    Sat., June 23, 1pm. $10.  
    Round Top
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    Star Gazing in the Vineyard

    Diners at the bistro are invited to stay for a star party with resident expert Eddie. Have a look through the telescope while getting a lesson on the myths about the skies.
    Sat., June 23, 8-10pm. Free.

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