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    Fiddle Fest

    The Quebe Sisters headline a day of fiddle contests, storytelling, and songs.
    Sat., April 3  
    Llano
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    Wild & Scenic Film Festival Drive-In

    Pines and Prairies Land Trust presents the Wild & Scenic Film Festival, an evening under the stars at Billig Ranch to enjoy short films showcasing amazing stories of conservationists, ranchers, and adventurers across the country. Camping on-site is available after the screening, and hikes are planned for the evening and morning after.
    Festival: Sat., April 3, 4-11pm; overnight camping available. $75 per car.  
    Bill Ranch, 208 Billig Lane, Paige
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    "Time No Longer" by Anri Sala

    The internationally renowned multimedia artist presents a new immersive sound and visual installation in the city’s former underground water reservoir.
    Fri., March 12-Sun., Dec. 12. $12/$8; free on Thursdays.  
    Buffalo Bayou Cistern, Houston
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    Dallas Blooms

    The largest floral festival in the Southwest celebrates “America the Beautiful” with an explosion of: color over 66 acres on the shores of White Rock Lake.
    Feb. 20-April 11. $12-17.  
    Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, Dallas
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    Dogwood Festival

    Nothing says spring like the blooming of the dogwood trees in East Texas, and the season kicks off with a weekend of music, arts, and food in downtown.
    Sat., March 20-Sun., April 4  
    Palestine
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    Hollywood’s Sistine Chapel: Sacred Sets for Stage & Screen

    Six hand-painted soundstage backdrops are on exhibit alongside artwork from the Tobin Collection of Theatre Arts. The backdrops, on loan from Texas Performing Arts at UT-Austin, were created for MGM’s 1968 papal drama, The Shoes of the Fisherman, starring Anthony Quinn. These six replicas of Renaissance masterpieces in the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel were nearly discarded before being rescued in 2017.
    Through April 4. $10-20; free on Thursdays, 4-6pm, and first Sundays, noon-5pm.  
    McNay Museum, San Antonio
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    Jailhouse Tours

    The old stone jail was used until 1939 and features five cells on the second floor and the jailer’s living quarters on the first floor.
    Sat., April 3, 10am-3pm. $2.  
    Fredericksburg
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    Llano River Chuck Wagon Cookoff

    Take a trip back to the Old West when cooks mastered the art of the Dutch oven on the back of a chuck wagon.
    Fri.-Sat., April 2-3. $20 meal ticket.  
    Badu Park, Llano
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    Oyster Season

    It was a brave soul who ate the first oyster, and now the bivalve mollusks are on the dinner table. This is the time to get the freshest oysters as fishermen come into the Rockport/Fulton Harbor around 4-5pm. The annual Fulton Oyster Festival has been canceled for this year, but there are still plenty of oysters available at local markets and restaurants.
    Through April 30  
    Rockport/Fulton
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    Robert Earl Keen

    The old dance hall will be a-rocking. Add a steak dinner to the evening for a little bit more.
    Sat., April 3, 8:30pm. $99.  
    Coupland Dance Hall, Coupland
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    Spring Transplant Sale

    Get a head start on your spring garden with organic starter plants, bring a picnic, and explore the 200 acres of vegetables. Plants can also be ordered online and picked up at a farmers’ market near you.
    Saturdays through April 24, 9am-1pm  
    Garfield Farm & Greenhouses, Garfield
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    Take a (Virtual) Day Trip Around the World

    Learn something new, visit museums around the world, and explore the hidden mysteries of life at the website with enough cool stuff to outlast any pandemic.
    Any day, anytime  
    Online
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    Tour the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

    Visit the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston’s online exhibitions or take a virtual tour of Renzi, Bayou Bend, or the museum.
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    Wildflower Celebration

    The wildflowers are a little sparse this year due to the February winter storm, but that doesn’t mean there won’t be lots to see and do at the farm.
    April 3-18  
    Fredericksburg

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