Margaret Hoogstra

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Cheers to the Frozen Margarita Machine

Origin stories are usually pretty hard to nail down. Who was the first to stir…

Celebrating the Season Texas-Style

Celebrate the season at holiday events across the Lone Star State. Two-step ’round the Christmas…

Selfies Lead to the Undoing of Bonnie & Clyde

Perhaps Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow are the most glamorized and well-known Texas outlaw duo.…

Texas Mountain Trail Adventures

Want to discover the rich heritage, history, and culture of Far West Texas, and have…

Real Places 2022 Conference

If you’ve attended Real Places before, you know it’s the premier historic preservation and heritage…

Forts Trail Wine Festival @Fort Concho

The Texas Fort Trail Wine Festival will be held in during an En Plein Air…

State Fair of Texas

For close to 20 years, visitors to the State Fair of Texas have been able…

100 Things to do in Amarillo Before You Die

Amarillo. Yellow City. Bomb City. Any name you choose, it’s unique. Rooted in Texas lore…

35th Annual Trappings of Texas

A showcase of contemporary art and custom cowboy gear held at the Museum of the…

Your Help Needed

Did you realize Authentic Texas is owned by seven non-profits that promote heritage tourism in…