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Here is just a sampling of upcoming events, exhibits, fairs and festivals from across the…

Real Places 2023 Conference

The Texas Historical Commission’s Real Places conference brings together the people who make historic preservation…

The Forts Trail Wine Festival at the Menard Spanish Colonial Heritage Day

The Texas Forts Trail Wine Festivals are a series of events featuring amazing wineries and…

The Not-So-Sweet History of the Soda Fountain

The history of soda goes beyond how the sweet drink was created to the social…

Menard Spanish Colonial Heritage Day

Make plans to spend the day with us as we honor the nearly four-hundred brave…

36th Annual Trappings of Texas

Trappings of Texas is the longest running western art and cowboy gear exhibit and sale…

Gusher of Information Redux*

Much has happened since Beaumont was established on the Neches River in the nineteenth century.…

An Ode to the Texas Pecos Trail Region

A geographic description of the Texas Pecos Trail Region states: “Twenty-two counties covering 35,000 square…

Vote Dry, Drink Wet

Until 1918, Texas had no statewide law prohibiting liquor sales.  “Local option” elections allowed counties,…

You’re invited! The Friends of the Cornette Library and the Texas Plains Trail Region are…