WHAT TO DO: January 2019
Updated: Mar 25
Welcome to the new year! We have some exciting events going on during the month of January. Start your year off right by getting out and exploring our great state!
First Day Hike
Your New Year's resolution to get outside and enjoy nature will get a great start on a First Day Hike at a State Park! They have trails for everyone. Ranging from one to two miles on average, but longer and shorter options available. So get out, get moving, and start this New Year on the right, or left foot.
January 2- 12
Sandhills Stock Show and Rodeo
The Sandhills Rodeo includes all of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) events: bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle-bronc riding, tie-down roping, bull riding, barrel racing and steer roping. So come on out and enjoy the show y'all!
The Hidden Dallas Tour
Discover Dallas' secret places with whimsical sculptures, waterfalls and beautiful homes. Reservations are required. For more information, visit: dallasbychocolate.com
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Martin Luther King March and Festival
Be part of the march from the MLK Jr statue at the University of Texas to the Historic Houston-Tillotson campus to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Visit mlkcelebration.com for more detailed information.
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Annual Eagle Test
In the "Eagle Capital of Texas," take bus and barge tours to area lakes to see bald eagles in their natural habitat. The festival includes bird and animal exhibits and programs, live entertainment and music, as well as educational speakers. Emorytx.com for more info.
Winter Outdoor Wildlife Expo
South Padre Island, TX
This five-day event features the unique resources of South Padre Island with a different focus for each day. Learn about the special environment, the Laguna Madre, the Gulf and fishing, the plants, butterflies and birds. Special raptor programs by Jonathan Woods. Friday focuses on family-friendly activities. Full details can be found at spibirding.com (Photo credit to enjoyspi.com)
49th Annual Mid-Tex Farm, Ranch & Garden Show
Visitors have the opportunity to view top exhibits of the newest farm and ranch equipment, seed, chemicals and ag-related services and technologies. Admission is free. All the details can be found at wacochamber.com.