Calendar of Events

Arts & Crafts

March 2016

Mar 15 End Date

4th Annual Photography Contest

Palmetto State Park
Submit your photos of the park and win prizes! All ages are welcome. Contest ends September 5, 2016.

May 2016

May 25 End Date

Geocaching 101

Goose Island State Park
This program is designed to teach children and adults the basics of geocaching. Participants are then able to use those skills to find hidden caches and complete an arts and craft activity. Perfect for the beginner geocacher.
May 26 End Date

Art in the Park

Goose Island State Park
Explore nature through art!
May 27 End Date

Color Hike

Goose Island State Park
Join us on a color safari! This program will focus on exploring nature through color.
May 28 End Date

Arts In The Parks Photo Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
May 28 End Date

Rock-n-Art!

Garner State Park
Join us in learning geology through art! (ages 7+)
May 28 End Date

Fish Printing

Galveston Island State Park
Easy, fast Ranger program on fish and printmaking at beach picnic tables.
May 28 End Date

Memorial Weekend Family Fun Day

Inks Lake State Park
Five fun different activities to experience all in one day!
May 28 End Date

'Make & Take' Arts and Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative with nature-themed arts and crafts!
May 28 End Date

Arts in the Parks

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Explore the park in a WHOLE new way--with art!
May 28 End Date

Geocaching 101

Goose Island State Park
This program is designed to teach children and adults the basics of geocaching. Participants are then able to use those skills to find hidden caches and complete an arts and craft activity. Perfect for the beginner geocacher.
May 28 End Date

What's Your Sign? Tour the only Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Sign Shop!

Bastrop State Park
Ever wonder where those iconic brown and yellow signs come from? Meet the man behind the signs, Ranger Willie! Tour the Historic Sign Shop at Bastrop State Park and even paint a sign that will be installed somewhere in a state park, natural area, or fishery in Texas!
May 28 End Date

En Plein Air Watercolor Painting

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to paint nature scenes outside.
May 29 End Date

Snake Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy for Arts & Crafts!
May 29 End Date

Arts and Nature

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Nature Crafts
May 30 End Date

Japanese Fish Printing - 9 am

South Llano River State Park
Learn Gyotaku, the art of fish printing!
May 30 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Arts in the Parks program on the beach.

June 2016

Jun 3 End Date

Color Hike

Goose Island State Park
Join us on a color safari! This program will focus on exploring nature through color.
Jun 4 End Date

National Trails Day Hike

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Be part of the country’s largest celebration of trails with an artsy twist!
Jun 4 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Think you've got some castle building skills?
Jun 11 End Date

En Plein Air Watercolor Painting

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to paint nature scenes outside
Jun 11 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Think you've got some castle building skills?
Jun 11 End Date

Colors of the Wind Watercolor - Art in the Park!

Buescher State Park
Learn to paint with all the colors of the wind at Buescher State Park! No experience required! Watercolors, paper, and brushes provided by the park. Program will be led by artist and Park Ranger, Kristen!
Jun 18 End Date

Rock-n-Art!

Garner State Park
Join us in learning geology through art! (ages 7+)
Jun 18 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Think you've got some castle building skills?
Jun 19 End Date

Painting on the Frio

Garner State Park
Capture the beauty of Garner State Park with watercolors!
Jun 19 End Date

Father's Day Refectory Tour!

Bastrop State Park
Give dad what he really wants this Father's Day - a tour of one of the most beautiful hand crafted buildings in Texas! Ron Swanson and Bob Vila would envy this craftsmanship.
Jun 26 End Date

Painting on the Frio

Garner State Park
Capture the beauty of Garner State Park with watercolors!

July 2016

Jul 2 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Think you've got some castle building skills?
Jul 9 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Think you've got some castle building skills?
Jul 16 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Think you've got some castle building skills?
Jul 23 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Think you've got some castle building skills?
Jul 30 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Think you've got some castle building skills?

August 2016

Aug 6 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Think you've got some castle building skills?
Aug 13 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Think you've got some castle building skills?
Aug 20 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Think you've got some castle building skills?

November 2016

Nov 26 End Date

Holiday Cookie Decorating & German Traditions

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Get into the holiday spirit and bring the entire family to this great holiday event.

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