Calendar of Events

Arts & Crafts

September 2019

Sep 21
7:00a
End Date

Sunrise Hike

South Llano River State Park
Come enjoy the view with a ranger .Tap into your own version of Van Gogh, Picasso or Rembrandt with some watercolor art.
Sep 21
10:00a
End Date

Nature Craft

Bonham State Park
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Sep 21
2:00p
End Date

Watercolors: Hummingbird Edition

Goose Island State Park
Celebrate hummingbird migration by creating your own watercolor masterpiece.
Sep 21
2:00p
End Date

Nature Watercolor Painting

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to paint nature scenes.
Sep 22
2:30p
End Date

Art in the Park

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Create a one of a kind masterpiece to remember your adventure in the park!
Sep 22
4:00p
End Date

Afternoon Tea

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Summer sun got you thirsty? Looking to try a new kind of tea? Join a ranger for a sip of specialty tea and some relaxing art in the park.
Sep 27
2:00p
End Date

Buggin' Out!

Hill Country State Natural Area
Note: *This event has been cancelled*. Discover why these crawlies aren’t so creepy after all!
Sep 28
9:30a
End Date

Art in the Park

Cedar Hill State Park
Come learn about rabbits and make your own bunny mask!
Sep 28
10:00a
End Date

Art in the Park

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Beat the heat with a fun nature based craft in the Visitor Center!
Sep 28
11:00a
End Date

Freeze a Moment in Time

Mustang Island State Park
Create a unique pendant, keychain, sun-catcher or whatever your imagination dreams up with resin casting.
Sep 28
11:00a
End Date

Arts in the Park

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Let's make like a tree and make leaf rubbings!
Sep 28
11:30a
End Date

Painting in the Park

Atlanta State Park
Relax and hone your observation skills as you paint in nature using watercolors. We will provide the painting supplies… you provide the creativity!
Sep 28
1:00p
End Date

Nature Craft-ivities!

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative in this educational series featuring games, activities and a takeaway craft on various nature topics
Sep 28
2:00p
End Date

Nature Watercolor Painting

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to paint nature scenes.

October 2019

Oct 5
9:00a
End Date

Friends of Fort Parker SP Presents: Cemetery Cleanup and Dutch Oven Demo

Fort Parker State Park
The Friends of Fort Parker sponsor this exciting chance to help staff maintain our historic cemetery! Afterwards, enjoy some Dutch oven chili and cornbread!
Oct 5
10:00a
End Date

Hill Country Heritage Expo

Inks Lake State Park
Step back in time and visit pockets of history in this cultural extravaganza!
Oct 5
10:00a
End Date

Art in the Park

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Celebrate creativity and sketch in the outdoors
Oct 5
2:00p
End Date

Painting in the Park

Caddo Lake State Park
Relax and hone your observation skills as you paint in nature using watercolors. We will provide the painting supplies… you provide the creativity!
Oct 5
2:00p
End Date

Monarch Butterfly Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us to make a metamorphosis mobile.
Oct 6
11:30a
End Date

Art in the Park

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Create a one of a kind masterpiece to remember your adventure in the park!
Oct 11
1:30p
End Date

Butterflies, Bugs & Bees, Oh My!

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
We're on the hunt for all things that crawl or fly!
Oct 12
10:00a
End Date

From Rags to Riches

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn how to re-purpose old fabric into something beautiful
Oct 12
2:00p
End Date

Monarch Butterfly Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us to make a metamorphosis mobile.
Oct 13
10:00a
End Date

Art in the Park

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Celebrate creativity and sketch in the outdoors
Oct 18
5:00p
End Date

Palo Duro Prairie Palooza!

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Become a Texas Time Traveler and see the wonders of the past!
Oct 19
10:00a
End Date

Nature Craft

Bonham State Park
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Oct 19
2:30p
End Date

Buggin' Out!

Hill Country State Natural Area
Discover why these crawlies aren’t so creepy after all!
Oct 19
5:00p
End Date

Halloween in the Park

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Experience the park after dark and join us for games, crafts, Spooky Trail, and more!
Oct 25
5:00p
End Date

Pumpkin Carving at Palmetto

Palmetto State Park
Get into the Halloween season with a little pumpkin carving. Sponsored by the Friends of Palmetto State Park.
Oct 26
10:00a
End Date

Art in the Park

Cedar Hill State Park
Join us for a creepy, crawly craft!
Oct 26
1:00p
End Date

Halloweenfest

Lockhart State Park
Join us for witch crafts, a special spooky storytime, and a costume contest!
Oct 26
2:00p
End Date

Monarch Butterfly Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us to make a metamorphosis mobile.
Oct 26
2:00p
End Date

Spooky Species Workshop

Pedernales Falls State Park
Some animals are scarier than others, and sometimes fear is well deserved!
Oct 27
1:00p
End Date

Sea Center Spooktacular

Sea Center Texas
Join Sea Center Texas for its annual Halloween Spooktacular!

November 2019

Nov 1
3:00p
End Date

Buggin' Out!

Hill Country State Natural Area
Discover why these crawlies aren’t so creepy after all!
Nov 2
9:00a
End Date

NaNoWriMo Write-in Palo Duro!

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join Ranger Lindsay and let the canyon inspire your next novel
Nov 2
6:00p
End Date

Making Memories From Nature

Fort Parker State Park
Gather inspiration on a short hike before we paint!
Nov 8
1:30p
End Date

Butterflies, Bugs & Bees, Oh My!

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
We're on the hunt for all things that crawl or fly!
Nov 9
10:00a
End Date

Rio! Rio!

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
For centuries people have been settling along the San Antonio River, from native hunters and gatherers to European immigrants. Come see how they lived and changed the surrounding area at this exciting event!
Nov 9
2:00p
End Date

Art on the Go!

Fairfield Lake State Park
Join us on a quick art adventure, perfect for all skill levels. We will be using several art mediums, including sun paper, to create works of art inspired from the surrounding nature. Later you will use your observations to begin your very own nature journal!
Nov 10
2:00p
End Date

Make Your Own Geocache

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Create your own hidden treasure chest and join the phenomenon that is geocaching!
Nov 16
9:00a
End Date

NaNoWriMo Write-in Palo Duro!

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join Ranger Lindsay and let the canyon inspire your next novel
Nov 16
11:00a
End Date

Painting in the Park

Atlanta State Park
Relax and hone your observation skills as you paint in nature using watercolors. We will provide the painting supplies… you provide the creativity!
Nov 16
2:00p
End Date

Art on the Go!

Fairfield Lake State Park
Join us on a quick art adventure, perfect for all skill levels. We will be using several art mediums, including sun paper, to create works of art inspired from the surrounding nature. Later you will use your observations to begin your very own nature journal!
Nov 16
2:30p
End Date

Nature Journaling 101

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Join a park ranger as we learn how to keep a nature journal.
Nov 17
11:30a
End Date

Art in the Park

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Create a one of a kind masterpiece to remember your adventure in the park!
Nov 30
10:00a
End Date

Ornament Making Workshop

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us to make a tree-ring ornament
Nov 30
10:00a
End Date

Deck the Halls

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Make Christmas decorations with natural materials
Nov 30
11:00a
End Date

Nature Journaling

Caddo Lake State Park
Hone your observation skills and find a personal connection with nature through the art of nature journaling!

December 2019

Dec 7
1:00p
End Date

Painting in the Park

Caddo Lake State Park
Relax and hone your observation skills as you paint in nature using watercolors. We will provide the painting supplies… you provide the creativity!
Dec 7
2:00p
End Date

Ornament Making Workshop

Fairfield Lake State Park
Join a ranger in creating fun holiday ornaments to hang on your tree! All ages and skill levels welcome but supplies are limited.
Dec 13
6:00p
End Date

Christmas in the Park 2019

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us for the 8th Annual Christmas in the Park!
Dec 14
6:00p
End Date

Christmas in the Park 2019

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us for the 8th Annual Christmas in the Park!
Dec 20
2:00p
End Date

Ornament Making Workshop

Fairfield Lake State Park
Join a ranger in creating fun holiday ornaments to hang on your tree! All ages and skill levels welcome but supplies are limited.
Dec 28
3:00p
End Date

Nature Journaling

Caddo Lake State Park
Hone your observation skills and find a personal connection with nature through the art of nature journaling!

January 2020

Jan 8
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Program - Phenology Wheels

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Combine nature observation and art to make a phenology wheel.