Calendar of Events

Arts & Crafts

November 2019

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 17
2:00p
End Date

Adaptation Fashion

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Create your own creature with the right adaptations to thrive in its habitat!
Nov 17
3:00p
End Date

Critter Corner

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Stop in for stories, science, and props! Check out a different critter each week from our corner of the woods.
Nov 23
10:00a
End Date

Paint with Coffee

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Create a nature-inspired souvenir - with coffee!
Nov 23
11:00a
End Date

Art in the Park

Cedar Hill State Park
Gobble, gobble!
Nov 23
1:00p
End Date

Craft: Starry Day

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Learn the stories of the stars with a daytime craft
Nov 23
1:00p
End Date

Art in the Park

Pedernales Falls State Park
Find your creative inspiration in the sights and shapes of nature!
Nov 23
1:00p
End Date

Gyotaku Fish Printing

Goose Island State Park
Try your hand at a traditional Japanese art form!
Nov 23
2:00p
End Date

Monarch Butterfly Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us to make a metamorphosis mobile.
Nov 23
2:00p
End Date

Native American Games

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Join us to play games the Native American way!
Nov 24
2:00p
End Date

Adaptation Fashion

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Create your own creature with the right adaptations to thrive in its habitat!
Nov 24
2:30p
End Date

Art in the Park - Thanksgiving Edition

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
Create a one of a kind masterpiece to remember your adventure in the park!
Nov 24
3:00p
End Date

The Scoop on Poop

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Do you know whose scat? Can you recreate that? Get the scoop and create your own poop!
Nov 26
2:00p
End Date

Japanese Fish Printing

Guadalupe River State Park
Make your own fish print!
Nov 28
10:00a
End Date

"T" is for Turkey

Colorado Bend State Park
Have fun finger painting turkeys!
Nov 29
10:00a
End Date

#OptOutside Big Tree Watercolors

Goose Island State Park
Skip the lines on Black Friday and opt outside instead!
Nov 29
1:00p
End Date

#OptOutside: Watercolors

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Skip the lines - life's better outside!
Nov 30
10:00a
End Date

Deck the Halls

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Make Christmas decorations with natural materials
Nov 30
10:00a
End Date

Ornament Making Workshop

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us to make a tree-ring ornament
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!
Nov 30
1:00p
End Date

Gyotaku Fish Printing

Goose Island State Park
Try your hand at a traditional Japanese art form!
Nov 30
2:00p
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.
Nov 30
2:00p
End Date

Block Printing Basics

Lockhart State Park
Try your hand at this unique art technique!
Nov 30
2:30p
End Date

Field Journaling for Beginners

Mission Tejas State Park
Make your hikes more meaningful ― one word, sketch, or sight at a time.
Nov 30
3:00p
End Date

Leaf No Trace

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Learn all about fall in the park and create cool leaf art!

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
1:00p
End Date

Holiday Ornament Workshop

Goose Island State Park
Discover your new favorite holiday tradition!
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 7
5:00p
End Date

Christmas in the Park

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join us for a campsite decorating contest and more!
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
10:00a
End Date

DIY Ornament Workshop

Davis Mountains State Park
It's time to deck the tree! Come by the Interpretive Center where you can make your own Christmas tree ornaments to take home to your tree.
Dec 14
10:00a
End Date

Arts in the Parks: a Morning of Ornament Making!

Franklin Mountains State Park
Need more holiday decorations? Come make your own!
Dec 14
2:00p
End Date

Arts in the Park

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Holiday edition!
Dec 14
3:00p
End Date

A Very Marshy Christmas

Sea Rim State Park
Ever wonder how Santa gets around in the marsh to visit the good little boys and girls? By air boat of course! Santa and Mrs. Claus have booked Sea Rim’s cabin and will be arriving by air boat on Dec. 14th. Children can have a photo made with Santa starting at 3 p.m. when he arrives.
Dec 14
6:00p
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Christmas in the Park 2019

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

Gems of the Universe

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
A shooting star? A soaring comet? Observe this beautiful display and learn why space rocks!
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 21
9:00a
End Date

Breakfast With Santa and Dutch Oven

Cleburne State Park
Have Breakfast with Santa, make pine cone bird feeders, and learn Dutch Oven Christmas Cooking.
Dec 21
1:00p
End Date

Holiday Ornament Workshop

Goose Island State Park
Discover your new favorite holiday tradition!
Dec 21
2:00p
End Date

Holidays for the Birds

Lockhart State Park
Join the elves in Santa’s workshop by making bird feeders for our feathered friends!
Dec 21
2:00p
End Date

Christmas for the Birds

Guadalupe River State Park
Make a bird feeder ornament!

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.
Jan 18
11:00a
End Date

Buggin' Out!

Hill Country State Natural Area
Discover why these crawlies aren’t so creepy after all!

March 2020

Mar 4
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Program - Branch Weaving

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us to make a branch loom!