Calendar of Events

Arts & Crafts

November 2018

Nov 20 End Date

TEXAS Thanksgiving Cards

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Join us for a special Arts in the Park program and make your own Thanksgiving cards using hardware from the ship.
Nov 20 End Date

TEXAS Thanksgiving Cards

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Join us for a special Arts in the Park program and make your own Thanksgiving cards using hardware from the ship.
Nov 22 End Date

Art in the Park with Friends of McKinney Falls State Park

McKinney Falls State Park
Come one! Come all! Join us for an art in the park experience with the Friends of McKinney Falls State Park!
Nov 23 End Date

Craft: Wildlife Tracks

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Learn to identify some wildlife tracks and make a track to take home!
Nov 24 End Date

Nature Art

Create unique Crafts using Nature as your inspiration
Nov 24 End Date

Art in the Park!

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Fall in love with the outdoors with your artistic side! (NO PROGRAM 11/10)
Nov 24 End Date

Gyotaku Fish Printing

Goose Island State Park
Try your hand at a traditional Japanese art form!
Nov 24 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
Nov 24 End Date

Art in the Park

Pedernales Falls State Park
Find your creative inspiration in the sights and shapes of nature!
Nov 24 End Date

Art Under the Oak

Inks Lake State Park
Come paint watercolors with us!
Nov 24 End Date

Monarch Butterfly Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us to make a metamorphosis mobile.
Nov 24 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Learn to see nature's beauty in a new way.

December 2018

Dec 1 End Date

First Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
Dec 1 End Date

Roaring Fires

Inks Lake State Park
Find out what Smokey the Bear REALLY thinks about forest fires!
Dec 1 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Learn to see nature's beauty in a new way.
Dec 1 End Date

Fifth Annual Christmas Boat Parade

Lake Casa Blanca International State Park
Join us for music, lights, and activities for the entire family! (Boat Parade will begin at 6:30 pm)
Dec 7 End Date

A Pineywoods Christmas Decorated Drive-thru

Tyler State Park
Get outdoors, take a break from the holiday rush, and enjoy the season.
Dec 7 End Date

Christmas in the Park

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us for the 7th Annual Christmas in the Park!
Dec 8 End Date

Fourth Annual Mother Neff Christmas

Mother Neff State Park
Christmas lights, scavenger hunts, shopping, crafts, food, and more!
Dec 8 End Date

Ornament Making Workshop

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us to make a tree-ring ornament
Dec 8 End Date

Camouflage Creatures

Inks Lake State Park
The coolest Animals are hidden in plain site.
Dec 8 End Date

Hotels for the Holidays

Hill Country State Natural Area
Even bugs need a place to stay this holiday season! Join a park ranger to make your very own bug hotel.
Dec 8 End Date

Ornament Making Workshop

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us to make a tree-ring ornament
Dec 8 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Learn to see nature's beauty in a new way.
Dec 8 End Date

A Pineywoods Christmas Decorated Drive-thru

Tyler State Park
Get outdoors, take a break from the holiday rush, and enjoy the season.
Dec 8 End Date

Christmas in the Park

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Join us for the 7th Annual Christmas in the Park!
Dec 9 End Date

Holiday in the Park

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Get in the holiday spirit at Sheldon Lake State Park!
Dec 15 End Date

Dutch Oven Christmas

Cleburne State Park
Dec 15 End Date

Third Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
Dec 15 End Date

Third Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
Dec 15 End Date

An Animal Christmas

Inks Lake State Park
Animals celebrate the changing seasons too!
Dec 15 End Date

Art in the Park

Pedernales Falls State Park
Find your creative inspiration in the sights and shapes of nature!
Dec 15 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. 15. Children can have a photo made with Santa starting at 3 p.m. when he arrives.
Dec 15 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Learn to see nature's beauty in a new way.
Dec 19 End Date

Deck the Halls

Franklin Mountains State Park
Empty space on your tree? Need a few last minute gifts? Learn how Native Americans in this area used some of our native plants while you make unique Christmas ornaments for you or a friend.
Dec 22 End Date

Fourth Saturday Arts in the Park

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Bring your creativity and join our ship staff for an afternoon of history-inspired art aboard Battleship TEXAS!
Dec 22 End Date

Kissmas Under the Mistletoe!

Inks Lake State Park
Fables, Folklore, and Facts!
Dec 22 End Date

Holiday at the Lake

Lake Brownwood State Park
Celebrate the Christmas season at the park in the historic Group Recreation Hall. Make historic toys, enjoy refreshments, listen to Ranger talk, and meet Santa.

January 2019

Jan 5 End Date

First Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
Jan 19 End Date

Nature Walk About

Galveston Island State Park
Walk, skip, or stroll the vanishing grasslands filled with games, fun, and family-activities!
Jan 19 End Date

Third Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
Jan 19 End Date

Third Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
Jan 26 End Date

Fourth Saturday Arts in the Park

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Bring your creativity and join our ship staff for an afternoon of history-inspired art aboard Battleship TEXAS!

February 2019

Feb 2 End Date

First Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
Feb 9 End Date

Pins & Needles; Sewing Basics

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
We invite you to learn a few basic stitches and start your own pincushion to take home.
Feb 16 End Date

Third Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
Feb 16 End Date

Third Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
Feb 23 End Date

Fourth Saturday Arts in the Park

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Bring your creativity and join our ship staff for an afternoon of history-inspired art aboard Battleship TEXAS!

March 2019

Mar 2 End Date

First Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
Mar 16 End Date

Third Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
Mar 16 End Date

Third Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
Mar 23 End Date

Fourth Saturday Arts in the Park

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Bring your creativity and join our ship staff for an afternoon of history-inspired art aboard Battleship TEXAS!

April 2019

Apr 6 End Date

First Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
Apr 20 End Date

Third Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
Apr 20 End Date

Third Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
Apr 27 End Date

Fourth Saturday Arts in the Park

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Bring your creativity and join our ship staff for an afternoon of history-inspired art aboard Battleship TEXAS!

May 2019

May 4 End Date

First Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
May 18 End Date

Third Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
May 18 End Date

Third Saturday Junior Rangers

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Discover the history of Battleship TEXAS through fun, hands-on activities for ages 6-12.
May 25 End Date

Fourth Saturday Arts in the Park

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Bring your creativity and join our ship staff for an afternoon of history-inspired art aboard Battleship TEXAS!

June 2019

Jun 22 End Date

Fourth Saturday Arts in the Park

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Bring your creativity and join our ship staff for an afternoon of history-inspired art aboard Battleship TEXAS!