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Upcoming Events in Midland Texas


January

1Colours of Couture - Bridal Fair Trade Show. Featuring all professionals responsible for insuring that your wedding day, before, during and after, is the best! 1-6 p.m.

Address: Midland Center, 105 N. Main. Midland, Texas , Midland, Texas
Ph: 888-770-7222 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@basinbridal.org
Web: BasinBridal.org
Fee: $5 a head

February

20 - 21Texas Gun & Knife Show - Something for everyone at this gun & knife show. 8AM to 6PM.

Address: Midland Center , Midland, Texas
Ph: 830-257-5844 (Always call and confirm events)

10Annual Haley Library Art Show and Sale - Admire fine Southwestern contemporary art from over 40 artists. Add new pieces to your own collection while supporting the Haley Library and History Center.

Ph: 915-682-5785 (Always call and confirm events)

March

25 - 26Annual Scottish-Irish Faire - Annual Scottish-Irish Faire Always the 2nd weekend in March. Weekend activities include Celtic music, Scottish & Irish dancers, Scottish Clans, geneology seminars, bagpippers & drummers workshop, and all types of Celtic jewelry, clothing, crafts and more for all ages.

Address: Midland County Exhibition Building & Arena , Midland, Texas
Ph: 432-559-5155 (Always call and confirm events)

25 - 26Mel Prather Arts & Craft Show - Sat. 10AM - 6PM; Sun. Noon - 5PM.

Address: Midland Center , Midland, Texas
Ph: 432-263-7690 (Always call and confirm events)

18 - 19Remuda Quarter Horse Show - AQHA Approved Horse Show

Address: Midland County Horseshoe Arena I-20 , Midland, Texas
Ph: 432-943-5291 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: texas2@classicnet.net
Web: www.remuda-quarter-horse-assn.org
Fee: free

May

15 - 16Texas Gun & Knife Show - Address: Midland Center , Midland, Texas
Ph: 830-257-5844 (Always call and confirm events)

August

28 - 29Rock the Desert - Offers a free interdenominational music festival geared toward teens.

Ph: 432-697-4548 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: rockthedesert@aol.com
Web: www.rockthedesert.com

September

25 - 27Septemberfest - This is the oldest arts and crafts festival in the Permian Basin.

Address: Museum of the Southwest , Midland, Texas
Ph: 432-683-2882 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission is $4 for adults

25 - 27West Texas Horse Expo - Featuring Josh Lyons, Richie Wingfield, Al Dunning, and Tommie Turvey and other top clinicians. Also performing national Recording artists Ricochet, Bobby Marquez, and Kasey Lansdale and legendary Brian Collins, and other great musicians.

Vendors, and Exhibitors are welcome to set up at the event at very reasonable prices and invited to our Friday night exhibitors dinner and party with Josh Lyons, Richie Wingfield, Ricochet and others attending for this special event.

Please contact Chris Fitzgerald by phone or email Chris at chris_fitzgerald@hotmail.com or goldbucklefeed@hotmail.com

Address: Midland Horseshoe Arena, 2514 Arena Trail , Midland, Texas
Ph: 866-545-4893 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: chris_fitzgerald@hotmail.com
Web: www.midlandhorse.com
Fee: $18.00

14 - 17Annual St. Ann's Family Fair - Hang on to your hat, grab a ticket, take a turn on a carnival ride or browse the craft booths to find the perfect souvenir. Bargain items and an almost unlimited supply of food and treats top off the carnival fare that benefits St. Ann's School.
Carnival rides each day; Family Fair on Saturday.

Address: Saint Ann's Church , Midland, Texas
Ph: 432-684-5969 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

October

6Annual Midland Arts Assoc. Fall Juried Exhibition - Entries limited to 3 per artist. Accepted media: original ceramics, sculpture, glass, drawing, graphics, painting, fiber, photography and mixed media. Opening reception and awards ceremony 6:30pm-8:30pm

Address: Midland College , Midland, Texas
Ph: 432-685-4770 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.midlandartsassociation.org/
Fee: No Admission Charged

22Annual Halloween Tricks & Treats - Petroleum Museum Safe trick or treating, chemistry experiments, rides through the oil patch, snacks, candy, and a spook-tacular good time. 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Ph: 432-683-4403 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.petroleummuseum.org
Fee: No admission charged.

November

10 - 25Photographic Exhibition: India’s Kumbh Mela and short film Cloth Paper Dreams - One hundred million people made the journey, the largest human gathering ever recorded, each on his own pilgrimage to connect with something greater than himself. All congregated at the sacred confluence of the 3 holiest rivers in India, the Ganges, the Yamuna, and the mythical Sarawati. This is Kumbh Mela- the world’s largest spiritual gathering- and Austin based National Geographic Creative photographer Greg Davis walked side by side with the pilgrims to capture the myth and legend of the grand tradition. For the first time ever, Davis will display the iconic photos from his journey in a solo exhibition entitled, India’s Kumbh Mela. Part of the Midland Museum of the Southwest’s Contemporary Artist Series 2013, “Myths and Legends,” the exhibition begins November 15.

Address: Museum of the Southwest - 1705 W. Missouri Ave. Midland, TX 79701 , Midland, Texas
Ph: 432.683.2282 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: jenni@wyattbrand.com
Web: www.gregdavisphotography.com/

December

25Annual Secret Santa Shopping - Santa's elves will be on hand to help children select & purchase Christmas gifts that they would want to keep a secret from mom and dad. Help with wrapping is also available for the kiddos! Parents will have a waiting area showing a football game for their entertainment while children shop. Hot cocoa, coffee, & cookies will be provided. 2PM - 5PM.

Address: Petroleum Museum , Midland, Texas
Ph: 432-683-4403 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.petroleummuseum.org/
Fee: No Admission

1 - 24Christmas at the Mansion - The annual holiday extravaganza features decorated trees and wreaths, a gingerbread house display, gourmet lunches, a tea, a Christmas gift shop, the Southwest Express model train exhibit, and much more. Regular museum hours.

Address: Museum of the Southwest , Midland, Texas
Ph: 432-683-2882 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: museumsw.org
Fee: Free to the public.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Hogan Park Golf Course

The Hogan Park Golf Course is a thirtysix hole public facility operated as an enterprise fund under the Community Services Department. The original eighteen holes, now known as Quail Course, was built in 1959. Then, in 1980, nine more holes were added. In 1999

Midland, TX Golf Courses

George W. Bush Childhood Home

Visit the town President George W. Bush refers to as his hometown and learn more about the man as you tour his fully-restored childhood home. Features furnishings authentic to 1952-56

Midland, TX Famous Homes

American Airpower Heritage Museum

Located within the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Headquarters at Midland International Airport, the American Airpower Heritage Museum (AAHM) is recognized for its collection of authentic World War II artifacts, memorabilia and the world'

Midland, TX Museums


Pliska Airplane

John V. Pliska, born in Tyne, Austria, came to Texas with his parents in 1897 and settled in Flatonia. In 1903

Midland, TX Aviation

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