Chisholm Trail Art Association Oil & Gas Art Show @ Tales ‘N’ Trails Museum
Jun 20 – Aug 14 all-day

Chisholm Trail Art Association Oil & Gas Art Show

Now-August 14 • Nocona

Tales ‘N’ Trails Museum, 1522 US-82, Nocona, Texas 76255. Juried art show open to the public with the opening reception July 7 from 5 p.m. 7 p.m.

Weatherford First Monday Summer Trade Days
Aug 3 @ 9:00 am – Aug 5 @ 4:00 pm

Weatherford First Monday Summer Trade Days

August 3-5 • Weatherford

Fort Worth Hwy and Santa Fe Dr., Weatherford, TX 76086. Event will be held on August 3 to 5, 2018. The 155 year-old tradition is one of the oldest open-air markets in the state of Texas. Come browse and shop unique gifts, plants, farm and ranch items, antiques, pet supplies, jewelry, second-hand bargains, iron works, crafts, pottery, furniture, collectibles, artwork, tools, along with great festival food. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. all days.

A Plain View-Photographs from Texas @ Patterson-Appleton Arts Center
Aug 3 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

A Plain View-Photographs from Texas

August 3 • Denton

Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E Hickory St., Denton, TX 76201. Featuring a selection of large-scale prints from the recently published book “A Plain View, Photographs from Texas. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

61st Annual Saint Jo Rodeo @ Saint Jo Riding Arena
Aug 3 @ 8:00 pm

61st Annual Saint Jo Rodeo

August 3-4

Saint Jo Riding Arena, Saint Jo, Texas. Hosted by the Saint Jo Riding Club. Nightly performances begin at 8 p.m. For additional information visit

Bonham Summer Trade Days
Aug 9 @ 7:00 am – Aug 12 @ 5:00 pm

Bonham Summer Trade Days

August 9-12 • Bonham

Hwy 121 & Hwy 56 at Fort Inglish, Bonham, TX 75418. Event will be held on August 9 to 12, 2018. It is one of the longest running trade days in North Texas. Come shop an array of items which may include antiques, vintage and new clothing, tools, toys, small live stock and much more. There will be fresh food vendors as well. Rain or Shine. Hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Big Bend Ranch Rodeo
Aug 10 – Aug 11 all-day

Big Bend Ranch Rodeo

August 10-11• Alpine

Alpine, Texas. A sanctioned rodeo by the Working Ranch Cowboy Association featuring evening rodeo performances by real working cowboys—including a cutting and reining horse competitions—plus dances each night. Ranch Rodeo cowboys make their living everyday working for the cattle producer, be it in the Big Bend of Texas to the Mountains of Oregon to the Flint Hills of Kansas and to the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. We feel there is nothing better than “riding for the brand” (the ranch we are employed by). Contacts are Big Bend Ranch Rodeo or RHAA Competition: Chachi Hawkins 432-364-2696 or email, Junior Working Cow Horse Competition: John or Mary Ann Luedecke at 432-426-3287 or 432-386-7966, cutting competition: Chris Lacy 432-426-3380.

Forestburg Rodeo @ Foresturg Riding Arena
Aug 10 @ 8:00 pm

Forestburg Rodeo

August 10-11 • Forestburg

Forestburg, TX. Bring the family out Aug. 10 through the 11 for the “Biggest Little Rodeo in Texas.” Hosted by the Forestburg Riding Club with muttin bustin’ nightly at 8 p.m.

29th Annual Summer’s Last Blast Nostaligic Cruise
Aug 11 all-day

29th Annual Summer’s Last Blast Nostaligic Cruise

August 11 • Vernon

Wilbarger Street, Vernon, TX.
Contact Rodney at 940-886-6468 for more info.

Second Monday Trade Days
Aug 11 @ 8:00 am – Aug 12 @ 5:00 pm

Second Monday Trade Days

August 11-12 • Bowie

Business Hwy. 287 and Hwy. 81 (Pelham Rd.), Bowie, TX 76230.
Event will be held on Aug. 11 to 12, 2018. It is one of the largest flea markets featuring about 450 large lots located on five acres. You will find clothing and apparel, candles and crafts, video games and movies, cell phone accessories, antiques of every kind, specialty items, handcrafted furniture, jewelry, and great foods and drinks. Free admission. Hours are Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

North Texas Fair & Rodeo
Aug 17 – Aug 25 all-day

North Texas Fair & Rodeo

Aug. 17-25

2217 N. Carroll Blvd., Denton, Texas 76201. The North Texas State Fair Association is an organization that preserves and promotes western heritage and values. The North Texas Fair and Rodeo contributes to the quality of life in the City of Denton, Denton County, and throughout the North Texas area. This is done through a first class nine-day Fair and Rodeo, year round facilities, and various community and youth oriented programs and events. The North Texas State Fair Association strives to preserve and promote an understanding of the agricultural industry. The North Texas State Fair Association is true and committed to it’s mission of supporting youth, agriculture and community. All revenue generated is reinvested into various programs, scholarships, and facilities. Visit for a complete schedule of events. Contact info is by phone 940-387-2632 by email For livestock entries call 940-391-3452 or email