Small Town Spirit

By Newsroom America Feeds at 29 Sep 2017

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Access to Hauntingly Jefferson "Hauntingly Jefferson"

Its 30-year golden era as Texas chief inland river port may be long gone, but Jeffersonwith its antebellum architecture and riverboat historyretains a small-town charm that pulls in history buffs, adventurers, and ghost hunters alike.

Access to Art for Everyone "Cowboy Cafs"

For travelers passing through town, Texas stockyard cafs offer a comforting stop for downhome cooking, a chance to rub elbows with local characters, and a glimpse of the agricultural roots so deeply entwined with Texas heritage.

Access to Take Two "Fall Frolic"

The natural beauty of Texas includes a spectacularly colorful autumn showprovided you know where to look.

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*Austin County Fair Celebrates 90 Years* The Austin County Fair celebrates 90 years Oct 1115! For info and tickets go to

*Fort Martin Scott Frontier Days* Oct. 2021, Fredericksburg - Cannon shots, bugle calls, soldiers stories, pioneer cooking bring 1800s alive.

*Gruene Music & Wine Festival* 4 days of the best in Texas wine, music, beer & food in October. 21+ charity benefit. Advance tickets recommended On sale now!

Also this month:

A desert paradise at Big Bend Ranch State Park, pumpkin hunting in Medina, the longest hiking trail in Texas, down and dirty at Gruenes Texas Clay Festival, wide awake with Big Bend Coffee Roasters, making the cheese rounds at Eagle Mountain Farmhouse Cheese, Fort Worths Tokyo trifecta, McAllens arts and culture revival, haunted history and mystery in Granbury, Conroes Piney Woods beauty, and an interview with accordion queen Eva Ybarra

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