Located 8.5 miles north of Hwy 105 on FM 50, displays 14 classifications and more than 400 antique varieties of roses. Other gardens include herb, butterfly, perennial and water. Restored buildings include an 1855 stone kitchen; an 1840s log corn crib; an 1850s salt box house; and an early 1900s victorian home.
(Independence) Antique Rose Emporium
(Brenham) Blue Bells Creameries
(Bryan) Gibbons Creek Reservoir
(Hockley) House Estate
(Somerville) Somerville Lake
(Spring) SplashTown Waterpark
01/28 Coming to The Independence area
Pearland Crawfish Festival Pearland TX April5-7 Great crawfish, food, music, and fun.
Old Settlers Music Festival Driftwood TX April18-21 Central Texas' signature music event featuring Grammy-winning Americana, arts and craft, camping, food, and libations.
Austin Yoga Conference Austin TX May11-12 Mehtab, Kyra Haglund, Charlotte Matsumura, and Gioconda are among the master yoga teachers who will appear at the Austin Yoga Conference.
Great Texas Mosquito Festival Clute TX July25-27 Many booths with a variety of foods, along with arts and crafts and more. The carnival provides three days of fun for children and adults.
Houston Hot Sauce Festival Houston TX September21-22 The Houston Hot Sauce Festival, conducted in September, showcases everything from sauce, salsa and spices to jams, jellies and pickles. The festival also features cooking demonstrations and on stage entertainment.
Texas Rice Festival Winnie TX October2-6 Bar-B-Que Cook-off Weekend,
Horseshoe & Washer Pitching Tournaments,
Rice Run 5k & Kids Fun Run,
Queen’s Coronation & Street Dance