Waters of the Hog, Plum, Cedar, Cat, Gibbons and Suphur Creeks are impounded into a 2,490-acre reservoir that serves as a cooling plant for a generating plant. Fishing for bass, catfish, and crappie is good in the slightly warm water. About 22 miles east of Bryan
(Independence) Antique Rose Emporium
(Bryan) Gibbons Creek Reservoir
(Somerville) Somerville Lake
08/17 Coming to The Bryan 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.
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
Houston Italian Festival Houston TX October10-13 Fiesta Italiana! Bringing Italian culture to life.