85-mile shoreline around 11,460 acres of water, this U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
lake has numerous camping and park areas, commercial marinas, and public areas. Fishing includes largemouth and striped bass and blue catfish. Also Lake Somerville State Park & Trailway
on north and south shores has camping and water sports. East of Somerville.
(Independence) Antique Rose Emporium
(Brenham) Blue Bells Creameries
(Bryan) Gibbons Creek Reservoir
(Granger) Granger Lake
(Hockley) House Estate
(Somerville) Somerville Lake
07/13 Coming to The Somerville 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.
Cactus Pear Music Festival San Antonio TX July5-15 A classical music festival inspired by the cactus pear margarita.
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.