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  • 1 year ago | Special Events

    You won't need to dredge up your high school Spanish to enjoy this Latin-flavored holiday — anyone can celebrate the Mexican defeat of a French army at Puebla with tequila, margaritas and the occasional roast pig with help from their favorit...

  • 1 year ago | Special Events

    Mondays are, of course, the worst, but there's no better way to spruce up the start to your workweek than with a trip to your favorite haunt on St. Paddy's Day, where you can knock back a few green beers, listen to the music of the old country and...

  • 1 year ago | Special Events

    Mondays are, of course, the worst, but there's no better way to spruce up the start to your workweek than with a trip to your favorite haunt on St. Paddy's Day, where you can knock back a few green beers, listen to the music of the old country and...

  • 1 year ago | Special Events

    It's the only fashion show we know of that features models walking the runway — in western wear, of course — along with displays of large-scale farm and ranch equipment and goods. The third annual Rocking the Rodeo Runway Fashion Show ...

  • 1 year ago | Special Events

    Visitors to this year's AgVenture, a section of the Livestock Show designed to educate kids about the purposes of different livestock and crops in Texas agriculture, will have the chance to ­explore a new exhibit called We're Small Y'all Barn,...

  • 1 year ago | Special Events

    The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is back in town, and this year there's a new pair of hands on the reins. Joel Cowley, who joined the Livestock Show in 2005 as the executive director of agricultural competitions and exhibits, was named preside...