In & Around Huntsville

Play Texas 42

When: April 3, 10, 17 & 24, 2019

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Where: Huntsville Public Library, 1219 13th St., Huntsville, TX 77340

Get in on the fun! Play Texas 42, a dominoes game similar in style to bridge and spades, at the Huntsville Public Library from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays in April. Studies show playing dominoes can be beneficial for the mind as attention to detail and strategy is essential to play. Come to the Community Room each week and strategize your winning moves. We’ll supply the dominoes and refreshments. Please register by calling Mary at 936-291-5471 for more information. Games will be played weekly if 8 or more players register. This program is for adults 18 years and older.

Walker County Fair & Rodeo

When: Continues Thru April 5, 2019

Time: All Day

Where: Walker County Fairgrounds, 3925 TX-30 West, Huntsville, TX 77340

For more information call 936-291-8763 or 936-355-4535 or email or visit the website at for the list and times of events.

Bacon & Brew Fest

When: April 6, 2019

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Where: Downtown Huntsville, TX 77340

The City of Huntsville Main Street Program is hosting the second annual Bacon and Brew Fest in downtown Huntsville on Saturday, April 6, 2019. The family-friendly event is free and open to the public. Festival goers will be able to enjoy live music, free bacon sampling, various items for sale from vendors, and brews. There will also be activities for kids, including bounce houses and games. For more information, contact the Main Street office at 936-291-5920 or email

200th Birthday Celebration for Margaret Lea Houston

When: April 11, 2019

Time: 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Where: Sam Houston Memorial Museum, 1836 Sam Houston Ave., Huntsville, TX 77340

Come celebrate the 200th birthday of Margaret Lea Houston, beloved wife of General Sam Houston, on the grounds of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum. For more information call 936-294-1832 or visit

Livingston Trade Days

When: April 12 – 14, 2019

Times: Fri. 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Sat. 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Sun. 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Where: Pedigo Park, 925 US 59 Bypass, North Livingston, TX 77351

Admission & Parking: FREE

Open year-round on the Friday through Sunday before the third Monday of each month.  Trade Days is set in Livingston’s scenic Pedigo Park.  Shoppers browse through two covered pavilions and open-air lots that are host to a wide variety of food, arts and crafts, collectibles and antique vendors. This great environment welcomes families, day-trippers and outdoor enthusiasts who come to enjoy a few hours at the park.  Their goal is to bring a treasure or two home. Vendors with an eclectic selection of wares, there’s something for everyone. For more information contact Stacy Edwards or Lynn Riley at 877-824-6653 or email