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Round Top, Texas Events


From planning meetings to community events and antiques shows that draw visitors from across the U.S., the Round Top, Texas, events calendar remains packed year-round. Take a look at what's coming up - and make plans to join in! Have an event you'd like others to know about? Submit it here.

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  • Aug 04

    German’s of Fayette County - Dr. Ken Hafertepe

    Winedale’s next online talk will beAugust 4 at 11 a.m. Winedale welcomes Dr. Ken Hafertepe of Baylor University as he discusses the Germans of Fayette County—their houses and furnishings. Email Tricia Blakistone at [email protected] to receive the link for talk.  
  • Aug 07

    Princess Bride Friday Night Movie - 8:45pm

    The Round Top Lions Club presents Free Friday Night Movies on Henkel Square. Movie to begin at 8:45pm  
  • Aug 08

    Art Stokes - Pop Standard on Henkel Square

    Date:  Saturday evening, August 8th at 7:30-9:00 pm Place:  Henkel Square, Round Top, Texas—the Chapel grounds— Inspired by musicians around the world who are performing their music during this time, I decided to join their efforts to help make the experience of this Pandemic more bearable for all of us. I will be performing Pop Standards from the 20s-70s on my keyboard. Please join me, bring your chairs, quilts and “church lady” fan—the Governor’s mandate for masks & social distancing will be in place. 😊 Spread the word! Regards, Art Stokes
  • Aug 08

    Farmers Market- Jersey Barnyard

    Farmers Market every Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm at the Jersey Barnyard on Hwy 159 in La Grange.
  • Aug 14

    Sonic the Hedgehog Friday Night Movie - 8:45pm

    The Round Top Lions Club presents Free Friday Night Movies on Henkel Square. Movie to begin at 8:45pm  
  • Aug 15

    Emerging Artist Competition

    Call for Entry - Emerging Artists Competition To Award $3500 to Young Artists Arts for Rural Texas opens its Emerging Artists competition on August 15th at ARTS in Fayetteville, Texas.  ARTS recognizesthe artistic vision and ingenuity of our community’s youth. The Emerging Artists Contest provides an annual opportunity for creative teens, 6th – 12th grades, to showcase their creations at the ARTS' Ross Gallery. The Emerging Artists contest motivates and builds confidence in youth by showcasing their creativity. The annual competition awards $3500 in prize money. Three prizes will be awarded in each grade level along with a Best of Show. The Emerging Artists Competition is graciously underwritten by Arne and Mary Le Johnson, proud supporters of Arts for Rural Texas. The categories for competition are: Color Drawing (Pastel, Pencils, Markers) Black and White Drawing (Pencil, Pen & Ink, Charcoal) Painting (Watermedia, Acrylic, Oil) Mixed Media/Other (Fiber, Assemblage, Collage, Printmaking, and more) 3 Dimensional Design (Sculpture, Woodworking, Ceramics, etc.) Photography Entry in the competition is free. The entry deadline and receipt of artwork is August 8th at Arts for Rural Texas, 114 N. Live Oak, Fayetteville, Texas.   Details and entry forms are available through the online website at or by calling ARTS at 979-378-2113.  All artwork must be delivered to ARTS, ready for presentation. Paintings and photographs must have proper hangers on the back of each piece.  Receipt of works is August 3 – 6, 2020, 9 AM – 4 PM.   Awards will be presented on August 15th, 2020.  The exhibition dates are August 15th through August 29th, 9 AM – 5 PM weekdays, 12 PM – 5 PM, Saturdays.  
  • Aug 20

    Summer Sale Days

    Summer Sale Days August 20 - 23, 2020
  • Aug 20

    Michael Clann Workshop - ARTS for Rural Texas

    Ambiguity in Art with Michael Clann Arts for Rural Texas is offering an adult painting workshop with Michael Clann in Fayetteville on August 20th, 21st, and 22nd.  This three day workshop is open to those artists who wish to explore how to say more in their artwork.  In this small but lively workshop Clann will guide students through visual storytelling skills and how to cultivate a sense of ambiguity in art.  Clann says, “Oftentimes the most compelling stories are those that leave unanswered questions.  The same is true for art.  By creating ambiguity, or leaving part of the story unfinished, the artist gives room for the viewer to bring himself into the art in order to complete the story.  This is exciting not only for the artist but for the viewer as well.” Michael Clann is a representational artist who believes it is the viewer’s response to unresolved questions that gives art its meaning.  He is drawn to paint brief interludes of human interaction and enjoys painting animals, especially when they exhibit human-like qualities.  Man’s imprint on the landscape is also a subject of interest to him. He has studied at the Glassell School of Art, Newcomb College, the Art League of Houston, and the Watercolor Art Society-Houston.  As a voracious reader, he nevertheless describes himself as self-taught. His painting media of choice are acrylics, watercolor, oils and pastels.   Michael has served as vice-president and as a member of the board of the Watercolor Art Society-Houston and is a founder, board member and president of Arts for Rural Texas.  His works can be found in private and corporate collections throughout the United States and the United Kingdom. During Michael's 50 plus years as an artist, he also practiced law, specializing in maritime law, litigation, dispute resolution and negotiation.  In addition, he was a professor of law, teaching legal negotiation, practice management and international litigation and arbitration at the University of Houston Law Center. Perhaps his depth of experience in resolving disputes has led to his keen interest in creative paintings that leave room for unresolved questions. The class size will be limited and registration is open at Arts for Rural Texas.  The three day workshop will be held in the Schmid ARTS Annex at 105 Main Street, Fayetteville, Texas, from 9:30 – 4:30, August 20th, 21st, and 22nd.  The registration fee is $325.  For more information and to enroll call ARTS at 979-378-2113 or online at
  • Aug 21

    Frozen II Friday Night Movie - 8:45pm

    The Round Top Lions Club presents Free Friday Night Movies on Henkel Square. Movie to begin at 8:45pm  
  • Aug 28

    The Greatest Showman Friday Night Movie - 8:45pm

    The Round Top Lions Club presents Free Friday Night Movies on Henkel Square. Movie to begin at 8:45pm  
  • Sep 12

    All Things Texas By Ada Jones - ARTS for Rural Texas

    All Things Texas By Ada Jones - Opens September 12, 2020 - Open House 10 AM-  7PM, Meet the Artist 5 PM - 7 PM Exhibition dates September 12 - October 17, 2020
  • May 08

    Town of Round Top 150th Birthday Celebration