This month in Texas Highways:
Where can you see Texas bluebonnets and other spring wildflowers? We have a few ideas. April TH highlights some of the best wildflower festivals held around the state.
Buffalo Gap Wine and Food Summit
No matter what the April weather, the annual Buffalo Gap Wine and Food Summit draws a congenial crowd to the Abilene-area outpost.
The painted churches of Fayette County bear vibrant reflections of the Central European homelands of 19th-Century Czech and German settlers.
Go. See. Do!
April in the Lone Star State brings wildflowers, music, art, and more. Check out the Hill Country Film Festival in Fredericksburg, which includes a 3-D short film category this year. For a searchable list of all Texas happenings, go to the TH Events page.
Get Ready for Flowers!
The Texas Department of Transportation’s Wildflowers of Texas guide helps identify native Texas plants like the Indian blanket, blue-eyed grass, lantana, and the pink evening primrose. For a free copy, send a request to Wildflowers of Texas Guide, via email to TRV-LIT@txdot.gov, write to P.O. Box 149249, Austin, TX 78714-9249, or call 800-452-9292.
Which town holds the title of Bluebonnet Capital of Texas? And what city was designated as the Bluebonnet City of Texas?