Family Friendly Events & Things to Do


 
LICKSKILLET
Oct 21 & 22
LICKSKILLET DAYS - Saturday and Sunday.  Arts and Craft Vendors, Food, Cold Drinks, Saturday Night Street Dance featuring Black Cat Choir, Sunday Morning Parade, Catered Meal after Parade, Raffle.  This is a Homecoming Call for all former Fayettevillians and an Invite to non-natives. Spend the weekend with Fayetteville folks and see how small town Texas celebrates! Family Fun for Everyone! For more information and or Vendor Information, call, text, or email.  FREE ENTRY. FREE PARKING.  Be our Guest at one of these Family Friendly Events. Plan your Reunions Weddings around it.  Go to www.StayInFayetteville.com to see our Hotel BnB Lodging options.

See & Do Fayetteville
9 am-12 pm/4pm
112 N Washington St, Fayetteville
979-877-5290
FREE

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Things to See & Do
All Year
Things to See & Do in Fayetteville and the Fayetteville Area. Stay in Fayetteville s Hotel BnBs Lodges. Enjoy family friendly events, antiques, bike, fish, museums, camp, art, history. Plan a reunion, wedding, retreat.
Be our Guest at one of our Family Friendly Events or Venues. Plan your Reunions Weddings around it.  Go to www.StayInFayetteville.com to see our Hotel BnB Lodging options. Fayetteville is Centrally located and quietly situated.

See & Do Fayetteville & Area
123 N Washington
979-378-4021

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Picking Park
2nd Saturday
Fayetteville Picking Park - The Fayetteville Picking Park live acoustic bluegrass jam will meet on Saturday, October 14, 2017, on the square in Fayetteville.  Free to the public and participants.  Bring a lawn chair.  The Old Fire Station will open at 11:00 am for jams.  The slow jam will now be at 4:00 pm instead of 1:00 pm in the Old Fire Station.  Jams will take place all throughout the square during the day.  All levels of players welcome. Old Fire Station will close at 10:00 pm.  There will still be jamming in the gazebo and the square after 10:00 pm.  Jams are held on the second Saturday of each month, except December.

See & Do Fayetteville
Day Night
112 N Washington St, Fayetteville
512-914-6640
FREE

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Texanist Drawings
Thru Oct
Texanist Drawings by Jack Unruh, the legendary Dallas illustrator, created the Texanist drawings for the pages of Texas Monthly for nearly 10 years before his death in 2016. His drawings illustrate Texans' curiosity with their state, and in their own way, have become part of the Texas fabric, the Texas mythology. Nearly 100 of Unruh's original iconic drawings are being featured at the Red & White Gallery. David Courtney, Texanist writer, will be on hand to sign his book "The Texanist: Fine Advice on Living in Texas"
His book highlights 54 of Jack's drawings.  Regular Gallery hours:
Fridays 4:00 - 8:00pm; Saturdays 10:00am - 8:00pm 
And by appointment

Red & White Gallery
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102 West Main
713.818.9766
FREE

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LICKSKILLET DAYS

One of Fayetteville's Many Family Friendly Events

KIDS Unlimited
October 28

KIDS Unlimited Bass Tournament - This annual tournament is our largest fishing event. Held at Fayette County Lake near LaGrange, Texas the action takes place over a night and the next day. Members arrive Friday night and prepare for an early start.  On Saturday the children team with our volunteer fishermen and their boats.  One child and one fisherman per boat provide an opportunity for the child to feel free and independent. Each boat has a radio for communication and parents are taken out for photographs and cheer-leading.  At noon, all teams return to shore for  lunch and an awards ceremony.  All children receive trophies, fishing tackle and supplies.  Raffles are also held.


Oak Thicket Park
all day
4819 W. State Highway 159

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HARVESTFEST
November 4
ARTS 2017 Harvestfest at the St. John's Catholic Church Hall in Fayetteville.  Tickets are $100.00 each and there is dinner, wine and beer, Silent and Live Auctions with tons of good stuff to be auctioned, including trips, art, decor, a movie night at The Red and White, a private concerts, sign-up dinners etc.  Proceeds go to the Children's art programming including  free Art After School programs in numerous schools, Summer Art Camps, Fine Art Assemblies, etc. Hope to see you there! Call us for information 979-378-2113 or Email us at info@artsforruraltexas.org

St. John's Church Hall
6 PM
979-378-2113

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Fayette Fest!
Sat Nov 11
Fayetteville Fayette Fest! Fayetteville is having a concert at the City Ballpark, Veterans Day, November 11, 2017 Noon til the stars come out. Live bands all afternoon into the evening. Kicked off at noon with a Veterans' Program saluting our veterans. Bring your picnic baskets and blankets. Sit out on the ball field and enjoy a variety of bands playing from home base throughout the day. Food vendors will also be set up. Entry: Adult $20. Children accompanied by an adult 7-15 $10 Under 7 FREE. Proceeds benefit Fayetteville's Courthouse Restoration Project.
Enjoy Fayetteville's Hospitality and Good Music!

City Ball Park
Noon til late
511 East Main Street
979-249-6336
$20/$10

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Homes Tour
Sat Dec 9
Homes Tour - Second Saturday in December 1-5pm.  Featuring Fayetteville's Architecturally Historic and Interesting Homes and Structures including SPJST Lodge No. 1, circa 1911. Tickets at most homes and at SPJST Hall.  For information call Liz Cubage at 979-378-4021. Be our Guest at one of these Family Friendly Events. Plan your Reunions Weddings around it.  Go to www.StayInFayetteville.com to see our Hotel BnB Lodging options.

In and Around Fayetteville
1-5 PM
507 East Main Street
979-378-4021
$15

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Country Christmas
Sat Sun Dec 9-10
Country Christmas - Second Full Weekend in December. Featuring Visits from Santa, Photos with Santa, Unique Last & Minute Christmas Gifts, Arts & Crafts, Music, Lighted Hay Rides, Food & Drink.  For information call Liz Cubage at 979-378-4021. Be our Guest at one of these Family Friendly Events. Plan your Reunions Weddings around it.  Go to www.StayInFayetteville.com to see our Hotel BnB Lodging options.

Fayetteville Square
10 AM-9 PM
112 N Washington
979-378-4021
FREE

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Family Friendly Attractions

Visitor Center Room
Mon-Fri
Fayetteville's Visitor Center Room is open Monday-Friday and some weekends.  Maps, brochures, flyers, travel guides, phone books, interactive display, event slide show.  Come on by in the Old Bank Building on Historic Town Square.  If you don't find what you need, give us a call.  We answer the phone 7 days per week.

Old Bank Building
9 AM-4PM
123 N. Washington St.
979-378-4021

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Lake Fayette
Year Round
Lake Fayette - Located four miles west of Fayetteville on Hwy 159, Fayette Lake boasts fabulous bass fishing. The Lake is accessed by two parks: Park Prairie has paved parking, restrooms, boat ramp, camping sites, fishing pier, boat docks, swimming area and picnic sites. Oak Thicket Park has paved camping sites with RV hookups and water, restrooms, boat ramp, fishing pier, nature trails and a pavilion. Be our Guest at one of these Family Friendly Venues. Plan your Reunions Weddings around it.  Go to www.StayInFayetteville.com to see our Hotel BnB Lodging and Camping options. Fayetteville is Centrally located and quietly situated.

See & Do Fayetteville
4819 W. State Highway 159
(979) 249-3344
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Artists Vault Gallery
Mon-Fri
THE ARTIST'S VAULT GALLERY - is a unique venue, situated in the Old Bank Building on historic town square. Exhibits showcase local talent as well as guest artists. Come stroll through the old bank to see what is on display on the walls and in the old vaults. This is a Family Friendly Event. Plan a Reunion. Stay at Fayetteville's Hotels BnBs Lodging.

Historic Town Square
10 am-3 pm
123 N Washington
979-378-2221
FREE

ARTS Gallery
Tues-Sat
ARTS The mission of Arts for Rural Texas (ARTS) is to heighten the visual and performing arts experience in our rural communities with an emphasis on providing educational opportunities for children. Gallery exhibits benefit Arts for Rural Texas.  Classes for children and adults offered all year.  Open Tuesday - Saturday 10 am - 3 pm

See & Do Fayetteville
10 am-3 pm
114 N Live Oak
(979) 378-2113
FREE

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Lone Star Gallery
Sat & Sun
The Lone Star Gallery  - Located in the heart of Warrenton, Texas, The Lone Star Gallery is THE place to find ANYTHING antique or vintage during world-famous Round Top/Warrenton Antiques Week! At The Lone Star Gallery (formally The Sterling McCall Old Car Museum), you will find vintage linens, antique firearms, elegant glassware, art & antiques ~ America, French, Industrial, Vintage, Jewelry, Mid-Century Modern, Shabby, Re-purposed & more! We have many unique dealers ~ for the discriminating shopper, looking for that rare antique, as well as those looking for incredible vintage treasures! We also offer wedding and event services. For more information, give us a call. Be our Guest at one of these Family Friendly Events. Plan your Reunions Weddings around it.  Go to www.StayInFayetteville.com to see our Hotel BnB Lodging options.

The Lone Star Gallery
Sat 10-5 Sun 10-4
4212 S State Hwy 237, Warrenton, TX 78961
512-797-9815
FREE

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Fayetteville Museum
Sat & By Appt
Fayetteville Area Heritage Museum - History of the Fayetteville Area is on display at the Fayetteville Area Heritage Museum. The Museum is the home of the Teddy Schultz Model Trains and Railroad Collection and many other artifacts of the good ol' days including the historic altar from the original St. John's Catholic Church (removed for rebuilding in 1969), the pipe organ from St. Mary's Catholic Church, pre-historic bones & arrowheads, a cotton gin, the Dawn Theater's movie projector, a fire engine pump, farm equipment and even a restored 1965 Chevy Bellaire. Memorabilia from the Baca Band is also displayed as well as that from numerous local schools, civic organizations, elected officials, etc. Located on the Square of Historic Fayetteville. Open by appointment-Tours Welcome. Always open 3rd weekend of October during Lickskillet Weekend and by appointment

See & Do Fayetteville
11 am -2 pm
119 North Washington Street
979-877-5290
FREE

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Joe's Place
Wed-Sun
Joe's Place Restaurant and Spirits (and catering) is located on Historic Town Square in what was, at various times, a confectionery, a doctor's office, and a saloon. This charming hangout on Fayetteville's historic square doles out a plate-size chicken-fried steak with a toasty crust and a peppery cream gravy. The fried sweet potato chips aren't too sweet, and fresh green beans sauteed with bacon and onions remind us of Sunday supper at Grandma's. No matter where you're from, you'll enjoy genuine Southern hospitality. One of the 40 Best Small-Town Cafes TEXAS MONTHLY. WE HAVE A FULL BAR! We also do catering! Open Wed 11am-3pm Thur-Sat 11am-9:30pm -Sun 10am-3pm.

Eat & Drink Fayetteville
120 N Live Oak St
(979) 378-9035

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Fayetteville Bank/ATM
Mon-Sat
Fayetteville Bank presently offers a wide variety of products to make banking easier and more convenient for our customers. We offer 24-hour telephone banking, 24 Hour ATMs at all of our locations, Internet Banking, Mobile Banking, Mobile Deposit, MasterCard Debit Cards, and a wide assortment of checking, savings and loan products. We also offer convenient banking hours at all of our locations in Fayetteville, Schulenburg and La Grange!

Historic Town Square ATM
107 West Fayette Street
979-378-4261

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Orsak's Cafe
Every Day
Orsak's Cafe and Catering  is located on the Historic Fayetteville Square. Stop in for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Have a sweet tooth? We have the cure...try our homemade desserts and Blue Bell Ice Cream. You will be glad you did! Hot outside? Need a cold drink? Cold front coming in? Need a warm drink? Stop in for drinks for that changing Texas weather. We love our customers and they love us..."Can't beat their lunch specials." "Best burgers ever." "Delicious homemade desserts." "Great home-cooking with great service and good prices." Come on in! Open Sun-Thurs 8 am - 9:30 pm Fri-Sat 8 am - 10 pm. Photo Rene Gomez

Eat & Drink Fayetteville
8AM-9:30/10PM
121 W Fayette St.
(979) 378-2719

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Jerry's General Store
Every Day
Jerry's General Store - Passing through Fayetteville and wonder where to pick up a quick snack and drink? Staying in the area a while and need to go grocery shopping? Need a snack? Have to fix something quick? Forget your tackle? Go where the locals go...Jerry's General Story has it all. If Jerry's doesn't have it, you don't need it!   Open Mon-Sat 7:30 am - 6 pm Sunday 9 am -1 pm. 

Stop & Shop Fayetteville
7:30 am - 6 pm/1 pm
128 N. Live Oak
(979) 378-2111

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Country Glam
Thurs-Sun
COUNTRY GLAM ANTIQUES AND TREASURES - is located on one of the corners overlooking Historic Fayetteville Square. Are you looking for something a little different? Try browsing through Country Glam's collection of new and used, resale and consignment items. You'll find everything and the kitchen sink there. Useful items, fun items, whimsical items, educational items, recreational items, household items, and even hidden antiques (if you know what you are looking for) are waiting to be found and brought home by you to their new home.

Historic Town Square
115 W Fayette
979-378-2719

Yesterday's Past
Thurs-Sat
Yesterday's Past Antiques - Yesterday's Past has a fine offering of antiques and sundries. Come in often - we update and stock our antiques frequently. Stop in - Look around - Treat yourself If you are looking for a unique item for that special occasion, Yesterday's Past also carries cards, gifts, and so much more! We are located on the Historic Fayetteville Square. Come in and Treat Yourself! Open Sunday by appointment. CALL FOR HOLIDAY HOURS.

Historic Town Square
112 N Live Oak
979-378-4273

Festival Hill
June-Dec
Round Top Festival Institute is an internationally acclaimed, European-styled music festival for aspiring young musicians and distinguished faculty. See our website for dates and times.

See & Do Round Top
248 Jaster Road
(979) 249-3129
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Chamber Music
Spring & Fall
Fayetteville Chamber Music - Presenting concerts of chamber music during which the audience sits near the musicians and experiences the music close-up. World-class musicians from New York, Hungary, Poland, Houston and Austin perform in locations in and around Fayetteville.  See website for more details.  This is a Family Friendly Event. Plan a Reunion.  Stay at Fatetteville's Hotels BnBs Lodging.

See & Do Fayetteville
201 N Washington
713-818-9766

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Weddings & Events
All Year
Country Weddings Events Reunions & Retreats - Enjoy family friendly events, like antique shopping, biking, fishing, museum visits, camping, enjoying art and history.  Come to one of our many Family Friendly Events and enjoy small town Texas. Plan a reunion, wedding, or retreat. Be our Guest.  Go to www.StayInFayetteville.com to see our Hotel BnB Lodging options.

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979-877-5290

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Fayette County & Area Events
On Going
Things to Do in Fayette County Check out Fayette County Tourism Association's Upcoming Events month-at-a-glance calendar for a month-at-a-glance calendar of Fayette County and Area things to do. Fayetteville is Centrally located.  Be our Guest at one of these Family Friendly Events. Plan your Reunions Weddings around it.  Go to www.StayInFayetteville.com to see our Hotel BnB Lodging options.

Fayette County & Area Events
Day & Night
979-378-4021

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STAY IN FAYETTEVILLE
Unique Settings
Stay in Fayetteville & Play in Fayette County From Rustic to Romantic, we've got you covered.  Something to suit everyone.  Stay in Fayetteville's Hotel BnBs Lodges.  Enjoy family friendly events, antiques, bike, fish, museums, camp, art, history. Plan a reunion, wedding, retreat.  Be our Guest at one of Fayetteville's Family Friendly Events. Plan your Reunions Weddings around it. Go to www.StayInFayetteville.com to see our Hotel BnB Lodging options.

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Fayetteville Area
979-877-5290

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SPRING & FALL ANTIQUES WEEKS ~ CITIES SURROUNDING ROUND TOP
Over 22 separate antiques shows culminate into one of the nation's largest antique events. See the Schedule  Book Lodging in Advance! PARKING ON A STATE HWY IS PROHIBITED! Be our Guest at one of Fayetteville's Family Friendly Events. Plan your Reunions Weddings around it.  Go to www.StayInFayetteville.com to see our Hotel BnB Lodging options.
SPRING & FALL ANTIQUES ON THE SQUARE ~ ON SITE AUCTION ~FAYETTEVILLE
Antiques Auction by Teel Services.  Packing Up Sale starting 8:30 am on last day and until we are packed up!  Contact Lisa at (318) 465-1603 OR email for more information and dates. Be our Guest at one of Fayetteville's Family Friendly Events. Plan your Reunions Weddings around it.  Go to www.StayInFayetteville.com to see our Hotel BnB Lodging options.
FAYETTEVILLE PICKING PARK ~ Every 2nd Saturday of each month January-November ~ Acoustic Bluegrass Music On Fayettevillle's Historic Town Square ~ Be our Guest at one of Fayetteville's Family Friendly Events. Plan your Reunions Weddings around it.  Go to www.StayInFayetteville.com to see our Hotel BnB Lodging options.
ARTWALK ~ First full weekend of May ~ Juried artshow featuring over 60 artists. Be our Guest at one of Fayetteville's Family Friendly Events. Plan your Reunions Weddings around it.  Go to www.StayInFayetteville.com to see our Hotel BnB Lodging options.
FAYETTEVILLE CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL ~ Second and Third Fridays & Saturdays in May ~ At Historic Country Place Hotel on the Square ~ For more information see our Website. Be our Guest at one of Fayetteville's Family Friendly Events. Plan your Reunions Weddings around it.  Go to www.StayInFayetteville.com to see our Hotel BnB Lodging options.
GOOD OLD SUMMERTIME CLASSIC BIKE RIDE ~ First Sunday in June ~ For more information see our Website. Be our Guest at one of Fayetteville's Family Friendly Events. Plan your Reunions Weddings around it.  Go to www.StayInFayetteville.com to see our Hotel BnB Lodging options.
BBQ COOK-OFF ~ Second Saturday in October ~ Proceeds benefit Fayetteville's Ball Park. For more information call Melinda Zajicek, chairman, 979-820-8793 or email.  Be our Guest at one of Fayetteville's Family Friendly Events. Plan your Reunions Weddings around it.  Go to www.StayInFayetteville.com to see our Hotel BnB Lodging options.
LICKSKILLET DAYS ~ Saturday and Sunday of the third full weekend in October ~ On Fayetteville's Historic Town Square ~ Vendors, Food, Cold Drinks, Street Dance. Be our Guest at one of Fayetteville's Family Friendly Events. Plan your Reunions Weddings around it.  Go to www.StayInFayetteville.com to see our Hotel BnB Lodging options.
LICKSKILLET PARADE ~ Sunday of the third full weekend in October ~ For information call Liz Cubage at 979-378-4021. Be our Guest at one of Fayetteville's Family Friendly Events. Plan your Reunions Weddings around it.  Go to www.StayInFayetteville.com to see our Hotel BnB Lodging options.
HARVESTFEST ~ First Saturday in November ~ For more information see our Website. Be our Guest at one of Fayetteville's Family Friendly Events. Plan your Reunions Weddings around it.  Go to www.StayInFayetteville.com to see our Hotel BnB Lodging options.
COUNTRY CHRISTMAS HOMES TOUR ~ Second Saturday in December 1-5pm ~ Featuring Fayetteville's Architecturally Historic and Interesting Homes and Structures ~ For information call Liz Cubage at 979-378-4021. Be our Guest at one of Fayetteville's Family Friendly Events. Plan your Reunions Weddings around it.  Go to www.StayInFayetteville.com to see our Hotel BnB Lodging options.
COUNTRY CHRISTMAS  ~ Second full Weekend in December ~ Featuring Arts and Crafts Vendors ~ Santa.  For information call Liz Cubage at 979-378-4021. Be our Guest at one of Fayetteville's Family Friendly Events. Plan your Reunions Weddings around it.  Go to www.StayInFayetteville.com to see our Hotel BnB Lodging options.
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