Things to Do in East Texas

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This elegant shop, owned by California native Maryanne Flaherty, is a welcome find in downtown Brenham. Look out for Peacock Alley towels, Italian... Read More

Set up a picnic blanket for complimentary music performances, ranging from country music bands to sing-a-longs, on Sunday nights (late spring through... Read More

The Vibe: This is not the place for bikini-clad car models. The genteel annual showcase (it may be in Texas, but it’s still a yacht club) attracts... Read More

While the stunning Simon Theatre, an old movie house and ballroom built in 1925 by Texas architect, is currently going through a painstaking restoration... Read More

Pick up sweet Sunday dresses by Peaches n’ Cream or Baily Boy’s fun play wear at this grandmother-owned children’s clothing store.... Read More

This local theater, approaching its 20th anniversary, is surprisingly first rate thanks to its two stages and recruited talent: You’ll often see... Read More

Dress up as pirates or princesses, make puppets, and learn about countries around the world in workshops at this quirky museum. There are also hands-on... Read More

Locals take water taxis to get around the Woodlands—the 1.4 mile corridor links restaurants, hotels, offices and shops—but it’s also a... Read More

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