With a career spanning nearly two decades, singer/songwriter Brandon Rhyder is a familiar presence in the Texas music scene. He’s also become a familiar face in the Bell County area.
The Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum will host two days of wizard school crafts and a magical railroad experience during the Wizarding Express Train Ride Oct. 19 and 26. The event is only open to ticketholders, and passes for both days of the event are sold out.
The fourth annual Grape Stomp and Harvest Festival will take place from 3-8 p.m. Saturday on the front lawn of Salado Winery Company at 841 N. Main St. The event will include a grape stomping competition, local vendors, an “I Love Lucy” look-alike contest, live music and wood-fired pizza.
A variety of animals will be available to join loving families in good homes during the largest pet adoption event in Central Texas. The 2019 Pet Adoption Extravaganza will take place Saturday at the Bell County Expo Center in Belton.
The Azalee Marshall Cultural Activities Center in Temple is taking its Arts in Education program on the road to Bonham Middle School and Lamar Middle School to present six performers from Great Promise for American Indians.
The annual Central Texas State Fair is all set to provide another round of carnival rides, professional bull riding and Texas music concerts. The fair will take place Thursday through Sunday at the Bell County Expo Center, 301 W. Loop 121 in Belton.
Salado Museum and College Park packs an impressive amount of history into a relatively small space. It’s a perfect fit for Salado, a small village also brimming with history and culture.
With more than 350 miles of coastline, Texas is bound to hold some hidden hamlets with all the appeal of the big beach towns — minus the cacophony that comes with the summertime crowds that flock like seagulls at a cookout. Surfside Beach is one of those coastal communities perfect for people trying to escape the chaos of everyday life.
Walking into Serendipity in Salado feels like stepping into a modern European tea shop. Like sipping tea, it’s a cleansing experience for mind, body and soul.
The wonder that is Yellowstone National Park is too great of an expanse to explain to the uninitiated. The natural wonders of geysers, springs, rivers, canyons and other items that spring from its unique blend of volcanic intensity and wildlife could be explored for years and still left with much more to see.
At 3 Texans Winery in Temple, growing quality grapes to produce wonderful locally-made wines is a business built around family. The “3 Texans” are Kim Langston and her daughters, Lauryn Austin and Lacie Howell. What began as sort of a hobby for Langston soon turned into a dream that family made reality.
Interactive exhibits sponsored by the Temple Children's Museum have been popping up around Bell County this summer. The exhibits are designed to engage children in a fun way while also serving as a tool for learning.
In this second of a two-part travel series, Dr. Robert Burke shares tales of his recent adventures in Alaska. The trip included sightings of bald eagles, bears and a humpback whale.
Dr. Burke shares his recent experiences from a trip to Haida Gwaii, also known as the Queen Charlotte Islands, an archipelago off British Columbia’s west coast in Canada.