Celebrate cotton and accordions
The Cotton Gin Museum in Burton invites you to its 29th Annual Cotton Gin Festival on Saturday. Kick off the celebration of the fabric of our lives Friday night with Brian Marshall at the White Horse Saloon. On Saturday, it's contests like cotton-seed pulling, the chance to see cotton baled at the oldest-working cotton gin in 'merica, and great music by Robert Zientek, Greer Family, and Dujka Brothers.
Texas Folklife is celebrating the national instrument of Texas at the Big Squeeze Finals in Austin on Saturday. Enjoy music by Alex Meixner, Conjunto Los Pinkys, and Los Fresnos High School Conjunto Halcon. Twelve finalists have been chosen in polka, Cajun/zydeco, and conjunto, and the winners will be announced on Saturday after they perform.
about the finalists.
Saturday night dances: Steve Bing & Bayou Hotshots at Lodge 88 in Houston...Czechaholics at Stardust Event Center in Rosenberg...Red Ravens at Eagles Hall in New Braunfels...Jeff Woolsey at VFW in Tomball...Charles & Fab 4 in Wallis. Sunday happenings: Fruehling Saengerfest at Concordia Hall in Bellville -
Round Top Brass Band, Enzian Buam, Bellville High School Polka Band & several choirs...Brave Combo at Main Street Arts Festival in Ft Worth...Glen Collins & The Alibis at VFW in Geronimo...Southern Breeze at VFW in Houston...DJ Allen Pollard and DanceHall Sounds at Community Hall in Robstown...Red Ravens at KC Hall in Schulenburg...Roger Kirby & Texas Heartbeat at Sefcik Hall in Seaton...Czech & Then Some, Dujka Brothers at KC Hall in West.
Get out there and Polka On!