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Chappell Hill Bluebonnet Festival approaching


It’s spring in central Texas and that means warm temperatures, beautiful wildflowers and the official Bluebonnet Festival of Texas.  Celebrate the season April 9-10 in the quaint town of Chappell Hill.

The Bluebonnet Festival boasts more than 400 juried exhibitors featuring home accessories, gardening, artisans, clothing, jewelry and much more. There’s something for everyone. Plus, indulge in the delicious country-style food and live entertainment and music. A special Children’s Activity Corner provides pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting, barrel train ride and more.

Festival hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission to the festival is free; parking is $5 and no street parking is allowed. Convenient parking for cars, buses and handicapped persons is available.

Enjoy the Chappell Hill Museum, and all this historic district has to offer during the most anticipated festival of the spring.

Chappell Hill is located halfway between Houston and Austin on Hwy. 290. For more information, call 1-888-273-6426 or visit www.chappellhillmuseum.org.

Just down the road, Brenham/Washington County is located halfway between Houston and Austin. Home of Blue Bell ice cream, Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site – “The Birthplace of Texas,” more than 40 bed and breakfast inns, wineries, Brenham’s Main Street District and more

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