The city of Brownsboro will host the inaugural Brownsboro Pioneer Days in November. The festival will include music, contests, food and craft vendors and activities for the kids.
It will be held Nov. 15 at the Brownsboro Junior and High schools, 13942 Texas Highway 31, according to a news release.
Brownsboro is the oldest city in Henderson County, and the Brownsboro Economic Development Corporation aims to host an annual event to honor the city's heritage.
"It is a way to get the community involved and come together, that's what it is all about," economic development member Dusty Wise said in the release.
From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., a baby contest, with two different categories will be held. Winners will receive a trophy in each division. A quilt show also will be part of the festivities with a best in show named. Arts and crafts booths will provide jewelry, wreathes and other unique items to help attendees kick off their holiday shopping, according to the news release.
A salute to our veterans will be taking place as part of our Pioneer Days. Each pre-registered veteran will receive an award for his or her service. A ceremony will be held to acknowledge them. To register visit the Brownsboro Pioneer Days Facebook page. Registration will run until Oct. 31.
"With Veterans Day being on the Nov. 11, we wanted to include these heroes in our festivities and recognize them," Wise said in the release.
There will be a variety of activities for children including: face painting, barrel train rides, a petting zoo, hamster ball inflatables, a sky jump and much more. KornPop the Clown and the Long Tall Texan also will be on hand to take pictures and to entertain the crowd.
Food vendors will be providing a wide range of options. including Mexican food, wraps, barbeque and burritos.
Country music and 80's icon T. Graham Brown will headline the event. Brown is best known for his debut album and smash hit, "I Tell It Like It Used to Be," the release states.
The concert will begin at 7 p.m. in the Brownsboro High School gym.
Opening acts include, The Shrimpers, Casey Rivers, Jake Penrod, Lorie Lee, Cory Elrod and the Smith Family.
Family activities begin at 10 a.m. and run until 4 p.m. That concert begins at 7 p.m. For ticket, event information or contest forms visit Brownsboro City Hall, 11351 Willow St., or visit www.browsboro.us.