17th Annual Wilson Pottery Show
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m – Sebastopol House, 704 Zorn Street
The Wilson family’s pottery business is the first known business in Texas owned by a freed slave. The kiln was located just outside of Seguin. The 16th Annual Wilson Pottery Show is a great venue to view, purchase or sell collectible 1900 era clay pieces from Guadalupe and surrounding counties. Collectors from various Texas counties convene annually for great conversation, friendship and sale/trade opportunities.
9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. – First United Methodist Church, 710 North Austin Street
Take part of a beloved fall tradition and visit the pumpkin patch filled with lots of family activities and photo opportunities. This is the 21st year of making memories with pumpkins and the people of Seguin and beyond.
Wet Paint Sale by the Seguin Art League
10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Downtown Seguin, 201 South Austin Street
On Friday, October 26 members of the Seguin Art League will be out all over town painting local landmarks and anything Seguin. Those paintings will be for sale on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Shopping and More at Trade Days
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Downtown Seguin, 201 South Austin Street
Over 90 vendors set up around Central Park selling pecan products, arts, crafts, jewelry, plants, clothing, and collectibles. Trade Days will also feature the 7th Annual Texas Mead Festival in Central Park. Live entertainment will perform from the band stand in Central Park all afternoon.
Fire Prevention at the Heritage Museum
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Guadalupe County Heritage Museum, 114 North River Street
Participants can have their picture taken on a vintage fire truck, which will be parked on N. River in front of the Museum. Photo’s can then be picked up inside of the museum. No charge for a 4 x 6 photo, but donations are welcomed. All proceeds will benefit the Heritage Museum.
Celebrate Seguin’s Heritage and Pecans at the Red Barn
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Texas Agricultural Education and Heritage Center, 390 Cordova Road
The Red Barn – home of the “Real” Big Pecan – will feature the Pecan Museum of Texas. The Pecan Museum displays pecan equipment, examples of pecan wood, pecan memorabilia, examples of pecan varieties, a collection of nutcrackers, the history of the pecan industry. Turkey & Dressing Lunch ($10.00), prepared by Dixie Grill and concessions will be available. Contests include a Pecan Baking Contest and a Pecan Queens Contest. Entertainment includes a puppet show, scavenger hunts & games for kids & adults. Free Kiddie Train Rides & Hay Rides and a photo “op” with the Big Pecan and “Real” big squirrel. Pecans and pecan products and various items in vendor booths will be on sale. There will be animals and the historical country village to visit. Free parking and shuttle rides to downtown events. Admission $5.00 Adults and $3.00 for children 3-10 years which includes the Pecan Museum. For information on the activities at the Red Barn, visit http://www.texagedu.org/.
Wine Tasting at Blue Lotus Winery and Texas Mead Works
12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Blue Lotus Winery, 5151 FM 20
Enjoy delicious tastes of Texas wines and meads (honey wines) made right here in Seguin. The winery has a wide selection of dry, semi-sweet, and sweet wines to choose from for tastings. Stop by to enjoy the afternoon with some of the greatest views around.