Healthy Nut Run
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Max Starcke Park Large Pavilion
16th 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. – Park Plaza Hotel Seguin, 217 South River Street
On Friday, October 28 members of the Seguin Art League will be out all over town painting local landmarks and pecans. Those paintings will be for sale on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. as they dry in front of the Park Plaza Hotel.
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 a Beer and Wine Garden in Central Park serving local craft beers and wines. 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. A fun display of many characters, created by folk artist, B.W. Crawford. The characters include like Mickey Mouse & Snoppy, the Smurfs, stars like Liberache, Johnny Carson & Elvis and so much more. 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 plus a Jeep Stacking Display. 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/.
Magnolia Hotel Open House Tours
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Magnolia Hotel, 203 S. Crockett Street
Free guided tours of the Magnolia Hotel.
Heritage Village Open House
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Heritage Village 213 East Live Oak Street
Seguin Conservation Society is offering free tours of some of Seguin’s first buildings.
Canine Celebration of Seguin Heritage
10:30 a.m. – Central Park, 201 South Austin Street
Dress your pooch in a costume either celebrating Seguin’s rich history and heritage or Seguin’s famous pecan. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. with judging at 11:00 am. Sponsored by Thunderpaws Canine Solutions and D6 Promos, with proceeds benefiting the Seguin Main Street Program.
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. Tickets for the tasting is $7.00 and can be purchased at the door.
Seguin Sing Along at Court Street Coffee Shop
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Court Street Coffee Shop, 111 W. Court Street
Live music with local musicians Billy Gibbons & Gil Merkle, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. They will debut the “Juan Seguin, Hero of the Alamo” song.
SPECIAL PECAN PRODUCTS: Special Latte, Capuccino, Frappe, Cold Brew and Iced Tea Pecan-drink specials. Texas Pecan and Pecan Praline Coffee Beans, Pecan Ice Cream including Caramel Turtle Fudge, Butter Pecan, and Amaretto Peach Pecan in a cup, cone, shake. Oatmeal Pecan Cookies…YUMM!
Halloween Comicon for Literacy
5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. – Power Plant Texas Grill, 2006 S. Sate Hwy 123
Horror Comicon-Come dressed as your favorite Halloween Comic Character and participate in some crazy fun events. Music, photo’s, contest that help raised funds for Literacy.
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. – 201 S. Austin Street
Pecan Fest is a time for us to all go a little nuts and so it makes since that our Pecan Party will feature live music from a couple of lunatics. Phil Luna and the Lunatics will perform in the bandstand in Central Park. The Pecan Party is a replication of our Summer Concert Series, everyone is invited to come out to enjoy a free concert. Beverages and food will be available for purchase.