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Peace, Love & Dogwoods- Three Weekends of Fun & Events

Peace, Love & Dogwoods- Three Weekends of Fun & Events

2012 Dogwood Trails Celebration

PALESTINE-  The annual Dogwood Trails Celebration began in 1938. This year marks the 74th year of festivities centered around Palestine’s beautiful dogwoods. This year’s theme is “Peace, Love & Dogwoods,” which will be celebrated for three weekends- March 23-25, March 30-April1, and April 6-8. Palestine’s Dogwood Trails were listed in Texas Monthly’s “The Bucket List: 63 Things All Texans Should Do Before They Die at #53. This March, you can mark the Dogwood Trails off your bucket list by visiting Palestine for their annual celebration. Continue reading

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A Taste of the Deep South at Sam’s Dogwood Diner

A Taste of the Deep South at Sam’s Dogwood Diner Palestine- Many years ago, families who were feeling the sting of the Great Depression enjoyed simple meals such as biscuits and gravy which became a main staple among East Texas … Continue reading

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Texas State Railroad Continues to Roll!

Texas State Railroad Continues to Roll! Rusk/Palestine- Al Harper, owner of AHR and the Texas State Railroad said, “I absolutely love the Texas State Railroad. I love the people, the parks, facilities, and its history. Based on my faith and … Continue reading

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Let the Good Times Roll In Palestine!

Let the Good Times Roll In Palestine! Palestine — Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler in Historic Downtown Palestine! This Saturday, Feb.11, at 5:00 p.m. the 2nd Annual Main Street and Mardi Gras Parade will begin its procession in the Palestine Main Street … Continue reading

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East Texas Christmas Parades

East Texas Christmas Parades East Texas- Get into the holiday spirit this year in the Pineywoods and attend a Christmas parade! East Texas communities are gearing up all over the region for their annual Christmas parades. The team at MYETX has compiled … Continue reading

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It’s a D.I.Y. Christmas!

It’s a D.I.Y. Christmas! Palestine- Join Laura Lee Rogers at the YMCA of Palestine and D.I.Y. (Do It Yourself) this Christmas! December 2, Laura Lee has planned a fun evening full of Christmas gift ideas, crafts, decorations, and more!

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All Aboard the Polar Express!

All Aboard the Polar Express! “It doesn’t matter where the train is going. What matters is deciding to get on.” – The Polar Express The Polar Express will come to life at the historic Texas State Railroad this holiday season. … Continue reading

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Classic Movies In The Park- “12 Angry Men”

Classic Movies In The Park “12 Angry Men” Palestine- This Saturday grab your sweetheart, thermos, blanket and chairs for a romantic date at Reagan Park in Palestine to watch one of the great American classics.  At dusk on Saturday, November … Continue reading

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A Piece Of Palestine’s History Partially Collapses

A Piece Of Palestine’s History Partially Collapses Palestine- Just before noon on Tuesday, October 18, Downtown Palestine rumbled and shook as the nearly century-old Ivanhoe No. 15 partially collapsed. It wasn’t long before the Palestine police were getting calls as … Continue reading

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All Aboard The Great Pumpkin Patch Express!

All Aboard The Great Pumpkin Patch Express! Rusk- The Texas State Railroad will host PEANUTS™ – The Great Pumpkin Patch Express this October. Celebrate Halloween with the classic Charles M. Schulz’s classic story “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” on … Continue reading

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