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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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THC Historic Sites Free Day

THC Historic Sites Free Day

AUSTIN- The Texas Historical Commission’s (THC) annual Historic Sites Day will offer FREE admission to all 20 state historic sites on Sunday, May 13. THC is the state agency for historic preservation. THC staff consults with citizens and organizations to preserve Texas’ architectural, archaeological and cultural landmarks. The agency is recognized nationally for its preservation programs. Continue reading

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Texas Parks & Wildlife Offers 10 Good Reasons to Get Outside this Spring

Texas Parks & Wildlife Offers 10 Good Reasons to Get Outside this Spring AUSTIN – With the redbuds and bluebonnets blooming, it’s time to get outside and enjoy spring in Texas.

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“Federals Occupy Jefferson – Confederate Forces Rally for May Battle”

Federals Occupy Jefferson- Confederate Forces Rally for May Battle

JEFFERSON- Set amidst the Spring glory of Jefferson’s “65th Annual Pilgrimage Tour of Homes & Spring Festival”, hundreds of Civil War re-enactors will answer an age-old question. Would Union troops have invaded the Port of Jefferson if they hadn’t been stopped short of Shreveport in 1864? Continue reading

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Tis the Season to Shop Till You Drop for Bargains

Tis the Season to Shop Till You Drop for Bargains

JEFFERSON- Shop for bargains during Jefferson’s “City-Wide Rummage Sale” throughout the neighborhoods, businesses and the Marion County Courthouse Parking Lot (Dallas & Polk Streets) on Saturday, March 31. Continue reading

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Pick Up Your Peach and Plum Trees this Weekend at the Nacogdoches Farmer’s Market

Pick Up Your Peach and Plum Trees this Weekend at the Nacogdoches Farmer’s Market Nacogdoches- Brenda Morgan will be selling bare root peach and plum trees, frozen peaches and pear preserves. Things to look for:

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Celebrate Texas Independence Day in the Pineywoods

Celebrate Texas Independence Day in the Pineywoods East Texas- Texas Independence Day celebrates the adoption of the state’s independence declaration. It is an annual legal holiday in Texas, in the United States, on March 2. March 2, also marks Texas … Continue reading

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Tyler Audubon, Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center to Sponsor Bird Walk

Tyler Audubon, Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center to Sponsor Bird Walk ATHENS—The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center and Tyler Audubon are teaming up for a special bird walk in Athens on Saturday, March 17.

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Steampunk Comes to East Texas

Steampunk Comes to East Texas Jefferson- Organized by the Steampunk Illumination Society, and hosted by Marquis of Vaudeville, this three day event is set to take place from March 30, 2012 – April 1, 2012 in Jefferson, Texas. We will … Continue reading

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Ole’ Fashion Hoedown

Ole’ Fashion Hoedown Alto- The Central High Home Demonstration Club in Alto is having a fund-raising “Hoedown” Feb. 18, beginning at 2:00p.m. at the Central High Community Center. The Hoedown is part of an effort to raise money to repair the historic building. … Continue reading

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