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Upcoming Events in Piney Woods


Apron Strings

May 11

Join the Antique District on Mothers Day weekend as it looks at the history of the apron from necess...


Cinco De Mayo Festival

May 4

Celebrate with live performances, food and drink vendors, Latin cuisine, dancing, arts and craft ven...

Airing of the Quilts

May 4

One of Texas’ oldest outdoor quilt show and market....

East Texas Folk Festival

May 17-19

Step back in time to the 1800's and enjoy folklife demonstrations, children's activities, cultural d...


Battle for Jefferson Civil War Re-enactment

May 3-5

The largest Civil War re-enactment in the state of Texas boasts three battles, a downtown street ski...


Avalon Faire

March 30-April 28

Experience medieval renaissance in the Piney Woods. From jousting knights and artisans to food and d...

Easter Egg Helicopter Drop

April 20

Join in the fun with bounce houses, face painting, Kilgore fire trucks, and the egg-citing helicopte...

Fridays After 5

May 3

A Kilgore highlight that takes place the first Friday of April, May, June, August, and September. It...


Wildflower Trails of Texas Festival

April 25-27

The 49th annual tri-city festival celebrates the re-emergence of breathtaking varieties of Northeast...



April 20

Arts, crafts, and food vendors line the streets with a variety of children's activities and all-day ...

Angelina Benefit Rodeo

April 24-27

Held the last full weekend in April, this is one of the finest rodeos in Texas. This rodeo is an off...

Zoo Brew

May 4

Stout or light? Dark or pale? Take your pick or try them all at the Zoo Brew. For adults in the comm...

Jam and Toast

May 18

This play-on-words event features "jam" being the music and the "toast" being champagne and wine. Th...

"Finding Neverland" National Broadway Tour

June 12

Leave the world behind and visit Neverland with this family friendly production, winner of Broadway....

"Finding Neverland"—National Broadway Tour

June 12

Winner of's Audience Choice Award for Best Musical, this breathtaking smash is a must s...


Square Dancing

Jan. 7-Dec. 30

Join in on square dancing every Monday night with national caller Tim Tyl....

Mainstream Extravaganza

May 24-26

Enjoy a weekend of square dancing with national callers Tim Tyl and Jerry Junck. ...


Easter Egg Express

April 13-20

This train ride features family entertainment. Meet the Easter Bunny as he takes a little break prio...

1836 Chuckwagon Races at the Diamond B Ranch

April 26-28

The race takes place every year during the celebration of Texas's Independence. This is a unique Wes...

Memorial Day Brunch Train

May 26

As Americans everywhere take time to remember military members on Memorial Day, Texas State Railroad...

Dog Daze of Summer Concert Series

June 15, July 13, Aug. 10

Gather in the shade with friends and move to the groove of live music while enjoying expertly paired...


Imagine the Possibilities Tour

May 1-31

To celebrate Historic Preservation Month, Main Street Texarkana hosts this tour where vacant downtow...


Red Dirt BBQ Festival

May 4

This music and barbecue festival, presented by Tyler Ford, has for five years proven to be a dynamic...

Hit the Bricks: Second Saturday

May 11

Downtown businesses and attractions (around the square and off the square) will be bursting with act...

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