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Upcoming Events in Piney Woods

Conroe

TexasFest Houston—Conroe

March 26-27

Major concerts collide with contemporary art displays, a classic and exotic car show, frisbee dogs, ...

Gladewater

Helen Lee Estate Daffodil Gardens

Feb. 15-March 15

Mrs. Lee's Garden is an 816-acre tract of land that is drastically transformed every February and Ma...

East Texas Gusher Days

April 15-16

Enjoy a variety of events revolving around the nostalgia of the oil-boom days. The fun includes arts...

East Texas Gusher Days Big Bass Classic

April 23

Fish for a big one in Lake Gladewater. There are prizes for the biggest fish caught. ...

Apron Strings: Ties to The Past

May 7

On Mother's Day weekend, take a look at the history of the apron from necessity to accessory, and ho...

Huntsville

Sam Houston's Birthday and Texas Independence Day Celebration

March 2

Not only is it Texas Independence Day, it's Sam Houston's birthday as well. Celebrate accordingly wi...

Rusty, Chippy, Vintage, and Repurposed Show

March 12-13

Over 75 dealers from across the country bring their best treasures for this annual two-day show. Ant...

Herb Festival at the Wynne Home

March 26

The annual Herb Festival at the Wynne Home features a large selection of locally grown herbs, perenn...

Rosenwald Earth Day Festival

April 22

Commemorate the Rosenwald School grounds, founders, caregivers, and alumni at this centennial celebr...

Jefferson

Queen Mab Ball

Feb. 12

Celebrate the crowning of the Mardi Gras king and queen with fun, food, music, dancing, costumes, an...

Mardi Gras

Feb. 25-27

Mardi Gras returns in 2022. The Krewe of Hebe presents this year's Mardi Gras, themed "Steampunk on ...

Medieval Wine Faire

March 18-19

A wine tavern in historic downtown Jefferson hosts this annual wine festival that's filled with chiv...

Shamrocks and Shenanigans

March 19

Put on your best St. Patty’s get-up and come to historic downtown Jefferson for Shamrocks and Shen...

St. Patrick's Day Express

March 19

Celebrate the holiday aboard the St. Patrick’s Day Express. The historic depot is decked out in gr...

March Miata Madness

March 26

This annual event open to Mazda Miatas is held in the 100 block of East Austin Street. The block in ...

City-Wide Rummage Sale

March 31-April 2

Twice a year in the spring and fall, the Chamber of Commerce sponsors the Jefferson Texas City-Wide ...

Spring History, Haunts, and Legends

April 2

A fun spring event for the history buff, avid ghost hunter, and the person with an interest in the u...

Outlaw Nationals Car Show

April 15-16

This antique rod show is open to all—if it runs bring it. Activities include karaoke on Friday nig...

Easter Egg Express Train

April 16

Come ride the Easter Egg Express and children under 10 can participate in an Easter egg hunt. The da...

Historical Pilgrimage

April 28-30

The Jessie Allen Wise Garden Club presents the 75th annual Pilgrimage, historical home and garden to...

"Diamond Bessie Murder Trial"

April 28-May 1

This play is an adaptation of the last stages of a famous trial that took place in Jefferson in the ...

Civil War Living History Day

April 29

Experience living history camps, more than 20 educational stations with artifacts and other historic...

Pilgrimage Weekend 19th Century Social Events

April 29-May 1

Immerse yourself in the 19th century—period attire is optional but always fun. Events take place o...

Pilgrimage Express Train

April 30

Hop aboard the gas-powered locomotive and enjoy the special train narration commemorating the Jessie...

Battle of Big Cypress Bayou Reenactment

April 30-May 2

Come and experience a full-scale reenactment of a Civil War event, the Battle on the Big Cypress Bay...

Train Show and Train Days

May 14-15

Historic Jefferson Railway hosts Jefferson’s 13th annual Train Show and Train Days. Ride an antiqu...

Lufkin

Brit Beat: A Tribute to the Beatles

Jan. 29

The Angelina Arts Alliance presents this top Beatles tribute band. Come experience the evolution and...

My Funny Valentine with Pat Hazell

Feb. 10

Comedian Pat Hazell, one of the original writers for NBC’s "Seinfeld," and comedienne Karen Morga...

Magnolia

Spring Fest Market

April 2

More than 70 vendors take part in a spring-themed market. Pictures with the Easter Bunny are availab...

Marshall

Memphis Soul in Concert

March 5

Hear a high-energy, eight-piece group showcasing a distinctive sound and style inspired by such arti...

Celtic Angels Ireland in Concert

April 2

Celebrating their cherished heritage through Irish dance, music, and song, the Celtic Irish Angels e...

Nacogdoches

Azalea Season

March 15-April 15

Designated the Garden Capital of Texas, Nacogdoches is home to the largest azalea garden in the stat...

Wine Swirl

April 2

Dust off those Doc Martens and sip on Texas wines from all over the Lone Star State while shopping a...

Spring Brewfest

April 23

Held annually as the Nac Brew Club's home brew beer competition, there are usually 40-60 home-brewed...

Do Dat Barbecue Cookoff

April 30

Thirty to 35 teams cook their best barbecue and serve samples to guests. Vendors are selling refresh...

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