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Upcoming Events in Piney Woods

Gladewater

Fireworks at Lake Gladewater

July 3

Boats compete in a parade at the boat dock, followed by fireworks. ...

East Texas Gusher Days

July 9-10

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

Huntsville

Summer Genealogy Weekend

July 30-31

This two-day event highlights helpful genealogical databases and websites, DNA, and Fold3 (military ...

Jacksonville

Chamber Golf Classic

April 30

Hit the links at the second annual Chamber Golf Classic. The four-man scramble includes green fees, ...

Tomato Fest

June 7-12

For one week in June, Jacksonville becomes "Tomatoville." One of the most popular events of the fest...

Jefferson

Outlaw Nationals Car Show

April 16-17

Jefferson's longest-running car show includes vintage, classic, rat rod, rusty, dusty, brightly pain...

Historical Pilgrimage

April 29-May 2

Four of Jefferson's finest historical homes and featured gardens are open to the public on this annu...

"The Diamond Bessie Murder Trial"

April 29-May 2

This unique theatrical adaptation recreates the last stages of a nationally famous trial that actual...

Civil War Living History Day

April 29-May 2

School groups, families, and Civil War history enthusiasts can find more than 20 educational station...

Battle for Jefferson Reenactment (Canceled)

April 30-May 2

Come and experience two live full-scale reenactmentst of Civil War battles, complete with infantry, ...

Train Days

May 15-16

Everyone is welcome aboard this two-day event that features four in-town destinations: the Historic ...

Karnack

Virtual Flotilla

April 1-24

Due to the pandemic, the 8th annual Flotilla is a virtual event. Paddle anywhere and at any time dur...

Liberty

Liberty Opry Music Review

June 26, July 24, August 28

Enjoy live, family-oriented musical entertainment, with a mix of music on most shows. Hear country, ...

Lufkin

"Winter Dance Party"

May 8

John Mueller’s “Winter Dance Party” is the official live and authentic recreation of Buddy Hol...

The Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass in Concert

Sept. 23

Under the leadership of Rodney Marsalis, this group is composed of some of America’s top brass mus...

Magnolia

Magnolia Showdown Barbecue Cookoff

April 23-24

Held annually, the Magnolia Showdown is sanctioned by the Lone Star Barbecue Society. Non-sanctioned...

Nacogdoches

The Old Stone Fort Bicycle Ride

April 24

Take your choice between a 10 miler, a 30 miler, and a 63-plus miler (about 100km) in and near the o...

5's A Crowd in Concert

June 5

5's A Crowd is getting back together for their first show since 1993. The reunion concert is sure to...

Texas Blueberry Festival

June 11-13

The 31st annual Texas Blueberry Festival begins Friday with the Blueberry Bluegrass Concert in the ...

Naples

Watermelon Festival

July 24-25

One of the biggest events in the area, the annual Watermelon Festival draws people from far and wide...

Palestine

1836 Chuckwagon Races

April 23-25

Multiple divisions of wagon races take place every year during the celebration of Texas' independenc...

If Than Ain't Country Music Show

Aug. 7

Hear a Branson-style country-music show filled with family fun, laughter, and great country music fr...

Tyler

Texas Rose Spring Festival and Hunter/Jumper Horse Show

April 22-25

This horse show consists of show jumpers, working hunters, and hunt seat equitation. Show jumpers co...

Texas Shootout Hunter/Jumper Horse Show

April 28-May 2

This horse show consists of show jumpers, working hunters, and hunt seat equitation. Show jumpers co...

North Texas Hunter Jumper Club May Days Horse Show

May 8-9

See a horse show that consists of show jumpers, working hunters, and hunt seat equitation. Show jump...

Texas Rose Horse Park Summer Horse Trials and Cross Country Event

May 15-16

This is an equestrian sport that could be termed an "equestrian triathlon." It involves working with...

Texas Rose Spring Breed Show

May 21-23

Breeds of a variety of colors and sizes compete to prove that they are the best in their class. Bree...

Dallas Dressage Club Spring Dressage Show

May 29-20

Dressage is a highly skilled form of riding performed in exhibition and competition, as well as an "...

North Texas Hunter Jumper Club Summer Horse Show

June 5-6

This horse show consists of show jumpers, working hunters, and hunt seat equitation. Show jumpers co...

Texas Summer Challenge - Hunter/Jumper Horse Show

June 9-13

This horse show consists of show jumpers, working hunters, and hunt seat equitation. Show jumpers co...

Texas Rose Horse Park/Dallas Hunter Jumper Scholarship Circuit Summer Horse Show

July 17-18

This horse show consists of show jumpers, working hunters, and hunt seat equitation. Show jumpers co...

Texas Rose All-Breed Horse Show

Aug. 27-29

Breeds of a variety of colors and sizes compete to prove that they are the best in their class. Bree...

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