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Conroe

"Erma Bombeck: At Wit's End"

June 12-21

A loving comic tribute to one of the country’s most beloved voices, discover the story behind Amer...

Crockett

John Michael Montgomery in Concert

Oct. 2

Hear the rich baritone and heart of one of country music’s most storied stars. From love songs tha...

Gladewater

East Texas Gusher Days

April 17-18

Enjoy a variety of events revolving around the nostalgia of the oil-boom days. The fun begins with c...

Apron Strings: Ties to The Past

May 9

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

Round-Up Rodeo

June 10-13

One of the best known, nationally sanctioned PRCA rodeos in America, the 83rd annual Gladewater Roun...

Fireworks at Lake Gladewater

July 3

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

Henderson

East Texas Wildflower Trails

April 15-May 15

Drive within a 100-mile radius of Rusk County for a breathtaking wildflower tour. The self-driving t...

Antique Tractor and Engine Show

April 25-26

Take a glimpse back in time with antique tractors and engines. See tractor pulls, a large exhibit of...

"9-5"

May 15-24

Based on the 1980 film by the same name, "9-5" centers around three secretaries seeking revenge on ...

July Fourth Parade and Fun in the Park

July 4

Celebrate the national holiday with a parade that takes place at 10 a.m. in downtown Historic Hender...

Sacred Harp Singing Convention

Aug. 8-9

Celebrate the 165th annual convention that honors a sacred historic form of folk Christian music, a ...

Huntsville

General Sam Houston Folk Festival

May 15-17

The Sam Houston Memorial Museum's 15-acre grounds are transformed into a bustling Texas frontier set...

Summer Genealogy Weekend

July 31-Aug. 1

Want some help with your family history? This weekend highlights helpful genealogical databases and ...

Jacksonville

Cherokee Craft and Trade Fair

May 9

Local vendors sell their goods to the public, including personalized and one-of-a-kind items perfect...

Tomato Fest

June 13

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

Cherokee Craft and Trade Fair

July 11

Local vendors sell their goods to the public, including personalized and one-of-a-kind items perfect...

Cherokee Craft and Trade Fair

Aug. 1

Local vendors sell their goods to the public, including personalized and one-of-a-kind items perfect...

Jefferson

City-Wide Rummage

April 2-5

Homeowners go through their closets and storerooms and bring their unwanted treasures to sell. Many ...

Outlaw Nationals Car Show

April 17-19

Jefferson's most popular car show is free and open to the public, with vintage, classic, rat rod, ru...

"Diary of Anne Frank"

April 17-19, 23-25

Based on the true story of the young Anne Frank, a Jewish girl hiding for two years from the Nazis, ...

Historical Pilgrimage

April 30-May 3

For 73 years, making it the oldest festival in Jefferson, the Historical Pilgrimage has provided an ...

Civil War Living History Day of Learning

May 1

School groups, home-schooled children, and anyone who is interested in learning about daily life dur...

Historical Pilgrimage

May 1

The Jessie Allen Wise Garden Club presents its annual pilgrimage and historical home and garden tour...

The Great Locomotive Chase

May 2-3

Experience a reenactment of the Andrews Raid, the Civil War’s most gripping railroad story, comple...

Historic Jefferson Train Show

May 16-17

All aboard for two great days packed with trains. There are four destinations of this event. The Jef...

Sunday Social and Shoot-Out

May 17

Come join an old-fashioned Sunday Social at the General Store in downtown Jefferson. Purchase a root...

Classic Corvette Car Show

June 4-6

Bring your corvette or just come and be amazed at the unique, fantastic lineup of vehicles. There ar...

Celebration and Fireworks Show

July 4

Partake in Jefferson Salutes America, an old-fashioned celebration of the country's birthday. Event ...

Special Fourth of July Train

July 4

For a revolutionary Fourth of July weekend celebration, climb aboard an antique narrow-gauge train f...

Civil War Symposium

Aug. 7-8

History buffs can spend a whole day attending presentations, listening to speakers, and browsing exh...

Kilgore

Fridays After 5 Concert Series

June 5

Kilgore Main Street presents Fridays After 5 at the World’s Richest Acre. Bring your chairs or a p...

Texas Shakespeare Festival

June 25-July 26

The 35th season of the Texas Shakespeare Festival includes professional theater showings of “The M...

Stars and Scars Off-Road

June 26-27

Kilgore's newest outdoor adventure is one that continues to grow with locals and visitors. The natur...

Fourth of July Extravaganza

July 4

Bring the family out and enjoy a 20-minute explosively entertaining fireworks display. There are foo...

Liberty

Liberty Opry

June 27, July 25, Aug. 29

Family entertainment for all ages, Liberty Opry features live music with a little comedy, too. Gospe...

A note regarding COVID-19

Due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus, some events have been postponed or canceled in the interest of safety and participants’ well-being. Please make sure to check the event website, social media, or call ahead to confirm an event is still taking place if you are interested in attending.

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