September 5 - Winnsboro
ANNUAL CLASSIC CAR & TRUCK CRUISE
$25 Registration 7am-10am (or $20 if pre-register before Sept
1). Car Rally 7am with $5 fee. Judging 10am-noon. Awards 1pm.
Also enjoy Farmers Market & food vendors. Downtown Winnsboro
at The Depot (101 E. Broadway). Sponsors: Main Street & HAWKS
Gun Club. (903) 342-3654.
(click on community activities).
September 12 - Tyler
East Texas' Largest Rescued Pet Adoption features lots of
adoptable dogs, cats & even horses. All
types of vendors, low cost pet vaccinations &
micro-chipping, great food, live music, bounce house, train
ride, pony rides, face painting & Weenie Dog Races!
the fun, and you my just meet your next Best Furry Friend!
10am-3pm. Bergfeld Park in Tyler. For more info: Facebook/texaspetapalooza.
September 16–20 - Lufkin
31st TEXAS STATE FOREST
Hushpuppy Championships, Wild West Gun Fight Show, Lumberjack
Show, East Texas Got Talent, Inspirational Praise Sing-off,
carnival, children’s events, new car display, live music,
cheerleading & pom-pon/dance competitions and much more!
George H. Henderson Jr. Expo Center in Lufkin. (936) 634-6644.
Sept 18-20, Oct 16-18, Nov 13-15, Dec 18-20 – Livingston
THIRD MONDAY TRADE DAYS…
Discover a wide array of Trade Days treasures at Pedigo Park
on Hwy 59 Bypass! Original handcrafted artworks, collectibles,
crafts, antiques & foods. Open each Friday thru Sunday before
the third Monday each month, year-round. Free admission.
September 19 - Buffalo
BUFFALO STAMPEDE & CAR SHOW...
Saturday. Stampede parade ends in Harriman Park for a day of
FUN. Live entertainment, a park filled with kid’s games, arts
& crafts, food vendors, auction, horse-shoe pitching
tournament, Stampede Car Show, RAFFLE and much more. (903)
322-5810. POB 207, Buffalo TX 75831.
September 25–26 - Commerce
BOIS D’ARC BASH...
“The Bois d’Arc Capital of Texas” - 30th Annual Bash Downtown.
Saturday: Arts & crafts, food, music, games, 5K run, parade,
golf tournament, carnival, Texas wine tasting, and Sept 19
Miss Bois d’Arc Pageant. www.commerce-chamber.com.
October 3 - Huntsville
41st ANNUAL FAIR ON THE SQUARE...
Over 380-booth arts & crafts show on the historic downtown
square, 9am-5pm. Free ad-mission. All-day live entertainment,
food court, Kids Korner, popular Beer Garden, wine tasting
($20) & classic cars. Free parking/shuttle. Also enjoy Friday
night concert with great country music.
(936) 295-8113. (877) 646-8068.
October 3 - Jasper
39th JASPER FALL FESTIVAL...
Enjoy arts & crafts, live entertainment, petting zoo,
Butterfly Festival, master gardeners, Farmer’s Market, Kidz
Zone, pet adoptions, photo contest, Dachshund Races, food &
more. 9am-4pm. Jasper County Courthouse Square. (409)
October 10 - Van
VAN OIL FESTIVAL...
Located in historical downtown Van, this year's theme
is "Those Nifty Fifties"....complete with LIVE entertainers,
vendors, arts, crafts, food vendors, classic car show, parade,
wine garden, bounce houses, face painting & so much more!
9am-2pm. For more information, contact the Van Chamber of
October 10 - Hawkins
HAWKINS OIL FESTIVAL...
Downtown offers a flashback to the 50s & 60s when oil was
king! Waffle breakfast, 5K run, parade, antique car show,
children’s inflatables, great food, street dance and Battle of
the Bands. Come for some good ol’ East Texas fun.
October 15–18 - Tyler
TEXAS ROSE FESTIVAL...
Come celebrate the Rose at the 82nd Annual Texas Rose
Festival. Ceremonial events include the Queen’s Coronation,
Rose Show, Queen’s Tea & Rose Parade. In addition, there will
be an arts & crafts fair, nursery tours, art show & much more!
October 16–17 - Huntsville
POLLINATORS SYMPOSIUM & 6th
BUTTERFLY FESTIVAL / PLANT SALE...
Walker County Master Gardeners invite you to learn about
butterflies & other pollinators in the garden with seminar
speakers on Friday and kid’s activities, a Monarch tag &
release event and plant sale on Saturday. Find natives, herbs,
shrubs, annuals, fruit & nut trees. Hwy 75N & Tam Road (2 mi
north of I-45 exit 118). (936) 435-2426.
October 16, 17, 18 - Woodville
27th ANNUAL HARVEST
Experience an old-time East Texas folk-life celebration at
Heritage Village Museum’s outdoor complex of historic
buildings. Blue-grass music, Civil War reenactment, buggy &
wagon exhibit, ethnic dance performances, blacksmithing,
pioneer crafts, furniture-making, quilting, food, spinning &
more. (409) 283-2272.
October 17 - Cooper
22nd DELTA COUNTY CHIGGERFEST & 5K
Historic Square, 7am-5pm. 5K Run/Walk, Lions Club pancake
breakfast, health fair, KidZone, youth pageant, arts/crafts,
Li Sher dancers, pet parade, contests, live music all day.
Vendor 15x15 spaces $30; food $50. Elec/water $5. Vendors
provide all equip; 6:30am set-up; form on website. (903)
October 24 - Madisonville
14th TEXAS MUSHROOM FESTIVAL...
Texas winetasting & biergarten, cooking demonstrations, live
music, classic car & bike show, grape stomp, vendors, KidZone,
contests, live entertainment, dancing, 5K & more. Downtown
Courthouse Square. For more info:
or (877) 908-8808.
October 23–24 - San Augustine
25th ANNUAL SASSAFRAS
Friday evening festivities and all day Saturday. Arts/crafts,
food, BBQ cookoff, photography contest, live musical
entertainment, 5K run, art & quilt shows, Kids Corner antique
& classic cars, & Grand Re-union. Vendors set up Friday
evening. San Augustine County Chamber of Commerce: (936)
November 21 - Crockett
34th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS IN CROCKETT...
Enjoy the Christmas feeling on the Saturday before
Thanksgiving with over 200 arts & crafts booths, along with
food vendors, entertainment and more. Vendor space available.
Contact Crockett Chamber of Commerce for more info: (936)