4 - Kilgore EAST
OILMAN’S CHILI COOK-OFF ...
Come join the fun as you taste all the entries and vote for
your favorite in the Chili Cook-off, with over 75 entries
participating. Location: World’s Richest Acre, Downtown
Kilgore. Time: - Sponsored by KilgoreCommunityCrisis Center. Tickets: (903)
12-14, December 17-19, January 14-16, February 18-20 - Livingston - TRADE DAYS... Discover
a wide array of Trade Days treasures at PedigoPark—original artwork,
crafts, collectibles, antiques & food. Free parking Fri
& Sat. On Hwy 59 North, just 3/4 mile north of Hwy 190.
(936) 327-3656. www.cityoflivingston-tx.com.
13 - Henderson
HERITAGE SYRUP FESTIVAL... Discover
mule-driven ribbon cane syrup-making “the old-fashioned
way”, 150 arts & crafts booths, bluegrass concerts,
hayride shuttles, cook-offs, antique tractors, pioneer skills
demonstrations, children’s area & folk singers at the
Depot Museum and Historic Downtown. (903) 657-4303 or (903)
13 - Edgewood
34th EDGEWOOD HERITAGE
to the country and discover fun in HeritagePark with crafts,
carriage rides, Texas music, Santa,
reenactments, sidewalk art, classic car show, dog show,
cloggers, pinto bean & CASI chili cook-off, historic
building tour, country cookin’ and great entertainment. Free
admission. - (903) 896-1940. www.edgewoodheritagefestival.com.
18 - Kilgore
CHRISTMAS IN THE OIL PATCH... This
annual event is the beginning of the holiday season. The
lighting of over 75 derricks and a giant Christmas tree takes
place, as well as entertainment for the family. Location:
World’s Richest Acre, Downtown Kilgore. No fees. Time: Sponsored by:
Kilgore Historical Preservation Foundation. For more info:
18 to January 1 - Kilgore
HOLIDAY TRAIL OF LIGHTS WINTERFEST... Two
states and six cities are involved, all within a one-hour
drive of each other. The Holiday Trail of Lights offers
millions of lights in Down-town Kilgore. Free. (903) 984-5022.
19-20 - Mount Pleasant
“DECK THE HALLS”
CHRISTMAS CRAFTS EXTRAVAGANZA... As
the sights & musical sounds of Christmas fill the air, do
your holiday shopping at this showcase of 60 vendors’ unique
and tempting wares. firstname.lastname@example.org.
20 - Crockett
29th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS IN CROCKETT... Enjoy
the Christmas feeling the Saturday before Thanksgiving with
over 200 arts & crafts booths, along with food vendors,
entertainment and more. For vendor information, call (888)
27 & Dec 3-4 - Sulphur Springs
CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL... Enjoy
“Christmas in the Park” by driving or walking through HeritagePark’s outdoor museum
of historic buildings beautifully decorated for the season.
“Christmas Comes to Main Street” Dec 3 with
festivities on downtown’s square and Dec 4 at the Christmas
Light Parade. Free admission. (888) 300-6623 or (903)
4-5 - Sulphur Springs
NORTH EAST TEXAS CHORAL SOCIETY
“A Heavenly Christmas” tops off the city’s Christmas
Festival weekend with a concert by the North East Texas Choral
Society at the HopkinsCountyRegionalCivicCenter. www.netchoral.org.
(903) 885-8071 or (888) 300-6623.
10-11 - KILGORE SNOWHILL...
celebrate the season as we offer live entertainment with Santa
Claus, wagon rides, Mt. Kilgore Snowhill, and children’s
activities. Downtown Kilgore. Friday evening 5pm-9pm & Saturday -2pm. Free. (903)
1 & 5 – Huntsville
TREES-TREES-TREES - WALKER
COUNTY PROUD COMMUNITIES TREE SEMINAR & SALE...On
Feb 1, learn "How to Select Landscape Trees" and
"Care & Management of Trees" in presentations by
the Texas Forest Service & Master Gardeners at 6:30pm,
AGRILIFE Extension office (102 Tam Rd). On Feb 5, the annual
tree sale starts at 8am on Golden Corral's parking lot (Hwy 30
across from Brookshire's).
3-6, 2011 - Port Arthur
MARDI GRAS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS... A
spectacular Mardi Gras event featuring four days of costuming,
parades, carnival, arts and crafts, concerts, floats, music,concessions & family entertainment in downtown Port
Arthur. Visit website: www.mardigras.portarthur.com
- Nederland NEDERLAND
HERITAGE FESTIVAL ...Celebrate
the area’s Dutch & Cajun heritage with tournaments,
carnival, arts & crafts booths, pageants, Cajun foods
& museum tours. In its 37th year downtown on Boston
(409) 724-2269. www.nederlandhf.org.