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EAST TEXAS EVENTS
SUMMER
  2015

JUNE

  June 12–14, July 17–19 and August 14–16 - Livingston
LIVINGSTON TRADE DAYS...
Discover a wide array of Trade Days treasures, original handcrafted artworks, antiques, collectibles, crafts & foods at Pedigo Park on Hwy 59 Bypass. www.UBHOOKD.com. (936) 327-3656 or 1-877-UBHOOKD.

  June 13 - Nacogdoches
TEXAS BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL...
The largest producer of blueberries in Texas presents a blueberry pancake breakfast, kid’s water park, arts/crafts, farm-fresh blueberries for sale, blueberry farm tours, Repbee Classic Car Show, live music with ‘Cookin’ Up the Blues’, and family fun downtown. Presented by Brookshire Brothers. (936) 560-5533. www.TexasBlueberryFestival.com.

  June 13 - Saturday - Paris
CLASSIC CAR SHOW & ARTS /CRAFTS...
40 vehicle classes, many special awards, food, kid activities, special shopping! Cruise night, giant 50’s street party Friday (6pm-9pm). Love Civic Center at 2025 South Collegiate. Hosts: Red River Valley Honkers Car Club. SEEKING VENDORS: www.rrvhonkers.com. Contact S. Carroll: (903) 739-9763 or kscarrol@att.net.

  June 13 - Jacksonville
TOMATO FEST...
Enjoy many tomato activities, including Salsa Contest, Tomato Eating and Tomato Peeling Contests, plus  200 vendors, Got Talent Contest, Chili’s Street Dance, Entertainment, History Display, Farmer’s Market, Gospel Concert, Soccer/Tennis Tournaments & lots more. Free admission. In its 31st year! Contact Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce: (903) 586-2217 or www.jacksonvilletexas.com. 

JULY

  July 3 - Commerce
4th OF JULY CELEBRATION...
Celebrate Independence Day on Friday at Centennial Park with a parade, live bands on stage, children’s activities, bounce houses & food. Held 5pm-9pm at the park’s Eddie Moore Sports Complex. Enjoy fireworks at 9:30pm. Bring a can of food for entry to help those in need. (903) 886-3950. info@commerce-chamber.com.

SEPTEMBER

  September 5 - Winnsboro
ANNUAL CLASSIC CAR & TRUCK CRUISE IN...
$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 and food vendors. Downtown  at The Depot (101 E. Broadway). Sponsors: Main Street & HAWKS Gun Club. (903) 342-3654. www.hawksofeasttexas.com (click on community activities).

  September 16–20 Lufkin
31st ANNUAL TEXAS STATE FOREST FESTIVAL...
Hushpuppy Championships, Lumberjack Show, Wild West Gun Fight Show, East Texas Got Talent, Inspirational Praise Sing-off, carnival, new car display, children’s events, live music, cheerleading & pom-pon/dance competitions & much more! George H. Henderson Jr. Expo Center in Lufkin. Info: (936) 634-6644. www.TexasForestFestival.com.

  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 & 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. (903) 886-3950. Email: info@commerce-chamber.com.

OCTOBER

  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!  www.VisitTyler.com.  www.texasrosefestival.com. 1-800-235-5712.  v




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