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CULTURE ENTERTAINMENT

Chanukah-Klezmer Concert Scheduled in Tyler

Rabbi Neal Katz (pictured) and Congregation Beth El are proud to produce the 10th annual Chanukah-Klezmer concert at 7 p.m. Monday, December 4 at Liberty Hall in downtown Tyler.
October 30, 2017

Quirky Treasures in the Upper East Side of Texas

No list of area adventures is complete without the region’s offerings of oddball treasures in museums and quirky educational exhibits.
August 27, 2017

Get Ready for the Great American Eclipse of the Sun

The eclipse of the sun occurring August 21 this year is dubbed the “Great American Solar Eclipse” because of how the path of totality crosses directly over the continental United States. It is only visible from the United States and parts of Canada and Mexico.
June 28, 2017

Ben Wheeler Junebug Fest Welcomes Summer

Organizers at The Forge Bar & Grill in Ben Wheeler are gearing up for the 5th Annual Junebug Summer Fair, set for June 17-18
April 24, 2017

Texas Folklore Fans Gather in Tyler

Tyler is the destination for the annual Texas Folklore Festival, held this year April 21-23.
February 20, 2017

Mardi Gras Madness

East Texans who love the mayhem of Mardi Gras celebrations don’t have to head for Louisiana to get a taste of the silliness.
December 21, 2016

Twinkle Twinkle

Festive displays at SantaLand, Christmas Park and Marshall's Wonderland of Lights illuminate the season.
October 24, 2016

New Caddo Grass House Draws Visitors

A replica of ancient civilization rises up from East Texas with the tradition-based construction of a grass house near Alto, Texas.
August 29, 2016

River Racers Return to Neches

They call it a race, but leisurely river lovers are also welcome to take the scenic ride down one of the oldest natural rivers in the state.
July 1, 2016

Stars and Scars Mud Run Scheduled in Kilgore

For a true adventure bound to make competitors get “down and dirty,” sign up for the Stars & Scars Mud Run happening in Kilgore on Saturday, June 25.
April 27, 2016

Irish Legacy is Alive and Well in East Texas

Rumor has it that true Irish don’t care much for leprechauns or green beer but other aspects of the Irish lifestyle help define who they are and give insight to those who want to be Irish for a day on St. Patrick’s Day.
February 23, 2016

Red River Steamboats Brought Settlers to East Texas

Taking a look at the Red River today—often shallow and showing many sand bars—doesn’t conjure up images of passing seafaring vessels, but the Red River of yesteryear was a key passageway for transporting early settlers and facilitating commerce to and from the nation’s newest frontier.
December 30, 2015