Community theaters throughout East Texas welcome the Christmas season with holiday-themed musicals, comedies and dramatic stage productions, while Cowan Center in Tyler hosts the extravaganza, Cirque Dreams Holidaze.
The Piney Woods Wine Festival is held in Lindale this year at the Picker’s Pavilion, 205 E. North Street in downtown Lindale. The event features wine tastings by the 16 wineries that make up the Piney Woods Wine Trail, many of them national award winners. Wine is sold by the bottle or glass and samples are $1 each. There’s a $5 admission fee.