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American Folk Singer Plays The Bowery Stage

Folk music icon Tom Paxton performs on The Bowery Stage in Winnsboro April 23.
February 23, 2016

East Texas Train Introduces The Pullman Table

Passengers on the Texas State Railroad through the piney woods of East Texas will soon get to choose from a delicious and classy menu of food to add to the journey.
February 23, 2016

Discover the Many East Texas Trails

Spring is in the air in East Texas. It’s the perfect time and place to lace up some hiking boots or sneakers and head outside.
February 23, 2016

Red River Shares Art, Wine & Music

The third annual Red River Art, Wine & Music Fest—hosted by The Creative Arts Center, Bonham—is Saturday, April 16, with an opening reception on Friday evening, April 15.
February 23, 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

Step Back in Time by Helping to Build Grass House at Caddo Mounds

Workers needed for January 23 work day at historic site.
January 16, 2016

Enjoy Mardi Gras Upriver

Mardi Gras Upriver takes place in Jefferson February 5-7. For more information call 903.665.2672 and visit mardigrasupriver.com.
December 30, 2015

New Exhibit Examines Manned Space Travel

“Orion- Journey to Mars,” the newest exhibit at Discovery Science Place in Tyler, is now open to the public.
December 30, 2015

Tyler Museum is Embracing Diverse Voices

Celebrating 45 years of serving the greater East Texas community, the Tyler Museum of Art casts the spotlight on our nation’s diversity for its first major exhibition of 2016: Embracing Diverse Voices: 90 Years of African-American Art.
December 30, 2015

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

Sadler's Kitchen

On Friday nights in East Texas the rumbling you hear in Jacksonville could be the crowds at the Tomato Bowl where local football teams square off or it could be folks rambling to get to the dining room at Sadler’s Kitchen as the doors open at 5 p.m. Recently, I was a diner in the crowd.
November 14, 2015

Caddo Lake: Past, Present, and Future

Texas Parks and Wildlife is presenting a variety of programs to educate guests on Caddo Lake.
October 30, 2015