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Edom Shares Art and More at Annual Fest

The small East Texas community of Edom readies itself for an influx of visitors for the twelfth annual Edom Festival of the Arts. Fine art, live music and plenty of food fill the festival grounds behind the resident artists’ studios on the one main street in town, Farm to Market Road 279. Hours for the festival are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. October 19 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. October 20.
August 29, 2013

Old Firehouse in Edom Hosts Music, Film Series

Beginning its fifth season of entertainment, The Old Firehouse in Edom will feature Bill Ward in its acoustic concert series on September 21, and the first 2013-14 independent film screening of “The Playroom” on September 28.
August 29, 2013

Ceremony Attracts Descendants

That was 174 years ago in what is known as the last battle between the Cherokees and whites in Texas.
June 26, 2013

Ben Wheeler Book Fair 2 Planned Nov. 30 in Art Jam

The second annual Ben Wheeler Book Fair is scheduled for Nov. 30 this year in conjunction with the 279 Art Jam in Edom and Ben Wheeler.
June 26, 2013

From A to ZZ with Robin Hood Brians

Have you ever had the Chili’s baby back rib jingle stuck in your head? Would you have guessed its author built an audio recording studio in Tyler and that ZZ Top recorded their first four albums there and that it’s still going strong now for 50 years?
June 26, 2013

Edom, Ben Wheeler Art Jam is Scheduled for June 22

The next Art Jam on the 279 Artisans Trail is set for June 22, with music, artist demonstrations, guest artists, galleries, one-of-a-kind shopping, restaurants, and more in Ben Wheeler, Edom, and at Blue Moon Gardens along Hwy. 279.
April 25, 2013

Make Plans for Summer Play Time

Most families and individuals alike have more leisure time in the summer than at any other time of the year.
April 25, 2013

“Dearly Beloved” Kicks Off Edom Civic Theatre Season

Edom Civic Theatre begins its 2013 season with an April 12-13 production of “Dearly Beloved,” the first of three comedies about the Futrelle family from Fayroe, Texas.
March 28, 2013

Malone Awarded Edom 2012 Citizen of the Year

The Edom Area Chamber of Commerce bestowed the Citizen of the Year award to Mary Ellen Malone at the chamber’s annual meeting recently citing her leadership and untiring efforts to move the community forward.
February 28, 2013

Best of the Upper East Side of Texas 2011

February 20, 2013

Best of the Upper East Side of Texas Hall of Fame 2011

February 20, 2013

Old Firehouse Offers Music, Movies

The Old Firehouse multi-functional arts facility in downtown Edom has become a hub of entertainment with its music and independent film series.
January 30, 2013