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Vanishing Texana Museum Displays Unique History

The Vanishing Texana Museum in Jacksonville contains a display of artifacts representing the history of Texas and Cherokee County. Included in the display are Native American relics, farm equipment, photographs, guns, dolls, typewriters, and many other items of interest.
October 24, 2018

Nacogdoches Presents Dia de los Muertos Wine, Whiskey and Brew Tour

Guests are invited to gather at 6 p.m. November 2 for a special Dia de los Muertos costume-themed Wine, Whiskey and Brew Tour. The tour goes to three of Nacogdoches libation locations including Fredonia Brewery, Front Porch Distillery, and Naca Valley Vineyard for tastings at each.
October 24, 2018

Jac Lahav’s Great Americans Featured at Longview Museum

At right is one of Lahav’s portraitures featured in the exhibition at the Longview Museum of Fine Arts through December 15. It is of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second female justice of four to be confirmed to the Supreme Court of the United States.
October 24, 2018

Henderson Celebrates 30th Annual Heritage Syrup Festival in November

The annual Heritage Syrup Festival takes place each fall in Henderson, this year on November 10. The tradition of ribbon cane syrup making is demonstrated on the depot museum grounds with experienced syrup makers operating an antique mule powered syrup mill to produce old-fashioned cane syrup. While the syrup cooks, folk artists demonstrations take place including wood carving, blacksmithing, lace making, rope and basket making, quilting, broom making and other old-time survival skills. Live music, food and beverages, and more provide a full day of fun.
October 24, 2018

Ringing in the New Year in the Upper East Side of Texas

The world’s getting ready to ring in 2019 on December 31 and those looking for something special — but maybe not too rowdy — have some good choices in the Upper East Side of Texas. Some, like the delightful Four Winds Steakhouse in Wills Point as well as other locations, are already booked up for the evening since early October so mark your calendars for next year. Others may still have a spot just right for you.
October 24, 2018

The Winnsburger: A Name Worth a Taste

This mouth-watering dish highlights the menu at The Rooster Cafe, one of the best treasures in the Upper East Side of Texas and well worth a trip from anywhere.
October 7, 2018

Jimmy’s Straight Texas Bourbon Strikes Gold

Jimmy’s Straight Texas Bourbon Whiskey recently received a coveted gold medal at the North American Bourbon & Whiskey Competition held in New Orleans
August 29, 2018

Kevin Galloway comes to Stanleys Famous Pit BBQ

August 28, 2018

Winnsboro Art Fest Set for November 9-10

August 28, 2018

Life-Size Animatronic Dinosaurs Return to Heard Museum

Visitors to Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney can let their imaginations run wild as they travel back in time with life-size animatronic dinosaurs along a half-mile nature trail from September 1 through February 18, 2019.
August 28, 2018

Visit Mineola — a Small Town with a Big Heart

Almost 200 years ago, long before Uber, people’s main mode of transportation from town to town was horses. Then came the “Iron Horse,” a steam locomotive that quickly made travel more convenient and helped build small communities like Mineola, Texas. To celebrate its heritage, Mineola hosts its very own Iron Horse celebration each fall.
August 28, 2018

Palestine Offers Curious Getaway Adventure

Palestine’s Historic Main Street District is 44 blocks long, starting at its Visitor Information Center, housed in a restored railroad depot at 825 West Spring Street, and ending at the historic Anderson County Courthouse, an impressive neoclassical structure built in 1914.
June 28, 2018