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Ham It Up with the Dancing Pig of Ben Wheeler

Taking a bite of The Dancing Pig sandwich at Moore’s Store in historic downtown Ben Wheeler is a deliciously messy roller coaster of flavor.
December 27, 2018

Best Artist: Maureen Killaby

December 26, 2018

Freezin' for a Reason

Freeze Your Fanny bike ride is scheduled for February 2 in Longview
December 26, 2018

Five Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

In the Upper East Side of Texas there are plenty of places with activities to keep the dark days of winter fun for families and friends. There are the usual like movie theaters, game rooms, and bowling alleys — some with extra things to do like laser tag, virtual reality snowball fights, and jump zones. Here are a few other ideas sure to beat the winter blues.
December 25, 2018

Deep Space Is As Close as Nacogdoches

The lyrics “The stars at night are big and bright … the prairie sky is wide and high … deep in the heart of Texas” are ever more meaningful with the unveiling of the new planetarium at Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA), Nacogdoches.
December 25, 2018

Greenville Thespians Announce Inaugural Season

Not content to let the kids in the community have all the fun, theater lovers in Greenville embark on their own stage pursuits with the creation of Greenville Theatre Works (GTW).
December 25, 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.
November 26, 2018

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

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

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

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