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All Aboard the Polar Express!

Children of all ages will have a one-on-one experience with the cast of conductors, elves, waiters and chefs and, of course, the man in red … Santa Claus! The best part is that everyone gets to wear their pajamas out in public.

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Run in the Annual Gobble Wobble for a Good Cause

Participants in the annual Longview fundraiser always include first-timers as well as event regulars -- called Gobble Wobblers.

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Palestine Accommodates in Fine Style with Historic Redlands Hotel

When the Redlands Hotel opened for business in Palestine in 1915, it was hailed as one of the finest hotels around. The hotel is a destination all its own with beautiful suites for rent by the night or longer, an on-site fine dining restaurant and bar, elegant ambience throughout the building, and a front row seat to all the happenings in downtown Palestine.

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A Twinkle in the Skies Over Marshall This Time of Year

The historic downtown courthouse in Marshall creates a magical wonderland with thousands of lights and an adjoining ice skating rink.

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Region's Haunted Houses and More Await the Brave of Heart

East Texas is a perfect place to indulge in playful horrors of Halloween, what with its deep woods, historic homes, and ghost stories.

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Where Are Your Favorite Destinations? -- Vote Today!

Cities and towns with recognized "destinations" include Mount Vernon, Ben Wheeler, Palestine, Frankstone, Winnsboro, Lindale, New Boston, Mount Pleasant, Pittsburg, Nacogdoches and more.

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Early Flying Machine Predated Wright Brothers' Work

The unusual contraption called the Ezekiel Airship predated the Wright Brothers’ history-making flight a year later. A replica is on display in Pittsburg, Texas.

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Unassuming Marker Memorializes Massacre

The site of the Killough Massacre dates back to displacement related to the start of the Republic of Texas.

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Travel Down the Scarecrow Trail

On opening day -- Saturday, October 6 -- the activities include live entertainment, face-painting, food, pumpkins, mums, a Hobbit House and, of course, lots of scarecrows.

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War Letters Becomes Museum’s New Campaign

The Gregg County Historical Museum, Longview, exhibits war letters loaned to them by area residents in a special display up through September 29.

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Celebrate Oktoberfest in Crockett

Trying to describe Brave Combo’s music requires an extensive vocabulary – at least when it comes to musical styles. For the past three decades the quintet has perfected a world music mix that includes salsa, meringue, rock, cumbia, conjunto, polka, zydeco, classical, cha cha, the blues and more.

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Caddo Parish Welcomes Tour Participants

Annual event will spotlight historic homes, community businesses and unique sites along Highway 71 North and Highway 3049 in northern Caddo Parish, Louisiana.

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