Athens

Athens has the charm of a small southern town while still retaining many of the qualities of a larger city. Its surrounding countryside and lakes offer a perfect backdrop to the many artists and other talented people that call Athens home. While progress is evident everywhere, Athens embraces its heritage and celebrates its colorful past. Athens is nationally acknowledged as “The Home of Original Hamburger” and is also home to the Annual Texas Fiddlers Contest and Reunion, the oldest such event in the U.S. Things to do while in Athens include taking a walk along a tree-covered path in the forests of the East Texas Arboretum, learning how to bait a hook and then catch “a big one” at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center, adventuring onto the ziplines at New York, Texas Zipline Adventure, or enjoying tasting wines and beautiful scenery at Tara Vineyard & Winery. www.athenstx.org

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October 26, 2017

Gardening the Easy Way

Henderson County Master Gardeners invite you to attend our free fall conference and learn how to garden the easy way.  We have two expert...

The 12 Daze of Christmas
December 1, 2017

The 12 Daze of Christmas

The 12 Daze of Christmas. Athens. Henderson County Performing Arts Center. 903.675.3908. hcpac.org.

December 2, 2017

The 12 Daze of Christmas

Alice wants to sing one of her favorite holiday songs, "The 12 Days of Christmas", but she realizes whens she sings, the characters begin...

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