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There is an American Dream that begins in high school. Not the one about a spouse, a house, an odd number of children. It’s the one that features an abrupt exit on graduation night, blowing out of the hometown and never looking back.

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Lacie Ballinger is joining the Discovery Science Place as the museum's new executive director. Ballinger was most recently the director of collections and exhibits for the Tallahassee Museum in Florida. Ballinger will oversee the nonprofit science museum and its mobile science education program.

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Jacksonville’s 37th Tomato Fest is back this year — red, ripe, and full of fun. The festival celebrating all things tomatoes kicks off June 5 and culminates in a full day of activities June 12.

ArtWalk Longview is a free, self-guided tour of downtown business venues exhibiting and selling art. This year's dates are April 1, July 1, October 7, and December 9.

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The Texas Historical Association's historic house museums represent Texas’ diverse landscape and architectural heritage. Experience how Texans lived over the past 175 years in modest homes, comfortable residences, and opulent estates.

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Winnsboro Center for the Arts (WCA) is hosting an exhibition featuring the Art in the Gallery High School Art Competition through April 10. The show features 51 artworks by 45 students of eight area schools.

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Fine dining in Palestine, Texas, is now even more special at the Queen St Grille where guests enjoy American cuisine with sophisticated local flavor and exquisite decor. Few restaurants in the region can rival the quality of the Grille’s upscale fare and refined historic atmosphere.

On Saturday, February 6, 2021, Kids' Trout Fishing Day takes place at Bridge Bob's Pond in the Mineola Nature Preserve. The event is sponsored by Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, the City of Mineola, local merchants, civic organizations, and many individual contributors. It takes place…

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The M.P. Baker Library of Panola College in Carthage, Texas, is hosting an exhibit of collected works by artist Mary Jean Davis beginning this week and ending Friday, February 26.

In 2013 Friends of Rains County Public Library decided to engage talented teens from local area high schools to compete in an art competition. Convincing high school art instructors to rouse their teenage students to participate and get involved in an artistic competition was not an easy tas…

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While thousands of musicians and fans are usually headed off to MusicFest in Steamboat, Colorado, this time of year, it is cancelled for 2021 due to COVID.

When mother and daughter Carolyn DeWoody and Amber Green found themselves with one acre of land tucked into a corner of the vineyards of Los Pinos Ranch near Pittsburg, it was easy to envision a perfect getaway destination.