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Hiking in Texas state parks offers a refreshing look at nature and great exercise. Even beginning hikers can explore the parks’ accessible trails and enjoy the colors of fall as many of the beautiful deciduous tree leaves change to yellow, red, orange, and purple.

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With more than 45 artists and 11 wineries the Winnsboro Art & Wine Festival takes place in the heart of the town’s Cultural Arts District November 12-13. Art mediums include jewelry, woodwork, pottery, paintings, metal art, and more. One of the artists is Joel Wright whose watercolor is …

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Winnsboro Center for the Arts is presenting “Dreamscapes” June 12 to July 31. The exhibit explores the worlds we visit in our dreams while asleep and the places we aspire to be when awake. The artists’ wide range of expression stimulates the imagination, promising a fantastical journey throu…

Late spring and early summer are wonderful times to head outdoors to enjoy fresh air, sunshine, and beautiful scenery. It’s an ideal time for a short trip to a nearby park to enjoy the outdoors.

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Beat Root Revival brings their creative melodic sound to The Bowery Stage at the Winnsboro Center for the Arts at 7:30 p.m. August 21. Originally from England and Ireland, the multi-instrumentalist roots duo is made up of Ben Jones and Andrea Magee. Tickets range from $17 to $27 and are avai…

Living and playing in the Upper East Side of Texas for about six months of the year means easy access to fresh, locally grown produce. Rural folks and small town leaders know how to make a party out of anything and their markets are no exception.

At a recent poetry reading at Culture Club Art Gallery in Winnsboro, Joe Dan Boyd entertained the room with his colorful readings. He recited two poems by Odena Brannam and Lucy Germany, former members of the Winnsboro Live Poets Society (WLPS).

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March is Women’s History Month, a time dedicated to reflect on the often-overlooked contributions of women to history, culture, and society.

For those who enjoy a good cold beer, add these breweries in the region to your bucket list.

The small, but mighty, town of Winnsboro, Texas, always seems to have so many good things going on. Much of that has to do with the fact that its foundation is centered around food and art.

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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Little did 23-year-old Alyson Gurney of Washington, DC, know that making tiny felted versions of people’s pets would gain her so much attention. She’s an internet success with 50,000 followers on Instagram and is making the TV talk show rounds. People send photos of their pets and she create…

With summer upon us, local farmers' markets and produce stands are open for business. This is a great way to practice social distancing in open air markets as we continue to deal with the COVID-19 Pandemic. Supporting our local farmers markets can be beneficial to all who visit them and purc…