What's going on in East Texas this weekend? | Arts & Culture
We have so much to do in East Texas that the problem isn't finding something fun to be a part of, it's narrowing down the choices!
Here's some of what's happening in our area for the weekend of March 8-10:
Nacogdoches Azalea Trail: The Azalea Trail lasts for the entire month of March in Nacogdoches, and features 25 miles of driving routes through beautiful residential areas with gorgeous, camera-worthy landscaping. Visit azaleas.visitnacogdoches.org for more details on events.
Walking Horse Art Exhibit: A western art exhibit featuring works by Bill Williamson, Jr., David Ackerson, John Dietz, Janelle Pollard, Scotty Baker, Gaylon Dingler, and others. 1611 FM 279, Ben Wheeler, TX. Call 903-833-1070 or visit www.benwheelertexas.com for more information.
Also in Ben Wheeler, Byron Haynie will be playing his own brand of acoustic music at The Forge, 1610 FM 279. Call 903-833-5970 for more information. Also, The Bill Hilly Band will play at Moore's Store in Ben Wheeler, at 8pm. Should be a fun country/rock performance! The store is located at 1551 FM 279, $7.
Sulphur Springs 30 East Music Festival: Downtown on the Square. Call 903-885-7541 for event details. FREE. Friday you'll be able to see Foxtrot Uniform, Sonja Javette, Endless Sky, Rick Bauer, County Fringe, and Upstroke. On Saturday, performers include Amanda Pruitt Band, Gus Gustafson, Colton Black, Jake Reeves, Home by Hovercraft, The Chloes, Venetian Sailros, Goodnight Ned and more. Visit www.30eastmusicfest.com for more information.
Greenville Ghost Walk: every weekend the Ghost Walks highlight the city's history and architecture.Some say historical figures from the past 160 years still frequent their old haunts. Steven Reese conducts the tours by lamp light in Victorian costume, beginning at the Heritage Garden near the Farmer's Market two blocks east of the Hunt County Courthouse on Washington Street.The location of the old gallows, a haunted winery and a 1920s Egyptian Revival former mortuary building are among the stops. Many landmark buildings are also included on the tour. Greenville joins Jefferson, McKinney and several other area towns in offering the popular Ghost Walks to visitors. Hunt County Heritage Garden, 2300 Washington Street, Historic Downtown Greenville, Texas. Contact Milton Babb at 903-455-1510 or visit greenvillechamber.com for more details. Cost: $12
Tyler Art & Wine at Caffe Tazza, 4815 Old Bullard Road. Call 903-581-6601. Free admission; this event is a showcase for a local artist every Thursday, Wine & cheese & fruit platter specials, full menu. 5pm-9pm.
Edom: Acoustic Music Concert - The Old Firehouse - Seth Glier @ 7:30pm on Saturday, March 9.
Kilgore: At Dodson Auditorium, 1100 Broadway Blvd., Ricky Nelson's two sons Matthew and Gunner Nelson, bring their dad's best hits of the '50s and '60s. Cost $25-45. Call 903-983-8229 for details.
Tyler: Bob Schneider at Liberty Hall on the Downtown Square, 102 E. Erwin. Saturday, March 9 at 8pm. Tickets are $20 online and $25 at the door. Call 903-595-7274 for more details, or visit LibertyTyler.com.
Longview: ArtsView's "Honk! Jr." -A Main Stage Production. March 9-March 10 at 2pm. 313 West Tyler St.. Honk! Jr. is a retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's classic story, The Ugly Duckling. Ugly, who cannot quack or swim like other ducklings, doesn’t fit in because he is “different.” Lured away from his farm and family by a mischievous and hungry Cat, Ugly must find his way home. Along his harrowing journey, Ugly meets some quirky characters who teach him to love who he is, ‘warts and all!" $12 online; $15 in office, by phone, or at the door. Call 903-236-7535 or visit www.artsviewchildrenstheatre.com.
Canton: G & S Gun Show: March 9-10, 9am. Buy, sell, and trade. Canton Civic Center, 800 Flea Market Road. Call 918-659-2201 for more details.
Gladewater: now through March 31, opening at 10am - 4pm. Millions of daffodils scattered over 28 acres. Hwy 271 N, Just south of Gladwater. For more information call 903-845-5780, or visit www.daffodilgarden.com.
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