What's going on in East Texas this weekend? March 14-17 | Arts & Culture
East Texas has no shortage of fun, entertaining, and even educational things to do. When you have your weekend days off, you can find something great to do locally to save your gas money and support local business!
Mineola: Brittany Bexton concert at Henry's House of Java (on Hwy 80 beside Dairy Queen). 6:00 p.m. No cover charge, but tips are always appreciated.
Tyler: Thursday, March 14: Monty Python and the Holy Grail will be onscreen at the historic Liberty Theater on the Square in downtown Tyler. This classic cult comedy has been entertaining fans for years; check it out for yourself at 7 p.m. for only $5. 103 East Erwin Street. Check out Liberty's website at LibertyTyler.com -
Longview - 2013 Scublpture Workshop with Bobbe Gentry at Longview Museum of Fine Art - Mar 13 - Mar 16 (9:30 am - 4:00 pm Wednesday - Saturday) More information can be found at http://www.lmfa.org.
Ben Wheeler - Patrick James Freden. Thursday at 7 p.m at The Forge. 1610 FM 279 in Ben Wheeler.
And on Friday at The Forge, Ben Lowery and Wes Hendrix acoustic show at 7pm. No Cover charge.Visit their website www.benwheelertx.com.
Ben Wheeler - Local favorite Group Therapy will bring their country-rock style to Moore's Store, 1551 FM 279 in Ben Wheeler on Friday, March 15. Show starts at 8pm. Only $5 to get in!
Winnsboro is having a special Main Street 10th Anniversay celebration all weekend. According to WinnsboroOnlineGuide.com, Main Street Opening Ceremony will be held Friday, March 15 at 10:30 am with a reception following at Winnsboro Center for the Arts 11:00 am - 2:00 pm.
3rd Friday Art Walk Friday evening at 6:00 pm - Starts at the Winnsboro Center for the Arts. Stroll through downtown and peek in the windows to see "Then" and "Now" photos.
Also in Winnsboro, a special Farmers' Market will be held on Saturday, March 16 at the Depot. Also enjoy Live Music Sponsored by:Crossroads, Double C Steakhouse and Brewbaker's Pub.
Tyler: The Collings Foundation Wings of Freedom Tour will arrive at Tyler Pounds Regional Airport between noon - 2 p.m. on Friday, March 15 and will LEAVE on Monday, March 18 at 10 a.m.
The Wings of Freedom Tour is once again being hosted by the Historic Aviation Memorial Museum. Ground tours will be $15 for adults and $8 for children 12 years and under. This will include a tour of the museum and the B17, B24, and P51 bombers.
Rides may be purchased on the B17 & B24 for $425 and on the P51 for $2200 for 1/2 hour and $3200 for 1 hour. Entry fees to the ramp area to tour the aircraft and rides on the planes are handled exclusive by the Collings Foundation. More details at CollingsFoundation.org.
Tyler: Library Book Sale (201 S. College) all day Thursday - Sunday. Call 903-593-7323 for more details.
Palestine: Get your tickets to see "GHOSTS the Musical" while they last! To purchase tickets locally go by Education Unlimited (903)723-8383, Dogwood Diner, or the Palestine Area Chamber of Commerce. Or purchase your tickets online NOW! http://outhousetickets.com/Venue/The_Texas_Theatre/
You don't want to miss this show!
Tyler: The Main Street Flower Market is this weekend, March 15-16! The beautiful open-air market features things for, from and about the garden. It's a great way to celebrate the opening of Azalea Trails! The Flower Market is this Friday and Saturday at 624 N. Broadway on the grounds of the historic Goodman-LeGrand Museum. Join us 10am-5pm each day! Visit the Main Street Flower Market Facebook page for more information and pictures.
Mineola: Marches In March concert - The Lake Country Symphonic Band will be in concert Sunday March 17 at 2 pm at the Historic Select Theater. Call the box office at 903-569-2300 for reservations. Adults $5, children free.
Mineola: Acoustic Music on the Streets, Saturday at 11am, downtown. More information here.
Mineola: On Friday, March 15th, ASET will sponsor School Night for Astronomy for all public, private and home-schooled students in the area beginning with SunSpot viewing about 5pm and running until about 9pm.
These events are subject to weather restrictions. A cancellation notice will be posted and aired on the ASET website www.asetexas.org , local newspaper's internet site and KMOO Radio 99.9 by 4pm of each day.
For more information, contact ASET at email@example.com or 903-805-9902.
Tyler Azalea Trails information: www.tylerazaleatrail.com
Nacogdoches Azalea Trails information: www.VisitNacogdoches.com
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