The Dixie Swim Club Live At the Texas Theatre

By Kathrine Newton

Palestine, Texas- “Let’s go do something fun to celebrate this hellish heat!”

Even though the calendar says autumn has arrived, the thermometer still registers in the nineties. Enjoy the last vestiges of summer and join the girls of the “Dixie Swim Club” in a “group swim.” Laugh with them as they stroke through life in this third production of the Palestine Community Theatre’s season at the Historic Texas Theater during the first two weekends in October.

Galveston Historical Foundation Announces 2015 Heritage At Risk List

2818 BALL Galveston Island, Texas– Each year, Galveston Historical Foundation asks the public for nominations to the “Heritage at Risk” list of historic sites and properties in Galveston County. Houses on the list are at risk of being lost due to damage, neglect or proposed development. The Heritage at Risk List is not limited to buildings, but also includes landscapes, sites, objects, and monuments that compose the cultural landscape of Galveston County.

Texas Seaport Museum Marine Biology Tours

Galveston Island, Texas– Galveston Historical Foundation’s Texas Seaport Museum is pleased to announce that they will be offering their Marine Biology Harbor Tour to the public on a limited basis. This unique experience takes place on board the SEAGULL II, a 50’ catamaran which docks at the Texas Seaport Museum, Pier 21, in Galveston. The tour starts at 5:15 p.m. and costs $15 per person for adults 19+, and $12 for youth aged 6-18. Children 5 and under are free and reservations can be made online at or by calling 409-763-1877. Dates announced are August 15, August 29 and September 5.

Grilling on the Bayou Returns To Jefferson

Jefferson, Texas- Grilling on the Bayou is coming back to Vale Street Gardens, 306 Vale Street, Jefferson, Texas on Saturday, October 10, 2015, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm (or until food runs out). Volunteer Big Green Egg Chefs will purchase and prepare enough food to be served in small portions to hundreds of Tasters who will pay an entry fee to sample the variety of foods cooked on Big Green Egg cookers. Proceeds benefit the historic Jefferson Carnegie Library. The event is sponsored by Friends of Jefferson Carnegie Library and Wholesale National Supply’s Longview location.

Boots & Brew Tickets On Sale Soon

Nacogdoches, Texas- The Nacogdoches Jaycees and Nacogdoches Main Street are excited to announce that tickets for the second Boots & Brew event presented by Brookshire Brothers will be on sale at the Liberty Bell, 422 E. Main Street, in historic downtown Nacogdoches beginning at 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 1st.