Galveston Island, Texas– Galveston Historical Foundation’s Texas Seaport Museum is seeking hardy volunteers to learn the ropes on board the 1877 iron barque ELISSA and help maintain the National Historic Landmark tall ship.
Palestine, Texas- Palestine will soon be home to an innovative pop-up museum filled with exhibits that explore science, technology, engineering, the arts and math in a hands-on environment. Based on the world-famous Exploratorium in San Francisco, CA, it is the brain child of the ICEE Success Foundation and the STEAMRollers. The exhibit will promote creative and innovation thinking skills that are important for all ages. It is called a pop-up museum because, for the time being, it will be opened for a certain time period.
Lufkin Texas- After another successful Texas State Forest Festival, the Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce brought home 31 different awards from the Texas Festivals and Events Association (TFEA). The Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce won the Zenith award; which is presented to the best 2014 festival in the state in each budget category. The Chamber was also presented with twenty 1st place awards, eight 2nd place awards and three 3rd place award.
Palestine, Texas- In less than two weeks Palestine Community Theatre’s (PCT) Mary Poppins is set to fly over the rooftops of Palestine and land at the Historic Texas Theatre! Mary Poppins, sponsored by Ellen Weber D.D.S., is one of the most popular Disney movies of all time, and winner of 44 major theatre awards from around the globe. Mary Poppins has captivated audiences for generations with its enchanting story, unforgettable songs and dazzling dance numbers.
Palestine, Texas- Get into the holiday spirit as Palestine celebrates the 3rd Annual Christmas in July event. It kicks-off on Monday, July 20. Visitors are invited to unwrap savings at local stores and enjoy special events, the entire week of July 20-26.
East Texas- Find a fireworks display near you in the Piney Woods!
Crockett, Texas—The Piney Woods Fine Arts Association presents its final installment of the Summer Lightnin Concert Series on Thursday, June 25th at 8pm. The concert will take place at the Sallas Amphitheater in Arnold Park and will feature the celtic rock music of The Killdares.