Azalea Trail Shop & Stroll Hitting the Brick Streets this Saturday

Nacogdoches, Texas- In conjunction with the 17th Annual Nacogdoches Azalea Trail, Nacogdoches Main Street will be hosting their annual Shop & Stroll, this Saturday March 28th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. “This is a great opportunity to explore the offerings of our downtown merchants,” said Main Street Manager Sarah O’Brien. There are sixteen participating merchants in this Saturday’s event. Merchants will have items displayed on the sidewalk as well as offer specials inside their stores.

Living History of Oak Grove Cemetery

Nacogdoches, Texas- On Saturday, March 28, 2015, the Friends of Historic Nacogdoches, Inc. and the City of Nacogdoches Historic Sites Department will host the 3rd annual Living History of Oak Grove Cemetery Tour. Oak Grove Cemetery was first established circa 1837, and it was later designated as a Historic Texas Cemetery by the Texas Historical Commission. Among those buried there are soldiers, four signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence and a number of local citizens, all of whom helped shape East Texas.

Caddo Culture Day

El Camino Real Festival 2014_17Alto, Texas- Experience the real life and story of the Caddo Indians on Aprill 11, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Caddo Mounds State Historic Site. Visit with Caddo Indians and learn about how they lived centuries ago on Caddo Culture Day. Explore the history of this ancient site from the Burial Mound to what was once the residence of a Hasinai Caddo Tribe. Enjoy a live performance of Caddo Indian cultural music. Take part in clay bowl making, corn husk dolls and natural dyes, flint knapping, atlatl throwing, guided tours, American Indian exhibits, Native American jewelry, and many other fun activities.

Imagine the Possibilities in Nacogdoches

Nac general Store_EditNacogdoches, Texas- The “Imagine The Possibilities” tour returns to downtown Nacogdoches on April 25, 2015. Attendees will be able to indulge in a self-guided tour of vacant properties downtown, ideal for businesses, residents or investment opportunities. The tour encourages participants to revitalize and preserve the downtown area by “turning vacant spaces into dynamic places.” Staggered self guided tours will be available that afternoon from 2 to 5 p.m.

The King of Cold-War Comedy, Yakov Smirnoff is coming to Crockett

Crockett, Texas- Yakov Smirnoff will take the stage at the Crockett Civic Center on March 28th at 7:30 pm to entertain the crowd with his unique brand of humor. Piney Woods Fine Arts Association is bringing him to East Texas as he makes a stop as part of his “The Happily Ever Laughter Tour.” This will be his only stop in Texas, so get your tickets now! Tickets for the show start at $32 and are available at or by calling the PWFAA office at (936) 544-4276.

Neches Cherokee Paddling Trail Launch Delayed Until May 30

Jacksonville, Texas- The Launch Event for the Cherokee Neches Paddling Trail scheduled for Saturday, March 21, 2015, has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 30, 2015.  The recent rains have created an unsafe situation for paddling on this section of the Neches River.  The county roads going to the Event location at Neches River Run Park have been closed.