Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree!
By Dana Goolsby
Tennessee Colony- The Texas Christmas tree farm industry has taken a few hard knocks in recent years, and the number of Texas Christmas tree growers has decreased drastically in recent years. Mr and Ms Trees Christmas Tree Farm, located west of Palestine, has managed to survive a recession as well as the historic 2011 drought, and still has plenty of Christmas spirit to spread around!
Sweeney Todd – The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
TYLER- Tyler Junior College (TJC) is proud to present Sweeney Todd February 26 – March 1, at Wise Auditorium. Sweeney Todd is a musical thriller directed by TJC faculty member Rebecca Faulds. Winning the 1979 Tony Award for Best Musical, Stephen Sondheim’s “thrilling and brilliant, exquisite and beautiful” masterpiece of murderous “barber-ism” and culinary crime is set in 19th-century London and tells the twisted, terrifying tale of Benjamin Barker, alias Sweeney Todd, who returns to London after being banished for 15 years on false charges. Now he’s ready to exact revenge on those who wronged him.
Annual Crawfish Boil at the Anderson County Livestock Arena
PALESTINE- Saturday, May 5, head out to the Anderson County Livestock Arena at 5:00 p.m. to enjoy six tons of mudbugs! Tickets for the event are $25 in advance and $30 at the gate. Tables for 10 are available to reserve for $275. Advance tickets can be purchased from area FFA and 4-H students, as well as L&L Shoe Store, Cavender’s and Roundhouse Liquor, all of Palestine.