LUFKIN, TEXAS- Ride the giant Ferris wheel, watch lumberjacks logroll, or get in line to taste some of the best hush puppies ever made in the Deep South at the Texas State Forest Festival in Lufkin, Sept. 21-25, at the George H. Henderson Jr. Exposition Center.
Galveston, Texas- Kick off your summer with giant sand castles and at the 30th Annual AIA SandCastle Competition on Galveston’s East Beach! The AIA SandCastle Competition should be at the top of your Texas Bucket List!
Jacksonville, Texas- It’s about to be “tomato time” in Jacksonville! This year the City of Jacksonville will celebrate the 32nd Annual Tomato Festival this June. Jacksonville has been producing tomatoes for the commercial market in the State of Texas for over a century, since 1897. Tomatoes became the primary crop until the 1950s. During this time, Jacksonville earned the title “Tomato Capital of the World.”
Jefferson, Texas- Get fired up for Memorial Day and bring the family to ride on an antique narrow-gauge train along the Big Cypress Bayou in Jefferson, Texas. Come for lunch, a free movie and a train ride. Enjoy the excellent view of the ride along the river in the open-canopied observation cars.
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