Naples- There were plenty of watermelons in Naples over the weekend. The Texas Watermelon Festival is held annually on the last weekend in July. The event draws people from far and wide. The Watermelon Festival has one of the major parades in North East Texas, many craft booths, special entertainment, a street dance, and a fully sanctioned PRCA rodeo during the week of events.
Jeff Campbell / Jeff in Jefferson
Usually my Tuesday’s are pretty uneventful and mainly consist of social media updates, answering e-mails, ad design and meeting with our local stakeholders. This past Tuesday was a little different than the norm as we had two big events; The Texas Travel Day Rally at the I-20 Texas Welcome Center in Waskom, Texas and a Texas Historical Commission Preservation Workshop here at the Jefferson Transportation & Visitor Center.
Crockett, Texas— Big-Time performances that you don’t have to drive to Houston or Dallas to see!!
Start the holiday season off right with a couple of Christmas shows to get you in the spirit; Piney Woods Fine Arts Association has two Christmas shows coming to help you spread the holiday cheer.
1877 Tall Ship ELISSA Announces Seamanship Training Dates
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. Individuals interested in learning more are invited to an introductory meeting at 1 pm on Saturday July 26, 2014 at the Texas Seaport Museum on Galveston’s Pier 21.