Village Events


JANUARY

Tyler County Heritage Society Annual Membership Meeting and Banquet
Held at the Pickett House. All current and prospective members of the Society are invited to attend. Includes election of nominated officers.
  Date: Monday, January 26, 2015
  Time: 6 PM dinner, 7 PM Meeting
  Cost: Dinner is $12; Meeting is Free to attend.
Membership dues will be collected before the Annual Meeting meeting.
$20 Individual; $30 Family
Dues are also payable at the Museum Store


MARCH

Toast To Texas Independence - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on March 1. Join Texans and honorary Texans around the world in saluting Texas Independence Day. The Village celebration includes a toast with pure East Texas spring water. Learn more...


Project Learning Tree Workshop - This is an environmental education program designed for teachers and other educators. parents, and community leaders working with youth from preschool through grade 8. This is a joint project with Tyler County Forest Landowner Association (TCFLOA), Project Learning Tree (PLT), and Heritage Village sponsored by TCFLOA.
  Date: Saturday, March 14, 2015
  Location: Heritage Village in Woodville, Texas
  Cost: The fee is $31, which includes all-you-can-eat southern meal at the Pickett House Restaurant for first 20 teachers who register. (Subsidized by TCFLOA)
    For Additional teachers, the fee is $50 with the meal an additional $12.
  TEA Continuing Education: Teachers will receive 6 hours of TEA approved Continuing Education while experiencing activities in both the classroom and in Heritage Villageís adjacent Big Woods, which are within the historical Big Thicket area of East Texas.
Download the flyer for more information. - (PDF file)
To register for the workshop, access Texas' Project Learning Tree website at
www.plttexas.org

Festival of the Arts - Usually the weekend before Western Weekend
Featured in the show are heirloom quilts as well as new creations.
This special display is a delight to see as quilts of all ages fill the many buildings in the Village. Dinner on the village grounds is a special treat during this weekend.
  Date: Weekend of March 21 and 22, 2015

Western Weekend - Usually last weekend in March
Trail rides, Rodeo, Trail ride Parade and topped with a Western Dance are events to not miss this weekend. The events are sponsored by the Woodville Lions Club
  Date: Weekend of March 28 and 29, 2015

APRIL

Dogwood Weekend - Usually first weekend in April
This weekend Saturday is filled with Dogwood Festival activities. It has lots of booth with arts and crafts and food. Many antique vehicles including trucks, motorcycles, and autos participate. Of it has it's Queen and royalty with a coronation ceremony. Of course, there is a parade and much more.
  Date: Weekend of April 4 and 5, 2015

JUNE

June 1 - Beginning of Newsletter delivery via e-mail - Sign up for newsletter delivery by:
    E-mail at:    Whitmeyerlibrary@gmail.com
    phone at:    (409) 283-2272
    mail at:        P.O. Box 888, Woodville, TX 75979
If you prefer to continue with the paper copy, contact us to verify your address and phone number when you pay your 2014 dues and state your newsletter preference, even if it is just to say you no longer wish to receive the newsletter.


JULY

No events scheduled


AUGUST

Mexican Fiesta Dinner and Silent Auction Fundraiser - Usually at the end of August from 4:30 pm to 7 pm.
    Location: Held at the Woodville Lions Den, 755 US Hwy 190 East, Woodville, TX. Takeouts available.
    Pre-event tickets available at the Heritage Village Gift Shop or from members.


SEPTEMBER

Ghosts and Legends of Texas Past - Saturday, September 27th from 7 pm to 9 pm. Adult - $4.00, Children - $2.00. Listen to fascinating stories regarding Legends & Tales from Texas and Tyler County's colorful history.

OCTOBER

Harvest Festival - Held the third weekend in October.
    This is the largest fall folk life festival in East Texas, featuring pioneer East Texas crafts, pioneer demonstrations, people in unique period costume, outstanding shows of both music and dance, and lots of interesting food.
  Vendors/Demonstrators:
Are welcome.
  General Festival Information: go to the Harvest Festival page.Come join us for Fall's Finest Fun!

Photo Contest - Judged at the Harvest Festival For more information, go to the Photo Contest page.

DECEMBER

candle on a holder Heritage Village Cherokee Church

Christmas Twilight Tour - Tour the Village by oil lamps and lanterns! Enjoy natural greenery, cookies and hot apple cider, and visit with Santa Claus! Enjoy music on the Village Green stage. There will be the Davis Family of Louisiana, singing Gospel and Bluegrass. The school children from St. Paulís will also be here as will the Woodville School Choir with holiday songs. At 7 pm, a Christmas service will be held in the old Cherokee Church. Maurice Bigham and Friends will be here with the beautiful Indian Flute Music. Pianist Don Ball, the Director of the Woodville Choir, will sing O Holy Night and then we will have the lighting of the candles. This will be followed by the processional accompanied by Maurice Bigham playing Silent Night on the Indian Flute. Come join us to get in the mood for a real old fashioned Christmas.
  Date: Saturday, December 6th,   5:30 pm - 8 pm,   no admission fee.



SCHEDULED MEETINGS IN THE VILLAGE

Tyler County Heritage Society Board meets the third Monday each month at 10:00 am in the Whitmeyer Library.

East Texas Blacksmith Alliance meets the second Saturday each month at 9:00 am Come join us.

Heritage Village Spinning & Weaving Guild meets the second Saturday each month at 9:00 am New members welcome. Learn More...

Sons of the Confederate Veterans, Order of the Confederate Rose, United Daughters of the Confederacy meet at 10:00 am the first Saturday of each month in the Village.

Rotary Club meet on Wednesdays at Noon.

Sassy Scrappers meet the 2nd and last Tuesday of the month at 9:00 am. Learn More...

 


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