Village Events


CLOSED New Years Eve and New Years Day

Tyler County Heritage Society Annual Membership Meeting and Dinner
Held at the Pickett House at the end of January. All current and prospective members of the Society are invited to attend. Includes election of nominated officers for the new year.
  Date: Monday, January 23, 2023
  Time: Dinner at 6 PM; Meeting at 7 PM
  Location: Pickett House Restaurant at Heritage Village in Woodville, TX
  Meeting program: This includes a brief meeting recapping the past year and looking towards the new year. Award presentations. A guest speaker. Annual voting for Board Officers and Board Directors.
  Speaker: Dr. Kenneth Untiedt
  Membership Dues: Membership dues will be collected. Individual = $20; family = $30; small businesses = $60.
  Dinner: For your convince, the regular boarding house dining is available at the same price at lunchtime prior to the meeting.


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College Scholarship - OPEN to receive applications! - This program is OPEN to Tyler County High School Students and Homeschooled students graduating this year. Pick up an application from your school counselor or pick one up at the Heritage Village Museum Store in Woodville, TX. Another option is to: Click here to download a copy of the guidelines and application form. The value of the Scholarship is $500. The Deadline is Saturday, April 29th.


Toast To Texas Independence - 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. Masks required. Seating spaced out.
  Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2023
  Time: 1 PM
  Location: Village Stage (Weather permitting)

Festival of the Arts - 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. For more information, go to our Festival of the Arts page.
  Date: Saturday, March 18
  Time: 9 AM - 3 PM
  Admission: $5-Adult; $3-Children under 12

Dinner-on-the-Grounds - Join us for an "old fashion" dinner on the grounds. Great food, great entertainment, great fellowship!
  Date: Sunday, March 19
  Time: 11 AM - 2 PM
  Dinner Cost: Adults -- $10   Children under 12 -- $5
    Tickets on sale at Sullivan's Hardware, at the Heritage Village Museum Store, and from Heritage Society Board Members.

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: April 25-26, 2023


Dogwood Weekend - Usually first weekend in April
This weekend's Saturday is filled with Dogwood Festival activities. There are lots of booths with arts and crafts and food around Woodville's Town Square. Many antique vehicles including trucks, motorcycles, and autos participate. Of course, it has it's Queen and royalty with a coronation ceremony. There is a parade and much more.
  Date: Saturday, April 1, 2023

Queen's Brunch - Tentatively scheduled - A brunch for current Queen's court and former Dogwood Queens held in the Clyde Gray House Museum.

College Scholarship Deadline - Saturday, April 29th - Return the application to the Heritage Village Museum Store or mail it to Heritage Village, P.O. Box 888, Woodville, TX 75979. Click here to download a copy of the guidelines and application form.

The Pickett House Restaurant and Heritage Village Museum are CLOSED.
We wish you a very Happy Easter!
  Date: April 9, 2023


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July 4, 2022 Picnic - no event- At the Cauble House


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Mexican Fiesta Dinner &. The Silent Auction Fund-raiser - Tentatively scheduled.

Ghosts and Legends of Texas Past - Listen to fascinating stories regarding Legends & Tales from Texas and Tyler County's colorful history.
    Date: Saterday, September 25, 2023
    Time: 7:00 to 9:00 PM
    Admission: Adult $5 - Children $3 (under 12)
    Location: Heritage Village, Woodville, TX
    Contact: Heritage Village at 409-283-2272 for more information.


Harvest Festival
    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.
    Date: Friday, October 14, 2022 from 9 am - 1:30 pm
              Saturday, October 15, 2022 from 9 am - 5pm

    Participant Registration Deadline: Friday, September 30, 2023
    Contact: Call Heritage Village at 409-283-2272 for more information
         and/or Download a Vendor/Demonstrator Participant application today: Click to download a Heritage Village Participant form.


Thanksgiving Day
The Pickett House Restaurant and Heritage Village Museum are CLOSED.
We wish you a very Happy and Peaceful Thanksgiving and extend our thanks to you for visiting us, volunteering, and offering your support in any way throughout the year.
  Date: Thursday, November 23, 2023

Decorate the Village Day
Calling all Volunteers. We need your help to decorate the village for the Christmas and New Year holidays.
  Date: Saturday, November 25, 2023
  Time: 9:00 to noon
  Sign-up: Call Ofeira Gazzaway at 409-281-2272.


Heritage Village Cherokee Church

Christmas candle on a holderTwilight Tour - Usually held the first Saturday from 5:00 pm til 8 pm. Free admission. Tour the Village by oil lamps and lanterns! Enjoy natural greenery. Enjoy music on the Village Green stage followed by a Christmas service held in the Cherokee Church this year. Pick up a snack box as you leave. This is our Thank You for supporting our village through the year.
    Date: Saturday, December 2, 2023
    Time: 5:00 pm - 8 pm
    Admission: Free
    Program: Free
      5:00  Gates open, self-tour the village
         Tours of Clyde Gray House Museum available
      6:00  St. Paul's School kids, Fellowship Primitive Baptist Church
      7:00  Church service
      8:00  Gates Close

CLOSED Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

CLOSED New Years Eve and New Years Day


Tyler County Heritage Society Board meets the third Monday each month at 10:00 am in the Pole Barn at the village weather permitting.

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

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

Rotary Club meet on Wednesdays at Noon in the Pickett House Restaurant..

Sassy Scrappers meet the 2nd and last Tuesday of the month at 9:00 am in the Fiber Arts Building in the Village. Learn More...


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