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.
Membership dues will be collected before the meeting.


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...

Quilt Donation
     Donation chances are available in the Gift Shop
     $1 donation provides 1 chance
     $5 donation provides 6 chances
     ...more quilt information

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.

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

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.

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.

June27 - Friday - Nature Journaling Workshop
    Time:          9am to 3pm
    For ages:    10-12
    Cost:           $20.00 per participant.
    Location:    The Whitmeyer Library in Heritage Village Museum
    Contact:    The Whitmeyer Library in Heritage Village Museum
    Description:    The Whitmeyer Library in Heritage Village Museum
Nature journaling is a great activity for all ages. This workshop focuses on the skills of observing, recording, analyzing, evaluating and reflecting. The group will then go to the HV Nature Trail to begin their journey, where participants will be able to observe and record their observations. Supplies are provided. Lunch and snacks are served during one of the breaks on the trail. Click here for more information or an application


JULY

June 19 - Saturday - "Wickedly Easy" Workshop
    Time:          9am to 1pm
    Cost:           Bring two fat quarters or make a cash donation
    Location:    The Fiber Arts Building at Heritage Village
    Contacts:    Lynn Rhodes at 547-0499 or Virginia Reynolds at 283-3056
    Description: The Sassy Scrappers will host two work days in July to benefit local veterans. They’ll be making "Wickedly Easy" quilt blocks and assembling them into lap quilts that will be donated to area veterans this fall. Please show your support of our veterans by participating in the fun. Even if you’ve never made a quilt before, the pattern really is so wickedly easy that anyone can make it. All participants will receive a copy of the pattern and learn how to make the quilt. All blocks made during these two days will be used in the veteran’s quilts. Click here for more information about the "Wickedly Easy" Workshop and fat quarters.

June 29 - Saturday - "Wickedly Easy" Workshop
    Time:          9am to 1pm
    Cost:           Bring two fat quarters or make a cash donation
    Location:    The Fiber Arts Building at Heritage Villag
    Contacts:    Lynn Rhodes at 547-0499 or Virginia Reynolds at 283-3056
    Description: The Sassy Scrappers will host two work days in July to benefit local veterans. They’ll be making "Wickedly Easy" quilt blocks and assembling them into lap quilts that will be donated to area veterans this fall. Please show your support of our veterans by participating in the fun. Even if you’ve never made a quilt before, the pattern really is so wickedly easy that anyone can make it. All participants will receive a copy of the pattern and learn how to make the quilt. All blocks made during these two days will be used in the veteran’s quilts. Click here for more information about the "Wickedly Easy" Workshop and fat quarters.


AUGUST

Mexican Fiesta Dinner and Silent Auction Fundraiser - Friday, August 29th usually from 4:30 pm to 7 pm.
    Pre-event tickets: Adult - $7.00, Children under 12 - $5.00.
    At door tickets: Adult - $8.00, Children under 12 - $6.00.
    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.
  Friday, October 17th (School Day)   9 am - 1:30 pm
  Saturday, October 18th - Sunday, October 19th   9 am - 5 pm.
This is the largest fall folklife festival in East Texas, featuring pioneer East Texas crafts, pioneer demonstrations, unique people in period costume, outstanding shows of both music and dance, and lots of interesting food. For more information about the Festival and the Photo Contest, go to the Harvest Festival page. Come join us for Fall's Finest Fun!
  Admission:   Adult - $6, Children 5-11 - $3, under 5 free


DECEMBER

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 followed by a Christmas service in the old Cherokee Church.
  Saturday, December 6th   5:30 pm - 8 pm,   no admission fee.



SCHEDULED MEETINGS IN THE VILLAGE

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.

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.

 


Home  |  Village Map  |  Hours & Tour Info  |  Events  |  Pickett House  |  Store | Genealogy
 Photographs  |  Directions  | Festival of the ArtsHarvest Festival |
Area Attractions  |  Contact Us