Village Events


JANUARY

Tyler County Heritage Society Annual Membership Meeting and Banquet
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.

MARCH

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.

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. There will be music and much more.
  Date: Spring 2016

Dinner on the Grounds - Join us for an "old fashion" dinner on the grounds. Great food, great entertainment, great fellowship!
  Date: Spring 2016

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: Spring 2016

APRIL

Dogwood Weekend - Usually first weekend in April
This weekend's 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: Spring 2016

MAY

May 30, 2015 - Photography Day Camp - For students in Grades 5-8
Are you interested in photography? Attend a beginner-level day camp to learn about composing interesting photographs. Spend the morning taking photos, and after lunch, create a photo journal and select a photo to be entered into the Harvest Festival Photo Contest in October. Selected photos taken during the camp will be displayed in the Heritage Village Museum Exhibit Room.
  Location: Heritage Village - Whitmeyer Library
  Time: 10 am - 3 pm (check-in at 9:45 am in the Library)
  Cost: $20 per person
  Includes: camp materials, lunch at the Pickett House, and one free entry for the Harvest Festival Photo Contest in October
  Registration Deadline: May 15, 2015
  Download Registration Form and flyer

JUNE

June 1, 2014- 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 2015 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 26th at 7 pm. Adult - $4.00, Children - $2.00 under 12. Listen to fascinating stories regarding Legends & Tales from Texas and Tyler County's colorful history.

OCTOBER

Harvest Festival - Held the third weekend in October, (16, 17, 18)
    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 followed by a Christmas service in the old Cherokee Church!

  Date: Saturday, December 5 th,   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...

 


Village Map  |  Hours & Tour Info  |  Events  |  Pickett House  |  Store  |  Genealogy
 Photographs  |  Directions  |  Festival of the Arts  |  Harvest Festival  |  Sassy Scrappers
Spinners & Weavers  |  Area Attractions  |   Home  |  Contact Us