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.


JULY

No events scheduled


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

Pioneer Skills for Living Workshop - Saturday, September 27th from 8:30-12:00.
    DEADLINE: September 23
    Description: This workshop focuses on the skills needed to survive in the Pioneer days of Tyler County. Participants will be able to experience soap making, candle making, and butter churning in this 3 hour TEA approved workshop. In addition, participants can earn 3 more hours of credit by attending the Annual Harvest Festival (ticket price included in workshop fee) and by turning in a completed Classroom Implementation Plan. For complete information, click her for the teacher flyer.
    Registration Fee: $50.00, includes lunch at Pickett House and ticket to Harvest Festival on October 18 & 19
    Who should attend?: Teachers for sure
    Earn: 3-6 hours of TEA approved Continuing Education!
    To Register: Click for the Pioneer Skills application form
    Mail to:
        HVM
        PO Box 888
        Woodville, Texas 75979

    

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 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:
For the registration rules and regulations, Click here.
For a 2014 registration form, Click here.
  General Festival Information: go to the Harvest Festival page.Come join us for Fall's Finest Fun!
  Admission:   Adult - $6, Children 5-11 - $3, under 5 free

Photo Contest - Judged at the Harvest Festival
  Friday, October 17th, Saturday, October 18th, Sunday, October 19th   9 am - 5 pm.
  Deadline: October 7th
For more information, go to the Photo Contest page.
Dust off your cameras. It is time to get started snapping those shots. Then come join us to see all the entrant's masterpieces at the Harvest Festival!


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. 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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