December Events in Palestine, TX

DECEMBER events in palestine, txDecember Events in Palestine, Texas (and a few in surrounding areas)

I wanted to have a list of all the cool stuff going on in our community this month, so figured I’d share it! Lots of great stuff going on! Have a great holiday season and I hope you get a chance to do a bunch of things on this list: Continue reading

Where to Vote in Anderson County, TX

Where to Vote in Palestine TX

November 4, 2014 Anderson County General Voting Polling Locations

Today is Voting Day! Polls are open from 7am-7pm. Check your voter registration card to see which precinct you are in.

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2014 Hot Pepper Fest: Picture Recap


The Palestine Hot Pepper festival is almost like a local holiday–everyone goes to the festival! (and for good reason! It’s a blast!) The weather was great–a fabulous mixture of a nice breeze hitting your slightly sweaty skin–what more can you ask for for Hot Pepper Festival day!  We hit the highlights–the food alley (corny dogs are my favorite festival guilty pleasure and a definite must for me) and checked out the kid’s zone and the parade.  Unfortunately, I didn’t get to make it to the live music on Saturday night, but I heard it was GREAT! (There’s always next year!) It was another great festival in a great town! Now for a few thousand pics from the festival: (Just kidding, I tried to keep it under 20 pics! haha)

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HOT, HOT, HOT! Palestine Hot Pepper Festival is October 25th!

Hot Pepper Festival - Palestine TX2014This year’s theme is “Peppers and Patriots,” giving a big shout out to our veterans! What a fantastic theme! The Hot Pepper Fest is one of the “hottest events in Palestine, Texas” on October 25th from 10am-11pm! Come out and enjoy the fun as downtown Palestine turns into the annual festival! This event is a HUGE event in Palestine. It is estimated there will be about 10,000 visitors downtown this year! Bring the whole family!

Festival highlights include:

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Pumpernickel, Brats & Beer: Oktoberfest Chamber Banquet is this Saturday!

This year's theme logo!

This year’s theme logo! Photo Courtesy of the Palestine Area Chamber of Commerce

Oktoberfest Chamber Banquet is this Saturday! 

Join the Palestine Chamber of Commerce as the year’s events are highlighted, along with a fine sampling of german culture, cuisine and, of course, German beer!  There will be a DJ, live entertainment, a large silent auction and great networking opportunities!  I will be there working the event in my official Chamber Ambassador duties. Come see me and have some great food and fun!

Event Information:

October 18: Chamber Annual Banquet – Oktoberfest: A Journey through German Culture, 6pm – 10pm, Ben E. Keith Beverages.  Tables available for $650. Tickets: $45 per person/ $85 per couple. Contact the Chamber to purchase tickets or for more information (903) 729-6066 or email . Hope to see you there!!

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Punkin’ Huntin: Pumpkin Patches Near Palestine, Texas

PUNKIN' HUNTIN IN PALESTINE TXImage Credit: Teresa Morgan via Flickr

LET’S GO PUNKIN’ HUNTIN’ (but not have to drive too far!) 😉

Check out some of these cool pumpkin patches and corn mazes within a quick drive from Palestine: Continue reading

To-Do List For Tomorrow: Montalba Fall Festival

Fall Festival in Montalba, Texas is tomorrow!

Fall Festival in Montalba, Texas is tomorrow!

Image Credit: Gordon via Flickr

The weather is cooling off and the summer is winding to a close. As much as I love summer, I am excited for the great events coming up this fall. If you’re looking for some good old-fashioned hometown fun and somewhere to bring the whole family, head out to the 2014 Montalba Fall Festival tomorrow! ❤ Continue reading