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Visiting East Texas & the Piney Woods
Communities throughout the Piney Woods region of East Texas maintain the spirit of the South while offering visitors plenty of small-town charm. From Canton and Mount Pleasant, east of Dallas, all the way south to Brenham and Orange, a variety of special events, festivals and activities make spring and summer the time to visit.
Texas’ vast countryside is ripe for exploration. Pack up the car and discover the rich history and vibrant personality of towns like Atlanta, Lufkin, Center, and Jasper on a scenic driving tour. Whether you stick to the main highway or venture off to the back roads, you’ll find countless attractions begging you to stop along the way.
The town of Tyler gets into the spirit of the holiday season with an annual tradition on December 1st. The 31st Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony takes place at TB Butler Fountain Plaza, immediately following the Christmas Parade, which begins to makes its way through the downtown area at 6 p.m.
Bryan visitors and families visiting students of Texas A&M University in College Station won’t want to miss the 2017 Texas Independent Film Festival in February. It’s a day of screenings, workshops, panel discussions, and a chance to rub elbows with budding young filmmakers. Dates are TBA, but are typically late February.
Speaking of Texas A&M, sports fans will want to check out Texas A&M Aggies athletics during the season. The football squad will be taking on competition in the Southeastern Conference until December, while the men and woman’s basketball teams will just be hitting the hardwood.
Launch your springtime fun in the Piney Woods of East Texas. Jasper County kicks off its spring events with the 29th Annual Azalea Festival Saturday, March 18th. Join the 2017 celebration in Jasper at the Jasper County Courthouse Square. Browse arts and crafts, enjoy festival food and entertainment and have some fun in Jasper.
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