What's going on in East Texas this weekend? June 13-15

What's going on in East Texas this weekend? June 13-15
JB and the Moonshine Band will perform at Salt Fest Saturday.
JB and the Moonshine Band will perform at Salt Fest Saturday.
Salt Fest Poster (Source saltfest.net)
Salt Fest Poster (Source saltfest.net)
Pets Fur People Wash-a-thon at Peltier Subaru.
Pets Fur People Wash-a-thon at Peltier Subaru.

It's an amazing weekend if you are a fan of festivals: Salt Festival, Tomato Festival, Dairy Festival and Blueberry Festivals are all happening this weekend in East Texas. It's hard to choose which one to attend...maybe it's time for a little East Texas road trippin'!


The 25th annual Texas Blueberry Festival is 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, June 14, 2014. There is a ton of information on the blueberry festival at their website,

, or call the Nacogdoches chamber at (936) 560-5533. There are competitions, games, food vendors, pancakes for breakfast, live performers and much more.

Sulphur Springs:

55th Annual Hopkins County Dairy Festival - Enjoy parade featuring the Budweiser Clydesdales and other events throughout the week (the 13th-21st) including hot air balloon rally, milking contest, cow patty bingo, Texas State Championship Ice Cream Freeze Off, carnival, 5K milk run, dairy foods contest, coronation pageant and more.903.885.1534 Visit the website for more info:

Villela live on Friday June 13th at The Point Park & Eats. Enjoy live R&B, Soul, & Latin grooves by the Villela band on the patio. The Point will have your favorite food truck items on hand & of course plenty of cold Texas crafted brew on tap. The Point Park & Eats welcomes pets, has a playground for the kids, & a relaxing outdoor environment to enjoy a cold drink & get you ready for the weekend.  Music from 7-10pm   210-251-3380 - 24188 Boerne Stage Road.

Sol Surfers at The Point Park and Eats - Saturday at 6:30pm.

Grand Saline:

40th annual Salt Festival: So many fun things to do all weekend! Clay Thrash concert Friday, JB and the Moonshine Band Saturday, and a lot more. Check out the website for more information:


Grand Saline Round-Up Rodeo - An open rodeo taking place June 13-14 at 8pm. $5 adults, $3 for kids. PARADE: Saturday at 9 a.m.


30th annual Jacksonville Tomato Festival: downtown Jacksonville will have many events,including tons of vendor booths, gospel concert, street dance, antique car show, 5k run, fishing tournament, food, tractor show. Begins at 9am. There is much more information from the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce,


Gladewater Round-up Rodeo

Paul's Journey - concert at Union Grove Baptist church, 2107 Sanders Street. Sunday at 6pm. Love offering.


Interstate 20 Band, Sunday at 4pm at the Ironhorse Saloon, 418 E. Erwin Street.

Dog Wash-a-thon at Peltier Subaru - benefiting Pets Fur People - Saturday from 11am - 4pm. For every dog washed, Peltier Subaru will donate $25! Microchipping is offered for $25. Please bring your own towel! 3200 SSW Loop 323.

Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion - Discovery Science Place, 308 N. Broadway. 9am-5-m.

William Clark Green at Cattle Baron's Ball - Rio Neches Ranch -18654 CR 418, Tyler. $175. 7 m.

, 1301 S. Broadway. 903-597-1383

The Dialectic, Azurah, Paper Planes, Ellewood, and  The Colour Gray - Crossroads music venue at 4802 Tidwell Drive - Friday at 7pm.

Dog and Cat adoption event: SPCA temporary adoption center at 5318 Old Bullard Rd. - 10am-4pm.

Ben Wheeler:

Moore's Store -

($12 cover) 903-833-5100. 5135 Hwy 279.

The Forge -

. 903-833-5970. 1610 FM 279.


Adoptable Dogs Meet and Greet with Partnership for Pets of ETX - At Petco Saturday, 10am. 405 W. Loop 281.

Sweet Pain Rocks @ Leon's Steakhouse and Saloon, 2112 Eastman Rd., Friday at 8pm.

Darkside of Daylight at the Tipsy Gypsy, 812 E. Methvin St. Saturday 8pm.

Munkey Rench, Pearl Street Riot, and Heartsease at The Tipsy Gypsy Saturday at 8pm.

Woodland Hill Church of Christ is hosting a Real Talk Ladies Brunch on Saturday, June 14, from 11am- 2pm at The Arabella Manor, located on Hwy. 300 (Gilmer Rd). The theme is "Real Women" Walk the Walk and Talk the Talk! Our Guest speaker will be Sis. Carole Hamilton, of The Mountain View Church of Christ, Dallas, Texas. Tickets are $10.00. Please call Gwen Stoker at 903-643-7138 for more information or visit our website to register-

Cost: $10.00 Phone: (903) 236-2828 Event url:

Longview World of Wonders presents "The World of William" an insiders look at the annual Shakespeare Festival at Kilgore College. Features a tour of the festival center at 900 Houston St. Open to children ages 5-11years accompanied by an adult. Pizza lunch and voucher to attend the festival's children's play, The Lost Prince, included. May be full,  but call 903-452-2758 to check. $12 per person.


Daddy's Dyin', Who's got the will? - Live theatrical comedy presented by Henderson Co. Performing Arts Center. June 12-14, 19-21. at 7:30pm. June 15 is a 2pm matinee. Reservations strongly suggested. PG-13 for some objectionable language. 903-675-3908 to make reservations or visit

. $17 adults, $12 children and students.

Wesley Pruitt Band - 10pm Saturday at Eddy's, 1801 Flat Creek Road

Bird and Nature Walk at the TX Freshwater Fisheries Center - 5550 FM 2495. Saturday 9am-11am. 903-676-2277 for more info.


Keith Rea plays at Mojoes Coffee House, 106 W. Main St., Saturday at 8pm.


Larissa Cemetery Memorial Lunch - Saturday at Mt. Selman Baptist Church just off hwy 69 in Mt. Selman. 11:00am.


Cooking demo: This Saturday at Mineola Main Street Market we will be having a food demonstration on squash. Come out and see the demonstration and buy your fresh veggies, breads, eggs, tamales, sweets and peanut brittle. We are located in the pavilion next to the train depot, open at 7:30 - 11:30


BBQ Cookoff benefiting John Derryberry, who has a traumatic brain injury due to a recent accident. Saturday, June 14 in Jim Hogg City Park, 518 s. Main. $100 per team, $20 for beans. Pulled pork turn in time is 10:30am Saturday. Brisket turn in time is 11:30am. After competition they will sell BBQ sandwiches at 11:30 am to the public and have drinks, chips, and beans. They will also have T-shirts and baked goods for sale as well.Renee Gilbreath 903-539-4713 or Stephanie Smith 903-850-6736 for more info.


Patrick James acoustic on the patio at Sweet Dreams Winery, 5-8pm.

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