Village Events


Closed New Years Eve and New Years Day

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.


No event scheduled.


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. Masks required. Seating spaced out.
  Date: Tuesday, March 2, 2021
  Time: 1 PM
  Location: Village Stage (Weather permitting)

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. For more information, go to our Festival of the Arts page.
  Date: Saturday, March 20
  Time: 9 AM - 3 PM
  Admission: $5-Adult; $3-Children under 12

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: April 27-28, 2021

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


Dogwood Weekend - Usually first weekend in April
This weekend's Saturday is filled with Dogwood Festival activities. There are lots of booths with arts and crafts and food around Woodville's Town Square. Many antique vehicles including trucks, motorcycles, and autos participate. Of course, it has it's Queen and royalty with a coronation ceremony. There is a parade and much more.
  Date: Saturday, April 3, 2021

Queen's Brunch - A brunch for current Queen's court and former Dogwood Queens held in the Clyde Gray House Museum.

The Pickett House Restaurant and Heritage Village Museum are CLOSED.
We wish you a very Happy Easter!
  Date: April 4, 2021


No event scheduled


CONSTRUCTION PLANNED: The former Miniature train museum is scheduled to be emptied and torn down starting in June and ending in July. The rest of the village is open for visitors.


July 4, 2021 Picnic - At the Cauble House
We will not have a picnic this year do to the COVID-19 Virus.


No event scheduled


Mexican Fiesta Dinner and Silent Auction Fund-raiser
    Date: Usually on the Friday of Woodville's 1st home football game. In 2021, To-be-announced

Ghosts and Legends of Texas Past - In 2021, to-be-announced
Listen to fascinating stories regarding Legends & Tales from Texas and Tyler County's colorful history.


Harvest Festival - In 2021, To-be-announced
    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.

Photo Contest - The photo contest in 2021, To-be-announced


Thanksgiving Day
The Pickett House Restaurant and Heritage Village Museum are CLOSED.
We wish you a very Happy and Peaceful Thanksgiving and extend our thanks to you for visiting us, volunteering, and offering your support in any way throughout the year.
  Date: Thursday, November 26, 2021

Decorate the Village Day - We are holding this event in 2021
Calling all Volunteers. We need your help to decorate the village for the Christmas and New Year holidays.
  Date: Saturday, November 27, 2021
  Time: 9:00 to noon
  Sign-up: Call Ofeira Gazzaway at 409-281-2272.


Heritage Village Cherokee Church

Christmas candle on a holderTwilight Tour - Usually held the first Saturday from 5:00 pm til 7 pm. Free admission. Tour the Village by oil lamps and lanterns! Enjoy natural greenery, cookies and hot apple cider. Santa Claus. Enjoy music on the Village Green stage followed by a Christmas service held on the stage and village common area this year.
    Date: Saturday, December 4, 2021
    Time: 5:00 pm - 7 pm
    Admission: Free
    Program: Free

CLOSED Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

CLOSED New Years Eve and New Years Day


Tyler County Heritage Society Board meets the third Monday each month at 10:00 am in the Pole Barn at the village weather permitting.

East Texas Blacksmith Alliance meets the second Saturday each month at 9:00 am in the Blacksmith building in the village. Come join us.

Heritage Village Spinning & Weaving Guild meets the second Saturday each month at 9:00 am in the Fiber Arts Building in the village. New members welcome. Learn More...

Defensive Driving Classes are scheduled on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month. They meet at Heritage Village from 9 am until about 3 pm. To sign-up, contact Sherry Walker 409-351-4437

Rotary Club meet on Wednesdays at Noon in the Pickett House Restaurant..

Sassy Scrappers meet the 2nd and last Tuesday of the month at 9:00 am in the Fiber Arts Building in the Village. Learn More...


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