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.
  Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019
  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. There will be music and much more. For more information, go to our Festival of the Arts page.
  Date: Saturday, March 23rd
  Time: 9 AM - 5 PM
  Admission: $5-Adult; $3-Children under 12

Dinner on the Grounds - Join us for an "old fashion" dinner on the grounds. Great food, great entertainment, great fellowship!
For more information, go to our
Festival of the Arts page.
  Date: Sunday, March 24th
  Time: 11 AM - 2 PM
  Dinner Cost: Adults -- $10   Children under 12 -- $5
    Tickets on sale at Sullivan's Hardware, at the Heritage Village Museum Store, and from Heritage Society Board Members.

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: March 30 & 31, 2019


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: April 6 & 7, 2019

The Pickett House Restaurant and Heritage Village Museum are CLOSED.
We wish you a very Happy Easter!
  Date: April 21, 2019


No events scheduled


Stargazing Event - Jupiter is scheduled to be close to the earth. Come view the stars and planets with us. Look through our telescope, which we are raffling off or bring your own telescope or binoculars.
    Date: Friday, June 14
    Time: 8:00 to 10:00 PM
    Admission: free, However, we would like you to buy raffle tickets.
    Contact: Heritage Village at 409-283-2272 for more information.


July 4, 2019 Picnic - At the Cauble House
More details later. The oldest house in Tyler County, the Cauble House, built in 1835 is the setting for our picnic, and a wonderful place to celebrate our country's beginning. More information about the Cauble House.
  Place: Cauble House, in the Peachtree Village of Tyler County
    Time: 6 PM...July 4
    Food: Fried Chicken provided. Bring a covered dish to share with others.
    Music & games: Josh David is our performer, and Jim Laxenby will lead the patriotic sing-a-long.
  See you there!


No event scheduled


Mexican Fiesta Dinner and Silent Auction Fund-raiser
    Date: Friday, September 6, 2019 - Friday of Woodville's 1st home football game
    Time: 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Location: Held at the Woodville Lions Den
        755 US Hwy 190 East,
        Woodville, TX.
        Takeout Available
Advanced $7 :  At the Door $8
        Child Under 12: Advanced $5 :  At the door $6

Ghosts and Legends of Texas Past - Listen to fascinating stories regarding Legends & Tales from Texas and Tyler County's colorful history.
    Date: September 28, 2019
    Time: 7:00 to 9:00 PM
    Admission: Adult $5 - Children $3 (under 12)
    Location: Heritage Village, Woodville, TX
    Contact: Heritage Village at 409-283-2272 for more information.


Lecture Series - Runaway Scrape and Songs of Susanna Dickinson - Presented by Fletcher Clark and Donaly Brice

     In song, verse and lecture, songwriter Fletcher Clark and author/historian Donaly Brice recount this frenzied flight before the advancing forces of cruel Santa Anna. The Runaway Scrape ends with victory at San Jacinto and the capture and surrender of the tyrant.
After intermission:
    Donaly Brice and Fletcher Clark will collaborate with their critically acclaimed presentation on Susanna Dickinson, Messenger of the Alamo. Follow her journey to find a new husband after her husband was killed at the Alamo, and she and her daughter were left penniless. "There Must Be a Good Man in Texas".

    Date: October 17, 2019
    Time: 6:00 pm
    Admission: Adult $10
    Refreshments: For sale during intermission after Runaway Scrape
    Location: Heritage Village, Woodville, TX
    Contact: Heritage Village at 409-283-2272 for more information.
    Flyers: Download PDF documents about the Runaway Scape and Songs of Susanna.

Harvest Festival - Friday & Saturday, October 18-19, 2019
    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.
    Date: Friday, October 18, 2019 from 9am - 3pm
              Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 9am - 5pm
             NOTE: NO Sunday this year,
    Participant Registration Deadline: Monday, September 30, 2019
    Contact: Call Heritage Village at 409-283-2272 for more information and/or
        Download a Vendor/Demonstrator Participant application today: Click to download a Heritage Village Participant form.

Photo Contest - Exhibited at the Harvest Festival.
Dust off those Cameras. It's time to take aim & snap that perfect masterpiece!
    Photo Registration Deadline: Monday, October 7th
        Download the flyer. (PDF)
        Click to download the Entry Form & Details. (PDF)
        Click here for more information about the photo contest.


No event scheduled

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: November 28, 2019


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Christmas Twilight Tour - Held the first Saturday from 5:30 pm til 8 pm. Free admission. 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!
    Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019
    Time: 5:30pm - 8pm
    Admission: 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 Hamm House at the village.

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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