Village Events


JANUARY

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.
  Date: Monday, January 30, 2017
  Time: Dinner at 6 PM; Meeting at 7 PM
  Location: Pickett House Restaurant at Heritage Village in Woodville, TX
  Dinner: Dinner Cost $12 per person and starts at 6 PM
  Meeting: Starts at 7 PM and is FREE. The agenda includes the election of 2017 officers.
  Membership Dues: Membership dues will be collected. Individual = $20; family = $30; small businesses = $60.

FEBRUARY

An Evening With Clyde Gray - A new, one-time event. There will be wine and hors d'oeuvres, an art exhibit of Clyde Gray's different mediums of art, a talk about him and his tile technique, and a reading of a unique little book that Clyde and his wife, Bill, wrote.
  Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017
  Time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  Location: Clyde Gray House at Heritage Village Museum
  Tickets: $25.00
Tickets are available at the Heritage Village Museum Store or Sullivan's Ace Hardware in Woodville. Space is limited to 60, so don't wait too long to purchase your ticket.

MARCH

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: Thursday, March 2, 2017
  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.
  Date: Saturday, March 18, 2017
  Time: 9 AM - 5 PM

Dinner on the Grounds - Join us for an "old fashion" dinner on the grounds. Great food, great entertainment, great fellowship!
  Date: Sunday, March 19, 2017
  Time: 11 AM - 2 PM

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, To Be Announced, 2017
  Time: To Be Announced

APRIL

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. 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 2, 2017

MAY

No special events scheduled yet.

JUNE

Village Garage Sale
    Date: Friday & Saturday, June 9-10, 2017
    Time: To be announced
    Location: Held at the Heritage Village,
        Woodville, TX.
    Donations: Details to follow


JULY

July 4, 2017 Picnic - 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: Grilled hot dogs provided. Pring a covered dish to share with others.
  Music & games: There will be patriotic song singing and children's games will be provided.

See you there!


AUGUST

Mexican Fiesta Dinner and Silent Auction Fund-raiser
    Date: 2017 Friday of Woodville's 1st home football game
    Time:4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Location: Held at the Woodville Lions Den
        755 US Hwy 190 East,
        Woodville, TX.


SEPTEMBER

Ghosts and Legends of Texas Past - Listen to fascinating stories regarding Legends & Tales from Texas and Tyler County's colorful history.
    Date: Saturday, September 30, 2017
    Time: 7:00 to 9:00 PM
    Admission: Adult $5 - Children $3 (under 12)
    Contact: Heritage Village at 409-283-2272 for more information.

OCTOBER

Harvest Festival - Held the third weekend in October
    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 20, 2017 from 9am-1:30pm
              Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 9am-5pm
             NOTE: NO Sunday this year,
    Participant Registration Deadline: to be announced
    Contact: Heritage Village at 409-283-2272 for more information.
        Download a Participant application today: Click to download a form. (PDF)

Photo Contest - Judged at the Harvest Festival.
Dust off those Cameras. It's time to take aim & snap that perfect masterpiece!
    Photo Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 4th
        Click to download the Entry Form & Details. (PDF)
         or
        Click here for more information about the photo contest.

DECEMBER

candle on a holder Heritage Village Cherokee Church

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!



SCHEDULED MEETINGS IN THE VILLAGE

Tyler County Heritage Society Board meets the third Monday each month at 10:00 am in the Whitmeyer Library.

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

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

Sons of the Confederate Veterans, Order of the Confederate Rose, United Daughters of the Confederacy meet at 10:00 am the first Saturday of each month in the Village.

Rotary Club meet on Wednesdays at Noon.

Sassy Scrappers meet the 2nd and last Tuesday of the month at 9:00 am. Learn More...

 


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