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Daddy daughter Dance coming to civic center

The annual daddy daughter dance at the Mineola Civic Center is Saturday, Feb. 3 from 7-9 p.m. at Meredith Hall. Tickets are $25 per couple with $5 for each additional daughter and can be … more

Annual event to close preserve

Mineola Nature Preserve will be closed to the public from Friday, Jan. 19 through Sunday, Jan. 21 for Texas Parks and Wildlife’s annual wildlife conservation program weekend. Please honor the … more

Nature preserve pond site for annual kid fish

Bridge Bob’s Pond at Mineola Nature Preserve will be the site of the annual Kids’ Trout Fishing Day on Saturday, Feb. 10 from 9 a.m.-noon. The event is sponsored by Texas Parks & … more

Mineola chamber makes banquet plans

The 2024 Mineola Chamber of Commerce Banquet is set for Thursday, Feb. 22 with a theme based upon Vincent Van Gogh’s “The Starry Night” masterpiece painting as a metaphor to … more

Quitman Pilots plan annual chili bash

The annual Quitman Pilot Club’s Chili Cook-Off fundraiser will be Friday, Jan. 26 from 6-8 p.m. at the Carroll Green Civic Center in Quitman. There’s always some very tasty chili, coupled … more

Event planned Monday for MLK Day cancelled

The Mineola Ministerial Alliance invites all residents to the 2024 celebration of Unity in the Community at the St. Paul’s Missionary Baptist Church on Monday, Jan. 15. Celebrating the … more

Christmas Eve services planned

Since Christmas is a celebration of Jesus coming, most churches have a Christmas Eve service – especially since, in 2023, Christmas Eve falls on a Sunday. Below are a few local churches holding … more

Quitman Pilot Club planning chili cookoff

The Pilot Club of Quitman is gearing up for its annual benefit chili cookoff Friday, Jan. 26 at the Carroll Green Civic Center in Quitman. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Chili cooks will be competing … more

Symphonic band presents Christmas concert

Come on over to Mineola’s beautiful Historic Select Theater and hear the Lake Country Symphonic Band’s Christmasy “Everything Christmas” concert.

Concerts are Sunday, Dec. 17, at 2 p.m. and Tuesday evening, Dec. 19, at 7:30 p.m. Mike Holbrook is back in the director’s seat, so it’s sure to be a fun-filled couple of hours. more

Alba-Golden events planned for Christmas

Alba Christmas Parade is Saturday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m., line up at the community center at 6:15. A hot chocolate bar will be set up on the square along with the Fly High Reindeer. more

Arboretum hosting holiday open house

Make the holiday extra jolly this season with a visit to the Wood County Arboretum and Botanical Gardens’ Christmas open house. The 1869 Stinson House is decked out in its finest festive … more

Alba-Golden sets winter extravaganza

Alba-Golden school district will host a Winter Extravaganza Saturday, Dec. 9   from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the school grounds off US Hwy. 69. The day’s activities are scheduled to … more

Forever Young Activity Center hosting Christmas tour of homes

The Christmas Magic home tour sponsored by the Forever Young Activity Center in Quitman will be held Sunday, Dec. 10 featuring five homes in the Lake Lydia area. Tickets are $15 and may be … more

Quitman celebrating a hometown Christmas

Hometown Christmas will be celebrated in Quitman Saturday, Dec. 2 from noon-8 p.m. with children’s activities, food trucks, vendors, the parade at 5 p.m., live music, bounce houses an ice … more

Busy weekend kicks off Mineola holidays

Mineola celebrates the Christmas holidays with a weekend full of events Dec. 1-3. In continuing the city’s sesquicentennial celebration, the city will host a snow hill and snow playing … more

Trout will return to Bridge Bob Pond in February

The annual Texas winter tradition of rainbow trout stocking returns to waterbodies across the state to kick off the holiday season. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) will stock thousands … more

Tree lighting to kick off Quitman holiday season

Quitman will open the holiday season with the community tree lighting event on the courthouse square on Thanksgiving Day Thursday, Nov. 23 at 8 p.m. Story time with the elves, music, goodies and … more

Mineola holiday tour of homes Dec. 3

The Mineola Landmark Commission and Junior Historians will host the “150 Years Under the Mistletoe” Tour of Homes on Sunday, Dec. 3 from 1-5 p.m. Tickets are $15 and may be purchased … more

Wood County genealogy society hosts UT-Tyler history professor

Wood County Genealogy Society will meet Monday, Nov. 20 at 5 p.m. at the Quitman Public Library, 202 E. Goode St. Dr. James Newsom will be back, and his topic will “The Beginnings of … more

Benefit breakfast Saturday at St. Paul’s

Breakfast With a Heart will be hosted by the St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church on Saturday, Nov. 11.   The all-you-can-eat breakfast (eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, biscuits, gravy, jams, … more
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