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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

Sean of the South performing in Mineola

The Flint and Steel Coalition is hosting an evening of storytelling and music with Sean Dietrich “Sean of the South” for belly laughs and good ole Southern hospitality on Dec. 3. … more

Wood County Arboretum holding annual benefit fall barn sale

Celebrate cooler temperatures this week with a visit to the fall barn sale at the Wood County Arboretum and Botanical Gardens in Quitman. Bargain hunters are invited to shop from 8 a.m. to 1 … more

Church marks anniversary of 1853 founding

The Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church between Hainesville and Pine Mills celebrates its 170th anniversary Sunday, Nov. 19 with a special service and meal. The church started as Holly Springs Baptist … more

Benefit set for Dubbs Saturday

The Mineola community is coming together to give back to one of its own who has given so much to the community for over 35 years. Wanda Dubbs, who has set a high bar for volunteerism, has been … more

Hainesville VFD holding annual stew, auction

The 45th annual Sam White stew and gumbo dinner and auction benefiting the Hainesville Volunteer Fire Dept. is Saturday, Nov. 11 from 5-9 p.m. at the fire station, 3312 FM 49 on the west side if … more

County plans to honor its veterans

Wood County will acknowledge the contributions of military veterans with a variety of events. Veterans Day is Saturday, Nov. 11. The annual Veterans Day parade in Mineola will be Saturday, … more

County Democrats plan murder mystery

Who killed Malachai Stout and why? That’s the question Wood County Democrats will try to answer when they host their fall fundraiser, a murder mystery, Saturday, Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. at the … more

Tree sales benefit youth camp

This is Wind Song Farm’s 11th year to donate all proceeds from the Christmas tree farm to East Texas youth. Folks can cut a live Christmas tree and make a donation to the youth department … more

Senior center sets spud sale

The Forever Young Activity Center in Quitman will host a fundraising baked potato lunch on Friday, Nov. 3 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at 404 S. Main St. A super-sized potato with pulled pork and all the … more

Library friends hosting book sale

The Friends of the Quitman Public Library is hosting a Fall Book Sale to be held Oct. 31-Nov. 3 in the library’s Thurman Shamburger Community Room. Proceeds support library book-buying … more
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