What's going on in East Texas this weekend? June 20-23 | Arts & Culture
We know it's getting hotter out there, but there is so much to do in East Texas this weekend that we will be out enjoying all the fun anyway! Here's our list of events that we know you'll be interested in:
Art Jam on the 279 Artisans Trail - Saturday - Admission is FREE! - Parking is FREE
Shops open at 10 a.m. Enjoy special events, demonstrations, and guest artists. See full details here.
June Bug Music Festival - featuring Craig Wallace, Chase and the New South, 4-Way Street, Beatles Bash, Heather Little & Matt Bradshaw and Eleven Hundred Springs. $15, begins at noon. Located in The Forge Bistro.
Moore's Store: 6/21 Bill Hilly Band (Country) $7 at the door and then on Saturday, 6/22 Geezer (Classic Rock) $5 advanced tickets available at OuthouseTickets.com or $8 at the door. Music starts at 8pm each night. 1551 FM 279.
The Forge Bistro: Acoustic music nights- 6/20 The Clarkes- 6/21 T&C Miller - 6/22 Matt Bradshaw & Heather Little. Music starts at 7pm each night. (check out The Clarkes' video, above)
The Discovery Science Place offers three exhibit halls where kids of all ages are free to move about and explore. The museum is currently offering three exhibits, Discovery Landing, Hometown, USA and our new tinkering gallery – Discovery Zone – where families are free to create, invent and explore. Don’t miss it! Click here for times and prices.
The Mice from Outer Space - Young imaginations run wild when the subject is outer space! Imagine a group of space mice comically crashing to earth, meeting strange new friends, and learning a valuable lesson about acceptance. Friday June 21, 2013 7:00pm Buy Tickets Now - Saturday June 22, 2013 10:00am Buy Tickets Now - Saturday June 22, 2013 2:00pm Buy Tickets Now Click here for more information about ArtsView Children's Theater!
Mineola Music on the Streets: Pickers wanted. Fiddles, guitars, dobros, banjos, stand up bass, dulcimers, autoharps, mandolins, harmonicas welcome. No amps permitted. Bring a group. Bring instruments, chairs, and start pickin'. Indoor facility available during bad weather. Free. 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Downtown Mineola. South Johnson Street at the Gazebo. www.mineola.com.
Rodeo for Riley - five-month-old Riley Moss has been diagnosed with a rare disease, requiring him to go through chemo and bone marrow transplants. Events will include bull riding, barrel racing, and more. Union Ridge Rodeo Arena (Ewell) - nine miles north of Gilmer on 271, turn right on FM 593 or 9 miles south of Pittsburg on 271, left on Fm 593; arena is 2miles east of HWY 271. Entry fee for all events is $30. Books open at 6pm, events start at 7:30pm. FOR MORE INFO CALL: Anderia DeSpain (903)841-1836 Samantha McQueen at 903-285-1190 or Starla Rockwell at 903-638-9358. All proceeds go to the family of Riley Moss to help cover medical and other expenses due to his illness. June 22 at 5:30pm.
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