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Saturdays on Main

Saturday February 5

Palestine main street

On the first Saturday of every month, historic downtown Palestine is the place to be. Explore antique shops and quirky boutiques. Find fresh produce and crafts at the Farmer’s Market. Window show as the buskers play you a tune. Enjoy lunch at a local dive shop, then spend the evening around a campfire with friends in the Old Town.

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Annual YMCA Mother/Son and Dad/Daughter Dance.

Saturday February 5

Theme: Alice in Wonderland

Mother/Son from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Dad/Daughter 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Tickets:

Advance purchase:

Y members $20 per couple

Non-members $25 per couple

Door Dance Day:

$30 per couple/no discount

Photos with McCann Photography begin at 4 p.m.

Live music at Nuna’s Cajun

7 p.m. Saturday, February 5

The Rodney Ray Band will play at Nuna’s Cajun, 204 US park Road 70 in Palestine, from 7 p.m. to 10 a.m. For more information call 903-723-6862

February paint and sip

6 p.m. Monday, February 7

Event by The Painting Poodle

The course costs $35 per person. Must pay in advance. No refund in case of last minute cancellation. All snacks and equipment are included. To register, comment on the choice of paint by e-mail. For more information, call 903 394-9489.

Anderson County Retired Educators Associations

2:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 8

The Anderson County Retired Educators Associations will meet at First Christian Church, 113 E. Crawford St. Come at 2:30 p.m. to visit, and the meeting will begin at 3 p.m. Eugene Buford, the District Information and Protective Service Representative, will introduce the program.

Ghost Hunting at Historic Bower Mansion

8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday, February 11

8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday, February 12

Over 140 years old, the Historic Bowers Mansion is a beautiful place, one of the finest historic mansions in Palestine. However, beneath this attractive facade, the house hides a dark secret – it was the scene of a murder-suicide in the 1950s, and there have been many suspicious deaths in the house over the years. The historic Bowers Mansion in the small town of Palestine, East Texas has quickly earned a reputation as one of the most haunted places in the country. A bit of a local legend, until recently no other paranormal group has been able to investigate this historic Texas landmark. Join Haunted Rooms America as we try to connect with the spirits who are waiting to share their story with you. Tickets are selling out quickly. Book your tickets at www.hauntedrooms.com.

I GOAT YOU baby! goat yoga

2 p.m. Saturday, February 12

Enjoy the fun of Goat Yoga on Valentine’s Day weekend at Oh My Goat Yoga. The goats will be dressed in a Valentine’s Day theme. If the temperatures are cool, there will be a hot chocolate bar. As always, hourly classes are subject to change or are held indoors. You will be notified. Tickets are available now. Class time is one hour and includes use of a mat, photos with the goats, and hot chocolate if it’s cold.

Live music at Nuna’s Cajun

8 p.m. Saturday, February 12

Almost Legal will play at Nuna’s Cajun, 204 US Park Road 70 in Palestine, from 7 p.m. to 10 a.m. For more information call 903-723-6862

Heartfelt Women’s Conference

7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, February 18

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, February 19

Deep in the Heart Women’s Conference is a Christian women’s conference with speaker Tammy Whitehurst at the Southside Baptist Church, 1500 Crockett Rd. in Palestine. Mandatory and non-refundable, but transferable tickets.

Mardi gras on the main street

2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, February 19

The Palestine Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Mardi Gras after party in downtown Palestine. Followed by the Mystics of Time Krewe’s Mardi Gras Parade at 5 p.m. For more information, call 903-729-6066.

Baby it’s cold outside goat yoga

2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, February 26

Put on your favorite beanie, the goats will all have theirs, and snuggle up with the goats for a bit of fun and laughter. If it’s really cold outside, they’ll have their hot chocolate bar. As always, the price includes one hour of yoga, use of a mat, photos with the goats. Due to the possibility of inclement weather, classes may be held indoors or rescheduled.

Miss Dogwood Trails Pageant 2022

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday February 26

Little Miss Pageant and Miss Pageant ranging in age from Baby (0-11 months) to Miss (16-18). Find more information about this contest and the awards on Facebook under Miss Dogwood Trails or email [email protected]

Quiz night at the pint

Monday evening

7 p.m.

Test your Pint and Barrel knowledge at a quiz night. Teams of up to five people. The cost is $10 per team. Pint and Barrel Drafthouse, 302 E. Crawford St. in Palestine.

Music Circle Monday

Monday evening

6 p.m.-9 p.m.

The 10 Spot Education and Events Center

201 E. Commerce, No. 205

Jacksonville, TX

903-541-0013

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Bring your instrument and come jam with our musician friends.

Rotating schedule of hosts including Sonny Powers, Jodi Westendorf, Wayne Yeargain and Eddy Chastain. Coffee, drinks and some snacks available.

Admission $2

Singles group

Looking for a fun group of singles to hang out with? Look no further. Come to Lone Pine Baptist Church, 299 N. US 287 in Palestine. Our singles meet every Tuesday from 6-7pm for a Bible study with Billy Webb. We will organize lots of fun activities throughout the year and keep you updated. For more information call Anneita Piediscalzi at 409-313-0409

Railway Heritage Center

A 37ft x 17ft HO scale train display and exhibit that illustrates the many facets of the railroad. Open 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Saturday.

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