East Texas Weekend Events, From Plant Sales to Animal Blessings
Fall time is a busy time in East Texas. Here are just a few of the events taking place this weekend.
Fiesta Patrias/Blessing of the Animals
St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church located at 1611 Feagin in Lufkin will be hosting these events on Sunday, October 1. Fiesta Patrias will be taking place from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.
There will be a soccer tournament, volleyball, lots of food, and much more. A drive-through blessing of the animals will take place near the church at 3 p.m.
Walk to End Alzheimer's
The annual walk in Lufkin will take place Saturday morning at Ellen Trout Park in Lufkin.
Help raise awareness and funds for this worthy cause while enjoying the beautiful scenery as you walk the track around Ellen Trout Lake.
The SFA Lumberjacks will be playing at home for the 2nd straight weekend.
The 'Jacks will be taking on the Lions of Texas A&M-Commerce. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. at Homer Bryce Stadium in Nacogdoches.
Axe 'em, Jacks!!
Children's Miracle Network Walk-A-Thon
This will take place Saturday, September 30 beginning at 7:30 a.m. along the Azalea Trail in Lufkin. Registration will be at Grace Dunn Richardson Park.
Entry fee is $20/adult, and kids 16 & under walk for free. Proceeds will benefit Trinity Mother Francis Hospital in Tyler. For details contact Greg Johnson at 936-676-3455.
Tomahawk Professional Wrestling - Tribal Warfare
Saturday evening at the Pitser Garrison Convention Center in Lufkin professional wrestling returns to East Texas. Gates open at 5:45, and the show starts at 7 p.m.
Tickets are available at Cook Tire in Lufkin or at the venue on Saturday evening.
Goodwill's 'Orange Saturday'
Goodwill Central East Texas locations will be having a day dedicated to kicking off their massive supply of Halloween-themed merchandise.
The KICKS 105 Road Show will be at the downtown Nacogdoches location on Saturday from 11-1.
Blue Collar Mutts Rescue
This 2nd annual event will take place Saturday from 6:30-11 p.m. at the Whispering Oaks Venue at 238 Schoolcraft Road off Highway 69 South towards Huntington.
There will be live music, food, wine sampling, raffles and much more. Proceeds will be used to host community spay/neuter days, provide low cost vet services, and much more.
Dinner At The Diamond
This fundraiser for the Angelina College Foundation is uniquely hosted on the AC Baseball Field.
There will be dinner, games, auction, and live entertainment by Sundance Head, winner of the Voice (Season 11).
Annual Fall Native Plant Sale
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension in conjunction with the Master Gardeners of Angelina County presents this event Saturday beginning at 8 a.m. at the Angelina County Farmers Market at 2107 S. Medford in Lufkin.
There will be bulbs, shrubs, roses, berries, trees, perennials, and much more available until all items are sold out.
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