This time of year is beautiful in East Texas - the dogwood trees are blooming all over, especially in Palestine.  The Dogwood Trail Festival happens every year during the last 2 weeks of March and the 1st weekend of April in the height of the dogwoods blooming.

The festival features many different activities - find out more after the jump.

There is an arts & crafts fair, chili cook-off, car show, barbeque cook off, dinner theater and a bike ride.  Get a complete list of activities and times here.