In a few days the sun will be out (at least until Sunday), it's Memorial Day Weekend and we live in a state full of lively people who like to do fun things on their weekends. Sometimes, it's kind of overwhelming trying to decide what to do over the weekend so we want to help you out with our Top 10 Weekend Events in East Texas on May 27-28.

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    East Texas State Fair Farmers Market

    Saturday, May 27 - 7 am to 1 pm at East Texas State Fairgrounds

    Price: Free!

    As we enter the season where people pay attention to what they eat, this Farmers Market provides local and healthy. plus you get to meet the local farmer. There's a reason why this farmers market is ranked in the top 10 must-visit farmers markets in Texas.

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    5th Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

    Saturday, May 27 - 8 am to 10 am at East Texas Crisis Center (Athens)

    Price: Sponsors may vary

    The men in the East Texas community band together at Fiddlers Festival in Athens to raise awareness to helop stop violence against women. They literally walk a mile in red high heel shoes.

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    Tracks Ahead: Great Train Journeys via YouTube

    Sunday Fun Day Family Matinee Train Ride

    Sunday, May 28 - 1 pm to 5 pm at Rusk Train Depot

    Price: One free child's ticket per adult ticket

    A great way to introduce your kids to train travel among beautiful East Texas scenery. This Sunday your child's ticket is free with purchase of an adult ticket, so put on your conductor hat and hop on the tracks with your family!

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    Pittsburg Art & Wine Festival

    Saturday, May 27 - 11 am to 8 pm at Pilgrim Plaza, Pittsburg

    Price: Free! But $5 for wine tasting

    Over 50 Northeast Texas wineries, artisans, food trucks and more will be in downtown Pittsburg on Saturday. The weather is projected to be amazing, so stop *wining* about life!

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    Mark Hardin Memorial Air Race

    Saturday, May 27 - 11 am to 2 pm at Terrell Municipal Airport

    Price: Free!

    The 7th Annual Mark Hardin Memorial Air Race is back with its 135-nautical mile course. Some aircraft have completed this race in under and hour! Plus there will be live music and food so you and your family can make a day of it.

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    Saturday Social Hour at Roast Social Kitchen

    Saturday, May 27 - 11 am to 5 pm in Tyler

    Price: Happy Hour!

    So, it's not a full weekend without a couple Happy Hours... right? Roast Social Kitchen has a great one every Saturday from 11 to 5 p.m.





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    Freedom in the Park

    Saturday, May 27 - 10 am to 10 pm at Whitehouse City Park

    Price: Free!

    This is a pretty cool event that has free admission. A car show, BBQ contest, family activities, a splash park, live music as well as food and vendors will be at Whitehouse City Park. Annnnnd there will be Fireworks!

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    David Lee

    Crawfish Boil and Beer in Tyler

    Sunday, May 28 - 2 pm to 6 pm at Kawa's Hibachi Grill & Lounge

    Price: $5.99 crawfish per pound, $11.99 pitcher domestic beer, $1.99 tequila, $2.99 Fireball

    Kawa's in Tyler is hosting its first-ever Crawfish Boil. Solid prices with live music by Sam Caleb starts at 3 p.m.

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    Blood, Sweat & Beers in Tyler

    Saturday, May 27 - 10 am to 1 pm at 360 Fitness

    Price: Free but BYOB

    I have to say, beer and good food just taste better after you've earned it. Checkout their class mashups incluing spin, cardio and an outdoor obstacle course. Learn about proper lifting technique. Then, let them fire up the grill and feed you.

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    Kevin Fowler at Love and War in Texas

    Sunday, May 28 - 7 pm to 10 pm in Lindale

    Price: Advance GA $25

    If you live in Texas, you know who Kevin Fowler is and what his shows are about. They're like parties with great music. Fowler has never failed to make his audience laugh, sing along and have a great time at his shows. Plus, Love & War in Lindale is a great venue, which you should check out if you haven't already.

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