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One of the biggest festivals in East Texas is wrapping up the festival season this weekend as we get ready for the holiday rush. Downtown Henderson is the place to be this weekend because Henderson is hosting the annual Heritage Syrup Festival.

The Heritage Syrup Festival takes over downtown Henderson with demonstrations, vendors, live music, food vendors, car and truck shows and so much more. You should plan on being there the entire time! When you're done there head up Hwy. 259 to downtown Kilgore for some holiday fun and the lighting of the oil derricks!

Here's a look at this weekend's events in East Texas.

For more information on any of these events, click or tap on the event name to be redirected to their official event page or website.

Heritage Syrup Festival - Henderson

Saturday, November 11th
downtown Henderson

More than 15 blocks of downtown Henderson will be covered with arts & crafts vendors, exhibitors, food booths, antique cars, musical entertainment, children's activities and demonstrations as Henderson celebrates syrup!


Winnsboro Art & Wine Festival

Friday and Saturday
downtown Winnsboro

The Winnsboro Art & Wine Festival is an art and wine lover’s mecca with a bountiful feast for the eyes, heart, and soul. We’re serious about our arts culture in Winnsboro. There will be wine sampling, food, entertainment and live music.


Veterans Day Celebration

Saturday @ 9a
Lone Star Harley Davidson - Tyler

This is a free event for all veterans. There will be a hot dog lunch, free haircuts for veterans and more.


Farmer's Markets

Saturday @ 7:30a
High and Cotton Street

Saturday @ 9a
Main St. - Palestine


VFW 1799 Veterans Day Chili Cook-Off

Saturday @ 12n
Rhones Quarter Rd. - Tyler

It's Smith County's last remaining VFW Post. In addition to chili there will be other foods available along with a raffle and prizes and lots of chili!


A Very Derrick Christmas

Saturday 3p - 8p
downtown Kilgore

Downtown Kilgore will be filled with kid activities, vendors and entertainment right before the lighting of the derricks on the World's Richest Acre at 7p.


Rusty Lug Nuts Second Saturday Car Show

Saturday 5p - 9p
downtown Marshall

This show features local hot rods, classic cruisers, motorcycles and more.

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