MARK YOUR CALENDAR: Local events and happenings.
The Fourth Annual Christmas in the Park event will occur on December 16 and 17 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Daingerfield State Park. Take a drive through the park and see the beautiful Christmas lights and decorated campsites. Come see Santa Claus at the Pavilion where he will take last minute requests from all the kids. All of the park’s entrance fees will be waived as our gift to you and your family! Arrive early since this is a very popular event. You can contact the park at 903-645-2921 or visit our Facebook page for additional information.
December 16-18 Daingerfield Christmas Lighting Contest
The Daingerfield Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their Christmas Lighting Contest. Decorations and lights need to be up by Dec. 16. Judges will be roaming the streets between Dec. 16 and 18. This is limited to inside Daingerfield city limits, unless the Chamber is notified. Trophies will be awarded for: Best Business, Best Area, Best House, and Best Door.
December 17 Santa comes to Avinger
Bring your little ones and your camera to #7 Main Street in Avinger to visit Santa from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
December 24 Rudolph’s Red Nose Run
The fifth annual Rudolph’s Red Nose Fun Run 5k will take place Christmas Eve morning at 7:30 a.m. The course will start on Coffey Street in Daingerfield, near the round-about. The event is free, so come join the fun and run off that last minute Christmas stress.
January 1 First Day Hike
Come start the New Year off on the right foot with a First Day Hike at Daingerfield State Park. Meet at the trailhead at 2 p.m. Wear sturdy shoes, bring bottled water, and a hiking buddy for a Ranger-led 2 mile hike around the lake.
January 7 Introductory Beekeeping class
The Caddo Trace Beekeepers Association will hold a one day Introduction to Beekeeping Class on Saturday, Jan. 7. This class is for anyone interested in becoming a beekeeper or those new to beekeeping. The class will be 8am to 5pm and will be held at the Agri-Life Building in Mount Pleasant. A repeat of the class will be held on Saturday, Feb. 4. For further information call Jean Jeff at 903-380-9231
February 4 Introductory Beekeeping class
The Caddo Trace Beekeepers Association will hold a one day Introduction to Beekeeping Class on Saturday, Feb. 4. This class is for anyone interested in becoming a beekeeper or those new to beekeeping. The class will be 8am to 5pm and will be held at the Agri-Life Building in Mount Pleasant. For further information call Jean Jeff at 903-380-9231