Saturday, September 24, 2011

East Texas Bed and Breakfast-The Rosevine Inn


Innkeeper Rose Vine Inn Bed & Breakfast
Well here come October-there is more to do than you can possibly fit in-We will highlight some of the biggest events for the beginning of the Month-Then Check us out again later in the month of October for the other fun things to do as we wind down to Halloween!

We have to start the Month with
This is one of the biggest and best of the year. September 29 thru October 2. We have the best group of girls that come to see us every year for this weekend! Sometimes we have a spot or two open so dont' fret. Go to http://www.rosevine.com/ and book now.

Last year we went on a special trip on Saturday. We went "Winery Hopping" on Saturday.
Here are a
couple of pictures of our adventure!              
If you think you may want to do something like this, we can help you with the arrangements. Oh, here is a shot of the inside of the Limo!!


We really had
loads
of fun!!









We mentioned this on the last blog but----------It is Fair Time in East Texas!
                                                               Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 – Sunday, October 2nd, 2011
The 96th Annual East Texas State Fair, September 22 thru October 2, 2011 at the East Texas Fair Grounds in Tyler.

Advance tickets go on sale Wednesday August 31,2011.
Adult $8, 6-12 $5, under 5 free.Weekly armband only $25.   http://www.etstatefair.com/fair-schedule.php

The 96th East Texas State Fair will open its gates Thursday, Sept. 22 through Oct. 2, for 11 days of fun, food, and friends in Tyler. The East Texas State Fair has everything from swimming pigs to sand sculptures! Don’t miss this nearly century old celebration in East Texas!

If your taste buds have been craving some delicious fair food, you won’t have to wait much longer! Fair food will be on tap for 11 days. Whether you like fried food, food on a stick, or funnel cakes you will not be disappointed.
The East Texas State fair will also host a variety of entertainment. The stage will be rocking with something for everyone this year!
Competitions at local Fairs are a long held tradition, from longhorns to quilting to photography. Enter or watch one of the many competitions at the east Texas State Fair.

The Four Winds Faire  has some fun things going on the month of October

October Events:

October 1 Celtic Music Festival
October 9 - 10 Steampunk /Wild, Wild West Festival
October 14 - 30 Friday Saturday and Sunday nights from 7:00 til 10:00
Haunts of Four Winds   Look on down in the blog for more info!
for more informations go to http://www.fourwindsfaire.com/

Downtown Tyler Art Walk

                                                      Art, Music and More Downtown!
•Thursday, September 29th, 2011 @ 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Dozens of artists fill the buildings and outdoor spaces of Downtown Tyler with art, dance, music and interactive arts activities.
Cost: free.
Time: 4-8 p.m.   On the Square in Downtown Tyler.
This Lots of fun. We try to go every time!!!!
Event Contact Information:


Gallery Main Street  (903) 593-6905www.downtowntylerarts.com



Huge Garage and Bake Sale-maybe stay in Tyler and shop on Saturday!!



Saturday, October 1st, 2011 @ 8:00am
Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, (4900 Kinsey Drive, Tyler, 75703) will be having our 3rd Annual Garage Sale on Saturday, October 1st from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

There also will be a Bake Sale sponsored by the Lutheran Church Women, a Boutique sponsored by the Quilters and Lutheran Church Women, and the Quilters will be raffling two Baby Quilts.
The proceeds from this sale will be split between Meals On Wheels and Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church.
For more info you can contact the Church at:
Phone Number: 903-561-1865
Email: www.oslc@oslctyler.org.
Web site www.oslctyler.org
Contact Nancy at 903-825-7430 or www.nctyler@aol.com.
or do not forget to shop at    


Ye Olde City Antique Mall is located in Smith County, near downtown Tyler, in North East Texas. More than 50 booths are filled with antiques, primitives, gift baskets, flower arrangements, vintage clothing, arts and crafts, furniture, home decor items, and collectibles.

Please note that our operating hours are 10AM to 5PM. http://www.oldcitytyler.com/


The Great Pumpkin Patch Express

Sunday, October 2nd, 2011 – Saturday, October 29th, 2011
Looking for a fun way to celebrate Halloween, then come to the Texas State Railroad with the kids and have a great time with Snoopy at the pumpkin patch.

Peanuts - The Great Pumpkin Patch Express Texas State Railroad Departing the Rusk Depot October 2, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 22, & 29
Meet Snoopy, pick your own pumpkin, visit trick or treat street & more!Tickets are on sale now!
Tickets Coach: $20 Child (ages 2 -11) and $40 Adult.
NEW! Lone Star Class: $45 Child (ages 2-11) and $69 Adult.
For further information call 1-888-987-2461 or visit our website http://www.texasstaterr.com/,

We did this last year---It is lots of fun!!!

The MAiZE at Danville Farms Fall Farm FestSaturday, October 1st, 2011 – Saturday, November 19th, 2011
Come out this Fall to The MAiZE at Danville Farms in Kilgore, TX just off the new Hwy 259 Bypass near Danville Rd for a Fun New Family Experience!



The MAiZE will feature a 5 acre Corn Maze to get lost in as well as the "Corn Popper" Jumping Pillow, Hayrides, U-Pick Pumpkins and Ornamentals, Duck Races, a Corn Box for the little-ones, Barrel Train Rides, Skywalking Goats and other Farm Animals and much more! Lots to Do!
Fun for the Whole Family! Come out and Have an Exciting Memory-Making Day at Danville Farms!
For more information, got to www.DANVILLEMAiZE.com. Phone: (903) 218-4628 Email: danvillemaize@gmail.com.
Cost: $10.00 per person, Kids 2 and under are FREE.
Opening Date: October 1, 2011
Closing Date: November 19, 2011
Hours of Operation:
5:00PM - 9:00PM Friday  10:00AM - 9:00PM Saturdays
1:00PM - 6:00PM Sundays

A Good Cause
Pet Fair

•Saturday, October 1st, 2011 @ 1:30pm
Pet Fair and Open House attractions: Pet costume contest, Free Hot Dogs and Rootbeer floats.
Vendors: Friends of Skid Book in Action, Southern Maid Band, Dogs Against Drugs, Tyler Obedience Training, Adopt-A-Pet from Henderson Humane Society.
Event Contact Information:
Melissa (903) 533-0031


The McClendon House   Living History Tours

Feel the presence of family members who once lived here through character actors as they breathe life once again into this fine old turn-of-the-century home.

$10 per person (special rate of $7 per person for groups of 10 or more).
Event Contact Information:
(903) 592-3533
http://www.mcclendonhouse.net/         SATURDAYS IN OCTOBER
MORE MAIZE FUN
Moore Farms Fall U-Pick Pumpkin Patch and Cornfield Maze
Saturday, October 8TH, 2011 – Sunday, October 30th, 2011
Bring your family for a fun day at the farm! Pick your own pumpkin or stroll through meandering paths but through the cornfield maze.

Pictures, farm animals and more!
$8-10 per person including pumpkins.
Event Contact Information:
The Moore Family ← click to contact via email
(903) 894-1030    http://www.moorefarms.com/

Into Frisbee???
Lindsey Park Disk Golf Tournament

•Saturday, October 8th, 2011 @ 8:00am

Registration 8:00
Tee-off approx. 9:30
Tow rounds of 18 holes with one hour break between rounds.
Registration fee is $40
All players will receive a players package.
Event Contact Information:
(903) 571-5624
Master Gardener Fall Conference/Bulb Sale

•Saturday, October 8th, 2011 @ 8:00am - 2:00pm

Gardening Conference and Bulb & Plant Sale sponsored by SCMG and Texas AgriLife Extension Service.
Gardening topics of interest to home gardeners and sale of reliable and adapted bulbs and other choice plants.
Free admission.
Event Contact Information:
(903) 590-2980   http://www.scmg.tamu.edu/

Rose Festivals of YesterYear at the Goodman

Lecture Series
•Saturday, October 8th, 2011 @ 8:00am

•Saturday, October 8th, 2011 @ 1:00pm
•Saturday, October 8th, 2011 @ 2:30pm
The 1859 Goodman-LeGrand House and Museum will host a "Rose Festivals of Yesteryear" lecture series and a special exhibit representing the early years of the Rose Festival and past Rose Queens.
The lectures will celebrate Tyler’s Rose Season and focus on festivals of the past.
Admission is free.
The museum is located at 624 N Broadway Ave. Tyler, TX 75702.
For more information call Patricia Heaton at (903) 531-1286 or visit the museum’s website at www.goodmanmuseum.com.
Addition Information:
Anna Clyde Malone and Jill Ramey
Celebrate the Rose Festivals of days gone by and join us for special lecture given by past Rose Queen, Jill Ramey, at the Goodman-LegGrand Museum.
Also, historical presentations and tours of this lovely old Southern home will be given in between lectures.
Free admission.
Event Contact Information:
(903) 531-1286   http://goodmanmuseum.com/

Tyler Rose Marathon - Junior

•Saturday, October 8th, 2011 @ 8:00am

The First Annual Junior Rose:
The Junior Rose is designed to encourage young children to enjoy running. We want them to feel the same excitement that the adults feel when running the Rose Marathon. Parents/guardians are encouraged to accompany kids in all events
When:
Saturday October 8, 2011 - 8:30 a.m.Where:  The Tyler Rose Garden Center - 420 Rose Park Drive, Tyler, Texas 75202
Activities:
Children 3-5 will compete in a 50 yard dash
Children 6-9 will compete in a tour of the Rose Garden about ¼ mile.
Children 10-12 will compete in a 7/10 mile course touring the Rose Garden Streets
We will have other great fun for all the kids before and after the run. Parents and kids can attend the Tyler Rose Expo afterwards.
All Children receive:
The official Junior Rose white short/sleeved t-shirt
A Special Junior Rose Celebration Medal
Lots of Fun!
Cost:
Children 5 and under - free
Children 6 and above - $8
Packet Pickup:
Event t-shirts and extras will be available in the Rose Garden starting at 7 a.m. on race morning, October 8, 2011

6th Annual Brookshires Firefighter Challenge

•Friday, October 7th, 2011 @ 5:00pm - 11:00pm     •Saturday, October 8th, 2011 @ 10:00am - 3:00pm
Come see local and out-of-town firefighters compete in five exciting team and individual challenges. This family fun event offers a kids’ course for the younger children to practice their skills.
Free admission.
Broadway Square Mall, parking lot area south of Sears.

Festival on the Square   A Texas Country Music Festival
Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011

Festival on the Square, Downtown Tyler.
Texas Music concert under the stars and on the brick streets of Downtown Tyler.
Gates open at 5:00pm ; music begins at 5:45 p.m. and continues until midnight.
Cost: $15 advance; $20 at the gate.    On the square in Downtown Tyler.
Event Contact Information:
Gallery Main Street ← click to contact via email
(903) 593-6905   http://www.festivalonthesquare.com/

Marathon Start Time:

Sunday, October 9, 2011
7:30 am Central DST
Location of Start/Finish Line:
The Tyler Rose marathon will start and end in the Rose Center in Tyler.
Course Time Limit:
The course will be open for 6 1/2 hours. This allows walkers to compete at a 15 minute per mile pace. It does not allow for long stops. We would appreciate all to meet course time limits.
Fees:
Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. No exceptions.
$70 through July 1, 2011
$80 July 2 through October 1, 2011
$90 October 2 through October 8, 2011
There will be no race day registration
Event Contact Information:
Tyler Municipal Rose Garden
(903) 235-2513  http://www.tylermarathon.com/


Roseland Plantation Afternoon Tea & Tour


•Sunday, October 9th, 2011 @ 1:30pm - 4:30pm       •Monday, October 10th, 2011 @ 1:30pm - 4:30pm
•Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 @ 1:30pm - 4:30pm   •Sunday, October 16th, 2011 @ 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Elegant four course tea of fruit, scones, finger sandwiches and desserts. Tour Historic Roseland Plantation and Hambrick House following the tea. Reservations required. $39 per person.
Event Contact Information:
(903) 849-5553  http://www.roselandplantation.com/


Texas Rose Festival Dress Design Workshop


•Sunday, October 9th, 2011 @ 2:00pm - 4:00pm

The Texas Rose Festival Coronation dress designer, Winn Morton, will explain the origination of the dress designs and their creation.
Mr. Morton is a nationally recognized set and costume designer for Broadway, television, national entertainment venues, and regional and local arts.
Tickets: $7.00.
Event Contact Information:
Rose Garden Center
(903) 531-1212   www.texasrosefestival.com/museum/garden.htm

NOW SHOWING AT
Downtown Tyler Film Festival                                 
 "Show Us Your Shorts"
•Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 @ 7:00pm

•Thursday, October 13th, 2011 @ 7:00pm
•Friday, October 14th, 2011 @ 7:00pm
•Saturday, October 15th, 2011 @ 7:00pm
Wednesday, Oct. 12-Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011
"Show Us Your Shorts" Downtown Tyler Film Festival.
Featuring comedic short films shown in the newly renovated Liberty Hall in Downtown Tyler.
Tickets $7.50 in advance; $10 at door for Thursday-Saturday. Wednesday opening gala $50 per person.
More details at www.tylerfilmfest.com.
Event Contact Information:
Beverly Abell ← click to contact via email
(903) 593-6905   http://www.tylerfilmfestival.com/

Movies to see this month at The Liberty
Pyscho      October 6             The Shining      October 7   and    of course!!  Halloween October 31  

These are events for the Texas Rose Festival in Tyler  October 13-16 2011  Come and Enjoy!!!
Tyler Area Garden Clubs Tablescapes


•Thursday, October 13th, 2011 @ 9:00am

•Friday, October 14th, 2011 @ 9:00am
•Saturday, October 15th, 2011 @ 9:00am
Presented by Tyler Area Garden Clubs.
Creative and inspirational table displays. Free and open to the public.
Event Contact Information:
Tyler Municipal Rose Garden
(903) 597-3130
http://www.texasrosefestival.com/
Texas Rose Festival: Behind the Scenes Float

•Thursday, October 13th, 2011 @ 10:00am - 4:00pm  •Friday, October 14th, 2011 @ 10:00am - 4:00pm
This self-guided tour of floats being assembled for the Rose Festival Parade is free and open to the public.
Event Contact Information:
Tyler Rose Garden ← click to contact via email
(903) 597-3130
http://www.texasrosefestival.com


2009 Rose Festival Arts and Crafts Fair

•Saturday, October 15th, 2011 @ 9:00am - 6:00pm   •Sunday, October 16th, 2011 @ 11:00am - 8:00pm
Enjoy a walk in the Tyler Rose Garden and shop with over 70 various arts and crafts vendors selling only handcrafted items, and rose bushes and fall plants for sale by local growers.
Free admission to Arts & Crafts Fair. Kids Zone and Carriage Rides for a fee.
Event Contact Information:
(903) 531-1214  http://www.tylerparkandrec.com



Queens Tea
 Recognized by many as the state's most elegant and beautiful community event, the Texas Rose Festival annually draws many thousands of visitors to East Texas. Each festival is the culmination of a year's planning and countless hours of work by hundreds of volunteers.  For three days visitors are treated to art shows, floral displays, and special events, all to honor the Rose. The Rose Queen and her Court are presented at the Coronation, an impressive theatrical experience that always inspires first-time visitors. Gorgeous gowns, incredible colors, and an intriguing story make this a must-see Rose Festival event. Also plan to attend the Queen's Tea, free and open to the public, while you stroll through the beautiful Rose Garden and mingle with "Rose Royalty."
The parade, an arts and crafts fair, floral shows, and many more activities make sure every Rose Festival visitor is entertained in true Texas style.


The Haunts of the Four Winds   Four Winds Renaissance Faire
Friday, October 14th, 2011 – Sunday, October 30th, 2011
Haunted castle, haunted hayride through a haunted village and a hike down a Black Forest Trail.

Admission for all three attractions, $12 of $5 per attraction.
Rides, food and games extra.
Event Contact Information:
Dustin Stephens ← click to contact via email
(903) 839-5271
http://www.fourwindsfaire.com/

ALSO AT FOUR WINDS
Steampunk-Wild, Wild, West

•Saturday, October 15th, 2011 @ 10:00am - 7:00pm   •Sunday, October 16th, 2011 @ 10:00am - 7:00pm
Celebrate Old West gambler, gunfighters and saloon girls with Jules Vern technology. It’s the 1800s as they might have been.
Adults - $15   Children 4 - 12 - $7   Seniors - $12

Kiepersol Estates Harvest Fest & Grape Stomp
•Saturday, October 15th, 2011 @ 10:00am - 6:00pm

Kiepersol Estates Harvest Festival & Grape Stomp celebrates Texas Wine Month with a family event at the heart of our East Texas vineyard. Activities include unique wine festival games, interactive vintage harvest “tintype” photographs, karaoke, and a self-guided walking tour of the vineyard, as well as festival food, wine tasting and homemade sangria and wine-a-ritas. The grape stomp is the highlight of the festival where participants can “make wine” and mark their own commemorative t-shirt. Participants should bring their cameras and can submit photos of the event for competition.
Bring your lawn chair and stay a while.
No food or drink may be brought in.
You must be 21 to purchase or consume alcohol.
Event Contact Information:
Marnelle Durrett ← click to contact via email
(903) 894-8995  http://www.kiepersol.com/
Museum to host "Tyler’s Old Rose" Open House

•Saturday, October 15th, 2011 @ 10:00am - 5:00pm

The 1859 Goodman-LeGrand House and Museum is hosting their annual "Tyler’s Old Rose" Open House.
The tour will feature re-enactments, music, Rose Belles and tours of the Chamblee Rose Garden, the first EarthKindTM botanical garden located in LeGrand Park.
Admission is free and the museum is located at 624 N. Broadway Ave. Tyler, TX 75702.
For more information call Patricia Heaton at (903) 531-1286 or visit the museum’s website at www.goodmanmuseum.com.
Event Contact Information:
Patricia Heaton ← click to contact via email
(903) 531-1286  http://www.goodmanmuseum.com/


 
 
" The Unexpected Guest"

Tyler Civic Theatre Center    Friday, October 21st, 2011 – Sunday, October 30th, 2011

Live stage production of a classic Agatha Christie mystery full of twists and turns that will keep you guessing to the very end.

Admission $18 per adult


•Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 @ 7:30pm
The most beautiful love story ever told comes to life!
The romantic Broadway musical for all generations, Disneys BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, the smash hit Broadway musical, is coming to Tyler!
Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this eye-popping spectacle has won the hearts of over 35 million people worldwide.
This classic musical love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers including Be Our Guest and the beloved title song.
Experience the romance and enchantment of Disneys BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at the UT Tyler Cowan Center!
Event Contact Information:
Terri Holland    http://www.uttyler.edu/cowan

(903) 566-7424   http://www.beautyandthebeastontour.com/

Smith County Medical Alliance Book Fair

•Thursday, October 27th, 2011 @ 8:00am - 6:00pm

•Friday, October 28th, 2011 @ 8:00am - 6:00pm  •Saturday, October 29th, 2011 @ 8:00am - 6:00pm
The SCMSA Book Fair has been an outstanding fundraising idea started in 1968 under the leadership of Lillie McNeal. It is the primary fundraiser of the Smith County Medical Society Alliance and the profits go toward health careers in the form of scholarships for students at TJC and UT-Tyler.
Our building is crammed with thousands of books and volunteers that clean, sort and shelve books year round. We accept the donation of used books year round. The donations can be left on the shelves outside of our building. Contribution forms are available.
Event Contact Information:
Marsha Harrison ← click to contact via email
(903) 595-0277  http://www.scmsalliance.com/
TJC Alumni Homecoming Awards Dinner/Dance

•Friday, October 28th, 2011 @ 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Apache Rooms, Rogers Student CenterThe TJC Alumni Association Homecoming Awards Dinner/Dance will be held on Friday, October 28 at 6 p.m. in the Apache rooms of Rogers Student Center on the main campus.
There is no charge but please RSVP by October 24 by contacting Nicole in the Alumni Office at (903) 510-2588 or ndur@tjc.edu.
This year’s honorees are: June Murphy,’54 Retired TJC Nursing Prof., Distinguished Award Jim and Margaret Perkins, College and Community supporters, Black & Gold Award Shirley McCorkle,’52~Former Apache Belle/TJC volunteer, Apache Spirit Award and Mary Jane McNamara,’42~Retired TJC/Tyler Librarian/Historian/Community Volunteer.
Event Contact Information:
Betty Briggs  (903) 510-2588  http://www.tjc.edu/


AND /OR

TJC Alumni Association Tailgate Party
Members Homecoming
•Saturday, October 29th, 2011 @ 12:30pm
Trinity Mother Francis Rose Stadium Parking Lot
On Saturday, October 29, the Tyler Junior College Alumni Association invites all alumni members to join them for a Homecoming Barbecue Tailgate party at the TMF Rose Stadium Parking Lot from 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm. There is NO CHARGE FOR ALUMNI MEMBERS, $10 for guest(reservations are required). And then stay for the Big Homecoming Game--at 3 pm the Apache Football Team takes on Kilgore College (alumni members free).
Event Contact Information:
Nicole Durham
(903) 510-2588   ndur@tjc.edu
                                   Huey Lewis & the News

                                 presented by UTT Cowan Center

•Saturday, October 29th, 2011 @ 7:30pm

HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS have been defying the rock oddsmakers for three decades. 2009 marked the group’s 30th anniversary!
Formed from two rival Bay Area bands in 1979, their contagious brand of straight-ahead rock’n roll has outlasted countless trends, selling over 20 million albums worldwide in the process.
HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS have carried the banner as the quintessential American rock band, endearing them to millions of fans and earning them the right to mark their place on the pop history map. In this concert, they will perform their hits and selections from their newest CD release, Soulsville, including Respect Yourself and Got To Get You Off ! My Mind.
Event Contact Information:

Terri Holland ← click to contact via email
(903) 566-7424  http://www.cowancenter.org/

WELL OKAY
YOU ARE PROBABLY TIRED OF READING ALL OF THE THINGS GOING ON IN OUR TOWN IN OCTOBER. THE BEST THING GOING ON IS THE ROSEVINE INN ! SO COME AND VISIT US SOON WHERE FIRES BURN NIGHTLY AND BREAKFAST IS SERVED DAILY. HAVE A GREAT HALLOWEEN AND DON'T GET TOO SCARY!!!!!!