New Year’s Resolution – Gyms in Palestine, TX

Palestine Gyms
You can work out any time of the year. But there’s something about the beginning of the new year that just makes you motivated to get in shape and look and feel your best. After all, there will be plenty of people making their way to the gym this January,... [read more]

Historic Anderson County Jail Ghost Hunt and Sleepover

Jail Ghost Hunt & Sleepover
Are you the kind of person who loves to get spooked? If you are, you won’t want to miss the Historic Anderson County Jail Ghost Hunt and Sleepover. When you come to this event, you’ll get to hunt for ghosts in one of the most haunted establishments in Palestine. It... [read more]

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth at Oxbow Bakery

Oxbow Bakery Pie
Do you have a sweet tooth that can only be satisfied by a delicious piece of pie? Yes? Then you need to go to Oxbow Bakery. This place seriously has the best homemade pies in Texas hands down. It just takes one bite to change the way you think about... [read more]

Grinch’s Lair at the Texas Jail House

Grinch's Lair
He’s a mean one, that Mr. Grinch. He always manages to get himself into trouble, so is it really a surprise that he’s found himself locked up in jail this holiday season? You can only steal so many Christmases before it catches up with you and you get locked away.... [read more]

Polar Express at the Texas State Railroad

The Polar Express
Do you know any good little boys and girls who deserve to go to the North Pole? If so, get them a ticket for the Polar Express. The Texas State Railroad is running special trips to the North Pole from Nov. 11–Dec. 27. Trains depart in the afternoon and evening,... [read more]

Pineywoods Autumn Trail: Athens to Palestine

Pineywoods Autumn Trail
The Pineywoods Autumn Trail runs from Athens to Palestine and consists of 145 miles of gorgeous scenic driving. The Palestine Visitor Center and the City of Athens Department of Tourism partnered for this trail, and people are encouraged to get in their vehicles and drive along it. You’ll be treated... [read more]

Frost Fest and Christmas Parade of Lights in Palestine 2017

Frost Fest
Christmas is right around the corner, and Palestine is getting ready to celebrate with Frost Fest and the Christmas Parade of Lights. Frost Fest takes place on Dec. 1–2 in downtown Palestine, and the festival ends with the Christmas Parade of Lights. Stick around after the parade for a short... [read more]

Find Unique Christmas Gifts at Duncan Depot Antiques

Duncan Depot Antiques
Some people are easy to shop for, but everyone has that one person on their list they can’t find anything for. You look and look for a gift, but nothing you find seems right. Put this problem behind you by shopping at Duncan Depot Antiques this Christmas. This 10,000-square foot... [read more]

Visit the Grinch’s Lair This Christmas Season

Grinch's Lair
He spent most of his life being a mean one, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the Grinch has ended up in jail. He came to Palestine to spread his usual holiday jeer and ended up at the Historic Anderson County Jail. It looked like he was going... [read more]

Ready-to-Cook Meals from Faith’s Fancy Make Thanksgiving Easy

Faith's Fancy Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is supposed to be at time for the family to get together and have fun, but it can be really stressful. You have to cook an enormous meal, and just pulling something out of a box or freezer won’t do. Your family wants it fresh and perfect, and you... [read more]