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2nd Annual Mardi-Gras/Gumbo Cook-Off Janaury 30, 2016 4:00pm-9:00pm – Downtown Heritage Square Applicatons for gumbo cook-off can be received from Judy Lewis Main Street Cooridatnor at city hall. There will be 100 King Cake Cupcakes sold with three cupcakes being awarded 1st,2nd and 3rd prize. Cupcake tickets are $25 .00 and maybe purchased at City […]

The 2016 Christmas Parade and the lighting of the Christmas Tree will be held on Dec 1st. The tree lighting will be at 5:30pm In Heritage Square downtown. The parade will begin at 6:00pm in downtown. Contact for event: Main Street Henderson 903-657-6551 Ext 238

162nd Annual East Texas Sacred Harp Singing Convention August 13-14-2016 Henderson Civic Center 1500 Lake Forest Parkway Saturday 9:00a.m. -3:00p.m. Sunday 9:30am-2:30p.m. Contact: Robert Vaughn at 903-863-5379 E-mail   rl_vaughn@yahoo.com Carole Watts – 903-657-4118 Dave Rousseau – 903-889-3344 Website: www.texasfasola.org

Henderson Civic Theater Production: Shreek July 9,10,11,12,16,17,18, 19th 7:30pm July 11,12,18,19 Matinee 2:30pm Adults/Seniors $12.00 Students $ 7:00 903-657-2968 122 E. Main St www.hctonline.org

22nd Annual Antique Tractor and Engine Show Always 3rd Friday & Saturday in April April 15 & 16th, 2016 Rusk County Expo Center 3303 FM 13W. 75652 For more information call:  Don Reynolds 903-889-2671

Rusk County Youth Project Show March 3,4, & 5 2016 Rusk County Expo Center 3303 FM 13 W. 75654 Commercial Heifer Sale Thursday 6:30pm Shop Projects and Arts & Crafts Auction Friday evening 6:00pm Livestock Auction Saturday evening 5:30pm Info 903-657-2161

East Texas/ Rusk County Wildflower Trails April 15th – May 30th. Guide yourself through historic Rusk County on three wildflower trails.  The trail itineraries  will provide a scenic view of the beautiful wildflowers and also informative views of Rusk County and it’s historic past. For the self driving map brochure contact the Tourism Department of the […]

The Rusk County Rodeo Association will present their PRCA Rodeo begining on Thursday Oct 13 at 7:30P.M. at the Rusk County Expo Center and ending on Saturday Oct 15th 2016 , 2016The Rodeo is located at the Rusk County Expo Center, adjacent to the Rusk County Airport.  For more information call the Boot Barn Hotline […]

East Texas/Rusk County Wildflower Trails April 15th – May 30th Guide yourself through historic Rusk County on three wildflower trails.  The trail itineraries will provide a scenic view of the beautiful wildflowers and also informative views of Rusk County and it’s historic past. For the self driving map brochure contact the Tourism Department of the City […]

Thursday Dec 3rd Tree lighting in Heritage Square at 5:30P.M. Christmas Parade Downtown Thursday Dec 3rd 2015 6:00pm Contact Henderson Area Chamber of Commerce 903-657-5528 for more information.

Henderson is proud to host the only folk life festival in East Texas. The Heritage Syrup Festival is always celebrated the second Saturday in November from 9:00am-5:00pm.  Beginning in November 1989,  this unique fall festival is centered around the making of sugarcane syrup. The 7 acre grounds of the Depot Museum and the 10 blocks […]

October 17 – 19th 2013 3303 FM 13 W 75654 The Annual Rusk County PRCA Rodeo is held each October at the Rusk County Youth Expo Center.  This 3 night event starts on Thursday and run through Saturday night. Bull Riding, barrel riding, bareback bronc riding, saddle bronc riding, calf roping,  team roping and calf […]

The Annual Antique & Engine Show is always held the 3rd Friday and Saturday in April at the Rusk County Youth Expo Center. Show events are from 9:00am – 9:00pm Friday and Saturday . Show events include:  Small engine displays, corn grinding, horse drawn equipment, tractor games, saw mill demo, rope making, hay baling, antique […]

Wildflower Driving Tour April 15-May 31st The East Texas Wildflower Driving Tour begins typically the 2nd -3rd in April with the brilliant Crimson Clover followed the bright yellow Coreopsis and the Indian Paintbrush and Evening primrose. Take a ride on the “rural” side at the East Texas wildflower Trails. The trails includes 3 Itineraries which […]