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  1. Tyler’s treasures: Take a day or two to see Tyler
  2. Sulphur Springs…
  3. Texas Classical Guitarist: Nathaniel Earhart
  4. Family Farmer’s Market and Much More in Pittsburg
  5. Mineola… Lots to see and do!

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Jul 25

Tyler’s treasures: Take a day or two to see Tyler

You will need a day or two in Tyler to see all the great Treasures. Start on the west side of town and travel east. From Athens/Murchison, travel East on TX-31 toward Tyler to Moore Than Imagined (#1 on Map, Info P19), to explore Chalk Painted furniture, western art, antique toys, man cave items and …

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Jul 24

Sulphur Springs…

Just about an hour and a half East of Dallas on I-30 is Sulphur Springs. This little town is a treasure of shopping and dining. We found two places you simply must visit. Town Square Antique Mall is right downtown on the square at 102 College St. This is one of the best selections on …

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Jul 23

Texas Classical Guitarist: Nathaniel Earhart

Raised in the small town of Hillsboro, Texas, Nathaniel Earhart first experienced music hands on at age 5, through classical piano lesson. After six years he quit his formal piano training to pursue the guitar. Nathaniel was self-taught in popular music for the next seven years until he was introduced to classical guitar, by former …

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Jul 22

Family Farmer’s Market and Much More in Pittsburg

Head North on TX-271 to Pittsburg, but before you get to town, be sure to stop at Efurd Orchards just 3 miles south of town on TX-271. Open 7 days a week in summer, this family owned market is one of the best. Not only is the a wonderful farmer’s market, they have home-made ice …

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Jul 21

Mineola… Lots to see and do!

Mineola is on TX-80 1.5 hrs East of Dallas, or just 34 minutes North of Tyler on TX-69. This beautiful Downtown has lots to do and see. Don’t miss: The Ponderosa Gun Shop with unique collectible firearms and more Uniques & Antiques, The largest Antique Mall in Mineola just off Broadway on Line St. Stonewall …

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Jul 20

Where to find antiques in Kilgore

From Gladewater, head South on TX-271 to FM135 to Kilgore, home of the famous Kilgore Rangerettes and some fantastic treasure hunting! Follow the signs to Downtown (Look for the large rows of old oil derricks) and find your way to Main Street. Alley Cats Antiques and Gifts at 213 E. Main has beautiful antiques, primitives, …

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Jul 15

Gladewater: “the antiques capital of East Texas”

On TX-80 East of Big Sandy is Gladewater, The Antique Capital of East Texas. You’ll see the sign to Downtown from TX-80 at FM 271. There are lots of shops to visit, but three must visit places are: Christie’s Collectibles has Fenton, Heritage Lace, furniture and more Star 4 Antiques is inside the Gladewater Antique …

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Jul 14

Big Sandy … Hawkins… Holly Lake

You’ll want to visit Big Sandy on a Saturday, because Saxon Auctions: The Longest Running Auction in the State of Texas happens every Saturday night at 6:30pm. To get there, head East of 80 and when you get to the lake in Big Sandy, look on the North hill to see the auction barn. The …

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Jul 13

Athens…Ben Wheeler… Murchison

From Canton, head South East on HWY 64 and take a slight Right on 271 to Ben Wheeler. A must stop! This charming town has restored historic buildings that now house various art galleries. Fine Western Art by Big Sandy Artists Karen White & Monty Graham is on display in Ben Wheeler. (Mark Your Calendar …

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Jul 12

Fireworks, Vacations and More in July

July is one of our favorite months. It starts with fireworks, usually includes a trip of some sort, and ends with kids getting ready to go back to school. What’s not to love?  This July we’re celebrating patriotic collections. Be sure to check out our features and enjoy!   As always, we appreciate the support …

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