Category Archive: Art

News and information about American Artists and their creations.

Jul 25

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

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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…

TownSquare

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

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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

Efurd

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

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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Jun 21

Antique, Primitive, Vintage, Retro & Collectible

Tip: What are the Differences Between: Antique, Primitive, Vintage, Retro & Collectible An “Antique” is an item 100 years old or older that is of considerable value due to age, condition and historical value. A “Primitive” is usually a hand-made piece made out of necessity by early settlers such as a churn, table or utility …

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Jun 20

Kilgore…

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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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Jun 19

Gladewater…

Christies

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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Jun 19

Big Sandy … Hawkins… Holly Lake

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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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Jun 19

Athens…Ben Wheeler…Murchison

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    From Canton, head South East on HWY 64 and take a slight Right on 271 to Ben Wheeler. This charming town has many shops, but be sure to check out renowned Decoy Artist R.D. Wilson and other artists exhibiting at Far Out Fest June 22-23.         From there, head South …

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