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Festival Of The Arts Kicks Off Three Weekends Tyler County Dogwood Festival
Tyler County Booster - March 2009
Believe it or not, it’s already time for another Tyler County Dogwood Festival! And this year’s festival promises to be bigger and better than ever. This Saturday, March 21, the first activity filled weekend of the three weekend event begins with the Festival of the Arts. Tyler County is rich in artistic talent. The Festival of the Arts is an opportunity for everyone to get a taste of all this talent collected in one place. The event takes place at Heritage Village Museum, located on Hwy. 190W in Woodville. The gate opens at 9 a.m. and the fun runs until 5 p.m. Tickets are $4 for adults and $2 for children. This year you will see some old favorites, including the Quilt show, an Indian Flute Concert, Hoop Dancing, the Spinners & Weavers, Dulcimer Group, “Friends of the Village” and a lot of great Gospel and Bluegrass music. At 12 p.m. on the Village Stage you’ll find John Wright Helton, an accomplished violinist, composer, conductor and music teacher. Helton will play Violin, Accordion and Mandolin. Maurice Bigham & Friends will take the stage at 1 p.m. for an Indian Flute Concert. If you’ve never heard these beautiful instruments, you are in for a real treat. And don’t forget Sunday’s Dinner on the Ground out at the Village. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Your ticket will get you entrance to the Village, entertainment and dinner.