CLUBS & GROUPS

You may hear people say “there’s nothing to do” in Nacogdoches, but it’s simply not true!

In fact, there is so much to do, it’s hard to find time to even think about all your options, much less do everything.

Aside from “regular” entertainment like movies, bowling, putt-putt and more, there are also MANY clubs, groups and organizations that are meeting in Nacogdoches area on a regular basis. It’s easy to find new friends who share your same interests or explore & learn more about something new.

Here’s a page with just a few of our local clubs/groups/organizations, with links to their main pages for more info. More groups are added as often as possible.

If you would like to have your club or group listed here, please contact me at admin@shangriladoches.com. Your listing is free!*

Thanks!

CLUBS / GROUPS / ORGANIZATIONS

(in alphabetical order)

 

AA

Usual members: Adults 18+
Usual meeting place: 1221 Murray Street in Nacogdoches (near downtown)
Usual meeting times: both day groups and night groups are available

Contact: 936-564-3388

AMATEUR RADIO CLUB

Usual members: Adults and older teens
Usual meeting place: Christ Episcopal School
Usual time: Wednesdays, 7:00 p.m. (once a month)

Website: Click here.
Contact info:
More info: Join each week for the 2-meter nets sponsored by NARC. Each Monday is the NARC ARES/RACES net, at 8 p.m. on the club’s 146.84 repeater (PL 141.3). Second, on thursday evenings, at 8 p.m. is the Deep East Texas Skywarn Net on the 147.32 repeater (PL 141.3)

AMTGARD (Kingdom of the Wetlands, Sun Fall Abbey)

Usual members: Adults 18+ who like swords & sorcery, medieval combat, Renaissance faires, roleplaying games like D&D, and the rest of the world, too. All welcome; it’s free to try it! Children under 18 may attend with their parents. Everyone must sign a waiver (available at the park).
Usual meeting place: Pecan Acres Park (across the street from SFA intramural fields)
Usual time: Sundays at 12:00 noon until about 4:00 ish (sometimes later)
Cost: It’s free to try it. Come on out!
Website: local organization Sun Fall Abbey, click here
Website: the regional group Kingdom of the Wetlands, click here
Website: national organization of Amtgard, click here

BICYCLE CLUB

Usual club members: People who like to ride bicycles (adults and older teens)
Usual meeting place: changes frequently, depends on the route
Usual time: changes frequently, depends on the route

Website: Click here.
Contact info: 936-569-6644
More info: Open every day except Sunday, 10-5

CIVIL AIR PATROL

Usual members: Older teens who are interested in consider a career in the military
Usual meeting place: North Street Church of Christ
Usual time: Mondays at 6:15 p.m.

Website: Click here
Contact info: cap.info@yahoo.com
More info:

COMMUNITY BAND

As of January 2018, the Nacogdoches Community Band group is currently not active.

Usual club members:  Adults and older teens
Usual meeting place:
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Website:
Contact info:
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DEMOCRATIC WOMEN

Usual club members: Democratic women
Usual meeting place: Nacogdoches Housing Authority Community Room on Daybreak Drive
Usual time: Thursday, 6:00 p.m.

Website: Click here.
Contact info:
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DUPLICATE CLUB

Usual members: Adults 18+
Usual meeting place: 815 Sarah Ann, Nacogdoches
Usual time: 1:15 p.m.

Contact: 936-615-9221

EAST TEXAS MOTORCYCLE ENTHUSIASTS

Usual members: people who are enthusiastic about motorcycles
Usual meeting place: ETME, Inc, located 14 miles east of Nac on SH 21 and 3 miles west of Chireno
Usual meeting time: 1:00 p.m. on the first Sunday of each month

Contact: start from Facebook, click here

 

FREDONIA COIN CLUB

Usual club members: Adults and older teens
Usual meeting place: Westminster Presbyterian Church
Usual time: Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. (once a month)

Website:
Contact info: Call 936-462-9778 or 936-462-3440
More info:

FREDONIA ROTARY CLUB

Usual club members: Adults
Usual meeting place: Banita Creek Hall
Usual time: Tuesday, Noon to 1:00

Website: Click here.
Contact info:
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GAME STORE

MAGIC THE GATHERING / WARHAMMER / D&D / TABLETOPS / MORE!

Usual members: Nerdy folks and the people who love them
Usual meeting place: Gamer’s Hollow game store
Usual time: 2:00 p.m. until midnight or later, every day except Sunday

Contact: via Facebook, click here
More details: Tournaments frequently, stop by for more info.

HEART OF THE PINES CHORUS

Usual club members: Adults who like to sing
Usual meeting place: North Street Church of Christ
Usual time: Mondays at 6:30 p.m. (once a week)

Website: click here.
Contact info: Call 936-552-1595
More info:

HOMESCHOOLERS

Usual members: Anyone interested in homeschooling
Usual meeting place: Changes frequently, depends on the event or group
Usual time: Changes frequently, depends on the event

Best way to get started contacting local homeschoolers is through Facebook.

Website: Click here.
Contact info: Click here.
More info: Click here.

KEEP NACOGDOCHES BEAUTIFUL

Usual members: People who don’t like litter
Usual meeting place: at Events and other locations
Usual time:

Website: Click here
Contact info:
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LAMP-LITE THEATRE (Community Theatre)

Usual members: People of all ages who enjoy theatre
Usual meeting place: Lamp-lite Theatre
Usual time: Changes frequently, depends on the show

Website: Click here.
Contact info: info@lamplitetheatre.org
More info: Auditorium seats 216. Each row is elevated above the one in front so that every seat is a great seat! The Lamp-Lite is a very active community theatre that produces many shows every year, all the time.

MORNING GLORY YOGA RUNNING CLUB

Usual members: Adults who like to run
Usual meeting place: Changes frequently, depends on the route
Usual time: Changes frequently, depends on the route

Website: Click here
Contact info: Email mgyoga@gmail.com or call 936-715-9909
More info:

 

NAACP, Unit 6207

Usual members: Adults 18+
Usual meeting place: Nacogdoches County Courthouse Annex
Usual meeting time: 7:00 p.m.

Facebook: Click here.
Website: Click here.

NACOGDOCHES BREAKFAST LIONS CLUB

Usual club members: Current members of the Lions club
Usual meeting place: Olde Town General Store, downtown Nacogdoches
Usual time: Tuesdays, 6:45 a.m. (usually weekly)

Website: Click here.
Contact info: blan@att.net
More info: It’s early, but it’s breakfast, after all. Come join the fun!

 

NACOGDOCHES KIWANIS CLUB

Usual club members: Current members of the Kiwanis club
Usual meeting place: Jalepeno Tree in Nacogdoches
Usual time:  Thursdays at Noon (weekly)

Website: Click here

PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB

Usual members: photographers
Usual meeting place: SFA Native Plant Center
Usual time: 7:00 p.m.

Contact: 936-615-6026

PRIMETIMERS

Usual club members: people in their prime time of life
Usual meeting place: Family Life Center of the First United Methodist Church
Usual time: every second Monday, at Noon, for potluck lunch and program

Website: Click here.
Contact:
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REPUBLICAN WOMEN

Usual club members: Nacogdoches County Republican Women
Usual meeting place: Austin Hall
Usual time: Every second Monday, 11:30 a.m. for buffet lunch, with meeting to follow at Noon

Website: Click here.
Contact info:
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RESILIENT NACOGDOCHES

Usual members: people concerned about environment, economy, energy
Usual meeting place:  varies
Usual time: varies

Facebook: Click here.
Website: Click here.
Contact: Click here.

ROTARY CLUB

Usual club members: Current members of Rotary
Usual meeting place: 12-1 at Banita Creek Hall
Usual time:

Website:
Contact info:
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P.E.O. SISTERHOOD, Chapter IM

Usual club members: members of P.E.O.
Usual meeting place: members’ homes
Usual time: Saturday mornings, 9:30 a.m.

Website: Click here.
Contact info: Click here.
More info: Inactive PEOs are especially welcome – we miss you, sisters! Come on back!

This chapter is actually a Lufkin chapter, but many members are from Nacogdoches.

SCRABBLE CLUB

As of January 2018, this group is currently not active.

Usual club members:
Usual meeting place:
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Website: Click here.
Contact info:
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STAMP CLUB

Usual club members: People interested in stamp collecting
Usual meeting place: Westminster Presbyterian Church, 903 North Street
Usual time: Thursday, 7:00 p.m.

Website:

Contact info: P.O. Box 634027, Nacogdoches
More info: Click here.

 

TEXAS EXTENSION EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION

Usual club members:
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Website:
Contact info:
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TOPS (TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY)

Usual club members:  Adults who want to lose weight
Usual meeting place: Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital (Board room)
Usual time: Thursdays, 5:15 p.m.

Website:
Contact info: Call 936-546-4611
More info: Click here.

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If you would like to have your club or group listed here (or removed or edited), please contact me at admin@shangriladoches.com.

* Shangriladoches is a privately owned website that receives no governmental funding. We support peace & love and all that sort of groovy stuff. Shangriladoches reserves the right not to list anyone we don’t want to. If your group promotes hate, there is no need to request a listing with us.