Tour of Home Gardens (Mar. 22)

For an opportunity to view some of the most fabulous landscaping in Nacogdoches, you don’t want to miss the Tour of Home Gardens this year. Although azaleas are included, many other fine plants and shrubs are also on display in amazing arrangements. Come get inspired to think of what you can do at your own home, no matter large or small.

DATE: March 22, 2014 (Saturday)
TIME: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
LOCATION: Various homes in Nacogdoches
COST: $15 (purchase at Visitor Center, 200 E. Main Street, in downtown Nac)
MORE INFO: Call 936-564-7351 or visit

This event is presented as a cooperative project of the Convention and Visitor’s Bureau and the Friends of Historic Nacogdoches.

Lighten Up, East Texas!

Need some motivation for losing weight? How about the chance to win a new car!? Allen Samuels Tyler has donated a new 2014 Dodge Dart as the grand prize in the weight loss competition that starts soon. Keep healthy eating affordable with other potential prizes of up to $5,000 worth of gift cards to Brookshire Brothers and other stores, too.

Registration is free and you can join the fun as an individual or as part of a team. You can also register as a team, with up to 5 people, to encourage each other.

To sign up, visit the following locations:

Fitness 360
4822 N. University Drive
Monday – Thursday, 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday: 5 a.m. to 8 a.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

C.L. Simon Recreation Center
1112 North Street
Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

M & S Pharmacy
917 E. Austin Street
Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

SFSA Campus Recreation
1817 Wilson Drive
Wednesday: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Other times by appointment