The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

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December 20, 2013

Palestine Frost Fest events moved from Saturday to today



Santa's Workshop and Wonderland Depot also will operate normal hours this weekend, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. One of the main features offered by the Texas State Railroad Society will be an interactive train display. Admission is $1 and professional photos with Santa are available for $5 each. The holiday workshop and interpretive center is located at 201 W. Oak Street in downtown Palestine.

Other events set for this weekend include:

• The Grinch's Lair — The Grinch's Lair is located in the old Anderson County jail at 704 Avenue A near the courthouse square. The Grinch's Lair offers Whoville in the lobby with fun activities for the children. There's also a trek up to “Mt. Crumpit” to the Grinch's Lair where The Grinch shows you through his home all around the second floor. The Grinch's Lair will be open from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday and from 1 to 9 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $5 per person. Bring a camera to take photos with the Whos, Max the Dog, and of course, The Grinch. “Who-licious Hot Chocolate” is offered for $1 a cup and souvenir Grinch photos are $2 each.

• Pop-Up Art Gallery — The Pop-Up Art Gallery is an innovative gallery that pops up for a limited time showcasing local and regional artists. The exhibit will show arts works in ceramics, sculpture, acrylic, pastel, watercolor, folk art and photography. The Pop-Up Art Gallery, free to the public, is a project of the Main Street Department and accomplished through volunteers. The gallery is located at 213 W. Oak St. in downtown Palestine. The gallery will be open from noon to 6 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and from noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday.

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