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Featured Event: Painting Classes at old Town Vintage & More

Local artist Janet Staples will teach a 4-week decorative painting class at Old Town Vintage & More, beginning today, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The shop is conveniently located at 306 N. Sycamore St. The class will be held each Tuesday in October for a fee of $85, which includes a $20 project fee. Projects include fall nesting boxes, a folk art fall scene, a 'grateful hearts' heart, and a scarecrow welcome board. Participants are encouraged to read class instructions and purchase supplies ahead of time. Seating is limited, so call 903-221-6233 to reserve.

Tuesday, Oct. 1

8:30 a.m.—Cloggers, Palestine Senior Activity Center, 903-729-0255

9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.—Railroad Heritage Center, 903-586-7141

11 a.m.-2 p.m.—Let's 'Fall' into Painting, Old Town Vintage and More, 903-221-6233

1 p.m.—Bridge, Palestine Senior Activity Center, 903-729-0255

4 p.m.—Woodcarvers, Palestine Senior Activity Center, 903-729-0255

5-9 p.m.—National Night Out, Palestine Police Department, 903-727-8798

5:30 p.m.—Living Arts Yoga, Nickel Manor, 903-391-4369

6-7:30 p.m.—The Landing, New Life Community Church, 903-724-7704

6:45 p.m.—Swing dance lessons, Palestine YMCA, 903-729-3139

Wednesday, Oct. 2

9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.—Railroad Heritage Center, 903-586-7141

10 a.m.—Preschool Storytime at Fire Station 1, Palestine Public Library, 903-729-4121

10 a.m.-5 p.m.—Museum for East Texas Culture, 903-723-1914

12:30 p.m.—Painting class, Palestine Senior Activity Center, 903-729-0255

6-10 p.m.—Adult Basketball, Palestine YMCA, 903-729-3139

6:30-8 p.m.—8 Week Self-defense Course, Palestine YMCA, 903-729-3139

Thursday, Oct. 3

9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.—Railroad Heritage Center, 903-586-7141

10 a.m.-5 p.m.—Museum for East Texas Culture, 903-723-1914

10 a.m.—Mats for the Homeless, Palestine Senior Activity Center, 903-729-0255

5:30 p.m.—Tai Chi Club, Palestine Public Library, 903-729-4121

5:45 p.m.—Bowling for Business Networking League, Palestine Bowling Center, 903-729-6066

6 p.m.—Theology on Tap, Pint and Barrel, 713-409-4618

Friday, Oct. 4

9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.—Railroad Heritage Center, 903-586-7141

10 a.m.-5 p.m.—Museum for East Texas Culture, 903-723-1914

11 a.m.—Rusk Diesel Roundtrip, Texas State Railroad, 855-632-7729

3-6 p.m.—Fall Book Sale, Palestine Public Library, 903-729-4121

Saturday, Oct. 5

6 a.m.-1 p.m.—Paint Palestine Pink, Texas Oncology Center, 903-727-2200

8 a.m.-4 p.m.—Market Days, Palestine Farmer's Market, 903-731-8437

8 a.m.-4 p.m.—Scarecrow Trail & Fall Plant Sale, Ruth B. Nichols Arboretum, Jacksonville

8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.—Frankston Community Health Fair, Frankston United Methodist Church, 903-876-2235

9 a.m.—Living Arts Yoga, Nickel Manor, 903-391-4369

9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.—Railroad Heritage Center, 903-586-7141

10 a.m.-3 p.m.—Curious Museum, 903-727-0204

10 a.m.-5 p.m.—Museum for East Texas Culture, 903-723-1914

10 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m.—Pumpkin Patch Express, Texas State Railroad, 855-632-7729

11 a.m.-2 p.m.—Adoption Event, PetSense, 903-723-0327

1-3 p.m.—Crazy Quilting 101, Old Town Vintage and More, 903-221-6233

Monday, Oct. 7

9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.—Railroad Heritage Center, 903-586-7141

10 a.m.—Bridge, Palestine Senior Activity Center, 903-729-0255

6:30-8 p.m.—8 Week Self-defense Course, Palestine YMCA, 903-729-3139

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Oct. 8, 15, and 22—Let's 'Fall' into Painting, Old Town Vintage and More, 903-221-6233

Saturday, Oct. 12—Crazy Quilting 101, 1-3 p.m., Old Town Vintage and More, 903-221-6233

Saturday, Oct. 5-Saturday, Oct. 15—Scarecrow Trail & Fall Plant Sale, Ruth B. Nichols Arboretum, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Jacksonville, 903-393-4014

Saturday, Oct. 12, Annual Palestine Area Chamber of Commerce Banquet, 903-729-6066

Saturday, Oct 12 – East Texas BullFighter Challenge, 7 p.m., Anderson County Youth Livestock Pavilion, 903-394-8432

Sunday, Oct. 13—Our Lady of Fatima Annual Celebration, 10:30 a.m., Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 903-948-1104

Monday, Oct. 14—City Council Work Session and Regular Meeting, 5:30 p.m., 903-731-8414

Friday, Oct. 18-Sunday, Oct. 20 and Oct. 25-27—Blithe Spirit, Texas Theatre, 903-922-1126

Saturday, Oct. 19—Fabric Flower Class, Old Town Vintage and More, 903-221-6233

Sunday, Oct. 13-Oct. 31—Pumpkin Patch at Grace United Methodist Church, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., 903-723-6143

Saturday, Oct. 26—Open House, 12-5 p.m., Rock Bottom Ranch, 9 a.m., 903-727-2550

Saturday, Oct. 26—Centerville Arts Committee 2nd Annual Art in the Park, 9 a.m.–2 p.m., Fort Boggy State Park - 4994 Hwy 75 South, Centerville, Texas, 903-536-7684

Saturday, Oct. 26—Hot Pepper Festival, Main Street Palestine, 903-723-3014

Monday, Oct. 28—City Council Work Session and Regular Meeting, 5:30 p.m., 903-731-8414

Saturday, Nov. 2—United Way Robin Hood Banquet, 6 p.m., The Barn at Cypress Ridge, 903-727-8798

Don’t see your favorite activity on the list? Call Lisa Tang at the Herald-Press, 903-729-0281, ext. 244, or email news@palestineherald.com. Please provide the event’s name, location, and times, as well as a contact phone number.

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