Rose Vine Inn Bed & Breakfast
October is always a great month for travel and fun. The weather usually cooperates and there is always things to do no matter where you go. Even just sitting and watching the world go by can be a pleasurable event! The third weekend in October brings The Texas Rose festival to Tyler!
Every town surrounding Tyler also has a festival and The Rosevine Inn Bed and Breakfast is the best place to stay while you enjoy all the activities in the area-It can be music, theatre, outdoor and indoor movies, great food, costumes-let’s not forget Halloween is almost here, too!!
We will feature just a few of the great ‘happenings’ In the area here.
Smith County Master Gardeners Bulbs and More October 11 at 8:30 am
Learn all about great bulbs for Northeast Texas; how to grow them; and
then purchase ones not readily available at all nurseries. Guest
speakers will present programs with a question and answer time for
Independent Film Screening:
Doors open at 6:30 pm
Director: Timothy Lanzone
Writers: Andy Lanzone, Timothy Lanzone
Stars: Danny Barclay, Eric Bloom, David John Cole
Best Feature Film
2012 Silicon Valley Film Festival80 minutes
Salesman is an intellectual thriller about four of the world’s smartest
mathematicians hired by the U.S. government to solve the most elusive
problem in computer science history P vs. NP. The four have jointly
created a “system” which could be the next major advancement for
humanity or the downfall of society.
As the mathematicians
are about to sign documents that will give the government sole and
private ownership of their solution, they wrestle with the moral dilemma
of how their landmark discovery will be used.
The Old Firehouse in Edom
8241 FM 279
Edom, Texas 75754
Rose Garden Tours
Oct 16 and 17
During the 2014 Rose Festival Event, two tours will be given by the
Parks and Recreation Department. You will learn the history of the
garden and tips for growing roses. Enjoy seeing the garden in full bloom
and take part in the Rose Festival’s excitement and pageantry.
Lone Star Singles Dinner Out
For a great opportunity to meet new people 50 and over, join the Lone
Star Singles for dinner this month! The group will meet at Outback Steakhouse in
Tyler on Thursday, October 16 at 5:45 p.m. for good food and conversation. For
more information, call (903) 566-4211.
Okay here it is The Rose Festival Schedule for 2014
Texas Rose Festival, Rose Parade and Rose Museum
“The Rose Capital of America”!
industry in the Tyler area for decades. Located adjacent to the famous
Tyler Rose Garden is the Tyler Rose Museum, which showcases and documents the history of the annual Texas Rose Festival.
2014 Texas Rose Festival Theme, Queen and Her Court
Historic postcard … “Greetings from the Tyler Texas Rose Festival”
is Kathleen Sinclair Bertram, daughter of Mr. and Mrs Harold Kenneth
Bertram. Miss Bertram graduated from Robert E. Lee High School and
attends the University of Oklahoma, studying social work.
Katarina Maksimovic-Vukelja Anderson, Lucille Annie Bates,
Hanna Elizabeth Clarke, Rachel Alexandra Cooper, Sarah Ann
McKellar, Mary Guyton McKellar, Mary-Lauren Shelton, Kaitlyn Elizabeth
Boone, Emma Louise Brookshire, Lauren Rachael Brown, Kathryn Louise
Loggins, and Laura Frances Meads.
are Emmy Elizabeth Brewer, Harris Kelley Brownlow, Cline Chloe
Jacqueline Cavender, Olivia Grace Kerr, Claire Bergfeld Lofquist, r
Stephen Jack Mizer, Jr., and Kylan Grace Wedell.
2014 Texas Rose Festival Schedule of Events
events scheduled for the 2014 festival. NOTE: Dates and times are not
official … contact the Rose Festival for details.
|October 16||10:00 am||Ribbon Cutting
Tyler Rose Garden Center
|October 16||10:30 am||Morning Prayer Service
Tyler Rose Garden Center
|October 16||7:00 pm||Kickoff Concert
Villa di Felcita
|October 17||11:30 am||Ladies’ Luncheon
CrossWalk Conference Center at Green Acres Baptist Church
|October 17||7:00 pm||Coronation of Queen
Cowan Center at the UT-Tyler
|October 18||9:00 am||Rose Parade
Free parade viewing along route, seats available on west side of Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium
|October 18||1:00-3:00 p.m.||Queen’s Tea
Tyler Rose Garden, Queen’s Court
parade, an arts and crafts fair, floral shows, garden tours, and many
more activities attract thousands of visitors annually to
Tyler for this spectacular event. The annual rose show is free and open
to the public, beginning at 9 a.m. on October 17 and 18, and at Noon
on October 19.
events, schedules, locations, and tickets, we recommend a visit the
official website of the Texas Rose Festival.
2014 Texas Rose Parade
Float in the Texas Rose Parade in Tyler
begin on Saturday, October 18, 2014, at 9 a.m. The parade assembles
at Front Street and Glenwood Boulevard, and then follows a route west
on Front Street, through the East Texas State Fairgrounds and ending
inside Rose Stadium.
bands, walking groups, drill teams, mounted horse clubs, vintage cars,
and of course the queen and her court!
rose growers supplied hundreds of dozens of rose blooms, and garden
clubs worked through the night before the parade to decorate floats
using the roses. Today, rose growers still offer blooms and volunteers
still help decorate floats with live roses.
Texas Rose Festival History
The beauty and elegance of the Texas Rose Festival
rose industry that thrives in Tyler. Seven Tyler-area companies
process and distribute several million roses each year, making the
city deserving of its “Rose Capital” title. About 75% of all roses in
the country are handled in Tyler.
was organized by Tyler Garden Club members, local rose growers and
the Chamber of Commerce in October 1933 to showcase the importance of
the rose industry to Tyler.
Fairyland”, and included a parade, rose queen’s coronation and a rose
show. The first festival was a success, and the decision was made to
continue the event, and the 1934 festival had as its theme “A Garden in
The Tyler Rose Museum
organization operated with private donations. Its purpose is to
showcase the rich history and tradition of Tyler, the rose industry
and the Rose Festival.
300,000 people, and is a major tourist attraction in Tyler. The Rose
Museum tells the story of the hardships and successes of the rose-growing industry, and the elegance and tradition of the Rose Festival.
of photographs, videos, audio, music, newspaper clippings, rose
memorabilia, and of course the jeweled festival costumes, which are
changed quarterly. A gift shop is located adjacent to the museum. Stairs
and an elevator for the handicapped take visitors down one level to the
Tyler Rose Garden.
Drive. For details and hours, call the museum at 903.597.3130. A small
entrance fee is required.
Shopping-here you go
TASCA Garage Sale
TASCA will hold its
annual garage sale on Saturday, October 18 from 7 AM until 2 PM. The event will
take place in the TASCA parking lot. Items to be sold include clothing,
collectibles, glassware, furniture and more. You never know when you might find
a treasure! For more information, call (903) 871-3217
10495 CR 2167 (Jim Russell Rd)
Whitehouse, TX 75791
2nd Annual Auto & Cycle Show
Oct. 18 8-2
Lake Palestine East Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting our 2nd
Annual “End of Summer Palooza/Auto & Cycle Show” on Saturday, October 18th,
2014 at the Lake Palestine East Volunteer Fire Department. This event is open
to everyone, whether or not you have a Show car, truck, or motorcycle. We will
have activities for all ages, including the Auto
& Cycle Show, Food, a Bounce house, Child Safety
Fingerprinting & Identification by Cuney Police Department, Fire Safety
Education, Driver Safety Education, & MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving.)
We hope to be adding more events, as we obtain sponsors to help with this. The END OF SUMMER PALOOZA is a charitable
event to raise money for the Lake Palestine East Volunteer Fire Department, for
much needed equipment.
Lake Palestine East Volunteer Fire Dept.
2340 FM 346 N
Bullard, TX-Texas 75757
Kiepersol Estates Vineyard
3933 FM 344 E
Tyler, TX 75703
Rose Festival Arts and Crafts Fair
October 18 and 19
We invite you to enjoy the great outdoors at our 16th Annual Rose
Festival Arts and Crafts Fair. Only “handcrafted items” will be sold
including: clothing, jewelry, candles, paintings, decorative items and
more. Enjoy the entertainment during the day and a concert at 4 p.m. in
the amphitheater on Saturday.Free to the public. Kids Zone and concessions available for a fee throughout the event.
1510 South College Ave.
Tyler, Texas 75701
Texas Tourism Association is proud to announce the 2013 dates for the
US Hwy 80 Sale for the third weekend in April & October. The
Historic US 80 Hi-Way Sale will begin at 8:00am daily on April 19th,
20th & 21st and on October 18th-20th and should draw crowds from far
and wide looking for a bargain.Organized
to promote and increase tourism trade and traffic along historic US 80,
the first coast-to-coast, all-weather highway in America, the 2,400
mile route begins in Savannah, Ga., makes its way through East Texas and
concludes in San Diego, California. The three-state event will cover a
392 mile route – one of the nation’s longest –from Mesquite, TX through
Louisiana to Jackson, Mississippi. “We
intend to keep the name and legacy alive,” said Mary Ramos, “There will
be hundreds of sales going on…more than you can shop in a day. This is a
great fund-raising opportunity for churches, civic clubs and
event is part of ETTA’s 23rd year effort to draw attention to the
byways of its region. Each city along the US 80 route will be
responsible for its part in the Hwy 80 Sale. News
of the sale is spreading among antique car, motorcycle, RV clubs and
flea market enthusiast. While shoppers will be searching for great
deals, cities along the route hope they find the highway’s more
permanent treasures, such as bed and breakfasts, motels, restaurants,
and historical sites.For
more information on the US 80 Sale and how to advertise, contact East
Texas Tourism at MaryRamos@msn.com or call (903) 757-4444
great food fill the festival grounds behind the resident artists’ studios on
the one main street in town, Farm to Market Road 279. Hours for the festival are 10 am to 5 pm
Saturday, October 18th and 10 am to 5 pm Sunday, October 19th.
This juried show is known for having high quality, handmade, original
art and crafts. There will be a wide variety of creative works such as
painting, pottery, jewelry, sculpture, weaving, clothing & blown glass.
Visitors express surprise at finding exceptional art in the middle of a meadow
located in the center of this tiny hamlet.
Tyler’s Old Rose Open House at the Goodman
October 18 at 10 am
The 1859 Goodman – LeGrand House & Museum is indeed Tyler’s Old
Rose! Celebrate the Rose Season and come see where the Texas Rose
Festival Parade route first began. You will be greeted by our Rose
Belles, and other delightfully costumed re-enactors representing days
gone by. A rose bedecked horse and carriage will be on hand for a
wonderful ride up Broadway to the square and back, provided by Farm
Valley Carriages (small fee). Also, complimentary refreshments,
historical presentations by Sallie Goodman LeGrand (re-enactor), vintage
music by costumed musicians, and tours inside the historic Goodman home
will all be available for your enjoyment.
Goodman-Legrand Home and Musem624 North Broadway AvenueTyler, TX 75702