November Delights In Tyler and Across East Texas

As the vibrant colors of autumn slowly give way to the crisp air of November, East Texas Clip art single fall leaf in orange and yellow with a black stemgears up for a month brimming with exciting events and cultural festivities. From art exhibitions to thrilling performances, and from vintage markets to the Thanksgiving spirit, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in the heart of Texas. There’s so much going on it’s hard to know what to choose, but advice from a local helps. Here’s our curated guide to the must-attend events this November.

Early November Events (November 1-6)

Fall Art Exhibit: The Story of Film

November 1 – November 6

Location: Plaza Tower Atrium, 110 N College Ave

In partnership with the Texas Rose Festival Association, this Fall Exhibit, “The Story of Film,” showcases the talents of local artists. Explore the rich tapestry of visual storytelling and immerse yourself in the creativity of the Tyler area’s artistic community.

November First Monday Trade Days

November 2 – November 5

Location: First Monday Trade Days Grounds in Canton, TXround maroon circle with white background and lettering that says since 1950 First Monday Canton Texas Worlds Largest Flea Market

Prepare yourself for an exciting shopping extravaganza at the renowned First Monday Trade Days November event. Discover a diverse array of unique goods, from vintage finds to handcrafted treasures, amidst a bustling atmosphere filled with the charm of East Texas hospitality.

“12 Angry Men” Theatrical Performance

November 2 – November 5

Location: TJC Jean Browne Theatre

Step into the intense and gripping world of “12 Angry Men,” a compelling courtroom drama that delves into the complexities of justice and human nature, presented by Tyler Civic Theater. Follow the jurors as they navigate a charged murder trial, making this a theatrical experience you won’t want to miss.

Phot og Vin GuptaTJC Powerful Voices: Dr. Vin Gupta

November 2, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location: The Wise Auditorium, TJC Campus

Join the enlightening discourse led by Dr. Vin Gupta, a distinguished health policy expert and clinician. Delve into the cutting-edge developments and insights within the realm of health policy and gain a deeper understanding of the evolving healthcare landscape.

November Thrills and Shows (Nov 10 – Nov 11)

Crowder in Concert at Green Acres Baptist Church

November 10, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location: Green Acres Baptist Church

Experience the energy and spirit of an unforgettable night with Crowder as he takes the stage in East Texas. Let the music uplift your soul as you immerse yourself in an evening of praise and worship with one of Christian music’s most celebrated artists.

Downtown’s Hit the Bricks Children’s Business Fairlogo round brick red with Tyler downdown skyline in black and beige wording around curve at top says Second Saturday in white in the lower half it says Hit the Bricks in white lettering the under that says Downtown Tyler

November 11, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Location: The Square, Downtown Tyler

Witness the entrepreneurial spirit of young minds as they showcase their innovative ideas and creations at the Downtown’s Hit the Bricks Children’s Business Fair. Encourage and support these budding entrepreneurs as they embark on their exciting business ventures.

Family Day at Tyler Museum of Art

November 11, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Location: Tyler Museum of Art

Gather your loved ones and join the fun-filled Family Day at the Tyler Museum of Art. Engage in interactive activities, explore captivating exhibits, and foster a deeper appreciation for art and culture within a welcoming and family-friendly environment.

Mid-November Vintage and Shopping Extravaganza (Nov 9 – Nov 12)

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Ye Old City Antique Mall Christmas Open House

November 9 – November 12, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Nov 9 until 7:00 PM)

Location: Ye Old City Antique Mall, 324 E. Locust, Tyler

Embrace the holiday spirit at Ye Old City Antique Mall‘s Christmas Open House. Discover unique treasures, partake in delightful giveaways, and relish the cheerful ambiance of early holiday shopping in a charming vintage setting.

Mid-November Entertainment – “Jesus Christ Superstar” at The Cowan Center

poster from the cowan center advertising the musical jesus Christ Superstar -black background with tweo angels facing each otherNovember 14, 7:30 PM

Location: The Cowan Center

Immerse yourself in the timeless classic “Jesus Christ Superstar” at The Cowan Center. Experience the legendary story with a modern twist, brought to life through captivating performances and an electrifying musical score that continues to resonate with audiences across generations.

Vintage & Company Christmas in the Country (Nov 15 – Nov 18)

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November 15 – November 18, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Nov 15 from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM)

Location: 10101 FM 2813, Flint, TX

Indulge in the festive spirit at the Vintage & Company Christmas in the Country event. Explore a treasure trove of vintage goods, artisanal crafts, and delightful seasonal finds, and be a part of the merry celebrations that capture the essence of a country Christmas.

Mid-November Community Events (Nov 18)

Downtown Shop ’til You Drop Market on the Square

November 18, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

clip art of blond women in a red dress and shoes holding two shopping bagsLocation: Downtown Tyler

Join the vibrant Downtown Shop ’til You Drop Market on the Square for a day filled with local delights and shopping galore. Discover an eclectic mix of handmade goods, stylish apparel, delectable treats, and live music that’s sure to make your shopping experience a memorable one.

Purple Rain at Liberty Hall

November 18, 7:00 PM (Doors open at 6:00 PM)

Location: Liberty Halllogo for liberty hall

Relive the magic of the iconic “Purple Rain” at Liberty Hall. Lose yourself in the mesmerizing tale of love, music, and self-discovery, set against a backdrop of unforgettable songs and captivating performances. Join East Texas natives and visitors from all over for an enchanting evening that pays homage to the timeless legacy of Prince.

Thanksgiving Celebrations and Festivities (Nov 23 – Nov 30)

Tyler Turkey Trot 5k & Fun Run

November 23, 7:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Location: Racquet and Jog, Tyler, Texasclip art of a turkey with a headband on running in a race

Celebrate Thanksgiving with an invigorating start by participating in the Tyler Turkey Trot 5k & Fun Run. Join in the festive atmosphere, whether you’re looking for a heart-pumping run or a leisurely walk, and be part of this (21 years and counting!) beloved community tradition. Trust us, Thanksgiving dinner tastes even better when you come to the table having worked up an appetite.

East Texas Christmas Tree Farms Opening

Opening November 24

Location: Various locations in East Texas

man and his two children cutting down a Christmas tree-two more adults in the background looking for a treeBegin your Christmas festivities by selecting your perfect tree from one of the charming Christmas tree farms in East Texas. Enjoy the experience of choosing and cutting down your own tree, creating cherished memories with the whole family. This list shares some of your tree farm options. If you pick your tree during your Rosevine Inn stay, we’re happy to put it in water so you can relax and enjoy your stay after a successful tree hunt!

Rotary Clubs of Tyler Christmas Parade

November 30, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PMretangular sign with black starry background christmas tree on the left and white light hanging down. Says in red Rotary Club of Tyler, then in green says 2023 Christmasd parade, then under that in white says Thursday, Niovember 30 @6pm Downtown Tyler

Location: Downtown Tyler

Celebrate the joyous spirit of the holiday season at the Rotary Clubs of Tyler Christmas Parade. Witness the enchanting display of festive floats, lively music, and community camaraderie as the streets come alive with the magic of Christmas.

wording Happy Thanksgiving has a pumking right after the Happy and leaves of orange, green and yellow around the wordingWe hope everyone has a wonderful and festive Thanksgiving. Enjoy your family and friends! The holidays are a wonderful time to reconnect and enjoy all your favorite foods! If after your festivities you want to start your Christmas shopping-don’t forget to get Rosevine Inn Gift Certificates!


Book Your Stay at Rosevine Inn and Embrace the Festivities!

Make the most of your East Texas experience by booking your stay at the cozyfire burning in outdoor fireplace Rosevine Inn Bed and Breakfast. Conveniently located near all the local events and attractions, our welcoming inn provides the perfect home away from home for your exciting adventures in the Tyler area. Enjoy our comfortable accommodations, warm hospitality, and a delightful atmosphere that will make your visit truly memorable. We are burning fires nightly and serving breakfast daily! Book now to secure your spot and savor the magic of East Texas during this joyful season!


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