Child Safety Seat Checks - March 14
Free child safety seat checks will be held at the Pittsburg Fire Department at 514 South Greer Blvd. on Thursday, March 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. No appointment is needed.
Rabies Clinic - March 18-24
The 2019 Camp County 4-H Rabies Vaccination Clinic will be held March 18-23 at Pittsburg Veterinary Clinic at 203 N. Greer Blvd. from 8 a.m. to noon 1-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday. The cost per dog or cat is $7 for the rabies vaccine and $2 off all other vaccinations.
Camp County Retired School Personnel Meeting - March 21
Due to Spring Break, Camp County Retired School Personnel will hold their monthly meeting on March 21 at 2 p.m. at the Pittsburg ISD Administration Board Room. The guest speaker will be Laura Richardson, a nutritionist at UT Health Pittsburg.
Chef Battle Pittsburg Texas - March 23
The Chef Battle Tournament Series is coming to Pittsburg. The event will be held Saturday, March 23 at Anvil Brewing at 115 Compress St. from 2-5 p.m. Local chefs have one hour to compete to be named Pittsburg’s Best Chef. The winning chefs will advance to the 2019 Southern Regional Chef Battle. General admission tickets are $30 for the standing-room-only event and include live entertainment, samples from chefs, and a voting ballot to name the crowd favorite. Sponsors include Anvil Brewing and Food + Travel Today. For info and tickets, visit the Anvil Brewing/Pittsburg Feed & Seed Facebook events page.
NTCC Spring Fest - March 29-30
The Northeast Texas Community College Agriculture Department will host its 3rd Annual Spring Fest March 29-30 at the NTCC ag complex and farm located at 2886 FM 1735 across from the main campus. For more information, contact McCracken at 903-434-8267.
Annual Museum Fundraiser - April 6
The Ezekiel Airship room will be the setting for this year’s fundraiser for the Northeast Texas Rural Heritage Museum. The theme is “A Night at the Museum.” The event will be held April 6 at 6:30 p.m., and will feature live music with The Texas Country Hot Shots, food provided by Lori’s Eats and Sweets, and live and silent auctions. Wine and beer will be available. Tickets are $50 per person. Come and enjoy a “night under the stars” benefiting our local museum. For more info, contact Fanny Hively at 903-855-7571.
Highway 271 Car Cruise - April 6
The 2019 Highway 271 Car Cruise will be held Saturday, April 6. This year, the annual event will start in Mount Pleasant and cruise south through Pittsburg, Gilmer and wrap up in Gladewater. There will be fun and food along the way, and prizes to be won. Whether you are a participant or a spectator, you’ll be sure to have a great day in northeast Texas.
Pittsburg Art & Wine Festival - April 12-13
The 7th annual Pittsburg Art & Wine Festival will be held Friday, April 12 fro 5-9 p.m. and Saturday, April 13 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. next to the Camp County Courthouse. The event will feature wine tastings from Texas wineries, artists, food vendors, a farmer’s market and a live music stage. For info, contact Niecy Baum with the City of Pittsburg at 903-856-3621.
Coffee & Conversation – April 13
The Camp County NAACP will host an event titled Coffee & Conversation Saturday, April 13 with local election candidates, mayor and law enforcement officials. The event will be held at 6 p.m. at Douglass Gym at 403 Terry Street in Pittsburg. The purpose of this “Coffee & Conversation” is to open lines of communication with our community leaders.
Pittsburg Annual Hot Link Festival - April 27
The first-ever Pittsburg Annual Hot Link Festival will be held Saturday, April 27. The festival will pay homage to the history of this delicious hot link and includes a hot links and sausage cooking competition, cultural food tastings, vendors, a midway packed with games for the kids, and a full schedule of local entertainment. For info, contact the Chamber office at 903-856-3442 or visit the Pittsburg Annual Hot Link Festival Facebook page.
Los Pinos Ranch Vineyards - March 15-16
Los Pinos features live music on Friday and Saturday nights from 6-9:30 p.m. with no cover charge. Singer/Songwriter Dusty Jones will perform Friday, March 15. On Saturday night, enjoy music from East Texas Singer/Songwriter TD Wilt. For the complete live music schedule, visit lospinosranchvineyards.com.
Anvil Brewing/Pittsburg Feed & Seed - March 16
The Drugstore Gypsies perform on the Pittsburg Feed & Seed Stage Saturday, March 16 at 8:30 p.m. For the complete live music schedule and ticket information, visit anvilbrewingtx.com or the Anvil Brewing /Pittsburg Feed & Seed Facebook events page.
Whatley Center - March 29
The Doo Wop Project is coming to the Whatley Center on Friday, March 29 at 7:30 p.m. The group brings street corner singing to a whole new generation. Tickets are $30 for adults and $10 for students. Order tickets online at whatleycenter.com or call the box office at 903-434-8181.
Whatley Center - April 12
Country Unplugged with Mark Chesnutt and Joe Diffie is coming to the Whatley Center on Friday, April 12. Two of your favorite veteran 90s chart-toppers will play their hits, and maybe a few covers, in an intimate, acoustic performance. The show is at 7:30 p.m. All Tickets are $35. Order tickets online at whatleycenter.com or call the box office at 903-434-8181.
Tom Duffey Benefit – March 17
Faith Building Ministries in Winnsboro and Rev. Gregory Duffey, pastor, invite the community to join them as they host a benefit to raise money for Tom Duffey’s medical expenses. Duffey is a Camp County native facing a terminal illness. The event will include gospel singing and a meal. The benefit will be at the ministry building at 3950 FM 1647 in Winnsboro March 17 at 3 p.m. For more information, contact Cathleen Hart at 903-767-2748 or Lee Jr. Duffey 903-806-7609.
25th Anniversary - March 17
The Living Green Baptist Church family invites the community to help them celebrate the 25th anniversary of their pastor, Rev. W.L. Chism, and his wife, Bonnie Chism, on Sunday, March 17 at 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. J.M. Brooks of Independent Hope Baptist Church and Spring Hill Baptist Church in Pittsburg.
New Church Services - March 17
The new church ministry House Of Prayer & Evangelism (HOPE) Fellowship Church begins worship services Sunday, March 17. Pastors Anthony and Yolanda Walker welcome the community to join them for services at 10 a.m. at Douglass Gym, 408 Terry Street in Pittsburg.
Blood Drive - March 17
Emmanuel Baptist Church will host a blood drive from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, March 17 at 831 Texas Loop 179 in the parking lot on the Carter BloodCare bus. For more information or to schedule an appointment time, contact Zach Tomlinson at 903- 856-3411.
Women’s Conference - April 13
Crossroads Baptist Church will host a women’s conference on Saturday, April 13 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 pm. Conference Worship Team is Courtnee Williams, Chloe Grigsby and Ben Grigsby. The Conference leader is Mitzi Cameron from Mount Pleasant, a member of Argo Missionary Baptist Church.
Film Showing – April 18
The Mount Pleasant Seventh-day Adventist Church will present the film The Death of Truth, The Decline of Culture at the NTCC Film Club Thursday, April 18 at 6:30 p.m. The film featuring Ravi Zacharias, Dennis Prager and Jeff Foxworthy is a discussion on whether the decline of faith communities in our society has led to a decline of our culture. The event will be held in the Health Science Building, Room 129.
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Medieval Wine Faire - March 15-16
Visit Jefferson to enjoy the Medieval Wine Faire, featuring wine and mead tasting, live music, a costume contest, food, and beer in downtown Historic Jefferson. The event will be held from noon to 10 p.m.