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32nd Annual Golden Sweet Potato Festival

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Golden Sweet Potato Festival


The 32nd Annual Golden Sweet Potato Festival is scheduled for October 23rd through October 25, 2014 in Golden Texas. The Sweet Potato Festival is about so much more than just sweet potatoes. This three day event celebrates the Golden community and heritage with fun for everyone whether you are from Golden or not.

The festivities get started on Thursday evening with the pageants for girls and boys. Categories for girls include Miss Potato Sprout (0-12 Months), Miss Tater Tot (13-35 Months), Miss Curly Fry (3-5 Years), Lil’ Miss Sweet Potato (6-9 Years), Jr. Miss Sweet Potato (10-12 Years), Sweet Potato Princess (13-15 Years) and Sweet Potato Queen (16-19 Years). For boys the categories include Mr. Potato Sprout (0-12 Months), Mr. Tater Tot (13-24 Months) and Mr. Curly Fry (25-48 Months). (more…)

11th Annual Crossroads Classic Car Show

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

crossroads classic car show


The 11th Annual Crossroads Classic Car Show is just around the corner. Scheduled for October 18, 2014 the show benefits the Lindale Library. The gates open at 8:00 AM with registration open from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM. The registration fee is $25 at the gate. This year the show will be held at the Pickers Pavilion behind the library at 200 East Hubbard Street in Lindale, Texas. (more…)

2014 Lindale Country Fest

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Lindale Country Fest

New features and a new location have folks a buzzing in Lindale, Texas about the 2014 Lindale Country Fest. This year’s event will take place at the Blackberry Square in Downtown Lindale on October 11, 2014. The old cannery building and grounds will host thousands of East Texas festival fans. Attendees will enjoy plenty of tasty food, kids games, live entertainment, auctions, new car/RV display and more.

Also new for this year will be the Harvest Hustle 5K and 1K fun run. The course for the 5K has been certified and will begin at 8:00 AM on Saturday, October 11, 2014. The route begins at the Pickers Pavilion and will feature some rolling hills, beautiful scenery and a run through Trail Creek Farm which is a working Christmas Tree Farm. The 1K fun run/walk will follow the 5K run.

Lindale Country Fest Activities


  • 8:00 AM Harvest Hustle 5K
  • 9:00 AM Harvest Hustle 1K
  • 9:00 AM Arts & Crafts, Kids Carnival Games, Food, Live Entertainment, New Car Display
  • 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Kiwanis Silent Auction
  • 9:00 AM Lindale High School Band
  • 9:30 AM Keri’s Dance Factory
  • 10:00 AM Prodigal
  • 11:00 AM Kallee Rhodes
  • 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM Kiwanis Live Auction
  • 12:00 PM Bobby Edwards and the Blue Catz
  • 12:45 PM LYFCA Pee Wee Cheerleaders with the EC Lindale All-Stars
  • 1:00 PM Chris Colston
  • 2:00 PM Lindale Idol Competition

The Lindale Area Chamber of Commerce has done a great job putting together the people and resources to help make this year’s festival a success. Longhorn Ford, Lone Star Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram and Longhorn RV are excited to sponsor Country Fest and the Harvest Hustle. We hope you will make plans to join in the fun and be sure to stop by our car display and check out the new models available.

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