Fall Festival 2011

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Announcing the Arboretum's Fall Festival 2011

The Arboretum's 2011 Annual Fall Festival & Blackeyed Pea Cook Off:

  • Saturday, October 8, 2011 from 9 AM - 5 PM,
  • Location:    1601 Patterson Rd., Athens, Texas
  • Contact ~ Phone ~ 903-675-5630 
  • E-mail info@eastexasarboretum.org

The Fall Festival on October 8th is fast approaching. Fun activities for children & adults featuring:

  • Cody Riley, popular country singer
  • TVCC Children’s Theater
  • Sonny the Birdman
  • Dog show
  • Scarecrow Trail
  • Vendors
  • Many new children’s events. 

Of course the big draw is always the Black-eyed Pea Cook Off.  This year’s theme is “Patriotic Pea.” 

Enter the 2011 Black-eyed Pea Cook Off Contest!

Download the Cook Off Entry Form here! 

Vendor Space available for the Arboretum's 2011 Fall Festival.

Download the Festival 2011 Vendor Form here!

Sonny the Bird Man

2011 Fall Festival Schedule

From 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

More details to be posted soon!

2011 Festival Entertainment

Fall Featival 2011 Entertainers:
  • Cody Riley, popular country singer
  • TVCC Children’s Theater
  • Sonny the Birdman (very popular)

Enter the 2011 Black-Eyed Pea Cook Off!

Thank you to our 2010 Fall Festival Sponsors:

  • ATMOS Energy
  • Allied Waste
  • Texas Trust
  • Kevin Lilly Enterprise
  • Bee Line Promotions
  • Cole AC and Appliances
  • Red Line Power Equipment
  • South Side Bank
  • Athens Life Fellowship
  • Food Venders Sponsored by Allied Waste & Athens Life Fellowship


Call the Office to become a Sponsor for the 2011 Fall Festival.

Planning for the 2011 Arboretum FALL Festival is under way. 

The Fall Festival is an annual family oriented event, celebrating the end of summer and beginning of Fall.  Do you want to assist with the 2011 Arboretum FALL Festival?  Then pick up the phone and call the Arboretum office (903-675-5630) and volunteer to assist with this major annual event. Or send an e-mail to info@eastexasarboretum.orgBe sure to tell us how you want to be contacted (phone, e-mail, etc).  Bring your family and join the fun!

East Texas Arboretum & Botanical Society -

Fun for the whole family! 

Children’s activities, entertainment, vendors, art show, Scarecrow Trail, live music, the Doggie Show and special guests.


Bring the family for a day of fun in the GREAT OUTDOORS!

Sponsor the Scarecrow Trail or other Children’s Activities

Sponsor the Giddie Up Doggie Show!

Giddy Up Doggie Show!

Free to enter. Prizes awarded or each category. Register before 3:30 to enter. Please remember the City of Athens leash law applies!

For more information call the Arboretum @ 903-675-5630

Last year's catagories were:

  • Chow Down ( Fastest Eater),
  • Most Handsome, Prettiest,
  • Judges Favorite, 
  • Sharp Dressed (Best Costume),
  • Best Trick,
  • Smooch Pooch ( Best Kisser)