Great Little Small Town -85th Texas Rose Festival
This is more of a trip that is a taste of Texas Americana: 85th Texas Rose Festival.
The festival is a celebration of the 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.
The schedule for the weekend tentatively is as follows:
10:30pm - Check into the resort
Saturday, Oct 20th
9am- 10:30am - Rose Parade and visit to Museum and Rose Garden
11am- Harvest Wine Day at Kiepersol Vineyard
Kiepersol Vineyards, Winery & Distillery
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In celebration of Texas Wine Month, help us put the vines to sleep for the season and join us for a peaceful day in the vineyard including distillery tours and barrel tastings, winery tours and vineyard photo opportunities
1 pm - Lunch at the restaurant at the vineyard
2:30 pm - Historic Aviation Memorial Museum
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4pm - Drive Back to resort to freshen up
Evening - Sunset Boating Rental on Lake Palestine
Sunday, Oct 21st
Morning - if anyone wants to, go kayaking or hiking or play tennis or workout
Noonish - Texas Rose Festival Rose Show Display Rose Garden Center
4:00pm - Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge
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(we will catch the 4:15 pm tour)
Cost: $18 (although check groupon and other sites for discounts)
5pm - Head out to the resort for some R&R or drive back to Houston for those who want to
Everyone can either get their own lodging or a few of you can stay with us ($48 per night for a minimum of three nights ---TOTAL OF $ Protected content a one bedroom and bathroom with a shared kitchen and living room).
We can also add a sofabed in the living room for $24 a night for a total of $72.
We can only get one of each unfortunately....so first pay first serve. (REMEMBER ITS NON-REFUNDABLE ONCE BOOKED)
MAKE SURE TO MESSAGE ME IF YOU WANT THE ROOM OR SOFABED (AND COORDINATE PAYMENT). Remember you do not have a room with us unless you have talked with me directly and confirmed/paid for it.
If you want to carpool with someone, suggest you make a post on the webpage.
Hope you guys enjoy,
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