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Athens Bowling Center

Twenty-two lanes of pure adrenalin!

Last updated: 04/16/2013

Athens Scuba Park

Who would ever suspect that just beyond downtown Athens lies sunken treasure?

Last updated: 07/30/2014

Athens Videos

Check out our Athens videos to get a sneak peak into what Athens has to offer!

Last updated: 08/27/2014

Bird and Nature Walk - November 2014

Walk on the Wild Side at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

Last updated: 08/27/2014

Bird and Nature Walk - October 2014

Walk on the Wild Side at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

Last updated: 08/27/2014

Bird and Nature Walk - September 2014

Walk on the Wild Side at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

Last updated: 08/27/2014

Bluegill Family Fishing Tournament, 2014

Fun-filled day of trying to catch the biggest Bluegill at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center and/or Lake Athens.

Last updated: 08/27/2014

Cain Center and Cain Park

In 1983, the Cain Foundation built and donated this unique facility to the people of Henderson County. Since then, it has served all of East Texas, both as a fitness center with its many exercise areas, and as a civic center with rooms available for a wide variety of functions.

Last updated: 08/27/2014

East Texas Arboretum & Botanical Society

Experience the awe and splendor of a variety of colorful gardens year-round. Two miles of nature trails offer a quiet woodland retreat.

Last updated: 08/27/2014

Good Times Skate

Let the good times roll!

Last updated: 04/17/2013

Lake Athens

Lake Athens offers guests a variety of water sport activities.

Last updated: 06/25/2014

NY-TX Zipline Adventures

Leave your fears behind as you experience the thrill of a lifetime at NY-TX Zipline Adventures, just 15 miles from Athens (off of Highway 175 East).

Last updated: 07/24/2014

SUGGESTED ITINERARY: A full day of fun!

Enjoy a day in Athens without spending too much, or skimping on time!

Last updated: 04/23/2013

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

Get eye-to-eye with some of the largest freshwater fish in captivity, then try your hand at catching one of their friends in the casting pond!

Last updated: 08/27/2014

Uncle Fletch Hamburger Festival

Come enjoy the day in downtown Athens for the Uncle Fletch Davis Hamburger Festival.

Last updated: 08/27/2014

Holiday Entertainment

Halloween at the Hatchery, 2014

Local businesses and organizations will hand out FREE candy and the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center will be decorated throughout with a Halloween theme.

Last updated: 08/27/2014

Livestock and Horse Shows

Texas Palomino Exhibitors Association - Texas Fall Classic

Palomino horse show with an open All-Breed show offering Halter, English, western classes & speed events. Challenged horsemen classes on Saturday only.

Last updated: 08/26/2014

Texas Palomino Exhibitors Association - Texas Halloween Classic Show

A Palomino show with an open All-Breed show offering Halter, English, Western Classes & Speed Events.

Last updated: 08/26/2014

Music

Athens Opry Show

Enjoy some good family entertainment at 7 p.m. at the Cain Center for the Athens Opry Show.

Last updated: 08/26/2014

Tara Vineyard & Winery

Tara Vineyard & Winery is the oldest winery in Henderson County, established in 2004.

Last updated: 06/26/2014

Texas Gospel Music Hall

Come enjoy nationally acclaimed gospel recording artists in a laid-back, smoke-free environment.

Last updated: 08/7/2013

Rodeos

Henderson County Regional Fair Park Complex

Large or small, livestock, rodeo, or special event - there's always SOMETHING going on at the fairgrounds!

Last updated: 08/27/2014

Theater

Henderson County Performing Arts Center

HCPAC is a performing arts center that provides entertainment and education to patrons of all ages.

Last updated: 04/17/2013

3 Back 2 Back (Comedies) - 1st Weekend

Three comedies presented over two weekends at the Henderson County Performing Arts Center. Each is a stand-alone play. Discounts are available for seeing two or three of the scheduled shows.

Last updated: 08/26/2014

3 Back 2 Back (Comedies) - 2nd Weekend

Three comedies presented over two weekends at the Henderson County Performing Arts Center. Each is a stand-alone play. Discounts are available for seeing two or three of the scheduled shows.

Last updated: 08/27/2014

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Athens Farmer's Market - ...

Sep 3 2014

The Athens Farmer's Market believes that small, local farms and businesses are essential to the local economy,...

Athens Farmer's Market - ...

Sep 6 2014

The Athens Farmer's Market believes that small, local farms and businesses are essential to the local economy,...

3 Back 2 Back (Comedies) ...

Sep 11 2014

Three comedies presented over two weekends at the Henderson County Performing Arts Center. Each is a stand-alo...