Monday, July 15-18

Fiber Fun Camp: Yarnia hosts the second of three summer camp sessions for ages 8 through 12, held 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday only. All supplies included. $95 per session. 321 E Main St. 936-205-3233.

Monday, July 15

Barre fusion: A 45-minute lunch hour workout blending barre work, yoga and pilates is offered on Mondays and Wednesdays, open to ages 17 and up. 12:15 to 1 p.m. $7 per class. C.L. Simon Recreation Center, 1112 North St.

Tuesday, July 16

Textile arts: Millard’s Crossing hosts “Sit and Stitch” featuring spinning, Russian speed knitting, tabletop loom weaving, quilting, hand sewing minor repairs, tatting, hair pin lace and more. All textile arts and skill levels welcomed. 10 a.m. to noon. Free, donations accepted. 6020 North St. 936-564-6631. mchvnac.com.

Tuesday, July 16

Touch a Truck: First responders from the community give the public a close-up look at emergency vehicles in the parking lot of the Rec Center and Library. Free for all with no registration required. 10 a.m. 1112 North St. 936-559-2970. www.ci.nacogdoches.tx.us/library.

Wednesday, July 17

Adult art: Judy McDonald Public Library hosts a demonstration and class on embossing as part of its ongoing Adult Art Series open to ages 18 and up. 5:30 p.m. Free, but registration requested by calling 936-559-2970. 1112 North St. www.ci.nacogdoches.tx.us/library.

Wednesday, July 17-20

World Series of Dog Shows: Houston hosts the 42nd annual World Series of Dog Shows at NRG Center featuring booths, art, exhibits, contests and more. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Free Wednesday, $10 adults Thursday, $15 Friday-Sunday. 8400 Kirby Drive. houstondogshows.com.

Wednesday, July 17

Music-friendly workshop: A live music event promoting Nacogdoches as a Texas Music Friendly City will be held at Lugnutz with representatives from the governor’s office on hand. The community is invited to show support for the music industry and official state designation. 6 p.m. Free. 5287 S US Hwy. 59.

Wednesday, July 17

Know your rights: Nacogdoches Accountability Coalition offers an informational presentation on interacting with law enforcement presented by a civil rights lawyer and criminal defense attorney. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. 901 E Main St.

Thursday, July 18

Women’s health: Nacogdoches Medical Center hosts two mammogram screening events with free muffins served in a morning session, 7 to 9 a.m., and mimosas during an afternoon session from 4 to 6 p.m. 4920 NE Stallings Drive. Appointments requested: 1-833-221-3340.

Thursday, July 18

Finance 101: Parks and Recreation will host an informational presentation, “Financial Cybercrime, Security and Technology” courtesy of Commercial Bank of Texas. 6:30 p.m. Free. C.L. Simon Rec Center Meeting Room, 1112 North St. 936-559-2960.

Friday, July 19

Story hikes: Judy McDonald Public Library hosts a nature hike with stories for all ages at Lanana Creek Trail. Free, but registration requested. 936-559-2970. www.ci.nacogdoches.tx.us/library.

Friday, July 19

Poolside music: SFA Rec Center Pool hosts the first of a summer music series with musician Anna Stockdale. Burgers and hot dogs served. 5 to 7 p.m. Free for Rec Center members and children 4 and under. $5 non-members. SFA Recreation Center, 1817 Wilson Drive. www.sfasu.edu/campusrec.

Saturday, July 20-21

Flea market: Nacogdoches Trade Days flea market is open the first and third weekends of every month. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free admission and parking. 1304 NW Stallings Drive.

Saturday, July 20

12x12 reception: SFA Friends of the Visual Arts hosts annual 12x12 fundraiser featuring work of more than 80 artists for silent bidding. 6 to 8 p.m. Free entry, raffle tickets five for $20. Cole Art Center, 329 E Main St.

Saturday, July 20-21

Civil War encampment: Mansfield State Park hosts a period event with authentically uniformed soldiers and equipment, hosted by the Trans-Mississippi Hell Cats reenactment group. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. $4 per person, free for children and seniors. 15149 Hwy. 175, Mansfield, La. 318-872-1474.

Saturday, July 20

Country western dance: Veterans of Foreign Wars host dances most Saturday evenings at Post 3893. Music on July 20 provided by the Martha White Band.” 7 to 11 p.m. 2406 Hunter Rd, Nacogdoches. 936-569-6453.

Saturday, July 20

Photo workshop: Magnolia Plantation near Natchitoches offers a photography workshop highlighting the outdoors and the park’s historic buildings. Instructor is professional photographer Annabel Jones. DSLR camera required. No registration needed. 10 a.m. Free. 5549 Highway 119, Derry, La. 318-352-0383, Ext. 316. www.nps.gov/cari.

Sunday, July 21

Final show: Lamp-Lite Theatre presents the final performance of “Matilda: The Musical” featuring a local cast of all ages. Advance tickets recommended; they can purchased at the Visitor’s Center, Glass Castles and Kline’s Wrap-It-Up. 2 p.m.. $15 (adults) $12 (seniors) $8 (students). lamplitetheatre.com.

Monday, July 22

Adult art: Judy McDonald Public Library hosts a demonstration and class on 2D Felting as part of its ongoing Adult Art Series open to ages 18 and up. 5:30 p.m. Free, but registration requested by calling 936-559-2970. 1112 North St. www.ci.nacogdoches.tx.us/library.

Monday, July 22

Barre fusion: A 45-minute lunch hour workout blending barre work, yoga and pilates is offered on Mondays and Wednesdays, open to ages 17 and up. 12:15 to 1 p.m. $7 per class. C.L. Simon Recreation Center, 1112 North St.

Tuesday, July 23

Make a movie: The Judy McDonald Public Library invites ages 12 and under to learn about film-making as part of the library’s summer Super Tuesday programming. 10 a.m. Free, but registration is required. 1112 North St. 936-559-2970. www.ci.nacogdoches.tx.us/library.

Wednesday, July 24

Pineywoods Chess Club: Chess players ages 8 and up are invited to play in the Arts and Crafts room of the City Recreation Center every other Wednesday. 4 to 6 p.m. $2 per person. 1112 North St. 936-559-2960.

Thursday, July 25

Finance 101: Parks and Recreation will host an informational presentation, “Personal Finance, Credit, Saving and More” courtesy of Commercial Bank of Texas. 6:30 p.m. Free. C.L. Simon Rec Center Meeting Room, 1112 North St. 936-559-2960.

Thursday, July 25

Joint health: Nacogdoches Medical Center hosts a joint pain seminar for the community, with information available on joint replacement and how to reduce pain. Noon to 1 p.m. Free. Third-floor boardroom at Women’s Center, NMC, 4920 NE Stallings Drive.

Friday, July 26

Escape Room: The Judy McDonald Public Library hosts “Galaxy Escape Room” for ages 10 to 19. 5:30 p.m. Free, but reservations requested. 1112 North St. 936-559-2970. www.ci.nacogdoches.tx.us/library.

Friday, July 26

Open Gym: The C.L. Simon Recreation Center hosts open gym for ages 5 through 12 in the Gymnastics Room from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Children under 5 admitted, but must be accompanied by an adult. $5 per child. 1112 North St. 936-559-2960.

Friday-Sunday, July 26-28

Great Texas Balloon Race: Longview’s 42nd year of the Great Texas Balloon Race includes competitive pilots from all over the world, nightly balloon glows, musical entertainment, static aircraft and more. 6:30 a.m. to midnight Friday, 5:45 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, 5:45 a.m. to 8 a.m. Sunday for Duck Drop Competition. $15-$20, 12 and under free. East Texas Regional Airport, FM 349 at Jerry Lucy Drive, Longview. gtbr.net. 903-753-3281.

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