Sunday, Aug. 11

Live music: Sleep Juliet, Everyone Dies in Utah and Harbor the Sun perform at Maklemore’s Ale House. 6 p.m. to midnight. 2304 North St.

Monday, Aug. 12-15

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

Tuesday, Aug. 13

Career fair: The Judy McDonald Public Library invites ages 12 and under to explore various professions as part of the library’s summer Super Tuesday programming. 10 a.m. p.m. Free, but registration is required. 1112 North St. 936-559-2970.

Tuesday, Aug. 13

Exhibit opening: SFA opens its annual faculty exhibition featuring ceramics, sculpture, photography, painting, prints, metal work and mixed media. 12:30 p.m. Free. Cole Art Center, 329 E. Main St. 936-468-1131.

Tuesday, Aug. 13

NISD Convocation: Nacogdoches ISD administrators and teachers gather at the high school cafeteria to kick off a new school year with a breakfast and vendor fair with the annual NISD Convocation. 7 a.m. 4310 Appleby Sand Road. 936-569-5000, Ext. 8893.

Wednesday, Aug. 14

Healthy cooking: “Cooking Well for Healthy Blood Pressure” takes place at the County Extension Office in the Courthouse Annex. Noon. Free, but registration requested by calling 936-560-7711. 203 W. Main St.

Wednesday, Aug. 14

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.

Wednesday, Aug. 14

Paint the Town Purple: The Nacogdoches Chamber holds the fourth annual Paint the Town Purple Blitz starting with breakfast with SFA Athletics Director Ryan Ivey. 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. 2516 North St. 936-560-5533.

Thursday, Aug. 15

Junior Engineer Days: Nacogdoches Railroad Depot offers crafts, games, coloring and refreshments for children and parents. 10 a.m. Free. 101 Old Tyler Road.

Friday, Aug. 16

Caregivers conference: Presentations, resources and more are offered to dementia caregivers at the 2019 Caregivers Conference in Lufkin, hosting by the Area Agency on Aging and the Deep East Texas Aging and Disability Resource Center. Lunch is provided. 9 a.m. to noon. Free, but registration required. Pitser Garrison Convention Center, Lufkin. 409-384-7614.

Friday, Aug. 16

End of Summer Bash: The Judy McDonald Public Library hosts a Nerf challenge and end-of-summer party. Register in advance. 5:30 p.m. Free, but reservations requested. 1112 North St. 936-559-2970.

Friday, Aug. 16-24

North Texas Fair: The North Texas Fair and Rodeo takes place in Denton with live music, professional cowboys, contests, carnival and exhibits. 6 p.m. - midnight weeknights; 1 p.m - 1 a.m. Saturdays; 1 p.m-11 p.m. Sundays. $15 adult advance ticket, $5 child advance admission. 2217 North Carroll Blvd. Denton.

Friday, Aug. 16-19

AnimeFest: The annual AnimeFest in Dallas celebrates cinema art, animation, costume design and other forms of traditional pop culture and art. 9 a.m. daily. $35 adult Friday only, $45 adult Saturday only. Sheraton Dallas Hotel, 400 N. Olive St., Dallas.

Saturday, Aug. 17-18

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 Dr.

Saturday, Aug. 17

Country western dance: Veterans of Foreign Wars host dances most Saturday evenings at Post 3893. 7 to 11 p.m. 2406 Hunter Road, Nacogdoches. 936-569-6453.

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