2020 Trail Events


Enjoy a guided tour of the Ruby M. Mize Azalea Garden weekdays during the season from 1-4 p.m. For group tours of the garden or the Azalea Trail, please contact the Nacogdoches Convention and Visitors Bureau at (888) 564-7351. Tours are $5/person.

SFA Garden Lecture Series

March 19, 2020
7 p.m. Ina Brundrett Conservation Education Center, 2900 Raguet St.
The Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series welcomes Rick Lewandowski, Shangrila Botanical Gardens, Orange, Texas. Plant treasures in the Pineywoods of the Gulf South. Free. For more information call 936-468-4129 or visit the SFA Gardens website.

Apr 9th, 2020 7 p.m.

2900 Raguet

Sheila McBride, Lead Diagnostician & Extension Program Specialist, TAMU, College Station, TX. Common Ornamental Plant Diseases; What Every Gardener Needs to Know. Free. For more information call 936-468-4129 or visit the SFA Gardens website.

Little Princess Tea Party

March 28th, 2020
10 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. Ruby M. Mize Azalea Garden, South of Johnson Coliseum on University Dr.
Introduce your favorite little girl to the beauty and joy of the garden at the annual Little Princess Tea Party. Enjoy refreshments, party favors and entertainment. Seating is limited. Tickets are $30 per person. Purchase tickets here.

Main Street Shop and Stroll

March 21st, 2020
10 a.m.- 3 p.m., Downtown
Stroll the red brick streets of downtown and see what fabulous wares our unique merchants have to offer, including specials, sales and door prizes. For more information, please call (936) 559-2573.

Nacogdoches Farmer's Market Spring Fling

March 28th, 2020
8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Nacogdoches Farmer's Market, 107 Pearl St.
Kick off spring in Texas' Oldest Town with live music on two stages, food vendors, children's activities, and so much more. For more information, please call (936) 213-0640.

SFA Garden Gala Day Plant Sale

April 4th, 2020
9 a.m.-2 p.m. SFA Pineywoods Native Plant Center, 2900 Raguet St.
Shop a variety of rare Texas natives, heirlooms, perennials and exclusive SFA introductions at the annual SFA Garden Gala Day Plant Sale. For more information, please call (936) 468-4404.

Azalea Art Day

Date coming soon! 
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sterne-Hoya House Museum and Library located at 211 S Lanana St. 
Come and take part in several art projects, including some with historic roots, centered around the beautiful azaleas grown on the property. Projects will include flower pounding, bubble painting, sun catchers, painting the fence and more. Most activities are messy, so please dress accordingly. Also included this year, rock painting. This event is free and open to the public. Click here for more information. 

The Old Stone Fort Bike Ride

April 18, 2020
Take a scenic 10-mile, 30-mile or 63-mile ride through the oldest town in Texas at the inaugural Old Stone Fort Bike Ride. Once you cross the finish line, enjoy local food, live music and more. This a great pre-training event for the Memorial Ironman Texas. For more information or to register, click here