Farmer's Market at The Tyler Library, Thursday: Opening day for the market at the library is this Thursday. Hours are 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Diamond B Ranch Farm Store, Friday and Saturday, Neches: The farm store is open with farm-grown fruits, vegetables, grass-fed beef and baked good. Hours: Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Located 10 miles north of Palestine at 11589 Farm to Market Road 321 off Hwy155.

The Kitchen Drawer, Tyler, May 10, 11:  Cindy Kleckner, R.D., L.D. and culinary expert for Cooper Fitness Center Craig Ranch in McKinney will teach two cooking classes May 10 at 2 p.m. and May 11 at 9:30 a.m.  Celebrate Good Times will be the featured menu on May 10 and Let's Do Brunch presented on May 11. Full menu will be prepared for participants with recipes provided.  Due to limited class size, reservations are required.  For additional information, contact The Kitchen Drawer at 902-592-9992 or visit

The Fair Market, 2112 W. Front Street, Tyler: Last weekend farmers had plenty of carrots, beets, lettuce, kale, onions, strawberries, and fresh eggs. There will be more of the same this Saturday, along with local artisans with handmade jewelry, art and aprons, WIC Farmers Market Nutrition vouchers, Porch Culture Coffee, baked goods and live music. Join us at the market from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. and also on Tuesdays from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Tyler Farmer's Market, 4850 Old Bullard Road, Opens May 11: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tyler Woman's Building Celebrity Chef Dinner, May 11: Dallas chef Stephan Pyles will teach a cooking class held at The Woman's Building at 2 p.m. Recipe booklets will be provided, along with food samples and wine pairings. A seated dinner will begin with a cocktail reception at 7 p.m. and also includes a silent and live auction and door prizes. Invitations are available by contacting Sweet Gourmet, located in The French Quarter in Tyler or by calling 903-534-0840. Ticket deadline today.

Piney Woods Wine Festival, May 18, Mt. Vernon: From 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. experience great wines, food, music and shopping in Mt. Vernon, Texas right off I-30. Taste your way through the diverse wines of East Texas. From the sweet to the savory, it will all be there. For additional festival information email or visit

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