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Lufkin and Nacogdoches offer many activities during Spring Break


 No beach, no problem, if you can't make it out of town this spring break there is plenty going on in East Texas from music to art and even outdoor fun .

The Azalea Trail in Nacogdoches is in full bloom and officials say it's the perfect to place to get out doors and active during spring break.

"Walk around the garden and be outside in nature and have some fun," said Malorie Brookshire, Visitor Services, Nacogdoches, CVB.

Along with all the Azalea Trail events going on this month Visitor Service Officials in Nacogdoches say there is plenty of time for activities such as zip lining, disc golf and hiking.

"The hike and bike trails and parks there is opportunity for activity there," said Brookshire.

For music lovers craving entertainment, Standpipe Coffee House in Lufkin is known for live and local entertainment,

Next week, 12 bands featured at south by south west in Austin will perform.

It's a wide variety of music from Americano, to folk to punk rock and even bluegrass fusion," said Ben Harbuck, General Manager, Standpipe Coffee House.

 This is the 2nd year the coffee house has hosted South By South West artists, General Manager Ben Harbuck says they schedule performers months in advance to give patrons performances they won't forget.

"So many artist, local artist contribute to bringing these bands here and to know that there is something to do in Lufkin is a fantastic feeling," said Harbuck.

For the kids Spring Break at the Museum will get them off couch and into the art studio to hopefully inspire their creativity.

up here and do some things and be creative," said Ann Reyes, Curator of Education, Museum of East Texas

 And make lasting memories during spring break while staying close to home. 

Spring Break the Museum will be from March 11th- 15th from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The program is free and open to all children of all ages; children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

The Hidden Village Music Festival at Standpipe begins March 8th and will continue through March 18th. Bands will perform 7:30 nightly, for more information visit

For information on Azalea Trail events in Nacogdoches visit

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