2017 Greenwood Fall Festival

reenwood Fall Festival 2017If you’re looking for a great daytrip from anywhere in the North Texas, DFW area, mark your calendars for the 20th Annual Greenwood Fall Festival on Saturday, October 14, 2017 in Downtown Greenwood, Texas.

 Greenwood EE Club Wise Extension Education Association

The mission of Texas Extension Education Association is to work with Texas AgriLife Extension Service to strengthen and enrich families through educational Programs, leadership development; and community service.

Our proceeds raised from the Festival are donated to local groups such as:

Angel Fund

Buyers Association

CASA

4-H Scholarship & 4-H Expenses Wise County

Greenwood/Slidell Fire Department

Miscellaneous community needs

North Texas Stockings for Soldiers

Slidell School Library & School Supplies

Sonflower Camp

Voices Youth & Family Services

W.A.R.M.

Wise Crisis Center

2014 Greenwood Fall Festival

The day started out with a light drizzle and a chill, but soon became the perfect Fall day for this year’s Greenwood Fall Festival sponsored by the Greenwood EE Club. The activities, parade, games, silent auction and vendors displaying their crafts, were enjoyed by children and adults alike. The money the club raised will go a long way to help support many local organizations in the Greenwood area.

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The Window View

The storm on the last day of march only added a trace of precipitation to our drought, but it created some rich colors and a little moisture for the rescue grass. Our closest neighbors, who we call the girls, have been enjoying the fresh growth.

Eastern Phoebe

Feral Hogs

Feral Hogs

As with most of Texas, the LBJ Grasslands area has its share of feral hogs wreaking havoc on pastures, crops and lawns. Even with year round hunting allowed, the pig population appears to be growing. This shot, made by a game camera on our neighbors property adjacent to the Grasslands, demonstrates the scale of the problem.  The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department has information about feral hogs on their web page.