Things To Do In Lufkin This Weekend!

forestLooking for something to do in Lufkin? We’ve put together a list of our most favorite attractions and entertainment venues.

  • Explore the great outdoors. Lufkin is home to Angelina National Forest, which offers a 114,500-acre lake, two recreational areas, and hiking trails. Lufkin is also home to Ratliff Lake, which offers a large campground, a swim area, and an amphitheater that you can reserve for your next outdoor party.
  • Check out a local museum. Lufkin is the proud home of the Museum of East Texas which features a culture center. At the Museum, you can take in a lecture or workshop! Another local museum is the Texas Forestry Museum. This one offers a variety of exhibits including a Sawmill Doctor Exhibit.
  • Spend some time with the kids. Check out Dave’s Skate Park or play a round of Lunar Mini Golf.

As you can see, there are plenty of options for things to do right here in Lufkin! Leave a comment below with your favorite thing to do!

Get Crafty with These DIY Holiday Gifts

holiday giftsChoosing the right gift for the family and friends on your holiday gift list can be difficult—and expensive. If you’re struggling to find gifts, consider becoming crafty and creating one of these DIY holiday gifts. Not only are they personal, but they are also easy and inexpensive to create. Here is a guide on how to create these gifts.

Sharpie Quote Tea Pot. Give the tea lover in your life the ultimate gift—a personalized tea pot. This DIY holiday gift is easier than you might think. All you need is a blank tea pot, oil sharpies of any color, a cookie sheet, and an oven. Use the oil sharpies to write a number of the gift recipient’s favorite quotes or to draw a beautiful design on the tea pot. You can even let your children draw on it to make it truly special. Then, bake your tea pot in the oven at 150°F for 30 minutes to make the writing permanent. After it has cooled properly, you can then wrap it and give it as a gift!

Hot Chocolate Gift Basket. For a chocolate-loving family member or friend, create a hot chocolate gift basket. Choose a cute basket and fit it with holiday-themed mugs. Then, put hot chocolate powder mix in a decorative jar and some marshmallows in another. You can even include a bag of tea or something similar. Wrap the items as you please, making them look as festive as possible to truly get in the holiday spirit. This is a great, easy-to-make gift that your children can help you out with.