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Shelby County Fit

Electronics Recycling Day
March - Electronics Recycle Day - Historic Downtown Center Square

April - "Shred Day" - Opportunity to shred sensitive materials and papers.
 Historic Downtown Center Square

Shelby County Grill Fest Barbecue Cook-off
March — Windham Civic Center Grounds  
Sanctioned by the Lone Star Barbecue Society  Cook teams compete in beef, chicken and pork categories. Cash prizes for top cookers in each category, spectator tasting, craft vendors, live entertainment, 42 Tournament, Washer Pitchin' and more!

Leadership Shelby County
Conference for Leadership Shelby County

Annual Health and Fitness Fair
March — Windham Civic Center   
Gain information about your health and healthcare resources in the area. Mammogram units, blood mobile, hospice, home health, bone density, diabetes, and other routine health screening are available. Event is free to public

Teacher Appreciation Reception - Sponsors and Nominees
April — Windham Civic Center 
This annual event salutes Shelby County educators. Superintendents, principals and campus teachers of the year are introduced. An Elementary Teacher of the Year and a Secondary Teacher of the Year is announced.

Shelby County Sheriff's Posse Pro Rodeo

June — Shelby County Expo Center   
Bronco & bull riding, calf roping, barrel racing, live entertainment and more

Timpson Frontier Days
July — Downtown Timpson
Live demonstrations, folklore, entertainment, arts & crafts, parade, pageant, rides and more.

Tenaha Independence Day
July 4 — Tenaha High School Football Stadium   
Patriotic and gospel singing program, and large fireworks display. Gates will open at 7:00 p.m.

WHAT-A-Melon Festival
July — Downtown Historic Center Square.
Watermelon weighing contest, children's tent, watermelon “biggest bite” contest, seed spittin' contest, carnival rides, arts and crafts, and food booths.

East Texas Golf Tournament
Annual Pro-Am Golf Tournament — Center Country Club

East Texas Poultry Festival
October — Historic Downtown Center Square
Three-day festival saluting the poultry industry. Arts & crafts, carnival, live entertainment, food vendors, cheerleading competition, photography show, creative arts, poultry judging and auction and much more.

Taste of the Holidays
November — An eclectic culinary sampling and dining experience, on Friday, November 6, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the John Dean Windham Civic Center to be held in conjunction with the annual Pinecone and Mistletoe Christmas Market.

Annual Nighttime Lighted Santa's Christmas Parade
December — Historic Downtown Center Square