Arts alive and well in Edom and Ben Wheeler
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Artists show off their creations at the Ben Wheeler "Far Out Art Fest" held in June.
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Horse saddles can be works of art too, according to some vendors at the "Far Out Art Fest"
Nestled between Canton and Tyler are a pair of small East Texas towns in which culture and the arts are thriving. Edom and Ben Wheeler make up for their small populations with big time charm and culture.
Ben Wheeler is home to annual events such as the Junebug Music Festival, the Fall Feral Hog Festival, and the Far Out Art Fest. Edom is host to an annual Arts & Crafts Fair, and live music.
More about these towns available at their websites: Ben Wheeler, and Edom.
Mary Clark Traveler is heard Tuesday mornings at 7:20 during Morning Edition on KETR. See more of Mary's travels on her Blog Site.