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March 2017
March 18, 2017

Old Stone Fort Bike Ride
Nacogdoches County Exposition & Civic Center
3805 NW Stallings Drive
Nacogdoches, Texas
8:30am

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March 18, 2017

Bar Stool Races
Presented by The Forge and Moore's Store
Ben Wheeler, Texas

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March 18, 2017

29th Annual Azalea Festival
Jasper County Courthouse Square
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Jasper, Texas

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March 18, 2017

Kiepersol's Walking the Vines
Kiepersol Winery
Bullard, Texas

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March 21 and 22, 2017

Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story on Stage
R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center
University of Texas at Tyler
7:30 PM

"Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story on Stage" is an unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance and sensational dancing. Seen by millions across the globe, this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives. Don’t miss your chance to see this record-breaking live theatre sensation. You’ll have the time of your life! Mature subject matter.

details at the Cowan Center website or phone the Box Office at 903.566.7424

March  22-26, 2017

ATV Mud Nationals
Mud Creek Off-Road Park
Jacksonville, Texas

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March 24-26,
March 31-April 2, & April 7-9, 2017
Annual Dogwood Trails Celebration
Palestine, Texas
March 24 - April 9, 2017 Tyler Azalea and Spring Flower Trail
Tyler, Texas
March 24-25, 2017

36th Annual Tyler Quilt Show
"Home Is Where the Heart Is"
10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Friday & Saturday
Harvey Convention Center
2000 W Front St (Hwy 31 W)
Tyler, TX

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March 24-25, 2017

Rose Cty Artisans & Flower Market
Goodman-Legrand Museum
624 N. Broadway Avenue
Tyler, TX

Among the items for sale will be those by the East Texas Daylily Society, incluing daylilies with various shapes, sizes and colors, inexpensive, named varieties, documented seedlings, and "grab bags".

March 25, 2017

East texas Symphony Orchestra
Invitation to the Dance
UT Tyler Cowan Center
7:30pm

details at www.ETSO.org

March 25, 2017

Beauty & The Beast Bicycle Tour
Starts at KE Bushman's Celebration Center
Registration opens at 6:30am
Tour starts at 9:00am

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March 25 - April 9, 2017

12th Annual Life in Tyler Photography Contest
Tyler Rose Center
420 Rose Park Drive
Tyler, Texas

March 25, 2017

Nacogdoches Main Street Shop & Stroll
11:00am - 3:00pm
Nacogdoches, Texas

This event will boast specials, savings, prizes and more from favorite local downtown shops! Locals and visitors alike are welcome to visit Historic Downtown Nacogdoches to Shop & Stroll this spring.

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March 27, 2017

Tyler Area Energy Summit
A New Day in the Oil Patch
Hosted by the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce
11:00am - 1:30pm
Green Acres Crosswalk Center
Tyler, Texas

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March 30 - April 3, 2017

2017 Apache Belles Spring Show
Wise Auditorium
Tyler Junior College
1400 E. Fifth Street
Tyler, Texas

details at ApacheBelles.com

March 30 - April 2, 2017

First Monday Trade Days - April Market
Canton, Texas

details at CantonTxFirstMonday.com

March 31, 2017

Fine Arts @ FPC: Voices of Faith Spring Concert
First Presbyterian Church
7:00pm
230 West Rusk Street
Tyler, Texas

Since 2008, Voices of Faith has sought to give young musicians a space to explore their artistic discipline through a God-honored repertoire. The choir gathers together over seventy-five talented vocalists from the East Texas area - including middle school, high school, and college students - in a Christ-centered, community choral program under the direction of Pam Eikner, with accompanist Dana Bertino. Students believe their talents are a gift from God, and they actively seek ministry opportunities.

Free admission.

March 31 and April 1-2, 2017

Jefferson Flea Market - City-Wide Rummage Sale Weekend
8:00am to 5:00pm
Jefferson Flea Market
213 W. Broadway Street
Jefferson, Texas 75657

details at www.JeffersonFleaMarket.net

April 2017
April 1, 2017

Fine Arts @ FPC: Masterworks Concert
First Presbyterian Church
7:00pm
230 West Rusk Street
Tyler, Texas

For the Spring Masterworks the Chorale is singing as the major work Kodaly Missa Brevis for choir, organ, soprano, alto, tenor and baritone soloists. Other works include a significant motet by Vaughan Williams—Lord, Thou Hast Been Our Refuge, for solo quartet, acapella chorus and organ and the famous acapella motet Christus Factus Est by Anton Bruckner. Lighter works included are three choral settings of secular poems by Brahms: There Goes a Sighing Through the Wood, The Falcon, and Forest Night. The one hour concert begins with excerpts from Elijah by Felix Mendelssohn: Lord, Our Creator, Lift Thine Eyes, He, Watching Over Israel, and He That Shall Endure To the End.

$15 Adults / $5 Students

Tickeets available in advance through chorus members, LKOHLENBERG@FPCTYLER.COM, and at the door.

April 1, 2017

Tyler Run for Autism
8:00am - 2:00pm
Pollard United Methodist Church
3030 New Copeland Road
Tyler, Texas

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April 1, 2017

Dalton Days 2017
10:00am - 3:00pm
Gregg County Historical Museum
214 N. Fredonia Street
Longview, Texas

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April 1, 2017

Ruffles and Rust Expo
Maude Cobb Convention Center
Longview, Texas

April 1-2, 2017

Spring Into Orchids Show
Tyler Rose Center
420 Rose Park Drive
Tyler, Texas

April 1-2, 2017

Historic Tyler on Tour
Six Azalea District homes will be featured on the 2017 tour
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 1
1 to 5 p.m. April 2
Tyler, Texas

Tickets are on sale in at Sweet Gourmet, Potpourri House, Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce and Historic Tyler offices, 100 E. Charnwood Ave. Tickets also can be purchased on the organization’s website www.HistoricTyler.org

April 2, 2017

8th Annual Teddy Bear Picnic
The Children's Park
110 E. Dobbs St
Tyler, Texas
11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Please bring a picnic blanket for your family, and children bring your favorite teddy bear to join in the fun. Box lunches and water will be provided for up to 200 people. Stations will be set up throughout the park to enhance the experience of spending intentional time together as a family. We hope you will join us!

Admission is free. For information, call (903) 939-1597 or visit us at www.ChildrensParkTyler.org

April 3, 2017

East Texas Symphonic Band
Sounds of Spring Concert.
LeTourneau University Belcher Center
Adults $5.00
Students and Children Free

details at www.etsymphonicband.org

April 4, 2017

35th Annual Taste of Longview
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex
100 Grand Boulevard
Longview, Texas

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April 5-8, 2017

The Wizard of Oz
Pollard Theater Center
3030 New Copeland Road
Tyler, Texas

April 5-7 at 7:30pm
April 8 at 2:00pm & 7:30pm.

All tickets are $12. Online ticket purchasing begins March 5 @ SHOWTIX4U.COM - click "buy tickets" and search for The Wizard of Oz. Also, the Church Box Office opens on March 20 @ 903-521-0069.

more information on the Pollard Theater Center Facebook page

April 6, 2017

Lunch and Learn Program
100th Anniversary of U.S. Entry Into World War I
Chandler Museum and Visitor Center
720 State Highway 31 West
Chandler, Texas

Phone 903.521.5962 for lunch reservations or more information

April 7, 2017

Greater Tuna
R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center
University of Texas at Tyler
7:30 PM

Welcome back to Tuna, Texas! GREATER TUNA is a hilarious and irreverent comedy about Texas’ third smallest town, where the Lion’s club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never dies. The eclectic band of Tuna citizens – men, women, children, and animals alike - are portrayed by ONLY 2 performers, making this satire on life in rural America both crazy and delightful. Mature subject matter.

details at the Cowan Center website or phone the Box Office at 903.566.7424

April 7-8, 2017

4th Annual Family ReULion Charity Jam
Durango Canyon
1039 FM 1798 W
Mt. Enterprise, Texas

The music festival will raise money for Tyler-based East Texas Food Bank.

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April 7-16, 2017

Tyler Civic Theatre
"Godspell"
400 Rose Park Drive (Next to Tyler Rose Garden Center)
Tyler, Texas

details at www.TylerCivicTheatre.com

April 8, 2017

The Great Tyler Cleanup
Hosted by Keep Tyler Beautiful
Rose Rudman Trail
Tyler, Texas

Volunteers are welcome and asked to meet at the pavilion in Southside Park. Signup starts at 8:00am. and the cleanup will begin at 9:00am.

details at www.KeepTylerBeautiful.com

April 8, 2017

EggFest 2017
9:00am - 4:30pm
Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
5550 FM-2495
Athens, Texas

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April 8, 2017

Tyler Azalea 5K and 10K Runs
Bergfeld Park
8:00am
1510 S. College Avenue"
Tyler, Texas

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April 8, 2017

8th Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Sponsored by Zyiah's Blessings
2:00pm - 5:00pm
KM park 7242 CR 21 Tyler Texas

Everyone is welcome to come ... Bring your basket or bag to collect candy filled eggs, come to play and have fun in our jump house, or ride a train. There will be music, fun, prizes and food.

Everything is free except the food and drinks. Call 903-253-6960 for more information.

April 8, 2017

13th Annual Gopher Fest
Gallatin Community Center
626 S, Chandler Street / FM 768
Gallatin, Texas
10:00 am - 3:00pm
Free parking and no entry fee

Arts and crafts, antique car show, BBQ cook off, over 30 booths, live entertainment, and trail ride

For more information and booth rental, contact Amy Derrington 903-262-0130

April 8-9, 2017

Azalea Arts & Crafts Fair
Tyler Rose Garden
420 Rose Park Drive
Tyler, Texas

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April 8-9, 2017 April in Edom
Edom, Texas
April 11, 2017

Easter Sunday

April 11, 2017

Black Violin
R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center
University of Texas at Tyler
12:30 PM

"Black Violin" is the blend of classical, hip-hop, rock, R&B, and bluegrass music. Live, they are accompanied by their incredible band, featuring ace turntable whiz DJ SPS and a drummer. Named one of the hottest bands at SXSW in 2013, Black Violin was invited to perform at Bonnaroo and returned to SXSW this year to SRO crowds.

details at the Cowan Center website or phone the Box Office at 903.566.7424

April 13-14-15, 2017 East Texas Gusher Days
Gladewater, Texas
April 14-15, 2017

Jefferson Flea Market
8:00am to 5:00pm
Jefferson Flea Market
213 W. Broadway Street
Jefferson, Texas 75657

details at www.JeffersonFleaMarket.net

April 15, 2017

Praise Fest
Downtown on the Square
9:00am
Tyler, Texas

details on website or Facebook

April 16, 2017

Easter Sunday

April 20, 2017

East Texas Digital Talks
Lake Tyler Petroleum Club
1:30pm - 6:30pm
Tyler, Texas

details at www.EtxDigitalTalks.com

April 20-23, 2017

15th Annual Riverport International Vintage Motocross
Diamond Don RV Park
1602 State Hwy 49 East
Jefferson, Texas

details at www.DiamondDon.com

April 23, 2017

Rose Sunday
Presented by the Texas Rose Festival Association
1:30pm
Tyler Rose Garden Center
Tyler, Texas

April 25, 2017

9th Annual Call Her Blessed Luncheon
Crosswalk Conference Center
11:30pm
Tyler Texas

April 27 - 30, 2017

First Monday Trade Days - May Market
Canton, Texas

details at CantonTxFirstMonday.com

April 29, 2017

East texas Symphony Orchestra
Back to the Beginning
UT Tyler Cowan Center
7:30pm

details at www.ETSO.org

April 29, 2017

Tatum Pecan Pie Festival
10:00am - 4:00pm
600 Crystal Farms Road
Tatum, Texas

Live music, shopping, food and fun!

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April 29, 2017

“Cruisin’ for a Cause”
3rd Annual Classic Car and Truck Show
Saturday, April 29 from 10am – 2pm
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church
13590 Hwy. 110 South
Tyle, Texas

This event is sponsored by the Men’s Ministry and is family friendly, free and open to the public

For more information or to enter your car or truck, please call 903.561.0445 or visit www.phbctyler.com

May 2017
May 4-7, 2017

12th Annual Lone Star Toyota Jam
Barnwell Mountain Recreation Area
Gilmer, Texas

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May 5-6, 2017

Jefferson Flea Market
8:00am to 5:00pm
Jefferson Flea Market
213 W. Broadway Street
Jefferson, Texas 75657

details at www.JeffersonFleaMarket.net

May 5-14, 2017

Tyler Civic Theatre
"The Second Time Around"
400 Rose Park Drive (Next to Tyler Rose Garden Center)
Tyler, Texas

details at www.TylerCivicTheatre.com

May 6, 2017

4th Annuel Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival
100 N. Broadway Avenue
Tyler, Texas

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May 11-14, 2017

Lewis Auto Swap Meet
First Monday Trade Days
Pavilion 4000
Canton, Texas

details or phone 903.567.7897

May 12-13, 2017

Piney Woods Wine Trail Festival
Lindale, Texas

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May 14, 2017

Mother's Day

May 19-20, 2017

Jefferson Flea Market
8:00am to 5:00pm
Jefferson Flea Market
213 W. Broadway Street
Jefferson, Texas 75657

details at www.JeffersonFleaMarket.net

May 29-31, 2017

13th Annual Brookshire’s Heroes Flight

The Heroes Flight takes World War II and Korean War veterans from East Texas to Washington, D.C., to visit the memorial built in their honor, along with several other historical sites. The all-expense-paid trip will fly in/out of either Tyler or Shreveport, Louisiana.

details and Veteran's Heroes Flight Online Application form at www.Brookshires.com or phone 903-534-3076 for an application

June 2017
June 1 - 4, 2017

First Monday Trade Days - June Market
Canton, Texas

details at CantonTxFirstMonday.com

June 2-3, 2017

Big Pines Blues Festival
Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Complex
100 Grand Boulevard
Longview, Texas

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June 2-3, 2017

Jefferson Flea Market
8:00am to 5:00pm
Jefferson Flea Market
213 W. Broadway Street
Jefferson, Texas 75657

details at www.JeffersonFleaMarket.net

June 10, 2017 Blueberry Festival
Nacogdoches, Texas
June 10, 2017 Tomato Fest
Jacksonville, Texas
June 14, 2017

Flag Day

June 16-17, 2017

Jefferson Flea Market
8:00am to 5:00pm
Jefferson Flea Market
213 W. Broadway Street
Jefferson, Texas 75657

details at www.JeffersonFleaMarket.net

June 29 - July 2, 2017

First Monday Trade Days - July Market
Canton, Texas

details at CantonTxFirstMonday.com

June 30-July 1, 2017

Jefferson Flea Market
8:00am to 5:00pm
Jefferson Flea Market
213 W. Broadway Street
Jefferson, Texas 75657

details at www.JeffersonFleaMarket.net

July 2017
July 4, 2017

Independence Day

July 4, 2017

Mike Love & Associates 12th Annual Fireworks Extravaganza
Ellen Trout Zoo
402 Zoo Circle on Loop 287
Lufkin, Texas

Gates open at 10 a.m. and admission is FREE.

July 14-15, 2017

Jefferson Flea Market
8:00am to 5:00pm
Jefferson Flea Market
213 W. Broadway Street
Jefferson, Texas 75657

details at www.JeffersonFleaMarket.net

July 28-30, 2017 Great Texas Balloon Race
Longview, Texas
August 2017
August 3 - 6, 2017

First Monday Trade Days - August Market
Canton, Texas

details at CantonTxFirstMonday.com

August 4-5, 2017

Jefferson Flea Market
8:00am to 5:00pm
Jefferson Flea Market
213 W. Broadway Street
Jefferson, Texas 75657

details at www.JeffersonFleaMarket.net

August 10-13, 2017

Lewis Auto Swap Meet
First Monday Trade Days
Pavilion 4000
Canton, Texas

details or phone 903.567.7897

August 12, 2017

2017 Tyler Cattle Barons Gala
Theme: Legends of the Call
Headlner: Trace Adkins
Brunson Equestrian Center
Texas Rose Horse Park
14078 State Highway 110N
Tyler, TXexas

August 18-19, 2017

Jefferson Flea Market
8:00am to 5:00pm
Jefferson Flea Market
213 W. Broadway Street
Jefferson, Texas 75657

details at www.JeffersonFleaMarket.net

August 26-27, 2017

The Jefferson Gun & Knife Show
Marion County Chamber of Commerce
Sat. 9am to 5pm; Sun. 10am to 4pm
The Jefferson gun show is held at Jefferson Visitor Center and hosted by Marion County Chamber of Commerce of Texas.

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August 31 - September 3, 2017

First Monday Trade Days - September Market
Canton, Texas

details at CantonTxFirstMonday.com

September 2017
September 1-2, 2017

Jefferson Flea Market
8:00am to 5:00pm
Jefferson Flea Market
213 W. Broadway Street
Jefferson, Texas 75657

details at www.JeffersonFleaMarket.net

September 8-16, 2017 Gregg County Fair & Exposition
Longview, Texas
September 8-17, 2017 Four States Fair and Rodeo
Texarkana, Texas
September 16, 2017 Avinger Wine Festival
Avinger, Texas
September 15-16, 2017

Jefferson Flea Market
8:00am to 5:00pm
Jefferson Flea Market
213 W. Broadway Street
Jefferson, Texas 75657

details at www.JeffersonFleaMarket.net

September 19, 2017

Hearts of Hope
Benefiting Children's Miracle Network
6:00 pm
Willow Brook Country Club
Tyler, Texas

Hearts of Hope benefits Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and The Luis Sottil Foundation. Art enthusiasts, collectors and supporters of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals are invited to attend a live and silent auction showcasing the work of internationally renowned artist Luis Sottil and the Miracle Children artists who are participating in this second annual event.

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September 22 - October 1, 2017

East Texas State Fair
Tyler, Texas

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September 28 - October 1, 2017

First Monday Trade Days - October Market
Canton, Texas

details at CantonTxFirstMonday.com

October 2017
October 6-8, 2017

Jefferson Flea Market and City-Wide Rummage Sale Weekend
8:00am to 5:00pm
Jefferson Flea Market
213 W. Broadway Street
Jefferson, Texas 75657

details at www.JeffersonFleaMarket.net

October 12-15, 2017

Lewis Auto Swap Meet
First Monday Trade Days
Pavilion 4000
Canton, Texas

details or phone 903.567.7897

October 14 - 15, 2017

2017 Edom Arts Festival
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, October 14 and Sunday, October 15
Edom, Texas
Free admission

For more than 45 years, the small artists’ community of Edom in East Texas has hosted a festival for working artists presenting their talents to an appreciative audience of gifters and collectors. High quality art, fine crafts, live music and great food fill the festival grounds behind the resident artists’ studios on the one main street in town, Farm to Market road 279.

Visitors can also enjoy local restaurants, The Shed and Yesy’s Café, and tour the gardens of Edom - Blue Moon Gardens, Blueberry Hill farms, and Glenda Mae’s Daylily Farm.

details, schedule of events, lodging and map at www.VisitEdom.com

October 19 - 22, 2017

84th Annual Texas Rose Festival
Tyler, Texas

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October 20-21, 2017

Jefferson Flea Market
8:00am to 5:00pm
Jefferson Flea Market
213 W. Broadway Street
Jefferson, Texas 75657

details at www.JeffersonFleaMarket.net

October 21, 2017

Hot Pepper Festival
Palestine, Texas

The vendors will be in the streets of Downtown Palestine on Saturday, October 21st from 10am – 6pm. The parade will be at 10am. The BBQ Cook-Off is on October 20.

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November 2017
November 2 - 5, 2017

First Monday Trade Days - November Market
Canton, Texas

details at CantonTxFirstMonday.com

November 3, 2017

“Bright Ideas for Leadership and Success Conference”
East Texas Center for Nonprofits/United Way of Smith County
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Crosswalk Conference Center @ Green Acres Baptist Church
Tyler, Texas

November 3-4, 2017

Jefferson Flea Market
8:00am to 5:00pm
Jefferson Flea Market
213 W. Broadway Street
Jefferson, Texas 75657

details at www.JeffersonFleaMarket.net

November 11-12, 2017

Marshall Gun & Knife Show
T & K Promotions
February 11-12, 2017
Sat. 9am to 5pm; Sun. 10am to 4pm
Marshall Convention Center
2501 East End Blvd. South
Marshall, Texas 75670

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November 17-18, 2017

Jefferson Flea Market
8:00am to 5:00pm
Jefferson Flea Market
213 W. Broadway Street
Jefferson, Texas 75657

details at www.JeffersonFleaMarket.net

November 30 - December 3, 2017

First Monday Trade Days - December Market
Canton, Texas

details at CantonTxFirstMonday.com

December 2017
December 1-2, 2017

Jefferson Flea Market
8:00am to 5:00pm
Jefferson Flea Market
213 W. Broadway Street
Jefferson, Texas 75657

details at www.JeffersonFleaMarket.net

December 8-9, 2017

Jefferson Flea Market
8:00am to 5:00pm
Jefferson Flea Market
213 W. Broadway Street
Jefferson, Texas 75657

details at www.JeffersonFleaMarket.net

December 15-16, 2017

Jefferson Flea Market
8:00am to 5:00pm
Jefferson Flea Market
213 W. Broadway Street
Jefferson, Texas 75657

details at www.JeffersonFleaMarket.net

December 25, 2017

Christmas Day