Everything Texas Ranch Run – Book Your Cottage For a Fun Weekend!


Hit the trails on the legendary Priefert Ranch located in Mount Pleasant on April 02, 2022. 5K and 15K trail races begin at 8am. Medals will be given to the top three runners in each men’s and women’s age category. 

5K & 15K Individual Races Run your race and enjoy the beauty of the trails. $500 Cash Prize for Top 15k Individual Men and Womens Winners

5K & 15K Corporate Challenge  This challenge is open to teams of runners working for the same business. There must be a minimum of 3 runners per team. No maximum number of runners and the winning team will be awarded based on the combined time of the fastest three runners in the team. Runners must be actively employed by the business they are representing, or a spouse of an employee at that business. Participants must all register under the same team name. The winning business will be awarded our 5K or 15K Traveling Corporate Challenge Trophy.         

5K Watermelon Challenge – (Formerly the pumpkin challenge.) Teams of up to five runners will run the 5K course with one runner consistently holding a watermelon. Runners can take turns passing along the watermelon throughout the course, but one runner must carry the watermelon at all times. The first complete team to cross the finish line with their watermelon will be the winning team, and will be awarded the watermelon trophy.

1K Kids’ Mutton Buster Kids ages 5-12 are invited to participate in a mad dash to be the fastest kid on the ranch. Top three places per age will be awarded a ribbon

Texas Hot Link Festival!


Book your cottage for this fun-filled weekend!

A Day of Fun for All

Savor 10 hours of non-stop events and activities celebrating the rich German heritage of hot links and much, much more. From the kids zone to Artisans Alley to the Cigar Lounge to the Farmers Market, it’s a day filled with fun for everyone in the family.

We’ve packed a whole lot into one day! Now an annual event, the Texas Hot Link Festival promises to tantalize all five senses and then some. This culinary celebration will be held in downtown Pittsburg, the Hot Link Capital of Texas.


Century 21 Premier Group Main Stage

Featuring LIVE entertainment all day and a street dance 6-8 p.m.

Load Trail “Man Cave”

Featuring trailers, recreational vehicles, farm and ranch equipment, Cigar Lounge and local wine, craft beer and whiskey tastings

Pilgrim’s Pride “Farmers Market”

Featuring food goods such as honey, preserves, fresh produce and the like as well as shared recipes and cooking demonstrations

UT Health “Mini Link”

Featuring family fun with corn hole competitions, kids activities and cultural entertainment on the Mini Link stage

The Boardwalk/Park Place

Featuring home goods, furnishings, wood and pottery crafts, beauty products, jewelry and apparel

Artisans Alley

Featuring work from local and regional artists on display and for sale!

Hot Link Festival Auction

Featuring an array of amazing items with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the local Pittsburg-Camp County community

Spring Special!


Reserve your cottage for 2 consecutive nights and receive $25 off! Spring is here and it is a wonderful time to take a trip to the beautiful countryside of East Texas. The daffodils are blooming and the wildflowers are starting to spring into action!

2021 Uncorked Wine and Food Festival


Book your cottage for a fun weekend in the Piney Woods!

The Everything Texas Uncorked Wine and Food Festival in Mount Pleasant, TX will be held on October 23, 2021. This event features Texas wineries, local restaurants, boutique shopping, cooking demonstrations, cofee tasting and live music. The event is held in Downtown Mount Pleasant which is a perfect location for this Everything Texas event. Family-friendly highlights include the pumpkin patch, bouncy houses, hay rides and so much more!

2021 List of Wineries
• Los Pinos
• Homestead Winery
• TARA Vineyard & Winery
• Red Road Vineyard & Winery
• Maydelle Country Wines
• Texas Southwind Vineyard & Winery
• Wall Street Winery

Pioneer Days in 2 Weeks!


Book your cottage at Lavender Mermaid B&B now to enjoy Pioneer Days in Pittsburg! Lots of fun – September 18th – Parade, Carnival, Festival, Food, Arts and Craft Vendors, Cook-Offs and Live Entertainment with a Street Dance!

Be sure to visit the Piney Woods Wine Trail Wine Tasting Event Downtown!

The Grape Escape: A tour of Tyler, Longview area wineries


You can drink wine just about anywhere, but there’s something special about sipping on it right where it’s made. In East Texas, there are more than two dozen wineries that serve everything from strong and bold Texas reds to crisp and clean Texas whites. Though not a conclusive list of all East Texas wineries, here are a few of our favorites in the Tyler and Longview area that are guaranteed to offer you a sipping good time with their selection of extraordinary wines.

Book a cottage at Lavender Mermaid B&B. We are located in the heart of the Piney Woods Wine Trail. Come and explore the many wineries in east Texas and wake up to a wonderful gourmet breakfast delivered to your door in the morning!

Pioneer Days in Pittsburg


Book your cottage now for a fun weekend September 18th. Pittsburg is celebrating the 48th Festival with vendors, music and food! Visit the Wine Garden and taste some great wines offered by local wineries! Stay 2 nights and get $20 off! (discount applied when reservation is finalized) Call 903-855-1923