PHOTOS — Community ready for Nederland Heritage Festival

Published 12:13 am Wednesday, February 12, 2020

NEDERLAND — The Nederland Heritage Festival is a month away, meaning the fun and festivities are almost here.

Those attending Tuesday’s networking coffee social included Mike Spell, from left, Dorothy Fuller and Stuart Kieschnick. (Candace Hemelt/The News)

To help ramp up excitement, Tuesday morning’s February Networking Coffee was hosted at the Heritage Festival Pavilion in Nederland.

The event celebrated Scott Nutt of Butchers Korner, who was recognized as Mr. Nederland.

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The Festival runs from March 10-15 in Nederland and includes numerous pre-activities. A fun run is planned March 1, and a golf tournament tees off March 7.

A ribbon cutting is planned March 7 on the recently surfaced festival food booth grounds.

Organizers said there are still weeklong festival-ride passports available, which are always a big hit with children.

For information on times or to sign up, log onto or call 409-724-2269.

Holli Vidrine of Cropo’s Barber Shop and Tamara Stanton of RT Technical attend Tuesday’s event. (Candace Hemelt/The News)

Darrell Bush and Mike Laird helped support the Nederland Heritage Festival Tuesday at the festival’s pavilion. (Candace Hemelt/The News)

Grace Baber of the Nederland Heritage Festival, from left, is joined by Scott Nutt of Butchers Korner and Diana LaBorde of the Nederland Chamber of Commerce and Tourist Bureau. (Candace Hemelt/The News)