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Texas-Size Pecan

The huge nut on the Courthouse lawn is a popular place for taking photos. Made of concrete but looking quite realistic, it honors a major local industry. Crops can reach up to 3 million pounds of pecans, making this county one of the nation's leading producers. Guadalupe County growers helped to pioneer the now-popular nut, which Spanish explorers encountered in this area hundreds of years ago. Some of the earliest pecan orchards were planted in nearby river bottoms, and local specimens were used in upgrading cultivated varieties. The Guadalupe Valley Pecan Growers Association, founded here, is one of the oldest such groups in the state.


Come out and learn how to live green by visiting over 20 environmental booths and do a little shopping with over 80 vendors selling unique, one of a kind items.

This will be our 8th Earth Day Celebration in Central Park. Area organizations and businesses will be providing give aways and tips on how to live green in Seguin. There will be plants for sale, making art out of recyclable materials and much more. Our Earth Day Exhibitors will be set up from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

There is a full day of entertainment lined up as well as area school groups perform. It is a great opportunity to see local kids shine.

After learning about living green, stroll around downtown and shop at the 80 plus Trade Days vendors set up along River and Donegan Streets. Our Trade Days vendors will be set up from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Other fun environmental activities occuring in Seguin include Kids Fish at the Seguin Outdoor Learning Center from 12:00 to 3:00 and a Seguin ISD/GBRA sponsored Kayak River Clean Up in Starcke Park starting at 2:00 p.m.

Enjoy a wonderful day in downtown Seguin!


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