CASA of the Pines will host its 23rd Christmas Home Tour from 3-7:30 p.m. Dec. 2. Houses on the tour are Erin and Joshua Gentry at 902 S. Raguet; Sheree Cloyd, 339 Post Oak Road; Yvette and Clay Alverson, (guest houses at Three Pines Farm) 8935 Highway 103 east; and Kim and Todd Kassaw, 302 Oak Crest Drive. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at the door. Tickets also can be purchased at the CASA office at 317 E. Shepherd Ave. or by calling 634-6725.

The Lufkin Rotary Club will be hosting the 65th annual Waffle Bake on Nov. 30, Dec. 1 and Dec. 2 at the Angelina College Cafeteria. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and waffles will be served until 7:30 each night. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased from any Lufkin Rotarian or at the door. This year also will include a drive-thru pick up — enter from Daniel McCall Drive and follow the signs.

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