Lifestyles

  • $3.2 million Bugatti Chiron represents a son’s appreciation to his father.
  • McKinney Repertory Theatre (MRT) presents the comedy, I Hate Hamlet by Paul Rudnick, February 23 – March 3, 2018 in the Courtroom Theatre at the McKinney Performing Arts Center (MPAC).
  • Special scheduled guests:
    Jimmy Rhodes - Celina, TX
    By Faith Alone - Wolfe City
  • "Plaza Palooza's return this year promises a great lineup of visual and musical entertainment for North Texans to enjoy," said Tracy Gilmour, director of marketing for Sundance Square. "This festival will offer great entertainment including new, emerging and popular bands, 3D Street Painting artists from across the country who will create 3D scenes, whimsical portraits, and fictional characters under the umbrellas in the plaza."
  • The American Cancer Society invites those inspiring individuals in Fannin County who have won the fight against cancer to join a survivor celebration at Relay For Life. (photo by Jessica Taylor)
  • The Fred A. Tarpley Memorial Writers Conference is set for Saturday, March 10, 2018. The ninth such conference sponsored by Silver Leos Writers Guild begins with registrant check-in at 8:00 a.m. and continues until 4:15 p.m. in the Rayburn Student Center on the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce.
  • Fannin County Parkinson's Disease Support Group meets at First United Methodist Church in Bonham on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month at 10:00 a.m.
  • Registration for Camp Dragonfly is now open. Camp Dragonfly is a weekend retreat, led by professional clinicians and trained staff, for children ages 8-12 who have suffered the loss of a loved one. All activities at Camp Dragonfly are designed to help children heal and live successfully after loss. During the weekend, campers have the opportunity to participate in art activities, games, nature hikes, discussions, and a campfire with s'mores.
  • Women's health advocate Judy Norsigian, author of Our Bodies Ourselves, will speak at SMU, Thursday, February 22 at a free lecture open to the public. Our Bodies Ourselves, first published in 1970, prompted dramatic changes in the treatment of women's health issues. Journalist Lee Cullum will moderate a discussion of the book's long history and its continuing relevance.
  • February 24 – Mardis Gras Crawfish Boil
  • Dallas Chamber Symphony's February 20 concert, "Creation of the World," provides an adventure exploring early 20th century music, including French composer Darius Milhaud's masterpiece, The Creation of the World, and American composer Charles Ives' contemplative experiment, The Unanswered Question. A light-hearted and humorous film score by Brian Satterwhite concludes the concert, as the orchestra accompanies a screening of the classic comedy, A Sailor-Made Man, starring Harold Lloyd.
  • There will be a humorous and interesting program given at the March 1 meeting of the Preston Trail NSDAR meeting. The title of the program will be "Southern Fried." The speaker for the March 1 meeting will be Catherine Fowler.
  • President, Sue Abernathy, will present the program, "New Roses for 2018!" All North Texas gardeners are invited to join us for the social time and meeting. Please bring your rose garden questions for the Consulting Rosarians to answer.
  • How should we celebrate the 80th anniversary of the official opening of Lake Fannin on July 4, 1938, as well as the 30th anniversary of the establishment of Homestead Winery in Ivanhoe? How about a special celebration to commemorate both of those milestones, while also benefiting Lake Fannin! This fundraiser is slated for the third Saturday in June.