Lifestyles
  • Free and open to the public, Fair Park Fourth will feature hands-on activities for kids, local market vendors, live music from the United States Air Force Band, entertainment, food trucks, and other concession offerings. In addition to the fun-filled activations for all, Fair Park Fourth will light the sky with a spectacular firework show. Guests can experience the show from inside the iconic Cotton Bowl Stadium or across Fair Park.
  • In recognition of July 4th, members will give presentations on an ancestor that inspires patriotism. Veterans and other visitors are welcome.
  • Celebrate Independence Day in Downtown Arlington with live music, kid-friendly activities, food trucks and a spectacular firework display on Sunday, July 3. Festivities, which are free and open to the public, start at 6:00 p.m. July 3 at Parks and Recreation Department's annual Light Up Arlington. photo by Allen Rich
  • There's a certain stereotype of the local comic shop that's repeated throughout popular media. For businesses that give so much back to the entertainment industry, shows like The Big Bang Theory oftentimes portray them as socially awkward, male-dominated spaces that are aggressively uncomfortable to visit.
  • There will be a Bonhi Mini-Reunion sponsored by the classes of '55-'65 at the Creative Arts Center on September 10, 2022 from 1:00 till 5:00 p.m. Donations accepted.
  • Powder Creek Pavilion in Bonham welcomes one of the best classic rock dance bands around, Jackson Crossing, to the stage Friday evening, July 1. This is a premiere DFW cover band that blends your favorite Rock, Pop and Country hits, from the classics to today's top tunes.
  • After the ribbon cutting, the new 2-story, 20,000-square-foot building will be open to the public for viewing. Parking on-site will be limited to invited guests, board members, vendors, and museum staff. Special parking arrangements for the public will be available on the VF Outlet parking lot on Hwy 180 in Mineral Wells, with overflow parking at the Mineral Wells Airport. Free shuttle buses will be provided from both places. It is recommended that the public arrive earlier than usual, allowing 30 minutes to an hour to reach the seating for the event. The public parking areas will be available beginning at 8:00 a.m. on June 25. The museum’s grand opening has been over twenty-five years in the making.
  • Although it has long been known for scenic rolling hills, deep blue artesian springs like Jacob's Hole and the chilly waters of Blue Hole on Cyprus Creek, don't be surprised if what lingers after a Hill Country getaway to Wimberley is just how enchanting and cozy this small town feels, even though it is hard up against the fastest-growing metro area in Texas.
  • Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Fannin County will host "Cook Once, Eat Twice" Dinner Tonight Series in July. Programs will be held at the Bonham TEAM Center at 6:00 p.m. on July 5, July 12, and July 19. The TEAM Center is located at 806 W. 16th Street in Bonham, TX 75418. Space is limited; to register for this three-lesson series, please call Bethany Arie at (903)583-7453 or email bethany.arie@ag.tamu.edu.
  • July 15 - 1st place - $150, 2nd place - $100, 3rd place $50
  • We are honored this month to welcome three guest speakers--judiciary candidates, Justice Supreme Court, Place 3, Erin A. Nowell; Justice Supreme Court, Place 5, Amanda Reichek; and Justice, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 5, Dana Huffman.
  • Open to the public Monday - Friday!
  • The Sound of Music will run through June 26 at the historic Finley Theater at 500 N. Elm St. in Sherman. Show times are 7:30 p.m. on Friday, and Saturday and 2:00 p.m. on Sunday.
  • The '80s are back for one night only for our biggest Fundraiser of the year!! Tease up that hair, don your animal print, and dig out those leather pants! We're inviting you to join us for the ultimate throw-back to benefit the Creative Arts Center and Bonham Animal Shelter. The evening will be packed with food, drinks, and best of all, lots of LIVE MUSIC!
  • Fannin County Family Crisis Center currently has a list of families needing fans. Thank you for your support!
  • Join us Saturday, June 25 for the kick-off to the McKinney Performing Arts Center Summer Series with an epic performance by 2019 Emmy nominee Marc Broussard in support of his 2022 tour.
  • Black Widow cosplay from the Avengers Initiative booth. In today’s day and age of superhero movie mania, it’s easy for the flashy fights and epic acts of heroism on the big screen to sweep you up into your own imagination sometimes. The daydream that, much like one of the multiple universes in a Marvel movie, just maybe there’s a version of yourself out there who not only saves the world, but also delivers the perfect one-liner while doing it.
  • Galleria Dallas is celebrating the season with a Summer Skate Night. Songs from artists ranging from the Beach Boys to Harry Styles will be played for skaters at Galleria Dallas Ice Skating Center. Guests are encouraged to come dressed to fit the theme and complimentary leis will be handed out.
  • Cobblers to be cooked on site and ready to be judged by 6:30 p.m.
  • Beast Boy and Raven cosplay. When it came to real celebrity experiences, the autograph and photo opportunity area filled up almost immediately upon the doors opening. A feeling of eager anticipation and nervous excitement filled the area all day long.
  • On Tuesday, June 21, Heritage Farmstead Museum will host a special "Day at the Farm" event. The event – which is sponsored by Credit Union of Texas – will allow guests to tour the farm and enjoy sheep shearing, tractor-driven hay rides, crafts, story time, games of the past, a variety of special demonstrations, and hands-on activities like feeding chickens.
  • Open to the public Monday - Friday!
  • We’ll be smoking pork to celebrate Father's Day! Also on the menu will be grilled chicken, corn and potatoes, salads, homemade bread and desserts!
  • June 19, July 17, August 21 and September 18 - $8 per plate, first responders eat free!
  • The Blair Foundation and the Elite News will host the North Texas Juneteenth Celebration, March, and Festival on Saturday, June 18, 2022, from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm at Fair Park. The event will feature local black-owned vendors, live entertainment, concessions, health and beauty expos, tech and panel discussions addressing topics indicative of personal and community advancement, a Kid Zone filled with kid-friendly activities, and other cultural activations to celebrate the national holiday. All programs and activities are free and open to the public.
  • The fun starts with a live performance by DFW-based '80s cover band, 80s Gadgets at 7:00 p.m. Then, at 8:15 p.m., get your dancing shoes ready for a lesson on some of the decade’s most iconic dance moves. Put those moves to the test when 80s Gadgets returns to the stage at 8:45 p.m., closing the night out with live renditions of nostalgic pop, rock and new wave tunes. Presented by Oncor, each FREE Addison After Dark event focuses on a different theme and offers a variety of unique activities, live music, popular food trucks and specialty entertainment.
  • Powder Creek Park welcomes the C7 Band to the stage this Saturday, June 18. Gates open at 6:00 p.m. with DJ music, food trucks, and bouncy houses. At 8:00 p.m. the C7 Band will grace the stage at Powder Creek Pavilion for a fun night of Country dance music. The C7 Band is the hottest Country and Classic Rock band in the area.
  • Harry and Jackie Gates of Sherman are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They will be honored with a come-and-go reception June 18, from 1:00-4:00 p.m., in the Fireside Room of First Baptist Church of Sherman.