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Rowlett Main Street Festival: The North Pole

The City of Rowlett Parks and Recreation Department and the Rowlett Noon Exchange Club invite everyone to the FREE Main Street Festival: The North Pole on Thursday, December 8 in Pecan Grove Park, 5300 Main Street.

There will be music from carolers as well as the Lakeshore Symphonic Winds and a host of exciting activities that include photos with Santa, children’s activities, desert trucks, a spectacular light trail, and, for the first time… the trail of trees. Do not forget this year will feature a special surprise that you’ll only get to see if you stop by and witness the fun for yourself.

Parking will be available in the Rowlett High School parking lot. For more information call 972-412-6170.

EVENT SCHEDULE 

5:30pm              Santa’s Workshop
Snow Play Area opens
Caroler’s Perform

5:45pm              The official lighting of the City of Rowlett Christmas Tree and lighting of the                                 Pecan Grove Trail

6:00pm              Santa Pictures on the Coyle House front porch

6:30pm              Special Entertainment by Jill Beam

7:00pm              Event concludes and activities close

Free admission and parking. The Holiday Parade will go down Main Street towards Rowlett High School and conclude by going through the high school parking lot. The choir performances, live music, and entertainment will occur at Pecan Grove Park, behind the Rowlett Community Centre located at 5300 Main Street. Parking will be available in the Rowlett High School Parking lot for the event.

Handicap accessible parking will be located in the Rowlett Community Centre parking lot located at 5300 Main Street.

Event Sponsors: Baylor, Scott and White Medical Center, Chick-Fil-A, Jason’s Deli, Waste Management, Mathnasium of Rowlett, First Rowlett United Methodist, Toyota of Rockwall, DART (official transportation provider of Main Street Fest), and Main Street Dental. To become a sponsor, contact Robert Searle at .

Friends of Rockwall Library Brunch / Holiday Fashion Show Fundraiser

Friends of the Rockwall Library is hosting a brunch and Holiday fashion show fundraiser Tuesday, November 15 at 10:30 am in the Community Room of the County Library, 1215 E. Yellow Jacket Lane. Chico’s/Soma fashions will be featured and tickets are $25.  Reservations may be made by emailing Pat Calhoun at pat2792@att.net, or calling 214-738-7547. Tickets may also be purchased at the September 13 and October 11 Friends of the Library lunch meetings.  Models will be Friends of the Library members, and music will be provided by Larry Petty.