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Rockwall Founders Day Festival 2018

Come celebrate Rockwall’s 164th birthday this Saturday at Rockwall Founders Day Festival 2018! Presented by Rockwall Parks and Recreation, this free event will take place at Harry Myers Park all day long from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and features tons of fun for the whole family with live music, food and retail vendors, and a Kids Zone.

Headliner the Josh Abbott Band will take the Southwest Kia main stage beginning at 8 p.m., with country/southern rock singer-songwriter Shooter Jennings performing as the opener at 6 p.m. Other bands performing throughout the day include Whiskey Hat, Benton Lawson, Nick Snyder & the Real Deal, and Redwine Band.

Food and retail vendors will be on site all day for folks to shop arts and crafts, children’s items, jewelry, candles, ceramics and more. Be sure to stop by the Rockwall County Historical Foundation Museum located at the park and marvel at the RCHF and Daughters of the American Revolution exhibits featuring pictures, weapons, artifacts and other historical items. The Bailey House will be the site for the exhibits and will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Terry Fisher American Legion Post 117 will also conduct an interactive history event for elementary-aged children from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Boys and girls will be reenacting enlistment, induction and basic training drills similar to those the “Doughboys” experienced 100 years ago.

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Aspasians Spring 2018 Marketplace

The Aspasians Spring 2018 Marketplace is coming to Rockwall on Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Shoppers will find unique gifts, home decor, clothing, jewelry, boutiques, all offering an extensive and diverse array of merchandise, including delectable foods. Come shop for those custom Mother’s Day gifts or even one-of-a-kind baby gifts. Aspasians Marketplace is a Rockwall Tradition and this year celebrates 45 years!

Aspasians has OVER 200 booths of the best vendors for the Spring 2018 Marketplace event. There is something for everyone of all ages and plenty of food vendors, so stop by for lunch and shop.

Aspasians has used the Marketplace event to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships, to assist local high school seniors achieve their dream of going to college. Aspasians awarded $70,000 last year. Help them make this event a continued success by attending and supporting local businesses, entrepreneurs and our Rockwall County high school seniors!