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Royse City Fun Fest

Come out to Main Street in Royse City on Saturday, Oct. 20, for the Royse City Fun Fest from 11:30AM to 6PM! The morning kicks off with the RunFest 5k, where a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Historic Calaboose Restoration project (http://roysecitychamber.com/royse-city/historic-calaboose/).

Tons of fun throughout the rest of the day including the Matilda Jane Children’s Fashion Show; Country Friends Doggie Contest; Vendors; Live Music; Pie Eating Contest by Walmart & Sweetface Bakery; the Farmers Electric Cooperative/Nissan of Greenville Food Court; Royse City Fitness Truck Pull; Warriors Sticky Cells Blood Drive; Hunt Regional Mammography Mobile; Military Heritage Museum Display; Slingshots USA Paintball area; and the Southern Eyecare Kids Zone area!

And don’t forget the adults only “Calaboose Crawl”! For each of the  event’s assigned establishments you visit for an adult beverage, a portion of those proceeds will go toward saving the Royse City historic calaboose.

Take advantage of the FREE Parking Shuttle sponsored by Royse City ISD. Park at the middle school to catch the shuttle all day long.


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.

For more information visit playrockwall.com.




San Jacinto Plaza Music Series

Enjoy a free evening of live music on Fridays and Saturdays from May through September at downtown Rockwall’s San Jacinto Music Plaza! Guests are invited to bring food, beverages and chairs, as limited seating is available. Music begins at 6:30 p.m. and ends at 9 p.m. The series begins on Friday, May 6, with Mark Franks and Bankhead Highway performing.

Here’s a list of other upcoming performers in May and June:
Saturday, May 7: Ryan Berg and The Velvet Ears
Friday, May 13: Woody Eastman
Saturday, May 14: Woody Eastman
Friday, May 20: Papa Cass & the Bonecracker
Friday, May 27: Watersign
Saturday, May 28: Cocoholo Wind
Friday, June 3: Erick Wayne & Jimmy K.
Saturday, June 4: Justin Pickard
Friday, June 10: Jake Bays & Natalie Womack
Saturday, June 11: 2 Tone
Friday, June 17: Robin Carrington
Saturday, June 18: Paul Harrington Band