Jazz, Swing, A Capella, Comedy: Rockwall MusicFest brings it home

Jazz, Swing, A Capella, Comedy: Rockwall MusicFest brings it home

(Rockwall) October 17, 2012 – In celebration of a decade of cultural growth, Rockwall MusicFest presents its 2012-13 Entertainment Series – which kicks off in November and features four unforgettable evenings of jazz, swing, a capella and comedy. Co-founded in 2002 by Ruth Peck and the late Mary Eileen House, Rockwall MusicFest and the Greater Rockwall […]

Talking Tombstones: Rockwall history comes to life

(Rockwall) October 16, 2012 – Rockwall pioneers, Terry Utley Wade and Amanda Truitt Willis were special guests at the recent Rockwall County Historical Foundation Brown Bag lecture series, Talking Tombstones. Wade, portrayed by Patty Canup, and Willis, portrayed by Jan Johnson, brought the history of the early days of Rockwall to life with stories of […]

Not So Scary Haunted Hayride at Harry Myers Park

(Rockwall) October 3, 2012 –  Children ages 3 to 5 will enjoy a fun, festive, “not so scary” hayride on Friday, October 19 at Harry Myers Park in Rockwall. Also planned is a monster mash dance, spooky snacks and storytelling. Times are 9 to 10: 30 a.m. and from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Each child […]

In-Sync to host Exotic Animal Awareness Day

In-Sync to host Exotic Animal Awareness Day

(Wylie) – October 19, 2012 will mark the one-year anniversary of the tragedy in Zanesville, Ohio where 49 exotic animals lost their lives. This massacre was not due to wanton killing by authorities; it was due to irresponsible ownership of exotic animals. In-Sync Exotics wants to ensure that these animals did not die in vain. […]

Full day of family events at Royse City Funfest Saturday

Pie eating contest, children’s pageant, truck pull, FunRun and more! (Royse City) October 5, 2012 – The Royse City Chamber of Commerce will present its 23 annual Funfest beginning Saturday, October 20 in downtown Royse City. EVENT SCHEDULE 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. ~ Annual Boy Scout Pancake Breakfast at First United Methodist Church 8 […]

Christian Corneau Memorial Run honors local student, benefits YMCA community

(Rockwall) October 15, 2012 – The Fifth Annual Christian Corneau “Go the Distance” Memorial Run will be held Saturday, November 10 at Rockwall Family YMCA, located at 1210 N. Goliad St. in Rockwall.  The event is in memory of Christian Corneau, son of Michelle and Max Corneau of Rockwall. The day will begin with a […]

Heath Holiday in the Park, tree lighting, set for Nov 30

Heath Holiday in the Park, tree lighting, set for Nov 30

(Heath) October 9, 2012 – The City of Heath will present the Annual Heath Holiday in the Park at 6 p.m. Friday, November 30 in the Towne Center Park Pavilion located behind City Hall at 200 Laurence. Heath residents and guests from surrounding towns are invited to kick off the season with all of the […]

Join Rowlett Exchange Club’s Olympic Dream Christmas Parade

(Rowlett) October 9, 2012 – The Rowlett Exchange Club proudly invites you to be a part of our 26th Annual Christmas Parade on Saturday, November 17, 2012. This year we are honoring the people that have participated in the Olympics past and present.  The Grand Marshall will be Sammy Walker, who is a past Olympian. […]

Look what’s up at Celina Balloon Festival

Look what’s up at Celina Balloon Festival

Hot air balloons, rocket demos, RC air show, Rocketman Dan Schlund, helicopter rides, skydiving stunts… September 30, 2o12 – The Celina Balloon Festival and Family Fun Day is soaring to new heights! Held October 26-27, this event will include high-flying sky events including hot air balloons, helicopter rides, colorful kites, and RC Demo air show, […]

Amica to host Denim & Diamonds Charity Gala Oct 27 at Culpeppers

(Rockwall) October 7, 2012 – AMICA, a nonprofit volunteer organization now in its 38th year of service to the Rockwall community, will host its 2012 Denim & Diamonds Charity Gala at 6 p.m. Saturday, October 27 at Culpepper Steakhouse. The dinner and auction will benefit the Rockwall/Heath community. For sponsorship and donation opportunities, contact Staci […]