Christmas Light Boat Parade on Lake Ray Hubbard Dec 14

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 8, 2019) Enjoy the Christmas lighted boat parade on Lake Ray Hubbard on Saturday, Dec. 14. Viewing available the docks at the Rockwall Harbor at 7 p.m., as well as from Chandlers Landing at 7:30 p.m., and again from the Rockwall Harbor at 8 p.m. Those wishing to decorate their boats […]

Registration Open for Rockwall Kiwanis Christmas Parade, Celebrating 50 Years

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 5, 2019) Registration is underway through 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25 for the Kiwanis Club of Rockwall County’s 50th Annual Christmas Parade. “This year’s theme is “Golden Christmas Memories,” to highlight the parade’s milestone anniversary,” said Gunnar Ledermann, Kiwanis President. The parade will kick off at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. […]

Heath’s 25th Annual Holiday in the Park is Dec. 6

(HEATH, TX – Oct. 25, 2019) Get ready for a joyful time as the community gathers to kick-off the season at the 25th Annual Holiday in the Park in Towne Center Park on Friday, December 6  from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Festivities will include the lighting of the Christmas Tree at 6:30 p.m. with performances by the Rockwall-Heath […]

Come, You Who are the Faithful

Come, You Who are the Faithful

(ROCKWALL, TX — December 24, 2018) I wonder what the characters in my manger scenes do while humans aren’t around.  We came to understand such goings-on when our youngest grand child became best friends with Woody, the main character in Toy Story.  All the toys in the story took on human qualities carrying on the […]

Joy Lutheran Church to Offer “Blue Christmas” Service Dec. 12

Joy Lutheran Church to Offer “Blue Christmas” Service Dec. 12

(ROCKWALL, TX — December 5, 2018) According to Tom Schwolert, minister at Joy Lutheran Church, Christmas can be a painful and “blue” time of year for some. “It may be the first Christmas without a close friend or family member,” Schwolert said. “For others, memories of past experiences or the pain of present experiences and situations […]

The Adventure of Christmas

The Adventure of Christmas

(ROCKWALL, TX — December 3, 2018) Why is Christmas called ADVENT?  To me that suggests an ADVENTURE!  Looking at it from Mary’s perspective, HOW MUCH OF AN ADVENTURE COULD THAT HAVE BEEN???  She’s minding her own business and SHAZAM (from Gladys in The Greatest Christmas Pageant Ever.  You MUST watch it if you haven’t.  The […]

Celebrate the Christmas Season: Holiday Events Happening Around Town

Celebrate the Christmas Season: Holiday Events Happening Around Town

(ROCKWALL, TX — November 27, 2018) It’s the most wonderful time of the year! There are holiday events happening all December long in Rockwall County. Here are a few of our favorites to celebrate the Christmas season. Heath Holiday in the Park Friday, November 30 | Towne Center Park Join the City of Heath in […]

Sponsors sought for Rainbow Room Christmas Project

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 13, 2018) The Rainbow Room is actively seeking Christmas sponsors for more than 130 abused and neglected Rockwall County children who are currently in the care of Child Protective Services. Those interested in helping the Rainbow Room 2018 Christmas project should: As soon as possible, contact Christmas Chairman Carol Miskin, cmisk4342@gmail.com, 972-672-6679.  Let […]

Shop the Helping Hands Holiday Market Sept. 29

Shop the Helping Hands Holiday Market Sept. 29

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 28, 2018) Rockwall County Helping Hands is hosting its annual Holiday Market event, this Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 10:00a.m. to 6:00p.m. The community is invited to come shop all the fun and festive items! Browse the Market’s great seasonal decor for Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. There will also be live […]

Gilding the Lily

Gilding the Lily

(ROCKWALL, TX — December 25, 2017) Have you ever heard the phrase, gilding the lily?  It’s a term that comes to my mind often, especially when I’m decorating for Christmas.  My mantel or my dining room table can always stand up under one more bit of bling, something sparkly and reflective. It’s hard to guild […]