Rockwall Founders Day returns May 15 with headliner Wade Bowen

Rockwall Founders Day returns May 15 with headliner Wade Bowen

ROCKWALL, TX – March 15, 2021 – After a two year hiatus, the Founder’s Day Festival is back in Rockwall! Last year’s event had to be cancelled because of COVID-19, as it was scheduled to take place right when everything was shutting down. Concertgoers this year are in for a treat. The Rockwall Parks and […]

Grapevine’s 34th Annual GrapeFest Festival cancelled

Grapevine’s 34th Annual GrapeFest Festival cancelled

  GRAPEVINE, TEXAS – (July 13, 2020) – In support of State of Texas and the City of Grapevine’s guidelines and procedures to stem the spread of COVID-19, the 34th Annual GrapeFest – A Texas Wine Experience has been cancelled. “We made the difficult decision to cancel the festival,” said Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau […]

City of Rockwall to cancel Founders Day Festival 2020

City of Rockwall to cancel Founders Day Festival 2020

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 7, 2020) The City of Rockwall is cancelling the Founders Day Festival scheduled for May 16 at Harry Myers Park due to the coronavirus. The action to cancel the event for 2020 is to further protect the public and minimize the risk of community spread of the virus. This is consistent […]

FUMC Heath to host free Family Fall Festival Oct 26

(HEATH, TX – Oct. 10, 2019) The community is welcome as the First United Methodist Church Heath, located at 140 Smirl Drive, hosts a free Family Fall Festival from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26.  Festivities will include a hay ride, petting zoo, face painting, bounce house, games, balloon animals, and of course- food […]

Rockwall, Rockwall-Heath Marching Bands Earn First Division Rating

(ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX – Oct. 9, 2019) The Rockwall High School and Rockwall Heath High School marching bands recently competed at the Mesquite Marching Festival where they competed with 25 area bands. Both bands earned a first division rating. Rockwall-Heath finished fifth overall and Rockwall finished second overall. Rockwall also won Outstanding 6A Colorguard, Outstanding 6A Music […]

Fall-O-Ween Jesus Festival at First Baptist Church Heath

(HEATH, TX – Sept. 24, 2019) First Baptist Church of Heath will host a Fall-O-Ween Jesus Festival with fun for the whole family, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27 at the church, 224 Smirl Drive in Heath. There will be trunk-or-treat, inflatables, a hayride, live music, games, food, and much more! * Don’t forget to […]

Students excel at Rockwall Music Teachers Fall Festival-Competition

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov 9, 2015) The Rockwall Music Teachers Association hosted a festival and competition for piano students Saturday, November 7.  The competition required pieces to be played in the style of or that were written before 1800.  Winners were chosen in beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. This year’s winners were Yunseong Lee-Beginner Level; […]

It may be summer, but Helping Hands is already thinking Christmas

Planning underway for Festival of Trees (ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX- July 1, 2015) Volunteers are busy planning the 6th annual Festival of Trees, the main fundraiser for Rockwall County Helping Hands.  For two days, November 13th and 14th, the Hilton Dallas/Rockwall Lakefront Hotel at the Harbor will be a Christmas wonderland, filled with beautifully decorated trees and […]

Fall for Garland festival Saturday benefits Good Samaritans

(Garland) October 5, 2012 – The Garland Downtown Business Association presents Fall for Garland, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, October 6 at Garland’s historic downtown square. The festival benefits The Good Samaritans of Garland. Enjoy live music, featuring the K-3 Sisters Band. There will be bounces houses, children’s activities, classic cars and lots […]

Nineteen Garland ISD bands to perform in one place

Community invited to attend GISD Band Festival (Garland ISD) October 4, 2012 – With 19 middle and high school bands, it’s no wonder that Garland ISD was named a 2012 “Best Community for Music Education” by the National Association of Music Merchants. Don’t miss the opportunity to see all of GISD’s band students in one […]

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