Rockwall Cash Mob forms to ‘buy local, dine local, meet locals’

Rockwall Cash Mob forms to ‘buy local, dine local, meet locals’

ROCKWALL, TX (July 19, 2014) Starting this August, on the third Thursday of each month, Rockwall residents will rally together and form a mob—for a good cause. Rockwall will officially begin participating in the national Cash Mob phenomenon in an effort to support local businesses and strengthen community ties. The idea came to Main Street […]

Main Street receives recognition for downtown progress

Facade grants will allow merchants to revitalize exterior of their buildings (ROCKWALL-February 10, 2013) The City of Rockwall received its third annual national recognition for its successful progress in Downtown Rockwall as a designated Main Street community. The announcement was made by the Texas Historical Commission’s Texas Main Street Program at their recent annual gathering of […]

Vendors sought for Old Town Christmas Market

(Rockwall – November 8, 2012) Vendors selling quality items for the holidays are needed for the Old Town Christmas Market in Downtown Rockwall on Saturday, December 1. Please go online at for an application. The cost is $50 per space. No vendors promoting or marketing a business will be accepted – the market is […]

Rockwall Rib Rub & Run a ‘smokin’ hot’ success

Rockwall Rib Rub & Run a ‘smokin’ hot’ success

(Rockwall) October 18, 2012 – Cool, rainy weather on October 6 didn’t put a damper on the good times at the 4th Annual Rib Rub and Run event in Downtown Rockwall – a smokin’ hot barbecue competition and a fun run. “We had a fantastic turn-out with a couple thousand visitors over the course of the […]

Rib Rub & Run returns to downtown Rockwall

(Rockwall) September 18, 2012 – The City of Rockwall Main Street’s 4th Annual Rib Rub and Run is coming Saturday, October 6 to historic downtown Rockwall. Register for the 5K and 10K race, sponsored by Rockwall Running Center, at The BBQ competition will be sanctioned by the International Barbecue Cookers Association. There will be a […]

Bike the Bricks brings heart-racing thrills to downtown McKinney

Third annual bicycle race offers entertainment for everyone (McKinney) May 17, 2012 – McKinney Main Street is teaming up with local cycling organization McKinney Velo once again to host the Third Annual Historic Downtown McKinney Bike the Bricks Criterium race on Friday, May 25. Bike the Bricks features several interval races, food, spirits, festivities and […]

Classic Car Show to roll onto Main Street, Royse City

The 5th Annual Main Street Classic Car Show will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 12 in historic downtown Royse City. There will be raffles door prizes, food vendors, and awards – including first and second place trophies for 20 classes, plus Best Of  honors. The Historic Old Town Royse City Merchants Association will […]

Lake Lore: learn the story behind the construction of Lake Ray Hubbard

The Rockwall County Historical Foundation Brown Bag Lecture series resumed at the historic, downtown Courthouse on Friday, Feb. 10. Program chair, Sheri Fowler, presented information about the location and significance of historical markers throughout the County.  A handout will be available at the next Lecture for individuals in attendance who want to explore locations personally. […]