Pitchfork Pumpkin Patch Murder Mystery

Pitchfork Pumpkin Patch Murder Mystery

ROCKWALL, TX – There hasn’t been much good about the year 2020, but there is one bright jack-o-lantern light amidst all the heavy darkness. 2020 is the inaugural year of the new Pitchfork Pumpkin Patch! I’m always looking for local pumpkin patches and fall festivities to celebrate the beautiful weather, warm colors, and inviting flavors […]

Autumn at the Dallas Arboretum 

Autumn at the Dallas Arboretum 

ROCKWALL, TX – October 8, 2020 — With so many 2020 events canceled due to Covid, it warmed my heart like a cup of hot cocoa to learn that Autumn at the Arboretum would still be welcoming visitors this year. To celebrate their 15th anniversary creating elaborate pumpkin villages, The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden […]

Rockwall County Fall Festivities Guide

Rockwall County Fall Festivities Guide

Fall-themed fun for the family in Rockwall County and beyond Events are subject to change; Check their respective websites for info on social distancing measures.   Fall Festival & Pumpkin Patch – Prayer Lavender Garden What: Fun fall-themed activities for the whole family including a pumpkin patch and pumpkin decorating; fall treats, games and prizes; […]

Celebrating pumpkin season at the Blase Family Farm in Rockwall

Celebrating pumpkin season at the Blase Family Farm in Rockwall

ROCKWALL, TX – October 6, 2020 — If you’re looking for some fall fun for the whole family, take a trip down to the Blase Family Farm in Rockwall! This is by far one of my favorite pumpkin patches in the area. It has so much to offer, and the whole farm is set on […]

Blase Family Farm Pumpkin Patch open through Oct 30

(ROCKWALL, TX – Sept. 28, 2016) Enjoy a fun day on the Blase Family Farm, 1232 E. Fork in Rockwall, on Opening Day of the Pumpkin Patch, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. The community is invited to visit the wooded farm for the Pumpkin Patch, October 1-30, 2016! Enjoy a hayride, petting zoo, […]

Reinhardt students make book reports fun with ‘pumpkin characters’

ROCKWALL, TX (November 2, 2014) Second grade students at Reinhardt Elementary recently created pumpkin characters to accompany their book reports. Pictured here (from top left) are: Ethan McCurdy, Landyn Parsely, Emma Southworth, Nash Miller, Diego Gutierrez, Ellie Tomquest, Seth Anderson, Carleigh Wirtzberger and Megan Holub. Submitted by Pat Corwin, ESL Teacher, Nebbie/Reinhardt. To share your […]

Rockwall’s Original Pumpkin Patch open through Oct 27

Rockwall’s Original Pumpkin Patch open through Oct 27

(Rockwall) September 16, 2012 – Rockwall’s Original Pumpkin Patch kicks off its 24th year with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday, September 29. Rockwall’s Original Pumpkin Patch is a nonprofit all-volunteer community effort and benefits the Rockwall County Library and Council of Catholic Women or Our Lady of the Lake. Located at the […]

Of snakes & pumpkins: even a perfect fall day is better with prayer

Of snakes & pumpkins: even a perfect fall day is better with prayer

 Our Texas porches want pumpkins in autumn, temperatures notwithstanding. There might not be color in the trees yet, so we depend on pumpkins and chrysanthemums.  I’ll set my favorite yellow and deep orange mums atop a weathered bench on the front porch and add a few pumpkins to accentuate their glory. I’m only a fair-weather […]