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A note regarding COVID-19

Due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus, some events have been postponed or canceled. Please make sure to check the event website, social media, or call ahead to confirm an event is still taking place if you are interested in attending.

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Eggcitement with the Bunny

March 20

Celebrate the holiday with the family and participate in this free annual Easter egg hunt. ...

Nexstar National Talent Competition

March 26-28

At this national dance competition, dancers of all levels showcase their hard work and talents in a ...

Rodeo Parade

March 27

Horses, bands, and floats wind their way through downtown Mesquite during this annual parade. The p...

April Rocks

April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Join the Mesquite Arts Council as they present their annual spring music series, April Rocks, which ...

Mesquite Community Band 35th Anniversary Celebration Concert

April 3

The Mesquite Community Band is made up of volunteer musicians from high school through retirement ag...

“Marshall K. Harris: Well, that’s something you don’t see everyday!”

April 5-June 12

Marshall Harris creates life-size (or larger) photo-realistic drawings of subjects executed with gra...

"The Belle of Amherst"

April 9-25

Mesquite Arts Theater presents the one-woman play about 19th-century poet Emily Dickinson, who recol...

North Texas Cat Show

April 17-18

More than 200 fabulous felines are on parade and judged on qualities like appearance, agility, and c...


April 17

Mesquite Parks and Recreation partners with the KidFish Foundation to provide a free annual youth fi...

Doggy Derby Day

April 24

Join the fun that includes the Derby Hat Contest (person and pet), special historical park tours, pe...

Read, Talk, Play In Person

April 28

Join the Mesquite Arts Council for this superhero-themed event on National Superhero Day. Activities...

Cinco De Mayo

May 1

Every year the City of Mesquite celebrates Cinco de Mayo with a community event offered in partnersh...

Courtyard Concert Series

May 6, 13, 20, 27

Mesquite Arts Council kicks off its annual summer music series this month. The series features a dif...

Mesquite Symphony Orchestra: Cover Actions

May 8

The Mesquite Symphony Orchestra is a volunteer orchestra created to serve Mesquite and surrounding a...

BullyPedex Kennel Club

May 12

Fans of the bully dog attend this kennel club expo and show to register their dog, meet other owners...

New Ulm

HoneyBee Jubilee

May 1

Discover honey- and bee-related food, health, and beauty products, artwork, and fine crafts. Educate...


Cruisin' Nocona

April 29-May 1

Three full days of activities start with a cruise through the North Texas hills and ends after almos...


Plano Scavenger Hunt

Sept. 30-Dec. 31, 2021

On this fun-filled Plano scavenger hunt, wind through the storied streets in search of iconic landma...

Texas Fly Fishing and Brew Festival

March 6-7

The annual festival offers a one-of-a-kind, family-friendly experience with fly fishing manufacturer...

Plano Artfest

April 24

Built around artistic inclusiveness, creative curiosities, and cultural connection, the Plano Artfes...

Round Top

Herb Society of America: Pioneer Unit Plant Sale - CANCELED

March 19-20

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. Gardeners and plant lovers are invited to bring their wagons for plant...

150th Anniversary Celebration

May 8

Join the Round Top Area Chamber of Commerce as they celebrate 150 years of the town that's big-time ...


Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering

May 7-9

Join in for three days of cowboy music and poetry while enjoying the Village of Salado. The gatherin...


Spring Fest

April 24

Partake in an old-fashioned picnic with vintage games and entertainment. There is a car show, chili ...

Spring Time in the Country

April 24

Spring has sprung in Sealy and the town is celebrating with a fun day for the whole family. Partake ...


Lone Star Festival

May 29

As part of the Book Festival Network, this festival supports Texas authors and readers. The money ra...


St. Patrick's Day Parade

March 13

Sherman Main Street, Texoma Society of CELTS, and the Old Iron Post present Sherman's St. Patrick's ...

"A Midsummer Night's Dream"

April 9-25

Sherman Community Players present this production of Shakespeare's classic romantic comedy "A Midsum...

Texoma Earth Day Festival

April 17

The festival offers a family-friendly environment where attendees can learn more about their impact ...

Celtic Festival and Highland Games

Sept. 25-26 (new dates)

Come to the Sherman Celtic Festival and Highland Games for Celtic dancing, the Viking Village, Scott...


Pink Chandelier Market Barn Sale

March 12-13

Shop from a mix of vendors selling vintage, repurposed, up-cycled, unique, handmade, and homemade go...


"521 All-Stars: A Championship Story of Baseball and Community"

Jan. 30-March 27

Until Jackie Robinson broke the race barrier in 1947, Major League Baseball was the pastime for whit...


Ceramic Expo and Handcrafted Items

March 19-20

(This event was formerly to be held in West, Texas, but has moved to Tolar.) Shop for ceramic suppli...



March 19-28

Enjoy 10 days of colorful blooming tulips at this event founded by Poston Gardens, a tulip field cre...

Scarborough Renaissance Festival

April 10-11, 17-18, 24-25; May 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-31

Celebrating its 40th season, this North Texas tradition is a Renaissance-themed festival set in a re...

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