Lifestyles
  • Vitruvian Nights Live, North Texas' favorite FREE summer concert series, continues with a perfectly purple performance by The Prince Experience, a Prince tribute band, on June 27. The concert will be held in the beautiful amphitheater at Vitruvian Park in Addison, Texas, from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. In addition to live music, guests can play outdoor games and purchase bites to eat and chilled beverages from local food trucks. These events are open to the entire family – including pets!
  • Succulents are plants that have thickened, fleshy parts used to retain water in arid conditions. Gardeners grow them because of their varied, striking, unusual appearance, as well as their ability to thrive with relatively little care. Many plant families include succulents. It seems as if it would be easy to grow succulents by putting them in soil, give them a little water and put them in the sun, but it isn't quite that easy. Succulents can be a challenge.
  • All events are sponsored by the Friends of Hagerman and occur at the Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center: 6465 Refuge Road, Sherman, TX 75092, unless stated otherwise.
  • Broadway Dallas and Broadway Across America (BAA) are pleased to announce Hairspray, Broadway’s Tony Award®-winning musical comedy phenomenon, is now on sale. This new North American tour, helmed by original director Jack O’Brien and original choreographer Jerry Mitchell, will play June 18-30 in Dallas at the Music Hall at Fair Park as part of the Germania Insurance Broadway Series presented by Broadway Dallas.
  • Our speaker will be Scott Jordan, who will speak on The History of Gunter, Texas.
  • The Irish Dance Teachers Association of North America-Southern Region is thrilled and honored to host the 2024 North American Irish Dance Championships (NAIDC) right here in Grapevine, Texas! Across six large ballrooms and stages, local residents can for the first time witness live this impressive, athletic, and fascinating exhibition of competitive Irish step dancing from some of the best dancers in the world.
  • Celebrate the Fourth of July holiday at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden during Independence Day Family Fun Weekend presented by Primrose Schools in Dallas-Fort Worth. Independence Day Family Fun Weekend features several exciting events including a special glove encounter with Window to the Wild, live music, a petting zoo, an exhibit where guests will learn about the history of floral fashion or spend time relaxing in one of 150 colorful hammocks placed throughout the Pecan Grove.
  • Don't miss this opportunity to see Taylor Rae live at the Courtroom Theater Friday, July 19, 2024 at McKinney Performing Arts Center. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the concert begins at 8:00 p.m. Born in the scenic coastal town of Santa Cruz, California, singer-songwriter Taylor Rae has swiftly made her mark on the Americana music scene with her debut album Mad Twenties, released in October 2021.
  • Open to the public Monday - Friday! Breakfast is served from 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Lunch is served from 11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Night Out at the Heard will be a fun, outdoor fundraising event benefiting Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary. This event will offer live music, dancing, a cash bar, and food vendors. The event will be held on June 22, 2024 and July 20, 2024 from 6:00-10:00 p.m. at Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • Sunday, June 23, 2024 - Serving BBQ from 12:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Gober Community Center
  • Repticon, a recognized leader in hosting reptile and exotic animal expos throughout the United States, is coming to Grapevine with an outstanding mixture of vendors and breeders. This family-oriented, fun-filled event offers guests the opportunity to learn about animals not normally seen in local pet stores. Breeder-vendors are always willing to teach in their field of herpetology.
  • For more than five decades, the legendary Telluride Bluegrass Festival has been a bucket-list destination for not just string band fans but live music devotees the world over, not to mention the musicians who’ve graced the Telluride stage over all of these years. In fact, Sam Bush is making his 50th appearance at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival this year—June 20-23, 2024 in Telluride, Colorado—having only missed the inaugural festival in 1974. Show-stopping country sensation Charley Crockett, festival favorites The Infamous Stringdusters, and the legendary Lyle Lovett join Bush as headliners for this year’s event, joining repeat visitors like Leftover Salmon, Sierra Hull, Sierra Ferrell, Punch Brothers, and many more on stage in Telluride’s Town Park.
  • A fundraiser is being held to assist Michelle Alverson with medical bills. A little over a year ago, Michelle had her leg amputated. She has done great with that surgery. She was up and around and actually came to a DAR meeting (Michelle is chapter regent) just a few days after the amputation. That in itself is amazing. But the journey doesn't end here - now her kidneys are failing.
  • Join us Thursday, June 20 at 5:30 p.m. and be ready to dive into the captivating world of travel.
  • On June 21, three of country music’s most recognizable names will take the stage at Lucas Oil Live for a night of unforgettable performances. Don’t miss your chance to see Tracy Lawrence, Neal McCoy and Tracy Byrd live at WinStar.
  • Reading: "Chester Nez, Code Talker": The first and only memoir by one of the original Navajo code talkers of WWII (2012).
  • African-American band at Emancipation Day celebration, June 19, 1900, held in "East Woods" on East 24th Street in Austin via The Portal to Texas History
  • The Northeast Texas Children's Museum is thrilled to announce the expansion and renovation of a new area within its premises, adding an additional 3,100 square feet to accommodate its growing number of visitors.
  • Open to the public Monday - Friday! Breakfast is served from 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Lunch is served from 11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • (L-R) Greg Massey, Melissa Perrin, Toni Preston. First United Bank is proud to announce that we have been honored with the esteemed 2024 Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award (GEWA). This recognition underscores our leadership in fostering an engaged and vibrant workplace culture, made possible by the dedication and hard work of our team members.
  • Father’s Day BBQ at the Carleton House B&B
    Sunday , June 16th. 12p.m.-3p.m. We’ll have Steak (extra cost), Chicken and Sausage on the Grill along with Smoked Pork to Celebrate Father’s Day! Also on the Menu will be Coleslaw, Potato Salad, Homemade Bread and Desserts!
  • The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden invites the community to celebrate Father's Day and Juneteenth Family Fun Weekend, presented by Primrose Schools in Dallas - Fort Worth, featuring several events including a vintage car show, Artscape: The Sequel, a petting zoo, floral fashion exhibit, live music and more.
  • James Taylor & His All-Star Band will be rolling into Thackerville, Oklahoma on Saturday, June 15, 2024, to perform at Lucas Oil Live at WinStar World Casino and Resort. This six-time Grammy Award-winning artist is most notable for hits like "Fire and Rain," "How Sweet It Is" and "Carolina in My Mind." The concert begins at 8:00 p.m.
  • The 16th annual Texoma Earth Day Festival has been rescheduled for June 15, 2024, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The festival is a fun, family-oriented event with a broad range of things attendees can participate in and enjoy. Children’s activities are in the Municipal Ballroom. Recycling continues to be a major attraction at the Texoma Earth Day Festival. All recycling will be on Elm Street between Mulberry and Elm Streets. A shred truck sponsored by First United Bank will be in the recycling area from 9:00 a.m. to noon for shredding of sensitive documents.
  • Mantua in Van Alstyne is inviting the public to attend the grand opening of The Commons Amenity Park 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 15. The free event will include picnic fare, arts and crafts, mini golf, an airbrush tattooist, tips on playing pickleball and more. Admission to the event is free but attendees are asked to RSVP.
  • On June 15, 2024, the Fannin County Amateur Radio Club will have their regular monthly meeting at Bois d'Arc Creek Cowboy Church in Edhube.
  • Dusty Underwood, owner of Dusty Underwood Plumbing and Septic in Bonham, Texas, added a white 2022 International HX620 SBA built out by Imperial Industries with a 5,000-gallon aluminum tank and National Vacuum Equipment 4310 blower. The truck is powered by a 515 hp A26 engine tied to an Allison 4000 Series automatic transmission.
  • Dad has always saddled up to take care of you, so for Father’s Day this year, Southfork Ranch has made it easy for you to salute him with a unique and special celebration. On Saturday, June 15, Southfork Ranch is hosting a Father’s Day BBQ Buffet and Rodeo with food and fun for the whole family.
  • BahaMex Productions is thrilled to present an exciting comedy show featuring Tony Rock, Dez O’Neal and Trey Mack. The comedy event will take place on Friday, June 14, 2024, at the Greenville Municipal Auditorium, and all performers are ready to leave the crowd in laughter!