Lifestyles
  • Turnpike Troubadours will be at Lucas Oil Live at WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville on Saturday, June 8, 2024, at 8:00 p.m. Scotty McCreery performs Friday, August 2, 2024, at 8:00 p.m.
  • From the imaginative mind of award-winning author Chris Grabenstein comes a very funny, very touching new comedy filled with laughter, learning, and heart that’s ideal for school groups and professional children’s theatres. Curiosity Cat is the play-within-the-book from Grabenstein’s award-winning novel for middle grades readers The Demons’ Door. It’s a story bout displaced children and homeless cats as well as family and the value of curiosity.
  • Our speaker will be Judge Horace Groff, who will give a brief history of the Old Settlers Association and what they are doing now. New members and visitors are welcome.
  • Unique by Nature is hosted by the McKinney Performing Arts Center, City of McKinney. Sponsors include citizen leaders dedicated to the growth of the arts in McKinney. The competition has two categories: Large Works Purchase Prize Competition, and Non-Purchase Prize Competition and Juried Exhibition. This year the Large Works Purchase Prize submissions will be juried, and finalists judged, by Daisha Board of Daisha Board Gallery, Dallas, Texas.
  • Programs for adults, teens and children!
  • Programs for children, youth and adults!
  • 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.
  • The Pyro Magician, a local professional fire and stunt performer, fire eater, master illusionist, and comic juggler, is excited to unveil his new fire and magic show “Of Dragons & Wizards” consisting of comedy, thrilling danger, and mind-blowing illusions.
  • Today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller and the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) are thrilled to announce the unveiling of the 2024 Quilt Block Competition. This year's theme, "Texas Agriculture Matters," celebrates the rich agricultural heritage of the Lone Star State. Quilters from across the state are invited to join this exciting creative initiative to celebrate agriculture's vital role in our state. If your block is selected, you will be embroidered in Texas quilting history.
  • The 2024 Class of Honorees includes Eric Johnson, Jack Ingram, Jon Randall, Ruthie Foster and Terry McBride, and Tanya Tucker will receive the Darrell K Royal Texas Music Legend Award from the TxHSA. Special performances by Miranda Lambert, Emmylou Harris, Ronnie Dunn and more!
  • 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!
  • The theme for March is WATER! We are seeking paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media, etc. for our art gallery show in March that illustrates the theme of water. Artwork is due by February 29. Creative Arts Center lots of different classes coming up for all ages! Whether you want to learn to crochet, paint, draw or arrange flowers - we probably have a class for you! Make plans to join us for the next Opening Reception on Friday, March 1 ~ Come and go from 4:00-6:00 p.m.
  • On Friday, February 23, there will be an adult painting party called Buzzing Artists led by Jaye. On Saturday, Feb 24, there will be a new crochet class with Alyssa from 10:30 to noon.
  • The Dallas Arboretum celebrates spring with one of the Southwest's biggest annual floral festivals, Dallas Blooms: A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words, from February 24 to April 8.
  • The story of Anne Frank and her family's struggles while hiding, capturing the claustrophobic realities of their daily existence; their fear, hope, laughter, and grief. Each day of these two dark years, Anne's voice shines through: "When I write I shake off all my cares. But I want to achieve more than that. I want to be useful and bring enjoyment to all people, even those I've never met. I want to go on living even after my death!"
  • The Savoy All School Reunion is held every 2 years for any graduates and any teachers that have ever taught at Savoy High School.
  • Shane Smith & The Saints kick off a busy month on Friday, March 8 at 8:00 p.m. followed by Colter Wall with Red Shahan on Saturday, March 9 at 8 p.m. Doors to both shows open at 6:30 p.m. Comedian Rodney Carrington and seven-time ACM award winner Eric Church take the Grand Theater the following weekend. 2008 ACM Top New Male Vocalist of the Year Jake Owen is performing March 22 and closing out the month is Jackson Dean with Ashley Cooke on March 28.
  • Nathan Graham presents the 2022 Legacy Award to Emily Porter (photo courtesy of Southern Lane Photography)
  • It will be held at the Pecan Gap Community Center located at 110 3rd Street on March 16, 2024 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Small town, big on fun and there is something for everyone including crafts, art and food.
  • The CHAPEA mission 1 crew (from left: Nathan Jones, Ross Brockwell, Kelly Haston, Anca Selariu) exit a prototype of a pressurized rover and make their way to the CHAPEA facility ahead of their entry into the habitat on June 25, 2023. NASA is looking for healthy, motivated U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are non-smokers, 30-55 years old, and proficient in English for effective communication between crewmates and mission control. Applicants should have a strong desire for unique, rewarding adventures and interest in contributing to NASA’s work to prepare for the first human journey to Mars. credit: NASA/Josh Valcarcel
  • The Meadows Museum, SMU, in collaboration with Fundación ARCO, will present the first solo exhibition in the United States of Teresa Lanceta, from Feb. 18 through June 16. Lanceta is the second artist to participate in the MAS: Meadows/ARCO Artist Spotlight program, which was launched in 2021 to highlight contemporary Spanish artists and raise awareness of these artists in the U.S. Known for her intricate and often colorful textile works, Lanceta was awarded a Premio Nacional de Artes Plásticas (National Award for Fine Arts) in 2023, in recognition of her creative impact in Spain.
  • 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.
  • You are invited to attend this house concert on Sunday, February 18, 3:00-5:00 p.m. with Jack Williams -- an exceptional singer-songwriter, acoustic guitar player, storyteller, and person. Honestly, he's the ‘real deal’.
  • Prepare for an unforgettable adventure as Grapevine Vintage Railroad launches its highly-anticipated 2024 season. On Saturday, February 17, families, train enthusiasts and everyone in between can partake in the opening rides of the season. The Grapevine Vintage Railroad has exciting new additions this year to complement its Texas-themed, live entertainment.
  • Legendary country singer Lorrie Morgan will take the stage at the Greenville Municipal Auditorium (GMA) at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, February 17. Morgan has been singing since her debut at 13 on the Grand Ole Opry stage and she has hits like "Five Minutes," "Dear Me," and "Except for Monday" to her credit. Morgan continues to wow audiences with her powerful voice and wide range of song interpretations, from aching hearts to playful dance tunes.
  • On Saturday, February 17, we are having our Hands on History: Presidents’ Day activity from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Test your knowledge of the presidents Sam Rayburn worked with by taking part in a special quiz game!
  • Bret Michaels is taking the stage at the Grand Theater inside Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant on Saturday, Feb. 17! The former Poison frontman is on a solo tour featuring songs from his past four decades in the music industry, with hits like “Every Rose has it’s Thorn.” Durant is one of the last stops on Michaels’ tour, which comes to a close March 1 in California.
  • "Hammered: A Thor & Loki Play" by Christian Borle...and.... "Squirrel Girl Goes to College": A Squirrel Girl play by Karen Zacarias
  • The Sherman Community Players' production of Second Samuel runs through February 18, 2024. Tickets are on sale now at www.scptheater.org or 903-892-8818. Second Samuel was written by Pamela Parker, directed by Darrah Dunn and sponsored by Waldo Funeral Home and First United Bank.
  • Known widely for his distinct down-home style and smoldering vocals, Gary Allan has won audiences across the country through ten studio albums and a collection of incredible country music hits. This outlaw artist assumes a stage presence that is as raucous as it is refined, captivating crowds with songs such as “Every Storm,” “It Ain’t The Whisky” and “Her Man.” On Feb. 17, this country music megastar will take the stage at Lucas Oil Live for an evening of unforgettable moments.