Horse. Cowboy. Skier. Rope. This high-adrenaline, sport combines all four. Teams race through a time-trial course with skiers navigating gates, jumps, and at times even spearing rings. Authentic horsepower and big spills make this truly one-of-a-kind winter western event a must see for the whole family! The event is free for spectators.
Children may take a walk through the MegaLung at the Children's Health Fair on Saturday, January 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The MegaLung is the only one in the state of Texas and was received by Northeast Texas Children's Museum as part of the Tobacco Grant from Hunt Regional Hospital Foundation.
Grammy®, Emmy® and Tony®-winning music icon Cyndi Lauper is taking her country Detour to landmark television music series "Austin City Limits" (ACL) this Saturday, January 14 on PBS (check local listings). Lauper debuts on the ACL stage in an entertaining hour of classic hit songs and the stories behind them.
An Introductory to Photography class will begin at the Creative Arts Center on Saturday, January 14 and continue for the following two Saturdays (January 21 and 28). The class will be from 10:00 a.m. to noon each of the three sessions and the cost is $75 for the entire course. The class will be taught by professional photographer Jana Rash.
There are many photographers in the area. Some are professional, some are amateurs and some just take photos and selfies for fun. Regardless of their interests and skill level, photographers love to exchange ideas and information and the Creative Arts Center would like to have a meet and greet for local photographers on Monday, January 16 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. This is not a club meeting and there will be no demonstrations or speakers. This is purely a resource meet and greet and will include a print exchange. Bring 2-3 unframed prints to exchange with others.
The January meeting of the Lamar County Texas Genealogical Society will be held Tuesday, January 10, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. at the Genealogical Library. Andrea Weddle will speak to the group about the Special Collections and Archives at Texas A&M University-Commerce.
Johnson Development Corp. is kicking off 2017 with the $100,000 Gridiron Giveaway. Visit any model home in a Johnson community during January to participate. Johnson communities in Dallas-Fort Worth include Trinity Falls in McKinney and Viridian in Arlington.
Friday, January 6 will be the first day of the Wonders of Wood Exhibit that will run through Saturday, January 28. An opening reception for the exhibit is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday January 13.