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  • A full day of family-friendly fun is on the schedule for Heritage Day Celebration May 3 in historic downtown Bonham, Texas.
  • Internationally known solar-energy expert Dan Lepinski will keynote the sixth annual Earth Day Texoma on April 26 at the Sherman Municipal Grounds, 405 N. Rusk in Sherman. “Building Green” is the theme for this year’s festival, and Lepinski’s keynote address is titled “Building Green Isn’t Just for Experts.”
  • Be transported back in time to an era of speakeasies and flappers with Matt Tolentino and The Singapore Slingers Orchestra, a quirky retro jazz group featuring Prohibition-era music of yesteryear, presented by the McKinney Performing Arts Center (MPAC) Friday, May 2 at 8 p.m.
  • The Grayson College Fine Arts Department is calling for artists, designers, and seamstresses to create and show art clothing and accessories out of trash and recycled material for the first “Trashion” show, a runway style trash fashion show, in conjunction with the 2014 Texoma Earth Day Festival in Sherman. The trash fashion show will be held at the Sherman Municipal grounds, 405 N. Rusk in Sherman, Texas on Saturday, April 26. In addition to area artists and designers fashions and accessories by GC Visual Arts design students will also be featured in the runway show. Grayson College Cosmetology students will be working as the make-up artists for the models. photo by Allen Rich
  • San Jacinto Day - San Jacinto Day is the celebration of the Battle of San Jacinto on April 21, 1836. It was the final battle of the Texas Revolution where Texas won its independence from Mexico. It is an official holiday in the State of Texas. An annual festival, which includes a reenactment, is held on the site of the battle. The Sabine Volunteers, a reenactment group from East Texas, participate in the San Jacinto Reenactment annually. This group is named for an actual militia group during the Texas Revolution.