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Oct
19
Sat
2019 Hopkins County Fall Festival Activities @ Sulphur Springs, Texas
Oct 19 @ 11:45 pm – Oct 26 @ 4:02 pm

2019 Hopkins County Fall Festival Activity Schedule

The 2019 Hopkins County Fall Festival is hosting its annual parade on Saturday (Oct 19) at 10:00 am. The parade will leave from Buford Park to begin on Houston Street, turning down Church Street to pass around the square and finish up on Gilmer Street, ending at Lee Street. Local first responders, civic groups, businesses, and churches will participate in the parade to kick off the Annual Hopkins County Fall Festival events. The Grand Marshall of this year’s parade is Justice of the Peace Precinct 2, Brad Cummings.

Applications are still being taken for the Hopkins County Fall Festival Arts & Crafts Show. It features hand-crafted items to sell on Friday and Saturday (Oct 25-26) at the Sulphur Springs High School. Both inside and outside spaces are available. Set up will be Friday (Oct 25) starting at 7:30 am. Hours for the Arts & Crafts Show are from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on Friday, and 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday. You do not have to be from Hopkins County to have a space. For guidelines and a copy of the application, please contact the Hopkins County Extension Office at 903-885-3443, or drop by 1200 W. Houston Street in Sulphur Springs.

Senior Citizens Day for the Hopkins County Fall Festival will be held on Tuesday (Oct 22) at the Sulphur Springs Senior Citizens Center. It will  begin at 1:30 pm with recognition of the Senior Female Volunteer of the Year and Senior Male Volunteer of the year. Refreshments will then be served at 1:45 pm. Bingo will start at 2:00 pm.

The Hopkins County Fall Festival Carnival will be open on Wednesday and Thursday (Oct 23-24) from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Friday (Oct 25) from 6:00 pm to midnight, and Saturday (Oct 26) from noon to midnight on the Hopkins County Civic Center grounds. Advance tickets are available at Super Handy locations for $20 and will also be available at the gate for $25.

The Hopkins County Fall Festival Exhibit Hall and Boutique Market will be held on Friday and Saturday (Oct 25-26) from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm in the Hopkins County Civic Center Banquet Hall. Food vendors will also be set up in the food court outside.

The 2019 Hopkins County Fall Festival Earl W. Martin 42 Tournament will be held on Saturday (Oct 26). The tournament will begin at 1:00 pm at the Sulphur Springs Senior Center. There will be cash prizes and snacks will be provided. The cost to enter is $10 per team until Friday (Oct 18). After Friday (Oct 18) the entry fee is $25 per team.

The 2019 Hopkins County Fall Festival will feature a free Kids Zone on Friday and Saturday (Oct 25-26) from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm each day at the Hopkins County Civic Center. The Kids Zone will include a jump zone with inflatables from, water walking balls where kids can try to walk on water, the free  SSHS-FFA petting zoo, free face painting, and a barrel train ride for the kids.

Oct
23
Wed
Titus County Shared Services
Oct 23 @ 8:31 pm – 9:31 pm

Do you know a child ages 0-21 who shows signs of developmental delay, on-going learning problems, behavioral or medical problems that interfere with learning? If so, please contact your local school district or Titus County Shared Services, 2230 N. Edwards, Mt. Pleasant, phone 903-575-2079, Marilyn Logan.

 

Oct
24
Thu
CarFit Car Checkup Event Set In Paris @ Paris Regional Medical Center's PrimeTime Senior Service Center in Paris.
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Mature drivers in Northeast Texas can have a trained TxDOT specialist check their automobiles for comfort, safety, and mobility to help improve their daily driving experiences Thursday (Oct 24) at Paris Regional Medical Center’s PrimeTime Senior Service Center in Paris.

The center is located at 1128 Clarksville Street, Suite 30. The hours for this event are 10:00 am to noon. CarFit checkups are designed to provide a quick, comprehensive check on how a mature driver and their vehicle work together, said Monica Yates, TxDOT traffic safety specialist and certified CarFit technician.

These checks are part of the national CarFit program developed by the American Automobile Association (AAA), American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) and the American Occupational Therapy Association.

“CarFit is part of our safety program,” Yates said. “Our technician will teach participants how to make their vehicle fit them by reviewing 12 key safety areas. We complete a 12-point checklist with drivers. Some of the things we check are the correct position of the driver’s seat, the driver’s ability to easily reach the pedals, and how to properly adjust and set the mirrors.”

CarFit is not a driving test or mechanical inspection. Technicians do not make any changes to participants’ vehicles.

For more information, contact Yates at (903) 737-9292 or email monica.yates@txdot.gov<mailto:monica.yates@txdot.gov>.

Senior drivers can also check their local AAA club or AARP office to take driver safety refresher courses or look into occupational therapy driving evaluation programs that provide individual driving assessments. CarFit is an extension of these classroom programs that help mature drivers ensure their personal vehicles are adjusted to their needs.

Oct
25
Fri
Winnsboro Rotary Club – Chick-Fil-A Day
Oct 25 all-day

The Rotary Club of Winnsboro is delivering Chick-fil-A lunch to Winnsboro businesses on Tuesday, October 29. Help us grow Rotary Park at City Park one sandwich at a time. Your support is appreciated. If you have kids in school, we will deliver the sandwiches to the schools. The kids will bring home an order form.

Oct
26
Sat
Northeast Texas Bikers Church (Hwy 67 Ministries)
Oct 26 all-day

The Highway 67 Ministries at Northeast Texas Biker Church 749 E. 16th Street, Mt Pleasant. They are are serving free hot meals, giving away free household items, free shoes, and so much more!

Detroit Wrestling Event
Oct 26 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

The Detroit Eagle Education Foundation (DEEF) will host a wrestling event on Saturday (Oct 26). VIP tickets are available at 5:30, allowing you to get in early, sit ringside, and have a picture and autograph opportunities with the wrestlers. The official doors open at 6:00 pm, and the wrestling will begin at 7:00 pm. The World-Class Pro Revolution Wrestlers are out of Antlers, OK, and will be going to both Clarksville ISD and Detroit ISD during the week to speak on Anti-Bullying.

The DEEF is a non -profit organization that gives scholarships to the Seniors of Detroit High School. Every Senior wanting to attend a college, university, or trade school is welcome to apply and receive the $1,000 scholarship. All proceeds from the wrestling event will go to the DEEF.

Asylum Haunted House – Talco
Oct 26 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Did you hear the screams last Friday and Saturday night coming from the North? The Asylum Haunted House opened last Friday night in Talco. The opening weekend was a great success with lots of screams, laughs, tears, and, yes, even a couple reported accidents. We put the restrooms by the que line, but not everyone takes advantage of them, and both nights combined, we had almost 300 people attend. Great clean family fun had by all. Concessions are also available on the property.

The Asylum Haunted House will be open every Friday and Saturday in October from 8:00 pm until 11:00 pm, and Halloween Night from 8:00 pm until 10:00 pm. We are at 205 W. Broad St in Talco. You can find more information about our event at The Asylum Haunted House – FEAR is a Place Where Nightmares Really Do Come True! – Talco, Tx or on Facebook at Security Check Required

Spooktacular – MPISD
Oct 26 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

MPHS Tennis team to host “Spooktacular” Community Tennis Tourney

The Mount Pleasant High School tennis team is hosting a “Spooktacular” community tournament with a Halloween theme. It will be on Saturday (Oct 26) at the Mount Pleasant High School tennis courts located near the Mount Pleasant Junior High campus. Check-in will be at 8:00 with matches starting at 8:30. Since this is a Halloween event, please feel free to wear a costume. Tennis shoes are mandatory! It is a ‘singles and doubles’ tournament, two out of three matches with a tiebreaker for the third set. Doubles tournament is “anything goes,” pairings can be adult/adult, adult/junior, junior/junior, parent/junior. For more information and to register, go to https://www.myutr.com/events/13210 or call the MPHS tennis coach, Karissa Lopez, at 903-575-2110.