Farmers Markets Offer Fresh Local Fare


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Summer is in full swing, and so are local farmers markets. Whether you’re shopping for fresh and locally grown veggies, sweet treats, specialty foods or homemade goodies, these North Texas farmers markets have it all.

 

Carrollton

Carrollton Farmers Market
2722 N. Josey Lane
Sundays; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Year-round

Highlights: Handmade crafts and homegrown produce

 

Coppell

Coppell Farmers Market
768 W. Main Street
Saturdays; 8 a.m. to noon
April through November; December (Winter Market)

Highlights: Fresh berry custard pie, pickled jalapeños, fresh ginger beer

 

Dallas

Dallas Farmers Market
1010 S. Pearl Expressway
Saturdays; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sundays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Hours vary by season)
Year-round

Highlights: The Market – a fully renovated indoor space featuring local merchants, artisanal food vendors and restaurants

 

White Rock Local Market
9150 Garland Road
Saturdays; 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
March through December

Highlights: Wine samples, JJ&B jams and butters, local craft artists

 

Denton

Denton Community Market
317 W. Mulberry Street
Saturdays; 8 a.m. to noon (summer hours)
April through November

Highlights: Live music, local farms and artists, food trucks

 

Fort Worth

Cowtown Farmers Market
3821 Southwest Boulevard
Saturdays; 8 a.m. to noon
Year-round

Highlights: Fiddle-and-guitar jam sessions, pastured chicken

 

Frisco

Frisco Farmers Market
8821 4th Street
Saturdays; 8 a.m. to noon
April through October

Highlights: Homemade traditional Greek desserts and meals from Greek Mama’s Bites

 

Grand Prairie

Grand Prairie Farmers Market
120 W. Main Street
Saturdays; 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
March through December

Highlights: Plethora of crafts, Christmas in July

 

Grapevine

Grapevine Farmers Market
520 South Main Street, No. 203
Mondays-Saturdays; 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sundays; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
April through October

Highlights: Homemade fried pies, cajun cheddar kettle popcorn, gourmet tamales

 

Mansfield

Mansfield Farmers Market
703 E. Broad Street
Saturdays; 8 a.m. to noon
April through October

Highlights: Homemade fudge, refreshing lemonade, allergy-free baked goods

 

McKinney

McKinney Farmers Market at Chestnut Square
315 S. Chestnut Street
Saturdays; 8 a.m. to noon
April through November

Highlights: Baked goods, craft items, artisanal and speciality foods

 

Mesquite

The Marketplace DFW
150 W. Main Street
Second and fourth Saturdays; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
April through October

Highlights: Locally grown honey, mustard pickles, handcrafted goods

 

Richardson

Richardson Farmers Market
101 S. Coit Road
Saturdays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (summer hours)
Year-round

Highlights: European-style market that mimics the popular village markets throughout Europe

 

Rockwall

Rockwall Farmers Market
101 Rusk Street
Saturdays; 8 a.m. to noon
May through September

Highlights: Just Pie’s award-winning, buttermilk Pap’s Texas Pecan

 

Sherman

Sherman Farmers Market
115 N. Travis Street
Saturdays; 9 a.m. to noon
May through October

Highlights: Pasture-raised meats, kombucha, handmade soaps

July Fourth Fireworks and Fun


fireworks for a national holiday in Dallas

 

The Fourth of July is almost here, and no matter where in North Texas you’re planning to be for Independence Day, there’s a way to celebrate. From Addison to Waxahachie, there is no shortage of events to toast our nation’s birth.

 

Addison Kaboom Town: July 3

Arlington 4th of July Parade : July 4

Bedford 4th Fest Independence Day Celebration: July 4

Burleson Independence Day Celebration: July 4

Celebrate Coppell – Party in the Park: June 29

Celina Splash & Blast: June 29

Cleburne 4th of July Celebration: July 4

Dallas Fair Park Fourth: July 4

Denison Fourth of July Fireworks: July 4

Denton Fourth of July Jubilee: July 4

DeSoto Old Fashioned Fourth Fireworks Celebration: July 4

Farmers Branch Independence Day Celebration: July 3

Flower Mound Independence Fest: July 3

Fort Worth 4th of July Celebration: July 4

Frisco Freedom Fest: July 4

Grand Prairie Lone Stars & Stripes Fireworks: July 4 & 5

Granbury’s Old-Fashioned 4th of July: July 3 & 4

Grapevine Lake July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza: July 4

Heath’s Independence Day Parade and Celebration: July 4

Highland Park 4th of July Parade: July 4

Irving’s Independence Day Celebration: July 4

Lake Highlands Fourth of July Parade: July 4

Lake Texoma Fireworks at Roosevelt Bridge: July 5

Lewisville Sounds of Red, White & Lewisville: July 4

Little Elm July Jubilee: July 4

Mansfield Rockin 4th of July: July 3

McKinney Red, White and Boom: July 4

Midlothian Independence Day Fireworks: July 3

Plano’s Freedom Celebration: July 4

Pottsboro’s 4th of July Fireworks at Highport Marina: July 6

Prosper’s Pride in the Sky: July 3

Richardson’s Family 4th Celebration: July 4

Rockwall’s 4th of July Parade & Fireworks: July 4

Royse City’s Celebrating Freedom Fireworks: June 28

Rowlett Fireworks on Main: July 4

Sherman Lights on the Lake: July 3

Southlake Stars & Stripes: July 3

Waxahachie Crape Myrtle Festival & Parade: July 3 & 4

12 Must-See Open Houses This Weekend


If you’re in the market for a home in North Texas, you’ve come to the right place. Enjoy your weekend with Ebby Halliday Realtors at these exceptional properties.

 

1

5608 Preakness Lane | Plano | $2,990,000

 

2

10 Sarah Nash Court | Lane Park Estates | $1,599,000

 

3

5619 W. Hanover Avenue  | Devonshire | $1,375,000

 

4

4154 Clover Lane | Dallas | $1,195,000

 

5

9504 Crestview Drive | Denton | $825,000

 

6

341 Parkview Lane | Keller | $799,000

 

7

1006 Wimberly Court | Allen | $795,000

 

8

7007 Joyce Way | Dallas | $735,000

 

9

11556 Seaside Lane | Frisco | $715,000

 

10

3807 Weeburn DriveMidway Hills | $675,000

 

11

6513 Biltmore Lane | McKinney | $575,000

 

12

2205 Woodstock Drive | Colleyville | $449,000

 

To view all the wonderful homes open this weekend and discover dates and times, visit EbbyOpenHouses.com.

Love This Listing: Hill Country Flair


Situated on 26 acres in Bartonville, this exquisite property features a 2-acre lake, a living area with views of a resort-style pool and spa, an adorable guest house and five additional buildings offering space for the hobbyist or car collector. The modern interior showcases the latest in upscale decor, solid zinc doors, a spacious kitchen and large windows providing fabulous views. This property is a must-see! Watch the video to learn more about why we love this listing.

Need-to-Know Numbers:

•  261 Hunter Court
• $6,400,000
• 8 bedrooms
• 8 baths
• 6,641 square feet

Fresh Listing Friday: Corinth Contemporary


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Friday has arrived and we are so excited about this week’s Fresh Listing Friday! The residence at 3706 Post Oak Trail is located in Corinth just south of Denton and offers cool, contemporary living in one single story.

 

Need-to-know Details:

• Custom contemporary, priced at $897,000
• 5,359 square feet: 4 bedrooms, 4.2 baths
• Open floorplan, sunken living room, stainless-steel appliances
• Outdoor cabana with gas hookup

 


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To view this listing, contact Karen Sefcik at KarenSefcik@Ebby.com or (972) 880-8464.

North Texas Fair and Rodeo Returns


NTSF12PRCASun845CJ (1)The North Texas Fair and Rodeo returns to Denton’s North Texas Fairgrounds Aug. 19 – 27. This annual, nine-day fair and rodeo features all of the wonderful things that make a regional fair so much fun: top-notch country music, horse and livestock shows, carnival rides, two concert stages, a chili cook-off, pageant, parade, great shopping, food, and more.

 

Plus, more than 25 local and national music artists will appear, including performances by Prophets and Outlaws, the Josh Abbott Band and the Charlie Daniels Band. Click here for a complete list and schedule of music acts.

 

For a complete list of events, click here.

 

Admission

Adults: $15

Kids 7-12: $5

Ages 6 and younger: FREE

Parking: $5

 

Photo courtesy of The North Texas Fair and Rodeo

Family-Friendly Fun in DFW


Family-Friendly Fun in DFW

Want to get out this spring but can’t find anything fun that’s family-friendly? We’ve scoured our resources to create a list of activities that are exciting for every age, no matter where you live in DFW.

 

Don’t let the season pass you by without taking advantage of these area attractions!

 

Aquariums and Zoos:

Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park, Dallas

The Dallas Zoo, Dallas

Fort Worth Zoo, Fort Worth

Frank Buck Zoo, Gainsville

Sealife Aquarium, Grapevine

 

Bowling:

Alley Cats, Arlington

Cowtown Bowling Palace, Fort Worth

Bowl & Barrel, Dallas

Plano Super Bowl, Plano

 

Mini Golf:

Put-Put Fun Centers, Fort Worth and Arlington

TopGolf, Allen, Dallas, and The Colony

 

Museums and Libraries:

Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth

Dallas Contemporary Art Museum, Dallas

Dallas Fire Fighters Museum, Dallas

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Fort Worth

George Bush Library, Dallas

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth

National Scouting Museum, Irving

Perot Museum, Dallas

 

Other:

Dallas Arboretum, Dallas

Coyote Drive-In, Fort Worth

Galaxy Drive-In, Ennis

Klyde Warren Park, Dallas

Reunion Tower, Dallas

Sundance Square, Fort Worth

Texas Discovery Gardens, Dallas

 

Theme and Water Attractions:

Bahama Beach Water Park, Dallas

Celebration Station, Mesquite

Dinosaur World, Glen Rose

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, Glen Rose

Galveston Island, Galveston

Hawaiian Fallas Water Park, Garland, Mansfield, The Colony

Hydrous Wake Park, Allen

Jump For Fun, Southlake and Flower Mound

Legoland, Grapevine

North Texas Jellystone Park, Keene

NRH2O Family Water Park, North Richland Hills

Sci-Tech Discovery Center, Frisco

Stockyards Station, Fort Worth

Water Works Park, Denton

 

Photo via Dallas Zoo Facebook

DFW Weekend Round Up (2/19-2/22)


 DFW Weekend Round Up (2/19-2/22)

This weekend’s events have no clear theme, but that just means there’s something for everyone! Take a look…

 

If you’re looking for things to do that are more food and drink centric, click here.

 

Thursday, Feb. 19:

The Book of Mormon: If you didn’t make last year’s show, now is the time to catch the Tony Award-winning musical created by the people behind South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone. This is the final weekend that it will be at Winspear Opera House.

 

The Last Two People on Earth: An Apocalyptic Vaudeville: This musical includes two major stars, Mandy Patinkin and Taylor Mac. On top of that, the show is directed by Tony-winner Susan Stroman. Follow the pair as the take on a post-apocalyptic world at the Eismann Center in Richardson through Sunday.

 

Medea: The Greek tragedy, presented by Dallas Theater Center, will take place in the basement of Kalita Humphrey’s Theater through March 29.

 

Thin Line Festival: The 8th-annual festival in Denton goes all weekend long. Thin Line will deliver an engaging program of high quality documentary films, world-class music, and (new in 2015) a diverse palette of photographic art.

 

Friday, Feb. 20:

Disney in Concert: The Dallas Symphony Orchestra presents classic songs from Disney movies that you’ll never forget, old and new. Friday through Sunday, the orchestra will play songs from Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, Frozen, The Lion King, The Little Mermaid and more.

 

Ticketstock 2015: The annual sports talk event hosted by the crew from 1310 The Ticket is back at Irving Convention Center Friday and Saturday. Join them for free admission, autographs, and concerts.

 

Wynonna Judd: The country music singer will be at Arlington Music Hall for stories and song.

 

Saturday, Feb. 21:

Chinese New Year Celebration: The Crow Colleciton of Art celebrates the Year of the Ram with their 16th-annual free Chinese New Year Celebration.Head to the Hardwood District for crafts, fortune telling, a photo booth, family yoga, food trucks and more.

 

Sunday, Feb. 22:

Seryn: The sextet from Denton will be at Dan’s Silverleaf singing new-age folk songs you can’t help but love.

 

Image via The Ticket