ONGOING ITEMS

Project Graduation cards on sale

Purchase Project Graduation discount booklets at the Sun. Price is $20 per booklet, with discounts at merchants across Waxahachie.

­Free Master Gardener calendars

Pick up your free copy of the Ellis County Master Gardeners 2020 calendar at the Sun offices, 200 N. Rogers St., Suite B, for comprehensive information on growing plants in this area.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 12

The Reservation is open

The Reservation is open from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at Waxahachie High School. The meal is $13 inclusive. Walk-ins welcome. Enter through the CTE wing. Email jskipper@wisd.org for menu alerts.

This week’s menu is a pork chop with a maple/apple chutney, sweet potato mash and braised Swiss chard. Dessert is pound cake with berry compote and mascarpone whipped cream.

Animal Care Committee to meet

The Waxahachie Animal Care Advisory Committee will meet at noon Wednesday, Feb. 12, in the training room at the Waxahachie Police Department, 630 Farley St. The meeting is open to the public.

Small Business Workshop Mixer

The city of Ennis is hosting a Small Business Workshop Mixer from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at its Welcome Center, 201 N.W. Main St., with speaker Ronnie McDonald. Attendees can register for a four-part program on how to grow a small business.

THURSDAY, FEB. 13

 Ladies Night Out

The Waxahachie Downtown Merchants Association hosts its Ladies Night Out from 5-8 p.m. the second Thursday of each month.

Pop Up Art Exhibit

The Art on the Square Gallery hosts a Pop Up Art Exhibit featuring three local members of the Ellis County Art Association from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13. The Art on the Square Gallery is located at 113 W. Franklin St. The exhibit is free and open to the public. The featured artists will be on hand to answer questions and share their inspirations for their artwork.

Heritage Preservation

Commission to meet

The Waxahachie Heritage Preservation Commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, in the council chambers/conference room at City Hall, 401 S. Rogers St. The meeting is open to the public.

Airport board to meet

The Mid-Way Regional Joint Airport Board will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, in the conference at the airport, 131 Airport Drive, Midlothian.

Loop 9 meeting

TxDOT will hold a public meeting on the proposed Loop 9, Segment A, project to construct a six-lane frontage road system between U.S. Highway 67 and Interstate 35E through Dallas and Ellis counties. The open house type meeting is from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 13, at the Alan E. Sims Cedar Hill Recreational Center, 310 E. Parkerville Road. Study data and maps on view and posted online at www.keepitmovingdallas.com.

FRIDAY, FEB. 14

Community Market

Unity Thrift, 109 N. Elm St., Waxahachie, hosts a Community Market in its garage area the third weekend of each month, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday. For information or to reserve a space, contact Unity Thrift via its Facebook page or stop in at the store and speak with Virginia.

Catfish fundraiser

The Relay for Life team for Ennis Regional Medical Center will hold a catfish fundraiser luncheon from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at the hospital’s Bluebonnet Cafe. The lunch is $6 for fried catfish, mac-n-cheese, cole slaw, hush puppies and a fountain drink. For to-go orders, email angela.jones4@LPNT.net or call 214-458-2400.

SATURDAY, FEB. 15

Reservation deadline for

women’s luncheon

Reservation deadline is Saturday, Feb. 15, for the Wednesday, Feb. 19, Ellis County Christian Women’s Connection luncheon, slated for 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Waxahachie Country Club, 1920 W. U.S. Highway 287. The speaker is Barbara Steinweg, whose program is “Love is All Around Us.” Dallas Police Sgt. Joseph Maines will discuss self-defense for women. To make a reservation, call 214-463-5064 or email barbjacobs19@gmail.com. Lunch is $13 inclusive.

Raising Up Rachel

Friends and family of Rachel Richie are hosting a benefit from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Ellis County Expo Center, Waxahachie. Dinner, music, silent/live auctions and more. Check the Facebook page @raisinguprachel for information and tickets.

EISD foundation dinner

The Ennis ISD Education Foundation hosts a dinner and auction from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the KC Hall in Ennis. Tickets are $30 and available at ennisisdfoundation.org or by calling 972-872-7005. Doors open at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m., auction at 8:30 p.m. Door prizes and drawings.

SPJST fundraiser

SPJST No. 25, 1901 E. Ennis Ave. in Ennis, will hold its annual fundraiser from 6 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Feb. 15, at the hall. Cornhole tournament, barbecue dinner, live music, drawing, auction, door prizes and more. Admission is $10 at the door, with children ages 12 and younger free. For more information, call 214-837-9490.

SUNDAY, FEB. 16

Historic Waxahachie Inc.

Historic Waxahachie Inc.will host a come and go membership social at the Waxahachie Police Department community room, 630 Farley St., from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16. Light snacks served. The community is invited to learn about HWI, its 2020 projects and events, and meet the board and other members. For more information, visit www.historicwaxahachie.com.

TUESDAY, FEB. 18

Ribbon cutting

The Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce hosts a ribbon cutting and grand opening for ABC Supply, 201 Butcher Road, Waxahachie, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, with the ribbon cutting at noon. Barbecue meal, vendor reps on site and door prizes.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 19

The Reservation is open

The Reservation is open 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at Waxahachie High School. The meal is $13 inclusive. Walk-ins welcome. Enter through the CTE wing. Email jskipper@wisd.org to receive menu alerts.

THURSDAY, FEB. 20

‘A Delightful Quarantine’

The Waxahachie High School drama department presents “A Delightful Quarantine” at 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 20-22, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, in the Performing Arts Center, 3001 U.S. Highway 287 Bypass. Tickets at the door or online at https://whsdramadept.org.

FRIDAY, FEB. 21

Pub crawl

Participating Waxahachie Downtown Merchants Association members will host a pub crawl with specials from 6-10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, in celebration of Mardi Gras.  

‘Agatha Crusty and the

Village Hall Murders’

The Waxahachie Community Theatre presents “Agatha Crusty and the Village Hall Murders” at 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Feb. 21-22, and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, at University Church, 221 Solon Road, Waxahachie. Tickets at the door or online at www.waxahachiecommunitytheatre.com.

SATURDAY, FEB. 22

Beads & Beer Sip & Stroll

The Waxahachie Downtown Merchants Association will host a Beads & Beer Sip & Stroll from 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, in historic downtown Waxahachie. Purchase tickets at downtownwaxahachie.com and check in at the Ellis County Museum. Visit participating merchants, sample beer and collect beads. Supplies are limited. Tickets are $25 per person; must be age 21 or older to participate.

Job faire

Scarborough Renaissance Festival holds its Job Faire from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at its offices, 2511 Farm-to-Market 66, Waxahachie. Ages 14 and older. Bring two forms of ID and a completed application downloaded from SRFestival.com.

Music and parade on the square

The Waxahachie Downtown Merchants Association presents DJ Diggy Dutch on the courthouse square from 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22. The Waxahachie Rotary Club hosts the Mardi Gras Parade at 3 p.m. downtown.

Mardi Gras at Railyard Park

In celebration of Mardi Gras, the Railyard Park presents Keyun and the Zydeco Masters in a free concert for all ages at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22. Railyard Park is located at 455 S. College St. in downtown Waxahachie.

Patriot Party

Helicopters for Heroes hosts its Patriot Party from noon-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, in downtown Ennis. Family-friendly with street vendors, shop displays, food trucks, face painting, live music and more. For information, visit helicoptersforheroes.org.

MONDAY, FEB. 24

Master Naturalists to meet

The Indian Trail Chapter of Texas Master Naturalists meets Monday, Feb. 24, in the Family Life Center at First United Methodist Church, 505 W. Marvin Ave., Waxahachie. Business meeting at 6 p.m.; the program at 7 p.m. is “Western Navarro County Bobwhite Restoration Initiative.” Open to the public, which is invited to attend. Call 972-825-5175 or email information@itmnc.com.

TUESDAY, FEB. 25

Book club to meet

Three Rivers Coffee Co. hosts its book club meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, on “The Silent Patient,” a psychological thriller by Alex Michaelides. Located at 2801 N. U.S. Highway 77, Suite 100, Waxahachie.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 26

The Reservation is open

The Reservation is open from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Waxahachie High School. The meal is $13 inclusive. Walk-ins welcome. Enter through the CTE wing. Email jskipper@wisd.org for menu alerts.

THURSDAY, FEB. 27

Annual awards banquet

The Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual Excellent Awards Banquet from 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, at the Waxahachie Civic Center, 2000 Civic Center Lane. Multiple categories honored. Tickets are $60 members/$75 non-members. Visit https://waxahachiechamber.com for more information.

FRIDAY, FEB. 28

Poston Gardens opens

spring season

Poston Gardens, 818 Cantrell St., Waxahachie, opens daily for its 2020 tulip season from Friday, Feb. 28, through Wednesday, April 15, with hours from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tickets available online at https://postongardens.com/product/tickets/.

Fish fry and music

Sokol Hall, 2622 E. State Highway 34, Ennis, will host a fish fry with music from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28. Sister Janez and The Bad Habits performs. Adult plate is $10; children’s plate is $7. Carryout available; also grilled cheese sandwiches. No cover charge.

SATURDAY, FEB. 29

Hermitage Piano Trip to perform

The Waxahachie Symphony Association presents its third concert of the 2019-2020 season with Hermitage Piano Trio  at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29, in Hagee Auditorium at Southwestern Assemblies of God University. Tickets are available online or at the door. For more information, visit waxahachiesymphony.com.

LEAP into Painting

EzrielsArt hosts a LEAP into Painting class on acrylic pouring from 5:30-8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29, at Three Rivers Coffee Co., 2801 N. U.S. Highway 77, Suite 100, Waxahachie. Cost is $40, includes all supplies and instruction. Send payment through Paypal to ezriel.wilson@gmail.com to reserve your seat (www.paypal.me).

Diamonds in the Rough gala

The Ellis County Children’s Advocacy Center hosts its Diamonds in the Rough gala Saturday, Feb. 29, at the Midlothian Conference Center, 1 Community Drive. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Silent and live auctions, food and more. For tickets and sponsorship opportunities, visit www.elliscountycac.org or call 972-937-1870.

THURSDAY, MARCH 5

SKYWARN training

SKYWARN training will be offered by the National Weather Service from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at Coleman Junior High School in Waxahachie. Learn crucial details about storm spotting, reporting severe weather and being prepared for when severe weather strikes.

SATURDAY, MARCH 7

Pet Support Program

As part of its Pet Support Program, Railport Brewing Company, 405 W. Madison St., Waxaha-chie, will host the Ellis County SPCA the first Saturday of each month through Oct. 3. The SPCA will have several pets for adoption and will take in donations, such as  bags of food, toys, cat litter, office supplies, etc.

Sokol building fund benefit

Sokol Activity Center, 2622 E. State Highway 34 in Ennis, holds its annual building fund benefit from 6-11:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7. Tickets are $150 and admit two for a steak dinner, dance and cash giveaways. Live music. Theme is “Celebrating the Golden Age of Hollywood.” For tickets and information, call 972-875-7959 or email fundraising@sokolennis.com.

FRIDAY, MARCH 13

Fish fry and music

Sokol Hall, 2622 E. State Highway 34, Ennis, will host a fish fry with music from 5-7 p.m. Friday, March 13. Music and karaoke with DJ Andrea. Adult plate is $10; children’s plate is $7. Carryout available; also grilled cheese sandwiches. No cover charge.

SATURDAY, MARCH 14

Ellis County Market

The Ennis, Midlothian, Red Oak and Waxahachie chambers will host the Ellis County Market from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at the Ellis County Expo Center, 2300 U.S. Highway 287, Waxahachie. Featuring about 200 vendors, entertainment, kids zone, food trucks and more. Search Ellis County Market on Eventbrite to purchase tickets and booth space. General admission is $5 for shopping and $10 for shopping and dining.

For information, contact: Ennis Chamber at 972-878-2625, Midlothian Chamber at 972-723-8600, Red Oak Chamber at 972-617-0906 and Waxahachie Chamber at 972-935-0539.

FRIDAY, MARCH 20

Tattoo Expo

Ink Masters Tattoo Show will hold its first ever tattoo expo in Waxahachie on Friday-Sunday, March 20-22, at the Waxahachie Civic Center. Live tattooing all weekend by more than 100 award winning tattoo artists, also piercings, temporary tattoos, face painting, food and beverages.Tickets available at the door.

Old Fashioned Singing

Waxahachie’s Old Fashioned Singing Project performs its show, “Heaven’s Front Porch,” at 7 p.m. Friday, March 20, and at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at the Chautauqua Auditorium at Getzendaner Park in Waxahachie. Tickets available at https://www.waxaofs.com.

Community Market

Unity Thrift, 109 N. Elm St., Waxahachie, is hosting a Community Market in its garage area the third weekend of each month, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday. For more information or to reserve a vendor space, contact Unity Thrift via its Facebook page or by stopping in at the store and speaking with Virginia.

SATURDAY, MARCH 21

Spring Market in the Tulips

Poston Gardens, 900 Cantrell St., Waxahachie, hosts its Spring Market in the Tulips and Tulip Show from 9 am.-6 p.m. Saturday, March 21. Rain or shine. Poston Gardens helps fund scholarships at Daymark Living for adults living with intellectual and developmental delays.

Tickets available online at https://postongardens.com/product/tickets/.

Story time

Local children’s book author Pamela Foland will be at Red Barn Flea Market, Antiques & More from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, March 21. She will be set up with her books, which focus on pets and pet care, and will do story time readings on the hour beginning at 10 a.m.

THURSDAY, MARCH 26

Share the Love Gala

CASA of Ellis County will host its 10th annual Share the Love Gala at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at the Waxahachie Civic Center. This year’s theme is “Be the Light for a Child.” For sponsorships, auction donations and ticket information, visit https://casaofelliscounty.org/.

FRIDAY, MARCH 27

Old Fashioned Singing

Waxahachie’s Old Fashioned Singing Project performs its show, “Heaven’s Front Porch,”  at 7 p.m. Friday, March 27, and at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at the Chautauqua Auditorium at Getzendaner Park in Waxahachie. Tickets available at https://www.waxaofs.com.

Fish fry and music

Sokol Hall, 2622 E. State Highway 34, Ennis, will host a fish fry from 5-7 p.m. Friday, March 27. Music by the 2nd String Band begins at 7 p.m. Adult plate is $10; children’s plate is $7. Carryout available; also grilled cheese sandwiches. No cover charge.

SATURDAY, MARCH 28

Young Driver Program

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Waxahachie will host the free RED Program (Reality Education for Drivers) for ages 14-24 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 28, in the Pitts Conference Boardroom at the hospital, 2400 N. Interstate 35E. Discussions, multimedia presentations, hands on activities and a behind the scenes tour. Register at Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/red-program-at-baylor-scott-white-waxahachie-tickets-27280240935. For more information, contact Dan Worley at 254-202-6532 or dan.worley@bswhealth.org or Abigail Ryan at abigail.ryan@bswhealth.org.

Lawn & Garden Expo

The Ellis County Master Gardeners Association holds its annual Lawn & Garden Expo from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at the Waxahachie Civic Center, 2000 Civic Center Lane. Offering everything from plants to seminars to dozens of vendor booths. Free tickets available at sponsors in advance of the event or with a minimal charge at the door.

Flea market

DL Treasures, 103 S. State Highway 342, Red Oak, hosts a flea market from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. the last Saturday of each month. Children’s activities, car show, food, music and more. Call 972-352-0572 for more information.

SATURDAY, APRIL 4

Scarborough Renaissance Festival

Scarborough Renaissance Festival runs from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays and Memorial Day Monday, April 4-May 25. More than 25 stages of live entertainment offering more than 200 performances daily, with 125-plus members in its performing company and five food court areas, 12 pubs and taverns and special themed weekends. For tickets and more information, visit https://srfestival.com. Located at 2511 Farm-to-Market 66, Waxahachie.

Pet Support Program

As part of its Pet Support Program, Railport Brewing Company, 405 W. Madison St., Waxaha-chie, will host the Ellis County SPCA the first Saturday of each month through Oct. 3. The SPCA will have several pets for adoption and will take in donations, such as  bags of food, toys, cat litter, office supplies, etc.

Cops & Kids Picnic

The Waxahachie Police Department will hold its annual Cops & Kids Picnic on Saturday, April 4, at Getzendaner Park. For sponsorship or vendor information, email oglidewell@waxahachiepd.org.

Brilliance fundraiser

The Navarro College Foundation holds its annual Brilliance fundraiser to raise scholarship monies Saturday, April 4, at the Waxahachie Civic Center, 2000 Civic Center Lane. This year’s theme is Brilliance at Tiffany’s. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for cocktails, dinner and entertainment. Advance ticket purchase required. Contact Katerine Gonzales at 972-923-6412 or visit brilliance.navarrocollege.edu.

SATURDAY, APRIL 11

Spring Fun Festival

The city of Midlothian hosts its family-friendly Spring Fun Festival from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at the Midlothian Civic Center, 224 S. 11th St. Children’s activities, craft vendors, shopping, food and more. Accepting vendors at www.icevents.info.

Scarborough Renaissance Festival

Scarborough Renaissance Festival runs from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays and Memorial Day Monday, April 4-May 25. More than 25 stages of live entertainment offering more than 200 performances daily, with 125-plus members in its performing company and five food court areas, 12 pubs and taverns and special themed weekends. For tickets and more information, visit https://srfestival.com. Located at 2511 Farm-to-Market 66, Waxahachie.

THURSDAY, APRIL 16

In concert

The internationally renowned Singing Men of Texas will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at First Baptist Church in Waxahachie. Free admission.

FRIDAY, APRIL 17

Community Market

Unity Thrift, 109 N. Elm St., Waxahachie, is hosting a Community Market in its garage area the third weekend of each month, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday. For more information or to reserve a vendor space, contact Unity Thrift via its Facebook page or by stopping in at the store and speaking with Virginia.

WHS plant sale

Waxahachie High School will hold its annual plant sale from 4-6 p.m. Friday, April 17, and from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, April 18, at the school greenhouse.

SATURDAY, APRIL 18

Mercury to perform

in concert

The Waxahachie Symphony Association presents its fourth concert of the 2019-2020 season at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 18, in Hagee Auditorium at Southwestern Assemblies of God University. Tickets are available online or at the door. For more information, visit waxahachiesymphony.com.

Relay for Life

The Ennis Relay for Life will be held from 4 p.m.-midnight Saturday, April 18, at Veterans Memorial Park in Ennis.

Junk in the Trunk

Junk in the Trunk in historic downtown Waxahachie takes place from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, April 18, in conjunction with Antique Alley on the Square.

Scarborough Renaissance Festival

Scarborough Renaissance Festival runs from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays and Memorial Day Monday, April 4-May 25. More than 25 stages of live entertainment offering more than 200 performances daily, with 125-plus members in its performing company and five food court areas, 12 pubs and taverns and special themed weekends. For tickets and more information, visit https://srfestival.com. Located at 2511 Farm-to-Market 66, Waxahachie.

THURSDAY, APRIL 23

Crossroads Film & Music Festival

The Crossroads Film & Music Festival will run Thursday-Saturday, April 23-25, at Getzendaner Park in Waxahachie. Slated films include “Pure Country,” “Temple Grandin,” “ExTerminators” and “The Apostle” and more. Concerts include music by Gary P. Nunn, Tommy Alverson, Max Stalling, Lloyd Maines and more. VIP passes available. For tickets, visit EventBrite. The festival website is www.crossroadsoftxff.com.

Candlelight vigil

Join CASA of Ellis County, Anchors and Arrows Foster Parent Group and The Avenue Church for a candlelight vigil at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 23, to honor abused, neglected and abandoned children during Child Abuse Prevention Month.

The event will be held by the pond by The Avenue Church. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be held under the awning at the entrance to the church. For more information, call 972-937-1455.

FRIDAY, APRIL 24

Vintage Market Days

Vintage Market Days South Central Texas, an upscale vintage-inspired market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, furnishings, seasonal plantings and more, returns to the Ellis County Expo Center, 2300 U.S. Highway 287 Bypass, Waxahachie, on Friday-Sunday, April 24-26, with 100-plus vendors, food and music. Hours are from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday and from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Tickets available at https://vintagemarketdays.com/market/so-central-texas/event.php?EventId=573.

SATURDAY, APRIL 25

Farmers Market

The Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market season runs Saturdays, April 25-Oct. 31, with hours from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 410 S. Rogers St.

Special activity May 2 is Taste of the Market.

Scarborough Renaissance Festival

Scarborough Renaissance Festival runs from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays and Memorial Day Monday, April 4-May 25. More than 25 stages of live entertainment offering more than 200 performances daily, with 125-plus members in its performing company and five food court areas, 12 pubs and taverns and special themed weekends. For tickets and more information, visit https://srfestival.com. Located at 2511 Farm-to-Market 66, Waxahachie.

SUNDAY, APRIL 26

Prairie Life & Wildflower Adventure

Girl Scout Service Unit 251 of Waxahachie will host a Prairie Life & Wildflower Adventure from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, April 26, at the Ellis County Rural Heritage Farm, 130 Cunningham Meadows Road, Waxahachie. Families and their children have the chance to step back in time and explore how agriculture played a crucial role in Ellis County’s foundation. Members of the Indian Trail Master Naturalists will be on hand, as well. Participating Girl Scouts will have the opportunity to earn the Brownie Bug and Junior Flower badges.

FRIDAY, MAY 1

‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’

The Waxahachie Community Theatre presents a family-friendly musical of “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” at 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, May 1-2, and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 3, at the Chautauqua Auditorium in Getzendaner Park. For tickets, visit www.waxahachiecommunitytheatre.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 2

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra

to perform in concert

The Waxahachie Symphony Association presents its final concert of the 2019-2020 season at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 2, in Hagee Auditorium at Southwestern Assemblies of God University. Tickets are available online or at the door. For more information, visit waxahachiesymphony.com.

Pet Support Program

As part of its Pet Support Program, Railport Brewing Company, 405 W. Madison St., Waxaha-chie, will host the Ellis County SPCA the first Saturday of each month through Oct. 3. The SPCA will have several pets for adoption and will take in donations, such as  bags of food, toys, cat litter, office supplies, etc.

Farmers Market

The Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market season runs Saturdays, April 25-Oct. 31, with hours from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 410 S. Rogers St.

Special activity May 2 is Taste of the Market.

Scarborough Renaissance Festival

Scarborough Renaissance Festival runs from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays and Memorial Day Monday, April 4-May 25. More than 25 stages of live entertainment offering more than 200 performances daily, with 125-plus members in its performing company and five food court areas, 12 pubs and taverns and special themed weekends. For tickets and more information, visit https://srfestival.com. Located at 2511 Farm-to-Market 66, Waxahachie.

THURSDAY, MAY 7

‘Mamma Mia’

The Waxahachie High School drama department presents “Mamma Mia” at 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, May 7-9, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 10, in the Performing Arts Center, 3001 U.S. Highway 287 Bypass. Tickets online at https://whsdramadept.org.

SATURDAY, MAY 9

Farmers Market

The Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market season runs Saturdays through Oct. 31, with hours from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 410 S. Rogers St.

Special activity May 9 is Kids Craft.

Scarborough Renaissance Festival

Scarborough Renaissance Festival runs from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays and Memorial Day Monday, April 4-May 25. More than 25 stages of live entertainment offering more than 200 performances daily, with 125-plus members in its performing company and five food court areas, 12 pubs and taverns and special themed weekends. For tickets and more information, visit https://srfestival.com. Located at 2511 Farm-to-Market 66, Waxahachie.

FRIDAY, MAY 15

Community Market

Unity Thrift, 109 N. Elm St., Waxahachie, is hosting a Community Market in its garage area the third weekend of each month, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday. For more information or to reserve a vendor space, contact Unity Thrift via its Facebook page or by stopping in at the store and speaking with Virginia.

SATURDAY, MAY 16

Scarborough Renaissance Festival

Scarborough Renaissance Festival runs from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays and Memorial Day Monday, April 4-May 25. More than 25 stages of live entertainment offering more than 200 performances daily, with 125-plus members in its performing company and five food court areas, 12 pubs and taverns and special themed weekends. For tickets and more information, visit https://srfestival.com. Located at 2511 Farm-to-Market 66, Waxahachie.

Farmers Market

The Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market season runs Saturdays through Oct. 31, with hours from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 410 S. Rogers St.

Special activity May 16 is Pop-up Horticulture.

SATURDAY, MAY 23

Farmers Market

The Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market season runs Saturdays through Oct. 31, with hours from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 410 S. Rogers St.

Special activity May 23 is All About Honey Bees.

Scarborough Renaissance Festival

Scarborough Renaissance Festival runs from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays and Memorial Day Monday, April 4-May 25. More than 25 stages of live entertainment offering more than 200 performances daily, with 125-plus members in its performing company and five food court areas, 12 pubs and taverns and special themed weekends. For tickets and more information, visit https://srfestival.com. Located at 2511 Farm-to-Market 66, Waxahachie.

SATURDAY, MAY 30

Farmers Market

The Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market season runs Saturdays through Oct. 31, with hours from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 410 S. Rogers St.

Special activity May 30 is Wildflower Appreciation.

Scarborough Renaissance Festival

Scarborough Renaissance Festival runs from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays and Memorial Day Monday, April 4-May 25. More than 25 stages of live entertainment offering more than 200 performances daily, with 125-plus members in its performing company and five food court areas, 12 pubs and taverns and special themed weekends. For tickets and more information, visit https://srfestival.com. Located at 2511 Farm-to-Market 66, Waxahachie.

SATURDAY, JUNE 6

Pet Support Program

As part of its Pet Support Program, Railport Brewing Company, 405 W. Madison St., Waxaha-chie, will host the Ellis County SPCA the first Saturday of each month through Oct. 3. The SPCA will have several pets for adoption and will take in donations, such as  bags of food, toys, cat litter, office supplies, etc.

Farmers Market

The Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market season runs Saturdays through Oct. 31, with hours from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 410 S. Rogers St.

Special activity is the Taste of the Market.

SATURDAY, JUNE 13

Farmers Market

The Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market season runs Saturdays through Oct. 31, with hours from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 410 S. Rogers St.

Special activity is Kids Craft.

FRIDAY, JUNE 19

Community Market

Unity Thrift, 109 N. Elm St., Waxahachie, is hosting a Community Market in its garage area the third weekend of each month, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday. For more information or to reserve a vendor space, contact Unity Thrift via its Facebook page or by stopping in at the store and speaking with Virginia.

SATURDAY, JUNE 20

Young Driver Program

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Waxahachie will host the free RED Program (Reality Education for Drivers) for ages 14-24 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, June 20, in the Pitts Conference Boardroom at the hospital, 2400 N. Interstate 35E. Discussions, multimedia presentations, hands on activities and a behind the scenes tour. Register at Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/red-program-at-baylor-scott-white-waxahachie-tickets-27280240935. For more information, contact Dan Worley at 254-202-6532 or dan.worley@bswhealth.org or Abigail Ryan at abigail.ryan@bswhealth.org.

Farmers Market

The Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market season runs Saturdays through Oct. 31, with hours from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 410 S. Rogers St.

Special activity is the Grill Fest.

SATURDAY, JUNE 27

Farmers Market

The Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market season runs Saturdays through Oct. 31, with hours from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 410 S. Rogers St.

Special activity is Crazy for Corn.

SATURDAY, JULY 4

Pet Support Program

As part of its Pet Support Program, Railport Brewing Company, 405 W. Madison St., Waxaha-chie, will host the Ellis County SPCA the first Saturday of each month through Oct. 3. The SPCA will have several pets for adoption and will take in donations, such as  bags of food, toys, cat litter, office supplies, etc.

Farmers Market

The Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market season runs Saturdays through Oct. 31, with hours from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 410 S. Rogers St.

Special activity is the Taste of the Market.

SATURDAY, JULY 11

Farmers Market

The Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market season runs Saturdays through Oct. 31, with hours from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 410 S. Rogers St.

Special activity is Kids Craft.

FRIDAY, JULY 17

Community Market

Unity Thrift, 109 N. Elm St., Waxahachie, is hosting a Community Market in its garage area the third weekend of each month, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday. For more information or to reserve a vendor space, contact Unity Thrift via its Facebook page or by stopping in at the store and speaking with Virginia.

SATURDAY, JULY 18

Farmers Market

The Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market season runs Saturdays through Oct. 31, with hours from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 410 S. Rogers St.

Special activity is Pop-Up Horticulture.

FRIDAY, JULY 24

Summer Showcase – Kids

The Waxahachie Community Theatre presents its annual Summer Showcase – Kids, with performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, July 24-25, and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 26, at University Church, 221 Solon Road, Waxahachie. For tickets, visit www.waxahachiecommunitytheatre.com.

SATURDAY, JULY 25

Farmers Market

The Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market season runs Saturdays through Oct. 31, with hours from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 410 S. Rogers St.

Special activity is Pickles, Pickles.

SATURDAY, AUG. 1

Pet Support Program

As part of its Pet Support Program, Railport Brewing Company, 405 W. Madison St., Waxaha-chie, will host the Ellis County SPCA the first Saturday of each month through Oct. 3. The SPCA will have several pets for adoption and will take in donations, such as  bags of food, toys, cat litter, office supplies, etc.

Farmers Market

The Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market season runs Saturdays through Oct. 31, with hours from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 410 S. Rogers St.

Special activity is the Taste of the Market.

SATURDAY, AUG. 8

Farmers Market

The Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market season runs Saturdays through Oct. 31, with hours from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 410 S. Rogers St.

Special activity is Kids Craft.

SATURDAY, AUG. 15

Farmers Market

The Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market season runs Saturdays through Oct. 31, with hours from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 410 S. Rogers St.

Special activity is Pop-Up Horticulture.

FRIDAY, AUG. 21

Community Market

Unity Thrift, 109 N. Elm St., Waxahachie, is hosting a Community Market in its garage area the third weekend of each month, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday. For more information or to reserve a vendor space, contact Unity Thrift via its Facebook page or by stopping in at the store and speaking with Virginia.

SATURDAY, AUG. 22

Farmers Market

The Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market season runs Saturdays through Oct. 31, with hours from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 410 S. Rogers St.

Special activity is Doggy Day.

SATURDAY, AUG. 29

Farmers Market

The Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market season runs Saturdays through Oct. 31, with hours from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 410 S. Rogers St.

Special activity is the Pepper-Palooza.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 5

Farmers Market

The Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market season runs Saturdays through Oct. 31, with hours from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 410 S. Rogers St.

Special activity is the Taste of the Market.

Pet Support Program

As part of its Pet Support Program, Railport Brewing Company, 405 W. Madison St., Waxaha-chie, will host the Ellis County SPCA the first Saturday of each month through Oct. 3. The SPCA will have several pets for adoption and will take in donations, such as  bags of food, toys, cat litter, office supplies, etc.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 12

Farmers Market

The Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market season runs Saturdays through Oct. 31, with hours from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 410 S. Rogers St.

Special activity is Kids Craft.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 18

Community Market

Unity Thrift, 109 N. Elm St., Waxahachie, is hosting a Community Market in its garage area the third weekend of each month, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday. For more information or to reserve a vendor space, contact Unity Thrift via its Facebook page or by stopping in at the store and speaking with Virginia.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 19

Farmers Market

The Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market season runs Saturdays through Oct. 31, with hours from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 410 S. Rogers St.

Special activity is Pop-Up Horticulture.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 26

Young Driver Program

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Waxahachie will host the free RED Program (Reality Education for Drivers) for ages 14-24 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, in the Pitts Conference Boardroom at the hospital, 2400 N. Interstate 35E. Discussions, multimedia presentations, hands on activities and a behind the scenes tour. Register at Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/red-program-at-baylor-scott-white-waxahachie-tickets-27280240935. For more information, contact Dan Worley at 254-202-6532 or dan.worley@bswhealth.org or Abigail Ryan at abigail.ryan@bswhealth.org.

Farmers Market

The Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market season runs Saturdays through Oct. 31, with hours from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 410 S. Rogers St.

Special activity is Everything Apples.

SATURDAY, OCT. 3

Pet Support Program

As part of its Pet Support Program, Railport Brewing Company, 405 W. Madison St., Waxaha-chie, will host the Ellis County SPCA the first Saturday of each month through Oct. 3. The SPCA will have several pets for adoption and will take in donations, such as  bags of food, toys, cat litter, office supplies, etc.

Farmers Market

The Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market season runs Saturdays through Oct. 31, with hours from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 410 S. Rogers St.

Special activity is the Chili Cook-Off.

SATURDAY, OCT. 10

Farmers Market

The Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market season runs Saturdays through Oct. 31, with hours from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 410 S. Rogers St.

Special activity is Kids Craft.

FRIDAY, OCT. 16

Community Market

Unity Thrift, 109 N. Elm St., Waxahachie, is hosting a Community Market in its garage area the third weekend of each month, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday. For more information or to reserve a vendor space, contact Unity Thrift via its Facebook page or by stopping in at the store and speaking with Virginia.

SATURDAY, OCT. 17

Farmers Market

The Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market season runs Saturdays through Oct. 31, with hours from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 410 S. Rogers St.

Special activity is Pop-Up Horticulture.

SATURDAY, OCT. 24

Farmers Market

The Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market season runs Saturdays through Oct. 31, with hours from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 410 S. Rogers St.

Special activity is the Pumpkin Carving Contest.

FRIDAY, OCT. 23

Disney’s ‘Freaky Friday’

The Waxahachie Community Theatre presents its fall musical, “Freaky Friday,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Oct. 23-24, and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, at the Chautauqua Auditorium in Getzendaner Park. For tickets, visit www.waxahachiecommunitytheatre.com.

SATURDAY, OCT. 31

Farmers Market

The Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market season runs Saturdays through Oct. 31, with hours from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at 410 S. Rogers St.

Special activity is Trick or Treating.

FRIDAY, NOV. 20

Community Market

Unity Thrift, 109 N. Elm St., Waxahachie, is hosting a Community Market in its garage area the third weekend of each month, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday. For more information or to reserve a vendor space, contact Unity Thrift via its Facebook page or by stopping in at the store and speaking with Virginia.

FRIDAY, DEC. 11

‘Not a Creature Was Stirring’

The Waxahachie Community Theatre presents its Christmas showcase, “Not a Creature Was Stirring, Not Even a Moose!” at 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Dec. 11-12, and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, at University Church, 221 Solon Road, Waxahachie. For tickets, visit www.waxahachiecommunitytheatre.com.

FRIDAY, DEC. 18

Community Market

Unity Thrift, 109 N. Elm St., Waxahachie, is hosting a Community Market in its garage area the third weekend of each month, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday. For more information or to reserve a vendor space, contact Unity Thrift via its Facebook page or by stopping in at the store and speaking with Virginia.

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