29th Annual Wildflower 5K Fun Run and Walk - Registration 7:00 to 8:15 a.m., race begins at 8:30 a.m. For more information and entry forms call or write the 49th Annual Wildflower Trails of Texas - P.O. Box 805 - Hughes Springs, Texas 75656 - 903-639-7519. T-shirts given to all participants. Trophies given to cateory winners. $100.00 to top male and female finishers. $1000 BOUNTY ON COURSE RECORDS - MALE AND FEMALE. Greg McMillon, Chairman. Forms also available at www.hughesspringstxusa.com.
Tuesday, April 23rd
29th Annual Wildflower Trail Ride - Benefit ride for St. Jude Hospital. Round Ride Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Camp behind American Legion Hall Friday night. Friday is Nursing Home Visit Day. Benefit auction Friday 7:00 p.m. Parade 10:00 a.m. Saturday. Riders welcome any and all days. For more information contact Roger Westmoreland, 903-235-9778.
Midwest Rides Carnival, Adam McKinney, Chairman
Wednesday - Pay one price, ride all you want! Carnival opens 6:00 p.m.
Thursday - Pay one price, ride all you want! Carnival opens 6:00 p.m.
Friday - Carnival opens 4:00 p.m.
Saturday - Pay one price, ride all you want from 12:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 10:00! Carnival opens 12:00 noon.
Thursday, Friday, & Saturday, April 25, 26 & 27th
Treasure Hunt - Clues will go up on electronic sign across from the First National Bank April 25 at 8:00 a.m. for a $500 hidden treasure.
Chamber of Commerce Hospitality Booth and Plant Sale - Spring Park, beginning at 9:00 a.m., contact Jeannie Adams, 903-563-4514.
Craft and Exhibit Booths - Arts and Crafts and everything in between. Spring Park. April 25 - 27. Contact Kim Laigle or Glenda Russell 903-639-7519. Registration forms available at
Entertainment - presented by CTET, 114 E. 1st St. Contact Amanda Gammill 903-767-5208.
Window Decorating Contest - for downtown merchants sponsored by the Sesame Literary Club. Contact Mary Watts, 903-738-8483 to confirm display entries.
Live Entertainment on the Spring Park Stage - Friday & Saturday - 12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day.
Live Music on the Spring Park Stage - Friday & Saturday - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Friday featuring "HurryUp & Wait"
Saturday featuring "Dexter Rowe Band"
Street Dance at the Spring Park Annex - Friday & Saturday - 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. No admission charge.
Friday, featuring "Blended Country"
Saturday, featuring "Cole Scoggins Band"
Friday, April 26th
Red Radiance Garden Club Luncheon - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Honeysuckle Rose building, 103 Ward St. Takeouts available. For pre-sales, contact Patsy Lancaster, 903-639-3272, or Greta Wright, 903-639-2684.
JoJo Westmoreland Scholarship Benefit Fish Fry and St. Jude Auction - Behind American Legion Hall, on Hwy. 2612, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Fish dinner with all the fixings for donation. St. Jude auction begins at 7:00 p.m. immediately after the fish fry. Contact Clint Morgan, 903-237-9225.
Saturday, April 27th
Pancake Breakfast at Masonic Lodge. All you can eat. 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Contact Rick Colegrove, 903-556-7122.
Wildflower Trails Parade - 10:00 a.m. "Live, Love, Wildflowers" - Sponsored by the First National Bank of Hughes Springs. For more information and entry forms contact Dustin Campbell, 903-639-2521, or visit www.hughesspringstxusa.com.
Fish Fry - 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., beside the HS Public Library. Tables will be set up in the air-conditioned library and outside. Proceeds will be used to maintain the library. Contact Jean Austin, 903-639-1332 or 903-720-8195.
Cow Patty Bingo - Come and see where the cow puts its patty! $20.00 each ticket, 100 tickets. $1,000 cash prize! Sponsored by Hughes Springs FFA Booster Club, Contact Lea Ann Hull, 903-563-9938.