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Events Dates


Wednesday, 5/11/22 FRIDAY 6:30 p.m. Heather Little LIVE MUSICThe Barrel House, 501 E.  Broadway  / Hwy. 11 near downtown


Thursday, 5/12/22 6:30 - 9 p.m. Billie Jo and Matt Fisher LIVE MUSIC, The Barrel House, 501 E. Broadway (Hwy 11 near downtown)  


​Thurs., 6:00 p.m. 5/12/22 Open Mic Night at WCA, ​200 Market Street (downtown).  FREE.  Doors open at 5:30 pm. Musicians of all genres and levels of experience are welcome! Each performer is limited to two songs. First come, first serve for the performance sign up sheet.  2ND Thursday of each month.


5/13/22 ​​Friday 6-8:45 p.m. LIVE MUSIC Janis Diane, at Liefie Li Vine Restaurant, 302 N. Main, Winnsboro, TX  Source: https://www.facebook.com/events/1226112934465247/1267040543705819/


Rodeo - Winnsboro Rodeo Assoc. 

MAY 19, 20, 21, 2022, 7 P.M. NIGHTLY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY,  LIVE SPORT EVENT ENTERTAINMENT   937 Wheeler Dr., Winnsboro, TX, United States, Texas 62ND WINNSBORO RODEO ASSOCIATION. DETAILS HERE.

​MAY 19:  THURS.  Veterans / 1ST responders FREE w/ id. 

​May 20:  FRI. EVERYONE IS FREE NIGHT, sponsored by Wood County Cowboy Church

MAY 21:  SATURDAY,  WRA PARADE AT 10 a.m. through Winnsboro; Rodeo at 7 p.m.

ADMISSION:  ages 12 & up $10; 6 - 12  is $5, under 5 free


Poetry Night

MAY 20, 2022 FRIDAY, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. LIVE [FREE]  The Culture  Club Art Gallery, 107 E. ELM, Winnsboro, TX.  "Read an original or favorite poem, passage, or song lyrics, or be part of the audience. All ages welcome. Free admission. BYO refreshments."  Source:  https://www.facebook.com/events/546427573399528/546427583399527/


Wed., 6:30 p.m. 5/18/22 LIVE MUSIC Tinman and the Sheepdog with Owen Tiner, 501 E. Broadway (Hwy 11 near downtown)


The Great Dam Race at Lake Fork

MAY 21, 2022 9:30 A.M.  Saturday [Wood County, TX]  [HEALTH / SPORT EVENT]   Location:  353 Private Road 5183 Quitman, TX  75783  

      "Come race with us across the Lake Fork Dam on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. !!! “The Great Dam Race” is a rare opportunity to view Lake Fork from the top of the dam during this timed 5K. Bring the whole family, because following, there’s an free 1-Mile Family Fun Dam Walk/Run. It will all take place at SRA's Lake Fork Reservoir during the 2022 Simms Bassmaster Elite Fishing Tournament.

      This unique race experience benefits a worth cause of the Pilot Club of Quitman, a non-profit charitable organization focused on brain health. Register here: https://tinyurl.com/28yzp65j 

    Event details and schedule

  • Packet Pickup: Friday, May 20, 2022 4:30 - 6:30 at FUMC Quitman Joy Hall Portico at 207 N. Goldsmith St, Quitman, Tx. Of on Race day at the race site 9:30 - 10:30
  • Race Day Schedule - May 21, 2022
  • 9:30-10:30am On-Site Registration and Packet Pickup
  • 11:00am 5K Start
  • 1 mile walk/run to begin after 5K course cleared - approximately 11:45am (course open until 2:00pm)

      "There will be concerts, vendors, and a whole lot more, so plan to make a day of it. After the race there will be several opportunities to join in other free family fun:  Bicycle Rodeo and Puppet show for 1st and 2 nd graders:  Fishing at the Kid’s Catfish Tank and viewing fish at the Hawg Trough Bass Tank Exhibit.  Free concert - featuring Bobby Irwin."

Source:  https://www.facebook.com/events/384093513446387


The Bellamy Brothers LIVE MUSIC

May 22, Sunday, 1 p.m. FREE ADMISSION.  LAKE FORK at the Sabine River Authority Headquarters in Quitman, 353 Private Rd 5183, Quitman, TX 75783

    "The Bellamy Brothers Headlining the 2022 Simms Bassmaster Elite Series Tournament On Lake Fork. Tons of vendors and more activities. Bring the kiddos. Catch the show and the Pro Fishermen Weigh In. Coolers are welcome."  All events will be at the SRA grounds. ​Hosted by the Bevill Music.

Memorial Day Remembrance

MONDAY, MAY 30, 2022 AT 11 AM – 12 PM
Remembrance w/ American Legion Post 340,WINNSBORO MEMORIAL PARK, 
806 South Mill Street, southeast corner of Coke Rd (FM515). and South Main Street (Hwy. 37). FREE COMMUNITY EVENT.
     
"Join members of the Carl E. Azbell American Legion Post 340 )(hosting) as we remember the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military.  In case of inclement weather, the event will be held under the porch at Winnsboro Elementary School at 11:15am. And as always, if you are interested in joining our chapter of the Legion, we meet on the first Tuesday at 5:30 pm at 201 W. Broadway, Winnsboro, Tx or call us at (214) 502-4496."

    Source: https://www.facebook.com/events/1564520693931490
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JUNE 4, 2022 9:30 A.M. LIVE AUCTION, Gibson Truck and Tractor Liquidation, 1458 TX-11, Winnsboro, TX. "Gibson Truck and Tractor had been family owned since 1949. There are lifetimes of International Harvester and Case IH items in this sale. There are tens of thousands of new and vintage tractor parts, several Tractors, 30+ vehicles, campers and trailers, implements and attachments, antique and vintage memorabilia and advertising" Source:  https://www.facebook.com/events/3126729660908280


Sunday, June 5, two show: 4 pm & 7:30 p.m. Winnsboro Center for the Arts LIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCE.  "The legendary folk icons, The Kingston Trio, will play two shows on the Bowery Stage, 200 Market Street.  Just  GO HERE for ticket information: https://www.facebook.com/events/584828122620667/584828132620666/


Autumn Trails 2022 
https://www.winnsboroautumntrails.com/   
Oct. 1, 2022 Queen Pageant
Oct. 7-8, 2022  Youth Rodeo
Oct. 14, 2022 Trail Ride Weekend, Mule Rodeo, Jeep Rally, 42 Tournament  (Trail Ride Saturday ONLY October 15)
Oct. 20-23, 2022  ATA Trades Days & Swap Meet @ City Park
October 22, 2022 Autumn Trails A's Antique Car Parade, Chili Cookoff, Pie Contest, Classic Car Show, Pet Show, Cornhole Contest, Beard & Moustache Contest  
Weekend http://www.autumntrailsmodelafordclub.com/

Also:  Oct. 29, 2022 Saturday:  Livestock &  Dairy Show

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Wood County Area.  It's  East Texas.  

Wood County has a population of 45,000 plus

and Market Trade Area of 250,000 in an eight county contiguous radius census tract.

the East Texas area of  Wood, Smith, Hopkins and Franklin, counties.  

Over 90 named Lakes / Bodies of water, Dining, Shopping, Great Living.

It's Proximity:   The Wood County Area is Rural yet is close enough

to major metropolitan. areas of the Dallas / Ft. Worth (85 Miles) Area and Tyler (40 miles). 

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 It's laid back at a different pace than many suburban cities crawling with traffic, smog and lines.

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WCA SIP & SHOP

[Winnsboro, TX]  "Winnsboro Center for the Arts is excited to participate in the monthly Sip 'N Shop in downtown Winnsboro from 3 - 6 pm on the second Thursday of each month.   [May 12, June 16]."

     "Pick up your Sip & Shop Passport and a list of participating businesses from the Bowery Boutique at 220 Market St. Winnsboro, Texas, and then come visit Winnsboro Center for the Arts at 200 Market St. for lite refreshments, shopping, and a free stamp on your Passport!"

      "Collect six stamps from participating businesses for a 10% discount on a single item or 12 stamps for a 20% discount on a single item at a participating business. Purchases are not required in order to get a stamp on your passport."

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CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS

VIDEOS NOW POSTED ON YOUTUBE - Winnsboro, Texas

      Beginning on January 31, 2022, the City of Winnsboro is recording their public meetings and uploading to their Youtube channel.   This is part of the most recent city council meeting from Tuesday, February 8, 2022.  The Youtube channel is located at this web url address:  

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1KePTuWXoOv-YcN-nxIPhA​​\

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[Winnsboro, TX] Citizens in the may report a NUISANCE ODOR directly to the City of Winnsboro TX police department at the NON EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBER 903-342-3620.  The City Code of Ordinances (LAWS) specifically contain provisions against emissions or "disseminate dust, fumes, gas, noxious odor, smoke ... beyond the boundaries of the property."   [City of Winnsboro Ordinance Chapter 14.19.2]

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