Summer is right around the corner. With lots of great activities right here in Waxahachie, entertaining the family has never been so easy or convenient.

Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market

Saturdays, May 30-Oct. 17 – Enjoy fresh produce and treats from local farmers and vendors.

For more information, call 972-938-2101, ext. 198.

Gingerbread Classic Golf Tournament

Friday, June 5 – Taking place at the Old Brickyard Golf Course in Ferris, lunch will be served at 11 a.m., with a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

Cost is $110 per player. Teams will enjoy a day of golf at the Old Brickyard Golf Course, a delicious lunch, golf cart, green fees, drinks, sleeve of Titleist golf balls, golf cap, goody bag, hole prizes, and networking opportunities galore.

New this year is the RE/MAX Realty Group “Golf Ball Drop.” Golf balls can be purchased for $5 per ball or $10 for 3, which will be dropped from the RE/MAX hot air balloon. The ball that lands in or closest to the target is the winner. Contestants do not have to be present to win.

For more information about playing in the tournament, sponsorship or to participate in the Golf Ball Drop, call 972-937-2390 or e-mail lneedham@waxahachiechamber.com.

Gingerbread Trail Tour of Homes Weekend

Saturday and Sunday, June 6-7 – Tour of historic homes, now in its 41st year. Activities include the Mid-Way Regional Airport’s Pancake Breakfast Fly-In, The Arts and Crafts Fair in the Chautauqua Auditorium, Ellis County Art Association’s Plein Air Painting, first “Covering Waxahachie in Color” Quilt Show, live entertainment at Texas Theater, vintage cars on the square and courthouse tours.

Fourth annual North Texas Lakes Rally, “Ray Guns and Scooter Fun”

Friday-Sunday, June 12-14 – Three day event includes scooter shows, competitions, guided tour of Waxahachie, camping, dining and merriment.

For more information, visit the Web site www.northtexaslakesrally.com.

Keep Waxahachie Beautiful

city-wide

cleanup

Saturday, June 13 – Keep Waxahachie Beautiful, a program of Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce, is proud to sponsor, along  with IESI, a city-wide cleanup, allowing city residents to dispose of household trash and bulk items (no hazardous materials) at any of the following container sites:

• North Waxahachie –    Shackleford Elementary 1001 E. Butcher Road

• South Waxahachie    Dunaway Elementary 

600 S. U.S. Highway 77

• East Waxahachie    Penn Park

404 Getzendaner St.

• West Waxahachie    Global High

102 2nd St.

Karaoke for Cancer at Splash Auto Bath

Saturday, June 13 – Featuring haircuts by football star Montae Reagor, live local bands, an Elvis impersonator and of course, a karaoke contest.

Also, Splash will donate $1 for each car washed and will offer manager’s specials on detail services.

For more information, call 214-415-7413.

Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce

membership luncheon

Friday, June 19 – Join the Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce as it welcomes its newest members. The third in the series, “Lunch of Champions” at 11:30 a.m.

Juneteenth parade and

celebration

Friday, June 19 – Juneteenth parade and celebration will be held in downtown Waxahachie.

For more information, call 972-938-8662.

Summer Balloon Classic

Friday-Sunday, June 19-21 – The summer classic features 40 magnificent hot air balloons including the famous Energizer Bunny balloon and the United Van Lines specially shaped moving van balloon. This event will also have gliders, airplanes, military aircraft, skydivers, Commemorative Air Force aircraft, powered parachutes and RC aircraft in flight and on display. There will be  exhibits, food, arts and crafts, a children’s area and more.

The cost is free; parking is $10.

For more information, visit www.summerballoonclassic.com.

O’Reilly Chevy Spectacular Weekend at Texas Motorplex

Friday-Sunday, June 26-28 – Texas Motorplex will host its popular Chevy Spectacular weekend.

Waxahachie Rotary Club 23rd annual Cow Creek Country Classic Bike

Saturday, June 27 – Bike ride includes routes 10, 19, 36, 46, 75 and 100 miles in length.

Cost is $20 for early registration by June 15  or $25 after June 18. Group and family rates are available.

For more information, visit www.cowcreekcountryclassic.com or e-mail  mballard@cnbwax.com.

The 12th annual Crape Myrtle Festival

Saturday-Sunday, July 3-4 – Yearly festival includes a July 4th parade, a tailgate party, performance by musical group, the Cannons, and fireworks sponsored by H-E-B.

For more information, call 972-937-2390.

Texas Theater “Pump Boys and Dinettes”

Weekends in June and July – Throughout June and July, the featured performance at Texas Theater will be “Pump Boys and Dinettes,” a rock n’ roll-country and blues musical revue and smash Broadway hit.

Opening performances are scheduled for the weekend of June 5.

Ticket prices are $10, seniors and students $7 and  matinee prices are $5.

For times and other information, visit www.texasmusictheater.com or call 972-937-1993.

For more information on any of these events, visit www.waxahachiechamber.com or call 972-937-2390.