Things to do and places to go in Ellis County for Sept. 4 - Sept. 7:

Labor Day music | 8 p.m. Saturday | 105 S. Kaufman St.

Baraja De Oro Labor Day concerts

The award-winning, Ellis County-based band Baraja De Oro will be performing two special Labor Day weekend concerts in Ellis County.

The band will be performing from 8 p.m. – 1 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 5 at Bellas Italia Club in Ennis, located at 105 S. Kaufman St.

At 9 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 6, the band will perform at the Sandpit, 6350 North I-35 in Waxahachie.

Plain Jane & Co. | 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturday | 301 S. Rogers St.

Mary Karlik book signing

Former Waxahachie resident Mary Karlik will be at Plain Jane & Co. from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday signing copies of her young adult book series, all based in a small town similar to Waxahachie.

Labor Day fun | 7 a.m. Monday | Spring Park, Lake Waxahachie

3rd Annual Labor Day Run

The Waxahachie Running Club will host its Third Annual Labor Day Tri-Athlon on Monday starting at 7 a.m. at Spring Park at Lake Waxahachie.  The free race will be benefiting Waxahachie Care. Participants are asked to bring canned or boxed non-perishable items or toiletry items for entry. The race director this year is Skye Havard-Smola. 

For more information on the event visit the club’s website at

Labor Day | 8 p.m. Monday | Waxahachie Courthouse Square

Blue Lives Matter candle ceremony

About 1,000 people are expected to show up in downtown Waxahachie to show support for local law enforcement and service officials through prayer and fellowship during a candlelight ceremony.