The season can be a crazy time, my friends! So create some moments of fun, of laughter, and beauty. Hug your people, count your blessings, and close out 2021 with joy. Thank you so much for being a part of this awesome community that we live in. From all of us at the City of Sulphur Springs, Happy Holidays!
Hopkins County Turkey Trot
It is not too late to register for the Turkey Trot for Thanksgiving morning! Run, Play, Head home for family, food, football and that tryptophan coma. 7:30 a.m. on November 25. Read more: https://frontporchnewstexas.com/2021/11/09/turkey-trot-race-jogs-into-hopkins/
Chili & Fried Chicken Contest
Pacific Park is hosting the 1st annual CHILI AND FRIED CHICKEN contest, November 19 and 20th! You can grab Chili on Friday night, or that FRIED CHICKEN Saturday. Events start at 11 a.m. both days
Lion’s Club Annual Lighted Christmas Parade & Lighted Market
Friday, December 3 grab the family and friends, come downtown for the Lion’s Club Annual Lighted Christmas Parade and The Lighted Market for fantastic hand-crafted shopping on the Plaza. Market vendors will be ready for you at 5 p.m., and those amazing, creative floats begin rolling from Buford Park at 7 p.m.!
Main Street Christmas Market
The Christmas Market on Main Street, and all the fantastic décor, arts, and gifts will open at 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. on Saturday, December 4! Perfect day for great shopping, fabulous food and a little day drinkin’.
North East Texas Choral Society’s Christmas Concert
The North East Texas Choral Society is back and ready to serenade the holidays with Deck the Halls. Performed at SSHS Auditorium Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. and 5 at 2 p.m.!
The Spot Dash
Sign up to run this December 11th, sign up for The Spot Dash, a 5k race. Get the blood pumping again and help the Olvera family. From 9 a.m. to 10:45 at Coleman Park.
Wreaths Across America
Take a deep breath, and stop the pace for Wreaths Across America. December 18 at the City Cemetery starting at 11 a.m. Help remember and revere our fallen Veterans and their families.
Christmas in the Park
Hosted by the Hopkins County Historical Society at Heritage Park, enjoy a visit with Santa and live music and light displays. Roast marshmallows over an open fire and enjoy free hot cocoa, old fashioned cider, coffee and cookies. Christmas market available at the Country Store. November 27 and December 4, 5:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. Adults pay $3, children under 7 are free.
Contributed by Sarah Dicus