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Navarro County Farmers Market

The Navarro County Farmer’s Market is open 7 a.m. to noon Tuesday and Saturday at the corner of Business 45 and East Sixth Avenue in Corsicana.

Pioneer Village Craft Tuesdays

Pioneer Village Craftastic Tuesdays 10-11:30 am free for all ages. Supplies available to create your own craft/art project. Reservations encouraged, walk-ins welcome. An adult must accompany all children. For more information or to book, call Deb Miller at 903-654-4846. Pioneer Village 912 W. Park Ave., located in Jester Park. Courtesy of Corsicana Parks and Recreation Summer Programs.

Mimosas at the market

Join the Corsicana Main Street Program from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month for a morning of shopping with friends and sipping mimosas at Downtown Corsicana. Here you’ll find a vendor’s market filled with handcrafted items from southern artisans, as well as charming downtown retail outlets. Mark your calendars and invite your friends. Call the Main Street office for more information: 903-654-4850.

IOOF Trade Days

The IOOF Events Center hosts an outdoor market every third Saturday of the month from 9am to 3pm during IOOF Trade Days. Located at 601 N. 45th in Corsicana. We offer a variety of vendors, food trucks and activities for the whole family. Free parking, free entry. For more information, email [email protected] or call 903-872-7438.

September 7

Hale will talk to Kinsloe

Kinsloe House’s program from 12-1.15pm on Wednesday 7 September is presented by Susan Hale, Member of Corsicana Town Council (precinct 1), entitled ‘What’s the Scoop? Answers to all your questions.”

Learn about projects approved for this budget year, learn about new and relocating businesses in the city, learn about the city’s aging sewer infrastructure and how it’s being dealt with , water issues and the subject of coins. Lively question and answer period with all the tough questions covered. The lunch reservation is $20; program is free. Open to the public to experience Kinsloe House. Call to reserve before noon on Monday, September 5. 903-874-5791. 618 West Third Avenue, Corsica.

September 9

Collin Street Bakery hosts job fair

Collin Street Bakery is hosting a job fair from noon to 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9 at its human resources office, 401 W. Seventh Ave., Corsicana. Walk-in accepted! Apply in advance to save time: collinstreetcareers.com

September 10

Navarro County Genealogy Society

The Navarro County Genealogy Society will hold a meeting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 10 at the Corsicana Library. The public is invited. The speaker will be Ron Maxfield the miniature building builder from Corsicana. He will have one of his miniatures with him so you can hear the story and watch it. If you’ve ever seen any of Ron’s artwork, you’ll want to see and hear about this one. If you haven’t attended one of Ron’s programs, come to this one and we’re sure you’ll be glad you did.

September 11th

Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, 409 N. Third St. in Corsicana, will present “House of Bread,” the 37th appreciation of Pastor Dairy G. Johnson, Sr. and First Lady Ellender P. Johnson, at 3 p.m. Sept. 11. the theme will be “The servant, his message” Jeremiah 3:15

September 27

Navarro County Republican Women will have their working lunch on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at Republican Headquarters, 111 W. Third Ave. in Corsicana. The meeting begins at 11:40 a.m. with a social evening and dinner ($10 per donation). The event features the 58-minute film “Grid Down, Power Up” hosted by Senator Bob Hall. Everyone is welcome. Please respond by invitation on the NCRW Facebook page or by phone at 903-345-9271.

October 14

Kerens Cotton Harvest Festival

The 18th Annual Cotton Harvest Festival kicks off from 5:30-9pm on Friday, October 14 with local restaurants selling delicious food on the historic brick streets of downtown Kerens. Please come enjoy great food and listen to live music while dining. An overview of the fun activities planned for the next day, Saturday October 15 at the Cotton Harvest Festival.

October 15

Kerens Cotton Harvest Festival

Start your visit to the Kerens Cotton Harvest Festival with a pancake breakfast from 7:30am to 9:30am on Saturday, October 15 at the Kerens Alumni Association building in downtown Kerens. Benefit for scholarships for ISD du Kerens students.

Then the 18th Annual Kerens Cotton Harvest Festival in the historic brick streets of downtown Kerens kicks off at 10am with the national anthem and flown by the Coyote Squadron of Corsicana. Live music throughout the day starting at 10:30am and ending with a street concert from 6-9pm (dancing allowed). Arts and crafts booths, a quilt display, photo contest, lots of food, a relaxing kitchen, and an antique tractor display are just a sample of all the fun activities. A beautiful quilt made for the festival is raffled off with tickets at $5 each. All profits from the festival are donated to the Friends of the Kerens Library.

November 10

Storefront Bookstore hosts a writer

Presentations by resident artists at Storefront Bookstore, the public space of the Corsicana Artist and Writer Residency. Returning resident fiction writer Ilana Masad, (New York, NY) author of ‘All My Mother’s Lovers’, will discuss her work here, with Sonya Schönberger (Berlin, Germany) discussing oral histories and the documentary writing. 6 to 7 p.m. Refreshments. Free for the public. STOREFRONT, 203 North Commerce Street at Fifth Ave. www.corsicanaresidency.org

November 26

Small Business Saturday

Storefront, the Independent Bookstore of Corsicana, is one of the two Welcome Centers encouraging local shopping. Holiday merchandise, new art and books, prizes, entertainment, wine tasting, free gift wrapping. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. STOREFRONT, 203 N. Commerce St. at Fifth Ave. in Historic Downtown Corsicana. www.corsicanaresidency.org


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