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Waxahachie Fall Events You Will Love

Written by Laurie Mosley
Waxahachie CVB Director

Fall is officially around the corner when you see 900 Chevrolet C10 trucks and their entourage of owners converge in Getzendaner Park for C10s in the Park turning Waxahachie into “C10ville USA” on Saturday, September 15, 2018.The public is invited to come out and look at the largest gathering of C10 trucks in the south on display in the park, 400 S. Grand Ave., from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.The trucks will then make their way to downtown Waxahachie for a “Party on the Square” from 6:30 p.m.-10 p.m. featuring a FREE concert by Texas musician Jason Cassidy.

Waxahachie is also prime for unique shopping experiences in the fall including:Junk in the Trunk – September 8; Waxahachie Bridal Extravaganza Market – September 16; Antique Alley Texas – September 21-23; OddFest – October 6; and Vintage Market Days – October 12-14.

For haunted fall fun, don’t miss the all new and completely transformed Screams® beginning September 28 and running every Friday and Saturday night through October 27.“Screams® 2018 will deliver the scariest fright experience ever with all five of the haunted houses completely redesigned including all new costuming, make-up, props, sets and more for the 2018 season. There will also be a whole new cast of haunting new characters that will heighten your fear every time they come near,” said spokesperson, Helaine Thompson.

Fun for everyone is packaged in the largest one-day arts and music festival in the state of Texas, 23rd Annual Texas Country Reporter Festival, taking place around the historic courthouse square in downtown Waxahachie on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 9 a.m.-7 p.m.Admission is FREE.

Festival goers can join Kelli & Bob Phillips, hosts of the weekly TV show, Texas Country Reporter, for non-stop live music, including a free concert with Shenandoah celebrating their 30th Anniversary Tour featuring original lead singer, Marty Raybon, best known for their hit singles "Two Dozen Roses," “Church on Cumberland Road," "Moon Over Georgia," and many more.

Surrounding the Waxahachie courthouse square will be more than 250 booths set-up with artists, craftspeople, food, live entertainment and some of the people who have been featured on Texas Country Reporter over the years.

To complete the fall event line-up, Waxahachie Veterans Weekend & WWII Reenactment will take place November 9-11, 2018.Events include:Ellis County Veterans Ceremony, "Operation: Hands on History" for students and family sponsored by Historic Waxahachie Inc., meet and greet WWII veterans signing autographs, oral history presentations, campsites with displays featuring equipment and weapons, display of military vehicles, vintage military aircraft flyovers during Saturday activities, period USO display, battle at the train depot, outdoor vendor markets, shopping and other activities.

For more information and a complete list of events, call the Waxahachie Convention & Visitors Bureau at 469-309-4040 or visit www.waxahachiecvb.com.

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