The Quilter’s Guild of Plano will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.,August 14 and 15 at The Plano Centre,with more than 45 vendors and 300 examples of the quilter’s art, along with some very special exhibits.
There will be door prizes,free skill sessions and special kids’ activities that make this an event not to be missed.
Admission is $8/seniors$7 .Location: 2000 Spring Creek Pkwy.,Plano. For more information, call Rose Davis at 214-385-8984 or email Rose@FallingStarQuilts.com.
The Highland Village Lions Club Foundation will host their 28th annual Balloon Festival and Fair from August 14 through 16, at Unity Park, located 2.5 miles west of I-35 East.Attendees will enjoy seeing hot air balloons float serenely over the park, along with many other fun activities, including balloon ascensions,balloon glows and tethered balloon rides.
There will be 5K and 1K hot air races beginning at 8a.m. Saturday. A classic car show and contest of more than 100 vehicles begins at 10a.m.,and local entries are welcome. For early risers,there is breakfast Saturday and Sunday mornings to fuel the balloon watchers.
The Lions will be conducting free vision screening for ages 6 months and up, from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday and noon to 7p.m. Saturday. Eyeglass and cellphone donations will be accepted at the event.
Admission is free for the festival. A$5 donation for parking is requested. Location: 2200 Briar hill Blvd.,Highland Village,TX. For a full schedule of events or to register for a race, visit LionsBalloonFest.com .
The Holistic Festival of Life, a unique exhibition showcasing alternative and integrative therapies, holistic practices and environmentally friendly businesses and organizations in a festive atmosphere featuring world class musicians and dancers, will be held from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., July 19, at the Plano Civic Center. Guests will experience movement meditation, aromatherapy sessions and get advice on many issues from experts in the field of naturopathy, herbal nutrition and even information about solar panels. This is a one-stop marketplace for anyone that wants to revamp their life in a healthy, holistic way. Mystic Mandala, a holistic center in Plano, began the festival after founder Vijay Warman successfully hosted several events and concerts such as the Festival of Colors, in the city of The Colony, attended by thousands. The event is managed by Jennifer Rae, director of Mystic Mandala, who brings with her years of experience working on holistic events.
Admission and parking is free. Location: 2000 E. Spring Creek Pkwy., Plano. For more information, call 972-750-1419 or visit HolisticFestivalOfLife.com. Booth applications available to Jul. 7.
The Living Ethics School will hold their annual summer solstice celebration: Harvesting the Organic Garden, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., June 20, with a feast of organic, locally grown food. Participants may bring a picnic, drinks, folding chairs and a blankets to relax under the trees on the restored prairie. Continue Reading