Dig in the dirt or glide across the floor. Watch planes and balls fly through the air or thrill to the “wind” in your ears. There’s a variety of fun things to do indoors and outside throughout the weekend and into next week, so don’t miss out!
1. A musical wind blows
Kick off the weekend early with a relaxing midday treat of music on Friday at Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant. The Symphonic Winds will play a brief concert starting at 1 p.m. in Montgomery Auditorium. The musical event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the SOSU Music Department at 580-745-2088.
2. Waltz into the weekend
Waltz, two-step or slide your way right into the weekend Friday night at the senior dance in Whitesboro. The monthly dance will be from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. at the Jimmie O. Rector Center and is open to all adults who want to attend. Cranking out the live country favorites will be Doug Martin and The Rustlers. There’s even free refreshments at halftime (though no adult libations are allowed).
3. Get your tickets now
The event isn’t until Feb. 10-11, but you better get tickets right now for the annual Sherman Community Players Guild Valentine fundraiser. Themed “Home is Where The Heart Is,” the popular dinner is always sold out early and for a good reason — the food and service are great. The sit-down three-course meal will be held at the Finley Cultural Center in Sherman and seating will begin both days at 5:45 p.m. The cost is $30 per person and reservations must be made by calling 903-868-1033. Add to the night by viewing the SCP play “The Trip To Bountiful,” which will be performed afterwards at the Finley Theater next door. Tickets for the play are not included with the meal, so you’ll have to call the SCP box office at 903-892-8818.
4. Go ahead. Get dirty.
Be a “Busy Bee Volunteer” this Sunday at the Pottsboro Community Garden during a work day. The event will run from 12:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. at the garden, situated at Thompson Memorial Park. Among the tasks will be filling the raised beds with cardboard, leaves and compost. Get all the information needed on the Pottsboro Community Garden Facebook page or the Pottsboro Area Library.
5. Just gliding along
Don’t forget to duck! It’s the line glide races this Sunday from 2 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Van Alstyne. Call 972-977-9910 for all the information you need.