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April 2014

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April comes from the Latin word aperire which means to open. The name is appropriate because in many places trees and flowers begin to bloom and open during the month of April. 

The flower for the month of

April is the daisy which symbolizes innocence. Daisies come in dozens of colors and are one of the favorite flowers to put in a bouquet. 

Earth Day is observed on April 22nd.

A judge in Melbourne, Australia, told

The Calendar of Events is published monthly by the Mount Pleasant/Titus County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Council. To be listed, an event must be open to the public and of interest to visitors. Submissions must be received in written form by the 15th of each month. Mount Pleasant Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to edit the content of submissions.

two robbers they were a 'pair of fools' before sending them to jail for a crime committed on April 1, 2007. 

In Italy, France and Belgium, an April fool is called an April fish.

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Mount Pleasant/Titus County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Council Attn: Calendar of Events 1604 North Jefferson Mount Pleasant, TX 75455 903.572.8567 FAX 903.572.0613 Email:

Calendar of Events!

4.01 Mount Pleasant Art Society Exhibit thru NTCC Whatley Center Foyer 4.03 Reception March 22, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Monday-Thursday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM For information contact Kim Wommack, or 903.434.8238.

4.05 Annual Titus County Cares Clay Buster Shoot Clays-N-More Gun Club | FM 1402 (Harts Bluff Road) Saturday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Even a bad shot is a good shot for a cause. For information call Titus County Cares at 903.575.9157 or Mike Petree at 903.588.4331.

4.04 LIVE JAZZ-Nightwork Jazz Los Pinos Fork & Spoon Dining Room 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Romantic classic jazz vocals by songbird Carmel accompanied by piano extraordinaire Kevin often with a horn, some percussion & a string mixed in. A delightful experience to say the least. No Cover Charge No Reservations. For information contact or 903.577.0744. 4.04 2014 PDGA Amateur World Doubles Championship thru Selah Ranch & Trey Texas Ranch, Mount Vernon, TX 4.06 Friday 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM | Saturday 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM | 6:30 AM - Approx. 6:30 PM Come and enjoy this festival-like tournament and watch disc golf at two of the world's best disc golf facilities. We will have lots of vendors, prizes, games and activities for the public to enjoy. For information contact Selah Ranch 903-632-1122 or Trey Texas Ranch 903-767-2683.


4.11 Dawg Fest Rally thru Camp Langston | 50 CR 3227, Mount Pleasant 4.13 All day | $5 Per person gate fee This is a Rain or Shine Event. We plan to have great concerts, poker run (Dawg Run), biker games, beer garden, several vendors, silent auction, and much much more... Open to the Public! It gets bigger every year. For more information go to or email 4.12


Larry Gatlin Performs NTCC Whatley Center | 7:30 PM Gatlin's vocals are better than ever and this unique, "unplugged" style concert will include a glimpse into his life through stories, songs and a multimedia presentation. Rows A-B: $75, Rows C0: $35 No Group Discounts Available. For information contact Carolyn Franks, or 903.434.8182.


Best of the Blues & Chili Cook-off The Alamo Mission Museum 1714 CR 4105, Mount Vernon 6:30 PM | $10 per person All you can eat chili plus the blues. Come out for great food, good music and lots of fun! For information contact 903.380.2739 | 903.380.1410 | 214.498.2112.

Farm to Fork Class: Tacos-Tacos-Tacos Greer Farm | $85 | Classes start at 11:00 AM Texas is Taco Country. Almost every restaurant offers some version of this southwest favorite. In this class, you will learn to make your own tortillas and gourmet fillings, taking tacos to a higher level. For information contact or 903.645.3232.

Plant Sale & Gardening Expo Titus Co. Agrilife Extension Office 1708 Industrial Blvd | Free Admission From our greenhouse and demonstration gardens to Master Gardeners on site to answer your gardening questions. We like to think we put on a smorgasbord for every gardener. For information contact Kenny J. Rollins 903.572.5201.

4.18 Texas State Gospel Singing Convention thru Mount Pleasant Civic Center 4.19 1800 North Jefferson Friday - 6:00 PM - Refreshments following Saturday - 10:00 AM - Lunch provided For information contact Susan Bollman at or 817-975-1666. 4.14 NTCC Student Art Exhibit thru NTCC Whatley Center Foyer 4.24 Reception April 22, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Monday-Thursday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Reception for NTCC Student Art Exhibition. Free and open to the public. For information contact Carolyn Franks, or 903.434.8238. 4.25 2014 NETWO Writers Conference thru Mount Pleasant Civic Center 4.26 We have assembled a great staff, including two agents, five diverse and talented authors, an expert on social networking, the founder of the world’s largest book club, and several others. We will have writing workshops, read and critique sessions, private interviews with agents, and much more. For information contact Caryl McAdoo at 469.967.2624.

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