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In 1836, at age nine, Cynthia Ann Parker was captured by a Comanche raiding party and was raised as a member of the tribe.

The St. Patrick's Day custom came to America in 1737.

Flint knapping is the process by which stone tools are made.

Fort Sherman was a frontier outpost in

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.

present-day Titus County.

The location of Fort Sherman was approximately thirteen miles southwest of the site of Mount Pleasant and near presentday Lake Bob Sandlin State Park.

Mardi Gras became a legal holiday in Louisiana in 1875.

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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:

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3.07 LIVE JAZZ-Martyn Popey Los Pinos Fork & Spoon Dining Room 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Melodic jazz from the golden era of the 50's & 60's. Think you can play guitar? Come check Martyn Popey out! No cover - No reservations. For information contact or 903.577.0744.

2.10 Comanche Nation: The Story of Quanah & thru Cynthia Ann Parker 3.08 Mount Pleasant Public Library & Historical museum 601 North Madison 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Explore the life and times of both mother and son through this traveling exhibit of more than forty rarely seen photos. For information contact the Library at 903.575.4180. 3.01 National Wild Turkey Federation Hunting Heritage Banquet Mount Pleasant Civic Center 6:00 PM - 10:30 PM Picture a fun evening with games, auctions, freshly fried catfish dinner and the opportunity to win great prizes and guns. For information contact Dick McCarver at 903.563.4748. 3.01 Farm to Fork Class: Mardi Gras: The Way it is Enjoyed in New Orleans Greer Farm | $80 | Classes start at 11:00 AM Challenged by storms and broken levees, New Orleans is a survivor. Let’s celebrate with its famous cuisine for Mardi Gras. This better-than-ever selection of sumptuous dishes will make a complete dinner for your own Mardi Gras celebration. For information contact or 903.645.3232.

3.08 Ladies Day Out at La Quinta Inn La Quinta Inn Banquet Room 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM Join us for a day of shopping, door prizes, a raffle and all while supporting local small business owners! For information contact Morgan Ervin at 903.434.3233. 3.08 Northeast Texas Hereford Association Sale Titus County Fair Livestock Pavilion 12:00 PM Please join us for the 62nd annual sale. This is the oldest continuous Hereford Association sale in Texas. For information visit 3.08 LIVE JAZZ-Purple Velvet Fox Los Pinos Fork & Spoon Dining Room 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Purple Velvet Fox is one of the areas hottest classic jazz groups. This smokin' quartet features sax, guitar, bass and drums. No cover No reservations. For information contact or 903.577.0744. 3.15

An Evening of art at the Library 601 North Madison 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Advance Tickets $10 individuals | $15 couples At the door $12 individuals | $20 couples Join us for an evening of art, chocolate and Kathy Murphy of the Plumbwood Queens. For information contact the Library at 903.575.4180.


3.22 Sweet Charity (Musical) NTCC Whatley Center 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Adults $30 | Students $10 Before there was Chicago there was Sweet Charity! For information contact or 903.434.8182. 3.22 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 or 903.434.8238. 3.28 Fort Sherman Days Thru Lake Bob Sandlin State Park 3.29 Friday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Free Admission. Come join us as we walk through history! There will be walk through demonstrations, interpretive presentations, confederate hero commemoration, free hot dogs & live cannon fire! For information contact Lake Bob Sandlin State Park at 903.572.5531. 3.29 Farm to Fork Class: One Skillet Wonders Greer Farm | $80 | Classes start at 11:00 AM There is something relaxing about tending to just one pan. You know that your quick meal will be savory, yet when it’s over you have only one pan to clean up. These six dishes are individually outstanding in their own way. For information contact or 903.645.3232.

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