JUNE 2001

Calendar of Events
To have your event listed Free in the monthly calendar of events call 963.3788 or send your information to 7391 FM 773, Ben Wheeler, TX 75754, fax: 903.963.3788, email vzcountyline@aol.com. Deadline for submission is the second Thursday of the month prior to your event. Remember to list time, date, place and a brief description of each event.

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May 31-June 3
First Monday Trade Days.
The oldest and largest flea market in the world. Over 4,000 vendors. Free admission. Open sun up Ôtil sundown. Canton. 567.6556. www.firstmonday canton. com, email: cityhall@vzinet.com.

Old Mill Marketplace. Canton. Visit The Mountain, a pioneer shopping adventure with food, fun and music, demonstrating artists, western gun fighters . Hwy. 64, 567.5445.

June 1-2
Annual PRCA Rodeo.
Grand Saline. Grand Saline Rodeo Grounds.

June 2
Late Night on the Square
Canton. Merchants open from 5-9 p.m. Street dance with entertainment. Downtown.

June 7-9
Grand Saline Salt Festival.
Grand Saline. Parade, games, food, live music and entertainment, street dance, arts and crafts. Music lineup: Thursday-Coy Barrett Band, Friday-Cajun Karaoke, and Saturday-Texas Showdown. Downtown. 962-7147.

June 8
Van Zandt Senior Citizens Dance.
Canton. $4. 7-10 p.m.. Farm Bureau Building, 281 East Hwy. 243. 903.873.6250.

June 9-July 15
Blueberry Hill Farm.
Edom. A 10-acre blueberry orchard offering "pick your own" experience. Picnic table available. Public restrooms. Groups welcome. Bring cooler to carry away your blueberries. Picking baskets supplied. Come early and hear the birds singing at sunrise. Come late and see a beautiful sunset. FM 314. 903.852.6175 or 800.670.9711.

June 12
Vision 2003 Luncheon Meeting.
Edom. Criminal Justice and Juvenile Issues is the topic. Luncheon reservations must be made by noon, Friday, June 8, by calling 852-3975. Luncheon fee is $10. Reservations made and not honored will be billed. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wild Briar Inn, 625 FM 2339.

June 15
Canton Senior Citizens Dance.
Canton. $4. 7-10 p.m.. Canton Senior Citizens Center, First Monday Grounds, 567.4081.

June 16
An Evening with Ron Rozelle
Tyler. Mr. Rozelle, a Texas native is the author of two books, Into That Good Night (Texas Review Press, 2000) a memoir about his father's battle with Alzheimer's disease, and The Windows of Heaven (Texas Review Press 2000), a historical novel about the 1900 Galveston storm. He will read from both these works, as well as from the soon-to-be released novel, A Place Apart and another non-fiction project on the history of the Walls unit. Mr. Rozell's books have received a great deal of critical and public acclaim and he is sure to provide a very entertaining afternoon. 1-3 p.m.. Barnes & Noble. 903.534.3996.

June 19-23
Van Zandt County Fair & Rodeo.
Canton. 903.567.4149

June 25
Colfax Community Supper.
Colfax. Bring a pot luck dish and get to know your neighbors. Now includes the Colfax Neighborhood Watch meeting. 6 p.m. Colfax Methodist Church.

June 26
Cruz Night at The Shed.
Check out the Classic Cars in the parking lot , listen to some good ole' rockin' 50's music and enjoy burgers and fries. 6-8 p.m. FM 279 in Edom. 852.7791.

June 29-July l
First Monday Trade Days.
903.567-2991

July 4
Americana Review.
Edom. Edom Civic Theatre presents a dinner show, Dinner 6 p.m. Show 7 p.m. Some of the performers invited are The E Flat Porch Band of McKinney, Holly Darragh of Van, Kim Craig of Brownsboro, Becky Callaway of Chandler, Chase McClanahan of Van, Macie Keylon of Mesquite, Josh Owens and band of Chandler to name a few. Dinner will be bar b que chicken, sausage, and brisket with all the trimmings. Kenny Elerson and his band will play during the dinner hour. Dinner and show will be $10 and by reservation only so if you are planning on attending please be sure to call 852-6803 for reservations.

July 9
Wills Point ISD Athletic Department Golf Tournament.
Fundraiser for Wills Point athletic teams and scholarships. Four-main scramble with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Catered meal and awards ceremony follows tournament. $50 per player includes green fees, cart and meal. Registration forms available at the Wills Point High School Athletic Office. Mail forms to Golf Tournament, c/o Mark Bachtel, Wills Point High School, 1800 WS Commerce, Wills Point, TX 75169. Van Zandt Country Club.

July 23
Canton High School Student-Athlete Golf Tournament.
Sponsored by the Canton Athletic Booster Club, benefits college scholarships. $250 entry fee per four-person team or $62.50 per individual. Individuals are assigned to a team. Scramble format. 9a.m. Morning Session. 2 p.m. Afternoon Session Fee includes carts, green fees, lunch and a gift bag. Prizes awarded for low gross and low net scores. Also closest to the hole and inside the circle prizes on all par three holes. Entry forms available at Van Zandt Country Club or by calling 567.1545. Van Zandt Country Club.

July 28

Striper Tournament. Lake Tawakoni. Benefit for Van Zandt County SherrifŐs Dept. $30 entry fee per person. Prizes based on 50 entries are as 1st place 500, 2nd 200, 3rd 100. Fee includes door prizes and a hamburger lunch after the weighin. Fish time is 6am to 2pm. Holiday Marina, West end of dam on Hwy. 47. 903.560.0630. www.holidaymarina-bait.com.

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June 7
Herbal Vinegars.
Edom. Herbal vinegars are fun, easy to create and make great gifts. Recipes and helpful tips on using vinegars are privided. Each particpant will bottle and decoarate thier own herbal vinegar. All materials included. 10 a.m.-noon. $20. Reservations required. Blue Moon Gardens, 13062 FM 279. 903.852.3897.

June 15
Swap and Crop.
Canton. 7-9 p.m. K&C Country Scrapbook, 250 W. Edom. 567.2912.

June 2 and June 14
Broken China Birdbath.
Edom. Lining the inside of a birdbath with pottery and china is fun and brings back fond memories of your childhood. Combinations of color and stayle are endless. All materials are provided but bring any china that is near and dear to your heart to add to the collage. Bring sack lunch. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $85. Reservations required. Blue Moon Gardens, 13062 FM 279. 903.852.3897.

A-1 Automotive
P.O. Box 1220
Van, TX 75790
963-3334

Accents By Amy
303 West Main,
Van, TX 75790
963-3050

American National Bank
P.O. Box 939,
Canton, TX
567.6506

Bestbilt Portable Buildings
415 Hwy 80
Edgewood
877-546-5915

Bill Hullum, CPA
P.O. Box 1603,
Van, TX 75790
  963-5865

Black Knight Gallery
224 S. Buffalo
Canton, TX 75103
567-1893

Bob's Paint & Body
P.O. Box 535
Canton, TX
567-1148

Blue Moon Gardens
13062 FM 279
Chandler, TX 75758
904-863-4897
www.bluemoongardens.com

Brown's Photography
2712 VZ CR 4702,
Ben Wheeler, TX 75754
833-5062

Canton Health Foods
1107 W. Dallas
Canton, TX 75103
567-2532

Canton Paint & Body
24281 Hwy. 64
Canton, TX 75103
567-2500

Car Quest Auto
1011 W. Dallas
Canton, TX 75103
567-4174

Chick's Chevron
P.O. Box 307
Canton, TX 75103
567-4910

Country Cottage Boutique
100 N. 4th St.
Wills Point, TX 75169
903.873.1282

Dairy Palace
P.O. Box 729,
Canton, TX 75103
567-4875

Down Home Cafe
Ben Wheeler, TX
833-1016

Eagle Security Systems
333 FM 1256
Canton, TX 75103
479-4131

East Texas Crisis Center
567-6426

First Copies
1120 S.Trade Days Blvd., Suite C
Canton, TX 75103
567-1668

Friends/
Tyler St.
Mercantile
173 E. Tyler St.     Canton, TX
800.322.2944

Gator's Restaurant & Club
P.O. Box 215
Alba, TX
903.474.8888

Hill Insurance
P.O. Drawer 40,
Wills Point, TX 75169
873-3131

Hilliard's Furniture & Appliance
209 South Buffalo, Canton, TX  567-4123

Ingram Chiropractic
405 S. Live Oak, Canton, TX 75103
567-5579

Marshall's RV Center Inc.
P.O. Box 896,
Canton, TX 75103
903-865-1130

Massage by Carolyn Gibson
Hwy. 254,
Ben Wheeler, TX 75754
833-1024

Paul Bigham
Vinyl Siding
829-8074 or 829-2708

The Picket Fence
Canton • On the Squre 567-2059

Plumbing by Roger
4895 FM 279
Ben Wheeler, TX 75754
833-5667

Sisters Old Mill Creek Cafe
Hwy 19 & 64
Canton, TX 75103
903-567-6241

Taylor Automotive
28078 Hwy. 64
Canton, TX 75103
567-3948

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
5550 Flat Creek
Athens, TX
903.670.2238

The Tea Room
On the Square, Canton 567-6221

The Very Thing
On the Square, Canton 567-6221

Two Senoritas Restaurant
107 S. Interstate 20
Canton, TX 75103
567.6520

Van Zandt Country Club
Canton, TX

Van Zandt Internet
602 Trade Days Blvd
Canton, TX 75103
567-4482

Wallace & Murray Insurance
301 E. Hwy. 243
Canton, TX 75103
567.4108

Wal-Mart
Canton, TX
567-5744

Walter Baird Construction
P.O. Box 691
Canton, TX 75103
829-2702

Watkins
903-848-7206
wwatkins@kaelinweb.net

Zacki's Unique Boutique
Canton • On the Square
567-5883

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