Solve a Manuscript Mystery at the Escape Room: Game of Tomes on November 18th

November 17, 2017 1:00 pm

You don't need hidden doors and built-in bank vaults to make an escape room great. All you need is a solid plot and a bit of creativity. The Escape Room: Game of Tomes has both. It's being held at a venue that doesn't typically play host to an escape room, the Smith Public Library. But on Saturday, November 18th, the library will transform into a labyrinth of clues and brain teasers.

Here's the situation: the sequel to a world-renowned fantasy series has finally been completed. There's only one problem—the manuscript never made it to the publisher. It was stolen in transit. Achieve hero status in the eyes of fantasy fanatics by recovering the manuscript and returning it to the publisher within an hour. The escape room is free, and you can sign up for a one-hour slot between 2 and 7:30 p.m. The library closes at 5 p.m., so some games will be played after hours. Register online.

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Rockwall Cornhole Tournament: It’s Still Lawn Game Season in Rockwall

November 14, 2017 12:00 pm

The season for summer barbecues may have come and gone, but it's never too late to get outside for a round of cornhole—or two. The Rockwall Cornhole Tournament is keeping the summer vibes coming this November, courtesy of the local department of parks and recreation.

Skip happy hour and come to The Center in the heart of Rockwall at 6 p.m. on Friday, November 17th. For three hours, you and a teammate will compete against other teams for gift cards to Academy Sports + Outdoor, starting at $75 for first place. Mingling Mouth food truck will supply the fusion sliders and barbecue to keep competitors going all evening. So round up a few friends, and come out for a night of food and fun. Registration costs $15 for Rockwall residents.

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Find Everything From Fresh Veggies to Fresh Coffee at The Public Farmers’ Market in Garland

November 8, 2017 11:00 am

Growing season isn't over in Texas just yet. The Public Farmers' Market in Garland will continue through the end of December, every Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Firewheel Town Center. That means you have plenty of opportunities to come and grab some farm-fresh fare, including on November 11th and 12th.

Come to the town center to check out the lineup of local vendors that The Public Farmers' Market has to offer. If you're looking for freshly harvested fruits and vegetables, the Fisher Family Farm and Ranch has them, and so does Heddin Family Farm. For meat and eggs, check out the booth helmed by Lay's Ranch. If you want something sweet, snag a gluten-free Mediterranean dessert from Siham Gourmet Desserts. On Saturdays, you can also grab some Greek herbs and spices to take home from C&J's Farm, whereas on Sundays, the Rowlett Coffee Roastery joins the roster of vendors. Will you be checking out this local market?

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