Bonham Visitors Center is here to help guide visitors and tour groups to the many attractions, museums, and events in and around the City of Bonham, Texas and surrounding Fannin County. Dating back to 1837, we are one of the oldest cities in Texas. Offering restaurants for dining with friends and family, Hotels and Bed and Breakfasts for a special get-away, Our quaint little city is an amazing jewel just an hour north of Dallas.

Most notable from here is former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Sam Rayburn. We are home to the Sam Rayburn Library and Museum and the Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site, Mr. Sam’s former home. One of our new attractions is the Barn Quilt Trail. It’s the largest in Texas and offers hours of sightseeing enjoyment. Be sure to plan to visit Bonham, Tx on your next trip.

Watercolor Demo April 26th; Watercolor Workshop
May 19th
@ Creative Arts Center
Watercolor is one of the most popular art media but it can be a difficult one to master. Some artists avoid watercolor if they feel they don't draw well. When the paper dimples and dips, when the colors bleed into one another and that isn't the goal, artists often just give up. Of course, a better quality paper and a lesson or two can often solve both problems.
The Creative Arts Center is offering a Beginning Watercolor Workshop with artist Walt Davis on Saturday, May 19th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Walt is an accomplished watercolorist from Campbell and has taught many workshops. Known for his relaxed and encouraging teaching method, Walt will also give a demonstration on Thursday evening, April 26th at 6 p.m. as an introduction to him and his teaching. Walt focuses on "the mechanics of watercolor application since the medium is fundamentally different from the direct application of most other media". The demonstration on April 26th is FREE and open to everyone. The workshop on May 19th is $65 and reservations with payment are required in advance. For those artists who do not like to draw, Walt will furnish drawings on which to paint, so that technique can be taught without the pressure of drawing. This workshop is a good one for beginners, artists who haven't used watercolor in a long time, and artists who just want to hone their skills. A minimum number of students will be required for the class and space is limited so sign so today !!!! For more information and to sign up, Call the Creative Arts Center at 903-640-2196.
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FREE SITES DAY
SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2018
10-3
SAM RAYBURN HOUSE

"Music in the Garden" Series @ Creative Arts Center
Each May, the Music in the Garden series comes to the Creative Arts Center with a different musical performance each Friday - the first of three Fridays in May. This year those dates are May 4, 11, 18. The first Friday of the series kicks off with a fish fry, served by Sally and Tommy Eskue. There will be great food and great music. BYOB. The final Friday of the series be a combination of Music in the Garden and Wine Down on Willow. That evening Julius Roitsch and friends perform a variety of blues, jazz, pop and soft rock. Music starts at 7 p.m. Wineries will be there to sell wine. More information coming soon.
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FRIENDS of the BONHAM SNAP CENTER
PRESENTS BENEFIT GOSPEL CONCERT
Featuring: FORGIVEN QUARTET
Friday May11th @ 7 P.M.
Concert will be held at the First Baptist Church at 710 N. Center Street Bonham, Texas. For more Information call Karen Paulk 903-449-2214 about tickets for this event. $10 Advance Tickets or $12 at the door.
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