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 longest in Texas and offers hours of sightseeing enjoyment.

Bonham Quilt Hop is July 28th and 29th! Come join the family fun.

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Friday Sundae Music Party - ICE CREAM AND MUSIC - two of life's great joys! Join us between 6-8 PM on Friday, July 7 (during National Ice Cream Month) for music by Wayne Tarpley and Kate Vaught, dinne...

   Summer  Camp continues at the Creative Arts Center in the month of July after a successful June of art, voice and theater. July 10-14 and July 17-21 are the two weeks of Summer Camp offered. Each day, art and voice sessions are offered in the morning from 10 am to noon. children may participate in either. In the afternoon from 12:30 to 2:30, theater will be offered. Children may sign up for either morning or afternoon sessions or both. The cost of each session is $60 and the cost for the full day with sessions is $100. Those who stay all day should bring a sack lunch. Each session concludes with a display or performance to show parents and families what the children have learned. The arts center wishes to thank their June instructors Eric Vest and Anna Waller for the great job they did teaching. Junes voice and theater instructor Anna Waller will return for July. Caroline Morrow joins the teaching roster as well. For information or to sign up please call the Creative Arts Center 903-640-2196.

You scream, I scream, we all scream for for ice cream!!!
July is National Ice Cream Month and, in keeping with tradition,
the Creative Arts Center will host a Sundae Music Party. There will be ice cream, music, food and drinks. Everyone is welcome and donations is requested.
Guests will enjoy sliders for dinner and be able to build their own sundaes, floats and splits. Wayne Tarpley and Katherine Vaught will provide the music - a variety of genres make up their repetoire and Katherine is an award-winning young jazz guitarist. Wayne is a well known performer in the area.
The Creative Arts Center is a terrific venue for concerts and events and this will be no exception. The music and festivities will likely spill outdoors if the weather permits. Visitors can also peruse the Gift Shop and view the Natures Beauty Exhibit which will be on display. This event will be a fundraiser for the centers
Summer Camps. Two more camp weeks are scheduled for July 10-14 and July 17-21. Art, theater and voice instruction are available for children ages 6 and up.
For more information on the Friday Sundae Party and other activities at the Creative Arts Center or to inquire about renting the facility, call 903-640-2196. The Creative Arts Center is located at 200 W. 5th Street in Bonham, one block west of the square. No ticket sales for the July 7th event but donations for Summer Camps would be appreciated.
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