Everyone's favorite day in Eastland Texas includes Ripfest with a 5K race, a large parade, vendor booths, bounce houses, pony rides, and tons of food!
Starting bright and Early at 8 am join the Old Rip 5k and Kid's Fun Run in front of Siebert Elementary with Race Day Event Services and the Earl and Billye Bradley Wellness Center. This year we have a special if you are from a school district you get $5 off your entry fee, and if you have 5 or more runners (must turn in application and money together) you get an additional $5 off.
10 am kicks off the Old Rip Parade with floats from all over that want to show their businesses, clubs, and organizations to the community. Prizes are given to the top floats in various categories. Also during the parade, we will announce our Old Rip Coloring Contest winners. Get down to the square early to take advantage of good parking spots and seat to watch the parade.
Bands will kick off at 11 am on the courthouse square.
Bryan's "Old Rip" Car Show and tell will be in the First Baptist Church parking lot, which will be filled with classic vehicles. Contact Bryan Jackson if you have a vehicle you would like to enter or volunteer.
La Mancha Cook-Off
La Mancha Cook-off is a great event for the whole family. Starting Friday Evening enjoy dinner, drinks, and games. Saturday morning get up early and get ready to cook and/or eat some of the best food around Eastland County. Enter to win or judge bloody marys, salsa, chicken, chili, beans, ribs, brisket, dutch oven desserts, and margaritas.
Eastland County Crisis Center's 25 Anniversary Celebration
Eastland County Crisis Center's 25th Anniversary Celebration
evening of Oct. 19th, 2019.
held at the Myrtle Wilks Community Center in Cisco
Miles 4 Meals 5K
Miles 4 Meals is a 5K run/walk benefiting Meals on Wheels in Eastland. Meals on Wheels serves over 1,000 meals a month to citizens in Eastland who are disabled or home-bound. Many can not afford this service, therefore we rely on donations to continue operating. Come join us in supporting this non-profit organization that supports our local community! Sign up online: https://runsignup.com/Race/TX/Eastland/EastlandMilesforMeals
Singing Women of West Central Texas Concert
Come join us at 6pm on Sunday as we host the Singing Women of West Central Texas for a concert here at our church. This is a free concert in which you are guaranteed to hear some amazing music. This is open to all denominations so please, share this event and invite all those that may be interested in attending. We hope to see you there!
Eastland Fire Department's Haunted House
Support the Eastland Fire Department's Haunted House fundraiser, Saturday October 26, Wednesday October 30, and Halloween Night, Thursday, October 31st.
Friends of the NRA
The Friends of the NRA Banquet is Saturday, October 26th starting at 5:00 pm in the Lumberyard Event Center. Call Robert Ralls for more information on tickets at 432-631-7889.
Boo in the Garden
Trick or Treat in Grimes Memorial Garden from 5-8 pm!!
First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
Come by and all your friends at First Baptist Church on Halloween for our Trunk or Treat! We will be handing out candy from 5:30-7:30!
Church of Christ Trunk or Treat
Stop by the Church of Christ on October 31st from 6-8 pm to grab a hotdog, drinks, and candy until they run out!