Tag: Bois d’Arc Bash

Bois D’arc Bash to the Future

Bois D’arc Bash to the Future

This weekend marks the thirty-third anniversary of the annual festival celebrating Commerce as the Bois D’arc Capital of Texas! The “Bash to the Future” event celebrates the incredible, sticky, durable Bois D’arc tree. Sections of Bois D’arc trunks support thousands of period homes in and around North Texas. Many pastures […]

LyQuetta was telling people about Clark Street Christian Church in Greenville.  Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Faces & Places: LyQuetta Gillbert at the Bash

LyQuetta Gillbert wore her Clark Street Christian Church tee shirt at the 32nd Annual Bois D’arc Bash in Commerce today. Clark Street Christian feeds the community with roasted turkey and all the fixings on Thanksgiving Day.  Thanksgiving and winter is just sixty days away!

The "Saints were marching In" as the Dixieland Band entertained at the 32nd Bois D'arc Bash. Image by Jim Satterwhite.

Dixieland Band Opens the Bois D’arc Bash

The Bois d’ Arc Dixieland Band was formed in 1996 after Russell Armstrong (banjo) returned from a trip to Disney World with his family. Being a life-long drummer, Russell was intrigued when he watched a Dixieland band perform outside one of the shops at Disney World.  The 6-piece group stood on […]

The tractor train was popular with the young set.

Bois d’Arc Bash

The 30th annual Bois d’Arc Bash started today with a parade.  Vendors set up tents and food concessionaires started to prepare their wares. Smoke wafted over the crowd announcing everything from Wood Fired Pizza to hamburgers and hot dogs. The Ben E. Keith Stage was set up in the square.  Various […]

The Miss Bois d'Arc Pageant kicked off Saturday night at the Cross Roads Cowboy Church.

2015 Miss Bois d’Arc Queens Crowned

The Miss Bois d’Arc Scholarship pageant kicked off with a sparkle Saturday evening at the Cross Roads Cowboy Church.  A total of 6 overall queens in age groups from 4-months to nineteen years vied for scholarships in the 30th Annual Bois d’Arc Bash. In addition, as a Miss Bois d’Arc […]