Other Activities

Sip & Stroll with me

Three times a year Community Development hosts Sip & Stroll with me, as preview evenings to other events in Bowie, Texas. Merchants register to participate sponsoring mini-open house for shoppers and guests. It is a fun way to support our community and the businesses that make it great. 

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Pink Friday - Shop Small

On the Friday before Thanksgiving, Community Development is beginning Pink Friday to promote Shopping small and local encouraging everyone to spend your dollars with our businesses and merchants. This movement was started by local entrepreneurs of the community.  

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Blue Saturday - Shop Small

On the Saturday following Thanksgiving, Community Development teams up with the Bowie Chamber of Commerce to host Blue Saturday Shop Small encouraging everyone to spend your dollars with local businesses. This movement is sponsored by American Express. 
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Hanging of the Greens

Every November, Community Development and volunteers decorate the downtown area with lighted Christmas wreaths and garland. Various civic organizations as well as school groups work together during this festive event. 

This year the event will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, November 18, 2023. Volunteers are encouraged to meet at Bowie City Hall located at 307 North Mason Street, Bowie, Texas 76230. 

It promotes the holiday just in time for the lighted Christmas parade held the first Saturday in December each year. 
 If interested in assisting in this special day, please contact the Community Development office at 940.872.6246.

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