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Dallas' Reunion Tower GeO-Deck Observation Ticket
"An icon of the Dallas Skyline since 1978 the Reunion Tower GeO-Deck offers visitors a 360-degree view to Dallas.Start your journey by having your photo taken at Reunion Tower's PIX photo experience. As part of the ticket price you will receive a free digital photo. A Reunion Tower Ambassador will take a photo of you at the bottom of the tower and by the time you reach the top you can share it with the world. You can view your image at the PIX kiosk choose a background share it through email or social media
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Nasher Sculpture Center Admission
"Welcome to the Nasher Sculpture Center – a museum oasis in the heart of downtown Dallas and home to one of the finest collections of modern and contemporary sculptures in the world. Explore the luminous indoor and outdoor galleries to discover works by t including those by Matisse Picasso and Giacometti as well as to view special exhibitions featuring modern masters and contemporary artists. Complete your visit with lunch on the terrace at Nasher Cafe by Wolfgang Puck and be sure to stop by the award-winning Nasher Store for one-of-a-kind gifts jewelry and décor.The Nasher Sculpture Center presents rotating exhibitions of works from the Nasher family collection as well as special exhibitions drawn from other museums and private collections. In addition to indoor gallery space the Center contains an auditorium education and research facilities
From $10.00
 
Dallas Arts District Scavenger Hunt Adventure
"The adventure begins at the Meyersen Symphony Center and takes you on a well-designed course among historic and cultural sights past great artwork and through the city’s most active park. The tour requires approximately 1.75 miles of walking with numerous stops along the route to complete challenges and decipher clues. The game software tracks team points and posts the final score to a city leaderboard for those with a competitive edge. Using a smart phone as “the guide” allows parti leaving time to stop for some Dallas BBQ or simply enjoy the city and the scenery. Great for families friends and those ready to have fun while seeing the city! Please note that pricing is per individual but your team must book together. One voucher is valid for your team of 2-5 people.""""Turn the Dallas Arts District into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure! This challenge combines the excitement of the Amazing Race with a 3-hour city walking tour. Guided from any smart phone
From $15.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Waxahachie

Lots and Lots of Shops and Eateries

This is only one of the shops at Scarborough village and unfortunately I don't remember the name of it. We purchased a lovely metal dragonfly for the patio ($12.00), but they also had quite a few...
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May 18, 2007

The Dungeon and Monster Museum

Renaissance Faire was not all costumes, comedy acts or musical performances. It also had rides, amusements and attractions for the family.The Dungeon of Yorkshire Tower is a recreation of a medieval...
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May 18, 2007

The Highland Games

There are three distinct areas which comprise the village of Scarborough--Holly Field, Crown Meadow and Pecan Grove. The latter is where the jousting event and Highland games took place.I can't...
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May 18, 2007

Colorful Characters at the Renaissance Faire

Wherever one went at the faire, colorful characters were encountered! Twig the fairy graciously posed for a photo, afterwhich she playfully pulled a pan-flute from her bag, giving a lyrical toot and...
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May 18, 2007

The Royal Falconer

A first class presentation was given by Last Chance Forever Birds of Prey Conservancy. A man portraying The Royal Falconer gave a very interesting talk on raptors. He brought forward a vulture, hawk,...
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May 18, 2007

Scarborough, the Village

After entering the faire, we came upon a Court Dance in progress. Proper Lords and Ladies danced in tune to the Renaissance style music. Welcome to Scarborough!Their costumes certainly looked...
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May 18, 2007
 
 
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The Renaissance Faire

Three miles outside of Waxahachie each Spring, the Renaissance Faire appears. The event is part spectacle and part fantasy whose theme varies and runs from early April to late May. This year in the...
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May 18, 2007

Animal Rides...Of the Peculiar Kind

It's not that uncommon to find pony rides at festivals. It did have that, but there were also animal rides here that were quite different.At Renaissance Faire you could opt to ride an elephant, a...
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VeronicaG
May 08, 2007

The Rogues and Other Entertainment

We've seen the Rogues before--at The Dickens Festival in Galveston at Christmas time. In fact, we bought one of their CD's because we had enjoyed their music so much. What a surprise to see them...
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May 08, 2007

A Traveling Carillon

As we walked along the dirt streets, we heard the distinctive sound of bells in the distance. We followed the music excitedly because my husband and I both enjoy bell concerts.A mysterious figure...
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May 08, 2007

Amusing or Death Defying Acts

Whether it was watching an exotic sword dance performed by undulating belly dancers, a hilarious comedic act featuring two Nuns, an amusing father/son knifethrowing act or a child-pleasing turtle race...
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VeronicaG
May 08, 2007

The Royal Joust

In honor of King Henry's visit, a royal joust was performed (picture 3). Characters portraying Prince William of Britain and Prince Michael from beyond the kingdom, joined in a fete of pagentry to...
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May 08, 2007

Corsicana

Corsicana is located in Navarro County just southeast of Waxahachie (about 30 miles). The city's richness began from an innocent drilling for water which resulted in oil being found although at the...
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keeweechic
Jan 02, 2004

Ennis

Ennis is about 10 mins northeast of Waxahachie. There is a lot of Czech culture in Ennis. The Railroad and Cultural Heritage Museum - houses memorabilia from the days when Ennis was the hub for...
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keeweechic
Jan 02, 2004

Top Hotels in Waxahachie

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2010 Civic Center Drive, Waxahachie, Texas, 75165, United States
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1701 US Highway 77 North, Waxahachie, Texas, 75165, United States
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311 Stadium Drive, Hwy 77 & Hwy 287, Waxahachie, Texas, 75165, United States
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131 RVG Plaza, Waxahachie, Texas, 75165, United States
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984 West US Highway 287 Bypass, Waxahachie, Texas, 75165, United States
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400 I-35 East, Exit 401B, US 287 & I-35 E, Waxahachie, Texas, 75165, United States
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Top Things to Do in Waxahachie

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Waxahahie Cotton Mills

The Waxahachie Cotton Mills was a dream of two men (one the Mayor) who worked long and tirelessly to convince the people of Waxahachie that such a factory was needed. Ellis County at the time was one...
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Ellis County Museum

After hearing that my husband and I were interested in antiques, someone encouraged us to see Waxahachie. We drove there one weekend afternoon and wound our way about town, visiting antique shops...
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Singleton Plaza

Next to the old Ellis County Jail is a nicely landscaped area set below street level along a waterway. This is Singleton Plaza,dedicated in 1974 to the memory of prominent business man, Colonel M....
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Ellis County Courthouse

This is considered by many to be the finest courthouse in the state. Considering that there are well over 200 counties here, that is quite a remarkable accomplishment. This 1895 courthouse is made of...
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Getzendaner Memorial Park

This is one of the larger and older parks in Waxahachie. Getzendaner Park covers approximately 27 acres split by Waxahachie Creek and containing numerous large pecan and oak trees. It sits right next...
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Ellis County Jail

This structure with the two story bay window, turret and brick dentil molding wasn't built for pleasure, but for serious business. It's the Old Ellis County Jail (1888). This building held twenty 4x8...
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"Charming Waxahachie"
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"Keeweechic's Waxahachie"
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"Gypsy_King's new Waxahachie Page"
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"Waxa Back to the Old Days"
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"The Gingerbread City"
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