Blog Archive

Wed

Dec 12

2018

Denton Dates: A Market, a Beer and a Whole Lot of Holiday Cheer

‘Twas the week (or so) before Christmas, and all through the town the wassail cups were empty, and no one felt down But alas, you need ideas for your partner or friend To make sure the Christmas joy never, ever ends So you’ve come to me: the Denton love guru To ensure your love is […]

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Sun

Dec 09

2018

A Denton Holiday Shopping Guide

When I was a kid, Christmas began when the Sears catalogue arrived in our mailbox. I am the eldest of four, and my mom gave each of us our own colored marker with which to scour the catalogue and circle things we wished Santa might bring when he and his reindeer landed at our house […]

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Mon

Dec 03

2018

#Dentoning this week – December 3, 2018

There’s always something happening in Denton! Our town is filled to the brim with creativity, unique stores and restaurants, talented musicians and it grows each and every day! Here’s what’s happening this week in Denton so you can plan your #Dentoning. MONDAY, DECEMBER 3rd DISCOVER DENTON WELCOME CENTER Morning Announcements LIVE MUSIC Old-Fashioned Carol Sing […]

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Sun

Dec 02

2018

Think Local

In the world of destination marketing, visitors are considered the target. Hotel stays are typically a major focus, and considering the primary funding source for most destination marketing ventures, it makes sense. The marketing is usually fueled by hotel tax generated by overnight visitors with the purpose of reinvesting the money in more marketing to […]

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Sun

Nov 25

2018

Here We Come A-Wassailing

Christmastime is here. You know that smell the heater makes the first time it comes on for the season? That’s one of the smells that tell. Other signals to the senses are pine and spruce, cinnamon and cloves, chimney smoke, pumpkin bread, roasted pecans, and wassail. Wassail is one of my favorite holiday traditions. I […]

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Mon

Nov 19

2018

#Dentoning this week – November 19, 2018

There’s always something happening in Denton! Our town is filled to the brim with creativity, unique stores and restaurants, talented musicians and it grows each and every day! Here’s what’s happening this week in Denton so you can plan your #Dentoning. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19th DISCOVER DENTON WELCOME CENTER Morning Announcements LIVE MUSIC Open Mic Night […]

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Sun

Nov 18

2018

Thanksgiving offers chance to reflect on blessings

Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday.According to History.com, this is how it all began:“In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. For more than two centuries, days of thanksgiving were celebrated by individual colonies and states. […]

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Mon

Nov 12

2018

#Dentoning this week – November 12, 2018

There’s always something happening in Denton! Our town is filled to the brim with creativity, unique stores and restaurants, talented musicians and it grows each and every day! Here’s what’s happening this week in Denton so you can plan your #Dentoning. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12th DISCOVER DENTON WELCOME CENTER Morning Announcements Live with the DRC ART […]

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Sun

Nov 11

2018

Nouveau: Beaujolais and Football Meet in Denton

“Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé!” Translation: The new Beaujolais has arrived. Actually, it is arriving in Denton right on time this Thursday, November 15 at the Campus Theatre’s 21st-annual fundraiser, “Beaujolais and More” wine, beer and food festival. It’s right on time because the third Thursday in November is Beaujolais Nouveau Day, the official release […]

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Sun

Oct 28

2018

The Planner’s Zone: Wowed About Denton

The following story is true. The names have been changed to protect the innocent. It was pure luck of the draw that got her stuck with the job. Mr. Morgan gave the task to his top admin team. “It doesn’t matter to me which of you takes this on, but one of you own it […]

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