Gingerbread Trail Historic Home Tour
Visit Waxahachie and the 49TH Annual Gingerbread Trail. Queen Anne Victorian, Gothic Revival, Bungalow, Romanesque and Greek Revival are a few architectural styles you’ll see in Waxahachie. The 49th annual Gingerbread Trail celebrates this architecture on Saturday, June 3rd and Sunday, June 4th, 10 AM - 4 PM. Tour our special selection of five private homes. Get the inside scoop on restoration triumphs and DIY recommendations. Visit historically recognized buildings such as the Ellis County Museum, Sims Library, the Ellis County Courthouse and the new Ellis County Art Museum on the downtown square. Waxahachie Downtown Merchants Association’s (WDMA) Tea Party. The WDMA will host a tea party for young ladies, ages 4 - 12, with three sessions on Saturday (11 AM, 12:15 and 1:30 PM) in the Courthouse Pocket Park. Please make your reservations early to participate. Details for this event may be found at www.downtownwaxahachie.com. Live Music on the Downtown Square During The Trail. Antique and Specialty Shopping. Treasure hunt Waxahachie’s downtown and find primitives, Early American furniture, dolls, pottery, quilts, quilt supplies, an award winning tea room and a variety of restaurants. The Midlothian Classic Wheels will have a benefit car show Saturday, June 3rd, 11 AM - 3 PM on the courthouse square. Visit www.midlothianclassicwheels.com for more information. Courthouse Tours. The Ellis County Courthouse is open for public tours during the Gingerbread Trail. Take this opportunity to view this exquisite building, ranked in the top twenty architecturally significant structures in Texas. Tours offered 10 AM - 2 PM Saturday and noon - 2 PM Sunday by Historic Waxahachie, Inc. Ellis County Art Association. ART on the Square presents “Paint Historic Waxahachie” show and sale of plein air paintings from 10 AM - 5 PM Saturday and noon - 5 PM Sunday at their new gallery, 113 W. Franklin, on the downtown square. In addition, on Saturday, the Association will host a “Plein Air - The Next Generation” for kids from 10 AM - noon. For more information, call 972-937- 3414, or visit www.elliscountyart.net.