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  • The invocation and Pledges of Allegiance were delivered by the youth of the 4-H. Alyssa Roberts sang the "Star Spangled Banner," then Lauren Newman, Austin Newman and Eric Phillips recited the pledges. Fannin County Commissioners Court lifted the ban on outdoor burning, but cautioned residents to continue using caution.
  • One of the region's most popular bands will be in Bonham this weekend when The Blandelles take the stage at Powder Creek Pavilion Saturday evening at 7:00 p.m.
  • Two traveling exhibitions – Origins: Fossils from the Cradle of Humankind and The Science Behind Pixar – headline the season, alongside National Geographic Live speakers, Social Science adult-only nights, 3D films, A Day in the Life career exploration, Discovery Camps and more - (Au sedbia skull in rock - Credit Brett Eloff Wits University)
  • On October 19 and October 20, Dallas Market Hall will be the home for Mountain Time Ski Expo, a 2-day ski & apparel sale, vacation planning resource, and fun idea generator for Texans who actively participate in skiing, snowboarding and other year-round adventure travel to mountain destinations across North America. The expo will host a giant ski, snowboard, apparel & accessories sale by Doug & Lynda’s Ski Shop featuring top brands to be sold directly on the Expo floor with savings up to 70% off while including customer care services like expert boot, ski & snowboard fittings. Ninja Nation, led by Brian Arnold of American Ninja Warrior fame, will present a ninja-style obstacle course with a 12-ft "warped wall". Representatives from OneWheel will give attendees the opportunity to ride the one wheeled board that is taking the world by storm. Summit Climbing and HighPoint Expeditions will host the rock-climbing pavilion.
  • Come on your own or bring the family. Garden docents will be on hand to help you identify the Texas native plants and the butterflies in the garden. Use our close-focus butterfly binoculars to get a really CLOSE look.
  • 1962 – Cuban missile crisis begins: Kennedy is informed of photos taken on October 14 by a U-2 showing nuclear missiles(the crisis will last for 13 days starting from this point). The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the October Crisis of 1962 or the Missile Scare, was a 13-day (October 16–28, 1962) confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union initiated by the American discovery of Soviet ballistic missile deployment in Cuba. The confrontation is often considered the closest the Cold War came to escalating into a full-scale nuclear war.