Tag: Rockin’ Red Ranchers

Rockin’ Red Ranchers Beat the Heat with Summer Sippin’

Peggy Crandell Picture cool cocktails on a hot Texas day in the air-conditioned Wildhorse Grill. Then add Chef Patrick’s yummy pulled pork/mango chutney flatbread and a tropical fruit tray. What a delightful combination to escape the heat during our record-setting, hot summer. Fifteen Rockin’ Red Ranchers playing Happy Hour Bingo while sipping Jeremy’s delightful creations,…

Rockin’ Red Ranchers Experience Texas Frontier

Peggy Crandell How intrigued most of us are when we get a glimpse into how Denton County’s earliest settlers lived. During the Rockin’ Red Ranchers’ recent docent-led tour of the Gibson-Grant Log House, this historic cabin afforded them a look into the evolution of the lives and the dwellings of these early settlers. The house…

Rockin’ Red Ranchers Go to Tea; Solve a Murder

Peggy Crandell Let’s do tea! Sounds simple, right? Or was it? The afternoon of Jan. 20, the Rockin’ Red Ranchers gathered for “high tea” to enjoy royal fare of scones, tea sandwiches, and tartlets … who knew during this soiree, they would discover a murderer’s identity? While enjoying bubbly glasses of Prosecco, an intriguing tale…

Grapevine Is a Must-See Location!

Dorothy Edlund If you did not get the chance to visit the Christmas capital of Texas, Grapevine, as of this writing, you still have until Jan. 10 to experience the beauty of the holiday season. The Rockin’ Red Ranchers did not want this opportunity to slip by, so more than 30 members of our club…

Rockin’ Red Ranchers Tour Cowboy Stadium

Just before the start of the football season, the Rockin’ Red Ranchers had an amazing private tour of the sports complex, including the playing field and interview rooms, followed by lunch at Texas Live, a new entertainment complex. Thanks to Diane Eoff, Pat Hamblin, Chris Mershon, and Robbie Waits for planning this event!

The History and Art of Napkin Folding

The use of the napkin began in Europe in the 1400s, on tables of royalty, and by the 1800s napkins began to be part of the bourgeois lifestyle, mostly to protect the sumptuous dresses of the period during meals. The art of napkin folding took off around 1880 with the incoming prosperity of the Industrial…