Sherman (Texas)

Sherman is a city in the Blackland Prairie region of North Texas.

17 things to do

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Sherman Arts Festival

In its 25th year in 2007, also comes to the Municipal Building Lawn every September. The "Arts Fest," as it's known locally, features a Judged Art Show & Sale for ages 18 and up, as well as a Youth Art Show. There is also a Woodcarving Show & Sale, a juried Fiber Arts Show, a 5K and Fun Run, live music throughout the day, a pumpkin patch, the annual Pancake Breakfast, a Used Book Sale at the Sherman Public Library, Museum Tours, T-shirt Painting for kids, and plenty of food, arts, and crafts.

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Fairview Park

In the northwestern part of town near the intersection of Ricketts and Taylor Streets, has a paved walking trail as well as a large playground for the kids, Veterans Field (home of the Sherman Bearcats high school baseball team), Fairview Pool, and several tennis courts and soccer fields.

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Sherman Town Center

If you're looking for something a little more modern, the recently constructed Sherman Town Center on Highway 75 South between Loy Lake Road and U.S. Highway 82 offers shoppers many options, from Old Navy and Target to Pier One Imports and Bed Bath and Beyond.

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Herman Baker Park

If you enjoy getting outdoors, visit Herman Baker Park on the western edge of town, off of State Highway 56 (Houston Street), which features a small lake stocked with fish and a hiking trail. Bring some bread to feed the ducks and geese.

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Sherman Wine & Music Festival

If you're looking for an upscale event, check out the Sherman Wine & Music Festival in October. Local wineries will bring their wares to the Municipal Building Lawn for tastings, accompanied by the sounds of area musicians.

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Sherman Public Library

Looking to learn something new? The Sherman Public Library at the corner of Mulberry and Travis Streets in downtown Sherman offers lunchtime lectures and a large selection of books and periodicals.

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Local favorite has been serving up big burgers since 1982 in this 50's car-themed restaurant. All-you-can-eat burgers on Saturday afternoons, and don't miss the 75-cent milkshake happy hour!

EAT   —  +1 903 893-9011 —  1721 N. Woods

Fourth Saturday

The Fourth Saturday of every month brings craft vendors and sometimes local farmers to the courthouse square. Come out early and get a good look at what Sherman has to offer!

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City Limits

Local favorite on the Parkway offer a limited selection of beers on tap, a full bar and food ranging from quesadillas (not on the menu) to some awesome chicken fried steak.

Hot Summer Nights

During the summer, the Municipal Building Lawn comes alive every Thursday night for Hot Summer Nights, a free summer concert series featuring acts from around the country.

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MG's sister restaurant farther south on Woods Street serves up American favorites like chicken fried steak and big baked potatoes. Tasty fried pickles, too!

EAT   —  +1 903 870-2034 —  109 N. Woods

Cellarman's American Pub

Cellarman's serves up more than 30 beers on tap, more in bottles. Also has a wine list, a scotch list, and a full bar.

Tokyo Sushi & Hibachi

Try the delicious, fresh sushi or grab a seat near one of the hibachi grills for a delectable meal - with a show!

Touch of Class

The three-level Touch of Class Antique shop holds court at the corner of Lamar and Crockett on the square.

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Glory to God Restaurant

Home-cooked soul food and cheap, tasty hamburgers. Great meat loaf and macaroni and cheese!

La Mesa

Great local favorite for Mexican food. Killer salsa. You won't leave hungry!

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