Calendar of Events

Opening Weekend 2019

Join us as we kick off the 2019 Season! Weather should still be relatively mild, so it should be perfect for tent camping. Give a call and get your reservation in early.

March 1 – March 3

Private Event

March 15 – 16

First Day of Spring – Full Moon

March 20

Referred to as the Worm Moon by Native Americans due to the worm trails left in the thawing soil, the March Full Moon signifies the end of winter and warmer days ahead. Come out and enjoy the splendor of the Worm Moon.

Private Event – Men’s Club

April 19 – 21

Earth Day 2019

April 22

Join us on Monday April 22 as we break soil, cultivate plants, prune and cut back overgrowth and brush to improve and enhance the property. Volunteers wanting to roll up their sleeves, and break a sweat with us will be rewarded with Free Day Passes and Tent/Bunkhouse stays for the night. Of course, meals will be provided as well for those hard working men, and women.

Cinco de Mayo

May 3 – 5

Evolving from an annual commemoration of the Mexican Army’s victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla, Cinco de Mayo has become a celebration of the Mexican American culture in the United States. Come out and help us celebrate, as we give a nod to our Mexican influences here in Texas, and beyond.

Private Event – Men’s Club

May 17 – 19

Memorial Day Celebration

May 24 – May 27

With lots of activities, fun & games in the plans, Memorial Day 2019 is sure to be a festive celebration. On top of all our regular attractions, we will be having outdoor movies at night, as well as DJ Escos providing music. Make your reservations soon as space will be limited!

Private Event – Men’s Club

June 14 – 16

Full Moon – Strawberry Moon

June 17

The Full Moon falls on a Monday this month, so extend your weekend and get away for that one extra night. Come out and enjoy the Strawberry Moon, named so because it follows the strawberry harvest.

Private Event – DRF Camp Out

June 21 – 24

4th of July Celebration

July 4 – 7

Join us as we celebrate our great nation. Bar -b-que, beverages, fun, games, and friends. What better way to celebrate what makes this country and its people truly wonderful.

Full Moon – Buck Moon

July 16

Come out and enjoy the beautiful Texas sky and witness the Buck Moon. Named because of the being the season when antlers being to re-grow after being shed by male deer, its the perfect time to let go of the old, and embrace the new.

Private Event – Men’s Club

July 19 – 21

Full Moon – Sturgeon Moon

August 15

Sturgeon Moon, Red Moon, or Grain Moon… regardless of the name, the August Moon is traditionally one of our more spectacular. Come out and let the splendor or the night sky rejuvenate your being.

Private Event – Men’s Club

August 16 – 18

Labor Day Weekend

August 30 – September 2

Help us send off Summer in style. Cook outs, Cocktail Parties, Games, Fun! Space will be limited so please make your reservations early.

14 annual Chili Cook Off & Turkey Shoot

Saturday November 16th

GREAT FOOD, FUN & FELLOWSHIP. Cash prizes, & trophies. Free day passes for everyone, and complementary beer for the afternoon!

Chili chef contestants get discounts on over night accommodations. Make your chili at home or cook it here (limited cooking stations and RV sites still available). $100 cash prize and trophy for the winning chili. Prize and honorable mention to best presentation. Chili tasting will begin promptly at 3:00 pm.

Friends and guests vote on their favorite chili and best presentation. $5 admission for tasters (No entry fee for chili contestant chefs)

TURKEY SHOOT: (No birds will be harmed)
Try your hand at marksmanship with this amateur 22 cal. rifle target competition. No shooting experience needed, professional range master/instructors onsite will ensure fun and safety. Trophy & cash prize for best shot overall, as well as trophies for best shot in each of three shooting positions.

Call and make your reservations today or just come out on Saturday and join the fun. (903) 479-4189, or

Circle J Men’s Club New Year’s Eve House Party

31 December 2019 – 1 January 2020

  This event is generally a low-key house party open to our Men’s Club members and those interested in the Circle J Men’s Club.  The doors open at 8:00pm with music, hors d’ oeuvres, open bar (self service), and champagne toast at midnight.  The cost is $50 per person, and includes bunkhouse accommodations (while space is available) or $25 credit toward other overnight accommodations.  The Circle J Cafe’ will be offering a special brunch menu on New Year’s Day morning with complementary Mimosa or Bloody Mary.    To reserve your place, please call (903) 479-4189 (advanced payment required).

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