Make your plans now to join the folks at your favorite venue on Saturday, March 18, 2017 and take part in all the fun activities and burn those old winter socks.

Burning of the Socks Press Release and Schedule

Big Mineral Resort & Marina

Bridgeview Resort & Marina

Buncombe Creek Resort & Marina

Buncombe Creek Marina

Chili cook off flyer

Chili cook off entry form

 

 

 

 

Cedar Mills Marina

Burning of the Socks on March 18, 2017!

4:00 – 6:00pm Burning of the Socks will be in a large fire pit next to Pelican’s Landing between 4:00 and 6:00.  Anyone bringing socks to burn will receive a $5.00 off coupon for Pelican’s Landing Restaurant.  The Fortunate Sons out of Whitesboro will be playing during this time.

7:30 – 10:30        Fortunate Sons will play in the Lakeside Room for St. Patrick’s Day observance.  There will be special Irish food along with the regular menu at Pelican’s Landing.

Flowing Wells Marina

5-10pm, bring your lawn chairs and drinks, food provided!

Highport Marina

Lighthouse Resort & Marina

Bonfire 3pm

Fun and games for all ages 3pm to 5pm!

Walnut Creek Resort

The Walnut Creek Resort annual Smoke Out will be held on March 18, 2016 in conjunction with the Burning of the Socks event.

The Smoke out is our annual cookout. All Proceeds go to the local volunteer fire departments. All participants are welcome. $10 per category to enter. Categories this year will be Chicken, Ribs, Brisket, and Beans. Judging begins at 4:00p. Register with the office before the 17th or at the event on the 17th or 18th.

The Burning of the Socks is a lake wide activity to signify the end of winter and the beginning of the lake season. So we will have a bon fire and feel free to bring a pair of socks to burn!

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Information from last year’s event below…

 


 

 

Just to give you an idea of what to expect, below is a list of what was offered during the 2016 Burning of the Socks!

(2016) Burning of the Socks & Switch for Flip Flops

We have a new lake wide event this year that you won’t want to miss.  Join us at your favorite participating marina / resort to BURN those winter socks and bring out your flip flops to enjoy the lake while socializing with friends and family.  Each business will be hosting slightly different events, so stay tuned to our website www.LakeTexomaOnline.com , Facebook “Lake Texoma Association” or Twitter “Lake Texoma Assn” to find out more about what is going on.  Or contact the participating businesses below:

Bridgeview Marina and Resort (2016)

Activities for Bridgeview Marina and Resort will begin at 8:00 am:

  • Grand opening of their new lake front restaurant, so you can start your day with “Breakfast at Bridgeview”, come by boat or land. **UPDATE** Unfortunately, the Bridgeview Cafe will not be open on Saturday 3/19, however there will still be free hot dog lunch available & snacks/drinks/beer in the Ship Store as noted below.
  • Bridgeview will also be hosting a yard sale that day.  If you are interested in participating, bring a table to the marina by 8:00am and set up your items to sell to visitors coming out to the marina.
  • At 11:00am, there will be a socks decorated “Golf Cart Parade” around the resort.  Best decorated “SOCK” cart will get free lunch for 2 at the Bridgeview Cafe.
  • At noon, Bridgeview will have a fire pit in front of the restaurant’s outdoor patio to burn those old, used winter socks & put on our flip flops!
  • There will also be free hot dogs provided during the burning, with drinks for purchase in the restaurant or Ship Store.
  • Bridgeview welcomes you to come out and visit their boat ramp and BRAND NEW fishing dock, both are complimentary to visitors!
  • The Coast Guard Auxiliary will be at our gas dock all day doing free boat safety inspections!

Buncombe Creek Resort Marina(2016)

  • Activities for Buncombe Creek Resort Marina will begin at 11:00 am and ends when the fun is over!
  • Chili Cook Off – call the office to let them know you plan to participate at (580)564-2543 or toll free at (800)636-2543.
  • Polar Bear Plunge & Dunking Booth – Marshall County Under Sheriff Danny Cryer has volunteered to be dunked…get your place in line!!
  • Burning of the Socks Fire Pit
  • Buncombe Creek Resort Marina will have 2 bands playing to keep the excitement going all day long, one starts 11a-2p, the next band will play from 5-8p. There will be a dance floor so get those dancing flip flops ready!
  • There will be drawings for prizes to include 2 fishing guide trips.
  • Also, don’t miss the car show which will begin around 11a.
  • Hot Dog Roast – food is complimentary & you can BYOB.  There will also be drinks available for sale at the restaurant and store.  The Buncombe Creek Resort Marina store will have BoTS commemorative t-shirts for sale ($8) and Flip Flops ($3), in case you haven’t had a chance to get your new ones yet. Don’t forget to check out all the unique items for sale in the store.

Buncombe Bots tshirt

  • Lots of activities and fun, bring your friends and family!

 

 

Cedar Mills Marina & Resort(2016)

Activities for Cedar Mills Marina begin at 2:00pm:

  • Boat Open House  2:00-4:00pm
  • Burning of the old winter socks 4:00-6:00pm
  • Irish food starts at 5:00pm
  • Band starts at 7:30pm

(Pelican’s Landing is offering a drink, food or adult beverage coupon valued at $5 plus FREE Flip Flops while supplies last for all of those who burn their socks and put on flip flops!)

  • Irish Celebration at Pelican’s Landing with specials & featuring the Fortunate Sons Band!

Flowing Wells Resort & Marina(2016)

Activities for Flowing Wells Resort & Marina begin at 5:00pm through 10:00pm and include the following fun activities:

  • Located in the picnic area, hamburgers and hotdogs will be provided.
  • Don’t forget to bring your beach blankets, chairs and BYOB!
  • Flowing Wells is also doing a Sock Drive for donating new socks to locals in need.
  • Bring your old socks and toss them into the BonFire!

Poppy’s at Grandpappy Point Resort & Marina(2016)

Activities at Poppy’s at the Point at Grandpappy Point Resort & Marina will begin at noon and include the following specials at the waterfront restaurant:

  • Burning of the Socks from 12:00p-2:00p – bring you flip flops and get ready for summer!
  • Grandpappy will buy our tenants their first beer and they are only $1 each after that while supplies last of Shiner Bock & Miller Lite.
  • Live music by Big Iron Horse from noon until 4 pm. The band will be giving away free t-shirts!
  • Come out and have some fun!

Highport Marina(2016)

Activities for Highport Marina will begin at 7:30pm:

  • Bring your socks, flip flops, cooler and lawn chairs to enjoy the fun and relax lakeside!
  • Bonfire for sock-burning at launch ramp area
  • Highport will be providing complimentary BBQ Sandwiches and chips provided
  • “After-Burn” party at MO’s with drink specials starts at 9:30p!
  • Highport will also be giving out “freebies” including ticket giveaways to Texas Motor Speedway, Schlitterbahn and the Allen Americans Hockey games.
  • HOT 107.3 broadcasting live during the event, from 6 PM – 10 PM. DJ Jake Tower will present the “Club Inferno” show from 8 PM – 10 PM.

Lighthouse Resort & Marina(2016)

Activities for Lighthouse Resort & Marina Kick Off at 1p until 10p when the Oasis Lodge closes. We will have a Lake Tour and a Sunset Cruise aboard our new vessel “Sight Sea Er” as well as food, drinks, and fun at Get-A-Bite and Oasis Lodge, including our specialty drink “The Dirty Sock”

  • 1pm to 2:30pm: Lake Tour Cruise – $19 per person ($5 off of total ticket price for a new pack of socks to donate to charity)
  • 3p  – 4:30p:
    • Bonfire from 3p – 10p for guests to burn their socks at Get-A-Bite
    • Fun Games Including Horseshoes, Noodle/Egg duo, Frisbee Toss, Kid’s Scavenger Hunt, Life Jacket Donning Relay Race, Hot Dog Eating Contest, Wildest Sock Contest, Sock Puppet Performances.
  • Food/Drink Specials: Get-A-Bite Spring menu (Burgers, Dogs, BBQ, Nachos) Specialty Drink – “The Dirty Sock”
  • 7:00p – 8:30p,  Sunset Cruise – $29 per person, $14 per child 12 & under ($5 off of total ticket price for a new pack of socks to donate to charity)

LIGHTHOUSE RESORT & MARINA | 300 LIGHTHOUSE DRIVE POTTSBORO, TX 75076 | 903.361.5070

Walnut Creek Resort(2016)

The Walnut Creek Resort annual Smoke Out will be held on March 19, 2016 in conjunction with the Burning of the Socks event.

The Smoke out is our annual cookout. All Proceeds go to the local volunteer fire departments. All participants are welcome. $10 per category to enter. Categories this year will be Chicken, Ribs, Brisket, and Beans. Judging begins at 4:00p. Register with the office before the 18th or at the event on the 18th or 19th.

The Burning of the Socks is a lake wide activity to signify the end of winter and the beginning of the lake season. So we will have a bon fire and feel free to bring a pair of socks to burn!