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Holiday Events

Denton Record-Chronicle

Date: 12/18/2014 7:36:00 AM

Main St. in Old Town Lewisville. Tickets cost $12. Visit or call 972-221-7469. Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday — Homestead Christmas at Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area. Event includes a workshop on crafting paper snowflakes, led by

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Les Cockrell: Holiday event set

Denton Record-Chronicle

Date: 12/17/2014 10:22:00 PM

Environmental learning area slates crafting activity Artists Leah and Shane Odom are scheduled to lead a workshop on crafting paper snowflakes at the Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area’s Homestead Christmas celebration, planned from noon to 3 p

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The Biggest Little Teardown in Texas?


Date: 12/16/2014 9:55:00 AM

Not exactly exurban Texas. Hickory Creek has many fine points. It has lots of good recreational opportunities, thanks to nearby Lewisville Lake. It has a spiffy new town hall on Ronald Reagan Avenue. It is about 18 miles north of Dallas-Ft. Worth

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Visiting artists to share paper snowflake creations at LLELA

Allen American

Date: 12/15/2014 1:04:00 PM

The Lewisville Lake Learning Environmental Learning Area (LLELA) will host its annual Homestead Christmas featuring guest artists exhibiting snowflake art. The event will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at LLELA’s 869 Minor-Porter Log House

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LLELA to host Homestead Christmas

Allen American

Date: 12/13/2014 11:13:00 AM

The Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area (LLELA) will host the Homestead Christmas from noon to 3 p.m. Dec. 20. At this year’s Homestead Christmas, Leah and Shane Odom will offer an open workshop (no registration needed) at which visitors age 10

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• River: Elm Fork Trinity River
• Surface Area: 29,593 Acres
• Shoreline: 183 Miles
• Length: 6 Miles
• Volume: 436,000 Acre Feet
• Maximum Depth: 67 feet
Lewisville Lake is a reservoir located in North Texas (USA) near the city of Lewisville on the Elm Fork of the Trinity River in Denton County. The lake is primarily used recreationally for boating and watercraft, however, it was built for flood control purposes and to serve as a water source for Dallas and its suburbs.

Lewisville Lake (formerly known as Gaza-Little Elm Reservoir) has many facilities for overnight camping and fishing. There are also a few areas for public hunting of water fowl and feral hogs (archery only).

During the summer months, the lake can become extremely crowded. For a number of years Lewisville Lake was ranked the most dangerous lake in Texas due to the number of accidents and fatalities which occurred. Most of the fatalities were from individuals enjoying the day at the many parks around the lake and going too far out in the water. The number of actual boating accidents on the lake is fairly low. Adding to the danger for boats and other recreational watercraft, the lake contains numerous shallow areas with exposed and submerged trunks and other water hazards.

On the lake, there are five marinas: Eagle Point Marina, Pier 121, Cottonwood Creek Marina, Dallas Cornthian Yacht Club, and Lakeview Marina. and two restaurant/bars - Sneaky Pete's and Charlie's. Charlie's is more of a seasonal place, closed from January through early March.
Party Cove located near the old dam is home to weekend revelers.


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