With the arrival of the railroad in 1882, Wichita Falls was transformed into a thriving market center. It is the home of Sheppard Air Force Base and Midwestern State University. Events include Red River Wine Festival in April, Art & Soul Festival in June, Texas Ranch Round-Up and Hotter’N Hell Hundred Bike Race in August, Texas-Oklahoma Fair in September, Falls Town Food Truck Challenge & Festival in October, Downtown City Lights Festival in November and MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights Display in December.