Archive for the ‘Around Town’ Category

Discounted Presale Tickets to Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s All-New Christmas Eve & Other Stories on Dec 21st

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Monday, September 16th, 2019 at 1:00 PM
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Hurry over to Groupon to score discounted Presale Tickets to Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s All-New Christmas Eve & Other Stories on Dec 21st at the American Airlines Center!

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

Fiestas Patrias at Traders Village This Weekend

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, September 13th, 2019 at 4:00 PM
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In Texas, Mexican Americans celebrate the Mexican national holiday referred to as Fiestas Patrias, also called Dieciseis de Septiembre. It commemorates Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla’s grito de Dolores who called for the end of Spanish rule in Mexico. In 1825, the Republic of Mexico officially declared Dieciseis de Septiembre its national Independence Day.

Traders Village will continue that holiday tradition at the market by celebrating FIESTAS PATRIAS on September 14th-15th. The celebration will have a free live concerts on 4 stages featuring mariachi bands, folkloric ballet, regional Mexican bands and lots of traditional foods!

Admission to Traders Village if FREE and it’s just $4.00 to park. Traders Village is centrally located in Grand Prairie, Texas off Highway 360 on Mayfield Road.

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

Chalk Art Festival at Crockett Row On Sept 14th

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, September 13th, 2019 at 3:00 PM
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Come view elaborate chalk art designs by talented professional street painting artists at Crockett Row! Artists will begin as early as 10 a.m. so come early and watch the pieces evolve!

Other activities include: Children’s chalk art area and an interactive photo booth sponsored by The Art Station. Music, games and prizes sponsored by 92.1 Hank FM from 12 to 2 p.m., Demonstrations and live music 12p.m. – 4p.m.

Amateur artist awards ceremony at 3:45 p.m.

Amateur artists interested in participating in the event can learn more and apply to https://bit.ly/2SDi5oA then email application to CrockettRow@gmail.com

The winner of the people’s choice award will be determined by the amateur artist who receives the most votes in the form of donations to The Art Station, a Fort Worth-based nonprofit organization that offers individual and group art therapy and community programs to children and adults.

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

Trinity River Kite Festival on Sept 14th

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, September 13th, 2019 at 11:30 AM
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Watch colorful kites and other wind-driven toys take to the skies above the Trinity River corridor at this free festival tomorrow! Bring your own kite to fly or take a free kite (while supplies last). Professional kite flyers will perform awesome aerial stunts and amaze Dallas with giant inflatable kites. The Dallas Zoo will show off some of their feathered friends and other interesting animals.

There will be a mix of fun and educational activities during the day including paper airplane making, Kid’s Fun Zone, street artists, vendors marketplace, and the Texas A&M quidditch team.

Festival grounds are in the Trinity floodway, between Commerce St. and Interstate 30, under the Commerce St. bridge. Public parking for the festival is available at parking lots near Riverfront Blvd. and Commerce St.; $5-$8.

 See list below for fun activities planned for the day: 

  • Most events and activities are FREE, some services and activities require a fee
  • FREE kite giveaway and Public kite flying (kites while supplies last)
  • Dallas Area Kitefliers Organization (DAKO) and other Southwest Kite Teams
  • Kid’s Fun Zone:  Bounce House, Clowns, Face Painting
  • Kite making booth and Paper airplane making
  • Trinity Skyline Trail Walks
  • Trinity Draw n’ Go Craft Making booth
  • Street Artists
  • Food Trucks (food and soft drinks for purchase)
  • Dallas Zoo Outreach
  • City Departments with information, giveaways and mascots
  • Kite vendors and 60 marketplace vendors (some fees apply)

Public parking for the festival is available at parking lots near Riverfront Blvd. and Commerce St. 146 W. Commerce Street, Dallas, TX 75207 ($5 – $8 per car)

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

Discounted Presale Tickets to Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s All-New Christmas Eve & Other Stories on Dec 21st

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 at 12:30 PM
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Hurry over to Groupon to score discounted Presale Tickets to Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s All-New Christmas Eve & Other Stories on Dec 21st at the American Airlines Center!

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

33rd Annual GrapeFest in Downtown Grapevine This Weekend

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 at 12:00 PM
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Discover a world of possibilities at the 33rd Annual GrapeFest, presented by Bank of the West, on September 12-15! Guests of all ages will find a variety of new wines, new vendors, new bands, and more to discover and celebrate throughout the four-day festival.

Grapevine, named for the wild Mustang grapes that blanketed the land when settlers first arrived to the area in 1844, is the headquarters of the Texas Wine Industry.

GrapeFest is the place to discover and try new wines and even rediscover some of your favorite varietals. Along with celebrating the fruit of the vine, this four-day annual festival offers a variety of activities and events to discover such as The People’s Choice Wine Tasting ClassicGrapeStompChampagne TerraceKidsWorldGrapeFest Golf ClassicGrapeFest Tennis Classic, live entertainment, the Texas Wine Tribute and much more!

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

FREE Marvelous Monarchs Event in Coppell This Saturday

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 at 12:00 PM
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Explore the life cycle of the iconic Monarch Butterfly at this exciting Wild Day! Discover the long journey this butterfly takes to reach its nesting grounds. Come learn why these fascinating creatures are so important and how you can help them in your backyard! Wild Days are geared toward families and youth ages 3-14. These free “come and go” events feature hands-on learning/activity stations.

Saturday, September 14, 2019 • 10:30 AM – 12 PM

Biodiversity Education Center
367 Freeport Pkwy, Coppell, TX 75019

Free admission. No reservations required. Need more info? Call 972/304-3581 or email cnp@coppelltx.gov.

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

Discounted Tickets to MasterChef Junior Live! on Oct 11th

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 at 11:30 AM
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Head over to Groupon to get discounted tickets to MasterChef Junior Live! on Oct 11th at The Theater at Grand Prairie!

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

Up to 44% Off Hangman’s House of Horrors in Fort Worth

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Monday, September 9th, 2019 at 3:00 PM
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Head to Groupon to save up to 44% off admission to the Hangman’s House of Horrors in Fort Worth!

Valid dates: October 4, 5, 13, 20, and 27–31

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

Discounted Tickets to Femme it Forward with Monica, Brandy, Mya, & Keri Hilson on Oct 17th

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Monday, September 9th, 2019 at 12:00 PM
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Head over to Groupon to score discounted tickets to Femme it Forward with Monica, Brandy, Mya, & Keri Hilson on Oct 17th at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory on Irving!

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

North Texas Wine & Brew Music Festival Tomorrow in Denton

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, September 6th, 2019 at 2:00 PM
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The 1st Annual North Texas Wine & Brew Music Festival will be on September 7th, 2019 in Denton, TX from 12-10pm.

🍷 Wine + 🍻 Brew + 🎶 Music + 🍣 Food

The festival will be a curation of exciting wineries, breweries, food trucks, musicians and 90+ vendors from all over Texas for an afternoon of sampling and entertainment. Wine, craft beer and food sampling passes are available online now.

North Texas Wine and Brew Music Festival
North Texas Fairgrounds
2217 N Carroll Blvd, Denton, TX 76201

WINE LOVER INFORMATION
When you put on a festival smack dab in the middle of Texas Wine Country, you better be prepared to “bring it” with your wine offerings. We are currently curating the best wineries to amaze you with the wealth of incredible wines from some of the most heralded producers in Texas. We promise you won’t go thirsty while listening to your favorite music.

WINE SAMPLING passes include sampling tickets, a commemorative wine glass, and lanyard!
Tickets Available Here: bit.ly/NorthTexasWine
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CRAFT BREW INFORMATION
As many a vintner has said… “It takes a lot of good beer to make great wine”! Craft beer is a big deal in North Texas and Denton is no exception. We’ve gone to great lengths to make sure there are plenty of premium brews to be enjoyed with tasty food. Sometimes life just calls for a cold beer and we’ll have them ready for you!

CRAFT BREW SAMPLING passes include sampling tickets, a commemorative Brew glass, and lanyard!
Tickets Available Here: bit.ly/NorthTexasWine
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FOODIE INFORMATION
The festival menu of offerings will be reflective of North Texas vibrant culinary scene, offering a variety of delicious bites from many of the area’s finest chefs and restaurateurs and food trucks to pair perfectly with that glass of wine or craft brew. And don’t forget to check out the Culinary Building where we will offer tasty mashups of your favorite meals and fantastic chefs in food demonstrations all afternoon. Food passes will be available for those who would like to sample from these demos.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit local non-profits!

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

$15.99 Admission to Crayola Experience Plano ($24.89 Value)

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, September 6th, 2019 at 1:30 PM
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Head over to Living Social to get $15.99 Admission for One to Crayola Experience Plano! ($24.89 Value) Here’s a look at some of the attractions:

  • NEW in 2019-Scribble Scrubbies: Attention Pet Lovers! Don’t miss Crayola’s NEW award-winning toy turned life-sized attraction. Color, splash and play with your FREE Scribble Scrubbie* – a fuzzy, washable pet perfect for endless, creative fun!
  • Silly Selfies: Takes selfies to a whole new level by making a color a digital mask. Guests can choose between becoming a robot unicorn, a rock star parrot or even a zany pirate bunny. With over 6,000 possible combinations, the sky is the limit. But there’s more! Walk up and touch your selfie to animate it. You can literally watch your zany self projected into an underwater seascape or royal room only Crayola could create.
  • Crayon Factory: Families can grab a seat at the live theater show and watch the resident “crayonologist” cook up a batch of brightly-hued, real Crayola crayons.
  • Be A Star: Say Macaroni & Cheese!: Turn yourself into the star of a coloring page in this photo-booth attraction
  • Drip Art: A masterpiece is made by loading crayons into the drip art machine, where they melt into a unique, swirled artwork.
  • Modeling Madness: Kids can take a hands-on approach and test their sculpting skills with Crayola Model Magic clay.

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

FREE Home Depot Kids Workshop September 7th

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Friday, September 6th, 2019 at 12:45 PM
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This Saturday, September 7 from 9am to 12pm, The Home Depot is having their monthly Home Depot Kids Workshop where kids can make a FREE Scarecrow Planter.

Harvest the fun during our hands-on workshop where you and your child can build a scarecrow planter. Your young farmer can learn how a seed grows while you help them construct a festive home for their plant. They will sand, glue, and paint pieces of wood to create this holiday planter. All Kids Workshop attendees must be accompanied by a parent or adult at all times. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron and a commemorative pin while supplies last.

Go HERE to register.

Free Family Day at Samurai Collection Tomorrow

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, September 6th, 2019 at 10:57 AM
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Join The Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum: The Samurai Collection on the first Saturday of the month for free fun during Family Day!

Enjoy family-oriented guided tours and art activities from 1-3 PM. Each month a new aspect of samurai art and culture is explored.

The Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum: The Samurai Collection
2501 N Harwood St, Dallas, Texas 75201

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

Southlake Small World, BIG Imagination Autism Event This Saturday

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Thursday, September 5th, 2019 at 4:00 PM
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This event is about curiosity, imagination, creativity, and providing real life experiences for children through dramatic play. That’s what Behavioral Innovations has been about for almost twenty years.

You are invited to come participate in this FREEsensory friendly family event to learn more! Their clinical team will be there to answer questions regarding your child. We’re here to help at whatever stage of the journey you’re at. Lots of resource to share.

Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 9:30 AM – 11 AM

Please save your space and RSVP below by Texting 817.480.8996 “small world & # of kids attending” or fill out the form here.

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!