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Discounted Admission to Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Over Texas

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Thursday, November 15th, 2018 at 2:00 PM
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Hurry over to Groupon to save over 50% off admission to Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Over Texas!

~ One ticket for $49.19 (reg $82)

When can I visit?: Valid on regular operating days 11/16/18 – 12/23/18 and 12/30/18 – 1/6/19. Please check sixflags.com for operating dates and hours.

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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 Admission & Skate Rental at Panther Island Ice

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at 10:40 AM
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Hurry over to Living Social to score discounted Admission and Skate Rental for Two or Four at Panther Island Ice in Fort Worth!

Admission for Two $13
Admission for Four $25

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!

Battle of the Badges Softball Tournament This Saturday in Lewisville

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 at 2:20 PM
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First responders to emergencies will join forces to raise funds for children in crisis during the Battle of the Badge Softball Tournament, benefiting Children’s Advocacy Center of Denton County. The event is organized by the Lewisville Police Academy Alumni Association and will also benefit the Citizen Police Academy.

Saturday at 7:45 AM – 8 PM
Toyota of Lewisville Railroad Park
1301 South Railroad Street, Lewisville, Texas 75057

The event started as a single game between the Lewisville FD and Lewisville PD but has grown to include other city departments throughout North Texas. Family activities are always a large draw and will include a bounce house, Life and Fire Safety clowns, crafts, face painting and a silent auction.

Hot dogs and other refreshments will be available for purchase; however, attendees may bring their own food and drinks. In addition, event T-shirts will be available for purchase.

CACDC is a non-profit agency that serves child victims of sexual or very serious physical abuse after a report has been made to Child Protective Services or law enforcement. The agency works closely with law enforcement, Child Protective Services, the District Attorney’s Office, and sexual assault nurse examiners on the investigation and prosecution of severe child abuse cases. Services, such as counseling, are provided free of charge to the children and non-offending family members.

For more information about Battle of the Badges or to be a donor to the event, visit LCPAAA.org.

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 Admission to Peppermint Park Holiday Festival at Hilton Anatole

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Monday, November 12th, 2018 at 4:30 PM
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Peppermint Park is a new holiday festival for children and families that features live shows, Christmas lights, a holiday train ride, Nativity petting zoo, and winter-themed holiday games. Head over to Groupon to score discounted admission for up to 8 people!

Make Peppermint Park your new can’t-miss family tradition!

Hilton Anatole Hotel
2201 North Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX 75207

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!

Get Your Tickets to Christmas at The Dallas Symphony

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Monday, November 12th, 2018 at 10:00 AM
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It is just about time for the magical Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s Christmas season! They have a selection of concerts for all music lovers and this is the type of event you can make a holiday tradition!

Tickets start at less than $50- just click on the links below to get your admission to some of the best shows of the season!

Christmas at Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Tchaikovsky – Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty
November 23-25, 2018
Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm, Sunday at 2:30 pm
Two of Tchaikovsky’s greatest ballet scores kick off the holiday season.
https://www.mydso.com/buy/tickets/tchaikovsky-nutcracker

A John Williams Christmas
November 30-December 2, 2018
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 7:30 pm, Sunday at 2:30 pm
John Williams and friends fill your holiday with selections from Harry Potter, Home Alone, and more plus Christmas favorites and surprises for a magical start to your holiday season.
https://www.mydso.com/buy/tickets/john-williams-christmas-pops

A John Williams Family Christmas
December 1, 2018
11:00 am
A shorter version of the John Williams Christmas concert that will delight the whole family. Enjoy a hot chocolate station, cookie decorating station, Santa in a photo area, Christmas crafts, an instrument petty zoo, and live penguins from the zoo.
https://www.mydso.com/buy/tickets/john-williams-family-christmas

Jazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis
December 5, 2018
7:30 pm
The world-renowned Jazz ensemble and GRAMMY award winner Wynton Marsalis return to the Meyerson with eerie holiday concert full of Yuletide favorites.
https://www.mydso.com/buy/tickets/jazz-at-lincoln-center

Dallas Symphony Christmas Pops
December 7-16, 2018
7:30 pm on Friday & Saturday, 2:30 pm on Sunday
The beloved tradition continues with Christmas classics, sing-along carols, the Dallas Symphony Chorus, and the magnificent Meyerson’s halls decked. Enjoy a special visitor from the north pole!
https://www.mydso.com/buy/tickets/christmas-pops-2018

Big Brassy Christmas and Organ Extravaganza
December 10, 2018
7:30 pm
Christmas favorites ring out into the hall as members of the DSO brass and percussion perform a special program featuring the Lay Family Concert Organ.
https://www.mydso.com/buy/tickets/big-brassy-2018

New Year’s Eve
December 31, 2018
7:30 pm
An evening of Viennese elegance with a complimentary champagne toast at intermission.
https://www.mydso.com/buy/tickets/new-years-eve-2018

Veterans Day Events Going On Around DFW This Weekend

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, November 9th, 2018 at 3:00 PM
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All over DFW, communities will be honoring American military heroes throughout the weekend. Here are a few top parades, memorials and festivals!

Dallas

Marching bands, JROTC groups, floats, military vehicles and veterans organizations will turn downtown Dallas red, white and blue during a parade focusing on the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

Nov. 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. starting at Dallas City Hall, 1500 Marilla St. vetsdayindallas.org.

Fort Worth 

Beginning at 10:45 a.m. Tarrant County Courthouse (100 E. Weatherford St.), this parade makes a stop at Sundance Square (420 Main St.) for a ceremony at 11 a.mbefore proceeding down Main St. The theme is “The War to End All Wars” and the grand marshal is Jim Hodgson, a Texas WWI Centennial Commemoration Director. There will be a flyover by a Marine squadron in F/A-18 Hornet planes.

Nov. 10 at 10:45 a.m. beginning at 100 E. Weatherford St. and running through Sundance Square, 420 Main St. tarrantcountyveterans.org.

Grapevine

Salute American military service members during a patriotic parade down Main St. and learn about organizations that help veterans in need. A fair will follow with food, music and games.

Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Grapevine Historic Main Street District, 705 S. Main St. grapevineveteransparade.org.

The Colony

This festival features live music by country greats Radney Foster, Restless Heart and headliner Sawyer Brown. There will be a memorial ceremony at 11 a.m., and a video exhibit honoring military veterans with local ties. Enjoy a fun run; a car, bike and truck show; carnival rides and food; a silent auction and a fireworks display at around 8 p.m.

Nov. 10 from noon to 9 p.m. at Colony Five Star Sports Complex, 4100 Blair Oaks Drive. Prices vary for vendors and carnival rides and games. thecolonytx.gov.

Forney

Hundreds of collector vehicles in categories such as vintage, antiques, classics, muscle cars, trucks and low-riders will be on display at Turkey Trax Auto Show and Veterans Run, a patriotic eleventh annual event in Forney. Start the day with a 5K fun run, which benefits local veterans organizations.

Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Forney Community Park, 241 South FM 548, Forney. Free for spectators; $20 to participate in 5K run. sharingthelove.org.

McKinney 

This two-part memorial features an 11th Hour ceremony at 11 a.m. with a missing man formation flyover, patriotic music and parade of colors. A sundown ceremony at 5:26 p.m.includes the reading of names on the city’s Wall of Honor before the playing of “Taps.”

Nov. 10 at 11 a.m. and 5:26 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, 6053 Weiskopf Ave., McKinney. mckinneytexas.org. 

Turtle Creek Arts Festival at Reverchon Park Tomorrow

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, November 9th, 2018 at 11:20 AM
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Check out the Turtle Creek Arts Festival which showcases approximately 100 local and regional artists and crafters of all disciplines at historic Reverchon Park, just steps away from the Katy Trail.

View artist demonstrations, enjoy local food trucks, live acoustic music, hands-on art activities, a children’s area and much more. Free to attend, the festival is open to all ages and dogs are welcome.

TURTLE CREEK FINE ARTS FESTIVAL: NOVEMBER 10-11, 2018

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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 L.O.L. Surprise! Eye Spy Pet Scavenger Hunt Event at Target on Nov 10th

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, November 9th, 2018 at 9:20 AM
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Mark your calendar! On Saturday, November 10th, select Target locations will be hosting a FREE L.O.L Surprise! Eye Spy Scavenger Hunt Event from 10 A.M. to 1 P.M.!

Activities will include a selfie station, free gifts and giveaways every thirty minutes! Kids will also search the store for a missing L.O.L Surprise! pet. When they find it, they’ll have the opportunity to buy an exclusive L.O.L Surprise! pet ball.

Discounted Admission to Texas Taco Festival on November 17–18 at Texas Live!

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 at 2:20 PM
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Hurry over to Groupon to score discounted Admission to Texas Taco Festival on November 17–18 at Texas Live! Plus, save an extra 20% with promo code SAVE20.

What’s included in General Admission $8.95:

  • Entrance into the festival
  • First drink for free (beer, margarita, water, or soda)
  • Access to cash margarita, full bars, tequila sampling, live bands and DJs, mariachi band, eating contests, and more

What’s included in Premium Admission $22.95:

  • Entrance into the festival
  • First drink for free (beer, margarita, water, or soda)
  • Access to cash margarita, full bars, tequila sampling, live bands and DJs, mariachi band, eating contests, and more
  • Five taco vouchers
  • Commemorative gift bag with bottle of hot sauce, giveaways, and more

Free admission for children 10 and under with a paying adult. Must be 21 or older to drink alcohol.

Saturday, November 17: 1–7 p.m. (12–7 p.m. with VIP ticket)
Sunday, November 18: 12–6 p.m. (11 a.m.–6 p.m. with VIP ticket)

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 Admission to ICE! featuring Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer at The Gaylord Texan

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 at 12:20 PM
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Hurry to Groupon to score discounted admission to ICE! featuring Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer! Save up to 51% off!

What’s included: admission to a walk-through holiday attraction with two million pounds of hand-carved ice sculptures and thrilling ice slides

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 Admission to Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Over Texas

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 at 9:20 AM
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Hurry over to Groupon to save over 50% off admission to Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Over Texas!

~ One ticket for $49.19 (reg $82)

When can I visit?: Valid on regular operating days 11/16/18 – 12/23/18 and 12/30/18 – 1/6/19. Please check sixflags.com for operating dates and hours.

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!

Texas Legends Home Opener on Nov 9th #TogetherInTheStands

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 at 3:20 PM
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Just 3 days until the season opener for the Texas Legends! My family loves to attend these games in Frisco- go blue!! Tickets start at just $10– take your crew to something new!

The Texas Legends are a D-League NBA Affiliate of the Dallas Mavericks.

Discounted Tickets to Ballet Frontier of Texas: “The Nutcracker” on Nov 16–18

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 at 2:00 PM
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Head over to Living Social to get discounted tickets to see Ballet Frontier of Texas: “The Nutcracker” on November 16–18 at the Will Rogers Auditorium in Fort Worth!

Buy up to 8 tickets at just $19 each!

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 Uber Rides & 50% Off Lyft Rides to the Polls on Election Day

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 at 9:20 AM
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Today only, November 6th, Uber and Lyft are offering free or reduced rate rides to polling places for election day!

Uber is offering voters across the country promo codes for free rides to the polls on election day. Riders can book a completely free ride to go vote by looking up their designated voting location and entering their home address in the Uber app.

Lyft will be offering 50% off rides to the polls (up to $5 value) to encourage voter turnout! To find the code for your area, go here and enter your zip code. You can enter the code in the promos section of your Lyft app.

Plus, for under-served communities, they’ll provide free rides through nonpartisan, nonprofit partners, including Voto Latino, local Urban League affiliates, and the National Federation of the Blind.

American Heroes Festival This Saturday in The Colony

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Monday, November 5th, 2018 at 2:20 PM
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Mark your calendar for Saturday, November 10, 2018 as we celebrate Veteran’s Day with this patriotic annual festival, American Heroes: A Salute to Veterans at The Colony Five Star Complex, 4100 Blair Oaks in The Colony, Texas!

Great fun, with rides for all ages, delicious food, fun games and more. Individual ride tickets are available for purchase at the carnival. All You Can Ride Wristbands are also available for $25. Discount coupons are available at various retailers in The Colony, as well as The Colony Recreation 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!