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Dallas Streetcar

Celebrate the arrival of the Dallas Streetcar
to the Bishop Arts District
with a Community Block Party!

Saturday, August 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Bishop Arts District, Corner of West 7th Street and Madison Avenue

On August 27th, you can preview the new streetcar service
beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Regular service to Bishop Arts District officially begins on Monday, August 29.

Aug. 27 The Bertrand Neighborhood Association's monthly market brings together the best local entrepreneurs to share their wares with you. Held on the 4th Saturday of every month, you'll see the community grow each month! Held across from True Lee Baptist Church, the market is set up at the corner of Scyene & Bertrand Ave. (now Robert L. Parish Sr. Ave.), across from the Hatcher Station. Stop by from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Information:

Aug. 27 The Reunion Lawn Party is back! Come out and enjoy live music, gourmet food trucks, lawn games and The Nodding Donkey beer garden. Admission is free. On August 27, Amy Vanderoef is the emcee with Armstead kicking off the music with Le Freak to follow August also features a Mavs Takeover! Bring a lawn chair or blanket, but no outside beverages or dogs will be permitted. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. at the base of the Reunion Tower. Information:

Aug. 27 The Historic Downtown Plano Association presents Movies in the Park in Haggard Park, 901 E. 15th Street. The free film screenings take place on the last Saturday of each month through August. On Saturday, August 27, the live-action version of Cinderella (PG) directed by Kenneth Branagh. The screening begins at 8:00 p.m. Information:

Movies at the Majestic. The Majestic Theatre is happy to announce that films are making their way on to the Majestic Theatre silver screen for the first time since 1973. Step back in time and go see a movie at the Majestic! Coming up:
Aug. 27 The Return of the Trilogy
The Majestic Theatre is located at 1925 Elm St. Information:
Sept. 2 First Friday Flicks presents Field of Dreams. On the first Friday of each month through October, head over to Heritage Crossing, located at Sixth and Walnut streets in Downtown Garland, to enjoy a free outdoor movie. This month, enjoy a screening of Field of Dreams on Friday, September 2. The movie starts at 8 p.m. Information:

Sept. 2 Laughs by the Lake. There is no better way to end a week than with a laugh. Lake Carolyn, located in the Las Colinas Urban Center, provides a beautiful backdrop for an evening of comedy and live music. Laughs by the Lake is the largest outdoor comedy show in North Texas, complete with food court and beer vendor. Over a thousand people are expected to attend the show, featuring performances by comedians Myq Kaplan, Wendy Liebman and headliner Matthew Broussard. Immediately following the comedy show enjoy a live concert by local band The Black & Blue. It all starts at 7 p.m. and admission is free. Information:

Sept. 5 The City of Garland and the Noon Exchange Club of Garland invite the public to the 71st Annual Labor Day Parade on Monday, Sept. 5. The parade kicks off at 9 a.m. followed by a free classic car show in the Downtown Garland Square. The parade will begin at the intersection of Glenbrook Drive and Ninth Street, then will head north on Glenbrook toward Main Street. Follow the parade east on Main, and then north on Fifth Street; the parade will continue down Fifth and will end near the Granville Arts Center. Information:

Sept. 8 Get an early start to the weekend by partaking in the Downtown Plano Art & Wine Walk presented by Plano Magazine. Held monthly on the second Thursday of April through November, the Downtown Plano Art & Wine Walk is a sip and shop event where participants get to sample selected wines at their favorite shops throughout the arts district while enjoying live music and curated art exhibitions. It's the perfect way to unwind in Plano's favorite historic neighborhood. Information:

Sept. 10 Dallas 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb. September 11th marks the anniversary of a day that most of us promised to never forget. Join us as firefighters, law enforcement and EMS personnel from the North Texas region and beyond are supported by members of the community, coming together for a day of extreme physical challenge and intense reflection in a truly inspirational setting. Together we will honor New York's Bravest and Finest who sacrificed their lives on September 11, 2001 as well as our local heroes; while supporting the families who have survived them. The event is scheduled for 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon at Renaissance Tower, 1201 Elm Street. Information:

Majestic Theatre
Live at The Majestic hosts shows ranging from nationally touring concerts and comedy acts to locally produced cultural events in one of the most elegant performing arts venues in the southwest, the historic Majestic Theatre. Upcoming events and performances include:
Sept. 10 Nala Thamayanthi - Indian Broadway Show
Sept. 27 NPR's Ask Me Another
Oct. 8 Chris D'Elia
The Majestic Theatre is located at 1925 Elm St. Information:

Sept. 17 Enjoy the 4th season of The Marketplace Garland, featuring fresh produce, baked goods, jams & jellies, sweet breads, culinary items, unique items from local artisans and craftsmen and more! The Marketplace Garland supports Good Samaritans of Garland and for those interested in doing so, donated items of canned and boxed food items will be accepted at the Good Samaritans booth. This event takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every 3rd Saturday of the month, April through October, in the heart of Garland's historic downtown square. 108 N. Sixth Street. Information:

Sept. 24 The City of Dallas and Verde Energy TX Present Movie Night On The Bridge with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Bring your family, friends, neighbors and something to sit on for a fantastic movie under the stars on the Ronald Kirk Bridge and at the Felix H. Lozada, Sr. Gateway, 109 Continental Avenue in Downtown Dallas. The movie is free and open to the public. There will also be some of DFW's finest food trucks and vendors on hand. The movie starts at 8:30 p.m. Information:

Through Aug. 28 NorthPark Center presents the NorthPark AutoShow. Premier 2016 and 2017 models from respected brands like Land Rover, Aston Martin, Lincoln and more will line NorthPark's corridors for the three-week-long event. Shoppers are invited to learn about 36 vehicles from Dallas' top dealerships while experiencing NorthPark's unparalleled 230 stores and restaurants. Guests can also view an Indy 500 car from Texas Motor Speedway and David Yurman's custom MV Agusta Brutale motorcycle for a limited time at NorthPark. Other notable vehicles include the 2016 Aston Martin DB9 Coupe, 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC300, 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster, Tesla Model S P90D and Car Wrap City's Hennessy Ferrari 458 Spider. NorthPark Center is located at 8687 N. Central Expressway. Information:

Saturdays through Oct. 29 The Farmers Branch Market supports local vendors that want to share their passion and products with our community. We believe in creating an environment that promotes eating fresh, eating local and bringing people together in a fun environment. The market is open Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 12 noon, May 7 through October 29. Nestled under a canopy of Post Oak trees, the Farmers Branch Market is located at the Grove at Mustang Crossing. Information:

Through Nov. 13 A Time For Greatness: The 1960 Kennedy Campaign is on display at the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, 411 Elm Street. It was the energy and optimism of Kennedy versus the experience and reputation of Nixon that resulted in one of the closest elections in U.S. history. This election year, The Sixth Floor Museum presents a new temporary exhibit, A Time for Greatness: The 1960 Kennedy Campaign, which showcases campaign memorabilia, photographs and film from the Museum's collection. This colorful look at the 1960 Kennedy campaign offers a timely exploration of presidential politics from a different era, connecting one historic election year to another through the lens of the incredible campaign of the youngest president ever elected. Information:

Events in Fort Worth and Denton

Fort Worth:

Safari Shuttle Saturdays through Sept. 3 The T's Safari Shuttle bus will run from The T's downtown Intermodal Transportation Center (ITC) to the Fort Worth Zoo on Saturdays through September 3rd.

Trolley Boarding Times
The Safari Shuttle leaves on the hour and 1/2 hour from the ITC Station at 1001 Jones St., downtown Fort Worth. Board the shuttle to the zoo at Bus Bay A at the ITC. Returning to the ITC Station is simple - board where you got off. Return trips from the Zoo board every 30 minutes.

ITC Station To Fort Worth Zoo: first trip is 9:30 a.m., last trip is 6:30 p.m.
Fort Worth Zoo to ITC Station: first trip is 10:00 a.m., last trip is 7:00 p.m.
Shuttles operate every 30 minutes until the last trip of the day.

Fort Worth Zoo visitors arriving from Dallas and the Mid-Cities by the TRE may ride the Safari Shuttle from the ITC free of charge by using their TRE Regional day pass or with a valid weekly, monthly or annual regional pass.

Information: 817-215-8600 or

Through Aug. 7 Discarded: Photographs by Anthony Hernandez is on exhibit at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd. This inaugural presentation of renowned photographer Anthony Hernandez's newest project evocatively explores Americans' penchant for discarding what we no longer want through images of buildings, people, and the land east and northeast of Los Angeles, California. Despite their challenging subject, these large photographs lure us in with their light-struck atmosphere, color and space. Admission to the museum is free. Information:

Kimbell Art Museum Piano Pavilion Through Sept. 11 The Brothers Le Nain: Painters of Seventeenth-Century France is the first major exhibition in the United States devoted to the Le Nain brothers - Antoine, Louis, and Mathieu - who were active in Paris during the 1630s and 1640s. More than forty of their best paintings highlight the brothers' full range of production, with altarpieces, private devotional paintings, portraits, and those poignant images of peasants on which their celebrity rests. These masterworks come from public and private collections in Europe and North America, with major loans from the Musée du Louvre and the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, as well as museums throughout France. The exhibit will be on view in the Renzo Piano Pavilion at the Kimbell Art Museum located at 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd. in Fort Worth. Information:

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History Through Dec. 31 Don't miss Hidden Treasures: Celebrating 75 Years at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. It's an exhibit unlike any other. Iconic artifacts from a teaching collection which has inspired generations. It's the best of our own history reimagined for this special anniversary exhibition. From period rooms showcasing life from a bygone era to anatomical models to Texas History artifacts and ceremonial masks from around the world, these are the collections that shaped our story. Admisson prices are: Adult $15, Junior (2-12) $11, Senior (65+) $13 and Members Free. Exhibit runs through Dec 31st. The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is located at 1600 Gendy Street. Information:

The Herd Twice Daily, 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. The Texas Longhorn and the American cowboy are two of the most enduring symbols of the Old West. They're a big reason why Fort Worth earned the nickname "Cowtown." And they formed the core of the great cattle drives of the late nineteenth century. Now, the romance and mystique of cowboys and cattle drives returns to Fort Worth with The Herd - Texas Longhorns driven by genuine Texas cowhands - offering an unforgettable glimpse into the past. You'll hear the jingle of spurs, the cattle bawling, and the rhythm of the hoof beats. As The Herd passes, a bygone era comes to life before your eyes. The world's only twice-daily cattle drive happens at 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily in the Stockyards National Historic District, 130 E. Exchange Ave. in Fort Worth. Look for the Drovers before and after each cattle drive for photo opportunities and to learn more about life on the trail! Note: drives are not held on Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day. Information:


Through Aug. 27 North Texas Fair and Rodeo. The North Texas State Fair Association presents Denton's Annual North Texas Fair and Rodeo which will feature a world championship rodeo, entertainment from the best Texas Country musicians, carnival rides and games, fiddling contest, petting zoos and barbecue cook-offs! The fair will take place at the North Texas Fairgrounds from Friday, August 19 through Saturday, August 27. Ride the A-train and take Denton Connect Route 6 to get to all the festivities. Information:

Denton Community Market Saturdays Apr. Through Nov. Denton Community Market takes place Saturdays through November near downtown Denton. Experience a community gathering space alive with music, local food and produce, locally produced handmade arts and crafts, on-site food, local business, community groups and more! The market is held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is located at Carroll Blvd. and Mulberry St. Information:

Discover Denton's historic Courthouse-on-the-Square, built in 1896, making the building at the center of a town more than 100 years old! The building itself is beautiful with architectural details that make the courthouse shine as an icon for Denton County. The best part about the Courthouse-on-the-Square is that everything in Denton seems to revolve around it. With something going on every day on the Square, there is no such thing as a dull day in downtown Denton. Whether you're looking for a place to listen to live music, grab a drink, or even an old-fashioned ice cream sundae, you only have to walk a few steps from the Courthouse to find it. Information:

First Friday Denton First Friday of every month First Friday Denton is on the first Friday of every month, and is significant because that is the day when artists and artisans in the business district surrounding the Denton County Historic Courthouse on the Square open their doors for visitors and patrons to visit and see them at work, browse and perhaps buy a unique piece of art, jewelry or a myriad of other art objects - for yourself or someone special. And First Friday also offers patrons a chance to visit their favorite restaurants and businesses that have extended First Friday hours, so come to First Friday ready for music, art, books, coffee and great original foods. Information:

Fridays and Saturdays Ghosts of Denton haunted history tours. The city of Denton, and the county surrounding it, has fascinating history. It also has more than its fair share of ghostly stories. Join Shelly Tucker, a professional storyteller for 27 years, on a 90 minute tour. Most of the tour revolves around the square, although there is one (and possibly now there are two) stops about two blocks away. Tour participants should wear comfortable shoes and weather appropriate clothing. In summer, it's a good idea to bring a bottle of water to stay hydrated. Scheduled tours begin at 8:00 p.m (sharp) on Friday and Saturday nights from Jupiter House Coffee at 106 N. Locust in Denton (on the east side of the Courthouse-on-the-Square). Advance tickets are available online or at Jupiter House Coffee. Information:

UNT Art Path Discover the UNT Art Path, a self-guided walking tour of art works on the University of North Texas campus. You can pick up UNT Art Path brochures in the University Union Information Center, the Office of the Dean in the Art Building, UNT on the Square and the Alumni Center at Gateway Center. Docent-led tours are available by appointment. For information, contact Tracee W. Robertson, UNT Art Gallery Director, or Eva James Toia, development director for the College of Visual Arts and Design, at 940-565-4001 or or visit

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Special Offers with your DART Pass

Tall and proud, the giraffes at Giants of the Savanna are not above looking for a "handout" - especially when it contains a fresh green leaf of romaine lettuce. The Diane and Hal Brierley Giraffe Ridge offers a fun animal encounter at the Dallas Zoo as guests can choose to feed the animals when they gaze eye-to-eye with the tallest animal on land. This is just one of many adventures to discover at Texas' largest and oldest zoo. Special Dallas Zoo Offer with a DART Pass: Mondays and Tuesdays, show your same-day DART Pass at the Dallas Zoo to enjoy a $2 discount on regular admission prices. Information:

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