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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:
July 30 Dallas Hip Hop Dance Fest
July 31 Soul Escape Dance "Collaboration"
Aug. 3 Soul Escape Dance Solo Showcase
Aug. 5 Soul Escape Dance Student Show
Aug. 11 Roman Vs. Fousey
The Majestic Theatre is located at 1925 Elm St. Information: www.dallasculture.org.
July 30 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 July 30, Hannah Kirby is kicking off the event with Tin Man Band to follow! 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: www.reunionlawnparty.com.

July 30 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, July 30, see Zootopia (PG), a 3D computer-animated buddy cop comedy adventure. The screening begins at 8:00 p.m. Information: www.visitdowntownplano.com.

July 30 Safari Nights powered by Breeze Energy is at the Dallas Zoo. Cricket chirps aren't the only sounds you'll hear this Saturday night. Enjoy The O's on July 30 - the natural setting is perfect for acoustic instrumentals blended into catchy pop songs. Guests can embrace a blend of nature and live music on shady Cat Green. Bring blankets or lawn chairs to enjoy the show, or reserve a six-person cabana. Get close to stars of the Zoo's Animal Adventures outreach program and catch a special presentation of Wonders of the Wild, presented by Kimberly-Clark, the dynamic, interactive wildlife show featuring birds and mammals from all over the world. The events, which start at 5 p.m., will bring music to Texas' largest zoo until 9 p.m. Food will be available for purchase, along with soft drinks, cold craft beer and wine. Information: www.dallaszoo.com.

Aug. 3-14 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Circus XTREME at the American Airlines Center, 2500 Victory Ave. It's time for your family to be amazed by all the X-TRAORDINARY things you know and love about America's favorite live family entertainment experience. Be astonished by UN-XPECTED circus spectacles you've never seen before and that can't be seen anywhere else but at The Greatest Show On Earth®. Get ready for an X-HILARATING adventure with X-TRAORDINARY circus artists and magnificent X-OTIC animals, like our big cats! It's time to awaken the spirit of Children Of All Ages and stir the imagination of your family! Information: www.ringling.com.

Aug. 3-28 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: www.northparkcenter.com.

Aug. 5 The 20th Annual Mayor's Back to School Fair will be presented by Walmart and Sam's Club on Friday, August 5, 2016, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Automobile and Centennial Buildings in Fair Park. The Mayor's Back to School Fair is a collaborative effort between the City of Dallas, Dallas area schools, public health departments, state agencies, non-profit organizations, corporations and hundreds of volunteers. Together, we help economically disadvantaged children start off the new school year with many of their school-related needs met in a 'one-stop destination.' The Fair is free and open to the public. Free school supplies are made available to families with school-aged children who (a) reside in the City of Dallas or attend Dallas ISD schools and (b) who meet eligibility requirements. More information and pre-registration details at: www.mayorsbacktoschoolfair.com.

Aug 11 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: wwww.visitdowntownplano.com.


Aug. 20 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: www.themarketplacedfw.com.

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: www.facebook.com.

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: www.dallasculture.org.
Through Aug. 19 Start summer vacation at the TOP with a visit to the Reunion Tower GeO-Deck. From 470 feet in the air, visitors will experience a 360-degree view of the best Dallas has to offer. Plan a daytime visit for weekday activities including up-close animal encounters with the Dallas Zoo and Tall Tales story time led by the Dallas Public Library, and stay to enjoy casual dining options at the revolving Cloud Nine Café. Linger until the sun sets to enjoy a sparkling toast at one of the most romantic places in Texas. Whether a local resident or a first-time visitor, Reunion Tower GeO-Deck delivers a new perspective on Dallas. View the Summer Activity Schedule here: www.reuniontower.com.

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: www.farmersbranchmarket.com.


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 www.the-t.com.

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: www.cartermuseum.org.

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: www.kimbell.org.

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: www.fwmuseum.org.

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: www.fortworth.com.

Denton:


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: dentonmarket.org.

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: www.discoverdenton.com.

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: www.firstfridaydenton.com.

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: www.ghostsofdenton.com.

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 cvad@unt.edu or visit northtexan.unt.edu/content/unt-art-path.

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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: dallaszoo.com.



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