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DART to Special Events

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Through Sept. 30 Fair Fare on the Square kicks off on September 1 in downtown Garland and runs the entire month, giving visitors a head start on fair-inspired flavors. There is no admission fee, and items are priced to entice at $2 to $15. Participating eateries are situated on Main, 6th and State streets - all either on or just steps from Garland's historic Square, where the food and drink can be enjoyed al fresco if desired. Sample a corny dog waffle or "trashcan" beef brisket fries. Move on to funnel cake fries with fruity pebbles or a churro sundae, and wash it all down with a S'moretado or Big Tex Tea. That's just a sneak peek. Make a progressive meal of it, and order lots to share, or come back on multiple days to sample even more. Please check directly with individual restaurants for their opening hours and days. Information:

Sept. 24-25 Howl with laughter at the antics of some of DFW's best improv and sketch comedians at Addison Laugh Fest, a weekend of comedy at the Addison Theatre Centre, 15650 Addison Road. The main show takes place at 8 p.m. on both Friday, September 24, and Saturday, September 25. Also on Saturday, all ages will enjoy the 2 p.m. Student Matinee, while students of comedy can participate in a 4 p.m. Improv Workshop led by Rory Scholl. 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 movies, musicals and comedy shows include:
Sept. 24 Bely y Beto
Sept. 26 Por Que Los Hombres Aman A Las Cabronas?
Sept. 28 Friends! The Musical Parody

The Majestic Theatre is located at 1925 Elm St. Information:
Sept. 24-Oct. 17 The State Fair of Texas returns in 2021! After a year hiatus, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the time-honored tradition is returning in all its Lone Star glory on Friday, September 24. Whether you love trying all the new foods or checking out the latest cars and trucks at the Texas Auto Show, there is something for everyone at the State Fair. Information:

Sept. 25 Start the weekend off by partaking in the Downtown Plano Art & Wine Walk! This is a sip and shop event where participants get to sample selected wines at their favorite shops in Downtown Plano while enjoying live music, curated art exhibitions, and special discounts. It's the perfect way to unwind in Downtown Plano's arts district. The event begins at noon with check-in at McCall Plaza. Once checked in, attendees embark on a tasting tour of the Plano Arts District while enjoying wine samplings at each participating location and keeping track of the locations they visit on their Art & Wine Walk passports. Information:

Sept. 25 The Deep Ellum Outdoor Market returns with local one-of-a-kind artists, vendors, music and amazing food offerings. The market is held Saturdays from 12 to 6 p.m. at 100-199 N. Crowdus Street. Information:

Sept. 26 The West End Association Outdoor Market is held every other Sunday starting June 13th through October at the mouth of the West End Square park. The Outdoor Market has retail and arts and crafts together with family fun. The market hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Catch brunch at West End restaurants or hang around the neighborhood for dinner, museums or to enjoy the new neighborhood lights. Information:

The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory offers performances from the intimate to the blockbuster, excellent acoustics and an incredible live entertainment experience for both artists and fans. Upcoming comedy shows include:
Oct. 1 Brian Regan
Oct. 21 Jamie Foxx
The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory is located at 300 W. Las Colinas Blvd. Information:
Oct. 8 CityLine and The Boho Market bring a new kind of shopping experience to Richardson on the second Friday of each month from 6 to 10 p.m., the CityLine Night Market. Support local makers and vendors with more than 30 booths in CityLine Plaza featuring handmade and vintage goods, plus live music to enjoy while you shop. Bring friends and family to shop, indulge, and discover the treasures of The Boho Market. Information:

Oct. 9 The Urban Market returns to downtown Garland. Enjoy this "Food & Finds" Pop-Up Market in the heart of downtown Garland. Featured are local vendors that specialize in Farm Fresh Foods, Vintage, Repurposed, Upcycled, and Hand Crafted Goods. Information:

Oct. 9 Saturdays on the Square presents Painting on the Square. Indulge in an evening of artistic genius on the Square from 5 to 7 p.m. Create a masterpiece with the provided art supplies (canvas, brushes, and paint) and inspiring art instruction. Information:

2021 Addison After Dark. Nights under the stars in Addison have never been better. Addison's specialty entertainment series brings a fresh perspective on outdoor fun in Addison Circle Park. Enjoy free events starting at 7 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month, April through November (September features Addison Oktoberfest, Sept. 16-19). Each month focuses on a different theme, offering a variety of activities, live music, food trucks, and unique experiences. Attendees are encouraged to dress for the theme, bring a blanket or lawn chair, and get ready for an unforgettable night out in Addison.
  • Oct. 16 - Halloween Horror
    Halloween isn't just for kids! Come dressed for the occasion, which includes an outdoor showing of horror film Halloween (2018), axe throwing and Fire Art Show by FemPyre. Enjoy scary-good drinks, bewitchingly good food, dance to Halloween themed music and enter our costume contest for a chance to win great prizes.
Addison After Dark is held at Addison Circle Park, 15650 Addison Road. Information:

Nov. 5-7 Nothing brings out the passion, performance and profound creativity from chefs and award-winning cooks like the World Food Championships. More than 1,500 grand champions will bring their best to Dallas to dazzle, to impress and ultimately - to beat the best in this one epic Food Sport event! The experience is amazingly unique and one that every foodie can find the perfect way to devour. The World Food Championships take place at Centennial Hall in Fair Park. Information:

Nov. 27-28 The Boho Market at Klyde Warren Park. Come join in on Saturday, November 27th and Sunday, November 28th for The Boho Market at Klyde Warren Park to support some of the best local makers, curators and artisans our communities have to offer. Klyde Warren Park is located at 2012 Woodall Rodgers Frwy. Information:

March 3-Dec. 31, 2022 Liberty & Laughter: The Lighter Side of the White House is a special exhibit at the George W. Bush Presidential Center. With first-family anecdotes, interactive multimedia, and amusing artifacts, it offers a glimpse into the lighter side of behind-the-scenes life in the White House. Learn about presidential pranks, inside jokes, and how laughter is vital to a thriving democracy. The venue is located at 2943 SMU Blvd. on the SMU campus. Information:

Events in Fort Worth, Denton and Lewisville

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Fort Worth:

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:

Sundance Square offers the widest range of entertainment options in Fort Worth. Live music, live theatre, and improv comedy. World-class shows and performances. Museums and art galleries. Nightlife and hangouts. Movies both indoors and out. Plus special events and festivals for both adults and kids. Learn more at:

Denton and Lewisville:

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Denton Community Market Saturdays Denton Community Market. Want to get in touch with what's fresh in Denton? With over 100 local booths, the Denton Community Market offers something for everyone - from art, produce, music and more! Bring your family (pets included) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday, April through November. Hop on the A-train to the Downtown Denton Transit Center (DDTC) and take a short walk to 317 W. 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:

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 [email protected] 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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Nasher Sculpture Center image Conceived as a serene urban retreat for the enjoyment of modern art, the Nasher Sculpture Center is the home of the renowned Raymond and Patsy Nasher Collection of modern and contemporary sculpture. The Collection - which numbers more than 300 sculptures together with 20th century paintings, drawings, prints and photographs - rotates in thematic installations throughout the Center's seamless blend of indoor and outdoor exhibition spaces: an elegant, light-filled 55,000-square-foot building designed by Renzo Piano and a spacious garden created by Peter Walker. The Nasher Sculpture Center is located at 2001 Flora Street. Special Nasher Sculpture Center offer with a DART Pass: Show your same-day DART Pass to receive a $2 discount off the regular Adult admission price. Information:

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