Double Features and Dancing in the Streets!

Hello wonderful people! I hope you are having a great week, and that the first week of school hasn’t been to rough on your, your family, or your morning drive to work. This week some great stage shows are opening, there’s a cat video festival, and Coyote Drive-In is making us all nostalgic with their amazing throwback double features.

As always, if you know about an event I’ve missed please share the info in the comments, and if you have a future event you’d like to see listed, PM me the details.  Also, check The Ongoing Events page and The Kid List page for more ideas on how to have fun this week in DFW!

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OPENING SOON

The Royal Society of Antarctica at Stage West Theatre, August 24 – September 24.

Shiloh Rules at Onstage in Bedford, August 25 – September 10.

Don’t Dress for Dinner on stage at Pocket Sandwich Theater, August 25 – September 23.

Casanova: The Seduction of Europe art exhibit at the Kimbell Art Museum, August 27 – December 31.

Miller, Mississippi at Studio Theatre at the ATTPAC, August 30 – October 1.

The Modern Film Feast at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, August 31 – September 3.

Sweet Charity at the Art Centre Theatre, September 1 – 17.

Minerva Ceuvas exhibit at the Dallas Museum of Art, September 2 – February 11, 2018.

THIS WEEKEND

QuakeCon 2017 at The Gaylord Texas, August 24 – 27.

DFW ‘Best of Everything’ Expo at Dallas Market Hall, August 25 – 26..

‘The Midwife’ at The Magnolia at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, August 25 – 27.

Classical Masters Festival with the Fort Worth Symphony, August 25 – 27.

THURSDAY AUGUST 24TH

Today is the deadline for entering the ‘A Year on The Plaza’ Art Competition.

Walker and the Texas Dangers at Main at South Side in Fort Worth.

Music Thursday: Great Escape at Klyde Warren Park.

Progressive Commercial Roadhouse Run at Trinity Groves Park.

Andrew Gross Book Signing at Half Price Books.

SMU Reads: ‘Evicted’ at McFarlin Auditorium on SMU Campus.

Lunch-N-Learn EDC at Defender Outdoors Shooting Center in Fort Worth.

Party on the Patio at America Gardens – West 7th.

Twerk-Aholic Twerk and Pole Werkshop at Power BAR Women’s Fitness in Richardson.

Dallas VideoFest CatFest at Texas Theatre.

Persuasions at Uptown Theater in Grand Prairie.

FRIDAY AUGUST 25TH

Origin with Art House Dallas and the Museum of Biblical Art.

Sizzling Summer Music Series at Overlook Park in Arlington.

Decks In The Park at Klyde Warren Park.

Commerce Street Night Market at Pike West Commerce.

Swing In The Park + Social Dancing at Klyde Warren Park.

‘Blow-Up’ movie screening at Texas Theatre.

Ladies Intro to the AR-15 at Defender Outdoors Shooting Center.

Pajama Party at Studio Eighty.

Texas BMX State Championship Finals at Cowtown BMX.

Sister Helen Holy presents the 701 Club at Cathedral of Hope in Dallas.

Fourth Friday Films – ‘Hook’ with Grapevine Parks & Rec.

‘The Goonies’ & ‘Beetlejuice’ double feature at the Coyote Drive-In in Fort Worth and Lewisville.

SATURDAY AUGUST 26TH

LAST CHANCE North Texas Fair and Rodeo in Denton, August 18 – 26.

LAST CHANCE Emily Heller from TBS’s ‘Ground Floor’ at Amphibian Stage Productions, August 22 – 26.

Fair warning to all who don’t follow MMA: Tonight is the McGregor vs Mayweather fight. Any place that serves beer and has a TV is likely to be full of people watching said fight, which means there’s no shortage of options for those who want to watch.

Strollin’ with the Mayor at the Grand Prairie Farmers Market.

Vitruvian Salsa Festival in Addison.

Luminesce at Bishop Arts Modern.

Awesome Comic Book Collector Show at the Courtyard by Marriott Arlington South.

Folk Family Revival at Lola’s Trailer Park.

Strats at the Scat! at Scat Jazz Lounge.

Fort Worth Beer Mile at Rahr & Sons Brewing Co.

Your Own Body! Art Auction at The Republic Street Bar.

Movies on the Beach: ‘Back To The Future’ at Loyd Park at Joe Pool Lake.

Succulent Landscapes at North Haven Gardens.

Miniature Gardening Workshop at Earthtones Greenery, Inc.

Saturday Morning Yoga at the Dallas Farmers Market.

Archiving Eden: Topical Tour at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.

6-Pack Trail, Bike Cruise & Craft Beer Tour at LUCK at Trinity Groves.

Raise a Beer to the Environment at Panther Island Brewing.

Compass Over the Rail Sail & Lone Star Birthday Party with the Lone Star Parrot Head Club on Lake Lewisville.

Beer & BBQ at Texas Ale Project.

Havana NRG at Vitruvian Park in Addison.

Reunion Law Party at Reunion Tower.

Joe Nichols at Billy Bob’s Texas.

Date Night in the Park at Keller Town Hall.

Mary J. Blige: Strength of a Woman Tour at Music Hall at Fair Park.

The Piano Guys at Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie.

Summer Adventure Series – ‘Pee Wee’s Big Adventure’ at the Texas Theatre.

Man In The Box w/ 16 Stone and Rise Against the Machine at Rockin’ S in Frisco.

Spirit of Munro 50th Anniversary at Fort Worth Indian Motorcycle.

Back the Blue Block Party at Fort Worth Harley-Davidson.

Ice Cream Festival at The Collective Brewing Project.

Funkytown Gitdown at Shipping and Receiving in Fort Worth.

Conversation with Jessica Stockholder at the Nasher Sculpture Center.

Photoshop 101 – Make a Collage at the Fort Worth Library – Northwest Branch.

Book Drive and Candidate Meet & Greet at Prima’s Pasta in Fort Worth.

The Love Pit Dog Rescue Meet & Greet at the Woodshed Smokehouse in Fort Worth.

Movies in the Park – ‘Beauty and the Beast’ (2017) at Klyde Warren Park.

‘The Sandlot’ & ‘The Goonies’ double feature at Coyote Drive – In.

SUNDAY AUGUST 27TH

LAST CHANCE ‘Dunkirk’ at the Omni IMAX at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, July 21 – August 27.

LAST CHANCE The Minotaur at Theatre 3.

‘Blow-Up’ movie screening at Texas Theatre.

Deep Ellum Water Balloon Wars in the heart of Deep Ellum.

Magical Bullet Journal at Hearth Wisdom Store in Arlington.

Sunday Funday at Panther Island Pavilion.

‘Beetlejuice’ & ‘The Sandlot’ double feature at Coyote Drive In.

Planting Pocket Prairies at North Haven Gardens.

Lola’s RocknRoll Rummage Sale at Lola’s Trailer Park.

Lines of the Body dance workshop hosted by DGDG at the Dallas Public Library.

‘Jackson’ documentary screening at Amphibian Stage Productions.

Pickin’ for Preemies at Billy Bob’s Texas.

Big Tex Choice Awards Judging & Tasting Event at the State Fair of Texas.

Juan Gabriel Community Sing-Along at Klyde Warren Park.

Christian Discrimination in Academia lecture by Dr. George Yancey at World of Beer Fort Worth.

Movie Night: The Sandlot & Stand By Me at Bar Louie Fort Worth.

MONDAY AUGUST 28TH

‘The Goonies’ & ‘Beetlejuice’ double feature at the Coyote Drive-In in Fort Worth and Lewisville.

Books & Brews: ‘The Hike’ at Mudsmith in Dallas.

Monday Movie Night: Presumed Innocent at LUCK at Trinity Groves with Legal Draft Brewing.

An Evening with Lyle Lovett at the Winspear Opera House.

Shakespeare in the Bar: The Tempest at The Wild Detectives.

TUESDAY AUGUST 29TH

Tuesday Night Yoga & Dinner at the Dallas Farmers Market.

Swing Dance Lessons at Southside Preservation Hall.

‘Private Benjamin’ at The Magnolia Theatre.

Americans Outdoors: Picnicing Pastoral Pleasures lecture at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 30TH

Yoga in the Plaza at Wayne Ferguson Plaza in Lewisville.

Summer Nights – Swagapalooza at Free Play Richardson.

‘Black Moon’ film screening at The Texas Theatre.

Steel Magnolias Movie Party at Alamo Drafthouse Cedars.

THURSDAY AUGUST 31ST

Profit First Pod: Stop Being a Slave to Your Business atEnsemble Coworking Community in Fort Worth.

The ARD Process – Advocate For Your Child at School at the Bedford Library.

Dave Chappelle at The Pavilion at Irving Music Factory.

Fifth Thursday Fast Dance at the Fort Worth Swing Dance Syndicate.

Titas Presents MOMIX at the Winspear Opera House.

NEXT WEEKEND

‘To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything! Julie Newmar’ is the midnight movie at the Inwood Theatre, September 1 – 2.

LA LA Land in Concert with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, September 1 – 2.

All Dogs Go To Heaven & Shrek Double Feature at Coyote Drive-In Fort Worth, September 1 – 6.

Riverfront Jazz Festival at multiple locations, September 1 – 3.

Dallas Dance 2017 West Coast Swing Dance Competition at the Hilton Dallas Lincoln Centre, September 1 – 3.

Bedford Blues & BBQ at 1951 L Don Dodson, Bedford, September 1 – 3.

‘Goon: Last of the Enforcers’ at Texas Theatre, September 1 – 3.

Cirque de la Symphonie at Bass Performance Hall, September 1 – 3.

Adventure Yoga Staycation at Lake Mineral Wells State Park, September 1 – 4.

TV Grand Prairie Comicon at Traders Village, September 2 – 3.

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory and The Wizard of Oz Double Feature at the Coyote Drive-In Fort Worth, September 2 – 7.

Labor Day Celebrations at the Dallas Arboretum, September 2 – 4.

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 1ST

LAST CHANCE Hidden Treasures: Celebrating 75 Years at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, through September 1.

LAST CHANCE Texas Under Six Flags exhibit at the Dallas Historical Society, through September 1.

Brew-Ha-Ha Date Night at Community Beer Co.

Get ME Bodied! A Voluptuous Woman’s Pole/Chair Class at Power BAR Women’s Fitness.

Team Driven: Ladies, Dog Park Meet at Fort Woof Dog Park.

Brave Combo at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.

Labyrinth & The Dark Crystal Double Feature at The Coyote Drive-In Theatre in Fort Worth.

‘Performance’ film screening at Texas Theatre.

Hellzapoppin Circus Sideshow at Gas Monkey.

First Friday at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

Studio Five90: Contest of Olympians at the Kimbell Art Museum.

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 2ND

LAST CHANCE Dear Delinquent at Rover Dramawerks.

Early Morning Birding at the Trinity River Audubon Center.

Feed the City with TangoTab in Plano.

Doctor Who Comic Day at the Arlington Public Library – Southeast Branch.

Adventure Asia: A Day in Edo at the Crow Collection of Asian Art.

Saturday Morning Yoga at the Dallas Farmers Market.

The Big Show Car, Truck, and Bike Show at the Dallas Market Center.

WaterGun Fight 2017 pt. 2 at Klyde Warren Park.

River Adventures at the Trinity River Audubon Center.

The Invasion Car Show #10 at Trees in Deep Ellum.

6-Pack Trail, Bike, Cruise, & Craft Beer Tour at LUCK at Trinity Groves.

Monthly Cidery Tour at the Bishop Cidercade in Dallas.

Open House & Tour at Peticolas Brewing.

The Monarch Migration and Local Pollinators at the Botanical Research Institute of Texas.

Taste of Arlington on Main Street in Downtown Arlington.

Salsa & Bachata at The Bridge on the Continental Avenue Pedestrian Bridge in Dallas.

Elemental Magic – Air at Hearth Wisdom Store in Arlington.

‘Heathers’ Two Knights Record Release at Texas Theatre.

Johnson County Saturday Night Meet in Burleson.

Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series at Possum Kingdom Lake.

Gleaux Fest, a Family Friendly LED Night Festival, on the Continental Avenue Pedestrian Bridge.

Brad Paisley at the Music Pavilion at Irving Music Factory.

Movies in the Park – ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens at Klyde Warren Park.

Movies on the Beach: Minions at Loyd Park at Joe Pool Lake.

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 3RD

LAST CHANCE Visions of America: Three Centuries of Prints from the National Gallery of Art at the Dallas Museum of Art, May 28 – September 3.

LAST CHANCE The Land of Oz at Hip Pocket Theatre, through September 3.

LAST CHANCE The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology exhibit at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, June 3 – September 3.

Labor Day Weekend Mimosa Walk in Deep Elum.

Representa DFW Latin Music Experience at the House of Blues Dallas.

Drawing from the Collection at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

Labor of Love Homebrew Festival at Deep Ellum Brewing Company.

2017 Blues & Jazz Festival at the African American Museum at Fair Park.

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