Fourth of July awesomeness, plus more!

Happy Fourth, y’all!  There’s some fun stuff coming up, not to mention the plethora of amazing firework opportunities.

As always, if you know about something I missed, please feel free to share in the comments below, and if you have a future event PM the details over and I’ll make sure it’s added.

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OPENING SOON

Hood, a story of Robin Hood, at the Wyly Theater, June 29 – August 6.

Beauty and the Beast at the Art Centre Theatre in Plano, June 30 – July 9.

The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridge) at Amphibian Stage Production, July 7 – August 13.

Styled with Poise: Figures in Japanese Paintings and Prints at the Crow Collection of Asian Art, July 8 – January 7.

‘A Beautiful Planet’ IMAX movie opens at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, July 1.

THIS WEEKEND

Mega-Fest at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, June 28 – July 1.

‘Soylent Green’ is the midnight movie at the Inwood Theatre, June 30 – July 1.

TOMS Warehouse Sale at Fair Park, June 30 – July 4.

60th Arlington Gem and Mineral Club Jubilee Show at the Grapevine Convention Center, July 1 – 2.

ZDP S2017 Concert Series at Lifestage Theater in Grapevine, July 1 – 2.

Red, White, and Blues Independence Day events at the Dallas Arboretum, July 1 – 4.

Summer Dundaze at the W Dallas – Victory Hotel, July 2 – 4.

Crape Myrtle Festival – Def Leggend Concert, Fireworks, and Parade in Waxahachie, July 3 – 4.

THURSDAY JUNE 29TH

Keller Summer Nights at Keller Town Hall.

Melissa Ethridge at the Majestic Theater.

Cool Thursday Concert: Fleetwood Max at the Dallas Arboretum.

Collectible Conversations: Rare & Historical Children’s Books at the Half Price Books Flagship store on Northwest Hwy in Dallas. That same day is a Book Signing with retired Dallas Police Chief David O. Brown.

Coloring Party for Adults at the Lake Arlington Branch of the Arlington Public Library.

Rammstein at the Starplex Pavilion in Dallas.

Studio Ghibli Festival – ‘Whisper of the Heart’ at the Angelika Plano.

June Farm Shed Dinner at the Dallas Farmers Market.

Family Movie Night – ‘The Secret Life of Pets’ at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.

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

Throwback Thursday Movie Night – ‘Ghostbusters’ in Sundance Square.

District 2 Meet & Greet with Dallas City Manager T.C. Broadnax at the Dallas Public Library.

FRIDAY JUNE 30TH

Boston and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts at the Starplex Pavilion.

‘The Rescuers’ movie screening at the Palace Theater in Grapevine.

Food Truck Friday at Alliance Town Center.

A Night of CommUNITY and Country at Dr. Pepper Ballpark.

Commerce Street Night Market at Pike West Commerce.

Two Step In the Park & Social Dancing at Klyde Warren Park.

Artful Readings: Pictures at an Exhibition, A Novel at the Kimbell Art Museum.

Somebody’s Darling at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.

Concerts in the Garden: Asleep At The Wheel at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden.

Late Night at the Library at the Southwest Branch of the Arlington Public Library.

‘Easy Rider’ on the Lawn at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

Decks In the Park – Club Edition at the Foundation Room.

Haslet’s 2017 Independence Day Celebration at Nance Field.

Patriotic Salute ft/ Allen Philharmonic Winds at Watters Creek.

SATURDAY JULY 1ST

LAST CHANCE Who’s Under Where? at Rover Dramawerks, through July 1.

r/Dallas Bar Crawl in Deep Ellum.

Billy Bob’s 4th of July Picnic featuring the Eli Young Band and Green River Ordinance.

Bluegrass on Ballard in Historic Downtown Wylie.

2nd Annual ‘Merica the Beer-tiful Party at Texas Ale Project.

City of Forney Independence Day Celebration at Forney Community Park.

Star Spangled Splash Bash at Windsong Ranch in Prosper.

Rhythm & Boots Army Band Concert at Klyde Warren Park.

Liberty by the Lake in The Colony.

Ennis Freedom Fest in downtown Ennis.

3rd Annual Red, White, and Brew at Noble Rey Brewing Company.

Star Spangled Spectacular with Viva Dallas Burlesque.

4th Annual Freedom Jam at Fair Park with Fugitive Fitness.

Farmers Branch Market All-American Fourth at Farmers Branch Market.

Rockin’ the River on the Trinity River at Panther Island Pavilion in Fort Worth.

Ray Wylie Hubbard at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.

Safari Nights: Four Way Street at the Dallas Zoo.

Yoga at the Brewery at Wild Acrew Brewing in Fort Worth.

Concerts in the Garden: The Music of Led Zepplin at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden.

New Works Festival Weekend #3 at Kitchen Dog Theater.

Movies on the Beach: ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ at Loyd Park at Joe Pool Lake.

Salsa & Bachata at The Bridge at the Continental Avenue Pedestrian Bridge.

Traditional Old-Time Music at Texas Civil War Museum.

SUNDAY JULY 2ND

LAST CHANCE Avedon in Texas: Selections From In The American Westat the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, through July 2.

LAST CHANCE Trinity Shakespeare Festival: RICHARD III and MEASURE FOR MEASURE at the Buschman Theatre at TCU, through July 2.

LAST CHANCE Picasso’s ‘Dream and Lie of Franco’: The Spanish Civil War in Print at the Meadows Museum at SMU, April 2 – July 2.

LAST CHANCE A Little Night Music at Theatre Three, through July 2.

Songs of Freedom at the First Baptist Church Rockwall.

Concerts in the Garden: Old-Fashioned Family Fireworks Picnic at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, July 2 – 4.

Breakfast and Beats Vol. 5 at BackYard on Bell in Denton.

Drawing From the Collection: Alison Jardine at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

Outlaw Music Festival featuring Willie Nelson, Sheryl Crow & The Avett Brothers at the Starplex Pavilion.

Prince Royce – FIVE Tour at Music Hall @ Fair Park.

Jaime y Los Chamacos at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.

MONDAY JULY 3RD

Concerts in the Garden: Old-Fashioned Family Fireworks Picnic at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, July 2 – 4.

Lone Stars and Stripes at Lone Star Park.

Independence Party at America Gardens – West 7th.

Merica – An Independence Day Celebration at Landmark Bar & Kitchen in Fort Worth.

Independence Day Pre-Party at Wild Acre Brewing Company.

Light Up Arlington in Downtown Arlington.

Red, White, & Boom on the Bridge on the Ronald Kirk and Margaret Hunt Hill Bridges.

Muricafest w/Lakewood Brewing at The Common Table in Dallas.

Roanoke’s 3rd of July Celebration in Roanoke.

Stars & Stripes Southlake at Southlake Town Square.

Independence Day Celebration at Farmers Branch Historical Park.

Daphne Willis and Brad Thompson & The Undulating Band at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.

TUESDAY JULY 4TH

Concerts in the Garden: Old-Fashioned Family Fireworks Picnic at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, July 2 – 4.

Highland Park Fourth of July Parade at Highland Park Village.

Old Fashioned Fourth at Dallas Heritage Village.

Fair Park Fourth at Fair Park.

A Star-Spangled Spectacular at the Meyerson Symphony Center.

Fort Worth’s Fourth at Panther Island Pavilion.

Sounds of Red, White, & Lewisville at Wayne Ferguson Plaza.

2017 Independence Day Celebration at Armstrong Park in Duncanville.

6th Annual 4th of July Celebration at Palmer’s Fireworks with The Quicksave Brigade.

Swing Dance Lessons at Southside Preservation Hall.

‘Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home’ at the Magnolia Theater.

WEDNESDAY JULY 5TH

Studio Ghibli Festival: ‘Princess Mononoke’ at the Angelika Plano.

‘Spice World’ at Sundown @ Granada.

THURSDAY JULY 6TH

Studio Ghibli Festival: Princess Mononoke at the Angelika Plano.

First Thursday: Chemistry at the Perot Museum.

Frida Fest at the Dallas Museum of Art.

Electric Earth in the Round with Illumination: Scatterlings at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

Throwback Thursday Movie Night – ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’ in Sundance Square.

NEXT WEEKEND

Star Wars and Beyond! A Laser Light Spectacular at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, July 7 – 8.

‘The Princess Bride’ is the midnight movie at the Inwood Theater, July 7 – 8.

FRIDAY JULY 7TH

Teacher Workshop: Makey Makey Certification at Mess Labs in Dallas.

The Unlikely Candidates at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.

Complimentary Movie: ‘Cinderella’ at the Dallas Farmers Market.

Books on Tap – Harry Potter Pub Trivia at Dr. Jeckyll’s Beer Lab in Arlington.

#HEARHERE – An Evening with Neil Gaiman at the Winspear Opera House.

Randy Rogers Band at Lone Star Park.

‘E.T. The Extra Terrestrial’ at The Majestic Theatre.

Electric Earth in the Round with Illumination: Scatterlings at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

SATURDAY JULY 8TH

LAST CHANCE Ann is on stage at the Irving Arts Center, through July 8.

Safari Nights: Escape at the Dallas Zoo.

Charity Ice Cream Challenge Day at the Grand Prairie Farmers Market.

Goat Yoga at The Greatest of All Time Ranch in Glen Rose.

The Boho Market at the Dallas Farmers Market.

The Dallas Bake Off 2017 at the Embarcadero Building at Fair Park.

Rockin’ the River at Panther Island Pavilion.

90s Bar Crawl – Fort Worth at Trophy Ranch.

LUCK Hits the Road at the Community Beer Company.

Walt Wilkins & the Mystiqueros at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.

Movies on the Beach – ‘Enchanted’ at Loyd Park in Grand Prairie.

SUNDAY JULY 9TH

Donut & Beer Pairing Flight at LUCK at Trinity Groves.

Pioneers of Modern Art: Joan Miro at the Kimbell Art Museum.

Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Bluegrass Band at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.

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Everyone be safe and have fun! See you next week!

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