Labor Day Week 2017

Sorry for the delay, but here is this week’s post!  Have a wonderful and safe Labor Day everyone!

Please feel free to share details on upcoming events you’d like to see on the list, or events that I’ve missed this week. And check out the Ongoing Events and Kid List for more ideas!



You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown at Amy’s Studio of Performing Arts, September 1 – 10.

Dinosaurs Live! Life Size Animatronic Dinosaurs at the Heard Natural Science & Wildlife Sanctuary, September 2 – February 18.

See How They Run at Artisan Center Theater, September 7 – 23.

Geometric Investigations art exhibition at LuminArte Design and Fine Art Gallery, September 9 – October 28.


Canton First Monday Trade Days in Canton, August 31 – September 3.

‘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.

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

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.


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.


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.


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.

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.


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.

Season Finale: Sunday Funday at Panther Island Pavilion.

Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry with The Hillbenders at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.

Float Day! at Legal Draft Beer Co. with Mad Mike’s Ice Cream in Arlington.

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.

Shipping & Receiving Bar’s 4th Birthday at Shipping and Receiving in Fort Worth.

Labor of Love Homebrew Festival at Deep Ellum Brewing Company.

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

Burning Bubba Festival ft. Social Distortion at Billy Bob’s Texas.


Atlatl Demo and Geocaching 101 at Dinosaur Valley State Park.

Goat Head Trivia at The Nines in Deep Elllum.

Tupps 5K at Tupps Brewery.

Jam & Toast Brunch: Monday Edition at The Rustic.

Corey Kilgannon at the Kessler Theater.

Vinyl Tap at Double Wide.

The Funky Knuckles at Sundown @ Granada.

‘The Dark Crystal’ & ‘Labyrinth’ double feature at Coyote Drive-In Lewisville.

Labor Day Festivities in Garland.


BAD Ballet September at Arts Mission Oak Cliff.

Tribute Tuesday: Springsteen at Main at South Side.

Improve Your Landscape Photography at Fort Worth Camera.

Broadway Trivia Night at Vetted Well Cedars, Alamo Drafthouse Dallas.

Rooftop Karaoke at the Nines Deep Ellum.


Arduino Coding Club at the Watagua Public Library.

Goo Goo Dolls with Phillip Phillips at the Starplex Pavilion.

Americans at Play in the Out-of-Doors Lecture at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, part of the Americans Outdoors lecture series.

National Theatre Live: Obsession at the Magnolia @ the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.


Maverick Speaker Series – Lou Diamond Philips at UTA Texas Hall.

Bands on the Bricks – Grady Spencer and the Work at Sundance Square.

Chill out Yoga Series at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.

Handwriting Analysis Workshop at the Watagua Public Library.

Danni & Kris Live at Klyde Warren Park.

Movies in the Park: “Best in Show” at Main Street Garden.

Taco Beer Challenge at Community Beer Company.

Cool Thursday Concert: A Hard Night’s Day at the Dallas Arboretum.


Beauty and the Beast with the Texas Ballet Theater at the Winspear Opera House, September 7 – 10.

Texas Home & Garden Show at Dallas Market Hall, September 8 – 10.

‘From the Land of the Moon’ film screening at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, September 8 – 10.

Oktoberfest – Crafts and Drafts at Watters Creek in Allen, September 8 – 10.

‘The Ornithologist’ at Texas Theatre, September 8 -10.

Hadelich Plays Mendelssohn with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, September 8 – 10.

Dallas Chocolate Festival at the Fashion Industry Gallery, September 8 – 10.

‘Midnight Fuzz’ is the midnight movie at the Inwood Theatre, September 8 – 10.

Moving Liquidation Weekend at Four Corners Brewing Co. September 8 – 10.

Habitat Show 7th Annual at Cousins Paintball Dallas, September 9 – 10.


Stargazing with URSA MINOR at The Nines – Deep Ellum.

Poetic Prespectives: Identity, Adversity, and Love at Deep Vellum Books.

Artists in Heat at the Botanical Research Institute of Texas.

The Statesboro Revue at The Rustic.

DDD All-Stars Lip Sync Battle at Legal Draft Beer Co.

Bricks in the Wall at House of Blues Dallas.

RUN LIKE NARUTO Down Greenville Ave.


DADA Fall Gallery Walk presented by Dallas Art Dealers at participating galleries.

Social House 5K Foodie Run/Walk at The Social House.

Jam Session at the Farmers Branch Farmers Market.

Pickups N Panels 18th Annual Classic Car & Truck Show at Farmers Branch Historical Park.

The Urban Flea in Garland.

Fossil Fest and Jurassic Gardens at Grapevine Botanical Gardens.

Landscapers & Homeowners Fall Meet & Greet at North Haven Gardens.

NTGD Hawaiian Falls Wags & Waves at Hawaiian Falls in Garland.

2017 Comerica Jubilee of Cultures at A.W. Perry Homestead Museum.

Collard Green Cultural Fest Texas at the South Dallas Cultural Center.

Community History Workshop Series: My Corner Bookstore at the Fort Worth Library.

Global Village – A Multicultural Festival at Frisco Square.

FWSDS Forum: Balboa at DanceMakers of Texas Studios.

Intro to Fall Vegetable Gardening at North Haven Gardens.

Kettle Art for Houston Artists at Kettle Art in Deep Ellum.

Art Yard Artist Market at Deep Ellum Art Company.

Murder in Margaritaland: A Murder Mystery Dinner at Hula Hut in Little Elm.

Latin R&B Music Festival with the City of DeSoto Parks and Rec.


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

Bow Wow Luau at Hawaiian Falls The Colony.

Visit the Old Rock House at Farmers Branch Historical Park.

The Holistic Fair at Billy Bob’s Texas.

Buzzed Art Nite presents Jill Scott at Picassos Pizza.

Alex Cuba at Levitt Pavilion.

Goat Yoga in Richardson.

Plano Bridal Show at the Plano Event Center.

4th Annual Coppell Car Show at Coppell Old Town.

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