Oktoberfests, Dia de los Toadies, and a Pumpkin Patch opens!

Hello folks!  Fall is almost in the air, and the event calendar is full of Oktoberfests.  Plus there’s Dia de Los Toadies, and the first pumpkin patch of the season opens this week.

If you know about an event that I’ve missed please feel free to share in the comments below, and if there’s an upcoming event that you’d like to see on the list send me the info!  Have a fantastic week all!



Foundations: Tom Sachs exhibit at the Nasher Sculpture Center, September 16 – December 31.

Tom Sachs: Tea Ceremony at the Nasher Sculpture Center, September 16 – January 7.

Night Fever – Fashions from Funk to Disco exhibit at the Galleria Dallas, September 20 – November 1.

[title of show] at Art Centre Theatre, September 22 – October 1.

Greater Tuna at Art Centre Theatre, September 22 – October 1.

Dallas Theatre Center’s HAIR at the Wyly Theater, September 22 – October 22.

Autumn at the Arboretum at the Dallas Arboretum, September 23 – November 22.

Pumpkin Patch 2017 at The Robinson Family Farm, September 23 – October 29.

Misty Keasler: Haunt at the Modern Art Museum, September 23 – November 26.


Masquerade: Opera Caberet at Hamon Hall at the ATT PAC, September 14 – 16.

Addison Oktoberfest at Addison Circle, September 14 – 17.

Annual Native American Pow Wow at Traders Village, September 15 – 17.

Grapefest in Grapevine, September 14 – 17.

Southwest RV Super Show at Dallas Market Hall, September 14 – 17.

Ballet Hispanico at Dallas City Performance Hall, September 15 – 16.

Encounters from the Past: Stories of Service at Keenen Cemetary in Farmers Branch, September 15 – 16.

‘House(Hausu)’ is the midnight movie at the Inwood Theater, September 15 – 16.

PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend with Fort Worth Animal Care & Control, September 16 – 17.

Dallas Comic Show at the Richardson Civic Center, September 16 – 17.

Dallas Pride 2017 at various locations and times, September 15 – 17.

Free Medical and Dental Clinic in Dallas, September 15 – 17.

Grapevine Fall HodgePodge Market at the Grapevine Convention Center, September 16 – 17.


Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art.

Kimbell Social Club at the Kimbell Art Museum.

Birds & Bishop Cider at the Trinity River Audubon Center.

Pandora’s Box: Only Light Can Do This/Banned Poets! at Deep Vellum Books.

Blue Water Highway at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.

PARK(ing) Day Dallas on Main Street in Downtown Dallas.

Food Truck Friday: Dinner 1 at Stovall Park in Arlington.

Salsa in the Park at Klyde Warren Park.

Luis Fonsi at The Pavilion at Irving Music Factory.

Dallas Suicide Awareness Day at Dallas City Hall.

Zac Brown Band at the Starplex Pavilion.

Love and Theft at Billy Bob’s Texas.

‘No Retreat, No Surrender’ film screening at Texas Theatre.

Wine & Magic with Trigg Watson at Checkered Past Winery in Dallas.

Friday Night Block Party at Rex’s Seafood at the Dallas Farmers Market.

Ben Folds at House of Blues Dallas.

Book Signing and Lecture with Gretchen Rubin at the North Richland Hills Library.

2017 Geometric MADI Gala at the19th Floor of Hall Arts in the Dallas Arts District.

After Dark: Heroes and Heroines at the Crow Collection of Asian Art.

‘til Midnight at the Nasher Sculpture Center.


LAST CHANCE Suspect: A True Crimedy sketch comedy at Dallas Comedy House, through September 16.

Trinity Trash Bash in Fort Worth.

TBB Trash Bag Battle at Clearfork Food Park in Fort Worth.

National Federation of the Blind – Resources and Info at the Southeast Branch of the Arlington Public Library.

S.W.A.P. Symposium: Your Children. Your Future at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth.

Family Day at the Lake at Lake Arlington.

Artisan Market & Fitness Fair at Overlook Park in Arlington.

No Translation Necessary at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

Open Photo Shoot at the W Dallas Hotel.

Introduction to Vegetable Gardening at the Botanical Research Institute of Texas.

BAM Fest 2017 at the Burleson Senior Center.

One Love 108 Sun Salutations at the AT&T PAC.

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

Oktoberfest at Community Beer Company.

Mindfulness for Anxiety Workshop at Mastermind Meditation.

Pet Fest at Freedom Dog Park in Trophy Club.

River Adventures at the Trinity River Audubon Center.

Movies in the Park – ‘Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them’ at Klyde Warren Park.

Sarah Bellum’s Cosplay Prom at The Nines in Deep Ellum.

360 Speaker Series: Tom Sachs at the Nasher Sculpture Center.

Pursuit on the Parkway in Addison.

Texas Street Cars Dyno Day at Dynosaur Performance in Saginaw.

Moonshiner’s Adventure at Dinosaur Valley State Park.

Oktoberfest at Wild Acre Brewing Co.

Art Walk West in West Dallas.

Dia De Los Toadies 10 at Possum Kingdom Lake.

Deep Ellum Outdoor Market on Crowdus St.

Casanova at the Kimbell with the DFW Costumers Guild.

Damian ‘Jr. Gong’ Marley at House of Blues Dallas.

West Coast Swing Party at Studio 22.

Mutts Market at Mutts Canine Cantina.

Tales from The Last City at Deep Vellum Books.

WalkSTEM in the Dallas Arts District.

Ali Wong at the Majestic Theatre.

Robert Earl Keen at Billy Bob’s Texas.

Outdoor Movie Night: The Lion King at In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue in Wylie.

Neighborhood Litter Stomp with Keep Fort Worth Beautiful.

Pipeline to Possibilities at the African American Museum of Dallas.

4×4 Chute Out at Fair Park Coliseum.

PlayDate DFW at Azure in Addison.

Texas Ale Project Pub Crawl – Veterans Parade Benefit starting at Milo Butterfingers on SMU Blvd.

Dadgum Kids Cancer at Rahr & Sons Brewing Co.

Old 97’s w/ Edie Brickell at The Bomb Factory.

Custom Toy Workshop at The Lost Toys in Dallas.

A Night Out for Trevor – Dallas Pride at the W Dallas.

State of the Black Child and Family at TCC Fort Worth.

Sisters of Freedom at Music Hall @ Fair Park.

The Rankin Twins at Levitt Pavilion Arlington.


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

LAST CHANCE The Debt That Led To Home on stage at The Core Theatre in Richardson, through September 17.

LAST CHANCE Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at Casa Manana, September 9 – 17.

LAST CHANCE Beautiful: The Carole King Musical at Bass Hall, September 12 – 17.

‘Unforgiven’ 25th Anniversary at Texas Theatre.

E.T. The Extra-terrestrial at select theaters.

Compassion Now at the Crow Collection of Asian Art.

Peace Day Dallas at the Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance.

Do It On the Lake at Lynn Creek Park in Grand Prairie.

NEEDTOBREATHE at The Pavilion at Irving Music Factory.

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra at Arborlawn United Methodist Church.

Can’t Stop the Serenity 2017 at the Alamo Drafthouse Richardson.

OktoberfestFunTimePartyJamboree at Braindead Brewing.

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

Super Soulful Sunday: 90’s R&B Edition at Oak Cliff Aikikai.

Geek Girl Brunch: Ricky & Morty – Science Approved! at The Reata in Fort Worth.

Grease – Sing-A-Long Edition at The Majestic.

Battle of the Badges at the Dr. Pepper Stars Center.

Movie Night: ‘Beverly Hills Cops’ & ‘The Nutty Professor’ at Bar Louie Fort Worth.

Okrapalooza at The Lot in Dallas.

Denton Blues Festival at Quakertown Park.


Hide A Book Day everywhere!


Panel Discussion: A Historical Exploration of the Dallas LGBTQ Community at Hamon Hall.

Taste of Cedar Hill & Business Expo at the Sims Cedar Hill Recreation Center.

2018 Nasher Prize Laureate Reveal at the Nasher Sculpture Center.

‘Carousel’ film screening at The Magnolia Theater.

Tribute Tuesdays: Fleetwood Mac v. The Tom Petty at Main at South Side.


Night of Hope – Hurrican Harvey Relief Concert at the Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie.

Yoga in the Plaza at Wayne Ferguson Plaza.

Movie Night – Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark at West Village in Dallas.

‘E.T. the Extra Terrestrial’ in select theaters.

Science Cafe: Bugs and Batteries: What the Future Holds for Aviation at the Bryan Street Tavern in Fort Worth.

TajMo: The Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ Band at Annette Strauss Square.

Advanced Screening: ‘Victoria & Abdul’ at the Magnolia at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.


Compassion Walk from Klyde Warren Park to Thanks-Giving Square.

Fun Home Lunch & Learn at the Winspear Opera House.

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.

Peace Day NTX 2017 at Klyde Warren Park.

Bands on the Bricks – Castro at Sundance Square.

News & Brews with the Dallas Morning News at Bryan Street Tavern.

Third Thursday Sip at the Botanical Research Institute of Texas.


Oktoberfest at Panther Island Pavilion, September 21 – 23.

Traders Village Auto Swap Meet Traders Village in Grand Prairie, September 22 – 23.

Winos and Dinos at Grapevine Botanical Gardens, September 22 – 23.

Mario Bava’s Kill, Baby Kill at Texas Theatre, September 22 – 23.

Dallas Greek Food Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, September 22 – 24.

Plano Balloon Festival at Oak Point Park, September 22 – 24.

North American Reptile Breeders Conference at the Arlington Convention Center, September 23 – 24.

Dallas Gun & Knife Show at the Dallas Market Hall, September 23 – 24.

Come #GiveAFetch & Win at Klyde Warren Park, September 23 – 24.


September Food Truck Event in Mansfield.

State of the Arts: Firing Up The Spotlight at the Piano Pavilion at the Kimbell Art Museum.

Salsa in the Park + Social Dancing at Klyde Warren Park.

The Offspring and Sublime w/ Rome at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory.

‘Spaceballs’ at the Palace Theater in Grapevine.

‘Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade’ is the midnight movie at the Inwood Theater.

DFM Movies: 100 Foot Journey at the Dallas Farmers Market.

Kimbell Social Club at the Kimbell Art Museum.


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

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

Monarch Butterfly Festival at the Bob Jones Nature Center in Southlake.

Kiwanis Butterfly Festival in Southlake.

The Makeup Show at the Hyatt Regency Dallas.

Realizing Essence through Compassion at the Crow Collection of Asian Art.

Museum Day Live at the Frontiers of Flight Museum.

Cowboy Alumni Pep Rally at Traders Village.

Starship ft. Mickey Thomas at Levitt Pavilion.

Breathe: Veterans Art and Wellness Program at the Crow Collection of Asian Art.

Cedar Hill Creative Arts Festival in Historic Downtown Cedar Hill.

Doggie Beach Bash at the NRH2O Family Water Park.

Flight of the Monarch butterfly celebration at Grand Central in Grand Prairie.

Girls in Aviation Day at the Frontiers of Flight Museum.

Archery & Hunting Expo at Dinosaur Valley State Park.

Filmmaking 101! With Rode Microphones & Sony at Fort Worth Camera.

Bead Challenge 2017 at SiNaCa Studios.

Books, Burgers, and More at the Brookside Center in Hurst.

Smoked Dallas at Main Street Garden in Downtown Dallas.

Date Night in the Park at Farmers Branch Historical Park.

Party on the Porch at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.

Arlington EVOLution Art Exhibition at Precision Press in Arlington.

The Thaddeus Ford Project: From Tragedy to Triumph at Deep Ellum Art Company.

Movies in the Park – Trolls at Klyde Warren Park.


LAST CHANCE FUN HOME at the Winspear Opera House, September 13 – 24.

LAST CHANCE Seussical the Musical at the Firehouse Theater, September 14 – 24.

LAST CHANCE The Royal Society of Antarctica at Stage West Theatre in Fort Worth, August 24 – September 24.

2017 Dallas VegFest at Kiest Park Recreation Center.

Bike to Bishop Arts – Neighbors Day in the Bishop Arts District.

Lawn Games at the Farmers Branch Historical Park.

Beer & Blues Guitar Workshop at Guitars & Growlers in Richardson.

Other People’s Poetry Presents: Philip Levine at Deep Vellum Books.

Letters Aloud: Fame at the Dallas Museum of Art.

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