Roller Derby Girls and Blondie, what a weekend

Hey folks! Another wonderful week in DFW, and that means a fresh list of great things happening around town!  There’s a roller derby championship, a Blondie/Garbage concert, and a ping pong tourney at Peticolas just to name a few. Check out the list below to see more!

Also check out The Ongoing Events page for long running exhibits and shows, as well as The Kid List for child-centric activities.

As always, if you have information about an event I missed, please share the details in the comments below. If you have an upcoming event, please send me a message with the information and I’ll get it added to that week’s list.

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OPENING SOON

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

THIS WEEKEND

‘Office Space’ is the midnight movie at the Inwood Theatre, August 11 – 12.

Infinicon Dallas at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Addison, August 11 – 13.

‘Beatriz at Dinner’ playing at the Magnolia @ The Modern, August 11 – 13.

Little Red Schoolhouse ‘Master Your Posing’ lectures for photographers, in Irving August 11 – 13.

THURSDAY AUGUST 10TH

SteerFW: After Hours with TRVA at the Trinity River Vision Authority.

Rally for Removal: Dismantling a Racist Society at the Confederate War Memorial in Dallas.

Thursdays with a Twist: Don’t Your Forget About Me at the Dallas Museum of Art.

Studio Ghibli Fest: When Marnie Was There at the Angelika Plano.

Midsummer Night Swing Dance at the Fort Worth Swing Dance Syndicate.

FRIDAY AUGUST 11TH

Sizzling Summer Music Series at Overlook Park in Arlington.

Meet Me @ The Modern: A Mixer for Fort Worth Creatives at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

Nocturnal Jeopardy at Dinosaur Valley State Park.

‘When We Were All Broncos’ at the Magnolia @ the Modern.

Edwin McCain at Granada Theater.

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

Food Truck Friday at Alliance Town Center.

Outdoor Expo at Willow Park Baptist Church.

Swing In the Park at Klyde Warren Park.

Ruby Revue Burlesque Show – 10 Year Anniversary Celebration at the House of Blues Dallas.

Improvisation Across Continents at the Latino Cultural Center.

‘SLC Punk’ at Texas Theatre.

Haslet Movies in the Park – ‘Moana’

Live Trivia at AVC Events in Fort Worth.

SATURDAY AUGUST 12TH

LAST CHANCE Les Miserables at Artisan Center THeater in Hurst, August 3 – 12.

LAST CHANCE Anime Fest at The Modern 2017 at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, August 4 – 12.

YogaBrunch at the Dallas Farmers Market.

Assassination City Roller Derby Championship Double Header at Thunderbird Roller Rink.

Elvis Tribute Day at the Grand Prairie Farmers Market.

The Boho Market at the Dallas Farmers Market.

North Texas Bicycle Brewery Tour at the Fort Worth T&P Station.

Pop-Up Bike Shop #5 with Bike Friendly South Dallas, next door to Shady Grove Baptist.

Plants for Hot and Dry at North Haven Gardens.

Seed Packaging Party with the Dallas Public Library.

FoDPL Book Sale with the Friends of the Dallas Public Library.

White Rock Market at with Good Local Markets in Dallas.

6-Pack Trail bike ride starting at LUCK @ Trinity Groves.

Backyard Composting Class at River Legacy Living Science Center in Arlington.

Totally 90s Bar Crawl in Uptown Dallas with guest appearance by Kel Mitchell.

‘Ponyo’ at the Magnolia @ the Modern.

Locked in the Library: An Escape Challenge at the Fort Worth Library – Wedgwood Branch.

10th Annual BvB Dallas Powder Puff Football Game at The Cotton Bowl.

Cosplay Creation Workshop at LearnIRL in Plano.

Saved by the 90s Party at Cowboys Red River.

La Pompe Birthday Hootenanny at The Free Man in Dallas.

‘A Letter to Momo’ at the Magnolia @ the Modern.

Blondie and Garbage at Gilley’s Dallas.

The Princess Bride: An Inconceivable Evening with Cary Elwes at the Majestic Theatre.

Movies on the Beach – ‘Cars’ at Loyd Park on Joe Pool Lake.

These Are My Friends at Shipping & Receiving in Fort Worth.

SUNDAY AUGUST 13TH

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

LAST CHANCE ‘Dream Big: Engineering Our World’ film showing at the Omni IMAX at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, February 17 – August 13.

LAST CHANCE A Modern Vision: European Masterworks from the Phillips Collection at the Kimbell Art Museum, May 14 – August 13.

Star-Telegram Bridal Show at the Amon Carter Exhibit Hall @ Will Rogers Complex.

Brunch on Broadway: Mamma Mia at the Alamo Drafthouse Cedars.

Scrapbooking Book of Shadows at the Hearth Wisdom Store in Arlington.

Peticolas Ping Pong Tourney at Peticolas Brewing Company.

‘Bonnie and Clyde’ at select theaters.

Sunday Funday at Panther Island Pavilion.

MONDAY AUGUST 14TH

Metro Beekeepers Monthly Meeting at Southside Preservation Hall.

DIY Electronics Club at the Fort Worth Library – Northwest Branch.

Hair Metal Monday: Crazy From the Heat! at Single Wide in Dallas.

TUESDAY AUGUST 15TH

Robotics Showcase at the Arlington Public Library – Southeast Branch.

40 Under 40 at Fort Works Art.

Third Tuesday Trivia at the Grand Prairie Libraries.

Johnny Cupcakes Pop Up Shop at BrainDead Brewing.

Pop Up Dinner w/ Tina Miller at Noble Rey Brewing.

Swing Dance Lessons at Southside Preservation Hall.

‘Postcards From the Edge’ movie screening at The Magnolia Theatre in Dallas.

Collective & BrainDead’s Super SMaSHY Cup Fight Night at BrainDead Brewing.

Summer Sunflower Wine Glass Painting Class at Times Ten Cellars in Fort Worth.

Tuesday Night Yoga & Dinner at the Dallas Farmers Market.

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 16TH

Shots of Knowledge at the Reata in Sundance Square.

Yoga in the Plaza at Wayne Ferguson Plaza.

‘Kiki’s Delivery Service’ – Studio Ghibli Festival at the Angelika Plano.

Movie Night at West Village – ‘Top Gun’ at West Village in Dallas.

‘Bonnie and Clyde’ at select theatres.

Learn About the Bats! at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden.

THURSDAY AUGUST 17TH

After Hours Business Mixer at the Trinity River Vision Authority.

‘Kiki’s Delivery Service’ – Studio Ghibli Festival at the Angelika Plano.

Summer Soiree Wine Walk in Deep Ellum.

Q Cinema: A Letter to Anita at the Magnolia @ the Modern.

3rd Thursday Jazz: Fingerprints at the Fort Worth Library.

RiffTrax Live: Doctor Who: The Five Doctors at Cinemark Tinseltown Grapevine.

NEXT WEEKEND

National Theatre Live: Salome at the Magnolia @ the Modern, August 16 – 19.

AnimeFest at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel, August 17 – 20.

NTX SLAMFest at Action Park Grand Prairie, August 18 – 19.

‘The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography’ film screening at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, August 18 – 20.

‘The Girl Without Hands’ at Texas Theatre, August 18 – 20.

Grown & Sexy Weekend at the Courtyard Marriott Addison, August 18 – 21.

Eastside Taco Ride at The LOT Dallas, August 19 – 20.

4th Annual Dallas One-Minute Play Festival at Kitchen Dog Theater, August 19 – 21.

FRIDAY AUGUST 18TH

Kimbell Social Club at the Kimbell Art Museum.

Late Nights with the Dallas Museum of Art.

Fridays with Friends at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.

Slow Art at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

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

Witchy Paint ‘N Sip at the Hearth Wisdom Store in Arlington.

SATURDAY AUGUST 19TH

LAST CHANCE Star Trip at Pocket Sandwich Theater, through August 19.

Library and Archives Tour at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.

Hatch Chile Fest at Market Square Grand Prairie.

Native American Imagery: Topical Tour at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.

Local Brews Local Grooves at the House of Blues Dallas.

We Fought Too – Native Americans and African Americans in WWI at the Fort Worth Library.

Artisan Market at Overlook Park in Arlington.

2nd Annual Last Blast Before Class Festival & Food Drive in downtown Weatherford.

Riverside Shootout at Martin House Brewing.

International Geocaching Day: Family Celebration at the Fort Worth Library.

Intro to Faery Magic at the Hearth Wisdom Store in Arlington.

Movie: ‘Sing’ at the Uptown Theater in Grand Prairie.

Midnight Brunch Dallas at an undisclosed location.

Star Party in the Valley at Dinosaur Valley State Park.

Geocaching 101 at Dinosaur Valley State Park.

West Coast Swing Party at Studio 22.

Live Yarnbombing at The Foundry District in Fort Worth.

ABBA the Concert – A Tribute at the ATTPAC.

Gary Allan at Billy Bob’s Texas.

Movies in the Park – ‘Sing’ at Klyde Warren Park.

SUNDAY AUGUST 20TH

LAST CHANCE ‘A Beautiful Planet’ IMAX movie opens at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, July 1 – August 20.

LAST CHANCE Pippin at The Firehouse Theatre in Farmers Branch, July 19 – August 20.

LAST CHANCE Roni Horn at the Nasher Sculpture Center, May 20 – August 20.

LAST CHANCE Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion at the Dallas Museum of Art, May 21 – August 20.

Equipe Rapide Challenge Cup #8 at Lone Star Park.

Loco Ocho: The Lake is turning Eight! at Flying Saucer The Lake in Garland.

The WD’s Book Club – The Dime at The Wild Detectives.

Tejano Music Festival at Traders Village.

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Have a wonderful weekend, everyone!

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