Hellraiser, Pennywise…but it’s only September!

Hello all!  I hope everyone is having a lovely week with this gorgeous slightly cooler weather, and that no one is having the same terrible allergies that have afflicted my family. That ragweed count be crazy, yo.  Almost as scary as some of the stuff hitting the list this week.

As always, if you know about something that I’ve missed, please share the info in the comments, and always feel free to message me directly about upcoming events you would like to see listed!

Don’t forget about The Ongoing Events page and The Kid List for more ways to explore!



Fight for the Right To Fight: African American Experiences in WWII exhibit at the Dallas Holocaust Museum, September 7th – January 28, 2018.

Bonnie & Clyde: The End at PDNB Gallery, September 9 – November 11.

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

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

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

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

Bus Stop at Rover Dramawerks, September 14 – October 7.

Zurbaran: Jacob and His Twelve Sons, Paintings from Auckland Castle at the Meadows Museum, September 17 – January 7, 2018.


National Theatre Live: Obsession at the Magnolia at the Modern, September 6 – 9.

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

Massive Sale at Costume World Dallas, September 8 – 9.

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.

Dallas Home and Garden Show at Dallas Market Hall, 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.

Carson & Barnes Circus at Five Star Sports Complex in The Colony, September 9 – 10.


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

Fight for the Right to Fight Opening Reception at the Dallas Holocaust Museum and Center for Education and Tolerance.

‘It’ Opening Night Circus at Alamo Drafthouse Richardson.

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.

Artist Talk: Byrd Williams IV at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.

4th Annual Casino Night Charity Event at Texas Ale Project, benefitting Water for People.

WordSpace 2017 Season Launch Party at The Wild Detectives.

Food, Art & Craft Beer at The Collective Brewing Project.

Party on the Patio at America Gardens-West 7th Fort Worth.


LAST CHANCE Sister Act at Artisan Center Theatre, August 25 – September 8.

Stargazing with URSA MINOR at The Nines – Deep Ellum.

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

ESPN First Take Broadcast w/ Los Lonely Boys at Billy Bob’s Texas.

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.

Friday on the Green at Magnolia Green Park.


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.

Thousands of Helping Hands at Music Hall @ Fair Park.

Ole at Uptown Theater in Grand Prairie.

Snakes Alive at Lake Ray Roberts.

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.

Awaken with Watermark Community Church at Klyde Warren Park.

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.

Etsy Dallas Craft Party at Mudhen Meat and Greens.

Nama’Stay and Have a Beer at Legal Draft Beer Co.

Art Yard Artist Market at Deep Ellum Art Company.

Irving Arts Center Market off MacArthur Blvd.

Music Alley – Music & Art Festival in Downtown Mansfield.

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.

Deryl Dodd at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.


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

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

LAST CHANCE Waxed: Batik from Java at the Dallas Museum of Art, through September 10.

3rd Annual Climb for a Calling at Burnett Plaza in Fort Worth.

Bow Wow Luau at Hawaiian Falls The Colony.

Tony Gaskins: The Real Love Tour at the DoubleTree at Dallas Market Center.

September Flea Market at Double Wide.

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.

Making Hurricane Relief Kits with the First United Methodist Church Colleyville.

‘Unforgiven’ 25th Anniversary at Texas Theatre.


Patriot Day Remembrance at the Trophy Club Fire Station.

Amanda Patrick Photography is offering complimentary family sessions for Fire and Police at Trinity Park.

OneRepublic, Fitz & The Tantrums, & James Arthur at Starplex Pavilion in Dallas.

AMOC Script Club September at Arts Mission Oak Cliff.

Science Extravaganza at the Zula B. Wylie Public Library in Cedar Hill.

Vinyl Tap at Double Wide.

Sand Art Fun at the Inwood Theatre.

Thrill the World – Zombie Dance Class at The Rythym Room.

Pixel Art Fundamentals and Tricks at Improving in Plano.


Tribute Tuesday: Classic Country at Main at South Side.

Swing Dance Lessons at Southside Preservation Hall.

Hanson at House of Blues Dallas.

Arlington Development Bus Tour picking up at J. Gilligans.

Dazed and Confused film screening at the Magnolia Theater.

Daddy Yankee at the AAC.

Brown Bag Lecture: Preservation Success Stories at the Dallas Historical Society.


Seasonal Hiring Job Fair at Nebraska Furniture Mart.

National Theatre Live: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf at Amphibian Stage Productions.

Lecture: Americans at (and Beyond) the Water’s Edge at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.

Celebrating the Life of Bill Ellison Through Music & Memories at the Granada Theater.

Wine Down Wednesday at Waterside.

Hellraiser 30th Anniversary Screening at SMG Lincoln Square in Arlington.

PIB/TRVA Happy Hour at Panther Island Brewing.

‘The Secret Life of Pets’ at Sundown at Granada, benefitting Operation Kindness.


Educator Evening in the Cultural District in the Fort Worth Cultural District, multiple participating locations.

I Love the 80s Art & Wine Walk in downtown Plano.

Bands on the Bricks – Ricki Derek in Sundance Square.

Get Inky with Deep Ellum Art Company.

Kickin’ Brass Band at Klyde Warren Park.

Janet Jackson: State of the World Tour at the AAC.

Ken Follet at the Dallas Museum of Art.

Cool Thursday Concert: Kraig Parker at the Dallas Arboretum.


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

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.

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.

Birds & Bishop Cider at the Trinity River Audubon Center.

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.

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.


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

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

Moonshiner’s Adventure at Dinosaur Valley State Park.

Art Walk West in West Dallas.

Casanova at the Kimbell with the DFW Costumers Guild.

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

Mutts Market at Mutts Canine Cantina.

WalkSTEM in the Dallas Arts District.

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.


‘Unforgiven’ 25th Anniversary at Texas Theatre.

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

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.

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.

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.

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