Things To Do! 10/20/16 – 10/27/16

Hello all! I hope you are enjoying the beautiful ‘fall’ weather.

There’s a lot of fun Halloweeny stuff coming up this week, as well as some other really cool events. It’s a good week to try something new!

As always, if you know about an event that I’ve missed for this week, please feel free to share the information in the comments below.

It’s Haunted House season! Here is a website that has info on opening dates and pricing for many of the local haunts.


The Phantom of the Opera at Bass Hall, October 20 – 30.

Sightings: Michael Dean at the Nasher Sculpture Center, October 22 – February 5.


‘Halloween’ is the midnight movie at the Inwood Theater, October 21 – 22.

Pumpkin Hollow in Little Elm, October 20 – 22. $8pp cash, bring a canned good for $1 off.

Prelude: A Preview of AURORA 2017 at the ATTPAC, October 21 – 22. Free event, registration/RSVP required.

Nightmare Nights Dallas, a family oriented brony convention in Addison, October 21 – 23.

So What?! Music Festival Fall Edition, in Deep Ellum, October 21 – 23. $70-80 each, all ages.

BOO TX! music festival at South Side Ballroom, October 21 – 23. $40 per ticket for each day.

Huffhines Art Trails at Huffhines Park in Richardson, October 22 – 23.


Weird Al Sing Along at the Alamo Drafthouse in Richardson.

Bourbon Bash at Thompson’s Library and Bar in Fort Worth. This is a Fort Worth Cocktail Weekevent.

Adult’ing, it’s scary right? personal finance workshop, held at La Madeleine in Grapevine. Free, requires registration.

Dallas Downtown Hoedown at the Dallas Farmer’s Market Shed. $50 a ticket.

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

Educator’s Night Out at the Dallas Museum of Art.


LAST CHANCE A Stain Upon the Silence: Beckett’s Bequest on stage at the Kitchen Dog Theater, October 7 – 21.

Grand Opening of the Tarrant County Market Center in Haltom City, billed as Texas’ Largest Indoor Yard Sale.

Forest of Fear at Loyd Park in Grand Prairie. $10 per vehicle.

Oktoberfest at Sundown at Granada.

‘Til Midnight at the Nasher Sculpture Center. Free admission.

Late Night at the MEOWseum at the Dallas Museum of Art. $15 per person, $10 with student ID, children 11 and under are free.

Stars on the Prairie at Lewisville Lake. $10 per person, ages 5+, registration required.

Help Create — Glass Pumpkin at Vetro Art Glass in Grand Prairie, $55 per pumpkin.

Studio Five90: Old Pattern, New Purpose at the Kimbell Art Museum.


LAST CHANCE Bella: An American Tall Tale at the Wyly Theater, Sept 22 – Oct 22.

Spooktacular Sprint for Children 5K and Fun Run at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie. $35 per registration.

Bedford Pet Fair at the Bedford Animal Shelter. Free.

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

11th Semi-Annual Car, Truck, Motorcycle, Boat, and Offroad Show at Dickey’s BBQ in Rowlett. Free.

ReMarket in Historic Downtown Cedar Hill.

Wild Edibles class at River Legacy Living Science Center in Arlington for ages 16+. Free, please pre-register.

Texas Veggie Fair at Reverchon Park in Dallas.

Dog Day Afternoon at Flag Pole Hill Park, free event.

Bach & Broomsticks at Watters Creek in Allen.

Medieval Arts Festival at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.

Ranch Bash at Panther Island Pavilion. $10 advanced tickets, $25 day of, $40 VIP.

Fang-Tacular Movie Fest at Heritage Park in Flower Mound.

Park & Palate Grand Tasting at Klyde Warren Park. $75 general admission, 21+ only.

Wesleyan at the Modern at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Free.

The Cedars Pub Crawl in the Cedars South Side neighborhood of Dallas.

Goblin Market at the Cosmic Crow Collective in Arlington.

Art of the Guitar at Kettle Art Gallery in Deep Ellum. Free event.

Pokemon Halloween Bash at The Quixotic World in Dallas. 18+ entrance, $15 at the door.

360 Speaker Series: Michael Dean at the Nasher Sculpture Center.

CCF Dallas Duck Derby hosted by Children’s Medical Center and UT Southwestern, located at the Dallas Continental Bridge. $5 to ‘adopt’ a duck.

Cheesecake & Beer Pairing with Val’s Cheesecake and Oak Highlands Brewery, located at Oak Highlands Brewery in Dallas. $15-20 tickets.

Fiesta Mexicana de Otono at Traders Village in Grand Prairie.


LAST CHANCE Dallas VideoFest 29 at the Angelika Film Center in Dallas, October 18 – 23.

LAST CHANCE The State Fair of Texas will be running at Fair Park until October 23rd.

LAST CHANCE Visions of Antiquity in the 18th Century at the DMA, through October 23.

2016 Buddy Walk at AT&T Plaza/Victory Park.

Pug-O-Ween at the Grapevine Convention Center.

Brunch at the Food Park at the Fort Worth Food Park with $11 endless mimosas and $6 bottomless coffee.

Doctor Who Day 2016 at the British Emporium in Grapevine. Free.

Polish Festival of Dallas at Klyde Warren Park. Free.

Lawn Games at the Farmers Branch Historical Park.

Opera Insights – Moby Dick presented by the Dallas Opera Guild at Hamon Hall in the Winspear Opera House. Free event.

‘As You Like It’, an Unabridged Stage Reading at the Wyly Theater. $10 tickets.

‘The Lost Arcade’ film screening at the Texas Theatre, hosted by Free Play Arcade.

Fill ‘Er Up! at Farmers Branch Historical Park. Free.

Pipedreams Live! Opus 100 at the Meyerson Symphony Center, $20-30 per ticket.

DSO on the Go: Barber’s Adagio for Strings at Whites Chapel Methodist Church, $20 per ticket.

The Impressionists: Painting and Revolution at the Kimbell Art Museum.


LAST CHANCE Creative Cocktail Contest with the Dallas Museum of Art, October 10 – 24.

‘As You Like It’, an Unabridged Stage Reading at the Wyly Theater. $10 tickets.


Sammons Lunch Jam at the ATT PAC. Free.

‘The Haunting’ at the Magnolia Theater.


Downtown Fever Band at Sundance Square Plaza.

Zombie Dinner at Braindead Brewing in Dallas. Dressed like a Zombie, $35. Dressed like a victim, $60.

Yaa Gyasi and Margo Jefferson: Family Tieslecture at the Dallas Museum of Art, $40 per ticket.


Sammons Lunch Jam at the ATTPAC. Free event.

Mayor’s Spooky Bike & Ball at Trinity Park Pavilion in Fort Worth.

Mario Gokart Tournament at Rockwood Go-Kart Track in Fort Worth. $20 registration.

Decks in the Park – Halloween Edition at Klyde Warren Park. Free event.

Halloween Carnival at Mudhen Meat And Greens.

Movie on the Patio: ‘Beetlejuice’ at Resto Gastro Bistro at Trinity Groves.

Halloween Fort Worth History Bike Tour in downtown Fort Worth.

Halloween on Henderson Block Party at McMillian and Henderson in Dallas.

Nasher Gallery Lab at the Nasher Sculpture Center.

Annual Fete: Celebrating French Art of the 18th Century at the Dallas Museum of Art. Free event.

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