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DART to Special Events

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June 18-19 2021 UBU Expo! is at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, 650 S. Griffin St. from 1 to 10 p.m. on Friday, June 18 and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 19. The UBU Expo is one of the most unique hi-energy consumer "try before you buy" direct to consumer expos in the world. 4 specialty expo's all in combination with a showcase of Fitness Challenges, Health & Wellness, Physique Events, Martial Arts, Strength Events, Functional Fitness & Cosplay Character events. Come spend the entire day at the expo and bring the family. Exhibitors will be participating in booth space this year, featuring sampling and selling everything from healthy snacks, energy drinks, apparel, supplements, vitamins and much more! Expo tickets are sold at the door the day of the event. Information:

June 18 Free Classic Movie at the Plaza Theatre in Garland. View a screening of the 1947 classic "Life with Father" at 7 p.m. Friday, June 18, at the Plaza Theatre, 521 W. State St. Staring William Powell and Irene Dunne, this comedy is inspired by the autobiography of stockbroker and The New Yorker essayist Clarence Day. Admission is first-come, first-served general admission. No tickets are required. Information:

June 19 The Juneteenth Celebration Parade, March & Festival is set for Saturday, June 19. The Parade will start at 10 a.m. and leave from the William Blair Jr. Park, 3000 Rochester Street, and go all the way to Fair Park. There will be horses, trail riding clubs, parade floats, cars, bikes, organizations walking, trucks and trailers riding in the parade. Meanwhile, there will be more at the festival such as a Car & Bike Show, International Hair Show, Dominoes & Spades Tournament, Horses Competition, Negro Baseball League Historical Exhibit Hall, Vendors Village with Food Trucks available, and a Live Free Music Concert on an outside stage. Information:

June 19 Join Georgia Farrow Recreation Center and the West Irving Improvement Association for this year's Irving Juneteenth Celebration. Enjoy a kids' play zone, DJ, live music, free food and museum tours. The event is from 3:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Jackie Townsell Bear Creek Heritage Center, 3925 Jackson Street. Information:

June 19 The Rowlett Farmers Market is back at the Village of Rowlett Downtown, 4000 Main Street. Every Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon through August 28th, enjoy a variety of vendors, performances, and other attractions! Information:

June 19 The Deep Ellum Outdoor Market returns with local one-of-a-kind artists, vendors and amazing food offerings. Live music from DJ Crash. The market is held Saturdays from 12 to 6 p.m. at 100-199 N. Crowdus Street. Information:

2021 Addison After Dark. Nights under the stars in Addison have never been better. Addison's specialty entertainment series brings a fresh perspective on outdoor fun in Addison Circle Park. Enjoy free events starting at 7 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month, April through November. Each month focuses on a different theme, offering a variety of activities, live music, food trucks, and unique experiences. Attendees are encouraged to dress for the theme, bring a blanket or lawn chair, and get ready for an unforgettable night out in Addison.
  • June 19 - '70s Night Out
    Get the skinny on a far out disco and rock concert. Step back into the 1970s with live music from Le Freak and Silent Rumor Band, dig out your best '70s outfit and join our costume contest, and take a fab dance lesson from Studio 22. This night is sure to be dy-no-mite!
Addison After Dark is held at Addison Circle Park, 15650 Addison Road. Information:

June 24-27 In its 10th year, the Oak Cliff Film Festival has established itself as a significant city-wide event, featuring the best of Oak Cliff's theatre and art venues, restaurants, bars, and small businesses. OCFF showcases brave and independent filmmaking of all stripes in an atmosphere that encourages and fosters filmmaking in Dallas and beyond. Venues for events and films include The Texas Theatre, Oak Cliff Cultural Center, The Kessler Theater, Bishop Arts Theater Center, Turner House and The Wild Detectives. Information:

June 27 The West End Association Outdoor Market is held every other Sunday starting June 13th through October at the mouth of the West End Square park. The Outdoor Market has retail and arts and crafts together with family fun. The market hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Catch brunch at West End restaurants or hang around the neighborhood for dinner, museums or to enjoy the new neighborhood lights. Information:
July 3 Shop Small Saturday happens on the first Saturday of each month in Historic Downtown Carrollton. Check out the quaint neighborhood's array of boutiques, shops and restaurants from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. The town square is the district's center, and it's located at 1100 S. Broadway St. Information:

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Farmers Branch Independence Day Celebration. This year's annual patriotic salute takes on a special meaning as the City of Farmers Branch also celebrates its 75th Anniversary of becoming an official Texas city! There will be displays throughout the Farmers Branch Historical Park highlighting the past 75 years as well as volunteers dressed in period costumes. One of Farmers Branch's newest restaurants, Cedar Creek Brewhouse & Eatry will provide a commemorative beer in a 75th anniversary collectors cup. Fireworks are set for 9:30 p.m. on Friday, July 2. Information:


Rowlett Freedom 5K on Main is an opportunity to celebrate our country's birthday by walking or running. The July 3rd event includes a 1-Mile Fun Run and a virtual 5K. A portion of proceeds benefit the Heroes Bridge Memorial Park Foundation. Start time is 7 a.m. for the kids fun run and 7:15 a.m. for the 5K. Information:

The City of Irving will be hosting the Independence Day Celebration this year taking safety precautions for this two-part celebration on July 3rd and 4th featuring this year's theme, "Bringing Back the Spark." On Saturday, enjoy the Irving Independence Day Parade starting at 9 a.m. on July 3rd from City Hall, 825 W. Irving Blvd. in the Heritage District. The parade features entries by community organizations, businesses and families, including floats, costumes and custom vehicles. Information:

Addison Kaboom Town features spectacular fireworks choreographed to music, food, live music, the Addison Airport Freedom Flyover by the Cavanaugh Flight Museum, and more. Visible from across Addison, the fireworks show begins at approximately 9:30 p.m. Addison Kaboom Town hours are from 5 p.m. to midnight on July 3rd at Addison Circle Park, 4970 Addison Circle Drive. Information:


A Star-Spangled Spectacular! with the Dallas Wind Symphony is guaranteed to stir patriotic feelings. It's a pedal-to-the-metal, toe-tapping, flag-waving musical salute to the red, white and blue. There's indoor fireworks plus hot dogs and ice cream. Here's to Mom, apple pie and the American Way. And it's air conditioned! The show begins at 1 p.m. on Sunday, July 4th at the Meyerson Symphony Center. Information:

The City of Irving will be hosting the Independence Day Celebration this year taking safety precautions for this two-part celebration on July 3rd and 4th featuring this year's theme, "Bringing Back the Spark." On Sunday, enjoy the Independence Day Fireworks Show. Festivities begin at 6 p.m., with fireworks after dark. It all happens around scenic Lake Carolyn at the Levy Event Plaza, 501 E. Las Colinas Blvd. at Lake Carolyn. Information:

Rowlett Fireworks on Main. Come out and celebrate the 4th of July right with friends, family, and community. Rowlett's legendary July 4th event, Fireworks on Main, is back! Please join in for one of the most anticipated event of the year. There will be live music featuring Martha and the Vandellas and Big Daddy Band, a variety of food trucks/vendors, a spectacular kids' area, and a whole host of other activities and attractions. It all happens beginning at 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 4th at Pecan Grove Park, 5304 Main St., directly behind the Wet Zone waterpark. Information:

The City of Carrollton will host a fireworks show over Josey Ranch Lake, 1700 Keller Springs Road, on Sunday, July 4 after sunset at approximately 9:30 p.m. Residents are encouraged to view the fireworks show from surrounding neighborhoods or from one of the available parking areas. There will be no on-site event. Information:
  • Watch from Jimmy Porter Park, Mill Valley Park or along the greenbelt trail on Josey Lane

Plano's All American 4th & Fireworks will be held both in-person and online for 2021. The in-person event begins at 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 4 at Red Tail Pavilion (formerly Oak Point Amphitheater), 2801 E Spring Creek Pkwy. Parking will be available at Collin College. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. The fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. and will live stream on The City of Plano's YouTube page, PTV, and Plano Arts & Events Facebook page. Music will be simulcast on 97.5 KLAK. Bring blankets, coolers and lawn chairs. Please leave pets at home. Information:
  • Watch from Red Tail Pavilion or online

July 9 CityLine and The Boho Market have partnered to bring a new kind of shopping experience to Richardson with the CityLine Night Market by the Boho Market. Support local makers and vendors with more than 25 booths featuring handmade and vintage goods, plus live music in this socially distanced shopping experience. Bring friends and family to shop, indulge and discover the treasures of The Boho Market. Information:

July 10 The Urban Market returns to downtown Garland. Enjoy this "Food & Finds" Pop-Up Market in the heart of downtown Garland. Featured are local vendors that specialize in Farm Fresh Foods, Vintage, Repurposed, Upcycled, and Hand Crafted Goods. Information:

July 10 The Boho Market Art Showcase. Visit the first Art Showcase of 2021 at Klyde Warren Park on Saturday, July 10th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Stop by to check out fresh talent and handcrafted art brought to you by Curate Local. Enjoy live entertainment from local musicians, get inspired with interactive art, and grab a bite with local food and drink specials nearby. The park is located at 2012 Woodall Rogers Freeway, right between the Dallas Arts District and Uptown. Information:

July 10 Saturdays on the Square presents Christmas in July on July 10th from 6 to 8 p.m. in Downtown Carrollton, 1106 S. Broadway St. Can't wait for the holidays? Take a photo in a giant snow globe decked in a summer theme that is sure to be your funniest Christmas card yet. Make a Christmas ornament while enjoying the sunshine. Information:

July 15 Celebrate Thirsty Third Thursdays in Downtown Garland on the third Thursday of the month from 4 to 8 p.m. Visit participating locations during their extended business hours, take advantage of their specials and enjoy a complimentary beverage while you shop. This event is FREE and open to the public. Let them know you are coming. Just RSVP through the Eventbrite link and they will reserve exclusive event swag for you. On the day of the event, check in with the host business of the month to pick up your wristband, event swag and a map. Information:

Sept. 10-12 Deep Ellum Arts Festival is a rockin' good time in a neighborhood famous for its creative spirit. Seven blocks of Main Street will be transformed into one enormous street festival. Featuring 200 top-notch decorative and visual artists, 100 original bands and singer/songwriters performing from four different stages and two additional performance areas, The Artists in Motion Walk, and enticing foods and drinks. The festival happens from 2900-3700 Main St. Information:

Sept. 17-19 Fan Expo Dallas is the largest comic, sci-fi, horror, anime and gaming event in Texas. The annual expo has brought some of entertainment's biggest celebrities to Dallas - including Ben Affleck, Jason Momoa, Jeff Goldblum, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kevin Smith, Kiefer Sutherland, Mark Hamill, Michael J. Fox, and many more. The event takes place at Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, 650 S. Griffin St. in downtown Dallas. Information:

Majestic Theatre
Live at The Majestic hosts shows ranging from nationally touring concerts and comedy acts to locally produced cultural events in one of the most elegant performing arts venues in the southwest, the historic Majestic Theatre. Upcoming comedy shows include:
Sept. 30 Teo Gonzalez
Oct. 23 Jim Jefferies
Nov. 1 Bianca Del Rio
Nov. 7 Nurse Blake

The Majestic Theatre is located at 1925 Elm St. Information:
Nov. 27-28 The Boho Market at Klyde Warren Park. Come join in on Saturday, November 27th and Sunday, November 28th for The Boho Market at Klyde Warren Park to support some of the best local makers, curators and artisans our communities have to offer. Klyde Warren Park is located at 2012 Woodall Rodgers Frwy. Information:

March 3-Dec. 31, 2022 Liberty & Laughter: The Lighter Side of the White House is a special exhibit at the George W. Bush Presidential Center. With first-family anecdotes, interactive multimedia, and amusing artifacts, it offers a glimpse into the lighter side of behind-the-scenes life in the White House. Learn about presidential pranks, inside jokes, and how laughter is vital to a thriving democracy. The venue is located at 2943 SMU Blvd. on the SMU campus. Information:

Events in Fort Worth, Denton and Lewisville

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The Herd Twice Daily, 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. The Texas Longhorn and the American cowboy are two of the most enduring symbols of the Old West. They're a big reason why Fort Worth earned the nickname "Cowtown." And they formed the core of the great cattle drives of the late nineteenth century. Now, the romance and mystique of cowboys and cattle drives returns to Fort Worth with The Herd - Texas Longhorns driven by genuine Texas cowhands - offering an unforgettable glimpse into the past. You'll hear the jingle of spurs, the cattle bawling, and the rhythm of the hoof beats. As The Herd passes, a bygone era comes to life before your eyes. The world's only twice-daily cattle drive happens at 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily in the Stockyards National Historic District, 130 E. Exchange Ave. in Fort Worth. Look for the Drovers before and after each cattle drive for photo opportunities and to learn more about life on the trail! Note: drives are not held on Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day. Information:

Sundance Square offers the widest range of entertainment options in Fort Worth. Live music, live theatre, and improv comedy. World-class shows and performances. Museums and art galleries. Nightlife and hangouts. Movies both indoors and out. Plus special events and festivals for both adults and kids. Learn more at:

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Denton Community Market Saturdays Denton Community Market. Want to get in touch with what's fresh in Denton? With over 100 local booths, the Denton Community Market offers something for everyone - from art, produce, music and more! Bring your family (pets included) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday, April through November. Hop on the A-train to the Downtown Denton Transit Center (DDTC) and take a short walk to 317 W. Mulberry St. Information:

July 1 Black Box Songwriter Series: Beat Root Revival and Pat Byrne. Comprised of multi-instrumentalists Ben Jones from Kent, England and Belfast, Ireland native Andrea Magee, Beat Root Revival has been taking American audiences by storm with their utterly original sonic amalgam of folk, rock, country, and traditional Irish sounds. Pat Byrne is an Irish singer songwriter, living between Austin, Texas, and County Carlow, Ireland. Pat's voice strikes an emotional chord with his audience; ranging from seductive whisper one moment, to full-bodied rock 'n' roll growl the next. His latest work reflects both his Irish roots and the rich influence of the musicians he's recently worked with in Texas. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. and reserved seating is $20. Information:

Discover Denton's historic Courthouse-on-the-Square, built in 1896, making the building at the center of a town more than 100 years old! The building itself is beautiful with architectural details that make the courthouse shine as an icon for Denton County. The best part about the Courthouse-on-the-Square is that everything in Denton seems to revolve around it. With something going on every day on the Square, there is no such thing as a dull day in downtown Denton. Whether you're looking for a place to listen to live music, grab a drink, or even an old-fashioned ice cream sundae, you only have to walk a few steps from the Courthouse to find it. Information:

Fridays and Saturdays Ghosts of Denton haunted history tours. The city of Denton, and the county surrounding it, has fascinating history. It also has more than its fair share of ghostly stories. Join Shelly Tucker, a professional storyteller for 27 years, on a 90 minute tour. Most of the tour revolves around the square, although there is one (and possibly now there are two) stops about two blocks away. Tour participants should wear comfortable shoes and weather appropriate clothing. In summer, it's a good idea to bring a bottle of water to stay hydrated. Scheduled tours begin at 8:00 p.m (sharp) on Friday and Saturday nights from Jupiter House Coffee at 106 N. Locust in Denton (on the east side of the Courthouse-on-the-Square). Advance tickets are available online or at Jupiter House Coffee. Information:

UNT Art Path Discover the UNT Art Path, a self-guided walking tour of art works on the University of North Texas campus. You can pick up UNT Art Path brochures in the University Union Information Center, the Office of the Dean in the Art Building, UNT on the Square and the Alumni Center at Gateway Center. Docent-led tours are available by appointment. For information, contact Tracee W. Robertson, UNT Art Gallery Director, or Eva James Toia, development director for the College of Visual Arts and Design, at 940-565-4001 or [email protected] or visit

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Special Offers with your DART Pass

Tall and proud, the giraffes at Giants of the Savanna are not above looking for a "handout" - especially when it contains a fresh green leaf of romaine lettuce. The Diane and Hal Brierley Giraffe Ridge offers a fun animal encounter at the Dallas Zoo as guests can choose to feed the animals when they gaze eye-to-eye with the tallest animal on land. This is just one of many adventures to discover at Texas' largest and oldest zoo. Special Dallas Zoo Offer with a DART Pass: Mondays and Tuesdays, show your same-day DART Pass at the Dallas Zoo to enjoy a $2 discount on regular admission prices. Information:
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Nasher Sculpture Center image Conceived as a serene urban retreat for the enjoyment of modern art, the Nasher Sculpture Center is the home of the renowned Raymond and Patsy Nasher Collection of modern and contemporary sculpture. The Collection - which numbers more than 300 sculptures together with 20th century paintings, drawings, prints and photographs - rotates in thematic installations throughout the Center's seamless blend of indoor and outdoor exhibition spaces: an elegant, light-filled 55,000-square-foot building designed by Renzo Piano and a spacious garden created by Peter Walker. The Nasher Sculpture Center is located at 2001 Flora Street. Special Nasher Sculpture Center offer with a DART Pass: Show your same-day DART Pass to receive a $2 discount off the regular Adult admission price. Information:

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