Things To Do In Dallas This Weekend, Oct 6th – Oct 8th, 2017

First Fridays at the Farm

Friday, October 6th, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Nash Farm, 626 Ball St, Grapevine.

Email: visitorinfo@grapevinetexasusa.com

Phone: (800) 457 – 6338

Grapevine’s Nash Farm will once again host the First Fridays at the Farm series. Daily life in Texas during the late 1800s required knowledge of a number of skills, methods and even recipes that will be demonstrated during the monthly sessions. Participants work alongside Nash Farmhands to learn these heritage skills that can still be utilized in the present day. The theme this Friday is “Preparing for the Fall”. Admission is $3.00 per person.

Intro to Fishing at Rose Park

Friday, October 6th, 2017 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am at Oliver Nature Park, 1650 Matlock Rd, Mansfield.

Form: https://www.olivernaturepark.com/form/contact-us

Phone: (817) 804-5789

Ready to cast your bait and reel in the big fish this summer? Join these fishing classes for junior anglers ages 3 through 16. All anglers over 16 years of age must have a valid Texas fishing license to fish in Mansfield parks. The city supplies the equipment and bait. Admission is $10.00 for Mansfield Activity Center members; $12.00 for nonmembers.

First Friday Denton

Friday, October 6th, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Downtown Denton Square, 110 W. Hickory St, Denton.

Email: visitdenton@discoverdenton.com

Phone: (940) 382-7895

First Friday Denton is a wonderful way to get out and enjoy the evening scene in the town. Experience Denton’s art scene in many forms on First Friday. These businesses and galleries will have activities throughout the evening, with hours varying by location. It’s a fun way to stroll through downtown while experiencing and observing local art activities.

CityLine Fall Live Music Series

Friday, October 6th, 2017 and Saturday, October 7th, 2017 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at CityLine Plaza, 1201 State St, Richardson.

Email: stownsend@sunwestpr.com

Phone: (214) 292-6414

Looking for some decent music around the city this weekend? Look no further than the CityLine Plaza! Singer-songwriters return to the plaza Friday and Saturday. Listen from one of the restaurant patios on State Street, or pick up dinner to-go and enjoy the live music from the plaza. Friday will feature Ron Bultongez (soul, pop, blues) and Saturday will feature Jackie Darlene (country).

The Granola Family Second Birthday and Open House

Saturday, October 7th, 2017 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at The Granola Family, 1306 W. Euless Blvd., Ste. 300A, Euless.

Form: https://thegranolafamily.com/pages/contact-us

Phone: (817) 999-2816

If you’re looking for a little simple fun to enjoy this Saturday morning, then why not head over to The Granola Family? They’re having their second birthday party and it’s going to be one sweet affair. Listen to a special story reading at 10:00 am and join more activities throughout the day to celebrate the store’s second anniversary!

Breakfast with the Beasts

Saturday, October 7th, 2017 from 9:00 am to 10:00 am at Fort Worth Zoo, 1989 Colonial Pkwy, Fort Worth.

Email: info@fortworthzoo.org

Phone: (817) 759-7555

Bring your little animals to eat breakfast with our little animals! Join us for the next gathering of the Fort Worth Zoo’s Breakfast Club to meet some new furry, feathered and scaled friends and learn more about them from the Animal Outreach staff. This bi-monthly event is designed for families with children ages 3 through 10 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult. All participants will enjoy a continental breakfast and zoo admission. Breakfast with the Beasts runs from 9:00 am to 10:00 am in the zoo’s education building. Space is limited so register today! Admission is $30.00 for adults; $22.00 for kids, and there is a discount for zoo members, which includes day-of admission.

Feria del Caballo USA

Saturday, October 7th, 2017 from 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Texas Horse Park, 811 Pemberton Hill Rd, Dallas.

Email: amberlee@rrectx.org

Phone: (469) 804-2660

Feria del Caballo and River Ranch Educational Charities invite you to a spectacular showcase of the Pure Spanish Horse at Texas Horse Park’s outdoor covered arena. This show features about 30 dressage horses, plus ballet Folklorico dancing and mariachi bands, to honor Hispanic roots and traditions. Come and enjoy this extravagant display of horses and horsemanship along with live music, food and local vendors. Admission is $25.00 per person; free for kids younger than 12.

A Walk to Remember

Saturday, October 7th, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Calvary Church, 4401 N. State Hwy. 161, Irving.

Email: rebekah@mend.org

Phone: (972) 506-9000

Join M.E.N.D. Mommies Enduring Neonatal Death at this ceremony and balloon release to acknowledge and remember babies who died due to miscarriage, stillbirth or early infant death. Register online. In 1988, President Ronald Reagan declared the month of October as National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month. To commemorate this declaration, many infant loss organizations across the country, such as M.E.N.D., host what is known as a Walk to Remember. Unlike the name may imply, the event is not a fundraiser or walk-a-thon but a beautiful ceremony to remember our babies who have gone on before us.

North Texas Horse Country Tours

Saturday, October 7th, 2017 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at DATCU Parking Lot, 216 W Mulberry St, Denton.

Email: visitdenton@discoverdenton.com

Phone: (940) 382-7895

Wind your way through the beautiful North Texas Horse Country aboard a luxury motorcoach while a fun and knowledgeable guide narrates the facts and backstory of the area. The tour visits two premier horse ranches where you can get an up close and personal look at the equine industry. Advanced reservation ticket price is $40.00 per person and tours sell out quickly. Call to reserve your seats! Ticket price includes snacks, lunch and drinks.

After Dark in the Park

Friday, October 6th, 2017 through Sunday, October 8th, 2017 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at River Legacy Living Science Center, 703 NW Green Oaks Blvd, Arlington.

Email: jill@riverlegacy.org

Phone: (817) 860-6752, ext. 109

The 21st annual After Dark in the Park, a family-friendly fall festival and fundraiser, highlights the unique environmental education programs of River Legacy Living Science Center through a variety of games, crafts and activities. Park in River Legacy Parks (at Green Oaks Boulevard and Margaret Street) and catch a free hayride shuttle to the event entrance. After Dark in the Park is one of four annual fundraisers to support environmental education at River Legacy Living Science Center and River Legacy Parks. Family fun includes: a pumpkin patch, storytelling under the stars, a camp scene and games, karaoke, bounce houses, a nature at night trail, animal encounters, temporary tattoos, prize cube with prizes, food vendors, and a children’s area with games, crafts and activities geared for ages 2 through 10. Admission is $8.00 per person all ages 3 and older.

Wings Over Dallas

Friday, October 6th, 2017 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, and Saturday, October 7th, 2017 and Sunday, October 8th, 2017 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Dallas Executive Airport, 5303 Challenger Dr, Dallas.

Form: http://wingsoverdallas.org/?page_id=179

Phone: (888) 945-3008

The Commemorative Air Force announces the return of CAF Wings Over Dallas WWII Airshow this weekend at the Dallas Executive Airport! Plans for this year’s show include a 75th-anniversary commemoration of the Doolittle Raid, the heroic U.S. counterattack on Japan after Pearl Harbor. A flying reenactment of the Raid will combine eight B-25 bombers, spectacular pyrotechnics, sound effects and narration into a pulsating history lesson. A celebration of history recognizing the last of our living WWII veterans in moving and personal tributes. An opportunity for families and schools to share educational opportunities with hands-on activities for kids of all ages. Admission is $17.00 for adults; $5.00 for kids; and $12.00 for students/military.

FloMo Food Truck Fest

Sunday, October 8th, 2017 from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm at Parker Square, 800 Parker Square, Flower Mound.

Email: flomofoodtruckfest@gmail.com

Phone: (469) 844-0986

Get access to about 25 food trucks (see site for list) at Flower Mound’s third annual food truck festival, plus: music by Van Gogh’s Ear, a Kids’ Zone with zip line, face painting, inflatables, balloon artists, and a Pet Zone with nail trimmings, pet products, pet food samples, and pet health care information. Bring chairs or blankets from home to lounge on. Dogs are welcome. Admission is $5.00 for those 10 and older, and is free for all first responders, active military and veterans and their families. Join Flower Mound mayor Tom Hayden in honoring first responders during an appreciation ceremony at 2:00 pm.

Pumpkin Patch

Friday, October 6th, 2017 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, and Saturday, October 7th, 2017 and Sunday, October 8th, 2017 from 12:00 am to 6:00 pm at Blase Family Farm, 1232 E. Fork Dr, Rockwall.

Email: jill@blasefamilyfarm.com

Phone: (972) 772-3645

The Blase Family blueberry farm switches to pumpkins for this fall pumpkin patch! Enjoy a fun day on this wooded farm’s pumpkin patch with a hayride, a petting zoo with longhorn, goat and sheep, a small hay maze, and a farm train ($2.00, weekends only). Admission includes a complimentary hot dog, hayride and petting zoo on the weekends, and during the week admission includes a hayride, petting zoo, and a small pumpkin. Treat yourself to homemade pumpkin pie popsicles ($3.00) and pumpkin fudge ($1.00). Pick out the perfect pumpkins to carve, cook, and decorate with for the holidays. Be sure to bring your camera for family pictures! Admission is $7.00 per person; free for ages 1 and younger. Admission includes a small pumpkin.

DFWChild Model Search

Saturday, October 7th, 2017 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at The Shops at Willow Bend, 6121 W. Park Blvd, Plano.

Email: modelsearch@dfwchild.com

Phone: (972) 447-9188

We all think that our own kids are the cutest things on this planet – so why not put your money where your mouth is? DFWChild Model Search seeks local children from around the Dallas-Fort Worth area to appear on their monthly magazine covers! Participants will walk the runway and meet representatives from our magazines and the Kim Dawson Agency. Children must be younger than 13 years on the day of the Model Search and you must register multiple children separately. Children must reside in the Dallas–Fort Worth area. This event will be on Saturday, October 7th at The Shops at Willow Bend in Plano. You will receive an email with your appointment time and additional information after receipt of payment.

Greater Dallas Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Saturday, October 7th, 2017 at 8:00 am at Dallas City Hall Plaza, 1500 Marilla St, Dallas.

Form: http://www.alz.org/contact_us.asp

Phone: (214) 540-2415

Head outside on October 7th for the Greater Dallas Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Dallas City Hall Plaza. The walk is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s support and research, and a great way to get involved in the fight against dementia. The event is family friendly and includes a ceremony honoring those affected by Alzheimer’s disease as well as food, music, and entertainment before the 3-mile walk. This event is free to attend.


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