Summer Saturdays just got a lot cooler with the first extended movie series at the Park. From blockbusters to animated favorites, from musicals
to drama, you won’t want to miss any of these fun flicks. Grab a space on the lawn, enjoy a food truck picnic and let the cinematic fun begin.
May 4, 11
June 15, 22
July 6, 13, 20, 27
August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Curated by esteemed art scholar Maria Estela Duarte, Mexican Modern Sculpture: A Study of the Artists takes a closer look at the art of post-Revolution-era Mexico and how questions of identity and nationalism played a role in art after 1920. The work of nine artists will be on display, showcasing some 90 sculptures and numismatics.
June 20- September 23, Times vary, tickets from $12, Latino Arts Project, latinoartsproject.org
Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley stars in Hello, Dolly! The universally acclaimed show follows matchmaker Dolly Levi and her journey for love. Produced by esteemed choreographer and director Gower Champion, the production is regarded as one of the best stagings in musical history.
July 17-28, Showtimes vary, tickets from $25, The Music Hall at Fair Park, dallassummermusicals.org
Canadian crooner Shawn Mendes brings his special blend of pop alongside Alessia Cara for a night that won't disappoint, with hits such as "Treat You Better" and "Stitches," among others.
July 22, 7:30PM, tickets from $49, American Airlines Center, americansairlinescenter.com
When it comes to beating the odds, Iyanla Vanzant is a living testament. having gone from an abusive upbringing to being a single mom on welfare to among The New York Times bestselling authors, her career has spanned 15 books. The author, lawyer and inspirational speaker comes to Dallas to discuss how rock bottom can cultivate inner strength.
July 27, 8pm, tickets from $40, Winspear Opera House, attpac.org
Based on the book by Sholem Aleichem, the Tony Award-winning musical tells the tale of life during prerevolutionary Russia in the town of Anatevka, Ukraine, as the czars begin to move in, threatening the Jewish way of life. Poor milkman Tevye is determined to marry off his five daughters to wealthy suitors, consulting the town matchmaker and God.
August 7-18, Times vary, tickets from $30, The Music Hall at Fair Park, dallassummermusicals.org
Indie rockers Vampire Weekend made a name for themselves before an album was even released, landing on the cover of Spin magazine. Now, as part of the Father of the Bride tour, the musicians make a stop in Dallas. On the docket are chart toppers like "A-Punk" and "Holiday," among others.
August 18, 7:30 p.m., pit tickets from $123, Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory, livenation.com
Charlie Bucket's dull life is transformed when Willy Wonka allows him inside the enigmatic factory, sparking a sense of joy and purpose in the boy's life. Revel in a delectable musical score from the songwriters of Hairspray while reigniting your own sense of wonder.
August 22-September 1, 7:30PM, tickets from $25, Winspear Opera House, attpac.org
Get your groove on at this three-day festival encompassing all things blues, jazz and R&B. The lineup includes over 25 musical acts, such as The Delfonics, The Chi-Lites, The Spinners and more.
August 31-September 2, 4 p.m., three-day pass $250, 3700 Hogge Drive, Parker, mepmf.com
On Labor Day Sunday, enjoy an amazing array of culinary treats from more than 25 of the best food trucks and carts in the Metroplex. This family-friendly event at Klyde Warren Park will feature live music, activities and giant games on the lawn.
Sunday, September 1, 2019 | 3 – 9 PM
Dallas Chocolate Festival, presented by DallasChocolate.org, is telling “The Story of Chocolate,” for its tenth annual edition, September 6-8, 2019, at the Fashion Industry Gallery (F.I.G.). The three-day festival brings in over 60 chocolate makers and chocolatiers from around the world and locally for the 3,000 attendees to learn, taste, shop, and experience the artistry and craftsmanship of quality chocolate. Friday night’s VIP Party ticket, offering the first opportunity to explore, shop and sample, will include light bites, adult beverages, gift bag, and complimentary valet. The two-day family-friendly expo on Saturday and Sunday features samples, shopping opportunities, demonstrations, a kids’ area, food trucks, and more. Hands-on workshops, including guided tastings and chocolate-making classes, will also be available for an additional price.
What: Dallas Chocolate Festival VIP Party
When: Friday, Sept. 6, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Where: Fashion Industry Gallery (F.I.G.) – 1807 Ross Avenue, Dallas, TX 75201
Tickets: $75 for 21+ only. Valet parking included.
What: Dallas Chocolate Festival
When: Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 7-8, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Where: Fashion Industry Gallery (F.I.G.) – 1807 Ross Avenue, Dallas, TX 75201
Tickets: $35 for adults, $7 children 4 to 11, free for children 3 and under.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest - @DallasChocolate
Grand Opening • Saturday, September 21st • 6-9pm
Group exhibition and Kai mural unveiling
For more information visit www.markowiczfineart.com
Join KidneyTexas, Inc. on Tuesday, September 24, at The Brook Hollow Golb Club, for their 2019 luncheon and fashion show. The morning begins with a mimosa reception, followed by the runway fashion show featuring fashions from TOOTSIES produced by Jan Strimple, which is always a fabulous event including fun surprises. It is all topped off with a delicious luncheon.
Tickets: Underwriting begins at $2,500 and levels up to $50,000. Table Hosts, Sponsors and Underwriters benefits include preferred seating at the luncheon and fashion show, special program visibility and more. A limited number of $250 seats are available. Patron Individual seating tickets are at $500 and $1,000. Visit the web site at http://www.kidneytexas.org, email email@example.com or call 214-891-0896 for more information.
The 3rd Annual Park Place Luxury & Supercar Showcase, Dallas Fort Worth’s premier luxury lifestyle and automotive event, will return this fall to Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, September 28, 2019. In keeping with a true lifestyle event, Park Place will expand its automotive, fashion, food and retail offerings on the grounds of the Resort.
Visit https://www.luxurysupercarshowcase.com/ for more information.
For its inaugural exhibition, 12.26 presents, Waters a two-person show of new paintings by Alex Olson and sculptures by Nancy Shaver. The gallery will host a reception for the artists on Saturday, September 28th from 7:00 – 10:00 pm.
Waters reflects a dialogue between Shaver and Olson around the theme of water as a lens for approaching their individual works. Contemplative, as verb, as surface, rising waters, John Waters—all are on the table for consideration. This conversation will evolve throughout the summer in material form.
Join Equest on October 1st, 2019, for a Women’s Auxiliary Fashion Show and Luncheon located at Brook Hollow Golf Club. The theme revolves around Harnessing Hope and luncheon co-chairs will include Julie Bagley and Julianna LeBlanc.
For more information, see the link below.
Support the Park by attending our annual fundraiser! The October 5 Dinner in the Park features a seated dinner under the stars prepared by
celebrity chef Kent Rathbun and live entertainment and dancing. The October 26 Grand Taste features tastings from over 30 wine and spirit brands, 40 of Dallas’ finest chefs, and a beer garden accompanied by a BBQ alley.
New Friends New Life (NFNL) announces Jada Pinkett Smith will headline the New Friends New Life Annual Luncheon on Friday, October 11, 2019, at 11:30 a.m., at the OMNI Dallas Hotel, 555 S. Lamar St. A successful actress, producer, director, humanitarian and activist, Pinkett Smith is passionate about fighting human trafficking, advocating for survivors and creating awareness in communities.
Pinkett Smith was first inspired to advocate for those impacted by sex trafficking in 2011 when her then pre-teen daughter Willow watched a documentary at school and told her there were children her age being sold for sex in the United States. Pinkett Smith did not believe it until completing her own research, making her an immediate advocate against the practice.
Underwriting sponsorship opportunities begin at $2,500. A very limited number of individual tickets at $250 each and above will be made available in September. To reserve your table, please contact Bianca Jackson, 214-217-8650, visit www.