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Aug. 27 The Bertrand Neighborhood Association's monthly market brings together the best local entrepreneurs to share their wares with you. Held on the 4th Saturday of every month, you'll see the community grow each month! Held across from True Lee Baptist Church, the market is set up at the corner of Scyene & Bertrand Ave. (now Robert L. Parish Sr. Ave.), across from the Hatcher Station. Stop by from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Information: www.facebook.com.
Aug. 27 The Reunion Lawn Party is back! Come out and enjoy live music, gourmet food trucks, lawn games and The Nodding Donkey beer garden. Admission is free. On August 27, Amy Vanderoef is the emcee with Armstead kicking off the music with Le Freak to follow. August also features a Mavs Takeover! Bring a lawn chair or blanket, but no outside beverages or dogs will be permitted. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. at the base of the Reunion Tower. Information: www.reunionlawnparty.com.
Aug. 27 The Historic Downtown Plano Association presents Movies in the Park in Haggard Park, 901 E. 15th Street. The free film screenings take place on the last Saturday of each month through August. On Saturday, August 27, the live-action version of Cinderella (PG) directed by Kenneth Branagh. The screening begins at 8:00 p.m. Information: www.visitdowntownplano.com.
Aug. 27 The City of Carrollton presents the last Concert on the Square for this summer featuring Centerfold the Band, a top 40, country, and rock cover band. Enjoy a free concert from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Historic Downtown Carrollton Square. Don't forget your lawn chairs and blankets! Coolers are permitted and bug spray is encouraged. In case of rain, the concert will be canceled. Downtown Carrollton is located at 1106 S. Broadway. Information: www.facebook.com/historicdowntowncarrollton.
Fort Worth:Saturdays through Sept. 3 The T's Safari Shuttle bus will run from The T's downtown Intermodal Transportation Center (ITC) to the Fort Worth Zoo on Saturdays through September 3rd.
Trolley Boarding Times
The Safari Shuttle leaves on the hour and 1/2 hour from the ITC Station at 1001 Jones St., downtown Fort Worth. Board the shuttle to the zoo at Bus Bay A at the ITC. Returning to the ITC Station is simple - board where you got off. Return trips from the Zoo board every 30 minutes.
ITC Station To Fort Worth Zoo: first trip is 9:30 a.m., last trip is 6:30 p.m.
Fort Worth Zoo to ITC Station: first trip is 10:00 a.m., last trip is 7:00 p.m.
Shuttles operate every 30 minutes until the last trip of the day.
Fort Worth Zoo visitors arriving from Dallas and the Mid-Cities by the TRE may ride the Safari Shuttle from the ITC free of charge by using their TRE Regional day pass or with a valid weekly, monthly or annual regional pass.
Information: 817-215-8600 or www.the-t.com.
- Via Trinity Railway Express (TRE) to Fort Worth ITC Station, then the T's Safari Shuttle
- Note: Last eastbound TRE train to Dallas Union Station departs ITC Station at 9:54 p.m. on Saturdays.
Denton:Through Aug. 27 North Texas Fair and Rodeo. The North Texas State Fair Association presents Denton's Annual North Texas Fair and Rodeo which will feature a world championship rodeo, entertainment from the best Texas Country musicians, carnival rides and games, fiddling contest, petting zoos and barbecue cook-offs! The fair will take place at the North Texas Fairgrounds from Friday, August 19 through Saturday, August 27. Ride the A-train and take Denton Connect Route 6 to get to all the festivities. Information: www.ntfair.com.
- Via DART Rail Green Line to Trinity Mills Station, then DCTA A-train to Euline Brock Downtown Denton Transit Center. Board DCTA Connect Route 6 to the fairgrounds
- Note: Last A-train service from the Euline Brock Downtown Denton Transit Center to Trinity Mills Station departs at 9:20 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11:15 p.m. on Fridays and 11:53 p.m. on Saturdays. There is no Sunday service.
There's lots to see and do when you ride DART.
Riding DART is easy! Fares are available from the GoPass mobile ticketing app, at any DART Rail Station from a Ticket Vending Machine or from your bus operator. A $5.00 Local Day Pass is good for round-trip service.
Check out the DART Rider Insider Calendar for more fun choices.
Note: Service on the TRE that crosses the fare zone boundary of CentrePort/DFW Airport Station requires a Regional fare.