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July 24 Mission For Humanity - Benefit Show For DPD And DART at House of Blues. Scheduled support to appear: Texas Flood - Tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan, Briefcase Blues - Tribute to Blues Brothers, A Hard Night's Day - Tribute to Beatles and Petty Theft - Tribute to Tom Petty. Doors open at 3:00 p.m. and the show starts at 4:00 p.m. This is an All Ages Event. Online sales will close at 4:00 p.m. on the day of the event. To purchase tickets on the day of the event after 4:00 p.m., please visit the House of Blues Box Office. For VIP table seating, please contact HOBDallasVIP@LiveNation.com. All sales are subject to availability at the time of purchase. Support acts are subject to change without notice. House of Blues is located at 2200 N. Lamar Street. Tickets: concerts.livenation.com.
July 24 The DFW Strong Event will be a day to join the community to support law enforcement and pay tribute to the five men whose end of watch tragically ended on July 7, 2016. Funds raised from the event will be used to provide financial assistance to the families that have lost their loved ones as well as to provide aide to officers wounded in the line of duty during the attack. The event itself will feature food tables filled with fantastic food from celebrity chefs in the DFW area, fantastic live music and live and silent auctions containing one of a kind items. DFW Strong provides a way for the community to show support for our Blue family. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. at the American Airlines Center, 2500 Victory Ave. Information: www.americanairlinescenter.com.
July 21 The Dallas Zoo offers their annual summer Dollar Day, featuring $1 admission and dollar deals from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dollar Day is the Zoo's way of showing its appreciation to the community for support throughout the year. It makes the Zoo available for everyone and provides an affordable experience the entire family can enjoy. Special deals include: $1 admission (free for 2 and under and Zoo members), $1 selected snack items, $1 nectar to feed the lorikeets, $2 Endangered Species Carousel and $5 giraffe feedings. Information: dallaszoo.com.
July 21-24 DFW Summer Boat Expo is the largest boating event in North Texas. The show features more than 450 boat and watercraft models from over 20 North Texas boat dealers. The DFW Boat Expo is the place to find your next boat and the accessories needed to better enjoy the on-water lifestyle. Free admission on Thursday and Friday from 3:00 p.m. to close. On Saturday and Sundays, admission is $12 for ages 14 and older, $6 for ages 5-13 and free for ages 4 and under. Dallas Market Hall is located at 2200 Stemmons Freeway. Information: www.dallasboatexpo.com.
- Via DART Bus Route 49
- Via DART Rail Green Line and Orange Line to Market Center Station, then an approximate half mile walk
July 21 Enjoy the Farmers Branch summer food truck series, Tastes & Tunes with a live band, a variety of food trucks, wine/craft beer and plenty of fun for the whole family! Limited seating is available so lawn chairs and blankets are encouraged. Outside food and drink is allowed, please do not bring anything in glass containers or any alcohol products. July 21 features Lone Star Attitude (Sounds of Texas) from 6 to 9 p.m. Tastes & Tunes is held at the Grove at Mustang Crossing, across from the Dr Pepper Star Center. Information: www.farmersbranchtx.gov.
July 22-31 Garland Summer Musicals presents Nice Work if You Can Get It at the Granville Arts Center, 300 N. Fifth St. GSM's second show of the season is a 1920s-era feel-good musical, complete with extravagant dance numbers, glittering costumes and an unlikely love story between a wealthy playboy and a rough and tumble lady bootlegger. This lighthearted crowd pleaser is set against the backdrop of classic Gershwin hits like "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off," "Someone to Watch Over Me" and "Fascinating Rhythm." Information: www.garlandsummermusicals.org.
July 23 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.
July 23 The City of Carrollton presents Concert On The Square: Aurora. Enjoy a free concert from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Historic Downtown Carrollton Square. Aurora is a Dallas band specializing in top 40 song from classic rock, funk, and soul to current pop, R&B and rock hits. Downtown Carrollton is located at 1106 S. Broadway. Information: historicdowntowncarrollton.com.
Through July 21 The 15th Annual Asian Film Festival of Dallas, presented by Well Go USA Entertainment, will be held July 14-21 at the Angelika Film Center Dallas at Mockingbird Station, 5321 E. Mockingbird Lane. This festival year boasts its first Iranian film as part of its repertory program. To commemorate its 15th anniversary, the festival will be showcasing past film festival favorites from its first, fifth and tenth years. Film fans can also expect films from the U.S., Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and Vietnam and from all genres: action, anime, comedy, crime drama, documentary, drama, martial arts, psycho drama, thriller and romantic comedy. Information: asianfilmdallas.com.
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:Saturdays Apr. Through Nov. Denton Community Market takes place Saturdays through November near downtown Denton. Experience a community gathering space alive with music, local food and produce, locally produced handmade arts and crafts, on-site food, local business, community groups and more! The market is held 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is located at Carroll Blvd. and Mulberry St. Information: dentonmarket.org.
- Via DART Rail Green Line to Trinity Mills Station, then DCTA A-train to Euline Brock Downtown Denton Transit Center.
Walk to the market or board DCTA Connect Route 7, then a short walk to the market
- Note: Last A-train service from Downtown Denton Transit Center to Trinity Mills Station is 11:53 p.m. Saturdays. No A-train service on Sundays.
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.
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Note: Service on the TRE that crosses the fare zone boundary of CentrePort/DFW Airport Station requires a Regional fare.