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DART to Special Events


Thorugh June 25 Garland Summer Musicals' production of The Producers comes to the Granville Arts Center. The Mel Brooks-penned classic tells the story of a theatrical producer and an accountant who attempt to cheat their investors by deliberately producing a flop show on Broadway. The arts center is at 300 N. Fifth St. in Garland. Information: www.garlandsummermusicals.org.

June 23 The Sounds of New Orleans. Irving's annual concert series showcases live music performances by musicians from across the state. The 2017 series brings the music of New Orleans to Irving! Multiple genres will be highlighted, including jazz, big brass, Cajun and more. Purchase authentic New Orleans food or bring a picnic meal from home. All shows run from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Admission is free. Bring a blanket and/or lawn chair, as seating is not provided. Outside food and beverage are permitted, however there will be food vendors on-site and restaurants in the area. In the event of inclement weather, shows will be moved to an indoor location. Coming up:
  June 23 DVA Productions, Inc. presents Jay B & the Zydeco Posse
The concerts are in Whistlestop Plaza, adjacent to the TRE's Downtown Irving/Heritage Crossing Station. Information: www.cityofirving.org.

Jurassic Park June 23-25 Dallas Symphony Pops: The Best of John Williams celebrates the man who may be the most important film composer of all time. To call his music "iconic" is almost an understatement - with soundtracks like Jaws, Jurassic Park and Star Wars to his name, Williams' music spans entire worlds. The Dallas Symphony Orchestra honors Williams with three performances at the Meyerson Symphony Center. Jeff Tyzik conducts. The Meyerson is at 2301 Flora St. Information: mydso.com.

June 24 Cricket chirps aren't the only sounds you'll hear on Saturday nights at the Dallas Zoo this summer. Original artists and tribute bands will fill the park with music during the Safari Nights Powered by Breeze Energy concert series on Saturdays. For 11 consecutive Saturday nights, May 6 to July 15, guests can embrace a blend of nature and live music on shady Cat Green. Bring blankets or lawn chairs to enjoy the show, or reserve a private cabana that includes chairs and fans under a tent. Coming up:
  June 24 Rebirth Brass Band: New Orleans brass and jazz
Get close to stars of the Zoo's Animal Adventures outreach program and catch a special presentation of Wonders of the Wild, presented by Kimberly-Clark, the dynamic, interactive wildlife show featuring birds and mammals from all over the world. Food will be available for purchase, along with soft drinks, cold beer and wine. Events and activities begin at 5 p.m. with bands going on around 7 p.m. Information: www.dallaszoo.com.

June 24 Addison's annual Summer Series provides great outdoor entertainment in Beckert Park Saturday nights in June, July and August for free! In June, July* and August, spend your Saturday nights soaking up live music from a variety of genres under a blanket of beautiful North Texas Stars. Performances begin at 8 p.m. (* There will be no entertainment on July 1st.) This week:
  June 24 BJ Stricker & The Kings of State St.
Information: addisontexas.net.

June 24 Concert on the Square presents great music and wildly good times. Get ready for the first Summer Concert on the Square featuring Cherry Bomb! The show starts at 7 p.m. The concert is free in the square of Historic Downtown Carrollton, 1106 S. Broadway Street. Information: www.cityofcarrollton.com.

June 24-July 1 Miss Texas and Miss Texas Outstanding Teen Pageant Week. The 2017 State Pageant will be held at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive. The finals will be on Saturday, July 1st at the Eisemann Center. The Miss Texas Scholarship Pageant is a non-profit organization that awards scholarships to outstanding young women to help advance them academically and professionally. Participants have gone on to achieve major success in diverse fields including medicine, law, business, broadcast journalism, theater, politics, literature and more. Information: www.misstexas.org.

June 28-July 1 MegaFest is a four-day festival of faith, film and family oriented events hosted in Dallas on June 28 through July 1, 2017, at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. An all-star lineup of speakers from near and far will stimulate your mind and soul, including Bishop T.D. Jakes and Mrs. Serita Jakes of The Potter's House; Tye Tribbett, a Grammy Award-winning artist; and Pastor Joseph Prince of Singapore's New Creation Church. Join us at MegaFest to discover the world's most influential, transformative speakers and mainstream entertainers taking center stage. If you are looking for things to do in Dallas this summer, MegaFest 2017 is your definitive arts and entertainment experience for the whole family! Information: www.mega-fest.org.
Available on the App Store (opens in a new window) Android App on Google Play (opens in a new window) Download the new GoPass app
Save time and pre-purchase a DART and TRE 3-Day Pass! The Local 3-Day Pass is valid for unlimited riding on DART Rail and buses and TRE between Union Station and CentrePort/DFW Airport Station on days of the event. Child and Senior passes as well as Local and Regional single Day Passes are also available. Note: these passes are not valid for Paratransit and are not valid for admission into any MegaFest events.

In the app, select Buy Tickets, All Tickets, Special Events to purchase your MegaFest transit pass. Be sure to activate your pass before boarding your bus or train.

Fort Worth:

Through Sept. 24 Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog™ is on exhibit at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, 1600 Gendy Street. Journey to the world of Clifford™ and Emily Elizabeth™! Like tourists visiting Birdwell Island, you will start your journey aboard the ferry, complete with seagull sounds and clanking ship bells. Take the captain's seat and steer the ship's wheel as you arrive on Birdwell Island. As visitors explore Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog, they will encounter the people and places that make-up Clifford's world. Information: www.fwmsh.org.

Denton:

Denton Community Market 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.


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