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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|
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.
- Via DART Rail Red Line, Blue Line, Green Line or Orange Line to Pearl/Arts District Station
Via D-Link (Route 722) (Monday-Saturday)
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|
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.|
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.
- Via DART Rail Red Line or Blue Line to Convention Center Station
- Visit DART.org/MegaFest to learn more about DART and TRE service to MegaFest!
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.
- Via Trinity Railway Express (TRE) to Fort Worth ITC Station, then the T's bus route 2, 7 or 57
Note: Last eastbound TRE train to Dallas Union Station departs ITC Station at 10:25 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10:55 p.m. on Saturday. No TRE service on Sundays.
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.
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.