Rider Insider Online Calendar
DART to Special Events
May 19 Are you 16 to 24 and looking for work or to go back to school? Access everything you need to help with your job search or education at the Dallas Opportunity Fair! More than 30 of the country's best brands will be looking for you!
- Meet and interview with more than 30 companies
- Practice your interview skills with one-on-one coaching
- Create or improve your resume with personalized support
- Get help with job applications
- Learn about options to complete high school and explore college
- Tap into legal resources for youth involved with the justice system or interested in immigration services
- Find a mentor, a job training program, and much more!
- Via DART Rail Red Line or Blue Line to Convention Center Station
Via D-Link (Route 722) (Monday-Saturday)
May 19 'til Midnight at the Nasher presents live outdoor concerts featuring the best in regional music talent paired with film screenings in the Nasher Garden. 'til Midnight is free and open to the public and takes place the third Friday of each month from May to October. Beginning this season, presenting sponsor Central Market/H-E-B will offer special reserve-ahead picnic dining. Guests may pre-reserve picnic dining by calling the Central Market Lovers Lane catering desk at 214.234.7000 by 4 p.m. on the Wednesday before the event. Wolfgang Puck Catering will continue to offer bar services, grab & go snacks, and street tacos the night of the event. Steel City Pops also returns to offer all-natural popsicles in seasonal flavors. The Nasher Sculpture Center is located at 2001 Flora Street. Information: www.nashersculpturecenter.org.
- Via DART Rail Red Line, Blue Line, Green Line or Orange Line to Pearl/Arts District Station
Via D-Link (Route 722) (Monday-Saturday)
May 19-21 A celebration of food, music, and fun, Taste Addison, dishes out the best food and flavor with a healthy side of jam. A three-day menu of fun, May 19-21, 2017, Taste Addison delivers the tastiest eateries with the best music at Addison Circle Park. Known for 180+ restaurants in less than 4.4 miles and its nationally recognized special events, Addison serves up a good time no matter the craving. Information: tasteaddisontexas.com.
- Via Addison Transit Center, then a short walk
- Note: Quorum Drive Detours for Taste Addison, May 19-21, 2017
May 19-21 Celebrating 25 years in 2017, Richardson's signature event, the Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival, is an award-winning eclectic event that draws thousands of attendees to the Galatyn Park Urban Center. Festival programming includes four main performance stages featuring national, regional and local bands, the Singer/Songwriter contest and stage, the family-friendly Kidz Korner, the Taste of Texas Food Garden, the Wild Market Place, and Performers Row showcasing strolling entertainers, buskers and acrobats. Wildflower also features a Battle of the Bands contest, the Budding Talent Competition, and the Art Guitar Auction. Information: www.wildflowerfestival.com.
May 20 Enjoy the 5th season of The Marketplace Garland, featuring fresh produce, baked goods, jams & jellies, sweet breads, culinary items, unique items from local artisans and craftsmen and more! The Marketplace Garland supports Good Samaritans of Garland and for those interested in doing so, donated items of canned and boxed food items will be accepted at the Good Samaritans booth. This event takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month (except May 6th), April through October, in the heart of Garland's historic downtown square. 108 N. Sixth Street. Information: themarketplacedfw.com.
May 20 Taste of Irving will be packed with food, music, artisan booths, face painting, demonstrations and much more. Best of all, it's free -- and 25 participating restaurants will sell menu items for $5 or less. The event happens on May 20, from noon to 6 p.m., at Cimarron Park Recreation Center, 201 Red River Trail. Information: cityofirving.org.
- Via DART Bus Route 401
May 20 The Downtown Carrollton Movies on the Square series continues with The Secret Life of Pets. Taking place in a New York apartment building, it's the story of Max, a favorite pet whose life is turned upside down when his owner brings home a new dog. The screening begins at sunset. The square is located at 1106 S. Broadway St. Information: www.facebook.com.
May 21 The DFW Dragon Boat, Kite and Lantern Festival has become one of the largest events focusing on raising diversity awareness in the Southwest. Visitors will enjoy cultural performances, an international costumes parade, interactive activities, lantern riddles, carnival-type games and more. The festival is on the shores of Lake Carolyn in Las Colinas. Information: dfwdragonboatfestival.com.
- Via DART Rail Orange Line to Las Colinas Urban Center Station, then Las Colinas APT System
- Note: APT Transit System will be operating on May 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Blue Line only.
Through May 21 The AT&T Byron Nelson returns to TPC Four Seasons Resort Dallas at Las Colinas, 4150 N. MacArthur Blvd. The AT&T Byron Nelson brings together top touring players from around the world - all with their eyes on the same prize. The tournament has grown and evolved with each passing year, and is now one of the most highly competitive and eagerly anticipated events on the PGA Tour. Information: attbyronnelson.org.
- Via DART Rail Orange Line to North Lake College Station, then DART Bus Route 401 to MacArthur @ Cottonwood Valley
Fort Worth:Through June 25 Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture is in the Louis Kahn Building at the Kimbell Art Museum. The American architect Louis Kahn (1901--1974) is regarded as one of the great master builders of the 20th century. With complex spatial compositions and a choreographic mastery of light, Kahn created buildings of archaic beauty and powerful universal symbolism. Among his most important works are the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California (1959-65), the National Assembly Building in Dhaka, Bangladesh (1962-83) and the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas (1966-72). The exhibition encompasses an unprecedented and diverse range of architectural models, original drawings, photographs and films. The Kimbell Art Museum is located at 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd. in Fort Worth. Information: www.kimbell.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:Discover Denton's historic Courthouse-on-the-Square, built in 1896, making the building at the center of a town more than 100 years old! The building itself is beautiful with architectural details that make the courthouse shine as an icon for Denton County. The best part about the Courthouse-on-the-Square is that everything in Denton seems to revolve around it. With something going on every day on the Square, there is no such thing as a dull day in downtown Denton. Whether you're looking for a place to listen to live music, grab a drink, or even an old-fashioned ice cream sundae, you only have to walk a few steps from the Courthouse to find it. Information: www.discoverdenton.com.
- Via DART Rail Green Line to Trinity Mills Station, then DCTA A-train to Euline Brock Downtown Denton Transit Center. Walk to the Courthouse-on-the-Square.
There's lots to see and do when you ride DART.
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Note: Service on the TRE that crosses the fare zone boundary of CentrePort/DFW Airport Station requires a Regional fare.