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Aug. 18 '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. On Friday, Aug. 18, Becky Middleton opens for Reinventing Jude and the film is Soapdish (1991, PG-13). Presenting sponsor Central Market/H-E-B offers 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.
Aug. 17 The businesses located on Main Street in Deep Ellum open their doors every third Thursday evening for Wine Walk. It's an art-centric stroll; for $10, you get a specially designed wine glass that will be topped off at the neighborhood's many galleries and shops. Make Kettle Art Gallery at 2650-B Main St. your first stop. Information: www.facebook.com/DiscoverDeepEllum.
Aug. 18, 19, 20 The City of Garland presents several FREE movies throughout the year at the Plaza Theatre in Downtown Garland. They are first come, first served general admission shows. No tickets are required. Aug. 18, 19 and 20, enjoy The Godfather, The Godfather Part II and The Godfather Part III, each starting at 7 p.m. each night. Popcorn, candy, soda and water are available for $2 each. The Plaza Theatre is located at 521 W. State Street. Information: www.facebook.com/PlayGarland.
Aug. 18 Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art. From Mary Cassatt to Louise Nevelson to Jenny Holzer and Kara Walker, women artists have been blazing a trail in America for centuries. Join in this Friday as the DMA celebrates them through tours, a talk featuring the Guerrilla Girls, music, and more! Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art is held every third Friday of the month from 6:00 p.m. to midnight. Information: www.dma.org.
- Via DART Rail Red Line, Blue Line, Green Line or Orange Line to St. Paul Station
Via D-Link (Route 722) (Monday-Saturday)
- Via M-Line Trolley
Aug. 19 ABBA The Concert - A Tribute. ABBA The Concert continues to be the top ABBA tribute group in the world, dazzling all who see with their fantastic performance while playing the most iconic hits from ABBA, including "Mamma Mia," "S.O.S," "Money, Money, Money," "The Winner Takes All," "Waterloo," "Gimme, Gimme, Gimme," and "Dancing Queen." The concert is at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 19 at the Strauss Square, 2389 Flora Street. Information: www.attpac.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)
Aug. 19 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. This Saturday, enjoy the music of Bidi Bidi Banda. Information: addisontexas.net.
Aug. 21 Solar Eclipse Party. Join the Perot Museum for free activities on the Plaza from noon to 2 p.m. and experience the much-anticipated solar eclipse! They will be having out-of-this-world space activities, including learning about meteorites with educators, giving out free solar eclipse glasses, and creating pinhole cameras with the TECH Truck! While Texas won't be in the path of the total eclipse, we'll get to enjoy a partial one here and there will be a livestream of the complete eclipse from NASA. No tickets required but general admission to the Perot Museum permanent exhibits is not included. Information: www.perotmuseum.org.
- Via DART Rail Red Line, Blue Line, Green Line or Orange Line to Akard Station, then an approximately 1/2 mile walk on Field Street
- Via DART Rail Red Line, Blue Line, Green Line or Orange Line to West End Station, then Bus Route 749, Bus Route 52 or Bus Route 59 from Rosa Parks Plaza (return to West End Station via Bus Route 29 from the stop on Broom Street.)
Fort Worth:Saturdays through Sept. 2 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 2nd.
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. The Safari Shuttle's route is from ITC to Colonial Parkway – a short walk from the zoo's main entrance.
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 10:55 p.m. on Saturdays. No TRE service on Sundays.
Denton:Aug. 18-26 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 18 through Saturday, August 26. Ride the A-train and take Denton Connect Route 4 to get to all the rowdy fun. Information: 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 4, then a short walk to the fairgrounds
- Note: Last A-train service from the 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.
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Note: Service on the TRE that crosses the fare zone boundary of CentrePort/DFW Airport Station requires a Regional fare.