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DART to Special Events
May 17-20 As the AT&T Byron Nelson celebrates its 50th anniversary, it moves back to Dallas at an exciting and unique course. Designed by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, Trinity Forest Golf Club, 5000 Great Trinity Forest Way, is a links style course featuring dramatic, green complexes and bunkering, as well as tall native grasses on a rolling meadow. Information: www.attbyronnelson.org.
- A complimentary bus shuttle will be provided by AT&T Byron Nelson from State Fair Parking Lot 15, 2100 S. Haskell. Ride DART Bus Route 595 for a short ride from Fair Park Station to the stop Haskell @ Beeman.
- Via DART Rail Green Line to Fair Park Station, then DART Bus Route 595 to the stop Haskell @ Beeman
- Via DART Bus Route 466 from Buckner Station and Ledbetter Station to the stop Great Trinity @ Stoneport
- Note: Bus Route 466 will have 15 minute service between Buckner and Ledbetter stations on Friday, May 18, Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20. This additional service will operate from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Friday and from 6:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
- Read more: DART to Increase Bus Route 466 Service For Byron Nelson, Effective May 18-20, 2018
May 17 'Cue It Up, opening night for Savor Dallas is presented by Downtown Dallas, Inc. at Dallas Farmers Market. The ultimate opening night kickoff to Savor Dallas puts a whole new spin on everyone's favorite - barbecue! Curated by notable local host chefs, the kick-off event features culinary and drink innovators all playing with fire while providing a fresh twist on smoke. Information: savordallas.com.
May 18-20 Taste Addison returns with a weekend full of great food, live music and tons of family fun. A three-day menu of fun, the festival pairs bites from dozens of the Addison's favorite dining destinations with great music at Addison Circle Park, 4970 Addison Circle. On Friday, May 18, hear Southern sounds by Whiskey Myers followed by North Texas' very own Casey Donahew. Headlining the festival on Saturday night, May 19, is the Academy of Country Music award-winning group, Eli Young Band with opening act Cory Morrow. On Sunday, May 20, take your family on a trip down memory lane with classic hits from great tribute bands. Information: tasteaddisontexas.com.
May 18-20 Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival will have more than 80 acts this year, including Kool & the Gang, Goo Goo Dolls, Spoon, Jimmy Eat World, Gin Blossoms, Trout Fishing in America and Reckless Kelly. The three-day festival, created to celebrate Richardson's wildflowers, also will feature a children's area, tons of vendors and great food. It all takes place at Galatyn Park Urban Center, 2351 Performance Drive. www.wildflowerfestival.com.
May 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. On Friday, May 18, Julie Byrne and Vagabon provide live music and the film is Harold and Maude (1971, PG). Plan your evening by ordering a picnic basket from Central Market/H-E-B or enjoy a cash bar, grab and go snacks and street tacos provided by Wolfgang Puck Catering. Steel City Pops will also be selling 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)
May 18 Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art. Each Late Night offers hundreds of experiences for visitors of all ages with performances, concerts, readings, film screenings, tours, family programs, and more! On Friday, May 18, enjoy the DMA's version of a garden party as they ring in spring and May flowers with tours of floral still lifes, outdoor activities, 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)
- Via M-Line Trolley
May 19 Taste of Irving, a culinary and music celebration, will run from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 19 at Cimarron Park Recreation Center, 201 Red River Trail. This year's event will give visitors an opportunity to sample a variety of music genres on multiple small stages. In addition to culinary stage demonstrations, the entertainment schedule features a jazz stage, a blues stage and a Latin stage. The music will culminate with two performances on the main stage. Information: www.cityofirving.org.
May 20 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. Admission is free, hours are 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Information: www.dfwdragonboardfestival.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 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Blue Line only.
May 20 Univision's Festival de Mayo is a free multi-cultural event in which some of the most nationally recognized artists perform live to make their audience dance and sing in a unique atmosphere, Sunday, May 20 from 2 to 10 p.m., next to the Fair Park Coliseum. This year's edition will feature performances by Los Ángeles Azules, Conjunto Primavera, Los Rieleros Del Norte, Banda Rancho Viejo, Virlán García and more. In addition, guests will be able to meet on-air personalities from La Buena Buena 94.1, La Jefe 99.1, Latino Mix 107.9, and Univision 23. Information: www.univision.com.
Fort Worth:Through Aug. 19 From the Lands of Asia: The Sam and Myrna Myers Collection at the Kimbell Art Museum is a foundational look at Asian art from the Neolithic era through modern times. The art tells the histories of the people through materials uniquely associated with Asia: Chinese jade, blue and white porcelain, and more. Hundreds of pieces are on display at this exhibition, which revolves around a passion for Asia. The Kimbell is at 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd. in Fort Worth. Information: landsofasia.kimbellart.org.
- Via Trinity Railway Express (TRE) to Fort Worth ITC Station, then Trinity Metro's bus route 2 or 7
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:May 19 Denton Community Market. The Denton Community Market is back! From handmade art pieces to fresh produce, business owners throughout Denton and North Texas residents will once again be able to come together for FREE every Saturday from Apr. to Nov. from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to shop, sell and socialize. With different vendors every week and dozens of opportunities to shop small and buy local, the market always has something new. Ride our A-train to the Downtown Denton Transit Center and transfer to Denton Connect Routes 7 and 8 to get to all the fun shopping! Information: dentonmarket.org.
- Via DART Rail Green Line to Trinity Mills Station, then DCTA A-train to Downtown Denton Transit Center.
Walk to the market or board DCTA Connect Route 7 or 8, 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.
Effective Friday, May 18, DCTA will modify service for its A-train commuter rail to conduct Positive Train Control (PTC) testing to meet the federal mandate required by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). DCTA plans to suspend the last two trains on Friday evenings and the first train on Saturday mornings to accommodate the required PTC testing.
PTC testing will start Friday, May 18, 2018, and may continue through September 2018. DCTA encourages riders who typically utilize these specific A-train schedules to make plans to board an alternate train schedule.
Visit www.DCTA.net for more information.
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Note: Service on the TRE that crosses the fare zone boundary of CentrePort/DFW Airport Station requires a Regional fare.