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Much like the metroplex itself, Dallas events are bigger and better! Take a look at the official Dallas Events Calendar below to discover art exhibitions in the nation's largest arts district, annual festivals such as the State Fair of Texas, concerts, theatre performances, and more great things to do in Dallas. You can search by date, type of event, or both.

Also check out the event calendar to see game schedules for the Dallas Cowboys, Mavericks, Stars, Texas Rangers, FC Dallas and all the teams that make Dallas a legendary sports city.

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08-28-2014

One-Day Events

"COLLECT" Esé Azénabor and SHONA Jewelry

August 28, 2014
The Ashton Clubhouse

Category: Fashion & Shopping

Join us for cocktails and lite-bites on Thursday, August 28th. Collect Fall 2014 Ready-to-Wear styles from Esé Azénabor and be the first to see new fall designs from "The Departed Collection", by Shona C Gilbert, SHŌNA Jewelry. *Custom Pre-Orders *Exclusive to Event Designs *End of Summer Sale... more

Denver Broncos vs. Dallas Cowboys (Preseason)

The Dallas Cowboys play the Denver Broncos in a preseason game. 7 p.m. more

Dallas Arboretum August Dollar Days

August 01, 2014 to August 31, 2014
Dallas Arboretum
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Categories: Children & Family | Parks/Gardens/Zoo

The dog days of summer bring Dollar Days in August at the Arboretum. Throughout the entire month visitors can enjoy general admission for only $1. As always, members receive free general admission and parking year-round. This is a perfect opportunity for new Arboretum visitors to bring the kids out to experience the eig... more

Skyline Trapeze | Flying Trapeze Classes in Dallas, TX

March 08, 2014 to October 31, 2014
Skyline Trapeze Rig
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Category: Sports - Other

Skyline Trapeze, Dallas-Ft. Worth’s first flying trapeze rig, offers children and adults the opportunity to take a leap on the flying trapeze. Located on Turtle Creek Boulevard, the trapeze rig boasts a view of the Dallas skyline and welcomes flyers and aerial arts enthusiasts of all skill levels. Groups for partie... more

Multi-Day Events

After-School All-Stars and Metro PCS are making a difference in the community

August 06, 2014 to August 31, 2014
Metro PCS

Category: General

Free school supplies – in an ice cream truck?! Through the month of August, After-School All-Stars North Texas and Metro PCS are teaming up to make a difference in DFW. Parents can grab FREE school supplies for their kids, as well as an icy treat, at select MetroPCS locations. Then, for every phone or plan purchase... more

Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure- Dallas

July 27, 2014 to July 26, 2015
Union Station
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Category: Children & Family

Turn Dallas into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Guided from any smart phone, teams make their way among well known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. P... more

Fighting the Fires of Hate: America and the Nazi Book Burnings

Fighting the Fires of Hate: America and the Nazi Book Burnings is a traveling exhibition produced by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Through historical photographs, documents, and films, it explores how the book burnings became a potent symbol in America’s battle against Nazism and why they continue to... more

Flight of the Butterflies in 3D

May 24, 2014 to October 31, 2014
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
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Category: Children & Family

It’s a natural history epic. It’s a compelling detective story. It’s a scientific adventure at its best. Flight of the Butterflies 3D takes audiences on a journey through one of the most incredible migrations on Earth. Following the year-long annual migration cycle of monarch butterflies, the award-winn... more

Gallery Exhibition: Building From Scratch ... Sustaining The Legacy Of An Institution And Its People

July 01, 2014 to August 30, 2014
James E. Kemp Gallery
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Categories: Diversity | Galleries & Exhibits

Catch the last glance of TBAAL's history which includes vintage and contemporary photographs, film footage, institutional documents, oral histories, celebrity memorabilia and archival ephemera. more

International Conference on Magnetic Resonance in Biological Systems

August 24, 2014 to August 29, 2014
Hyatt Regency Dallas at Reunion
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Category: Lectures & Workshops

International Conference on Magnetic Resonance in Biological Systems , ICMRBS 2014 will be held in Dallas starting on 24 August, 2014 and ending on 29 August, 2014. The event venue will be Hyatt Regency Dallas. The International Council on Magnetic Resonance in Biological Systems (ICMRBS) organizes biennial conferences ... more

Käthe Kollwitz: A Social Activist in the Era of World War I

May 03, 2014 to November 16, 2014
Dallas Museum of Art
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Categories: Galleries & Exhibits | Free

Käthe Kollwitz: A Social Activist in the Era of World War I contemplates the life and work of the German artist Käthe Kollwitz (1867-1945). more

Oscar de la Renta: Five Decades of Style

July 19, 2014 to October 05, 2014
The George W. Bush Presidential Center

Category: Galleries & Exhibits

Oscar de la Renta: Five Decades of Style celebrates the fashion designer’s inspiring life and award-winning work, exploring Mr. de la Renta’s career from its origins to his most recent runway and red-carpet masterpieces. The special exhibition at the George W. Bush Presidential Center features more than 60 ga... more

Oswald Rooming House Tours

April 25, 2014 to April 25, 2017

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Categories: General | JFK

Come relive history through the eyes of an 11 year old girl Patrica Hall. Take a step back in time at 1026 N Beckley Avenue see the room Lee Harvey Oswald lived in. Your guide will be the home owner as she narrates what happened that fatal day. More details are at the website. more

Pandas: The Journey Home 3D

May 24, 2014 to October 01, 2014
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
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Category: Children & Family

National Geographic Entertainment is proud to bring Pandas: The Journey Home to the world! Audiences will fall in love with this iconic, delightful creature and better understand the desperate plight of pandas in the wild. The filmmakers were granted unprecedented access to the Wolong Panda Conservation Centre, to bring ... more

Remington College Dallas Campus offers free back to school haircuts for kids

August 01, 2014 to August 30, 2014
The Salon at Remington College

Category: General

Remington College invites parents to bring their kids in for free back-to-school haircuts during its sixth annual Cuts for Kids event. Throughout the month of August, Remington College cosmetology programs will provide FREE haircuts to kids 17 and under. Call 972-698-3890 to schedule an appointment at The Salon at Remi... more

Saturated: Dye-Decorated Cloths from North and West Africa

August 16, 2013 to October 12, 2014
Dallas Museum of Art
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Categories: Galleries & Exhibits | Free

Saturated: Dye-Decorated Cloths from North and West Africa focuses on and celebrates the dyer's art from North and West Africa, including the countries of Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Côte d'Ivoire, Nigeria, and Cameroon. more

Simply Beautiful: Photographs from National Geographic

July 12, 2014 to November 16, 2014
Irving Arts Center
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

Assembled by award-winning National Geographic photographer Annie Griffiths, the exhibit features more than 50 photographs that cover the Society’s core mission areas: exploration, wildlife, cultures, science, and nature. more

Summer At The Arboretum

June 01, 2014 to August 31, 2014
Dallas Arboretum
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Categories: Children & Family | Parks/Gardens/Zoo

Summer at the Arboretum will feature Family Fun Fridays, which include face painting, a petting zoo, nature art and Kindermusik. The Spring/Summer Cool Thursday Concert Series runs through July 3 featuring new and exciting national cover bands and some of the Metroplex's best food trucks. more

The World's Largest Dinosaurs

April 25, 2014 to September 01, 2014
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

This fascinating exhibition reveals amazing insights into the largest dinosaurs ever to walk the Earth - the long-necked and long-tailed sauropods. So massive! So tall! Such long necks and tiny heads! Come face-to-face with a life-sized, fleshed-out model of a 60-foot-long, 11-foot-tall female Mamenchisaurus, known for ... more

08-29-2014

One-Day Events

"Legends Never Die" Benefit Concert

August 29, 2014
Texas Motorplex
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Category: Music & Concerts

This will be the first major event for The Poets Foundation of America's Campaign 4 R.E.A.L Change. Proceeds go to help the People of America who are in need such as Veterans, Homeless, Youth, and More. Will also help bring jobs into Poverty Struck Neighborhoods. The Event will have Live Music, Racing for the Public on... more

Fireworks & Dinner Cruise on Lake Grapevine

August 29, 2014
Silver Lake Marina
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Category: Culinary

Join us for fun-filled dinner cruises aboard the "Tejas", our custom houseboat charter. We will be serving dinner while cruising Lake Grapevine. Refreshments are non-alcoholic. BYOB. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the fireworks over the lake and a relaxing evening afloat. Please check-in promptly at the mari... more

The Final Friday Presents The Virgo Show

August 29, 2014
MoMo's

Category: Music & Concerts

Dallas Labor Day weekend the place to be is MoMo's for the ULTIMATE Virgo Bday Bash in all of DFW! The Final Friday presents The Virgo Show! Join us as we celebrate for all Virgos and for Icicles Ent. CEO Tim aka "The Show". This will be a fun-filled evening with your grown and sexy crowd. Hosted by RW McQuart... more

Dallas Arboretum August Dollar Days

August 01, 2014 to August 31, 2014
Dallas Arboretum
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Categories: Children & Family | Parks/Gardens/Zoo

The dog days of summer bring Dollar Days in August at the Arboretum. Throughout the entire month visitors can enjoy general admission for only $1. As always, members receive free general admission and parking year-round. This is a perfect opportunity for new Arboretum visitors to bring the kids out to experience the eig... more

Dallas DanceFest

August 29, 2014 to August 31, 2014
Dallas City Performance Hall
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Category: Theater & Dance

Dance Council of North Texas (DCNT) is excited to announce the companies and artists selected to perform at the inaugural Dallas DanceFest (DDF) which runs Aug. 29-31, 2014 at the Dallas City Performance Hall. The three-day event promises to deliver excellence, vibrancy, vitality, and diversity in dance. DDF features per... more

Skyline Trapeze | Flying Trapeze Classes in Dallas, TX

March 08, 2014 to October 31, 2014
Skyline Trapeze Rig
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Category: Sports - Other

Skyline Trapeze, Dallas-Ft. Worth’s first flying trapeze rig, offers children and adults the opportunity to take a leap on the flying trapeze. Located on Turtle Creek Boulevard, the trapeze rig boasts a view of the Dallas skyline and welcomes flyers and aerial arts enthusiasts of all skill levels. Groups for partie... more

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