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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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Commerce Street Investment Conference

October 30, 2014
James M. Collins Executive Education Center, Crum Auditiorium at SMU
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Category: Lectures & Workshops

Join Commerce Street Investment Management for a day of stimulating discussion on the prevailing challenges facing energy, hedge fund and private equity strategies. Industry leaders will take a deep dive into the pitfalls of the various approaches of asset allocation. more

Concerts at the Arboretum: Thriller Night with Who's Bad

Tonight's concert features Thriller Night with Who's Bad. Concert guests can bring their own picnic or purchase dinner from the popular food trucks such as Ruthie's Rolling Café, Cajun Tailgators, Easy Slider and So-Cal Tacos. No alcohol is sold on site, but attendees may bring their own. more

Dear Clark's Halloween Art Event Benefiting ALS

October 30, 2014
Dear Clark

Category: Galleries & Exhibits

Dear Clark will host a spooky Halloween art event.Artwork from six unique artists will be on display and available for purchase during the event. A portion of proceeds from art and Dear Clark product sales will go back to ALS. The event will be complete with music by DJ Jordan Bell, food from Easy Slider, drinks, a perf... more

Gallery Lab: Jennifer Ables

October 30, 2014 7 pm Test your design chops and learn how a piece of clothing can tell a story or alter the way an audience sees a character by creating your own costume at the Nasher. Join Jennifer Ables, Costume Shop Manager for Dallas Theater Center for an evening of costuming and fun. After completing the hands-... more

Kid's Theatre Camp: Charlotte's Web

October 30, 2014
Art Centre Theatre

Category: Children & Family

Give your child the chance to participate in the classic story of Wilbur and his friend Charlotte. Register at the website or contact Melissa Couture at more

Portrait Night at Kettle Art

October 30, 2014
Kettle Art Gallery

Category: Free

Camera buffs and instant film fans unite! For one night only, Instant Film Society co-founder Justin Goode and Makeshift Photography's Steven and Erin Reeves are opening up their respective toy boxes, filled with rare and unusual cameras, for a casual evening of photography fun at Kettle. Stop by for an entertaining cha... more

The Dallas Holocaust Museum 2014 Hope for Humanity Awards Dinner Honoring Stanley Rabin

October 30, 2014
Fairmont Hotel Dallas

Category: Galleries & Exhibits

The 2014 Hope for Humanity Award Annual Dinner will honor local Dallas/Fort Worth Holocaust survivors. The Museum will also honor Stanley Rabin, Chairman and CEO of Commercial Metals (retired), with the Museum’s 2014 Hope for Humanity Award. For more information please contact 214.741.7500. more

The Revivalists @ Granada Theater

October 30, 2014
Granada Theater

Category: Music & Concerts

Goes Good With: Galactic, JJ Grey, Kings of Leon, The Black Keys Blend of soulful, syncopated rock and earnest songwriting comes to life through an ever-evolving live performance. more

Understanding Muslim Societies: Why it is Critical

October 30, 2014
Parish Episcopal School, Midway Campus

Category: General

Program with Ambassador Shirin Tahir-Kheli, Senior Advisor to Secretary of State for Women’s Empowerment. more

Utah Jazz vs. Dallas Mavericks

The Utah Jazz play the Dallas Mavericks. Basketball. 7:30 p.m. more

YMCA Of Metropolitan Dallas Key Leaders Lunch

October 30, 2014
Hyatt Regency Dallas at Reunion

Category: General

Developed eleven years ago, the YMCA Key Leaders event was designed to connect key community and business leaders with the timely local issue that has regional impact while also sharing a few accomplishments and priorities of the YMCA. This year's Keynote speaker is Gary Kelly, the chief executive officer and chairman of... more

Skyline Trapeze - Flying Trapeze Classes

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

"The Addams Family," the musical comedy

October 24, 2014 to November 01, 2014
Genesis Children's Theatre

Category: Theater & Dance

Genesis Children’s Theatre presents the musical comedy, The Addams Family, opening October 24th and running until November 1st, featuring music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and a book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice. This hilarious musical is based upon the Addams Family characters created by Charles Addams in hi... more

“Cabaret” by Garland Civic Theatre

October 23, 2014 to November 15, 2014
The Patty Granville Arts Center

Category: Theater & Dance

One of Broadway’s greatest productions by the same creator of last year’s smash hit at GCT – Chicago! Right this way, your table’s waiting at Cabaret, the Tony award winning musical about following your heart while the world loses its way. “Cabaret” is based on a book, “Goodbye... more

2014 Fall Meeting of Champions for American Quarter Horses

September 19, 2014 to November 15, 2014
Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie
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Category: Sports - Other

Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, a Class I racetrack operated by Global Gaming Solutions LLC, offers the 2014 Fall Meeting of Champions for American Quarter Horses beginning September 19. Lone Star Park is also home to the multi-million dollar simulcast racebook, sports bar and event venue, Bar & Book. The 36,000 squ... more

2theXtreme: MathAlive!

October 07, 2014 to January 04, 2015
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
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Categories: Children & Family | Galleries & Exhibits

2theXtreme: MathAlive! is designed to inspire, spark the imagination and reveal not only the math at work, but the infinite possibilities of math. The exhibition brings to life all the mathematics behind what kids love most - video games, sports, fashion, music, space, robotics and more. Innovative technologies and hands... 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

Art Exhibition: The Cycles of the Fig Tree - Carlos Cázares

September 11, 2014 to November 23, 2014
St. Matthew's Cathedral Justus Sundermann Gallery
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

Carlos Cázares is a Mexican visual artist specializing in the disciplines of painting, sculpture, and graphics. His works have been exhibited in galleries across the United States and Mexico. Through his art, Cázares seeks to expose his heart to the light of the Creator, and constantly seeks a way to impres... more

Autumn At The Arboretum

September 20, 2014 to November 26, 2014
Dallas Arboretum
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Categories: Children & Family | Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals | Parks/Gardens/Zoo

  Autumn at the Arboretum is a fall favorite with more than 50,000 pumpkins, gourds and squash to create the nationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village. Many special events, photo opportunities and fun fall festivities take place all week long. Join us September 20-November 26 as the Arboretum transforms with th... more

Craft Guild of Dallas Fall 2014 Show & Sale

October 30, 2014 to November 02, 2014
Craft Guild of Dallas
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Category: Free

The Craft Guild of Dallas will present its Fall 2014 Show and Sale Thursday, October 30th through Sunday, November 2nd at its Studio and Exhibition space at 5100 Belt Line Road, Suite 400, Dallas, TX 75254. This event will showcase unique, one of a kind, handcrafted works of art made by members of the Craft Guild. You ... more

Drawn to Action: The Life and Work of Arthur Szyk

Arthur Szyk, a Polish-Jewish refugee who ultimately settled in the US during WWII was a tireless advocate for democracy, the West, and the anti-fascism. His elaborate and ornate political cartoons were featured on the covers of many of the most prominent American wartime magazines and journals. Szyk was also a passionate... more


September 10, 2014 to October 31, 2014
The Dallas Center for Architecture
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

With the support of SPAIN arts & culture, the official Spanish cultural program in the U.S., Madrid-based architecture firm luis vidal + architects (LVA) will bring its innovative architectural exhibition, ENCOUNTERS, to the Dallas Center for Architecture from September 10-October 31. ENCOUNTERS made its U.S. de... 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

Galapagos 3D: Nature's Wonderland (film)

In the vastness of the Pacific Ocean, there is a paradise unlike any other: the Galapagos. Amongst these remote volcanic islands, life has played out over millions of years in relative isolation. The result is a wonderland of nature, with a remarkable collection of plants and charismatic animals that have all adapted to ... more

Giddens Gallery of Fine Art November Artists Show and Reception

October 30, 2014 to November 09, 2014
Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

You are invited FEATURED ARTISTS SHOW & RECEPTION SHOW Oct 30 – Nov 9 RECEPTION November 1st 6:00 PM till 9:00 PM Enjoy Fine Art and Complimentary Wine & Hors d’oeuvres FEATURED ARTISTS Charmaine Harris & Paula Pillow For details - more

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