The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden kicks off Independence Day events with live music, $2 hot dogs and root beer floats, and complimentary beer samples. Active and retired members of the military and first responders with a valid photo I.D. will receive free general garden admission on June 29, June 30, July 4, July 6 and July 7. Saturday, June 29-1st Cavalry Division Band, 2-4 p.m., Martin Rutchik Concert Stage and Lawn -Franconia Brewing Company, Noon-3 p.m., A Tasteful Place Complimentary beer samples at the Three Sisters Lagoon Overlook. Sunday, June 30-36th Infantry Division Band, Noon -2 p.m., Martin Rutchik Concert Stage and Lawn, Old Town Brewhouse, Noon -3 p.m., A Tasteful Place Free samples at the Three Sisters Lagoon Overlook. Thursday, July 4 -Window to the Wild bird show 10:30 a.m., Martin Rutchik Concert Stage and Lawn,Cherry Pie Demonstration by Emporium Pies, 11 a.m.-Noon, Free with paid garden admission. Rushmore Band, 2-4 p.m.,-3 Nations Brewery, Noon-3 p.m.