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Fun things to do with kids in Dallas - Bugs Bunny Symphony

Warner Bros Bugs Bunny Symphony in Dallas

It is the best weather in Dallas nowadays but cold weather is coming this weekend so get ready Dallas folks!

We have a fun weekend ahead from Bugs Bunny Symphony to Oktoberfest…

It is that time if the year, Southlake Oktoberfest is this weekend at Southlake Town Square.

This is one of the great things to do this weekend with kids. You will enjoy nice beer options, live music, weenie dog races, sports zone while kids playing in the bounce house or playing with other kids.

Oktoberfest in Southlake address is 1256 Main Street Southlake, TX 76092, it starts October 5th 5pm to 11pm, October 6th 10am to 11pm and October 7th noon to 5pm.

Either you like beer or not you will fun at the town of Southlake old German Beer Festival with your family this weekend in Dallas…

State Fair of Texas still waiting for your visit this weekend form car shows to delicious deep fried everything… Remember to try fried snickers or ice cream so delicious!

Check out the midway rides, pig races, Texas Star Ferris Wheel, which is the largest in the north America, car shows, livestock showcases, , garden expo, cooking demonstrations, and a lot of more stuff that you can do with kids.

State Fair of Texas Hours 10am to 9pm, the last day of the State Fair of Texas is October 21st.

State Fair is still having the best concerts staging in Dallas…Texaco Country Showdown at the State Fair of Texas; Chevrolet Main Stage has a concert October 5th at 5.30pm and 8.30pm.

If you are more in to Art Festivals, Cottonwood Art Festival is one of the best in Dallas with juried art show. More than 240 artists, 2D and 3D mixed media, ceramics, photography, sculpture, wood wall arts end more. If you are looking to see something unique, do not miss this art festival, especially if you are looking to buy new art piece for your collection, because you can purchase most of them.

This great event is open for kids, they have their special creative corner, where they can decorate or paint. Cotton wood Art Festival is one of the fun things to do with kids this weekend in Dallas. You will enjoy a lot of food options while appreciating the local band concerts.

Cottonwood Art Festival hours October 6th 10am to 8pm and October 7th 10am to 5pm.

Cottonwood Art Festival is in Cottonwood Park address is 1321 W. Beltline Road, Richardson TX 75080 , Parking is FREE…

There are a lot of concerts in Dallas this weekend but Warner Bros. Presents Bugs Bunny at the Symphony is one of the most unique one that you will appreciate with kids. You love to hear actual Looney tunes with this impulsive show with your kids. Cartoon play on a big screen with live symphonic versions of familiar beats by Rossini, Wagner, Tchaikovsky, and more…The exquisite concert is marking the 100th birthday of animator Chuck Jones who brought most loved characters from Pepe Le Pew to Marvin Martian. After the Sunday Show, kids have chance to hang out and take pictures with Looney Tunes characters.

Warner Bros. Presents Bugs Bunny at the Symphony hours October 5th 8pm, October 6th 8pm and October 7th 2.30pm at Meyerson Symphony Center address is 2301 Flora Street, Dallas TX 75201

There are many options to choose this weekend in Dallas to have fun however it is the best time to go out and see Dallas Homes for Sale, Frisco homes for Lease, Plano Homes for Sale, McKinney Homes for Sale, Frisco homes for Sale, Carrollton Homes for Sale, Richardson homes for lease and sale, Addison townhomes for Lease and sale and other surrounding DFW homes so feel free to call or email me and I will set up your private open house showings in Dallas.

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State Fair of Texas

Dallas State Fair of Texas

Hot summer days are almost over, nice cool weather is giving us an opportunity to go out more in Dallas and enjoy the change of the fall. New fall items are in the stores and Dallas neighborhoods started to change the decorations to fall colors slowly.

It is a very exciting weekend in Dallas because many festivals and events are starting in Dallas this weekend but we can still see Dallas Homes for Sale  in the morning, just let me know… I will be happy to help you with Plano homes for sale, Plano homes for lease, Carrollton homes for lease and sale, McKinney, Frisco homes for Sale and lease and other DFW areas like Murphy, The Colony, Richardson, Fairview, Farmers Branch, Addison, Coppell and surrounding neighborhoods. Let’s plan our weekend….

The biggest festival Big and Bright the State Fair of Texas is proudly Opening their doors in Dallas again and the BigTex is celebrating the 60th Birthday this year. Join the Party!!!

You will enjoy concerts, exhibitions, great Texas style food and many more with your kids in 277 acres park and its cultural, educational and sport facilities play host to more than seven million annual visitors. There is plenty of room for you here, too. After all, this is TEXAS and as you already know everything is bigger in Texas.

If you are free on Friday, you can enjoy the downtown parade on September28th 2012 at 7pm. The address for State Fair parade is 3939 Grand Ave. Dallas TX 75210

You will enjoy the opening day ceremony, sparklers and FREE Stuff…This parade is FREE, too.

State Fair of Texas offers many concerts, here is the list of the concert this weekend in Dallas State Park

The O’s John Pedigo and Taylor Young are alt-country band the O’s. They will be on the stage on Saturday September 29th, noon, 1.45pm and 3.15pm.

Fifty Dollar Dynasty from San Antonio is another band that you can enjoy on the stage at State Fair September 29th 5.45pm and 7.30pm

Kevin Costner and Modern West will be on stage on September 29th 8.30pm. Enjoy the nice melodies under the starts on nice cool Saturday night.

The Clay Wilson Band will be on Chevrolet Main Stage on September 30th Sunday at 1.30pm and 3pm

Uncle Cracker will be on the stage September 30th at 5.30pm

State Fair is AKA Fried Food Capital has a food contest every year as you can imagine it is all about fried food here…This year’s winners are 2012 The Best Taste Deep Fried Jambalaya and 2012 Most Creative Fried Bacon Cinnamon Roll. Remember to try…

Another great festival is Greek Food Festival of Dallas. This celebration of Dallas is 56years old. You will enjoy the best Greek Food in Dallas at this festival from Spanakopita to Gyro. There will be traditional music, dancing, cooking demonstrations, face painting, arts and crafts, a marketplace where you can purchase art as well as more tasty treats to take home.

Greek Food Festival of Dallas address is 13555 Hilcrest Rd. Dallas TX 75240 (Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church)

Greek Festival Starts in September 28th Friday at 4pm to 11pm, September 29th Saturday 11am to 11pm and September 30th Sunday 11am to 11pm.

It is the best time to go to Dallas Arboretum for your fall family pictures. You will enjoy 150,000 blooming falls flowers and chrysanthemums, a hay bale maze and of course the annual pumpkin village constructed out of more than 50,000 pumpkins and gourds. Take your whole family you will catch the best shots in Dallas. The Dallas arboretum hours are every day from 9am to 5pm.

Colorful production of Cirque du Soleil Kooza is here in Dallas revisiting its roots with a showcase of both soaring acrobatic performances and the fine art of clowning. You will enjoy seeing the limits of human being’s flexibility and endurance. You will be surprised for sure!!!

Kooza hours are September 29th 8pm, September 30th 1pm and 5pm.

There are many fun things to do in Dallas this weekend for everyone…Whatever we choose to do in this weekend; we will all enjoy the nice weather of fall nowadays in Dallas!!!!

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This is another busy and fun weekend for Dallas residents. Enjoy!!!

Happy Bastille Day!

Celebrate Oak Cliff’s Reunion French Colony with the other Dallas Residents at Bishop Arts.

Hop in your cars and come straight to 408 N. Bishop Ave. at West Davis Street, Dallas because Bastille Day is being celebrated in the Bishop Arts District today. We had a blast last year. It is a
fun street fair to celebrate the French holiday with various activities. I would advise bringing cash as many of the outdoor vendors don’t have credit card access. You can hang out as long as you can stand for the heat. $10 for event glassware that includes one alcoholic drink. $5 for each refill. bastilleonbishop.com.

You will have to park in the neighborhoods and walk to the event area.  DO NOT PARK in any Business Parking Lot…as they love to tow!!!

Go Oak Cliff, Alliance Francaise of Dallas and the French American Chamber of Commerce are partnering up July 14th to celebrate the 3rd Annual Bastille on Bishop! Head out to the Bishop Arts District to take part in the festivities which will include: a Mussels Competition with top area chefs, crepe stands in the street, live accordion music, petanque demonstrations, a wine walk, vespa rally, classic French cars, French maid relays and more!

The mussles chefs will be cooking on propane burners in the street and the judges will narrow the field to a single winner after three rounds of elimination! Tres Bien!

TASTE of DALLAS at Fair Park

Well known Fair Park TASTE OF DALLAS is in town again…We enjoy this event almost every year, it is great to meet new people and learn new hip places in town.
Eat from well known restaurants, drink from frozen margaritas to sangrias… Enjoy your day at the fun event of the city of Dallas!!!

This is another street event that you will enjoy with your family. You can find many different style of food, Last year our favorite was delicious Tacos!!! Try it!!!

July 13 from 4 to 11 p.m.

July 14 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

July 15 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Fair Park, 3600 Grand Ave., Dallas, Texas.

Tickets are $8 at the gate; free admission for children 12 and under with an accompanying parent or guardian. Current and former military personnel and one guest can receive free admission with ID at the gate on July 13.

Parking at Fair Park is $12. Visitors can ride the DART Green Line to Fair Park

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