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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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Fun Things to do in Dallas

Fun Things to do in Dallas, Tomato Battle in Dallas

29th Annual Dallas Home and Garden Show would be a great idea to visit who has a house or planning to buy a new one. It is also a great opportunity for Real Estate Investors in Dallas to see new ideas, new materials and meet new vendors.


It is the best place to find the BIG savings for your home and garden in this year. Network with area’s finest home improvement experts and receive show only discounts. Don’t miss the opportunity of upgrading your home with fantastic deals.

You will see new product pavilion, Dallas County Master Gardeners Stage, Learn the latest trends of gardening, outdoor living designs, Find out new Green Energy products, Fantastic home décor concepts, remodelers, building products, kitchen, bath and more product features.

This great show is at Dallas Market Hall, show starts at September 8th Saturday at 10am till 7pm and Sunday September 9th 11am to 5pm.

Dallas Home and Garden Show address is 2200 North Stemmons Freeway Dallas TX 75207

This great event’s admission is $10 for adults and $9 for seniors, kids under 14 are FREE.

There are going to be great seminars from how to stage your home, growing your own vegetables, landscaping in Dallas, water wise gardening in Dallas, lawn care in Dallas, curb appeal in Dallas area to latest trends of faux painting that you will learn many great ideas that you can use your next Dallas home.

After the show, if you got a fever to do investment in Dallas area or just to buy a new home to customize and update for yourself I will be happy to help you on your search for Dallas Homes for Sale, Plano homes for Sale, Richardson homes for Sale, Dallas homes for lease, homes in Frisco, Prosper, Coppell, Townhomes in Uptown Dallas, Condo in Dallas, McKinney homes for Sale, Carrollton homes for sale, Farmers Branch homes for sale and surrounding DFW areas.

One way or another there is going to be a battle this weekend in Dallas that you may already heard about it!

It’s the time of the year for the Tomato Battle… Are you ready to crush some tomatoes?

It isn’t a waste of tomatoes, these are the ones being really really bad that nobody can consume, they are basically a waste. Bring your attitude but leave your nice clothes at home and kids under 14 can’t join.

It is going to be on Saturday September 8,2012 from 12pm to 7pm.

Dallas Tomato Battle address is 3921 Martin Luther King Jr Bl Dallas TX 75210 at State Fair Grounds.

What about a tomato shortage well that time they are planning to turn it to a mud battle so be ready, bring your goggles or something to cover your eyes. It is going to be a messy weekend!

Of course there is going to be music and alcohol and lots of fun stuff… Bring your clean clothes to be able to go back home clean if you want.

There are two types of tickets Attendee Tomato Battle $49.99 and Spectator only Tomato Battle no entry into battle is $29.99

They are expecting thousands of people; battle begins at 4pm and ends around 6pm so get ready to be really dirty and covered with tomatoes.

If you are planning to join Good Luck!!!!

Trader Joe’s is in Plano..They just opened it today Friday September 7th, 2012  morning. Southern California Specialty Grocery Chain is very famous with No Artificial Flavors or Colors, No Preservatives food their own brand Trader Joe’s products. This 14,000sqft grocery chain is on Northeast Corner of Park and Preston in Plano.

They say it is going to be pretty croweded this weekend but everything would be just fresh!!


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We all love this time of the year, schools are almost starting, and everything is going back to the normal routine of the year. This weekend is one of the dream weekends for shopping lovers! It is the TAX FREE WEEKEND!!! It is the best weekend to do shopping for the family and back to school needs.

This weekend is all about shopping, shopping, shopping!!! Tax free weekend is one of the biggest shopping times of the year after the holidays.

Is your house is ready for school? Are you looking for a new house, condo, townhouse in Dallas, Highland Park, Uptown Dallas, Plano, Richardson, Prosper, Frisco, McKinney, Carrollton, Addison and surrounding areas? I will be happy to show you Dallas Homes for Sale, Dallas homes for Lease, Plano homes for Sale and surrounding DFW areas at your convenience.

There are many great discounts at the best tax free weekend shopping malls like Galleria Shopping Center in Dallas, New Outlet Center in Grand Prairie Paragon Outlet Center, Allen Premium Outlet Center in Allen, NorthPark Shopping Center in Dallas, Willow Bend Shopping Center in Plano, Shops at Legacy Retail Stores in Plano and many more shopping centers around DFW area. Most of them open till late hours in this weekend.


Shopping in Dallas

Galleria Shopping Center in Dallas

 Let’s get back to Tax Free Weekend Tips…Most of the retail stores offer discounts and special events for this weekend. Of course there are some rules for tax free weekend not every item is on the list of tax free. “Clothing” is defined as all human wearing apparel suitable for general use including coats, jackets, hats, hosiery, scarves and shoes if the sales price of the item is less than $100 or less.

Which items are TAX FREE? The list of the items (it has to be $100 or less) is tax free this weekend in Dallas area.

Aprons, household and shop, Athletic supporters

Baby receiving blankets, Bandanas, Diapers

Bathing suits and caps, beach capes, and coats

Belts and suspenders

Boots, over shoes

Coats, jackets, capes, and wraps

Costumes (not include masks)

Earmuffs, gloves, hosiery, mittens, hats, caps, scarves

Formal wear, tights, panty hose, socks, stockings, underwear

Insoles for shoes, jogging suits, Lab costs, neck ties, rainwear, rubber pants, sandals, shoe laces, slippers, sneakers, uniforms

Wedding apparel

*Sport or recreational equipment with a sales price $50 or less per item.

* Computers including tablet computers and netbooks, with a sales price of $3,500 or less per item. There are some rules and regulations on every item so we highly recommend asking the store before purchasing.

* School Supplies with a sales price of $100 or less per item. School instructional materials with a sales price of $300 or less.

This weekend is all about shopping as we mentioned!!!

New Outlet shopping center is opening Thursday in Grand Prairie with more than 100 retailers. The Paragon Outlet Mall is located nearby I-20 and Highway 360 and arriving just on time before Tax Free Weekend.

The Paragon has many retailers as well as Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale’s, Coach, Gap, Michael Kors, banana republic and many more. Official opening is on Friday, 17th 2012.

If you are not in to shopping there are other events that you can enjoy like Iron Maiden Concert…

Are you looking for kid friendly events in Dallas?

Pumpkin Littles Building offers FREE music class demonstration for baby and toddler Music class on Friday 12 pm to 12.30pm and Saturday. Age appropriate interactive songs are designed to promote and maximize the concentration of lots of musical genres, styles, rhythms, and scales and most importantly starting first education.

This great event is on Friday at 12pm – 12.30pm at Pumpkin Littles Building 5439 Glen Lakes Drive Dallas TX 75231 Phone number is 972-591-3861

Who loves Iron Maiden?

After that many shopping you would enjoy with famous heavy metal songs… Iron Maiden is at Gexa Energy Pavilion in Dallas Texas at Friday Aug 17th 8pm

You will enjoy “Two minutes to Midnight” and “The Trooper” powerful hits of Iron Maiden. They are one of the most influential bands of the heavy metal genre.

Gexa Energy Pavilion is at 1818 First Avenue Dallas TX 75210

Phone number for Iron Maiden concert 214-421-1111

The event starts at 8pm on Friday. It might be hard to find a ticket but check it out!!!

Shopping, where to go shopping is the big questions of the weekend…In anyway enjoy your weekend!!! 

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