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It's nice to be a big spender some of the time, but what do you do for the rest of the week?  Don't worry, there are plenty of fun things to do for little or nothin'.
DFW Auto Show

DFW Auto Show

DALLAS | March 25-29, 2015 | The ideal venue for serious car buyers to kick some tires and check under the hoods of hundreds of new cars and trucks.
Rockers vs. Mods

Rockers vs. Mods

DALLAS | March 27-29, 2015 | A tribute to the 1960's British rivalry between Mods and Rockers, this rally is open to Italian scoots and cafe-style bikes.
Arts in the Square at Frisco Square

Arts in the Square

FRISCO | March 28-29, 2015 | Performing arts, interactive activities, live music, and great food along with a juried fine arts festival.
Colossal

Colossal

DALLAS | April 2- May 3, 2015 | With the Wyly Theatre transformed into a football field, DTC will create an intensely physical production.
Deep Ellum Arts Festival

Deep Ellum Arts Festival

DALLAS | April 3-5, 2015 | Combining art and music, this 'outdoor street party' is the biggest weekend of the year for the Deep Ellum Entertainment District.
The MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival

MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival

FORT WORTH | April 9-April 12, 2015 | The crown jewel of Texas' events, Main St. is ranked as the #1 arts festival in Texas and the 3rd largest in U.S
Beauty Live

Beauty Live

DALLAS | April 11-12, 2015 | A whirlwind weekend of non-stop fun with celebrity appearances, pro stylists, national makeup artists, makeovers, and giveaways.
Sense And Sensibility

Sense And Sensibility

DALLAS | April 23-May 24, 2015 | Scandalous secrets, betrayals, suitors, and rivals are brought to glorious life in a period-perfect adaptation.
Mayfest

Mayfest

FORT WORTH | April 30 - May 3, 2015 | Activities include live music, food, rides, performng arts, paddleboats, rock-climbing, zip-lining, 10K and 5K runs, etc.
Cottonwood Art Festival

Cottonwood Art Festival

RICHARDSON | May 2-3, 2015 | A bi-annual juried show which features works from artists in painting, sculpture, jewelry, glass, woodwork, and more.
Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Hollywood Exile

DALLAS | May 8-9, 2015 | ReMix, introduced last year, is the Dallas Symphony's innovative concert series featuring a chic, casual concert experience.
National Polka Festival

National Polka Festival

ENNIS | May 23-25, 2015 | Wear traditional Czech kroj (costumes) and enjoy a weekend of polka dancing, Czech foods, and polka bands.
Ultimate Women's Expo

Ultimate Women's Expo

IRVING | May 30-31, 2015 | Relax and rejuvenate, explore new interests, purchase a great find, and connect with inspiring keynote speakers.
Texas Blueberry Festival

Texas Blueberry Festival

NACOGDOCHES | June 13, 2015 | Tons of fresh blueberries along with 100+ vendors, live musical entertainment, games, shows, and more.
Plano Balloon Festival

Plano Balloon Festival

PLANO | September 18-20, 2015 | Hot air balloon launch and evening glow, live music, fireworks show, parachute team exhibition, food, and more.
Greek Food Festival of Dallas

Greek Food Festival

DALLAS | September 25-27, 2015 | Enjoy Greek foods such as a gyro, Greek salad, or baklava from some of the best local Greek restaurants.

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