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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'.
Great Texas Balloon Race

Great Texas Balloon Race

LONGVIEW | Monday, July 28 - Sunday, August 3, 2014 | Balloon flights, balloon glows, live concerts, vendors, arts, crafts, food, drink and more in "The Balloon Capital of Texas."
Dallas Arboretum Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden

August Dollar Days

DALLAS | Friday, August 1 - Sunday, August 31, 2014 | The Dallas Arboretum will offer $1 general garden admission and $1 food items for the entire month of August.
Plano Public Library Annual Book Sale

Plano Public Library Book Sale

PLANO | Friday, August 8 - Sunday, August 10, 2014 | Approximately 100,000 books, DVDs, CDs, and other items available for sale for less than $2 each!
FIG Finale

FIG Finale

DALLAS | Thursday, August 21 - Saturday, August 23, 2014 | FIG finale is a annual local sale of clothing, accessories, and shoes at up to 75% discount.
Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Meyerson Anniversary Week

DALLAS | September 6 - September 13, 2014 | Free concerts by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, ensemble performances, tours, and activities.
Addison Oktoberfest

Addison Oktoberfest

ADDISON | September 18 - September 21, 2014 | This authentic German festival is one of the largest Oktoberfest events outside of the famed Munich celebration.
The Rocky Horror Show

The Rocky Horror Show

DALLAS | Thursday, September 18 - Sunday, October 19, 2014 | Decades after its Broadway premiere, The Rocky Horror Show is back with gender-bending abandon!
Plano Balloon Festival

Plano Balloon Festival

PLANO | Friday, September 19 - Sunday, September 21, 2014 | Hot air balloon launch and glow, live music, fireworks, parachute team exhibition, and more.
Greek Food Festival of Dallas

Greek Food Festival

DALLAS | Friday, September 26 - Sunday, September 28, 2014 | Enjoy Greek foods such as a gyro or baklava from some of the best local Greek restaurants.
Dallas Museum of Art

Museum Day Live!

USA | Saturday, September 27, 2014 | To celebrate this event hosted by Smithsonian magazine, many museums nationwide offer FREE admission.
Driving Miss Daisy

Driving Miss Daisy

DALLAS | Thursday, October 16 - Sunday, November 16, 2014 | Chronicles the relationship between a Southern matriarch and her African-American chauffeur.
Dallas Symphony Orchestra

ReMix: Song of the Symphony

DALLAS | October 17 - October 18, 2014 | The first ReMix concert for the 2014/15 season will feature soprano Jessica Rivera, vocal works, and orchestral melodies.
A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

DALLAS | Tuesday, November 25 - Saturday, December 27, 2014 | The audience is surrounded by actors, scary ghosts bursting out of the floor, and snow falling.
The Book Club Play

The Book Club Play

DALLAS | Thursday, January 1 - Sunday, February 1, 2015 | Laughter and literature collide in this smart comedy about books and the people who love them.
Dallas Symphony Orchestra

American Soundscapes

DALLAS | January 16 - 17, 2015 | ReMix, introduced last year, is the Dallas Symphony's innovative new concert series featuring a chic, casual concert experience.
Stagger Lee

Stagger Lee

DALLAS | Wednesday, January 21 - Sunday, February 15, 2015 | Musical that takes its title from the old folk song that became a Number One R&B hit in 1959.
Medea

Medea

DALLAS | Thursday, February 19 - Sunday, March 29, 2015 | A 2500-year-old classic that still resonates with complexities of power, family, and politics.
The School For Wives

The School For Wives

DALLAS | Friday, February 20 - Sunday, March 29, 2015 | Combining Moliére's observations about love with hilarious comedy and music.
Colossal

Colossal

DALLAS | Thursday, April 2 - Sunday, May 3, 2015 | With the Wyly Theatre transformed into a football field, DTC will create an intensely physical production.
Sense And Sensibility

Sense And Sensibility

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

Hollywood Exile

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

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EVENT | Fans to hear chart-topping hits and unparalleled production.
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EVENT | See professional dancers from Dancing with the Stars and more.
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Motley Crue

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EVENT | See professional dancers from Dancing with the Stars and more.
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EVENT | Balloon flights, balloon glows, live concerts, vendors, and more.
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Concert Series

EVENT | Pack a picnic and enjoy your favorite concert overlooking the lake.
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Mamma Mia!

REVIEW | Bring your gals to this high-energy musical seen by millions.
Evita

Evita

REVIEW | This well-known production offers a historical documentary approach.
The Barber of Seville

The Barber of Seville

REVIEW | Mixes loony behavior and whimsical tunes in a classic opera.
Die tote Stadt

Die tote Stadt

REVIEW | A suspenseful psychological thriller and romantic love story.
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Love is in the Air

REVIEW | Dreamy piano solo and lifting melodies of the DSO.
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PHOTOS | Award-winning music festival featured arts, music, and more.
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Fork & Cork

PHOTOS | Event brought together chefs, breweries, wineries, and more.
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Celebrity Invitational

PHOTOS | Cconcert by Darius Rucker and award to Cookie and Magic Johnson.
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Guitar Festival

PHOTOS | Booths, exhibits, concerts by guitar legends, and clinics.
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Scarborough

PHOTOS | Music, comedy, atistic demonstrations, feats of strength, feasting, etc.
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