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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'.
Nocturne at Second Thought Theatre

Nocturne

DALLAS | Wednesday, April 2 - Saturday, April 26, 2014 | Adam Rapp's tale of a former piano prodigy recounting the haunting incident that tore his family apart.
Dallas Theater Center

Sherlock Holmes

DALLAS | Friday, April 25 - Sunday, May 25, 2014 | Dallas Theater Center presents this witty detective play filled with intrigue, humor and surprise.
Cottonwood Art Festival

Cottonwood Art Festival

RICHARDSON | Saturday, May 3 - Sunday, May 4, 2014 | A bi-annual juried show which features works from artists in painting, sculpture, jewelry, glass, woodwork, and more.
Dog Bowl at Fair Park

Dog Bowl

DALLAS | Sunday, May 4, 2014 | Dallas' most historic football field will transform into a giant-size dog park open to people, pups and pooches of all sizes.
Main Street Days

Main Street Days

GRAPEVINE | Friday, May 16 - Sunday, May 18, 2014 | Grab a slice of pizza, dance to non-stop entertainment, and shop at this official kick-off to summertime in Grapevine.
National Polka Festival

National Polka Festival

ENNIS | Friday, May 23 - Sunday, May 25, 2014 | Wear traditional Czech kroj (costumes) and enjoy a weekend of polka dancing, Czech foods, and polka bands.
Denton Air Fair and Airshow

Denton Air Fair and Airshow

DENTON | Saturday, June 14, 2013 | Aviation event showcases civilian aerobatic performers, military performers, warbirds, and modern and vintage static displays.
Tomato Fest in Jacksonville

Tomato Fest

JACKSONVILLE | Saturday, June 14, 2014 | Car show, tournaments, food, market, contests, tour, auction, live entertainment, displays, and more.
Texas Blueberry Festival

Texas Blueberry Festival

NACOGDOCHES | Saturday, June 14, 2014 | Tons of fresh blueberries along with 100+ vendors, live musical entertainment, games, shows, and more.
Jim Bowie Days Festival and Rodeo

Jim Bowie Days

BOWIE | Sunday, June 22 - Saturday, June 28, 2014 | Parade, rodeos, live music, mutton bustin', bass tournament, hamburger feed, art show, pool pavilion, etc.
Luling Watermelon Thump

Watermelon Thump

LULING | Thursday, June 26 - Sunday, June 29, 2014 | Promotes the Luling watermelon market and features eating and seed spitting contests, car show, and live music.
Dallas Theater Center

Les Miserables

DALLAS | Friday, June 27 - Sunday, August 10, 2014 | The most popular musical in the world comes to Dallas Theater Center with glorious music and story.
Independence Day July Fourth 4th Holiday Fireworks Celebrations

July 4th Celebrations

DFW | Friday, July 4, 2014 | Celebrate July 4th by enjoying pyrotechnic displays, live entertainment, games, and more festivities at one of these area venues.
Parker County Peach Festival

Parker County Peach Festival

WEATHERFORD | Saturday, July 12, 2014 | Over 200 arts/crafts, food, and activity booths along with live music and peachy treats like ice cream, cobbler, jams, etc.
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!
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.

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