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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'.
SummerBlast

SummerBlast

GRAPEVINE | May 22 - September 2, 2015 | Features fun including waterparks, fireworks, special exhibits, outdoor activities, dining, shopping and more.
Rockin' the River

Rockin' the River

FORT WORTH | Thursdays, June 25 - August 27, 2015 | Enjoy this free weekly summer concert series while floating in the water or sitting on the shore.
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

FORT WORTH | Sundays, June 28 - August 30, 2015 | Panther Island Pavilion hosts this laid-back event featuring tubes, tunes, water sports, food, and brews.
Shakespeare in the Park

Midsummer Night's Dream

DALLAS | July 28 - August 2, 2015 | Shakespeare Dallas creates affordable programs through staged productions including its flagship outdoor performances.
Legends

Legends

DALLAS | July 29 - August 9, 2015 | Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® presents an all-new edition that unites iconic circus stars with living mythological creatures.
Dallas Arboretum August Dollar Days

August Dollar Days

DALLAS | August 1-31, 2015 | The Dallas Arboretum is offering $1 general garden admission during the month of August along with $1 and $2 food items.
The Song Remains the Same

The Song Remains the Same

DALLAS | August 6, 2015 | Watch this classic Led Zeppelin concert filmed in Madison Square Garden, New York, on the Granada big screen.
Plano Public Library Annual Book Sale

Plano Public Library Book Sale

PLANO | August 7-9, 2015 | Each year approximately 100,000 books, DVDs, CDs, and other items are available for sale at very reasonably low prices.
Galleria Dallas Runway Revue

Runway Revue

DALLAS | August 8, 2015 | A full day of high-energy runway shows highlighting the top trends, the free event gives the inside track on what to wear for the fall season.
Highland Village Balloon Festiva

Highland Village Balloon Festival

DALLAS | August 14-16, 2015 | Enjoy balloon flight, balloon glows, rides, live music, car show, food, 5K and 1K races, wiener dog races, and more.
'til Midnight at the Nasher

'til Midnight at the Nasher

DALLAS | August 21, 2015 | Special live outdoor concerts featuring the best in regional music talent along with works of art and film screenings in the Nasher Garden.
FIG Finale

FIG Finale

DALLAS | August 27-29, 2015 | A spectacular sale during which the area's top stores sell clothing, accessories, and shoes at up to 75% discount.
Reunion Lawn Party

Reunion Lawn Party

DALLAS | August 29, 2015 | On the last Saturday of every month through summer, enjoy live music, food trucks, a beer garden, and games near Reunion Tower.
Bedford Blues and BBQ Festival

Bedford Blues and BBQ Festival

BEDFORD | September 4-6, 2015 | This Labor Day festival features live music, food vendors, mouthwatering BBQ, arts and crafts artisans, and more.
Westfest

Westfest

WEST | September 4-6, 2015 | Czech/Polka festival and parade with kolache contest, Fun Run, horseshoe pitching, arts and crafts, and feasting on sausage.
Arts, Antiques and Autos Extravaganza

Arts, Antiques and Autos Extravaganza

DENTON | September 12, 2015 | Classic, hot rod, and custom cars along with arts and crafts, antique appraisals, live music, festival foods, and more.
Shakespeare in the Park

King Lear

DALLAS | September 16 - October 11, 2015 | Shakespeare Dallas creates affordable programs through staged productions including its flagship outdoor performances.
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.
'til Midnight at the Nasher

'til Midnight at the Nasher

DALLAS | September 18, 2015 | Special live outdoor concerts featuring the best in regional music talent along with works of art and film screenings in the Nasher Garden.
Antique Alley Texas

Antique Alley Texas

CLEBURNE | September 18-20, 2015 | The show features miles of sales by landowners, small businesses, and individuals along FM 4 near Cleburne.
Food Truck Rally

Food Truck Rally

DALLAS | September 19, 2015 | Rally will feature 20+ of the tastiest Dallas food trucks, a beer garden hosted by The Nodding Donkey, live music, 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.
Dallas Gun & Knife Show

Dallas Gun & Knife Show

DALLAS | September 26-27, 2015 | Search over 2,000 tables in over 4.5 acres during this Dallas Arms Collectors Association event at Market Hall.
Reunion Lawn Party

Reunion Lawn Party

DALLAS | September 26, 2015 | On the last Saturday of every month through summer, enjoy live music, food trucks, a beer garden, and games near Reunion Tower.
Museum Day Live!

Museum Day Live!

USA | September 26, 2015 | To celebrate this event hosted by Smithsonian magazine, many museums nationwide offer FREE admission.
Winnsboro Wild West Days

Winnsboro Wild West Days

WINNSBORO | October 10-11, 2015 | Old West reenactment competitions with shootouts, historical portrayals, living history displays, vendors, and more.
Aurora

Aurora

DALLAS | October 16, 2015 | Using the Dallas Arts District as a canvas, Aurora co-creators present a one-night, district-wide, contemporary outdoor light-based art event.
'til Midnight at the Nasher

'til Midnight at the Nasher

DALLAS | October 16, 2015 | Special live outdoor concerts featuring the best in regional music talent along with works of art and film screenings in the Nasher Garden.
Grace Revolution Tour

Grace Revolution Tour

DALLAS | November 15, 2015 | Joseph Prince is the best-selling author of The Power of Right BelievingDestined To Reign, and Unmerited Favor.
Dallas Gun & Knife Show

Dallas Gun & Knife Show

DALLAS | November 28-29, 2015 | Search over 2,000 tables in over 4.5 acres during this Dallas Arms Collectors Association event at Market Hall.

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