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'.
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 | 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 | Friday, August 8 - Sunday, August 10, 2014 | Approximately 100,000 books, DVDs, CDs, and other items available for sale for less than $2 each!
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.
DALLAS | September 6 - September 13, 2014 | Free concerts by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, ensemble performances, tours, and activities.
ADDISON | September 18 - September 21, 2014 | This authentic German festival is one of the largest Oktoberfest events outside of the famed Munich celebration.
DALLAS | Thursday, September 18 - Sunday, October 19, 2014 | Decades after its Broadway premiere, The Rocky Horror Show is back with gender-bending abandon!
PLANO | Friday, September 19 - Sunday, September 21, 2014 | Hot air balloon launch and glow, live music, fireworks, parachute team exhibition, and more.
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.
USA | Saturday, September 27, 2014 | To celebrate this event hosted by Smithsonian magazine, many museums nationwide offer FREE admission.
DALLAS | Thursday, October 16 - Sunday, November 16, 2014 | Chronicles the relationship between a Southern matriarch and her African-American chauffeur.
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.
DALLAS | Tuesday, November 25 - Saturday, December 27, 2014 | The audience is surrounded by actors, scary ghosts bursting out of the floor, and snow falling.
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 | January 16 - 17, 2015 | ReMix, introduced last year, is the Dallas Symphony's innovative new concert series featuring a chic, casual concert experience.
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.
DALLAS | Thursday, February 19 - Sunday, March 29, 2015 | A 2500-year-old classic that still resonates with complexities of power, family, and politics.
DALLAS | Friday, February 20 - Sunday, March 29, 2015 | Combining Moliére's observations about love with hilarious comedy and music.
DALLAS | Thursday, April 2 - Sunday, May 3, 2015 | With the Wyly Theatre transformed into a football field, DTC will create an intensely physical production.
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 | May 8 - 9, 2015 | ReMix, introduced last year, is the Dallas Symphony's innovative new concert series featuring a chic, casual concert experience.