Kids Activities in the Dallas Texas Area | Kids Out and About Dallas

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School of Rock Showcase

Come out to The Stage at Grandscape to enjoy some live music! School of Rock is taking the stage Sunday, January 24th at 11am! We have plenty of space on our vast lawn to spread out and be socially distanced from others
Dates: 
01/24/2021
11am
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Organization:

Grandscape

Location:

5752 Grandscape Blvd
The Colony, TX, 75056
United States

Phone:

(972) 668-2222

Daddy Daughter Valentines Dance- 3-D Dance

Every girl deserves to be treated like a princess, and your princess is invited to attend this very special occasion with her leading man! This event will include a professional DJ, photo opportunities, dancing, games, and even a chance to do a little Valentine's gift shopping. Covid protocols will be in place and space is extremely limited.
Dates: 
02/06/2021
5-6:30pm - 5:00pm
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Organization:

3-D Dance

Location:

26772 Highway 380 East
Little Elm, TX, 76227
United States

Spring 2021 Parent Informational and Open House- Zeal Dance Force

Parent Informational & Open House Saturday Jan. 23rd (this is a come and go event) Come try any of our classes for free! Beginner Ballet & Tap 10AM Intermediate Jazz 11AM Advanced Hip Hop Jazz Noon Come meet the instructor, get details on the class structure, attire, and more. Masks must be worn at all times! Class registration is $15- only 6 spots available.
Dates: 
01/23/2021
10am- 1pm
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Organization:

Zeal Dance Force

Location:

111 S. Cedar Ridge Dr.
Duncanville, TX, 75116
United States

Phone:

214.356.7489

Summer Intensive Auditions - The Washington Ballet

With cutting edge technology, best-in-class ballet masters and instructors, and a curriculum 75 years perfected, The Washington School of Ballet sets a new standard in ballet education. Our 2021 Summer Intensive provides students in the Upper Level (ages 12+) with the option to either train fully in-studio or in a virtual format. The Washington School of Ballet Summer Intensive gives students from around the world the opportunity to study for five weeks with our acclaimed faculty including Artistic Director Julie Kent and Professional Division Head Xiomara Reyes. Men’s division classes are led by Rinat Imaev and Damien Johnson.
Dates: 
01/23/2021
02/06/2021
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY

2021 MLK Celebration Week

In January 2021, the City of Dallas will host its 39th annual celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a weeks’ worth of virtual events. Our 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Week will begin with a Candle Lighting Ceremony on Friday, January 15th (Dr. King’s birthday) and culminate with a virtual Scholarship & Awards Gala, on Saturday, January 23rd.
Dates: 
01/18/2021
01/19/2021
01/20/2021
times vary
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January Virtual Star Party Online Event- with the Bell Museum of Natural History

Grab your star map and enjoy telescope observing from wherever you are. Our astronomy staff will guide you through the night sky as our telescope, with its new camera features, will live capture deep space objects and stream them to you virtually. Eventbrite registration link coming soon! Don’t forget to download your own Minnesota Skies Guide! https://www.bellmuseum.umn.edu/star-map/
Dates: 
01/22/2021
9:00PM-10:00PM EST, 8:00PM-9:00PM CST, 7:00PM-8:00PM MST, 6:00PM-7:00PM PST
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Location:

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Glow in the Dark PSN- The Little Gym of Rockwall

Our Glow in the Dark Parents' Survival Night is going to be GLOW-tastic! Saturday, January 23, 5:30-9:00, bring your 3-12 year olds (bathroom independent) for hours of gym time, LEGO build, and PIZZA! With games like Hide and Go Seek in the Dark, your kiddo is sure to have SERIOUS FUN! $30 for members, $40 for not-yet members, call 469-769-1190 to reserve your spot! **Glow sticks will be provided**
Dates: 
01/23/2021
5:30-9 pm
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Location:

2881 Market Center Drive
Rockwall, TX, 75032
United States

Phone:

(469) 769-1190

VIRTUAL EVENT: Science Tales with Audubon Society of Portland

Online: Storytime comes to life in this exciting early childhood environmental education exploration program! Kids will hear stories of the earth, animals, how to be a kid exploring the natural world around them, and much more! Students will then engage in at-home activities that connect to the themes of the book read during the session.
Dates: 
01/19/2021
01/26/2021
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
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Location:

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$5 Admission to the Dallas Arboretum

There’s tons of fun to have at the Arboretum in January and February! It may be cold outside, but we have a full slate of events and activities for you at the Dallas Arboretum! We are offering $5 general admission from January 2–31. The Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden is closed for preventative maintenance from January 1 to February 19.
Dates: 
01/18/2021
01/19/2021
01/20/2021
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Organization:

Dallas Arboretum

Location:

8525 Garland Road
Dallas, TX, 75218
United States

Phone:

214.515.6615

Glow Forest

Oak Cliff Cultural Center proudly presents Glow Forest. This art exhibition will be on display January 8, 2020 - February 5, 2020. The exhibition is FREE and can be safely viewed from the outside. Glow Forest is a serene and colorful jungle environment that offers an escape from winter and the turmoil of 2020. As a place of quiet meditation, viewers will be invited to look inside an empty storefront to discover a quiet place of meditation, solace, and inspiration. This piece is part of a series presented in storefronts as a response to the shuttering of small businesses in the wake of the pandemic and social unrest.
Dates: 
01/18/2021
01/19/2021
01/20/2021
10am- 6pm
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Location:

Oak Cliff Cultural Center
223 W Jefferson Blvd
Dallas, TX, 75208
United States

Phone:

(214) 670-3687

Kid's Night Out!- Carefree Colors

Get the kids out of the house for a night so that you can enjoy some peace and quiet! They will get to paint a canvas of their choice and a fun craft. We will provide pizza, drinks, and dessert. Class size is very limited so that we can maintain social distancing. Book your spot now!
Dates: 
01/22/2021
6-9 pm
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Organization:

Carefree Colors

Location:

1301 West Parker Road #110
Plano, TX, 75023
United States

Phone:

(214) 315-5026

ComedySportz Goes Digital! (8 pm Eastern)

Small screen, big laughs! Amid social distancing, ComedySportz Buffalo is back in action! Watch players compete for virtual (family-friendly) comedy glory, all from the comfort of your own home! Registration is free and required through Zoom (limited to the first 100 guests). Running Time Approx 40 minutes.
Dates: 
01/23/2021
01/30/2021
8 pm Eastern
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Once Upon A Time: An Interactive Digital Musical

Second Generation Theatre and Theatre of Youth have collaborated to create an interactive theatre experience for theatre patrons ages 5-12. ONCE UPON A TIME is a 40-minute musical presented via ZOOM. It follows traditional fairy tale characters as they learn about inner strength and becoming the heroes of their own stories. An upbeat, high energy musical with captivating melodies, ONCE UPON A TIME empowers children to proudly be themselves. **ONCE UPON A TIME requires parental participation! Parents/guardians will receive an email with information on setting up some magical items before the show for your child to discover during the performance.**
Dates: 
02/13/2021
02/14/2021
02/16/2021
varies, visit website
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY

I Have a Dream Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month by challenging yourself to go the distance. Run or walk the I Have a Dream Half Marathon, 10K or 5K! Help support our charity partner, Back on My Feet, and sign up for your favorite distance today. Register to run, then run or walk the distance and submit your results by the end of February 2021.
Dates: 
01/18/2021
01/19/2021
01/20/2021
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Location:

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The Matzo Ball Diaries: Stories of Food and Family

FEATURING ORIGINAL L.A. CAST! - Laugh, cry, and discover the power of food to nourish, heal, or move us to action. From learning the secret to Grandma’s brisket, to personal stories of eating disorders, to the fascinating history of how the International House of Pancakes was started, true stories of food, culture, and community are blended together with a healthy dollop of humor for a truly delicious storytelling event...for anyone who loves to eat!
Dates: 
01/18/2021
01/19/2021
01/20/2021
12 am - 11:59 pm
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Location:

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Latin Heat with the RPO

oin Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik for a musical journey from the Spanish heartland to the streets of Havana and Argentina! Featuring Bizet’s Carmen Suite, de Falla’s Ritual of Fire Dances, Lecuona’s Andalucia, Tyzik’s Three Latin Dances, and more!
Dates: 
01/18/2021
01/19/2021
01/20/2021
12 am - 11:59 pm
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY

The Little Mermaid Jr – Fairview Youth Theatre

Journey “under the sea” with Ariel and her aquatic friends in Disney’s The Little Mermaid JR., adapted from Disney’s Broadway production and the motion picture (featuring the enormously popular Academy Award-winning music and delightfully charming book and lyrics). Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories, Disney’s The Little Mermaid JR. is an enchanting look at the sacrifices we all make for love and acceptance.
Dates: 
01/21/2021
01/22/2021
01/23/2021
Thursday, January 21, 7:15pm Friday, January 22, 7:15pm Saturday, January 23, 2:15pm and 7:15pm Sunday, January 24, 2:15pm and 7:15pm Thursday, January 28, 7:15pm Friday, January 29, 7:15pm Saturday, January 30, 2:15pm and 7:15pm Sunday, January 31, 2:15pm and 7:15pm
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Location:

Fairview Youth Theatre
310 Town Place
Fairview, TX, 75069
United States

Phone:

+1 972-422-2575

Bully Prevention Seminar- Legend Martial Arts ATA

If you are looking for an activity to help you become more centered, self-aware and reduce your stress, then martial arts could be your answer! Learning how to remain calm under pressure, quick decision making and managing effective communication are all part of the ATA experience. This “way of life” will guide you in improving your self-management.
Dates: 
01/23/2021
10:30am-12pm
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Location:

2300 W. Morton Street Suite 107
Denison, TX, 75020
United States

Phone:

(903) 487-4480

Flower Mound Farmers Market

Great selection of Regular vendors serving the community with market staples, including produce, meat, eggs, honey, breads, and jam. Patrons can indulge in savory sweets such as pastries, pie, cookies, and candies. Come stroll through the Market on Sunday to sample the wares from local artisans.
Dates: 
01/24/2021
01/31/2021
02/07/2021
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Location:

Parker Square
1400 Cross Timbers Rd
Flower Mound, TX, 75028
United States

Phone:

(972) 884-0680

Rise 'n Shine Storytime (VIRTUAL) - Wednesdays at 10:30am CDT from Franklin Public Library, WI

Rise 'n Shine Storytime is for ages 5 & under. Stay in your pajamas and enjoy a Rise 'n Shine Storytime! This virtual program includes stories, songs, and other early literacy activities for you and your child.
Dates: 
01/20/2021
01/27/2021
02/03/2021
11:30am EDT / 10:30am CDT / 9:30am MDT / 8:30am PDT / 7:30am AKDT
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Location:

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Toddler Nature Time presented by Oncor

Don't let the cold keep you and your little ones cooped up inside this winter! Get up and #GetOutdoors with us at LLELA! In this Winter nature exploration program for toddlers sponsored by Oncor, join us for storytime and a guided hike through your favorite urban wilderness. Registration is required. Click the Tickets link to register or call the Parks and Administration Office at 972.219.3550 to reserve your space. Thanks to Oncor Electric Delivery for making tis program free to the public with your $5/vehicle entry to LLELA!
Dates: 
01/20/2021
01/23/2021
01/27/2021
10-11:30 am
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Location:

201 E Jones St corner of Jones and Kealy Street
Lewisville, TX, 75057
United States

Phone:

972-219-3550

Beat the Winter Blues Parent's Night Out

Attention Parents! Looking for time out of the house with no children or a date night? How about some time for the kids to get out and play? Then Parent's Night Out is for you!! Beat the winter blues and come see us at East Texas Twisters in Canton. Parent's Night Out is the perfect opportunity for your kids to get into the gym and play on their favorite gymnastics equipment and mats! It includes 3 hours of free play and pizza!! Our coaches will be on the floor to help keep everyone safe and ensure they have a good time. Visit our website at ettwisters.com to create an account and fill out our waiver. Call us today to ensure all required paperwork is done and reserve your spot! Then just drop them off and come back at pick-up time! Parent's Night Out is $25 per student and for ages 5 years old and up.
Dates: 
01/23/2021
6-9 pm
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Location:

14089 State Highway 19
Canton, TX, 75103
United States

Phone:

(903) 567-2916

Overachievers Meet-N-Greet

Overachievers Montessori School is an online school offering an affordable full time Montessori program lead by AMS certified teachers. We also offer an amazing STEAM enrichment and Diverse learning program. You’re invited to learn more about our program and to get to know some of our amazing teachers and staff. We are all excited to meet you and your family!
Dates: 
01/20/2021
01/21/2021
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Location:

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Preschool Science Time at Sci-Tech Discovery Center

Does your preschooler love science as much as we do? Each week we read fun science stories, sing and dance about the world around us, get hands-on with robots, and mix up something messy. Wednesdays at 10:00AM. Free with admission. Pre-registration required to reserve your spot and your Jr. Scientist supply kit.
Dates: 
01/20/2021
01/27/2021
02/03/2021
10:00 am - 10:45 am
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Location:

8004 Dallas Pkwy
Frisco, TX, 75034
United States

Phone:

(972) 546-3050

In Conversation with Mark Wilf - January 21 at 7pm Eastern from Commonpoint Queens

As the owner of the Minnesota Vikings for the past 16 years, Mark Wilf has led a transformation of the organization, building a team that consistently competes for championships, providing the best in class fan experience, positively impacting the Minneapolis-St. Paul community, and growing the game of football. Join Commonpoint Queens for an inspirational evening with Mark Wilf and Ken Berger, award-winning sports journalist, taking questions from YOU.
Dates: 
01/21/2021
7pm EDT / 6pm CDT / 5pm MDT / 4pm PDT / 3pm AKDT
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Location:

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Hot Chocolate Day - Tiny Chefs

It's the last day of the month, but it's also Hot Chocolate Day! We are celebrating this delicious day with Mexican Hot Chocolate Donuts. Add a little heat to your donuts or leave it out - either way, this class is going to leave you with a smile and a full belly! Students will be guided through the recipe, live & step-by-step, by our culinary instructors.
Dates: 
01/31/2021
10 am - 11:30 am
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Location:

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January Storytime: Dragon Dance, A Chinese New Year Book - Tennessee State Museum

Tennessee Storytime: "Dragon Dance, A Chinese New Year Book." The Chinese New Year starts on February 12 this year. Come read with us as we learn more about this special holiday!
Dates: 
01/29/2021
3:30 pm - 4 pm
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Location:

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Minnesota Night Skies in February Facebook Live- with the Bell Museum of Natural History

It’s time to head outside and explore the starry skies! Join our planetarium educators on Facebook Live as they take you on a journey of what’s currently visible in the evening skies. Together, we’ll explore the sky above Minnesota, including seasonal constellations, the Moon, and visible planets. There’s something in the sky for everyone! Don’t forget to bring your questions, as we’ll save time for Q & A. Be sure to download your own current Minnesota Skies Guide. https://www.bellmuseum.umn.edu/star-map/ All ages
Dates: 
01/25/2021
5:00PM-5:30PM EST, 4:00PM-4:30PM CST, 3:00PM-3:30PM MST, 2:00PM-2:30PM PST
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Location:

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From the Heart of the Orchestra with the BPO (7 pm Eastern)

BPO musicians present a gift of musical offerings to jumpstart January’s BPOnDemand programs. Several solo and small-ensemble performances featuring our outstanding string, woodwind, brass, and percussion members will warm your heart on a cold winter’s night.
Dates: 
01/19/2021
7 pm
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Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Shrek the Musical, Jr. – Willow Bend Center of the Arts

Beauty is in the eye of the ogre in Shrek The Musical JR., based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film and fantastic Broadway musical. It’s a “big bright beautiful world” as everyone’s favorite ogre, Shrek, leads a cast of fairytale misfits on an adventure to rescue a princess and find true acceptance. Part romance and part twisted fairy tale, Shrek JR. is an irreverently fun show with a powerful message for the whole family.
Dates: 
01/28/2021
01/29/2021
01/30/2021
Thursday, January 28, 7:15 PM Friday, January 29, 7:15 PM Saturday, January 30, 2:15 PM and 7:15 PM Sunday, January 31, 1:15 PM and 6:15 PM
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Location:

Willow Bend Center of the Arts
6121 W Park Blvd, Ste. B216 (Chapel Hill entrance, 2nd floor)
Plano, TX, 75093
United States

Phone:

972-422-2575

CultureFest! Lunar New Year Online Event - At Penn Museum

Kickstart 2021 as CultureFest! takes over January with virtual events leading up to Lunar New Year, a festive holiday celebrated in many Asian cultures. In partnership with Send Chinatown Love.
Dates: 
01/19/2021
01/21/2021
01/26/2021
4:00PM-5:00PM EST, 3:00PM CST, 2:00PM MST, 1:00PM PST, & 12:00PM AKST
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Location:

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Toddler Sundays- Sky Zone Irving

Toddlers Jump for $5 BUCKS!! Yup that's right.... bring your little jumpers to burn off some energy End the weekend with some trampoline FuN!! $5 --- 30 minute Jump Pass ALL DAY SUNDAY We are following CDC, local, and state health department guidelines and have reinforced our health and cleanliness measures
Dates: 
01/24/2021
01/31/2021
10 AM – 5 PM
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Organization:

Sky Zone Irving

Location:

3823 Irving Mall
Irving, TX, 75062
United States

Phone:

(469) 499-3100

Free Family Friendly Community Hike- Oak Cliff Nature Preserve

Join ExploreMore DFW and Landloper Jessy Coleman for a fun family friendly community hike! Meet other outdoor enthusiasts, explore new trails and leave it better! (we ALWAYS carry trash bags to pick up trash on the trail on every ExploreMore hike) Everyone will also get a fun ExploreMore sticker and other fun swag. This event is completely FREE however, we will accept donations and all donations will go to Texas Land Conservancy and DORBA who own and maintain Oak Cliff Nature Preserve. Please register as we will be limiting how many people attend and we can have an idea of how many will attend.
Dates: 
01/23/2021
10am- 12pm
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Location:

Oak Cliff Nature Preserve
2875 Pierce St
Dallas, TX, 75233
United States

Your Silhouette Portrait cut freehand LIVE on Zoom by Master Scissor Artist Karl Johnson

Please join Renowned Silhouette Artist Karl Johnson at a LIVE virtual event where he will be creating hand cut silhouette portraits. Each one takes just minutes and all ages are welcome even the squirmy ones. Original Silhouettes are $30. Payment is made when you register for the event. Please reserve one time slot per person. Duplicate silhouettes and frames will also be available for purchase. Your completed silhouettes will be mailed to you after the event with free shipping!
Dates: 
01/20/2021
01/22/2021
01/27/2021
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Location:

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Astronomy Days 2021 - North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

Join the Museum and the Raleigh Astronomy Club to help you see the big picture — of the Universe! From virtual crafts and activities to moon zooms, lectures to LEGOs, space enthusiasts of all ages will find something to do at Astronomy Days. This year Astronomy Days is VIRTUAL! Join us for 7 days of astronomical programming!
Dates: 
01/25/2021
01/26/2021
01/27/2021
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Location:

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Art At The Park - Castles In The Winter - Farmers Branch Historical Park

Artists will invent the coolest castle and learn how to paint a winter landscape with watercolor techniques and a drinking straw. Inspired by the Dutch artist, Hendrick Avercamp. Artists will also participate in various games. This workshop is guaranteed to be a lot of fun! Recommended age 7 and up. All materials included and snack provided. Face masks required. Please bring a sack lunch and water bottle. Contactless drop off and pick up via carpool line in the Historical Park parking lot.
Dates: 
01/23/2021
9 am - 4 pm
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Location:

2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX, 75234
United States

Phone:

972.406.0184

Four Seasons Soundstage Winter Concert Series

Snuggle up around the fire pits and sway to the tunes of live music on the OUTLAW Taproom patio featuring local musicians and bands every weekend. Complimentary and open to the public.
Dates: 
01/22/2021
01/23/2021
01/29/2021
4-7 pm
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Location:

4150 N MacArthur Blvd
Irving, TX, 75038
United States

Phone:

(972) 717-0700