Arts and Entertainment Calendar

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  1. Saturday, October 13


    • Designing Gardens for Butterflies & Other Pollinators – 9:30 a.m., Canyon Crest Park
    • State Fair of Texas – 10 a.m.-10 p.m., through October 21, Fair Park, Dallas
    • Irving Chautauqua: Unexpected Texas Historical Cemeteries/Day Trips – 2 p.m., South Irving Library
    • The Mambo Kings: A Latin Jazz Tour – 7:30 p.m., Irving Symphony Orchestra, Carpenter Performance Hall
    • Nawab Sirajuddaula – 8:30 p.m., through October 13, Dallas Bangla Theater, Dupree Theater

    Sunday, October 14


    • Second Sunday Funday:  Animals, Animals Everywhere! – 1-4 p.m., Irving Arts Center Suite 200
    • Docent-Led Gallery Tours – 2:30 p.m., Irving Arts Center
    • Arabian Nights – 3:30 p.m., New Philharmonic Orchestra of Irving, Carpenter Performance Hall

    Monday, October 15


    • Painting with Sound Exhibit – 10 a.m.-4 p.m., International Museum of Cultures, Duncanville
    • Bruno Mars – 8 p.m., American Airlines Center, Dallas
    • Texas Music Scene Filming with Reckless Kelly – 8 p.m., Gas Monkey Live, Dallas

    Tuesday, October 16


    • Adopt a Shelter Dog Month: Big Dogs Adoption Event – 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Irving Animal Care Campus
    • Illuminate Irving – 5:30-7:30 p.m., Irving Family Advocacy Center, Mandalay Canal
    • Public Meeting:  New Fire Station #4 – 7 p.m., Lee Park Recreation Center
    • A Paranormal Evening with Alice Cooper – 8 p.m., The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory

    Wednesday, October 17


    • “Lyle Novinski: A Life in Art” – Irving Arts Center Main Gallery, through November 11
    • Kirk Thurmond – 6:30 & 10:30 p.m., Texas Lottery Plaza at the Toyota Music Factory
    • 4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince – 7:30 p.m., The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory

    Thursday, October 18


    • Playing with Chess – through November 25, Focus Gallery
    • Fright Fest – 6-11 p.m., Six Flags Over Texas, Arlington
    • Grapevine Night Watchman Tour – 7 p.m., Grape Vine Springs Winery
    • “Nina Simone:  Four Women” – 7:30 p.m., through October 28, Jubilee Theatre, Fort Worth

    Friday, October 19


    • 2018 Dallas Fan Days – 4 p.m., The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
    • Irving Concert Series, Fall Edition:  CANTA Rhythm & Brass – 7 p.m., Whistlestop Plaza
    • Not Fade Away: The Ultimate Buddy Holly Experience – 7:30 p.m., Entertainment Series, Carpenter Performance Hall
    • DJ Yuna – 8 p.m., Texas Lottery Plaza at the Toyota Music Factory

    Saturday, October 20


    • Teen Driver Safety Fair – 1-4 p.m., AAA Texas, Lively Pointe Youth Center
    • Saturday School: Storytelling with Pictures & Words – 2 p.m., through November 17, Irving Art Center Suite 200
    • Weekend Concert with 1,2,3 Andres and Christina – 2:30 p.m., East Branch Library
    • Ladies of Soul: An Evening of Jazz, Blues & Gospel – 6 p.m., Irving Black Arts Council, Dupree Theater
    • ALT 103.7 presents: Blue October – 7 p.m., The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
    • Simone Sala, Piano – 7:30 p.m., Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra, Carpenter Performance Hall

    Sunday, October 21


    • The Laughter League presents the Petite Place – 2 & 5 p.m., Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas
    • DHOAD Gypsies of Rajasthan – 2:30 p.m., Carpenter Performance Hall
    • Hot Soup – 5:30 & 10:30 p.m., Texas Lottery Plaza at the Toyota Music Factory
    • 88 Degrees & Rising Tour: Rich Brian, Joji, Higher Brothers – 7 p.m., The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory

    Monday, October 22


    • Garth Williams:  Illustrator of the Century – through January 27, 2019, Dupree Lobby
    • Screamin’ Green Hauntoween – 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Crayola Experience, Plano
    • Itzhak Perlman – 7:30 p.m., Winspear Opera House, Dallas

    Tuesday, October 23


    • Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka Jr. – Noon, through November 3, Artisan Center Theater, Hurst
    • The Great American Read Grand Finale – 7 p.m., South Irving Library
    • Rocktober Concert Series:  Uptown Funk (Bruno Mars Tribute) – 7 p.m., Wayne Ferguson Plaza, Lewisville

    Wednesday, October 24


    • Midterm Battleground Talkers Tour: The Future of Conservatism – 7 p.m., Carpenter Performance Hall
    • “Carmen” – 7:30 p.m., Dallas Opera, Winspear Opera House, Dallas 
    • Josh Groban & Idina Menzel – 8 p.m., American Airlines Center, Dallas

    Thursday, October 25


    • Artini Hour – 6 p.m., River Legacy Living Science Center, Arlington
    • KEGL Freakers Ball 2018, feat. GHOST – 6:30 p.m., Theatre at Grand Prairie
    • Julie Kagawa YA Book Launch Party – 7 p.m., Valley Ranch Library
    • Cool Thursday Concert Series:  Man in the Mirror (Michael Jackson Tribute) – 7 p.m., Dallas Arboretum

    Friday, October 26


    • Commerce Street Night Market: Southern Comfort Market – 6-10 p.m., Pike West Commerce, Dallas
    • DJ SC – 8 p.m., Texas Lottery Plaza at the Toyota Music Factory
    • The Parker House Haunted Attraction – 7 p.m.-Midnight, through October 31, The Parker House, Denton