Free Admission at Museum’s Grand Opening! @ Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum
Sep 18 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Please join us for the GRAND OPENING of the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum on Wednesday, September 18!

Admission is FREE for all from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The first 200 guests will receive a free keepsake. Light refreshments will be available to all.

Come show your support and be a part of history! Reserve your tickets NOW at

Paid parking is available in our parking garage at 301 N. Houston Street.

The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum’s permanent exhibition covers events that changed our world, in a voice that is intimate and personal. The exhibition highlights the role of world leaders, and also the men and women who found the strength to endure the unimaginable and accomplish the extraordinary.

Calaveras Giant Puppet Workshop
Sep 18 @ 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm

The Calaveras Workshops will be co-hosted by the Skiddy Street Giant Puppet Company and the Denison Art Council. Wednesday, July 24, 6:30pm to 9:15pm, 114 N. Houston (located between the Katy Depot and Tupelo Honey).

The workshop is FREE to the public. Ages 18 and up are invited to participate in the workshop.

This first workshop will introduce the parts of a giant puppet and begin work on puppet heads. I will provide the balloons, wheat paste, and newspapers to the first session. Also at this workshop I will provide participants a list of supplies needed for constructing the body, hands, and legs. The theme of workshop will be puppets to parade in the annual Dia de Muertos parade, Saturday, November 2.

If you wish to participate or need additional information please contact me at The workshops will be held every Tuesday & Wednesday through October 30th 6:30pm to 9:15, 114 N. Houston. It’s never too late to join!

TMC Lunch & Learn – Diabetes @ Denison Public Library
Sep 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Denison Public Library is pleased to host Texoma Medical Center for our continuing Lunch & Learn Series. The topic for September is Diabetes Education. Registration required. First 20 people to register get free lunch. Click here to register:

North Texas Giving Day Celebration at Schulman’s MBG @ Schulman's Movie Bowl Grille
Sep 19 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us at Schulman’s Movie Bowl Grille in Sherman for a few hours of fun as we celebrate North Texas Giving Day.

Schulman’s Movie Bowl Grille is your one stop shop for entertainment! Dine-in movie theater with leather fully reclining seats, twenty bowling lanes, full service restaurant and bar, arcade with over 50 games, ropes course with zip line, rock walls, axe throwing…they’ve got it all!

Communities Foundation of Texas’ North Texas Giving Day is an 18-hour online giving event designed to empower every person to give back to their community by supporting local nonprofits and causes they care about in one easy-to-use platform.

Greek Food Festival of Dallas
Sep 20 @ 11:00 am – Sep 22 @ 10:00 pm

The corner of Hillcrest and Alpha will be transformed Sept. 20, 21, and 22 into a Greek island. Come and enjoy delicious cuisine and pastries authentically made in the festival kitchen, spirited live music and dance, fun kids’ attractions, and a marketplace brimming with imports and activity.

General Admission and Food and Beverage tickets are now available. Food and Beverage tickets do not include General Admission entry. Free admission for kids 13 and under. Complimentary admission for military personnel and first responders with proper photo I.D.General Admission tickets valid any day.

Event Dates/Times:

Friday, September 20, 11:00 a.m to 10:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 21, 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Sunday, September 22 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Rain or shine the party goes on!

Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us @ Extraterrestrial Highway (Area 51)
Sep 20 @ 2:00 pm – Sep 22 @ 2:00 pm
Plano Balloon Festival, Inc.
Sep 20 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Celebrating 40 years of ballooning in Plano, Texas the 2019 InTouch Credit Union Plano Balloon Festival is a three-day weekend beginning at 4:00 pm on Friday Sept 20, 2019 at Oak Point Park located at 2801 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, TX 75074. The weekend offers something for everyone, entertainment on the FOX 4 community stage and KLUV main stage, fireworks show, kids activities, sky divers, and an enormous variety of food, merchandise and handmade products; and of course the incredible hot air balloons. The balloons will launch Friday at 6pm, Saturday at 7am and 6pm, and Sunday at 7am and 6pm (weather permitting).

For the adventurous, the RE/MAX of Texas parachute team will perform Friday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoons at 5:30pm by jumping from their plane over the park and landing right in the middle of the launch field.

Saturday evening catch the BOOM, BANG, and SIGHT of the spectacular Fireworks presented by Bimbo Bakeries USA. The Festival fireworks show is custom designed and orchestrated by Pyrotex providing an amazing array of colors in the night sky.

Ticket Booths open Friday 4:00PM – 9:00PM | Saturday 8:00AM – 9:00PM | Sunday 8:00AM – 6:00PM
Rides open Friday 4:00PM – 10:00PM | Saturday 8:00AM – 10:00PM | Sunday 8:00AM – 7:00PM

Enjoy the fun and interactive inflatable rides this year in the Central Market Kids Fun Zone. Race through the obstacle courses, zip down the huge slides, ride the pirate ship or the berry-go-round. Be sure to check out the “Toddler Zone.” Designed with young toddlers in mind, they can experience the fun of inflatables that are just their size. Children can enjoy the creative make and take art activities in our FREE Kids Korner as they make their way through the different craft stations. Get your Face Painted and explore music at the Plano Symphony Orchestra Instrument Area.

Get registered to run the 2019 Plano Balloon Festival Half Marathon, 10k, 5k and 1k races – #PBFRaces

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