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Halloween Recipe - Stuffed Roaches - Date 10/17/2017

Looking for the perfect gross and fun Halloween appetizer? Try these “Stuffed Roaches”.

Ingredients:

Pitted Dates

Cream Cheese, softened

Walnuts, finely minced

Mix cream cheese with minced walnuts. Split each date enough to fill with mixture. Super easy!!

Recipe can be found at: http://www.kidskubby.com/8gross-halloween-food-ideas/4/

#halloween #grossfoodfun

Park and Palate - Date 10/11/2017

One of the best culinary events of the year is back to Klyde Warren Park, Park and Palate. Park and Palate is an annual fundraiser celebrating the Texas culinary scene. Area popular chefs with breweries and spirits from around the globe will spend the weekend treating your taste buds. Enjoy amazing food and drinks with the beautiful Dallas skyline this weekend. Tickets are $75 per person.

Date/Time: October 13th – 14th, 2017

Location: Klyde Warren Park – 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Dallas, TX 75201

For more information, visit: http://www.parkandpalate.org/

#Dallas #foodie #experience

Cocktails for Kittens - Date 10/10/2017

Love beer? Love animals? Then Cocktails for Kitties and Beer for Barn Cats is for you! Help raise money for our fuzzy little friends with Feral Friends and Barn Cats Inc. at Ten Bells Tavern. Money raised from the specialty cocktails of the day and 3 Nations Brewing beer will go to help. Drink up and help the kittens! Have fun!

Date/Time: Friday, October 15th, 2017

Location: Ten Bells Tavern – 232 W 7th Street, Dallas, TX 75208

For more information, visit: http://www.dallasobserver.com/event/cocktails-for-kitties-and-beer-for-barn-cats-9937325

#kittens #charity #Dallas

DIY Halloween Costumes - Date 10/05/2017

Looking for a budget friendly Halloween costume?  We have you covered.

Unisex - Mummy:  White clothes and toilet paper, that’s it.  Just roll some toilet paper (plain, no print) around yourself and voila!

Partner – Velma and Shaggy:  Velma will need an orange turtleneck, red skirt, orange socks and black rimmed glasses.  Shaggy will need a green t-shirt and brown pants.  All done!

Female – Audrey Hepburn:  Pull that little black dress out of the closet.  Pair it with black heels and a tiny tiara and you have that classy Breakfast at Tiffany’s look!

Male – Derek Zoolander:  All you need is a little makeup and a killer gaze.  Grab a patterned headband, dark eyeshadow and work on that blue steel face.

 

#halloweenfun #halloween #diy

Haunted House - Date 10/03/2017

Who is ready to scream??!! It is that time of the year, time to face your fears and have some fun while you are at it. Lucky for us thrill-seekers, we have plenty of great haunted attractions in our area. Check out a few below.

 

Cutting Edge Haunted House – Filled with live actors, monsters and chilling special effects, this multi-story haunted house is sure to keep you up at night. As you walk through the 100-year-old abandoned meat packing plant, you will experience multiple terrifying themes. Something for everyone! http://www.cuttingedgehauntedhouse.com/cutting.cfm#.WdQTNWhSzIU

 

Boneyard Haunted House – Movie quality props, new scenes, high-tech effects and much more is waiting for you at Boneyard Haunted House. This year they have gone bigger than ever so come see what everyone is talking about this Halloween season. http://www.theboneyard.org/index.php

 

Dan’s Haunted House – There is something extra spooky when you are outside at night and Dan’s Haunted House takes full advantage of this by providing a full feature outdoor haunted attraction. This year will feature Japanese inspired sets and live entertainment actors that will make sure you have a bone chilling time! http://www.danshauntedhouse.com/

 

#HauntedHouse #Scream #Halloween

Tacolandia - Date 09/27/2017

Who loves tacos?? We are just kidding, we know the answer to that…everyone! In two weekends Tacolandia will be at the Dallas Farmers Market which means unlimited taco samples for all. Over 35 vendors will be providing their famous tacos for you to sample. Tickets are only $25 per person and include entry into the event, unlimited taco samples, music, and access to cash bar. Sounds delicious!

 

Location: Dallas Farmers Market - 920 S Harwood St, Dallas, TX 75201

 

Date/Time: Saturday, October 7, 2017 4PM-7PM

 

For more information visit: https://www.tacolandiadallas.com/

 

#Dallas #Tacolandia #delicious

Autumn at the Arboretum - Date 09/25/2017

One of the must-see attractions every year is back, Autumn at the Arboretum. The theme for this year is Wizard of Oz, with all the beautiful fall flowers and plants in bloom, and the internationally-acclaimed Pumpkin Village. Sometime between now and November 22nd, you need to head to the Dallas Arboretum to check out this masterpiece. See over 90,000 pumpkins, gourds, and squash, along with hay bales, cornstalks, and Wizard of Oz themed décor. This should be on everyone’s fall to-do list!

 

Location: Dallas Arboretum - 8525 Garland Rd, Dallas, TX 75218

 

Date/Time: Now through November 22nd, 2017

 

For more information visit: http://www.dallasarboretum.org/visit/seasonal-festivals-events/autumn-at-the-arboretum

 

#Dallas #WizardofOz #PumpkinVillage

Cool Thursdays Concert Series - Date 09/20/2017

If you haven’t spent a Thursday evening at the Dallas Arboretum yet this month, you should head that way before the end of October. Every Thursday through October 26th, the Dallas Arboretum and Wells Fargo will be hosting Cool Thursdays, bringing you a fun fall concert each week. If you plan to go during the month of October, look into the new wine or beer tasting option held at Café on the Green from 6-7PM. Enjoy!

 

Location: Martin Rutchik Concert Stage & Lawn - 8525 Garland Rd, Dallas, TX 75218

 

Date/Time: Thursday evenings now through October 26th, starting at 7PM

 

For more information visit: http://www.dallasarboretum.org/visit/seasonal-festivals-events/cool-thursdays-concert-series

 

#Dallas #CoolThursdays #concert

The State Fair of Dallas is Almost Here - Date 09/14/2017

It’s almost that time again!!  Time to indulge in delicious fair food, enjoy amazing entertainment, and see some of your favorite animals. Our favorite annual event is only a couple of weeks away, the State Fair of Dallas. September 29th is opening day so time to check out the calendar and plan your visits. This year’s live entertainment lineup features Wilson Phillips, Charlie Daniels Band,  Flo Rida with Macy Kate, Maren Morris and many, many more. When it comes to putting on a great event, it doesn’t get much better than the State Fair of Dallas!

Location: Fair Park- 1300 Robert B Cullum Blvd, Dallas, TX

Date/Time: September 29th – October 22nd

For more information visit: http://bigtex.com/

#bigtex #statefairofdallas #fair2017

Dallas Observer BrewFest 2017 - Date 09/06/2017

Who is ready to drink some beer?  This Saturday is the 7th Annual Dallas Observer BrewFest presented by Whole Foods.  If you have been in the past, you know nothing beats the variety of beer found at this event.  Everything from local brews to beers from around the globe will be ready for you to sample.  Enjoy an evening of beer, entertainment, and amazing food vendors this upcoming Saturday.

Location: Dallas Farmers Market – 920 S. Harwood, Dallas, TX

Date/Time: Saturday, September 9th, 2017; 7-10PM

For more information visit: https://www.dobrewfest.com/

#Texas #localfun #BREWFESTDAL