The half dozen

  1.      Othello

Shakespeare in the Park is back with “Othello.” The curtain rises at 8 p.m. almost every night from Wednesday, Sept. 19 until Saturday, Sept. 29. Enjoy this Shakespearean classic while sitting outdoors on a grass lawn at the Samuell-Grand Amphitheatre at 1500 Tenison Pkwy. Tickets are $10.

  1.      ‘Til Midnight at the Nasher

Enjoy a night of live outdoor music, a film screening, and access to the renowned collection of modern and contemporary art at the Nasher Sculpture Center. This Friday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m., the Nasher Garden is featuring live music by artists Negative Gemini and Luna Luna. Additionally, there will be a film screening of “The September Issue. Bring a picnic basket and blanket, or grab street tacos. Admission is free for both the entertainment and art collections.

  1.      Smoked Dallas

The best of Texas is being celebrated on Saturday, Sept. 22 with Smoked Dallas. There will be live country music, games, and most importantly, three hours of complimentary barbeque from 12 of the best BBQ restaurants in Texas, all included in the price of a ticket. The fun includes a mechanical bull, armadillo races, and Trailer Park Olympics in which to participate. The event is located at Main Street Garden in downtown Dallas from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets are $50.

  1.      Drake and Migos

The king of hip-hop is hitting up Dallas for two concerts on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 7:30 p.m. and Thursday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m., accompanied by Migos. Tickets are going fast, so don’t miss your chance to see them perform at the American Airlines Center. Tickets start at $91.

  1.      Newsies

The award-winning musical sensation “Newsies” will be put on by Dallas’ Lyric Stage. Running from Friday, Sept. 21 to Sunday, Sept. 23 at The Majestic Theater at 1925 Elm Street. This New-York based musical has won a string of theatrical awards for score and choreography. Ticket prices start at $29.

  1.      Addison Oktoberfest

It’s that time of year again — Addison is kicking off Oktoberfest celebrations Thursday, Sept. 20 through Sunday, Sept. 23 at Addison Circle Park at 4970 Addison Circle Drive. Entertainment includes traditional Bavarian music, folk dances, carnival rides, and games. There will be traditional German food and beverages such as Paulaner beer, sausage, sauerkraut, and giant pretzels. Thursday and Sunday is free admission, while Friday and Saturday admission is $10.


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