The Half Dozen

  1. Addison Oktoberfest – Come celebrate fall with one of the most authentic Oktoberfest celebrations outside of Munich since 1987. Addison Oktoberfest brings a Texan twist to this celebration of German culture, food, music and bier. Visitors will have a unique experience with polka bands and other traditional entertainers, games and fun for all ages, the Dachshund Dash, and more. This fest will be held Sept. 15-18. General one day admission is $10. 
  2. Autumn at the Arboretum –The 17th annual Autumn at the Arboretum will be welcoming the season with a showcase of the breathtaking colors of fall including 150,000 autumn flowers accented by pumpkins, gourds and squash. Admission starts at $10.
  3. Dallas Symphony Orchestra – Come be captivated by more than 20 of Gershwin’s most popular compositions from classics like “Porgy & Bess,” “American in Paris,” “Cuban Overture” and “Rhapsody in Blue” to popular hits from the American Songbook, including “I Got Rhythm,” “Stairway to Paradise,” “Someone to Watch Over Me” and “Fascinating Rhythm.” This performance will be Saturday Sept. 17. Tickets start at $15.  
  4. Immersive Monet – From the creator of the original “Immersive Van Gogh”, “Immersive Monet & The Impressionists” is an exploration of colors, depth, light and movement. Impressionists captured the nature of beauty, and beauty of nature, and this immersive exhibition features everything from Monet’s water lilies to Degas’s dancers and more. Admission is $35. 
  5. Velazquez Collection – King Philip IV of Spain’s portrait, by the court painter Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez, will travel from The Frick Collection in New York City to be displayed with Meadows Museum’s own three paintings by this influential artist. The Meadows’s Portrait of “Queen Mariana”and “Female Figure” show artistic growth over his career. The exhibition will be on display through Jan. 15, 2023. Admission is $4 for students and $12 for general audiences. 
  6. Red Hot Chili Peppers – On Sept. 18, performing at the Globe Life Field, the Red Hot Chili Peppers come to Arlington as part of their first stadium tour in the U.S. The band has 11 released albums in their discography. They’ll be joined by special guests The Strokes and Thundercat. Tickets start at $50.


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