7 things to do in East Dallas in June

June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Musical Thursdays
Hear cover bands pay tribute to famous artists from Dave Matthews Band to Fleetwood Mac at an outdoor concert every Thursday at 7 p.m. Performances will be moved indoors to Rosine Hall if Mother Nature is uncooperative.
Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road, 214.515.6615, dallasarboretum.org, $10-$28

June 3, 10, 17, 24
Fresh finds
Purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at
White Rock Market, open every Saturday from
8 a.m.-1 p.m. The market also offers specialty foods, arts and crafts.
Lake Pointe Church, 9150 Garland Road, goodlocalmarket.org, free

June 3
Gustafer Yellowgold
A bright yellow alien named Gustafer Yellowgold returns to the record store to entertain children and adults alike. Songwriter and illustrator Morgan Taylor is the mastermind behind the animated extraterrestrial, slated to perform at noon.
Good Records, 1808 Greenville Ave., 214.752.4663, goodrecords.com, free

June 21-July 22
‘Quixote’
Shakespeare Dallas commemorates the legacies of William Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes with their production of the novel “Don Quixote,” set in modern-day West Texas. Performances start at 8:15 p.m.
Samuell Grand Amphitheater, 1500 Tenison Parkway, 214.559.2778, shakespearedallas.org, $7-$15

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June 23-July 29
‘Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters’
The Zimbabwe-based tale revolves around
a villager’s two daughters, who are polar
opposites. The production features traditional dancing and African music.
Dallas Children’s Theater, 5938 Skillman St., 214.978.0110, dct.org, $17-$30

June 29-Aug. 19
‘Star Trip’
Watch Captain Kurt and Smok as they attempt to stop Darkness from taking over the universe. This satirical performance pokes fun at sci-fi television shows.
Pocket Sandwich Theater, 5400 E. Mockingbird Lane, 214.821.1860, pocketsandwich.com, $10-$25

June 30
Canine companions
K-9 Search and Rescue visits the library to discuss how the working dogs help recover missing people and pets during natural disasters. The summer learning event begins at 1 p.m.
Lakewood Library, 6121 Worth St., dallaslibrary.org, 214.670.1376, free


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