Sept. 16-Oct. 23
Dr. Seuss musical
Dallas Children’s Theater brings some of Dr. Seuss’ most beloved stories to life, including “Cat in the Hat” and “Horton Hears a Who!” This production of “Seussical” is recommended for children ages 5 and older.
Dallas Children’s Theater, 5938 Skillman St., 214.978.0110, dct.org, $17-$30
See some of the most well-tended yards in our neighborhood as the Dallas County Master Gardeners showcase their work. All proceeds benefit the Master Gardeners, who tend school and community gardens, including the ones at Robert E. Lee and Lipscomb elementaries.
Various locations, 214.904.3053, dallascountymastergardeners.org, $15-$20
National Night Out
Spend time with your neighbors and peruse health and safety exhibits at this annual event. Food, music and other activities also will be available.
Tietze Park, 2850 Skillman St., natw.org, free
WingSpan Theatre Company performs “Breadcrumbs” every Thursday-Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. The play follows a fiction writer named Alida and her caretaker, Beth, as they attempt to complete Alida’s autobiography.
Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther Drive, 214.675.6573, dallasculture.org, $20-$25
Discover the most eclectic art studios and artists in neighborhoods near White Rock Lake. The 24th annual Studio Tour will highlight more than 40 creative minds around the lake.
White Rock Lake area, whiterockartists.com, free
Oct. 13-15, 20-22
Becoming a Halloween tradition, White Rock Theater Project presents an original adaptation of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” with its ensemble cast of teens and kids. In Frankenstein’s Monster, a young man is driven by blinding ambition pitted against the creation he abandons to its own violent pursuits.
The Mix at White Rock United Methodist, 1450 Oldgate Lane, wrtp.yapsody.com, $8-10
Cliff May home tour
The Casa View Cliff May Home Tour highlights the mid-century architecture of seven restored homes from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. All proceeds benefit the Greater Casa View Alliance, an organization that advocates for improvements in the Casa View area.
Casa View Oaks, 2663 Millmar Drive, casaviewcliffmay.eventbrite.com, $10-$12
Trunk or Treat
Mata Montessori School hosts its annual community Halloween event with everything from pumpkin cornhole to a hula hoop contest (for both kids and adults) to a haunted house. Admission is free; food and carnival games priced individually.
Mata Montessori School, 7420 La Vista Drive, matamontessori.com, free
Ready, Set, Retire!
Prepare for retirement with Felicia Erwin-Sanders, a former social security administration supervisor and certified financial planner. Erwin-Sanders will review topics ranging from social security to retirement income to Medicare at 10:30 a.m.
Lakewood Library, 6121 Worth St., 214.670.1376, dallaslibrary2.org, free
Stonewall Jackson carnival
The annual carnival at Stonewall Jackson Elementary School is coming up. This year’s event will feature a bungee trampoline, hamster balls, rides, a petting zoo, pony rides, face painting and tons of tasty treats.
Stonewall Jackson Elementary School, 5828 E Mockingbird Lane, stonewalljacksonpta.org, 50 cents
The Healing Hands Ministries Golf Classic raises funds for the organization’s nonprofit medical clinic. There will be a noon shotgun start.
Lakewood Country Club, 1912 Abrams Road, 214.821.1419, healinghandsdallas.org, $165 per player
AIA Dallas Tour of Homes
See one of Wilshire Heights’ standout properties, a home that “embraces the architectural heritage of the earliest Dallas settlers,” on this two-day tour of some of the most architecturally interesting homes of Dallas.
Various locations, 214.742.3242, hometourdallas.com, $10-$100