This weekend: comedy, free music and statue debut

Delbert the Dragon will make its debut at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden this Saturday, June 23. This will be Gary Lee Price’s fourth statue at the Arboretum. There will also be six scheduled readings on Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m., 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. Admission is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and $10 for children aged 3-12. For more information on readings and tickets, visit the website.

The Bath House Cultural Center’s Festival of Independent Theatres continues this weekend from Thursday through Sunday. Single-day tickets are $18 while festival passes range in price. View the full schedule on the website.

This week is Granada’s “Free Week” to celebrate music. There will be a limited number of free tickets with $5 tickets that can help you skip the line. Concerts start at 8 p.m. each night with a 14 and up age restriction. Visit the website for a full list of artists performing.

Backdoor Comedy will be hosting a stand-up comedy showcase this Friday, July 22 at 9 p.m. and Saturday, July 23 at 8 and 10:15 p.m. Be ready to laugh from comics from Comedy Central, Showtime, NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” and more. The event is 18 and up and tickets start at $14.

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This is the last week to catch “Pinkalicious” at the Dallas Children’s Center. The show will last from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Tickets start at $15 and are still available on the website.

Next Tuesday, July 26, the Juliette Fowler Communities will present the Secret World of Music with Steve Lund from 2-3:30 p.m. The presentation will take place in Schneider Chapel and is free to the public. Reserve your seat by calling 214.818.0344. For more information, visit the website.


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