5 things to do in East Dallas this Memorial Day weekend

May 23

Whiskey Prophets

This Texas-based alt-country, Americana band performs a free show at the Granada Theater.

Where: Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville Ave.

Cost: Free

More info: granadatheater.com

May 25

A paw-triotic run

Unleashed Paws presents a Memorial Day weekend Fur Fun Run, which includes a 5K and a 1-mile pet stroll along the Katy Trail and White Rock Lake. Following the event, check out the Ameri-Dog Paw-ty with music, food, pup pools, pup treats and more.

Where: White Rock Alehouse & Brewery, 7331 Gaston Ave.

Cost: $25-$40

More info: unleashedpaws.com

Honoring armed forces

Active duty members and veterans of the U.S. military, as well as first responders, get free admission to the main garden through Monday. Enjoy $2 hot dogs and root beer floats, live music, face painting and a petting zoo.

Where: Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road

Cost: Free-$15

More info: dallasarboretum.org

Congrats grads

Cheer on Woodrow Wilson High School students as they cross the stage and become Wildcat alums. For more information on commencement ceremonies for neighborhood schools, visit the Dallas ISD website.

Where: Alfred J. Loos Sports Complex, 3815 Spring Valley Road

Cost: Free

More info: dallasisd.org/graduations

May 27

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra begins its outdoor concert series with its annual Memorial Day concert at Flag Pole Hill near White Rock Lake. Attendees can expect patriotic music that culminates in a fireworks display.

Where: Flag Pole Hill, 8015 Doran Circle

Cost: Free

More info: mydso.com

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By |2019-06-03T16:25:27-05:00May 22nd, 2019|Events, News|1 Comment

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