Young woman wearing a handmade dinosaur mask in an empty parking lot

July 26

A dino-mite show

“Camp Cretaceous,” a late-night parody of “Jurassic Park,” is 65 million years in the making. Be “en-raptor-ed” watching eccentric billionaire John Hammandcheese as he struggles to convince his lawyers to sign off on a summer camp that features dinosaurs. 

Where: Pocket Sandwich Theatre, 5400 E. Mockingbird Lane

Cost: $15

Info: pocketsandwich.com

July 4

Happy birthday America

Lakewood’s 55th annual Fourth of July parade begins at 10 a.m. with classic vehicles, bicycles and candy galore. 

Where: Lakewood Drive and Cambria Boulevard

Cost: Free

Info: lakewoodparade.com

July 13

Too hot to handle

See if you can beat the heat with a 5K, 10K and half marathon for all running levels.

Where: Norbuck Park, 200 N. Buckner Blvd.

Cost: $35-$115

Info: runproject.org

July 13

Waggin’ tales

This story hour just for dogs gives you and your fur baby an excuse to enjoy some time together at the park. 

Where: Lakewood Branch Library, 6121 Worth St.

Cost: Free

Info: dallaslibrary.org

July 19

King George

Tap your cowboy boots to tunes like “Amarillo by Morning” and “Does Fort Worth Ever Cross Your Mind” at this tribute to one of the greatest country music stars of all time. 

Where: Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville Ave.

Cost: $15-$24

Info: granadatheater.com


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