Friday

The Great Pumpkin

Kick off October with a visit to the Arboretum’s Pumpkin Village. The display includes houses made from more than 90,000 pumpkins, gourds and squash.

Where: Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road

Cost: Free with $15 admissions ticket

Info: dallasarboretum.org

Saturday

Book Bargain

Support your local library and score some cheap books at the Lakewood Library Friends’ annual fundraiser. Thousands of gently used books and media will be available for purchase at discount prices.

Where: Lakewood Branch Library, 6121 Worth St.

Cost: Free

Info: lakewoodlibraryfriendsdallas.org

PorchFest

Homegrown musicians will perform on expansive front porches along Swiss Avenue homes. Food, drinks and crafts will be available for purchase with all proceeds benefiting Peak’s Addition.

Where: 4700-4800 block of Swiss Avenue

Cost: Free

Info: dallasporchfest.org

Toss for Tots

Bring your A-game at this neighborhood cornhole tournament. Registration fees and concession sales will benefit the Pre-Geneva Association. Bring diapers to donate to the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center and be entered to win a raffle.

Where: CrossFit White Rock, 5815 Live Oak St.

Cost: $100 for teams, $25 for spectators

Info: pregeneva.com

Celebrate the Trees

Enjoy a picnic under the trees at the 13th annual Celebration Tree Grove dedication ceremony.

Where: Celebration Tree Grove at White Rock Lake Park

Cost: Free

Info: whiterocklake.org


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