A little night music
Spend your evening listening to Broadway classics from Stephen Sondheim. The event benefits St. Matthew’s Cathedral Arts’ public programs and also includes a silent auction. The evening of music is scheduled for Oct. 7 and will be held at the cathedral at 5100 Ross Ave. You can find more information at cathedralartsdallas.org. Tickets range in price from $70-$1,000.

Long City Limits
Get ready to rock on behalf of the J.L. Long Middle School Buc Band. Local musicians will donate their talents for a fundraising concert on Oct. 9 from 3-7 p.m. at the Granada Theater.
The line-up includes local bands Rise Against the Machine, Hard Day’s Night and Ronnie Fauss. Bands will be available after their performances to meet fans and sell merchandise. Food trucks will be onsite. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for DISD students and children under 10, and can be purchased at longcitylimits.org. All proceeds benefit music education programs.

Dog Day Afternoon
The 40th anniversary of Operation Kindness’ Dog Day Afternoon is coming to Flag Pole Hill on Oct. 22. You can bring your furry friends to the event. Operation Kindness, the original and largest no-kill animal shelter in North Texas, created Dog Day Afternoon to recognize dog supporters, adopters and advocates. This year’s event will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Flag Pole Hill. The event includes free microchipping for the first 125 dogs. Admission and parking are free.

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