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10.07.10-10.23.10 TWO ON THE AISLE $17-$20
The Wingspan Theatre Company presents two plays in one that explore revealing tales of the middle-class American family. “Two on the Aisle: The American Dream and The Sand Box” comes from Edward Albee’s early years as an influential playwright. Written in 1959, “The Sand Box” depicts a materialistic, dysfunctional family followed by the story’s resolution in “The American Dream”, which exposes the hollowness of our country’s most accepted ideals. The show previews Oct. 6 and features post-show discussions Oct. 15 and 22. Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther. 214.675.6573 or wingspantheatre.com.

10.02 DALLAS ELKS GARAGE SALE FREE The Dallas Elks ladies will host a large indoor garage sale, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the lodge, offering jewelry, house wares, baby goods and accessories from more than 40 families. The event also features a coffee bar, and fried hot dogs and chili. Proceeds benefit Lodge No. 71. 8550 Lullwater.

10.02 DALLAS CLOTHING EXCHANGE FREE Drop off clean, gently worn clothes and shop for new ones at the fall Dallas Clothing Exchange, noon-6 p.m. Early drop-off is open the week before and the day of the event until 11:30 a.m. First United Lutheran Church, 6202 E. Mockingbird. theclothingexchange.com.

10.07 J.L. LONG RUN $10-$15 J.L. Long Middle School will host its 14th annual one-mile fun run and 5k run at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m., respectively. The event is the PTA’s primary fundraiser of the year. 6116 Reiger. jllong.com.

10.08-10.31 THE CURSE OF CASTLE MONGREW
$12-$23 In this children’s horror comedy, a young orphan girl moves into her strange uncle’s creepy castle. Dallas Children’s Theater at Rosewood Center, 5938 Skillman. 214.740.0051 or dct.org.

10.09 OCTOBER MARKET FREE The St. Thomas Aquinas Mothers’ Association will host its ninth annual October Market, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the church’s Lower School Campus. The event features more than 50 vendors selling jewelry, clothing, art and food. A silent auction will benefit St. Vincent de Paul. 6255 E. Mockingbird. octobermarket.com.

10.09 AUTHOR SERIES FREE The Friends of the Audelia Road Library present author Sally Rodriguez and her book, “White Rock Lake” at 2 p.m. It chronicles the lake from its inception in the early 1900s to today. The library also will host its first art show. 10045 Audelia Road. For more details, call 214.670.1350.

10.14 A WRITER’S GARDEN
$50-$100 The Writer’s Garden Literary Series presents a luncheon 11 a.m.-1 p.m., featuring landscape architect Chip Calloway at the Dallas Arboretum. Proceeds benefit the Women’s Council. 8525 Garland Road. womenscouncildallasarboretum.org.

10.15 IBERAMERICAN CELEBRATION $25 The Orchestra of New Spain will continue its 22nd season with a concert, “The Italian Face of IberAmerican Music”, at 7 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church. 6121 E. Lovers. neworchestraofspain.org.

10.16 WHITE ROCK ‘N ROW 5K
FREE (entry is $30-$80) The White Rock Boathouse will host its inaugural 5k Regatta, featuring 46 races starting at 8 a.m. at the south end of White Rock Lake. Crew registration ends Oct. 9. 2810 White Rock Road.
regattacentral.com.

10.16
LADY OF THE LAKE FALL BENEFIT
$75 For the Love of the Lake and Bath House Cultural Center will host a benefit featuring food, a silent auction and live music by Down Fever at Lakewood Theater at 7 p.m. Buy tickets at Lakewood Professional Bank or Whole Foods Lakewood. For details, visit whiterocklake.org.

10.16 STONEWALL JACKSON FALL CARNIVAL FREE Stonewall Jackson Elementary will host its annual fall carnival, 1-5 p.m., featuring food, rides, bounce houses, face painting and a Halloween costume contest. 5828 E. Mockingbird. 972.749.7200.

10.16-10.17 WHITE ROCK LAKE ARTISTS’ TOUR
FREE The 18th annual White Rock Lake Artists’ Studio Tour features work from 48 neighborhood artists at five venues near the lake, including Artistic Gatherings, Bath House Cultural Center, Creative Arts Center, Studio Arts and White Rock Weaving Center. The self-tour is
10 a.m.-5 p.m. each day. whiterockartists.com.

10.22 SANGER STAMPEDE FALL CARNIVAL
FREE Sanger Elementary will have its fall carnival and 1k fun run, 4-8 p.m., featuring children’s activities, a rock climbing wall, food, music, hayrides and other festivities. The fun run starts at 4 p.m. 8410 San Leandro. 972.749.7600.

10.23 WALK, WAG & RUN
$5-$35 The Lakewood Service League will host its seventh annual community festival, promoting fitness for families and pets with Halloween-themed entertainment. The event features a 5k and 10k for humans and their furry companions, 8 a.m.-noon at White Rock Lake. Proceeds benefit the YMCA at White Rock, For the Love of the Lake and the Friends of White Rock Lake Dog Park. A kids’ fair will feature bounce houses, a petting zoo, face painting, a pumpkin patch and Halloween contests. For ticket details, visit lakewoodserviceleague.org.

10.23
TASTE OF GREENVILLE AVENUE
FREE More than 30 Greenville Avenue restaurants will offer tastings and samplings, starting at $2 each. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. A stage will feature live music all day. Richmond and Greenville. tasteofgreenvilleavenue.com.

10.27
PET COSTUME PARTY
FREE Dee’s Doggie Den will host its eighth annual Halloween Pet Costume Party, 7:30-9:30 p.m., featuring food, spirits and games like Disco Doggie Dancing. Costumes are required for pets and encouraged for humans. 6444 E. Mockingbird. deesdoggieden.com.

10.29-10.30
GHOST TALES
$5 The Dallas Storytelling Guild will gather at 7 p.m. to share ghost stories at the Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther. dallasstorytelling.org.

10.31 SWISS AVENUE HALLOWEEN
FREE On Halloween night, trick-or-treaters will gather along historic Swiss Avenue where residents hand out goodies and display extravagant decorations.


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