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Munger Place Historic District

Old East Dallas’ Munger Place neighborhood is holding a three-day celebration this weekend of their historic district. From Sept. 19-21, the tour will feature beautifully preserved homes in the nation’s largest collection of Prairie-style residences. “Munger Place Days” will also feature a wine walk preview of homes, a historical exhibit, a symposium on the renovation and care of vintage homes, and a street festival and arts fair with live music, food trucks, dozens of artisans and vendors, and children’s activities.  Proceeds support the historic district’s preservation efforts and local charities. Start with the Wine Walk preview on Friday from 6-8 p.m.; then join the Home Tour and Historical Exhibit on Saturday or Sunday from noon-6 p.m.; Also enjoy the Street Festival and Arts Fair on Sunday from noon-6 p.m. The Home Tour is $12 in advance, $15 at the door; Friday-night Wine Walk is $25 in advance, $30 at the door; Street Festival and Arts Fair is free; purchase tickets at www.mungerplace.com or at Whole Foods Lakewood. For more information, contact Christopher Hart 832.860.4496 or mungerplacedays@gmail.com.

Though Nov. 23, “The Cycles of the Fig Tree” by Carlos Cázares, a Mexican visual artist specializing in the disciplines of painting, sculpture and graphics. Cázares work seeks to “expose his heart to the light of the Creator, and constantly seeks a way to impress the life of God on his canvases.” Through his experimentation with pigments and mineral deposits, he has found that materials such as gold and silver offer a beautiful refraction of light that enriches his work. His abstract works reflect an appreciation of ancient techniques applied in a contemporary setting. The exhibit is available at St. Matthew’s Cathedral Arts center, in the Justus Sundermann Gallery, located at 5100 Ross. Go to cathedralartsdallas.org, or call 214.887.6552 to schedule a free visit.

On Sept. 21, Open Classical, a non-profit arts organization in Dallas, presents the second program of a new season with “Around the World and Beyond” at Times Ten Cellar in Lakewood. “Around the World and Beyond” is a musical journey that begins with a trip through varying cultures and culminates in the universal tale of the sacrificial hero. The event is this weekend on Sunday, Sept. 21, at 6 p.m. at Times Ten Cellars, located at 6324 Prospect Avenue. Tickets are $20.

Dallas Senior Employment Council will host a job fair for individuals 50+ on Tuesday, Sept. 23 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Skillman Church of Christ located at 3014 Skillman Street in East Dallas. Geared to those looking for a new job, planning a career change or seeking to return to the workforce after retirement, this event is free and open to individuals age 50 and older.

Through Sept. 27, visit the Bath House Cultural Center to see “Split Seconds,” an exhibit presented as part of the center’s Curate+Collaborate Exhibition Series. Marilyn Waligore and Emily Loving are the co-curators of this exhibition, and their exhibit aims to “rethink the emphasis on a single moment in time.” Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther, bathhousecultural.com, 214.670.8749, free.

Also through Sept. 27, the White Rock Lake Museum in the Bath House Cultural Center presents ‘Refreshing Journey,’ an exhibition of drawings inspired by White Rock Lake from Dallas artist Jenny Hong DeLaughter. The exhibition depicts scenes from life at the lake — images of family gatherings, landscapes, wildlife and other special moments. Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther, bathhousecultural.com, 214.670.8749, free.


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