After my blog yesterday with a roundup of weekend events, I continued to get email reminders about more weekend events, most of which I had included in our monthly calendar. The events below are taken directly from May’s Out and About calendar. If you’re looking to get out this weekend, there’s plenty of oportunities!


May 3 – 4 Charity garage sale

Ready to rummage? The Magdalen House is hosting a huge charity garage sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days.

Magdalen House, 1302 Redwood,, 214.324.9261


 Out and About: May 2013

May 3 – 4 Eclectic Gallery

Eclectic Galleries presents an exclusive collection of handcrafted jewelry from 18 American artisans working in gemstones, fine metals, enamel, pearl, glass, clay, and drusy quartz. There will be a meet-the-artist reception with refreshments on Friday from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Eclectic Galleries, 6725 Snider Plaza, 469.759.6501


May 4 Love our Native Plants and Prairies Day

The North Texas Master Naturalists are hosting a family event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with activities for the kids, such as making seed balls and cornhusk dolls, around the picnic tables on the north side of the Bath House. “Twice Upon a Time” storytellers will be there along with Captain Chrysalis, superhero entomologist.

Bath House Cultural Center grounds,, 214.663.2268, free


May 4 Spring Fling at the Hills

Pack a picnic or grab a hot dog at the Spring Fling at the Hills with Greenland Hills United Methodist Church. This kids event from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. will feature a petting zoo, bounce house, games and more.

Greenland Hills Preschool, 5835 Penrose,, free


May 4 Santa Fe Pub Ride

Grab your friends and your bicycles for the first ever Santa Fe Trail Pub Crawl at 11 a.m. There will be beer specials along the way at The Lot, Craft & Growler, and Deep Ellum Brewery. The event benefits the FotSFT, so a $20 donation is encouraged.

Santa Fe Trail at White Rock Lake,, $20 donation


May 4 Summer Adventures in Fair Park

Fair Park will debut its Summer Adventures in Fair Park in May, which will feature 18 acres of rides, games, stage shows, water-play pools, fountains and misters. It also focuses on the Top o’ Texas ride, which is 500 feet tall and offers a panoramic view of downtown Dallas and the metroplex.

Fair Park,, 214.428.8000, $29.95 for adults, $24.95 for seniors and kids under 48 inches.

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