This Saturday, Sept. 19, is the 10th annual Tour des Fleurs, which raises money for the arboretum and offers 10k and 20k race courses around White Rock Lake. The races start at 7 a.m., and there are 16 cash prizes for top runners. The Dallas Arboretum is located at 8525 Garland Road. Go to toursdesfleurs.com for more. Tickets are $50-$65.
Starting this Saturday, Sept. 19 and running through Nov. 25, fall arrives at the Dallas Arboretum during Autumn at the Arboretum, with 75,000 pumpkins, gourds and squash, plus 150,000 fall blooms, including chrysanthemums and impatiens. Dallas Arboretum is located at 8525 Garland Road. Go to dallasarboretum.org for more. Entrance is $10-$15.
This Saturday, Sept. 19, the Lakewood Library Friends’ annual book sale is from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The sale includes 15,000 books, DVDs and other media, plus crafts, face painting and activities for kids. Lakewood Library is at 6121 Worth. Call 214.670.1376 or go to lakewoodlibraryfriends.org for more. The event is free.
Also on Saturday, Sept. 19, the son of a West Dallas native, Doyle Bramhall II, brings his soulful blues guitar sound to Lower Greenville for a 9 p.m. show. C.C. Adcock opens. Granada Theater is at 3524 Greenville. Call 214.824.9933 or go to granadatheater.com for more. Tickets are $25-$40.
Sundown at Granada offers a free movie and half-price whiskey every Wednesday. Tonight, Sept. 15 is “Moonrise Kingdom” at 8:30 p.m. after the GOP debate. Sundown at Granada is located at 3520 Greenville. Call 214.823.8305 or visit the website for more. The viewing is free.
Running through Sept. 26 is “Bride of Frankenstein: The Musical” at Pocket Sandwich Theater. It has monsters singing, dancing and telling jokes. What more do you need? Pocket Sandwich Theater is located at 5400 E. Mockingbird. Call 214.821.1860 or go to pocketsandwich.com for more. Tickets are $12-$25.
See the photo exhibit “Wild and Peaceful” running through Sept. 26. Neighborhood artist Anna Palmer has been photographing wildlife and landscapes at White Rock Lake for several years. Her photos are on display at the White Rock Museum, inside the Bath House at 521 E. Lawther. Go to the website for more, or call 214.670.8749. The exhibit is free.
Through Sept. 18, donate books, audio books, CDs, DVDs and other media to the Lakewood Library Friends’ annual book sale in September. Lakewood Library is at 6121 Worth. Call 214.670.1376 or go to lakewoodlibraryfriends.org for more.
Still have that old VHS player? If you’re looking for a reason to dust it off and give it a whirl, stop by the flagship location of Half Price Books on Northwest Highway on Friday. All VHS tapes in stock priced at $4.98 or less will be sold for $1 on Fridays only, until further notice. Call 214.379.8000 for details.
Vickery Meadow Good Local Market will set up shop in the parking lot of the Flagship HPB every Sunday, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The market provides a connection between local farmers, food producers and craftsmen within our community. Shop food, clothes, jewelry and more, all made by North Texans. The Vickery Meadow Good Local Market accepts debit/credit cards and the Lone Star Card. Support for the market comes from the Vickery Meadow Improvement District. Go to the website for more.
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