The Great Pumpkin

Kick off October with a visit to the Arboretum’s Pumpkin Village. The display includes houses made from more than 90,000 pumpkins, gourds and squash.

Where: Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road

Cost: Free with $15 admissions ticket



Book Bargain

Support your local library and score some cheap books at the Lakewood Library Friends’ annual fundraiser. Thousands of gently used books and media will be available for purchase at discount prices.

Where: Lakewood Branch Library, 6121 Worth St.

Cost: Free



Homegrown musicians will perform on expansive front porches along Swiss Avenue homes. Food, drinks and crafts will be available for purchase with all proceeds benefiting Peak’s Addition.

Where: 4700-4800 block of Swiss Avenue

Cost: Free


Toss for Tots

Bring your A-game at this neighborhood cornhole tournament. Registration fees and concession sales will benefit the Pre-Geneva Association. Bring diapers to donate to the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center and be entered to win a raffle.

Where: CrossFit White Rock, 5815 Live Oak St.

Cost: $100 for teams, $25 for spectators


Celebrate the Trees

Enjoy a picnic under the trees at the 13th annual Celebration Tree Grove dedication ceremony.

Where: Celebration Tree Grove at White Rock Lake Park

Cost: Free


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