Comedy shows, live music, and a balloon festival top this week’s events in DFW.
Rocky Horror Show: Four decades after its Broadway premiere, this hilarious show kicks off in Dallas tonight, Thursday September 11, at Dallas Theater Center. The production promises to be wickedly wayward and will run through October 19.
Celina BalloonFestival: Balloon festival season is back this weekend from Friday Sept. 12 to Sunday, Sept. 14. Head to Old Celina Park to see balloons take flight and enjoy carnival rides, games, human hamster balls, dog adoptions, and 100+ other vendors.
Kings of Leon: Friday, head to Gexa to rock out with the “Use Somebody” band who will be playing with Young the Giant and Kongos.
Jerusalem: Take a tour through all of the significant sites of this Israeli city in a new large-format film narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch. It opens Friday at the Omni Theater at Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.
Dia de los Toadies: The 7th annual music festival held by The Toadies will take place Friday and Saturday at Panther Island Pavilion in Fort Worth. Headliners include Rhett Miller and other acoustic bands the first night and a full day of rock, including the Old 97’s and Ume, on Saturday.
Aziz Ansari: The Parks & Recreation star is stopping through Dallas on his Modern Romance Tour on Saturday at American Airlines Center. He’s a star on the rise and always fills his venues with laughter from start to finish.
Arts, Antiques & Autos Extravaganza: Denton Main Street Association will host the 15th annual event on Saturday. You’ll get to see hot rods, motorcycles, trucks, classics, and custom cars. Plus, there will be “attic treasure appraisals” where you get verbal appraisals on the worth of your “stuff.” Live music and good food will also be available.
Cowboys at Titans: In week two, the ‘boys will take on the Tennessee Titans in an away game at 12pm CDT on Sunday. Grab your friends, your jersey, and a seat around the nearest TV.
Oscar de la Renta: Five Decades of Style: Fashion fans will love the newest exhibit at the George W. Bush Presidential Center. Through October 5, attendees can gaze upon the memorable clothes made for first ladies Laura Bush, Hillary Clinton, and Nancy Reagan by one of fashion’s biggest names.
Farmer’s Markets: Get your taste of local produce at one of the many farmer’s markets over the long weekend.
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