Out and about in September

‘Pinkalicious the Musical

Sept 21 – Oct. 21
‘Pinkalicious the Musical’
Based on the book by Victoria and Elizabeth Kann, Dallas Children’s Theater presents “Pinkalicious the Musical,” a celebration of family and love. This show is intended for ages 5 and older.
Rosewood Center for Family Arts, 5938 Skillman, 214.740.0051, $14–$40

Through Nov. 5
Chihuly at the Dallas Arboretum

A little more than two months are left to view artist Dale Chihuly’s colorful glass sculptures in more than 15 locations throughout the garden. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings are “Chihuly Nights,” a rare opportunity to stroll the garden at night and enjoy these illuminated works of art. Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland, 214.515.6500, $9 (child)–$15 (adult); Chihuly Nights $9–$20

Sept. 6
Fashion’s Night Out

The Fashionistas and NorthPark Center invite shoppers to celebrate Fashion’s Night Out from 6–10 p.m. Enjoy runway shows, live music, food, mini-makeovers and in-store events. The Neiman Marcus fashion show will take place at 7 p.m., followed by the NorthPark Center show at 8 p.m. NorthPark Center, 8687 N. Central, 214.363.7441, free

Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27
Concerts at the Arboretum

The Dallas Arboretum’s concert series resumes this fall. This month’s lineup includes A Hard Night’s Day, Hunter Sullivan, Emerald City and Dallas Unlimited. Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland, 214.515.6500, $9–$22

Sept. 7
LHHS varsity football vs. Plano Wes
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At 7:30 p.m., the LHHS Wildcats take on the Plano West wolves as football season kicks off. Friday night lights are back! Wildcat/Ram Stadium, 9449 Church, $3–$8

White Rock Local Market

Sept. 8, 22
White Rock Local Market
From 8 a.m.–1 p.m., join local farmers, artisans and other vendors for a neighborhood market. Sept. 22 will feature farmers, growers and artisan foods, while Sept. 8 is the “everything” market with arts and crafts as well. Green Spot Market & Fuels, 702 N. Buckner, free

Sept. 9
Back to School Splash

From 4–7 p.m., Lake Highlands United Methodist Church invites its LH neighbors to the Town Center for a day of fun honoring LH principals, teachers and PTAs. Enjoy food trucks, water slides, live music, pony rides, games, a principal/teacher dunking booth and more. A $10 parking fee will benefit LHUMC’s Feed Lake Highlands food distribution program. Lake Highlands Town Center, Skillman and Walnut Hill, $10 parking fee

Sept. 15
LHAECPTA Kick-Off Party
Join the Lake Highlands Area Early Childhood PTA at the 2012-2013 kick-off party, featuring a concert by children’s singer/songwriter Eddie Coker. Open to the public, this event is an opportunity to learn more about the organization while the kids enjoy bounce houses, face painting, balloon animals, a visit from a fire truck and more. Highlands Christian Church, 9949 McCree, free

Sept. 22–Nov. 21
Autumn at the Arboretum
Once again, the Dallas Arboretum will play host to 150,000 blooming fall flowers and 50,000 pumpkins and gourds. Don’t miss the nationally acclaimed pumpkin village, Cinderella’s carriage, the Oktoberfest Garten featuring a Hans Mueller menu, and more. Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland, 214.515.6500, $9–$15

Three Sisters Consignments Children’s Sale

Sept. 28–29
Three Sisters Consignments Children’s Sale

Twice a year in Lake Highlands, the Three Sisters Consignments Sale gives LH families the opportunity to shop for gently used children’s clothing, shoes, toys, books, furniture and more. Shop the fall, winter and holiday sale Friday from 8 a.m.–6 p.m., and take advantage of the 50-percent-off sale on Saturday from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Highland Oaks Church of Christ, 10805 Walnut Hill, , free

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