Dallas Children’s Theater Academy’s Teen Scene Players production of Night of the Living Dead

10.21.11-10.30.11 NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD $7-$10 The 1968 B-horror movie comes to life on stage as part of the Dallas Children’s Theater Academy’s Teen Scene Players production. Student actors transform into flesh-eating zombies in this cult classic satire about surviving a zombie apocalypse. Performances run at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 and 28; 1:30 p.m. Oct. 22; 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29; and 1:30 p.m. Oct. 23 and 30. DCT associate artistic director Artie Olaisen and artist-in-residence Karl Schaeffer direct the show, which is geared toward teens and adults and not suitable for children. Admission is $10 and $7 for members. 5938 Skillman, 214.740.0051

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White Rock Local Market

10.01 & 10.22 WHITE ROCK LOCAL MARKET FREE Twice a month, the nonprofit White Rock Local Market features food and art from local farmers and artisans. 702 N. Buckner

10.06-10.22 THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST $17-$20 Wingspan Theatre Company presents Oscar Wilde’s comedy “The Importance of Being Earnest” at the Bath House Cultural Center. Set in 1890s England, the story is dubbed as a “comedy for serious people.” Performances run at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday. 521 E. Lawther, 214.675.6573

Wingspan Theatre Company presents Oscar Wilde’s comedy “The Importance of Being Earnest” at the Bath House Cultural Center.

10.06-10.27 CONCERTS AT THE ARBORETUM $9-$16 The Dallas Arboretum continues its Thursday night concert series this month, featuring Blaze of Glory; 4 Way Street; Signed, Sealed, Delivered; and Micky & the Motorcars. Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Martin Rutchik Concert Stage and Lawn. 8525 Garland, 214.515.6524

10.15 MAX VONTAINE IN CONCERT FREE Lake Highlands native Max Hartman, known in showbiz as Max Vontaine, performs during a community choir event at Lake Highlands United Methodist Church, 7-9 p.m. He has been a regular Frank Sinatra-style performer in Los Angeles. 9015 Plano, 214.348.9436

10.15-10.16 WHITE ROCK LAKE ARTISTS TOUR FREE The 19th annual White Rock Lake Artists Studio Tour is 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, featuring 52 local artists at five neighborhood art centers, exhibiting a range of media.

10.22 HIGHLANDS HARVEST FREE North Highlands Bible Church presents its annual trunk-or-treat festival 4-7 p.m., featuring a petting zoo, clowns, face painting, pumpkin patch painting, a fire truck tram, soda walk, inflatables, live music, a pony carousel and games. 9626 Church, 214.348.9697

10.23 TEXAS STATE VEGGIE FAIR FREE The Texas State Veggie Fair features vegan food vendors, carnival games, speakers and live entertainment 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at Winfrey Point at White Rock Lake. 950 E. Lawther

10.28-10.29 GHOST TALES $5 The Dallas Storytelling Guild presents ghost stories as told by the area’s best storytellers at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Bath House Cultural Center. 521 E. Lawther

10.29 DRUG TAKE-BACKFREE The Texas Leadership Program-Today Foundation at Lake Highlands High School is trying to raise awareness about drug safety by collecting unused or expired prescriptions medications, which often lead to poisoning, overdose and abuse. Because unused prescriptions drugs thrown in the trash can be retrieved and abused or illegally sold, the organization is partnering with Safer Dallas Better Dallas, The Council on Drug and Alcohol Abuse, the Dallas Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Agency to host a drug take-back, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Northeast Police Substation, 9915 E. Northwest Highway.

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