Dallas Wind Symphony

Dallas Wind Symphony

July 4
Dallas Wind Symphony
The Dallas Arboretum hosts a patriotic concert from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wear your best patriotic attire for the costume contest and have a chance at winning a one-night stay in deluxe accommodations at the Ritz-Carlton. Gates open at 6 p.m. All tickets must be purchased online in advance.  Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland, 214.515.6500, $10-$25, free parking

July 4
Exchange Club of Lake Highlands Fourth of July Parade
The annual celebration kicks off at 9 a.m. with a parade down Church, from Audelia west to White Rock Trail. Pull up a chair and enjoy floats, vintage cars, patriotic puppies and more. The parade helps raise funds for the Exchange Club of Lake Highlands’ annual scholarships and other community service projects.  Lake Highlands North Rec Center, 9940 White Rock Trail, free

July 4
Take a break from all the patriotic festivities and view a true ’80s classic at Studio Movie Grill at 7:30 p.m. The film is part of Studio Movie Grill’s “Brews-n-views” series, which screens $1 action movies every first Thursday of the month.  Studio Movie Grill, 11170 N. Central, 214.361.2966, $1

July 13, 27
White Rock Local Market
From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., join local farmers, artisans and more for a neighborhood farmers market and purchase a variety of items — from fresh bread from the Village Baking Company to locally-made organic bug traps.  Green Spot Market & Fuels, 702 N. Buckner, free

July 17
Mystery book club
The Audelia Road Library book club discusses “At Risk” by Patricia Cornwell, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Visit bookclubs.arlf.org for more information about the Audelia Road book clubs.  Audelia Road Library, 10045 Audelia, free

July 20
‘In heaven there is no beer …
White Rock Local Market’s summer workshop series continues with a class in homebrewing from instructors Ty Wolosin and Kevin Sykes from Windy Hill Organics and Craig Bradley from Lakewood Brewing Co. Students will learn how to make their own mini-mash and go home with basic supplies to practice on their own. Lunch will be provided by Chef Brian Luscher’s Post Oak Red Hots. Reservations are required.  First Unitarian Church of Dallas, 5700 Preston, 214.797.4989, $75/$50 for market members

Blazing Saddles  Duathlon & 5k

Blazing Saddles
Duathlon & 5k

July 21
Blazing Saddles Duathlon & 5k
Test your athleticism and sign up for a duathlon (a 2 mile run, 9.5 mile bike ride and 2 mile run), a duathlon relay, or a 5k run. All races start together at 7:30 a.m. at the Bath House by White Rock Lake.  Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther, 5k costs $22-$30 (race day), duathlon costs $50-$70 (race day), duathlon relay costs $70-$100 (race day)