Blue House Too is presenting photography by David J. Stana Friday, Oct. 6 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at 934 Watters Creek Blvd. Stana’s collection contains images of all of America’s National Parks through a variety of mediums. More information can be found by calling 972-948-6711.
The Carrollton Police Officers Association is hosting a Mother/Son Monster Mash event at Creekview High School at 3201 Old Denton Road, Carrollton on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The event will feature a kid-friendly haunted house, a bounce house, dancing, games, snacks, and a chance to meet real SWAT Team members and firefighters. Tickets are $10 per person in advance/$15 at the door. More information can be found here.
The Park Cities/Central Dallas Democrats are hosting a meeting Saturday, Oct. 7 at the University Park Public Library at 8383 Preston Center Plaza, Suite 200, University Park. The event begins at 10:30 a.m. and will feature Director Zachary Thompson and Medical Director Christopher Perkins from Dallas County Health and Human Services. They will be discussing public health issues. More information can be found here.
St. Luke “Community” United Methodist Church is hosting a Men’s Month Awards Brunch on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 10 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall at 5710 East R.L. Thornton Freeway, Dallas. The featured guest for this event is none other than Dallas Cowboys legend Everson Walls. For more information, call 214-732-3417.
The Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival & Chili Cook-Off will be taking place Friday, Oct. 20 from 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Farmers Branch Historical Park at 2540 Farmers Branch Lance, Farmers Branch. The event will feature live entertainment, an arts & crafts marketplace, a kid zone, food, and the Saturday-only Chili Cook-Off competition. More information can be found here.
The 2nd Annual Firewheelz BIG Car Show will be held on Saturday, Oct. 14 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 5840 N Garland Ave, Garland. The event will feature food, fun, games, raffle, and trophies and awards for those who enter their vehicles to be judged. Entry fee is $20 per category, while entrance for attendees is free. More information can be found here.
The McKinney Wine & Music Festival is taking place Saturday, Oct. 21 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 6633 Virginia Parkway, McKinney. This is the first year this event will be taking place. It will feature a dozen of the best wineries from around North Texas, shopping, live music, a grape stomp, a kid zone, and much more. Entrance to the event is free. More information can be found here.
Calloway’s Nursery will host its renowned Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 1621 Custer Rd., Plano. The event is kid-friendly and free! Some of the festival activities will include: pumpkin decorating, candy corn bowling, creating balloon art, giveaways, and much more. More information can be found here.
A Job Search Workshop will be held at The Heights Baptist Church at 201 W. Renner Rd, Richardson on Saturday, Oct. 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The all-day workshop will teach job search skills such as: targeting a field to focus your efforts on, refining one’s resume, utilizing the web to find job postings, effective networking skills, and much more. Doors open at 7:45 a.m. Saturday morning. For more information mail firstname.lastname@example.org.