Anita N Martinez Ballet Folklorico performs during North Texas Giving Day festivities at NorthPark Center. Photo by Kim Leeson.


September 28

The North Dallas Chamber of Commerce’s Dallas Business Leadership Series features Dallas Police Department Chief Renee Hall on August 28 — not September 28. No charges for members and $15 for non-members. RSVP at

North Texas Giving Day

North Texas’ largest charity bonanza celebrates its 10th birthday with activities and performances.

When: Sept. 20

Where: NorthPark Center, 8687 N. Central Expressway

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Kickin’ It to Cancer Weekend

NorthPark Center is partnering with Cattle Baron’s Ball Dallas for 2018. This country-themed, charitable event has been “kickin’ it to cancer” for 45 years, raising more than $77 million in funding for cancer research in North Texas. NorthPark and its retailers will dedicate the entire weekend to raising money and awareness for cancer research.

Where: NorthPark Center

When: Sept.7-9

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DADA Fall Gallery Walk
Thirty-six Dallas area galleries will open their doors for an afternoon of visual inspiration. Many of the galleries, all of which are members of the host organization Dallas Art Dealers Association, will also open their exhibitions with receptions and artists. See an installation called “Take Off Your Pants,” by Michael Smith and Joshua White, at Dunn and Brown Contemporary. Also on tap: antique globes and Republic of Texas maps at Riddell Rare Maps and Fine Prints.

Where: Various Dallas galleries

When: Sept. 16, 2-8 p.m.

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Women Making History

Explore a local museum for free courtesy of Smithsonian magazine’s 14th annual Museum Day. This year’s Museum Day theme is “Women Making History.” Download a ticket and enjoy free admission for two on Sept. 22.

Where: Frontiers of Flight Museum

When: Sept. 22

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