6 things to do this October

Opera costumes

“The Fabric of the Opera” continues to be on view until Nov. 4 at NorthPark Center. The exhibition presents 22 costumes created for the Dallas Opera by some of the finest talents in the world.

Where: NorthPark Center, Level One, between Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom

When: through Nov. 4

More info: northparkcenter.com/events

Red River sing-off

Choral groups from the University of Texas and the University of Oklahoma will perform a free concert so that fans can enjoy the famed rivalry off the field as well as on the field. 

Where: Galleria Dallas

When: Oct. 5 at noon

More info: galleriadallas.com

Salvador Dalí and the Resurgence of Surrealism

Luis Martín Lecture Series in the Humanities continues a Friday-morning event with Josh R. Rose, art history professor at Brookhaven College. This five-part lecture series will focus on Dalí’s life and his impact on Surrealist ideology and art. $50 for the five-part series; free for museum members, children under 12 and SMU faculty, staff and students. Reservations required.

Where: Bob and Jean Smith Auditorium, Meadows Museum

When: Fridays, Oct. 5, Oct. 19 and Oct. 26 at 10:30 a.m.

More info: 214.768.8587

Classic car meet-up

Mailman Johnny Brown scouts the neighborhood for classic cars on his route. Restoring cars is a personal passion. Now he’s turning his hobby into a meet-and-greet. Classic cars from the community only.

Where: 10909 Hillcrest Road

When: Oct. 7

More info: 817.680.0532

Birds of prey

Window to the Wild Inc. will bring its free-flight bird program, featuring live owls and raptors native to Texas. Please consider a $15 donation to support conservation.

Where: North Haven Gardens, 7700 Northaven Road

When: Oct. 20, 1–2:30 p.m.

More info: nhg.com

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Raise money to help reduce the number of breast cancer deaths. The fundraising goal is $1.5 million.

Where: NorthPark Center

When: Oct. 27 from 6-10 a.m.

More info: Register at info-komen.org.


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