Angela's A-list free event picks in North Texas




Posted on May 9, 2014 at 5:06 PM

Updated Friday, May 9 at 5:37 PM

Assignments editor Angela Madison shares her A-list picks of upcoming events around North Texas. The bonus is they’re free.


1. Essence Festival Preview Tour

Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday at 3155 Wheatland Road

Dallas is the third stop

2. Art Centre of Plano Artist Reception

901 18th Street

Julie Freedman (Oil and Acrylic) Friday 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Gallery talk 10 a.m. Saturday

3. Friday on the Green in Fort Worth

7 p.m. Friday near the Southside District

Free concert: Walker and the Texas Dangers and Jacob Furr and the Orbans

 *Thanks Eric Rosdorf, a UTA student, for video and good luck on your project

4. Sundance Square Etsy Fair The First

Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Sundance Square in Fort Worth

A lot of local entertainment; chance to browse custom jewelry and art

5. Rural Craft Day at Farm Museum at Myers Park in McKinney

Noon to 3 p.m. at the Farm Museum at Myers Park

6. Farmers Markets


1. Plano Civic Chorus Presents: Music for Grand Cathedrals

2. HP Byron Nelson. Check the site details and an find an opportunity to get in free and other Nelson freebies, including Nelson Swag Bags, on their Facebook page. |  #HPBNC

3. Free Youth Clinic hosted by Jordan Spieth and Harrison Frazer

5 p.m. Tuesday at the TPC Four Season Practice Range

4. For the beer lovers, the North Texas Beer and Wine Festival on Saturday at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas (ICC)

  • Connect with the ICC on Facebook and Twitter now for a chance to win free tickets and other Nelson freebies to the event. #VisitIrving

5. Dallas Zoo's Paw Print Arts Fair: Free with price of admission Saturday and Sunday

4. Hurricane Harbor opens

Let’s share. Send me your pictures and video while you are out enjoying all that North Texas has to offer. I'll post mine as well.

Remember to be responsible, respectful and safe. That said, enjoy.