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




Posted on May 23, 2014 at 4:54 PM

Updated Saturday, May 24 at 9:30 AM

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

Complete list of free events:

1. Dallas Symphony Orchestra Concert

Liberty Fest presents Stars and Strings

Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Saturday

Farmers Branch

2. 48th Annual Polka Festival in Ennis (Children 13 & under free)

Friday through Sunday

Parade starts at 10 a.m. Saturday


3. Sunday Music Jazz Series in Sundance Square

Dan Cavanagh Trio

3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday

Sundance Square in Fort Worth

4. National Tap Dance Day Block Party

Arts Fifth Avenue

7 p.m. Sunday

1628 Fifth Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76104

5. Tango in the Park

5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday

Klyde Warren Deck Park in Dallas

Drumming with George Cortez

1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday

Fun for children and adults alike

Klyde Warren Deck Park in Dallas

6. Cowtown Opry

2 p.m. concert

Lawn of the Stockyard Exchange in Fort Worth

8. Sweep It Out! Duncanville

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday

Armstrong Park in Duncanville

9.  Farmers Markets
Grand Prairie Restaurant Showcase (with a gardening class)

And below are more events with a cost:

1. Dallas Comedy House

Dairy Based

7:30 p.m. Friday

2645 Commerce Street in Dallas

2. Dallas Solo Fest at Fair Park

Last weekend; ends Sunday

3. Hilton Anatole Food, Wine & Jazz Festival

6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday

Noon to 9 p.m. Saturday

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday

4. Spike & Mike’s Twisted Festival of Animation

7:15 p.m. Friday

6 p.m. Saturday

Texas Theatre Dallas

5. Deep Ellum Brew B-Q

5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday

2823 St. Louis Street, Dallas

Multiple Exposures at Oak Cliff Cultural Center

Exhibiting the photography of Kathy Tran and Steve and Erin Reeves

7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday

On view through June 13

Oak Cliff Cultural Center, formerly Ice House Cultural Center

Memorial Day Tribute Events:

1. 30th Annual Memorial Day Tribute

9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday

Pecan Grove Cemetery in McKinney

Industrial/Highway  5

2. Carry The Load


3. DFW National Cemetery

Memorial Day Program

11 a.m. Monday

2000 Mountain Creek Parkway

I'll be tweeting updates, so follow me @angelamarieWFAA. Also share with me what you're doing with your families this weekend.

Enjoy your holiday weekend and take some time to remember and honor our fallen servicemen and women.