Weekend Events: November 3-5

Check out our list of events happening this weekend in North Texas:

Susan G. Komen® 3-Day

  • Friday, November 3, 2017 to Sunday, November 5, 2017
  • This 3-day, 60-mile walk aims to create awareness and make a difference in the fight against breast cancer
  • The Bold Goal, announced in 2016,  is to reduce the current number of breast cancer deaths by 50% in the U.S. in the next decade

State of Texas Arbor Day Celebration

  • Friday, November 3, 2017: 10 a.m.
  • This event will feature a ceremony, tree plantings, free tree adoptions, student performers from Grand Prairie ISD, and more!
  • Check out the event’s program here

Fort Worth’s ThinkGeek Grand Opening

  • Friday, November 3, 2017: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Guests are invited to celebrate all things geek culture!
  • There will be a cosplay contest at 10:30 a.m. and raffles every 15 minutes

Houston Astros World Series Championship Parade**

  • Friday, November 3, 2017: 2 p.m.
  • Houston earned history!
  • Mayor Sylvester Turner invites you to join him for this parade, which celebrates the team’s history 2017 World Series win
  • Attendees are encouraged to wear their Houston Astros gear, and are being asked to bring plenty of water
  • Check the Facebook event page for the latest updates on the parade
  • **Not in the Dallas area

Hometown Hall of Famer Ceremony

  • Friday, November 3, 2017: 5 p.m.
  • This national program honors the roots of the greatest heroes of football
  • This is the first time in the history of the program that an entire region is being honored
  • The entire Cowboys staff will be on attendance, and there will be performances by the marching bands and cheerleaders of the Frisco ISD schools
  • The ceremony is free and open to the public

Dallas Bike Day

  • Saturday, November 4, 2017: 6 a.m.
  • Online registration is now closed; late registration can be done in-person through November 3rd (mandatory)
  • This 20-mile bike course allows the bicyclists to venture around the city by bike, with no cars

North Dallas Toy Show

  • Saturday, November 4, 2017: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • This kid-friendly event will feature over 80 tables of fun for the entire family
  • Admission is $2 (children under 12 receive free admission)

Moving Day Walk

  • Saturday, November 4, 2017: Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. / Walk starts at 10 a.m.
  • Hosted by Parkinson’s Foundation, this annual walk aims to raise awareness of Parkinson’s disease
  • This event will feature a family-friendly walk course, a kid’s area, yoga, dance, and more activities proven to help manage the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease

GCLI Community Workshop

  • Saturday, November 4, 2017: 9 a.m.
  • This free, educational program aims to serve women who have been victims of domestic violence or sexual harassment by teaching them how to protect themselves

Murphy’s 7th Annual Arbor Day

  • Saturday, November 4, 2017: 9 a.m. to noon / Check-in will start at 9:45 a.m.
  • This yearly tree-planting event is a tradition for many families and organizations
  • Participants are encouraged to bring their own shovels, spades, work gloves, and sturdy work clothes
  • Lunch will be served after the event, provided by In-N-Out Burger
  • Volunteers are still needed, and may register here

Dallas Police Department’s “Chief on the Beat”

  • Saturday, November 4, 2017: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • This will be the Dallas Police Department’s last crime prevention and health fair of the year
  • There will be free food, free health screenings, a job fair, and more!
  • The Dallas Police K-9 Team, Dive Team, and Dallas Fire and Rescue will also be on-site

Teen Driver Safety Fair

  • Saturday, November 4, 2017: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • This educational event will be hosted by the City of Irving and AAA Texas
  • Attendees can benefit from guest speakers, interactive exhibits, and take-home resources to help in the process of learning to drive
  • Light refreshments will be served
  • This event is free and open to the public

500th Anniversary of the Reformation

  • Saturday, November 4, 2017: 7:30 p.m. (Tickets can be found here)
  • Sunday, November 5, 2017: 7:30 p.m. (Tickets can be found here)
  • This celebration will feature the Wind Symphony and Kapelle choir from Concordia University Chicago, and mass adult choir from the DFW area
  • Proceeds will benefit future church musicians and missions in North Texas

Cleats, Beats, and Eats Tailgate-Style Day Party and EA Sports Madden Madness Tournament

  • Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017: 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the House of Blues in Dallas (Tickets can be found here)
  • Come to the biggest tailgate party and watch as the Cowboys take on the Chiefs! 
  • Celebrate Dez Bryant's birthday with an EA Sports Madden Madness Tournament

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