Cross-Platform content editor Angela Madison shares her A-List picks of free, family-friendly events in North Texas this week. Find Angela on Twitter, facebook or email .

1. AdvoCare Field Day (FREE)

  • Circle Park (Addison)
  • Saturday, October 1, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

2. Pep Rally for Prairie View A&M vs Grambling State Universities (FREE)

  • Klyde Warren Park (Dallas)
  • Friday, September 30, 5:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
  • K104’s Dede in the Morning will be broadcasting live at 6 a.m.
  • I will be there. Come see me.

3. Plano International Festival (FREE)

  • Haggard Park (Plano)
  • Saturday, October 1, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

4. Cottonwood Art Festival (FREE)

  • Cottonwood Park (Richardson)
  • Saturday, October 1, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

5. Hispanic Heritage Salute (FREE)

  • Farmers Market (Grand Prairie)
  • Saturday, October 1, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

6. 16th Annual Asian Safety and Health Fair (FREE)

  • Asian Plaza (Dallas)
  • Saturday, October 1, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

7. Green’s Fall Festival (FREE)

  • Green’s Produce and Plants (Frisco)
  • Saturday, October 1, 11 a.m.

8. Lakeside Music Series (FREE)

  • The Shops at Lakeside (Flower Mound)
  • Friday, September 30, 7 p. m. – 9 p. m.

9. Oak Cliff Lively Fest (FREE)

  • Kiest Park (Dallas)
  • Saturday, October 1, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

10. Music Under the Stars (FREE)

  • Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts (Arlington)
  • Friday, September 30, October 1, and Sunday, October 2 starts at 8 p.m. each day

11. Concerts by the Creek (FREE)

  • Watters Creek at Montgomery Farm (Allen)
  • Saturday, October 1, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

12. Movie Night by the Pool (FREE)

  • NYLO at Legacy (Plano)
  • Saturday, October 1, 8:30 p.m.

13. Fiesta de la Familia (FREE)

  • Kimball Art Museum (Fort Worth)
  • Sunday, October 2, 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

14. Tango in the Park (FREE)

  • Klyde Warren Park (Dallas)
  • Sunday, October 2, 5:30 p. m.

15. Yoga with Exhale Dallas (FREE)

  • Klyde Warren Park (Dallas)
  • Sunday, October 2, 10 a. m. - 11 a. m.

16. Imagination Playground (FREE)

  • Klyde Warren Park (Dallas)
  • Tuesday, October 4, 9 a. m. - 12 p. m.

17. National Night Out Events (FREE)


18. Zumba (FREE)

  • Klyde Warren Park (Dallas)
  • Wednesday, October 5, 6pm-7pm

19. Bands on the Bricks Music Series (FREE)

  • Sundance Square (Fort Worth)
  • Wednesday, October 5, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

20. Audubon Dogwood Reserve (FREE)

  • Dogwood Canyon Audubon Center (Cedar Hill)
  • Daily-See website for times

21. Tours: Bureau of Engraving and Printing (FREE)

  • Western Currency Facility (Fort Worth)
  • Weekdays ONLY
  • One of two locations that actually print money!!