Arts and Entertainment Calendar

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  1. Saturday, August 12
    • Irving Arts Center Farmers Market – 9 a.m.-2 p.m., through October 28, Irving Arts Center Grounds
    • Whirled Tour:  Ice Cream Social – 2-4 p.m., South Irving Library 
    • WaterTower Theatre: Hit the Wall – 7:30 p.m., through August 20, Addison Theatre Centre
    • Blondie and Garbage: Rage and Rapture Tour – 8 p.m., South Side Ballroom, Dallas
    Sunday, August 13
    • Heritage Crossing Farmers Market – 10 a.m.-2 p.m., through October 28, Four Seasons Markets, Clock Tower Plaza
    • Brunch on Broadway:  Mamma Mia! – 11 a.m., Alamo Drafthouse, Dallas
    • Second Sunday Funday:  Sculpt It! – 1-4 p.m., Irving Arts Center Suite 200 
    • World’s Largest Karaoke Fest and Competition – 6 p.m., Billy Bob’s Texas, Fort Worth 
    Monday, August 14
    • “All You Need is Love & Art” 17th Annual Art Connection – through September 16, Irving Arts Center Main Gallery
    • First Anniversary with Free Pizza – 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Kenny’s East Coast Pizza, Plano
    • Free Comedy Show: JFK in Oak Cliff – 7:45-10 p.m., Texas Theatre, Dallas
    Tuesday, August 15
    • Texas Wildflowers – 6 p.m., Think Green… Be Green, Valley Ranch Library 
    • Collective and Braindead’s Super Smashy Cup Fight Night – 6 p.m., BrainDead Brewing, Dallas 
    • Showtunes at Woody’s – 9 p.m., Dallas Woody’s
    Wednesday, August 16
    • Irving Art Association Winners’ Exhibition – through August 27, Dupree Lobby 
    • August Summer Survivor Speaker Series – 12:30 p.m., Dallas Holocaust Museum
    • Pop! Goes My Heart YA Author Event – 9 p.m., South Irving Library
    Thursday, August 17
    • Free Third Thursday – 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Trinity River Audubon Center, Dallas
    • Deep Ellum Wine Walk – 6-9 p.m., Deep Ellum, Dallas
    • Gallery Tour: Steven Benezue – 6:30 p.m., Irving Arts Center Carpenter Lobby 
    • Line Dancing Lessons with Yoshi – 7-9 p.m., Dallas Eagle
    Friday, August 18
    • Adventures with Clifford the Big Red Dog – 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
    • Back to School Cutz N’ Stylez – Noon-4 p.m., Lively Pointe Youth Center 
    • Texas Home and Garden Show – 2-7 p.m., Will Rogers Memorial Center
    • 30th Annual Lions Club Balloon Festival – 5-10 p.m., Unity Park, Highland Village
    Saturday, August 19
    • Irving Arts Center Farmers Market – 9 a.m.-2 p.m., through October 28, Irving Arts Center Grounds
    • Clear the Shelters Day – 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Irving Animal Care Campus
    • Indian Heritage Celebration – 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Cimarron Park Recreation Center
    • End-of-Summer Book Sale – Noon-5 p.m., Friends of the Irving Public Library, Warehouse 3000 Rock Island Road
    Sunday, August 20
    • AnimeFest – 12 a.m.-4 p.m., Dallas Sheraton Hotel
    • Heritage Crossing Farmers Market – 10 a.m.-2 p.m., through October 28, Four Seasons Markets, Clock Tower Plaza
    • Repticon Dallas – 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Grapevine Convention Center
    • Steven Benezue:  Mapping Spaces – CLOSES, Irving Arts Center Carpenter Lobby
    Monday, August 21
    • Minutes of Midnight Solar Eclipse Party – 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Dallas Arboretum
    • Addison Monday Medley: Denise Lee, Classic R&B – 7:30 p.m., Addison Theatre Center 
    • Trivia Factory – 8-10:30 p.m., Dick’s Last Resort, Dallas
    Tuesday, August 22
    • KidsArts Kids’ Works: Summer of Peace, Love & Artwork – through August 26, Irving Arts Center Focus Gallery
    • Grandparents-Grandkids Dance – 6:15 p.m., Heritage Senior Center 
    • Sci-Fi Summer Film Series: Dark City – 7 p.m., Angelika Film Center & Café, Dallas
    Wednesday, August 23
    • Paint, Wine and Dine – 7 p.m., Saint Rocco’s, Dallas
    • Jazzmasters Lounge – 7 p.m., House of Blues, Dallas 
    • The Best of Big D 2017: Spinderella / RC/ The Gritz – 7 p.m., The Bomb Factory, Dallas
    Thursday, August 24
    • QuakeCon 2017 – 10 a.m.-6 p.m., through August 27, Gaylord Texan, Grapevine
    • FIG Finale 2017 – 6-9 p.m., Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas
    • David Hira: A Child’s Passport to Wonder – 7 p.m., Irving Noon Day Lion’s Club, Dupree Theater 
    • Celebrity the Comedian – 8 p.m., Improv (Arlington)
    Friday, August 25
    • Neighborhood Garage Sale – 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Georgia Farrow Recreation Center
    • Disco Kids – 6-9 p.m., It’ll Do Dallas
    • Decks in the Park – 6-10 p.m., Klyde Warren Park, Dallas
    • Beer vs. Wine Smackdown – 8 p.m., Scardello Artisan Cheese, Dallas