Things To Do: October Edition

Wings over Dallas
When: Oct. 25-27
Where: Dallas Executive Airport
Cost: $25 adults; $10 child
Bring the family out for the nation’s largest World War II-themed event presented by the Commemorative Air Force. See a re-enactment of the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. This fiery show features pyrotechnic effects and replicas of Japanese and American aircrafts in battle. Families can enjoy handson activities, aircraft rides, cockpit tours, and
other activities. For more information and discounted rates, visit

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

When: Through Oct. 31
Where: Dallas Arboretum
Cost: Cost varies
With more than 150,000 autumn flowers, the gardens at the Dallas Arboretum display the breathtaking colors of fall right. Take in the surrounds of more than 90,000 pumpkins, gourds, and squash in Pumpkin Village. Look for Linus, Sally, Franklin, Snoopy, and other characters throughout the Charlie Brown-themed pumpkin patch. This festival was named one of “The Best Pumpkin Festivals to Visit This Fall,” by Martha Stewart Living Magazine. Many festival discounts are available. Visit


Holocaust and Human Right Museum
When: Daily
Where: Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum
Cost: $12- 16
The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is now open to the public after its October 2017 groundbreaking. Learn about the history of the Holocaust, the emergence of human  rights after the war, and the development of human and civil rights in America. With 55,000 square feet spread out over three floors, there is plenty of room to immerse yourself in culture. Tickets are available for purchase at


Chefs for Farmers
When: Nov. 1-3
Where: Various locations
Cost: $75- 375
This three-day food and wine festival attracts foodies aged 21+ with mouth-watering, calorie-filled culinary creations. Come enjoy a laid back atmosphere while listening to live music and enjoying some of the best local dishes the city has to offer. Join in celebrating chefs who engage local farms for their businesses. For more information, visit

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  • October 1, 2019 at 12:19 pm

    Don’t miss this FREE event, full of great fun for the whole family, and learn more about space and science!

    Join us on Sunday, October 6th from 3 to 5 for an out of this world experience: BLASTFEST 2019!! We are celebrating all things #SPACE in a fun festival that includes an onsite planetarium, crafts, activities, food trucks—and scheduled small rocket launches by Dallas Area Rocket Society! This year, we will have ready-to-launch rockets available for children in attendance.

    -First Shaved Ice Free
    -Food trucks
    -Face painting
    -Balloon artists
    -Gaga Pit “crater”
    -Rocket launch
    …and MORE!

    Event Location: Our Redeemer Lutheran School of Dallas. The fun is spread over our 10-acre campus across Park Lane from NorthPark Mall.

    Admission to BlastFest is FREE! For more info or to register your child and complete the required waiver, please visit:


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