This unexpectedly cool — relatively speaking — August weather is a sign. We must enjoy the days we are given.
This damp weather may slim down the crowds and lower the temperature at the Dallas Arboretum, which is offering $1 admission all month.
Again depending on your tolerance for the threat of an overcast sky, the Full Moon Ride Thru the River is a 12-mile bike ride starting at Belo Garden downtown and ending at the BuzzBrews in Victory Park. Light up your bike for maximum visibility and safety.
Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox, whose gimmick is vintage old-timey covers of modern pop songs, plays Starplex Pavilion. It’s a good bit, and the band is supposed to be a lot of fun live.
Pour Yourself Into History with the Dallas Historical Society, whose historians will be at Sundown at Granada to talk about the venue next door’s illustrious past. The event is free, but drinks and food are on you.
Television’s Miss D and Her Dancing Dolls Bring It! Live to the Music Hall at Fair Park.
Cry Havoc Theatre, the remarkably strong youth theater company, is collaborating with Kitchen Dog for The Great American Sideshow, a carnivalesque political allegory.
Women play women playing Hamlet in Women Playing Hamlet, a play with an all-women cast about a female production of Hamlet. The show continues through the 26th at Bath House Cultural Center.
Speaking of irreverent adaptations of canonical source material, The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged) is a hilarious sprint through the Good Book that wraps after this weekend at Amphibian Stage Productions in Fort Worth.
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