Tuesday, August 9, 2022 Aug 9, 2022
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By D Magazine |

2 Theatre TCU presents Sam Shepard’s The Mad Dog Blues at Caravan of Dreams in Fort Worth through Nov. 4, and Nov. 9-11. (817) 921-7626.

Make a day of enjoying the crafts, concessions, and live entertainment at the 16th annual Senior Citizens Craft Fair, through Nov. 4 at Fair Park’s Automobile Building. 357-8822.

3 Arkansas natives will appreciate the boar’s head soup tureen at the Dallas Museum of Art exhibit Kings. Queens & Soup Tureens. This free exhibit runs through Dec. 31.922-1200

8 Coma, comrades, check out The Dalles Opera’s season-opener. Prince Igor, also Nov. 11, 14, and 17. This is the first U.S. staging of the opera in more than 20 years. Also, there’s a joint symposium with SMU focusing on the medieval time period. 443-1000.

9 Every BODY’S Doin’ It. Well. . .yeah. But few could make it through all of this Fort Worth fitness festival’s events, which include a three-on-three basketball tournament, a 5K run, and three marathon bike rides. Through Nov. 11. (817) 335-6147.

10 Bored? Build a house! The Timber Frame Home Design Workshop in Nacogdoches will get you started, giving you a basic knowledge of timber-frame design. Also Nov. 11. (409) 564-9465.

11 It’s the last of three days to catch a celluloid Mickey and his friends during A Disney Software Exhibition. This hands-on exhibit of Disney’s preschool software at Collin Creek Mall includes a sign-up for a trip to Disney World. 422-1070.

15Allegro Dallas’s Great Artists Series begins with Peter Serkin, a men New York Magazine calls “the finest pianist this country has yet produced.” 787-2000.

18 The National Council of Jewish Women’s Dallas branch presents its Sunday Shopping Spree at the Richardson Civic Center. More than 100 vendors will be on hand with everything from clothing to books to baby gifts. 368-4405.

Last day for the kids (8 and older) to see Mary Shelley’s classic, Frankenstein, at the Dallas Children’s Theater. The show runs Fridays-Sundays. 978-0110.

20 The theatrical concert The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber returns after last year’s sold-out engagement. The concert, part of the NCNB Dallas Broadway Series, features selections from Evita, The Phantom of the Opera, and more. Through Nov. 25 at the Mart. 750-0938.

23 Downtown Fort Worth fills with floats, cars, and horse-drawn carriages covered in lights for this two-mile circle parade. At Houston and Main Streets, 6 p.m. (817) 870-1692.

25 The 23rd Annual Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot hits the streets on Thanksgiving weekend with 14,000 trotters competing in the eight-mile race or three-mile fun run. At Dallas City Hall Plaza. 954-0500.

Fort Worth’s Amon Carter Museum concludes its presentation, George N. Barnard: Photographer of Sherman’s Campaign, the first major retrospective of the great Civil War photographer. 738-1933.

28 Be jazzy. Hear the Ed Smith Group’s six trombones and rhythm section during the fall series of Sammons Jazz at the Sammons Center for the Arts. 504-6226.