OCT CALENDAR

1 Enter Dale Hanson’s Celebrity Golf Classic at Marriott’s Fossil Creek Golf Club, where alt proceeds benefit the Dallas Can! Academy for high school dropout*. 821-8730.

2 Fabulous felines comprise the cast of Dallas Summer Musicals’ last 1990 show. Cats. On stage at the State Fair through Oct. 21. 787-2000.

5 “Censorship in America,” a lecture by actor/activist Ed Asner. is part of Brookhaven College’s Performing Arts and Lecture Series. 620-4115.

Take the kids to see Raggady Ann and Andy at Casa Manana Theatre in Fort Worth. Tell them to watch for Witchie Wiggle Woggle. Also Oct. 6,12, and 13. (817)332-6221.

6 Dallas jazz group Swing Shift tops the entertainment list at this year’s Dallas Heart Ball at the Fairmont Hotel. Proceeds go to the American Heart Association. 363-4754.

8 Five renowned scribes, including Shoeless Joe author W.P. Kinsella, will give free public readings at the annual “Lion’s Roar” in the downtown library auditorium. 670-7838.

12 Melodrama madness reigns in The Return of the Werewolf at the Pocket Sandwich Theatre through Nov. 24. Prepare your pitching arm for popcorn-throwing fun. 821-1860.

14 See the Mort for naught. Second of four free Sunday Fest concerts presented by the Dallas Symphony Association. At the Meyerson Symphony Center. 964-1700.

16 Hare! Live! A Supreme Court rejectee! Hear Judge Robert Bork tell why and much more at SMU’s McFarlin Auditorium as part of its Distinguished Lecture Series. 987-0276.

18 Share pretzels and beer with the Turtle Creek Chorale at the Apparel Mart’s Great Hall. The program, “A Night at Oktoberfest,” promises Mozart to Mendelssohn. (800) 275-1000.

The Dallas Bach Society gets authentic with a Baroque concert performed on period instruments at the Dallas Museum of Art auditorium. The music is by composer Francois Couperin. 827-BACH.

20 The eighth annual Komen Race for the Cure takes off through the Galleria complex. Proceeds from the largest all-women event in the Southwest will help pay for breast screening operations. 980-8841.

The Bearded Ones, Texas’s own ZZ Top, play their first concert in four years at the Cotton Bowl to benefit Texas Special Olympics. 787-20OO or (800) 992-8000.

24 Michelle Bard well’s dance/theatre presentation. Halloween Erotica, runs through Oct. 28 at the Moonslice Dance Theatre. 748-5801.

26 TITAS’s 1990-91 season opens with the Texas debut of The American Indian Dance Theatre, also Oct. 27. 528-5576.

27 Get away to Galveston and solve the mystery at the Tremont House’s second annual Halloween Murder Mystery Weekend. (800) 874-2300, extension 568.

The Dallas Museum of Art showcases Mother Russia’s past in its exhibit. The Wanderers: Masters of 19th-century Russian Painting. 922-1200.

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