August Events Calendar

There's more to August than back to school sales. Clear your calendar and check out ours for all the awesome events happening in North Texas throughout the month.

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Sunday, 8/1 - Moose & Vinny's Karaoke Night in Arlington.
Monday, 8/2 - Thrash and Burn Tour 2010 at House of Blues featuring Asking Alexandria Evergreen Terrace, and Chelsea Grin.
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Tuesday, 8/3 - LEGENDS. ICONS. IDOLS. Aerosmith live in concert at Center in Dallas, TX. Show starts at 7 p.m.
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Wednesday, 8/4 - Shen Yun Performing Arts comes to Bass Hall. Shen Yun tells tales of past and present Chinese culture through dance and music, for details visit
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Thursday, 8/5 - 14th Annual Mayor's Back to School Fair at Fair Park's Automobile and Centennial Buildings. Visit for details.
Friday, 8/6 - The Wiggles Wiggly Circus at the Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie for two shows at 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, 8/7 - Brad Paisley live in concert at the Center in Dallas, TX for two shows at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
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Saturday, 8/7 - 2010 Viva Dallas! Hispanic Expo featuring over 250 exhibitors with a health and wellness pavillion and cultural entertainment. Visit
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Sunday, 8/8 - Trey Songz and Monica live in concert at the Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie. Show starts at 7:30 p.m.
Monday, 8/9 - American Idols Live Tour in Dallas at American Airlines Center 7:30 p.m.
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Tuesday, 8/10 - Texas Young Professionals Fort Worth Mixer at Michael's Restaurant, Fort Worth 5:30 p.m. A networking social benefiting the Lena Pope Home.
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Wednesday, 8/11 - Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailley Circus present ZING ZANG ZOOM at the Fort Worth Convention Center running through August 15. Visit for details.
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Thursday, 8/12 - NFL Preseason Dallas Cowboys VS Oakland Raiders at Dallas Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, TX 8:30 pm
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Thursday, 8/12 - Corinne Bailey Rae live in concert at the Granada Theater 8 p.m.
Friday, 8/13 - 17th Annual Europa Super Show & Sports EXPO visit for details.
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Friday, 8/13 - Jackson Browne live in concert at the Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie at 7 p.m.
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Friday, 8/13 - Korn at American Airlines Center
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Saturday, 8/14 - Chocolate Conference 2010 at the Addison Conference Center 10 a.m. - For chocoholics of all ages!
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Sunday, 8/15 - The "Life Without Limits" Run to fund-raise for United Cerebral Palsy of North Texas 7a.m. - 11a.m. at Reverchon Park. Visit for details.
Monday, 8/16 - Restaurant Week kicks off at and runs until 8/22. This year's Restaurant Week will feature more than 130 restaurants, as well as three-course ‘prix fixe’ meals for $35 to raise funds for the North Texas Food Bank and Lena Pope Home
Monday, 8/16 - Sarah McLachlan at American Airlines Center
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Tuesday, 8/17 - Speedway Children's Charities Tony Stewart "Smoke Show" on The Great American Speedway. The fantasy driving camp will be in town to raise money for children in need in North Texas and for the Tony Stewart Foundation. Visit for more details.
Wednesday, 8/18 - Something Corporate performs at House of Blues 8 p.m.
Thursday, 8/19 - Natalie Merchant at Winspear Opera House
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Thursday, 8/19 - Gordon Lightfoot, the modern day troubadour performs live at the Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie at 8 p.m.
Friday, 8/20 - “Let’s Ride” 82nd Annual North Texas State Fair and Rodeo is in town from August 20 – August 28 in Denton, TX. Admission prices are $12.00 for adults, $5.00 for children, parking is $5.00. Visit for more details.
Friday, 8/20 - "On The Runway" at NorthPark Center in Dallas. This event takes place in NorthCourt which is located between Nordstrom and Macy's and lasts all weekend long.
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TAX FREE SHOPPING WEEKEND 8/20-8/22 Time for some retail therapy!
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Saturday, 8/21 - Yoga in the Park: Complimentary all-level yoga class in CenterPark, Dallas on Saturday mornings from 9 to 10am.
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Saturday, 8/21 - Goo Goo Dolls live in concert with special guest Switchfoot at Center in Dallas at 7 p.m.
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Sunday, 8/22 - The Condensed Shakespeare Festival Toga Party Edition at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center 2 p.m.
Friday, 8/23 - Four Day Weekend Improvisational Comedy Troupe in Fort Worth perform at Sundance Square for two shows 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.
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Tuesday, 8/24 - Billy Idol at The Palladium Ballroom in Dallas 8:30 p.m.
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Wednesday, 8/25 - Kenny G at the Morton Meyerson Symphony Center 8 p.m.
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Thursday, 8/26 - Sheryl Crow with Colbie Caillat live in concert at the Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie at 8 p.m.
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Friday, 8/27 - Dallas Cowboys Silver Blue Debut begins at 3 p.m. Get a taste of Cowboys Stadium for free. Watch the Cowboys practice. Meet new dancers and former players.
Saturday, 8/28 - VISIONS: The Women's Expo featuring over 300 displays of entertainment for the 21st Annual Celebration of the Last Blast of Summer at the Dallas Market Hall. Visit for details.
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Sunday, 8/29 - Kimbell Art Museum presents "Fiery Pool: The Maya and the Mythic Sea" exhibit
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Monday, 8/30 - Dallas Job Fair at Radisson Hotel & Suites (Dallas Love Field) 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
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