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Calendar: Aug. 24-30

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The North Texas Fair and Rodeo continues through Saturday.

THURSDAY, AUG. 24

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

The Monsignor King Outreach Center, shown last year, has undergone renovations and will be open to the public for tours at 11:30 a.m. Thursday.DRC file photo
The Monsignor King Outreach Center, shown last year, has undergone renovations and will be open to the public for tours at 11:30 a.m. Thursday.
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11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. -- Monsignor King Outreach Center open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony at 300 S. Woodrow Lane. Tours of the newly remodeled facility at 11:30 a.m., followed by a ribbon cutting with Mayor Chris Watts and the Denton Chamber of Commerce at 12:15 p.m. Visit www.kingoutreachcenter.com.

MARKETPLACE

7 a.m. to sellout -- Denton County Farmers Market on Carroll Boulevard at Mulberry Street. Visit www.dentonfarmersmarket.com.

CREATIVE THINKING

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. -- Crafters' Corner at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Work on projects and learn new techniques.

HEALTH

5 to 6 p.m. -- Weight loss surgery seminar in the Rio Grande meeting room at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton. Free educational lecture about obesity and its causes, health risks and treatment options. Dr. Michael Lee, bariatric surgeon, will answer questions. To register, call 1-877-THR-WELL (1-877-847-9355).

MUSIC

Pedigo's Magic Pilsner 9 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $10.

Carleigh Reese, Wooden Robots, Southpaw Preachers, Off World 9 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. Free.

FRIDAY, AUG. 25

CREATIVE THINKING

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. -- Finish It Fridays at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Bring a craft project for this come-and-go program and visit with other crafters.

YOUTH & TEEN

3:30 to 5 p.m. -- Level Up, board games and video games for ages 11-17, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

MUSIC

5-Year Jamiversary with Southpaw Preachers, Body English, Schreck, Luzecky & Carr 1 p.m. at the (Ghost) Note.

DTXDnB presents "Jungle Park" with Life Switch, Lump, Miss CJ, Mike Vivid, Sickone, Wickid, DJ Wild Knight, J-Trip, Poininja and DJ Jump, Disco Jelly, 8 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $5.

Prophets and Outlaws, Bonnie Whitmore 8:30 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $12; $10 in advance.

Back-to-School Dance Party with DJ Chris Masterson 9 p.m. at Andy's Bar.

So So Topic, the BoomBachs 9 p.m. at Harvest House. Free.

Wax Logic, Svenny Baby!, Mr. Breakfast 9 p.m. at Abbey Underground. Free.

SATURDAY, AUG. 26

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

9 a.m. -- Greater Denton Arts Council Garage Sale Fundraiser at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St. Beverages and snacks will also be sold.

The Denton Music and Arts Collaborative is a nonprofit that will help local musicians and artists pay for health care. DRC
The Denton Music and Arts Collaborative is a nonprofit that will help local musicians and artists pay for health care. 
DRC

9 p.m. -- Denton Music and Arts Collaborative Kickoff Party with Brave Combo, Sunbuzzed and Body English at Dan's Silverleaf, 103 Industrial St. DMAC is a nonprofit supporting local musicians through health and wellness, mentorship and promotional support. $15; $12 in advance. Makers Market precedes the show from 4 to 7 p.m. Visit dmacdenton.org.

FESTIVITIES & FUN

7 a.m. to sellout -- Denton County Farmers Market on Carroll Boulevard at Mulberry Street. Visit www.dentonfarmersmarket.com.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. -- Denton Community Market at the Denton County Historical Park, on Mulberry Street near Carroll Boulevard. Visit http://dentonmarket.org.

CREATIVE THINKING

2 to 5 p.m. -- Need Help in the Forge? at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. First-come, first-served help with Adobe software, graphic design, PowerPoint and web design. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

YOUTH & TEEN

2 to 3:30 p.m. -- Pokemon Club for ages 8-15 at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

HEALTH

8:30 to 11:30 a.m. -- 20th annual Skin Cancer Screening Event at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton, 3000 N. I-35. Free screenings by dermatologists. Registration and appointment required. Call 1-877-THR-WELL (1-877-847-9355).

MUSIC

Caleb Coonrod 4 p.m. at Audacity. Free.

Triston Coomes 7 p.m. at Killer's Tacos. $5.

Flintlock Gypsy, Remain, the Denton Tarantinos, Ol' Moose 8 p.m. at Backyard on Bell.

Sir J's Throwback Costume Party Part III 9 p.m. at Harvest House. Free.

SUNDAY, AUG. 27

CREATIVE THINKING

12:30 to 3:30 p.m. -- Homecoming Mums and Garters Workshop at SCRAP Denton, 420 S. Bell Ave. Build a one-of-a-kind homecoming mum or garter with reused materials. $20 per mum or garter, includes instruction and some materials. For ages 14 and older. Call 940-391-7499 or visit www.scrapdenton.org. Workshop will also be offered on Sept. 3.

MUSIC

Pam Brunch with the Speedlights noon at Dan's Silverleaf. $15 for meal.

Song swap with Lydia Low, Bayleigh Cheek, Alexandra Tayara 7:30 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. Free.

MONDAY, AUG. 28

CREATIVE THINKING

2 to 3:30 p.m. -- iPad for Seniors: "The Basics" at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free class for senior citizens who have minimal experience using an iPad. Learn about connecting to Wi-Fi, external features, battery issues and more. Bring your own iPad. Registration is required. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

6 to 8:45 p.m. -- Chess Night at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Players of all ages and skill levels welcome. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

YOUTH & TEEN

11 a.m. to noon -- Teen Nutrition Class for ages 11-17 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Learn about making healthier food choices, and learn how to make an easy, healthy snack. Free, but registration is required. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

MUSIC

Harpist Maria Luisa Rayan guest master class, 3:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall at the UNT Music Building. Free.

Food Will Win the War, Sister Radio 8 p.m. at Midway Craft House.

Paul Slavens and Friends 9 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf.

TUESDAY, AUG. 29

MARKETPLACE

7 a.m. to sellout -- Denton County Farmers Market at Sycamore Street and Carroll Boulevard. Visit www.dentonfarmersmarket.com.

TALKS & THOUGHTS

2 to 4 p.m. -- Children's author panel at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St., hosted by the RSVP Rockin' Readers Intergenerational Program. The free panel will feature author Becky Villareal, author Regina Stone Matthews, illustrator Terry Widener and author Rosie Pova, with moderator Jackie Kruzie.

MUSIC

Isaac Hoskins 8 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. Free.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 30

MUSIC

The Wee-Beasties, Super Hero//Super Villain, the Dolly Rockets 8 p.m. at Killer's Tacos.

FUTURE BOOKINGS

Mike Behrend wipes down his 1941 Cadillac during the Arts & Autos Extravaganza last year on the Square. DRC file photo
Mike Behrend wipes down his 1941 Cadillac during the Arts & Autos Extravaganza last year on the Square. 
DRC file photo

FESTIVITIES & FUN

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 9 -- Arts & Autos Extravaganza presented by the Denton Main Street Association, around the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St. Classic and custom cars, trucks and motorcycles on display; Chalk Fest contest, arts and craft vendors, children's activities, silent auction inside the courthouse, festival food and more. With live music by the Gumbo Brothers, the Silvertones and the Lowdown. Free admission. $5-$10 to enter the Chalk Fest contest; free for ages 6 and younger. $30 to register a vehicle. For registration forms and more information, visit www.dentonmainstreet.org.

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

5 to 9 p.m. Sept. 3 -- "Paws-itive Vibes," a dog-friendly event hosted by Denton Community Market, at Backyard on Bell, 410 N. Bell Ave. With music by Slightly Highly Lovely, Isabel Crespo, Lizzi Trumbore and more. $5; free for kids under 13.

8:30 a.m. Sept. 9 -- Denton Heart Walk at C.H. Collins Athletic Complex, 1500 Long Road. Noncompetitive 5K walk raises money for the American Heart Association. To register, visit www.heartwalk.org.

5:30 p.m. Sept. 23 -- Denton's Magical Night of Hope, benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, in the Robson Ranch Clubhouse Ballroom, 9428 Ed Robson Circle. Semiformal event features silent auction with cash bar, roving magician, seated dinner, entertainment and a special presentation. $75. Visit www.eventsprout.com/event/magicalnight.

5 p.m. Sept. 30 -- North Texas Stockings for Soldiers Campaign's Benefit Poker Run, Dinner and After-Party, starting at Cycle Center of Denton, 521 Acme St. Final stop and after-party at Rockin' Rodeo, 1009 Ave. C. Sign-up starts at 3:30 p.m. for the 5 p.m. run. Come by motorcycle, car, Jeep, truck or school bus. $20 for the first hand; $10 for additional hands. Raffle tickets for $1. $15 barbecue dinner provided by Ragland's Tin Can Kitchen. Visit www.facebook.com/ntsfsc.org.

6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 5 -- "Hearts & Heroes," Health Services of North Texas' annual reception honoring outstanding citizens and organizations dedicated to leadership, philanthropy and community service, at Denton Country Club. $50. Visit www.healthntx.org. For sponsorship information, contact Larry Bisno at lbisno@healthntx.org or 940-381-1501, ext 533002.

CREATIVE THINKING

11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 9 -- Macrame workshop for adults at SCRAP Denton, 420 S. Bell Ave. Create a macrame wall hanging using a simple alternating square knot. $25. Call 940-391-7499 or visit www.scrapdenton.org.

12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 10 -- Monster of the Month Club, a plush-making sewing workshop, at SCRAP Denton, 420 S. Bell Ave. Each workshop will focus on a different Texas cryptic, monster or critter created by reused and upcycled materials. All ages welcome, but children 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. $30. Call 940-391-7499 or visit www.scrapdenton.org.

GARDENING

Sept. 5 to Oct. 10 -- Design Your Own Earth-Kind Landscape course, presented by Denton County Master Gardeners, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the Joseph A. Carroll Building, 401 W. Hickory St. The class will guide students through thoughtful landscape designs that conserve water, time, energy and money. $100, or $125 for couples. Participants must bring a copy of their lot survey. Register online at http://dcmga.com.

10 a.m. to noon Oct. 18 -- Denton County Master Gardener Association Roundup in Room 115 at the Joseph A. Carroll Building, 401 W. Hickory St. Learn about becoming a Master Gardener, meet members and ask questions. For applications and more information, visit http://dcmga.com.

YOUTH & TEEN

10 a.m. to 3 a.m. Sept. 16 -- Write It! Think Out Loud, a writing workshop for 12 Denton County high school students, at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St. The Artists Enclave of Denton County hosts a workshop with guest leaders including Makayla Price, Bill Flanigin, TK Henderson and Susan Carol Davis. Featuring poetry, blogging and spoken word. $35; includes supplies, lunch and refreshments. To register, visit www.artistsenclavedenton.com.

3:30 to 5 p.m. Aug. 25 -- Level Up, board games and video games for ages 11-17, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

SPORTS & OUTDOORS

Sept. 23-24 -- Lake Ray Roberts Equestrian Trails Association Trail Challenge starting at the Elm Fork Trailhead at Ray Roberts Lake, hosted by the Greenbelt Alliance of Denton County. Nine-mile, 10-obstacle trail ride along the Elm Fork Branch of the Trinity River. $47-$67 for one day, $52-$107 for both days. To register, visit www.texastrailchallengeclub.com/events/51/greenfest. For more information, call Alanna Sommer at 940-367-2080.

TALKS & THOUGHTS

6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 31 -- Learn to Conserve: "Water-Efficient Landscape Design" at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Learn about basic design principles, plant placement and hardscape so you can transform your landscape on a budget. Free. To register, visit www.sustainabledenton.com.

MUSIC

Pearl Earl, Bangarang, SuperSonic Lips 8 p.m. Aug. 31 at Backyard on Bell. Free.

Madaline, Sedated, Reggae Today, James Dolly Aug. 31 at Abbey Underground.

Miranda Kennedy, Richard Gilbert, Silas Nello, Levi Cobb 8 p.m. Sept. 1 at Backyard on Bell. $3.

Chris Watson Band 9 p.m. Sept. 1 at Dan's Silverleaf. $10.

Queen for a Day 9 p.m. Sept. 1 at Harvest House. $5.

Starparty, DASHR Sept. 1 at Abbey Underground. Free.

Thin Skin, Party Static, Reliant K2 8 p.m. Sept. 2 at Midway Craft House.

Jesse Dayton 9 p.m. Sept. 2 at Dan's Silverleaf. $15; $10 in advance.

Doug Burr 9 p.m. Sept. 2 at Harvest House. Free.

The Zaremba Fellowship Band 8:30 p.m. Sept. 5 at Dan's Silverleaf. $10.

Toadies, Local H 8 p.m. Sept. 6 at Rockin' Rodeo. $20-$25.

Jason and the Goons perform the music of David Bowie 8:30 p.m. Sept. 7 at Dan's Silverleaf. $7; $5 in advance.

Flatland Cavalry, Randall King 9:30 p.m. Sept. 7 at Rockin' Rodeo. $12-$15.

Bob Schneider 9 p.m. Sept. 8 at Dan's Silverleaf. $25.

IN THE REGION

6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 23 -- Taste for a Cause benefiting Denton County Friends of the Family, at Witherspoon Distillery, 225 S. Charles St. in Lewisville. Drinks, wine pull, silent and live auctions, food and a distillery tour. $50 for general admission; $125 for VIP. Visit www.dcfof.org.

Sept. 29-30 -- Western Days in Old Town Lewisville, featuring headliners Turnpike Troubadours on Sept. 29 and Randy Rogers Band on Sept. 30. Festival features live music, children's activities, arts and crafts vendors, gunfight re-enactments, Native American singers and dancers, cattle drive parade, car shows and the 13th annual World Tamale Eating Championship. Gates open at 5 p.m. Sept. 29 and 10 a.m. Sept. 30. For free tickets, valid for free admission before 7 p.m., visit www.lewisvillewesterndays.com. Starting at 7 p.m., admission costs $10; free for children 9 and younger.