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Calendar: Oct. 26-Nov. 1


For Halloween and fall event listings, check out our guide in Denton Time.

THURSDAY, OCT. 26

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.

6:30 to 8:15 p.m. -- Bookbinding class for ages 15 and older at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Make an accordion-fold book, which can be used for artwork, photos, drawing or writing. Bring photos, bits of paper, art or other items to possibly add to the book. Free. To register, call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

KID STUFF

9:30 a.m. -- Toddler Time for toddlers (12-36 months) and their caregivers at North Branch Library, 3020 Locust St. Followed by Toddler Play Time at 10 a.m.

10 a.m. and 11 a.m. -- Spooky Story Time for ages 1-5 at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Wear costumes and take part in a Halloween trick-or-treating parade in the library.

YOUTH & TEEN

1 to 3 p.m. -- Homeschool Teen Gaming Club for ages 11-17 at North Branch Library, 3020 Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

3:30 p.m. -- "Monster Mash" for ages 5-8 at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Create your own paper monster and listen to frightful tales. Free.

TALKS & THOUGHTS

4 to 5:30 p.m. -- Exploring Western Philosophy, a free weekly class with Eva H. Cadwallader, professor emeritus of philosophy, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free.

7 p.m. -- "Quilts: Art or Activism?", a free talk at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St. Quilt appraiser and historian Denise Bartosh will shed light on quilts as vehicles for societal action. Call 940-382-2787.

MUSIC & NIGHTLIFE

Thursday Daytime Jazz presents the Seven O'clock Lab Band noon at the Syndicate in the UNT Student Union. Free.

Thursday Night Music with Pete and Bill Save the World and Brad Leali and Friends 7 p.m. at UNT on the Square.

UNT Symphonic Band 7:30 p.m. in Winspear Hall at UNT's Murchison Performing Arts Center. $8-$10.

The BoomBachs 8 p.m. at Harvest House. Free.

KXT-FM Denton Showcase with Summer Dean, Raised Right Men, Ryan Thomas Becker, Tony Ferraro, the Southpaw Preachers 8:30 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $10.

SMiiLE, Pine Martyn 9 p.m. at Backyard on Bell.

Glitterbomb: "Monsters, Myths and Magic," music by the Better Halves 9 p.m. at Andy's Bar. $5-$7.

FRIDAY, OCT. 27

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.

KID STUFF

9:30 a.m. -- Mother Goose Time at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Stories and activities for infants.

11 a.m. -- Story Time for ages 1-5 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free.

3:45 to 5 p.m. -- North Branch Halloween Party at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Costumes encouraged.

TALKS & THOUGHTS

9:30 a.m. -- Denton ISD's free English-language and GED classes at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Call 940-369-0400.

10 to 11:30 a.m. -- "Small Business Marketing on a Shoestring Budget" at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. To register, call 940-349-8752.

The Witch (Cindy Maloney) and Edward Bloom (Anthony Ortega) in Musical Theatre of Denton's production of "Big Fish," which wraps up its run this weekend.DRC
The Witch (Cindy Maloney) and Edward Bloom (Anthony Ortega) in Musical Theatre of Denton's production of "Big Fish," which wraps up its run this weekend.
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STAGE

7:30 p.m. -- Music Theatre of Denton presents Big Fish at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. $20 for adults, $18 for seniors, $15 for students. Call 940-382-1915.

SCREEN

8 p.m. -- Free Movies in the Park: Beauty and the Beast outdoor screening at Denia Park, 1001 Parvin St. Bring chairs and blankets.

MUSIC

Friday Daytime Jazz presents Avenue C noon at the Syndicate in the University Union. Free.

TWU Choirs present a National Collegiate Choral Organization preview concert 7:30 p.m. at TWU's Margo Jones Performance Hall. $10; $5 for students and seniors, free for children 12 and younger.

"DTXDnB Monster Bash" with Fry Guy, Punktronica, Poininja, J-Trip, Disco Jelly, DJ Jump 8 p.m. at Andy's Bar. Free.

Super Hero/Super Villain, Bret Crow, Millennial Falcon 8 p.m. at Midway Craft House. Free.

Eyelet, Esc, Law of Jante, the Sunset Limited 8:30 p.m. at Killer's Tacos.

"Nightmare on Bell Street" with AV the Great, Gas House Smitty, JWhoa, Monoculture, Goldenjoy, DJ She Real 9 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $5.

Ryan Ready, Nikki Horner 9 p.m. at Jack's Tavern.

"A Tribute-tastic Halloween Show" with Dedicated Followers of Fashion (music of the Kinks), Little Lost Girls (the Runaways), Whodunnit? (the Who) 10 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $12; $10 in advance.

SATURDAY, OCT. 28

FESTIVITIES & FUN

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. -- Denton Community Market at the Denton County Historical Park, 317 W. Mulberry St.

CREATIVE THINKING

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. -- Free Magazine Day at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Adult and youth magazines from various years will be available for free. Bring magazines for others to take. Any left will be recycled.

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. -- Get to Know Your Sewing Machine at SCRAP Denton, 420 S. Bell Ave. Bring your sewing machine, and Karen Bravo will teach you the ins and outs. $10. Call 940-391-7499 or visit www.scrapdenton.org.

KID STUFF

10 a.m. -- Spooky Story Time for ages 1-5 at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Wear costumes and take part in a Halloween trick-or-treating parade in the library.

YOUTH & TEEN

1 p.m. -- "Haunted Denton" for ages 11-17 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Shelly Tucker will tell tales about the city's haunted history. Refreshments provided. Free, but registration is required. Call 940-349-8752.

TALKS & THOUGHTS

10 a.m. -- Born2BFree Freedom Fest at Morse Street Baptist Church, 921 Morse St. Christian outreach presents a daylong conference for ages 13-35. Talks, gospel singers and entertainment. Free, but registration is required and includes lunch. Register at www.born2bfree.com.

1 p.m. -- St. George School family interest meeting at St. Maximus Orthodox Church, 2026 W. Oak St. Learn about the liberal arts private Christian school opening in August 2018. Visit www.saintgeorgedenton.com.

STAGE

7:30 p.m. -- Music Theatre of Denton presents Big Fish at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. $20 for adults, $18 for seniors, $15 for students. Call 940-382-1915.

DisneyNature's "Earth" follows three animal families.Courtesy photo
DisneyNature's "Earth" follows three animal families.
Courtesy photo

SCREEN

1 to 11 p.m. -- Thin Line Fest's Day of the Docs at Movie Tavern, 916 W. University Drive. Register at http://bit.ly/2y1jv5m. Free; donations accepted.

  • 1 p.m. -- DisneyNature's Earth
  • 3 p.m. -- The Groove Is Not Trivial
  • 5 p.m. -- Don't Frack With Denton
  • 7 p.m. -- Out of Reach
  • 9 p.m. -- Don't Break Down: A Film About Jawbreaker

COMEDY

"Dark Humor Takes Hickory" with Joe Coffee, Ali York (Uncle Mom), Katie Mont, Nicholas Ramos, music by Dj Ernesto Ikerd and more 9 p.m. at Midway Craft House.

MUSIC

Stop the Stigma, Not the Music benefit concert with Mentalist, Grant Price, Levi Cobb & the Big Smoke, Cashless Generation, Legacy, Megan Storie, Wrought of Obsidian, DJ J-Double 4 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $7.

Ol' Moose, Remain, Sonar Lights, Flintlock Gypsy 7 p.m. at Killer's Tacos. $5.

Baumer String Quartet 8 p.m. in Voertman Hall at the UNT Music Building. Free.

Do For It Records' 11th Halloween Show with Shaolin Death Squad and friends (performing the music of Alice in Chains), the Spectacle (Black Sabbath), the Me-Thinks (the Sex Pistols), Huffer (System of Down), Krautstein (Rammstein), 8 p.m. at Andy's Bar.

Daniel Markham, the Cush 9 p.m. at Harvest House. Free.

SUNDAY, OCT. 29

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

3 p.m. -- Singing Oaks Church of Christ's Walk4Water, a family-friendly 2-mile walk at South Lakes Park, 556 Hobson Lane. Visit www.hhi.org/walk4water/denton-tx-2017.

FESTIVITIES & FUN

4:30 to 6 p.m. -- Sunday Twilight Tunes presents UNT Steel Drum Band in a free concert on the Square.

STAGE

2 p.m. -- Music Theatre of Denton presents Big Fish at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. $15-$20.

SCREEN

8 p.m. -- Rocky Horror Picture Show at Killer's Tacos.

MUSIC

"Nightmare on Elm Street" with Morty 40 and the Malts, the Southpaw Preachers, James Duffer, DJ Tony Snow, High Stakes, Yo! Denton with DJ Mike Vivid and Swift T, 432 Hz Ensemble, Hen and the Cocks, Bonduris Music School 10 a.m. at Juice Lab.

Baumer String Quartet with guest artists 3:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall at the UNT Music Building. Free.

Harvest House Band 4 p.m. at Harvest House. Free.

UNT Student Jazz Night 7 p.m. at Backyard on Bell.

MONDAY, OCT. 30

CREATIVE THINKING

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.

KID STUFF

7 to 8 p.m. -- Spooky Story Time for ages 1-5 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Wear costumes and take part in a Halloween trick-or-treating parade in the library. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

MUSIC

UNT Early Music Ensembles present "Musica Da Camera and Da Chiesa" 8 p.m. in Voertman Hall at the UNT Music Building. Free.

Revenge Season, Kharma, Facing Worlds, Leverage, Alias 7:45 p.m. at Killer's Tacos. $8.

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

TUESDAY, OCT. 31

KID STUFF

9:30 a.m. -- Mother Goose Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Stories and activities for infants (birth to 18 months) and their caregivers.

10:30 a.m. -- Toddler Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Stories, puppets and activities for toddlers (12-36 months) and their caregivers. Followed by Toddler Play Time at 11 a.m.

MUSIC

"Tubaween!" featuring UNT tuba and euphonium ensembles, directed by Brian Bowman, 8 p.m. in the Recital Hall at the UNT Music Building, at Avenue C and Chestnut Street. Free. Call 940-565-2791 or visit www.music.unt.edu.

"Denton Does Halloween" with Brave Combo, the Wee-Beasties, Puddin' Taine, Fab Deuce 8 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $5.

UNT's Tuesday Night Jazz Ensembles presents UNT Guitar Ensembles and the Zebras 9 p.m. at the Syndicate in the University Union. Free.

"#Millaween" with MillaDaMayor, DJ Party McFly, DJ Jus$Trill 9 p.m. at Andy's Bar. Free.

Starparty, Svenny Baby!, DJ J-Double 10 p.m. at Abbey Underground. Free.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 1

CREATIVE THINKING

7 p.m. -- Visual Arts Society of Texas meeting featuring a presentation by Fort Worth abstract artist Kim Collins at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St. Free for VAST members, $5 for guests. Visit www.vastarts.org.

KID STUFF

9:30 a.m. -- Toddler Time at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St.

3:30 to 5:30 -- Arts After School, for ages 6-10, at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St. $15. email education@dentonarts.com or call 940-382-2787.

4:30 p.m. -- Teen STEM Lab for ages 8-14 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free food and fun.

4:30 to 5:30 p.m. -- Read to Rover for ages 6-11 at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Free, but registration is required. Call 940-349-8752.

TALKS & THOUGHTS

5 p.m. -- Panel discussion on Accidental Activists: Mark Phariss, Vic Holmes and Their Fight for Marriage Equality in Texas by David Collins, published by UNT Press, at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St. Free. A book signing will follow.

MUSIC

Global Rhythms featuring UNT percussion ensembles 6:30 p.m. in Voertman Hall at the UNT Music Building. Free.

Joe Pat Hennen 5 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. Free.

The Happy Alright, Crooked Teeth, Welcome Home, Prefontaine 7 p.m. at Killer's Tacos.

Fisk, Slackbeat, Lifeforce 8 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $5.

Seres, Thee GCDS, Goon Planet, Cereboso 9 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. Free.

Sol Kitchen 9 p.m. at Harvest House. Free.

Body English, Trademark Paradise, M3CCA, Lofty Beats 9 p.m. at Andy's Bar.

FUTURE BOOKINGS

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

7:30 a.m. Nov. 2 -- Children's Advocacy Center for Denton County's 20th Anniversary Breakfast at UNT Gateway Center. Keynote speakers will be Jenna Quinn, author of Pure in Heart, and state Rep. Tan Parker, R-Flower Mound. $50, or $500 for a table of eight. Visit http://cacdc.org/breakfastregistration. For information about sponsorship opportunities, call Mimi Bishop at 972-538-9612.

Nov. 3-5 -- Alternative Gifts Fair at First United Methodist Church, 201 S. Locust St. Fair trade goods sold by more than 30 vendors to raise money for nonprofits. Visit http://fumc-denton.com/missions/alternative-gifts-fair.

10 a.m. Nov. 4 -- Oakmont Women's Club Annual Fall Fashion Show at Global Spheres Center, 7801 S. I-35E in Corinth. Featuring styles by Maggie's Boutique, a salad buffet luncheon and a silent auction. $30. To purchase tickets by Oct. 27, call Kathy Ramsay at 940-321-8581 or Sandy Harrison at 940-321-4164. Visit www.facebook.com/OakmontWomensClub.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 4 -- Big Book Sale, Friends of the Denton Public Libraries' quarterly fundraising sale, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Admission is $1 per person, or free for Friends members.

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16 -- Beaujolais & More, a wine and food tasting fundraiser for the Campus Theatre, at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. $25. Visit http://dentoncommunitytheatre.com.

CREATIVE THINKING

6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 2 -- Learn to Conserve: "Rain Gardens and Stormwater Management Solutions" at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Learn how to design, construct and maintain rain gardens -- shallow depressions that can collect rainwater. Free. To register, call 940-349-8752.

2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 3 -- "Photography Tips: Documenting Daily Life With Families" at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Photographer Jen Brown teaches beginners how to embrace candid photos. Bring your camera or smartphone. Free, but registration is requested. Call 940-349-8752.

3 to 4 p.m. Nov. 4 -- "We Don't Talk About Them ..." at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Genealogy class for those searching for ancestors who might have been up to no good -- prisoners, deserters and runaway spouses. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

HEALTH

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 4 -- 19th annual Women's Symposium: "Defining and Redefining Our Stories: Stepping Up to a Healthier Lifestyle" at the UNT Gateway Center, 801 North Texas Blvd. Presentations on physical and mental health and personal finance, lunch and door prizes. Presented by Denton County Alumnae of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. $45. Visit www.dentoncountyalumnaedeltas.org or email wsymposiumdcac@gmail.com.

MARKETPLACE

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 4 -- Argyle Holiday Shopping Extravaganza at Argyle High School, 191 S. U.S. Highway 377. Benefiting Project Graduation 2020. Email argyleholidayshop@gmail.com or visit http://bit.ly/2xlT3ig.

YOUTH & TEEN

2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 4 -- "Build Your Own Board Game" for ages 10-17, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. In honor of International Games Week, learn the basics of creating a game from scratch. Free. To register, call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

STAGE

Nov. 10-19 -- Denton Community Theatre presents Shakespeare's Richard III at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. $10-$22.

ART

Nov. 3 -- First Friday Denton on the first Friday evening of the month at art venues and businesses around the downtown Square. Free gallery viewings, live music, art projects and demonstrations. Visit www.firstfridaydenton.com.

  • UNT College of Visual Art and Design artwork made from at least 75 percent used materials and available for sale, at SCRAP Denton, 420 S. Bell Ave.

Nov. 10 -- Deadline for entries for the Visual Arts Society of Texas' 12th annual 125-Mile Visual Arts Exhibition. Artists may submit up to three entries for a fee of $20-$35 each. Exhibit will be held Jan. 13-Feb. 24 at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center. For more information, Visit http://vastarts.org.

YOUTH & TEEN

4 to 5 p.m. Nov. 8 -- Craft Buffet, a free-for-all crafting program for ages 11-17, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Create whatever you like using craft supplies. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

SCREEN

7 p.m. Nov. 16 -- Denton Black Film Festival presents "The Best of the Fest" at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St. Call 940-382-2787 or visit www.dentonarts.com.

MUSIC

4 p.m. Nov. 5 -- Denton Bach Society presents "Martin Luther: Poet, Musician, Theologian" at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 703 N. Elm St. With music by Bach, Buxtehude, Distler, Forrest, Mendelssohn, Pachelbel and Telemann. $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, $10 for students. Visit www.dentonbach.com.

"Breakfast at Night" with the Breakfast Boys, Galaxe 7 p.m. Nov. 2 at Backyard on Bell. Free.

Nora Jane Struthers, Kim Nall 8:30 p.m. Nov. 2 at Dan's Silverleaf. $10; $7 in advance.

The Nixons, Jibe, Stareview 9 p.m. Nov. 2 at Rockin' Rodeo. $25-$100.

Morty Forty and the Malts, Rock 'n' Roll Cannibals, Reggae Tonight, Lydia Low 10 p.m. Nov. 2 at Abbey Underground.

Fury, Forced Order, Lock, Glory, Contact Grid 7 p.m. Nov. 3 at Andy's Bar.

Marcia Ball 8:30 p.m. Nov. 3 at Dan's Silverleaf. $18.

The Infamists, Royal Sons, the Gypsy Bravado 10:30 p.m. Nov. 3 at Abbey Underground.

Denton High Cares presents Lisapalooza 4 with the Bird Dogs, Matthew Johnson, Zach Nytomt, Isaac Hoskins 1:30 p.m. Nov. 4 at Dan's Silverleaf. $15-$60.

"Loud and Local: Call to Fall" with Elijah Heaps, Nikolai Rya, To Live Again, Ron Bultongez, Sad Cops, Donn Cham and more Nov. 4 at Backyard on Bell. $10; $8 in advance.

Heavy Baby Sea Slugs, Sunbuzzed (album release), Felt & Fur, Strays 8 p.m. Nov. 4 at Andy's Bar. $5.

"God Save the Zine!: Razorcake Benefit" with Orcanaut, Mountain of Smoke, Relient K2, the Noids 8:30 p.m. Nov. 4 at Dan's Silverleaf. $6.