Angela's A-list WFAA

Assignments Editor Angela Madison shares her A-list picks of upcoming events around North Texas. The bonus is they're free.

Complete list of free events:

1. Groundbreaking of Irving's Music Factory Entertainment Center

Music Factory (Irving)

Live Music

Movie: Raiders of the Lost Ark

7 p.m. Saturday, August 30

2. Fall Concert Series

Levitt Pavilion (Arlington)

8 p.m. Friday, August 29; 8 p.m. Saturday, August 30 and Sunday, August 31

3. Captain Hope's Kids Teddy Bear Picnic

Fairview Farms Barn (Plano)

25-cent activities throughout

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, August 30

4. Concerts By The Creek

Watters Creek at Montgomery Farm (Allen)

7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, August 30

Band: The Bodarks

5. Grapevine SummerBlast Friday Fireworks

Oak Grove Park and Lakeview Park (Grapevine)

Rockledge Park ($5 per car)

9:30 p.m. August 29 (last Friday)

6. 2014 Cinema in the Circle

Beckert Park (Addison)

Movie: Fantastic 4

8 p.m. Saturday, August 30

7. Puppet Show: Over the Moon

Christopher A. Parr Library

11 a.m. Friday, August 29

8. 12th Annual Tulisoma South Dallas Book Fair & Arts Festival

South Dallas Cultural Center (Dallas)

Friday, August 29 and Saturday, August 30

See website for times at scheduled activities.

9. Salsa at San Salvaje

San Salvaje (Dallas)

9 p.m. Friday, August 29

10. Concert at Taverna Rossa

Taverna Rossa (Plano)

Band: Promise

8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, August 30

11. American Brides: inspiration and Ingenuity

Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts (Denton)

Runs through October 24th

Gallery hours 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday

12. Trucks 'N Tunes

Downtown in the Square (Waxahachie)

5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, August 30

13. Labor Day Weekend Patio Party

Blackfriar Pub

Noon to 2 a.m. Sunday, August 31

14. 8th Annual DFW Free Day of Yoga Kick Off

Trinity River Audubon Center

Saturday, August 30th 10AM-3PM

To find other locations participating in the DFW Free Day of Yoga go to this website:


And below are events at a cost:

1. Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival ($7+, Children under 5 free)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center (Keller)

Friday, August 29 6PM-10PM

2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, August 30 & Sunday, August 31

See website for full list of events

2. Dallas Arboretum August Dollar Days ($1)

Dallas Arboretum (Dallas)

Friday, August 15 runs through August 31 last weekened

3. Westfest Czech & Polka Festival ($6-$20)

Fairgrounds (West, TX)

5:30 p.m. Friday, August 29; Saturday, August 30 and 11 a.m. Sunday, August 31

4. Juneteenth Blues and Jazz Festival ($10-$15)

Fair Park Band Shell (Dallas)

3 p.m. Sunday, August 31

Follow me @angelamarieWFAA and share what you are doing this weekend in NTX?

Enjoy your Labor Day!


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