Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Kids and family events in Dallas-Fort Worth, July 26-August 1
Rapunzel, a new DART line, and a shaving cream pie fight are your best bets.
Can it really, truly be the end of July already? I don't know about you, but this summer has seemed to fly by, which means that there's precious little time to take advantage of your free time, at least if you're a kid. Below are some of the events that will help convince you that summer is not rapidly coming to an end.
Artisan Center Theater in Hurst is known for their children's productions, and they're taking on the classic fairy tale Rapunzel with their latest play. Playing every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday morning through August 18, Artisan promises a hilarious new twist on the story we all know and love.
DART is slowly but surely trying to provide rail lines all around the Dallas area, and they'll hold a DART Orange Line Opening Celebration on Saturday at the Irving Convention Center in Las Colinas. The Orange Line has technically been in existence for a while now, but now the segment that extends to University of Dallas, Las Colinas Urban Center, and Irving Convention Center station is set to debut. There will be a parade, food at every station, free rides, and a festival at the Las Colinas Urban Center station to help open this new segment.
Finally, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey are bringing the circus back to town with Fully Charged, appearing at American Airlines Center in Dallas beginning Wednesday, August 1 through Sunday, August 12. To get you excited for that run, they'll hold the Biggest Shaving Cream Pie Fight on Earth Tuesday evening at the AAC. It's only for those 12 and older, but if you choose to participate, you can say that you were part of a Guinness World Record. Even if that doesn't entice you, who hasn't dreamed of shoving a pie in a clown's face? That alone is worth the effort.
- Theater review: Artisan Center Theater brings Jane Austen back to life with Emma
- Black Lab missing in Hurst area
- Theater review: Artisan Center Theater pays a rocking tribute to a '50s great in The Buddy Holly Story
- Theater review: Journey through dimensions with a clan of kids in A Wrinkle in Time
- Theater review: ONSTAGE's Assassins wilts, except for a few solid performances