Arts and Entertainment Calendar

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  1. SATURDAY, AUGUST 18


    • 18th Annual Art Connection Members Show – CLOSES, Irving Arts Center Main Gallery
    • Clear the Shelters – 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Irving Animal Care Campus
    • Crop ‘til U Drop Scrapbooking Event – 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Heritage Senior Center
    • Back to School Book Sale – Noon-5 p.m., Friends of the Irving Public Library, Warehouse @ 3000 Rock Island Rd.
    • Puppet Show:  “Aladdin’s Lamp” – 2:30 p.m., Carranza Puppets, West Irving Library

    SUNDAY, AUGUST 19


    • Women Texas Film Festival Award Brunch – 11 a.m., Studio Movie Grill, Dallas. AC Hotel, Dallas
    • NorthPark Auto Show – noon-6 p.m., NorthPark Center, Dallas
    • Lyle Lovett and his Large Band – 7:30 p.m., Winspear Opera House, Dallas

    MONDAY, AUGUST 20


    • Little Adventurers Activities – 10 a.m., Dallas Arboretum
    • Clairo /Garren Sean – 8 p.m., House of Blues, Dallas

    TUESDAY, AUGUST 21


    • Shakira – 7:30 p.m., American Airlines Center, Dallas 
    • Restaurant Week – through September 3 at Restaurants throughout Irving
    • Straight Ahead: A Blue Note Tribute – 8 p.m., Scat Jazz Lounge, Fort Worth

    WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22


    • Supper Club Series feat. Tre Wilcox – 7 p.m., Peticolas Brewing Co., Dallas
    • “School of Rock – The Musical” – 7:30 p.m., through August 26, Fair Park Music Hall, Dallas

    THURSDAY, AUGUST 23


    • Butterfly Tea Party feat. Bonjour Butterfly – 10:30 a.m., Texas Discovery Garden, Dallas
    • Feria de Mexico – 5-11 p.m., Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie
    • Texas Lottery Live: Danni & Kris – doors at 6 p.m., Texas Lottery Plaza at the Toyota Music Factory
    • Charlie Puth Voicenotes / Hailee Steinfeld – 7:30 p.m., The Pavilion at the Toyota Music Factory

    FRIDAY, AUGUST 24


    • Texas Lottery Live: The 9 Zeros – doors at 6 p.m., Texas Lottery Plaza at the Toyota Music Factory
    • Lost 80s Live! Feat. A Flock of Seagulls/ Wang Chung – 6:30 p.m., Theatre at Grand Prairie
    • Loudwire’s Gen X Summer Tour with Buckcherry / P.O.D. / Alien Art Farm – 7 p.m., The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
    • SummerBlast Friday Fireworks – 9:30 p.m., Gaylord Texan, Grapevine

    SATURDAY, AUGUST 25


    • Memories in the Making Exhibition – OPENS, through September 30, Irving Arts Center Administrative Foyer
    • Neighborhood Garage Sale – 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Georgia Farrow Recreation Center
    • Saturday Farmers Market – 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Four Seasons Markets, Irving Arts Center Grounds
    • Texas Summer Jam – 6 p.m., The Pavilion at the Toyota Music Factory

    SUNDAY, AUGUST 26


    • 2018 IAA Winners Exhibit – CLOSES, Dupree Lobby
    • Celebration of Elvis – 3 p.m., Plaza Theatre, Garland
    • “The Wizard of Oz” – 5 p.m., Majestic Theatre, Dallas

    MONDAY, AUGUST 27


    • Uncommon Ramen with Chef Blaine Staniford – 5 p.m., Uchiba, Dallas
    • “Revolt. She said. Revolt again.” – 7:30 p.m., Second Thought Theater, Kalita Humphreys Theater, Dallas

    TUESDAY, AUGUST 28


    • The Mother Road Revisited: Route 66 Then and Now – through September 2, Carpenter Lobby

    WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29


    • Journey / Def Leppard – 7 p.m., American Airlines Center, Dallas
    • Boz Scaggs – 8 p.m., Theatre at Grand Prairie 

    THURSDAY, AUGUST 30


    • The Ticket Fight Night – 3 p.m., Bomb Factory, Dallas
    • Volunteer Fair – 6-8 p.m., Irving Arts Center Suite 200
    • After-Hours Cocktail Tour – 6 p.m., Samurai Collection, Dallas

    FRIDAY, AUGUST 31


    • WestFest – 5:30 p.m.-Midnight, through September 2, WestFest Fairgrounds, West (as in Texas)
    • Texas Lottery Live: LowBrow Collective – doors at 6 p.m., Texas Lottery Plaza at the Toyota Music Factory
    • Laughs by the Lake – 7 p.m., Irving Events, Lake Carolyn
    • Gerardo Ortiz – 8 p.m., The Pavilion at the Toyota Music Factory