October 2008
 
  • Sep. 26 - Oct. 19 -- State Fair of Texas -- Fair Park, Dallas, TX
  • Oct. 2 -- Jars of Clay, Third Day, Switchfoot, and Robert Randolph & The Family Band -- SuperPages.com Center, Dallas
  • Oct. 4 -- Anberlin -- The Door, Dallas --
  • Oct. 7 -- The Town of Flower Mound, and all of Texas, will celebrate National Night Out on October 7 this year, breaking from the traditional second Tuesday in August date the state is accustomed to. Moving the date back two months will allow for cooler temperatures and encourage even greater participation. Look for more information to come about registering a block party, judging, a PD open house, and other activities in the coming months. For more information, call 972.8974.3357.
  • Oct. 1 - Oct. 5 & Oct. 7 - Oct. 11 @ Samuell-Grand Amphitheatre, Oct. 15 - Oct. 19 @ Addison Circle Park, Oct 24 - Oct. 26 @ The University of North Texas -- The Merchant of Venice -- Greed and prejudice tell the story of The Merchant of Venice, Shakespeare's suspenseful, dark comedy. In Venice, Bassanio asks the merchant Antonio for a loan which Antonio must borrow from the moneylender Shylock. While Bassanio is facing certain death, he must rely on his friends to save him from Shylock's revengeful demand of "a pound of flesh. --Fri. & Sat.: $7 adults/$4 seniors and students, Tues. – Thurs. & Sun.: $7 donation requested, Children 12 and under are free.
  • Oct. 11 - Oct.12 -- International Bar-B-Que Cookoff -- Traders Village, Grand Prairie, TX 
  • Oct. 13 -- Leeland -- Arlington Convention Center
  • Boo at the Zoo -- Fort Worth Zoo, Fort Worth, TX
  • The Promise in Glen Rose: A Musical Experience of the Life of Christ -- Texas Amphitheater, Glen Rose, TX
  • Shoutfest '08
  • Halloween Scream Train & Tales by the Rails -- Grapevine, TX
  • Boo at the Dallas Zoo -- Dallas, TX
  • Autumn at the Arboretum -- Dallas Arboretum, Dallas, TX
  • Fright Fest -- Six Flags, Arlington, TX 

The following are supposed to happen in October but I haven't been able to find any info on when or where they will be occurring. 

  • Lebanese Food Festival -- 3 days of homemade Middle Eastern food such as tabbouleh, hummus, & baklava, plus performances including Lebanese folk dancers & belly dancers, & children's activities. -- Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Church, Lewisville, TX
  • Goth Ball -- As one of the biggest Halloween celebrations in Texas, the Goth Ball benefits the Cancer Relief Fund. -- Grenada Theater, Dallas, TX -- 8 pm -- Ages 21 & up -- Advance Tickets: $15, At the Door: $25
  • Haunted Symphony -- The symphony takes an annual frolic into the world of spooky musical movie themes & other chilling classics. -- Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center -- http://dallassymphony.com