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Local alt-rock band BJ Stricker & The Kings debut second EP at The Rustic Oct. 13

Local alt-rock band BJ Stricker & The Kings debut second EP at The Rustic Oct. 13

The alt-rock jam band BJ Stricker & The Kings reach new heights in their second EP by taking an experimental twist. They took a chance on live-recorded singles with complementary visuals. As they wrap up, the official release is going down this weekend. There will be a live performance from 9:30 to 11 p.m. on […]

Steinfest Takes Over Downtown Plano October 19th-20th

Steinfest Takes Over Downtown Plano October 19th-20th

Steinfest is an Oktoberfest-style event hosted by the Historic Downtown Plano Association that celebrates outstanding beer, great food and the right kind of polka music to get you and your friends dancing in the street.

This event includes the finest beer, German-inspired cuisine, live music, an artist village of craftsman and makers, a wiener dog fashion show, keg bowling, a kid’s zone and the Whole Foods Market VIP bier garden.

Best Little Brewfest in Texas Debuts New Fall Date October 20th

Best Little Brewfest in Texas Debuts New Fall Date October 20th

The Best Little Brewfest in Texas has moved to the fall! For cooler weather, with our same cool friends, mark your calendars for Best Little Brewfest in Texas. New Date - Same GREAT festival - Always 100% for Charity - Cloud 9 Charities, Inc. There will have 80+ breweries, some wineries and distilleries.

Muenster Oktoberfest Brews Up Culture and Fun October 6th-7th

Muenster Oktoberfest Brews Up Culture and Fun October 6th-7th

Oktoberfest is coming to Muenster on Saturday and Sunday, October 6 & 7, 2018. This indoor festival will be held in our new 60,000 sq. ft. German Heritage Pavilion. The Muenster Oktoberfest will provide a taste of Germany right here in North Texas with German food vendors, and of course, great German beer. You will find quality arts and craft vendors many with German items for sale. Bring your dancing shoes because we will have entertainment all day long with a variety of Polka, Jazz and live bands. The festivities begin with music, food and contests. The official taping of the Oktoberfest keg will be Saturday at 12:00 p.m. There will be Wiener Dog Races on Sunday, and traditional German dancers will entertain and educate the crowd with performances throughout the day. Fun for the whole family!

INTERVIEW: Celebrity Stylist Charity Lewis Advocates for Fashion with Purpose

INTERVIEW: Celebrity Stylist Charity Lewis Advocates for Fashion with Purpose

Dallas-based celebrity and everyday stylist, Charity Lewis, advocates for fashion with intention throughout the Metroplex. Lewis created C.LewStyles to carry out this vision by providing high-end services to help individuals develop a confident style and assist local brands by spreading awareness of their designs. As a mother, wife, professional nurse and entrepreneur, she tailors each […]

McKinney Oktoberfest Brings Family-Friendly & German Traditions September 28th-30th

McKinney Oktoberfest Brings Family-Friendly & German Traditions September 28th-30th

A Taste of Germany in Historic Downtown McKinney! 

McKinney Oktoberfest is a family favorite, offering authentic German music, food and drink, traditional costumes, dancing, children’s activities and much more. The “bier garden” covers a total of 14 blocks throughout McKinney’s Historic Downtown square so you can enjoy all downtown McKinney has to offer with a German beer in one hand and a bratwurst in the other. McKinney Main Street, supporting sponsors and the shops in Historic Downtown McKinney will host nonstop activities in the heart of our great city.

The Ultimate Cocktail Experience + Fundraiser Shakes it up in Dallas September 22nd

The Ultimate Cocktail Experience + Fundraiser Shakes it up in Dallas September 22nd

The Ultimate Cocktail Experience is back for another round. On September 22, one of the world’s largest charity cocktail events—and Dallas’s most fun annual event—is popping up once more. This time, the festivities will take place at the Bomb Factory in Deep Ellum, where some of the best bartenders in DFW and around the world will showcase their talents by creating original bar concepts and themed menus.

Dallas Filmmaker Creates Double T Productions to Bring ‘Hollywood’ Film Industry to the Metroplex

Dallas Filmmaker Creates Double T Productions to Bring 'Hollywood' Film Industry to the Metroplex

Dallas-based producer, Timothy Talbott, is on a mission to put the Big D back in the sights of Hollywood-made motion picture filmmakers. He’s created a production and distribution company, Double T Productions, to accredit the potential of Dallas-based filming. He developed this passion project as a platform to create opportunities for local business and talent. […]

Pull Out Your Lederhosen & Suspenders for Addison Oktoberfest September 20th-23rd

Pull Out Your Lederhosen & Suspenders for Addison Oktoberfest September 20th-23rd

An authentic recreation of the Munich Oktoberfest, this event features more than 30 hours of continuous family-oriented entertainment. Serving special “Oktoberfest” Bier along with incredible German culinary fare, the festival also includes a Marketplace, music, and kid-friendly options like rides, midway games, and more.

8th Annual BrewFest Boasts More than 500+ Craft Beers, Music, Food & More September 8th

8th Annual BrewFest Boasts More than 500+ Craft Beers, Music, Food & More September 8th

Dallas Observer's 8th Annual BrewFest presented by Whole Foods Market is back! One of Dallas’ first beer festivals returns to the Dallas Farmers Market on Saturday, September 8, 2018. Brewfest is an outdoor beer-sampling event and festival that will feature over 500+ local, international and craft beers, music, local food and more.