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Equanimity Awards Gala To Honor Local Changemakers

Equanimity Awards Gala To Honor Local Changemakers

On July 28, 2018, the Equanimity Awards Benefit Gala will take place inside the Royal Affairs Ballroom in Lewisville, TX. Hosted by musician Daniel Dodd-Ellis, the Equanimity Awards Benefit Gala will award change makers in the community while raising funds for JB Dondolo, Inc, a 501c3 non-profit which provides the simple, basic necessities to impoverished […]

Canal Fest Celebrates Culture in Irving June 9th

Canal Fest Celebrates Culture in Irving June 9th

Canal Fest 2018 is a celebration of world cultures, featuring dance, music, art and food representative of cultures from around the world. Three performance stages provide an immersive and interactive exploration of culture. Each stage showcases one or more continents, while the area surrounding each stage features food, activities, children’s crafts, cultural displays and vendors. Photo stations will be placed around the festival, and attendees are encouraged to dress in clothing that represents their own heritage or culture. Admission and activities are free!

Big D BBQ Battle Sears Dallas June 8th-9th

Big D BBQ Battle Sears Dallas June 8th-9th

Big D BBQ Battle cook-off competition brings the best brisket, chicken, pork ribs, pork shoulder, and pinto beans to the table in an all-out battle for bragging rights to "the best BBQ in North Dallas."  The 1st 1000 people through the gate will have the opportunity to cast their vote for this year's "People's Choice" award! BBQ cook teams compete, you get to eat! BBQ, craft beer, car show, live bands, kids zone, fun and more - while supplies last - are included when you buy a ticket. Benefits Cafe Momentum and Guns & Hoses Foundation of North Texas.

Crawfish Festival Spices up Desoto June 2nd

Crawfish Festival Spices up Desoto June 2nd

Desoto Parks and Recreation hosts this free, fun filled event. This includes food, vendor booths, children's activities and great entertainment. Come and enjoy tons of delicious, spicy crawfish, great food, live music, vendors and games. Revel in the best blues and funk and enjoy the infectious rhythms. This is a friendly, relaxed and fun community event.

The National Polka Festival Brings Czech Heritage to Ennis May 25th-27th

The National Polka Festival Brings Czech Heritage to Ennis May 25th-27th

The National Polka Festival® in Ennis, Texas invites everyone to come help celebrate fifty-two wonderful years of Czech heritage festivities Friday through Sunday, May 25-27, 2018. Held annually on Memorial Day Weekend, the National Polka Festival® offers an abundance of activities to be enjoyed by the entire family in a small city atmosphere.

Founders Festival Arrives in Rockwall May 19th

Founders Festival Arrives in Rockwall May 19th

Come celebrate Rockwall’s 164th birthday this Saturday at Rockwall Founders Day Festival 2018! Presented by Rockwall Parks and Recreation, this free event will take place at Harry Myers Park all day long from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and features tons of fun for the whole family with live music, food and retail vendors, and a Kids Zone.

Blushington Keep​s​ It Real With EveryHue Beauty

Blushington Keep​s​ It Real With EveryHue Beauty

Pat Smith, Gizelle Bryant, Tammy Franklin, Natasha Cornstein. ​ Blushington hand selects and tests every brand that they carry, offering only the best of the best in beauty. They scour the world for emerging brands founded by women and also offer hero products from iconic beauty brands, all approved by their expert makeup artists. Their […]

5 Ways To Keep Your Home and Property Safe In Dallas

5 Ways To Keep Your Home and Property Safe In Dallas

Every homeowner wants to keep their property safe, but most don’t consider home security until a break in has already occurred. Dallas is home to over a million people yet the chances of being a victim of property crime are 1 in 29. The state average for Texas is only 1 in 36. Don’t wait until it’s too late to consider home security. Protect your Dallas home.

Ally’s Wish Raises Funds To Grant Last Wishes To Terminally Ill Mothers

Ally's Wish Raises Funds To Grant Last Wishes To Terminally Ill Mothers

  The Fourth Annual Boots & Blessings Gala took place on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Austin Ranch at Hilton DFW Lakes to benefit Ally’s Wish.  The Flower Mound-based organization grants wishes such as trips to Disney World or helicopter rides over the Grand Canyon to mothers battling terminal illnesses, so they may create lasting […]

Red Dirt BBQ and Music Festival Enlivens Tyler May 5th

Red Dirt BBQ and Music Festival Enlivens Tyler May 5th

Red Dirt BBQ & Music Festival was born with the goal to bring a dynamic, unique event to Downtown Tyler, Texas, that encompasses two things we love about the Lone Star State — barbecue and live music. Barbecue. No other state does BBQ like Texas. It’s an area where we Texans hold an immense amount of pride — yes, we’re snobs, and we’re proud of it.