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Friday, October 10, 2014

This Weekend Nearby Museum Tower Dallas: October 11-12

The weekend has finally arrived in Dallas and what a big one it will be!

Red River Showdown
Saturday, October 11
Cotton Bowl Stadium
11:00 a.m.
4.6 Miles From Museum Tower Dallas 
The 109th football showdown between the University of Oklahoma and the University of Texas is one event you don’t want to miss. A celebrated Texas tradition, don your college colors and head on over to the Cotton Bowl Stadium to take part in this great rivalry. Don’t have tickets to the big game? The lively atmosphere and scrumptious food at The 2014 State Fair of Texas will be equally rewarding. Enjoy one of Fletcher’s famous Corny Dogs as you listen to the dull roar of the crowd cheering in the background. Also, be sure to watch the phenomenal firework display Reunion Tower is putting on in celebration of TX/OU weekend tonight, Friday, October 10! Firework festivities begin at 9:00 p.m.

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra Presents: Rodgers and Hammerstein
Saturday, October 11
Meyerson Symphony Center
7:30 p.m.
Less Than One Mile From Museum Tower Dallas
If you’re looking for an escape from this weekend’s sports mania, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra is performing the hit scores from Rodgers and Hammerstein. Fun for the entire family, you will be able to watch stunning re-mastered scenes from some of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s most famous musicals. Click here to purchase tickets.

Southwest Freedom to Fly Concert
Sunday, October 12
Klyde Warren Park
2:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Less Than One Mile From Museum Tower Dallas
Southwest Airlines is hosting a free concert at Klyde Warren Park featuring some of the best musicians from Texas! The Southwest Freedom to Fly Concert is the perfect way to wind down after a busy, eventful weekend. Listen to the likes of Texas icon, Robert Earl Keen, Jack Ingram and songwriters, Kelly Willis and Bruce Robison. Texas swing artist Ray Benson will also be performing alongside jazz-grass band MilkDrive. It will be a great time for all with food, fireworks and family fun!

Dallas Mavericks Game
Sunday, October 11
American Airlines Center
6:30 p.m.
Less Than One Mile From Museum Tower Dallas
Still on a sports buzz after the Red River Rivalry? The Dallas Mavericks are hosting the Indiana Pacers in a preseason game at the American Airlines Center at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday evening. Come enjoy the game and the opportunity to check out the new (and returning) members of the Dallas Mavericks team before their regular season home opener on Thursday, October 30. The time is now for basketball!