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Friday, October 24, 2014

This Weekend Nearby Museum Tower Dallas: October 24 - 26

Friday, October 24
Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House
8: 00 p.m.

This Friday, The Dallas Opera will begin their 2014-2015 “Heights of Passion” Season with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro. A revolutionary romantic comedy filled with memorable music and unforgettable characters, this performance is guaranteed to have you on the edge of your seat from beginning to end. Filled with nonstop entertaining twists and turns, this thrilling show is one of Mozart’s most memorable comedic operas. Conducted by music director, Emmanuel Villaume, and staged by artistic director, Kevin Moriarty, The Marriage of Figaro is the perfect end to the work week and an excellent start to a delightful weekend. Mozart and DaPonte create a world of chaos in this classic comedy, keeping us wondering, how will it all end? Tickets are available here.

Saturday, October 25
Klyde Warren Park
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Klyde Warren Park has two big reasons to celebrate this weekend! Not only did the vibrant park win the 2014 Urban Open Space award from the nationally-acclaimed Urban Land Institute but they are also celebrating their second anniversary here in Dallas! Starting at 8:00 a.m. with Tai Chi on the Ginsburg Family Lawn, Klyde Warren Park has fun, family-friendly activities throughout the park all day on Saturday. Bring your four-legged friend to learn a few new tricks with DogFit Dallas at 10:30 a.m., enjoy lunch from one of many food trucks, watch a performance by Eastwood featuring Nicholas Altobelli at 1:00 p.m. or take a Dallas Skyline 360 tour at 2:30 p.m. Enjoy face painting, jugglers, caricature artists and other live performances all day. The entertainment is endless at this fun, family festival. Additional details are available here.

Sunday, October 26
Dallas Farmers Market
2: 00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Join the Dallas Farmers Market and Chefs for Farmers for the first annual Oyster Bash. Guests can expect both raw and cooked oysters from Texas and both coasts shucked on site, cocktails, wine and live music. Matt McAllister of FT33, John Tesar of Knife, Jon Alexis of TJ’s Seafood Market and Jon Stevens of Stock and Barrel are just a few of the talented chefs that will be in attendance. Tickets are $85 and all inclusive. To purchase tickets for this fabulous culinary experience, click here. Bring your appetite.