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Friday, June 5, 2015

This Weekend #NearbyMuseumTower: June 5-7

Located in the heart of the nations’s largest urban contiguous arts district, Museum Tower Dallas is never far from outstanding art exhibits, diverse cultural celebrations and world renowned symphonies and performances. Homeowners enjoy unrivaled access to the city’s most exquisite displays of culture and art, at a location that only Museum Tower Dallas can offer. As a service to our residents, we hand-select the best events happening every weekend #NearbyMuseumTower and share timely reminders to our hundreds of followers on Twitter and Facebook.

Explore our curation of can't miss happenings below as you plan yet another unforgettable weekend in Dallas:

Summer at the Arboretum - Photo: Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
Summer at the Arboretum
Friday, June 5
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The Dallas Arboretum
7.5 Miles from Museum Tower Dallas

Summer has arrived at the Dallas Arboretum which also means the return of Family Fun Fridays now until the end of July. Pack a picnic and bring the little ones to spend your Friday morning surrounded by the Arboretum’s breathtaking scenery. Family Fun Friday includes a petting zoo, face painting, and Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden. The kids will love everything the Arboretum has to offer #NearbyMuseumTower. And, following all of the rain, the plants are flourishing for you to enjoy this summer!

Star-Crossed Lovers - Photo: Dallas Symphony
Star-Crossed Lovers
Friday, June 5
7:30 p.m.
The Dallas Symphony
0.2 miles from Museum Tower Dallas

Come and be swept away by a romantic and emotionally charged performance at the Dallas Symphony this Friday evening. The talented Dallas Symphony Orchestra presents Star-Crossed Lovers, a showcase of music’s greatest love stories. The audience is taken on a passionate and captivating journey through the ages with selections from Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story, and The Fault in Our Stars. This hour and thirty-five minute production is one you won’t want to miss, so make the symphony your Friday night destination. It's certain to be a romantic evening.

M-Line Trolley #NearbyMuseumTower -
Photo: McKinneyAvenue Transit Authority Facebook
M-Line Trolley Social
Saturday, June 6
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
M-Line access at Klyde Warren Park
187 feet from Museum Tower Dallas

The highly anticipated extension of the M-Line Trolley is finally opening this weekend and the city is celebrating! With new access points now along Olive Street and Klyde Warren Park, residents of Museum Tower Dallas have never been closer to the historic and beloved streetcar. The neighborhood has come together to bring downtown dwellers a one-of-a-kind experience to mark the opening of the M-Line Trolley extension. With festivities stretching from The Rustic to Klyde Warren Park, participants can hop on the trolley at any point along the route and enjoy a free ride in the beautiful weather. Discover all of the great locations along the way and take advantage of special offers from participating Dallas venues. We couldn’t be more excited for the M-Line's official arrival #NearbyMuseumTower. For more information, click here.

Voly in the Park
Saturday, June 6
12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Klyde Warren Park
187 feet from Museum Tower Dallas

Do good and feel good this weekend with the Second-Annual Voly in the Park, beginning this Saturday at noon at Klyde Warren Park. Step outside the front doors of Museum Tower Dallas and find yourself instantly immersed in the diverse cultural celebrations and festivities that Volunteer Now has prepared to honor the work of non-profits and volunteers. With over 70 non-profits participating, and hands-on volunteer projects occurring throughout the day, you are sure to find a cause that resonates with you. In addition to the non-profits being showcased, the four hour festival is filled with a line-up of live musical performances, a Bollywood dance show and even promises an appearance by the Dallas Zoo. Your Saturday is guaranteed to be colorful at Voly in the Park #NearbyMuseumTower.

Baseball: America's  Presidents, America's Pastime
Photo: George W. Bush Presidential Center
Baseball: America's Presidents, America's Pastime 
Sunday, June 7
10:00 a.m.
George W. Bush Presidential Center
4.4 miles from Museum Tower Dallas 

This fascinating exhibit #NearbyMuseumTower and also nearby to Southern Methodist University examines baseball's place in history, societal events and presidential passion. Did you know Abraham Lincoln had a baseball field constructed behind the White House? This exhibit draws documents and artifacts from its archives as well as other presidential libraries and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

Summer Jams at Klyde Warren Park
Photo: Museum Tower Dallas

Summer Jams with DJ Patrick Doolin
Sunday, June 7
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Klyde Warren Park
187 feet from Museum Tower Dallas

As the saying goes, "A Sumday well spent brings a week of content." Make the most of your Sunday evening with a delicious dinner #NearbyMuseumTower at establishments like Ocean Prime Dallas or LARK on the Park, then watch the onset of the sunset at Klyde Warren Park. DJ Patrick Doolin will spin a mix of 70s disco, 80s retros, 90s dance and top 40 hits.