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October Recipe - Halloween Party Mix - Date 10/17/2017

If you are looking for an easy and great party mix for Halloween, try this Halloween Chex mix that is sure to be a crowd pleaser!

Ingredients:

- 4 oz white chocolate chips (1/3 bag)

- 2 cups Corn Chex or Rice Chex cereal

- 1 cup bite-size pretzel twists

- 1/4 cup raisins

- 1/2 cup candy corn

In medium bowl (uncovered), microwave baking chips on high for 1 minutes to 1 minute 30 seconds. Stop to stir every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth. Gently stir in cereal, pretzels and raisins until evenly coated. Stir in candy corn and decors. Spread on waxed paper or foil until cool and chocolate is set (30 minutes). Break into chunks and eat!

For recipe visit: http://thedealyo.com/home/2012/10/16/budget-bites-halloween-chex-mix-recipe-1-48-per-batch.html/#.VimO8pV3E0c

#HalloweenFood #Treat #Halloween

Park and Palate - Date 10/11/2017

One of the best culinary events of the year is back to Klyde Warren Park, Park and Palate. Park and Palate is an annual fundraiser celebrating the Texas culinary scene. Area popular chefs with breweries and spirits from around the globe will spend the weekend treating your taste buds. Enjoy amazing food and drinks with the beautiful Dallas skyline this weekend. Tickets are $75 per person.

Date/Time: October 13th – 14th, 2017

Location: Klyde Warren Park – 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Dallas, TX 75201

For more information, visit: http://www.parkandpalate.org/

#Dallas #foodie #experience

Sunday Cinema Series - Date 10/10/2017

Enjoy an alternative movie experience this Sunday in Sundance Square.  Sunday Cinema Series, presented by Lone Star Film Festival, brings classic movies, documentaries, short films, foreign films, and independent films to the forefront every Sunday.  This week Beautiful Girls will be featured.  Spend the evening experiencing cinema you may have missed otherwise.  Tickets are $10.00 per person.  Enjoy!

Date/Time:  Sunday, October 15th , 2017 starting at 7PM

Location:  Four Day Weekend Theater - 312 Houston St, Fort Worth, TX 76102

For more information, visit:  https://sundancesquare.com/events/

#SundayFunday #SundanceSquare #cinema

Easy Halloween Costumes - Date 10/05/2017

Need a last minute, easy Halloween costume? Check out some of these ideas. Have fun!

Unisex – Bag of jellybeans: Cut holes for your head and arms into a large clear trash bag and place over yourself. Fill with several small balloons (multi-color variety) and tie bag tight around your waist.

Partner – Dora and Diego: Grab brightly colored clothing and a couple of backpacks and you’re all done.

Female – Rosie the Riveter: Red bandana and denim shirt is all! Super easy!

Male – Carlton from Fresh Prince: Pair a button-up dress shirt with a preppy sweater tied around your neck. Oh, don’t forget to work on your dance!

#halloweenfun #halloween #diy

Haunted House - Date 10/03/2017

Who is ready to scream??!!  It is that time of the year, time to face your fears and have some fun while you are at it.  Lucky for us thrill-seekers, we have plenty of great haunted attractions in our area.  Check out a few below.

Cutting Edge Haunted House – Filled with live actors, monsters and chilling special effects, this multi-story haunted house is sure to keep you up at night.  As you walk through the 100-year-old abandoned meat packing plant, you will experience multiple terrifying themes.  Something for everyone!  http://www.cuttingedgehauntedhouse.com/cutting.cfm#.WdQTNWhSzIU

Boneyard Haunted House – Movie quality props, new scenes, high-tech effects and much more is waiting for you at Boneyard Haunted House.  This year they have gone bigger than ever so come see what everyone is talking about this Halloween season.  http://www.theboneyard.org/index.php

Dan’s Haunted House – There is something extra spooky when you are outside at night and Dan’s Haunted House takes full advantage of this by providing a full feature outdoor haunted attraction.  This year will feature Japanese inspired sets and live entertainment actors that will make sure you have a bone chilling time!  http://www.danshauntedhouse.com/

#HauntedHouse #Scream #Halloween

Tacolandia - Date 09/27/2017

Who loves tacos??   We are just kidding, we know the answer to that…everyone!  In two weekends Tacolandia will be at the Dallas Farmers Market which means unlimited taco samples for all.  Over 35 vendors will be providing their famous tacos for you to sample.  Tickets are only $25 per person and include entry into the event, unlimited taco samples, music, and access to cash bar.  Sounds delicious!

 

Location: Dallas Farmers Market - 920 S Harwood St, Dallas, TX 75201

Date/Time: Saturday, October 7, 2017 4PM-7PM

For more information visit: https://www.tacolandiadallas.com/

#Dallas #Tacolandia #delicious

Autumn at the Arboretum - Date 09/25/2017

One of the must-see attractions every year is back, Autumn at the Arboretum. The theme for this year is Wizard of Oz, with all the beautiful fall flowers and plants in bloom, and the internationally-acclaimed Pumpkin Village. Sometime between now and November 22nd, you need to head to the Dallas Arboretum to check out this masterpiece. See over 90,000 pumpkins, gourds, and squash, along with hay bales, cornstalks, and Wizard of Oz themed d├ęcor. This should be on everyone’s fall to-do list!

 

Location: Dallas Arboretum - 8525 Garland Rd, Dallas, TX 75218

 

Date/Time: Now through November 22nd, 2017

 

For more information visit: http://www.dallasarboretum.org/visit/seasonal-festivals-events/autumn-at-the-arboretum

 

#Dallas #WizardofOz #PumpkinVillage

Fort Worth Urban Traders Market - Date 09/21/2017

Some of the most unique and long-lasting items we have ever owned came from an artisan market.  That is why we love the Urban Traders Market.  Urban Traders Market is a place for local handcraft artisans to bring their pieces to sell on a monthly basis..  Spend the day shopping for truly unique handcrafted pieces one week from Sunday.  Vendor rotate so don’t forget to head back in October to see what’s new.

Location: OB Macaroni Building – 108 South Freeway, Fort Worth, TX 76104

Date/Time: September 30th, October 14th and 28th from 10AM – 5PM

For more information visit: https://www.urbantradersmarket.com/about

 #fortworth #urban #market

Fort Worth Oktoberfest - Date 09/18/2017

Who is ready for beer and brats?  This upcoming Thursday starts the three-day Fort Worth  Oktoberfest festival.  Enjoy authentic German food, music, costumes, shopping, Dachshund racing, and biergartens of course!  Spend your Thursday – Saturday feasting on pretzels, sausages, and schnitzel while you enjoy live music, dancing, competitions and more!  Sounds like three days of fun!

Location: The Shack at Panther Island Pavilion – 395 Purcey Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Date/Time: Thursday – Saturday September 21 – 23, 2017

For more information visit: http://oktoberfestfw.com/

 #fortworth #Oktoberfest #German

The State Fair of Dallas is Almost Here - Date 09/14/2017

It’s almost that time again!!  Time to indulge in delicious fair food, enjoy amazing entertainment, and see some of your favorite animals. Our favorite annual event is only a couple of weeks away, the State Fair of Dallas. September 29th is opening day so time to check out the calendar and plan your visits. This year’s live entertainment lineup features Wilson Phillips, Charlie Daniels Band,  Flo Rida with Macy Kate, Maren Morris and many, many more. When it comes to putting on a great event, it doesn’t get much better than the State Fair of Dallas!

Location: Fair Park- 1300 Robert B Cullum Blvd, Dallas, TX

Date/Time: September 29th – October 22nd

For more information visit: http://bigtex.com/

#bigtex #statefairofdallas #fair2017

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