Things To Do: October Edition

 Eating with a Cause
When: Oct. 13
Where: Sixty Five Hundred
Cost: $100
The Dallas 24 Hour Club is hosting its sixth annual Dallas Allstar Chef Classic with a live performance by the Georgia Bridgwater Orchestra. Come enjoy the music while dining on cuisine prepared by 25 top chefs. This event helps fundraising efforts by hosting both live and silent auctions. Donations help the 24 assists families, sponsors, service agencies, and others in recovery. Tickets are available at

Wings over Dallas
When: Oct. 25-27
Where: Dallas Executive Airport
Cost: $25 adults; $10 child
Bring the family out for the nation’s largest World War II-themed event presented by the Commemorative Air Force. See a re-enactment of the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. This fiery show features pyrotechnic effects and replicas of Japanese and American aircrafts in battle. Families can enjoy hands-on activities, aircraft rides, cockpit tours, and other activities. For more information and discounted rates, visit

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

When: Through Oct. 31
Where: Dallas Arboretum
Cost: Cost varies
With more than 150,000 autumn flowers, the gardens at the Dallas Arboretum display the breathtaking colors of fall right. Take in the surrounds of more than 90,000 pumpkins, gourds, and squash in Pumpkin Village. Look for Linus, Sally, Franklin, Snoopy, and other characters throughout the Charlie Brown-themed pumpkin patch. This festival was named one of “The Best Pumpkin Festivals to Visit This Fall,” by Martha Stewart Living Magazine. Many festival discounts are available. Visit


Holocaust and Human Right Museum
When: Daily
Where: Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum
Cost: $12- 16
The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum is now open to the public after its October 2017 groundbreaking. Learn about the history of the Holocaust, the emergence of human rights after the war, and the development of human and civil rights in America. With 55,000 square feet spread out over three floors, there is plenty of room to immerse yourself in culture. Tickets are available for purchase at


Hallam Family Concerts
When: Various dates
Where: Dallas Museum of Art
Cost: Free
The Fine Arts Chamber Players present a concert series that brings together art and culture to allow listeners to explore the broad world surrounding each composed piece. Listen to many musical works that include the sounds of harps, oboes, trumpets and stringed instruments. Don’t miss out on seven virtuosic programs that will feature our city’s top professional musicians. For more information visit

Chefs for Farmers
When: Nov. 1-3
Where: Various locations
Cost: $75- 375
This three-day food and wine festival attracts foodies aged 21+ with mouth-watering, calorie-filled culinary creations. Come enjoy a laid back atmosphere while listening to live music and enjoying some of the best local dishes the city has to offer. Join in celebrating chefs who engage local farms for their businesses. For more information, visit

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