Have some pre-Fourth fun this weekend with these events:
Enjoy a free dance performance at Trinity Park Pavilion courtesy of the Ballet Concerto Summer Dance Concert, taking place Saturday, June 27, at 8:30 p.m. The event will also repeat on Sunday, the 28th. The dancers will be performing dances from such works as “Carmen” and “Bolero.” Visit www.balletconcerto.com for more info.
Kids ages 8 to 12 can compete in the “Super Saturday Smackdown” at Borders in Fort Worth (at the corner of Hulen and I-30, near Central Market), a trivia game that tests kids’ knowledge of classic summer reading titles. The competition begins at 2 p.m.
Like shopping? There will be an Antiques, Collectibles & Home Decor Flea Market on Saturday, June 27, at Will Rogers Memorial Center, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Over 200 dealers will be hawking their wares. Free admission.
Come to the Amon Carter Museum to view their current exhibit – a collection of African-American art. This is an ongoing exhibition. Visit www.cartermuseum.org for details.
Check out the selection of locally-grown produce at the Cowtown Farmers Market, open every Wednesday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon in the Edelweiss parking lot. If you stop by their information booth and give them your e-mail address, you’ll get a FREE tote bag to bring your treasures home in. There are also farmers’ markets in NRH, Grapevine, Grand Prairie and Pantego, see www.cowtownfarmersmarket.com for listings.
Celebrate the dog days of summer this Saturday (6/27) at the Bath House Cultural Center in Dallas – they’re having a Summer SolstiCelebration, which includes an “Egyptian Solar Ritual” at noon and a “Sunset Seasonal Circle” when the sun goes down. The event begins at noon and ends at 10 p.m. Admission is free unless you want to attend the the Earth Rhythms shows – then it’s $5 per person. Full info at www.earthrhythms.org.
Barnes & Noble on Hulen & Overton Ridge has storytime at 11 a.m. every Saturday (Fridays too). The B&N in Sundance Square also has a Saturday storytime at 11.
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