family fun

Rapunzel! Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairy Tale

By Mina Frannea

DCT opens season with wild and whimsical musical with an eco-friendly set Dallas Children’s Theater begins its 2014-2015 season with Rapunzel! Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairy Tale (Sept. 19 - Oct 26), with a sensory friendly performance on Saturday, Oct 11. The scenery for this hilarious musical w... Read More

State Fair of Texas September 26 – October 19, 2014

By Mina Frannea

State Fair of Texas Opens September 26 and runs through Sunday, October 19 Each year the State Fair of Texas celebrates our great state with amazing food, shopping, live music and family fun. There are hundreds of daily shows, a nightly parade, free concerts on the Chevy Main Stage, and throughou... Read More

Worlds Largest Dinosaurs at the Perot Museum in Dallas, Texas

By Rosandra

The World's Largest Dinosaurs are making their appearance at the Perot Museum in Dallas, Texas, until September 1st. Tickets to see The World's Largest Dinosaurs are now on sale. Admission toThe World’s Largest Dinosaurs is timed entry, at 30 minute intervals, and requires the purchase of... Read More

DFW Wildflower Festival – Richardson, TX

By Rosandra

Kool and The Gang, Cheap Trick, and Joan Jett are just a handful of the music line up at this year's DFW Wildflower Festival, held in Galatyn Park in Richardson, TX, May 16-18. We have gone for many years for the music, fair style food, and now that we have kids, we love the kids entertainment. Vi... Read More

16 Best Birthday Party Venues in Dallas Fort Worth

By Rosandra

Every year birthday planning gets a little harder and harder for me, especially in the last 3 years. I have two boys and they are 7 years apart, both born in March, and their birth dates are ONLY 4 days apart. After experiencing nearly every area birthday venue, here are our favorites! Tex... Read More

Arlington Reptile Convention

By Rosandra

This past weekend in the DFW area was the North American Reptile Breeders Conference in Arlington. It's held twice a year at the Arlington Convention Center. The next scheduled show is Sept. 27-28. Breeders from across the country set up shop to show off their reptilian friends and sell their go... Read More

Something Different – Reptile Convention In Arlington, TX

By Rosandra

For Christmas my youngest son asked Santa (aka Grandpa) for a lizard. So of coarse Grandpa obliged and are now proud parents (or I guess grandparents) of a bearded dragon, that our 2 1/2 year old named "Butt". Yes, Butt. I thought he was trying to say "Bud", but he quickly corrected me by enunciatin... Read More

Special Puppetry Presentation of The Nutcracker

By Mina Frannea

The Nutcracker, One of Two Holiday Shows at Dallas Children's Theater No holiday season is complete without Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker. Kathy Burks Theatre of Puppetry Arts’ unique and acclaimed puppet interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece returns to Dallas Children’s Theater Nove... Read More

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas Comes to Life at DCT

By Mina Frannea

New Holiday Show at Dallas Children's Theater Dallas Children’s Theater (DCT) presents a NEW Holiday Musical based on the most popular Christmas poem ever!  'Twas the Night Before Christmas comes to life with bells, toys, Sugar Plum Fairies and holiday delight for all; playing Nov 22 – Dec 2... Read More

TLC’s Cake Boss, Buddy Valastro, at Saturday’s TX State Fair

By Ausa Faria

  Last Thursday, my family and I saw, met, and took pictures with Buddy Valastro (aka TLC’s Cake Boss). He was in town filming his new show, Bakery Boss. As part of... Read More