The sights, sounds and even tastes of autumn are experiences not to be missed in Northern Texas. Fall is well underway, and there are plenty of attractions and events for the whole family. Explore what the season has in store before winter arrives.
A Heart of Texas Arts and Crafts Show offers a chance to browse and appreciate everything from antiques and collectibles to home décor and custom confections. On November 4 and 5, 2011, there will be a show at the Waxahachie Civic Center. Stroll the aisles of vendors and enjoy the bright colors of pottery, floral arrangements, desserts and more. In 2010, Plano native and longtime show supporter Kelley Rutland purchased the Heart of Texas Arts and Crafts Show, and works hard to provide a diverse group of vendors and an overall pleasant experience for guests. Whether you’re looking for the perfect piece of jewelry for a loved one’s birthday or a new autumn wreath to hang on your front door, this arts and crafts show is the perfect opportunity to find a one-of-a-kind item. At www.heartoftexasshow.com, you can locate directions, hours and admission information. Kids 12 and under get in free, and there are several ways for adults to get discounted admission – visit the website for details.
Taste the flavors of fall at Bubble Chews smoothie and teashop in the North Richland Hills area of Fort Worth. While the menu features smoothies and teas packed with a variety of fresh fruit, their apple-based treats make for especially delicious fall nourishment. Try a protein-packed drink called the Smoothie Criminal, made with green apple, pineapple and passion fruit. Are you in the mood for tea? Try a green apple tea. For a pop of flavor, get a sweet smoothie like the Tsunami (strawberry and peach), then add a green apple fruit chew. Bubble Chews is family-owned and committed to creating healthy, energizing drinks. You can even add soy or whey protein to many of their smoothies for that extra boost. See the complete menu at www.bubble-chews.com.
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra
has been delighting audiences with dynamic performances by some of the world’s most talented musicians since 1900. Their mission is not only to entertain, but also to “inspire and change lives through musical excellence.” Year after year, the DSO has fulfilled this mission, offering a wide array of productions at the beautiful Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center. Autumn is a wonderful time to experience the sounds of the season. From October 27 through 29, 2011, see conductor Carlo Rizzi and pianist Markus Pawlik perform Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade
,as well as Kabalevsky’s Colas Breugnon Overture
and Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3
. The production, inspired by the tales of Arabian Nights
, will take audiences on a musical journey to shipwrecks and fragrant gardens. Looking for a fun family show? Check out Monsters of Film Music
on October 30, 2011. Order tickets online at www.dallassymphony.com.
There’s so much to experience in Northern Texas this fall; plan your adventure today at www.traveltex.com.