THURSDAY, AUG. 29

MARKETPLACE

7 a.m. to sellout — Denton County Farmers Market on Carroll Boulevard at Mulberry Street. Visit www.dentonfarmersmar­ket.com.

CREATIVE THINKING

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Crafters' Corner at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. 

MUSIC

Texas Select Radio/Horny Toad Songwriters Contest with Richard Miles, Michael Henry, Jonathan Lewis, Tristan Burgenis 7 p.m. at Horny Toad Cafe.

The Legacy Quartet (Jim Riggs, Neil Slater, Rich De Rosa, Lynn Seaton) 8-10 p.m. at Steve's Wine Bar. Free.

Ron & the Rowdies Dixieland Band 8-10 p.m. at Sweetwater. 

The Roymores, Super Hero/Super Villain, Mutha-Falcon 8 p.m. at J&J's Pizza. 

Baby in the 90s, Genius Christ, Audiobaton 8 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $5. 

“The Return of the Superdope" with DJ Sanford Black 8 p.m. at Harvest House. 

The 40 Acre Mule 9 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $10-$12. 

FRIDAY, AUG. 30

CREATIVE THINKING

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Finish It Friday Crafters at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. 

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Greater Denton Arts Council's Open Studio for artists every Friday at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St. Free use of studio space; first come, first served. To register, visit https://form.jotfor­m.com/73395643009157.

YOUTH & TEEN

4 p.m. — Play With Your Food: “Mystery Taste Test" for ages 11-17 at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

STAGE

Salty Lady Burlesque presents “South by Salty," a live band burlesque show, with music by the Southpaw Preachers. Starring Bobby Barnaby, Kimber Crimson Fox, Honey Cocoa Bordeauxx, Vivienne Vermuth and more. 9 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $10-$30. Visit www.saltyladyburlesque.com.

COMEDY

Six Piece Comedy Deal with Jesse Mundy, Carter Anderson, Robin Haynie, Catherine Brandt, Greg Katopody, Aman Chopra 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. at J&J's Pizza. 

MUSIC

“Psych Services" with Greenbeard, Wooden Earth, Doomfall, Dayeater, Summit, Maestro Maya, Mahagonie 5:30 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $10.

Wade Bagley 7:30 p.m. at Horny Toad Cafe.

Scott Bucklin Trio 8-10 p.m. at Steve's Wine Bar.

Jarod Grice 8 p.m. at Armadillo Ale Works. Free. 

Austin Meade, Dustin Massey 8 p.m. at Andy's Bar. $10. 

The Nikki & Ryan Band 9 p.m. at Jack's Tavern. 

Skywindow 9 p.m. at Harvest House. Free. 

SATURDAY, AUG. 31

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. — North Texas Overdose Awareness Day on the south lawn of the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St. With speakers, naloxone demonstrations, resource tables, food and a memorial balloon release. Visit www.overdoseday.com/denton.

FESTIVITIES & FUN

7 a.m. to sellout — Denton County Farmers Market on Carroll Boulevard at Mulberry Street. Visit www.dentonfarmersmar­ket.com.

8 a.m. to noon — Denton Community Market at the Denton County Historical Park, on Mulberry Street near Carroll Boulevard. With local farmers, artisans and food vendors, music and children's activities. Visit www.dentoncommunitymarket.com.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Grand opening for Denton's new G. Roland Vela Athletic Complex at 2101 Riney Road. Event includes free soccer clinics with FC Dallas, bounce house and face painting, soccer tournament hosted by Denton GOAL, rugby tournament hosted by the Denton Rugby Club, fun scrimmages, bounce house, face painting, vouchers for free popcorn and water, and concession sales. Visit www.dentonparks.com.  

CREATIVE THINKING

3 to 7 p.m. — Denton Zine & Art Party's Pop-Up Zine Library at Norman Roscoe, 111 W. Hickory St. Read and peruse local zine and DIY collections. Visit www.facebook.com/dentonzineartparty

SPORTS & OUTDOORS

9 to 10 a.m. — “Creepy Crawly Bug Safari" at the Isle du Bois Unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park, 100 PW 4153, off FM455 west of Pilot Point. Join a ranger and explore the world of insects outside the Nature Center. $7 entrance fee for ages 13 and older. Call 940-686-2148 or visit tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/ray-roberts-lake.

9 a.m. to 11 a.m. — Volunteer Wildflower Seed Harvest at the Isle du Bois Unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park, 100 PW 4153, off FM455 west of Pilot Point. Join rangers to collect native wildflower seeds to help with prairie restoration efforts. Suitable for all ages. Dress for the weather and environment and bring sunscreen, hat, gloves, bug spray and water. Volunteers will have their entry fees waived. Event is weather-dependent. Call 940-686-2148 or visit tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/ray-roberts-lake.

SCREEN

2 p.m. — Saturday ’60s at the South BranchThe Spy Who Came in From the Cold at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free movie and refreshments. Not rated, 112 minutes. For ages 16 and up. 

MUSIC

Strangled, Aberrant Construct, All That Is Flesh, God Ends Here, Despise 7 p.m. at Killer's Tacos. $10. 

Bar Band (doing the Rolling Stones), the Savage Beatles (Beatles tribute), Sedated (Ramones tribute) 7 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $10-$12.

Puddin Taine 7:30 p.m. at Horny Toad Cafe. Free.

Sammy Jo Serur 8-10 p.m. at Sweetwater. 

Gale Cruz 8-10 p.m. at Steve's Wine Bar.

Mal Blum, Skirts, Therapy Kid 8 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $12. 

Edgar Derby 8 p.m. at the Bearded Monk. 

MNKR, Meach Pango, the Revelry, Mountain Song 8 p.m. at Rubber Gloves. 

Friends With Benefits Hip Hop for the Hungry with KoolBRZ, Character., Alsace Carcione, Cure for Paranoia, Lardi B and Kind Beats 8 p.m. at Andy's Bar. $10, with proceeds going to help pay off Denton ISD students' school lunch debt. 

Anova, Nine Zero 9 p.m. at Harvest House. 

SUNDAY, SEPT. 1

FESTIVITIES & FUN

4 to 10 p.m. — Pawsitive Vibes, a dog-friendly event with live music benefiting the Denton Community Market, at Backyard on Bell, 410 N. Bell Ave. With a dog costume contest and live music by LoveSick Mary, Texas Sky, Blue GrassFire, Grey Star Ghost and Ellen and Dean. $5 admission for people. Visit bit.ly/30SzlJy

DANCE

5 to 7 p.m. — Denton Celtic Dancers meets at Green Space Arts Collective, 529 Malone St. Learn Scottish country dance. Beginners welcome, ages 13 and up. $2 per session, free for students. Visit www.facebook.com/groups/dentoncelticdancers

MUSIC

Breezomatic, Laree D. Gardner, Sanford Black, YSA, Kind Beats noon at Backyard on Bell. 

Basically Basie Big Band 6 p.m. at Harvest House. Free. 

Madaline, Dolly Llamas, Beaver, Brotherhood 7 p.m. at the Bearded Monk. Free. 

Hovvdy, Lomelda, Crisman 7 p.m. at Andy's Bar. $12. 

Worlds Greatest Dad, Record Setter, Krankey 8 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $6-$8. 

MONDAY, SEPT. 2

MUSIC

Tex Zimmerman and His All-Star Revue 4 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $10-$12. 

Hickoids, Harvey McLaughlin Trio 8 p.m. at Dan's Silverleaf. $10-$12. 

TUESDAY, SEPT. 3

KID STUFF

10 a.m. and 11 a.m. — Toddler Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Stories, puppets and activities for children ages 1-3 and their caregivers. Followed by Toddler Play Time at 11 a.m.

YOUTH & TEEN

2 p.m. — Homeschool Chess Club for ages 9-14 at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

6:30 to 8 p.m. — Homework Buddies, free tutoring by high school volunteers for students in grades K-12, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St.. For more information or to volunteer, visit http://bit.ly/dplteens.

MUSIC

Ryley Walker, Wild Pink 8 p.m. at Andy's Bar. 

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 4

KID STUFF

9:30 a.m. — Toddler Time at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Stories, puppets and activities for children ages 1-3 and their caregivers. 

11 a.m.  — Story Time for ages 1-5 at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St.

YOUTH & TEEN

5 to 6:30 p.m. — Homework Buddies, free tutoring by high school volunteers for students in grades K-12, at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. For more information or to volunteer, visit http://bit.ly/dplteens.

TALKS & THOUGHTS

6 to 8 p.m. — Corinth Police Department's "Civilian Response to Active Shooter" forum, in the training room at the Corinth Public Safety Complex, 3501 FM2181. 

6:45 p.m. — “Historically Significant Stained Glass in Denton," a presentation by glass artist Christie A. Wood, at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E. Hickory St. Wood will present artwork from the 1930s to today, including large-scale works and a new piece that will be dedicated on Sept. 15. Attendees will receive a map handout of Denton's stained glass "treasures." Presented by the Visual Arts Society of Texas. $5; free for VAST members. Visit www.vastarts.org.

MUSIC

Ghost Memories 8 p.m. at the Bearded Monk. 

Trembler, Chokey, Soggy, Bowtiger 8:30 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $6. 

FUTURE BOOKINGS

FESTIVITIES & FUN

9-10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sept. 7 — Splish Splash Doggie Bash, a pool party for dogs benefiting the Denton Parks Foundation, at Civic Center Pool, 515 N. Bell Ave. $15 for one person and one dog; $5 for one person. All dogs must have proof of current vaccinations and a liability waiver. Visit http://bit.ly/2P7nN3R

Noon to 7 p.m. Sept. 7 — North Texas Wine & Brew Music Festival at the North Texas Fairgrounds, 2217 N. Carroll Blvd. An afternoon of sampling and entertainment with wineries, breweries, food trucks, musicians and more than 40 vendors. Admission is free and open to all ages. Tasting passes are $20-$55. Visit northtexaswinefestival.com. For passes, visit bit.ly/NorthTexasWine.

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 7 — Denton County Friends of the Family's Taste for a Cause, a fundraising "Un-Gala," at Chapel Creek Ranch, 3794 W. Ganzer Road. With music by the Raised Right Men and dancing, local bites, roaming entertainment, an auction and cocktails. $75; sponsorships available. Visit bit.ly/2zfUPUS

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 10 — Denton Community Job Fair at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Dozens of job providers will attend, looking for full-time, part-time and seasonal employees. Resume assistance and printing and job fair tips will be available for job seekers. Visit denton-chamber.org/pages/dentonjobfair.

CREATIVE THINKING

5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 7 — SCRAP After Hours: DIY Zines at 420 S. Bell Ave. Learn how to make your own little magazine from materials at SCRAP in this workshop for adults. BYOB. $15. Register at scrapdenton.org.

3 to 9 p.m. Sept. 8 — Denton Zine & Art Party 2019 at Harvest House, 331 E. Hickory St. Multimedia exhibition celebrating all things DIY zines, art and music in North Texas. Visit www.facebook.com/dentonzineartparty.

TALKS & THOUGHTS

7:30 p.m. Sept. 5 — Roxane Gay, author and cultural critic, in a reading and book signing at the UNT Coliseum, 601 North Texas Blvd. Part of the Rawlins Fine Arts Series. $20. Visit untuniontickets.com.

6 p.m. Sept. 12 — “Comanche History and Traditions," presented by Lance Tahmahkera, great-great-grandson of Chief Quanah Parker, in the Commissioners Courtroom at the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St. Free. Call 940-349-2850 or visit www.dentoncounty.com/chos.

MUSIC

“The Motown Throw Down" 8 p.m. Sept. 5 at Dan's Silverleaf, co-presented by Hoochies Seafoord. With archival film footage and live music performances. $5-$7. 

Doug Burr 7 p.m. Sept. 6 at Armadillo Ale Works. 

Holy Roller Baby, Jean Caffeine 8 p.m. Sept. 6 at Backyard on Bell. $5. 

Garrett Owen, Jacob Furr, Wesley Geiger 8 p.m. Sept. 6 at Andy's Bar. $7. 

Ballista, Brave Days, Golden Week, Rainier 7 p.m. Sept. 7 at Killer's Tacos. $5. 

The Dark Divide, Acoustic Devil, Nokken the Grim, Never Cease 8 p.m. Sept. 7 at J&J's Pizza. $5. 

Acid Carousel, Juniper Douglas, Manifest Destiny's Child 8 p.m. Sept. 7 at Andy's Bar. $8. 

The Ends, Ulcers, Radio Wore 8 p.m. Sept. 7 at Rubber Gloves. $5. 

Nervous Curtains, Mother Tongues, Big Heaven 9 p.m. Sept. 7 at Harvest House. $3. 

Strays (album release), Same Brain, Duell, more 9 p.m. Sept. 7 at Dan's Silverleaf. $8-$10. 

The Morose Society, Kill the World, Lorelei K 7 p.m. Sept. 8 at Dan's Silverleaf. $8-$10. 

The Fred Hamilton Group featuring Fred Sanders, James Driscoll and Ed Soph 8 p.m. Sept. 12 at Dan's Silverleaf. $10. 

Recommended for you