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Posted on: September 27, 2021

Fun Things to do in October!

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Garland Eyes Photo Exhibit

Moments in Time - Free Photography Exhibit

Presented by Garland Eyes

Through Oct. 11

Granville Arts Center - 300 N. Fifth Street, Downtown Garland


Garland Eyes' Moments in Time exhibit tells stories of Garland, its surrounding locales, and its people told with a camera, one image at a time.

Admission: free and open to the public, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and during public performances.

Elvis & Johnny

Elvis and Johnny

Presented by Stardom Entertainment

Sunday, Oct. 3, 3 p.m.

Plaza Theatre - 521 W. State Street, Downtown Garland


Witness this tribute to Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley, featuring award-winning performances by Bennie Wheels, Moses Snow, and all-female Doo-Wop group Shake, Rattle & Roll.

Tickets:

Essence of the Family Soul

Free Art Exhibit - Essence of the Family Soul

Presented by Leslie Montena

Oct. 12-Dec. 13

Granville Arts Center - 300 N. Fifth Street, Downtown Garland


Enjoy the strength and togetherness of family and community through Essence of the Family Soul. Each piece of artwork is made of acrylic paint, gems, and various textiles coated with a high gloss resin.

Admission: free and open to the public, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and during public performances. Artist’s reception: Oct. 28 at 6:30 p.m.

Lindsay Garritson

Lindsay Garritson, pianist

Presented by Garland Symphony Orchestra

Friday, Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m.

Granville Arts Center - 300 N. Fifth Street, Downtown Garland


Garland Symphony Orchestra opens its exciting Mozart con Amore season with internationally-acclaimed pianist Lindsay Garritson.

Tickets:

The Rev Velvet Cake War

The Red Velvet Cake War

Presented by CORP

Fridays-Sundays, Oct. 15-24

Plaza Theatre - 521 W. State Street, Downtown Garland


In this riotously funny Southern-fried comedy, the three Verdeen cousins - Gaynelle, Peaches, and Jimmie Wyvette - could not have picked a worse time to throw their family reunion.

Tickets:

The Odd Couple

Neil Simon's The Odd Couple

Presented by Garland Civic Theatre

Fridays-Sundays, Oct. 22-Nov. 7

Granville Arts Center - 300 N. Fifth Street, Downtown Garland


Garland Civic Theatre opens its 2021-22 season with Neil Simon’s side-splitting comedy about two hilariously mismatched roommates - the neat freak and the slob!

Tickets:

Dallas Ballet Company

Les Danses d’Automne

Presented by Dallas Ballet Company

Sunday, Oct. 24 at 3 p.m.

Granville Arts Center - 300 N. Fifth Street, Downtown Garland


This annual Fall performance highlights Mendolssohns’s Variations, choreographer Christina Ghiardi, and Big Hat - a company favorite!

Tickets:

Free Movie

Free Classic Movie - Abbott & Costello Meet The Invisible Man

Presented by the City of Garland

Friday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m.

Plaza Theatre - 521 W. State Street, Downtown Garland


Two bumbling private eyes help a man, wrongly accused of murder who has become invisible, to clear his name in this comedy classic!

Admission: first-come, first-served general admission.No tickets are required.

Ghost Tales for Adults

Ghost Tales for Adults

Presented by The Dallas Storytelling Guild

Friday, Oct. 29, 7:30 p.m.

The Courtyard of The Atrium at the Granville Arts Center - 300 N. Fifth Street, Downtown Garland


Ready for creepy fun not for kids? The Dallas Storytelling Guild presents an evening of ghost stories and tales of horror for adults at The Atrium Courtyard - Granville Arts Center, 300 N. Fifth Street in Downtown Garland.

Featuring local professional storytellers, the Guild has hosted an annual Halloween adult ghost story concert for over 20 years. The program is free, but donations to the organization will be appreciated. Masks and social distancing are strongly suggested. Seating is on a first come, first served basis.

In the event of bad weather, the concert will move indoors to The Atrium lobby.

For information on the Dallas Storytelling Guild, go to DallasStoryTelling.org

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