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Alamo founded
Alamo founded
May 1 all-day
May 1, 1718 – The San Antonio de Valero mission, of which the building known as the Alamo was the chapel, is founded in San Antonio.
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Pour Yourself Into History – Granada Theatre 6:00 pm
Pour Yourself Into History – Granada Theatre @ Granada Theatre
May 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Pour Yourself Into History - Granada Theatre @ Granada Theatre
The Granada Theater is located in Lower Greenville, in Dallas, TX. The theater was built in 1946 as a movie house. In 1977 it was converted to a concert hall, only to revert to a movie[...]
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An Evening With! Pedro Perez II and Alegre Ballet Folklórico 6:30 pm
An Evening With! Pedro Perez II and Alegre Ballet Folklórico @ Hall of State
May 8 @ 6:30 pm – 6:30 pm
An Evening With! Pedro Perez II and Alegre Ballet Folklórico @ Hall of State
Pedro Perez II and Alegre Ballet Folklórico Pedro Perez II, Alegre Ballet Folklorico founder and director, has been in Folklorico for 30 years. Born and raised in Oak Cliff, Texas, Pedro has always had a[...]
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International Nurses Day
International Nurses Day
May 12 all-day
The History of International Nurses Day It all began in 1953, when Dorothy Sutherland, an official with the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, contacted President Dwight D. Eisenhower proposing he proclaim a “Nurses’[...]
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Battle of Palmito Ranch
Battle of Palmito Ranch
May 13 all-day
13 May 1865 — The last land engagement of the Civil War was fought at the Battle of Palmito Ranch in far south Texas, more than a month after Gen. Lee’s surrender at Appomattox, VA.
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Art: Transformation of a Thought with Viola Delgado 12:00 pm
Art: Transformation of a Thought with Viola Delgado @ Hall of State, Fair Park
May 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Art: Transformation of a Thought with Viola Delgado @ Hall of State, Fair Park
Viola Delgado is an imaginative artist, painter, and sculptor who is driven by an incredible passion for self-expression through art. Her works are often noted for their unique simplicity, vivid color, and elegant geometrics. Delgado[...]
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Capital dedicated
Capital dedicated
May 16 all-day
16 May 1888 — The dedication of the present state capitol in Austin ended seven years of planning and construction. The building was funded with the sale of 3,000,000 acres of land in north Texas,[...]
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Museum Day
Museum Day
May 18 all-day
Few places in our world are more educational than museums. After all, where else could we hope to see so many pieces of actual history that tell so many stories about our ancestors? From prehistoric[...]
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Running with Bonnie & Clyde 9:00 am
Running with Bonnie & Clyde @ Hall of State, Fair Park
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Running with Bonnie & Clyde @ Hall of State, Fair Park
Spend Memorial Day on this exciting bus tour as you uncover the lives of the famous outlaw lovers from Dallas, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, with author John Neal Phillips. Pickup and drop-off from the[...]
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