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First Election in Texas
First Election in Texas
Aug 1 all-day
August 1, 1731 – In the first election held in Texas, voters choose officials of the municipal government of San Fernando.
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Pour Yourself Into History – Hilton Anatole 6:00 pm
Pour Yourself Into History – Hilton Anatole @ Hilton Anatole
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Pour Yourself Into History - Hilton Anatole @ Hilton Anatole
The storied past of Lowes Anatole (1979-1995), Wyndham Anatole (1995-2006), and Hilton Anatole (2006-present) is rich. It includes hosting the 1984 Republican National Convention with Presidents Reagan and Bush. Come hear more about this and[...]
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Book Lovers Day
Book Lovers Day
Aug 9 all-day
A day for those who love to read, Book Lovers Day encourages you to kick back and relax with a great book. From shaded spots under arching trees to being tucked up warm in bed,[...]
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Fair Park Sensory Friendly Morning 8:00 am
Fair Park Sensory Friendly Morning @ Fair Park
Aug 11 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Fair Park Sensory Friendly Morning @ Fair Park
Join us Sunday, August 11th, from 8-11 a.m. for a joint Sensory Friendly Day at the Fair Park in Dallas with the Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park, Texas Discovery Gardens, and Dallas Historical Society at[...]
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The Influence of African Americans in Jazz, Blues, Rock, Tejano and Country Music with Dr. Janice Franklin 12:00 pm
The Influence of African Americans in Jazz, Blues, Rock, Tejano and Country Music with Dr. Janice Franklin @ Hall of State, Fair Park
Aug 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The Influence of African Americans in Jazz, Blues, Rock, Tejano and Country Music with Dr. Janice Franklin @ Hall of State, Fair Park
Dr. Franklin has extensive professional experience in musical theatre as a music director and producer in Dallas and New York, and in jazz performance through ensemble and recording studios. She was twice nominated for the[...]
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Battle of Medina
Battle of Medina
Aug 18 all-day
August 18, 1813 – In the bloodiest battle ever fought on Texas soil, the Battle of Medina, a Spanish royalist force defeated a republican force fighting for Mexican independence. There were 1,300 soldiers killed in[...]
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Civil War Peace Proclamation
Civil War Peace Proclamation
Aug 20 all-day
August 20, 1866   President Andrew Johnson issues a peace proclamation between Texas and the United States.
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Running with Bonnie & Clyde 9:00 am
Running with Bonnie & Clyde @ Hall of State, Fair Park
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Running with Bonnie & Clyde @ Hall of State, Fair Park
Join us for an exciting bus tour as we 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 Hall[...]
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