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Fort Worth Opera Unveils Expanded Fall Virtual Season

Fort Worth Opera is excited to announce further details of the reimagined fall virtual season under the company’s new online initiative FWO Green Room. On Tuesday, September 15, 2020,FWO will present the digital debut of the Fort Worth Opera Chorus, with a stunning performance of 20th-century choral icon Moses Hogan’s epic work His Light Still Shines.

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DFW Restaurant Week is Here, Preview Weekend Starts Today

Get your appetite ready for North Texas’ largest annual culinary event, supporting local restaurants and charity partners the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) and Lena Pope at a time when they need it most.  DFW Restaurant Week is returning for it’s 23rd anniversary, with both dine-in and take-out options, plus an adjusted donation structure designed to help diners make a big impact in our community in the midst of COVID-19 recovery.

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Georgie by Curtis Stone and Up On Knox Reopen for Full Service on September 1

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The Knox District dining destinations, Georgie by Curtis Stone and Up On Knox, are transitioning from curbside/takeaway, to full service dining room operations. Following Governor Abbott’s mandates on capacity and health protocols, Courseau Concepts announced that both restaurants will fully reopen on Tuesday, September 1, alongside their sister restaurants Le Bilboquet and The Georgie Butcher Shop.

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Dallas Chocolate Festival Goes Virtual

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With so much change in the world, sometimes it’s comforting to think inside the box, especially when that box is filled with chocolate! This year, DallasChocolate.org is delivering the Dallas Chocolate Festival to the comforts of home with “The World of Chocolate – In a Box,” Sept. 12 & 13, 11AM – 5PM. Continue reading

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2020 Addison Oktoberfest Canceled

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Recognized as one of the most authentic Oktoberfest celebrations outside of Munich, Addison Oktoberfest, scheduled Sept. 17 – 20, has been canceled due to the COVID-19 crisis. The health and safety of attendees, vendors, volunteers, staff and the local community was a primary driver in the difficult decision to cancel the event.

“Addison Oktoberfest is a beloved event where tens of thousands of people look forward to gathering each year in dirndls and lederhosen to enjoy each other’s company, raise a bier and say Prost,” said Addison Special Events Director Jasmine Lee. “Due to the close contact caused by the inherently social nature of the festival, it would not be safe to hold such a large gathering this year.” Continue reading

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Mercat Set to Re-Open

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Plenty of restaurants are remainig closed, or take-out only at this time. Sadly, some are shuttered for good. We won’t be reporting on all the openings, but want to point out a few beloved ones as they open.

Harwood District is set to begin phase two of their Return to Safely Serve plan with the opening of Mercat Bistro and Magnolias: Sous Le Pont, on Monday, May 18, 2020. This follows their initial phase of successfully hosting a sold-out pop-up Mother’s Day weekend brunch event at  Marie Gabrielle Restaurant and Gardens. Continue reading

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