addison events: Addison's Fork & Cork, 2015 - 05/12/15 05:41 AM
Do you remember Taste Addison? The weekend event was an annual ritual, with local restaurants providing bite-size samples of some of their special dishes. Taste Addison is gone, but not forgotten.
In its place is Fork & Cork, a two-day gourmet gathering that brings together celebrated chefs and unique breweries, wineries and spirit makers. Touted as a destination for those who enjoy food as entertainment, F&C spotlights regional chef-driven establishments and guests who enjoy other special culinary-minded endeavors.
This year's Fork & Cork is slated for May 15-16, 2015 in Addison Circle Park. 
Tickets for Friday evening (6:00 pm - 11:00 pm) are $65 per … (0 comments)

addison events: Addison's 2012 Oktoberfest - 09/05/12 04:49 AM
Addison's 2012 Oktoberfest
It's Oktoberfest time again in Addison!  The 2012 festivities (the 25th Annual Oktoberfest Celebration in Addison) kick off on Thursday, September 20th and run through Sunday, September 23rd.  There's lots to do and see this year.  The event is sponsored by Sapten, one of the six Munich breweries allowed to serve at the original Oktoberfest in Germany.
Thursday, September20th:
German spelling bee, including English and German words associated with Oktoberfest. DAWG (Dallas Agility Working Group) Pretzel Run - dogs will run an agility course including an 80 foot pretzel tunnel. The official "tapping of the keg" is Thursday at 8:00 … (0 comments)

addison events: Tempted to Taste? - 05/16/12 01:08 AM
It's time for the 20th annual Taste Addison. The festivities begin Friday, May 18, 2012 (6 pm until midnight) at Addison's Festival Way in Addison Texas and run through Sunday, noon til midnight.
Festival activities include:
over 60 Addison restaurants serving samplings off their menus carnival rides and games Taste Showcase of Chefs specialty food vendors bartending exhibition arts and crafts vendors Go, Dog, Go produced by Genesis Theatre music on the Main Stage Friday: Wade Bowen, Casey Donahew Band Saturday: Emerald City, Matt Miller & The Serial Lady Killers, Mat Kearney Sunday: Bare Bones, Scotty Isaacs, Dallas String Quartet ... … (5 comments)

addison events: Addison Wants YOU! Volunteer for the Annual Trunk or Treat Event! - 09/19/11 04:26 AM
Addison Wants YOU! Volunteer for the Annual Trunk or Treat Event!
The second annual Trunk or Treat and Halloween Bash event is coming up on Sunday, October 30, 2011 at the Addison Athletic Club. There will be a bounce house, special entertainment, games, refreshments and candy at the Bash. If you are an Addison Texas resident, you can help by volunteering for the party, bringing baked goods for the cakewalk, or by decorating the trunk of your car and handing out candy to the Addison trick-or-treaters. This is a FREE event for the Trunk or Treat decorators, with prizes for all … (1 comments)

addison events: Too Early to Think About Halloween in Addison, Texas? - 09/15/11 02:20 AM
Too Early to Think About Halloween in Addison, Texas?
The Addison Circle Neighborhood Association (ACNA) is planning a Halloween picnic & dog costume contest, one of their most popular events!
This is scheduled for Sunday, October 30th at Beckert Park, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.
There will be a dog costume contest, prizes, food and drinks.
If you have items to donate to the SPCA, like gently used dog toys, leashes or collars, your donations will be accepted and delivered to the SPCA in November.  Can't make it to the event? Drop your donations off at the Aventura Condos during business … (3 comments)

addison events: Addison's 2011 Oktoberfest - 09/12/11 11:22 AM
Addison's 2011 Oktoberfest
It's Oktoberfest time again in Addison!  The 2011 festivities (the 24th Annual Oktoberfest Celebration in Addison) kick off on Thursday, September 15 and run through Sunday, September 18.  There's lots to do and see this year.  The event is sponsored by Sapten, one of the six Munich breweries allowed to serve at the original Oktoberfest in Germany.
Thursday, September 15th:
German spelling bee, including English and German words associated with Oktoberfest. DAWG (Dallas Agility Working Group) Pretzel Run - dogs will run an agility course including an 80 foot pretzel tunnel. The official "tapping of the keg" is Thursday at 8:00 … (6 comments)

addison events: Addison Eateries To Participate in KRLD Restaurant Week, 2011 - 07/30/11 04:52 AM
Each summer, Dallas area restaurants participate in a fund raiser for the North Texas Food Bank.  The establishments offer special three-course, fixed price dinners.  This year, several Addison restaurants are opening their doors to this event.
Restaurants participating in this year's KRLD Restaurant Week in the Addison and North Dallas area include:
 
Dinners are $35.00 per person with $7.00 from each dinner benefiting the food bank.  Beverages, tax and gratuity are additional and reservations are required.
Restaurant Week runs August 15 through August 21, and some restaurants extend their special menus into September.
This is a great opportunity to try … (1 comments)

addison events: July Jazz in Addison - 07/15/11 04:03 PM
July Jazz in Addison.
There's always something to do in Addison, Texas.  On steamy Saturday nights in the summer, come out to Beckert Park (just east of Addison Circle). Bring a blanket or lawn chairs and a cooler filled with your favorite beverages. The event is pet friendly, so you don't have to leave Fido at home.
Entertainment for the remaining Saturdays this month:
July 16                       Melani L. Skybell July 23                       Carolyn Lee Jones July 30                       Corner Pocket    The music starts at 8:00 pm. Come early and stake out your space on the grass, or find seating at the sidewalk tables of the nearby restaurants.
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addison events: KaboomTown 2011, Addison Texas - 06/29/11 04:01 PM
Celebrate the 26th anniversary of Addison's KaboomTown on July 3rd in Addison Circle Park.
This free event is more than just fireworks.  Come early (5:00 pm) and stay late (midnight) to avoid the traffic.

Here's the lineup for the main stage entertainment:
5:00 PM          Mapleshade, a versatile Dallas area music group specializing in the performance of Rock, R&B and Blues hits from the 50's, 60's & 70's 6:30 PM          Studio 54, one of the hottest and most extraordinary dance bands in the Metroplex  8:15 PM          Dallas Wind Symphony 9:35 PM          Fireworks (approx. time) 10:15 PM         … (0 comments)

addison events: Taste Addison: Want FREE Tickets? - 05/19/11 02:20 AM
Taste Addison: Want FREE Tickets?
Taste Addison 2011 is May 20-22. If you've signed up as a member of Access Addison (formerly called Addison Perks) you received an email message with a FREE ticket for Sunday admission.
Not signed up for Access Addison? Do it here!
The tasting begins on Friday, May 20th, 6 pm til midnight, and runs Saturday, noon til midnight. On Sunday, use your free pass between noon and 5 pm.
Festival activities include:
over 60 Addison restaurants serving samplings off their menus carnival rides and games the Charbroil infrared grilling tour NBA legends, including Derek Harper, Sam … (1 comments)

addison events: Outside the Box Marketing: Addison Community Garage Sale - 05/09/11 01:43 AM
Outside the Box Marketing: Addison Community Garage Sale.
The semi-annual Addison garage sale was held under the big white tent in the Sam's Club parking lot on Saturday.  With perfect weather, eager crowds, and an improving economy, the event was a success!
On Friday morning, the tent was empty:

By Friday afternoon,  Addison residents were busy claiming tables and setting up for the Saturday morning throngs. All the tables along the outside perimeter were taken by the time I got there at 6:00 pm, so I settled for a table on the inside aisle.  I made 2 trips and set … (0 comments)

addison events: Taste Addison 2011: Food, Music, Fun - 03/17/11 10:49 AM
arm up those taste buds!  It's almost time for the annual Taste Addison event in Addison Texas - this year it's May 20-22.  Mark the dates on your calendars now! Over 60 restaurants will be participating and there will be wine tastings, music, children's entertainment, carnival rides and games.  Come to Addison Circle Park (4970 Addison Circle Drive) for the festivities.

Friday, May 20: 6 PM - Midnight Saturday, May 21: Noon - Midnight Sunday, May 22: Noon - 5 PM Taste Addison was introduced 19 years ago to celebrate the distinction of having more restaurants per capita than nearly any city … (4 comments)

addison events: Addison's 2010 Oktoberfest - 09/07/10 01:49 PM
Addison's 2010 Oktoberfest
It's Oktoberfest time again in Addison!  The 2010 festivities (the 23rd Annual Oktoberfest Celebration in Addison) kick off on Thursday, September 16 and run through Sunday, September 19.  There's lots to do and see this year.  
Thursday, September 16th:
German spelling bee. Friday, September 17th:
The official "tapping of the keg" is Friday at 7:00 p.m.  Addison Mayor Joe Chow will tap the first keg of Spaten from Germany, hopefully without spilling any bier.  Maxwell had a silver hammer, but the Mayor will use a wooden mallet to hammer the bronze spout into the keg.   It's Karaoke gone … (3 comments)

addison events: Addison Eateries To Participate in KRLD Restaurant Week, 2010 - 07/21/10 04:56 AM
Each summer, Dallas area restaurants participate in a fund raiser for the North Texas Food Bank.  The establishments offer special three-course, fixed price dinners.  This year, several Addison restaurants are opening their doors to this event.
Check out all participating restaurants in this year's KRLD Restaurant Week here.
Dinners are $35.00 per person with $7.00 from each dinner benefiting the food bank.  Beverages, tax and gratuity are additional and reservations are required.
Restaurant Week runs August 16 through August 22, and some restaurants extend their special menus into September.
This is a great opportunity to try some of the area's best eateries and … (1 comments)

addison events: 17th Annual 4th of July Kids Parade in Addison Texas - 07/01/10 03:47 PM
Guaranteed fun for the whole family in Addison Texas!The 17th Annual 4th of July Addison's Kid's Parade
Bring your American flags.  Decorate your bike, yourself, your pets.
The parade begins at Lakeview Court Circle at 10:00 AM and loops the lake once, ending at the Les Lacs Pavillion where food and drinks will be served.  Come hungry for hamburgers and hot dogs.  Meet your neighbors and celebrate the birth of our country with a BANG!

If you'd like to participate by helping to place flags around the lake or by bringing snacks, please contact me and I'll put you in touch with … (2 comments)

addison events: Summer Saturdays in Addison - 06/04/10 01:20 PM
There's something going on every Saturday night in Addison, Texas throughout the summer.  And it's all FREE! The Town of Addison's Summer Event Series is known for providing fun, family entertainment all summer long and the 2010 Series is no exception!
Spend your Saturday summer nights enjoying the melodic tunes of two of DFW's best symphony ensembles, relaxing to the soothing sounds of jazz, and dancing the night away to some of the state's most exhilarating salsa bands. Many of Addison's fantastic restaurants and retail stores offer great discounts to Summer Series attendees, too.
SYMPHONIC SATURDAYS - Saturdays in June Bring … (0 comments)

addison events: Get Looped in Addison - 03/07/10 04:08 AM
Get Looped in Addison
It's that time of year for the annual Out of the Loop Fringe Festival in Addison, Texas.
This WaterTower Theatre's festival has wowed audiences for the past 8 years with exciting and unmatched artistic lineups. This year's festival is now underway and runs through March 14th.
The Out of the Loop Fringe Festival provides opportunities for existing and emerging theatre, dance and music companies and artists to present work that may vary in form and presentation from their typical content. Together, these companies provide the North Dallas and surrounding areas with a diverse range of artistic endeavors. National, … (4 comments)

addison events: Art Imitates Life at Addison WaterTower Theatre's Laughter on the 23rd Floor - 01/17/10 01:49 AM
Art Imitates Life at Addison WaterTower Theatre's Laughter on the 23rd Floor.
Conan O'Brien may be getting the boot from NBC, much the same way the fictional character Max Prince is dismissed by NBC in Neil Simon's play Laughter on the 23rd Floor.  Set in 1953, the production centers around Max, the  funniest comedian on televison, and his writers.
Laughter on the 23rd Floor is based on Simon's days of writing for Sid Caesar's TV gig, Your Show of Shows and the characters are based on real people:

Laughter on the 23rd Floor is running through February 7, 2010 at the Addison … (6 comments)

addison events: Addison's Resolution Run - Make a Resolution to Run in It - 01/01/10 08:33 AM
Addison's Resolution Run

Addison Midday Rotary presents the 5th annual Rotary Resolution Run.
January 16, 2010, starting at 7:00 a.m.
Addison Conference Centre15650 Addison RoadAddison, Texas 75001
The run benefits The Mary Kay Foundationand the Addison Midday Rotary Foundation.
The Rotary Resolution Run is the major fund raiser of the Addison Midday Rotary Club which meets Tuesdays at noon at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Addison.
10k run starts at 8:30 AM 5k run starts at 8:30 AM 1k fun run/walk starts at 8:10 AM $20.00 early registration (through 12/26 at 11:59 PM US/Central) $25.00 registration (12/26 at 11:59 PM US/Central … (0 comments)

addison events: Addison 2010 Calendars - 12/26/09 07:02 AM
Addison 2010 Calendars.
If you live in Addison, Texas, you should have already received your official Town of Addison calendar for 2010.  Each year, town employees and council members deliver the calendars to every home in Addison.  Each year there is a new theme.  Last year's I am Addison (complete with bumper stickers) has been replaced with We're Glad You're Here. (Sorry, no bumper stickers this year.)
Every month is depicted with a photo of a person or couple with links to Addison because they live, work or play here.

All the important Addison events are shown on the calendar: Rotary … (0 comments)

 
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