Addison Events 2009

By
Real Estate Agent with United Real Estate TX #0552717

Addison, Texas is one of the country's "top five sexiest suburbs" according to Barbara Cocoran, a New York real estate mogul and contributor to ABC's The View. There's always something to do in Addison.  It's planned that way.  Really!

Here's the schedule of events for 2009.  Many events are FREE.

RESOLUTION RUN - January 10
Addison Conference Centre
Sponsored by the Addison Midday Rotary
Participate in a 1K, 5K or 10K run.    This event benefits 5 arts groups that are active in Addison and The Addison Midday Rotary service projects.
$20 before 12/14/08; $25 after 12/14/08; and $30 day of race

OUT OF THE LOOP FRINGE FESTIVAL - March 5-15
Addison Theatre Centre
Ten days of exhilarating entertainment and contemporary works including theatre productions, dance and music performances and an art exhibit in the three spaces at the WaterTower Theatre.

MS WALK - March 28
Addison Circle Park
With more than 4,000 participants in a 1-mile, 5K and 10K, this is one of the largest organized walking events of its kind.  Raise money to fight multiple sclerosis and receive a T-shirt with a $100 minimum pledge.

NORTH TEXAS JAZZ FESTIVAL - April 16-18
Crowne Plaza Hotel
The Town of Addison and the Department of Jazz Studies at the University of North Texas (UNT) collaborate to bring together some of the best jazz artists in the nation, screenings of rare jazz films and musicians from the nation's leading schools.  Featured are big bands, combos and jazz vocal groups, and include UNT's One O'clock Lab Band, Two O'clock Lab Band, and the Jazz Singers and Faculty Ensemble. Daytime performances and activities are free.  Tickets are required for evening performances.

WELLNESS EXPO - April 18-19 & October 17-18
Addison Conference Centre
Showcasing alternative health information, this expo has dozens of wellness lectures and 80+ exhibit booths. $5 for ages 12-65.

ADDISON COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE - May 2 & October 3
Sam's Club Parking Lot
One-stop garage sale under a big tent, with dozens of Addison residents participating in this FREE! event.  Officially starts at 8:00am, but shoppers start arriving as early as the residents come to set up.

TASTE ADDISON - May 8-10
Addison Circle Park
Participating Addison restaurants serve samples of their food at reduced prices.  The festival also includes carnival rides, midway games, arts & crafts, wine tastings, children's entertainment and headline performers.  $5 before 5:00 pm, then $10.

CINEMA IN THE CIRCLE - June 5, 12, 19, 26
Addison Circle Park
Enjoy movies projected on the big screen in this outdoor setting.  FREE!

  • June 5 -  Back to the Future
  • June 12 - The Goonies
  • June 19 - Jurassic Park
  • June 26 - Jaws

SUMMER SALSA - August 1, 8, 22, 29
Esplanade Park
Live salsa music in the park.  FREE!

ADDISON KABOOM TOWN® - July 3
Addison Circle Park
USA Today rates this as one of the top 10 fireworks shows in the country.  Food, music, vintage war plane fly-bys, and fireworks choreographed to music are featured.  Great views of the fireworks from almost anywhere is Addison.  FREE!  To avoid the  traffic afterwards, stay for the FREE movie Raiders of The Lost Ark.

JULY JAZZ - July 11, 18, 25
Esplanade Park
Bring a picnic and enjoy some of the top area jazz musicians.  FREE!

SYMPHONIC SATURDAYS - June 6, 13, 20, 27
Esplanade Park
Bring a picnic and enjoy the symphony.  FREE!
Come hear the music of the Dallas Wind Symphony, America's Premier Windband (the tuba concert is fab!)

GUYS AND DOLLS - September 4 - 5
Addison Circle Park
Presented live, outdoors.  This is a collaborative effort between the WaterTower Theater and the Dallas Wind Symphony.  $10, adults.  $5, students & seniors.

MARY KAY 5K RUN - September 5
Mary Kay Headquarters
With a goal of raising awareness of domestic violence, the Mary Kay Foundation sponsors this run.

ADDISON OKTOBERFEST - September 17-20
Addison Circle Park
Family entertainment with folk dancers, German food including sausage, sauerkraut, strudel, giant pretzels and more, not to mention the special Oktoberfest Bier, this is an authentic recreation of the Munich Oktoberfest.  $5 for ages 4 and up.

OKTOBERFEST 5K & ONE MILE FUN RUN FOR THE CHILDREN - September 19
Addison Circle Park
This 5K run/walk and the 1-mile kids fun run benefit Wipe Out Kids' Cancer.  $10 for ages 10 and under and 65+, or $20 pre-registration. $25 race day.

ADDISON URBANTO - October 11 - 25
Venues throughout the Town of Addison
A 15-day arts and culture festival that features dance, fine art, literature, music, theater, and festival events.

SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL OF DALLAS - October 15-19
Addison Circle Park
Enjoy Julius Caesar under the stars.  $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and students, 12 & under FREE.

WORLDFEST- October 24
Addison Circle Park
Experience the food, art and culture of nearly 70 countries around the world.  $5 admission.

BOOKWORM BASH - Date and location TBD.
Thousands of donated books available for browsing or purchase.  Benefits Senior Adult Services.  FREE admission.

ARBOR DAY - November 14
Hosted by the Addison Arbor Foundation, whose mission is to provide and coordinate technical and educational resources to the town's residents and businesses for establishing and maintaining healthy, sustainable urban forests.  Donations to this annual event are tax-deductible and help to increase the number of trees in Addison.

Not an area resident?  There are more than 20 hotels to choose from in Addison, so make plans to visit!

Not an area resident and want to become one?  Call me!
Lorrie Semler, e-PRO, GRI
Keller Williams - Dallas North
972-416-3417

Posted by

Lorrie Semler, e-PRO, GRI, SRES, CPRES, CRS
Addison Resident/Addison Specialist                                                      Subscribe Button
Real Service. Real Results. Real Estate.
United Real Estate
972-416-3417

http://www.AddisonUpdate.com                                                                                                                         

2011 Recipient of Addison Magazine's Readers Choice
Award for Best Residential Real Estate Agent.     

Information About Brokerage Services                                                         

                                                                                                

    Find me on the Web:

Lorrie Semler Facebook Lorrie Semler LinkedInLorrie Semler Twitter

 

close

This entry hasn't been re-blogged:

Re-Blogged By Re-Blogged At
Topic:
Real Estate General Information
Location:
Texas Dallas County Addison
Groups:
All Thing's Texas
Area Events
Collin County, TX Real Estate Professionals
Local Expert
Posts to Localism
Tags:
addison
addison tx
addison texas
addison events
relocation package

Spam prevention

What's the reason you're reporting this blog entry?

Are you sure you want to report this blog entry as spam?

Rainmaker
1,307,394

Lorrie Semler, REALTOR® in the Dallas area. Call/text 972-416-3417

Real Service. Real Results. Real Estate
Want more information? Just ask!
*
*
*
*

Additional Information