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Good Life Family will showcase events and activities that make a difference in the lives of our community or celebrate good times between our families and friends.

If you have any event you wish to promote, send it to us at email@goodlifefamilymag.com.
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‘TIL MIDNIGHT AT THE NASHER
WHEN: Every Third Friday of the Month
WHAT:’til Midnight at the Nasher presents live outdoor concerts in the Nasher Sculpture Center garden. At each event, a variety of national and regional musical talent perform followed by film screenings. Guests have the opportunity to visit the Nasher for free, taking in the museum’s renowned collection of modern and contemporary art as well as contemporary exhibitions by some of the most important artists working today.
WEBSITE: www.nashersculpturecenter.org

 

ADDISON OCTOBERFEST
WHEN: Sept 20th – 23rd
WHAT: An authentic recreation of the Munich Oktoberfest, our event features more than 30 hours of continuous family-oriented entertainment. Serving special “Oktoberfest” Bier along with incredible German culinary fare, the festival also includes a Marketplace, music, and kid-friendly options like rides, midway games, and much more.
WEBSITE:  www.addisonoctoberfest.com

 

PLANO BALLON FESTIVAL
WHEN: Sept 21st – 23rd
WHAT: 45-50 hot air balloons from around the world will take to the sky September 21-23 for the 2018 InTouch Credit Union Plano Balloon Festival at Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve. Join in the celebration at this spectacular three day event. It will be an action packed weekend with balloon launches and glows, concerts, fireworks, food, live music and a parachute exhibition. You don’t want to miss the largest balloon festival in Texas!
WEBSITE: www.planoballoonfest.org

 

STATE FAIR OF TEXAS
WHEN: Sept 28th – October 21st
WHAT: Mark your calendars for the 2018 State Fair of Texas. Say “howdy” to Big Tex and join the annual celebration of all things Texan, opening September 28 at historic Fair Park in Dallas.
WEBSITE:  www.bigtex.com

 

FRISCO ARTS WALK & RUN
WHEN: October 6th
WHAT: The Frisco Arts Walk and Run is Frisco’s first arts-themed 5K along the beautiful grounds of HALL Park in Frisco, TX! Runners will be surrounded by the inspiring, award-winning sculptures of the HALL Collection, and the route will include pop-up music, art, and dance! Top winners will receive a special art piece designed by the Frisco Fine Art Gallery.
WEBSITE:  www.friscoarts.org

 

10th ANNIVERSARY HEARTBEATS 5K FUN RUN
WHEN: 
Nov 3rd
WHAT: 
Join us at the 10th annual HeartBeats 5K Fun Run/Walk. Enjoy live music, food trucks, and family-friendly fun. And together, let’s raise funds to help prevent sudden cardiac arrest in youth!
WEBSITE: 
www.livingforzachary.org

 

MANDY MOORE TO SPEAK AT NEW FRIENDS NEW LIFE LUNCHEON 
WHEN:  Nov 9th
WHAT: New Friends New Life, a nonprofit organization that restores and empowers formerly trafficked and sexually exploited women, teens, and children, announces Mandy Moore, a Grammy® and Golden Globe® nominated actress, singer and songwriter, will speak at the New Friends New Life Luncheon, celebrating the organization’s 20th anniversary. “Stand for Her” is the theme of this year’s luncheon, scheduled on Friday, Nov. 9 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the OMNI Dallas Hotel, 555 S. Lamar St.  Honorary luncheon chairs are Marla and Mike Boone, and luncheon co-chairs are Connie Kleinert Babikian, McCall Cravens and Jill Meyer.
WEBSITE:  www.newfriendsnewlife.org