[The half dozen]

Illustration by Cecilia Secaira
  1. Catch all or part of Addison’s Oktoberfest, one of the most authentic Oktoberfest celebrations outside of Munich itself. Admission is free all of Thursday, with tickets for $10 every day after. Sept. 15-18.


  1. Head to Deep Ellum for Undermain Theatre’s production of “so go the ghosts of méxico, part one” a three-play cycle about the U.S./Mexico drug wars. Sept. 14-Oct. 8. $15-$40.


  1. For those who can manage to stay sane throughout a game of Monopoly or Settlers of Catan, the Alamo Drafthouse in Richardson has Board Game Night Sunday evening at 5 p.m. Free unless you plan to buy beer (which you probably should).


    1. The Dallas Poetry Slam is presenting another Poetry Under the Stars at Klyde Warren Park Sundays 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and listen to some of Dallas’ best performance poets. Free.


  1. Spend some time getting to know the Dirty Irv at the Irving Main Street Event, a free street festival at the center of the Irving Heritage District featuring live music, a car show and a craft marketplace. Sept. 16-17.


  1. Fort Worth’s Amon Carter Museum of American Art is hosting Party on the Porch Saturday night from 5 p.m.-10 p.m. Listen to live music, play lawn games and sample food from the many food trucks.Sept. 17 Free.


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