The clock strikes 12, and the new year has just begun, which means its January! This month is filled with warm hot cocoa and rockin’ tunes that will keep you having fun all day long. It’s easy to #RideDCTA to all these fun events. Read more below to find out how.
Story Time at Gnome Cones – in Denton (Every Friday in January)
Warm up with kid-friendly stories and hot cocoa at Gnome Cones on the Downtown Denton Square. Join the story time from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. every Friday starting Jan. 3 for FREE hot cocoa for kids and gnome-themed storybooks. Warm drinks are available to adults for purchase during the story time. Story time and hot cocoa are both FREE! To get to the story time, ride our Denton Connect buses 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 and 8 to the Downtown Denton Square. For more information, visit discoverdenton.com/event/story-time-2/?instance_id=240167
Best Photo Contest – in Highland Village (Ending January 10)
Show off your photography skills in Highland Village in a best photo contest! Take pictures in Highland Village until the January 10 deadline of city parks, city events, nature, wildlife, pets and family fun. The contest is FREE to enter. Ride our Highland Village Connect Shuttle or try our Lyft program to get where you want to go. Don’t forget to tag us with #RideDCTA or at one of our A-train stations to be featured in our upcoming January Photo Roundup blog. For more information, visit highlandvillage.org/533/Give-Us-Your-Best-Shot-Photo-Contest
Art Trading Cards – in Lewisville (January 11)
Join the Visual Arts League of Lewisville from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, January 11, for an art trading card workshop at the Medical City of Lewisville Grand Theater. Enjoy the fun of making crafts and a workshop environment, but don’t forget to bring your materials! To participate you must bring art supplies and cards 2.2” by 3.2” to make your cards. This workshop is FREE! Ride Lewisville Connect Route 22 to get to MCL Grand or ride our A-train to the Old Town station. For more information, visit: lewisvillechamber.org/events/details/art-trading-cards-val-visual-art-league-01-11-2020-8920?calendarMonth=2020-01-01
Lewisville Traveling Red River Songwriters (January 16)
Enjoy live music starting at 7:30 p.m. on January 16 at the Medical City of Lewisville (MCL) Grand Theater. Go to the Traveling Red River Songwriters in the Black Box Songwriter Series for an intimate setting for listening to local music. This concert features Susan Gibson, Josh Grider, Drew Kennedy and Walt Wilkins. Tickets start at $15. Ride our A-train to the Old Town station and go on a short walk to get to the MCL Grand Theater. Don’t forget to keep in mind the train schedule! For more information, visit visitlewisville.com/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/36381/974?npage=3
Denton Bridal Show (January 18)
Celebrate all things wedding from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 18 at the Monroe Pearson wedding venue in Denton. Join the bridal show for everything you need to plan your dream (and budget-friendly) wedding, including florists, DJs, photographers, officiants, rentals and caterers. The Denton Bridal Show is perfect for brides, mothers of the bride, maids of honor and grooms. Tickets start at $10. Ride Denton Connect Route 7 to get to the Monroe Pearson. For more information, visit dentonbridalshow.com/
Lewisville Texas Tunes (January 18)
Enjoy live music starting at 8:00 p.m. Saturday, January 18 at the Medical City of Lewisville (MCL) Grand Theater. Jam out to the band Deep Blue Something perform live. Tickets start at $15. Ride our A-train to the Old Town station and go on a short walk to get to the MCL Grand Theater. Be mindful of when the last train is! For more information, visit mclgrand.com/performances/mcl-grand-presents/texas-tunes
Denton Black Film Festival (January 22-26)
Celebrate black filmmakers all day Wednesday, January 22 through Sunday, January 26, at the Margo Jones Performance Hall on the Downtown Denton Square. Join the festivities for short films by students, live music, an interactive expo, a comedy competition and more! Tickets start at $40. FREE rides will be available on all Denton Connect Buses and our A-train for the Denton Black Film Festival with a special code word (more info coming soon!) Please note: we do not offer service on Sundays. For more information, visit dentonbff.com/
Which event are you most excited about? Comment below!