WHAT WE DID: JUNE 29th 2015

WHAT WE DID: JUNE 29th 2015

Here's What We Did, our weekly photo post featuring images shot in Denton, TX over the past seven days. Last week saw some H20 fighting, a celebration on the courthouse lawn after the Supreme Court ruled gay marriage legal, and lots more summer fun. 

Click on the images below to get linked to the appropriate photographer's Instagram account where you can then follow them and get a new Instagram buddy! To be included in next week's What We Did, make sure to tag your Instagram photos with #WDDI and we will put our favorites in next week's post. 

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BACK IN THE DAY: WHAT'S THE DEAL WITH THE CONFEDERATE MONUMENT ON THE SQUARE

BACK IN THE DAY: WHAT'S THE DEAL WITH THE CONFEDERATE MONUMENT ON THE SQUARE

Recent headlines have reignited debates over the the Confederate Flag as protests against recurring police brutality have heightened awareness of enduring racism in America. Some have raised their eyes to the Confederate Monument on the Denton Square to wonder aloud why it remains. Read on to find some answers that are neither simple nor easy, but indeed possible if we look back to the reasons why it was placed there back in the day.

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THE DEN10: JUNE 24

Soak it in while you can, folks. Once July 4th happens, it’s basically time to start buying school supplies, sweaters and Christmas presents. At least we’ve got some seasonable weather and plenty of options for those of you who are stranded in Denton instead of taking that trip to Eugene. Tag ‘em if you got ‘em and stay tuned for the blog for stuff pertaining to arts and culture.

Questions, comments, and juice can be sent via cold pack to glen@wedentondoit.com


Thursday, June 25th
Two Tons Of Steel | Dan’s Silver Leaf | 8PM | $10
The local pub is killing it this week with some fantastic shows starting off with one of the greatest “country” acts alive. 

Friday, June 26th
Upstage, Downstage: A Salute to the Great Stage of Man | Campus Theatre | 8PM | $20
Time for the yearly community play put on by Denton Community Theatre, written by Donna Trammell. This is opening night and the show runs again Saturday and then on Sunday at 2PM. Think “real life, topical, local, Waiting for Guffman”.

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The Appleseed Cast - Mare Vitalis: 15 Year Anniversary | Dan’s Silver Leaf | 9PM $13
What a great show to relive your high school years or college years. Time flies.

Saturday, June 27th
Water Balloon Fight | Quakertown Park | 3PM
Time for a good ‘ol fashioned water balloon fight. Donations made for balloons and what-not go to the Koan School. 

Terminator Genisys Swag Party | The LABB | 8PM
Chase Whale hosts a promo party for the movie and will have free passes at this free party at The LABB. Good  times and a good deal. Go to this party if you want to live. 

Choctaw Wildfire | Dan’s Silver Leaf | 5PM | $8

Cory Branan | Dan’s Silver Leaf | 9PM | $10

Sunday, June 28th
Paschal Summer Brunch | Paschall Bar | 12:30 | $16
Always delicious, this brunch features a Croque Madame, Tabasco cottage potatoes, Garden tomato salad with a gazpacho vinaigrette and Aunt Ellen’s sour cream coffee cake. Get yo brunch on!

PBR Dog Wash Fundraiser | Lucky Lou’s | 4PM
Giving dogs baths for donations to the Animal Support Foundation. Denton love them doggies.

Tuesday, June 30th
Pansy Moon / Miss Diandra Fog / Water Gun Water Gun Sky Attack / Kismet & The Lost Boy | 2316 Locust St. | 8PM
Here’s what Denton does best, throw a house show on a Tuesday.

SEEN AND HEARD: JUNE 23RD 2015

SEEN AND HEARD: JUNE 23RD 2015

Whoa! There's tons of great family-friendly activities for you and your young ones going on in Denton, TX this week. The Denton Public Library has outdone themselves with summer programming this year and they're just one of the entities putting on awesome entertainment. Check 'em all out in the post below!

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WHAT WE DID: JUNE 22ND 2015

WHAT WE DID: JUNE 22ND 2015

We're almost up to 20,000 (all time) tags of #WDDI since we started this weekly column a few years ago. Believe it or not, but every week there's a bunch of awesome photos that (due to space limitations), we don't get to feature. We highly encourage you to click the #WDDI link on the bottom of our homepage to check out all of the tagged photos on Twitter (we get all of ours through Instagram).

What We Did is our weekly roundup of photos that WDDI staff and readers have taken over the past seven days. We've got seventeen of our favorite images from the past week in Denton, TX below. Within the bunch are images of planes, food, and lots of summer goodtimes. 

If you'd like to be included in What We Did, tag your images with #WDDI on Instagram, and check back here next Monday. As always, we're limited in the photos we can post, but we encourage you to search the hashtag #WDDI and check out all of the other awesome photos that were posted that we were unable to post on the blog. Click the images below to be led back to the photographer's Instagram page. Have a great week!

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THE DEN10: June 17th

THE DEN10: June 17th

Is it seriously raining again? At this point we suppose we’re all used to moving outdoor events inside or onto the set of Waterworld so let's hear it for more of the same. Should we just declare this summer a wash? Maybe it’s just a good time to get out of town, snap some ‘grams and hashtag them #WDDI to show off your adventures. 

Questions, comments, and canoes may be sent to glen@wedentondoit.com

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