It’s Better Block Weekend, y'all! There are three days of workshops and build days, and then the main event will be held on Saturday from 9AM until 1PM. During which, you’ll see a community come together and build a block of Denton in their own vision. We couldn’t be more enthusiastic about this event because it exactly what Denton is, a community coming together and doing something awesome. We predict that it will be a huge success and open up the area for more development and revitalization. Keep in mind, this is a one day only thing, so don't think that you can bike over to Sherman on Monday to check things out. By then, it will be gone. To everyone involved, keep up the good work - your city is behind you, and we can’t wait to see your handy work this Saturday. Want to sign up to help out? GO HERE. Let's get some tasty pics tagged with #WDDI this weekend also. GO GET 'EM, DENTON!
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Thursday, June 26th
Better Block Community Workshop and Build Days | 619 E Sherman Drive (Pig Wig) | 5:30PM
Pop-Up facade building is 5:30-9:30PM and Pallet Furniture building goes on from 6-8PM.
voltREvolt Kickstarter & Concert | Paschall Bar | 7:30PM
There’s a new record that needs to get mixed and mastered and voltREvolt needs your help to raise those funds. Get to it! Should be interesting to see the band takeover the Paschall space.
Matt Hillyer | Dan’s Silverleaf | 9PM | $10
Friday, June 27th
Better Block Community Workshop and Build Days | 619 E Sherman Drive (Pig Wig) | 6PM
Hay Bale Splash Park goes on from 6-8PM and Stage building is from 7-9PM
Weinberger’s Deli Sandwich Samples | Oak Street Draft House | 6PM
There’s no such thing as a free lunch but there is such a thing as free sandwich samples when the deli gets a menu make-over. There’s rumor of a new sandwich named after a certain “top ten” weeekly local event listing. Hmmm we wonder…
House Harkonnen / Fogg / Spacebeach / Bathylite | The Boiler Room | 9PM
Just a nice relaxing evening of sludge, metal, surf and punk slop brought to you by some folks who are huge into Dune (Editor's Note: What's wrong with Dune?).
RTB2 / The Sideshow Tradgedy / The Roomsounds | Dan’s Silverleaf | 9PM | $10
Saturday, June 28th
Better Block Community Workshop and Build Days | 619 E Sherman Drive (Pig Wig) | 7AM
In advance of the big event there will be a Street Repair Workshop from 7-9AM
Better Block / Community Market | 619 E Sherman Drive (Pig Wig) | 9AM - 1PM
This is the main event, come check out all the ideas that get built and put into place AND Market Day is moving to this location for THIS SATURDAY ONLY. Don’t be the only person trying to sell a single egg off a card table under a lonely tent at the County Historic Park this Saturday.
Sunday, June 29th
Paschall Brunch | Paschall Bar | 12:30PM
What a great way to finish off the weekend: tapas brunch. We love you, Pam.