With a fresh semester staring us down and a couple of exciting (but currently secret) things coming up, we can hardly contain our excitement and optimism for our community. Being a City of Denton dweller has never been better. Keep tuned in to our weekly list to keep track of all the awesomeness that you can partake in. Oh, and as always tag your photos and posts #WDDI to get featured in our Monday photo roundup, What We Did.
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Thursday, August 18th
Oak Street Photo Contest | Oak Street Draft House | Through Sept 1
OSDH kicks off their annual photo contest! Where will you take your favorite OSDH koozie this year? First place gets $300, but even if you don't win, you can get on the "Wall of Y'all!"
Crochet Halter Top Workshop | SCRAP Denton | 4PM
This is a three day workshop that starts on the 18th that will bring a little 70's vibe to your closet. Work with Alex Cole to create your own crocheted halter top.
Free Preview Night | North Texas Fair & Rodeo | 6PM
Time to dust off the ‘ol boots, y’all! The annual North Texas State Fair & Rodeo is a great place to go hang out, ride a sketchy carnival ride, and watch some rodeo-ing. Thursday is the free preview night, but this will go on all week. Preview night not your deal? Stop by on Saturday with your Polaroid in hand for this year's Polawalk event from the Instant Film Society. More info here.
Friday, August 19th
Armadillo Ale Works Honey Please Release | East Side | 6PM
Armadillos releasing a new blonde ale that has been brewed with mesquite beans, honey malt and Texas honey. Uhhhh... count us in. Oh, plus there will be food trucks and freshly printed Pan Ector shirts.
Chase Ryan / Somogyi / Matt Farmer / Particular People / Royal Rabbit | Taps & Caps | 9pm | $1/$3
Saturday, August 20th
Become A Volunteer Deputy Registrar | Denton County Elections Administration | 10AM
Voting is a big deal. Learn you you can get people registered by becoming a deputy registrar. Now you can talk the talk AND walk the walk. After all, no one is cooler than a registrar, right?
Sunday August 21st
Beer + Yoga + Brunch w/ Inspire Yoga | Taps & Caps Denton | 10:30AM
Beer, yoga and brunch. Not a bad way to re-set your week.
Monday, August 22nd
Denton Music Town Hall | Patterson-Appleton Arts Center | 6PM
Join in on this discussion about the current state of the Denton music scene.
Tuesday, August 23rd
Nerd Nite Denton Presents: A Flask Full of Nerdery | The Bearded Monk | 8PM
We’re happy to sponsor this awesome event. These Nerd Nights just may be the most interesting ongoing conversation being held in this town. If you haven't checked one out yet, make this the night. Topics of the evening inlude: Creating Startups, Creating Collabrative Communities, & Bootlegging Booze. How can you go wrong?