Is this week just a hot mess or what? There’s a bunch of stuff you can get out there and take part in if you’re feeling like you’d like to take a more positive role in the community rather than watching dumpster fires in the comments sections of the social medias. Who’s got time for that anyway at this point with all these awesome, actual things with actual people involved. Here it is, your top ten things to get into courtesy the fine folks at #WDDI. Go get ‘em.
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Thursday, January 12th
Rotary Planting Party Challenge! | Downtown Denton Square | 8AM
You’ve probably noticed some plants being removed from the corner planters downtown. Well, Denton Evening Rotary has taken the beatification of downtown on as a project and on Thursday will need all hands on deck with garden tools to plant the plants and spread the mulch. Come out and do something positive for your community. It’ll feel good.
PLANT Nite | Game Changers Sports & Arcade Grill | 7:30PM - 9 PM
We never would've put planting and arcade games together into one event, but reckon they ain't called "Game Changers" for nothing! Thursday
Friday, January 13th
11th Annual 125-Mile Visual Arts Exhibition Opening Reception | Patterson-Appleton Arts Center | 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Sidewalk Star Dedication Frenchy & Teri Rheault | Campus Theatre | 4:00 P.M.
Finally, Frenchy gets his name placed on something.
Friday The 13th Free Concert | Witherspoons Distillery | 3 PM - 10 PM
May as well have some whiskey and music with the first Friday the 13th of 2017.
Saturday, January 14th
Whiskey Tongue Burlesque’s 6th Anniversary Extravaganza | Mable Peabody’s | 10 PM - 1 AM
Spice up your weekend doldrums with a burlesque show at Mable Peabodys.
Comedy Showcase Benefit Show | 1508 Avenue C | 8 PM - 12 AM
Support Denton Friends of the Family while you yuck it up at the newest comedy house show in town.
Sunday, January 15th
Lay Your Vision Down Release Party | Dan’s Silver Leaf | 6 PM - 10 PM
Sunday porch drinking at Dan's is something of a local tradition, but this week's bonus is a twangy new album release party with Kim Nall & The Fringe.
Suit & Tie Jazz Night | Paschall Bar | 10:00 PM
Paschall Bar's Suit & Tie Sunday Jazz Soirée is also on.
Monday, January 16th
MLK Day | MLK Rec Center | 11 AM - 5 PM
So many events surrounding this holiday. If you haven’t marched in the procession from UNT to the MLK Center, you’re not a true Dentonian.