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Red, White, & the Blues at Dallas Arboretum

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Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
8525 Garland Road
Dallas, Texas 75218

Red, White & the Blues--July Fourth Weekend at Dallas Arboretum: July 1-4, 11am-2pm

Pack a picnic, bring the family and celebrate Independence Day. Various blues bands will perform throughout the weekend to provide a cool, relaxing backdrop. $2 hotdogs and root beer floats will be available for purchase all four days. The Arboretum offers free admission all four days for retired and active duty members, veterans of the U.S. military and first responders with a valid photo I.D.

July 1: Linny Nance Network

July 2: Buddy Whittington Band

July 3: Linny Nance Network

July 4: Rob Holbert Group

Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden:

Craft Corner: The Stars and Stripes, 9-11am, Main Garden, Entry Plaza

Stop by the Craft Corner table and create a fun, patriotic craft using the colors of the American flag.

Storytime with Eddie the Eagle, 10am, First Adventure

Enjoy Storytime with Eddie the Eagle, a patriotic story with the U.S. National Bird, the bald eagle. 

Plant Lab: Sublimation of Independence, 11am, 1pm & 3pm, Exploration Center

The Plant Lab is bubbling over with excitement for this phase change of matter!  Cool off in the Exploration Center, and explore the frigid substance of dry ice. 

OmniGlobe Presentation: From Sea to Shining Sea, 11:30am & 2:30pm, Exploration Center

The ocean is not just a large body of water; it is a dynamic system of currents.  Explore how ocean currents affect temperature and weather.  

Fruit Tastings: Red, White and Fruit, 12pm & 2pm, Incredible Edible

Come to the Incredible Edible Garden and explore the phytonutrients in the colors of the American Flag.  

Rockets Red Glare! - POP: Power of Pressure, 4pm, The Glade

What makes things go POP!? Explore the science behind air pressure and have an explosive time.

For a complete list of Children's Adventure Garden activities and times, visit the activities page.