On Tap: Rebel With a Cause, Gathering of Games & Ideation Week

Browse our curated selection of events to plan your next week — and beyond.

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event website or registration page for the latest details. 


THURSDAY, AUG. 30

REBEL WITH A CAUSE: ULTIMATE NETWORKING
Capital Factory + The DEC in Dallas
6 – 9 p.m. 

In support of female veteran business owners, Rebel Role Model is partnering with the Veteran Women Enterprise Center, the Dallas Entrepreneur Center, and Capital Factory to host an evening of meaningful networking. Attendees will be provided with business resources, and will also get to enjoy cocktails, food, a virtual reality lounge, an outdoor performance, and a raffle.

Tickets are $20.
To register and find more information, go here.


SATURDAY, SEPT. 1

DINO FEST
Perot Museum in Dallas
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
This event is also on Sunday from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Dino lovers, unite. This inaugural fest is a chance to explore all things dinosaur, with activities such as a museum paleontologist meet-and-greet, micro tours of the exhibits, dinosaur trivia, a Jurassic experience, and the chance to see modern-day dinos.

Tickets start at $7.
To register and find more information, go here.


WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 5

THE GATHERING OF GAMES (Wednesday to Friday)
Hilton Anatole in Dallas
Times vary depending on the day.

The 26th Annual Gathering of Games is a three-day conference presented by The Great Game of Business. With activities such as OBM introduction, re-energizing of new ideas, and OBM practitioner connection, the gathering is geared toward the open-book management community.

Tickets start at $1095 for 1-3 attendees.
To register and find more information, go here.


THURSDAY, SEPT. 6

IDEATION WEEK
SMU Incubator in Mockingbird Station
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

SMU Engaged Learning wants to hear your big ideas. The event is geared toward helping and inspiring, and features Jim Hart. Everyone is welcome to come (not just students) to turn their dreams into a reality.

Free
To register and find more information, go here.


FRIDAY, SEPT. 7

WEDALLAS: MEET YOUR MENTOR
The DEC in Dallas
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

If you’ve been looking for a mentor, look no further than the DEC. During this “speed mentorship,” participants will rotate between prospective mentors in 15-minute intervals. DEC’s WEDallas is a program intended to equip North Texas female entrepreneurs with knowledge, connections, and contacts in the industry.

Tickets are $10.
To register and find more information, go here.

THE BOLDER BOARD TRAINING WITH DAN PALLOTTA
United Way of Tarrant County
7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Nonprofit boards can bring their organizations to the next level with this lecture-workshop combo. Board members are taught how to collaborate with their CEOs for better company opportunities. The Bolder Board Training is specifically designed to transform boards for the better.

Tickets are $250-300.
To register and find more information, go here.

DALLAS CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL (Friday to Sunday)
Fashion Institute Gallery in Dallas
7 – 10 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday

Chocolate lovers, unite. Feed your taste buds and your brain with this three-day festival celebrating the future of this delicious dessert. Presented by Whole Foods, the festival include demos, classes, a VIP party, and of course, lots of tasty chocolate. Five Mile Chocolate, CocoAndré, Dude Sweet Chocolate, and Kate Weiser.

Tickets are $35-150.
To register and find more information, go here.

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