November Happenings

Cooler temperatures are finally here, so what better excuse do you have to get out and enjoy some of the great events going on in Denton this month? Did we mention they are all FREE? Let us know which ones you plan to attend.

First Friday Denton
When: Friday November 7 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Denton Square: 110 W. Hickory St.
So What? First Friday is a monthly art walk that happens in downtown Denton. Many businesses are open late and host gallery openings, music, sales, and other family friendly fun.

Holiday Open House
When: Friday November 7 from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Saturday November 8 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday November 9 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (hours may vary)
Where: Downtown Denton: Oak, Hickory, Locust, Elm and Mulberry Street
Info: For a complete list of participating businesses, visit:
So What? On November 8th and 9th, stroll the streets of the square and beyond while checking out the specials in the stores and restaurants. Enjoy refreshments while you shop, door prize drawings at various stores, and a chance to give back to the community throughout the weekend. 

Irish Sessions
When: Saturday November 8 and 22 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Banter: 219 W. Oak St.
So What? Banter has Irish music every other Saturday! Come out and enjoy the music with a drink or some afternoon grub.

Denton Community Market
When: Every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Historical Park of Denton County: 317 West Mulberry Street 
So What? The Denton Community Market is an artist’s and farmer’s market that launched in April of 2010. The market features locally grown food, live music and activities for children. Visitors can also browse handmade items such as purses, jewelry and clothing that are for sale. 

Salsa Dancing
When: Every Tuesday from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Mulberry Street Cantina: 110 W. Mulberry Street
So What? Mulberry Street Cantina offers free salsa dancing lessons to anyone interested. The lessons last until 9 p.m. and then there is an open dance floor with a DJ after the class ends. 

Wednesday Night Social Run
When: Every Wednesday night at 8 p.m.
Where: Oak Street Draft House: 308 E. Oak Street
So What? The Wednesday Night Social Run is a free 5k group run through Denton. Runners of all levels and abilities are welcome. The group meets at Oak Street Draft House every Wednesday night at 7:45 p.m., and the run starts at 8:00 p.m. Join in on the fun and hang out for some beer and socializing after the run.

There is a lot to be enjoyed this month in Denton, so take some time before the holiday season really hits to get out and enjoy all that our beautiful city as to offer