January Happenings


Denton in January is a busy time! The month comes with a host of activities to enjoy with your family. We’ve compiled a list of ones that are completely FREE. So check them out and let us know which ones you plan to attend!

Live Jazz at the Greenhouse

When: Monday nights from 10 PM on

So What? The Greenhouse presents live jazz every Monday evening.

Open Mic Night at LSA Burger

When: Monday evenings from 7-10 PM

Where: LSA Burger has an open mic night every Monday evening. See the talent or show yours off!

So What? Monday nights are Open Mic night at LSA Burger! From 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. anyone can come out and enjoy the talent Denton has to offer or show off your talent on the LSA stage!

Real Texas Radio Live Broadcast

When: Tuesdays in January from 7-9 PM

Where: 113 West Hickory Street

So What? Every Tuesday night from7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Real Texas Radio has a live broadcast from LSA Burger on the Downtown Denton Square.

Boxcar Bandits at Mulberry St. Cantina

When: Tuesday nights from 11 PM to 1 AM

Where: Mulberry St. Cantina, 110 Mulberry St., Denton

So What? Boxcar Bandits play every Tuesday night at Mulberry Street Cantina! Come out to enjoy a drink and great local music.


Movie Night at II Charlies

When: Wednesday evenings in January at 10:30 PM

Where: 809 Sunset St., Denton.

So What? II Charlie’s hosts a free move night on their patio beginning at 10:30 PM

County Rexford at the Abbey Inn

When: Every Wednesday evening at 7:30 PM

Where: The Abbey Inn, 101 W Hickory

So What? County Rexford plays at The Abbey Inn every Wednesday at 7:30!

Wednesday Night Social Run

When: Wednesday evenings in January at 7 PM

Where: Oak St. Drafthouse, 308 East Oak Street

So What? 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 6:45, and the run starts at 7:00. Join in on the fun! 

Yoga Wednesdays

When: Wednesdays in January, 8:30 AM

Where: Golden Triangle Mall

So What? Twisted Bodies is offering FREE YOGA classes every Wednesday morning at the mall near the food court area. Bring a mat and join us at 8:30AM for a little Namaste to Start your Day!

Open Mic at Audacity

When: Thursdays in January from 7 to 10 PM

Where: Audacity Brew House, 1012 shady Oaks Dr., Denton TX

So What? Join us at Audacity for a musical Open Mic night! Always free to play, never a cover charge. Sign up starts at 6:45, music runs from 7 to 10pm.

Trivia Night

When: Thursdays in January, 7:30 PM

Where: Mulberry St. Cantina

So What? Join us for a fun night of trivia game play. Create a team and win prizes. 

Saturday Arts and Crafts Fair

When: Second Saturdays in January from 2-6 PM

Where: Mulberry St. Cantina, 110 Mulberry St. Denton

So What? Mulberry Street Cantina hosts an indoor community market every Saturday at 2:00 P.M. It’s a wonderful way to meet and greet your local vendors, crafters and artists. Stop by and shop for some unique gifts or items for the house. It’s a kid and family friendly environment. Shop local while having a tasty margarita or craft beer.

Afternoons at Audacity

When: Saturdays in January from 3-7 PM

Where: Audacity Brew House, 1012 Shady Oaks Dr., Denton TX

So What? Cold beer and hot tunes, every Saturday afternoon at Audacity Brew House.
Brewery tours at 3 and 7pm (always free)
Live music from 4 to 6 pm.

Jazz Brunch

When: Saturdays in January at 10 AM

Where: The Chestnut Tree, 107 W Hickory St.

So What? The Chestnut Tree hosts a Jazz Brunch on weekly on Saturdays! Enjoy some delicious bistro food and great jazz music.

Open Mic with Bone Doggie

When: Sundays in January at 9 PM

Where: The Abbey Underground, West Walnut St.

So What? Bone Doggie’s Open Mic Showcase at the Abbey Underground at 9:00 p.m.

 Karma Yoga

 When: Sundays in January at 10 AM

Where: Audacity Brew House, 1012 Shady Oaks Drive

So What? Yoga fans of all levels are welcome to enjoy free yoga taught by teacher trainees and bring a canned good to benefit the Denton Community Food Center.

First Friday Denton

When: January 1, 2015

Where: Denton Courthouse-on-the-Square

So What? Experience Denton’s art scene in many forms on First Friday. Businesses and galleries will have activities throughout the evening between the hours of 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., with hours varying. It’s a great way to stroll through downtown, experience and observe local art activities.

MLK Jr. Celebration

When: January 18, 11 AM

Where: MLK Jr Rec Center, 1300 Wilson St.

So What?

Theme: Building the Bonds of Humanity

11 a.m.- Flag football begins at MLK Jr. Rec Center.

3 p.m.- Rally begins at the UNT Union Building.

4:30 p.m.- March begins at UNT.

5 p.m.- Meet Denton community at Fred Moore Park to continue to MLK Jr. Rec Center. Program will begin immediately following the march.

Mary Poppins Auditions

When: January 25, 7-10 PM

Where: The Campus Theater, Denton TX

So What? Auditions for DCT’s production of Mary Poppins will be held Jan. 25, 26 at 7:00 pm at the Campus Theatre located at 214 W. Hickory, Denton. This production is directed by James Laney with music direction by Becky King and Ray Staniszewski.

Directions to auditioners:

1. Bring prepared music–15 bars. Music from the show is preferred. Acapella singing is discouraged.
2. Piano accompanist will be provided.
3. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes; be prepared to dance/move.
4. Children auditioning for Jane and Michael Banks should be age 9 or above. Middle and early high school age students will be considered.
5. Optional but encouraged: theatre resume’ and head shot.
6. 21+ roles available–all ages, including 2 children and some older adult roles.
7. Those chosen to be in the cast may be asked to provide their own dance/tap shoes.
Visit this page for more show and cast information