Things to do in Dallas this Memorial Day weekend: May 26-28

There is plenty to do in and around Dallas-Fort Worth this weekend.

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Memorial Day 2023: Here’s what’s open and closed on the holiday

Friday, May 26

FORT WORTH, TX - MAY 26:  Jordan Spieth plays a shot from a bunker on the eighth hole during round three of the Fort Worth Invitational at Colonial Country Club on May 26, 2018 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Charles Schwab Challenge at The Colonial in Fort Worth
Some of golf's biggest names are in Fort Worth this weekend. Scottie Scheffler, Jordan Spieth and new fan-favorite Michael Block will compete in this weekend's tournament at Colonial Country Club. The tournament starts on Thursday and runs through Sunday.
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Honoring Hometown Heroes & A Field of Flags in Granbury
This Memorial Day weekend make a stop to honor our fallen heroes. Over 80 Hero Banners and 300 flags of Hometown Heroes will be on display over the weekend. On Friday at 5 p.m., an opening ceremony will be held at the Memorial Field near H-E-B. Taya Kyle, the widow of American Sniper Chris Kyle, will speak during the ceremony. There will also be a closing ceremony on Monday.
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Dead & Company - The Final Tour at Dos Equis Pavilion
DeadHeads, get ready. Former members of the Grateful Dead are getting together for one last tour. The show heads to Dos Equis Pavilion in Dallas this Friday.
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Broadway's 'To Kill a Mockingbird' comes to Dallas

The story from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" comes to life this week at the Music Hall at Fair Park. Good Day talked to actor Richard Thomas, who plays Atticus Finch in the stage adaption of Harper Lee's book.

To Kill a Mockingbird at Fair Park
Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of the classic novel comes to Fair Park this week. The traveling show at the Music Hall at Fair Park will have shows through May 28.
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Saturday, May 27

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PGA Frisco hosts first major golf tournament

It should be a great weekend for golf and some of the best senior golfers in the world are taking part in a major championship in Frisco. It's the first of many tournaments scheduled at the new PGA Frisco campus.

83rd KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship at PGA Frisco
If the Colonial isn't for you, there's another massive golf tournament at the new PGA Frisco. This is the first of 26 tournaments that are scheduled to be played on the facilities two courses during the next 11 years. Lake Highlands native Justin Leonard just turned 50 and is eligible to play in the senior event. Well-known golfers John Daly, Stewart Cink and Vijay Singh are also playing in the tournament. It runs through Sunday.
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Scarborough Renaissance Festival kicks off this weekend

It's time to step back in time. The Scarborough Renaissance Festival kicks off its 42nd year in North Texas on Saturday. Good Day got a preview of this year's events including full combat jousting, knighting ceremonies, birds of prey exhibitions, a mermaid lagoon, artisan market, food, rides and games.

Scarborough Renaissance Festival
It is the last huzzah at the popular Scarborough Renaissance Festival in Waxahachie. The festival officially wraps up on May 29. The celebration is held Saturdays and Sundays and has a different theme every weekend. There are performances, craft demonstrations, knighting ceremonies, combat and a whole lot more.
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Deep Ellum Community Arts Fair
See some of the best art that Dallas has to offer. There will be artists, performers and entertainers out on the streets of Deep Ellum. The new layout for the 2023 fair will go down Crowdus Street.
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Memorial Day Family Fun Weekend at the Dallas Arboretum
Explore the beautiful garden and lots of special events this Saturday at the Arboretum. County Critters petting zoo will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., there will also be a live paianist from noon to 2 p.m. and a live band from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
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Sunday, May 28

Carry the Load Dallas Memorial March at Reverchon Park
Remember the fallen this Memorial Day weekend with a special march in Dallas. The opening ceremonies start at 3:45 p.m. before the 20-hour march begins. Things wrap up on Monday.
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Brian McKnight at the Bruton Theater
The Grammy Award nominated R&B crooner Brian McKnight comes to Dallas this weekend.
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Ennis Polka Festival
Celebrate 56 years of Czech heritage this Friday through Sunday. The weekend features performances from 16 live polka bands. In addition to the music there is also a parade and Czech experiences.
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