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November Events for Mom

Nov. 2 // TEDxWomen
Southern Methodist University hosts hundreds of women from around North Texas for TEDxSMUWomen, an independently organized TED event that coincides with the global TEDWomen conference in New Orleans. Expect simulcast sessions from NOLA, plus live speakers, workshops and networking events designed to connect local, like-minded women. Tickets from $27. 3145 Dyer St., Dallas // 214/768-1559

Nov. 4 // Festival at the Switchyard
Downtown Carrollton will be abuzz with food and drinks from local restaurants and live music from a slew of acts, including ’90s favorites Everclear and the Toadies. Admission is free. Carrollton // 972/466-3000

Nov. 4 // FOCUS: Katherine Bradford
Brooklyn-based artist Katherine Bradford brings her first solo exhibition to Texas with FOCUS: Katherine Bradford, opening at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth on Nov. 4. The exhibit will feature new and recent paintings in the artist’s hazy, dreamlike aesthetic. $10 for admission. 3200 Darnell St., Fort Worth // 817/738-9215

Nov. 8 // Lone Star Film Festival
Screen more than 50 of the year’s most anticipated films and interact with the filmmakers at happy hours and panel discussions at Sundance Square. Opt for an all-access badge or attend screenings à la carte. $300 for all-access badges; $10 for individual screenings. 209 W. Second St., Suite 284, Fort Worth // 817/924-6000

Nov. 10 // Dallas Nutcracker Market
Kick off the season right with a shopping spree at Irving Convention Center. More than 100 merchants will be on-site, selling handmade crafts, jewelry, clothing, original artwork, gourmet food, holiday decor and more. $5 admission. 500 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Irving

Nov. 10 // The Edge of Texas
Led by the editors of Texas Monthly, The Edge of Texas is a two-day celebration of Texans pushing boundaries in everything from arts and entertainment to food and science. Sample fare from the state’s foremost chefs and stop by Forty Five Ten’s fragrance bar at the Friday night kickoff party at Fashion Industry Gallery, or join Saturday’s Q&As and interactive storytelling at The Joule and the Eye. Or splurge for a two-day pass to toast the Lone Star State all weekend long. Tickets start at $85. Dallas, multiple locations.

Nov. 28 // Texans Helping Texans
Texans Clint Black, Don Henley and Lyle Lovett take the stage at Bass Performance Hall for a Helping Texans: A Hurricane Harvey Benefit Concert. All proceeds from the event benefit the North Texas Community Foundation’s relief fund, which will be distributed to organizations bringing aid to our fellow Texans on the coast. Tickets start at $150. 525 Commerce St., Fort Worth // 817/212-4200

Dec. 1 // Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen
Rumor has it Anderson Cooper once turned Andy Cohen down for a date. Lucky for us, the two are now good friends, touring the country with AC2: Deep Talk and Shallow Tales. Get your tickets now—the duo stops at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory on Dec. 1 to trade gossip and share personal stories in the unscripted, interactive show. Tickets from $68.50. 300 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Irving // 972/810-1499