Environmental Events

What’s happening in and around Dallas / Fort Worth? If it’s green or it involves the outdoors, it’s listed here!

If your nonprofit group or organization would like to list your events in GreenSourceDFW, please submit it via email to events@greensourcedfw.org. Events will be screened.


Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:00am - Sun, 03/03/2013 - 5:00pm

Sustainable Living with Permaculture & Beyond Green Bldg - Greenville
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 9:00am - Sun, 03/03/2013 - 5:00pm
Market Square Greenville, TX
United States
Course held eight weekends Nov. 17 - March 3, Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Topics include community, green building, growing food and food forest, homesteading, sustainable living, permaculture, renewable energy, soils and water. Most classes held in Greenville. Outside projects held in Hunt County, Rockwall, East Dallas and Collin County. Cost: $275/in advance for all 16 days; $50/weekend; $30/day. Five scholarships will be given to young farmers who don't have access to land yet.

Sat, 12/01/2012 (Ongoing) - Mon, 12/31/2012 (Ongoing)

North Texas Farmers Markets - Complete Listings
Sat, 12/01/2012 (Ongoing) - Mon, 12/31/2012 (Ongoing)
See websites for location, hours and season. TX
United States

NORTH TEXAS FARMERS MARKETS: COLLIN COUNTY Frisco Farmers Market: http://www.friscofarmersmarket.com/ McKinney Farmers Market at the Adriatica: http://www.chestnutsquare.org/programs/farmers_market.asp Fairview Farms Marketplace, Plano: http://www.fairview-farms.com/2601.html DENTON COUNTY Denton Community Market: http://www.facebook.com/DentonCommunityMarket DALLAS COUNTY Carrollton Square Community Farmers Market, http://www.cityofcarrollton.com Celebration Farmers Market, Dallas: www.celebrationrestaurant.com/farmersmarket/ Coppell Farmers Market: http://www.coppellfarmersmarket.org Dallas Farmers Market: http://www.dallasfarmersmarket.org Four Seasons Market, Richardson: http://www.fourseasonsmarkets.com/ Grand Prairie Farmers Market: http://www.gptx.org/farmersmarket/ White Rock Local Market: http://www.whiterocklocalmarket.com/ ELLIS COUNTY Waxahachie Downtown Farmers Market: http://waxahachiedowntown.com/ ROCKWALL COUNTY Rockwall Farmers Market: http://mainstreet.rockwall.com/faqs.asp TARRANT COUNTY Downtown Arlington Farmers Market: http://www.downtownarlingtonfarmersmarket.com/ Cowtown Farmers Market, Fort Worth: http://www.cowtownfarmersmarket.com/ Elizabeth Anna's Local Farm & Market, Fort Worth: https://www.elizabethanna.net Grapevine Farmers Market: http://www.farmersmarketofgrapevine.com Keller Farmers Market: www.kellerfarmersmarket.com

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Sat, 12/01/2012 - 7:30am - 11:30am

Deck the Trails Fun Run - Coppell
Sat, 12/01/2012 - 7:30am - 11:30am
Coppell Nature Park at Wagon Wheel Park
345 Freeport Pkwy
Coppell, TX
United States
Three-mile trek through Coppell Nature Park. Benefits park. $15.

Sat, 12/01/2012 - 9:00am - 11:00am

Designing Gardens with Trees - Dallas
Sat, 12/01/2012 - 9:00am - 11:00am
Dallas Arboretum
8525 Garland Road
Dallas, TX
United States
Bram Franklin, Design Build Manager with Techscape Landscape, will show which trees grow well in the Dallas area and where homeowners can plant them. $27/nonmembers, $24/members.
Gardening

Sat, 12/01/2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Good Earth Organic Farm Tour - Celeste
Sat, 12/01/2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Good Earth Organic Farm
8571 FM 272
Celeste, TX
United States
Owner-led tour of farm and store with Q&A session. $70/group, up to 10 people. $7/per person if more than 10.
Food Gardening

Sat, 12/01/2012 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Pop Up Brunch & Holiday Bazaar - Dallas
Sat, 12/01/2012 - 10:00am - 1:00pm
Promise of Peace Garden
7446 East Grand
Dallas, TX
United States
The Promise of Peace Garden is hosting this holiday bazaar with items from local artists. Event includes brunch, complimentary wine at noon and a free winter garden class by Redenta's.

Sat, 12/01/2012 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Perot Museum of Nature and Science Opening - Dallas
Sat, 12/01/2012 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Perot Museum of Science and Nature
2201 N. Field Street
Dallas, TX
United States
Grand opening of the new museum. Tickets from $12-$15. Read about the state-of-the-art building: http://greensourcedfw.org/articles/new-perot-museum-nature-and-science-opening-downtown-saturday-dec-1

Sat, 12/01/2012 - 11:00am - 12:30pm

Birds' Christmas Tree - Fort Worth
Sat, 12/01/2012 - 11:00am - 12:30pm
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX
United States
Share your holiday gift giving with our feathered friends. Children of all ages are invited to make biodegradable bird treats ahead of time and bring them to the event to hang in the Garden’s Grove, providing food for wildlife and a little holiday cheer. This free event, complete with music and entertainment, is one of Fort Worth’s oldest holiday traditions.

Sat, 12/01/2012 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

E-Waste Collection - Dallas
Sat, 12/01/2012 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Green Living
1130 Dragon St.
Dallas, TX
United States
Bring your old electronics for recycling. See website for complete list of items accepted. Free.

Sat, 12/01/2012 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Duck Pond Nature Hike - Cedar Hill
Sat, 12/01/2012 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Cedar Hill State Park
1570 W FM 1382
Cedar Hill, TX
United States
Learn about plants and animals at the park on this one-mile hike. Meet at the Duck Pond Trailhead. Free with cost of admission.

Sat, 12/01/2012 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Animal Exploration - Arlington
Sat, 12/01/2012 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
River Legacy Living Science Center
703 N.W. Green Oaks Blvd.
Arlington, TX
United States
Discover the habits and adaptations of a native animal during a live animal observation. RSVP: 817-860-6752.

Sat, 12/01/2012 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Reptiles: Our Scaly Skinned Friends - Cedar Hill
Sat, 12/01/2012 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cedar Hill State Park
1570 W FM 1382
Cedar Hill, TX
United States
Learn about local reptiles. See some live examples. Free with cost of admission.