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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Mon, 12/03/2012 - 6:00pm - Mon, 12/31/2012 - 9:00pm

Chihuly Nights - Dallas
Mon, 12/03/2012 - 6:00pm - Mon, 12/31/2012 - 9:00pm
Dallas Arboretum
8525 Garland Rd
Dallas, TX
United States
Exhibit has been extended offering residents another chance to see Dale Chihuly’s outdoor sculpture exhibit illuminated during the holidays. Open Mon, Tues and Wed evenings, excluding Nov. 21 and Dec 24, thru Dec 30. Open Sunday evenings in December. Also open every evening Dec 26-30. 6-9pm. Evening admission: $20/adults, $15/seniors, $10/children.

Sat, 12/08/2012 (Ongoing)

North Texas Farmers Markets - Complete Listings
Sat, 12/08/2012 (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

Sat, 12/08/2012 - 7:30am - 12:00pm

Bird and Nature Walks - Lewisville
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 7:30am - 12:00pm
Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area
201 E Jones St
Lewisville, TX
United States
Guided bird and nature walks. Almost 300 species have been documented at the site. Registration requested: 972-219-3930 or LisaCole@UNT.edu.

Sat, 12/08/2012 - 8:00am - 10:00am

Twelve Hills Nature Center Workday - Dallas
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Twelve Hills Nature Center
817 Mary Cliff Drive
Dallas, TX
United States
Volunteers needed to help remove invasive plants at the 5-acre nature center located in Oak Cliff. Bring gardening tools. Workday will be cancelled if raining. info@twelvehills.org.

Sat, 12/08/2012 - 8:00am - 9:30am

Bird Walk - McKinney
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 8:00am - 9:30am
Heard Museum
1 Nature Place
McKinney, TX
United States
Prairie & Timbers Audubon Society conducts this guided bird walk through the Heard Sanctuary. The walk, which lasts 1.5 hours, begins promptly. Free with regular admission.

Sat, 12/08/2012 - 8:00am - 12:00pm

Pulling Privet - Arlington
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 8:00am - 12:00pm
O.S. Gray Natural Area
2021 W. Abram St.
Arlington, TX
United States
The Arlington Conservation Council seeks volunteers to remove invasive privet, prep the butterfly garden for the winter, weed, water and clean up. Contact: friendsofosgray@gmail.com

Sat, 12/08/2012 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

White Rock Holiday Market - Dallas
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Green Spot Market and Fuels
702 N. Buckner Blvd.
Dallas, TX
United States
Local farmers, food vendors, artisans.

Sat, 12/08/2012 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Habitat Restoration - Dallas
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Trinity River Audubon Center
6500 Great Trinity Forest Way (formerly 6500 S. Loop 12)
Dallas, TX
United States
Volunteers needed to help build trails, remove invasive plants and restore habitat. RSVP: 214-309-5850 or JCCollins@Audubon.org.

Sat, 12/08/2012 - 9:00am - 11:00am

Backyard Composting - Arlington
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 9:00am - 11:00am
River Legacy Living Science Center
703 N.W. Green Oaks Blvd.
Arlington, TX
United States
Phone: 817-459-6778
The city of Arlington Master Composter volunteers hold composting classes the second Saturday of every month. Attendees will receive a free book. Dress for the weather. For more information, visit www.arlingtontx.gov. Free.

Sat, 12/08/2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

DIY Energy 101 - Plano
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Environmental Education Center
4116 W. Plano Parkway
Plano, TX
United States
Learn techniques for making your home more energy efficient. Plano residents receive an energy efficiency tool kit. Free.
"What the 2013 Legislative Session Means for Power and Renewable Energy in Texas" - Dallas
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
REI
4515 Lyndon B Johnson Freeway
TX
United States
Event hosted by the North Texas Renewable Energy Group. Texas State Representative Rafael Anchia, House District 103, an advocate of energy efficiency, renewable energy and alternative technologies, will speak energy issues.

Sat, 12/08/2012 - 10:30am - 12:00pm

Starting Your Garden Indoors - Coppell
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
William T. Cosby Library
177 N. Heartz Road
Coppell, TX
United States
This Coppell Community Garden class on indoor gardening covers what to plant, when and how. Free.
Food Gardening

Sat, 12/08/2012 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

Prayer Circle - Caddo Mills
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 11:00am - 4:00pm
Four Feathers Trading Post
3522 CR 2621
Caddo Mills, TX
United States
Phone: 214-288-9935
Join The Many Faces People in prayer for Mother Earth. PrayerWalker07@hotmail.com.

Sat, 12/08/2012 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Vegetarian Cooking 201 Class - Dallas
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 11:30am - 12:30pm
Nash Davis Recreation Center
3710 N. Hampton Road
Dallas, TX
United States
The Black Vegetarian Society of Texas hosts this vegetarian cooking class. $15.
Food Lifestyle

Sat, 12/08/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Tomato Growing Secrets - Coppell
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
William T. Cosby Library
177 N. Heartz Road
Coppell, TX
United States
Hosted by the Coppell Community Garden. Learn tried and true methods of growing juicy, delicious tomatoes perfect for spring salads from expert Texas gardeners. Contact:info@coppellcommunitygarden.org
Food Gardening

Sat, 12/08/2012 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Nature Walk - Arlington
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
River Legacy Living Science Center
703 N.W. Green Oaks Blvd.
Arlington, TX
United States
Explore the park's nature trails on this naturalist-led hike. RSVP: 817-860-6752.

Sat, 12/08/2012 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Bicycling Basics - Dallas
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
REI
4515 Lyndon B Johnson Freeway
Dallas, TX
United States
Designed for beginners, class covers the types of bikes available and gear needed, along with an introduction to cycling safety and bike maintenance. Free.
Bicycling Lifestyle