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.

Fri, 12/14/2012 (Ongoing) - Sat, 12/15/2012 (Ongoing)

Holiday Trail of Lights - McKinney
Fri, 12/14/2012 (Ongoing) - Sat, 12/15/2012 (Ongoing)
Heard Museum
1 Nature Place
McKinney, TX
United States
Enjoy holiday lights and decorations along a half-mile trail, family-friendly entertainment, photos with Father Christmas and Mother Nature, hot beverages and treats. $9/adults, $6/children. Online ticket discount.

Sat, 12/15/2012 (Ongoing)

North Texas Farmers Markets - Complete Listings
Sat, 12/15/2012 (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, 12/15/2012 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

O.S. Gray Natural Area Workday - Arlington
Sat, 12/15/2012 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
O.S. Gray Natural Area
2021 W. Abram St.
Arlington, TX
United States
Volunteers needed to mulch trail, pull privit, pick up trash and weed wildflower beds. Bring work gloves and garden tools. Long sleeves, long pants, sturdy shoes, sun protection and water recommended. Group meets for lunch after. friendsofosgray@gmail.com

Sat, 12/15/2012 - 9:30am - 11:00am

Green the Holidays Workshop - Plano
Sat, 12/15/2012 - 9:30am - 11:00am
Environmental Education Center
4116 W. Plano Parkway
Plano, TX
United States
Learn to make eco-friendly, handmade gifts for the holidays, including beauty products, decor, greeting cards and more. Free.

Sat, 12/15/2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

North Texas Electric Auto Association - RIchardson
Sat, 12/15/2012 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Joel's House
156 Hidden Circle
Richardson, TX
United States
All monthly meetings are free to attend and open to the public. No Presentations at this event but free train rides are available. We will also get the standard updates on members projects and do open Q & A session. http://holidayexpressridingtrain.com

Sat, 12/15/2012 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Woodpeckers - Fort Worth
Sat, 12/15/2012 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Fort Worth Nature Center
9601 Fossil Ridge Road
Fort Worth, TX
United States
Learn about woodpeckers and how to identify local species by sight and sound. An optional hike follows. Free with paid admission. Hike is $5.

Sat, 12/15/2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Caroling Through Penn Farm
Sat, 12/15/2012 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Cedar Hill State Park
1570 W FM 1382
Cedar Hill, TX
United States
Phone: 972-291-5940.
Take a lantern-lit tour of historic farm followed by Christmas carol sing-a-long around the campfire with hot chocolate, apple cider and cookies. Free with cost of park admission: $7/ages 12 and up. Michelle.Varnell@tpwd.state.tx.us.

Sat, 12/15/2012 - 9:00pm - 11:00pm

Astronomy on the Meadow Night Walk - Allen
Sat, 12/15/2012 - 9:00pm - 11:00pm
Connemara Meadow Preserve
Alma and Tatum Rd
Allen, TX
United States
Guided 1.5-mile night walk. Wear close-toe shoes, long pants and weather appropriate clothes. Bring bug spray, flashlight and binoculars or spotting scope. Meet at the Suncreek Park circular parking lot (just west from the normal Connemara entrance on Alma - see map on website) at 9 p.m. sharp and then walk to the Meadow the back way. Sign up on the Connemara website. This event is not appropriate for young children.