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, 12/15/2012 - 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.

Sun, 12/16/2012 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Adventure Club - Southlake
Sun, 12/16/2012 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Bob Jones Nature Center
355 E. Bob Jones Rd
Southlake, TX
United States
Class designed to encourage children's curiosity and concern about the natural world through hands-on activities, experiments, crafts and hikes. This week's topic is Moose. Geared to ages 5-9. Cost: $35. Instructor: Monica Hutchins at mhutch64@verizon.net. Register online.