Things to do, events at DFW: Brave Combo, muscle car event

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Denton-based band Brave Combo kicks off the fall concert season at the Levitt Pavilion with a free performance on Friday, September 2.

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legendary group brave combo launch it fall concert season at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington when they take the stage on Friday, September 8.

Brave Combo, the Denton-based quintet that’s been on the move since 1979, combines salsa, meringue, polka, zydeco, classical, blues and many other musical styles.

Brave Combo’s catalog ranges from Japanese pop to Latin American dance tunes, orchestral classics to rock and roll. The group won two Grammy Awards among seven nominations.

Talented Dallas acoustic artist Tito Strange, who blends elements of funk, Latin rock and soul, will turn things up for the crowd at 7 p.m., followed by Brave Combo at 8 p.m.

The Friday performance is free with free seats available on the lawn. Visitors are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs. Food and coolers with beverages, including alcohol, are permitted with the exception of glass containers. Parking is also free.

On Saturday, Kelley Mickwee opens for legendary Texas singer-songwriter Ray Wylie Hubbard starting at 7 p.m. in another free concert at Levitt.

For more information on the Levitt Pavilion Fall Concert Series, visit levittpavilionarlington.org.

TMS event showcases vintage and modern muscle cars

Come check out over 2,500 Mopar muscle cars or even bring one of your own to the WAM2022 event at Texas Motor SpeedwaySeptember 2-4.

The three-day extravaganza over Labor Day weekend features classic and modern Mopars from across the country.

Activities include a Friday Night Lights Garage edition, judging contests, Laps 4 Vets, a burnout contest, prize giving and a special Sunday Mopar cruise.

Visitors must purchase a vehicle admission ticket to bring any Mopar into the show. The vehicle registration ticket includes a pass and entry to the vehicle. Tickets for vehicle entry start at $60, with additional fees to attend featured events.

Spectator tickets are also available. General admission is $20, but $10 for children ages 6-12. Children 5 and under are free.

For tickets and more information, go to wamshow.com Where texasmotorpseedway.com.

The Botanical Garden holds a final master plan meeting for the public

Want a final word on the Fort Worth Botanical Garden’s master plan for the next 20 years?

Join Botanical Garden | Texas Botanical Research Institute as it holds its final Master Plan Committee meeting on Wednesday, August 31 from 9 a.m. to noon.

The consulting team led by landscape architecture firm Studio Outside will present a final draft of the proposed design.

After the presentation, audience members will be invited to provide feedback in the form of conversation or via a written comment card.

The meeting will take place in the common room of the BRIT Building, 1700 University Drive.

For more information, visit fwbg.org/about-us/masterplan/.

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