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August 2013 events in DFW

Posted 6:55pm on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012

The dog days of summer kick off with a little NFL preseason, Miss Saigon and some very agile canines. It's also the month where we reveal the winners of annual Model Pet contest. May the best pooch, kitty cat or guinea pig win!

Aug. 4: NFL preseason begins

Aug. 9: Director Neil Blomkamp ( District 9) returns with Elysium starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster

Aug. 10: Fort Worth Kennel Club presents AKC Agility Trial, Will Rogers Memorial Center (and Aug. 11); Miss Saigon, Casa Mañana (through Aug. 18)

Aug. 15: Exit, Pursued by a Bear, Circle Theatre (through Sept. 14)

Aug. 16: Tax-free weekend

Aug. 18:The Hottest Half half-marathon and 10K, White Rock Lake, Dallas

Aug. 24: Hotter'N Hell Hundred Endurance Ride, Wichita Falls; Thank You, Jeeves!, Stage West (through Sept. 29)

Aug. 25: First day of school; "Creatures of Earth and Sky: Animal Imagery and the Art of Juan Soriano," Meadows Museum (through November)

Aug. 3: Cowboys Classic, TCU vs. LSU, Cowboys Stadium

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