Comfort Suites Lake Ray Hubbard
8701 E. Interstate - I-30
Rowlett, TX 75088
Phone: (972) 463-9595
Fax: (972) 463-9229
Mesquite's Resistol Arena is first and foremost the proud home of the yearly Mesquite Championship Rodeo. In addition all the action of the rodeo, the modern, air-conditioned venue features Texas souvenir shops, fun for kids, paved/lighted parking, and instant replay giving families, singles and groups a night to remember!
This large festival grounds is home to the annual Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival.
Bath House Cultural Center was the city's first neighborhood community cultural center. Once a bathhouse for swimmers at White Rock Lake, the serene setting offers a step away from the ordinary. Focusing on multi-cultural art and music programs, exhibits offer a glimpse into other lifestyles and beliefs. In their 3-gallery space they present 16-20 art exhibitions each year. Some of their exhibitions include 'Corazon', 'Digno' and 'Zoomorph'. In addition, live music performances of jazz, harp and saxophone are scheduled to accentuate current displays. The museum remains open until 10p on nights with theatre performances. Concerts carry a separate charge to be determined by performer or sponsoring group.
The Charles W. Eisemann Center is a plush and fully-functional center in Richardson that presents theater, drama, recitals, readings, dance, concerts and more with regularity. The space can also be rented by corporates for exhibitions, seminars and product launches. Perhaps what sets this center apart from the rest is the painstaking effort that goes into making each event enjoyable to those with learning, mobility, visual and audio impairments. Check the website for a list of upcoming events.
A visit to the Dallas Children's Theater is entertainment for the entire family. Introduce your little ones to the world of live theater by involving them in activities here. Classes are offered here, and are conducted by established artists. A number of excellent plays including Rumpelstiltskin, The True Story of the Three Little Pigs and several musicals have been shown here.
The six plays presented in this group's year-round season usually include several classic American dramas, a comedy, and a musical.
This art center is bringing a world of refinement to the ever-growing city of Plano. Exhibits have included batiks by Jun Ye of China and photographs of Guanajuato, Mexico by June Van Cleef. Eclectic productions range from a show of the Golden Rod Puppets by the Hobey Ford Troupe to classical guitar performed by Robert Bluestone. Every third Friday of each month at 7p is poetry night. Various featured poets are highlighted, and an open-mike session follows. Admission and exhibits are always free; however, performance prices vary.
Lakewood Theater is the most recognizable building in the area. Built in 1938, the vintage decor has been refurbished. This one-screen theater hosts movie premieres, vintage films, poetry readings and private parties. The lobby features a full bar and an impressive movie theater menu, including salads, sandwiches and desserts. The Lakewood is a trip back in time and a unique cinematic experience.
AMC Northpark has 15 screens for your viewing pleasure. For an even more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information, please call or see their website.
The Jewish Community Center also known as the Aaron Family JCC, is a 173,000 square feet (16072.2 square meters) facility that is used for cultural events, recreational activities and educational agendas for all ages. This state-of-the-art building also has a top notch pool and gym which is available for the community. The main focus is to imbibe the Jewish values and culture to the new generation and the center has various programs around it such as film screenings and festivals.
Established in 1946 by Phil Isley, Granada Theater opened its doors as a movie hall. In the 1970s it functioned as a music hall for a short time, when it reverted back to being a movie theater. Mike Schoder, an avid musician, assumed reigns of the theater in 2004 and converted it into a delightful space that plays host to various enthralling concerts. Before the lights go down, take note of the early 1950's architecture, featuring a balcony with exquisitely painted walls. Check the website for schedule of upcoming events.
Best described as interactive theater, Pocket Sandwich Theater is a great entertainment venue. Enjoy a sandwich or salad while experiencing parodies of a popular play or locally written comedies. Patrons shout "boo-hiss" at the villain and "hip hip hooray" to the heroine. Newcomers might think the popcorn is a snack, but regulars know that it's used to pelt the "bad-guys" on stage. This unique adventure is fun for all ages. You will leave with your sides aching from laughing out loud. Dinner selections include sandwiches, salads and a few basic appetizers. The bar offers wine and mixed drinks along with beer by the glass or pitcher. Make reservations at the beginning of the week, as seats are hard to come by.