Say, "Hi!" to #TeamKLTY Friday, Sunday & Monday at the Dallas Memorial March/Carry the Load at Reverchon Park, 3505 Maple Ave. Dallas, TX 75219. This FREE event is Carry the Load's flagship event and honors the memory of fallen heroes and raises funds to support military, first responders and their families. The event features music, inspirational speeches, a Vietnam Pinning ceremony and more. Everyone’s welcome to join the march. www.carrytheload.org

Other picks below:


Charles Schwab Challenge
Colonial Country Club
3735 Country Club Circle
Fort Worth, TX 76109

Through Sunday     Tickets start at $50

The historic PGA Tour tournament, now in its 73rd year at Fort Worth's Colonial Country Club, has been renamed the Charles Schwab Challenge. Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler and defending champion Justin Rose will compete. www.charlesschwabchallenge.com


National Polka Festival
Downtown Ennis

119 N. Dallas Street
Ennis, TX 75119

Through Sunday     Tickets start at just $9

A Memorial Day weekend tradition for 50-plus years, the Polka Festival is a three-day celebration of Czech heritage in Ennis. Get ready to dance with more than a dozen polka bands set to play. A Saturday morning parade kicks off a street fair with arts and crafts, festival food and plenty of activities for children to enjoy. www.nationalpolkafestival.com


A Granbury Salute
Granbury Square Plaza

205 E. Pearl Street
Granbury, TX 76048

Through Monday     FREE!

Spend Memorial Day weekend in Granbury for a patriotic festival to remember. The weekend honors those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country and also kicks off the summer season. Enjoy family activities, arts and craft booths, food vendors, patriotic live music, vintage military vehicles, hot dog eating contest, a pie baking contest, activities for the entire family, and more. www.granburysquare.com


Bass Performance Hall
525 Commerce Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Through Sunday     Tickets start at $20

Texas Ballet Theater presents the classic children's story about a carpenter and his puppet son. The Fort Worth performances are accompanied by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. www.texasballettheater.org


Fort Worth Fairytale Ball
Fort Worth Convention Center
1201 Houston Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Through Sunday     Tickets start at $25

Children can meet all their favorite princesses and even a royal prince at the Fairytale Ball. Activities include crafts with the Little Mermaid, a candy buffet, stories, sing-alongs, professional portraits and more! www.fortworth.com


Memorial Day Music Fest
Klyde Warren Park

2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway
Dallas, TX 75201

Sunday 2pm–10pm     FREE!

The lawn comes alive with the Park’s first-ever free music festival. Check out performances across multiple stages throughout the day and into the night. Each stage will feature music from a variety of genres to satisfy lovers of rock, jazz, country and more. www.klydewarrenpark.org


Memorial Day Celebration & Touch-A-Truck
Rowlett Community Centre

5300 Main Street
Rowlett, TX 75088

Saturday 10am–1pm     FREE!

A Memorial Day Service in Downtown Rowlett at Veterans Park from 10-11 a.m. pays homage to fallen military. This special day continues at 11 a.m. with Touch-A-Truck, a fun and educational opportunity for children of all ages to touch, climb on and explore a variety of trucks and other vehicles including a fire truck, ambulance, 18-wheeler, school bus and more. www.ci.rowlett.tx.us


Scarborough Renaissance Festival
Scarborough Renaissance Festival Grounds
2511 FM 66
Waxahachie, TX 75167

FINAL WEEKEND! (Theme: The Last Huzzah)     Tickets start at $24

Travel back in time for a taste of life in an English Renaissance village with period-themed entertainment from a huge case of knights, villagers, fire jugglers, jousters, sword fighters and even mermaids. Join in the merriment and gnaw on a giant turkey leg. Watch artisans perform demos of their crafts, from metalsmithing to candle making. Shop for art, jewelry, glasswork and armor. www.srfestival.com


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