14 things to do this Memorial Day weekend

Photo by Danny Fulgencio

Queens Burlesque performs at the Kessler Theater Friday.

At Granada Theater Friday night, time travel back to the 1990s with Talking Heads tribute band Heart Byrne and Depeche Mode cover band Depeshi. Acts take the stage starting at 9 p.m. Tickets cost $12 in advance and $18 at the door.

Military, active duty and veterans, and first responders enjoy free admission to the Dallas Arboretum all Memorial Day weekend, which includes live music on the big stage plus $2 hot dogs and root beer floats at the Terrace Cafe.

Catch lost footage of “Grey Gardens” in a new documentary “That Summer,” which shows at the Texas Theatre Friday and Sunday.

Hit up a free fitness expo at the Skillman Church of Christ Saturday, 7 a.m.- noon. Score a massage, shoe fitting, nutritional guidance, prizes and more.

Cheer on the Dallas Harlequins rugby team as they tackle traveling squad, the Rumney Rugby Football Club, at Glencoe Park in East Dallas Saturday at noon.

“RBG,” the documentary about U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg shows at the Texas Theatre Saturday.

The Wild Detectives offers a drag show, “Top Shelf,” starting at 8 p.m. Saturday.

David Bromberg performs at the Kessler Sunday.

Backdoor Comedy presents a special Memorial Day show, Sunday at 8 p.m. The performance features the “Best of Backdoor,” showcasing some of North Texas’ hottest comics. Find Backdoor inside the Doubletree Hotel, 8250 N. Central Expressway, Dallas, 75206. Tickets are $15 per person, reservations are recommended.

The Aaron Family Jewish Community Center plans a pool party Sunday, May 27, noon to 3 p.m. It’s for members and friends only. 7900 Northaven Road. You’ll need to RSVP here…

Memorial Day

Carry the Load Memorial Day March begins Sunday at noon. Participants walk until Monday afternoon at 3:30. The event culminates with a ceremony at Reverchon Park, 3505 Maple. More details here.

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s annual outdoor concert and fireworks show returns this Memorial Day to Flag Pole Hill at White Rock Lake. The show starts at 8:15 p.m. Arrive at 6:30 to claim a prime spot and get in on pre-concert festivities.

Transit Cycle Co., 1915 Greenville, welcomes Texas bands Holy Wave and Native Fox at 7:30 p.m. Monday. Tickets are $10. One dollar of each ticket will be donated to Resource Center.

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