Here is a list of events Lake Highlands/Lakewood residents can attend during the month of October, including the Dallas State Fair.

Oct. 6-23: Get Texan at the State Fair

The Dallas State Fair is in town through late October. The fair offers rides, games, rodeos, shows, live music, bars, family events and food, according to the event website. Gates are open from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. Tickets range from $10-$50 (daily passes) & $150 (two seasonal passes) and can be bought online. Fairtime Parking, 925 S. Haskell Ave, Dallas. 469- 945- 3247.

Oct. 7: Listen to live music

Northern National, a four-person rock band based in Dallas, returns to perform their latest hits at the Granada Theater. According to the event description, the band’s style is similar to Imagine Dragon, Kings of Leon, Cold War Kids and Young the Giant. The venue is located adjacent to the Granada Theater. 10 p.m. (doors open), 10:30 p.m. (show starts). $10. Sundown at Granada next to the Granada Theater, 3520 Greenville Ave, Dallas. 214-824-9933.

Oct. 13: Eat fancy for a cause

The White Rock Lake Foundation presents The Jewel of Dallas Gala featuring six chefs with proceeds going toward the preservation of White Rock Lake. The event’s chefs come from local restaurants, including Wolf Cry, Sundown at Granada, Loro and more. The event will also include music from a live band. 7 p.m. $110-$250. Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville Ave, Dallas. 214-824-9933.

Oct. 22: Celebrate culture

An event to celebrate the Hindu festival of light, Diwali, comes to Vickery Park. Traditionally, this celebration lasts five days but will be hosted one day by The Dallas Public Library, according to the event listing. This event features a festival, music, dance, arts and crafts. It will include traditional Diwali customs and stories. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Free. Vickery Park Branch Library, 8333 Park Lane, 214-671-2101.

Oct. 22: Go on a tour

The city of Dallas presents a Water Wise Landscaping Tour at White Rock Pump Station in Lakewood, where the public can learn how to conserve water while creating a dense landscape. This event includes free seminars, a tour of the landscape, crafts for kids, snacks and giveaways. Attendees will also learn the best techniques on saving water. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Event registration is online. Free. White Rock Pump Station, 2900 White Rock Road, Dallas. 214-670-5378.

Oct. 26: Learn how to write calligraphy

Write This Way Calligraphy hosts a beginners calligraphy class at Vector Brewing. The class includes a calligraphy kit, various materials, instruction and demonstration. Tickets can be purchased online. 6:30 p.m. $68. Vector Brewing, 9850 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas.

Oct. 29: Watch a Halloween movie

Klyde Warren Park Corporate Council hosts its second annual trick-or-treating event followed by a screening of “Hocus Pocus.” Candy gathering, costume contests and movie showings will all be offered. This event is family-friendly and outdoors. Attendees can sit on the lawn to watch the movie. 5-9 p.m. Free. Klyde Warren Park, 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Dallas. 214–716-4500.

Oct. 29-30: Trick-or-treat at the Gardens

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens hosts a Halloween weekend extravaganza including candy collecting, costume contests and live music on the Martin Rutchik Concert Stage and Lawn. This year’s theme is “Dress like a Fairy Tale,” and winners of the costume contest have a chance to win tickets to Holiday at the Arboretum. This event is included with a garden admission or membership. 9 a.m-5 p.m. Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, 8525 Garland Road, Dallas. 214-515-6615.