Lake Highland and Lakewood residents looking for something to do in October have several options.

'The Secret Life of Girls'

The Teen Scene Players and the Dallas Children’s Theater members will perform the play, which focuses on bullying and its consequences. The show is not suitable for children under age 12.
  • Oct. 6-15; Fri. 7:30 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 1:30 p.m.
  • $20
  • Rosewood Center, 5938 Skillman St., Dallas
Fall market

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden will host a fall market with several vendors, such as Arna’s Macarons, Dark Arts Chocolate and Origami Owl.Family fall night

The Dallas Arboretum will host an evening of live music, food trucks and activities for the entire family. Several prizes will be awarded during the event.White Rock Que

White Rock Que is a barbecue fundraising event for the Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center, a nonprofit organization that provides support to individuals impacted by sexual violence.White Rock Alehouse & Brewery tasting

Top beers from the brewery will be paired with butternut squash salad made by chef Michelle Mozinga. The event will also include a performance by Garth Brooks cover band Garth Live.WoodrowFest

WoodrowFest features two events in one day. Attendees can participate in a golf tournament in the morning and enjoy live music in the evening. The event also includes food trucks and a child play area.
  • Oct. 20; 5:30-10 a.m. (golf tournament), 3-10:30 p.m. (festival)
  • $250-$1,000 (golf tournament); free (festival admission)
  • 3501 Samuell Blvd. (golf tournament); 1500 Tension Parkway (festival)
Pegasus City Brewery tasting

Attendees will taste six of Pegasus City Brewery’s original beers, including Greater Dallas Lager and Cannoneer Bold Amber. The owners of the brewery will discuss each beer and the brewery’s history through the sampling.Zombie Amazing Race

Zombies have taken over the library, and teams must find clues and ingredients to complete the cure. Teams of no more than three will move through the library to complete tasks without getting turned into a zombie.
  • Oct. 28, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Free
  • Dallas Public Library, Forest Green Branch, 9619 Greenville Ave., Dallas
Dia de los Muertos

The Dallas Symphony is performing a Day of the Dead concert celebrating loved ones who have died. The show will feature traditional Latin American music and culture.