7 things to do in Oak Cliff this August

Aug. 2
Puppet show
Professional puppeteer Sandy Shrout performs “Pecos Bill: A Tall Texas Tale” at 11 a.m.
North Oak Cliff Library, 302 W. Tenth, 214.670.7555, dallaslibrary.org, free

Aug. 6
Walk and wine
The Bishop Arts District will host shopping, dining and wine. Participants purchase a wine glass and walk through neighborhood shops.
Bishop Arts District, 400 N. Bishop Ave., bishopartsdistrict.com, $15

Aug. 9
Down under critters 
The “creature teacher” takes readers on a virtual trip to Australia during this 2 p.m. story time.
Hampton-Illinois Library, 2951 S. Hampton, 214.670.7646, dallaslibrary.org, free

Aug. 11
Night hike
The Dallas Zoo helps guests experience the wildlife after-dark on the Safari Night Hike. There will be a tour, activities and animals up close.
Dallas Zoo, 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway, 469.554.7500, dallaszoo.com, $20

Aug. 11
South San Gabriel
These Texas musicians consist of former members of Denton’s Centro-matic, but play quieter, more subdued introspective tunes.
The Kessler, 1230 W. Davis, 214.272.8346, thekessler.org, $18-$36

Aug. 24
Feline Film Festival
Cat videos from around the world will be showcased on the big screen by the Video Association of Dallas and Instagram Cat Mom. Proceeds will benefit local homeless pets.
The Texas Theatre, 231 W. Jefferson, 214.948.1546, thetexastheatre.com, $15

Aug. 26
Vaudeville Night
The show consists of a variety of unrelated acts, including comedy, tap, singing, percussion and jazz.
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Oak Cliff, 3839 W. Kiest, 214.337.2429, oakcliffuu.org, $10

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