This Week in Allen  
       September 12-19    

Giving is Open Now - Please schedule your gift online anytime between now and September 14th at

David J. Stana - America in Kodachrome
Wed-Fri: 1-5pm; Sat: 1-9pm; Sun: 1-6pm
Blue House Too, 934 Watters Creek Blvd
This exhibit is about one man's use of slide film as a medium, and his love of nature, in particular our National Park System. 
Saturday, Sep 16, 7-8 pm: Multi-Image Slide Show presenting David's photography starting with his earliest presentation entitled "Moods" that was produced over 40 years ago.
Free event. Learn More 

Scam Detector Dave Lieber
Thursday, September 14, 7:30 pm
@ Allen Public Library

The Dallas Morning News Watchdog columnist, Dave Lieber, will discuss the array of scams foisted on consumers and offer strategies for saving time, money and aggravation.  Exposing corruption and making positive changes, named his series one of the 10 best in the U.S. in 2014.

Sponsored by the Allen Public Library, the program is free. Learn More

Dark Night Players
Friday, September 15, 7:30 pm

Come enjoy an evening of game show fun rated PG-13 while Dark Night Players showcase the Arts in all their many forms - music, dance, scripted sketches, improv, comedy, drama and cheap prizes all done with audience participation! $10 cash at the door. Learn More

Open House at the Allen Heritage Village
Saturday, September 16, 11:00-2:00pm
450 E. St. Mary Drive

The Allen Heritage Guild invites you to "step back in time" and visit the restored Wetsel and Lynge houses . Learn More

Upcoming Event
Allen Folk Festival, Thursday, September 29, 7:30 pm @ Allen Public Library
Allen Philharmonic Concert for Young Audiences, October 7, 2:30-4:30 pm @ Allen Public Library

Audition/Performance Opportunities
Razzle Dazzle Audition with the Note-Ably North Texas looking for a cappella singers. Contact
Be a Docent. Inspire, educate, and entertain area residents about Allen history and the Allen Heritage Village. Contact Guild President, Paula Ross at or at 972 740 8017

Regular Events - open to public

How to Support Us

Please select the Allen Arts Alliance as your charitable organization the next time you shop using this popular retail site, Amazon. Their giving program, Amazon Smile, lets us earn 0.5% from eligible purchases made through Amazon. Your donation will help us grow the many art programs we provide to our community throughout the year!

Donations in any amount are always appreciated and used to nurture arts, culture, heritage and enrichment programs in our community!
If your teen needs service hours, or you or your family wants to reach out to the community through the arts, email us at