High noon at Seven

You hate the robber who mugged you last week, but we celebrate outlaws who made Texas their playground in the 1800s. Why? Blame the hats. Criminals in stylish hats such as Stetsons and fedoras seem cool, even if they were killers. Get the skinny on some hat-wearing outlaws when Dallas Heritage Village's Chautauqua Lecture Series presents "Texas Outlaws," by Laurence Yadon, co-author of 200 Texas Outlaws and Lawmen: 1835-1935. The lecture is 7 p.m. Thursday at 1515 S. Harwood St. and will be followed by a mock gunfight. Call 214-413-3674 or visit oldcitypark.org.
Thu., May 15, 7 p.m., 2008
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