Arts Festivals, Earth Day, and other Things To Do!

Greetings, all! I hope everyone has had a wonderful week, and is looking forward to a wonderful weekend. There’s plenty to choose from, so everyone should find something that suits their fancy.

As usual, if you have information on any events I’ve missed, please feel free to comment below with the details; and if you have an upcoming event you would like added, send me the link and info and I’ll make sure it gets on the list.

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OPENING SOON

Norma with the Dallas Opera, April 21 – May 7.

Disney’s The Little Mermaid at Casa Manana, April 21 – May 14.

600 Highwaymen: The Fever at the Wyly Theater, April 25 – 30

SMG Shared Stories Film Series at SMG Spring Valley, April 28 – May 4.

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story at Artisan Center Theater, April 28 – June 3.

THIS WEEKEND

All Systems Earth at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, April 18 – 22.

EARTHxFilm Festival at Fair Park, April 17 – 23.

Main Street Fort Worth Arts Festival in Downtown Fort Worth, April 20 – 23

Earth Day Texas at Fair Park, April 21 – 23.

Main Street Fest in Grand Prairie, April 21 – 23.

Worship Night in America at Verizon Theatre, April 21 – 22.

Japanese Garden Spring Festival at the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens, April 22 – 23.

Plano Artfest in Downtown Plano, April 22 – 23.

FRIDAY APRIL 21ST

Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art.

Friday Night Block Party at Rex’s Seafood at the Dallas Farmers Market.

Happy Hour Yoga at Legal Draft Beer Co. in Arlington.

Ignite the Community at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.

Sounds of Spring Concert at NRH Centre Plaza.

33rd Anniversary of the Day of the Spanish Language at the Latino Cultural Center.

CineWilde Presents ‘Hedwig & The Angry Inch’ at Texas Theatre.

Salsa In The Park at Klyde Warren Park.

Worship Night in America at Verizon Theatre.

SATURDAY APRIL 22ND

Bizet’s Carmen with the Fort Worth Opera.

Global Youth Service Day at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.

The Message Run in the Stockyards.

March for Dimes at Panther Island Pavilion.

Whirling Dervish Sama at Hamon Hall.

Lung Force Walk at Fair Park.

Spring Into Nash at the Nash Farm in Grapevine.

Redeem Dallas at the Continental Avenue Bridge.

Opening Day of the Mansfield Farmers Market.

Arlington Lake Clean-Up with Arlington Parks and Rec.

Record Store Day at Spinster Records.

Artisan Market & BioBlitz at Overlook Park at Viridian.

March for Science beginning at Dallas City Hall.

Garden Gnomes Work Day at Old City Park.

Chicken Care 101 Workshop at Dallas Heritage Village.

125th Anniversary Charter Day at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

Beginner Genealogy Workshop at the Fort Worth Library.

2017 Asian American Culture Festival at the Dallas Chinese Community Center.

Earth Day Party in the Park at Light Farms in Celina.

FAMFest 2017 at Shipping & Receiving.

8th Annual Pug-A-Palooza at The Park at Texas Star.

Flavor Fest USA Invitational & Business Expo in Fort Worth.

Changing Perspectives Block pARTy in the Dallas Arts District.

Canal Fest at the Mandalay Canal in Irving.

Something Wonderful 2017 at Texas Motor Speedway.

UTI Block Party Car Meet at the Universal Technical Institute in Irving.

Nerdcore Live Show/Rivals of Aether Tourney at Game Over Videogames in Arlington.

Do214 Pop-Up Record Shop at Off the Record.

Date Night in the Park at the Farmers Branch Historical Park.

Tango in the Park Klyde Warren Park.

La Pompe at the Dallas Swing Dance Society.

SUNDAY APRIL 23RD

LAST CHANCE ‘…a moment in the life of Willa Dee Arvis’ at Stone Cottage Theater, March 30 – April 23.

LAST CHANCE Peter and the Starcatchers at the Firehouse Theatre, April 6 – 23.

LAST CHANCE Medea Myth: Love’s Beginning at the Wyly Theatre, April 13 – 23.

Family Day at the Dallas Museum of Art.

Voir Dire at the Fort Worth Opera.

Chelsea Clinton at the First United Methodist Church of Dallas.

Lone Star Half Marathon at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington.

Concours d’Elegance of Texas at Richard Greene Linear Park.

2017 Bike Swap at Rahr & Sons Brewing Co.

Latino Street Festival 2017 on Flora St in Dallas.

Address Me: Everything Needed to Send a Piece of You at The Wild Detectives.

A Library is Brewing at Legal Draft Beer Co. in Arlington.

Victorian Fencing Demonstrations and Kite Flying at Farmers Branch Historical Park.

Spring Tourney: Tetris at Free Play Richardson.

Bazaar and Garage Sale at Paul Mitchell School in Dallas.

MONDAY APRIL 24TH

Earth Fest at the Cedar Hill Government Center.

The Silent Reading Society at The Wild Detectives.

TUESDAY APRIL 25TH

Tom Vanderbilt at the Dallas Museum of Art.

Voir Dire at the Fort Worth Opera.

Decolonize Dallas with Dark Moon Poetry at the City of Dallas West Dallas Multipurpose Center.

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony at The Bomb Factory.

Beyond the Valley of the Dolls at the Magnolia Theater.

WEDNESDAY APRIL 26TH

Mad Max: Fury Road at Studio Movie Grill.

Dallas Observer Iron Fork at Fair Park.

Science Cafe with the Perot Museum at Trinity Hall Irish Pub.

THURSDAY APRIL 27TH

Brettell Lecture: The Mondrian Brand at the Dallas Museum of Art.

Cool Thursday Concert: Rocket Man at the Dallas Arboretum.

Sammons Lunch Jam: Musical Theatre at the AT&T Performing Arts Center.

Empty Bowls McKinney at the McKinney Performing Arts Center.

Nissan Nightlife Concert: Prophets and Outlaws at Klyde Warren Park.

Music and Moonlight at Trinity Groves.

Shrimp Fest at Traders Village.

NEXT WEEKEND

KellerFest in Bear Creek Park, April 27 – 30.

Dan TDM at the Music Hall at Fair Park, April 27 – 28.

International Gem and Jewelry Show at Dallas Market Hall, April 28 – 30.

Art in the Square in Southlake, April 28 – 30.

Voir Dire at the Fort Worth Opera, April 29 – 30.

Artscape Re-Imagined 2017 at the Dallas Arboretum, April 29 – 30.

Fortress Festival in the Cultural District in Fort Worth, April 29 – 30.

FRIDAY APRIL 28TH

LAST CHANCE Julius Caesar with House Party Theatre at 508 Park Amphitheater, April 20 – 28.

David Sedaris at the Winspear Opera House.

Bizet’s Carmen with the Fort Worth Opera.

Fine Wine and Flip Flops at The Truck Yard.

Kimbell Social Club at the Kimbell Art Museum.

Yappy Hour Dog Social at Vandergriff Park in Arlington.

Arts N’ Beats in Downtown Dallas.

Red Star 3rd Anniversary Block Party at RED STAR Bicycle Shop.

Concert in the Park at Heritage Village in Hurst.

Theme Night: Superhero Day at ICE at the Parks.

Decks In The Park After Dark at Town House in Dallas.

SATURDAY APRIL 29TH

Cruzar la Cara de la Luna with the Fort Worth Opera.

Hops and Props 2017 at the Fort Worth Aviation Museum.

Broadway Dance at the AT&T Performing Arts Center.

Phil Health Fit Expo at the Arlington Convention Center.

Dileep Show 2017 at Music Hall at Fair Park.

The Dallas Festival of Ideas at Dallas City Hall.

Dallas Book Festival at the Erik Jonsson Central Library.

Craft Fair Day at the Grand Prairie Farmers Market.

Fielder Plant Festival at the Fielder House Museum.

Beekeeping for Beginners: Pests & Diseases at Trinity Haymarket.

Butterfly Gardening at North Haven Gardens.

Artisan Market at Waterside in Fort Worth.

Bark in the Park, the world’s largest dog day at Dr. Pepper Ballpark.

10th Annual Crawfish Fest at Tailwaters Fly Fishing Co.

Life in a Log Cabin at the Farmers Branch Historical Park.

TAP Fest 2017 at Texas Ale Project.

Fiesta Fort Worth at Sundance Square.

Extreme Racing for Charity at Lone Star Park.

Dallas Pets Alive Photo Show at Noble Rey Brewing.

The Lights Fest at the Beaumont Ranch Event Center.

History With A Twist at Dallas Heritage Village.

Jared’s Epic Nerf Battle 2 at AT&T Stadium.

DFW Music Festival at Verizon Theatre.

‘The Running Man’ at Texas Theatre.

SUNDAY APRIL 30TH

LAST CHANCE Ennis Bluebonnet Trails in Ennis, April 1 – 30.

LAST CHANCE Sense and Sensibility with the Stolen Shakespeare Guild of Dallas, April 14 – 30.

LAST CHANCE Richard Serra: Prints at the Nasher Sculpture Center, January 28 – April 30.

Skyline Half, 5K, 10K at the Continental Street Bridge Park.

Awesome Toy Collector Show at the Hilton Garden Inn Arlington South.

Family Day at the Dallas Museum of Art.

Spring Tourney: SUPER Street Fighter II Turbo at Free Play Richardson.

Nama’Stay and Have a Beer at Legal Draft Beer Co.

6th Annual Cowtown Conjunto Festival at Billy Bob’s Texas.

Dog Bowl, The Ultimate Pooch Party at the Cotton Bowl.

Victorian Texas at Farmers Branch Historical Park.

Annual Mid Cities Crawfish Festival at O’Sheas Irish Pub.

Ultra-Seeing Film Series: Synesthesie at the Nasher Sculpture Center.

An Evening with Bill Maher at Music Hall at Fair Park.

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