Things To Do! 3/30/17 – 4/9/17

Hey folks! I hope you are all enjoying the gorgeous spring weather. Lucky for us there’s a bunch of upcoming events that let us play outside. For those of you with allergies, my condolences.

As always, if you know about an event this week that I have missed, please share the details in the comments below. If you have a future event, you can PM me the details and I’ll make sure to get it listed.

And don’t forget to check out The Mid Day Show on Fridays at 12pm, I’ll be on around 12.30p talking about my top picks for the weekend.

On to the list!


OPENING SOON

Friends of the Arlington Public Library Book Sale April 5 – 9.

Ennis Bluebonnet Trails in Ennis, April 1 – 30.

Picasso’s ‘Dream and Lie of Franco’: The Spanish Civil War in Print at the Meadows Museum at SMU, April 2 – July 2.

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

Scarborough Renaissance Festival in Waxahachie, April 8 – May 29.

THIS WEEKEND

Fort Worth Food and Wine Festival at various locations, March 30 – April 1.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at the Winspear Opera House, March 31 – April 1.

‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’ at the Inwood Theater, March 31 – April 1.

Fran Lebowitz at the Wyly Theater, March 31 – April 1.

Stamp & Scrapbook Expo at the Grapevine Convention Center, March 31 – April 1.

Spring Bluegrass Festival at Oakdale Park, March 31 – April 2.

Vintage Market Days in Glen Rose, March 31 – April 2.

Fan Expo Dallas at the Dallas Convention Center, March 31 – April 2.

007: The Music of James Bond at the Bass Performance Hall, March 31 – April 2.

Big Texas Beer Fest at Fair Park, March 31 – April 1.

Arts in the Square at Frisco Square, April 1 – 2.

Travel & Adventure Show at Dallas Market Hall, April 1 – 2.

Big Mamou Cajun Festival at Traders Village in Grand Prairie, April 1 – 2.

THURSDAY MARCH 30TH

Broadway Bar Crawl hosted by the AT&T Performing Arts Center, and going down Greenville Ave.

Joint Lecture: John Neely Bryan at the Dallas Heritage Village.

Aging Well Expo at the Bob Duncan Center in Arlington.

Nasher Prize Graduate Symposium at the Nasher Sculpture Center.

Sammons Lunch Jam: Popular Music at the AT&T Performing Arts Center.

John Neely Bryan: Father of Dallas event and book signing with the Dallas Historical Society.

Celebration! White Rock at White Rock Trail.

Farm Shed Dinner – Celebrate Spring at the Dallas Farmers Market.

Thirsty Thursday at The Wild Detectives.

FRIDAY MARCH 31ST

LAST CHANCE Safe House exhibit at the South Dallas Cultural Center, through March 31.

LAST CHANCE Invisible: New Works by Ciara Ellen Bryant at the South Dallas Cultural Center, March 3 – 31

Donnie Darko 4k + Asukubus Record Release Show at Texas Theatre.

Book Launch: Revenge of the Star Survivors at Barnes & Noble Dallas – Lincoln Park.

Vision FW’s 10th Birthday Bash and Art Walk at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.

Nasher Prize Dialogues at the Nasher Sculpture Center.

POURS – Booze, Coffee, & Food at the Dallas Farmers Market.

Commerce Street Night Market hosted by Little D Market.

Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at the Meadows Museum.

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

Bishop Arts Wine Walk in the Bishop Arts District.

Mother Son Bonding: Casino Royale 007 at the Compass Center in Grapevine.

National Crayon Day at ICE at the Parks.

SATURDAY APRIL 1ST

Edgefest at Toyota Stadium.

Science on Tap with the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.

Walk MS: Fort Worth at Trinity Park.

Cars and Coffee in Plano.

Tyler Street Market hosted by Good Local Markets.

Foam Wonderland: Climax Tour at Gilley’s Dallas.

Gun Fights and Old Time Music Jam at the Dallas Heritage Village.

Blacklight Slide at Globe Life Park.

Zoo Run at the Fort Worth Zoo.

Salsa & Bachata Dancing at the Ronald Kirk Pedestrian Bridge.

Gangster Rap Yoga at Jade & Clover.

Blackland Prairie Nature Preserve Fieldtrip hosted by the FW Chapter of Native Prairies Association of Texas.

All Things Literary: Author Expo And Writer’s Forum at the Southwest Branch of the Arlington Public Library.

White Rock Market hosted by Good Local Markets, opening their 9th season.

2017 Season Opening Day at the Grand Prairie Farmers Market.

Opening Day of the Farmers Branch Market.

Farmers Branch Vintage Base Ball Festival at the Farmers Branch Historical Park.

Grand Opening! at the Burleson’s Farmer’s Market.

South Asian Bridal Expo 2017 at the Courtyard & Towneplace Suites Grapevine.

Raised Beds and Irrigation at the Botanical Research Institute of Texas.

TOMS + Dillard’s Meet & Greet with Blake Mycoskie at NorthPark Center.

Haltom City Carfest at Haltom High School.

Irving Vintage Trail Market Days at Irving Heritage Park.

Annual Glass Sale at Studio Arts Center at UTA.

Block Party at Recipe Oak Cliff.

City Expo & Pet Fair at The Bedford Boys Ranch.

Bark for Life Family Festival at the Midlothian Civic Center.

Mesquite Rodeo Parade in Downtown Mesquite.

Earth Party 2017 at the Fort Worth Water Gardens.

Experience Lowest Greenville hosted by the Lowest Greenville Collective.

Spring Guided Hike at the Bob Jones Nature Center in Southlake.

Stone Park Better Block in Dallas.

NRH Mayor’s 5K Walk at the NRH Centre.

How Do I…Garden for Butterflies? at the Texas Discovery Gardens.

Photo Swap Meet at the Dallas Center for Photography.

SUNDAY APRIL 2ND

Big D Marathon at Fair Park.

2017 Irving Marathon at the Irving Convention Center.

Super Portable Sunday at Game Over Videogames in Arlington.

Charcuterie Class w/ Brian Polcyn at Miller & Associates, hosted by South Texas Heritage Pork.

2nd Annual Frisco Crawfish Festival: ‘Claws for Paws’ at Rockin S Bar & Grill.

KNON’s 4th Annual Chili Cook-Off and Concert at The Gas Monkey Garage Bar and Grill.

Spring Tourney: Marvel vs. Capcom 2 at Free Play Richardson.

An Afternoon of Jazz at Veteran’s Park with the Arlington Community Band.

TUESDAY APRIL 4TH

PUBlic Knowledge: Black Holes at The Live Oak with the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.

‘Blow-Up’ at the Magnolia Theater.

Tuesday Evening Lectures: Annette Lawrence at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

WEDNESDAY APRIL 5TH

Free Race! April PR Day hosted by A Tribe Called “We Run Big D”.

Derby Hatterdashery at Arlington Hall Conservancy.

‘Blade Runner: Final Cut’ at Studio Movie Grill.

THURSDAY APRIL 6TH

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

Easter Pictures at Cowtown Canines Dog Daycare.

Fly Fishing Film Tour 2017 hosted by Casting for Recovery at Community Beer Company.

Nissan Nightlife Concert Series: Eric Paslay & DJ Christy Ray at Klyde Warren Park.

Steak of the Arts at the Mopac Event Center, hosted by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra.

Movies in the Park: ‘Jailhouse Rock’ at Main Street Garden.

St. Louis Shag at the Fort Worth Swing Dance Syndicate.

National Theatre Live: Twelfth Night at the Angelika Dallas.

First Thursday: Nano at the Perot Museum.

NEXT WEEKEND

‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ at the Inwood Theater, April 7 – 8.

Fort Worth Ink & Art Expo at the Will Rogers Memorial Center, April 7 – 9.

DFW Fiber Fest at the Irving Convention Center, April 7 – 9.

USCCA Expo at the Fort Worth Convention Center, April 7 – 9.

The Deep Ellum Arts Festival in Deep Ellum, April 7 – 9.

Spring Plant Sale at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, April 7 – 8.

Arts in Bloom in Historic Downtown McKinney, April 7 – 9.

Ennis Bluebonnet Trails Festival in Downtown Ennis, April 7 – 9.

Flea Style at Fair Park, April 7 – 8.

Wag, Walk & Roll with the DFW Human Society, April 8 – 9.

Dallas gun & Knife Show at the Dallas Market Hall, April 8 – 9.

Love’s Labours Lost at the Wyly Theater, April 9 – 10..

FRIDAY APRIL 7TH

LAST CHANCE The Pirate Queen at Artisan Center Theater, March 24 – April 7.

LAST CHANCE No Unsacred Place exhibition by Peter Hiatt, at the Oak Cliff Cultural Center, March 4 – April 7.

State of the Arts: ‘Providing a Ladder for Emerging Artists’ at the Kimbell Art Museum.

Discovery After Dark at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center.

Late Night at the Library: The Amazing Riace at the Grand Prairie Library.

Top Dog Scavenger Hunt in Old Town Burleson with Top Dog Professional Training.

Prokofiev Cinderella Suite at Bass Hall with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra.

First Friday Dance at Southside Preservation Hall.

Prince Scaraoke at Texas Theatre.

SATURDAY APRIL 8TH

Steve Martin & Martin Short at the Verizon Theater.

One Ale of a Trail at Panther Island Pavilion.

Victory Over Violence Run at Trinity Park Duck Pond.

Most Good 5K at Klyde Warren Park, hosted by the Salvation Army.

Run for Change with the Fellowship of the Parks in Keller.

Mud Run in Lancaster.

Annual Fairmount Yard Sale in the Fairmount Neighborhood in Fort Worth.

Marine Creek Health & Safety Fair at Marine Creek Lake in Fort Worth.

Spring Guided Hike at the Bob Jones Nature Center in Plano.

Community Clean Up at NRH2O Waterpark in North Richland Hills.

Klunkytown Klassic with Bicycles Inc in Fort Worth.

Adventure Hunt throughout Dallas.

Bedford Arts Fest at the Bedford Boys Ranch.

April Pool’s Day at Bad Konigshofen Water Park in Arlington.

Islamic Art Festival at the Irving Masjid ICI.

Garden Walk: NHG’s Color Gardens at North Haven Gardens.

1st Annual Race Street Rod Roundup & Stunt Show at Born Late Records & Tattoos in Fort Worth.

Paws on the Square in Historic Downtown Carrollton.

Compassion and the Alphabet of the Heart lecture at the Crow Collection of Asian Art.

Old 97’s County Fair at Main Street Garden Park in Dallas.

6th Annual StrEATS Food Truck & Music Festival at Historic Downtown Frisco.

Easter Begg Hunt at Three Dog Bakery in Southlake.

Easter on Main Street in Azle.

Saturdays at the Smith at the C.R. Smith Museum.

VINO-Palooza Wine & Music Festival at Shipping & Receiving Bar in Fort Worth.

Music in the Square at Old Town Burleson.

Board Game Swap Meet at Collected in Fort Worth.

Free Public Talk: The Power To Be Happy at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden.

Bollywood America 2017 at the Majestic Theatre.

Craftology at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.

The Dallas Pancakes & Booze Art Show at The Door.

SUNDAY APRIL 9TH

LAST CHANCE Kinky Boots at Music Hall @ Fair Park, March 28 – April 9.

LAST CHANCE Dallas Blooms: Peace, Love, and Flower Power at the Dallas Arboretum, February 25 – April 9.

LAST CHANCE The Breakfast Club at Art Centre Theatre, March 31 – April 9.

Trinity River 5K beginning at the FW Police and Firefighters Memorial.

Photo Scavenger Hunt at Dinosaur Valley State Park.

Community Brunch: Farmers Market Edition at the Dallas Farmers Market.

Dallas Mega March at the Guadalupe Cathedral.

DSO Guild Opera Insights – Norma at the Winspear Opera House.

Spring Tourney: Windjammers at Free Play Richardson.

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