Winter is coming to a close, and things are starting to heat up in Dallas this month.
Posted on Jan 29, 2019 By Ashley Turner
- February is Black History Month! Check out our list of events happening throughout the month.
- Head to the Dallas Arboretum for the garden's first Groundhog Day Celebration on Feb. 2. Guests will watch the Arboretum's groundhog, Arboretum Annie, to see if she'll see her shadow. Stay around to take selfies with her and make groundhog crafts.
- In celebration of Black History Month, enjoy the comedy "Black HAIRstory," a show focusing on the aesthetics, politics and personal journeys related to black hair. See the show on Feb. 2 at the Dallas Comedy House.
- Participate in the Cedar Springs Wine Walk on Feb. 3 at The Strip on Cedar Springs.
- See Doktor Kaboom!, an over-the-top German physicist performing science experiments in a fun setting, sure to please both children and adults. The event is on Feb. 5-6 at the Wyly Theatre.
- Enjoy the musical performance Sammons Jazz: Swinging Sticks on Feb. 6 at Sammons Center for the Arts.
- See a show-stopping concert at the American Airlines Center. Concerts include, Fleetwood Mac on Feb. 7, Marc Anthony on Feb. 14, KISS on Feb. 20, MUSE on Feb. 24, and Kelly Clarkson on Feb. 28.
- Attend Saint Valentine's Day Luncheon and Fashion Show on Feb. 7 at NorthPark Center. Now in its 35th year, the fashion show benefits the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
- See Echo Theatre's production, High Dive on Feb. 7-23 at the Bath House Cultural Center. The comedic performance is a one-woman show co-starring the audience, so you're in for a treat!
- Enjoy a night of comedy from stand-up comedian Gabriel Iglesias on Feb. 9 at the American Airlines Center.
- Join the Dallas Observer for The Morning After Brunch on Feb. 9 at the Dallas Farmer's Market.
- See Lightwire Theater's Dino-Light on Feb. 9 at the AT&T Performing Arts Center. This glow-in-the-dark adventure blends puppetry, technology and dance to create a visually stunning production.
- Spend Valentine's Day (Feb. 14) with a fancy date-night dinner, a comedy show, or at an art exhibit. Check out our full event collection here.
- The Dallas Black Dance Theatre's Cultural Awareness performance will take place Feb. 15-17 at the Wyly Theatre. The performance will include soul-stirring movements to folk, gospel and blues music.
- Join the Sixth Floor Museum on President's Day (Feb. 18) to celebrate its 30th The museum will premiere "The Sixth Floor, " a new commissioned work, and the Julius Quartet and award-winning composer Jesus Martinez will perform a stirring musical tribute at the 7 p.m. program.
- Continue the Black History Month celebrations with a screening of "Daughters of the Dust," the film that inspired Beyoncé's Lemonade album, followed by a discussion on Feb. 21 at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library.
- Take the kids for Engineers Week Student Day on Feb. 21 at the Frontiers of Flight Museum. Kids will learn how to build a robot, create a circuit, participate in chemistry experiments and more!
- See rapper Meek Mill perform on Feb. 22 at Gilley's Dallas.
- Visit Dallas Blooms, the largest floral festival in the Southwest starting Feb. 23 at the Dallas Arboretum.
- Check out the newest exhibit at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Art of the Brick, opening on Feb. 23. The exhibit boasts the world's largest and most elaborate display of pieces constructed using only LEGO bricks.
- See Ella Enchanted: The Musical now through Feb. 24 at the Dallas Children's Theater. Suitable for ages 6 and up, the musical gives the story of Cinderella a twist.
- Spend the day at the Dallas Zoo during Penguin Days now through Feb. 28. Admission the zoo is just $8 the entire month, and visitors can get to know the African penguins with daily keeper chats and feedings.
- Hit up the American Airlines Center to see a Dallas Mavs or Stars game all month long.