Weekend Picks

The Best Things To Do in Dallas This Weekend

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11 Fun Things To Do This Weekend

With so many things to do in Dallas, how do you choose what to do? Make the most of this weekend with our editor’s picks. From professional sports to neighborhood festivals and all the events that locals love, there’s always something BIG happening in Dallas. Find everything from the best concerts and nightlife, to museum exhibits and things to do with the kids.

Dallas Zoo Penguin Days

As the temperature drops in the New Year, so does the price of admission at the Dallas Zoo. From Jan. 2 to Feb. 28, guests can visit Texas's oldest and largest zoo for just $8 per person during Penguin Days Presented by Highland Capital Management. (Children age 2 and younger and Dallas Zoo members are always free.) Bundle up and come see many of the zoo's animals (weather permitting, of course), and take advantage of indoor learning areas like the Herpetarium, Bug U!, the Jake L. Hamon...... Read More

Let Me Be Myself: The Life Story of Anne …

Let Me Be Myself tells the story of Anne Frank in a modern way, addressing current day issues of identity, exclusion, and discrimination. Anne's experiences connect deeply with today's youth as they grow and learn that all actions and words matter. This exhibition will also feature the United States premier of a Virtual Reality (VR) component from Force Field VR and Oculus Studios that allows the visitor to travel back in time to Anne Frank's hiding place, the "Secret Annex.". This...... Read More

JACOB HASHIMOTO: Clouds and Chaos

This exhibition's central work, Nuvole (2006-2018)  - which literally means clouds - explores these formal traditions and looks at how clouds can function as divisions of space while still serving as the apotheosis of ethereal formlessness. Like clouds of our digital age, Hashimoto's sculpture shows how there is much to be found in both the intricate detail of minute components and the large-scale meanings that can result from their accumulation.  Nuvole is joined by a...... Read More

55 Years at The Sixth Floor Museum

In remembrance of the 55th anniversary of the death of President John F. Kennedy, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza is presenting a new temporary exhibit, 55 Years. Featuring a broad representation of popular magazine covers from the last five decades, this captivating visual timeline of President Kennedy's image reflects his lasting imprint on the nation's consciousness and pays tribute to his life and legacy. 55 Years is included with general Museum admission and is presented...... Read More

Ella Enchanted: The Musical

ELLA ENCHANTED: THE MUSICAL By Karen Zacarías Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma Adapted from the book by Gail Carson Levine By special arrangement with Miramax Recommended for ages 6 and up Ella of Frell is turning the traditional Cinderella story upside down! At birth, she was given the "gift" of obedience which forces her to do anything people command: whether that's hopping on one foot all day or telling her best friend to just go away! As a teenager, strong-willed Ella chooses to...... Read More

Anastasia

Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is on a journey to Dallas at last! From the Tony Award®-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime, this dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a...... Read More

Disney's The Little Mermaid

SARAH HICKS CONDUCTS Join Ariel and her quest to be Part of Your World as the Dallas Symphony Orchestra accompanies the movie on the big screen. "This film-and-live-music hybrid concert was exactly how these should be done." Broadway World... Read More

Dallas Blooms

With more than 100 varieties of spring bulbs and over 500,000 blooms bursting with color, the Dallas Arboretum announces "Life's A Picnic" as this year's Dallas Blooms theme. Running from February 23 to April 7, 2019, the spring festival features an extraordinary, larger-than-life, picnic scene topiary comprised of a stunning 40'x40' picnic blanket, vase of flowers, picnic basket with pie and a giant picnic ant.... Read More

The Art of the Brick

Featuring intriguing works of art made exclusively from one of the most recognizable toys in the world, The Art of the Brick is a critically acclaimed traveling exhibition boasting the world's largest and most elaborate display of pieces constructed using only LEGO® bricks. Created by world-renowned contemporary artist Nathan Sawaya, The Art of the Brick is designed to inspire ingenuity and creativity with original pieces and re-imagined versions of some of the...... Read More

Other Events Coming Soon to Dallas

The LEGO Movie Days at LEGOLAND Discovery Center
Tue - Feb 19

The LEGO Movie Days at LEGOLAND Discovery Center

LEGOLAND Discovery Center

Girl Scout Cookie Milkshakes at Kenny's Burger Joint in Plano
Tue - Feb 19

Girl Scout Cookie Milkshakes at Kenny's Burger Joint in Plano

Kenny's Burger Joint

Final Days! The Art of Mark Mullino at Two Corks and a Bottle!
Tue - Feb 19

Final Days! The Art of Mark Mullino at Two Corks and a Bottle!

Daily ongoing

Two Corks and a Bottle

Don't Mess with Texas K-12 Art Contest
Tue - Feb 19

Don't Mess with Texas K-12 Art Contest

Keep Texas Beautiful

Black Beauty Glitz and Glamour Opening Reception and Exhibition
Tue - Feb 19

Black Beauty Glitz and Glamour Opening Reception and Exhibition

South Dallas Cultural Center

Rosma Newell
Tue - Feb 19

Rosma Newell

Daily ongoing

Event Center 1013