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MESQUITE: March 1-31 J. Vincent Scarpace Artist Exhibit Enjoy an exhibit of the works of J. Vincent Scarpace. Galleries are open Monday through Friday and during events. Mesquite Arts Center Main Gallery, 1527 N. Galloway. mesquiteartscenter.org
MESQUITE: March 2-3 Nat'l. Assoc.of Watch & Clock Collectors (NAWCC) Lone Star Chapter 124 2018 Regional Convention Held annually at the Mesquite Convention Center,1700 Rodeo Dr. featuring the largest Mart in Texas – approximately 300 tables of clocks, watches, horological tools and literature; a Friday night Auction; educational lectures and an exhibit of electric clocks that are open to the public; a Children's Table in the Mart Saturday morning. Admission: a $35.00 four month introductory membership to the NAWCC. Times: Friday 8AM to 5PM; Saturday 8AM till 12:00. http://www.chapter124.org/regional/RegPag2018html 972-234-8913
MESQUITE: March 2-4 "Tuna Does Vegas" Presented by Mesquite Community Theatre, this play reunites the lovable and eccentric characters from the third-smallest town in Texas as they take a rambling romp in Sin City—a hilarious continuation of the Greater Tuna series. Mesquite Arts Center Black Box Theatre, 1527 N. Galloway. mesquitecommunitytheatre.com 972-216-8126
MESQUITE: March 10 Florence Ranch Homestead Tours Presented by Historic Mesquite Inc. on the second Saturday of every month. Florence Ranch Homestead, 1424 Barnes Bridge Road. historicmesquite.org 972-216-6468
MESQUITE: March 10 Just For Kids: Canvas Creations Offers painting tutorials for kids of all ages. Mesquite Arts Center Black Box Theatre, 1527 N. Galloway. mesquiteartscenter.org 972-216-6444
MESQUITE: March 16 Black Box Series Concert: Open Classical Enjoy highly entertaining music that combines classical artistry with just enough comedic antics to entertain any audience. Mesquite Arts Center Black Box Theatre, 1527 N. Galloway.
MESQUITE: March 17 Hip-Hop Cowboys Annual Spring Rodeo Enjoy live blues, old school, and hip-hop performances at the annual rodeo. In addition to concert performances you'll find traditional rodeo events like bull riding, team roping, barrel racing, tie-down roping, bareback riding, steer wrestling, and relay racing. Mesquite Arena, 1818 Rodeo Drive. hiphopcowboy.com 972-839-2802 or 972-285-8777
MESQUITE: March 24 Breakfast with the Bunny Enjoy pancakes and pictures with the Easter Bunny. Evans Recreation Center, 1116 Hillcrest Ave.
MESQUITE: March 24 Mesquite Symphony Orchestra Concert: Space Spectacular Presented by Mesquite Symphony Orchestra. Tickets are also available one hour prior to the concert at slightly higher prices. Season tickets from $40. Discounts available for groups of 10 or more and for seniors. Mesquite Arts Center Concert Hall, 1527 N. Galloway. mesquitesymphony.org 972-216-6444 or 972-216-8127
MESQUITE: March 24 Opal Lawrence Historical Park Tours Presented by Historic Mesquite Inc., tours of the beautiful S.D. Lawrence home, located in Opal Lawrence Historical Park, are every fourth Saturday. Be sure to note the unique painted ceilings. Tours are also available by appointment. Opal Lawrence Historical Park, 701 E. Kearney St. historicmesquite.org
MESQUITE: March 27 Notice of public meeting on State Highway 190 - East Branch - The meeting will be held at Sunnyvale Middle School, 216 North Collins Rd., Sunnyvale, TX 75182, on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m - More Info
GARLAND: March 16 Garland Symphony Orchestra Concert: Rachel Kudo, Piano GSO's March performance will feature 2017 Cliburn competitor Rachel Kudo performing Weber's Piano Concerto No. 2 in Eb Major. GSO will also welcome guest conductor Piotr Sulkowski. Granville Arts Center, 300 N. Fifth St.
GARLAND: March 29 Easter Egg Hunt Hop on over to Central Park for a chance to hunt for colorful candy and toy-filled eggs. There will even be a few special prize eggs with tickets for prizes. Activities include bounce houses, face painting, pictures with the Easter Bunny for a small fee, and snacks for sale. No registration required. Central Park, 1310 W. Avenue F.
DALLAS: Through May 6 "Journey to Space"
The exhibit features a full-size simulated International Space Station, robotics, water rockets, Neil Armstrong's helmet and gloves, plus a space-inspired playspace for young cadets. Perot Museum, 2201 N. Field St. perotmuseum.org 214-428-5555
DALLAS: Feb. 7-March 4 "Three Sisters" Anton Chekhov's great tragicomic is the story of women contending with disillusioned life in a small Russian town. The Prozorov sisters—Olga, Masha, and Irina—dream of freedom, sex, romance, and Moscow. Two figures appear in their lives. Vershinin, the new battery commander, has hopes of a better future for mankind. Natasha, a local woman, has hopes of a better future for herself. Each will transform the Prozorov family. Undermain Theatre, 3200 Main St. undermain.org
DALLAS: March 2-4 North Texas Irish Festival
One of the largest Irish festivals in the U.S., this event celebrates the amazing music, dance, and cultural talent in the beautiful, rich tradition of Irish and other Celtic influences. Tens of thousands of fans (Irish and Irish-for-a-day alike) will converge to enjoy top musicians and dancers from around the world and a number of cultural presentations on 13 stages. Fair Park,
1300 Robert B. Cullum Blvd. ntif.org
DALLAS: March 9-10 Lucky Plush A unique hybrid of high-level dance and theater, Lucky Plush's work is recognized for its layered choreography, moving content, surprising humor, and socially relevant storytelling. Moody Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St. moody.dallasculture.org
DALLAS: March 10 "Sightings: Nairy Baghramian" Baghramian's sculptural installations draw upon the frequently divergent histories of art, architecture, and design, as well as dance, theater, and photography. The space of a gallery may be reconceived as the interior of a body or its internal architecture turned inside out, with Baghramian's objects—fashioned from cast aluminum, resin, beeswax, and other materials—bolted into place or leaned against walls, calling into question commonplace distinctions between interior and exterior, meaning and form, art object and site. Nasher Sculpture Center, 2001 Flora St. nashersculpturecenter.org
DALLAS: March 11. Concert for Kindness March. Each year, hundreds gather to enjoy a night of festivities and fine art to benefit Operation Kindness – the largest no-kill animal shelter in North Texas. Guests will be treated to refreshments, sweet and savory hors d'oeuvres and musical performances by members of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Harp Quartet, Brian Piper Trio and musicians from the SMU Meadows School of the Arts. Tickets start at $100 and include complimentary wine and dessert. When: Sunday, March 11, at 6 p.m. Where: Dallas Moody Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St., Dallas, TX 75201. For more information on event and ticket purchases, please visit https://artistsforanimalstx.org. 6:00pm https://artistsforanimalstx.org 9722471369
DALLAS: March 13 Cameron Carpenter in Concert Smashing the stereotypes of organists and organ music, Carpenter generates international acclaim and controversy unprecedented in his field. Moody Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St. moody.dallasculture.org
DALLAS: March 17 The Hidden Dallas Tour
Cruise to some secret places in Dallas and check out extraordinary scenic, cultural, and architectural treasures—from giant teddy bears to hidden rooms. Discover some great neighborhoods and historic landmarks, stopping along the way for delicious snacks at "insider" culinary gems. Krispy Kreme, 5118 Greenville Ave.
DALLAS: March 17-18 The Travel & Adventure Show Explore thousands of vacation options in top destinations from around the globe. Meet one-on-one with travel experts, uncover travel deals and show-only specials, and learn to travel like an insider from dozens of educational seminars. Get transported around the world in one day, under one roof. Dallas Market Hall, 2200 Stemmons Freeway. travelshows.com/shows/dallas 203-878-2577 ext. 100
DALLAS: March 21 National Geographic Live! Speaker Series with Terry Virts (NASA)
Step back about 220 miles from Earth and gain a deeper understanding of our planet's beauty, climate, and place in the universe from former NASA astronaut and International Space Station Commander Terry Virts. Become mesmerized as he shares his story along with mind-blowing video and still images from the station's 360-degree viewing module. Perot Museum of Nature and Science, 2201 N. Field St. perotmuseum.org
DALLAS: March 22 Dallas Arboretum Food and Wine Festival Delight in delicious bites and a variety of wines from dozens of award-winning chefs and wineries. Held during the nationally renowned Dallas Blooms festival, guests explore the many floral displays throughout the garden while sampling cuisines from around the world. Dallas Arboretum and Botanical
Garden, 8525 Garland Road. dallasarboretum.org/foodwinefest 214-515-6615
DALLAS: March 23-April 8 "Yana Wana's Legend of the Bluebonnet" Ten-year-old María is having trouble in school, so her mom sends her to stay with her Coahuiltecan grandmother in distant Laredo for discipline and perspective. There, María is told an ancient story of young Yana Wana who followed a revered deer to find water to save her people. Yana Wana's story exposes an amazing and unknown ancestral connection to the bluebonnet that gives María a renewed sense of self and family pride. A beautiful, original play that illustrates the power of heritage and the value of one's own story—especially one as ancient as the petroglyphs of Texas. Dallas Children's Theater, 5938 Skillman St. dct.org 214-978-0110
DALLAS: March 25 Humana Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Run for St. Jude. Help save lives and earn an unforgettable race weekend experience. Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas, 650 S. Griffin St. runrocknroll.com/dallas/register
DALLAS: March 30 L.A. Dance Project In five short years, this dance company has toured 11 countries and 34 cities and has established itself as a force to be reckoned with. See great dancers, bold artistic vision, and stunning choreography. Moody Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St. moody.dallasculture.org
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