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Things To Do in Dallas This Weekend

How to enjoy local arts, culture, food, fitness, and more in Dallas.
By D Magazine |

Thursday, February 22 to Friday, February 23

Yo La Tengo

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: The Longhorn Ballroom | 216 Corinth St. 

What: Yo La Tengo are in town for a rare live set, about a year after releasing the self-produced “This Stupid World.” The album features all three artists in the group playing and producing a suite of reflective, time-defiant tunes. For tickets, click here.

Thursday, February 22 to Sunday, February 25

Saint-Saëns Organ Symphony

When: 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. showtimes

Where: Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center | 2301 Flora St.

What: Listen to the “king of instruments” this weekend with a performance of Saint-Saëns’ organ symphony. The program also includes selections written by SMU professor and composer Xi Wang, pairing the trumpet and violin for an unlikely performance duo. To learn more about the show and get your tickets, click here.

Friday, February 23 to Sunday, February 25

Dust Bowl

When: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. showtimes

Where: Wyly Theatre | 2400 Flora St. 

What: Hear stories of the 1930s Dust Bowl told through first-hand accounts of survivors, plus snippets from newspaper articles and diary entries. The show includes music from a bluegrass band, video projection, choreographed movements, and vocals from the Verdigris Ensemble. To reserve your spot at the show, click here.

Friday, February 23 to Sunday, February 25

Bluey’s Big Play

When: 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m., and 6:30 p.m. showtimes

Where: The Majestic Theatre | 1925 Elm St. 

What: Bluey’s Big Play is a brand-new theatrical adaptation of the Emmy award-winning children’s television series. The family-friendly performance features puppets representing the animated characters you see on the show. To find out more about the performance, click here.

Saturday, February 24

Good Energy Movement Pop-Up

When: 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where: The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens | 8525 Garland Rd.

What: Hosted by The Sculpt Society and its founder Megan Roup, sign up for a 30-minute full-body ‘Good Energy Movement’ workout. Once the workout is over, you can meet Roup and try a complimentary cocktail. To learn more about the event, click here.

Saturday, February 24 to Monday, April 8

Dallas Blooms

When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

Where: The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens | 8525 Garland Rd.

What: Dallas Blooms is back for another year with the largest annual floral festival in the Southwest. The event showcases 500,000 spring blooming bulbs of 120 varieties, alongside a display of 350,000 tulips with a mix of hyacinths and daffodils. To learn more about the festival, click here.

Sunday, February 25 to Sunday, March 3


When: 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. showtimes

Where: Music Hall at Fair Park | 909 1st Ave.

What: After a run on Broadway, Beetlejuice is stopping in Dallas on its latest national tour. The show is based on the Tim Burton classic film depicting the story of Lydia Deetz and her out-of-the-ordinary encounter with a recently deceased couple. To get your tickets to the show, click here.

Sunday, February 25

Texas Ballet Theatre: Brilliants

When: 2 p.m.

Where: Bass Performance Hall | 525 Commerce St., Fort Worth

What: The Texas Ballet Theatre cast will host a show with four separate performances that will highlight styles including neoclassical, contemporary, classic ballet, and more. To see the show, click here.


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