D-FW Weekend Round Up: Mar. 6-9


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We’ve got the scoop on the best events in food, music, and entertainment for D-FW’s first weekend in March. If you’re fresh out of ideas for what to do with your weekend, check out this list!

 

We Will Rock You: The Music Hall at Fair Park and Dallas Summer Musicals present We Will Rock You, a production of songs by the band Queen that goes until March 16.

 

George Thorogood & The Destroyers: Tonight, Thursday March 6, the band will play live at the House of Blues Dallas. Trying to think of why you recognize the name? They’re hit single in 1982 was “Bad To The Bone.”

 

Dallas Stars: Tonight, Thurs. March 7, the Stars play the Vancouver Canucks at 7:30. Friday, March 8, they’ll face off against the Minnesota Wild, also at 7:30.

 

Dallas Mavericks: Cheer on the Mavs as they take on the Portland Trail Blazers Friday night, March 7, at 7:30. And again on Sunday, March 9, against the Indiana Pacers at 6:30.

 

Out of the Loop Fringe Festival: The WaterTower Theatre and Addison Conference Centre will host this year’s Out of the Loop Fringe Festival, which goes until March 16 and showcases local theater and dance companies.

 

Untapped Music & Beer Festival: We mentioned this event last week, which takes place this Saturday, March 8. Held in Fort Worth at the Panther Island Pavilion, there will be more than 200 beers from 65 breweries as well as nine national and local musical performances.

 

Dallas Blooms: The beauty of spring flowers continues this weekend at the Dallas Arboretum.

 

Sarah Jessica Parker: The star and fashion personality will be at Nordstrom NorthPark on Sunday, March 9, to sign autographs and publicize the release of her SJP Collection.

 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Sunday, March 9, and Monday, March 10, Shakespeare Dallas will present what is arguably one of the best plays Shakespeare wrote in his lifetime. It’s part of a series of by the group, and will be held in Hamon Hall at Winspear Opera House. You can also go to a “Lunch and Learn” to discuss the play at Klyde Warren Park.

 

Sunday Chef Mix: Don’t forget about this event on Sunday that we mentioned earlier this week. You can eat great food from North Texas chefs and give to a great cause to help a neighbor in need.

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Yesterday, we made mention that the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo is back in town. If you don’t have plans to do that, which you should, and you’ve got some time when you’re not seeing this weekend’s open houses ;), we’ve got some great plans for you!

 

Klyde Warren Park Skate Rink: We had some warm weather earlier this week, but it’s going to get cooler this weekend. There are only 10 days left to enjoy the Klyde Warren Park Skate Rink!

 

YOLO Solo Festival: Have you heard the latest saying, YOLO? It means You Only Live Once, and it’s the inspiration behind a series of plays going on in Fair Park all weekend long.

 

Valentine’s plans: If you haven’t made you reservations for Valentine’s yet, get on it! There are only a little over three weeks left and places are filling up fast.

 

Free Pie Day: Oh yeah, you read that right. Thursday night, Norma’s Cafe will celebrate National Pie Day by  giving away a free slice of pie. “Be one of the first to try our new Reese’s PB Chocolate Mile High Cream Pie”-yum!

 

Brew The Cure: Have some drinks while giving to a good cause, what could be better? Community Beer is hosting an event Saturday for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. All proceeds go to support the cause!

 

Animal Inside Out: If you haven’t gotten a chance to go to the Perot Museum to experience Animal Inside Out, now’s your chance! It’s a great exhibit for all ages that allows you to more deeply understand the world of over 100 animals.