Allergies, bee stings and a depleted ozone layer aside, it’s a great time to head outside for a little fun. But for those of you who prefer that your breezes come from industrial-strength refrigerated air conditioners, we’ve got you covered, too.
Deep Ellum Arts Festival
Friday, April 4 – Sunday, April 6
Deep Ellum. It’s not just about tattoos and drive-by shootings any more. It’s also about high culture in the form of art, live music and draft beer. There’ll be plenty of yummy bad-for-you food and the best people-watching in town at this festive street party.
Main Street, between Good Latimer & Hall
Flight 404 – 2008 Gala Event Presented by The Turtle Creek Chorale
Friday, April 4, 7:00 p.m.
Put your party hat in the full upright position and head to The Frontiers of Flight Museum for this high-flying fundraiser. Bid on fabulous vacations and other items in silent and live auctions, or just sit back, relax and enjoy cocktails and in-flight snacks that’ll beat the hell out of a bag of peanuts.
Tickets: $50 (Coach) – $125 (First Class)
Frontiers of Flight Museum
6911 Lemmon Avenue, Dallas
(214) 526-3214 x 108
Friday, April 4, 8:00 p.m.
Join fellow diva-lovers at this sultry R&B concert featuring the fabulous Angie Stone. You’ve seen her videos at the bars, now see her in person and chill to her passionate groove.
Tickets: $39 – $49
1001 Performance Place, Grand Prairie
Opening Day at the Ballpark
Tuesday, April 8, 1:05 p.m.
Attention pitchers, catchers and other sporty-types. The All-American tight-pant pastime is about to start a new season. Catch the Texas Rangers against those chocolate sandwich cookies, the Baltimore Oreos. Oh wait, our lesbian neighbors just told us that’s not exactly right. Whatev.
Tickets $6 – $125
Rangers Ballpark in Arlington
1000 Ballpark Way, Arlington