11 Ways to Spend Your Weekend Around DFW

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The weekend is meant for forgetting about the stressors of the week and relaxing, but what does that look like for you? Whether it’s attending a candlelight concert, a magic show, a sushi-making class, or participating in a run, we’ve put together a list that has something for everyone.

Friday, March 22

Candlelight concerts bring the magic of live music to a multi-sensory level. Enjoy the classical renditions of iconic songs by artists Metallica and Schubert under the glow of candlelight.

When: 8 p.m.
Where: Edison’s, 1724 Cockrell Ave.
Cost: $36.26 per person, tickets can be purchased here.

Kick it back and groove to some classic jams at Old School Hip Hop & R&B Fridays this weekend. Get ready to dance alongside the DJ and be prepared to keep the vibes high all night long.

When: 6:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Where: The FIVEE Bistro & Bar, 1319 Botham Jean Blvd.
Cost: Free, reserve a spot here.

Silent Discos have become a new fad these past few years, combining the pleasures of dancing and listening to your own playlist. Check out the Silent Disco this weekend, promising to have the loudest party nobody will hear.

When: 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Where: Klyde Warren Park, 2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy.
Cost: $10 – $35 depending on the package, tickets can be purchased here.

Famous Magician and Comedian Justin Willman, known for his Netflix magic series Magic for Humans with Justin William, is bringing his brand new mind-boggling acts to Dallas. Catch him live before his brand-new show premieres on April 1.

When: 7 p.m.
Where: Majestic Theater, 1925 Elm St.
Cost: Prices vary depending on the seat, tickets can be purchased here.

Saturday, March 23

There are not many things Texans are as passionate about as, well, Texas. Show your Texan love at Texas Forever Fest, celebrating local food, music, drinks, and more.

When: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Where: ArtCentre of Plano, 902 E 16th St.
Cost: Free to attend, tasting tickets can be reserved here.

Perhaps your idea of a relaxing weekend is to go on a run, and we’re not here to judge. U&I The Dash is hosting its 30th annual run to raise funds for youth, veterans, and senior adults with disabilities this Saturday.

When: 7 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Where: Klyde Warren Park, 2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy.
Cost: Free

For those looking to be amazed this weekend, the AWEsome Artworks guided tour is taking visitors around an exploration of artworks that they say will leave you feeling truly in awe.

When: 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: Amon Carter Museum of American Art, 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Cost: Free, but registration is recommended and can be completed here.

For full-family fun, venture out to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World Live in an interactive show. Guests will experience the opportunity to be up close and personal with an impressive line-up of prehistoric creatures!

When: 1 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.
Where: Majestic Theatre, 1925 Elm St.
Cost: $20 and up, tickets can be purchased here.

Sunday, March 24

Take a trip down memory lane with this live band’s rendition of The Simon & Garfunkel Story. The act features all of the duo’s greatest hits, including “Bridge Over Troubled Water” and “Mrs. Robinson.”

When: 7 p.m.
Where: Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora St.
Cost: $29 – $89 depending on the seat, tickets can be purchased here.

The world-renowned star is back on tour after an eight-year hiatus and is making a stop in Dallas. Don’t miss Madonna‘s rare show as she performs everything from classics to new hit songs.

When: 8:30 p.m.
Where: American Airlines Center, 2500 Victory Ave.
Cost: Price varies depending on the seat, tickets can be purchased here.

Learn a delicious new skill alongside your kid while making memories in the process. Parent & Child: Sushi Basics is teaching you how to make the perfect sushi rice and the proper sushi rolling technique. The best part? You get to enjoy a variety of sushi along the way!

When: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Where: Central Market, 5750 East Lovers Ln.
Cost: $70 per person, tickets can be purchased here.

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