JOURNEY TO SPACE, FAMILY CONCERT
Experience an out-of-this-world family adventure. Enjoy NASA images and videos projected above the orchestra as guest conductor Carl Topilow and the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra presents classical favorites like Holst’s The Planets, and songs from space movies, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Apollo 13, Star Trek and iconic themes from John Williams, Super Man and Star Wars.
Where: Bass Performance Hall | 525 Commerce St., Fort Worth
When: March 7, 11am | Best for kids elementary aged or younger
DON’T LET THE PIGEON DRIVE THE BUS, THE MUSICAL
Lovers of this darling book series know it’s not easy being The Pigeon! Cuz you can never do anything. But when the Bus Driver has a crisis that threatens to make her passengers (OMG) late, maybe that sly bird CAN do something. Inspired by the Pigeon books by Mo Willems and starring a mix of actors, puppets, songs, and feathers, this musical is a load of fun for the whole family.
Where: Irving Arts Center, Carpenter Hall | 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving
When: Thursday, March 12 | Shows, 9:30 & 11:30am
SENSORY-FRIENDLY EVENT: SCULPTURE ROCKS
Attend an early evening in the garden of the Nasher Sculpture Center at the annual sensory-friendly family fun day. Discover art through active and quiet learning activities geared for children with sensory processing challenges. Children can take part in scavenger hunts, sensory tents, art-making stations, and a twilight story-time and visit activity tables and more.
Where: Nasher Sculpture Center | 2001 Flora Street, Dallas
When: March 26, 4:30–6:30pm
Cost: FREE Registration and Parking
Travel to the prehistoric Woodbine Formation, right here in North Texas! You’ll come face-to-face with life-size animatronic dinosaurs such as the Brachiosaurus and T- Rex. Jurassic Gardens includes museum-quality creatures, educational elements, hands-on activities, genuine fossils, and other surprises. Check out Dinos After Dark: Explore the dinosaurs in a whole new light as a unique family experience Friday and Saturday nights during the exhibit.
Where: Grapevine Botanical Gardens at Heritage Park | 411 Ball St., Grapevine
When: Saturday, March 21 – Sunday, April 5
Cost: $10 per person; Kids, 2 and younger, FREE
DAY OUT WITH THOMAS
Celebrate all things Thomas’ at the “Island of Sodor” as the Museum of the American Railroad partners with the Grapevine Vintage Railroad to bring you Day Out with Thomas, the Celebration Tour. Enjoy a train ride, photo ops with Sir Topham Hatt, hands-on activities, the Imagination Station™, live entertainment, and more.
Where: Grapevine Vintage Railroad | 705 S Main St., Grapevine
When: Saturday, April 18, Sunday April 19, Saturday April 25, Sunday, April 26
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL — OVO
OVO is overflowing with life. Insects work, play, fight and look for love in a non-stop riot of energy in motion. Their home is filled with biodiversity, beauty, action and moments of quiet emotion. The awestruck insects are intensely curious when a mysterious egg appears, representing the enigma and cycles of their lives.
Where: Comerica Center | 2601 Avenue of the Stars, Frisco
When: Thursday, April 23 – Sunday, April 26 | Visit website for show times
Where: Dickies Arena | 1911 Montgomery St., Fort Worth
When: Thursday, April 30 – Sunday, May 3 | Visit website for show times
Cost: $45+ | Family pack pricing available