Things To Do Around DFW This Weekend: February 28-March 1

John Liddle
February 26, 2020 - 4:09 pm
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The Eagles

Don Henley, Joe Walsh, and Timothy B. Schmit, with Deacon Frey and Vince Gill are in town for two night.  They’re playing the entire Hotel California album front to back with an orchestra and choir!  Then stay for a set of greatest hits! 

Where: American Airlines Center, 2500 Victory Ave, Dallas

When: February 29th & March 1st

Cost: $129 - $750+

More info: http://www.americanairlinescenter.com/events/detail/eagles

 

Paula Poundstone 

One of the best standup comedians in the business brings her observational humor to the Winspear.  Paula was the first woman to perform standup comedy at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, and is considered one of the smartest and most influential standup comedians of our time.

Where: Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora St, Dallas

When: February 29th

Cost: $48+

More info:  https://www.attpac.org/on-sale/2020/paula-poundstone/

 

Chris Tucker

Comedian and actor Chris Tucker broke onto the scene in 1995 as Smokey in the classic comedy Friday, and as James Carter in the Rush Hour series along with Jackie Chan.

Where: The Theatre at Grand Prairie

When: 1001 Performance Pl, Grand Prairie

Cost: $25 - $129.75

More info:  https://www.theatregp.com/events/detail/384716

 

The AristoCats Kids

Based on the beloved Disney animated film, and featuring a jazzy, upbeat score, Disney’s The Aristocats KIDS is a non-stop thrill ride of feline fun, complete with unbelievable twists and turns. 

Where: North Texas Performing Arts, 12300 Inwood Rd #110, Dallas

When: February 27th – March 1st (6 performances)

Cost: $12

More info: https://northtexasperformingarts.org/event/the-aristocats-kids/

 

The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection

It’s your final chance to see this groundbreaking exhibition celebrating the achievements and contributions of black Americans from 1595 to present day. Considered one of the most comprehensive surveys of African-American history and culture outside the Smithsonian Institution, the exhibition will feature over 150 of the shared treasures amassed by Shirley and Bernard Kinsey during their five decades of marriage. The collection includes masterful paintings and sculpture, photos, rare books, letters, manuscripts, and more.

Where: African American Museum Dallas, 3536 Grand Ave, Dallas

When: February 29th & March 1st

Cost: $10 adults, $5 seniors & kids 4-12, Free for 3 and under

More info:  http://www.aamdallas.org/

 

Texas Girls in STEM Day at the Perot Museum

Sunday, March 1st is Texas Girls in STEM Day.  The Perot Museum is offering discounted general admission for all North Texas Girl Scouts and their families. The whole family will get to explore all of the Museum’s general exhibit halls, as well as special STEM themed table top activities on the Lower Level, including: Live eye dissections, coding with robots, designing and building your own flashlight, and take-home pocket solar system crafts.

Where: Perot Museum of Nature and Science, 2201 N Field St, Dallas

When: March 1st

Cost: Varies

More info:  https://bit.ly/2vfAxfH

 

Cowtown Marathon

It’s billed as the largest multi-race event in the State of Texas.  On Saturday, there’s the Cook Children’s 5K, Adults 5K and 10K races.  Then on Sunday, they really get to running, with the Ultra Marathon, Marathon and Half Marathon.  All races start and finish from the Will Rogers Memorial Center.

Where: 3401 West Lancaster Avenue, Fort Worth

When: February 28th – March 1st

Cost: Variable

More info:  https://cowtownmarathon.org/

 

Tuna Does Vegas

Tuna Does Vegas re-unites the lovable and eccentric characters from the ‘third smallest town in Texas’ as they take a rambling romp in Sin City. The hilarity begins when oddball-conservative radio host Arles Struvie announces on air that he and his wife Bertha Bumiller are heading to Vegas to renew their wedding vows…but everyone in Tuna, Texas goes along for the ride! Tuna Does Vegas features your favorite characters from Tuna – portrayed by only two actors – with the added fun of Vegas showgirls, Elvis impersonators and more! This show is suitable for mature audiences. 

Where: Casa Mañana Theatre, 3101 W. Lancaster Ave, Fort Worth

When: February 29th – March 1st

Cost: $49 and up

More info:  http://www.casamanana.org/