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Dallas weekend events: April 7-9

Dallas-Fort Worth has a lot to offer this upcoming weekend as activities continue to open up with the pandemic in retreat. In this article, we have compiled a list of some enticing events for you to attend.

Firstly, the timeless Billy Joel and Stevie Nicks concert have been rescheduled at the AT&T Stadium due to COVID-19. However, there is no need to fret as there are still plenty of other activities to keep you entertained.

Disney on Ice: Road Trip Adventures is one event that you might consider taking your little ones to see. Held at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, this show is Frozen and Encanto-themed as Disney characters skate their way through iconic Disney destinations. There will be performances on Thursday and Sunday, so make sure not to miss out.

Fans of R&B legends are in for a treat as The O’Jays have organized a Final Tour, which is happening at The Music Hall at Fair Park. Performing for over 60 years, original members Eddie Levert Sr. and Walter Williams Sr. will be performing this Friday. You can find information on tickets here.

If you’re looking for humour, then Michael Rapaport at Addison Improv might just be what you need. The popular New York comedian and actor is set to perform Thursday, Friday and Saturday with multiple shows on Friday and Saturday nights. Please note that the show is recommended for mature audiences.

Going on a bluebonnet trail walk might be a good idea too. Although the bluebonnets in Ennis haven’t fully bloomed yet, there are still plenty of flowers for your family to look at. Now may be the best time to go and beat the crowds when things are in full bloom.

Furthermore, there is a lineup of exciting events on Saturday, all begging your attention. The Scarborough Renaissance Festival is back for its 42nd season in Waxahachie. The eight weeks of fun are kicking off this Saturday and run through May 29th. The festival is held on weekends, and there are different themes every weekend. You can expect a plethora of entertaining activities, craft demonstrations, knighting ceremonies, combat and so much more.

In addition, Gigantic Gospel Concert happens at Friendship West Baptist Church featuring numerous well-known performers, including Pastor Shirley Caesar, Kelontae Gavin, Doc McKenzie and the Hi-Lites, among others. The event will start at 4 p.m.

If you’re a music enthusiast, the Hip Hop Classic Tour Presents: Scarface at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory ought to be on your radar. Expect Doug E. Fresh, Slick Rick, Rakim, DJ Jazzy Jeff & Big Daddy Kane, and of course, scarface himself.

Last but not least, Easter in the Park is a great activity for those looking to celebrate Easter at Klyde Warren Park, Dallas. Hosted by St. Luke Community UMC, this year marks the third annual Easter in the Park, and there are plenty of activities for the kids. The service kicks off at 10 a.m., followed by an afternoon of balloon pop relay races, bubble making, face painting, golf ball bowling, and parachute popcorn, among others.

Additionally, you may want to check out the Dallas Arboretum for the Easter Family Fun Weekend. It exists as a perfect opportunity to take memorable family photos with everyone dressed up on Easter Sunday. The Dallas Reggae Festival at Addison Circle Park, as well as the Dallas Mavericks vs. San Antonio Spurs game at American Airlines Center, are other events you might consider attending over the weekend.

In conclusion, Dallas-Fort Worth has a host of exciting activities to enjoy this weekend. From concerts and theatre performances to outdoor activities and festive events, there is something for everyone. Keep up with the latest by downloading the FOX 4 News App and following them on social media.

Mark Long

At Dallas Metro, Mark has the freedom to explore his interests and delve deep into stories that matter. Whether he's investigating corruption in local government or writing about the latest trends in technology, Mark brings his own brand of wit and insight to every piece he writes.

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