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April in The Metroplex – Best Things to Do This Month!

April 12th, 2016 | by Michelle
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Warm breezes and sunny days call for stepping out to celebrate art, music, food, architecture and all kinds of al fresco fun. There’s nothing quite like spring in Texas. Enjoy! (By Molly Price)

Here are some of the best events in North Texas this spring.

The Dallas Opera presents “Show Boat” by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II

April 15-May 1

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The lovely Magnolia encounters choppy waters with the handsome gambling man she adores. The magnificent Dallas Opera Orchestra and Chorus present this classic tale. dallasopera.org 

Dallas Arboretum presents Dallas Blooms: The Artistry in Nature 

Through April 10

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The largest floral festival in the Southwest, Dallas Blooms returns with The Artistry in Nature, showcasing an explosion of color with more than 100 kinds of spring bulbs totaling 500,000 blooms. dallasarboretum.org 

Art in the Square

April 22-24

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The Southlake Women’s Club presents a three-day event at Southlake Town Square. Visitors view fine art from Texas and around the world. This family-friendly festival offers plenty of fun for adults and children of all ages. artinthesquare.com

Beethoven No. 9 presented by The Plano Symphony Orchestra

April 16

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Hector Guzman and the Plano Symphony conclude the 2015-2016 season with Beethoven’s monumental Symphony No. 9, one of the best known works in all classical repertory.  planosymphony.org

Earth Day Texas 2016

April 22-24

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Earth Day Texas creates a fun and engaging atmosphere where attendees learn about environmental efforts and earth-friendly products and innovations. earthdaytx.org

The Children’s Cancer Fund Gala

April 22

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Moving from a luncheon to an evening gala this year, the Children’s Cancer Fund hosts its 28th annual fundraiser for pediatric oncology research. The event features a dinner, auction, and program along with musical entertainment by Emerald City Band.  childrenscancerfund.com 

Dallas Summer Musicals presents “Wicked”

April 20-May 22

Wicked Emelald City Tour Hobby Center for the Performing Arts

This Broadway staple tells the tale of how two young girls grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch. Follow the magic through the Land of Oz, before Dorothy dropped in. dallassummermusicals.org 

Hollywood Heights Home Tour

April 30-May 1

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More than just a tour, this annual event includes an auction, local art, music, food and, of course, beautiful homes and architecture. Stroll through lovely homes and leave with some ideas during this weekend of inspiration. hsmna. wildapricot.org

Learn more about living in North Texas. Visit the Best Neighborhoods Site in DFW.

President and CEO Robbie Briggs independently owns and operates Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty with offices in Dallas, Fort Worth Cultural District, Fort Worth-Mira Vista, Uptown, Lakewood, Southlake, The North, Ranch and Land, Ranch and Land West, and The Ballpark.  

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