Back in Black (AC/DC Tribute) at Lava Cantina
AC/DC Tribute Band Back in Black rocks Lava Cantina in The Colony for two straight nights!
Where: Lava Cantina, 5805 Grandscape Blvd, The Colony
When: Friday and Saturday 8pm
Cost: $35 - $50
More info: https://lavacantinathecolony.ticketfly.com/
Battle of the Ages - Challenge of the Decades
Put together your best team of athletes - any age - and go against other four person squads to see who comes out on top. This crossfit-style event puts athletes through physical tests. The team with the best score wins!
Where: D-Town Crossfit, 155 Parkhouse St, Dallas
When: Saturday, 8 a.m.
More info: http://battleoftheages.com/dallas-tx-10320
Billy Bob’s Concerts
On Friday night Kolby Cooper plays, and Saturday night it’s Scotty McCreery. Billy Bob’s reminds you to arrive early, as COVID-19 protocols mean it will take longer than normal to get into the venue.
Where: 2520 Rodeo Plaza, Fort Worth
When: Friday 10 p.m., Saturday 10 p.m.
Cost: $16 - $46
More info: https://billybobstexas.com/events
Fire & Ice Winter Festival at Six Flags
Six Flags Over Texas is kicking off its 60th season with their new Fire & Ice Festival. The park is open on weekends and holidays during January and February. Guests can buy tickets for just $19.61. You have to get your tickets online in advance. The festival includes a live ice carving show, light displays after dark, and fireworks at the end of each day.
Where: Six Flags Over Texas, 2201 Road to Six Flags St, Arlington
When: Weekends in January and February
More info: https://www.sixflags.com/overtexas
Free Family-Friendly Community Hike at Oak Cliff Nature Preserve
Head out to Oak Cliff Nature Preserve and join ExploreMore (and Landloper Jessy Coleman) for a fun community hike. You’ll meet other outdoor enthusiasts, explore new trails and leave the park better than you found it. Everybody also gets a cool ExploreMore sticker. Please register ahead of time.
Where: Oak Cliff Nature Preserve, 2875 Pierce St., Dallas
When: Weekends in January and February
Frisco Fresh Market
You’ll have a chance to buy food, drink, art, trinkets and more from local vendors in the safe outdoor setting.
Where: 9215 John W. Elliott Dr., Frisco
When: Saturday 8a-4p and Sunday 10a-4p
Cost: Whatever you want to buy!
More info: https://www.facebook.com/friscofreshmarket
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
The Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) and Fort Worth Botanic Garden invites visitors to see their newest exhibit “Topiaries in the Garden,” running through June 30, 2021. Featuring 12 plant-based animal shapes, such as elephants, giraffes, and butterflies, the displays are sure to stimulate a sense of wonderment and fascination.
Where: 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd, Fort Worth
When: Now through June 30, 2021
Cost: $6 - $12
More info: https://www.fwbg.org/events
Oak Cliff Cultural Center proudly presents Glow Forest. This art exhibition will be on display January 8, 2020 - February 5, 2020. The exhibition is FREE and can be safely viewed from the outside. Artist Statement Glow Forest is a serene and colorful jungle environment that offers an escape from winter and the turmoil of 2020. As a place of quiet meditation, viewers will be invited to look inside an empty storefront to discover a quiet place of meditation, solace, and inspiration. This piece is part of a series presented in storefronts as a response to the shuttering of small businesses in the wake of the pandemic and social unrest.
Where: Oak Cliff Cultural Center, 223 W Jefferson, Dallas
When: Now through February 5
More info: http://occc.dallasculture.org/
Jason Bishop Illusionist Show at Gaylord Texan
“Grand Illusionist” Jason Bishop is performing live every weekend in January and February! Fresh off his second Off-Broadway run in New York City and featured act on CW’s Masters of Illusion, Jason Bishop performs stunning, state-of-the-art magic and illusions, sure to leave you in awe. Each show features amazing sleight of hand, exclusive grand illusions and close-up magic projected onto huge screens. Come see why he’s named America’s Hottest Illusionist!
Where: Gaylord Texan, 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine
When: Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays in January and February
Cost: $18 adults, $10 kids 12 and younger
More info: https://tickets.gaylordtexan.com/
Music at The Post at River East
Neighborhood restaurant, The Post at River East, hosts local performers this weekend. On Friday at 8 it’s Rodney Parker and Charlie Schafter. Then on Saturday night at 7 catch Big Mike. No cover. Free parking. All ages welcome!
Where: 2925 Race St, Ft Worth
When: Friday and Saturday night
More info: http://thepostatrivereast.com/shows/
Paranormal Cirque ‘21 Tour - Mesquite
It’s “A crazy yet fun fusion between Circus, theatre, and cabaret in perfect harmony with the evolution of a show that brings you back to when we dream ... and when we had nightmares and fantasies.” It’s an unusual circus that features “Acrobats of the Air, Illusionists, freaks, and mysterious creatures.” You’ll be scared, amused and surprised by this show. Parental guidance is enforced. Consider this show “Rated R.
Where: Town East Mall, 2063 Town East Mall, Mesquite
When: Thursday - Sunday, multiple shows each day
Cost: $10 - $50
More info: https://black.cirqueitalia.com/events/423_Paranormal-Cirque-Mesquite-TX
Soul Fire Brewing Company: Karaoke Night
Get crazy at Soul Fire Brewing. Don’t hold anything back. Belt out your favorite karaoke tunes. Maybe in honor of the pandemic you should choose The Police hit “Don’t Stand So Close to Me.”
Where: 206 N Oak, Unit 180, Roanoke
When: Friday, 7 p.m. - Close
Cost: $10 - $50
More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/896222627805998/
Sweet Tooth Hotel: Intangible
Intangible showcases some of the top fiber artists from around the United States, including several artists with local ties. Each artist has been given a dedicated space to create their own whimsical fairytale world completely made from fiber. They also have new outdoor cafe seating featuring cereal-themed frozen drinks and cocktails with contactless ordering.
Where: 2316 Victory Park Lane, Dallas
When: Through March 31
Cost: $20 adults, $15 kids
More info: https://sweettoothhotel.com/
Tin Man Band at The Revel
The Tin Man Band fires up the latest Top 40 hits at The Revel Patio Grill in Frisco. Online ticket sales end at 5 p.m. the night of the show. Mask required for entry.
Where: The Revel, 9305 Preston Rd, Frisco
When: Saturday, 8:30 p.m.
Cost: Starting at $15
More info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tin-man-band-tickets-136912680513