[The half dozen]

  • Dallas Blooms – Welcome spring with the beautiful blooming sights of more than 500,000 tulip bulbs at the Dallas Arboretum. The opening date of this “Sounds of Spring” festival is Feb. 29 and runs through April 12. Ticket prices start at $17.
  • Multimedia Art Show – Visit the Janette Kennedy Gallery to see “It Was All A Dream” This interactive exhibit aims to inspire empathy toward the daily struggles of youth and love. The show includes photography, short films and audio tracks created by Dallas area youth. Hurry, this opportunity runs from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, but ends on Feb. 29! Admission is free. 
  • Film Festival – Aspiring film critics, take part in the Best of Fest Film Festival that includes 11 feature films and 25 short films shown at the Alamo Drafthouse and Texas Theatre between Feb. 27 and March 1. Student tickets start at $5 and All-Access Passes at $20. A schedule of the films can be found on the Best of Fests website.  
  • UTA Men’s Basketball – Come watch University of Texas at Arlington basketball play against Texas State University at the College Park Center UTA on Saturday, Feb. 29 at 5 p.m. Tickets are $8 for general admission.
  • Leap Year Classical Concert – Experience the sounds of operatic arias, tango and contemporary music at the Arlington Museum of Art on Feb. 29 from 8 a.m. until 10 p.m. Student tickets are $20.
  • Chocolate Tour – Calling all chocolate lovers! Spend half a day this Saturday, Feb. 29, on the Dallas by Chocolate Tour visiting five tasting locations in Dallas. Bus transportation provided, and you can win chocolate related prizes between stops. Tickets start at $43.


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