[The half dozen]

  1. Spring Market in the Garden From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 2, enjoy the Spring Sip and Shop and the new Tea and Coffee Festival at the Fort Worth Botanical Gardens. Live music, local vendors and food trucks enhance the experience at the gorgeous gardens. General tickets are $12, but the festival itself is free: https://brit.org/events/spring-market-in-the-garden/
  2. Building on the Boulevard Celebrate 20 years of the Meadows Museum with their reinstallation of their many Spanish works of art. A special commemorative exhibit will be open until June 20. Tickets are $4 for non-SMU students: https://meadowsmuseumdallas.org/exhibitions/building-boulevard/
  3. M.A.D.E. Dallas Starting on May 7, the Dallas Farmers Market will be open from 4-8 p.m. every Friday for local vendors. The usual marketplace shops and restaurants are also open until 7 p.m. every day: https://dallasfarmersmarket.org/event/m-a-d-e-dallas/2021-05-07/
  4. Black Heritage Celebration On May 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., enjoy the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden with Black-owned businesses and local performers. ZimSculpt will also be on display with 100 Zimbabwean contemporary stone sculptures from May 1 until July 31. The celebration is included in general admission for $15: https://reservations.dallasarboretum.org/Info.aspx?EventID=132
  5. Outdoor Market Enjoy safe shopping outdoors for handcrafted goods at the Market at Park Lane. The market will be open on May 1 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the last event of the Spring Market series: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-market-at-park-lane-outdoor-spring-market-series-tickets-142608757633
  6. Get vaccinated! Relax with a luxurious appointment set up with Dallas County, or any other place vaccines are available―Kroger, CVS, Walgreens, you name it! The Fair Park line can be pretty long, but don’t let that stop you! Join in on the most enviable event of the year with a COVID vaccine!


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