The Half Dozen

  1. Dallas International Film Fest – The 17th Dallas International Film Festival features films from established and emerging artists from more than 60 countries, as well as Q&A sessions with filmmakers and actors, and other special events. Highlights include “BlackBerry,” about the rise and fall of the smartphone company; the documentary “A Disturbance in the Force: How the Star Wars Holiday Special Happened” and more. For a full schedule of events, visit the festival website. The festival will take place April 28 – May 5. Each screening starts at $10. 
  2. Boho Market – Shop a variety of curated vendors while enjoying Preston Hollow Village, located in the heart of Dallas. This pop-up makers market brings local, handcrafted and vintage items together to open-air venues across texas. Vendors are hand-selected by the boho market team to ensure one-of-a-kind items at each market. Admission is free! This will be held on April 28. 
  3. Dallas Arboretum Artscape – Enjoy the spring weather and flowers while over 100 fine art and craft artists from around the country fill Jonsson Color Garden selling paintings, sculpture, hats, jewelry, photography, woodwork and more. Free with membership or paid garden admission. This will be held at the Dallas Arboretum April 29 and 30. 
  4. Park Cities Car Show – If you like cars, the Park Cities Car Show will provide the space for a large variety of makes and models for all to enjoy. From classic and vintage British and European cars, original American examples, newer British and European exotic supercars, to muscle cars! Admission is free. This will be held April 29. 
  5. Avant Chamber Ballet – Finishing off their season, the Avant Chamber Ballet presents an evening of premieres with live music. The program will feature works by female choreographers who are under-represented voices in the creative process in the world of dance. The ticket includes a post-performance reception with an open bar and appetizers with the artists. This will be held on April 28 and 29. Tickets are $51.50. 
  6. Jazz Wine Trains – Celebrate the end of the semester on Grapevine Vintage Railroad’s Jazz Wine Trains, where guests will enjoy festive jazz while tasting wines from some of Grapevine’s winery rooms. On board the 1920s vintage rail coaches, live music will be played by talented musicians as guests enjoy appetizers and six wine tastings. Tickets start at $65. This will be on April 28.


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