See what is happening around DFW this weekend.
The World's Only St. Paddy's Pickle Parade & Palooza
If you like pickles, boy have we got the party for you.
The 9th Annual World's Only St. Paddy's Pickle Parade and Palooza is a family-friendly, two-day event in Mansfield that includes pickle contests and pickle runs. Food options include pickles of course, as well as barbecue, corn dogs, and turkey legs. There will also be live music, corn hole tournaments, a pet parade and the famous Pickle Queens. The big pickle parade takes place Saturday afternoon.
Where: Downtown Mansfield
When: March 13th – 14th, 2020
Cost: Admission, parking, most activities are free. Cash or card for Vendor Market or Food Court.
More info: https://www.pickleparade.org/
St. Paddy’s Texas Style in Lewisville
St. Paddy’s Texas Style in Lewisville will include live entertainment (including bands and Irish dance troops), carnival-type activities for kids - including a 40-foot zip line - bounce houses and face painters. Most activities are free. But Epic Axe Fort Worth will be there as well for those 12 and above to try their hand and throwing an axe. $5 for 5 throws or $10 for 10 throws. Great food also available for purchase.
Where: Wayne Ferguson Plaza, 150 W. Church St, Lewisville
When: March 14th, Noon-7:30 p.m.
Cost: Free (select activities have a nominal cost), Parking also free
The Office! A Musical Parody
The doors of Dunder Mifflin will open at the Majestic Theatre in Dallas. You can laugh and sing along with the funny actors that portray Michael, Dwight, Jim and Pam in this musical parody of the hit TV show.
Where: Majestic Theatre, 1925 Elm Street, Dallas
When: March 14th, 2020
Cost: $29.50 - $44.50
More info: http://majestic.dallasculture.org/
Conference USA Basketball Tournament
One of the most unique college basketball tournament setups in the country comes to the Ford Center at the Star in Frisco. For four glorious days, the football practice field at the Ford Center becomes two basketball courts. 24 teams (12 women & 12 men) battle it out for the automatic berths to the NCAA Tournament. On the men’s side, the University of North Texas Mean Green are the top seed, and a favorite to win the tournament.
Where: Ford Center at The Star, 9 Cowboys Way, Frisco
When: March 11th - March 14th, 2020
Cost: $21 and up
More info: www.conferenceusa.com/hoopsatthestar
Free Spring Break Art Extravaganza at the Kimbell Art Museum
Celebrate art and community during the Extravaganza. There is art making for all ages, gallery explorations, theater impr