Weekend whirlwind

 February 23rd through 25th

Riders on the Storm

Ride ’em in, ride ’em out! This weekend it’s the 2018 opening weekend of Six Flags Over Texas, featuring the Harley Quinn “tourbillon” Lunch Ejection Unit. Plus the Iron Cowboy PBR Bullriding Championship is at AT&T Stadium all weekend. You can also ride it out with the Denton Bikes & Coffee held every Sunday at West Oak Coffee. Who knows what the weather will be like anyway, considering we’ve been chilled and drenched the last couple of days like grocery store produce. There are a few other nice, indoor things this weekend just in case. ~Andi

Pop into Good Records on Saturday for an in-store performance and Meet and Greet with John Waite, known for his hit “Missing You” and as a member of The Babys. He’ll be singing some of the titles from his new CD. Time to bust out that baggy sweater and roll those jean cuffs! All ages and free admission from 1-3pm! 1808 Greenville Ave, Dallas.

A perfect way to continue celebrating Black History Month is with Bandan Koro as they present “Transcendance.” Experience rhythms and dance intended to celebrate, inspire and educate the audience. Saturday at 7:30pm. South Dallas Cultural Center, 3400 S. Fitzhugh Ave, Dallas. $10 Tickets

Keep The Celebration Going

‘Visibility’ by Quincy Conwell Exhibited and available for purchase at Blue House Too More about the ‘Come Together’ exhibit: http://ow.ly/I7WX30igRgr #blackhistorymonth #blackartists #artexhibit #blackart #blackartcollectors #blackartcollector #artcollectors #fineartforsale #art

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Keep the celebration going with the Come Together art exhibit at Blue House Too in Allen. Sponsored by the Allen Arts Alliance, the exhibit features artwork by professional local African-American artists. Join them Saturday from 6-8pm to meet the artists and enjoy some wine and treats. Free. Saturday 1-9pm, Sunday 1-6pm. 934 Watters Creek Blvd, Allen.

FUN FACTS: The Harley Quinn Spinsanity ride is themed to the iconic DC Super Villain.  The ride is known as a “tourbillon” (tour-bee-on). @SixFlagsOverTx 2018 season opens this weekend, February 24th. #DFW

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St. Vincent is coming! What’s the point of even weekending if I can’t show it and you can’t see me? The Fear The Future tour is a guaranteed score as Annie Clark takes the stage with her signature electric guitar and distinctive vocals. Plus, $1 of every ticket sale goes to treatment and resources for opioid addiction. The Bomb Factory Saturday, Doors open at 7pm. 2713 Canton St, Dallas.

An Army Of Art

The Deep Ellum Art Company is unleashing its Army of Artists showcase on Saturday. Saturate yourself in art and live music by some of Dallas’s finest talents. 7pm-1am, $10 in advance, $15 Day of the Show. 3200 Commerce St, Dallas. Tickets

To Kill a Mockingbird

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Based on the book by Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird brings us through the journey of Scout and her father Atticus, during social turmoil in the South. The play is being staged at the Art Centre Theatre in Plano this Saturday at 7pm or Sunday at 3:30. 5220 Village Creek Dr, Plano. $15

February 22 is #NationalMargaritaDay – where will you be celebrating? @ontheborder has $2 margaritas straight through to the weekend!

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“Where’d you get that ink?”

 Show off your tats or just enjoy seeing the great artistry of others at the Dallas Colours Couture Tattoo Show. There will be an astonishing amount of live music, sideshows and people-watching! Saturday 2pm. Gas Monkey Live! 10110 Technology Blvd, Dallas.  

 Every week is unique with this year’s theme “A World of Flowers” @DallasArboretum || Dallas Blooms 2018 season opens this weekend February 24th

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Is it magic? Is it supernatural?

Travel back to 1946 New York with your tickets to Weill’s Street Scene, by the UNT Opera. The Jazz-inspired story brings love and loss, heartbreak and hope to its audience. $25, Students/Children $15. Friday 8pm, Saturday 8pm, Sunday 3pm. Murchison Performing Arts Center, 2100 N I-35E, Denton.

Enjoy abstract drawings, paintings, prints and sculptures at the Centering Abstraction exhibit, offered by Gallery 414. The show features the works of North Texas artists Lael Burns, Sophia Ceballos, Gwen Meharg and Adam Palmer, with each centering their pieces on abstraction. Sunday 12-5pm. 414 Templeton, Ft. Worth. (Pic of Lael Burns)

Don’t end the weekend without some SHADE!

 Haters Roast: The Shady Tour is bringing the cattiness to the House of Blues Sunday night! Contestants from RuPaul’s Drag Race will own the stage and share some truth. Doors at 7pm. 2200 N Lamar St, Dallas.

Don’t forget to check out our Event Calendar where our FunCityStuff.com readers submit their favorite upcoming events! 

Do you live in Hurst, Euless, Bedford or anywhere in the mid-cities and looking for some fun stuff closer to home? Check out our brand new website soft launching now: www.MidCitiesStuff.com for articles and fun stuff in and around HEB! We’d love your feedback and comments! ~ Andi

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