Hello friends.  It’s me again helping you to plan your weekend.  And what a full weekend it is!  Whether you’re a long-time resident, moved here recently, or just passing through, we can fill your itinerary with arts, music, sports and family fun.  Check these out . . .  

For more events in Irving and around the area, check the events calendar.


For you Sports fans . . .

North Texas Shootout

Location: Las Colinas Country Club
Price: $25-200
When: April 29-May 1

The Volunteers of America Texas Shootout is the only LPGA Tour event in Texas, and it represents the pinnacle of female professional athletics in the region.  In other words, boy can these ladies hit their mark! Come on out this weekend to watch some great professional golfers, and take in the wonderful view of the Las Colinas Country Club greens. It’s gorgeous out here! Learn More


If it's the Art you seek... 

Irving Black Arts Council presents “Not Too Young to Serve God” 

Irving Arts Center Sculpture Garden

Location: Irving Arts Center
Price: $10-15
When: April 30, 7 p.m.

“Not Too Young to Serve God” is a stage play by StylingDiva Productions focusing on the events and situations that our young people are going through at home, school and life in general. Although this play is focused on the youth, it still grabs the attention of everyone, including parents and adults alike. Learn More

Will Moses: American Folk Artist

Folk Art

Location: Irving Arts Center
Price: Free
When: Daily through June 26

Have you had a chance to visit this special exhibition of paintings by Will Moses yet?  He’s the great-grandson of the legendary folk artist, Grandma Moses.  And let me tell you, the fruit doesn’t fall far from that great grand tree.  Born and raised in Eagle Bridge, NY, Will creates paintings that reflect the quiet beauty of this tiny community nestled close to the Vermont border.  It’s like the villagers of this little town have stepped out of the past and onto the canvas.  While you’re here, you can also visit the Elements of Non-Fiction, Pete Fernandez, and 31st Annual Five State exhibitions Learn More


Or if you’re drawn to Music . . .


Location: Texas Musicians Museum
Price: Free
When: April 30, 8 p.m.

B’nois King Band

Listen to great jazz music under the stars with the B’nois King Band at the Texas Musicians Museum’s Music Garden.  Here you can come and go with general seating or reserve a table in advance.  As always the NEON Armadillo will be open serving great food, cold beer and wine during show times. Then visit the TMM again on Sunday, May 1, starting at 10:00 a.m. for the First Sunday Record Bazaar, featuring the band, Dubbers Picnic Jam.  Visit the vendor booths and look for your favorite tunes while you jam to the music. Learn More


And More...

  • EARTHfest, featuring Ladybug Release – April 30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Valley Ranch Association, 8830 N. MacArthur Blvd, Ste 101.  Free  Learn More
  • Family Field Day – April 30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Cimarron Park Recreation Center, 201 Red River Trail.  Free Learn More
  • Dia de la Familia – April 30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. | North Lake College South Campus. Free Learn More
  • Fiesta TecallSO Concert – May 1, 6 p.m. | Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas. Free Learn More

For more events in Irving and around the area, check the events calendar.