Spring in Irving is just around the corner. Check out the listings below for things to do in Irving in March.
March 1 - 7
Saturday, March 2
- YouTube star Alex Clark brings his "A Lotta Nada" Tour to the Irving Arts Center. This hybrid animator/comedian turns his real-life stories into funny and vivid vignettes that will have you buckled over in laughter.
Tuesday, March 5
- Join the Irving community in celebrating the accomplishments and service of its police force at the annual Irving Police Blue Tie Banquet. Awards for Officer of the Year, Civilian Employee of the Year, and more will be given to exemplary individuals for their achievements. Proceeds from this year's event will help support the Irving Family Advocacy Center. Tickets and sponsorship information is available at the City of Irving website.
Wednesday, March 6
- Artist Juergen Strunck, distinguished professor emeritus of printmaking at the University of Dallas, showcases his latest work at the University of Dallas campus in Irving. Strunck’s work absorbs viewers with their vibrant colors and complex geometric patterns. This event marks the opening of his solo exhibit that will run through March 31. The reception begins at 7 p.m. and will include remarks by Peter Briggs, Director of the Artist Printmaker Research Collection.
March 8 - 14
Saturday, March 9
- Gather the whole family and make your way to the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas for Miracle Circus, a dazzling and zany show from Europe perfect for kids aged 3 to 12 years old. Can’t make it today? Check the schedule for more showings this month.
- What happens when a group of like-minded, strong women happen to be committed to the same insane asylum at the same time? That’s just the case in “The Rise of the Chain Breakers,” a momentous theatrical experience taking place at the Irving Arts Center. Audiences will be blown away by the story that unfolds as they watch these women overcome obstacles, find strength together, and move from tragedy to triumph. This one-night-only performance begins at 7 p.m.
March 15 - 21
Friday, March 15
- The Irving Arts Center presents “The Night of the Iguana” by famed American playwright Tennessee Williams. One of Williams’ classics, this play offers a powerful look at the concept of freedom and what it means to be human. The play runs from March 15 through March 30. All evening performances begin at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday matinees start at 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 16
- Renowned comedian, political commentator, television host, and all-around cultural disruptor Bill Maher brings his stand-up routine to The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory. Don’t miss the chance to see the brash and charismatic host of “Real Time with Bill Maher” in real life. The show begins at 7 p.m.
Monday, March 18
- From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Monday, it’s Adult Game Time at the Irving Public Library - South. Bring a friend and come prepared to make some new friends at this casual meet-up. The library provides the games—including chess, checkers, cards, and more—so all you have to do is show up.
March 22 - 28
Friday, March 22
- The North Texas Teen Book Festival kicks off today at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas. The festival focuses on middle grade books and young adult fiction, and includes talks from authors, readings, book signings, and more. All the teen book worms out there won’t want to miss this two-day festival.
Saturday, March 23
- To get your hands on farm-fresh produce, handmade goods, and other local treats, head to the Las Colinas Farmers Market. This weekly market has everything you could want in a farmers market and so much more. Local honey, fresh breads, grass-fed meats, jams, prepared foods, beverages, and arts and crafts from local vendors are just some of the goods available for purchase. This weekly market is located just outside Lamberti's Ristorante and Wine Bar at 7701 N. MacArthur Blvd.
March 29 - 31
Saturday, March 30
- Comedy stars The Tenderloins are coming to The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory on their tour, “The Cranjis McBasketball World Comedy Tour.” As hosts of the popular television series “Impractical Jokers,” this comedy troupe knows how to put on a show. The group sells out its shows and brings laughs everywhere they go. If you like comedy, you’ll love The Tenderloins.