Baby it’s cold outside, but not too cold to enjoy a night out on the town.  This weekend our vibrant city is alive with food, music, love and laughter.  Y’all go out and enjoy yourselves!

And for more events in the area, visit the Events calendar on our website at www.irvingtexas.com.

The Silvertones

Where:  Texas Musicians Museum, 222 E. Irving Blvd. 75063
When:  Friday, February 3 @ 8:00 p.m.
Cost:  No cover charge, but donations accepted for the band

Enjoy listening to what the Dallas Observer deemed as the Best Blues Band of 2005 - The Silvertones.  While you’re there, grab a bite to eat from Smokin’ Joe’s with a side of craft beer.  Your friends want to tag along?  No problem, just call ahead and reserve a table. All winter concerts are held indoors.   Learn More

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3rd Annual Mardi Gras Ball

Where:  Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, 500 W. Las Colinas Blvd. 75039
When:  Saturday, February 4 from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Cost:  $80 - $150

When was the last time you were whisked off to a ball?  Krewe of Orleans presents its 3rd Annual Mardi Gras Ball, where you can don your evening gown or tux and celebrate Mardi Gras Louisiana-style.  Ages 21 and over will enjoy an evening of dining, dancing, and entertainment by a variety of bands.  This is a strict formal attire event.  Learn More 

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KUBECCA!

KUBECCA
Where:  Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd. 75062
When:  Saturday, February 4 @ 7:30 p.m.
Cost:  $26.50

Entertainment Series of Irving presents KUBECCA! Two world-class musicians, Rebecca Lowe and Kuba Kawnik, are in Irving for one performance only.  Best known for her roles in Evita and Jeckyll & Hyde, Broadway star Rebecca Lowe has received standing ovations and critical acclaim throughout North America and Europe.  Poland-born Kuba Kawnik has mastered the Vibraphone and a collection of other unusual and difficult instruments, including the Theremin.  Don’t know what a Theremin is?  Visit the show and find out.  Learn More 

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Music From the Heart

Where:  Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd. 75062
When:  Sunday, February 5 @ 3:30 p.m.
Cost:  $10 - $20

Enjoy some of the most romantic music ever written.  The New Philharmonic Orchestra will perform Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet Overture, music from Weber and Brahms, as well as guest soloists from the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.  It’s a great way to spend a romantic Sunday afternoon.  Learn More

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Other events in Irving

Friday, February 3

6:30 to 9:00 p.m. – Coloring Book Party at the Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan Drive 75060. Free admission.  Learn More

6:30 to 9:30 p.m. – Gypsy Friday Open Mic at Supreme Coffee, 4070 N. Belt Line Road 75038.  No cover charge.  Drop by at 6:00 p.m. if you would like to perform.  Free admission.  Learn More  

7:30 p.m. – Five Women Wearing the Same Dress continues at the Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd. 75062.  $19 - $28  Learn More 

Cody Wayne

8:00 p.m. – Cody Wayne performs @ The Ranch, 857 W. John Carpenter Freeway 75039.  No cover charge. Learn More

9:30 p.m. – Limelight Band performs @ Cool River Café, 1045 Hidden Ridge Drive 75038.  No cover charge.  Learn More 

Saturday, February 4

2:00 p.m. – The Barebones Shakespeare Theater Company presents Romeo & Juliet at the South Library, 601 Schulze Drive 75060.  Free admission.  Learn More

2:00 to 4:00 p.m. – Family Movie Matinee presents Ratchet and Clank at the Valley Ranch Library, 401 Cimarron Trail 75063.  All ages are invited to watch a popular family movie every Saturday.  Free admission. Learn More  

2:30 – 4:00 p.m. – Train to be a super hero and save the day!  Make a mask, blast villains, fly through the air with your cape trailing behind you, get your photo taken and more at the West Public Library, 4444 W. Rochelle Road 75062.  Free admission. Learn More

4:00 to 6:00 p.m. – Cinema 13 is showing Gods of Egypt at the Valley Ranch Library, 401 Cimarron Trail 75063.  Ages 13 to adult are invited to watch a popular movie every Saturday.  Free admission. Learn More  

5:00 to 7:00 p.m. – The Irving Black Arts Council is hosting an Artist Exhibition and Reception at the Irving Arts Center.  Come by and meet Larry Alexander, Therlee Gipson, Walter Land, and Don O'Bannon as they showcase celebrated African American individuals, history and culture in a variety of media including paintings, drawings, cut paper compositions, digital printmaking and mixed media.  Open to the public.  Free admission.  Learn More  

6:00 to 9:00 p.m. – Visit Irving’s Big State Fountain and Grill, 100 East Irving Blvd. and catch a glimpse at some cool rides at the Classic Car Cruise In.  Free admission.  Learn More

7:00 to 10:00 p.m. – You’re invited to a Winter Dance Party paying tribute to Buddy Holly and the Big Bopper featuring DD & The Studebakers @ The Texas Musicians Museum, 222 E. Irving Blvd.  Minimum $5 donation at the door.  All winter concerts are held indoors.   Learn More

7:30 p.m. – Five Women Wearing the Same Dress continues at the Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd. 75062.  $19 - $28  Learn More 

8:00 p.m. – Faron Lee Gilbert will perform at The Ranch, 857 W. John Carpenter Fwy. 75039.  No cover charge.  Learn More   

9:30 p.m. – Over Drive Band will perform at Cool River Café, 1045 Hidden Ridge Drive 75038.  No cover charge.  Learn More 

Sunday, February 5

12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. or while supplies last, Texas Chef BBQ will be visiting The Curiosity Shop in downtown Irving, 1216 Rock Island Road 75060, featuring special pricing for the big game day.  Learn More 

5:30 p.m. – Got big plans for the big game?  Join the crowd at Cool River Café, 1045 Hidden Ridge Drive 75038, to watch the New England Patriots take on the Atlanta Falcons.  Game Day Specials include all day happy hour in the bar area, $10 Football Menu, drawings for autographed Dallas Cowboys items, gift sets, coolers and more!  See website for more special pricing. 

 

And for additional events in the area, visit the Events calendar on our website at www.irvingtexas.com.