The DARTable fun this weekend ranges from catching the latest pop music to discovering ancient civilizations. Get on board for these great events:
Thursday, Aug. 10
The City of Garland brings jazz to its town square tonight, as performed by talented employees of an iconic company. The Texas Instruments Jazz Band is comprised of mostly of former college and/or high school jazz band members, and puts on a rousing performance. The town square is a short walk from Downtown Garland Station.
Friday, Aug. 11
Mexican pop star Cristian Castro – one of the best-selling Latin artists around – brings his blend of showmanship, poise, and rich, emotional vocals to the Majestic Theatre. The 42-year-old, consummate entertainer has 14 studio albums to his name, and the chance to see him live is a can’t-miss for pop fans. The Majestic is a couple of blocks from St. Paul Station.
Saturday, Aug. 12
Discovery Days are here again at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. This month, the theme is Adventure. Amaze Your Brain when you piece together ancient artifacts, explore ancient civilizations and take part in a scavenger hunt. The theme celebrates the museum’s traveling exhibition, Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed, which is drawing near to its close; it runs through Sept. 4.
Downtown Carrollton’s Movie on the Square series continues with Beauty and the Beast. The family-friendly classic overflows with unforgettable characters, not least of all the heroine Belle, a brave and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle. The beast turns out to be not so bad. The movie rolls at sunset in Carrollton’s historic square, a hort walk from Downtown Carrollton Station.
Sunday, Aug. 13
Teen duo Johnny Orlando and Mackenzie Ziegler hit the stage at House of Blues – as you may already be aware if you have a tween in your household. Orlando’s rise has been meteoric; he’s been nominated for a Teen Choice Award and has released three successful singles. The House of Blues is a short walk from West End Station.