Benefits, Fundraisers and Galas
6 Hosted by the Kupferle Health Board of the Texas Health Resources Foundation, the Puttin’ on the Pink fundraiser takes place at the Fort Worth Convention Center. Tickets: $100. 682-236-5203, www.texashealth.org/pop.
8 The Cliburn hosts its annual Classically Cliburn Gala at the Ridglea Country Club. Themed “A Cuban Crescendo,” this year’s event will feature a casino, cigar terrace and a performance by piano duo Anderson & Roe. Tickets: $500. 817-738-6536, www.cliburn.org.
8 SafeHaven of Tarrant County presents its fundraiser, A Dapper Dinner: Cowtown Style, at the River Ranch Stockyards. The event will honor Judge B. Glen Whitley. Tickets: $125. 817-502-7132, www.safehaventc.org.
9 The annual Casa Manaña Gala will feature cabaret-style performances, dinner, dancing and auctions. Among the items up for grabs, tickets to the hit musical Hamilton on Broadway and a trip to the Masters Golf Tournament. Tickets: $400. 817-321-5042, www.casamanana.org.
12 The Salvation Army welcomes former Dallas Cowboys running back Emmitt Smith as the guest speaker for the annual Doing the Most Good Luncheon at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel. Tickets: $150. 817-344-1835, www.salvationarmydfw.org.
12 The Hope Center for Autism hosts the third annual Giving Hope Wine Dinner at Marquis on Magnolia in Fort Worth. Tickets: $75. 817-560-1139, http://hopecenter4autism.org.
15 Artes de la Rosa hosts “A Night in Monte Carlo,” its annual casino-themed fundraiser benefiting arts and education at the Rose Marine Theater, at the Marquis on Magnolia. Tickets: $65. 817-624-8333, www.artesdelarosa.org.
16 Northside Inter-Community Agency Inc. hosts its ninth annual Taste of Fort Worth at River Ranch Stockyards. The event will feature restaurant tastings, live entertainment and auctions. Tickets: $75. 817-236-6447 or 817-688-2607, www.nicaagency.org.
19 The Gladney Center for Adoption celebrates the 52nd anniversary of its Blossoms in the Dust Style Show at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel. The annual event includes a luncheon, fashion show and flower market. Tickets: $100. 817-922-6000, www.adoptionsbygladney.com.
19 The 65th annual Multicultural Alliance Awards Dinner, honoring Marcia Pozez Kurtz, Marvin Blum and Arnold Gachman, takes place at the Fort Worth Club. Tickets: $300. 817-332-3271, www.mcatexas.com.
20 Camp Fire First Texas hosts its annual El Tesoro de la Vida Benefit Dinner at the Cendera Center. The free event includes dinner, entertainment and silent and live auctions. 817-831-2111, www.campfirefw.org.
23 The Junior Woman’s Club of Fort Worth hosts its 15th annual golf tournament fundraiser at Pecan Valley Golf Course. Tickets: $110. 817-335-4671, www.jwcfw.com.
24 The Jocks and Jerseys Gala, benefiting Nazareth Retreat Center, New Horizons and HOPE Farm, takes place at the Hurst Conference Center. Tickets: $200. 972-672-6760, http://littlebigshottexas.com/jocks-jerseys-gala.
24 Imagination Fort Worth presents “Imagination 60,” a variety show fundraiser benefiting arts education, at Magnolia Motor Lounge. Tickets: $15-$50. 817-870-1141, www.imaginationfortworth.org.
29 Cuisine for Healing’s seventh annual Survivors in Style fundraiser takes place at River Ranch Stockyards. It includes cocktails, dinner, a fashion show and entertainment by country singer Jesse Jennings. Tickets: $65. 817-921-2377, www.cuisineforhealing.org.
29 The Fort Worth Garden Club presents its juried Flower and Horticulture Show at the Deborah Beggs Moncrief Garden Center and Conservatory at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. Free. 817-392-5510, http://fortworthgardenclub.org.
30 The annual Cowtown Ball, benefiting the American Cancer Society, takes place at The Shack at Panther Island Pavilion. This year’s theme is “Two Steppin’ on the Trinity” and will feature a live performance by Aaron Tippin. Tickets: $250. 817-737-9990, www.cowtownball.com.
Museum and Art Events
14-17 The 31st annual Main St. Fort Worth Arts Festival takes place in downtown Fort Worth. The four-day event includes vendors, live entertainment and over 200 artists displaying their artwork. Free. 817-336-2787, www.mainstreetartsfest.org.
14-17 The eighth annual Dallas Art Fair takes place at the Fashion Industry Gallery. The event features artwork from prominent national and international art dealers and galleries. $20-$25. 214-220-1278, http://dallasartfair.com.
15 “Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty” opens at the Dallas Museum of Art and presents more than 140 photographs by Penn, an American photographer who enjoyed a 70-year career before his death in 2009. Through Aug. 14. $16. 214-922-1200; www.dma.org.
22-24 Art in the Square features more than 150 juried artists, as well as live music and a children’s area, at Southlake Town Square. Free. www.artinthesquare.com.
30 “Focus: Thomas Demand” opens at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. The artist and photographer’s works are described as merging “truthful documentation and unsettling artifice.” Through July 17. $4-$10. 817-738-9215; www.themodern.org.
30 “Identity” at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, an exhibition of prints, highlights two new Carter acquisitions: The 99% — Highland Hills by Sedrick Huckaby and the “Runaways” series by Glenn Ligon. Through Sept. 18. Free. 817-989-5067; www.cartermuseum.org.
10-11 Schola Cantorum of Texas presents Cathedral Echoes April 10 at First United Methodist Church, Grapevine; and April 11 at Arborlawn United Methodist Church, Fort Worth. $20. 817-485-2500; www.scholatexas.com.
11 Texas Camerata presents Baroque Brass at 7 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, Fort Worth. $5-$20. 817-457-4258; www.texascamerata.org.
16 The Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth presents Roads Originating in Russia, featuring the Amelia Piano Trio, at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. $7-$35. 817-877-3003; www.chambermusicfw.org.
22-24 The Dallas Symphony Orchestra welcomes jazz trumpeter Chris Botti to the Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas. $29-$180. 214-849-4376; www.mydso.com.
28 The Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Chorus present Carmina Burana at the Meyerson Symphony Center through May 1. $29-$235. 214-849-4376; www.mydso.com.
8-24 Stolen Shakespeare Guild presents Jane Austen’s Persuasion. Fort Worth Community Arts Center’s Sanders Theatre. $15-$19. 866-811-4111; www.stolenshakespeareguild.org.
15 Casa Mañana Children’s Theatre presents Seussical Jr. at Casa Mañana Theatre, through May 8. $16-$37. 817-332-2272; www.casamanana.org.
29 Dark Circles Contemporary Dance’s third season closes with Joshua L. Peugh’s new version of The Rite of Spring, through May 1. Erma Lowe Hall at TCU, Fort Worth. $12-$20. 575-993-3584; www.darkcirclescontemporarydance.com.
6 & 9 Amphibian Stage Productions, along with National Theatre Live, presents multiple screenings of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet in the auditorium of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. $20. 817-923-3012, www.amphibianstage.com.
14-24 The Dallas International Film Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary with screenings at the Angelika Dallas and the new Alamo Drafthouse near downtown Dallas. The first episode of Queen of the South, the new USA network series shot in North Texas, will premiere at the festival. Screenings, $12; passes, $100-$750. 214-720-0555, http://diff2016.dallasfilm.org.
Festivals and Outdoor Activities
23-24 The Fort Worth Botanic Garden celebrates its Japanese Garden Spring Festival. The festival includes demonstrations, crafts, storytelling and more. $3-$6 (children under 3 are free). 817-392-5510, www.fwbg.org.
28 Mayfest takes place at Trinity Park in Fort Worth, through May 1. The family-friendly event features live music, carnival rides, food vendors and more. $5-$8 (children 2 and under are free). 817-332-1055, www.mayfest.org.
Coming in May
2 The Angela Stanford Foundation hosts its 10th annual Let Your Light Shine Charity Golf Tournament at Mira Vista Country Club. Team of four: $4,000-$10,000. 817-781-3301, www.angelastanfordfoundation.org.