Rider Insider Find things to do this weekend in D/FW

Posted on Apr 11, 2014 by thudsondd
• Ride the Trinity Railway Express (including special Sunday service) to Fort Worth for the Main Street Art Festival this weekend. The four-day festival spans more than 27 blocks from the Tarrant County Courthouse to the Fort Worth Convention Center while showcasing 213 hand-selected juried artists. As Fort Worth's largest, free music festival, MAIN ST. features 120 distinct performances throughout the weekend, including local and national entertainment acts and musicians, performance artists, dancers and street performers. Culinary options from local restaurants, beer and wine tastings, family-friendly arts-and-crafts activities and more complete the scene, providing four days of excitement on the historic red bricks of Main Street and throughout the beautiful new Sundance Square Plaza. Information: www.mainstreetartsfest.org • Ride the DART Rail Green Line to Trinity Mills Station, then DCTA A-train to Downtown Denton Transit Center for the Denton Rosebud FestivalThe annual festival is the City of Denton's official Arbor Day event, a home and garden show, and community festival hosted by Keep Denton Beautiful, Inc. in April. Each year, the Redbud Festival features dozens of booths from local vendors offering tree and plant sales, gardening products, landscaping and home improvement items, children's environmental exhibits and activities, and fun festival foods. Festival attendance is estimated between 3,000 and 4,000 people each year. Information: www.kdb.org. • Ride the D-Link (Route 722) to Lake Cliff Park Saturday for the Oak Cliff Earth Day 2014Included in the day are the birds returning from the Blackland Prairie Raptor Center; alligators from John Bunker Sands Wetland Center; honey bees from Texas Honeybee Guild; rescue animals; plants; trees; and the Petting Zoo from The Gentle Zoo. Come one and come all to celebrate Oak Cliff Earth Day 2014 in beautiful, historic Lake Cliff Park. Information: www.oakcliffearthday.com. Find more events like the Dallas International Film Festival and the Learn 2 Live Green event on our Rider Insider Online Calendar or in the brochures found on DART light rail vehicles or buses.
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