Jun 01

Beacon Hill Art Walk

More than 100 artists display and sell their varied artwork throughout the alleyways, courtyards and gardens of Beacon Hill in a festive event that draws thousands to the private outdoor spaces of this coveted neighborhood. Roving volunteer musicians often serenade participants with folk tunes. 12-6 pm. Rain or shine. Maps available at the starting point: 135 Charles St., Boston, www.beaconhillartwalk.org

Apr 04

Style Under the Stars

Join Rooftop 210, a new rooftop bar uptown, for Style Under the Stars, a fashion show benefitting the Jamie Kimble Foundation of Courage. The fashion show will feature clothing from local boutiques including Lotus, Fab'rik, KK Bloom and more. $20 general, $40 VIP. 210 E. Trade St. Purchase tickets here.

Apr 15

Pet Shop Boys

This electronic/pop duo hit the scene in the early ’80s with instant hits like “West End Girls” and “Jealousy.” They descend on the Majestic Theatre for a night of British bravado. 1925 Elm St., 214.880.0137, www.dallasculture.org

Apr 08 - 13


Percussion blends with pure energy as this one-of-a-kind, eight-member troupe returns, using everything from hub caps and garbage cans to wooden poles and brooms. 4th and Calhoun, 817.212.4325, www.basshall.com

Apr 06

Duck Commander 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race

"Duck Dynasty" meets NASCAR. It's a whole new level of excitement at an event that already draws over 15,000 attendees. 3545 Lone Star Circle, 817.215.8500, www.texasmotorspeedway.com (Photo: Last year's Texas winner, Kyle Busch. Courtesy Auto Club Speedway, Fontana, Calif.)

Apr 03

Yo-Yo Ma

World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma joins the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra for a unique gala affair of solo routines and dazzling orchestral pairings. 4th and Calhoun, 817.212.4280, www.basshall.com (Photo: Courtesy Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra)

Apr 11 - 13

Dallas Art Fair

Procuring artwork can be a daunting task when presented the prospect of visiting gallery after gallery. Cut down on some of the legwork at Fashion Industry Gallery for three days of concentrated art from more than 90 well-respected local, national and international art dealers and galleries. Paintings, sculpture, photography and video works from artists producing mainly modern and contemporary works means that it’s a one-stop art shop for collectors new and experienced. Fri-Sat, 11 am-7 pm; Sun, noon-6 pm.

Apr 15 - 27

What’s New, Buenos Aires?

Even after countless tours, an Oscar-nominated film and an acclaimed 2012 Broadway revival, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s renowned rock opera remains as fresh and timeless as ever. Chronicling the life of Argentinean leader Eva Perón, "Evita" tells of one woman’s search for fame, glory and ultimately redemption, all through the eyes of the charismatic (and somewhat omniscient) narrator Che Guevara. Dallas Summer Musicals, 909 First Avenue, 214.565.1116, www.dallassummermusicals.org

Apr 05 - 07

NCAA Final Four Basketball

On April 5 and 7, the NCAA Final Four will play out at AT&T Stadium, crowning the best in men's college basketball. A plethora of public events surround the tournament's finale, from concerts to a family-friendly 5K to the Final Four Dribble, which allows kids to dribble their way through downtown Dallas. Visit www.ncaa.com/final-four for a full calendar rundown.

Apr 16 - 20

Ford Mustang 50th Birthday Celebration

Car lover? This five-day event will be the biggest event in Mustang history, and there will not be another like it until the 100th birthday celebration. Come out to Charlotte Motor Speedway for live music, ride-and-drives, open-track exhibitions, celebrities, and more.