Roses and Chocolate â€¦ Covered Insects and I Heart Bugs
The whole family can enjoy a Valentineâ€™s evening with simultaneous kids and adult events at Texas Discovery Garden from 5:30â€“8pm. For $15 per child, ages 3 and older can make crafts, go on a butterfly house safari, and get a preview of summer camp at the gardens. Pizza dinner will be provided.
Parents can drink champagne in the Heirloom Rose Garden, get a rose straight from the garden and learn about rose pruning myths and insect reproduction. Take a tour through the butterfly house at sunset and eat hors dâ€™oeuvres including the chocolate-covered insects. $35 each or $50 per couple.
Valentineâ€™s Day at Klyde Warren Park
If youâ€™ve not yet made it out to Dallasâ€™ still-shiny deck park between Uptown and the Dallas Arts District, let Valentineâ€™s be the day you say hello. Klyde Warren Park will be hosting a sweet event for families from 6â€“9pm with crooner Max Vontaine as the main attraction under the Muse Family Performance Pavilion (click here for a clip).
Food vendors will be nearby for cupcakes, cake balls, champagne (only for adults 21 and older, of course) and even flowers. Twirl your date and/or your kids on the lawn, let them roam the childrenâ€™s park, and take a stroll through Jane’s Lane (a pathway with trees and archways, named after one lucky wife after 60 years of marriage).
Narnia â€“ The Musical
If youâ€™re not feeling the love but are looking for a little magic on Thursday night, take the family to Grapevine to see a cast of more than 70 fourthâ€“12th grade students from Grapevine Faith Christian School in Narnia â€“ The Musical, an adaptation of C.S. Lewisâ€™ The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, February 14â€“16. The performances feature aerial acrobatics, walking trees and an artist-created Aslan character, which the school is describing as similar to the life-sized puppets in War Horse. Tickets start at $18.
To find more family-friendly events, visit the calendar at dfwchild.com/showcalendar.asp.
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