Sci-Fi, Science and Shopping on Saturday, April 13


This Saturday, watch sci-fi theater for kids, discover the science behind the flame, and stop to shop for vintage and funky must-haves for your home.

The Dallas Flea
Find the coolest pieces you didn’t were missing from your rooms in progress at The Dallas Flea from 9am–4pm at the South Side on Lamar. More than 75 Texas artisans will be selling their wares: vintage and handmade home décor, furniture, jewelry and more. Admission is $5. What can you do with all of those eclectic finds? See Dallas Flea founder Brittany Edwards Cobb‘s Highland Park home in our Nesting feature as one inspiring example.

A Wrinkle in Time
See the children’s production of Madeleine L’Engle’s Newbery Medal-winning book in its final weekend at Dallas Children’s Theater. Showtimes are at 1:30pm on Saturday and Sunday, and tickets start at $16. Have you or the kids read the book? It’s about time you pick up a copy. 2013 marks its 50th anniversary.

Fire & Ice at the Perot Museum
In honor of The Big Read Dallas this month and the project’s featured book, Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science will teach young scientists in training about the physical and chemical changes that occur when using fire and liquid nitrogen. See Fire & Ice in a live auditorium show, as part of a special edition of its Discovery Days program, at noon and 3pm. The program is free with general admission, which his $15 for adults and $10 for ages 2–11. Get your tickets online to avoid sellouts and lines at the ticket counter.

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