Spring Break Activities in the Main Garden:
World Music: March 14-20*All activities listed for each day below are free with paid garden admission
Saturday, March 14 – Latin America
Top Ten Records DJ livens the crowd with Latin music in the Entry Plaza from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Havana NRG takes the Martin Rutchik Concert Stage and Lawn from 2 to 4 p.m. to play all the Latin hits. Guests can join in on the conga line to conclude the festivities.
Sunday, March 15 – Caribbean
Chef Lisa Roark from El Centro College’s nationally recognized Hospitality and Culinary Institute teaches attendees how to make healthy recipes inspired by Caribbean ingredients at A Tasteful Place from 1 to 2 p.m. Head to the Martin Rutchik Concert Stage and Lawn to listen to upbeat island music by Sweet Steel from 2 to 4 p.m. Bar & Garden also joins in at A Tasteful Place to demonstrate how to prepare island-inspired drinks from 3 to 4 p.m.
Monday, March 16 – Germany
Bring the whole family for Mommy and Me Monday in Pecan Grove, Paul Salvie performs authentic German music with his accordion from noon to 2 p.m. at Café on the Green.
Tuesday, March 17 – Ireland
Commemorate St. Patrick’s Day with friends and family by taking a trip to the Emerald Isle. Start the day with Tiny Tot Tuesday activities in Pecan Grove, then learn how to make a St. Patrick’s Day-inspired floral arrangement with Enflowerment at A Tasteful Place at 11 a.m. and live music at the concert stage and from noon to 2 p.m.
Wednesday, March 18 – France
Come out for a day in the garden highlighting France. The chefs at Vestal’s demonstrate how to make French macarons at 11 a.m. in A Tasteful Place. Be sure to check out the French mime performing on the Paseo de Flores, just like in the streets of France, from noon to 2 p.m.
Thursday, March 19 – Mexico
Enjoy live entertainment and listen to authentic Mexican music at noon. While in the garden, pick up the fun, musical scavenger hunt at the information booth in the Entry Plaza.
Friday, March 20 – Africa
Guests can journey to Africa as the final stop for spring break music week in the garden. Window to The Wild brings their majestic African birds to the garden for a spectacular flight show on the Martin Rutchik Concert Stage and Lawn at 10:30 a.m.
Website: For more information and a full list of activities & times, visit www.dallasarboretum.org/events-activities/spring-break-week/Submitted by Krista Gabbert. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: https://www.dallasarboretum.org/event/blooms-boots-and-bbq/