03.18-03.20 If Dallas Blooms, fairy tale castles and the gorgeous weather aren’t enough to tempt you to the Dallas Arboretum this weekend, how about a three-day art show in a pecan grove featuring more than 100 artists from across the nation?

THROUGH 04.03 Speaking of fairy tales, check out the Dallas Children’s Theater’s performances of The Frog Prince.

03.18-03.19 Parents with kids under 6 can find refuge at the Audelia Library on Friday at 10:30 a.m. during Boogie Woogie Books (key word: interactive; read: energy sapping). On Saturday at 2 p.m., kindergartners through fifth-graders can help train Heart of Texas therapy dogs by reading to them.

03.20 Brumley Gardens on Church near Plano and LBJ is hosting a Spring Garden Party from noon-5 p.m. Sunday, featuring special guest and emcee Steve Kemble. At 1 p.m., Kemble will present a workshop on “Tips for a Fabulously Sassy Spring Patio Party”, and at 2:15 p.m., he will share “Ideas to Create an Amazing First Impression for Your Home”. Jolie Holliday will provide entertainment between workshops, and the party also features store specials and more.