Chihuly at the Dallas Arboretum Photo by Jeanine Michna-Bales

Through Nov. 5
Chihuly at the Dallas Arboretum

The highly anticipated Chihuly exhibit is now open with dramatic, colorful glass sculptures in more than 15 locations throughout the gardens. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings mark “Chihuly Nights,” a rare opportunity to stroll the gardens at night and enjoy these illuminated works of art. Artist Dale Chihuly’s spectacular sculptures have been showcased in 97 exhibitions in seven countries in the last decade. Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland, 214.515.6500, $9 (child)–$15 (adult); Chihuly Nights $9–$20

Dallas Children’s Theater presents “Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters.”

June 22–July 15
‘Mufaro’s Beautiful
Dallas Children’s Theater presents “Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters,” the tale of a great African king’s search for a wife. Beautiful maidens, rhythmic drumming and African song make this show a lot of fun. Rosewood Center for Family Arts, 5938 Skillman, 214.740.0051,, $20–$26

Through June 3
‘Diary of a Worm, a Spider and a Fly’

Children ages 4 and older will enjoy Dallas Children’s Theater’s “Diary of a Worm, a Spider and a Fly.” Based on the popular books by Doreen Cronin and Harry Bliss, this story of a bug’s world is full of humor and fun. Rosewood Center for Family Arts, 5938 Skillman, 214.740.0051, $20–$26

Throughout June
Concerts at the arboretum

Dallas Arboretum’s beloved concert series is back again for 2012. This month’s lineup includes Le Freak, Satisfaction, 4 Way Street, Petty Theft, Moving Colors, Key West, Frontiers and Professor D. Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland, 214.515.6500, $9–$22

June 5
2012 Tom Leuder Memorial Cat Classic

This four-man scramble golf tournament is held annually in memory of former LH wildcat Tom Leuder. Money raised will benefit athletic programs at Lake Highlands High School, Lake Highlands Freshman Center, Lake Highlands Junior High and Forest Meadow Junior High. Lunch and registration begin at noon with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Canyon Creek Country Club, 625 W. Lookout, $125 per golfer

June 9, 23
White Rock Local Market

From 8 a.m.–1 p.m., join local farmers, artisans and more for a neighborhood farmers market. June 23 will feature farmers, growers and artisan foods, while June 9 includes arts and crafts as well. Green Spot Market & Fuels, 702 N. Buckner, free

June 10
My Very Own Book’s third annual dinner
The Honorable Olly Neal will serve as keynote speaker at the third annual My Very Own Book dinner. Neal’s personal story has been featured in the New York Times and tells how he rose from a life of poverty to his current position when he discovered reading. My Very Own Book runs reading incentive programs in RISD, DISD and Plano ISD. Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance, 972.744.4650, $50

June 17
Summer Solstice Duathlon & 5k
The duathlon includes a 2-mile run, a 9.5-mile bike ride and another 2-mile run. The 5k runners will start with the duathlon contestants but will continue along East Lawther. The event begins at 7:30 a.m. Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther, $22 5k; $50 duathlon