Through April 12
This year’s flower fest celebrates all things Texan. The show includes more than 500,000 spring-blooming bulbs and life-size Texas-themed topiaries, plus food and special activities celebrating the Lone Star State.
Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road, 214.515.6615, dallasarboretum.org, $10-$15
Through March 25
Pollinators and predators
This photography show from Bob Curry depicts “the enchanting environment of small creatures.” A reception for the artist is from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, March 14.
Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther, 214.670.8749, bathhousecultural.com, free
Through March 28
This comedy tells the story of a feminist publisher who has a run-in with a cross-dressing talent.
Pocket Sandwich Theatre, 5400 E. Mockingbird, 214.821.1860, pocketsandwich.com, $12-$25
Cool Thursday concerts
This annual concert series kicks off with ’80s cover band The Molly Ringwalds.
Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road, 214.515.6615, dallasarboretum.org, $10-$27
March 12 and 18
National Theatre Live
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Katherine Boo spent three years in Annawadi, a Mumbai slum, to write her book, “Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity,” which won the National Book Award in 2012. David Hare turned the book into a play, the performance of which will be broadcast live from the National Theatre in London.
Angelika Film Center, 5321 E. Mockingbird, 214.841.4713, angelikafilmcenter.com, $8.50-$11
March 13-April 5
‘The Tale of Peter Rabbit’
The Beatrix Potter classic comes to life in this puppetry performance, which is appropriate for children ages 4 and older.
Dallas Children’s Theater, 5938 Skillman, 214.740.0051, dct.org, $22-$28
March 18 and 22
‘The Wizard of Oz’
See this 1939 classic on the big screen at 7 p.m. March 18 or 2 p.m. March 22.
Studio Movie Grill, 11170 N. Central Expressway, 214.361.2966, studiomoviegrill.com, $3
The Existential Comedy Improv Lab is a “live improvisational experiment which explores the world of improv and clown performance.” They perform at 7 p.m.
Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther, 214.670.8749, circusfreaks.org, donations accepted
Hoops in the Highlands
The neighborhood three-on-three tournament for boys and girls grade 1-8 features friendly competition, food and entertainment, and activities for the whole family, from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Run by volunteers, the event has raised more than $300,000 in 11 years to support athletics at Lake Highlands Junior High, Lake Highlands High School, Northlake, Wallace and White Rock elementary schools. Early registration ($84 per team) deadline is March 13, and the last day to sign up ($100) is March 18.
Highland Oaks Church of Christ, 10805 Walnut Hill, hoopsinthehighlands.net, free to spectate