“Dallas Blooms” at the arboretum. 

Tiptoe through the tulips of “Dallas Blooms” while you sample delicacies from 40 award-winning chefs during the Food and Wine Festival at the Dallas Arboretum. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. on March 16, and offers American, Mediterranean, Pan-Asian and South American dishes, as well as dessert. Tickets are $140-$195.

On Friday, hear the Celtic sounds of The Selkie Girls, who will bring a bit of Ireland to Dallas in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. The concert starts at 8 p.m. at Uncle Calvin’s Coffee Shop, 9555 N. Central Expressway. Tickets are $15-18.

Interested in raising chickens? John Ramos, of Urban Chicken Inc., will offer tips and sell hens Saturday, March 18, at North Haven Gardens, 77000 North Haven Road. More information is available here.