Events that have a musical component

Environmental festival featuring green vendors, organizations and busineses. Food, music, children's activities. Free.

In honor of our armed forces, there will be flags and patriotic music in the gardens along with free admission all four days for all active and retired military personnel with valid photo ID. In Pecan Grove, kids can enjoy a petting zoo and face painting, and on Monday, May 26, $1 hotdogs, popcorn and fried pies will be offered. This weekend of patriotic celebration will conclude with two free Eddie Coker concerts on Monday at 11am and 2pm.

City named Bluebird Capital of Texas celebrates the iconic bird with arts and crafts, pageant, carnival and bluebird tours in Van Zandt county, east of Dallas. 

During the month of April, the bluebonnets are on display in Ennis and the city provides a map, showcasing the best viewing spots along 40 miles of driving trails.

In addition, the city puts on a weekend festival with arts and crafts, children’s activities, entertainment and bluebonnet souvenirs. 

Spring Equinox Celebration featuring a candle-lit labyrinth meditation walk, earth loom decorating, music and astrology & tarot card readings. $10. Readings: $20/20minutes.


Second annual event features eco-friendly exhibits, speakers, vendors, entertainment, games and activities.

Guest speaker is Chad Pregracke, CNN Hero of the Year. Reserve your seat. 

Info: Mary Jo Tellin at 817-410-3490 or

Annual eco-festival featuring green vendors, children's activities, food and entertainment. Free.

Andrew McKnight left his corporate environmental engineering career in 1996 and became an award-winning folk and Americana artist. McKnight has long advocated for preservation of American landscapes and heritage and often shares his talents to help with such programs as those for mental health and elderly care and from a California at-rich youth program to a Seattle food bank and a Massachusetts community radio station.

Opening for McKnight is Emmeline, a pint-sized singer/songwriter from Dallas who revels in big words, unconventional cords, and persistent melodies.  

$12/in advance, $15/at door; and $10/ students with ID. Info and tickets at

Balloon launch, entertainment, exhibits, classic car show, kid's activities. Fun Run, 5K & Half Marathon on Sunday. $5.

Day-long photo safari includes an afternoon workshop lead by Cathy Burkey and a leading professional photographer. Each workshop will concentrate on various aspects of nature and animal photography.

Cost: $125/DZS members; $150/non-members

 For more information or to register, contact Cathy Burkey at 469.554.7423 or