Kick off the New Year by creating new family memories at one of the many events taking place throughout North Texas this month. From indoor sporting events to outdoor adventures, there’s plenty for everyone in the family to enjoy.
Dallas’ premiere hockey team has five home games throughout the month of January. Grab the family and bundle up for some excitement at the American Airlines Center.
Check the website for dates and ticket information.
Texas Discovery Gardens
Now through January 06
10 AM – 5 PM
Admission: $4 – $8
Local artist and professor Brenda McKinney uses recycled materials to create bright mandalas at the Texas Discovery Gardens. Catch the last week of this colorful exhibit this month.
January 8, 2016
8 PM – 9 PM
Mesquite Arts Center
Tickets: $10 at the door
Up-and-coming Mesquite band Valise was recently featured on Spotify’s New Music Tuesday. With the first release of their EP, “Dreamcatcher,” spend an evening getting to know this rising local band.
Building Toys and Toy Buildings: Architecture Through a Child’s Eyes
Now through January 22
Dallas Center for Architecture
Revisit the memories with every child’s favorite building blocks. From LEGOs to TinkerToys, Erector Sets and Lincoln Logs, the Dallas Center for Architecture brings this free exhibit for kids and adults alike.
Now through February 21
Tues-Sat: 9 AM – 5 PM
Sun: 1 – 5 PM
The Heard Museum
Admission: Up to $9
Gather the kids and head out to McKinney to see Dinosaurs Live!, a life-size animatronic exhibit located on the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary’s nature trails.
Amazing Scavenger Hunt – Dallas
Now through July 26
Sunrise to sunset
Admission: $39.20 for a team of 2-5 players after promo code ‘VISITDALLAS’
Take advantage of the relatively mild Texas winter weather and head to Dallas to complete and local scavenger hunt. Roam the city Amazing-Race style and learn all about Dallas.