This weekend, April 21-22, the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex is the place to be for art festivals and home tours. Whether you’re ready to add pizzazz to your living room, ambience to your man cave or color to your outdoor kitchen, you’re sure to find inspiring ideas and unique home accents at these events.
Love modern architecture and design? Trek on over to the seventh annual White Rock Home Tour to view five mid-century modern and contemporary residences. Tickets are $10 in advance when purchased at White Rock Coffee, GreenSpot Market & Fuels and neighboring Tom Thumb Stores or $15 at the door of each home on the day of the tour. Addresses included in the event are 9729 Edgepine Drive, 8517 Rolling Rock Lane, 10811 Fernald Drive, 8722 Daytonia Avenue and 1426 Mapleton Drive, Dallas. The tour runs 12:00 p.m.-5 p.m. April 21 and 22.
Make sure you devote a full day to this event. Trust me; you won’t want to leave – it’s that good. A juried art fair held annually in downtown Ft. Worth, the event features the work of 200 regionally and nationally recognized artists selected from 1600 applicants. The festival stretches nine blocks along Main Street from the Tarrant County Courthouse to the Fort Worth Convention Center and includes live concerts and street performers. Over $4 million of art is sold during the festival so bring your checkbook. The festival runs April 19-21, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. and April 22 10:00 a.m. – 8 p.m.. Best of all it’s free.
Never been to Edom? Well, this is the weekend to discover this little burg located halfway between Canton and Tyler, Texas on FM 279. On a normal day if you drive too fast or blink at the wrong time, you’re likely to miss this quiet community. Yet this weekend you’re likely to not find a parking space. A street fair and art show featuring Texas artists, the event features media including stained glass, furniture, pottery, multi-media wall décor, water color art, and handmade, fused-glass jewelry. The event is free and runs April 21 and 22, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.