Dallas Blooms: Midwest Week
About This Event
From March 13–19, celebrate the Midwest region of the nation as part of Dallas Blooms "America the Beautiful."
Each week of Dallas Blooms “America the Beautiful” features a different region of the nation and celebrates the beauty and what makes each area unique. Visit the Dallas Blooms page for specific information and times.
Midwest Week Main Garden Events
Saturday: Live entry music with guitarist Dave Garrison; Midwest Cooking Demo – Beer Bread with Custom Café Foods; live music with pianist Lee Harbaugh; Concert by John Adams Jazz Band
Sunday: Window to the Wild Bird Show; Live music with guitarist Dave Garrison; Pi Day Recital Contest; Chef-tastic with Kevin the Pie Dude; concert by The Gibbonses
Monday: Mommy and Me Mondays; Dallas College Cooks – Carrots Vichy and Steamed Edamame Salad
Tuesday: Tiny Tot Tuesdays; daily harvest; floral demonstration by Roses and More
Wednesday: St. Patrick’s Day features live music with Celtic Singer, Misty Posey; Chef-tastic with Custom Café Foods; green beer for sale
Thursday: CC Young Senior Thursday; garden scavenger hunt; Thirsty Thursday Blind Taste Test
Friday: Window to the Wild Bird Show; horticulture garden tours begin at A Tasteful Place
Children’s Adventure Garden Events
Daily • 9:30am, 11:30am & 2:30pm • Exploration Center
Walne Family Discovery Lab
Daily • 10am, 12pm, 2pm & 4pm • Exploration Center
This week’s lab: Marvelous Midwestern Maize. Please note that the Walne Family Discovery Lab is for ages 6 & up.
The Glade Puppet Show
10:30am daily & 11:30am on weekends only • The Glade
Dallas Blooms Midwest Week Storytime: Prairie Days by Newbery Medalist Patricia MacLachlan and Illustrated by Micha Archer
Daily • 11am, 1:30pm & 3:30pm • Various Galleries
11am – Milk That Cow!: Many mammals like cows produce milk. Learn how dairies milk cows and try your hand at it.
1:30pm – Homemade Butter: Discover the unique properties of milk that allow it to make delicious butter.
3:30pm – Build A Better Skyscraper: Think you can build Chicago’s Sears Tower? How about the St. Louis Arch? Try using cedar blocks to create models as you learn hints from nature that inspire architecture.