It’s probably going to rain this weekend so it must be time for Denton’s beloved Art’s & Jazz Festival! Prepare yourself for all of the art, jazz, mud and fried foods because this weekend has it all. We’ll be out and about dodging lightning, tornados and anything labeled “fusion” to catch our standby staples, the One O’clock and the Calhoun Middle School Jazz Band (4:30PM, Festival Stage on Friday). Here’s a handy map in case you get lost. Hot tip: find the bottlenecks and avoid the bridge at all costs. People are still trying to get over that bridge from last year. Oh yeah, and check out our experience from 2015 here. This weeks What We Did post for Monday is going to be EPIC with your help. Hashtag your photos #WDDI and show us how close you weaseled yourself to the stage for Aaron Neville. Bonus points for a photo tagged #WDDI if you’re actually on the stage.
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Wednesday, April 26th
TechMill Presents the 2017 MarioKart 64 Tournament | Harvest House | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
An epic showdown of computer gaming capabilities.
Thursday, April 27th
Twilight Tunes: Jeff, Joe Pat & Brian | Courthouse Lawn | 6:30 PM
Twilight Tunes are Thursday''s favorite lawn party, with local luminaries!
Community Market Arts Vendors | Greater Denton Arts Council | 6 PM - 9 PM
Join the Greater Denton Arts Council for a series of panel discussions with the arts vendors of the Denton Community Market on Thursday evening.
Friday, April 28th
Denton Arts & Jazz Festival | Quakertown Park | THROUGH SUNDAY
Well, reckon there's that whole weekend-long Denton party that is the Denton Arts & Jazz Fest... Maybe you've heard of it?
Saturday, April 29th
Chamber Music Studies | UNT College of Music | 8 PM - 10 PM
FYI our UNT school of music is hosting a lot of great chamber music this next week, peruse their full schedule for events.
LSA Live: Willie Nelson Tribute | Lone Star Attitude | 7 PM
Celebrate Willie's 84th birthday on Saturday with this LSA tribute, hosted on the rooftop patio no less.
Skins N’ Skulls | Ray Roberts Lake State Park Isle du Bois | 5 PM - 5:30 PM
Want to explore the great outdoors on Saturday? The Park Rangers at Lake Ray Roberts have programs galore.
Step Into Freedom Celebration Dinner | UNT Gateway Center | 6 PM - 8 PM
The Refuge for Women North Texas is holding their second annual fundraiser, so go help support a good cause by bidding in their silent auction.
Sunday, April 30th
UNT Short Film Club Official Spring 2017 | UNT Lyceum | 6:30 PM - 8 PM
This weekend UNT Short Film Club is premiering their official productions for the semester. It's 4 short films and multiple trailers created by UNT students showing of their hard work.
Crawfish Boil | Witherspoon Distillery | 11 AM - 8:30 PM
But hey, if'n the greatest outdoor music show in Denton ain't your thing, then you can savor some crawfish and tasty hooch over at Witherspoon Distillery on Sunday.