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Things To Do in Texas This Weekend: Jan. 19-21

Written by , published January 15, 2018

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 In case you need the motivation, here are 10 reasons to get out of bed this weekend—from the Luckenbach Blues Festival to a traveling Broadway show.

"Finding Neverland"

Austin: Jan. 16-21
Based on the Academy Award-winning film and the play "The Man Who Was Peter Pan," this new musical is a timeless story about the power of imagination—and spectacular proof that you never really have to grow up.

Dunes Day

Surfside Beach: Jan. 20 
Take your old Christmas tree and head to Stahlman Park, where the trees will be recycled into beneficial sand dunes along the Brazoria County coastline. 

France's Herve Koubi

Dallas: Jan. 20
Two years ago, Compagnie Herve Koubi debuted in Dallas with TITAS Presents and struck the audience speechless, that is until the standing ovation. The French male company with Algerian dancers—fearless, powerful, and masculine beyond belief, and a stunningly beautiful dance company—returns to AT&T Performing Arts Center's Winspear Opera House.

Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra: Ivan Donchev, Piano

Irving: Jan. 20
The LCSO will ring in the New Year with good cheer at the Irving Arts Center with one of Poland's talented young pianists, Ivan Donchev, performing Haydn's "Piano Concerto in D Major." Donchev has garnered critical acclaim across Europe for his exhilarating performances. 

Dallas Area Train Show

Plano: Jan. 20-21
The largest model train show in the north Dallas area—held at the Plano Event Center—offers operating layouts, dealer displays, how-to clinics, video displays, and door prizes. 

"The Rockport Way"

Beeville: Jan. 20-April 26
The Beeville Art Museum debuts a new exhibition from the Rockport Center for the Arts, which celebrates the resiliency and strength of Rockport's art community. 

Luckenbach Blues Festival

Fredericksburg: Jan. 20
The 11th annual event is an all-day celebration featuring local, regional, and Texas blues artists in historic Luckenbach Texas. 

"Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright Collection"

Austin: Through Jan. 21
It's the final weekend to see the LBJ Presidential Library's collection, which features more than 200 pins and brooches worn by former Secretary of State Albright. The exhibition examines the collection for its historic significance as well as the expressive power of jewelry and its ability to communicate through a style and language of its own. While serving under President Bill Clinton, Albright used her pins as silent yet visually outspoken codes to foreign officials and the press. 

Hill Country District Junior Livestock Show

Kerrville: Jan. 21-27
Enjoy the fun and excitement at the fifth largest junior livestock show in Texas, held at the Kerr County Hill Country Youth Event Center.

Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo

Fort Worth: Through Feb. 3
It's the second weekend to enjoy this legendary rodeo rich in Western tradition. Enjoy exciting rodeo action, livestock, horse shows, and a number of other experiences including interactive, kid-friendly activities at at Will Rogers Memorial Center. 

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