8 in-person, virtual events happening around Richardson in April, May

AC/DC tribute band Back in Black will play a free, livestreamed concert sponsored by Richardson’s Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival. (Courtesy city of Richardson)

AC/DC tribute band Back in Black will play a free, livestreamed concert sponsored by Richardson’s Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival. (Courtesy city of Richardson)

Here is a list of some ongoing and upcoming events taking place in and around Richardson over the next several weeks.

April 27; May 4, 11, 18, 25: Trivia Tuesday nights at Guitars & Growlers

Players, in teams or solo, see what they know and compete for prizes at this free general trivia event hosted by Guitars & Growlers. 7-9 p.m. Free (registration required but does not guarantee seating). Guitars & Growlers, 581 W. Campbell Road, Ste. 101, Richardson. 469-904-5165. www.guitarsandgrowlers.com/richardson-location

April 30-May 2: Dallas International Guitar Festival

The Dallas Market Hall will host the 2021 iteration of the Dallas International Guitar Festival, which will feature performances from more than 40 acts as well as expositions and a selling and trading event. Noon-7 p.m. (Fri.), 9 p.m. (Fri. concert), 10 a.m.-7 p.m. (Sat.), 8 p.m. (Sat. concert), 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sun.). Ticket prices vary (VIP, student and concert-only options available), free (age 10 and under). Dallas Market Hall, 2200 N. Stemmons Freeway, Dallas. 972-240-2206. www.guitarshow.com

May 13: CityLine Night Market by The Boho Market

More than 25 vendor booths featuring ethically sourced handmade and vintage goods will be present at this night shopping experience presented by CityLine and The Boho Market. Guests can enjoy to-go drinks from CityLine restaurants and live music from Mitchell Ferguson. 6-10 p.m. Free (entry). CityLine Plaza, 1150 State St., Richardson. 972-739-5080. https://citylinedfw.com

May 13: The IQ Brew With Arun Gupta

As part of The IQ Brew, a networking and educational series presented by the Richardson Innovation Quarter, Arun Gupta will speak about his role as founder and CEO of Skyven Technologies, a Richardson IQ partner company focused on energy solutions. 9-10 a.m. Free. Virtual event. https://richardsoniq.com, www.meetup.com/richardsoniq

May 14: Spring Kids Consignment Sales Event

Just Between Friends Plano will host this pop-up sales event at which families can sell gently used and new kids clothing items and shop thousands of low-price articles. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (Fri.), 9 a.m.-8 p.m. (Sat.), noon-5 p.m. (Sun.); view event listing for more detailed shopping schedule. Free (advance, Sat.-Sun. general admission); $5 (door, Sat. GA); $10 (advance, Fri. presale VIP); $15 (door, Fri. presale VIP). Net Results Sports Center, 2600 Research Drive, Plano. https://plano.jbfsale.com

May 15: Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival Salutes Rock

In lieu of in-person concerts this year, Richardson’s Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival is sponsoring a free livestream of a concert by AC/DC tribute band Back in Black. The show will be streamed live from the Eisemann Center, but in-person tickets will not be available. Tickets are free but required to view the concert. 7 p.m. Free. Virtual event. www.wildflowerfestival.com/salutesrock

May 20: Bath Salt And Salt Scrub Workshop

Attendees at this workshop organized by Sandy Palisch, the founder of Simply Organic Soap, will learn to make their own bath salts and salt scrubs and will go home with a jar of each. Drinks and snacks will be available from Fernando’s Mexican Cuisine. 6-7 p.m. $45 (per person; all supplies included). CityLine Plaza, 1150 State St., Richardson. https://citylinedfw.com

May 23: Paint your Pet

At this limited-space, BYOB event, guests will send a picture of their pet to Painting With a Twist, which staffers will then sketch onto a canvas for the guest to paint. Open to age 12 and up. 2-5 p.m. $58 (per person; supplies included). Pipe & Palette Richardson, 819 W. Arapaho Road, Richardson. 469-802-6333. www.paintingwithatwist.com/studio/richardson

Editor's note: This list was current as of April 26 but could change due to coronavirus concerns. Be sure to check the event websites for any updates or changes.


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