Here’s a selection of local events happening from the end of February into late March.
Feb. 28 – March 2
Relive the best of Second City at the Eisemann
Presented in partnership with UT Dallas, the show features the best sketches and songs from improvisational comedy troupe The Second City. 2 p.m. (Sat.), 7:30 p.m. (Thu.-Sat.). $30-$35. 2351 Performance Drive.
Let the good times roll
Celebrate Mardi Gras at Four Bullets Brewery with craft beer, Cajun food and live music. The Nick McLean Jazz Band will perform, and a food truck will serve Cajun fare. Three pints and a take-home glass will be available for $15. Noon-6 p.m. Free to attend. 640 N. Interurban St.
Enjoy Irish song and dance
In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, The Young Irelanders, an eight-piece band of musicians and dancers, bring their performance of traditional Irish song and dance to the Eisemann Center of the Performing Arts. 3 p.m. $37-$49. 2351 Performance Drive. 972-744-4650. www.eisemanncenter.com
Paint a portrait of your pet
Instructors teach watercolor techniques so guests can paint their pet’s portrait. Prior to class, participants email in photos of their pet so instructors can sketch the animal in advance of the workshop. A drink and appetizer are included. 6:30-8:30 p.m. $40. 1251 State St. 469-209-1907. www.citylinedfw.com/events
Shop children’s items
The North Dallas Mothers of Twins’ Club holds this consignment sale, featuring over 200,000 gently used or new items for infants, toddlers, kids, preteens and juniors at an average sale price of $4.25. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $1 admission for nonmembers. Richardson Civic Center, 411 W. Arapaho Road. www.ndmotc.org