The Denton Arts & Jazz Festival runs from Friday through Sunday at Quakertown Park. See schedule, Page 4.

THURSDAY

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

5 to 7 p.m. — Serve Denton’s Guys Night Out #2 in the new Denton Community Food Center receiving area, 306 N. Loop 288. Tour Phases 2-4 the Serve Denton Center construction and enjoy a steak cookout, bourbon, beer and cigars. Free; RSVP at http://bit.ly/2UJbZr4 to get a steak.

FESTIVITIES & FUN

6:30 to 8 p.m. — Twilight Tunes presents the 3 Amigos in a free concert on the lawn of the Courthouse on the Square. Visit www.dentonmainstreet.org.

CREATIVE THINKING

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Crafters’ Corner at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St.

KID STUFF

3:30 p.m. — Celebrate Earth Day at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Learn about Earth Day and take part in interactive activities. Best for ages 5-9. Free.

TALKS & THOUGHTS

4 to 5:30 p.m. — Exploring Western Philosophy, an interactive class about the foundations of Western thought, at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Led by Eva Cadwallader, professor emerita of philosophy.

7 p.m. — “Forest Systems and Forest Ecology of North Central Texas,” a presentation by plant ecologist Suzanne Tuttle, during the Trinity Forks Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas meeting in Room 251 of TWU’s Ann Stuart Science Complex. Social time begins in the lobby at 6:30 p.m. Visit http://npsot.org/TrinityForks.

STAGE

7:30 p.m. — UNT Opera presents Cosi Fan Tutte in Lyric Theatre at UNT’s Murchison Performing Arts Center. Free. Call 940-369-7802 or visit thempac.music.unt.edu.

SCREEN

8:30 p.m. — Denton Arts & Jazz Festival: La La Land screening outdoors at Quakertown Park, 321 E. McKinney St., in partnership with Alamo Drafthouse. Bring blankets. Sodas available; free popcorn. Rated PG-13.

MUSIC

Thursday Night Music: Nova Ensemble and Frank Heidlberger & Maristella Feustle 7 p.m. at UNT on the Square. Free.

Denton Songwriters Guild open mic 7 p.m. at Armadillo Ale Works. Sign-up at 6:45 p.m.

Patrick Hill Quartet 7-9 p.m. at Sweetwater. Free.

Texas Select Radio hosted by Shaun Outen 7-10 p.m. at Horny Toad Cafe.

UNT Wind Symphony 7:30 p.m. in Winspear Hall at UNT’s Murchison Performing Arts Center. $8-$10.

The Legacy Quartet (Neil Slater, Jim Riggs, Jeffry Eckels, Rich DeRosa) 8-10 p.m. at Steve’s Wine Bar. Free.

Pass the Hat Song Swap with Miranda Kennedy, Joel Tucker Duncan, Michael Williams, Nils Jordan Bishop, Taylor Daniel Shearer, Patrick Hamilton 8 p.m. at J&J’s Pizza.

The Boombachs, TryMore Mojo 8 p.m. at Harvest House.

DJ Lucas, Jimmy Kafka, Gear, Pretty Boi, Erin Holder, Waterboi 9 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $5-$7.

Wood and Wire 9 p.m. at Dan’s Silverleaf. $10-$15.

FRIDAY

CREATIVE THINKING

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Finish It Friday Crafters at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Bring a craft to work on and visit with fellow crafters. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit library.cityofdenton.com.

STAGE

7:30 p.m. — UNT Opera presents Cosi Fan Tutte in Lyric Theatre at UNT’s Murchison Performing Arts Center, on the north side of I-35E at North Texas Boulevard. Free. Call 940-369-7802 or visit thempac.music.unt.edu.

COMEDY

Six Piece Comedy Deal with Ruth Banks, Kirstie Hayden, Elias Ashley, Danny Neely, Tony Casillas, Ben Compton, host Wes Corwin 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. at J&J’s Pizza.

MUSIC

UNT vocal jazz ensembles Third Street and West End 5 p.m. in Kenton Hall at the UNT Music Building. Free.

The Sheets, Memoretic, vanastro, the Mom Gang, Audio Rivals 7 p.m. at Killer’s Tacos.

Russ Hewitt Band 8 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $3.

UNT Center for Chamber Music, coordinated by George Papich, 8 p.m. in Voertman Hall at the UNT Music Building. Free.

UNT Chinese Ensemble, directed by Yixin Mei, 8 p.m. in the Recital Hall at the UNT Music Building. Free.

Sea of Oaks, Edgar Derby 9 p.m. at Bearded Monk.

Nanami Ozone, Mommy’s Little Boy, Crisman, Teal Moss 9 p.m. at Dan’s Silverleaf. $5-$7.

Mother Tongues, The Last Great American Rock Band, Bad Badger, Antigua 9 p.m. at Harvest House.

Big Water, Chokey, Whep 9 p.m. at Andy’s Bar. $5.

Cameron Hobbs Band 9 p.m. at Jack’s Tavern.

Sweetwater and the Brad Leali Quartet present Post-Arts & Jazz Fest Jam Sessions 10 p.m. at Sweetwater. Free.

Jazz Fest Open Jam Session featuring Rodney Booth, Jeffry Eckels, John Sturino, Davy Mooney 10 p.m. at Steve’s Wine Bar. Free.

SATURDAY

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

8 a.m. — Robson Ranch Community Garage Sale at the Robson Ranch Clubhouse parking lot, 9428 Ed Robson Circle. Proceeds go toward two Denton ISD schools adopted by the Robson Ranch After Schoolers Club.

FESTIVITIES & FUN

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Denton Community Market at the Denton County Historical Park, on Mulberry Street near Carroll Boulevard. With local farmers, artisans and food vendors, and children’s activities. Free admission.

MUSIC

George Papich Chamber Music Studies Competition 4 p.m. in Voertman Hall at the UNT Music Building. Free.

School of Rock Flower Mound House Band 5 p.m. at Backyard on Bell.

UNT Symphonic Band 7:30 p.m. in Winspear Hall at UNT’s Murchison Performing Arts Center. $8-$10.

Audio Rivals, Doc Rotten, Scum Pop, Twins 8 p.m. at J&J’s Pizza. $5.

Overo, Sylvania Ave., Record Setter, Bowtiger 8 p.m. at Midway Craft House. $5.

Doma Kid, the Wild Frontiers, Manifest Destiny’s Child, Deejaythatch 8:30 p.m. at Andy’s Bar. $10-$25.

GRGG, Character., Camp Anawanna, Brzowski 9 p.m.at Backyard on Bell. $5.

Royal Lane, Madaline 9 p.m. at Bearded Monk.

Danny Diamonds 9 p.m. at Dan’s Silverleaf. $5-$7.

Jazz Fest Open Jam Session featuring Rosanna Eckert, Jeffry Eckels, John Sturino, Davy Mooney 10 p.m. at Steve’s Wine Bar. Free.

Sweetwater and the Brad Leali Quartet present Post-Arts & Jazz Fest Jam Sessions 10 p.m. at Sweetwater. Free.

SUNDAY

DANCE

5 to 7 p.m. — Denton Celtic Dancers meets from 5 to 7 p.m. at Green Space Arts Collective, 529 Malone St. Learn Scottish country dance. Beginners welcome, ages 13 and up. $2 per session, free for students. Visit www.facebook.com/groups/dentoncelticdancers.

MUSIC

LoveSick Mary presents Princess for a Day: A Tribute to Prince noon at Andy’s Bar. $10.

K-Dogs Hot Wing Challenge with Ariel & the Culture, Kind Beats, Sanford Black, Look of the Year, Breeze-o-Matic, MRCY 3-10 p.m. at Backyard on Bell.

UNT String Project Spring Concert 4 p.m. in Voertman Hall at the UNT Music Building. Free.

Basically Basie Big Band 5-8 p.m. at Harvest House. Free.

Pages Turned, Xboatrich, Jacob Price, December Screams Embers, Michael Mask 5:30 p.m. at Killer’s Tacos. $5.

Open mic with host Joey Johnson 7 p.m. at the Bearded Monk. Sign-up at 6:30 p.m.

MONDAY

MUSIC

Fishboy, Yipee, Neutral Shirt 7:30 p.m. at J&J’s Pizza.

The Timewreckers, Claire Morales, Antigua 9 p.m. at Dan’s Silverleaf. $5-$7.

TUESDAY

LITERARY

The Burning Plain Reading Series with Kimberly Garza, Xaviera Hernández and Kat Moore 6 p.m. at Armadillo Ale Works.

MUSIC

Brasuka 7-9 p.m. at Sweetwater. Free.

Indoor Creature, Vasco, Memoretic, Danielle Grubb 7:30 p.m. at Backyard on Bell. $3.

Big Fan of the Bison, Strawberry Assembly, the Low & Plenty 9 p.m. at Dan’s Silverleaf. $5-$7.

IN THE AREA

7 p.m. Tuesday — Share Your Story: Texas International Pop Festival at Medical City Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St. People who were in Lewisville at or during the Texas International Pop Festival in 1969 are invited to share their stories. View fan footage, share memories on camera, and bring along any souvenirs from the festival. To RSVP, or to tell your story if you can’t make it to the event, contact Kent Boring at 972-219-3740 or kboring@cityoflewisville.com.

WEDNESDAY

MUSIC

Pat Byrne 8 p.m. at Dan’s Silverleaf. $7-$10.

Sol Kitchen 8:30 p.m. at Harvest House. Free.

FUTURE BOOKINGS

FESTIVITIES & FUN

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 4 — Denton County Farm Heritage Day during the Denton Community Market at the Denton County Historical Park, 317 W. Mulberry St. Free, family-friendly event includes antique tractors, displays and demonstrations, a kids’ tractor pull, crafts, tips from AgriLife and Texas Master Gardeners, and more. Visit dentoncounty.com/chos.

10 a.m. to 10 p.m. May 4 — Denton Cinco de Mayo, a day of music, art, food and family fun, at Quakertown Park, 321 E. McKinney St. The festival begins at 10 a.m. with the Cinco de Mayo parade around the Square. Visit www.facebook.com/denton5demayo.

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 18 — Second annual Krumtry Fest, hosted by Krum FFA parents and friends, at Krum Middle School, 805 E. McCart St. Craft and vendor show, carnival games and amusement rides, a car show, inflatables, a dunking booth, barrel train, petting zoo, pony rides, cow patty bingo, “Kiss a Pig” contest, wiener dog races, a street dance, entertainment and more. Carnival midway will be open 5-10 p.m. May 17 and 11 a.m.-10 p.m. May 18. For more information, call Stephanie Thompson at 940-367-5182.

COMMUNITY & CAUSES

6:30 p.m. May 4 — Denton’s Best Medicine: Life’s a Fiesta, Denton Community Health Clinic’s annual gala, at Springhill Suites, 1434 Centre Place Drive. Dinner, entertainment and awards presentation. Tickets are $75; sponsorships start at $500. Visit www.dentonchc.org/sponsorship/gala2019 or call Alice at 940-600-7527.

Noon to 6 p.m. May 5 — 23rd annual Mudbug Boil at 1206 W. Hickory St. Live music, gumbo cook-off, silent auction and 4,000 pounds of crawfish. $25 for all-you-can-eat. Proceeds benefit local charities. Visit http://bit.ly/2UVKtGU.

10 a.m. May 11 — SPAN/Meals on Wheels of Denton County’s Tricky Tray for a Cause, a raffle and auction fundraiser, at the Denton Senior Center. Raffle and live auction event with a variety of prizes valued at $20 to above $300, plus food, refreshments and entertainment. $20 admission; $5 -$15 for one raffle ticket. Guests buy tickets and place them in a container next to the item they would like to win, followed by a drawing for each prize. Visit spantrickytray.eventbrite.com or call 940-382-2224.

11:30 a.m. May 11 — Boil Through the Nations, a crawfish boil benefiting Strategic Impact in Africa, at Denton County Brewing Co., 200 E. McKinney St. Visit strategicimpact.ticketspice.com/2019-boil-ttn to buy advance tickets — $35 for all-you-can-eat, $20 for a platter (1 1/2 pounds). On the day of the event, $40 for all-you-can-eat, $25 for a platter. Serving from 11:30 a.m. until sellout.

12:30 to 3 p.m. May 11 — Oakmont Women’s Club Mother’s Day Charity Tea at Global Spheres Center, 7801 S. Interstate 35E in Corinth. Three-course tea menu, a hat contest, door prizes and the Name-a-Rose raffle drawing. Nonprofit club raises money for 10 local charities. Tickets cost $30; deadline is April 30 (no tickets will be sold at the door). Call Connie Prendergast at 940-326-9461 or Sue Hague at 940-326-9417.

GARDENING

9 a.m. May 4 — Denton County Master Gardener Association Plant Sale at Trinity United Methodist Church, 633 Hobson Lane. Sale will run until 2 p.m. or until sellout. Visit dcmga.com.

ART

8 to 11 p.m. May 1-6 — Screensaver Collection, a series of generative video works by Everest Pipkin, will be looping at 153b, the new window gallery in the courtyard behind the Texas Fashion Collection at UNT, 405 S. Welch St. Check the back of the building for a glowing window. Visit 153b.tumblr.com.

MARKETPLACE

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 4 — Guyer High School Band Craft Fair at 7501 Teasley Lane. Craft vendors plus a silent auction. Admission is free. Visit http://bit.ly/2UUVGHx or email wendy@pape.us.com.

DANCE

7 p.m. May 3-4 and 1 p.m. May 5 — Hypella Dance Company presents The Hollow, an original choreographic work that explores life after destruction, at the Black Box Theatre, 318 E. Hickory St. $17 general admission. For tickets, visit tututix.com. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/Hypella.

STAGE

7 p.m. May 1 and May 3, and 4 p.m. May 5 — Fired Up! The Story of Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, a lighthearted musical retelling of the Bible story, at First United Methodist Church, 201 S. Locust St.

KID STUFF

7 to 10:30 p.m. May 3 — Kids Rock for first- through fifth-graders at the Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St. Supervised event includes games, activities, a DJ, inflatables and more. $10. To register, call 940-349-7275 or visit www.dentonparks.com.

MUSIC

4 p.m. May 4 — Denton Community Chorus Spring Concert: “Songs of Yesterday” at Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2550 Post Oak Drive in Corinth. Featuring selections from the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s. Free, but donations will be accepted and there will be a raffle auction. Visit www.dentoncommunitychorus.org.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 11 — Denton County Master Gardener Association Garden Tour, a self-guided tour of five Denton County gardens. $10 advance tickets are available at dcmga.com and at Calloway’s Nursery in Denton, Lewisville and Flower Mound, Four Seasons Nursery and Meador Nursery. $15 at the gate on tour day; or $5 admission to a single garden. Free for children 12 and younger.

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