Dallas native Emily Elbert has toured the world with her hybrid, jazz-pop-soul-folk sound.

Feb. 3 First Friday Happy Hour in the Garden From 4-6 p.m. on the first Friday of each month, North Haven Gardens invites guests to a happy hour in the garden center. Relax and shop with wine and light appetizers. 7700 Northaven, 214.363.5316, free

Feb. 4 Painting as a metaphor: Artist talk by Brent Kollock Writer and artist Brent Kollock will compare the literary metaphor with the visual metaphor of painting. His talk begins at 7 p.m.; an artist’s reception is 6-8:30 p.m. Norwood Flynn Gallery, 3318 Shorecrest, 214.351.3318, free

Feb. 5-May 13 The Invention of Glory: Alfonso V and the Pastrana Tapestries The Meadows Museum presents 15th century tapestries. The Pastrana tapestries were created in Belgium and have been preserved since the 17th century in Guadalajara. Meadows Museum, 5900 Bishop, 214.768.2516, $8-$10

Feb 8 Love, Love, Love with Lovey Dovey Donning a heart costume, Margaret Clauder as Lovey entertains with puppets, singing and magic at 10:30 a.mBookmarks at NorthPark Center, 8787 N. Central, 214.671.1381, free

Feb. 11–Mar. 3 Horndeski: The First Thirty Years Known for his expressionistic knife painting, Gregory Horndeski strives “to portray the absurd universe in which we exist.” The exhibit, which opens with an artist’s reception from 6– 8 p.m. on Feb. 11, is a retrospective of Horndeski’s work from the past 30 years. Norwood Flynn Gallery, 3318 Shorecrest, 214.351.3318, free

Feb. 11 MoMe Yoga Grab a yoga mat and your little one for MoMe Yoga at Bookmarks. At 10:30 a.m., mommies are invited to sing, play and feel great. Bookmarks at NorthPark Center, 8787 N. Central, 214.671.1381, free

Feb. 17 Emily Elbert and Liz Longley Dallas native Emily Elbert has toured the world with her hybrid, jazz-pop-soul-folk sound. With four years at Berklee College of Music and two albums, Elbert is well on her way to becoming a star. See her and singer-songwriter Liz Longley perform at 8 p.m. at Uncle Calvin’s Coffeehouse. Longley has opened for musicians including Nanci Griffith and Shawn Colvin. NorthPark Presbyterian Church, 9555 N. Central, 214.363.0044, $15-$18

Feb. 22-March 3 The Music Man Featuring the J Players, “The Music Man” is an upbeat tale about life in Iowa in 1912. When a music-loving stranger comes to town, daily routines in River City begin to change. Jewish Community Center of Dallas, 7900 Northaven, 214.239.7115, $12-$25

Feb. 25 Drought Without Doubt As a part of the new Sustainable & Heat Hardy Series, North Haven Gardens presents “Drought Without Doubt” at 1:30 p.m. Johnette Taylor of Roundtree Landscaping will teach participants how to keep a garden green while still saving money on the water bill, by planting and watering plants properly. 7700 Northaven, 214.363.5316, free


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