Calendar of Upcoming Events - March 2018
The Marvelous Wonderettes - March 9, 10, 11, 15, 16 & 17
Mainstage Classic Theatre presents The Marvelous Wonderettes at the Farr Best Theater. This smash off-Broadway hit takes you to the 1958 Springfield High School prom where we meet Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy, and Suzy; four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts! Click HERE for show times and to buy tickets.
Saturday, March 10 - Painting at the Park 11:30am
Join us for a nature-themed painting class at Oliver Nature Park featuring a Pond Scene. An artist will guide you step-by-step as you create your masterpiece. This class is geared toward ages 5 and up, with no prior experience required! All materials will be supplied. Pre-registration required. Click HERE to sign up.
Tuesday, March 13 - Scavenger Hunt Hike 1:00pm
Come enjoy Oliver Nature Park while hiking with a Naturalist! Participants will learn all about the wonders of nature on a guided hike. Wear weather‐appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes. All participants over 2 years of age must pre‐register. Each child/family must have at east one adult attending and registered for the program. We encourage nature walks for the whole family! Click HERE to register.
Thursday, March 15 - Third Thursday 5:00pm
The Farr Best will have an egg hunt and "Wonderettes" photo op during Third Thursday from 5:00pm - 6:45pm. Then, Mainstage Classic Theatre will bring the photo op to life with a full production of The Marvelous Wonderettes starting at 7:30pm. The egg hunt and photo op are free, the show will be ticketed. Click HERE to purchase tickets for the The Marvelous Wonderettes.
Friday, March 16 - Painting at the Park 1:00pm
Join us for a nature-themed painting class at Oliver Nature Park featuring a Monarch Butterfly. An artist will guide you step-by-step as you create your masterpiece. This class is geared toward ages 5 and up, with no prior experience required! All materials will be supplied. Pre-registration required. Click HERE to sign up.
World's Only St. Paddy's Pickle Parade & Palooza - March 16 & 17
The Mansfield Pickle Queens present the seventh annual World's Only St. Paddy's Pickle Parade and Palooza in downtown Mansfield, the official Pickle Capital of Texas. The event, highlighted by a 1 p.m. parade down Main Street, includes a Baby Parade, Pet Parade, Pickle Runs, children's Pickle Playground, motorized beer keg races, pickle-themed eating and drinking contests, free live entertainment, vendor market, food court, community stage, the wildly popular Pickle Dude and, of course, the nationally renowned Mansfield Pickle Queens, a group of well-preserved ladies known for their red wigs, tiaras, green prom dresses and plenty of attitude. Click HERE for a full schedule of events and all the details.
Saturday, March 24 - Barks & Rec 5K Fun Run 8:00am
The Barks & Rec 5K is open to all individuals who would like to run, with or without a furry-friend. Dogs from the Mansfield Animal Shelter will also be made available for those who would like to be teamed up with a running partner. Pre-registration is required. A portion of all registrant fees will be donated to the Mansfield Animal Shelter. Following the 5k fun run is Mansfield's first Barks in the Park doggy day out. Click HERE to sign up.
Saturday, March 24 - Next Gen Chamber Players Concert 7:30pm
Next Gen Chamber Players presents "Gold Tones". A string chamber orchestra concert to celebrate the spring season at First Methodist Mansfield Church. The concert is free and open to the public