March is Women’s History Month, with March 8 designated as International Women’s Day. Here are some Dallas events that celebrate women.
‘TITLE IX 50TH ANNIVERSARY SHOWCASE’
FREE To celebrate Women’s History Month and the 50th anniversary of Title IX, a huge photo wall featuring more than 800 Getty Images images of female athletes competing in NCAA championships will be displayed in AT&T headquarters’ Whitacre Tower Lobby in downtown Dallas. In addition, visitors can view a large collection of women’s basketball memorabilia, including trophies, uniforms and Olympic items.
Continues through April 30 at AT&T Discovery District, 208 S. Akard St., Dallas. ncaa.com/womens-final-four/titleix.
EATALY DALLAS FESTA DELLA DONNA
Eataly is celebrating International Women’s Day with a special evening recognizing Dallas’ female chefs, business owners, farmers, bartenders, sommeliers and entrepreneurs. There will be more than 30 women-led tasting stations with bites and drinks from their businesses, appearances by Paula Lambert (Mozzarella Company) and TV chef Lidia Bastianich, live music, a photo booth, a silent auction, a wine bottle engraving station, and more. The event is presented in collaboration with the Dallas chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International.
March 9 at 7pm at Eataly Dallas in NorthPark Center, 8687 N. Central Expressway, Dallas. $95. eataly.com
WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH MARKET AT THE DALLAS ARBORETUM
Shop the Women’s History Month Market at the Dallas Arboretum that spotlights women-owned small businesses. Vendors include Arna’s Macarons, Hannah Mary Designs, Hey Y’all Bakery, Paleta, Pecan Springs Snacks & Salsa and more. The market will be in the Main Entry Plaza, and admission is free with garden admission.
March 11-12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road, Dallas. $20 for adults, $16 for seniors 65 and older, $12 for children 2-12, free for children under 2. Tickets must be purchased in advance. $15 for parking, $11 if purchased online. dallasarboretum.org.
JAZZ IN PINK
The all-female urban jazz ensemble Jazz in Pink will play two shows as part of the Bishop Arts Theater Center’s 2023 Jazz Series. Artists include Brooke Alford, Paula Atherton, Phylicia Rae and Gail Johnson.
11 March at 6:30 and 9:15 p.m. at Bishop Arts Theater Center, 215 S. Tyler St., Dallas. $85-$95. bishopartstheatre.org/jazz-series.
WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH CRAFTS FOR CHILDREN
FREE The Dallas Public Library is hosting a series of craft sessions commemorating the contributions of women. On different dates, kids can decorate an apron in honor of Julia Child, make a Jane Goodall monkey doll, or make a lantern solar catcher to celebrate Harriet Tubman. dallaslibrary.librarymarket.com/event/womens-history-month.
11 and 23 March at 3:15 p.m. at the Audelia Road Branch, 10045 Audelia Road, Dallas.
11, 18 and 25 March at 2 p.m. at the Forest Green Branch, 9619 Greenville Ave., Dallas.
21 March at 3:45 p.m. at Skillman Southwestern Branch, 5707 Skillman St., Dallas.
FREE The third annual WOWCon conference is a two-day event celebrating women and femme-identifying people in creative industries. There will be panels, discussions and workshops to encourage attendees to connect, network and learn about issues, obstacles and opportunities for women today. Special guests over the weekend include indie game and cosplay content creator Infamousx1x, author and Adorned by Chi lifestyle guru Jacque Aye, and Ashweez Cosplay. In addition, a vendor market will feature goods from local artisans.
17.–18. March from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the J. Erik Johnsson Central Library, 1515 Young St., Dallas. facebook.com/wowconbeyond.
GIRLS OF DFW
The spotlight is on female singer-songwriters in the latest edition of the Girls of DFW concert series. Listen to a song swap with Jenna Clark (blues/country/soul), Bayleigh Cheek (rock), La Bell (soul/R&B) and Sarah Johnson (Americana), followed by acoustic performances by a number of special guests. The evening also includes an artist market with works by women artists and women-owned businesses.
March 19 from 7 to 11 p.m. at Louie Louie’s Piano Bar, 2605 Elm St., Dallas. $20. prekindle.com.
WOMEN’S VOICES 8: SPIRITUAL INFORMATION
The Women’s Chorus of Dallas will be joined by student choirs to celebrate female composers. Choir composer Rosephanye Powell will premiere her new work, “Let’s Celebrate Us”.
March 25 at 7:30 p.m. at Moody Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St., Dallas. $20-$50. thewomenchorusofdallas.com.