Young Masters Exhibition
What: More than 50 drool-worthy works (paintings, essays, music compositions) created by AP fine arts students from a dozen local high schools line the Concourse walls at the DMA.
Why: You can see it free — no admission fee.
When: Sun.-Apr. 8.
Where: 1717 N. Harwood St. (214-922-1803).
Gadgets & Gobstoppers: the Twisted World of Wonka
What: Viva Dallas Burlesque transforms Lakewood Theater into a land of chocolate fountains, candy confections, and saucy dance moves for one night only.
Why: Musical performance by local Marquis of Vaudeville.
When: Fri. Doors, 8 p.m.; show, 9 p.m.
Where: Lakewood Theater, 1825 Abrams Pkwy. (214-821-7469). Tickets online ($20) at centerstageticketing.com or at the door ($23).
Dowdy Studio Launch Party
What: After four years working out of their garage, Dylan and Pamela Dowdy debut their new East Dallas studio/shop with fresh merch alongside free beer and bites.
Why: Hit the Tee Bar, a custom T-shirt experience where customers select a tee and watch the design duo screen print.
When: Sat., 6-9 p.m.
Where: 10025 Garland Rd., ste. g (817-688-0577).
Buy Buy Winter Sidewalk Sale
What: Cool-weather threads are marked up to 75 percent off at West Village shops, including Kendra Scott, Demerara, L. Bartlett, and Accents.
Why: Spring for it (and maybe get to wear your new clothes next month).
When: Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 3699 McKinney Ave.
Photo: Courtesy of Dallas Art Museum