Photo from the Dallas Arboretum Facebook page

Photo from the Dallas Arboretum Facebook page

Easter is right around the corner. If you and your family are looking for something local to do on Easter weekend, here’s some places to keep in mind:

This spring marks the 30th anniversary of the Dallas Arboretum’s Dallas Blooms event, which is running through Easter weekend, April 20. The Dallas Arboretum is hosting its annual Easter Brunch at the Arboretum, as well as its annual easter egg hunt. Also, if your family is coming into town, Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Dallas is celebrating with a special  “Room with a Bloom” package, offering a discounted room rate, tickets and transportation to the nearby Dallas Arboretum, and other perfectly picked perks.

Dallas’s historic Highla­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­nd Park Cafeteria says it is serving Easter Sunday favorites, including prime rib and baked bone-in ham, under the leadership of new head chef Marty Cummins, as well as salmon, sweet potato casserole and other familiar comfort food. Guests will be served from 10:45 a.m. – 3 p.m. Easter Sunday at HPC, located at 1200 N. Buckner Blvd. in Casa Linda Plaza.

The Blue Goose Cantina will celebrate Easter Sunday by offering $4 mimosas and $2 Miller Lites from 10am-3pm with its brunch menu; below are featured dishes: Three brunch tacos, which includes scrambled eggs mixed with beef fajitas, sautéed onions and green peppers rolled in flour tortillas; Machacado Con Huevos, Mexican-style scrambled eggs mixed with shredded beef, sautéed onions, fresh jalapenos and tomatoes; Huevos Rancheros, includes three eggs cooked any style and covered with a spicy ranchero sauce; served atop a fresh corn tortilla.

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