Thursday, May 14, 2009

New Installment: This Weekend Will Be Awesome

AAAD reader Pablo suggested I add a list of weekend activities to the blog. Introducing This Weekend Will Be Awesome: a list of the best from around the city for the weekend. There is a ton going on this weekend, so let's get off the couch and get out there. Monday mornings at the watercooler will now have much cooler stories, thanks to you and yours.

Let me know if you want to join me at any of the activities listed below, and as always, email me or add comments with additional fun weekend ideas.

All weekend:
TNA 51st Coin & Currency Show
Friday, May 15 through Sunday, May 17

Wildflower! Festival in Richardson
Friday, May 15 through Sunday, May 17

Late Night at The Dallas Museum of Art
Friday, May 15 @ Dallas Museum of Art

Shoot Low Sheriff (DUSTIN'S BAND!)
Friday, May 15 @ All Good Café

James Taylor
Friday, May 15 @ Fair Park Music Hall

Outdoor Farmers Market at Newflower Market on Henderson
Saturday, May 16, 9 a.m.
Score some fresh produce at this Newflower outdoor event. Have fun in the sun and take advantage of some silly priced produce for sale on the patio. Bring your dog and join us for great deals on fresh produce and much, much more!

Barbecue Cooking Class
Saturday, May 16, 9 a.m.
Get ready to fire up those grills at the Williams-Sonoma barbecue class.

1st Annual Etsy Dallas Spring Bash
Saturday, May 16, 11am, @ South Side on Lamar

23rd Annual Bagel Run
$8-$25 Sunday, May 17, 8 a.m. The Bagel Run just may be the only race with a "Fastest Rabbi" trophy. You can register for this annual 10k or 5k — or sign up the kids for the fun run 1k.
214.239.7147 or

British Emporium Car Show @ British Emporium
Sun May 17, 11 am-3 pm
140 N Main St
Grapevine, TX 76051
Call 817-421-2311
This annual show, held each year in conjunction with the Main Street Days festival in Grapevine, features vintage British cars that'll be on display Sunday afternoon. Last year's show sported more than 100 cars and motorcycles — some of the brands you might see include Rolls-Royce, Austin-Healey, Triumph, MG, Jaguar, Lotus and others. The car-show awards will include tributes not only to the vehicles themselves, but to British humor, with categories such as "Shiniest Bonnet," "Loveliest Boot," "Most Rust" and "Car With the Most Personality."

Fretz Family Fun Night
Sunday, May 17
Whether family members are two-footed and short or four-footed and furry, bring them along to the annual Fretz Family Fun night. Festivities start at 6 p.m. with performances by local bands, bounce houses, and petting zoos. Parents can purchase $3 wristbands for unlimited access to all the kiddie games and attractions. Everyone is encouraged to pack a picnic and watch the sun set into dusk as the Dallas Symphony Orchestra performs from 8-9 p.m.

Times Ten Cellars Jazz Concerts
Sunday, May 17 and First and third Sundays of the month, 3-6 p.m.
Times Ten Cellars, 6324 Prospect. 214.824.9463 or

TV On The Radio
Sunday, May 17 @ House of Blues

Pia The Pig

1 comment:

  1. Wow. And here I thought all there is to do here is snuff glue.



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