Thursday, June 4, 2009
Let's Have An Awesome Weekend
Hey kiddos! Lots of fun to be had around town this weekend. I'm stoked to support the pets while enjoying pet-parent made videos at the SPCA Petflix. I hope you can find something below to spark some fun. If not, turn on the sprinklers and live it up!
Parker Hawn Vintage Trunk Show
Parker Hawn Vintage is hosting a summer collection trunk show from 5 to 9 p.m. in the Hadley & Harriet courtyard (3922 Lemmon Ave.), with drinks, eats and giveaways and guest DJ Mr Rid (formerly of the Starck Club) spinning retro. Owner Pam Scrima's selection of '60s, '70s and '80s finds are all priced under $50 -- expect some designer name scores.
Dallas Arboretum Cool Thursday Concert Series
This is Dallas' only outdoor concert series overlooking White Rock Lake. Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Rd. dallasarboretum.org
Barefoot At The Belmont Concert Series
The Belmont Hotel is proud to present the return of the outdoor music series, Barefoot at the Belmont. Sip cocktails and munch on tasty bites from the BarBelmont while listening to some of Texas’ best independent artists. 877.476.3378 or belmontdallas.com.
Open Mic Night
Got a band? Try out to be one of Newflower's featured ands throughout the summer. Winner will be paid to play on June 26. 4 p.m. Newflower Market, 1800 Henderson. newflowermarkets.com
Fleetwood's Kit Kat bicycle rental
Bike rental is free for the Sunday group rides (first come; first served, while they last). The group rides from the bike boutique along the Katy Trail to Victory Park and back, stopping at a restaurant along the way for food and drinks.
Cinematic Titanic at the Lakewood Theater
Movie-spoofing has rarely been in better hands than the "Mystery Science Theater 3000" team. The cult TV show, which ran on several networks including Comedy Central, went off the air in 1999. But its premise was just too good to keep down: An astronaut, stranded in space with a bevy of wacky robot pals, is forced to watch terrible movies by a mad scientist who is controlling them from Earth.
Donut Day & Coffee Sampling
Enjoy a sampling of freshly baked donuts and our signature in-house roasted coffee. 8 a.m. Newflower Market, 1800 Henderson. newflowermarkets.com
Storybook Playhouse exhibit at the Arboretum
The "Storybook Playhouse" exhibit at the Dallas Arboretum features 14 interactive playhouses inspired by children's stories. They were designed by local architects as part of a competition.
Target First Saturdays at The Nasher
Monthly Themes June 6: Technology July 4: Collaboration August 1: Personality September 5: Experience Activities: Family Tours: Hourly from 10:15am - 12:15pm Art Scavenger Hunt: 10 am – 2 pm Children’s Art Activity...
Dub Show Tour
Custom rides, new automotive products, and celebrity-owned vehicles are among the attractions at this indoor show. There'll also be music from Gorilla Zoe, King James II and Tum Tum.
Dance Lessons at Gilleys Dallas
Weekly C&W dance lessons at one of the best dance venues in the metro area - Gilleys Dallas. Lessons from 6:00 to 8:00 every Saturday, no cover before 8:00.
USA vs. Honduras at Trinity Hall
Soccer Watching party with American Outlaws!
Ad-Libs Comedy Improv Troupe
Ad-Libs is an American Comedy Improv Troupe performing since 1986. Ad-Libs has entertained and amazed crowds, at its cabaret style theater in Dallas and across the country.
Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake
2009 casual classics Tchaikovsky: Suite from Swan Lake June 6, 7:30PM Dso assistant conductor Rei Hotoda makes her Dallas Symphony debut in a program featuring three Russian heavyweights to open the 2009 Casual Classics Series.
Happy Days - A New Musical
Seems like old times: TV show "Lost" may have gone back to the ’70s, but you can do your own time-traveling to the ’50s with a little help from "Happy Days — A New Musical," presented by the Dallas Summer Musicals.
Third annual Kids Triathlon
If you’ve got a high-energy kid, we’ve got an event for you. The Jewish Community Center of Dallas is hosting its third annual Kids Triathlon for ages 7 to 14.
Bocce Ball in CenterPark at Northpark Mall
Learn how to play Bocce Ball with the experts from The Italian Club of Dallas or join in and play. The CenterPark gardens at NorthPark make the perfect location for this fun sport.
Times Ten Cellars Jazz Concert
Achieve the ultimate kickback Sunday with a bottle of wine and a little live jazz. Concerts are the first and third Sundays of the month, Times Ten Cellars, 6324 Prospect. 214.824.9463 or timestencellars.com.
SPCA Pet Flix
All ticket proceeds benefit the homeless animals of the SPCA of Texas. Pets also will be available for adoption at the event, in case you’re in the market for a furry addition to your family. Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville. 214.824.9933 or granadatheater.com.
Central 214's Sunset Movie Series
Take in an outdoor movie before the summer swelter kicks in. Executive Chef Blythe Beck is offering movie-themed plates and cocktails (many under $7). Central 214, 5680 North Central Expwy. central214.com
Meet Me At The Donut Sampling!
Pia The Pig