7/12 – Five Things To Do in Dallas Today

Good Afternoon! I was trying to get this out earlier, but tech difficulty wasn’t helping move things along. Anyhoo, I have a few tid bits here to get you out on this gorgeous sunny day here in Dallas.

1. Taste of Dallas – This event is located at Fair Park. It started with ‘Date Night Friday’ last night and will be going on until Sunday night. Tonight doors will be open until 11 pm. Sunday hours are from 11 am to 8 pm. Family Friendly event with some ‘Adults Only’ Wine Venues.  Tickets start at $12 at the gate (Discounted Tickets can be bought at Walgreen’s for $8) for One Day Admission. More information at tasteofdallas.org

Know Before You Go:

No Pets Allowed

Parking – Paid lots and Street parking Available

DART – check DART.org for their schedule

Cash & Credit welcome

2. Design District Market @ Community Beer Co – Located in the Design District this is a FREE Event. There will be Food Trucks A-Plenty, Dumpster Pools, Local Vendors set up to sell their wares, as well as some Live Music. Party ends at 6 pm

Know Before You Go:

Cash & Credit Welcome

Parking Available

3. Salsa in the Park @ Vitruvian Park in Addison – This event is FREE and open to the public – and yes there will be Latin food as well. Tonight’s Band is Carabali. There will be plenty of Food Trucks available. My recommendation is to arrive early since this is a popular event.

Know Before You Go:

Cash & Credit Welcome

Limited parking Available

4. Asian Film Fest of Dallas – This fest is one of the country’s largest celebrations of Asian film, spanning a full week and screening more than 50 films, along with parties, and meet and greets with directors, actors and producers from all over the world. Friday started the first full day of the festival and starts with a screening of experimental shorts at 2:30 p.m. and concludes at 9:45 p.m. with the live action/anime mystery film Black Butler. Grab tickets  &passes at asianfilmdallas.com

5. Ro2 Art Downtown – Free Event!! Featuring music by THROBBERT
ON VIEW THROUGH August 12, 2014

Ro2 Art is pleased to present CHAOS – a curated exhibition of small works featuring over 100 Ro2 artists and guests. The show consists of work in virtually every medium, all presented on an intimate scale. The opening reception takes place Saturday, July 12, from 7 – 10 pm. The exhibition is on view at Ro2 Art Downtown, located at 110 North Akard Street, in downtown Dallas, running through August 12, 2014.
Special events will be scheduled throughout the month.

 

BONUS –

Check out Fantastic Planet a surreal sci-fi film at the Texas Theatre at 8 p.m. Saturday for just $10.50 or buy a $17 ticket for a combo movie/after party with music from True Widow, Mountains of Smoke, and Mannequins with Kill Appeal, while DeeJay George Quartz loiters near the restrooms all night. More information atthetexastheatre.com.

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