DALLAS, TX — If you’re looking to have some fun this weekend, look no further than this roundup. Patch has singled out some of the coolest experiences Dallas has to offer, including a craft fair with food, beer and wine tastings, a film festival and the chance to watch Luchadores duke it out while munching on Tacos.
Okay, this one isn’t in Dallas. But it’s worth making the trip out to Arlington. This year’s draft marks the first time the event has been held in an NFL stadium.
Here’s a peek at what you’ll see when you attend.
Angelika Film Center, Dallas
This year-round festival is hosting its Spring Film installment this weekend. Now in it’s 48th year, the festival includes year-round "Meet the Filmmakers" screenings; film series and retrospectives organized around important themes and filmmakers; presentations of restored prints on the big screen, and educational activities including filmmaker discussions and extensive community outreach activities.
"Delight in the joy of spring when Artscape, the Dallas Arboretum’s juried fine art and craft show and sale, brings together outstanding artists from around the country. The show features a variety of mediums including Painting, Sculpture, 2-D and 3-D mixed media, photography and more."
Delight in the joy of Artscape with something for all the senses:
Close to 100 professional artists showcasing their exceptional art in Pecan Grove.Galleries at DeGolyer with top galleries exhibiting and selling art with 20% of sales benefiting the Arboretum.A University Zone with regional university students and faculty showing and selling their art.Art demonstrations by Dallas County Community College District students and faculty.Live musical entertainment on stage with radio and TV personalities serving as emcees.Food concessions, craft beer and wine tastings.A Children’s Art Escape, featuring hands-on art activities for the young to make and take, overseen by retired DISD art teachers.Prize drawings on the hour every hour.
April 27 – 29Southlake Town SquareHosted by Southlake Women’s Club
Friday, April 27 4:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 28 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 29, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
"Now in it’s fourth year, Taco Libre Dallas is a gathering of the region’s best taquerias served with a side of a lucha libre wrestling and music. But really, it’s all about the tacos. Twenty four of the area’s best taquerias, plus one from Mexico City, have been deliciously curated by The Taco Trail’s José Ralat. Tacos will range from traditional to contemporary. Each taqueria will have a $2 taco and there will be plenty of veggie options. TACO LIBRE DALLAS takes place Saturday, April 28 at the Shed at Dallas Farmers Market. This is a family friendly event. Taco ’bout a good time!"
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