We’re nearing the end of the summer months, slowly but surely. Back to school ads are popping up, summer projects are nearing their deadlines, and happy hour has been opted out for napping at home. Fight the summertime blues by staying out this week at one of the events we’ve listed below. You owe it to your summer bod.
Monday, July 27
CBD Provisions is hosting a Texas Sous Chef Dinner at 7 p.m. Ten sous chefs will be each prepare a dish in order to create a 10-course meal for those attending. Tickets start at $100 per person with an additional $45 for an optional beer pairing. Reservations are required through CBD Provisions at (214)-261-4500.
Tuesday, July 28
Want to know where you can get Hypnotic Donuts after hours? Tuesdays at Opening Bell Coffee in South Side on Lamar (one of the best rooftop views in Dallas), they serve the sugary treats as part of their menu. Hit up the little-known coffee shop and stick around for their open mic night.
Wednesday, July 29
Vegans, have you ever felt so celebrated in your life? The Libertine Bar is hosting a vegan beer dinner featuring all vegan food, beer, and cocktails. The six-course menu looks amazing as each course is carefully paired with a crafted drink. All I’ll say is, there’s a fudgy blueberry brownie for dessert. Swooning over here. Check out the full menu here. The $65 dinner begins at 7 p.m. Call (214)-824-7900 to make a reservation.
Little Red Wasp Kitchen and Bar in Fort Worth is hosting a five-course Sierra Nevada beer dinner. Some of the plates include Texas dim sum, mac n’ cheese bites, and Brother’s Barbecue brisket sliders. The event runs from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. and costs $30 per person.
Thursday, July 30
Scardello’s “Nothin’ but Cheddar” class aims to answer all of the questions one may have about the ubiquitous cheese. Those attending will get to taste different cheddar varieties from around the world, as well as craft beers to pair them with. The event starts at 7 p.m. Reserve your spots here.
The Come-As-You-Are wine dinner at The Grape features wines from Spain. This coveted monthly dinner consists of three courses, long beginning at 5:30 p.m. Those attending will learn about the selected wines for each course as picked out by The Grape. Tickets cost $52 and reservations are recommended.
Friday, July 31
Today, we celebrate the underdog. The Labor of Love Launch event at Whole Foods Lakewood will feature the winner of Deep Ellum Brewing Company’s homebrew competition. Intrinsic Brewing won the competition last year as it was judged from over 175 beers. The brew was made in a 30-barrel batch at Deep Ellum Brewing Company this week, so this is one of the few places featuring the beer. Stop by the event at 7 p.m. to meet the brewers and taste the beer for yourself.
Saturday, August 1
If you’re looking for a block party today, you’re going to find it at Sausage Fest 2015. The third-annual festival takes place at Main Street Garden from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets start at $15 and include a sausage plate, cold beer, and games in the park with hundreds of your closest friends (including Twiggy, the water skiing squirrel).
Sunday, August 2
Sunday Supper Classics resumes today at CBD Provisions. Their summer series is showcasing three-course family style meals to satisfy anyone, with a different menu each Sunday. Additionally, CBD offers bottles of wine 50 percent off each Sunday from 5 to 9 p.m. Dinners are $37 per person and must be reserved at (214)-261-4500.