Bits & Bites: Things to Do and Chew in Dallas

Your guide to dining events.

Get out and eat this weekend.

Thursday, August 10

The Pharmacy Grand Opening Party
A classic soda shop with a modern twist is opening in Deep Ellum on Thursday and is hosting a grand opening  party all day Saturday. The first 50 milkshakes (starting at 11 a.m.) are only $1. The party will get started at 7 p.m. Come by for some boozy milkshakes, specials, give aways and more. Find out more at the event’s Facebook page.

Friday, August 11

Paint Amber Sunset
Gather your friends and head over to Pinot’s Palette for a classy evening of painting and drinking. Learn how to paint an amber sunset in the woods from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. The class is $35. Sign up here.

Saturday, August 12

6-Pack Trail, Bike Cruise & Craft Beer Tour on 8/12
Sign up for a 9.5-mile bike and booze cruise. Tour the trails around the Trinity River and pop into six local breweries along the way. The all-day event begins at 11:30 a.m. and concludes with dinner at LUCK at Trinity Groves. This BYOB (bring your own bike) event is open to all skill levels and costs $50. Learn more, and buy your ticket, here.

Beer, BBQ, and Back to School
Toast to the end of summer and the start of a new school year at the Texas Ale Project from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. There will be brews to your heart’s content and barbecue from the Texas Beer Chef. Learn more here.

Austin EastCiders Ramble ft. Medicine Man Revival
Austin EasCiders is hosting a night of live music and cider specials at Three Links in Deep Ellum from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Chill and listen as bands like Medicine Man Revival, Henry the Archer, and more play. R.S.V.P. to the free event and get entered into a raffle for a $100 bar tab and prize pack.

Sunday, August 13

Brunch On Broadway: Mamma Mia!
Come out to the Alamo Drafthouse for a showing of Momma Mia at 11 a.m. as part of their Brunch on Broadway series. Purchase a $6.50 ticket to the movie and get access to their special brunch menu. Buy your ticket and learn more here.

Peticolas Brewing Company’s Ping Pong Tourney II
Peticolas is hosting a ping pong competition, so come down for your chance for glory and a $50 gift card. It costs $15 to register for the tourney, but that price includes registration and three beers. Doors open at noon and the games begin at 1 p.m. Learn more and register here.

Yoga on the Roof / Kurt Johnsen
Start your week right and climb up to the top of HG Sply Co. for a 10 a.m. yoga class with Kurt Johnsen as part of the Yoga on the Roof series. After getting your zen on, head downstairs for brunch at HG Sply Co. Find our more at the event’s Facebook page.