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Things to Do in Dallas

Things To Do in Dallas This Week

How to enjoy local arts, culture, food, fitness, and more in Dallas.
By D Magazine |

Monday, August 15

Attend Bishop Arts Theatre Center‘s production of Curse of the Puerto Rican. The comedic drama follows the Rodriguez’s chaotic Christmas holiday. The play runs until August 28. Get tickets.

Tuesday, August 16

Head over to the Rogers-O’Brien Amphitheater for Yoga On The Lawn. The free weekly class begins at 6 p.m. The event is open to the public. Read more.

Can you smell the slow roasted Cuban pork from here? Celebrate National Rum Day at Seven Doors Kitchen & Cocktails in The Colony. Bumbu Rum Company sponsors the Cuban rum dinner, filled with appetizers, cigars and dancing. The dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. Buy seats.

Wednesday, August 17


Want to learn more about Dallas’ art, beauty, and fashion industries? Purchase tickets to FGI Dallas 4th Annual Fall Forum at Highland Park Village. Experts like Courtney Kerr, Deborah Scott, and Dr. Barbara Sturm will educate attendees about emergent trends in art & design, beauty and wellness, and men’s fashion & lifestyle. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. Purchase tickets.

Touch up your two step skills at Summer Dance Socials. The free weekly dance series brings world class instructors Bobby Pritchard & Carla Romine for an one hour dance class, followed by a two hour dance social. Cocktails and light bites are available for purchase. The class starts at 7 p.m. More info.

There’s nothing more Americana than a discounted hot dog special at a baseball game. Watch the Texas Rangers play the Oakland A’s on Texas Chili Company Hot Dog Night at Globe Life Field. The game starts at 7:05 p.m. Purchase seats.

Recurring Things To Do

Visit the Inaugural Exhibition of Texas Sculptors at ArtCentre of Plano. The exhibit ends on August 27. More info.

August brings Dollar Days to the Dallas Arboretum. For the month of August, enjoy reduced admission to the botanical garden. The special ends on August 31. Purchase tickets.

Explore Disney Art from Private Collections at the Arlington Museum of Art. The exhibit displays artworks from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Alice in Wonderland, One Hundred and One Dalmatians, and more classic Disney films. The exhibit runs until September 4. Reserve tickets.

Head to the AT&T Discovery District for ‘The Pictures Generation.’ The postmodern exhibition features multimedia works from various artists. The exhibit runs until September 5. More info.

Attend the opening of “Cartier and Islamic Art: In Search of Modernity” at the Dallas Museum of Art. The exhibition is a collection of Louis Cartier’s designs and the influence of Islamic art on the French luxury brand. The exhibit runs until September 18. Get tickets.

Thursdays on Tap launches at the Perot Museum. The after-hours experience allows 21+ visitors to eat and drink while touring some of the museum’s latest exhibitions. The weeknight event runs until October 13. Get tickets.

Spirit and Form,” Octavio Medellín’s exhibition opens at the Dallas Museum of Art. The exhibit is a homage to the influential artist and art educator who impacted generations of Latinx artists in Dallas and Texas overall. The exhibit, which is free to the public, runs until January 15, 2023.


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