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Things To Do in Dallas This Weekend

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Things To Do This Weekend

Thursday, July 22

Bring the kiddos out for an afternoon of gaming fun at Reunion Tower! From 2 to 5 p.m., Goliath, a Richardson-based toy company, will unveil upcoming games from their new Fall 2021 line.

A section for children’s books with some unfinished art on the wall. Photo by Alex Macon.

Support Gracelyn’s Hope at Interabang Books. The charity event starts at 6:00 p.m. and runs until 8:00 p.m. Proceeds from each book purchase will go towards “Gracelyn’s Hope initiative to help ensure that every child in our community has a home, a self-sufficient family, and a foundation for success in school and life.”

“Silent Partner,” artist Brian Molanphy’s latest ceramic installation, opens at the Nasher Sculpture Center for their Nasher Public series. The ceramic vessels will be on display until August 15.

Friday, July 23

Electronic artist and violinist Lindsey Stirling stops in Dallas for her Artemis U.S. Tour. She takes over the Pavillion at Toyota Music Factory at 7 p.m. Purchase your ticket here.

Missed last week’s smoking meats class at Sheraton Dallas? Never fear, spots are still available for Friday’s night class. This week’s class focuses on Pork Shoulder and Chicken. Bring an empty stomach and a notebook.

Don’t miss Cheryl Donegan’s exhibition at Blind Alley Projects. Today is the last chance to view “Doomscrolling”, a series of long painting on paper.

Saturday, July 24

Aloha, y’all! The inaugural Hawaiian-Texan festival transforms the National Day of the Cowboy into a family-friendly celebration. The day kicks off at Hawaiian Falls with a cowboy costume contest at 11 a.m., hula lessons at 1:30 p.m., and hat decorating at 4 p.m.

Happy National Tequila Day! Las Almas Rotas is the place to be for their margarita specials.

Sunday, July 25

A lil Hocus Pocus. If you’re already planning for spooky season, stop by Rooftop Cinema Club for a nighttime showing of the Disney classic (before the upcoming reboots ruin it. Space Jam 2, anyone?)

Plan a day at the Dallas Museum of Art to view “Cubism in Color: The Still Lifes of Juan Gris”, the first U.S. exhibition of Juan Cris’s works in 35 years.

Recurring Things To Do

It’s now July, which means it’s time for our print magazine’s list of the month’s must-do events.

#IfThenSheCan, an exhibit of contemporary women professionals in STEM careers, at NorthPark Center runs until October 24. The 3D printed display features 122 statues of women STEM innovators to inspire the next generation of young girls and women.

Motifs,” sm sanz’s show debuts at Plush Gallery. The show, composed of SANZ’s collection of pop culture symbols and themes, begins at 2 p.m. The exhibit lasts until September 11.

Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth., the Smithsonian Institution’s traveling exhibition of African American men who’ve made history, opens at the African American Museum in Fair Park. The exhibit runs through September 12.

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