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Things To Do in Dallas This Weekend

How to enjoy local arts, culture, food, fitness, and more as Dallas comes back to life.

Things To Do This Weekend

Thursday, July 29

A Hard Day’s Night headlines Vitruvian Nights Live at Addision Circle Park. The free concert starts at 7 p.m.

Herbie K. Johnson and Rob Holbert provide the live music for Summer Music Under the Dome, a free jazz concert in the heart of Fair Park. Seating is limited, so register here for your spot. The performance starts at 7:30 p.m.

Friday, July 30

A packed tray of barbecue (ribs, links, beans, mac, slaw, bread) from Goldee's Barbecue
Do not—and we can’t emphasize this enough—sleep on the smoky perfection coming out of Goldee’s Barbecue in Fort Worth.
Daniel Walker

Get your grill on! Sheraton Dallas closes out Mastering The Art Of Smoking Meat, their summer BBQ series with Friday night’s class on brisket, sausage and grilled oysters.

Deejay Reave provides the tunes for Reunion Tower’s summertime DJ series. The weekend night set begins at 7:30 p.m.

In need of a good BBQ plate and cold beer? Hop & Sting Brewing Co. hosts Pinstripes’ Summer BBQ & Brews Series in Fort Worth. The meal starts at 5:00 p.m. Purchase your ticket here.

Saturday, July 31

Yeehaw! The 32nd Texas Black Invitational Rodeo returns to the Fair Park Coliseum. The rodeo kicks off with a Grand Entry Parade at 6 p.m. The  bronc and bull riding, calf and steer roping, barrel racing, a Pony Express relay race starts at 7 p.m.

Centro Popular, the first Latin music festival in over 10 years, debuts at Wild Acre Live in Fort Worth. The festival starts at 2  p.m. Grab your ticket here.

Support small woman owned business at The Collab Festival at Four Corners Brewing Company. Doors open at 12 p.m.

Sunday, August 1st

Catch the last performance of Committed: Mad Women of the Asylum at Southside on Lamar. The dramatized play will show at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

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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