Thursday, June 30
Happy Birthday Krio! The Vietnamese-Cajun restaurants commemorates two years of business with anniversary food and drink specials. Starting at 4 p.m., the Bishop Arts hotspot will have $7 hand grenades, all you can eat crawfish, and live music. The anniversary special ends at 10 p.m.
End the evening at Vitruvian Nights Live. The free summer concert series transforms Addison Circle Park into a mini festival for individuals and families to enjoy live music under the Texas night sky. A Hard Night’s Day, a Beatles cover band, serves as this week’s musical talent. The series begins at 7 p.m.
Friday, July 1
Dallas Farmers Market celebrates the first of the month with M.A.D.E. DALLAS, an artisan market to showcase products from local designers and makers. Musician Corey Breedlove will be the night’s entertainment as guests shop from small businesses at the market’s stalls. The event is free to the public.
Saturday, July 2
Find the perfect headband or cute accessory for the pool at The Boho Market at The Hill. The pet friendly event highlights local vendors and the shopping center’s elusive restaurants scene. The market starts at 9 a.m.
Put this on your to-do list. Family & Friends host Another One, a curated DJ series with performances by Emanuel, DJ Kmor, Prodacia, and Funkrula! at Strangeways. Come ready to dance. The night begins at 9 p.m. Purchase tickets.
Sunday, July 3
You had me at tattoos. Peaberry Coffee celebrates the summer heat with a Block Party in Oak Cliff. Rev’s Grilled Cheese and Celestial Beer Works will provide food and drink for guests. Cool down with a snow cone from Gordo’s Snowcones and commemorate the event with a cute flash tattoo designed by artists Will Heron and sm.sanz. The party starts at 6 p.m. More info.
Monday, July 4
Happy July 4th! Here are D Magazine‘s picks on where to celebrate the patriotic holiday.
Recurring Things To Do
Attend the opening of Niki Dionne’s “Women Walking” exhibit at Galleria Dallas. The exhibit illustrates how Black women perceive themselves in society. The exhibit is on level one across from Gucci and will be on display until June 30.
Guadalupe Rosales’ exhibition “Drifting on a Memory” opens at the Dallas Museum of Art. The exhibit pays homage to the cultural traditions of Latinx communities in the United States, specifically Rosales’ neighborhood of East Los Angeles. The exhibit is free to the public and runs until July 2.
“Oh my God, do I look like I’m in Oklahoma?” Catch the Winspear Opera House‘s version of the Tony Award winning production. The play runs until July 12. Get tickets.
“Departmental Standard on Empathy Displacement and Universal Salvage” opens at Ro2 Art in The Cedars. The exhibit takes inspiration from Ken Craft’s experience as a firefighter. The exhibit runs until July 15.
“The Language of Beauty” opens at the Kimbell Art Museum. The exhibition showcases works from West, Central and Southern Africa. The Kimbell is the only arts institution outside of the Art Institute of Chicago where the Diasporic pieces will be on display. The exhibit runs until July 31.
School is out for the summer, so why not take the family to the Arboretum? Summer at the Arboretum comes back with floral peacock displays, mural paintings and live music. The summer series lasts until August 14. 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.