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Things To Do in Dallas This Weekend

How to enjoy local arts, culture, food, fitness, and more while practicing social distancing.

Things To Do This Week

Wednesday, Feb. 24

The Rustic is supporting Genesis Women’s Shelter, a local transitional housing program for women and their children who have experienced domestic violence, through its Hot Chicken & Cheese Challenge. Every purchase of its Hot Chicken & Cheese sandwich will be matched by the restaurant. For non-chicken and cheese eaters, the restaurant’s parking lot is accepting supplies from the nonprofit’s Amazon Wish List until March 8. The challenge lasts through the 8th, as well.

Thursday, Feb. 25

Remember Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots? The Perot Museum of Nature and Science is encouraging adults and children across North Texas to learn about the field of robotics at Engineers Week. Professional engineers will be at the Museum from Feb. 25 through Feb. 28 to conduct interactive demonstrations, experiences and take-home activities for families to enjoy.

Friday, Feb. 26 

Throwdown in Cow Town. Fort Worth is hosting Unleash The Beast: American Roots Edition, the latest stop on the PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Can-Am Invitational. Hosted at the Cowtown Coliseum, attendees can witness world champion athletes until the 27th. Tickets are available here.

Saturday, Feb. 27

Sweat for a good cause! Trophy Fitness Club is hosting a Texas Strong class at its Uptown location on Saturday at 9 a.m. Proceeds will benefit Brother Bill’s Helping Hand, a West Dallas nonprofit organization that provides physical and behavioral health services, workforce development programs, and groceries. Masks required.

Paws Cause, SPCA of Texas annual fundraiser is helping the Mary Spencer Spray/Neuter & Wellness Clinic. Located in South Dallas, the veterinary clinic educates residents about pet ownership, transportation services for neighbors in need and accessible medical treatments. Due to the pandemic, the fundraiser is virtual but the charitable organizations offers a curbside option to pick up goody bags and Barefoot-sponsored wine.

Vibes Texas, an underground creative community, is celebrating its third anniversary. Founded by local curator Romii, the event brings together local artists, musicians, and fashion designers. Limited tickets are available to comply with the venue’s capacity. The event kicks off at 8 p.m. at 4735 Memphis St. in the Design District.

Sunday, Feb. 28

WOOD/SHOP | New Works by Company Dancers, the first in a three-part series of works choreographed entirely and uniquely by Bruce Wood dancers. The first installment features filmed works by Gabriel Speiller (Roses in December), Megan Storey (The Silence That Wakes Us), and Cole Vernon’s project of five shorts that probe the incredibly relevant genre of dance film. Free tickets for the virtual performances with an after-show Q&A are available here.

Recurring Things To Do

While restaurants, movie theaters, museums, and other local businesses have reopened with limited capacities, we’re still very much in the midst of an infectious outbreak. Medical experts recommend that we continue to practice social distancing and wear masks vigilantly. 

For other new and notable exhibitions, performances, and events around town this month, check out 12 things you must do this February in Dallas.

February is Black History Month, which obviously will look a bit different this year. There are plenty streaming options for you to choose from. Here is our list

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