On Tap: Savor Dallas, Deep Ellum Arts Festival, & Trinity River Corridor Day of Service

Browse our curated selection of events to plan your next week — and beyond.

Reminder Calendar

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you.  As always, events may change at any time, so check event website or registration page for the latest details.


THURSDAY, APRIL 6 – SUNDAY, APRIL 9

SAVOR DALLAS

OPENING NIGHT: THURDAY, APRIL 6
Marie Gabrielle Restaurant & Garden, 2728 N. Harwood St., in Dallas
5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

SHAKEN + STIRRED: FRIDAY, APRIL 7
Happiest Hour, 2616 Olive St., in Dallas
7 – 10 p.m.

THE GRAND TASTING: SATURDAY, APRIL 8
Centennial Hall, 1001 Washington St., in Dallas
7 – 10 p.m.

THE RESERVE TASTING: SATURDAY, APRIL 8
Centennial Hall, 1001 Washington St., in Dallas
6 – 8 p.m.

COMMUNITY BRUNCH: SUNDAY, APRIL 9
Dallas Farmers Market, 920 S. Harwood St., in Dallas 
10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Savor Dallas pairs North Texas’ top restaurant and chefs with wines from local, national and international wineries and winemakers, along with spirits purveyors and craft breweries.  

Tickets range from $55 to $400. Learn more about Savor Dallas here.

 

DALLAS ART FAIR 

Thursday: 7 to 10 p.m. 
Friday and Saturday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. 
Sunday: noon – 6 p.m. 
Fashion Industry Gallery, 1807 Ross Ave., in Dallas 

During the eighth annual event, prominent national and international art dealers and galleries will exhibit painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography, video, and installations by modern and contemporary artists.

Prices range from $20-$50. Purchase tickets and find more information here


FRIDAY, APRIL 7 

CREATIVEMORNINGS 
WELD, 2410 Farrington St., in Dallas 
8 – 10 a.m. 

CreativeMornings is a free breakfast lecture series aimed to inspire and nurture creative souls. 

This month’s speaker is Gary Buckner, a functional-form artist, entrepreneur, and founder/owner of STASH Design, a Dallas commercial design firm that uses upcycled, repurposed, and restored materials. His company has done work for many businesses around the area.

Free. Register and find more information here

TRINITY RIVER CONSERVATION CORPS’ CORPORATE DAY OF SERVICE
Moore Park, 1900 E. 8th St., Dallas
8:30 a.m.

Help pick up trash, perform trail maintenance, and other beautification efforts in the Trinity River Corridor either as an individual or part of a team with the Trinity River Conservation Corps.

Free. Register and find more information here.

EDUCATION TO EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK LUNCH
Dallas Regional Chamber, 500 N. Akard St., Suite 2600, in Dallas
Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Join the Dallas Regional Chamber for the second installment of its 2017 Education to Employment Outlook Series which takes a look at education and workforce legislative topics being discussed during the 85th Legislative Session. 

Speakers include Robbie Briggs, president and CEO of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty; Russell Cosby, executive vice president at JLL; and Anne Wicks, director of education reform at the George W. Bush Institute. They will discuss how their businesses and future workforce and property values could be affected by possible legislation.  

Tickets are $25 for members and $50 for nonmembers. Register and find more information here.


FRIDAY, APRIL 7 – SUNDAY, APRIL 9 

DEEP ELLUM ARTS FESTIVAL
2900-3400 Main Street, in Dallas
Begins at 11 a.m. all three days

The three-day festival will include more than 200 decorative and visual artists selling and commissioning original works, and 150 original bands and performance artists.

Free. For more information visit the event website here.


SATURDAY, APRIL 8 

YP SERVICE EVENT: BONTON FARMS
Bonton Farms, 12650 Ravenview Road, in Dallas
9:30 a.m. – noon

Join the Dallas Regional Chamber for its first YP service event of the year.

Bonton Farms is a South Dallas urban farm founded to alleviate the area’s food desert, create jobs, and restore lives in the neighborhood. 

Find more information visit the event page here.


MONDAY, APRIL 10

CREATIVE CONVERSATION: ART, ARCHITECTURE, AND PLACEMAKING 
Dallas City Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St., in Dallas 
6 – 8 p.m. 

Creative Conversation is an annual panel bringing together community experts to discuss a specific art discipline. The event dates back to 2013, when Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings launched it as Dallas Arts Week’s signature event. This year, as part of the expanded Dallas Arts Month, the panel will look at how the intersection of art and architecture can activate public spaces and fuel growth in cities. 

Free. Register and find more information here


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12 

ONE MILLION CUPS
The Dallas Entrepreneur Center, 311 N. Market St. Suite 200, in Dallas 
9 – 10 a.m. 

1 Million Cups is a free, national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs. Hear what local startups are up to. The Dallas chapter meets on Wednesdays at The DEC.

Free. Register and find more information here


THURSDAY, APRIL 13

DEVMOUNTAIN DALLAS RIBBON CUTTING
DevMountain, 500 S. Ervay St. Suite 101, in Dallas 
2 – 3 p.m. 

Join local community leaders to celebrate the opening of the new DevMountain Dallas campus. Following a ribbon cutting, attendees can take tours of the coding school. There will also be an after party and open house event from 6 to 8 p.m. 

Free. Find more information and register for the event here


SNEAK PEEK: 

FRIDAY, APRIL 14 

DOWNTOWN DALLAS CAREER FAIR 
Tech Wildcatters, 211 N. Ervay St., in Dallas 
noon – 4 p.m. 

Come for a day of networking and job hunting at one of the city’s biggest tech and startup career fairs. Employers are looking for candidates to fill positions from internships to full-time gigs. Last year’s event attracted more than 1,500 job seekers and employers.

Free. Find more information here


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