On Tap: Legoland for Adults Only, Bicycle Toy Run for Vogel Alcove, & Festival of Faiths

We scoured the internet for unique events to educate and celebrate this week.

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Editor’s Picks of events for Dec. 15 – 22. 

Thursday, Dec. 15

DIVERSITY ENTREPRENEUR DAY — 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at The Dallas Entrepreneur Center Coworking Space, 311 N. Market St., Suite 200, in Dallas. Diversity Entrepreneur Day is meant to inspire North Texan minority entrepreneurs and small business owners. The event includes workshops on business development, vendor showcases, and free dinner and drinks. For parking information, visit this website. Admission is free. For more information and to register, visit the event page

Friday, Dec. 16

LEGOLAND DISCOVERY CENTER ADULT NIGHTS — 7 to 9 p.m. at Legoland Discovery Center, 3000 Grapevine Mills Parkway., in Grapevine. This holiday-themed event is for adults who want to visit and explore Legoland. Adults can enjoy a “no kids allowed” night while competing in build competitions for prizes. Attendees must be age 18 or older. Tickets prices are $13.50 in advance or $21 at the door. For more information and to register, visit the event page

Saturday, Dec. 17 

DALLASITES 101 HOLIDAY MARKET — 11 a.m. to 3 p.m at the Alexan West Dallas, 604 Fort Worth Ave., in Dallas. The outdoor market will feature local vendors including Milk and Bubbles, India Hicks, Live Tribal, The Good Pagoda, and more. There will be live music performed by local artists, Mitchell Ferguson, The Rooftop Villas, and Moonlight Native. Free to attend. Visit the Facebook event page for more information.

INAUGURAL BICYCLE TOY RUN FOR VOGEL ALCOVE — 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. begins at Dallas Bike Works, 4875 W. Lawther Drive, in Dallas. Bring a new, unwrapped toy for an infant to 12-year old to donate to the Vogel Alcove benefitting homeless children. The approximately 10-mile course is family friendly and helmets are mandatory. Visit the Facebook event page for more information.

S.M. WRIGHT FOUNDATION PRESENTS 2016 CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK — Beginning at 8:30 a.m. at Dallas Fair Park Automobile Building, 1121 1st Ave., in Dallas. This free event will celebrate the Christmas spirit by giving back necessaries like coats, clothes, food, toys or bikes to a child in need. For this 18th annual celebrating, their goal is to serve 25,000 to 40,000 who are less fortunate. For more information, visit the Christmas in the Park website.   

Monday, Dec. 19

THANKS-GIVING SQUARE PRESENTS WINTER FESTIVAL OF FAITHS — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Thanks-Giving Square, 1627 Pacific Ave., in Dallas. This festival will celebrate the holiday season by having various religious and cultural groups showcasing their holiday spirit and traditions by either dance, chanting, traditional singing, percussion, or instrumental music. Admission is free. For more information visit the Thanks-Giving website

Tuesday, Dec. 20

#BIGDOCC! — 8 to 9 a.m. at Coffee House Cafe, 6150 Frankford Road in Dallas. This event is a chance to have an hourlong discussion with others who are passionate about tech. Breakfast burritos and coffee will be served. For more information, visit the website

Thursday, Dec 22 

DALLAS MAKERSPACE TOUR NIGHT —  7 to 9:30 p.m. at Dallas Makerspace, 1825 Monetary Lane, Suite 104, in Carrollton. Attendees are allowed to bring any special projects. This tour is open to the public. This event is free. For more information visit the website


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