DFW Weekend Round Up (11/6-11/9)


DFW Weekend Round Up (11/6-11/9)The arts- live music, film festivals and fashion- are all taking center stage this weekend in DFW.

 

If you’re looking for more food & drink centric activities, we have a full list here.

 

Thursday, Nov. 6:

Lone Star Film Festival: This year’s festival runs through Sunday, Nov. 9 and features great movies like Reese Witherspoon’s Wild and Life Partners starring Gillian Jacobs, Leighton Meester and Adam Brody. Screenings take place at AMC Palace 9 and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. The 5th-Annual LSFF Ball will take place on Friday.

 

Stars & Stripes Film Festival: In a salute to Veteran’s Day weekend, Angelika Film Center Dallas will screen military-themed movies from Thursday to Sunday including Saving Private Ryan and Platoon. Proceeds benefit Sons of the Flag.

 

Jay Leno: The comedian and former host of The Tonight Show for 22 years will be at Bass Performance Hall to serve up laughs and benefit the UNT Health Science Center Foundation.

 

Friday, Nov. 7:

Eli Young Band House Party: They started at UNT in 2000 and now they’re one of the most famous country groups in the genre. They’re back in the area for the second year to host a country music festival at Globe Life Park in Arlington that will also showcase stars Gary Allan, Pat Green, Cody Johnson and more.

 

Fashion X Dallas: Fashion takes over in downtown Dallas at Fashion Industry Gallery for three consecutive nights of runway shows and pop-up shops. A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Rise School of Dallas.

 

Saturday, Nov. 8:

The Art of Dr. Seuss Collection: Though he’s best known for his colorful children’s books, Seuss was also an avid painter and sculptor. Check out his works in an exhibit presented by Milan Gallery in Fort Worth through Nov. 24.

 

Bastille: The British rock band will headline the show at Verizon Theatre in Grand Prairie with opener Ella Eyre.

 

Downtown Alamo Drafthouse Groundbreaking: To celebrate the unofficial groundbreaking of the new theater in the Cedars neighborhood, Alamo Drafthouse is hosting a party and an outdoor screening of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. There will be food trucks and beer from Deep Ellum Brewing Co.

 

Sunday, Nov. 9:

Cowboys at Jaguars: In week ten, the ‘boys will take on the Jacksonville Jaguars at home on Sunday at noon. We’re 6 and 3 this season thus far, so grab your friends, your jersey, and a seat around the nearest TV.

 

Dallas Market Hall Sample Sale: Start your holiday shopping early and find something for everyone on your list- jewelry, toys, apparel, children’s clothing, home accessories and furniture- all at low prices.

 

Mavs: The Mavs play the Miami Heat at 6:30pm. Get to American Airlines Center to cheer them on.

 

Image via Fashion X Dallas Facebook