DFW Weekend Round Up (10/8-10/11)


From fashion to tractor rides and fundraisers to watch parties, see where to get your fill of fun in D-FW below.


Thursday, October 8

Shop, Eat, Drink, PINK: Travel to the Bishop Arts District for their annual Breast Cancer Awareness fundraiser, featuring a fashion show, parties, bra-decorating contest and more! Local restaurants will offer discounts, prizes and specials for anyone who purchases a ticket. Proceeds benefit Methodist Hospital’s breast cancer early detection and mammogram program for women. $25/person. 6 p.m. Purchase tickets here.


Friday, October 9

Fifty Years of Fashion: Dallas’ biggest fashion and shopping event of the year kicks off with back-to-back runway shows, luxury events, cosmetic shows and special retailer promotions. 3:30 p.m. For fashion show tickets, click here.


San Jacinto Plaza Music Series: Enjoy live music Friday and Saturday evenings in Downtown Rockwall’s newest public space, San Jacinto Plaza. Café style tables and chairs as well as seat walls fill the space. Guests are welcome to bring chairs, food and beverages. This Friday, catch the jazzy tunes of Robert LaCroix. 6:30 to 9 p.m.


Saturday, October 10

Brunch & Bazaar: Travel to Fort Worth’s Riverside Arts District to experience live music, local food, handmade products, and art at the Race Street Market. FREE. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.


FarmFest: The Heritage Farmstead Museum presents the third annual fall family event celebrating agriculture heritage. Experience a “county fair” type atmosphere including blacksmith demonstrations, historical tours, animal activities, tractor rides, live entertainment, food, and more! 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Purchase tickets here.


Texas-OU Watch Party at Granada Theater: Don’t have tickets to the big game? Watch the Red River Rivalry on the Granada big screen! Tickets include a seat and fajita plate. 11 a.m. $20/person. Purchase tickets here.


Sunday, October 11

Truck Yard Chili Cook-Off: Visit the Truck Yard in Dallas’ Lower Greenville area (across from Trader Joe’s) for their inaugural chili cook-off. Guests can taste samples from some of Dallas’ most talented chefs, including Nathan Tate from Rapscallion, Jon Stevens of Stock & Barrel and many more! All proceeds will benefit Angie’s Friends, a local non-profit animal organization that’s dedicated to helping neglected and abused dogs. $25/person (available at door). 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.