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This week’s events offer a real assortment of food and drink, from Belgian beer to barbecue and brunch. Things to do while eating and drinking are also varied. Play beach volleyball or video games, discover Colombian cuisine, or relax in your own mini pool on one of the city’s most colorful patios.
Saturday is National Tequila Day and later this week we’ll have a list of places to check out for your favorite tequila drinks.
Belgian beer week
Flying Saucer Draughthouse Emporium, 3111 Olympus Blvd. (Cypress Waters) and 111 E. 3rd St. (Fort Worth)
What: A full week of beer promotions, releases and features in honor of the Belgian National Day this Wednesday
When: now until Friday
Tickets: No tickets or reservations necessary
Each location has different promotions, so check the calendar at Cypress Waters or Fort Worth for a schedule of promotions on beer, drinks, flights and more.
Elise Bishop Live at CANVAS Dallas Gallery Rooftop Lounge
CANVAS Dallas Hotel, 1325, boul. Botham Jean. (Southside / The Cedars)
What: Live music at the pool bar with a view
When: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday July 21 and Wednesday July 28
Tickets: Free. Get the details on Eventbrite.
Have a few cocktails, take in the view, and listen to local singer / songwriter Elise Bishop perform her eclectic mix of pop, jazz and EDM.
Taiyaki and Japanese Curry at Dallas Farmers Market
Dallas Farmers Market, 920 S Harwood St. (Farmers Market District)
What: Organic Bakery and Asian Restaurant Ashley’s Farm Fresh does what it does best at Pearl Street Eats.
When: Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Tickets: Free. See details on the Dallas Farmers Market website.
Every third Wednesday, the Dallas Farmers Market hosts a local chef to share the latest creations from their kitchens. The market shops stay open late and there is also live music.
This week, chef Ashley of Ashley’s Farm Fresh offers Japanese curry and Taiyaki, fun fish-shaped cakes, commonly sold on the streets in Japan.
Misfits Market Mobile Pop-Up Tour at White Rock Lake Park
Lot Mockingbird, White Rock Lake Trail (White Rock Lake)
What: New market that fights food waste stops in Dallas on its summer tour
When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday July 23
According to a press release, the event promises “fun selfie moments, cool loot, organic and recycled snacks along the way, and the chance to win free races for a year.” Visitors who donate at least $ 1 to Feeding America via the Venmo Handle of the Misfits Market Tour can purchase recycled stroopwafel cookies from Belgian Boys and organic fruit popsicles from GoodPop. Misfits Market will also donate $ 25,000 to Feeding America to kick off the tour. “
Course in mastering the art of smoking meats
Sheraton Dallas, 400 N. Olive St. (Downtown Dallas)
What: Chef Zeb Hartline will demonstrate how to smoke pork and chicken.
When: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday July 23
Tickets: $ 35 on Eventbrite.
Visit the Sheraton’s outdoor patio and ‘Herb’ n Jungle ‘and learn a bit about smoking meat. Mingle and enjoy live music, sample food presented in class, including appetizers, and sip on a specialty cocktail, wine or beer. All food and drinks are included.
Next week’s class, also Friday night at 6 p.m., covers brisket, sausage, and oysters.
Summer sips: a cocktail experience
Morton’s The Steakhouse, 2222 McKinney Ave. (Uptown)
What: A cocktail with four courses of Casamigos Tequila cocktails and assorted menu items
When: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday July 23
Tickets: $ 99 on Eventbrite.
Stroll through restaurant stations to sample tequila and shrimp street tacos with watermelon and mint margarita, chocolate chili ancho pie with smoked horchata cinnamon and more.
Video game night on social networks
Peticolas Brewing Company, 1301 Pace Street (Dallas Design District)
What: Social Video Game Night is back with retro video games, Jackbox Trivia, and Rockstar 3.
When: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, July 23
Tickets: Free. Find details on the Peticolas Facebook page.
Play trivia, retro and PC games including Fibbage, Quiplash, Trivia Murder Party, and other trivia games from Jackbox Games. There are plenty of games and tons of equipment so you can play your way while drinking really good beer. There’s even a Wii specially modified for GameCube games so you can play Mario Party at the bar.
Burnt tips and infusions
Persimmons Bar and Grill on Grapevine Golf Course, 3800 Fairway Drive (Grapevine)
What: Listen to live music while tasting burnt tips and beers from Karbach Brewing Company
When: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, July 23
Tickets: $ 50 for adult tickets and $ 25 for children on Eventbrite.
The summer series at Persimmons means family fun with a great view of the golf course. There is live music on the patio, beer tastings from Karbach Brewing Co., and dinner with delicious burnt tips.
Breath of beer – Yoga & Brew
Outfit Brewery, 7135 John W. Carpenter Freeway (Northwest Dallas)
What: A fun hour-long yoga practice and two free beers
When: 11 a.m. to noon, Saturday July 24
Tickets: $ 20 on Eventbrite.
Every second and fourth Saturday, you can start your Saturday morning in peace with a season of yoga and beer. Bring your mat and arrive in time to pick your spot and pick your first beer. If you bring a newbie friend, you’ll get a free bonus beer.
Dallas Colombian Festival
Addison Circle Park, 4970 Addison Circle Drive (Addison)
What: A day of Colombian entertainment, food, art and vendors
When: 3 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday, July 24
Tickets: $ 20, (free for children under 12) on the Uptown Latino site
Join the 4th Annual Colombian Festival just days after Colombia’s Independence Day (July 20) for fun and fabulous, South American-style food. The dancers of the 501 Revelers carnival will be among the animators.
Play forward: sand volleyball tournament
Sandbar Cantina and Grill, 317 S 2nd Ave. (Fair Park / Exposition Park)
What: A tournament to benefit BVB Dallas, an organization dedicated to raising funds and educating people with Alzheimer’s (and their families)
When: 2 p.m., Saturday July 24
Tickets: $ 30 per player. Sign up through the Google form and get the details on the Facebook event page.
Semi-mixed teams of 6 (BB / B, must have at least 2 girls) or 4 (AA / A, must have at least 1 girl) will compete in a ladder style tournament. The day will also include raffles, mini-contests, a DJ and more.
Dive into your own mini pool
Toller Patio, 3675 Ross Ave. (Bryan Place / Old East Dallas)
What: Rent a mini pool for your table while you party on the patio.
When: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, July 25
Tickets: mini-pool rental of $ 25. Otherwise free. Reserve a pool on Eventbrite.
If you want to throw a pool party but don’t have a pool, don’t let that stop you. In addition to DJs, food and drink specials, and raffles, Toller Patio has mini pools for hire.
El Patio Mariachi Brunch with Socorro Tequila
El Patio in the Kingdom at Castle Hills, 4400 State Highway 121, Suite 140 (Lewisville)
What: Mexican brunch and mariachi music
When: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, July 25
Tickets: Brunch costs $ 20 for adults and $ 12 for children. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Send an email to [email protected] with the number of your evenings and the requested time. More details on Eventbrite.
If you haven’t had enough fun on National Tequila Day Saturday, come back for brunch. Socorro Tequila will be on site and the brunch includes all-you-can-eat action stations.
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