12 Things to Do This Week (3/29-3/31)

This weekend has gone to the dogs – literally! Whether you want to adopt a dog, paint a dog or let your dog hunt for Easter eggs, you will have the opportunity to do it here in the Corridor. For non-pet people, there are still plenty of drink specials, amazing food, a circus and a charity run to enjoy! Check out our guide of 12 Things to Do This Weekend for everything you need to know. With or without your furry friends, this will be a great weekend.

Happy Hour

Take the edge off at one of these local Happy Hours.

  1. Drinks served with sophistication can be found at Table 13, an upscale restaurant reminiscent of the 1960s. This Friday, stop in from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. for $3 martinis and from 4-7 p.m. for $2 off all drinks by the glass. Whether you like vintage drink options like the Manhattan or French 75, or you would be happy sipping on martinis all night, Table 13 is the perfect spot for you to be.
  2. Located inside Addison Circle, the Mucky Duck is a casual pub perfect for watching a game or relaxing on the patio. Stop by Friday and Saturday from 3-8 p.m. for Happy Hour, where you can take advantage of $7 specialty cocktails, $3.50 wells and draughts and $5 appetizers. Sundays are also special, where you can get discounts on select draughts, wells, Tuaca, Jager, Rumple Minze and Fireball! This comfortable spot is the best place to let off some steam with friends.

Food

Nothing about food in the Corridor is normal – try some of these one-of-a-kind options this weekend!

  1. Dinners should never be boring! If you want something exciting, fresh and unexpected, have dinner at Neighborhood Services. The Friday night special is Gulf Shrimp Scampi, and Saturday night is Lamb Shank Shepherd’s Pie! The regular menu includes options the raw bar like Hawaiian Ahi Tartare or East coast oysters; starters of brisket chili or grilled avocado guac among other selections; a salad course; and many entrees include Willy’s fish and chips, chicken Fricassee pot pie, Veal shoulder schnitzel or “London Broil” steak frites among other things. Finish with a dessert, like the Rocky Road Mud Pie with a crushed Oreo crust or the Key Lime Parfait served with raspberries, graham and mint.
  2. Sleep in this weekend, and then treat yourself to a delicious Sunday brunch at Lawry’s The Prime Rib. From 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., guests can order from the special brunch menu, which includes a starter of shrimp cocktail, calamari and onion strings or fresh Maryland crab cakes. Next, enjoy the first course option of wild mushroom bisque, seasonal fruit compote or Lawry’s famous spinning bowl salad, followed by your choice of brunch entrée: roasted prime ribs, crab cake eggs benedict, cinnamon brioche French toast, Southern fried Cornish hen and more. Of course, this is served with unlimited champagne or mimosas! What better way to start your morning?

 

Live Music

Forget your troubles at this head-banging concert on Saturday night.

  1. Rock out with Ron Taylor and Darrin DeLatte at the Lion and Crown this Saturday at 8:30 p.m. This duo, known as Taylor-DeLatte, plays acoustic covers as well as original music from their past projects, which include Lowside, a hard rock group that has been performing and making music for eight years; Lillian Axe, their well-known band which released six CDs and toured from 1987-2004; and The Daze, a classic rock cover band that is no longer together. This energetic show is just what you need to celebrate the end of a long week!

 

 

The Arts

Performance art, Easter art and pet art can all be found in the Corridor!

  1. See talented people twisting, tumbling and flying through the air this weekend as Lone Star Circus is in town for one day only! Stop by the Inwood Soccer Center at 7:30 p.m. Friday to see the KuKu Pop-Up Show. Audiences will be transported to an ancient forbidden jungle, where supernatural mysteries await! This exciting show is free, but guests are encouraged to pay what they can to support the non-profit circus.
  2. What happens when eight actors come together? They put on one heck of a show for the community! You’re invited to The Guinea Pig on Saturday from 8-9:30 p.m. at Stone Cottage Theater, where eight brilliant men and women will come together to act out as many plays as they can written by local playwrights in 90 minutes. Get ready for a funny, slightly dirty, unexpected night of entertainment! 
  3. Pets are like family – so they deserve for their likeness to be hung up on our walls! This Sunday you can, as Yaymaker Dallas is hosting Paint Your Pet at Blue Mesa Grill. Simply email a picture of your pet to Jessica.Adamson@localyaymaker.com by Sunday at 5 p.m., and she will sketch their picture on a canvas. Then you show up Sunday at 6 p.m. (advance tickets are required) and an instructor will help you fill out the colors and create a masterpiece!
  4. Saturday is an Egg-cellent day at the Shops at Willow Bend! From 10 a.m.-9 p.m., you can watch talented artists create large, hand-decorated eggs, which will be placed in the center common area until the end of April. Encourage the kids to get into art as well, by taking them to Hoppin’ Saturday at Bunnyville in Macy’s Court from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., where they can get their faces painted, make spring crafts and see the Easter bunny!

Local Events

Support your favorite nonprofit organization at one of these local events.

  1. Support the Brain Injury Association of America – Texas Division and its mission to bring “help, hope and healing to every Texan impacted by brain injury” this Saturday at 8 a.m. at the 7thAnnual DFW Walk for Brain Injury! Walk or run around Addison Circle, soak up the beautiful weather, and help out those in need at the same time!
  2. Spoil your furry friend this weekend by taking your dog to the Epic Easter Egg Hunt hosted by Epic Animal Rescue on Saturday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Beckert Park will be filled with Easter eggs for dogs to find and enjoy, and humans will love listening to ALT 103.7, as they will be onsite providing music and giving out prizes. While there, meet with Epic Animal Rescue, pet adorable foster dogs and learn more about adopting or volunteering.
  3. Speaking of dogs, you have another chance to grow your family by four legs this weekend at Operation Kindness’s Love is Adoptable event at Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams from 1-6 p.m. Saturday. Meet sweet dogs and cats available for adoption from 1-3 p.m., and then celebrate with a cocktail party hosted by KNIFE from 3-6 p.m. While you’re there, you can also enter for a chance to win a $150 MGBW gift card. Proceeds from the event benefit Operation Kindness and its mission to care for homeless cats and dogs in a no-kill environment.

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