Thursday, January 29, 2015

This Weekend

  • Caboose Cut Loose: Christmas Wine Train

    All aboard for a festive trip down the tracks complete with wine samplings, hors d’oeuvres, and Santa.

    Cash & carry: The first glass is complimentary, but bring your wallet for cash bar refills.

    Tonight (and next week) 7p. boarding Grapevine Depot, 705 Main St., Grapevine, (817-410-8136). $40 per person here.

    Nearby: Love & War In Texas; Tolbert’s Restaurant; Winewood

  • Stairway to Heaven: Balcony Club’s 25th Anniversary Party

    Tucked away atop the Lakewood Theater, this little bar is big on live music including tonight’s jazzy headliner Glennda Hill.

    Hot date: Esquire ranked this place
    one of the best bars in America to take a woman to.

    Tonight 9p. The Balcony Club, 1825 Abrams Rd., Lakewood (214-826-8104). Free.

    Nearby: Lakewood Landing; Cock & Bull Neighborhood Pub; Times Ten Cellars

  • Wool Yule: Tacky Christmas Sweater Ball 3

    That cardigan with the sequined reindeer could help you win “Best of the Worst” at this annual fundraiser.

    Hard core: Toast the occasion with cider samplings from
    Angry Orchard and bring a toy for the drive to receive a gift bag.

    Sat 9p. West End Pub, 1801 N. Lamar St., West End, (214-748-5711). Free with toy donation.

    Nearby: Chesterfield; Hooter’s; Thrive Nightclub

  • Frank N Nonsense: The Rocky Horror XXX-Mas

    No film or shadow casting here, this is a live version of the cult Transylvanian hit with a festive holiday twist.

    Bag of tricks: Prop packs with everything you need for authentic audience interaction will be available for purchase.

    Fri-Sat 10p. Art Centre Theatre, 5220 Village Creek Dr., Plano (214-810-3228). $12
    here, $15 at the door.

    Nearby: Whiskey Cake Kitchen and Bar; Brick House Tavern + Tap; Snuffers

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