Rock 'n Roll: Dallas Derby Devils
With the Battalion of Doom battling it out against the Wichita Falls Derby Dames, rest assured this isn't going to be a girlie fight.
Playing with matches: Game one of the night is a mash-up of local league skaters in Animals vs. Machines.
Sat 6:30p. Holiday Skatium, 2920 Carson St., Haltom City (817-838-5738). $12 here. $15 door. BYOB.
Nearby: Genghis Grill; Bronco's Sports Bar & Grill; Flying Saucer Fort Worth
For the Dogs: Dash for the Beads
Raise money for the soon-to-be-built Oak Cliff Dog Park while collecting beads along the 5K route.
Garden of Beadin': Just like any good Mardi Gras event, this one ends with a beer-soaked afterparty.
Sat 9a. Cedar Hill Ave. at W. 5th St., Oak Cliff. $30 here. Registration ends at 11:59p tonight.
Nearby: Gloria's; Driftwood; Bolsa Mercado
Cup of Tease: 2013 Dallas Burlesque Festival
Catch Bettina May, Ginger Valentine and Angi B. Lovely in this weekend-long event celebrating all things burlesque.
Rewarding experience: Whether watching the Ruby Revue Burlesque Texas Tease Show or the Festival Awards, everyone's a winner.
Fri-Sun. House of Blues, White Swan Building, 2200 N. Lamar St., Victory Park (214-978-2583). $19-100 here.
Nearby: American Airlines Center; Cook Hall; Naga Thai
Religious Experience: Reverend Horton Heat
The band that effortlessly mixes surf, country, punk, big band, and rockabilly continues their Stewed, Screwed and Tattooed tour.
Last supper: Arrive early and dine on barbecue, steaks, catfish, and burgers capped off with ice-cold drafts.
Sat 9p. Hank's Texas Grill, 1310 N. Central Expwy., McKinney (972-542-5144). $12-17 here.
Nearby: Franconia Brewing Company; Landon Winery; Cadillac Pizza Pub