Thursday, January 29, 2015

This Weekend

  • Pony Up: Opening Night Thoroughbred Season at Lone Star Park

    The horses hit the track just in time for you to drop a $10 wager (which gets Star Player Rewards members a free $10 wager thru April 14).

    Blue suede dude: Elvis tribute artist
    Kraig Parker entertains the crowd between races.

    Tonight 4:30p (gates open). Lone Star Park, 1000 Lone Star Pkwy., Grand Prairie (972-263-7223). $5 and up 

    Nearby: Agua Azul Seafood; Monterey’s Little Mexico; Theo’s Bar

  • Frame Game: Two Door Cinema Club

    Northern Irish Indie rockers hit the town with songs from album number two, Beacon.

    Sip-n-save: Get your pre-show Happy Hour on at nearby
    Absinthe Lounge with $3 wells and $4 calls from 4-9p.

    Tonight 7p. The Palladium Ballroom, 1135 S. Lamar, South Side (972-343-2444). $30 

    Nearby: Lee Harvey’s; The Cedar’s Social; Poor David’s Pub

  • Lit & Liquor:  Book Signing and Bourbon Tasting

    Get your personalized copy of Edward Cozza’s novel, Nowhere Yet, filled with bourbon-loving characters.

    On the rocks: Celeb Chef Dean Fearing makes a cameo to vouch for his favorite Kentucky bourbon.

    Fri 4-6p. Stanley Korshak, 500 Crescent Ct., Suite 100, Uptown (817-454-3931). Free.

    Nearby: Saint Ann Restaurant and Bar; Sisu Uptown Resort; Southpaw’s Organic Grill

  • Lost & Foundation: Main Street Garden Celebration

    Dallas Center for Architecture guides give you the scoop on everything from the famous skyline to the iconic Statler Hilton.

    Jailhouse rock: See the cell used to hold Oswald after JFK's assassination during the Municipal Building tours.

    Sat 11a-3p. Main Street Garden, 1950 Main St., Downtown (214-742-3242). Free.

    Nearby: Lark on the Park; Wild Salsa; Pecan Lodge

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