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 here.
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 here.
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