Heat Rave: First Day of Summer Celebration
Welcome the summer solstice with half-price oysters on the half shell (usually $11 per dozen).
Bargain beverages: They're pairing them with $1.50 drafts, $2 Tecates, and $2 wine-a-ritas.
Fri 3:30-6:30p. Big Shucks, 6232 E. Mockingbird Ln., Dallas (214-887-6353). See full menu here.
Nearby: Lakewood Landing; The Lot; Times Ten Cellars
Strummer Lovin’: Brandon Alan at World of Beer
Up-and-coming rocker, and “Just Say When" singer, Brandon Alan brings his brand of music to town.
Week link: American Blonde and Cream Ale top the list of new suds appearing this week.
Fri 9p. World of Beer, 5600 SMU Blvd., East Dallas (469-310-0412). Free.
Nearby: Ozona's; George W. Bush Presidential Center; Texadelphia
Chews Your Own Adventure: Fly-by Food Park Preview
Get a taste of this new airport-adjacent food park before it officially opens at the end of the month.
Toast, mastered: Enjoy free beer (while supplies last), free parking, and live music as this new food spot is christened.
Fri 5-9p. Fly-by Food Park, 2500 Mockingbird Ln., Love Field (214-420-8603). Free.
Nearby: Bombshells Restaurant & Bar; Good Times; Pappy’s Old Fashioned Hamburger Restaurant
City Slickers: Main Street District Walking Tour
Hoof it through downtown for this tour of historic Dallas with stops at the Adolphus Hotel, the Statler Hilton, and the Wilson Building.
Taco talk: Grab lunch after the tour at the new Rusty Taco for al fresco dining at the Main Street Garden.
Sat 10a. Main Street Garden, 1902 Main St., Downtown (214-742-3242). $10 here.
Nearby: Wild Salsa; Campisi’s Restaurant; La Ventana