Friday, January 30, 2015

This Weekend

  • Sword Follower: Samurai Collection Tour

    An after-hours look at one of the world's largest collections of armor and weapons of Asian warriors.

    Reservations recommended: Celebrate your newfound cultural cache with a feast from downstairs eatery
    Saint Ann.

    Tonight 6p. The Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum, 2501 N Harwood St., Uptown (214-965-1032). $10 includes cocktail and tour (book by phone or at

    Nearby: Lark on the Park; Nodding Donkey; Palomino Restaurant & Bar

  • Status Cymbals: Jazz in July

    You can't fight City Hall, but you can enjoy their free concert with a performance by local faves Yells at Eels.

    BYO Everything: Pack your lawn chairs, picnics and dogs; snow cones, beer, and food from trucks will be available.

    Fri 5-8p. Dallas City Hall, 1500 Marilla St., Downtown (214-670-3738). Free.

    Nearby: Charlie Palmer at the Joule; The Common Table; Dream Café

  • Hot Mic: Punk Rock Karaoke

    It’s first-come, first-sing, while backed by a live band during this evening of killer karaoke.

    Time flies:
    Three Links just started a daily happy hour from 11a-8p plenty of time to fuel up on liquid courage.

    Fri 6-9p. Three Links, 2704 Elm St., Deep Ellum (214-653-8228). Free.

    Nearby: The Prophet Bar; Meridian Room; Twisted Root Burger Company

  • Au Jus & You: Saucefest

    Get sauced at this inaugural taste-test competition to find the perfect pairing for chicken, beef, and vegetables.

    Supermarket sweet: While there, fill your fridge with
    fresh local options ranging from pasture-fed beef to homemade cheesecake.

    Sat 9a-noon. Frisco Farmer’s Market, 6048 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco (972-713-4040). $5-7 at the gate

    Nearby: Uncle Julio’s; The Egg & I; Raising Cane’s

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