Spin Class: Miss Texas Pole Star Competition
Amateurs and professionals alike take a turn on the pole in the hopes of Miss Pole Star fame.
Mr. Microphone: End the night crooning your favorite karaoke ballad to the winner at next door’s Arcade Bar beginning at 10p.
Sat 9a to 10p. Lakewood Theater, 1825 Abrams Rd., Lakewood (214-82107469). General admission $40 here.
Nearby: Elbow Rom; The Goat; Doublewide
Color Blocking: Texas-OU Party on the Plaza
No tickets to the game? No problem, you can still be part of the biggest rivalry in college sports at this free party.
Lawn Chair Quarterback: Bring your own seating to enjoy the big-screen game followed by Zeppelin cover band Swan Song.
Sat 11a. AT&T Plaza at Victory Park, 2400 Victory Ave., Victory Park (214-222-3687). Free.
Nearby: La Ventana; Havana Social Club; Neo Pizza Napoletana
The Drinking Dead: Fort Worth Zombie Crawl
Don your best undead look then stagger “Thriller”-style to pubs Flying Saucer, T&P, and Rahr & Sons (best looks win prizes).
Blood pumping: Before becoming a corpse, suck every last bit out of your life at Beerfeast starting at 1p.
Sat 8p. Flying Saucer, 111 East 3rd St., Fort Worth (817-336-7470). Free, but registration required here.
Nearby: Redneck Heaven; BoomerJack’s Grill & Bar; Fox & Hound English Pub & Grill
Sunday (Four-Legged) Funday: Dog Day Afternoon at Lee Harvey’s
Bring your well-behaved hound for a social Sunday of imbibing and butt sniffing (not necessarily in that order).
Kibble for you: This joint’s awesome bar cred has overshadowed its great food, especially jalapeño grilled cheese.
Sun 1p. Lee Harvey’s, 1807 Gould St., The Cedars (214-428-1555). Free.
Nearby: Twisted Root Burger Co.; Adair’s Saloon; Black Swan