Starving Artists: Pancakes & Booze Art Show
Fill your belly with all-you-can-eat pancakes while enjoying cocktails and art (for purchase) from more than 75 emerging artists.
Colorful characters: Don’t miss live body painting and performances by DJ Space Chase.
Fri 8p. The Quixotic World, 2824 Main St., Deep Ellum (469-879-7319). $5 at the door.
Nearby: Twisted Root; Deep Ellum Brewing Co.; Cane Rosso
H2 Fro: ICE! at the Gaylord Texan
Master sculptors from China have been chipping away round-the-clock at 2 million pounds of ice to create this walk-thru winter wonderland.
Cool kids: End the eve putting the ice where it really belongs — in a refreshing adult beverage served at the Glass Cactus Nightclub.
Opens today. Tours start 10a. Gaylord Texan Resort & Conference Center, 1501 Gaylord Tr., Grapevine (817-778-2200). $29.95 here.
Nearby: Pearl Chinese Restaurant; Big Racks BBQ; Salt Water Willy’s
Peer Pressure: Bull Game
Performance group Dead White Zombies presents this sports-obsessed piece of experimental theater.
True colors: Prepare to be assigned a team to root for during this interactive event.
Tonight-Sun 8p. Big Green Warehouse, 2900 Bataan St., Dallas (469-569-0970). $15 here.
Nearby: LUCK; Souk; Kitchen LTO
Best in Show: Pedal for Paws
Hop on your mountain bike and hit the trail while raising money for the Greyhound Adoption League of Texas.
Bragging rights: Sure it’s for charity, but you can still earn street cred for “Fastest Lap” or “Most Laps Completed in a 2-Hour Period.”
Sat 1-3p. L.B. Houston Nature Preserve, California Crossing Rd. near I-35 and Northwest Hwy., Dallas (972-503-4258). $15 minimum donation. Register here.
Nearby: Andalous Mediterranean; i Fratelli’s Restaurant & Wine Bar; Pappas Bros. Steakhouse