Summer Activities and Events

AT&T Performing Arts Center

Sunset Screenings – the third Saturday of each month | Sunset (FREE)
The AT&T Performing Arts Center and the Dallas Film Society present these free outdoor shows at Strauss Square as an opportunity for the public to relax in a spectacular downtown venue in the Dallas Arts District while enjoying a movie. Concessions stands will have refreshments available for purchase. No outside food or drinks are allowed in Annette Strauss Square.

BELMONT HOTEL
Barefoot at the Belmont – August 4 (Sahara Smith with Dylan LeBlanc), August 18 (James McMurtry with Greg Schroeder) | $15-20
“It’s time once again for Barefoot at the Belmont, KXT 91.7’s annual summer concert series at the beautiful Belmont Hotel in Dallas. Bringing great regional and national acts to a beautiful outdoor stage, Barefoot at the Belmont has limited seating…”
Buy tickets here

Dallas Museum of Art
Summer Film Series –  Thursdays through August 18 | 7:00 p.m.

Included in general admission to the Museum; DMA members FREE. General admission is half price ($5) on Thursdays in June, July, and August. Reservations recommended; reserve your seat online or by phone at 214-922-1818.

FAIRMONT DALLAS
Dive-In Movies – Fridays through September 2 | 8:30 p.m.
“Dive-In Movies are back!  Each week, enjoy a film while lounging by (or in) our junior Olympic size pool located atop our Terrace level. ”  You can also order food and drink at the pool during the movie.

  • August 12th: Nanny McPhee Returns 
  • August 19th: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
  • August 26th: Old School
  • September 2nd: Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl 

 

WEST VILLAGE
Friday Evening Market  – the first Friday of each month | 5-10 p.m. (FREE)
live music, artisan goods, handcrafted jewelry, and much more. Inspired by the summertime markets found along the seashores of popular European vacation destinations

Farm-to-Market – Saturdays | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m
the season’s freshest produce, organic meats, and artisan treats. FM 3699 provides an authentic farm fresh experience to urban dwellers in the heart of Uptown!

LA DUNI – NorthPark
Mojito class – every Monday at 5:30 pm ($18 in advance)
Call (214)987-2260 for reservations 

RUSSO’S
Free wine tasting – August 2, August 16 |  6-8 p.m.
Guests are invited to a complimentary wine tasting featuring handpicked varietals from around the world. Selected wines such as Boutari Monschofilero, Sokol Blosser Evolution, M Chapoutier Belle Ruche and Coppola Directors Cut Zinfandel will be featured at the tasting.  More information: (318) 564-5442.

HALF PRICE BOOKS (NW Highway)
Free movie screenings – various | 8:45 p.m. (FREE)
July 30: “Star Trek” (2009)
August 13: “The Incredibles”
August 27: “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” 

DALLAS ARBORETUM
$1 Admission – until August 31 ($1, parking is $7)
“With school right around the corner, don’t miss your chance for a money-saving final summer visit to the Dallas Arboretum.”


SUMMER FOOD SPECIALS

THE COMMISSARY
Sunday Lobster Bakes – call (214)643-6557 for reservations

PATRIZIO’S
Bellinis for next-to-nothing ($1) – daily through July 31
From The Dallas Socials: The rumors are true. Patrizio is celebrating Bellini Fest throughout the month of July with $1 (yes, ONE DOLLAR) baby Bellinis. Bellini Fest is being held at each of their six North Texas locations listed here.

VERITAS WINE ROOM
Il Cane Rosso – Tuesdays | 6-9 p.m.
Enjoy the delicious Neapolitan pizza from Il Cane Rosso’s mobile oven and a glass of wine 

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