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DFW 'Around Town' Events: November 7-10

Melissa Harrison
November 07, 2019 - 7:31 am
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This weekend in North Texas:

Wizardfest
Dallas

Start your weekend off at Wizardfest - the Harry Potter Party - at Trees Dallas. There will be Trivia, Live DJ and Dance Party, Costume Contest and drink specials with Harry Potter themed drinks. Don't miss it - it's happening on Thursday night.
For more info: https://www.facebook.com/wizardfestdallas/

 

4th Annual Rib Roast
Grand Prairie

Celebrate Veteran's Day Weekend at the Fourth Annual Rib Roast in Grand Prairie. Festivities include a sanctioned smoked chicken, pulled pork, ribs and brisket competition, a margarita challenge, bloody Mary challenge, best beans and Friday night wing fling. There will also be live music, raffles, silent auction, bounce houses, kids events and more. It's happening at Lloyd Park at Joe Pool Lake on Friday and Saturday nights.
For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/loyd-park-at-joe-pool-lake/4th-annual-rib-roast/305764870329259/

 

Hugs Cafe Chili Cook-Off

McKinney
Warm yourself with some chili at Tupps Brewery in McKinney. Local restaurants will  be serving samples of Texas chili to compete for the  in hopes of winning the people’s choice award. Proceeds benefit Hugs Cafe, which provides employment and job training for adults with special needs. It takes place on Saturday
For more info: https://www.facebook.com/TUPPSBrewery

 

For the Love of Craft Screening and Pink Boots Release
Fort Worth

It's North Texas Beer Week and, to celebrate in style, the local chapter of the Pink Boots Society, an organization for female beer professionals, is debuting a dry-hopped pilsner to pair with a screening of "For the Love of Craft" - a documentary featuring microbrewing pioneers and their journeys in the industry. It's happening on Friday night at the Funky Picnic Brewery and Cafe on Bryan Ave in Fort Worth.
For more info: funkypicnicbrewery.com.

 

Dinosaurs Live!

McKinney

Travel back in time along a half-mile nature trail with a 46-foot Tyrannosaurus rex and nine new life-size animatronic dinosaurs that move and roar. The trail is jogging stroller friendly and features a dino-climbing play area for kids, an outdoor fossil dig and plenty of photo ops. The exhibit is included in the price of general admission and is open through Feb. 17, 2020.

For more info: https://www.facebook.com/ConnectwithNature

 

Fort Worth Greek Festival

Ft. Worth

The Annual Fort Worth Greek Festival!, Friday & Saturday 10am - 10pm, Sunday 10-3pm

Experience the Greek Culture and witness the Orthodox Christian Faith, get a taste of delicious hand made pastries, feast on savory meals, youth folk, live music, etc.

For ore info: https://www.facebook.com/events/716077205500061/

 

Neath the Wreath Holiday Gift Market

Plano 

A North Texas holiday tradition, ‘Neath the Wreath Holiday Gift Market presented by the Junior League of Collin County brings together over 13,000 shoppers to support community impact projects. Kicking off the 24th year, the market spans four days and features the best in unique holiday and home décor, clothing and accessories, gifts, jewelry, children’s items, and gourmet food from over 100 carefully selected merchants many of which are small family-owned businesses.

For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/509350863167386/