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The 10 Best Free and Cheap Events Happening in Dallas This Weekend, Feb. 21 – 23

Remember the guy who kept asking to see your thong? He's in Dallas this weekend for a free show.
Remember the guy who kept asking to see your thong? He's in Dallas this weekend for a free show. Jax0677 / Wikimedia Commons

Friday, Feb. 21

Off The Cuff Presents Sisqo
9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21
Off the Cuff
Free-ish


Oooo, this weekend so scandalous. Take it back to the ‘90s at Off the Cuff and party with the one and only Sisqo. You don’t even have to wear a thong-th-thong-thong-thong.

Bollywood Beatz
9:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21
Vee Lounge
$10


Who says there’s no nightlife north of 635? This Friday, DJ Ricky Sekhon will be cranking out Bollywood music till 2 a.m. Plus, there will be hookah and drink specials all night. Tickets are available for purchase here.

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Drink beer and play games this weekend. For cheap!
Kelsey Shoemaker
Game Night at Peticolas
6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21
Peticolas Brewing Company
Free-ish


Board games, video games, arcade games ... what have you, it’s all here at Peticolas. Drink some beers and kick some ass at your favorite games. Plus, munch on bites from Nomad Tacos and Kitty Bunny Bakery.

Saturday, Feb. 22

Deep Ellum Goes to the Polls
Noon Saturday, Feb. 22
Meet at Three Links
Free-ish


Haven’t voted yet? Avoid long lines and cast your ballot early. Three Links is partnering with Headcount Dallas to offer rides to the closest polling location. Plus, enjoy drink specials and bites from Easy Slider.
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Three Links is the venue that doesn't sleep. Find yourself a fellow insomniac there, and also catch a ride to vote.
Alex Gonzalez
Free Cooking Class
12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22
Natural Grocers (Coppell)
Free


Looking to learn simple, healthy recipes? Natural Grocers’ Coppell store will be hosting a free cooking class. Learn how to make tasty vegan food without breaking the bank.

Badu Birthday Yoga
2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22
Urban Hippie
$10


If you’re going to Erykah Badu’s highly anticipated birthday celebration, the best way to pregame is with a yoga class filled with her music. Align your soul with your mind and body, the way Mama Badu likes. Maybe they’ll burn her new uniquely personal brand of incense! Tickets are available for purchase here.
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Pregame Badu's birthday with Badu yoga. Bring the incense.
Peter Larsen / Getty Images
Jammin’: The Reggae Day Party
3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22
Heroes Lounge
Free-ish


Get the party started early with some banging Island jams. Enjoy sets from local Caribbean bands, DJ Playboy and Dj Malcolm Vex. The music will be going till 3 in the morning. Make your RSVP here.

Sunday, Feb. 23

Plant-Based Junk Food
2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23
Celestial Beerworks
Costs vary (but most items are under $10)


Who says vegan food can’t be delicious? The Los Angeles-based Vuture Food, billed as the "Vegan Future of Food," will be hosting a one-time-only vegan junk food pop-up. Indulge in meat-free and dairy-free versions of classics like Vegan Crispy Chik’n Sandwiches and Loaded Fries.

Dallas Millennial Market
2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23
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Pop singer Jessie Frye is one of the performers at Tutta's birthday event this weekend.
Dustin Schneider
Four Corners Brewing Co.
Free-ish


Swing by Four Corners and check out the first Dallas Millennial Market of the year. Shop from over 40 local vendors while sipping on locally brewed beers.

Tutta's 4-Year Birthday Party
8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23
Tutta’s Pizza
Free-ish


The West End’s favorite pizzeria is turning four years old, and you can expect deals galore: $4.44 off large signature pizzas and $4.44 wells, appetizers and select beers. Plus, live performances by Jessie Frye, Trent Rush, Droo D’Anna and more.
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Alex Gonzalez has been a contributor to the Dallas Observer since 2018. He is a Dallas native whose work has appeared in Local Profile, MTV News and the Austin American-Statesman. He has eclectic taste in music and enjoys writing about art, food and culture.
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