Friday, January 31
HEXA Launch Party
5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31
Celebrate innovation and technology at Richardson’s new co-working space. Learn about how Richardson is on its way to becoming a new technological ecosystem. Plus, partake in great networking opportunities.
Tayla Parx at House of Blues
7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31
House of Blues – Cambridge Room
Tayla Parx has penned hit singles for Ariana Grande, Panic! at the Disco, Khalid and more. Now, catch her performing solo material from her debut album, We Need to Talk. Tickets are available for purchase here.
Trio Du Sang at Spinster Records
10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31
Feeling a late-night show? Vibe out to some moody worldly tunes with Trio Du Song at Spinster Records. Plus, go home with some new vinyl. A $5 donation fee will be collected at the door, so be sure to have cash!
Saturday, February 1
Texas Cultural Exchange Center Chinese New Year's Party
10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1
First Baptist Richardson
Celebrate Chinese New Year with the Texas Cultural Exchange Center. Ring in the Year of the Rat with handcraft exhibitions, food, variety shows and raffles. Tickets are available for purchase here.
Open House and Tour at Peticolas
1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1
Ever wanted to learn how beer is made? Peticolas is breaking it down for you at an open house and brewery tour. For just $10, you get an exclusive tour, a souvenir glass and three beer tokens. Plus, the opportunity to try some damn good tacos by Kitchen Zus.
Rhythm ’N Hops
3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1
Can’t get enough beer? Celebrate all things local at Rhythm ’N Hops, hosted by Four Corners Brewery. Munch on some snacks from local vendors like CocoAndre and El Norteño and catch performances by local musicians, including Ricky Ray, Frank Rashad and Cousin KP.
Jaime Saso Single Release Show
9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1
Opening Bell Coffee
Local singer/songwriter Jaime Saso is premiering his new single “River Wash Us Away” at Opening Bell this Saturday night. His set will include surprise guests and possibly a handpan jam.
Sunday, February 2
Three Links Super Chili Bowl VI
3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2
Think you’ve got the best chili in Dallas? Compete with your meat-filled or vegan recipe this Sunday for a chance to win a cash prize or concert tickets. Space is limited, so get there promptly at 3. B.Y.O. crock pot and ingredients.
Super Bowl Tailgate
4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2
Victory Park’s arcade bar is hosting the ultimate tailgate experience. The Super Bowl will be playing on all screens, including the 24-foot screen. Plus, enjoy samples, raffle prizes and selfies at the Bumble selfie station.
8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2
Sports not really your thing? Luckily, Electric Guest will be putting on a great show Sunday evening. Electric Guest writes killer electronic R&B tunes, making for a perfectly chill way to end the weekend. Tickets are available for purchase here.
Keep the Dallas Observer Free... Since we started the Dallas Observer, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Dallas, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Dallas with no paywalls.