Things To Do

Five Awesome Food Events, June 23-26: A Night Market, a Lawn Party and a Food Truck Holiday

Chimera Brewing Co. and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth's Cafe Modern are teaming up for a five-course beer dinner. Each course will be expertly paired with a Chimera libation. Notable courses include a roasted halibut paired with Grodziskie, pork belly steamed buns with American pale ale and Super Farms lamb ribs with a winter saison. The dinner is $78 for nonmembers or $68 for members. Call 817-840-2157 for reservations.

What it be: Chimera Brewing Co. Beer Dinner

When it do: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 23

Where dat is: 3200 Darnell St., Fort Worth

Little D Markets first evening street market premiers this Friday, with subsequent night markets occurring the last Friday of every month. Sadly, the pop-up class where participants will learn the art of making tamales from the owner of Casa Masa is full, but don't let that stop you. The market will be brimming with local vendors, artists, live music and performers to West Dallas. Admission is free.

What it be: Commerce Street Night Market

When it do: 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, June 24

Where dat is: 444 W. Commerce St.


Pack up the picnic blanket and some of those obnoxious outdoor pillows that take up an inordinate amount of space: It's a lawn party at the base of Reunion Tower. Enjoy live music and nosh on treats from local food trucks before visiting the Nodding Donkey beer garden. Lawn games and a light show round out the evening of entertainment. Admission is free but the food and drinks aren't, so bring that bank.

What it be: Reunion Lawn Party 

When it do: 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, June 25

Where dat is: 300 Reunion Blvd. E. 


Knife's Cinema Series continues this Sunday with a screening of Wes Anderson's The Royal Tenenbaums.
Watch a family that makes dysfunction positively endearing and enjoy gourmet snacks from Knife's kitchen and beers from Four Corners Brewing Co. Tickets are $35, with $10 of each ticket sold going to support the Dallas Film Society.

What it be: Sunday Cinema Series: The Royal Tenenbaums

When it do: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 20

Where dat is: 5300 E. Mockingbird Lane


Puppies. Buttons. Jelly beans. Everything has its own holiday these days, including food trucks. That's right, June 24 is National Eat At A Food Truck Day. In celebration of these restaurants on wheels and the people behind them, select Dallas food trucks will offer specials on signature dishes. Visit the website or download Roaming Hunger's app to find out more on participating trucks.

What it be: National Eat At A Food Truck Day

When it do: Friday, June 24

Where dat is: Locations vary

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