For those who want a more upscale Thanksgiving, head to Fearing’s, where the team has created a special three-course menu for the holiday. Pricing per person: $35 kids, $75 vegetarian, $125 regular menu. Find the whole menu online.
What: Fearing’s Thanksgiving
When: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and 5-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 22
Where: Fearing’s Restaurant, 2121 McKinney Ave. (Uptown)
Reservations: $35-$125 per person; 214-922-4848
Don’t have plans this Thanksgiving? Prepare some food and meet new friends at a potluck. Turkey, mashed potatoes and other items will be there free of charge. LG Taps Dallas just wants to “give people a good Thanksgiving if they have nowhere to go.” Isn’t that nice?
When: 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 22 to 2 a.m. Friday, Nov. 23
Where: LG Taps Dallas, 3619 Greenville Ave. (East Dallas)
After — or entirely instead of — Black Friday shopping, you can head to Oak Cliff for a one-day celebration of big, bold, boozy black beers. You’ll get a flight with four variants of Sombre, Oak Cliff Brewing’s massive imperial stout. This is the only day to try these brews, so taste while you can. Flights will go for $18.
What: Black Friday
When: Noon-10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23
Where: Oak Cliff Brewing Co., 1300 S. Polk St. (Oak Cliff)
I See Dallas Tour Company is hosting a tour of Dallas’ best dive bars. Attendees ride in a classic 1978 Cadillac limo to different spots — could be six locations or three; they say it’s up to the group in the car. Tour ticket includes the driving, not the drinking. 21 and older.
When: 8 p.m.-midnight Friday, Nov. 23
Where: Meeting at Main and South Harwood streets (downtown)
To continue the holiday decadence through the weekend, head to Kessler Baking Studio this Saturday. The owner is preparing her mother’s traditional cinnamon rolls from scratch to celebrate Small Business Saturday. Cinnamon rolls are available until they’re sold out.
When: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24
Where: Kessler Baking Studio, 1129 N. Beckley Ave. (Oak Cliff)
The cooler weather calls for the traditional Alpine delicacy of raclette. Cheese and Chutney will serve this gooey, bubbly, crispy cheese that’s scraped hot off the wheel. It’s then poured over roasted potatoes, charcuterie, pickles and other accompaniments. Each ticket includes a dinner complete with appetizer, salad, dessert and two glasses of wine.
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When: 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24
Where: Cheese and Chutney, 1318 W. Davis St. in Dallas (Oak Cliff)