Oak Cliff Coffee Roasters’ 10-5-1 Anniversary Party celebrates 10 years of OCCR, five years of Davis Street Espresso and one year of Five Mile Chocolate, OCCR's bean-to-bar chocolate brand, and this year, all three are joining forces for one big party. Head to Oak Cliff for ice cream, brownies, Joy macarons, Trompo tacos and more. Admission is free.
What: Oak Cliff Coffee's Roasters' 10-5-1 Anniversary Party
When: 5-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5
Where: Davis Street Espresso, 819 Davis St. (Oak Cliff)
This is the 22nd year for the Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Church to present the Lebanese Food Festival, a weekend-long event filled with authentic Lebanese food. You’ll find stuffed grape leaves, kibbi, falafel, tabbouli, kafta, baklava and more. Admission is free.
What: Lebanese Food Festival
When: 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5 and Saturday, Oct. 6 and 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7
Where: Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Church, 719 University Place, Lewisville
This first-ever Plano Food and Wine Festival will feature more than 100 wines, food from 20 restaurants and food trucks, live music, local artists, more than 60 shops and a play zone for kids. You’ll also have a chance to experience grape-stomping competitions and cooking demonstrations from local chefs. Free admission. Wine tastings are $20 for 10 tasting tickets and an event wine glass. Food tickets are $5 each.
When: Noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6
Where: The Shops at Willow Bend, 6121 W. Park Blvd., Plano
Haiti has an incredibly rich culture with fantastic food, and this weekend you can experience some of that. The Haitian Social Circle hosts One Night in Haiti, where you can experience Haitian food, music and more. Vendors will be there from 7 to 8 p.m., and the main event will start at 8 p.m.
What: One Night in Haiti
When: 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6
Where: Museum of Biblical Art, 7500 Park Lane (North Dallas)
This time around, Luck's beloved doughnut and beer pairing is all about Oktoberfest. Experience the wonderful sweetness of Glazed Donut Works alongside four German-inspired beers from North Texas craft breweries. It’s a popular event, sopurchase tickets
to reserve your meal at one of three seating times.
What: Doughnut and Beer Pairing
When: 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7
Where: Luck at Trinity Groves, 3011 Gulden Lane (West Dallas)
You know the vintage Airstream that sits in front of AJ Vagabonds in Bishop Arts? This Sunday, head there for a pop-up fromMohon Barbecue
, offering takeout-ready food for the Cowboys game until they sell out. Mohon is partnering with Windy Bar Ranch in the Texas Hill Country, where ranchers are meticulous with the care of their cattle. Get brisket by the pound or try a new sandwich: The WBR Tri-Tip beef and cheddar. Some sides look good, too, such as the collard greens with bacon burnt ends.
What: Mohon Barbecue pop-up
When: 11 a.m. until sold out, Sunday, Oct. 7
Where: AJ Vagabonds, 336 W. Eighth St. (Bishop Arts)
At this Dallas Arboretum event, learn to make home-cooked classics that are lightened-up versions of your favorites, such as savory chicken pot pie and honey crisp apple roses. You’ll learn cooking techniques for comfort food while incorporating fresh ingredients. You’ll also get some tips on preparing a menu that brings people together without the stress.
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What: Lightened Up Comfort Food
When: 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7
Where: Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Road (East Dallas)
Tickets: $65 ($60 for members)