What: Greek Food Festival of Dallas
When: Friday, Sept. 21-Sunday, Sept. 23
Where: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 13555 Hillcrest Road
Tickets: $7-100 (ranging from admission to food to food and beverage)
What: Whiskies of the World
When: 6-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21
Where: Frontiers of Flight Museum, 6911 Lemmon Ave.
Tickets: $120-145; 21 and up.
The front patio of Harlowe MXM will be filled with Sichuan street foods this Friday night. While you’re strolling around Deep Ellum, stop by to try some handmade dumplings and egg rolls and grab a cocktail.
What: Sichuan Snack Street Pop-Up
When: 9 p.m.-midnight Friday, Sept. 21
Where: Harlowe MXM, 2823 Main St.
Attendees to this event in the park can taste the barbecue from the likes of Kreuz Market from Lockhart, Schmidt Family Barbecue from Lake Travis and some local spots such as Cafe Momentum. Those exploring the BBQ Pitmaster Classes can learn all about barbecue from pitmasters Wayne Mueller of Louie Mueller Barbecue (Taylor, Texas) and Matt Pittman of Meat Church (Waxahachie). You’ll also hear from live bands the whole day to complete the food festival atmosphere. If that’s not your thing, there’s also the Trailer Park Olympics, where you can see armadillo races, a mechanical bull, chicken shit bingo and … a butt sketch caricature artist. Again, if you’re into that kind of thing.
What: Smoked BBQ Fest
When: 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22
Where: Main Street Garden Park, 1902 Main St.
Tickets: General admission is $50 in advance and gets you in at 2 p.m. with complimentary tastings. GA children’s passes, ages 6-12 are $10 (younger children are free). VIP passes are $96 in advance and will get you in at 1 p.m. with an extra hour and two complimentary drink coupons.
Dallas VegFest is a festival centered around nutrition and wellness — and meat-free eats. You’ll find speakers on nutrition, the environment and health, as well as cooking demos and vegetarian and vegan vendors. Admission is free.
What: Dallas VegFest
When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23
Where: Kiest Park, 3080 S. Hampton Road
Oak Cliff favorite Bolsa is celebrating its 10-year anniversary by bringing back previous chefs and bartenders from the past decade. In the kitchen, you’ll find Graham Dodds, Jeffrey Harris, Andrew Bell, Eric Wolf and Joel Harrington. Behind the bar, Eddie “Lucky” Campbell, Jason Kosmos, “Dub” Davis, Kyle Hilla, Joni Long and Spencer Shelton will be pouring cocktails. They’ll open at 6 p.m. and keep serving until “the booze runs out.”
What: Bolsa’s 10-Year “Family” Celebration
When: 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23
Where: Bolsa, 614 W. Davis St.
Tickets: $10, which gets you complimentary food and $5 cocktails