things to do in DFW this week

Here are our top things to do on a budget in Dallas Fort Worth this week (November 29 – December 5): Modern Wreath Making Workshop, Making filled pastas, A talk on Turner’s painting techniques, a violin concerto, the International Food Fest DFW, a pole dance lesson and lots more!

Things To Do This Week in Dallas Fort Worth

THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK IN DALLAS FORT WORTH – MONDAY

Legacy Hall: Modern Wreath Making Workshop

Image courtesy: Legacy Hall

What: In this upcoming guided workshop, instructors will take you through the process of creating a modern wreath design of live greenery on a slim brass hoop. The materials used for making this wreath will put an elegant and modern spin on your classic festive flower arrangement. What’s more, in this workshop you can relax, unwind and sip on a glass of wine while you learn how to arrange flowers!
When: 29 November 2021 | 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: 7800 Windrose Avenue, Plano, TX 75024
How much: $65

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THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK IN DALLAS FORT WORTH – TUESDAY

Make & Take: Filled Pastas

What: This cooking demo is the perfect place for pasta lovers because it will teach you all the basics of making homemade dough! In this class, you’ll not only learn how to make pasta from scratch but also practice rolling and filling three traditional pastas and find out which sauces complement each variety!
When: 30 November 2021 | 6:30 – 8:30
Where: Central Market Dallas Lovers Lane | 5750 East Lovers Lane, Dallas, TX 75206
How much: $65

THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK IN DALLAS FORT WORTH – WEDNESDAY

Sippin’ Santa: Your Tropical Christmas Pop-up

Image courtesy: Sippin’ Santa Dallas

What: If you haven’t already been to this amazing holiday themed pop-up, no better time than a middle-of-the-week evening to have some fun! Enjoy a beachy vibe as you drink up Christmas-themed tropical cocktails like the Yule Log Grog or the Kris Kringle Colada and the shareable Mistle Toe-to-Toe! Everything at this pop-up, from its over the top decorations to its spirits screams the holidays and is the perfect place to go to unwind after a day’s work.
When: Till 31 December 2021 | 4:00 pm
Where: 2816 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75226
How much: Free entry

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THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK IN DALLAS FORT WORTH – THURSDAY

Bishop Arts Theatre Centre: Black Nativity

What: Coming up at the theatre this Thursday is a performance filled with hand-clapping, toe-tapping, finger-snapping theatrical wonderment inspired by the original Langston Hughes play that tells the Nativity story and is a holiday favorite to be enjoyed by the entire family! The show is available for viewing both, in-person and virtually.
When: 2 December to 18 December 2021 | 8:00 pm
Where: 215 South Tyler Street, Dallas, TX 75208
How much: $18 onwards

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THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK IN DALLAS FORT WORTH – FRIDAY

Hadelich’s Mendelssohn: Debussy, Mendelssohn and Brahms

What: Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto that is a mix of spellbinding pathos and exuberance remains an iconic work in the violin repertoire and will be brought to the Dallas stage by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra through the sheer brilliance of the violinist Augustin Hadelich. For fans of the western classical genre, this recital is a must attend.
When: 3 December to 5 December 2021 | 7:30 pm & 2:00 pm (on Sunday only)
Where: Bass Performance Hall | 525 Commerce Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102
How much: Tickets start at $25

Kimbell Art Museum: “Painting Is a Strange Business”: A Discussion of Turner’s Technique

Turner’s The Field of Waterloo. Image courtesy: Kimbell Art Museum

What: Interested in art and the technique of how a masterpiece is brought to life? Attend this Friday evening lecture at the museum conducted by conservator Mark Aronson on the radical technical experiments and techniques used by the famous artist JMW Turner in his works. The lecture is part of a series of sessions which celebrate the exhibit, Turner’s Modern World, currently on display at the museum.
When: 3 December 2021 | 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: 3333 Camp Bowie Boulevard, Fort Worth, TX 76107
How much: Free admission

THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK IN DALLAS FORT WORTH – SATURDAY

Klyde Warren Park: Tree Lighting Celebration

What: Visit the park for its annual holiday celebration which includes so many different activities from clicking pictures with Santa Claus and story time with Mrs. Claus to face painting, games and crafts for children. The highlight of the day is of course, the tree lighting ceremony, an absolute can’t miss!
When: 4 December 2021 | 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: 1909 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Suite 403, Dallas, TX 75201
How much: Free admission

International Food Fest DFW

What: Come and taste a variety of dishes served by as many as 30 different food vendors from Asia, Africa, Caribbean, North America and South America. Along with delicious food, there are also a number of cultural activities, performances and music at this multicultural fest that promises to be a fun-filled, family-friendly evening!
When: 4 December 2021 | 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Mar Thoma Event Center | 11500 Luna Rd, Dallas, TX 75234
How much: $5 onwards

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THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK IN DALLAS FORT WORTH – SUNDAY

Vocal Majority: Xmas Marks the Spot: Christmas on the High Seas

What: Bring your weekend to a close with this exciting performance that will take you aboard a Christmas Cruise that is supposed to be nothing but fun until pirates invade the ship believing they are on a mission commanded by the fearsome Blackbeard! Tensions mount until the pirates realize that they are on a wrong mission, and finally understand the bounty and kindness of the Christmas spirit.
When: 5 December 2021 | 7:30 pm
Where: Hill Performance Hall | 2351 Performance Dr, Richardson, TX 75082
How much: $19 onwards

Naughty or Nice Pole Party | Dallas

What: Attend a rather risqué hour-long dance class that is basically a rather thrilling pole party! Grab a friend and a drink and come along and learn the art of pole dancing at this guided lesson. You can learn some basic hip hop moves, some tricks and spins and just have a whole lot of fun!
When: 5 December 2021 | 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Pole Dance Parties UNLIMITED | 3406 Main Street, Dallas, TX 75226
How much: $20

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