Skip dinner and a movie and take your date to PINSTACK this Friday for Happy Hour (4 p.m. to 7 p.m.). Enjoy their extensive list of beer and wine, or kick it up a notch with a refreshing signature margarita, all for $5 or less. Keep the fun going with a few rounds at one of PINSTACK’s state-of-the-art bowling lanes, and enjoy some grown-up patio games such as Jenga and cornhole. Experience their diverse menu of delicious modern American fare to complete an unforgettable evening. For more information, visit pinstackbowl.com
Check in to Sweet Tooth Hotel, a whimsical confection retailer and experiential art pop-up from the minds of local artists Cole and Jenny Keeton. From May 18 to June 30 in Victory Park, explore five sugar-themed rooms inspired by the sweetest of treats. Discover a rotating selection of work from artists like Jeremy Biggers and Shamsy Roomiani, and explore The Gift Shoppe, a curation of homegrown brands Leatherology, Read Between the Lines, Valfré, and JOY Macarons. Tickets start at $20, and can be purchased at sweettoothhotel.com
Dallas Black Dance Theatre’s 41st season comes to a close with three can’t-miss world premieres on May 18, 19, and 20. Experience uniquely personal works by world class choreographers Ray Mercer, Disney’s The Lion King, Claude Alexander III, veteran DBDT performer, and Joshua L. Peugh, Dark Circles Contemporary Dance Artistic Director. Also in the celebration is a stunning performance of Ulysses Dove’s Vespers through the women of DBDT. Tickets start at $38, and can be purchased at attpac.org.
Highland Park’s favorite family-friendly artisan market makes a comeback this weekend (May 19) along with the annual Spring Shopping Stroll. Visit Highland Park Village Saturday morning for live music, face painting, and a variety of new vendors at the May LOCAL Market. Spend the day in the village for the second annual Spring Shopping Stroll and enjoy exclusive promotions, raffles, complimentary treats, and exciting activities for the whole family at its many shops and destinations. For more information, visit hpvillage.com.
Make-A-Wish returns for its annual Wish Night on May 19, making dreams come true for North Texas children battling critical illnesses. Enjoy dinner, drinks, and another legendary live and silent auction. This year’s goal is to raise nearly $2 million to grant heartfelt wishes of more than 200 local children. Dance the night away for the kids, and enjoy a late-night breakfast buffet to boot. Tickets start at $350, and can be purchased at wishnight.org.