On Tap: Art House Dallas Anniversary, Retailing Summit & Friday Night Salon

Browse our curated selection of events to plan your next week — and beyond.

North Texas is a big place, with plenty to do, see, hear, and watch. So, we scour the internet every week to find events and activities for you. As always, events may change at any time, so check the event website or registration page for the latest details. 


THURSDAY, OCT. 12

ART HOUSE DALLAS’ 7-YEAR ANNIVERSARY
Museum of Biblical Art, 7500 Park Lane, in Dallas
6 – 10 p.m.

As part of the Art House American network, Art House Dallas is celebrating its seventh year in the Big D. Join this community of musicians, photographers, painters, and creatives of all types at the Museum of Biblical Art where there will be a pop-up art gallery, cocktails, and heavy hors d’oeuvres from Bolsa. 

 Featured guests:

  • Charlie Peacock, Grammy Award-winning writer and producer and founder of Art House America in Nashville, Tennessee 
  • Sara Groves, three-time Dove Award nominee and founder of Art House North in St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Cary Pierce, award-winning artist from band Jackopierce and executive director of Art House Dallas

 

General admission tickets are $49.
Purchase tickets and find more information here.


THURSDAY, OCT. 12 – FRIDAY OCT. 13

2017 RETAILING SUMMIT
The Westin Galleria, 13340 Dallas Parkway, in Dallas
7 a.m. Oct. 12; 12 p.m Oct. 13

Local and national retailers will gather in Dallas for this day and a half event to discuss and discover new and innovative business solutions. The summit will include a panel of professional speakers highlighting broad and timely topics, intimate high value networking opportunities, and in-depth presentation and breakout sessions, according to the event website. Proceeds from the event will fund scholarships and educational programs for students pursuing retailing studies within Mays Business School at Texas A&M University.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Kenya Jackson, CVP for Walgreens
  • Kevin Miles, CEO of ZOË’S Kitchen 
  • Steve Sunderland, SVP of store operations for Dollar General
  • Drew Green, CEO of INDOCHINO
  • Gary Magenta, senior vice president for Root
  • Victoria Lozano, senior vice president and general manager for attractions and retail at Crayola
  • Nathan Sheets, Founder and CEO of Nature Nate’s
  • William Bonnell, senior director of site reliability engineering for The Home Depot
  • Sri Rajagopalan, head of eCommerce and digital sales for Johnson & Johnson

 

Tickets are $895.
Purchase tickets here and view the agenda here.


FRIDAY, OCT. 13

FRIDAY NIGHT SALON
Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2719 Routh St., in Dallas
6:30 – 8 p.m.

Dr. Larry Allums, the executive director of the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, will be the moderator for a conversation among members that represent a broad cross-section of Dallas, according to the event site. Since 1997, The Institution’s Friday Night Salon has convened, providing a forum for civil discourse in the community. 

Tickets are $35.
Purchase tickets and find more information here.


FRIDAY, OCT. 13 – SATURDAY OCT. 14

THE BOHO MARKET
Dallas Farmers Market, 920 S. Harwood St., in Dallas
6 – 9 p.m. Oct. 13; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Oct. 14

The Dallas Farmers Market will host a pop-up makers market featuring local, vintage, and handcrafted goods. The market will be in conjunction with the usual offerings of the Dallas Farmers Market in the open-air pavilion and adjoining walkway. 

Free
Find more information here.


SATURDAY, OCT. 14

OAK CLIFF LIVELY FEST
Kiest Park, 3080 S. Hampton Road, in Dallas
11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Oak Cliff is celebrating its fourth annual Lively Fest with live performances, pop-up and food vendors, a live art walk, and kids’ zone. According to the event page, it’s the largest reggae festival in Dallas.

Free
Find more information here.

FALL FEST 2017
Clampitt Paper Co., 9207 Ambassador Row, in Dallas
3 – 6 p.m.

The Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter of the Professional Association for Design is hosting a family-friendly afternoon of fall-related festivities for design industry professionals and their families. There will be interactive art projects, origami and other paper activities, face painting, costume contests, treats, and door prizes at the event, according to the event page. 

Free
Find more information here.

BYOB: Bring Your Own Beamer Cedars
The Cedars Union, 1201 S. Ervay St., in Dallas
7 – 11 p.m.

The Cedars Union, along with the McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC), is hosting a “celebration of the new world we live in, and a glimpse of what computing could look like in the future,” according to the event website. The event will bring together artists in an exploration of the medium of projection. MAC and Cedars Union will collect donations to benefit the Harvey Arts Recovery Fund in support of artists affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Free
Find more information here.


MONDAY, OCT. 16

WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP SERIES
UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management Executive Dining Room, 800 W. Campbell Road, in Richardson
Networking 6 – 6:30 p.m.; Panel discussion from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Shari Hicks, assistant vice president of corporate banking at Frost Bank, will lead a conversation among a panel of women leaders who were chosen for their impact on the Dallas-Fort Worth community. 

Panelists:

  • Marguerite McClinton, Texas director of IGNITE
  • Rosemary Aguilar, director of the Infinity Project at Southern Methodist University
  • DeDe McGuire, radio show host of ‘DeDe in the Morning’ on channel K104 FM
  • Charmaine Solomon, founder and chairman of My Possibilities

 

Free
Register and find more information here.

LEGISLATIVE POWER HOUR SERIES
Dallas Regional Chamber, 500 N. Akard St., Suite 2600, in Dallas
5 – 6:30 p.m.

The Dallas Regional Chamber will host its next members-only Legislative Power Hour featuring Senator Don Huffines and State Representative Cindy Burkett. According to the event website, Huffines will discuss his work placing Dallas County Schools on the November ballot, and Burkett will outline her priorities in the interim and upcoming election season. 

Tickets are $10.
Register and find more information here.

DALLAS CULTURAL PLAN COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS
Oak Cliff Cultural Center, 223 W. Jefferson Boulevard, in Dallas
6 – 8 p.m.

The Dallas Cultural Plan 2018 is in the research and engagement phase and the city is seeking input from residents about the future of arts and culture in Dallas through community conversations over the next couple of months. Don’t miss the opportunity to share your opinion on the arts and cultural scene and your hopes for the future. 

Free
Find more information and see a full list of community events here.


TUESDAY, OCT. 17

NOCTURNAL: LATE NIGHT @ THE TREEHOUSE
Addison TreeHouse, 14681 Midway Road, in Addison
7 p.m.

If you’re working late, enjoy coffee and free coworking every third Tuesday of the month at the Addison TreeHouse.

Free
Find more information here.


WEDNESDAY, OCT. 18

HOW TO START STARTING A COMPANY WITH JOSHUA BAER
The Dallas Entrepreneur Center, 311 N. Market St., in Dallas
Happy Hour, Pizza, & Networking 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.; 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Founder Stories; 7:30 – 8 p.m. Q&A with Joshua Baer

The founder of Capital Factory, a coworking community and mentorship-based accelerator designed to help startups find investors, customers, and employees, will tell the story of his first startup company and will unveil some Dallas startup news, according to the event page. 

Free
Find more information here.

MEET THE STACKPATH FOUNDERS & LEADERSHIP TEAM
Moxie’s Grill & Bar, 100 Crescent Court, in Dallas
5 – 7 p.m.

Don’t miss the opportunity to grab a drink and meet with the people behind StackPath, the startup with offerings from SaaS to web publishing, gaming, media streaming, and beyond. StackPath Founder and CEO Lance Crosby sold the company to IBM in 2013 for more than $2 billion, and is expected to be in attendance.  

Free
Register and find more information here.


SNEAK PEEKS

THURSDAY, OCT. 19

EXHIBITION TALK: TRUTH: 24 FRAMES PER SECOND
Horchow Auditorium at the Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 N. Harwood St., in Dallas
7 – 8:30 p.m.

Gavin Delahunty, the Hoffman family senior curator of contemporary art at the Dallas Museum of Art, will host a conversation with the artists behind the first major exhibition in the museum’s history dedicated to time-based media, Truth: 24 Frames Per Second, according to the event website. Inspired by film and video holdings of the museum, the conversation will delve into contemporary themes, such as race relations, political unrest, sexual identity, and the media. Artists of Truth are Dara Birnbaum, Ben Rivers, and Anne Tallentire.

Tickets are $5.
Purchase tickets and find more information here.


WEDNESDAY, OCT. 25 – FRIDAY, OCT. 27

bigBANG! 2017
Various Dallas locations
5 – 7 p.m. Oct. 25; 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Oct. 26; and TBD Oct. 27

Investing in Change: Power, Purpose, & Profit 

bigBANG! is Dallas’ longest-running event for social innovation, focused on driving deeper conversations and innovative solutions for positive change in our city, according to the event website. This year’s event will focus on how Dallas benefits from impact investing — using for-profit investments to create change. The event begins with a VIP reception Oct. 25 at Polsinelli, 2950 N. Harwood St., Suite 2100 in Dallas. The main conference will be Oct. 26 at Paul Quinn College, 3837 Simpson Stuart Road, in Dallas. The Oct. 27 deep dive session will be held at Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, 2200 N. Pearl St. in Dallas.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Bobby Turner, principal and CEO of Turner Impact Capital
  • Eva Longoria, award-winning actress, philanthropist, and impact investor
  • Robert S. Kaplan, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
  • Mary Jalonick, president and CEO of The Dallas Foundation

 

General admission is $125 and VIP tickets are $275.
Purchase tickets and find more information here.

 

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