On Tap: Pinball School, #BigDGives, Entrepreneurs’ Organization, & an Evening with Macedonian Ambassador

We scoured the internet and found events to educate and celebrate this week.

pinball school, #givingTuesday, Entrepreneurs' Organization, Macedonian Ambassador to US

Editor’s Picks of events for Nov. 24 – Dec. 1.

Thursday, Nov. 24

PRAIRIE LIGHTS  6 to 9 p.m. at Lynn Creek Park, 5610 Lake Ridge Parkway, in Grand Prairie. Drive through a 2-mile path featuring 4 million lights. There will also be a Holiday Village with Santa, the all-new indoor laser show, and the Holiday Magic Lighted Walk. Tickets start at $25. For more information, visit the Prairie Lights page

Friday, Nov. 25

LITTLE D MARKETS PRESENTS COMMERCE STREET NIGHT MARKET  6 to 10 p.m. at the pavilion at Alta West Commerce, 444 West. Commerce St., in Dallas. This free event will feature a vendor marketplace, live music, workshops, and art installations. Sponsorship and vendor fees will go towards the artists’ materials. For more information, visit the website.

Saturday, Nov. 26

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS, CHOCOLATE, AND SIPS TOUR — 5:30 to 9 p.m. at Dallas By Chocolate, 5118 Greenville Avenue, in Dallas. This holiday event will begin by boarding a private motorcoach and tasting several desserts from local venues. While touring Dallas’ holiday displays, viewers can enjoy hot chocolate while listening to Christmas music. Ticket prices start at $43. For more information, visit the Dallas By Chocolate website.  

Sunday, Nov. 27

PINBALL SCHOOL CONTINUED  — 7 to 9 p.m. at Dallas Makerspace, 1825 Monetary Lane, Suite 104, in Carrollton. This free event will cover electro-mechanical tech related things like relays, steppers, and score reels. All tools will be provided. For more information, visit the website

Monday, Nov. 28

AN EVENING WITH THE MACEDONIAN AMBASSADOR TO THE US — From 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Polsinelli Offices, 2950 N. Harwood Street Suite 2100 in Dallas. Ambassador to the U.S. Vasko Naumovski will be discussing topics on transatlantic trade and investment. This event is free to members and $25 for non-members.To register or for more information, visit the event page.

Tuesday, Nov. 29

#BIGDGIVES ON #GIVINGTUESDAY — Give money, give time, give hugs. This #GivingTuesday, Dallas and the United Way Metropolitan Dallas aim to make the Big D become the most generous city in America. Find out how you can participate in the annual movement here.

ENTREPRENEURS’ ORGANIZATION (EO) DALLAS —  5 to 8:30 p.m. at SMU Crow Building, 6210 Bishop Blvd., Room 175, in Dallas. SMU Engaged in Learning and SPURstartup are hosting the Global Student Entrepreneurs Awards local qualifying competition. Student entrepreneurs will present their startup for a panel of judges who will select a winner to compete at the GSEA national competition. GSEA is the premier awards program for student entrepreneurs, providing students the opportunity to learn and grow their businesses. Winning students have gone on to create thousands of jobs and generate millions in revenue. Meet and Greet starts at 5 p.m., with light appetizers and beverages. Competition begins at 6 p.m. Go here for more information.

Wednesday, Nov. 30

THE ARTIST’S WAY: FOR THE CREATIVE ENTREPRENEUR — 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at The WERX, 610 Elm Street suite 700, in McKinney. In this installment of the six-week WERXshop series, Damian Skinner will explore the techniques of staying grounded and dealing with stress as an entrepreneur. The lessons come from the teachings in Julia Cameron’s book, “The Artist’s Way.” Get more details here.

Thursday, Dec. 1

DFW JINGLE MINGLE 2016 — 6 to 10 p.m. at Trinity Groves, 3015 Gulden Lane, in Dallas. This event is the sixth annual festive holiday party for DFW-based marketing, UX, media, advertising, communication and creative organizations. The event will benefit the DREAM fund and include networking opportunities with over 400 professionals, appetizer buffet, and photos. Get tickets and information here.

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