Dallas Blooms at the Dallas Arboretum is the perfect backdrop for the Food and Wine Festival.

Dallas Blooms at the Dallas Arboretum is the perfect backdrop for the Food and Wine Festival.

March 16

  • Eat, drink and be merry

­Stroll through the Dallas Arboretum as you sample cuisine from 40 award-winning chefs during the Food and Wine Festival. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. and offers American, Mediterranean, Pan Asian and South American dishes, as well as dessert. (Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road, 214.515.6615, dallasarboretum.org, $140-$195)

  • Ready for a challenge?

Yvonne Racz Key will be at the Contemporary Ballet Dallas Center teaching a class from 10:30 a.m.-noon for $20. Brush up you skills at this fun and open session. (Contemporary Ballet Dallas, 5400 E. Mockingbird Lane, 214.821.2066, contemporaryballetdallas.com)

  • Games and drinks

Cheer on your team and sample the four new beer flavors from Boulevard Brewing Co.: Tropical Pale Ale, Kolsch, Cranberry Orange Radler and Early Riser, at the Craft Beer Cellar Dallas from 3-6 p.m. (Craft Beer Cellar Dallas, 6324 Gaston Ave., 972.707.0300)

 March 17

While the big parade was last week, St. Patrick’s Day is this Friday. Here’s where you can celebrate in East Dallas:

  • Take a trip to Ireland right here at the Dubliner. Enjoy traditional Irish food and live entertainment at The Dubliner. Limited food availability so don’t miss out and make sure to stay to see the The Mumbles play at 9 p.m. (The Dubliner, 2818 Greenville Ave, 214.818.0911)
  • Gather at The Heights to laugh and share memories full of Irish heritage. Get more details here. (The Heights, 2015 Abrams Road.)

March 18

Live music

Check out The Little Trio, who will premiere their English version of “Shepard on the Rock” this Saturday from 8-10 p.m. (Times Ten Cellars, 6324 Prospect Ave., 214.824.9463).

March 19

Adoption bus

Wanting to adopt a pet?  LG Taps will host an adoption event from noon-4 p.m. this Sunday. If you are looking something specific contact them, they are willing to fing the right furry friend for you. (LG Taps, 3619 Greenville Ave., adopt@codysfriendsrescue.com)

Post by Karen Devora, Irma Rangel junior and Advocate intern. 

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