As Dallas leaders urge no trick-or-treating this weekend because of the coronavirus, here are two other events to check out in the neighborhood. Be sure to wear your mask and social distance.

Go on a scavenger hunt 

Test your familiarity with the Vickery Place neighborhood with a scavenger hunt. Below are eight clues to objects hidden in plain sight — AKA visible from the street or sidewalk. As you spot them while walking through the neighborhood, snap a photo. When you find all eight, email your name, photos and address to with the subject line “VP Hunt.” The contest ends Nov. 1. Here are the objects to find:

  1. Texaco sign
  2. Cow grazing in the yard
  3. Kinetic yard art (blue or red)
  4. Doggie treat stand
  5. Ring on the curb to tie up your horse
  6. Contractor stamp in sidewalk
  7. Guitar in tree
  8. Little library

Attend a fall festival

Support local businesses while snagging special offers at the annual fall festival on Lowest Greenville. Festivities begin at 11 a.m. Saturday and run until 3 p.m. Participating businesses include:

  • Bella & Brawn: Browse the 20 percent off sale while drinking free apple cider
  • Flatbread Company: Indulge in special brownie sundaes topped with caramel and candy corn
  • Greenville Avenue Pizza Company: Kids can enjoy a slice topped with Nutella, candy corn, marshmallows, M&Ms and Heath Bar
  • HG Sply Co: Order takeout and receive half-price apps with two entrees. Enjoy $5 Moscow Mules when dining in
  • Joy Macarons: In-store specials will feature discounts on your favorite treats
  • Kathy Fielder Design: Receive 30 percent off full-price clothing items
  • Truck Yard: Stop in and relax with draft beer specials
  • Standard Service: Order takeout and receive half-price apps with two entrees. Enjoy $5 frozen White Claws when dining in


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