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Nov. 4

Junius Heights home tour

Get a peek inside prairie and craftsman homes at the Junius Heights Historic District’s sixth-annual home tour, which runs from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The day will also include a raffle, school choirs and food. Buy tickets in advance at Lakewood Whole Foods, 2118 Abrams, or Talulah Belle, 2011 Abrams. William Lipscomb Elementary, 5801 Worth, , $10 advance tickets, $15 day of tour


Through Nov. 5

Chihuly exhibit

The first five days of this month are your last chance to see the acclaimed glass sculpture exhibit placed throughout the garden. Chihuly pieces have traveled to seven countries and been seen by more than 10 million people. Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland, 214.515.6500, $9-$20


Nov. 3

Global Village Market

Shop for holiday gifts from charitable and fair-trade organizations from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Greenland Hills United Methodist Church, 5835 Penrose, 214.826.2060, free


Nov. 3

Slideluck Potshow

From 7-10 p.m. Slideluck Potshow attendees can enjoy a potluck dinner and watch a slideshow of the work of 20 local artists. Slideluck has been around the world and now makes its Dallas debut. The Power Station, 3816 Commerce, free


Nov. 3

Wilkinson Center gala

The 30th anniversary black-and-white gala supports the Wilkinson Center’s “pathways out of poverty” mission. The 6:30 p.m. party features music by James Fabriano, catering by Wendy Krispin, a raffle and a live auction. The festivities continue with an afterparty starting at 10 p.m. Dallas Contemporary, 161 Glass, 214.821.6380, , $175 gala, $75 after-party


Nov. 8

Personal platter

Create your own glass serving platter in building A at the Creative Arts Center. The end result of the 6:30-9:30 p.m. “Hot date/hot glass: holiday serving piece” will be a fall-colored square platter ready to fill with Thanksgiving grub. Creative Arts Center of Dallas, 2360 Laughlin, 214.320.1275, , $95, $75 for members


Nov. 9-11

Lakewood Home Festival

Tour six neighborhood homes throughout the weekend, including a candlelight tour 5-7:30 p.m. Friday. Buy tickets at each home or in select Tom Thumb stores. Following the candlelight tour Friday night is the “boots and bling” party with a casino, live and silent auctions, a buffet dinner, an open bar and music at Hotel Palomar. Tickets to the auction party are $85 before Nov. 1 and $110 after. During the tour Saturday and Sunday, stop by Lakewood Elementary for the holiday market. J.L Long Middle School will have a café and serve this year as an honorary “home.” Lakewood Early Childhood PTA, , $12-$25


Nov. 10-11


Trucks & Tunes

Trucks & Tunes

Find food trucks and more at the White Rock Lake Festival. It opens at 10 a.m. both mornings and ends Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m. Boy Scout Hill, White Rock Lake Park, 8300 E. Lawther, , $5, free for children


Nov. 10

200th spruce-up

For the Love of the Lake meets at 8 a.m. for a historic 200th consecutive Second Saturday Shoreline Spruce-Up. Volunteers younger than 18 should bring an adult. For the Love of the Lake, 1152 N. Buckner Ste. 123, 214.660.1100, free


Nov. 11

Bags and Bangles fundraiser

From 3-6 p.m. new and gently used handbags and jewelry will be on sale to benefit the Doris Daniely Outreach for Breast Reconstruction. Doris Daniely Outreach raises funds to help low-income breast cancer survivors afford reconstruction surgery after getting a mastectomy. Times Ten Cellars, 6324 Prospect, 214.208.3262, $5


Nov. 14

Candlelight walk

Stop by any participating business along Henderson Avenue from 6-9 p.m. and enjoy cocktails, light bites and discounted merchandise. This year’s participants include ART is ART, Gypsy Wagon, Emeralds to Coconuts, The Pearl Cup, We Are 1976 and more. Henderson between Central and Ross, free


Nov. 15

Taste of Old East Dallas

Proceeds from the silent auction benefit William Lipscomb Elementary’s learning chicken coop and garden.

Snacks will be provided at the event, which starts at 7 p.m. Times Ten Cellars, 6324 Prospect


Nov. 16-18

Art mart & auction

Photography, ceramics, jewelry, paintings and sculpture from more than 50 artists will be on display and for sale at this event. A preview reception takes place Nov. 16 from 7-9 p.m. The sale and auction runs Nov. 17 from noon-6 p.m. and Nov. 18 from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Expect music and Rockin’ Rick’s food truck, too. Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther, 214.670.8749, free


Nov. 16-Dec. 22

‘Jingle Bells, Batman Smells!’

The Dallas Children’s Theater is bringing back first-grader Junie B. Jones. Join the “merry mayhem” with Junie and her friends during the holiday season in this production based on Barbara Park’s beloved books. Dallas Children’s Theater, 5938 Skillman, 214.978.0110,, $14-$40


Nov. 17

Deep Ellum market

Drop by between 11 a.m.-5 p.m. for live music, food, handmade crafts and vintage items from local vendors. Deep Ellum Outdoor Market, 2820 Indiana, 214.785.8295, free


Nov. 30

Light up Lakewood

Light up Lakewood

The 10th annual event features a brand new tree, a petting zoo, a bounce house, performances and pictures with Santa Claus from 6-9 p.m. Neighborhood band Restoration Blues wraps up the night. Lakewood Shopping Center, 6401 Gaston, free


Nov. 20

Architecture panel

A panel discusses Henderson Avenue along with Bishop Arts, Victory Park and the Arts District in “Messy Desks are Creativity, Clean Desks are Sterile” at 6:30 p.m. David Farrell of Good Fulton & Farrell moderates a discussion of planned and unplanned, “planted” and “native” entertainment and mixed-use districts. Dallas Architecture Forum, 1909 Woodall Rodgers, 214.764.2406, free



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