6616 Lakewood Boulevard: Jenifer McNeil Baker

6616 Lakewood Blvd., on the Lakewood Home Tour, which will be celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. Photo by Jenifer McNeil Baker

Take a seat and be entertained as the famous man-eating plant Audrey takes the stage. It’s all a part of Lakehill Musical Theater students newest performance, this time with the classic “Little Shop of Horrors” this Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. Buy tickets here or at the door.

It’s the 40th anniversary of the Lakewood Home Tour, which means this weekend will be an ideal time to visit the six houses open to the public. The tour takes place on Saturday and Sunday at varying times. Get the full details or buy tickets here.

Are you a fierce competition, and it pie your medium of choice? Then Good Local Market  near White Rock Lake has the event for you this Saturday. The weekly farmers market at Lakeside Baptist Church, 9150 Garland Road, is hosting the eighth annual Pie Contest, where bakers compete in fruit and cream fillings. Enter a pie for $10 (deadline is Friday), or just come down and taste them all for $5. Get all the details here.

Get a jump on the holiday shopping season while also supporting local artists. During Autumn Trade Days at the Dallas Arboretum, local crafters are stationed throughout the majestic gardens to sell their unique wares. You can find them this Thursday and Friday from noon-2 p.m., included with the general admission price ($10-$15 plus parking).

Calm your mind and meet your neighbors during the East Dallas Love Fest, this Saturday. The event, complete with live music, takes place from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Super Yoga Palace on Garland.

Does your child dream of attending Booker T. Washington’s prestigious program? Get help with the auditions during a series of workshops lead by Booker T. teachers at the Lochwood Library branch. The free series begins this Saturday from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. with a focus on the visual arts.

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