Dallas chefs serve dishes built around okra: Photo by Brittany Nunn

Dallas chefs serve dishes built around okra at the Okra Palooza: Photo by Brittany Nunn

This Sunday, Sept. 13, is the sixth annual Okra Palooza, the fundraiser for Promise of Peace Community Garden. It’s from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and includes an okra cook-off with live music, beer, wine and specialty okra dishes. The event is at The Lot at 7530 E. Grand. Go to promiseofpeace.us for more. Tickets are $35-$45.

Stoney’s Wine Lounge in Lakewood will have 12 singers pairing up to sing Frank Sinatra in duets and solo tunes this Saturday, Sept 12, from 8 p.m. to 10:15 p.m. The singers will be backed by a trio of pianist and arranger Rebecca Cordes, bassist Jeff Eckels and drummer Bob Pike. Cover change is $5 per person. Reservations encouraged.

Sundown at Granada offers a free movie and half-price whiskey every Wednesday. Tonight, Sept. 9 is “Fight Club.” Sundown at Granada is located at 3520 Greenville. Call 214.823.8305 or visit the website for more. The viewing is free.

Running through Sept. 26 is “Bride of Frankenstein: The Musical” at Pocket Sandwich Theater. It has monsters singing, dancing and telling jokes. What more do you need? Pocket Sandwich Theater is located at 5400 E. Mockingbird. Call 214.821.1860 or go to pocketsandwich.com for more. Tickets are $12-$25.

See the photo exhibit “Wild and Peaceful” running through Sept. 26. Neighborhood artist Anna Palmer has been photographing wildlife and landscapes at White Rock Lake for several years. Her photos are on display at the White Rock Museum, inside the Bath House at 521 E. Lawther. Go to the website for more, or call 214.670.8749. The exhibit is free.

Through Sept. 18, donate books, audio books, CDs, DVDs and other media to the Lakewood Library Friends’ annual book sale in September. Lakewood Library is at 6121 Worth. Call 214.670.1376 or go to lakewoodlibraryfriends.org for more.

Still have that old VHS player? If you’re looking for a reason to dust it off and give it a whirl, stop by the flagship location of Half Price Books on Northwest Highway on Friday. All VHS tapes in stock priced at $4.98 or less will be sold for $1 on Fridays only, until further notice. Call 214.379.8000 for details.

Vickery Meadow Good Local Market will set up shop in the parking lot of the Flagship HPB every Sunday, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The market provides a connection between local farmers, food producers and craftsmen within our community. Shop food, clothes, jewelry and more, all made by North Texans. The Vickery Meadow Good Local Market accepts debit/credit cards and the Lone Star Card. Support for the market comes from the Vickery Meadow Improvement District. Go to the website for more.


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