The State Fair of Texas is still rolling. With the temperature levels in good area, it’s a fun time to go out and delight in a celebration or 2. And there are lots of.
Mid-Cities Greek Fest
St John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church
303 Cullum Drive, Euless
Friday, Saturday and Sunday,Oct 14, 15 and 16
This Greek celebration has actually been around for more than thirty years. All the food is homemade according to long household customs. Try the Athenian Platter ($ 23) with Greek chicken, rice pilaf, 2 dolmathes, spanakopita, tiropita, Greek salad and pita bread. Or the Santorini Platter ($ 25) with fish, or a Zorba Platter ($ 27) with lamb. There are likewise a la carte offerings, like hummus and pastitsio, plus sugary foods and gyros. There’s plenty to eat, is what we’re getting at. Go starving. And check out the site for a completeschedule of events Admission and parking are totally free. The Greek bank LAAND will supply live music all weekend so you can flaunt your fancy Greek dancing abilities.
Attalie Guest Chef Dinner for Genesis Women’s Shelter
Attalie at The Exchange, 211 S.Akard St (Downtown Dallas)
Friday and Saturday,Oct 14 and 15
Local chef and James Beard candidate Misti Norris and visitor chef Paul Liebrant will co-host a supper on Friday night at 7 p.m. at Attalie atThe Exchange Then on Saturday, Josh Harmon actions in, in addition to Leibrant, for a 2nd supper. All profits will go to theGenesis Women’s Shelter Tickets for both Friday and Saturday are $160 each, plus an extra $60 for a custom-made drink pairing. Read more about the occasionhere
Live Music at the Boardwalk
Granite Park, 5880 State Highway 121, Plano
6 p.m.– 9 p.m. Friday,Oct 14
The Boardwalk at Granite Park is a collection of dining establishments around a big pond that can be a good setting for a supper out, specifically when the weather condition is cooperative. Like now. Local artists are slated to carry out throughoutOctober This Friday, try to find music from Charity Young, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Restaurants along the boardwalk consist of the Suburban Yacht Club, Blue Mesa Grill, Union Bear, The Biscuit Bar, Golden Boy Coffee and Wine Bar, Fork and Fire, andChip’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers All of these areas have big patio areas to delight in the music. Not a bad method to unwind the week.
Huffhines Park, 1500 Apollo Road, Richardson
10 a.m.– 6 p.m. Saturday,Oct 15, and 10 a.m.– 5 p.m. Sunday,Oct 16
The City of Richardson hosts its 46th yearly Harvest Fest on Saturday and Sunday at Huffhines Park onApollo Road There will be crafts, live music, a huge pumpkin spot and all the requisite household activities. Plus, great deals of food like Leo’s Greek Food, Tounge in Cheek Ice Cream, TJ’s Dawg House andMrs Lively’s house cooking, all to be cleaned down with craft beer. And due to the fact that it’s reasonable season, they’ll likewise have corndogs, lemonade and kettle corn. Admission is totally free.
Bia Hoi Pop-Up
Malai Kitchen, 3699 McKinneyAve (West Village)
11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday,Oct 15
Malai Kitchen, the ever-popular regional Thai and Vietnamese dining establishment (we just recently discussed co-owner Yasmine Wages), will host its yearly Hanoi- design street food pop-up thisSaturday They’ll serve Malai’s signature Vietnamese beer (yes, they brew their own beer), Bia Hoi, which will choose $1 a pint. And for the complete genuine experience, they’ll have small plastic stools and tables to sit at. Party atMalai See y’ all there.
McKinney Wine & & Music Festival
Towne Lake, 1405 Wilson Creek Parkway, McKinney
Noon– 5 p.m. Saturday,Oct 15
The sixth Annual McKinney Wine and Music Festival will display 30 acclaimed wineries, 10 dining establishments and 4 bands. You can purchase a food pass for $35, which permits bites at all the dining establishments from midday to 4 p.m. And wine-tasting tickets ($ 40) will get you 20 one-ounce tastings. Buy a combination food and white wine tasting pass for $70 and get 20 sips and tastings from all the dining establishments. Parking is totally free. See a list ofrestaurants and wineries on the website
The Piehole Project
9 a.m. Monday,Oct 17 through 9 p.m. Thursday,Oct 27
The Piehole Project was begun 3 years earlier as a method to raise funds for Chefs for Tomorrow, which supplies cooking scholarships for regional kids (budding chefs). Each year regional chefs auction off pies to the greatest bidder online, and each year has a style; this year it’s the ’80s. But the huge news here is that you can get a distinctive pie from some amazing local chefs, all for an excellent cause. The auction begins at 9 a.m. on Monday,Oct 17. So set the range alarm. The bidding goes through 9 p.m. Oct 27.
La Casita Bakeshop, 580 W. Arapaho Road, Richardson
We just recently wrote about La Casita Bakeshop baker, Maricsa Trejo, who is on The Food Network’s “Halloween Baking Championship” this season. Check out Instagram to see why she was snatched to be on the baking program in the top place. Halloween is their bestest time of the year. Then pre-order a whole box of goodies for pick-up this weekend.