The Half Dozen

  1. Tejanos: Rooted Here. Located on campus and hosted by the University of Dallas, this is an exhibition that celebrates the art, history, and culture of Tejano printmakers who find their roots in Texas. Runs Feb. 4-19. Admission is free.
  2. Farmer’s Market at the Sound. This weekly Farmer’s Market at the Sound is an open-air market. It is presented by Grassroots Market and held at 3081 Olympus Blvd. in Dallas every Thursday evening, beginning at 4 p.m. Features food and local produce vendors as well as artisan craft sales. Admission is free.
  3. Volunteer Opportunity at Bishop Flores Park Tree Planting. Looking to volunteer more or trying to branch out? Join the Texas Trees Foundation and Dallas Park and Recreation as they plant trees at Bishop Flores park on Thursday, Feb. 10 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Interested volunteers can register online at
  4. Pianist Stephen Nielsen in Concert. At St. John’s Espiscopal Church at 848 Harter Road, Dallas, Stephen Nielson will perform a concert on Sunday, Feb. 20, at 3 p.m. Nielson is widely regarded as one of the distinctive artists of our time and has toured at major art centers all over the world. This concert will feature a variety of sacred, classical and traditional music. Admission is free. Visit for details. 
  5. See Live Painting for Valentine’s Day! Samuel Lynne Galleries, located at 1105 Dragon St. in Dallas, is hosting the annual Valentine’s Day LIVE painting by contemporary artist JD Miller. Attendees can watch this artist create a masterpiece before their eyes. Takes place on Feb. 12 from 6-9 p.m. Admission is free.
  6. Beer My Valentine Bar Crawl. Don’t worry if you’re not a beer lover, this bar crawl offers a variety of drink specials from cocktails, shots, beer and more! Grab a date, your galentines or some broskis and tour twelve participating bars — including Dot’s Hop House and Trinity Cider — throughout the neighborhood. Both couples and singles are encouraged to attend on ​​Feb. 12th from 12-5 p.m. in Deep Ellum. Must be twenty-one and over and tickets are $15 per person. Tickets can be purchased in advance through Eventbrite.


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