The Weekend Guide

Dallas events and diversions

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Jockeys & Juleps
 Hit Sissy’s Derby Day fete for race coverage and $5 low-country cocktails like mint juleps, Kentucky punch, and Alabama sunsets.
Why: Wear your best Churchill Downs-ready hat, and you could win a prize.
When: Sat., 4-7 p.m.
Where: 2929 Henderson Ave. (214-827-9900).

Mixin’ It Up on the Boulevard
Chefs for Farmers dishes bites from 30-plus Dallas chefs (Abraham Salum, John Tesar, Tre Wilcox), wine, cocktails, and meet-and-greets with local ranchers. It’s sold out, but the first DailyCandy reader to email im@chefsforfarmers.com scores two free tickets. You’re welcome.
Why: The sizzling barbecue station with pit masters from Pecan Lodge, Meshack’s, and Lockhart Smokehouse.
When: Sun., 1-5 p.m.
Where: Lee Park, 3333 Turtle Creek Blvd.

Etsy Dallas Spring Bash

What: The craft fair combines handmade delights (headgear, art prints, baubles), music, and a photo booth pimped out with a yarn-bombed bicycle prop by K Witta.
Why: Free bash bags for the first 50 shoppers.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: The Palladium Ballroom, 1135 S. Lamar St. Entry is free; parking is $5.

Dog Bowl
Round up the pups for splash pools, obedience classes, doggie apparel, pooch portraits, a pet/owner look-alike contest, and just plain fun in the sun.
Why: Discounted vaccinations and microchipping as well as pet adoptions.
When: Sun., 1-5 p.m.
Where: Cotton Bowl Stadium, 3750 Cotton Bowl Cir., Fair Park. Entry is free; parking is $10.

Photo: Tom Stoddart / Getty Images

2929 N Henderson Ave
Dallas, TX 75206
The Palladium Ballroom
1135 S Lamar St
Dallas, TX 75215
Lee Park
3333 Turtle Creek Blvd
Dallas, TX 75219
3750 Cotton Bowl Cir
Dallas, TX 75210