The Weekend Guide

the party planner!

Is it fall yet?

The Party Planner: an Expert Organizing Guide for Entertaining
Just in time for the holidays, local entertainment guru Kimberly Schlegel Whitman delivers a chic, comprehensive guide for planning your next big fete complete with tips, checklists, and inspiring photos.
Why: Purchase by Oct. 15 at Madison and score a signed copy and 10 percent off your next purchase.
When: Before you make the guest list.
Where: Madison, 45a Highland Park Village (214-528-8118); online at amazon.com.

Bull & Bear
Patio Bar
What: Inwood Tavern’s owners launched a lower McKinney Avenue bar in the old Cretia’s space last month — it could be our go-to patio of the season.
Why: DailyCandy readers buy one drink and get another for a buck thru Sun.
When: Thurs. & Fri., 2 p.m.-2 a.m.; Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-2 a.m.
Where: 4900 McKinney Ave. (214-780-0200).

Jennifer Morgan
The South Dallas artist showcases her vibrant “We’re All Pink” painting series with whimsical imagery of the animal kingdom, nature, and humankind.
Why: Morgan signs and embellishes limited-edition prints at the opening reception, Sat., 6-9 p.m.
When: Thru Oct. 6. Thurs.-Sat., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. & 4-7 p.m.
Where: Ross Akard Gallery, 1717 N. Akard St.

Fashion’s Night Out

What: Highland Park Village kicks off fall fashion with outdoor runway shows, free food, raffles, beauty events, new product launches, and entertainment.
Why: Get a first glance at new bespoke clothing shop Hadleigh’s, which will open with a joint show and free cocktails.
When: Thurs., 6-10 p.m.
Where: Preston Rd., at Mockingbird Ln.

Photo: Courtesy of Madison

Bull & Bear Patio Bar
4900 McKinney Ave
Dallas, TX 75205
45a Highland Park Village
Dallas, TX 75205
Ross Akard Gallery
1717 N Akard St
Fairmont Hotel
Dallas, TX 75201
Preston Rd
@ Mockingbird Ln
Dallas, TX 75205