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The Weekend Guide

spooktacular cupcake decorating!

Make Halloween a piece of cake.

FROST
Spooktacular Cupcake Decorating Workshop
What:
Score a coveted seat to Tart Bakery’s reveal of tricks for Halloween treats. (There’s a lot of buttercream involved.) The confectionary has three spots to the sold-out event just for DailyCandy readers.
Why: Goblins or gobbling?
When: Thurs., 6-8 p.m.
Where: 5219 W. Lovers Ln. R.S.V.P. to 469-335-8919 and mention DC. Cost is $40.

BOO
Halloween Creep Show
What:
Mockingbird Station gets its freak on with a costume contest (slackers beware — judges are from Dallas Theater Center) and free outdoor screening of The Monster Squad.
Why: Catch the preshow performance by variety troupe Circus Freaks.
When: Sat., 7 p.m.
Where: Angelika Dallas, 5321 E. Mockingbird Ln. (214-841-4712).

horror movies!’Tis the season for horror movies.

UNLEASH
Doggies in the District
What:
Trick out your dog for a pooch parade and canine costume contest, and then kick back for doggie yoga, a paw print art activity, and photo shoot with Dawg Daze Pet Photography.
Why: Other treats include a DIY cookie-decorating station and relaxing paw-dicures.
When: Sun., 1-4:30 p.m.
Where: Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 N. Harwood St. (214-922-1200); Crow Collection of Asian Art, 2010 Flora St. (214-979-6430).

CELEBRATE
Dia de los Muertos
What:
Bishop Arts Foundation honors the dearly departed with live music, storytelling, ballet performances, skull-themed crafts, authentic Mexican food, and a candlelight processional at the end of the night.
Why: The nonprofit supports art and culture through educational programs and public events.
When: Sat., 3-8 p.m.
Where: North Oak Cliff Library, 302 W. Tenth St., Oak Cliff.

GIVE
D.I.V.E. Coat Drive
What:
Clean out your closet and take new and gently used outerwear to one of thirteen venues set up to donate them to the Genesis Women’s Shelter and Austin Street Centre.
Why: You’ve got a warm heart and a hankering for a new jacket.
When: Thru Nov. 23.
Where: Locations online at granadatheater.com.

Photo: Kristel Jax / Flickr

LOCATIONS
North Oak Cliff Library
302 W 10th St
Dallas, TX 75208
214-670-7555
Crow Collection of Asian Art
2010 Flora St
Dallas, TX 75201
214-979-6430
5321 E Mockingbird Ln
@ Mockingbird Station
Dallas, TX 75206
214-841-4713
1717 N Harwood St
Dallas, TX 75201
214-922-1200
5219 W Lovers Ln
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Dallas, TX 75209
469-335-8919
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