Show and bell.
The Bell Jar
What: Six local companies, including Bows and Arrows (florals), Apryl Ann Photography (shutterbug), After Yes (wedding planner), and Southern Fried Paper (invitations) — turn a 1930s house in East Dallas into a chic, indie boutique hub.
Why: You’re wed serious.
When: Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat., by appointment only.
Where: 4908 Bryan St.
Wine & Wags
What: Pack up the pup for food, wine, a dessert nacho bar, and cake (for pooches, too).
Why: Ticket proceeds support the programs of DFW Rescue Me.
When: Sun., 4-9 p.m.
Where: Veritas Wine Room, 2323 N. Henderson Ave., ste. 103 (214-841-9463). Tickets ($30) online at dfwrescueme.org.
A Cookie Decorating Party
What: Invite your baked goods-loving pals over for a night of festive cutters, snazzy sprinkles, spiked frosting, and more jazzy details for the little bites.
Why: If you don’t feel like breaking out the mixing bowl, choose from 37 ready-made delights.
When: Supermarket ones just won’t cut it.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com.
Dallas Contemporary Pop-Up
What: The indie gallery opens a temporary boutique selling prints from current and past collections as well as tony art tomes.
Why: Curate your holiday shopping list.
When: Thurs.-Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 161 Glass St. (214-821-2522).
Food Truck Fridays
What: This month, restaurants-on-wheels, including 3 Men and a Taco, Gennarino’s, and Green House, dish lunch to hungry shoppers at The Shops at Park Lane.
Why: Trunk’s full; belly’s empty.
When: Fri., 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 8070 Park Ln.
Photo: Courtesy of The Bell Jar