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The Weekend Guide

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OOH LA LA
Bastille Day at Hotel St. Germain
What: Embark on a culinary tour of French and Mediterranean cuisine, including regional dishes from Marseilles, Naples, Saint-Tropez, and Valencia.
Why: The stunning hotel is known for putting out a fine spread; the celebration’s five-course dinner with wine pairings includes music, sangria, and hors d’oeuvres.
When: Fri. & Sat., 7 p.m.
Where: 2516 Maple Ave. Reservations ($95) to 214-871-2516.

Bastille on Bishop
What: Celebrate Dallas’s rich French history at a free outdoor festival with music, art, food, and wine.
Why: Everything’s better with crepes.
When: Sun., 6-10 p.m.
Where: Bishop Arts District, N. Bishop Ave., at and around Davis St., Oak Cliff.

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Our Editors’ Favorite Finds
What:
Click with the sites, films, and apps that have us buzzing this week.
Why: Open mic nights, trippy flicks, and fantasy lit picks top our list.
When: You want to get hot and heavy.
Where: Your place or ours.

BEAUTIFY
Chanel Makeup Event
What: Get dolled up with the latest from the beauty biggie.
Why: Meet the company’s national makeup artist, John Fussell, and ask him all his secrets. (But try to keep your questions cosmetics related.)
When: Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Neiman Marcus Northpark, 8687 N. Central Park Expwy. Appointments to 214-363-8311 ext. 2119.

GRAZE
Taste of Dallas

What: Savor our great restaurants — including Lockhart Smoke House, Ojeda’s Mexican Food, and State Fair staple Fletcher’s Corny Dogs — one bite at a time.
Why: Plenty of AC to beat the heat.
When: Fri., 4-11 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: Fair Park, 3600 Grand Ave. Tickets ($10-$150) at eventbrite.com.

SHOP
L. Bartlett Summer Sale

What: Snag summer clothing, accessories, and shoes at 30-75 percent off.
Why: When quantity and quality combine, retail therapy is always a success.
When: Thru July 29.
Where: 3699 McKinney Ave., ste. 302 (214-521-3500).

CAN IT
Food Preservation Summer Camp

What: Learn the fine art and culinary fundamentals necessary to pickle, can, freeze, dehydrate, and ferment your own foods.
Why: Your fella believes in the zombie apocalypse.
When: Sat., 9 a.m.-noon.
Where: We over Me Farm at Paul Quinn College, 3837 Simpson Stuart Rd., South Dallas. Registration ($45) to 214-379-5457.

PLAN
Dallas Bridal Soiree
What: Getting married? Tour Hotel ZaZa to see if it should be the backdrop for your shower, rehearsal dinner, staycation, or the big event itself.
Why: Nibbles and drinks, as well as bridal fashions and live music. Raffle prizes include a two-night stay in one of the over-the-top Magnificent Seven suites.
When: Sun., 2-5 p.m.
Where: 2332 Leonard St. R.S.V.P. to 214-550-9476. Admission is free.

best of dallas!

Photo: Courtesy of Hotel St. Germain

LOCATIONS
The Farm at Paul Quinn College
3837 Simpson Stuart Rd
Dallas, TX 75241
N Bishop Ave
@ Davis St
Dallas, TX 75208
2516 Maple Ave
Dallas, TX 75201
214-871-2516
Fair Park
1300 Robert B Cullum Blvd
Dallas, TX 75210
214-670-8400
2332 Leonard St
@ McKinney Ave
Dallas, TX 75201
214-468-8399
3699 McKinney Ave
ste 302
Dallas, TX 75204
214-521-3500
8687 N Central Expy
Dallas, TX 75225
214-363-8311
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