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The Weekend Guide

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DEVOUR
Tart Bakery Valentine’s Menu
What:
Fall for cake balls, whoopie pies, champagne truffles, and heart s’mores. Order 48 hours in advance or stop by the store and see what catches your eye.
Why: Red velvet still rocks your world. And you never met a macaron you didn’t like.
When: Thru Feb. 15.
Where: 5219 W. Lovers Ln., ste. b (469-335-8919).

CLICK
The Download
What: Seventeen glorious ways to laze away.
Why: Shop Fashion Week from home, preview Oscar-nominated short films, and sneak-peek St. Vincent’s new album.
When: You’ve no place to be.
Where: At dailycandy.com.

DASH
Dallas Hot Chocolate 15/5k 
What:
A footrace around Fair Park that doesn’t involve corny dogs. Cross the finish line and then celebrate with chocolate in all its finest forms.
Why: The postrace fondue feast will give you a sugar rush to rival your runner’s high.
When: Sat., 7:30 & 8:15 a.m.
Where: Fair Park, near the Cotton Bowl, 1121 First Ave. Registration ($47-$69) at hotchocolate15k.com.

SHOP
Hari Mari Lakes Line
What:
The Texas-based company’s new full-grain leather flip-flops ($80) are hitting stores and e-commerce sites now.
Why: There are nine styles to choose from, and $3 from every purchase goes toward fighting pediatric cancer.
When: Available starting Sat.
Where: St. Bernard Sports, 5570 W. Lovers Ln. (214-357-9700); at harimari.com.

Sip & Shop at ShopMieux
What:
The consignment store celebrates its 1st birthday with an open bar, Fluellen cupcakes, and a DJ.
Why: An extra 20 percent off everything during the party, plus photo booth antics.
When: Sat., 5-8 p.m.
Where: 4153 Commerce St., Fair Park (888-385-4112). R.S.V.P. at eventbrite.com.

LAUGH
“Four Funny Females” Season 8
What: Four Dallas dames extract laughs from life’s bigger inconveniences with a stand-up show that’s equal parts observational humor and self-deprecation.
Why: Cancer can be funny.
When: Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: McKinney Performing Arts Center, Courtroom Theater, 111 N. Tennessee St., McKinney (972-547-2650). Tickets ($20) at mckinneyperformingartscenter.org.

PLAN (TO GAWK)
Varekai
What:
Cirque du Soleil’s North American tour traipses through Texas for eight white-knuckle performances.
Why: Watching the Olympics makes you hungry for aerials. And those Russian swings are just ridiculous.
When: Feb. 19-23.
Where: Dr Pepper Arena, 2601 Ave. of the Stars, Frisco (214-387-5600). Tickets ($45-$170) at ticketmaster.com.

Photo: Thomas Garza / Courtesy of Tart BakerY

LOCATIONS
4153 Commerce St
Dallas, TX 75226
888-385-4112
McKinney Performing Arts Center
111 N Tennessee St
McKinney, TX 75069
972-547-2650
Dr Pepper Arena
2601 Ave of the Stars
Frisco, TX 75034
214-387-5600
5570 W Lovers Ln
Inwood Village, ste 388
Dallas, TX 75209
214-357-9700
Fair Park
1200 S 2nd Ave
Dallas, TX 75210
5219 W Lovers Ln
ste b
Dallas, TX 75209
469-335-8919
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