It’s Big Tex time. VISIT State Fair of Texas What: The annual larger-than-life spectacle kicks off. Why: Fried apple iPie. When: Thru Oct. 19. Fri.-Sun., 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Where: Fair Park, Grand Ave., at Robert B. Cullum Blvd. (214-565-9931). EYE Peter Max What: Some of the artist’s most memorable works are on exhibit alongside recent pieces for sale. Why: Max out. When: Thru Oct. 5. Fri., 6-8 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m. Where: Road Show Gallery, 2913 Fairmount St. (214-720-9220). SHOP L. Bartlett What: The West Village women’s boutique celebrates turning 2 with a DJ and cocktails. Why: Free fringe scarves with $100 purchases. When: Thurs., 5-9 p.m. Where: 3699 McKinney Ave., ste. 302 (214-521-3500). Rex Doux Designs What: The Blues Jean Bar hosts a trunk show for the local vintage-inspired jewelry label. Why: Apparel is 20 percent off. When: Thurs., 6-8 p.m. Where: 6810 Snider Plz. (214-368-5326). SUPPORT Fur Ball 2008 What: Disco-themed gala celebrates SPCA’s 70th anniversary with dinner, entertainment, and live auction. Why: DailyCandy readers get a $25 discount. When: Sat. Reception, 7 p.m.; dinner, 7:30 p.m. Where: Hilton Anatole, 2201 Stemmons Fwy., Grand Ballroom. Tickets online at secure2.convio.net. BROWSE The Wedding Party What: A boutique bridal show with gowns, lingerie, florists, and more. Why: The event makes a military couple’s nuptials come true with Operation Once in a Lifetime. When: Sun., 1-6 p.m. Where: NYLO Hotel, 8201 Preston Rd., Plano (972-624-6990). Tickets online at theweddingpartyevent.com.