The Weekend Guide

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Etsy Dallas Spring Bash
What: A mega craft show of handmade creations from 50-plus local talents.
Why: Free goodie bags for the first 50 peeps.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: South Side on Lamar, 1409 S. Lamar St.

Shimmi Bikini Trunk Show
What: The new L.A.-based swimwear line ships its teeny, tiny two-pieces to Dallas.
Why: Downsizing is fashionable.
When: Fri.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: V.O.D., 2418 Victory Park Ln. (214-754-0644).

Mei-Mei’s Fashionette’s Anniversary Party
Toast to the boutique’s birthday with sales (everything 20 percent off), bubbly, martinis, and a live DJ.
Why: Trousseau next door is marking select lingerie up to 50 percent off.
When: Sat., 6-8 p.m.
Where: 3699 McKinney Ave., ste. 103a, West Village (214-219-4300).

DO (and GIVE)
Boot Camps with a Purpose
The hour-long outdoor workout (with plyometrics and interval training) supports Paws in the City.
Why: We’re talking 100 percent of ticket sales, people.
When: Sat., 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Where: Lee Park, 3301 Turtle Creek Blvd. Tickets $15. Cash or check only.

Katy Trail 5K
The race, along with a restaurant-packed picnic and live entertainment, raises money to maintain the popular pathway.
Why: Get racy.
When: Thurs. Registration, 4:30 p.m.; race, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Reverchon Park, 3505 Maple Ave.

Four Legged Fashion: Canine Meets Couture
What: Dallas’s Fashion Group International hosts a doggy fashion show benefit (threads by Abi Ferrin, Prashe, Todd Oldham, and more) with an open bar reception and live auction.
Why: The catwalk calls.
When: Fri., 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: Dallas Trade Mart, The Grand Pavilion, 2100 N. Stemmons Fwy. Tickets online at fourleggedfashion.org.

South Side on Lamar
1409 S Lamar St
Dallas, TX 75215
Reverchon Park
3505 Maple Ave
Dallas, TX 75219
6609a Hillcrest Ave
Snider Plz
Dallas, TX 75205
2418 Victory Park Ln
Dallas, TX 75219
Robert E. Lee Park
3400 Turtle Creek Blvd
bt Lemmon Ave & N Hall St
Dallas, TX 75219