Society Bakery Whoopie Pies
What: A creative twist on the traditional Amish version joins the sweet shop’s eighteen cupcake varieties. Expect neat new flavors regularly.
Why: Bread pudding’s up now. In the pipeline are pecan praline and s’mores.
When: Mon., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tues.-Thurs. & Sat., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fri., 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 3426 Greenville Ave. (214-827-1411).
Celebration of the Texas Harvest
What: Swanky sky-high resto Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck plays host to Houston’s Saint Arnold Brewing Co. and Real Ale Brewing Co. from Blanco, Texas, for a five-course dinner of fish, fowl, fruits, veggies, and other local farm fare.
Why: Meet and greet with passed apps and cold suds.
When: Tues., 6 p.m.
Where: Reunion Tower, 300 Reunion Blvd. (214-741-5560).
What: Up to 65 percent off printed silk cocktail dress, rompers, and skirts from the collaboration between paint Salvatore Principe and designer Kate Gold.
Why: Art’s on your mind, but Picasso isn’t in reach.
Where: Online at Swirl.
What: Ra Sushi now dishes a late-night video game tournament (golf, bowling, tennis) that narrows down skill masters through fifteen-minute single-elimination games. Wimps and watchers can indulge in munchies and drinks.
Why: Winners score $100 gift certificates.
When: Every Tues. Sign-ups start at 8 p.m.; games, 10 p.m.-1 a.m.
Where: 7501 Lone Star Dr., Plano (469-467-7400).
Caroline’s Old Room
What: The Forney-based mom-and-pop furniture biz makes upholstered headboards (queen, $225), slip-covered ottomans ($195), cushy pet beds ($25-$45), and more with real wood, vintage fabrics, and tufting details.
Why: Work takes just three to seven business days (delivery is available for an extra charge).
When: Room service calls.
Where: For more info, call 214-906-4730 or e-mail email@example.com.
Photo: Courtesy of Society Bakery