The Weekend Guide

bring your own mug!

Get your mug shot.

Bring Your Own Mug
Get a late-night buzz with bites by local chefs, including Tim Byers, and Well Coffee’s Ethiopian Roast java to support global organizations like Dominion Trading Co., which seeks to grant African coffee farmers fair wages and market access.
Why: There’s also a DJ, dance floor, photography exhibit, and bar. Cool beans!
When: Fri., 8 p.m.-midnight.
Where: ThirdSpace, 1608 Main St., ste. c. Tickets online ($25) at eventbrite.com or at the door ($30).

Chefs for Farmers
Eight top chefs (like the guys from The Mansion and Salum) pair up with Texas farms to create fresh five-course meals with wine at a working farm just twenty minutes south of Dallas.
Why: Twenty percent of ticket sales supports The Gleaning Network of Texas, a grassroots org that culls fresh produce surplus from farms to alleviate hunger across the state.
When: Sun. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, 4 p.m.; dinner, 5 p.m.
Where: Eden’s Garden CSA Farm, 4710 Pioneer Rd., Balch Springs. Tickets ($150) online at chefsforfarmers.com.

Deep Ellum Pup Crawl
What: Greyhound Adoption League of Texas hosts a downtown pub crawl (Saint Pete’s Dancing Marlin, Santiago’s, July Alley, Reno’s Chop Stop, and more) and poker run (receive a playing card at each stop for prizes awarded to the highest hands).
Why: Entry fee ($25) gets you poker cards, a tee, drink specials, and quesadilla buffet. All breeds welcome, so grab your furry friend and go.
When: Sat. Registration, 12:30 p.m.; pub crawl, 1:30-7 p.m.
Where: Starts at SW corner of Good Latimer Expy. & Commerce St.

Henri Lou Jewelry
An edgy yet delicate bauble collection (distressed leather bracelets, gold-dipped maple leaf necklaces) inspired by a saddle shop between Vegas and L.A.
Why: The designer hails from Waco.
When: Tues.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun., noon-4 p.m.
Where: Indigo 1745, 370 W. 7th St., Oak Cliff (214-948-1745).

Photo: Clare & James / Flickr

this week on swirl!
soho hearts! Up to 55% off Soho Hearts
Amsterdam native Juliette Booker’s jewelry collection runs the gamut from the elegant (bows and layered chains) to the playful (animal pendants and feathers). Take up to 55% off Soho Hearts today on Swirl.

Deep Ellum Pup Crawl
N Good Latimer Expy
@ Commerce St
Dallas, TX 75226
Eden's Garden CSA Farm
4710 Pioneer Rd
Balch Springs, TX 75180
1608 Main St
ste c
Dallas, TX 75201
Indigo 1745
370 W 7th St
Dallas, TX 75208