What: The cult-favorite L.A. designer hosts a two-day trunk show of her one-of-a-kind, lace clothing ($500-$3,000) made from vintage tablecloths, tea towels, pillowcases, and more.
Why: The designs are pieces of art.
When: Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: V.O.D., 2418 Victory Park Ln. R.S.V.P. (required) to 214-754-0644.
Vegan Pop-Up Dinner
What: Chef Ryan Barnett (Neighborhood Services, Bistro 31) takes over My Private Chef’s kitchen to prepare a four-course meal ($45) that includes chilled melon soup and Texas pea cassoulet with ingredients from his garden and local farmers. It does not, however, include drinks — BYOB.
Why: Animal-free Friday made easy.
When: Fri., 6:30 p.m.
Where: 2901 Elm St. (214-679-0999). To reserve a seat, call 214-707-6986 or email email@example.com.
Your Inner Matisse
What: Gather your pals for a three-hour painting session where you will create an original masterpiece for $35.
Why: Art supplies are included, but you have to bring your own booze.
When: Thru Sept. 29. Wed., 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Thurs.-Sat., 7-10 p.m.
Where: E Gallery Studios, 1330 Motor Cir. R.S.V.P. to 214-379-4344.
Sonny Bryan’s Smokehouse Food Drive
What: Save up to 20 percent when you donate canned goods.
Why: Benefits Brother Bill’s Helping Hand, which provides groceries to more than 220 West Dallas families in need.
When: Fri.-Aug. 31.
Where: Locations at sonnybryans.com (except Love Field).
Photos: Courtesy of Magda Berliner