The Weekend Guide

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Say it don’t spray it
What you love about Dallas
Around town in chalk.

Guerilla Haiku Movement
The traveling poetry party gives locals chalk to unleash their inner Emily Dickinson.
Why: It’s a free pass to tag your favorite hood.
When: Sat., 1-5 p.m.
Where: Info meeting and kick-off, South Side on Lamar, 1409 S. Lamar St.

Jingle Bells on Bishop

What: The annual kick-off to the Christmas season includes in-store specials, pictures with St. Nick, and roaming carolers.
Why: Drop by Emporium Pies for a songbook and Santa hat and join the carolers for Belt It Out.
When: Fri. & Sat., 6-10 p.m.
Where: Bishop Arts District, Oak Cliff.

Treats for Toys
Score a free cupcake of your choice when you donate a new, unwrapped toy.
Why: Items go to Dallas’s Children’s Medical Center.
When: Thru Dec. 14. Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: Sprinkles Cupcakes, 4020 Villanova Dr. (214-369-0004).

The Dallas Flea

What: Besides de rigueur flea stuff — vintage furniture, original art, cocktail jewelry — the bazaar showcases handmade holiday loot like wine tags, ceramic ornaments, and gift-worthy baubles.
Why: Fuel up at Ruthie’s Cheesesteak Cafe food truck out front.
When: Sat., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: South Side on Lamar, 1409 S. Lamar St.

L.bartlett Shoes
West Village’s long-standing, trendy women’s clothing boutique opens a little sister shop dedicated to the sole.
Why: The labels — Sam Edelman, Dolce Vita, Boutique 9 — are priced more sneaker than stiletto.
When: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 3699 McKinney Ave., ste. 302 (214-521-3500).

Photo: Courtesy of Guerilla Haiku Movement

3699 McKinney Ave
ste 302
Dallas, TX 75204
N Bishop Ave
@ Davis St
Dallas, TX 75208
South Side on Lamar
1409 S Lamar St
Dallas, TX 75215
The Dallas Flea
1409 S Lamar St
South Side on Lamar
Dallas, TX 75215
4020 Villanova Dr
The Plaza at Preston Center
Dallas, TX 75225