Meet and Eat Dinner Party
What: Every Friday this summer, Oak Cliff cafe-cum-market Bolsa Mercado serves a multicourse dinner with wine and beer pairings ($75, including tax and gratuity) at its twenty-person communal table.
Why: Executive chef Jeff Harris’s menus include savory dishes like lamb tartare with bean puree.
When: Thru Aug. 31. Fri., 7:30 p.m.
Where: 634 W. Davis St. To reserve a seat (required), call 214-942-0451 or email email@example.com.
Cheese and Wine of the Northwest
What: Since a summer vacay to Washington and Oregon is out of the question, tour the states’ best cheese and wine right here at home.
Why: Get sauced and sleep in your own bed.
When: Fri., 8 p.m.
Where: Scardello Artisan Cheese, 3511 Oak Lawn Ave. (214-219-1300). Seats ($30) at scardellocheese.com.
Warren Barrón Bridal Sample Sale
What: The luxe wedding gown boutique marks selections from Vera Wang, Monique Lhuillier, Marchesa, and others up to 80 percent off.
Why: Free Minimergency Kit for Brides with purchase.
When: Sun., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 53 Highland Park Village (214-526-8400).
What: Hang ten while the New York band belts songs from its latest indie rock album, The Stars Are Indifferent to Astronomy.
Why: A tidal wave of catchy tunes.
When: Thurs., 7 p.m.
Where: Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville Ave. (214-824-9933). Tickets ($22) at tickets.granadatheater.com or at the door.
Photo: Courtesy of Bolsa Mercado