Things to do for April 10, 2014
Gratis Grilled Cheese, Bloody Marys and Don Draper
Be the weekend.
Betting the Ponies at Lone Star Park
Rub something lucky and unfurl your most leisurely suit, because racing returns to Lone Star Park tonight. On deck: live music, lots of beer and really fast horses competing for your trifecta. Also, there’s a beard contest. Because that makes sense.
National Grilled Cheese Day is tomorrow. Yep, that old calendar staple. And Norma’s is celebrating by doling out free grilled cheese sandwiches to anyone who swings through. They’re even debuting a new sandwich stuffed with mac and cheese and bacon. Don’t think, just act.
There Will Be Bloody Marys
There’s no shortage of brunch in this town. So a new one has to really grab you by the lapels. Or offer you things like half-price champagne bottles, do-it-yourself Bloody Mary bars and plates of duck hash in the event you’re not wearing lapels. Anyway, this Sunday. Lounge 31. Brunch.
The Oak Cliff bar/music/fried-chicken tandem that is the Foundry and Chicken Scratch are hosting a Creole-themed party Sunday. So that’s nice. That’s also a good reason to stop by and partake in Peticolas pints, vodka cocktails, crawfish and gumbo. And tattoos. You can get tattoos. What could go wrong...
It’s the beginning of the end of an era. One in which Christina Hendricks, whiskey and some guys in suits graced your television screen each Sunday night. So catch the premiere of Mad Men’s final season (plus some Old Fashioneds and martinis) at the Twilite Lounge watch party. It’s the right thing to do.