7 Things To Do This Week (1/29-2/2)

Football, beer and wings – it’s the perfect weekend! Watch the Super Bowl this weekend in Addison, while indulging in your favorite sports food, checking out happy hour deals and having fun with friends. Not into football? Check out art at Valley House Gallery, see the Lunar New Year exhibit at Galleria Dallas and listen to some live music. Learn all about these events and more in our guide of 7 Things To Do This Week.   

Happy Hour

Watch the Big Game this Sunday at one of these Corridor bars!

1. Sidecar Social is hosting a “Super Bowl LIV Watch Party” from 5-10 p.m. Feb. 2. Come watch the action of the Big Game on one of their 18-foot TVs, while enjoying $4 domestic drafts and $8 shareable plates during the game. Not into football? Come by from open to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday for $4 call drinks and ½ off house wine by the glass or check out $5 martinis on Wednesdays and $5 draft cocktails on Thursdays.

  1. Cheer on your favorite team at Addison Ice House, when the Chiefs and 49ers go head-to-head this Sunday. Watch the game on one of the many flat screen TVs inside or on the patio, and take advantage of drinks specials. Or, come by during the week from 4-7 p.m. to get $1 off wells, wine and draft beer. Thursday night also offers $1 off Texas beers and every Friday from 6-8 p.m., guests can get access to the taco bar for free with a drink purchase. 

Food

Ten-piece wings at Pluckers. Photo credit Melissa Skorpil.

In honor of football, eat some delicious game-day food in Addison!

3. What could be better than hot chicken wings while watching football? Grab some this weekend at Pluckers Wing Bar. In addition to all the classic wing flavors, Pluckers has a few unique options for those really daring, including Dr Pepper, Mananero (Mango + Habanero), Ginger Peach Sriracha, Spicy Mandarin, and Gochujang (a savory and sweet Korean BBQ sauce). In addition, Pluckers is giving away a $1,000 gift card to one person that correctly predicts the score of the 2020 game. Enter via their Facebook page. Good luck!

4. Another classic sports-watching meal is pizza. Head to Zoli’s Pizza and Pasta this weekend for amazing pies to get you in the mood for football! Some of the most unique options include the Bovino’s Buffalo Chicken made with chicken, shaved carrots and celery, Gorgonzola, and jalapeno ranch; Fat Staxx, made with double Ezzo pepperoni, mushrooms, cherry pepper ricotta, and habanero honey; and the Meat Fight, made with seasoned brisket, jalapenos, caramelized onions, pepperoni, sesame seed crust and BBQ sauce. It’ll be one unforgettable meal!

Live Music

Caroline Jade at Mercy Wine Bar.

Check out live music at Mercy Wine Bar this week!

5. If you want to relax with a nice glass of wine and live music, then head to Mercy Wine Bar! Ner de Leon performs Thursday from 8-11 p.m. This saxophonist has fresh sound that pushes boundaries in music, challenges the mind and rewards the soul. Caroline Jade will perform from 8-11 p.m. Friday night. She is a singer from Dallas, described as an old soul. Finally, come in Saturday evening from 8-11 p.m. to hear the Brehms Band. This jazz duo made up of David and Stephanie Brehm sing original acoustic tunes as well as jazz classics.

The Arts

Lilian Garcia-Roig’s “Cumulative Nature: Rapids and Rocks.”

See beautiful watercolor paintings at Valley House Gallery this week.

6. Lilian Garcia-Roig’s exhibition “Cumulative Nature: Watercolors” premieres this Saturday, Feb. 1 from 6-8 p.m. at Valley House Gallery. Come by for an artist talk at 11 a.m. Feb. 1, then admire her work. Garcia-Roig was born in Havana, Cuba, and currently lives in Tallahassee, Florida, where she teaches at Florida State University. Her paintings depicting water were made during summer 2019 on the banks of the Skykomish River in the foothills of the Cascades Mountains in Washington State. Working with oil on canvas, the paintings are produced in a wet-on-wet, cumulative painting manner that was influenced by watercolor. See it through March 7.

Local Events

Lunar New Year at Galleria Dallas.

Celebrate Lunar New Year at Galleria Dallas!

7. Kick-off the Year of the Rat, known for wealth and vitality, by visiting the Lunar New Year festival at Galleria Dallas this Sunday, from 2-3 p.m. This will feature a special performance by HD Lion Dance, featuring a lion and dragon dance, drum show, kung fu and a parade around center court! Afterward, view the Galleria’s impressive red lantern display over the ice-skating rink, which will hang through Feb. 10.

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