Girl power. Ladies night. Fierce, female friends. On March 8, it’s all about the gals! Celebrate International Women’s Day by taking your squad out on the town. Enjoy women-led art, create your own artwork, laugh over a funny comedian, bond over a glass of wine, and simply enjoy the company of your favorite females. After all, International Women’s Day is a global celebration honoring the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, which has been recognized since 1911. It’s your responsibility to fight for equal rights for women (and have a lot of fun while doing it!). Below, you’ll find a few of the best ways to celebrate with your girlfriends in the North Dallas Corridor.
International Women’s Day Celebration
The Town of Addison and Penn Mutual Wealth Strategies is hosting an International Women’s Day celebration from 4:30-7 p.m. March 4 inside the Addison TreeHouse. This event includes networking and a fireside chat with local inspirational and successful women. Guest speakers include VR Small, Executive Director of the Veteran Women’s Enterprise Center; Angie Chen Button, State Representative, House District 112; and Gabe Madison, Director of Community Relations for Thomson Reuters. The theme is #EachforEqual. According to its website, “We can actively choose to challenge stereotypes, fight bias, broaden perceptions, improve situations and celebrate women’s achievements. Collectively, each one of us can help create a gender equal world.” Register for this free event online.
Create Art at Pinot’s Palette
Gather your best girlfriends for a day of creative fun at Pinot’s Palette from 6-8 p.m. March 8. The paint studio is hosting a class to create “Dressed to Frill,” which is a beautiful painting of three strong female friends wearing beautiful red, orange and yellow dresses. This event is a fun way to honor the amazing women in your life. Tickets are $35 per guest, and you get to take your artwork home!
Get a Massage at Grand Spa
Women are tough – you deserve a little pampering! You will be treated like the queens you are at Grand Spa, located inside Village on the Parkway. Book a hot stone massage, where the relaxing stones are designed for intense relaxation and healing. Afterward, get the Ultimate Spa Manicure and Pedicure, which include exfoliation, a refreshing mask, hand and foot massages ad a beautiful polish finish. Complete your girls’ day by getting a shampoo blow out, for the prettiest, Insta-worthy hair of your life.
Laugh With the Ladies at Addison Improv
Carlos Mencia is coming to Addison Improv this weekend! Your sisters and you will love seeing this hilarious comedian on stage Thursday at 8 p.m., Friday at 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m., Saturday at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., and Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Mencia is one of the most popular comedians of today, who does man-on-the-street interviews, studio comedy commercial parodies, national sold-out tours and films. Some of his long resume includes starring opposite Ben Stiller in The Heartbreak Kid and America Ferrara in Our Family Wedding. Nothing is better than escaping from the stress of life to laugh unashamedly with your closest friends.
Dance at Ladies Night at Al-Amir
This Sunday doubles as Latin Night and Ladies Night at Al-Amir, where women 21 and older get in free all night! The party goes from 5 p.m.-2 a.m., where you can get happy hour specials, free salsa and bachata lessons, amazing music by DJ Leo Mix, and fun times for all.
End With a Glass of Wine
All the best girl get-togethers involve a good glass of wine. Get one at Mercy Wine Bar this weekend! Mercy serves up an impressive wine list, suiting people of all tastes. Since this holiday is a cause for celebration, make sure to check out the sparkling wine menu, featuring a Pink Moscato from Italy, a rose from France, and a Moscato from Italy and many other sweet drinks. When you come on March 8, you can hear Jack Mason perform live. This talented musician plays the electric guitar, has a dynamite voice and is passionate about what he does. It’s a perfect way to spend time with the leading ladies in your life.