7 Things To Do This Week (4/8-4/12)

Happy Easter weekend! While this spring holiday looks different this year than in the past – streaming church services, ordering takeout, FaceTiming friends and family – that doesn’t mean you can’t have a wonderful holiday weekend. We’ve rounded out the best places to get Easter dinner to-go, exciting new movies to stream and tips on staying active during quarantine in our guide of 7 Things To Do This Week!

Happy Hour

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Photo credit: Cantina Laredo.

Every hour is happy hour when you are stuck at home!

1. In case you missed it, Cantina Laredo is open again for curbside carryout and delivery via Favor! They are open from noon-8 p.m. daily. When you order a food item, you can also take advantage of their carryout drink specials! Grab a $6 Casa Rita or six margaritas for $30. You can also mix and match six beers for $15 and get 50% off all wine. Call 972-458-0962 to place your order.

2. Miss your bartender? We understand! Table 13 is making it easy to pretend to be a bartender with their special Cocktail DIY Kits that make six cocktails. Options include the Tequila Kit, which includes .375ml Herradura Silver, limes, oranges, agave nectar and salt to make margaritas, and two Topo Chicos to make ranch waters for $55. The Vodka Kit comes with a .375ml bottle of Titos with two soda waters, two tonic waters, cranberry juice, lemons and limes for $45. Finally, the Old-Fashioned Kit comes with a bottle of /375 Makers Mark, Angostura Bitters, oranges, cherries and sugar cubes for $55. Call 972-789-9558 for curbside pickup, available from 5:30-8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday.

Food

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Enjoy a delicious Easter feast prepared by one of these Corridor restaurants.

3. Even though you can’t go to Kenny’s Wood Fired Grill or Kenny’s Italian Kitchen this year for Easter, Chef Kenny Bowers still wants to ensure that you have an amazing Easter feast. That’s why he is offering the Kenny’s Easter Family Meal Pack for $89.99, which serves 6 people! This includes a honey glazed ham, mashed potatoes, glazed carrots, creamed corn, salad with choice of dressing, dinner rolls and chocolate cream pie. Call 972-519-9669 to reserve your order today for Saturday or Sunday pickup at their far north location not too far from the Shops at Willow Bend.

4. Let Ida Claire prepare a delicious Easter meal four family this weekend! First, choose your meat – honey-glazed Duroc ham ($70), brined turkey breast with pan gravy ($70) or prime rib with creamy horseradish sauce ($90). All options contain family-sized portions of sweet potato casserole, spring salad, southern green bean casserole, Hawaiian parker house rolls and brioche bread pudding. From there, add a few essentials to make it perfect. These include dyed hard-boiled Easter eggs ($15), chocolate chip cookie dough kit ($20), half-priced wine, and .375 ml cocktail kits ($20-$30). Call 214-377-8227 for pickup and 214-940-5717 for delivery.

Music

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Photo credit: Echosmith.

Watch a concert from your couch!

5. Since musicians are stuck at home too, they want to bring a little light to the world. That’s why many of them are live-streaming private concerts! LiveNation has a list of who is playing music and where you can catch it (Instagram, YouTube and other places), as well as some previously recorded concerts that are available to watch. Examples this week include Jimmy Buffett, Echosmith, Cory Marks and more.

 

 

 

Arts and Entertainment

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“Untamed” by Glennon Doyle.

Fresh content to keep you entertained while sheltering-in-place.

6. Now is the perfect time to catch up on your reading! Reese Witherspoon named “Untamed” by Glennon Doyle her April Book Club of the Month pick, and it’s easy to see why. This bestselling book is a powerful memoir on the beloved activist, speaker and bestselling author of “Love Warrior,” which explores the peace we discover when we stop trying to meet the expectations of the world. It is liberating, bold and brave! Order it for curbside pickup at Barnes and Noble in Addison.

7. If you could stream one thing this weekend, make it “Onward” on Disney Plus. This heartfelt story comes from the geniuses at Disney and Pixar. It is about two teenage brothers (voiced by Tom Holland and Chris Pratt), who get an exciting opportunity to spend one more day with their late date. Their quest takes epic twists and turns involving magic spells, maps and adventure, but the most important part of all is the true love between brothers, mother and child and step-parent to step-child. It’ll make you laugh, cry and feel good all at the same time.

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