There’s always something going on in Addison! This week, meet your friends for a socially distanced happy hour at one of the many places in town offering drink specials. Or, treat yourself to some delicious fresh seafood. This weekend, grab a date and listen to live music at Arthur’s, or go to Addison Improv for some much-needed laughs, courtesy of Preacher Lawson. Learn about all of these things and more in our guide of 7 Things To Do This Week.
Happy hour seven days a week? Yes, please!
1. Every day is happy hour at Nate’s Seafood! Come in from 3-7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and noon-4 p.m. Sunday for happy hour, which includes $1 off all liquor, $2 domestic pints, $0.50 off regular pints, $1 off premium and microbrew pints, $1off all bottled beer, and $1 off all wine. Also, don’t miss half price house wine on Wednesdays and $2.50 Pacifico and Tecate cans, $3 Heineken and $3 Modello pints on Thursdays and Sundays.
2. Cool drinks and seasonal specials await at RA Sushi! Happy hour happens from 3-7 p.m. and 10 p.m.-close Monday-Saturday, and from 3 p.m.-close on Sundays. Enjoy $2 off wines by the glass, as well as specials on hot sake carafe, Kirin sake bomb, Blushing Geisha, Baby Umami Punch, Fuzzy Momo Bellini, signature spirits, mules, martinis, H-balls, beer, artisanal sake and more. If you’re really feeling adventurous, try one of RA’s seasonal cocktail specials. These include the “RA”ckin’ Cranberry Margarita, made with Milagro Silver Tequila, fresh homemade cranberry sour and Grand Marnier; the Sparkling Lychee Sake Sangria Bowl, made with Hendrick’s and prosecco, mixed with lychee puree and lemon sour, topped with red wine and a bottle of Hana Lychee Sake (meant for two); or the Drunken Matcha Float, mixed with creamy vanilla ice cream, RumHaven and KYOTO Matcha IPA.
Fresh fish is always a good idea! Visit these places in Addison to try some.
3. Craving southern-style seafood? You can’t go wrong with Flying Fish, home to catfish, seafood gumbo, poor boy loafs (including fries and hushpuppies), fried catfish, salmon tacos, grits and gumbo, jambalaya, fried okra, grilled rainbow trout, and so much more. As a bonus, come in on Sundays for $0.75 oysters!
4. Pasta mixed with seafood is definitely a good idea! Visit Kenny’s Italian Kitchen to try some of the best Italian seafood around. Options include salmon served with artichokes, tomatoes, mushrooms, lemon butter, basil pesto and angel hair; shrimp scampi served with garlic butter, white wine, mushrooms, tomatoes and angel hair; East Coast Linguini served with clams, mussels, calamari, white wine, garlic, basil and roasted tomato; Sicilian Shrimp and Fettuccini served with spicy parmesan cream, roasted tomato, spinach and mushroom; and Seafood Fra-diavlo served with sea scallops, shrimp, clams, mussels, white wine, spicy garlicky red sauce and linguini.
Dance, drink or dine to live music at Arthur’s Steakhouse.
5. Visit Arthur’s Steakhouse this week to enjoy the talented performers taking the stage. Wednesday and Thursday nights, Russ Warman will perform from 5:30-8 p.m., followed by the Mark Cozart Piano Bar from 8:30-11:30 p.m. And on Friday and Saturday nights, Warman will play from 6-8:30 p.m., followed by Razzmatazz from 8:30 p.m.-midnight. It’s a great opportunity to sit and enjoy a nice dinner, meet friends for drinks or go dancing with a date.
Arts and Entertainment
Laugh all night to funny comedians, then learn something new from media insiders in Addison this week.
6. Learn something new about the media industry at Galleria Dallas’ Talent Talks series, featuring live Q&A sessions with top news media personalities. The next on the list for these free, virtual events is Lauren Przybyl at 6 p.m. Jan. 28. Przybl is a North Texas native, who has made appearances on “The Today Show,” MSNBC, CNN and The Weather Channel, and is now an anchor for FOX 4 “Good Day.” Having traveled the world throughout her journalism career, Przybyl will share her exciting experiences with participants.
7. Preacher Lawson is coming to Addison Improv this weekend! This hilarious comedian started writing jokes for the first time at 16 before he decided to perform for the first time one year later on a bet from his mother. In 2015, Lawson won the Funniest Comedian in Florida in titled, before winning the Seattle International Comedy Competition in 2016. He made it to the top ten contestants on “America’s Got Talent,” and was featured on “America’s Got Talent: The Champions,” where he was a top five finalist. See a family show (ages 14 and older) at 8 p.m. Thursday, followed by adults-only shows at 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. Friday, and 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Saturday.