It’s a beautiful week in Addison, and there is plenty to do as we wait for spring to officially arrive! Go to happy hour at one of the local bars, where you can get drink specials or play trivia games. Indulge in some delicious Mexican food at a restaurant around town or catch a movie or live music at Ida Claire. This weekend, watch some live entertainment or check out a new art exhibit. Learn about all this and more in our guide of 7 Things To Do This Week.
Happy hour drinks, trivia nights, karaoke and more can be found in Addison.
1. Visit Mucky Duck Addison every night of the week for a unique deal or event. Monday is Pint Night, with $.50 boneless wings and $4 Miller Lite; Taco Tuesday will earn you $2 tacos, $4 tequila shots, $4 Mexican Candy Shots, $2 Tecates, and $3 Coronas and Dos Equis. Trivia Night Wednesday includes 4-7 p.m. happy hour, 7-10 p.m. trivia (this week is all about “Friends”), and $4 Jager and Fireball. Throwback Thursday is Ladies Night with karaoke, all night happy hour, and $4 Jack products, and Friday features an extended happy hour from 3-8 p.m. On Saturday, you can get $5 loaded cheese fries, chips and queso, beer pretzels and boneless wings from 4-10 p.m. Finally, on Funday Sunday, you can get $4 domestics, $5 imports, $4 Mexican Candy, and $4 Fireball.
2. Happy hour happens from 4-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday and all-day Friday at The Back 9. You can also listen to live DJs on Wednesday, Friday or Saturday; play games like Giant Jenga or darts; or just hang out and watch the 26 flat screen TVs or HD projection screen. Don’t miss Rock & Roll Bingo on Mondays and Karaoke Lotto on Thursday!
Mexican food is on the menu this week!
3. From brunch to Tex-Mex classics, there is something for everyone at Lupe Tortilla. In the morning, choose E.B.L.T. Tacos, made with fried eggs, carne molida, bacon, lettuce, tomato, homemade corn tortillas, and queso; Breakfast Churros, topped with cinnamon sugar, chocolate and caramel; Strawberry Pancakes, loaded with fresh strawberries, strawberry margarita sauce, powdered sugar and whipped cream; or a Fajita Omelet, served with fajita meat, roasted poblano, grilled onion, Jack cheese and spicy red sauce. At lunch and dinner, you can’t go wrong with a Chili Con Queso or Guacamole Salad appetizer, followed by tacos, burritos, enchiladas, seafood, fajitas, carne asadas, or anything else your heart desires.
4. If you’re craving Mexican street food, head to Taqueria La Ventana this week. Choose from curbside to-go or dine-in, then decide on a taco, bowl or burrito. From there, fill it with either steak, braised beef, marinated pork, chicken or veggies. Then, finish with a side of guacamole or queso, and a delicious margarita or beer! Breakfast tacos, quesadillas and burritos are also available, served all day.
Live entertainment happens every week at Ida Claire.
5. Head to Ida Claire this Thursday for Movie Night! Starting at 8 p.m., you can kick back with a cocktail and enjoy a fun, throwback movie. This week’s feature is Napoleon Dynamite. Then, come back every Friday night for live music. From 8-11 p.m. March 5, Ole G will take the stage.
Arts and Entertainment
Catch a show or enjoy beautiful art this weekend.
6. Comedian Gary Owen is coming to Addison Improv this weekend! For more than a decade, Owen has been entertaining audiences with his funny stand-up routine, performing in major clubs and theatres across the country. He has several comedy specials and has appeared in movies like Ride Along, Think Like a Man, and Daddy Day Care among others. Catch his show at 8 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. or 9:45 p.m. Friday, 7 p.m. or 9:30 p.m. Saturday, or 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
7. David A. Dreyer’s “Cold Mountain Observatory” opens Saturday, March 6 at Valley House Gallery. Dreyer earned his BFA in 1990 and his MFA in 1992 from Southern Methodist University. This is his eighth solo exhibit at Valley House. He said about this exhibit, “I want my paintings to be a celebration of pure nature and moment homage to the sacred spaces of memory.”