There is so much to do in the North Dallas Corridor this weekend! First, grab one of the seasonal cocktails available at Sidecar Social or a drink at a local happy hour. Next, make reservations for Easter brunch or dinner, whether at your house or in a restaurant. Finally, spend your weekend enjoying live music, attending a meetup of mystery writers, or checking out a new movie at AMC Village on the Parkway 9. Learn about all this and more in our guide of 7 Things To Do This Week, below.
It’s the season of kicking back with fruity drinks! Check out some of these amazing cocktails in the Corridor.
1. Try a new drink at Sidecar Social this weekend! The Indian Paintbrush is made with Western Son vodka, Rosemary simple syrup, grapefruit juice, lime and bitters served up. The Moscow Mule is made with Grey Goose vodka, ginger beer and bitters served on the rocks. The Tito’s Transfusion is made with Tito’s vodka and Owens Transfusion mix of real grape juice and ginger beer served on the rocks with a lime. You should also come in for Social Hour, taking place from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday with $4 call drinks and ½ off house wine by the glass.
2. Happy hour at the Yard House takes place from 3-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and from 9:30 p.m.-close from Sunday-Thursday. You can get $4 off Half Yards, $3 off 9-ounce wine, $2 off all draft beer, wine, spirits and cocktails, and ½-price appetizers and pizzas. Some of the amazing drinks you can get include the Salted Watermelon Margaritar made with El Jimador silver tequila, Cointreau, citrus agave, watermelon puree, and lime. You can’t go wrong with the Sunset Sangria, made with New Amsterdam vodka, aperol, La Perlina Moscato, citrus agave, passion fruit, sterling merlot, strawberries, black cherry, and pineapple.
Celebrate Easter in the Corridor.
3. Host Easter brunch at your home with a takeout package available at Public School 972! Order a Dean’s List Breakfast, which is $25 and serves four, including scrambled eggs, bacon or sausage, hash browns and toast, and an optional avocado toast for $10. Or, get the Honor Roll Feast, which includes the Dean’s List Breakfast plus avocado toast and eight buttermilk pancakes. You can also get a mimosa kit to make your brunch extra fun! Pre-orders must be made through April 2 online or by calling 972-788-8484. You can also come in Saturday and Sunday to get $5 kids meals with purchase of an entrée, $5 desserts, and 50% off select bottles of wine for dine-in.
4. This Sunday, Table 13 is hosting Easter! Come in for a prix fixe brunch from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. for $39.95 a person (children can order from the kids’ menu for $15) or dinner from 4-8 p.m. The Easter brunch menu includes Classic Southern Deviled Eggs, along with your choice of starter – Potato Corn Chowder, Lobster Bisque, Center Cut Wedge Salad, Table 13 House Salad, or Caesar Salad. Entrée options include: Pecan Crusted Salmon, Shrimp Scampi, Filet Mignon, Lemon Caper Chicken, Lobster and Eggs Benedict, Steak and Eggs Benedict, Jumbo Lump Crab Cake, or Lamb Chops. Finish with your choice of dessert, such as Dark Chocolate Torte, Crème Brulee, or Vanilla Bean Ice Cream.
Listen to live music while enjoying a nice dinner at Arthur’s Steakhouse.
5. Every day this week (except Sunday) live performances are happening at Arthur’s. Wednesday, Russ Warman performs at 5:30 p.m., followed by Vera Voz at 8:30 p.m. Thursday will feature Warman at 5:30 p.m. and The Ones at 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Warman will take the stage at 6 p.m. and The Ones will follow at 9 p.m.
Arts and Entertainment
Check out one of these arts and entertainment events in Addison this week.
6. Calling all writers: Dallas Mystery Writers is hosting its next meeting at 10 a.m. April 3! Normally, the Dallas chapter of Mystery Writers of America hosts meetings on the first Saturday of the month at Olive Garden in Addison, but this month it will be held over Zoom. This week will feature a presentation by Janis Patterson on What Draft2Digital Can Do for You! Patterson is a seventh-generation Texan and third-generation wordsmith who writes mysteries as Janis Patterson, romances and horror as Janis Susan May, children’s books as Janis Susan Patterson, and scholarly works and non-fiction as J.S.M. Patterson. Email email@example.com for more information and to register.
7. Godzilla vs. Kong opens March 31 at AMC Village on the Parkway 9! This show is about two mythic adversaries who meet in a spectacular battle for the ages! According to its official description, “Kong and his protectors undertake a perilous journey to find his true home, and with them is Jia, a young orphaned girl with whom he has formed a unique and powe4rful bond. But they unexpectedly find themselves in the path of an enraged Godzilla, cutting a swath of destruction across the globe. The epic clash between the two titans— instigated by unseen forces—is only the beginning of the mystery that lies deep within the core of the Earth.” Other movies playing right now include Nobody, Raya and the Last Dragon, Chaos Walking, The Courier, Long Weekend, and more.