7 Things to Do This Week 12/6 – 12/10

Have you made your weekend plans yet? Don’t wait – your Addison weekend guide is here! Whether you’re looking for a dinner spot, live music, happy hour, or fun activities, these 7 things to do this week have you covered.

Happy Hour

#1. Thirsty Lion7 Things to Do This Week 12/6 - 12/10

5225 Belt Line Rd. Ste. 220, Dallas, TX 75254

This Friday, December 8th from 7 pm – 8pm, Thirsty Lion Gastropub invites you to join Tito’s Handmade Vodka for in-store tastings at the newest Addison/North Dallas location, now open. And for the month of December, Thirsty Lion is offering their highly anticipated Tito’s Winter White Cosmopolitan, crafted with Tito’s Handmade Vodka, St. Germain Elderflower liqueur, triple sec, fresh lime juice, simple syrup, and white cranberry juice, is garnished with sugared cranberries and fresh mint. In collaboration with Tito’s Handmade Vodka for the fourth consecutive year, Thirsty Lion is proud to support Pets for Vets, a charitable organization dedicated to helping veterans and rescuing animals. For every Winter White Cosmo sold in December, $1 will be donated to Pets for Vets.

Recently opened in the North Dallas Corridor Thirsty Lion is a hot spot for Happy Hour, and celebrates every day from 3 PM to 6 PM, with special discounts on pints, cocktails, wine and food, starting at $7.95. On Fridays and Saturdays, an additional Late Night Happy Hour runs from 9 PM until 11 PM.

7 Things to Do This Week 12/6 - 12/10#2. LORO Addison

14999 Montfort Dr., Dallas, TX 75254

This Asian smokehouse and bar recently opened it’s Addison location, and LORO is a dining experience you won’t want to miss! For a limited time, try LORO’s holiday slushees, Frozen Hot Chocolate and Frozen Bourbon Hot Chocolate for the adults. The frozen hot chocolate is made with cocoa, five-spice, whipped cream and candy cane crumble, while the frozen bourbon hot chocolate adds a kick of bourbon for the 21+ guests.  

Food

#3. Pie Tap Pizza Workshop + Bar

5100 Belt Line Rd. Ste 796, Dallas, TX 75254

For fresh and delicious pizza and pasta, check out Pie Tap Pizza Workshop + Bar. They focus on using only the best, freshest ingredients, and preparing each dish with love and dedication. The bar features over 35 taps pouring everything from local beer to specialty wine and crafted cocktails to pair with your pie. Go with a classic pepperoni pie, or try their mushroom pie topped with cremini and shiitake mushrooms, bacon, farm egg, and caramelized onions. They even offer gluten-free crusts on request!

#4. Austin’s Bar-B-Que

15101 Addison Rd., Addison, TX 75001

Austin’s Bar-B-Que is a family-owned barbeque joint serving up Authentic Texas BBQ. The menu features smoked meats served by the pound, as a sandwich, or a plate. Brisket and Pulled Pork are only some examples of their mouthwatering meats that pair perfectly with a baked potato or potato salad. Mac n cheese and green beans are some of the classic BBQ sides that you’ll see on the menu, and you can finish off your meal with banana pudding or peach cobbler for something sweet. Nothing goes with pit-smoked BBQ like an ice-cold beer, and Austin’s has you covered with their full bar and lounge. 

Music

#5. Nate’s Seafood

14951 Midway Rd, Addison, TX 75001

Kick-off the weekend with live music every Thursday at Nate’s Seafood! The 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards winner for Favorite Place to See Live Music features live blues music and Gulf seafood are staples, with different bands featured every Thursday and Sunday. This Thursday, try one of their Coastal Classics, including fried Gulf oysters and red beans and rice (number one in the Metroplex!).

Arts and Entertainment

#6. Vitruvian Lights

3850 Vitruvian Way, Addison, TX 75001

The most magical, dazzling light show is back at Vitruvian Park! Take a walk through the park to view 1.5 million sparkling LED lights wrapped around 555 trees. These dazzling lights will be on nightly through Monday, Jan. 1 from 5 to 11 p.m. Visitors are encouraged to walk or drive through Vitruvian Park to enjoy the beauty of Vitruvian Lights, sponsored by UDR and the Town of Addison.

#7. Puttshack7 Things to Do This Week 12/6 - 12/10

5100 Belt Line Rd #600, Addison, TX 75254

Puttshack, the world’s first and only upscale, tech-infused mini golf experience, will be elevating gameplay to new heights by opening their 11th venue, complete with globally-inspired food and beverage, and unveiling of their brand new game experience, in Addison beginning December 6th. The new two-story, 32,000 square foot social entertainment venue is Puttshack’s second in Texas, and is located at Village on the Parkway, North Texas’s vibrant open-air shopping destination that houses an exciting mix of entertainment, dining, and retail options. Located at 5100 Belt Line Road in Addison, the newest Puttshack will slot in seamlessly as the go-to option for food and fun in the D/FW metroplex.

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