Thursday, May 16, 2013

Downtown Dallas Events for May 2013

Friday, May 24
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Cost: Free

Pegasus Plaza
1500 Main Street
Main Street District
Pegasus Plaza Market
Our Pegasus Plaza Market series is back for the summer!  It takes place in the heart of Downtown during lunchtime, encouraging you to get out of the office, browse goods from local artists, and listen to some live music.  In addition to May 24, the Market will also be held on June 28 and July 26.

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Saturday, May 18
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cost: Free

146 W. Commerce Street Viaduct

Riverfront District
Trinity River Wind Festival
The Trinity River Wind Festival presented by NRG is a free, family-friendly event in Dallas to celebrate the beauty and spirit of the wide open spaces along the Trinity River.  From the Japanese kite makers to the Kroger Kids Fun Zone to Second Spin Rescue Disc Dogs, there is something for everyone.  There will also be a Dallas Zoo Outreach show and Larry g(EE) will be providing live music.

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Saturday, May 18
7:30 - 11:00 p.m.
Cost: $75 - $175

Dallas Heritage Village
1515 S. Harwood Street

The Cedars
History with a Twist
History with a Twist is a celebration of classic American cocktails, created by noted Dallas Mixologist Michael Martensen of Cedars Social and Smyth.  Attendees can stroll down Dallas Heritage Village's Main Street and visit various cocktail stations until 10:00 p.m. while enjoying food by Wendy Krispin Caterer and entertainment by the Singapore Slingers, the fox trot orchestra Dallas Observer calls "the coolest, quirkiest, retro jazz group."  There will also be a silent auction, photo booth, and a vintage car display.  Vintage attire from Prohibition and the early 20th century encouraged!

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Saturday, May 18
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Traffic LA at the Joule
1608 Main Street

Main Street District
40% Off Sale at Traffic LA!
It's not everyday you can get designer duds at a discounted price, so take advantage of this opportunity while it lasts!  Traffic Men's and Women's will be offering 40% off spring collections for one day only.  While you're there, check out the other new stores part of the Joule expansion such as TenOverSix and Taschen Library.  Complimentary valet is provided.

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Saturday, June 1
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cost: Free

Dallas Public Library
1515 Young Street

Civic Center
Sports Talk Live!: Golf in Texas
Head to the Dallas Public Library for Sports Talk Live! as they discuss the history, players, and great stories about golf in Texas.  Guest speakers include Pat Wheeler of Texas Links Magazine, Shannon Kneisler, LPGA professional and former player, Art Stricklin of Texas Golf Writers Association, and many more.  Be sure to take a practice swing on the putting green and enter to win a door prize!

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Saturday, June 1
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Cost: Free 

Main Street Garden
1902 Main Street

Main Street District
Ride the Link
Calling all cyclists!  Come celebrate the completion of Centralink, the bike trail connector that goes through Downtown Dallas and connects Oak Cliff, the Katy Trail, and the Sante Fe Trail.  Centralink represents the spirit of regionalism and cooperation between DART, the City of Dallas, Downtown Dallas, Inc., and bike trail organizations.  There will be bicycle tune ups from area bike shops, group rides, civic leaders answering your questions about biking in Dallas, food and giveaways, and much more!  For more information about the event and a map of Centralink, click the 'More Info' button below.

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