5 things you absolutely must do in Dallas this weekend

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This is the first time the free, Chipotle-backed Cultivate Festival has made its way to Dallas, but hopefully it won’t be the last. Amos Lee and O.A.R are a couple of the many acts that will be performing, plus there will be chef demonstrations from some of the tops in the game (like Paul Qui and Matt McAllister). There'll also be plenty of beer, wine, pork belly gorditas, and more locally farmed goodness for you to consume.

Thursday, October 16th - Saturday, October 18th: Christmas is just around the corner, and maybe you need a little extra cash. Yes, you could work overtime, sell stuff on Craigslist, donate blood, OR you could gamble on some horse races at the Meeting of Champions for American Quarter Horses. Yeah, that last one sounds like more fun. Grab a ticket and take a seat at the races this weekend and maybe (hopefully) you'll win a little cash.

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Friday, October 17th: Here’s a chance at some free entertainment for the weekend. Dress up in your most ghoulish or ridiculous outfit and head to the Zombie Walk on Cedar Springs. Besides costumes and normal Halloween shenanigans, there will be live music, and plenty of food and drink vendors.

Saturday, October 18th: If you like custom cars, dogs, and live boxing, you are in luck! That’s right, coming together under one roof is the Texas Bully Bowl -- a custom car show featuring off-road trucks, imports, luxury exotics, and motorcycles. There will also be a dog show and some pugilism, along with live music.

Saturday, October 18th: It's October, which means it's Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Komen Race for The Cure is all about raising awareness, raising funds, celebrating survivorship, and banding together to battle cancer. There will be a celebratory walk for thousands of breast cancer survivors and a concert by Emerald City Band following the race.