Event of the Week Saturday's Lamar Street Festival's got food from a bunch of trucks and restos like The Cedars Social and Full Circle Tavern, live music from people like Erykah Badu, and they're hosting a film competition -- make a 90-second short film using your smartphone and include a shot of the festival, and if you win, you get an apartment at South Side on Lamar for an entire freaking year
Thursday, October 17th Get your tix, like, right now, for the Dallas Autumn Ball, which is taking over ZaZa for a black tie affair in support of Project Amplify next month
To kick off their new farm-to-table-to-plate-to-fork-to-your-mouth catering concept, the folks behind Experimental Table're hosting a Dinner in the Field, featuring a four-courser with nothing but locally grown/raised eats. Check 'em out, then give them a call to RSVP
Friday, October 18th The second annual Index Festival's gonna feature more than 70 indie bands down in Deep Ellum on stages at Trees, Prophet Bar, Dada, etc
Tuesday, October 22nd Five Sixty's importing chefs from restos like Nobu and Tei An for a beer- and sake-paired Japanese five-courser. Grab your reservations here, and make sure you get there by six(ish).