Events for November 2011

Dallas square dancers, c. 1951. Courtesy of Dallas Municipal Archives City Hall, Dallas

Nov. 12 Square Dance: A Community Project Currators Leila Grothe and Cynthia Mulcahy won a grant from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, and they’re throwing a good old-fashioned square dance. The outdoor dance, from 6-8 p.m., is at the Trinity River Audubon Center. 6500 S. Loop 12, 214.398.8722, free

Through Nov. 18 Tres Milagros exhibit The Oak Cliff Cultural Center continues the Tres Milagros exhibit through Nov. 18. The exhibit compiles the work of Apryl Begay, Rebecca Collins and Katrina Doran and displays their artistic studies of miracles. 223 W. Jefferson, 214.670.3777, free

Nov. 2 Día de los Muertos: Day of the Dead Celebration The Tyler Davis District presents a Day of the Dead celebration, an event created to observe the rich Hispanic tradition of reflecting and honoring loved ones who have passed away. From 7-10 p.m., enjoy music, art workshops, storytelling, and face painting, as well as an altar tour and contest. Hot chocolate and traditional food will also be provided. Tyler Davis District, 214.941.3030, free

Nov. 10 Salon Series The Oak Cliff Society of Fine Arts continues its fall Salon Series at the Turner House 7:30-9 p.m. Thursday. This month, author Willis Winters will discuss the architecture of Fair Park, a subject he has been researching for the past 25 years. Refreshments are included with the price of admission. 401 N. Rosemont, 214.946.1670, $10-$15

Nov. 10 Homecoming concert with Jimmie Vaughan and the Tilt-A-Whirl Band For the first time in 45 years, Jimmie Vaughan makes a live appearance in his hometown, including conversations with old Oak Cliff friends and classmates about his time in Oak Cliff with younger brother Stevie Ray Vaughan, plus a concert with his band. The 7:30 p.m. event at the Texas Theatre will run for approximately three hours. 231 W. Jefferson, 214.948.1546, $45-$95

Nov. 12 Art Conspiracy 7 This event at 7 p.m. brings together artists from all over the city to raise money for Musical Angels, a nonprofit that provides music lessons to hospitalized children. Bids for artwork start at $20, and four bands perform. 511 W. Commerce, $10

Nov. 13 Cliff Fest & Tweed Ride The third annual Cliff Fest will be combined with the Tweed Ride Nov. 13 from noon-6 p.m. The festival includes vendors and performers with ties to the Oak Cliff area. Bishop Arts District, free

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