This weekend: Big Tex, video fest, beards, art, music

The Dallas Video Fest opens today. It is the festival’s 25th year.

The State Fair of Texas opens Friday.

Team Better Block has turned Knox near the Katy Trail into “Knox Strasse” for the weekend.

Oak Cliff-based artist Patricia Rodriguez opens a show of wine-themed paintings Friday at the Wine Therapist in Lakewood.

Saturday is Science Day at the Dallas Zoo.

Sculptor Heather Ezell hosts an open house at her studio, 2511 N. Beckley, starting at 5 p.m. Saturday.

The Texas Theatre is screening “Le Jete” and “12 Monkeys” as well as the documentary “Doctored.” And on Saturday, the theater hosts a beard and mustache competition.

Fastball and Dovetail perform Friday at the Kessler. And David Bromberg performs Saturday as part of Storytellers at the Kessler.

Live Oak Community Garden and Slow Food Dallas present a harvest festival from 5-7 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost $20. Gardeners will offer bites from their home country, Bhutan.


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