The hottest days of summer are gone, and it almost sometimes feels like fall. Enjoy it while it lasts with these autumnal events in Oak Cliff.
The Oak Cliff Society of Fine Arts brings back its movies on the lawn at Turner House. “101 Dalmations” screens at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23. The event is free, and concessions are available.
The Dallas Neoclassical Ballet performs two new pieces in conjunction with a screening of “Black Swan” at the Texas Theater Saturday, Oct. 24
The Dallas Flea returns to Trinity Groves Nov. 7.
The Wild Detectives hosts Noir at the Bar, wherein several dark-fiction writers will read, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12.
This year’s Blues, Bandits and BBQ is Saturday, Nov. 14 at Kidd Springs Park. Bringing the blues are Jackie Don Loe Blues Revue featuring Lou Hampton and Bobby Patterson, Blue Lisa, and Paul Byrd Blues Band, courtesy of this year’s beneficiary, KNON. It costs $20 to taste barbecue, but the festival itself is free.
The BBQ party actually starts the night before, though. Neighbors are invited to watch barbecue teams light their fires at 5 p.m. Friday the 13th. The teams tend their smokers all night, and there’s live music from Kirk Thurmond, a beer and wine garden and food for purchase until around 10 p.m.
The ‘Stache Dash 5k benefiting the Movember Foundation, starts at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14.