Art Conspiracy is blowing it out Saturday with its 5th birthday party. There’s an art auction, 150 Dallas artists, and live music. Bands include the Crash that Took Me, Telegraph Canyon, the Boom Boom Box and RTB2. Tickets are $10. More information is available here. Proceeds benefit Resolana.

The Belmont Hotel and Smoke are throwing a holiday party Saturday with a performance by Brave Combo. Plus Santa Claus will be there (How does this guy get to so many events?). The party, from 7-10 p.m., is outside by the pool, so dress warm. Tickets are $10 for adults and free for kids.

On Sunday, the Round Up Saloon hosts its annual Christmas Stocking Auction benefitting Legacy Counseling Center’s Founders Cottage. The doors open at 6 p.m. Sunday, and the auction is at 7 p.m. But you can get a sneak peak at the 100-plus gift baskets that are up for aution starting Saturday night. Items include hotel stays and gift certificates.