This weekend: Chicken coops, barbecue, Cyclesomatic, urban bazaar, St. Vincent

Hang onto your hats. This weekend, the State Fair of Texas closes. The Oak Cliff Women in Business meet at 6 tonight, Oct. 20, at the Bishop Arts Theater. Your Texas Rangers play two World Series games against the St. Louis Cardinals. And there’s a whole heckuva lot going on in the ‘hood this weekend.

There are low-cost pet sterilizations available Friday.

The West Dallas-centric art exhibit “Connections” shows Friday-Sunday. This is your last chance to see it.

The free, self-guided backyard chicken-coop tour, Oak Cliff Coop Snoop, is Saturday. Bike Friendly Oak Cliff is meeting at 10 a.m. at Repotted to make the tour as part of Cyclesomatic.

Cyclesomatic also is leading a Ray Charles tour of Dallas, which starts at Main Street Garden Park at 10 a.m.

The big honkin’ deal, Blues, Bandits & BBQ is at Lake Cliff Park. It costs $10 to get in for live music, beer drinkin’ and finger lickin’. In the park. Awesome!

IndieGenius hosts an urban bazaar noon-6 p.m. Saturday  and noon-4 p.m. Sunday. There will be more than 60 vendors of handmade, locally made and vintage items.

Richardson Bike Mart will host a bicycle fair and showcase at Blues, Bandits & BBQ, also as part of Cyclesomatic.

House of Plates, a new food-related news website, is throwing a launch party at El Sibil, starting at 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $10 and benefit the Stewpot Alliance.

St. Vincent plays not one but TWO SHOWS at the Kessler Theater.

The Texas Theatre is showing creepy movie “The Oregonian” as well as “Blues Brothers” on 35mm. Also, DJs JukeboxMafia and Sir Scott Mack host a dance party, “Terror at the Texas,” Friday at 11:30, after “The Oregonian.”

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By |2011-10-20T12:01:44-05:00October 19th, 2011|Events, News|Comments Off on This weekend: Chicken coops, barbecue, Cyclesomatic, urban bazaar, St. Vincent

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