Oak Cliff Flamenco Festival
Flamenco dancers from around the world perform in Dallas all week long. The festival includes performances, workshops and film screenings. Events take place throughout the neighborhood, with the Kessler serving as the central location.
The Kessler, 1230
W. Davis, 214.272.8346, thekessler.org, $25-$240
Dia de los Muertos Art Contest
Oak Cliff students in grades K-12 can showcase their artistic skills by creating a two-dimensional piece of artwork that interprets Dia de los Muertos. All submissions must be turned in by Oct. 21.
North Oak Cliff Library, 302 W. Tenth, 214.670.7555, dallaslibrary.org, free
Sip wine and raise funds for breast cancer early detection at the annual Shop, Eat, Drink, Pink fundraiser from 6-9 p.m. The event kicks off with the Bishop Arts Wine Walk, and funds raised go toward breast cancer early detection programs at Methodist Charlton Women’s Imaging.
Bishop Arts District, shopeatdrinkpink.com, $25
Kids can select a pumpkin to carve while adults choose fall mums from 10 a.m.-
4 p.m. at the Kessler Pumpkin Patch and Street Fair. A pony carousel, petting zoo, face painting and carnival games also will be part of the package.
The Kessler School, 1215 Turner Ave., kesslerpumpkinpatch.com, free
Golf for the Parks
Take Monday off and play golf. It’s for the neighborhood. Proceeds from North Oak Cliff Greenspace Inc.’s Golf For the Parks tournament will improve parks and trails in our neighborhood, particularly the Coombs Creek Trail. Registration starts
at 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch and a 1 p.m. start.
Stevens Park Golf Course, 1005 N. Montclair, 214.670.7506, $195 per player
The Oak Cliff Lively Fest is a family friendly reggae-inspired festival meant to bring together people of various ages and ethnic backgrounds to celebrate the arts, live music and diversity. The event will have live music, local vendors, food and DJs.
Kiest Park, 3080 S. Hampton Road, oakclifflivelyfest.com, free
Explore several neighborhood homes during the Old Oak Cliff Conservation League’s Fall Home Tour. The tour raises funds for neighborhood improvement and local nonprofits.
Various locations, ooccl.org, $20