7 things to do in Oak Cliff this February

Mardi Gras (Photo by Danny Fulgencio)
Mardi Gras (Photo by Danny Fulgencio)

Feb. 3
Wedding wonderland
Talk to vendors, get free swag and more at the Oak Cliff Wedding Market hosted by Celebrate Dallas. Admission
is free and visitors can enter to win big prizes.
Oak Cliff Wedding Market, 610 N. Tyler St., celebratedallas.com, free

Feb. 6
One vote
Take in a free screening of the documentary “One Woman, One Vote,” which looks at the 70-year struggle of female suffrage. After the film, viewers can stick around to discuss the film and its lessons.
Unitarian Universalist Church of Oak Cliff, 3839 W. Kiest Blvd., oakcliffuu.org, 214.337.2429, free

Feb. 10
Masquerade ball
Enjoy costumes, beads, live music and a creole buffet complete with King Cake at the OCarnivale Mardi Gras Ball. Proceeds help fund the Mardi Gras parade hosted by Go Oak Cliff.
The Kessler, 1230 W. Davis St., mardigrasoakcliff.com, 214.272.8346, $50-$350

Feb. 10
Fun run
Support Oak Cliff schoolchildren with the Dash for the Beads 10k and 5k run or 1 mile walk. Following the races there will be a festival complete with costume contest, food vendors, beer garden and live music.
Kidd Springs Park, 700 W. Canty St., dashforthebeads.org, $25-$70

Feb. 11
Mardi Gras
The annual Mardi Gras parade hosted by Go Oak Cliff turns Davis street into a sea of beads, masks and exciting floats. The festivities start at 4 p.m.
600-1400 block West Davis St., mardigrasoakcliff.com, free

Feb. 24
Malcolm X
As part of its Black Cinematheque Filmmaker Series, The Texas Theatre is showing the Spike Lee masterpiece “Malcolm X” in 35mm. Over 25 years after its debut, the film is still relevant today.
The Texas Theatre, 231 W. Jefferson Blvd., thetexastheatre.com, 214.948.1546, $1

Feb. 24
Book worm
This event is the culmination of the Dallas Reads literary campaign. Bring the entire family for guest speakers, literary activities, free food and free books.
W. H. Adamson High School, 309 E. 9th St., dallasisd.org/adamson, 972.749.1400, free

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