OCT. 10 – POKER RUN
It’s a bar crawl, scavenger hunt and poker game all in one. Visit five Bishop Arts District locations, draw a playing card at each one and receive a 6-ounce drink for $1. At the end, whichever team has the winning poker hand wins a prize. Best part? It’s a fundraiser for the philanthropic Oak Cliff Lions Club. $30 per person or $50 per couple.
Where: Dallas Grilled Cheese Co., 310 W. Seventh St.
More info: oakclifflions.club
OCT. 3 – Mammogram mamas
Kick up your heels at a first-Thursday wine walk in Bishop Arts and raise money for breast cancer prevention. The nonprofit Mammogram Poster Girls’ signature event, Shop, Eat, Drink, Pink! is from 6-9 p.m. with entertainment, food and drink and a wine tasting. Proceeds fund mammograms for women and men who otherwise couldn’t afford them. $65
Where: House of Dirt, 408 W. Seventh St.
More info: mammogrampostergirls.org
OCT. 6 – Kurosawa
Here is a chance to see “Seven Samurai” on the big screen. The 1954 Akira Kurosawa epic screens at 2 p.m. The American version, John Sturges’ 1960 “The Magnificent Seven” shows the following weekend, at 5 p.m. Oct. 13. $11
Where: The Texas Theatre, 231 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Oct. 26 – Spooky comics
A family friendly Halloween comic fest offers comics and treats all day.
Where: Red Pegasus Comics, 319 N. Bishop Ave.
More info: redpegasuscomics.org
OCT. 31-Nov. 2 – Days of the dead
This three-day celebration of los Días de los Muertos features ofrendas designed by Ofelia Faz Garza, dance troupes from Anita N. Martinez Ballet Folklorico and choirs from Greiner middle school. Bring flowers, photos, food and candles to leave on the ofrendas.
Where: Arts Mission Oak Cliff, 410 S. Windomere Ave.
More info: verdigrismusic.org