There’s always something to do in Dallas! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Dallas this week.
1.DALLAS WOMEN’S BUSINESS ASSISTANCE CENTER GRAND OPENING
Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
To my Dallas entrepreneur women, this one is for you. To celebrate this exciting new center focused on making the American Dream a reality for women in business, PeopleFund and MUFG Union Bank, N.A. are hosting a ribbon cutting reception for the new Dallas Women’s Business Assistance Center. Please join them for refreshments, an introduction to PeopleFund, and a tour of the center. This event is free but you must register. Learn more here.
2. ADELE @ AMERICAN AIRLINES CENTER
Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
The London queen will make her tour stop this Tuesday and Wednesday to give you a live unforgettable vocal experience. She’s your favorite singer’s favorite singer and continuously proves why with her beautiful voice. Don’t miss it in person. Learn more here.
3. BINGO IN THE PARK
Thursday, November 3, 2016, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Check out free bingo at City Park Cafe’s patio in Main Street Garden every Thursday! City Park Cafe will be open serving craft beers and tasty snacks for all to enjoy. Don’t be late, games start at 7:00 p.m. Enjoy! Learn more here.
4. UNT HOMECOMING KICK OFF HAPPY HOUR
Friday, November 4, 2016, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Join the Black alumni for homecoming kickoff at Masque and reconnect with some of your old friends and potential future colleagues. No cover all night as well as sounds by UNT alum, DJ SheReal. Toast to the beginning of a great homecoming! Learn more here.
5. BOMBSHELLS IN THE CITY VISION BOARD LAUNCH PARTY
Saturday, November 5, 2016, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Gather all of your closest homebaes and Alexandria Traylor in celebrating the launch of her new blog, Baes & Bombshells, as well as gain clarity on your vision for the upcoming year, 2017! Baes & Bombshells thrives to empower every young woman to build an empire while assisting her to beautifully overcome any mental barrier in her own way. Free giveaways sprinkled throughout the event as well as appetizers. Learn more here.
6. THE SCOTT JOPLIN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Saturday, November 5, 2016, 5:00 p.m.
Want to hear some beautiful, live music? The African American Museum Dallas presents the Scott Joplin Chamber Orchestra of Houston. This orchestra is one of the oldest contemporary majority African-American community orchestras. It was formed for three purposes: to give African-American instrumentalists opportunities to perform together, to explore and perform music written by black composers and to be an example to the black community that orchestras can include people who look like them. Come and listen to Black musicianship at its finest. Learn more here.
7. MIGUEL @ HOUSE OF BLUES
Saturday, November 5, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
Everything about him is smooth. From his voice to her demeanor, there is nothing not to like about Miguel. Enjoy him live and just let his sounds take you away. It’s the perfect ladies night event! Learn more here.
8. THE MILLAGE LAUNCH PARTY
Saturday, November 5, 2016, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Need a stylist? He’s got you. Join Brian Millage, Mr. Millage himself, as he launches his style consulting company, The Millage. Experience great drinks, good food and fashion forward trends as well as local brands showcasing their latest merchandise for purchase. Brian will be giving tips and insight on how you can wear, style and dress up the items from the local brands during the upcoming fall and winter seasons. Learn more here.
9. SMU + UNT BLACK ALUMNI MEETUP
Saturday, November 5, 2016, 10:00 p.m.
Sip, lounge, reconnect and dance with new and old friends from SMU and UNT’s Black alumni this homecoming weekend. Discounted admission for UNT & SMU alumni until midnight as well as reserved seating is available. If you are a fellow alum of these two great schools or simply received the Black experience of college life, pull up! Learn more here.
10. BLACKPACKERS TAKE THE THEATER
Sunday, November 6, 2016, 2:30 p.m.
If you haven’t heard, Blackpack Dallas is a group of three individuals embarking on a journey across DFW to shine light on positive Black people, Black businesses and events. Join them as they head over to Dallas Black Dance Theater’s upcoming show and meet the Blackpackers themselves. Learn more here.
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