There’s always something to do in D-Town! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Dallas this week.
1.BUSINESS + BREAKFAST
Monday, November 7, 2016, 10:00 a.m.
Join some of Dallas’ buzzing entrepreneurs as they start their week off fresh with breakfast discussing their ideas, strategies, and more. If you are a full time entrepreneur, come see how others just like yourself are maintaining their sanity and progressing in this ever booming Dallas network. This week the will be at All Good Cafe, because it’s a weekly thing. Don’t come empty handed. Learn more here.
2. DFW URBAN LEAGUE – YOUNG PROFESSIONALS ELECTION DAY WATCH PARTY
Tuesday, November 8, 2016, 6:45 p.m.
I’m tired, so I know y’all are too from this debate season. Well, come watch it all unfold with the DFWULYP and pray that the fate of our country turns out in your favor. Take a shot if need be and also engage with other Urban League members as this will be their monthly general body meeting as well. I hope you voted. Learn more here.
3. THANK GOD IT’S OVER! A POLITICS FREE, POST ELECTION GATHERING
Thursday, November 10, 2016, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
A night to celebrate the end of campaigning! This is a completely politics free party where you can relearn how to talk about the million other things that matter in life. Need to reconnect with a good friend from “across the aisle” or be reminded what its like to enjoy friends and not talk about the election? This night is for you. Come celebrate another peaceful transition of the most powerful position in the world with spoken words poets, a bar and food. Learn more here.
4. JOE BUDDEN @ TREES
Thursday, November 10, 2016, 8:00 p.m.
The controversial rapper Joe Budden is on his comeback tour you could say, stopping this week in Dallas. You either love him, hate him or could careless however he always seems to somewhere in your social realm sites at least once a month. If you know more than his hit song ‘Pump It Up’ then you should definitely come out and show him some love. Learn more here.
5. FALL INTO FORMATION – VETERANS AFFAIR
Friday, November 11, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
Dallas based magazine, SLAY, is doing it big. This event will be filled with fashion, entertainment, beauty, live performances, vendors and more. Sponsors include JustFab, ShoeDazzle and other fashion forward brands. Learn more here.
6. WAZOBIA II: THE TRADITIONAL ATTIRE DAY PARTY
Saturday, November 12, 2016, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
For my Motherland lovers. Come together and celebrate our original heritage with the first ever traditional attire day party. Have a favorite tailor or seamstress who can make your ideas come to life? Represent their brand and your people by showcasing their creations. Special prizes will be given away for best dressed male and female. Learn more here.
7. RUNWAY DALLAS – SEASON 3
Saturday, November 12, 2016, 6:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Designers from all over the world, emerging or seasoned professionals are thoughtfully selected to showcase their collections on the Runway Dallas platform. Runway Dallas has combined the awesome style and impact of our fashion showcase along with the business and commerce side of an exhibitor’s tradeshow, showcase and after-party. This event has definitely grown rapidly over the years so you don’t want to miss it. Learn more here.
8. PLAYDATE DALLAS
Saturday, November 12, 2016, 10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
Play Date is an alternative to the typical night out or social event. It provides a fun and exciting atmosphere where adults can enjoy good food & cocktails, listen to a variety of music, socialize, and meet great people…all while playing games! Games from Connect 4 to Taboo, this is definitely a cool, fun, chill night with bae, the girls or whoever. Learn more here.
9. 214EVER DALLAS BOOK LAUNCH
Saturday, November 12, 2016, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
By author Mariah Tyler, come celebrate the release of her book, 214EVER, at Centre. Books and pins available for purchase, in limited supply. Drinks will be provided as well plus music by DJ Hec tha Connec. Learn more here.
10. KAPPA ALPHA PSI & SIGMA GAMMA RHO THANKSGIVING CANNED FOOD DRIVE
Sunday, November 13, 2016, 2:00 p.m.– 5:00 p.m.
It’s that time of the year to start giving back. Come socialize and network with the men of the Mansfield-Cedar Hill chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc and the ladies of the Zeta Delta Sigma chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc for their first ever Thanksgiving canned food drive. Admission is free however, please bring all the canned food and other non-perishable food items you can so that they may feed as many families at Mission Arlington. Learn more here.
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