3 tasty ways to spend the weekend in DFW (July 13-15, 2012)

There is always plenty to do in Dallas-Fort Worth, but sometimes the weekends are so full of awesome it’s hard to choose. I’ve selected three events scheduled for this weekend (July 13-15, 2012) that are sure to be worth checking out. What’s not to love about ice cream, crepes and food trucks? Call your friends. It’s time to start making plans!

On Bishop

Grab your raspberry beret and head over to Bastille on Bishop. The free street festival is scheduled for 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, July 14 in the Bishop Arts District.

Enjoy the crepe stands, mimes and some fun competitions. You may want to pre-order your $10 wine glass (includes your first drink) as alcohol is only provided in event glassware and there are a limited number of glasses. Refills will be $5 each, according to the website.

Getting there:
Bishop Arts District
N. Bishop Avenue at Davis
Dallas, Texas 75208

Dallas Eats

Get your stretchy pants ready for the 26th annual Taste of Dallas at Fair Park July 13-15. The event will serve up live music, art, cooking demonstrations and, of course, plenty of food. Be sure to check out Taste Curbside’s food trucks, including Gandolfo’s New York Deli, Good Karma Kitchen and Rockstar Bake Shop.

On-site parking is $12. The DART Rail Green Line’s Fair Park Station is on Parry Avenue at the entrance, for those who don’t want to deal with event parking.

Getting there:
Fair Park
3600 Grand Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75210

At the Kimbell

After Hours at the Kimbell takes place 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 14, at the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth. Visitors can take in tours, hors d’oeuvres and live music by Jim’s Jazz Band. Members get in free. Admission is $30 for nonmembers.

Or stop by the Family Festival for Blue Bell Ice Cream Sunday. The delicious fun takes place noon to 3 p.m. July 15 at the Kimbell. Try a free scoop of Blue Bell’s newest flavor in honor of National Ice Cream Day. This event is free as is admission to the museum’s permanent collection.

Getting there:
Kimbell Art Museum
3333 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

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