Head to Grand Prairie for the sixth annual “A Taste of Nigeria.” The festival is on Oct. 5 from 12 to 7p.m., and Oct. 6 from 1 to 7 p.m. with traditional food, dance, music, shopping and more. Free admission!
Stop on by the art village to watch Tom Spleth’s demonstrations on Wednesday and Thursday. The opening reception is from 5:30 to 8 p.m, with a ceramics demonstration on Oct. 3 from 1 to 5 p.m.. Finally, stop by the art village on Oct. 4 for a half-hour guided tour of his work as part of Open Studio Night. This event runs from 6 to 8:30 p.m. with tours on the hour and half-hour.
Gear up your Dallas spirit for an FC Dallas vs. Sporting Kansas City soccer game! Held at the Toyota Stadium in Frisco, the game starts at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6. Tickets start as low as $11.
Get off campus for a few hours and visit the Southlake Oktoberfest for a variety of German food and drinks. This festival hosts an annual wiener dog race as well as shopping and music. There is free admission and parking with a shuttle. The event runs from Oct. 4 to 6 at the Southlake Town Square.
Don’t miss out on the Dallas Museum of Art’s “Dior: From Paris to the World” exhibit, which was extended until Oct. 27. This special showcase gives the visitor a look at high fashion over most of the past century and includes the work of several French designers. Student prices Tuesday through Thursday are $16 and Friday through Sunday are $21.
The Nasher Sculpture Center in the heart of downtown Dallas offers free admission every first Saturday of the month and is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. General admission for students on other days is $5.