Hey Dallas! What are you doing this weekend?

The Kersh Health 5K will be held on November 16 from 8:30am at Oak Point Park in Plano benefiting Children’s Medical Center Dallas. The event kicks off with a 1-Mile Family Fun Run followed by a 5K Run/Walk. There is plenty of entertainment with music and a DJ Announcer with awards, prizes, face painting and more! For more information go to: https://kershhealth.com/5K

The DREAM Fund is hosting the Chili and Rib Cook-off on Saturday, November 16 from 10am at the Addison Circle Park! DREAM or Dedicating Resources to Employees of Advertising and Media will be hosting this family and dog-friendly fundraiser featuring chili cookers from the DFW media and business communities. Guests can sample free chili and beverages, as well as vote for Best Chili. There will also be live performances by Anson Carter and Oleta Pearl and a Kids Zone. The DREAM Fund provides financial support to advertising, public relations and media professionals whose lives have been impacted by severe hardship. For more information go to: http://dreamfund.org/events/chili-and-rib-cook-off

City Lights

Downtown Dallas, Inc., and the City of Dallas present City Lights! The holidays begin Downtown with City Lights Saturday, November 16th, along Main Street from 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. Each year, City Lights grows with a new element of awe, and this year will be no different with special performances by the Invincible Czars at Belo Garden (6:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.), strolling carolers, and more! The “Holiday Festival” along Main Street continues throughout the evening. Enjoy family friendly activities including: an outdoor market, face painting, kids crafts, musical performances, food, and much more. The “Holiday Light Show” lights up the night at 7:00 p.m., with the lighting of the Breitling Oil and Gas Holiday Tree, Downtown’s 65-foot holiday tree at Main Street Garden, adorned with over ten thousand feet of lights, and a special arrival from Santa that you won’t want to miss! For more information go to: http://www.downtowndallas.com/citylights2013

The Four Corners Brewery is hosting Meat Fight 2013 on Sunday, November 17 at noon! It will be at the Sons of Hermann Hall. At Meat Fight 2013, a dozen of the best chefs in Dallas will team up to win barbecue glory in four categories: brisket, ribs, sausage and wild card. Meat Fighters will be judged by the best pitmasters in Texas and Ron Swanson himself, actor Nick Offerman. Proceeds will benefit National Multiple Sclerosis Society. For more information go to: http://harvesthustle.org/