Weekend Happenings 6/29 -7/1: Deep Ellum Distillery, live music, and more

Mason Lively & Remy Reilly in the Box Garden at Legacy Hall

Enjoy blues, rock, and Americana? Be sure to catch Mason Lively at The Box Garden for a free musical performance. Plus, see why everyone is calling Remy Reilly the next big thing. At just age 14, she has written and released a solo EP and performed in various venues across Texas. The show kicks of at 7:00 p.m. tonight. Check out Remy Reilly’s self-titled EP below.

Deep Ellum Distillery Opening

Deep Ellum Distillery opens at 3:00 p.m. today. Swing by their grand opening party and try a wide selection of vodkas infused with seasonal fruits. Plus, try one or all of their five signature cocktails, including the Route 66. Mixed drinks will all be sold at $2.00 off! Deep Ellum Distillery is located at 2817 Canton St.

Route 66 from Deep Ellum Distillery (Photo credit: Alex Gonzalez)

Donuts + Beer Pairing

This Saturday, Oak Highlands Brewery will be partnering with Hypnotic Donuts for a pairing event. The pairings include Charity German Alt-Style Ale paired with Vanilla Cake donut topped with a Cookie Butter Glaze and Sweet Potato Cheesecake, and more. Tickets can be purchased for $20 here. 


Photo courtesy of Do214


African Film Festival

The African Film Festival will feature storytelling, film screenings, acting workshops, symposium, and an Awards Gala night. The festival will showcase one-of-a-kind African independent films that either promote African culture; address issues affecting Africa; or explore African landmarks and historic leaders. Festival attendees will be treated to an exploration of the African continent through the global lens and voices of talented filmmakers, producers and talent artist. The festival will prominently feature African creatives and will also be an opportunity to spotlight other filmmakers’ take on African cultures and experiences. Therefore, providing a rich and varied experience for attendees.Events on June 29-July 1 will be at the African American Museum, events on July 2 will be at SMU, and events on July 3 will be at Moody Performance Hall. Tickets can be purchased here.

Photo Courtesy of Trendy Africa

Happy Goat Yoga at Lava Cantina

This Sunday, Lava Cantina will be hosting a goat yoga session. Goat yoga is the trendiest activity at the moment, and proceeds from ticket sales will go to Here’s Your Reminder, a charity committed to inspiring kindness and combatting depression. Tickets for Happy Goat Yoga can be purchased here.

Photo courtesy of Wide Open Pets