Dallas: Lifestyle events in February

Dallas is always full of happenings! Take a look at what’s going on this month, including fashion, fitness and charitable events. Have something to add? Send us a note at PR @ genpink (dot) com.


Dash for the Beads, Feb. 6


The Dash for the Beads 5K and 1-mile walk, benefiting schools in Oak Cliff, will follow a certified route in North Oak Cliff, starting and ending at Kidd Springs Park and taking our runners through?the hills of East Kessler. Runners can also shop products from local merchants and stay for a family-friendly Mardi Gras after party with live music, BBQ, bounce houses, and beer/mimosa garden sponsored by local breweries. Feel free to dress yourself and your dog in Mardi Gras attire!


Dallas Fitness Ambassadors & Barre Code host free class, Feb. 6


Our friends from the Dallas Fitness Ambassadors will be at The Barre Code in Plano on Saturday, Feb 6 at 10:30 a.m. to host yet another fabulous and free workout class. The Barre Code will feature a mash up class highlighting the different formats the studio offers. Brick Betty Apparel will also be there to showcase their collection and give guests an opportunity to test drive some of their products during the class. Stick around for post workout sips and bites provided by Wholesome Grub and post workout facials provided by Skinnocent. Register here in advance.  (Just a few spots are left!)


Free fitness events at Athleta (Stonebriar Mall)

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Athleta’s Frisco store hosts monthly fitness events for free. This month, we’ll see Brawl + Barre mashup class (Feb. 6) and a boot camp (Feb. 13). Visit the website for details and registration.


Charity run (in your undies) for the Children’s Tumor Foundation, Feb. 13

On Feb. 13, hundreds of Dallas residents will brave the cold in a one mile-ish fun run in just their undies to raise awareness and fund the research of neurofibromatosis (NF) through the Children’s Tumor Foundation (CTF). This year, Cupid’s Undie Run, the world’s largest organized undie run sponsored by Sock It To Me, will take place in 36 cities across the United States.



Free fashion exhibit at Galleria Dallas, now through Feb. 28


Celebrate the popular looks of the Jazz Age at Galleria Dallas’ fashion exhibit, Decadence: Fashions from the 1920sPresented by Galleria Dallas, curated by Ken Weber of Vintage Martini and featuring pieces from the Susan Denn and Robert Schmidt Collection and The Texas Fashion Collection of UNT College of Visual Arts & Design, Decadence showcases the allure of the 1920s in fashion and accessories and features rare pieces from French, Spanish and Italian couturiers including Madeleine Vionnet, Mariano Fortuny, Maria Monaco Gallenga and Lucien Lelong. The exhibit is located on level 1 near Tiffany’s and is open daily through February 28 from noon to 6 p.m.

Salvador Dali: The Argillet Collection, Feb. 20 – 27

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Milan Gallery in Fort Worth will host is the painting exhibition Salvador Dali: The Argillet Collection. Guests can also meet Madame Christine Argillet, daughter of Dali’s legendary publisher and confidante Pierre Argillet, during two scheduled special appearances: Friday, February 26 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, February 27 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. All appearances are complimentary to the public and RSVPs are required. Call 817.338.4278 or email  tal@milangallery.com.


Galleria Dallas hosts Fashion Stars for a Cause 10th anniversary celebration

Photo by Danny Campbell
Photo by Danny Campbell

On February 24, Galleria Dallas will host Dallas’ fashion luminaries in a spectacular fashion show on the center’s noted ice rink benefiting the Suicide and Crisis Center of North Texas. The festive event recognizes the 10th Anniversary of Fashion Stars for a Cause, the gala event created by Dallas philanthropist Yvonne Crum to “Inspire Hope and Style.”

More than 500 guests are anticipated to enjoy light bites and cocktails on the Galleria’s Rink Level, the ‘coolest’ destination for a fashion show in North Texas.  All of this year’s Fashion Stars are anticipated to model alongside a cadre of professional models in a fashion show featuring spring styles from many Galleria Dallas retailers.

The ambassadors serving as this year’s Fashion Stars include Sherice Lynette Brown, Francis Harrison Brito, Laura Fedock, Laurie Graham, Gina Marx, Kristy J. Morgan, Shelley Herrera-O’Neal, Shayema Rahim, Whitney Roberts-Kutch, Bridget Sommerlatte, Carmen Sargent and Amanda Ward.  Tickets for the soiree are $50, and can be purchased at www.sccenter.org.