Weekend Buzz: Local Events in The American Dream City for Jan. 11-13, 2019

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Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel.

1. 10th Anniversary at the Arlington Animal Services Center

Visit Arlington Animal Services on the Center’s 10th Anniversary this Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 1000 S.E. Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington, TX 76018!

  • Pictures with your pet
  • Arlington Animal Services Alumni pet bandanas
  • $10 Adoptions
  • 9-10 a.m. – Coffee with the Manager,
    sponsored by Starbucks Coffee
  • 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. – Golden Paws
  • Vendors: Three Dog Bakery | Arlington Animal Alliance

2. Downtown Arlington Foodies Farmer’s Market

This Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 2:00-6:00 p.m., the first-ever Downtown Arlington Foodies Farmer’s Market will be popping up adjacent to Legal Draft Beer Co., 500 E. Division St., in Downtown. This new monthly enterprise is a creative whirlwind of collaboration between Arlington Foodies, Downtown Arlington Management Corporation (DAMC) and other enthusiastic partners and vendors. The Downtown Arlington Foodies Farmer’s Market will take place on the second Saturday of every month. Well-behaved dogs on leashes are welcome to come along with their people. For more information, visit the website or the Facebook event.

3. Utagawa Hiroshige Exhibit at the Arlington Museum of Art

This exhibition features 55 revolutionary wood-block prints by Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797-1858), recording the scenic views along the famous “Eastern Road” that linked Edo (now Tokyo) with Kyoto, the ancient imperial capital of Japan. This popular series, known as the Fifty Three Stations of the Tokaido Road, was published in 1834 and established Hiroshige’s reputation as the foremost artist of the topographical landscape. The exhibit is open at the Arlington Museum Art now through February 24, 2019. For more information, including operating hours for the museum, please visit www.arlingtonmuseum.org.

4. International Bowl at AT&T Stadium

The 10th annual International Bowl Series featuring 24 high school- and middle school-aged teams across eight nations on three continents will return to Arlington for the fourth consecutive year. All International Bowl games will be played at AT&T Stadium, home of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys and college football’s Goodyear Cotton Bowl. Game days are Friday, Jan. 11 and Friday, Jan. 18. Full rosters, coaching staffs, schedules and ticket information will be announced in the coming weeks. International Bowl game tickets and details are available at internationalbowlix.com.

5. Neal McCoy at Arlington Music Hall

The historic Arlington Music Hall continues its 70th year with Grammy Award winners, Hall of Famers and #1 hit makers. Neal McCoy has released fifteen studio albums on various labels, and has released 34 singles to country radio. In 1993, he broke through with the back-to-back number 1 singles No Doubt About It and Wink from his platinum-certified album No Doubt About It. McCoy will perform this Friday, January 11 at 7:30 p.m. Residents and visitors will find ticket information and a calendar of upcoming concerts at the Arlington Music Hall’s website. You can also call the box office at (817) 226-4400.

6. Bricks In The Wall: The Sight and Sound of Pink Floyd at Arlington Music Hall

Bricks In The Wall: The Sight and Sound of Pink Floyd, the longest performing Pink Floyd Tribute act in the United States, arrives at Arlington Music Hall this Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. This tribute re-creates the live Pink Floyd concert experience with a gigantic circular video screen, state-of-the-art video and light effects and a laser light show operated by one of Roger Waters’ tour engineers. Residents and visitors can purchase tickets for this show on the Arlington Music Hall website or call the box office at 817-226-4400.

7. Live Music and Events at Texas Live!

Check out live music this weekend at Texas Live!, the new $250 million world-class dining, entertainment and hospitality district located near the Rangers’ Globe Life Park and Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium in The American Dream City. Arlington Backyard, a 5,000-capacity outdoor event pavilion, is expected to host more than 250 events annually. Several bands will perform throughout the weekend at multiple venues. The Cowboys Playoff Experience starts at 5 p.m. on Saturday, January 12, 2019. Click here for information about Texas Live! parking.

8. Live Music at Grease Monkey Burger Shop & Social Club

Head over to Grease Monkey Burger Shop & Social Club in Downtown Arlington for live music this weekend. On Friday, January 11, 2019, enjoy Abbey Brown & The Sound from the Fort Worth/Arlington area. On Saturday, January 12, 2019, residents and visitors can check out Rob Redwine and The Roses, a folk music band from Fort Worth. That show also starts at 9 p.m. Grease Monkey is located at 200 N Mesquite St, Arlington, TX 76011. For more information, please call 817-665-5454.

9. Shows at UTA Planetarium

UTA Planetarium continues to offer shows to residents and visitors. This includes Spacepark 360: Infinity, a planetarium show designed to recreate the experience of amusement park thrill rides, roller coasters, pendulums, inverters and more. For a complete schedule of shows and other inquiries, please visit www.uta.edu/planetarium or call 817-272-1183.

Ticket prices:

  • Adults — $6.00
  • Seniors, Children & Students — $4.00
  • UTA Students — $3.00
  • Children under 3 — Free