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Weekend Buzz: 10 Events in The American Dream City for June 22-24, 2018
By Ryan Hunt
Posted on June 21, 2018, June 21, 2018

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1. George W. Hawkes Downtown Library

Bring the family out to enjoy the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library this weekend, with multiple events planned for all ages! Children ages 0-5 years old are welcome to join the library staff for Creative Time. They will have a different fun craft or activity each week. Art Hour gets underway at 11 a.m. Children ages 5-12 years old can join the Arlington Public Library for an hour of art. There will also be baby yoga and kid yoga on Friday, a StoryArt Performance on Saturday and much more. Please visit www.arlingtonlibrary.org for a complete calendar of events and activities.

2. Levitt Pavilion Arlington's 2018 Concert Series

2018 will be a year of celebration for Levitt Pavilion Arlington as it begins its 10th year of free music. The concert season will be packed with some of the Levitt's most popular artists over the last nine years. Summer concerts continue through July 22. Fall concerts are Aug. 31 through Oct. 21. Concert nights will be Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Family Movie Night will be on Thursdays through July 12. Most concerts and movie nights are at 8 p.m. Summer concerts and movies after July 3 will begin at 8:30 p.m. For more information, please visit levittpavilionarlington.org. Drivers can download Waze for free at www.waze.com/get for iOS and Android and see real-time traffic, find optimal routes, avoid road closures and more.

3. Cut! Costume and Cinema at Arlington Museum of Art

The Cut! Costume and the Cinema exhibit runs through Sunday, August 12, allowing visitors to step onto the movie set with 43 costumes from 27 period films. Some highlights include Johnny Depp's costume from Pirates of the Caribbean, pieces from the Costume Academy Award winner, The Duchess, and Emmy Rossum's gown from The Phantom of the Opera. The Arlington Museum of Art is located at 201 W. Main St. in Downtown Arlington's growing cultural arts district.

4. Hurricane Harbor

It's time to break out the swimwear, slather on the sunscreen, and dust off your sunglasses for a fun-filled season at Hurricane Harbor! This summer season is sure to rock with plenty of activities for the entire family. Cool off with the kiddos at Hook's Lagoon with four mini slides, water sprayers and shallow water to splash around in. For the thrills seekers in the family, hop onto Tornado and travel down the 132 foot slide in the mouth of a gigantic funnel. Hurricane Harbor will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday and 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Continuing this Friday, June 22 through August 10, the water park will play your favorite films on a Texas-sized big screen over the iconic wave pool.

5. Six Flags Over Texas

Six Flags Over Texas, the Thrill Capital of Texas, continues its 57th season in The American Dream City. The park will open this weekend for guests to enjoy their favorite coasters and attractions, while preparations continue for the debut of the ultimate Super-Villain thrill ride-HARLEY QUINN Spinsanity (opening Saturday, July 14). The park's operating hours are from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday and 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday. For more information on Six Flags Over Texas tickets, shows, rides, attractions, and events, visit sixflags.com/overtexas.

6. WNBA Dallas Wings at College Park Center

The Dallas Wings will host the Los Angeles Sparks at College Park Center in Arlington this Friday, June 22 at 7 p.m. CT. The home game will also be televised on Fox Sports Southwest Plus. On Sunday, the team will host the Seattle Storm at 3 p.m. CT. That game will be televised on NBA TV. After making an appearance in the 2017 WNBA Playoffs led by three-time all-star Skylar Diggins-Smith and 2017 WNBA Rookie of the Year Allisha Gray, the Wings look to hold a promising 2018 campaign with the inclusion of 6 foot, 8-inch Australian Center Liz Cambage. To purchase tickets, fans can call 817.469.9464 or by visiting dallaswings.com.

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

Head over to Grease Monkey Burger Shop & Social Club in Downtown Arlington for two nights of live music this weekend. On Friday night, Clayton Gardner performs at 9 p.m. Clayton has had the privilege of sharing the stage with the likes of Pat Green, Jack Ingram, Kevin Fowler, Josh Abbott, Rodney Atkins, Aaron Watson, Stoney Larue, Brandon Rhyder, Casey Donahew, Rick Trevino and many others. On Saturday night, residents and visitors can check out Radio Love Bus. That show gets underway at 9 p.m. Grease Monkey is located at 200 N Mesquite St, Arlington, TX 76011.

8. The Eagles with Special Guest Chris Stapleton at AT&T Stadium

The Eagles - Don Henley, Joe Walsh & Timothy B. Schmit, with Vince Gill and Deacon Frey - have set initial tour dates for 2018, including a stop at AT&T Stadium in The American Dream City on Saturday, June 23, 2018, with special guest, Chris Stapleton. Tickets are on sale nowat Ticketmaster.com. AT&T Stadium parking lots open at 3:30 p.m. and entrances open at 5 p.m. The show gets underway at 7 p.m. with Chris Stapleton, followed by The Eagles around 9 p.m.

9. Live Music at J.R. Bentley's

Devin Leigh is set to perform this Friday, June 22, 2018 at J.R. Bentley's in Downtown Arlington. The show starts at 8 p.m. On Saturday, Emma Walsh will perform. That show also begins at 8 p.m. Situated in a historic home, J.R. Bentley's has the feel of an authentic English pub and features several local and area bands throughout the year. The venue is located at 406 W Abram St, Arlington, TX 76010. You can find a complete calendar of events at www.jrbentleys.com.

10. CreateX: Painting at Globe Life Park

CreateX: Painting is a two-hour experience class that will take place from 10:00am-12:00pm on Saturday, June 23 in a unique event space where you are sure to be inspired by our knowledgeable instructors and stunning views of the ballpark. You will be guided, step-by-step, to complete a work of art that you will take home and all supplies will be provided. Open to ages 16 & up. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Light snacks will be provided and drinks will be available for purchase. Class will be led by local artist, Thomas Menezes. Please park in Lot B located off of Randol Mill Road and Ballpark Way, and enter through Centerfield Gate. Doors open at 9:45 a.m.

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