Arlington Weekend Buzz: August 25-28, 2016
By Ryan Hunt
Posted on August 25, 2016, August 25, 2016

Arlington Weekend Buzz

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

Burgers & Brews at Ventana Grille

Join Arlington Parks and Recreation and Ventana Grille for a variety of hand-formed angus burgers in unique combinations. Their Burgers and Brews event will be 11 AM to 9 PM, both August 26 and 27. The burgers will be served alongside a selection of craft beers including Karbach, Saint Arnold, Franconia and more for those 21 and older! No reservations required, walk ins are welcome and to-go food is available. For more information, please contact Ventana Grille at 817-478-8500. The restaurant is located at Tierra Verde Golf Club, 7005 Golf Club Dr, Arlington, Texas 76001.

"Ulterior Motifs"at Arlington Museum of Art

The Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington Cultural Tourism Council, and Wheeler Bro's Studios is proud to present the 14th instillation of the renowned group exhibition known as Ulterior Motifs. Conceived in 1999 by Jeffrey and Bryan Wheeler as a celebratory exhibition of Lubbock art and music, this semi-regular show has gradually evolved into a wider presentation of prominent contemporary artists who live in or maintain strong ties to Texas. The exhibit will be open at the museum in Downtown Arlington from August 27 to October 23, 2016. For more information, please contact the Arlington Museum of Art at (817) 275-4600.

Coldplay: Head Full of Dreams Tour at AT&T Stadium

The British rock band, Coldplay brings its summer stadium tour in support of its new album, A Head Full of Dreams to AT&T Stadium in Arlington this Saturday, August 27. The concert kicks off at 7 p.m. and marks the group's first North Texas performance in four years. Following the release of their new album, Coldplay has gone on to tour around the world for their current tour of the same name. The band is expected to perform a total of 58 shows all over North America, Europe, Latin America and Oceania. Please read AT&T Stadium's bag policy and other guest info before attending this event.

Star of Texas Challenge

Now's your chance to check out Arlington's newest public art, get your picture on the City's Facebook and Twitter pages and win a prize pack all at the same time. It's the Star of Texas Challenge and you can join the race. The City and the Arlington Museum of Art challenge residents to visit the 20 stars positioned throughout Arlington and check out each artist's interpretation of what makes Arlington the American Dream City!

How does the challenge work?

  • Post your photos to the Star of Texas Challenge Facebook page, tweet them at @CityofArlington or post on theCity's Instagram (cityofarlington) using the hashtags #AmericanDreamCity and #StarOfTexas.
  • You can upload all 20 photos as you go or post them all at once. It's up to you! We'll keep track of your name if you want to do them one at a time!!
  • In order to win the package of prizes you must take YOUR picture in front of all 20 stars.

Dallas Wings Basketball at College Park Center

The Dallas Wings of the WNBA return to action this Sunday, August 28 at UT Arlington's College Park Center in Downtown. The game against the Chicago Sky starts at 3:30 p.m. You can find a complete schedule and ticket information by visiting The Wings will also be in Arlington for home games on Friday, September 2 vs. the Los Angeles Sparks, Sunday, September 4 vs. the Washington Mystics and Sunday, September 11 vs. the New York Liberty. UTA's College Park Center is located at 600 S. Center St, Arlington, TX 76019.

UTA Movin' Mavs & Lady Mavs Wheelchair Basketball Games

Come out and support your Movin' Mavs as they will be playing a Blue vs Orange Intersquad Game, along with a shortened version of a Lady Movin' Mavs Intersquad Game. These games are free to attend and they all take place at the Maverick Activities Center, located at 500 W. Nedderman Dr., Arlington, TX. Here is the schedule breakdown for Thursday, August 25:

  • 4-4:30 pm Movin' Mavs Blue vs. Movin' Mavs Orange
  • 4:30-5 pm Lady Movin' Mavs Blue vs. Lady Movin' Mavs Orange
  • 5-5:30 pm Movin' Mavs second Half Blue vs. Orange

$1 Kid-Friendly Movies at Studio Movie Grill

Need an air-conditioned escape for your kids this summer? Studio Movie Grill in the Arlington Highlands is hosting its Children's Summer Series Monday through Friday for $1. The Children's Summer Series will run every week through Sept. 2. The movies change on a weekly basis but include several classic movies such as Shrek and Horton Hears a Who. All movies begin at 11 am. Whether the kids will be enjoying the movie for the first time or for the 10th, it's a great way for the family to cool off on a hot summer day here in the American Dream City. Click here to see a full list of movies playing each week as part of the Children's 2016 Summer Series!

Weekend Buzz