Arlington Weekend Buzz: November 30 – December 3, 2017
By Ryan Hunt
Posted on November 30, 2017, November 30, 2017


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

Olde Town Christmas Craft Fair at Dottie Lynn Recreation Center

Come out and bring the whole family to Dottie Lynn Recreation Center's annual Olde Town Christmas craft fair this weekend. Taste homemade goodies and concessions, enjoy Arlington High Show Choir performances and browse a variety of vendors to find special gifts for your friends and loved ones. The fair is scheduled from noon to 7 p.m. Friday, December 1 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, December 2 at Dottie Lynn, located at 3200 Norwood Lane. Admission is free. Santa will stop by at noon Saturday for photo opportunities. For more information, call Dottie Lynn Recreation Center at 817-277-5001.

Arlington Music Hall's Christmaspectacular!

After an enormously successful opening last December, the Arlington Music Hall invites residents and visitors to once again experience Christmaspectacular! this holiday season. This holiday musical adventure opens Friday, Dec. 1 and continues through Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, in Downtown Arlington. This original production features sensational singers, dynamic dancers, charming children, kick lines, a beautiful Nativity, sparkling special effects and a visit from Santa himself. Purchase tickets for this holiday show on the Arlington Music Hall website or call the box office at 817-226-4400.

Enchant Christmas

The American Dream City is about to get a whole lot brighter with the U.S. debut of Enchant Christmas. Get lost in the world's largest light maze. Take photos around the largest Christmas tree in North Texas. In collaboration with the Texas Rangers and Arlington Convention - Visitors Bureau, Enchant Christmas illuminates the Texas skies through December 31, 2017. Hours of operation are 5:00pm-11:00pm, Tuesday through Sunday. Enchant will be closed December 24 and Mondays with the exception of December 18 and 25. Enchant will play in Lot F at Globe Life Park, 1000 Ballpark Way (on the corners of Copeland Road and AT-T Way).

Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Over Texas

Holiday in the Park is back for select days through January 7, 2018 at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington's Entertainment District. From festive shows to an extravagantly decorated Christmas tree, holiday fun is around every corner. The whole family can relish in the joy of this wonderful season with a ride on a hill made of snow and enjoy holiday festive treats. This one-of-a-kind experience in The American Dream City is sure to provide you and your family with long-lasting memories you will cherish for years to come!

Redskins vs. Cowboys at AT-T Stadium

It's another Thursday prime-time match-up in Arlington, November 30, 2017, with an NFC East rivalry game between the Washington Redskins (5-6) and your Dallas Cowboys (5-6) at AT-T Stadium. The team hopes to bounce back after a tough home loss against the Los Angeles Chargers on Thanksgiving Day. Kickoff is at 7:25 p.m. CT and the game will be nationally televised on NBC and NFL Network. For more information on AT-T Stadium and its upcoming events, please visit

Santa's Toy Factory at The Parks at Arlington Mall

Santa and his elves have set up an outpost of their North Pole Factory at The Parks at Arlington and they are requesting your help to test and build some exciting new toys for the holiday. The Parks Mall has partnered with Mattel to offer this all-new attraction now until Christmas Eve. Toy factory visitors can receive a $5 discount if they book a visit between Monday and Wednesday through December 9, 2017. Please visit the Parks at Arlington website to make your reservation and to find more information about prices, dates and times for this attraction.

Theatre Arlington presents Plain Tidings: The Holiday Edition of Forever Plaid

Forever Plaid is one of the most popular and successful musicals in recent memory and now the legendary Plaids have come back to Earth to spread yuletide joy with the greatest holiday hits of the ages. The show opens this Friday, December 1 at Theatre Arlington in Downtown and runs through December 17, 2017. Tickets are available at

The performance schedule for Plain Tidings: The Holiday Edition of Forever Plaid is included below:

  • Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday - Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
  • Sunday at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
  • Added performance: Wednesday, December 13 at 7:30 p.m.

Salvador Dali Exhibit at Arlington Museum of Art

Salvador Dali was a painter, designer, sculptor, writer and set designer. He was also a master engraver who could produce equally outstanding work in dry point, etching, woodcut or lithography. This exhibition features Dali's full series of Dante's The Divine Comedy, for which each of the lithographs presented required as many as 35 colors. There are a total of 101 pieces included in this exhibition. Salvador Dali: Visions of Eternity runs until January 21, 2018. For more information, please visit

Shows at UTA Planetarium

UTA Planetarium continues to offer shows to residents and visitors. This includes Stars of the Pharaohs, a planetarium show that visitors on a journey to ancient Egypt to see how science was used to tell time, make a workable calendar, and align huge buildings. For a complete schedule of shows and other inquiries, please visit or call 817-272-1183.

Ticket prices:

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