Arlington Weekend Buzz: November 17-20, 2016
By Ryan Hunt
Posted on November 17, 2016, November 17, 2016

Arlington Weekend Buzz

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

Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Over Texas

Six Flags Over Texas, the Thrill Capital of Texas, transforms into the epitome of a holiday extravaganza. On select dates from November 19 through January 2, 2017, favorite attractions such as SantaLand, the Holiday Tree of Trees Light Spectacular, Frosty Snowhill and more await guests during this magical time of year. For over 30 years, Holiday in the Park has spread joy to families from all over the state and surrounding areas. New this year to Holiday in the Park- Deep in the Heart of Christmas! Guests can enjoy the Boomtown section of the park that has undergone a complete makeover and has been transformed into a Texas-sized winter wonderland.

Wags & Flags Pet Food Drive at Six Flags Over Texas

Arlington Animal Services invites all residents to donate pet food and to adopt animals in need of a fur-ever home at Six Flags Over Texas on Saturday, November 19, 2016. From 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., guests can bring a dry dog food donation (5 lb. minimum) and receive a coupon for discounted general one-day admission valid that day only. The coupon is good for up to four tickets at $24.99, plus tax. The Arlington Animal Services mobile adoption unit will also be on hand for this event from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (pets must be taken home immediately upon adoption). View the event flyer for more details.

Insane Inflatable 5K

The Insane Inflatable 5K, a dynamic fun run series made up of inflatable obstacles, is coming to Arlington on Saturday, November 19 at Martin Luther King Sports Center, 7001 Golf Club Drive Arlington, Texas 76001. The Insane Inflatable 5K is designed to be accessible to everybody - from competitive runners looking for a different type of challenge, to armchair athletes looking to try something fun and new. The course is approximately 3.1 miles long and incorporates 11+ extreme inflatable obstacles. The event will kick off around 8:30 a.m. with the first wave, and additional waves will run concurrently until noon or 1:00 p.m. A portion of the proceeds of this event will benefit the American Cancer Society Relay For Life. For more information about the Insane Inflatable 5K and to register, visit

Pablo Picasso: Ceramics Exhibit at Arlington Museum of Art

The Arlington Museum of Art in Downtown proudly announces its winter blockbuster exhibit, Pablo Picasso: Ceramics, featuring more than 40 ceramics by renowned artist Pablo Picasso. The exhibit will be on display from November 12, 2016 through February 12, 2017. An opening reception for exhibit sponsors, museum members, and special guests will be held Friday, November 11, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. For more information, visit Admission tickets may be purchased at the door.

Adventure to Santa at The Parks at Arlington

Adventure to Santa, a storytelling experience designed by Dreamworks Animation, returns to The American Dream City this holiday season at The Parks at Arlington! The all-new attraction lets you and your family join Po and Friends from Kung Fu Panda for interactive games and an immersive, cinematic journey that transports guests to the North Pole for your private meeting with Santa. This event will be open to the public until Christmas Eve. This is a popular attraction and booking online is strongly recommended to secure your preferred date and time. Residents and visitors can book their reservations in advance by clicking here.

Ravens vs. Cowboys at AT&T Stadium

The Dallas Cowboys (8-1) host the Baltimore Ravens (5-4) of the AFC North on Sunday, November 20, 2016 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington as the team looks to continue their march to the NFL Playoffs this winter. Quarterback Dak Prescott, running back Ezekiel Elliott and the Cowboys are coming off a huge road win over the Pittsburgh Steelers and remain in 1st place in the NFC East. The Cowboys also have the best record in the entire NFL. Kickoff for the game starts at 12:00 p.m. CT. on Sunday. If you can't make it to the game, it will be televised on CBS. Please read AT&T Stadium's bag policy and other guest info before attending this event.

Charlie Daniels Band at Arlington Music Hall

From his Dove Award winning gospel albums to his genre-defining Southern rock anthems and his CMA Award-winning country hits, few artists have left a more indelible mark on America's musical landscape than Charlie Daniels. An outspoken patriot, beloved mentor to young artists and still a road warrior at age 78, Charlie has parlayed his passion for music into a multi-platinum career and a platform to support the military, underprivileged children and others in need. Charlie will perform at Arlington Music Hall in Downtown this Friday, November 18, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. You can purchase tickets at Arlington Music Hall's website or call the box office at 817-226-4400.

Bill Haley Jr. and the Comets at Arlington Music Hall

If only for the impact of "Rock Around the Clock", Bill Haley would deserve a place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (he was inducted in 1987). Yet his impact in the early days of Rock and Roll went well beyond that milestone. Now his son, Bill Haley Jr. & The Comets, recapture the heyday of his famous father and The Comets and carry on the tradition his father started. Bill Haley Jr. & The Comets will transport audiences back to the very beginning of Rock & Roll. They will perform at Arlington Music Hall in Downtown this Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. You can purchase tickets at Arlington Music Hall's website or call the box office at 817-226-4400.

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