Arlington Weekend Buzz: October 1-4, 2015
By Ryan Hunt
Posted on October 01, 2015, October 01, 2015

Arlington Weekend Buzz

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TCAACC Eggroll Festival, Business Expo & Health Fair

This year's Eggroll Festival, Business Expo., and Health Fair will feature ethnic dances and music performances, flu shots, business exhibits, and a dessert contest, TCAACC Vice President of Events and Corporate Relations Paul Parisot said. The chamber has been hosting the event every fall for nearly 20 years. The event will be held at the Vietnamese Catholic Martyrs Church Hall, 801 E Mayfield, on Saturday, October 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is free to attend. For more information, call Liem Tran at 214-531-3839, Yen Nguyen at 817-797-9144, or Oscar Macaraeg at 817-718-3154, or visit

An Evening with Kenny Loggins at Levitt Pavilion

Spend an evening with the great Kenny Loggins at the Levitt Pavilion in Downtown Arlington this Saturday, October 3! The concert kicks off at 9 p.m. and unfortunately for those looking for last-minute tickets, the show is already sold out. Known for such crowd-pleasing hits as Celebrate Me Home, The House at Pooh Corner, Danger Zone, Footloose, This is It, Your Momma Don't Dance and Whenever I Call You Friend, Kenny Loggins' four‐decade career has brought him from the top of the charts to the toast of the Grammys. In fact, Loggins has 12 platinum albums, a pair of Grammys and hits on almost all the Billboard charts.

Food Truck Fridays: Fall Dinner Series

Looking for the ideal spot for dinner this Friday, October 2? Then head over to S.J. Stovall Park from 5-10 p.m. for Arlington Parks and Recreation Department's Food Truck Friday Nights! Food truck line-ups will be announced the Thursday before each event and the series runs through October 9. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets to the food truck events, as seating is limited. Come on out with family and friends and enjoy music, fun and great food from our area food trucks. Call 817-459-5474 for more information on Food Truck Friday: Fall Series events.

Big 12 Shootout at AT&T Stadium: Texas Tech vs. Baylor

Big 12 schools Texas Tech and Baylor collide once again at AT&T Stadium for the Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Big 12 Shootout! Last season, in this same match-up, the Baylor Bears held on for a 48-46 victory after a ferocious second half comeback from the Red Raiders in Arlington. The game will mark the sixth matchup between the two teams at AT&T Stadium since 2009, with Baylor holding a 4-1 advantage in the series. Kickoff for the game starts on Saturday, October 3 at 2:30 p.m. CT and it will be nationally televised on either ABC or ESPN 2. Baylor enters Saturday's game ranked No. 5 in the AP Top 25 and Texas Tech is coming off a tough loss at home to TCU, 55-52.

Theatre Arlington Presents "Hello, Dolly!"

It's your last weekend to check out Theatre Arlington's production of "Hello Dolly!" in The American Dream City! Performances are Thursday night at 7:30, Friday and Saturday night at 8 p.m. and then a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. "Hello, Dolly!" features Persis Ann Forster (you can watch her mother's American Dream story by clicking here) as the incomparable iconic matchmaker, Dolly Gallagher Levi. Watch Dolly's pursuit of Horace Vandergelder and enjoy some of the best songs in the history of musical theatre: "It Only Takes a Moment," "Ribbons Down My Back" and "Hello, Dolly." Theatre Arlington is located at 305 W. Main Street, Arlington, TX 76010. Visit for tickets and more information.

Fright Fest Presented by Snickers at Six Flags Over Texas

Four new fright zones and terrifying attractions will be open to fear-seekers in The American Dream City this weekend at Six Flags Over Texas! Fright Fest Presented by Snickers continues each weekend throughout the month of October until November 1, 2015. Once the clock strikes 7 pm, Fright by Night takes total control of the park. The ghastly ghosts, zombies, and supernatural beings come alive to haunt the park's midways in six free Fright Zones. While Fright by Night may be too intense for young children, Thrills by Day offers entertainment and fun the whole family can enjoy. Parental discretion is advised for this season's Fright by Night activities. For more information on Fright Fest 2015, visit

Arlington Museum of Art Presents "Rock and Roll Wall of Fame" Exhibit

Visit the "Rock and Roll Wall of Fame" installation at the Arlington Museum of Art this weekend to experience three exhibits that focus on a socially, culturally, and politically influential publication still in print today, a music hub that helped reshape the canvas of rock and roll in the 1970s, '80s, and '90s, and the talented musicians that Austin, Texas has encouraged and produced over the years. The exhibit will remain open to the public until Sunday, October 18. Arlington Museum of Art is located at 201 West Main Street. For more information, please call 817-275-4600.

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