Weekend Buzz: 10 Events in The American Dream City for September 13-15, 2019
By Office of Communication
Posted on September 12, 2019, September 12, 2019

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1. W.A.T.E.R. Festival

Head to River Legacy Living Science Center Saturday for a day of fun and learning. The Center has partnered with Arlington Water Utilities for its annual Water Awareness Through Education and Recreation (W.A.T.E.R.) Festival. There will be creek walks, story times, animal exploration walks and stream trailer demonstrations. The event is free and runs from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. 

2. Family STEAMFest

If you're more of an inside learner, head to the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library Saturday between 1 and 3 p.m. Bring your curiosity and creativity with you to this come-and-go program. Drop in for engineering challenges, hands-on activities, and fun learning opportunities.

3. Keith Haring: Against All Odds at Arlington Museum of Art

This weekend is your final chance to see the Keith Haring exhibit at the Arlington Museum of Art in Downtown. Haring was a prolific pop artist who died at just 31 years old from complications related to AIDS. Even if you're not familiar with his name, you'll likely recognize his work. Now, learn how Haring's legacy lives on decades after his death. 

4. Praise on the Mountain at Six Flags Over Texas

Visit Six Flags Saturday for a day of fun and worship. The park is hosting Praise on the Mountain. Guests can enjoy a day of fun followed by a faith-inspired concert from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Music Mill Amphitheater. 

5. On Tap for CASA

Stop by Legal Draft Brewing Co. in Downtown's Urban Union Saturday for a cold beer and a great cause. The taproom is hosting a benefit for CASA, which helps Tarrant County children in foster care. Ten percent of sales between 1 and 5 p.m. will go back to the organization. 

6. Cowboys Watch Party at Texas Live!

The Cowboys are on the road in Washington this week, but Arlington's Entertainment District will still be buzzing. Stop by Texas Live! Sunday to watch the game on a 100-foot screen. The party starts two hours before kickoff, at 10 a.m. 

7. Bark at the Park

Dress your dog in their best Texas Rangers gear and head to Globe Life Park Saturday. The team is hosting its annual Bark at the Park event as they take on Oakland. To bring your dog, you'll need to purchase a special ticket through the link above. 

8. Live Music at Levitt Pavilion

It's another weekend of free, live music in Downtown Arlington. Head to Levitt Pavilion for Southern soul group Prophets and Outlaws Friday. Saturday belongs to country artist Zane Williams, and conjunto group Los Garcia Brothers closes things out Sunday. All shows begin at 8 p.m. 

9. Elvis Tribute at Arlington Music Hall

It's a tribute to the King Saturday night when Al Joslin takes the stage. He'll play Elvis' greatest hits on a trip back in time. Tickets start at $15. 

10. Free concerts at Texas Live!

No matter what style of music you enjoy, there's a free concert for you this weekend at Texas Live! Country artist Alex Bellin performs Friday at 5 p.m. Then, party rock cover band Incognito All Stars take the stage at 10 p.m. The free shows continue Saturday with singer/songwriter Matt Nestor performing at 5:30 p.m. Then, party band Graceland Ninjaz closes out the weekend with a performance at 9:30 p.m. 

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