Weekend Buzz: 10 Events in The American Dream City for October 4-6, 2019
By Office of Communication
Posted on October 03, 2019, October 03, 2019

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1. Food Truck Friday

Things are cooling off just in time! Head to Stovall Park Friday for dinner outside. A new lineup of food trucks will be on site, serving up delicious options. Bring lawn chairs or a blanket, and Arlington Parks & Recreation will provide the lawn games. Dinner is served from 5:30 p.m. until 10 p.m. 

2. Girls Night Out with Arlington Public Library

The George W. Hawkes Downtown Library is staying open late Saturday — just for you and your girls. Experience yoga, craft projects, mocktails and more at this free event. There is no need to sign up ahead of time. The event runs from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m.

3. Tipsy Oak Anniversary Party

Tipsy Oak, in Downtown's Urban Union, is celebrating its first year in business Saturday. Stop by for food and drink specials along with live music. There will also be a bounce house and dunk tank for the kids to enjoy. 

4. Lawktoberfest at Legal Draft

After you've finished celebrating Tipsy Oak, walk to Legal Draft Beer Co. for an Oktoberfest celebration. The brewery is serving its Lawktoberfest brew along with all your regular favorites. There will also be free popcorn and pretzels on hand. Plus, you can grab lunch from the Hurtado Barbecue food truck. The party runs from noon until 6 p.m. 

5. Friday Fight Night at Texas Live!

Start your weekend with Friday Night Fights. Texas Live!, in Arlington's Entertainment District, is hosting a round of MMA and Muay Thai fights. Tickets start at $35. 

6. Cowboys Watch Party at Texas Live!

Our hometown team is back home Sunday to take on Green Bay. If you didn't score tickets to the game, here's your next best option. Texas Live! is hosting a watch party on its 100-foot screen. The action starts at 1:30 p.m. Kickoff is at 3:30 p.m. 

7. Adaptive Sports Expo

Sports should be accessible to everyone. That is the idea behind Saturday's Adaptive Sports Expo at UT Arlington. Organizers are using the event to increase awareness about sports opportunities for people with disabilities. Click the link above to register. Admission is free. 

8. Overnight at Globe Life Park

Can you think of a cooler place to camp out? The YMCA is hosting Overnight at Globe Life Park Saturday. Guests will get a ballpark tour, dinner, a movie and more before heading to an indoor space to spend the night. Tickets are $140 for a father and child.

9. Fright Fest at Six Flags Over Texas

It's another weekend of scares at Six Flags Over Texas. Head to the park to experience haunted houses, scary characters and all your favorite rides.

10. 38 Special at Levitt Pavilion

The Levitt Pavilion, in Downtown Arlington, will play host to classic rock group 38 Special Saturday night. The benefit concert helps ensure the Pavilion is able to offer free shows during the summer and fall months. Tickets start at $40. 

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