Weekend Buzz: 10 Events in The American Dream City for January 17-19, 2020
By Office of Communication
Posted on January 16, 2020, January 16, 2020

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1. Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend Events

Arlington is celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a variety of events. Friday night includes an awards ceremony. Saturday features a step show and poetry reading. Sunday will see a special service at First Baptist Arlington all leading up to a day of service Monday, with volunteers gathering at Mission Arlington. Click the link above for a full schedule of events. 

2. Peek at the Park

Globe Life Park is taking on a new look. The XFL Renegades move in next month, and this weekend they're showing how the baseball field was transformed for football. Stop by the park Saturday from noon until 4 p.m. for a free look. You can also purchase Renegades tickets while you're there. 

3. My Little Sweetie Charm Class

Charm school is open Saturday thanks to Arlington Parks and Recreation. Participants will learn to dance and style their hair while also completing a special craft. The event is at Dottie Lynn Recreation Center from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Registration is $15 at the link above.

4. Stargazing and Storytelling 

Enjoy a night under the stars, full of campfire stories and treats. The Friends of O.S. Gray Natural Area are hosting a Star Party Saturday at 6:30 p.m. Come try a variety of telescopes, look at visible planets, constellations, stars, and chat with astronomers from the Fort Worth Astronomical Society about astronomy and their equipment. Or have a listen as storytellers weave tales of the outdoors around the campfire. The event is free.

5. UFC Viewing Party at Texas Live!

It's the matchup UFC fans have been waiting for. Connor McGregor will take on Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone Saturday night. And you can catch the action at Texas Live! Tickets are available at the link above for $10.  

6. Conservation Saturday at River Legacy Living Science Center 

Conservation Saturdays give families the chance to learn and take part in various aspects of environmental conservation. Activities may include trail clean-ups, crafts, animal presentations and nature talks. To RSVP, call 817-860-6752.

7. Volunteer Training at Arlington Animal Services

If you're looking to give back in 2020, this weekend is your chance to get started. Arlington Animal Services is always looking for great volunteers. Workers will be offering training Saturday from 10 a.m. until noon. Click the link above for more information.  

8. Collin Raye at Arlington Music Hall

Country star Collin Raye will take the stage Friday night at Arlington Music Hall. Raye has 24 top ten records and is ready to perform some of his biggest hits. Tickets start at $19.

9. "Ripcord" at Theatre Arlington

Theatre Arlington's latest production tells the story of two women forced to room together in a senior living facility. And let's just say things get off to a rocky start. But the journey eventually leads to moments of self-reflection. There are performances Friday and Saturday evenings plus a Sunday matinee. Tickets are $26 at the link above.

10. Albrecht Dürer Exhibit at Arlington Museum of Art

Experience the work of German Renaissance master printmaker Albrecht Dürer at the Arlington Museum of Art. The exhibit features some of Dürer's most celebrated work, credited with transforming printmaking into an art form all its own. The Museum is open Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1-5 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. Children 12 and under are free with a family.

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