Arlington Weekend Buzz: July 9-12, 2015
By Ryan Hunt
Posted on July 09, 2015, July 09, 2015


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

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe at Theatre Arlington

Theatre Arlington brings a C.S. Lewis classic to life this weekend with four performances of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe! This dramatization of C.S. Lewis' classic, faithfully recreates the magic and mystery of Aslan, the great lion, his struggle with the White Witch, and the adventures of four children who inadvertently wander from an old wardrobe into the exciting, never-to-be-forgotten Narnia. The show will take place at 7:30 p.m. both Friday and Saturday evening (July 10-11) with matinees at 2 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday (July 11-12). The show will have the same schedule next weekend (July 17-19). For more information and to buy your tickets, simply head over to

Green Mountain Energy 2015 Summer Concert Season at Levitt Pavilion

It's the last week for free summer concerts at the Levitt Pavilion! This year's Green Mountain Energy 2015 Summer Concert Season continues Thursday, July 9 with the sweet folk music of Austin's BettySoo and the quirky acoustic pop music of Matt the Electrician. On Friday, July 10, it's The O's, a band that met each other playing music with other groups, like The Polyphonic Spree, Young Heart Attack, Slick 57, Rose County Fair and Hi-Fi Drowning. Aaron Lee Tasjan, who recently earned American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers honors at The Kennedy Center, takes the stage first on Saturday followed by the legendary Ray Wylie Hubbard. Dawn & Hawkes, with hometown singer/songwriter Chris Hawkes, will close things out on Sunday. All concerts start at 8:30 p.m. For more information, please call 817-543-4308.

San Diego Padres vs. Texas Rangers

Your Texas Rangers are at home this weekend (July 10-12) for a series against the San Diego Padres of the National League. The team plays at 7:05 p.m. Friday night, 8:05 p.m. Saturday night and first pitch for the afternoon game on Sunday is 2:05 p.m. There are special promotions happening at Globe Life Park in Arlington for all three games, including a post-game fireworks show on Friday and former Rangers great Michael Young has a bobblehead giveaway to first 15,000 fans ages 14 and older. You can find more information, including ticket prices, by Let's go Rangers!

Arlington Museum of Art Presents Toulouse-Lautrec and La Vie Moderne: Paris 1880-1910

Art lovers can check out a new exhibit at Arlington Museum of Art in Downtown this weekend! The exhibit contains almost 200 pieces from avant-garde Post-Impressionist artists working in a new French "modern" style. Built around the work of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, painter of scenes and artists from the famed Paris theatre the Moulin Rouge, this expansive exhibit will explore the anti-establishment movement among artists seeking alternative means to bring their art to a broad public and break out of the traditional molds. The exhibit is open to the public until Sunday, August 16, 2015.

Fantasy in Sand

Fantasy in Sand featuring The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a unique family experience that tells the story of characters we all know so well - Dorothy, Toto, the Wizard, the Wicked Witch of the West, the Scarecrow and more - through intricately carved sand sculptures, some of which are 20 feet tall. Tickets are on sale now at General admission tickets are $19.99 with discounts available for kids (ages 11 and under), active military and groups. The experience is located at Parking Lot F by Globe Life Park in Arlington and will run through Sunday, August 23. The experience will stay open late on weekend nights when the Texas Rangers play home games so baseball fans may enjoy both events while in Arlington.