Weekend Buzz: February 3-5, 2023
By Office of Communication
Posted on February 03, 2023, February 03, 2023

Here are a few ways you can enjoy your weekend in The American Dream City. 

First Friday Foodie Market

Join for a First Friday of the Month Foodie Market, hosted by Binion's Ice House located at 205 N. West St. Arlington, TX 76011. It takes place 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, 2023. Over 40 Vendors hosted at this new monthly event! Click here for more information. 

Bout at the Ballpark presented By Kubota

Bout at the Ballpark presented by Kubota will return to Globe Life Field for the second straight year. Bout at the Ballpark presented by Kubota will feature competition with NCAA powers Oklahoma State and Michigan on 7:00 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, 2023. All matches from Bout at the Ballpark will be streamed LIVE and are available for viewing on-demand on Rokfin.com and the Rokfin iOS and Android apps.

Love Your Heart Boot Camp

It's the season of love and it's time to love yourself! Join the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department 9:45 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023 at the Cliff Nelson Recreation Center for this weight room based boot camp where Coach Darcia will help you get the blood flowing which will lead to one happy heart. Click here to register.

Book Talk with Author and Illustrator Jerry Craft

Join the Arlington Public Library for a special author visit with best-selling children's author and illustrator, Jerry Craft 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023 inside the City Council Chambers located in City Center Plaza between the Arlington City Hall and George W. Hawkes Downtown Libary. The event will include a presentation from the author, a brief drawing session showcasing how his characters came to life, Q&A, and a book signing. This event is free and open to the public, and the first 50 kids will receive a free copy of New Kid for the author to sign.

Jackals Friendly at Choctaw Stadium

The 2023 Jackals will kick off the season two weeks early against the NOLA Gold in a friendly 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023 at Choctaw Stadium. Friendly match and regular season tickets start at $15. You can grab yours now by clicking here

Drone Racing League SIM Live!

Watch the world's 12 best drone pilots battle it out at DRL's SIM Live! 4:00 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023 at Esports Stadium Arlington. Click here for ticket information. 

A Knight’s Tale at the Arlington Museum of Art

Arlington Museum of Art’s newest exhibition is A Knight’s Tale. From the renowned collection of the Museo Stibbert in Florence, Italy, stunning examples of European arms and armor will fill the galleries this winter. One hundred and thirty rare objects, including full suits of armor, mounted equestrian figures, helmets, swords, and other weaponry, tell the tale of the European knight from the Middle Ages and Renaissance through the medieval revival of the nineteenth century. The exhibition explores the historical and functional contexts of arms and armor of this period while also highlighting the undeniable craftsmanship, beauty and artistic appeal. You can purchase tickets at the Museum or on the Museum’s website. The exhibition runs through Sunday, Feb. 12, 2023.

Here Be Dragons: From Lizards to Legends 

Venture to the River Legacy Nature Center to experience Here Be Dragons: From Lizards to Legends, a celebration on dragons in literature, pop culture, history, music, art, paleontology, astronomy, astrology and science. The exhibit runs from Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022 through Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023. The exhibit is open 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays (with ticket sales ending at 4:30 p.m.).  Explore the history of these mythical creatures through artifacts, activities, and one-of-a-kind opportunities to interact with real-life lizards! Created by Build4Impact, Here Be Dragons: From Lizards to Legends is unique in its approach to education, conservation and celebration of cultures around the world through live and mythical dragons. For more information, visit River Legacy’s website

Woman doing fitness training with dumbbells; heart & health concept.

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