Arlington residents, sports enthusiasts, music lovers, and non-conformists can find a week of activities to do in the city of Arlington. Here’s what people can expect this week.
Brave Combo, a rock band based in Denton, Texas, will perform at the Levitt Pavilion on September 2 at 8 p.m. cha-cha, the blues and more.
The weekend’s musical entertainment will also include a performance by country rock artist Ray Wylie Hubbard on September 3 at 8 p.m. His sound has been described as coming from the traditions of folk, country and roots rock.
The weekend’s performances are set to wrap up with pop, soul and rock and roll fusion band The New Respects on Sept. 4 at 8 p.m.
All performances are currently free admission.
The Texas Rangers will take on the Detroit Tigers, with games August 26-28.
They will also play against the Houston Astros on August 30 and 31.
Both games will take place at Globe Life Field and ticket prices may vary.
For football fans, check out the Dallas Cowboys’ first preseason game as they take on the Seattle Seahawks at AT&T Stadium August 26-28.
Arlington Museum of Art
The Arlington Museum of Art will host a Disney-themed open mic night on September 1. The event will include art, music and poetry to honor the current exhibit: “Disney Art from Private Collectors.”
The event is scheduled from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and costs $10 for children and $15 for adults.
For those with children two or older, the Arlington Public Library hosts Story Hour at the Arlington Museum of Art. Books will be read by the children’s librarian from 10:30 a.m. to noon, and the event takes place every Tuesday until August 30.
national day just because
National Day just because it’s August 27th. This day has become a way to spread random acts of kindness and service to others. Holidays are also a way to stop worrying about the why and to be positive.
Bark at the Park with the Texas Rangers
At Globe Life Field, pet owners can purchase a ticket for them and their furry friend to watch baseball and celebrate National Day just because. The game is sponsored by the American Pet Products Association. People can watch the pups circle the bases in the game’s opening parade. The event will take place on August 27 from 6:05 p.m. to 9:05 p.m., with costs ranging from $45 to $55 for a dog ticket and a human ticket.
The event encourages adoption to prevent animals from being put down. A portion of ticket proceeds will go to Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation’s Pets and Vets program, which matches shelter dogs with veterans struggling with PTSD, traumatic brain injury, anxiety and more. service-related issues, according to the organization’s website.