Here you go, last minute Weekend Warriors—eight ideas for big fun this weekend in Arlington, Texas.
One: Dallas Wings
The Wings take on the Los Angeles Sparks at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at UTA College Park Center. Tickets begin at $25. More.
Two: Explore Arlington’s History
In the mood for a short trip through an Arlington time machine? Check out the Historic Fielder House, visit the legendary Top O’Hill Terrace, take a drive-by history tour, or visit the Village Creek Historical Area.
Three: Enter to Win Free Beef Jerky for a Year
Four: Six Flags Over Texas
Check out three new rides and other special events at Six Flags Over Texas, open 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Fridays and Sundays and 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturdays. Ticket prices begin at $54.99. More.
Five: Live Music at the Levitt Pavilion
Humming House, the Dirty River Band and Aquile are on the agenda this weekend at Arlington’s favorite outdoor concert venue. All shows begin at 8 p.m. Free admission, BYOB and food. More.
Six: Vivian Maier: Lost and Found
The mysterious Vivian Maier took close to 200,000 photographs while she worked for over 40 years as a nanny, primarily on Chicago’s North Shore. The discovery of her amazing collection spawned a documentary that’s currently showing on Netflix and a national traveling exhibit that’s making a summer stop at the Arlington Museum of Art. Open Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Admission begins at $5. More.
Seven: Fun at River Legacy Park
Besides the usual picnicking, hiking and biking opportunities, River Legacy is also home this weekend to the park’s 7th Annual Sporting Clay Shoot and a free Animal Exploration Class.
Eight: Put a little spice in your weekend
If you haven’t found a favorite Mexican or Latin American restaurant in Arlington yet, well, then you’re just not trying. Check out this list for ideas and then hit a few spots this weekend to find out which one most floats your culinary boat. Or, check out our video review of Mi Canton Latino, a South-Arlington El Salvadoran restaurant.