We’re halfway through the summer, Weekend Warriors! If you’re a little behind checking items off your summer to-do list, these things to do in Arlington this weekend might be able to help:
ONE: Texas Rangers vs Twins
Texas takes on Minnesota this weekend at Globe Life Park! Promotions include Aggie Night, fireworks, Rangers Alumni Night, and Blue Bell Ice Cream Sunday. Times: Friday at 7:05 p.m., Saturday at 8:05 p.m., Sunday at 2:05 p.m. See website for ticket prices and more.
TWO: Explore Arlington history
Discover Arlington’s rich history when you visit the Fielder House Museum, Knapp Heritage Park, Village Creek Historical Area, Founders Plaza, or the Neel Kearby Memorial. See websites for hours; all destinations are free or under $10.
THREE: Charley Pride
FOUR: International Bowling Museum & Hall of Fame
Bowling in ancient Egypt….what? Believe it! Explore the interesting origins of this ancient sport, then pick up a customized bowling trinket for yourself. Hours: Friday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 6 p.m. Admission: Begins at $7.50 More.
FIVE: UTA Planetarium
Now showing: “Texas Stargazing,” “Big Bird’s Adventure,” “Secrets of the Cardboard Rocket,” “Pink Floyd” and more. Times: Friday-Sunday; see website for showtimes. Admission: Pricing begins at $3. More.
SIX: Six Flags Over Texas
Three new exciting thrill rides, live shows, Pink Things, funnel cakes and so much more is in store for you at the premier amusement park in Texas. Tickets: Begin at $54.99. Look for deals. Hours: Friday-Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. More.
SEVEN: Live Music in Arlington
On tap this weekend: Free concerts at Levitt Pavilion (Rick Trevino and La Tropa F); margaritas and tunes at El Arroyo (Steve Hill Trio, 3 Fools on Stools and No Limits); Ashmore at Sherlock’s; and much more.
EIGHT: Six Flags Hurricane Harbor
Cool down and play at Hurricane Harbor—and be sure to check out the all-new American Grill, featuring music, food and fun. Hours: Friday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets: Advance purchase tickets begin at $27.99. More.
NINE: 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.