98.7K-LUV's #WeekendThangsToDoInDFW: Oct. 12-14

October 10, 2018
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If you're into the Dallas Mavericks, art festivals, marketplaces, repurposed and vintage goods, international festivals, the Dallas Cowboys, popstar Bruno Mars, the State Fair Of Texas, Fright Fest at Six Flags, Hangman's House of Horrors, or the Dallas Arboretum, here are your 98.7K-LUV's #WeekendThangsToDoInDFW!

Friday

  • Dallas Mavericks vs. Charlotte Hornets (Preseason) at American Airlines Center – 6 p.m.
  • South Street Art Festival at Downtown Arlington - Facebook details include, "Created in 2013 and held annually in October, South Street Art Festival is Downtown Arlington’s longest running and only fine art festival. SSAF is owned and promoted by a life long Arlington resident and artist that strives to create an atmosphere where artist and art lovers can come together. We are passionate about bringing the artist and the community together to create meaningful experiences and lifelong memories through art."

Saturday

  • Marketplace Mesquite at Old Town Mesquite 
  • The Urban Flea at Historic Downtown Garland - according to their Facebook page, "The Urban Flea is Garland's Downtown market of stylish vintage finds and re-purposed goods. Dozens of vendors showcase unique antiques, handmade items and simply pretty things. Live music completes this experience in a Historic district surrounded by "Mom & Pop" shops and restaurants. A percentage of the proceeds from the event go towards Church @the Square local mission. http://squarechurch.net/"
  • Plano International Festival at Haggard Park - per their website,

    Festival Mission

    To organize and conduct an International Festival in the City of Plano to educate, enlighten and enrich the multicultural experience of all of its citizens.

    Festival Background

    The Plano International Festival was conceived by Plano’s Multicultural Outreach Roundtable to showcase and celebrate the rich cultural diversity of the City. Through multicultural displays, entertainment, food and activities, it promotes cultural awareness and communication between cultural groups and advances Plano’s visibility as an international city.

Sunday & Monday

Now - Oct. 21

  • The State Fair Of Texas - according to their website, "From America’s first self-contained modern shopping center, stadium nachos, iconic corn chips, the frozen margarita machine, handheld calculators, to even corny dogs, several of the world’s favorite creations were introduced right here in the Lone Star State. Texas continues to be a state of innovation delivering groundbreaking inventions, technological advancements, and scientific milestones. Commemorating the significant Texans and Texas innovations that have helped influence our current way of life and looking forward to the state’s next era of pioneers, the Fair is proud to introduce its 2018 theme of “Celebrating Texas Innovation.”

Now - Oct. 31

  • Fright Fest at Six Flags Over Texas - according to their website, "Fright Fest, presented by SNICKERS®, is back for select days September 22-October 31 at Six Flags Over Texas. Voted the Best Theme Park Halloween Event in the state of Texas by USA TODAY readers, the theme park will transform and feature 20 chilling attractions, including four new ones, that promise to deliver spine-chilling scares that can only be experienced at Six FlagsOver Texas. Enjoy thrills and activities for the entire family throughout the day, then come back for an evening of thrills and terror after the sun goes down. Ghouls are set free for their daily hunting rituals once the dark of night washes over the park. BEWARE! There is no place to hide!"

Now - Nov. 3

  • Hangman's House of Horrors - their website notes, "40 thousand SqFt, two story, 100-year-old government facility, now vacant, was operated by the US military during the First World War under the guise of a helium production plant. Hangman’s “No Place Like Home 3-D" is all about stunning visual effects created to trick your mind and is guaranteed to put a smile on your face. This attraction is meant to mix its whimsical visual effects with a few mild scares perfect for young haunters and first timers." Listen Mon. Oct. 8 - Fri. Oct. 12 between 5:45 and 6pm with me Blake Powers, for your chance to WIN FREE TICKETS!

​Now - Nov. 21

  • Autumn at The Dallas Arboretum - website details include, "Our fall festival is a spectacular show of color with 4,500 of fall's favorite flower-Chrysanthemums, along with 150,000 more stunning, fall blooming plants, and our internationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village, featuring more than 90,000 pumpkins, squash and gourds, plus the outstanding Children’s Adventure Garden. Don’t miss this amazing festival and be sure to bring your camera. It is breathtaking color at every turn."

Have fun with #WeekendThangsToDoInDFW while listening to 98.7K-LUV!