Things to do in Arlington, April 15

Country, Crawfish, Contenders and More!


Globe Life Park and AT&T Stadium

April 17-19

Talking about doing it BIG! The 50th Academy of Country Music awards will happen on April 19 at AT&T Stadium. The crowd of more than 55,000 attending the awards program will be the largest attendance ever. Adding to the festivities, Globe Life Park will be the site of ACM Party for a Cause: 50 Years of Music & Memories. This is a two-day all-star concert (April 17 & 18) series country music heavyweights like Dierks Bentley, Clint Black, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Sam Hunt, Miranda Lambert, Patty Loveless, Ronnie Milsap, Darius Rucker, Dwight Yoakam, Alabama, Eli Young Band, Florida Georgia Line and more.

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Big Mamou Cajun Festival

Traders Village

April 18-19

Combine a pinch of Zydeco, a bit of swamp pop and a whole lot of Cajun music, and you’ve got the ingredients for The Big Mamou Cajun Festival. Get ready to party hearty, creole-style, as the 18th Annual Cajun Festival cooks up big fun at Traders Village for a another great weekend of fun and delicious Cajun food.

HBO Boxing Jr. Welterweight World Championship

UTA College Park Center

Saturday, April 18

Undefeated WBO World Lightweight Champion and the Boxing Writers Association of America’s (BWAA) 2014 “Fighter of the Year” Terence Crawford vs. Thomas Dulorme, the #2 world-rated junior welterweight contender duke it out in this HBO event.

Wrong Turn at Lungfish

UTA Fine Arts Building

Through April 26

UTA Maverick Theatre Company present: MavPlays Studio Series, Wrong Turn at Lungfish, a humorous and thought provoking story of a blind and bitter college professor and his encounter with a saucy, street wise young woman who volunteers to read to him in hospital.

Spring 2015 Job Fair

Grace Community Church

Thursday, April 23

Our twice-per-year Job Fair is coming again! We anticipate providing:

  • 80 or more employers with currently open positions
  • over a dozen community resource agencies
  • workshops covering LinkedIn, Networking and Interviewing
  • one-on-one resume reviewing
  • computer workroom for submitting online applications

Job seekers can register at the door or skip the line and register online in advance.

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