Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Events going on this weekend!

The Peddler Show
Aug 14 - 16
at Arlington Convention Center, Arlington, TX

The Peddler Show: The shopping experience designed to be as individual and unique as you!
For the past 32 years, The Peddler Show has offered shoppers a truly remarkable and one-of-a-kind shopping experience. Currently operating over 25 Peddler Shows annually, the Show's Jury Board is devoted to maintaining a fresh and unique marketplace – offering repeat shoppers something new with each visit. Shoppers will find a vast selection of unique items including personalized designs, home d├ęcor, hand crafted jewelry, fashionable clothing, gourmet treats, creative gifts and so much more!The Peddler Show is the perfect street of shops-customized just for you!

Admission :
$6 - Adults
$4 - Seniors 65+
Kids under 12 FREE

FREE Parking and Admission Good All Weekend

Hours :
Friday: 3pm - 8pm
Saturday: 9am - 6pm
Sunday: 11am - 4pm

You can also join their mailing list for coupons for the upcoming show on their website


also get a buy 1 free admission for adults here

Anand Bazaar
Saturday, Aug 15 5:30p to 11:59p
at Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, Grand Prairie, TX

This year's edition of the annual Anand Bazaar, the local celebration marking the anniversary of India's independence from British rule, lines up with that momentous day in Indian history 62 years ago: Aug. 15, 1947. Anand (pronounced "Aah-nundh") means "happiness" in Sanskrit. So expect many festive activities, including a parade featuring American and Indian flags, live entertainment (singers and musicians from India), a variety of food and a fireworks finale.

Price: $5 in advance, $8 at the gate

Event Website

QuakeCon 2009
Thursday, Aug 13 9:00a
at Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center, Grapevine, TX

It’s billed as the largest video game tournament and party in North America. The celebration features an area where gamers can bring their computers to get together and play, drawings and contests, product demos and exhibits, pro gamers competing for $50,000 in cash, and more.

Price: Free

Starts Aug. 13 at 9 a.m. and runs through Aug. 16 at noon. Most activities are Aug. 13 through Aug. 15 (exhibit hours on those days are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.).

Event Website

Harvest and Grape Stomp
Saturday, Aug 15 7:00a to 12:00p
at Delaney Vineyards & Winery, Grapevine, TX

Pick grapes off the vine and give your legs a workout in the vat at the annual Harvest and Grape Stomp at Grapevine's Delaney Vineyards & Winery. The event includes wine tastings (for those of legal drinking age), live music and arts and crafts items for sale. Aug. 15 from 7 a.m. to noon. (harvesting begins at 7 a.m., grape stomp at 10 a.m.).

Event Website