Get up and get out. The weekend awaits! Surely something will peak your interest... cosplay at the Convention Center, market day in downtown Irving, painting in Las Colinas or puppy love at the Irving Animal Services campus.     

For more events in Irving and around the area, check the events calendar.

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DALLAS COMIC CON FAN DAYS

Location: Irving Convention Center
Price: Gold Pass $159 | 3-Day Pass $60 | Friday Pass $20 | Saturday Pass $40 | Sunday Pass $30 | Child Pass (ages 6-12) $5 | Children under 5 attend free
When: Friday 4 p.m. - 8 p.m, Saturday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

It's back! Dallas Comic Con at the Irving Convention Center. This is a twice annual comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming event in Texas and we're lucky enough to host it in Irving! It is packed with exciting family-friendly activities and celebrity guests including Jason Momoa (Game of Thrones and Aquaman), Jenna Coleman (Doctor Who), Ralph Macchio (The Karate Kid), Michael Rooker (The Walking Dead and Guardians of the Galaxy), James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Bonnie Wright (Harry Potter)  and many more! This is always a fun packed weekend. Bring the family and check it out! Study the event program on when and where to be to meet and greet with your favorite stars. Learn More

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DEEP IRVING MARKET DAYS

Location: Downtown Irving on Main Street, between Irving Blvd. and Rock Island 
Price: FREE
When: Saturday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Ready to come to market this Saturday? Deep Irving Market Day is a local indoor and outdoor market that features a unique mix of original art, handmade crafts, vintage goods, delicious edibles and more from locally owned businesses! Located in the heart of the Metroplex in Irving’s Downtown Heritage area at the intersection of Main Street and Irving Boulevard. They'll also be featuring a Random Acts of Kindness Wall, Live Music, a Car Show, a Bike Helmet Giveaway, Face Painting, Food, and Sweets, of course! Get out and enjoy the market, they'll be lots of shops in attendance. To stay up-to-date with fun events in Deep Irving, be sure to follow them on FacebookLearn More 

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PAINTING WITH A TWIST

Location: Painting with a Twist Las Colinas, 825 W Royal Ln, #220 
Price: $35
When: Friday - Sunday

Looking for more fun after 5 p.m. and on the weekends? Check this out, Painting with a Twist is brand spanking new and opening their doors this week in Las Colinas. Unleash your creative side! Bring your favorite beverage, possibly a snack, and relax. The talented team of instructors will guide you step by step through the night's featured painting. Classes are $35 for 2 hour paintings and $45 for 3 hour paintings, so there's something for everyone! They provide all painting supplies and artist instructions. No art experience is needed. Simply be ready to have a Twisted good time!

Check out the October schedule and get registered to paint! Learn More

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BIG DOGS BIG DEALS ADOPTION EVENT 

Location: Adoption Kennels, 4140 Valley View Lane
Price: $25
When: October 1, 2015 - October 31. Tuesday through Friday - 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Monday and City Holidays - Closed.

In honor of Adopt a Shelter Dog month, Irving Animal Services is offering all large dogs - 40 pounds and larger - for a discounted adoption fee of only $25. Normally, the adoption fees range from $70 - $100.
Adopters must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid form of identification. Check out these sweet pups!

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For more events in Irving and around the area, check the events calendar.