When I write this blog I'm always amazed at how much Irving has to offer.  I've said it before, "There's something here for everyone," and it's true!  This weekend venture through an alphabet of events with me, and perhaps try something new. There's so much to choose from ... so let's get started! 

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Arts Center Farmer's Market - Saturday from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Pick up some fresh veggies or browse through the artisan booths for goodies.

Bar Louie Music Factory Grand Opening - Friday at 5 p.m.  Last week, the Pavilion. Today, the food!  Start your late night with DJ Madd at 10 p.m.

Coffee with a Cop at Big State Grill - Saturday from 8 - 10 a.m.  Build relationships one cup at a time. Meet your local officers and discuss nonemergency issues.

Doug Bryson performs at The Ranch - Friday at 8 p.m.  Invite your posse to join you on The Porch for some good eats and good music.

Elizabeth Eulberg Author Visit at the South Library - Saturday from 3 - 5 p.m.  Young Adult author will discuss The Great Shelby Holmes Meets Her Match.

Luis Fonsi performs at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory - Friday at 8 p.m.  Spanning almost two decades of music, Fonsi will showcase his major hits.

Faron Gilbert performs at The Ranch - Saturday at 8 p.m.  A local favorite to patrons of The Porch, Gilbert puts a personal spin on popular songs.

Hot Sauce Festival - Saturday from 12 - 5 p.m. A part of the Irving Main Street event, join the Irving Hispanic Chamber in putting your tongue to the test.

The Infamists perform at the Texas Musicians Museum - Sunday from 8 - 11 p.m.  What rock 'n roll is all about, no frills, rock at its core.  It's a musical experience.

Junior Clark and The Score perform at the Texas Musicians Museum - Friday from 8 - 11 p.m.  Touted as one of the greatest guitarists around, come hear for yourself.

Knockouts Hair Salon for Men invites you to their annual charity car show. Saturday from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Special guest is DJ Gus. Half-priced haircuts.

Latin Breed performs at the Texas Musicians Museum - Sunday from 7 - 11 p.m.  Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with the group's award-winning music.

Main Street Event - Friday from 6 - 10 p.m. and Saturday from 12 - 6 p.m.  Join your neighbors in this annual street festival in Historic Downtown Irving.

NEEDTOBREATHE performs at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory - Sunday at 7 p.m. This cutting edge Christian rock band will showcase songs from their many albums.

Orleans Avenue performs with Trombone Shorty at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory - Saturday at 8 p.m.  Enjoy some New Orleans soul with brass band blare and deep-groove funk.

Play & Learn at the Valley Ranch Library - Friday at 10:30 a.m. is a weekly event that helps children improve their cognitive skills.

Be an armchair Quarterback at the TMM's Boys Watching Party - Sunday from 8 - 11 p.m.  Multiple TVs, food & drink specials, great music and Da Boys.  What could be better?

Rang De! Color Me India! is playing at the Irving Arts Center - Friday & Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m.  Explore India through this Broadway-style production.

Stitches Texas 2017, a fiber experience for knitters and crocheters, is at the Irving Convention Center - Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sunday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Tejano Heritage Festival is at the Texas Musicians Museum - Saturday from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Celebrate with Tejano, Mariachi and Mexican music, folklorico dance and more.

The US Capital Commotion is a Flat Stanley book that the Chapter Books and Cozy Nooks Book Club will discuss at the South Library - Saturday from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Grades 1-3.

Vodka + Agave Fest! is at the Cool River Café - Saturday from 7:30 - 10 p.m.  Sample new cocktails crafted by on-site mixologists, taste from over 40 vodkas and tequilas, live DJ & more.

Walk Like MADD to end drunk driving.  Saturday from 8 - 11:30 a.m.  Rallying together over 90 cities around the nation, participants in this event help to eliminate drunk driving.

There's no need for this superhero to XYZ (examine your zipper) because he has none. Enjoy the East Library's Family Movie, Captain Underpants - Saturday from 4:30 - 6 p.m.