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August 1, 2017 - August 31, 2017 @ Mesquite Arts Center Main Gallery
Come enjoy this mixed media selection of art from the Mesquite Painting with a Twist Artists! Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and during performances.
August 11, 2017, 8:00 PM - August 12, 2017, 8:00 PM @ Mesquite Arts Center Black Box Theatre
Mesquite Community Theatre presents "Once Upon a Mattress," (Teen Show), music by Mary Rodgers, Lyrics by Marshal Barer, Book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller, Marshal Barer. The hilarious and raucous adaptation of “The Princess and the Pea” this delightful musical puts an entirely new spin on the original fairy tale.
Performances are August 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19 at 8:00 PM and August 6, 13, 20 at 2:30 PM. For tickets, visit www.mesquitecommunitytheatre.com.
August 12, 2017, 9:00 AM @ Vanston Pool
Mesquite Parks and Recreation Department invites all dogs and their owners to 14th annual Doggie Splash Day on Saturday, August 12. This event is a great opportunity for dogs and their owners to cool off, compete for prizes, or just play at the pool.
In an effort to make sure that everyone in attendance has a safe and enjoyable experience, all dogs will be required to show proof of current vaccinations and must be accompanied by a responsible person 16 and older. Aggressive or socially awkward dogs may be asked to leave. Lifeguards will be on duty. Dog owners are invited to swim with their pets, if desired.
For more information, please call 972-216-6260.
August 12, 2017, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Heritage Square in downtown Mesquite
The MarketPlace is a European Style Market with local produce, food, and artisan/craftsman vendors. The MarketPlace is located in Historic Downtown Mesquite in the Downtown Square between Main & Davis every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month starting in April through October, from 9 am - 2 pm. This event supports Community Heart of Mesquite. For vendor information, please call Kirk Lovett at 469-275-9616 or email at Kirk.Eventive@Live.com .
August 12, 2017, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Florence Ranch Homestead
Presented by Historic Mesquite, Inc. Museum hours are each Thursday and Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; 2nd Saturday of the month from 10 am to 1 pm. Tours by appointment also. Entry fees for Second Saturday are $2 each/no more than $5 per family. Through Labor Day, HMI is participating as a Blue Star Museum and is offering free admission for active duty military and their families (up to 5 family members) and veterans of the U.S. Military and up to 5 family members.
August 12, 2017, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Devil's Bowl Speedway
Enjoy auto racing at the Southwest’s most famous dirt track! With its half-mile, oval clay track, Devil’s Bowl Speedway hosts the best in auto racing. Hours are 7 - 11 pm. Races are April 1, 8, 14, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27, June 3, 10, 13, 17, 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26, Sept. 2, Oct. 20, 21. For tickets, call 972-222-2421 or visit www.devilsbowl.com .
August 12, 2017, 7:30 PM @ Mesquite Arena
Don't miss the toughest cowboys around as they compete with the strongest horses, steers and bulls in the country! This world-famous rodeo has been thrilling visitors since 1958. You'll see calf-roping, barrel racing, bronc busting, bull riding -- all of the traditional rodeo events, in AIR-CONDITIONED comfort. Every Saturday night from July 8 through September 30. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Enjoy the Fan Zone with children's activities on the rodeo floor from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Gift shop, concessions including delicious BBQ by Eddie Deen. Tickets are available at www.ticketmaster.com.