Hot Ticket: Cooler ‘n Hell Fest
Head to Southfork Ranch for a summer concert with artists including Ray Wylie Hubbard and Cory Morrow.
Lil’ something extra: Take a break from the music to enjoy some good old-fashioned midget wrestling.
Sat 3-11p. Southfork Ranch, 3700 Hogge Dr., Allen (972-442-7800). $25 here.
Nearby: El Grande Burrito; Napoli’s Pizza; Thai Box
Game Changer: QuakeCon
It’s a rumble in the (online) jungle as gamers from all over the nation descend on Dallas for this free convention.
Pimp your ride: Enter the Ultimate Power Up sweepstakes for a chance to win one of two Ford Focus ST3s.
Tonight-Sun. Hilton Anatole, 2201 N Stemmons Fwy. Dallas (214-748-1200). Free.
Nearby: Medieval Times; Pakpao; Ascension Coffee
Spectator Sports: FC Dallas Party at the Pub
FC Dallas may be battling on Seattle turf, but you can still cheer them on surrounded by friends and beer at this watching event.
Ballsy move: The Londoner opens early every Sat at 8a so fans can watch European football while enjoying $4 bloody marys and mimosas.
Sat 9:30p. The Londoner, 14930 Midway Rd., Addison (972-458-2444). Free.
Nearby: Sushi Axiom; Snuffer’s; Jake’s Hamburgers
Alien Invasion: Men in Black Outdoor Screening
Catch Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith in the classic flick about intergalactic immigrants.
Spicy movie snacks: Grab a bunch of tortillas filled with meaty greatness at the new on-site Rusty Taco at Main Street Garden.
Fri 8:45p. Main Street Garden, 1902 Main St., Downtown. Free.
Nearby: Wild Salsa; The Joule; Stephan Pyles