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Pittsburg, Texas to more than 85 stores across the country. Despite that growth, the company has stayed true to its roots of hard work, treating folks right, business savvy and, above
all, family. Today, James and wife Pat’s three sons—Joe, Mike and Clay—run the day-to-day business. They’ve identified things in this world that are timeless and put them to work. Whether it’s maintaining a tight-knit family, being a good steward of their resources, treating their employees and customers right, or
selling something that everyone wants, they stick with what works. JRC & Sons boots are patterned after the styles worn by the cowboys who rode the trails of the old west, and are classy enough to wear to the board room. Find yours at select Cavender’s DFW locations or Cavenders.com.
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West is Among the Best for Culture and Shopping-and-Dining Delights
by Michael H. Price
“Happy to follow the bumpy brick road,” reads a newspaper headline from 1981 — a lasting assertion that Camp Bowie Boulevard’s historic brick pavement must endure, and never mind the occasional traffic-engineering idea of modernizing the pathway with concrete and asphalt. Now as then, seekers of entertainment, adventure, and dining experiences remain “happy to follow the bumpy brick road,” as a principal gateway to Fort Worth’s west side and its many commercial and civic offshoots. The attractions range from a burgeoning West 7th Street district to a broadening cultural and historical district – connecting southward with University Park Village, westward with the Chapel Hill shopping-andentertainment development, and branching out further with new moviegoing venues, boutique eateries, and varied opportunities for strolling and sightseeing amid architectural innovations on a comfortably human scale. Pioneering publisher and civic booster Amon Carter characterized Fort Worth as “where the West begins.” And for locals and visitors alike, the west side marks the beginning of that beginning: The West hardly could have picked a keener starting point than Fort Worth. Prominent among the newer landmarks is Dickies Arena, a versatile 14,000-seat showplace named after the Fort Worthbased manufacturer of workplace clothing. Located at 1911 Montgomery Street within the Will Rogers Memorial Center, Dickies Arena complements and expands the scope of the adjacent Will Rogers Complex, providing a new home for the Fort Worth Stock Show Rodeo. And Fort Worth, in turn, hardly could have picked a site more right for its burgeoning west side Cultural District. Rippling with heavy-duty commercial, artistic, and residential growth since the dawn of the 21st cen6
tury, the west side overall has seen its very skyline change with the transformation of a busy West 7th Street into a streamlined conduit connecting the downtown area’s Sundance Square development with the Cultural District. Heading west (naturally) from downtown Fort Worth, one finds the Cultural District radiating from the intersection where Seventh Street crosses University Drive and, in the process, morphs into the historic, brickpaved Camp Bowie Boulevard. Visitors in search of western-style discoveries — from plain-and-fancy dining, to fine art and varied entertainment — will find such delights in volume on the west side. Cultural attractions, restaurants, mainstream and special-interest shopping, and lavish natural gardens flourish as a reminder of how Fort Worth has built upon its frontier origins. Several of the world’s finer museums, playhouses and galleries anchor a vast Cultural District. The hand-laid red-brick pavement of Camp Bowie Boulevard is an attraction in itself, lined with an ever-expanding array of art galleries, stage-and-screen auditoriums, boutiques, scholarly museums, restaurants and lounges, and shopping malls. One long-standing favorite, Domain XCIV, 3100 W. 7th Street, originated in 1994 along Camp Bowie Boulevard. Persistent growth has led to a 6,500-square-foot showcase, combining fine furniture and vintage European treasures and accessories. Collections include Theodore Alexander, Wesley Hall, and Guild Master. Domain XCIV has long supplied anchorage for the villagewithin-a-city developments of the West 7th Street area. A newly settled popular attraction, the Grand Berry Theatre at 2712 Weisenberger Drive, emerges as a showplace for independent and art-house motion pictures, complementing the mainstream Hollywood movies at Movie Tavern West 7th and
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enhancing the art-film fare that the Modern Art Museum has brought since the early 2000s via its Magnolia at the Modern screening series. The Grand Berry is an early example of the expanding entertainment potential of the historic Foundry District, located north of Montgomery Plaza. Farther along to the west of the west, the newly dedicated Como Community Center’s $12 million complex at 4660 Horne Street has installed a gymnasium, a library, after-school activity centers, and all-ages activity programs. Luncheon attractions, sparked by the addition of Alabama-based Chicken Salad Chick in Ridglea Village, have grown to include such established draws as Blue Bonnet Bakery, Feastivities, Secret Garden Restaurant, and The Lunch Box. Wild Acre Brewing Co. has opened a Camp Bowie location to complement its downtown home base. A longtime popular favorite, Ol’ South Pancake House at 1509 S. University Drive, anchors the lower reaches of the west-by-south side and lends a sense of history to the immediate area’s dining opportunities. University Park Village, too, is rich in variety — a high-end shopping district offering such popular brands as Ann Taylor, Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Anthropogenie, and lululemon, among casual and fine-dining experiences alike, and the high-tech wonderland of the Apple Store. The Cultural District The Fort Worth Museum of Science & History commands the westward view of the district from Montgomery Street, and just northward are additional cultural touchstones: Designed by renowned architect Philip Johnson, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art houses a definitive collection of American paintings, photography, and sculpture. The collection spans early nineteenth-century art to mid-twentieth century modernism. It is also home to nearly 400 works by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell. Nearby is the Kimbell Art Museum still living up to Newsweek’s description as “arguably the most beautiful museum in America” including its new Renzo Piano Pavilion addition. The neigh8
boring Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is the oldest such museum in Texas — housed in a work-of-art 2002 building designed by world-renowned Japanese architect, Tadao Ando, and featuring bold gallery exhibitions, concert attractions and, every weekend, leading-edge independentstudio films. The Museum of Science & History, anchoring a campus within the Cultural District, has been designed by similarly renowned architects Ricardo and Victor Legorreta. Inside the Museum of Science & History, one finds vast galleries of Texasbred dinosaur specimens and the state’s oiland-gas heritage, in addition to the Cattle Raisers Museum, the Fort Worth Children’s Museum, Stars Café, and the digital Noble Planetarium.The OmniTheater, an IMAX® superscreen dome, links with the Museum of Science & History and boasts a new digital sound system and enhanced lighting. The National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame is next door to the FWMS&H. The NCM&HF honors women of the American West from those who lived and worked on ranches or who led an expedition, or sat before an easel, aimed a rifle and hit the bull’s eye, or sat on the Supreme Court. When the museum meanderings trigger an appetite for fine dining, two long-established, museum-based cafés stand ready to serve. The Kimbell Buffet Restaurant offers indoor or patio lunch and a light evening menu within one of the most beautiful modern buildings in America. The Modern Art Museum’s 250-seat Café Modern, with an outdoor terrace, overlooks a serene reflecting pond. The Modern’s full-service kitchen delivers superb cuisine for lunch, Sunday brunch, and scheduled seasonal dinners. Neighboring the museum community is the city’s landmark Will Rogers Memorial Center, a versatile 85-acre entertainment complex — with 45 acres housing the Will Rogers Coliseum & Auditorium. Its majestic Pioneer Tower dates from the Texas Centennial Celebration of 1936. Still a dominant feature within the district, the coliseum holds pride of place as the first domed structure of its kind in the world. The complex also boasts an equestrian center and exhibit halls, home to the annual Fort Worth Stock Show.
Showplaces of Heritage and Artistry and Nature Southward off University Drive, visitors can experience the glories of nature at Trinity Park, a pristine oasis bordered by a fork of the placid Trinity River. Here, picnickers, joggers, and strollers can explore meandering pathways or travel on a miniature railroad. Opposite the park, across University Drive, Fort Worth’s Botanic Garden beckons — the oldest such site in Texas, a lush 109-acre tapestry of dappled shade accented by vibrant splashes of color. The Garden is home to thousands of species of native and exotic plants in 21 specialty gardens.The Europeandesigned Rose Garden features more than 3,400 roses, and the 10,000-square-foot Conservatory houses tropical flowers and foliage from around the world. An on-site Gardens Restaurant serves light lunches and refreshments — with a view of the Garden and a varied gallery that often displays the work of local artists. Adjacent to the Botanic Garden is the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) whose mission is to “reduce
its footprint on the natural world as well as protect and restore ecosystem services.” BRIT’s building was designed as an example of how much of this can be accomplished. A short distance southward lies the illustrious Fort Worth Zoo, nationally ranked among the finest. The Zoo is home to thousands of animals, both native and exotic. Viewing facilities and natural habitat exhibits are set up for optimal views of the animals, often separated from their observers by only a river, a waterfall, or a large window. Shaded rest spots and picnic tables are available, with several on-site eateries. Across from the Zoo, Log Cabin Village offers another view of the city’s rich frontier history boasting seven authentic log homes, dating from the mid-to-late 1800s. Perioddressed interpreters greet visitors inside each cabin offering a living history of the home and its origin. The mood to explore might be triggered by art, dining, shopping, or the wonders of nature. Fort Worth’s west side meets all these interests and then some!
MARK BRADFORD END PAPERS MODERN ART MUSEUM OF FORT WORTH Through January 10
Lead exhibition support is generously provided by the Texas Commission on the Arts. Major support is provided by Hauser & Wirth and the Fort Worth Tourism Public Improvement District, with additional support from Suzanne McFayden. Pictured: Juice, 2003 (detail). Mixed media on canvas. 72 × 84 inches. Private Collection. © Mark Bradford. Photo: Charles White
For Additional options, visit www.keymagfw.com/key-dining Ático - On the 6th floor of the SpringHill Suites in Fort Worth’s Historic Stockyards sits Ático, Chef Tim Love’s latest, an inviting rooftop eatery and bar with a luxurious feel. The panoramic views of the Stockyards and glimmering lights of downtown are more than enough to keep you coming back trip after trip, but the carefully curated food and drink menu are what sets Ático apart from all the dining options available in the Stockyards. A wide array of Spanish-inspired drink and food options are available to those looking to expand their horizons and take a quick trip to Barcelona. ¡Vamos! Tue.-Fri. 4:30 p.m.-10 p.m., Sat. 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m., Sun. 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Kitchen closes at 9 p.m. each day, restaurant closed Mon. 2315 N. Main St., 682-255-5112, www.aticoftworth.com. The Biscuit Bar - #TheBiscuitBar has finally come to Fort Worth, and I couldn’t be more grateful or, suddenly, hungrier. Located in the Stockyards’ hip Mule Alley, Biscuit Bar is the brainchild of Jake and Janie Burkett. After undergoing a personal family tragedy, in classic southern style they were showered with a bounty of literal comfort food. One item kept standing out and repeating itself, though: biscuits. So, the couple played with the idea of creating a build-your-own-biscuit bar at home, featuring biscuits made from scratch and lush toppings such as fried chicken, maple syrup, scrambled eggs, gravy, crispy bacon, and, of course, butter. Every menu item was created in the Burkett home kitchen, and the growing family decided to give the gift of comfort food right back to DFW. Come for the biscuits, stay for cocktails called “cereal sips” like their Cinnamon Toast Punch. Be sure to allocate time for a food coma snooze afterward. Sun.-Thurs. 8 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri. & Sat. 8 a.m.-10 p.m. 128 E. Exchange Ave., #640, www.thebiscuit.bar. Café Modern - Café Modern’s artfully crafted cuisine is served against the backdrop of Tadao Ando’s iconic architecture in the thriving Fort Worth Cultural District. They believe that great menus start with fresh, naturally produced ingredients which are cooked exclusively from scratch, using whole grains and vegetables, cage-free eggs, and humanely treated chickens and beef raised without antibiotics or growth hormones. They blend seasonal foods from local artisan producers with diverse culinary traditions from around the globe. Café Modern’s Executive Chef is Texas native Denise Shavandy. She has a wide range of experience in the culinary arts and is thrilled to be in Fort Worth, as her culinary career got its start at The Pegasus and Spice International Café. From farm fresh, seasonal, local ingredients, she uses classical culinary techniques that preserve nutrition and maximize healthfulness. Lunch Wed.-Fri. 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., brunch Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., full bar service Wed., Thurs., Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Lunch/ bar service Tues. & dinner Fri. will resume at a later date. For reservations, call 817-840-2157, 3200 Darnell St., www.themodern.org/café. Cattlemen’s Fort Worth Steak House: Steak isn’t only for dinner- try the daily lunch menu! You can get a luncheon steak that includes a baked potato, salad and their famous homemade rolls. Start your meal off with a savory appetizer: “Shoot’em Up Shrimp,” crab cakes, calf or lamb fries, onion rings, and the list goes on. Cattlemen’s offers BBQ ribs, lobster, chicken, pasta, pork chops, and “The Old Texas Standby” chicken fried
steak. Prime rib is served on Friday & Saturday nights. Cattlemen’s charcoal-broiled extensive steak selection has been called “the ultimate in a fine steak.” Steaks can be ordered with a variety of enticing sauces like teriyaki, cognac pepper corn, béarnaise, or gorgonzola. Seafood selections include lobster, jumbo shrimp, crab cakes, halibut, salmon, tilapia, and catfish. Top off your dinner with a homemade dessert: apple or pecan pie, cobbler, banana pudding, chocolate cake or New York style cheesecake. Private banquet rooms offer seating for 10 to 120. Mon.-Thurs. 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Sun. noon-9 p.m. 2458 N. Main St., 817-624-3945, www.cattlemenssteakhouse.com. EDDIE V’S PRIME SEAFOOD - Seafood, steaks, and rhythm. Eddie V’s Prime Seafood was inspired by the great classic seafood restaurants of New Orleans, San Francisco, and Boston. Eddie V’s offers the freshest seafood, right off the docks and USDA prime, center-cut steaks - aged 28 days and broiled to perfection. The atmosphere is warm and inviting. Get in rhythm in the V-Lounge with dining and live music nightly. Open Mon.Thurs. 4 p.m.-10 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 4 p.m.-11 p.m., Sun. 4 p.m.-9 p.m. Museum Place, 3100 W. 7th St., 817-3368000, www.eddiev.com. Esparza’s - If you land at the DFW International Airport hard up for Tex-Mex, first of all, I understand you. Second of all, you’re in luck. Touted as “independently owned, internationally known,” Esparza’s is perched in the same town as the airport: Grapevine. Since 1985, the Restaurante Mexicano has served up delicious fare that includes Tex-Mex classics like enchiladas and tacos, but also innovations like fried avocado stuffed with brisket and an assortment of quesadillas, nachos, fajitas, salads & desserts. They have a patio strung with lights and call themselves “the margarita capital of Texas.” Enough said. Sun.-Thurs. 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Fri. & Sat. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. 124 E. Worth St., Grapevine, 817-481-4668, www.esparzastexas.com. GRACE - A dining experience like no other in Fort Worth. Owner Adam Jones, known as the city’s host for the unparalleled level of hospitality and service in his restaurants, invites you to enjoy “Modern American Classic” fare created by award winning Chef Blaine Staniford. In a comfortable modern setting that embodies the city’s energy, guests can enjoy the outdoor terrace on Main Street and a spectacular bar featuring unique seasonal cocktails and a separate menu for bar snacks. Glass-enclosed temperature-controlled wine cellars house a selection of Old and New World wines. For private events, four private dining rooms with multimedia capabilities seat 12-60 guests. Appetizers include lamb belly dumplings, oysters, kona kompachi, and beef tenderloin tartare. From the dinner menu, choices include bacon wrapped stuffed filet, Maine lobster, Duroc pork shank, and various chicken, fish, pasta, soup, and salad dishes. Mon.Sat. 4 p.m.-9 p.m., closed Sun. 777 Main St., 817877-3388, www.gracefortworth.com. HORSESHOE HILL CAFE - Grady Spears, the celebrity chef known as the “Cowboy Cook,” serves up the best chicken fried steak in Fort Worth seven different ways with his award-winning sides and appetizers. A Cowboy Brunch is served Sat. 10 a.m.-noon and features biscuits and gravy, peppered bacon, and dishes like beef tenderloin scrambled egg tacos. Dinner reser-
vations are suggested, and Thurs. night reservations get you free tickets to the Stockyards Championship Rodeo! Wed. & Thurs. 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri. 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-10 p.m., closed Sun.-Tues. 204 W. Exchange Ave., 817-882-6405, www.horseshoehillcafe.com. OL’ SOUTH PANCAKE HOUSE - A menu to suit every taste. Famous for their signature German pancake, a crepe style cake filled with fresh-squeezed lemons, whipped butter, and powdered sugar, they also offer the “Dutch Baby,” a smaller version of the same. Ol’ South has many savory breakfast options, such as The Skillet, a fluffy homemade biscuit smothered in home-style gravy with eggs, hash browns, cheddar cheese, your choice of meat, and an array of toppings. On offer for those looking for healthy options are grilled Cajun salmon, a turkey avocado wrap, grilled chicken spinach salad, and more. From an egg white Greek omelet to sinfully good southern chicken and waffles, from a juicy T-Rex Burger to sizzling breakfast tacos, Ol’ South Pancake House has it all. Sun.-Wed. 6 a.m.-9 p.m., Thurs.-Sat. 24 hours. 1509 S. University Dr., 817336-0309, www.olsouthpancakehouse.com. PARIS COFFEE SHOP - Family-owned since 1926, there’s a reason this historic Fort Worth “Watering Hole” has been around for over 85 years! Mike Smith’s Fort Worth landmark has the invitation “come on in” at the entrance. Open for breakfast six days a week and lunch five, Paris Coffee Shop offers classic breakfast menu items including eggs any style, French toast, breakfast tacos, waffles, and Denver and Greek omelets, biscuits and gravy, and oatmeal. Sides include bacon, hash browns, and cinnamon rolls. Lunch features sandwiches, veggie plates, soups, salads, and an extensive a la carte selection. Desserts include mile-high meringue pies, cobblers, homemade cookies and pies, and ice cream by the dip. Mon.-Fri. 6 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (breakfast & lunch), Sat. 6 a.m.-11 a.m. (breakfast only). 704 W. Magnolia, 817-335-2041, www.pariscoffeeshop.net. Press Cafe - Casual breakfast, lunch, dinner, happy hour, curbside cocktails/family dinner packs, and weekend brunch? Count me in. For all of it. Press Cafe’s extensive menu includes notables like crab mac n’ cheese, banana walnut waffles, ahi heirloom salad, and short ribs. All of their burgers are made/ground in-house (including the veggie patties), and are just $10 during happy hour (Mon.-Thurs. 3 p.m.-6 p.m). Press is right on the Trinity, so when your day calls for some good, old fashioned contemplation and clearfork martinis while staring at a body of water, this is your place. Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m.-9 p.m. (breakfast 7 a.m.-11 a.m.), Sat. & Sun. 7 a.m.-9 p.m. (brunch 7 a.m.-2 p.m.) 4801 Edwards Ranch Rd. #105, 817-570-6002, www.presscafeftworth.com. Provender Hall - prov·en·der | \ ˈprä-vən-dər \ Definition of provender; 1: dry food for domestic animals: FEED; 2: FOOD, VICTUALS. Ugh, don’t you love it when a bunch of hot millennial chefs open and operate an atmospheric, American West restaurant and feed you Skillet Cornbread with Whipped Honey Butter and Slow Smoked Beef Rib for Two, that you secretly try to eat for one? With the help of Chef Scott Lewis and Kellen Hamrah, Chef Marcus Paslay of Clay Pigeon and Piatello Italian Kitchen fame is at it again, this time in the Stockyards’ Mule Alley. The large outpost’s open kitchen specializes in meats either smoked or cooked over their wood-burning grill, all accompanied by an array of southern classics like their Pimento Cheese, Hoppin’ John, and Cheddar Cheese Grits. They have a robust liquor list and, given their location, of course they have a quality Moscow Mule on hand. But they’ve also got a little ditty called Golden Cheeked Warbler I have my eye on… Thurs. & Sun. 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Fri. & Sat. 5 p.m.-10 p.m. 122 E. Exchange Ave. Suite 110, 817-782-9170, www.provenderhall.com.
Reata Restaurant - Choosing from the best that southwestern food has to offer, Reata (Spanish for rope) offers a menu that ranges from steaks to Creole dishes to southern standbys like their West Texas Pecan Pie. An example for the first course is Reata signature jalepeño and cilantro soup. The main course could be pan-seared pepper crusted tenderloin with port wine sauce with sides like bourbon creamed corn and bacon wrapped asparagus. Finish your meal with a dessert classic or something new, like dessert tacos with caramelized bananas and chocolate gravy. Reata has a carefully selected wine list that complements its Texas cuisine and delicious cocktails like their Clear Fork Cherry Vodka Limeade. Reata is the name of the ranch in the movie Giant made in 1956, based on the novel by Edna Ferber. Lunch every day 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., dinner Sun.-Thurs. 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Fri. & Sat. 5 p.m.-9 p.m. 310 Houston St. in Sundance Square, 817336-1009, www.reata.net. RODEO GOAT - In a stiff competition between Rodeo Goat and some other really good burger places, Rodeo Goat was recently named the “Best Burger in DFW.” The Goat really is the G.O.A.T.! Some of their choices include Bad Hombre with maple bacon, gouda, swiss, Rahr & Sons (local brewery) Ugly Pug onions, mango pico, cream cheese spread, and Rahr & Sons Buffalo Butt Burn Hot Sauce and the Oh Whitney, featuring garlic-roasted cremini mushrooms, pickled onions, gruyere, and soy caramel glaze. Rodeo Goat also has homemade vegan patties and Impossible burgers! Must-have sides are hand punched fries, Texas caviar, and cheese fries surprise. Wash it all down with a wide range of beers and finish with dessert: a milkshake or goat balls. What’re goat balls? You’ll have to go to find out. Daily 11 a.m.-10 p.m. 2836 Bledsoe & Currie St., 817-877-4628, www.RodeoGoat.com. THE ROSE GARDEN TEA ROOM - The Fort Worth location is located inside The Mercantile and Arlington’s inside Gracie Lane, two curated marketplaces of 200+ dealer booths with impressive collections of gifts, home décor, antiques, fashion, furniture, and more. The Rose Garden is a delicate blend of English tradition and old southern charm with an assortment of soups, salads, fruit, and sandwiches. Their entrées are the very popular Rose Garden Variety which is a sampler plate of chicken salad, fresh fruit, quiche, soup and a pumpkin bread sandwich, and all dishes include their famed “toasties” for the table. There are several delectable desserts and specialty coffees and teas, including a three-course high tea. Arlington location: Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., closed Sun., 4720 S. Cooper St., 817-795-3093. Fort Worth location: Tues.-Sat. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. & Sun. noon-3 p.m., closed Mon. 7200 Camp Bowie Blvd. 817-731-7673, www.therosegardentearoom.com. Shake Shack - Hear ye, hear ye! Fort Worth finally got its very own Shake Shack. Longtime lovers of the Shack will be thrilled, and people who’ve yet to go to one will be receiving a personal wellness check from me. It’s simple, really: burgers, hot dogs, fries, and shakes... and one fabulous muenster and cheddar cheese-stuffed portobello burger for vegetarian friends. Let’s just say this- people love Shake Shack so much they get tattoos of the logo and cater their weddings with it. As if serving their Texas special Cold Shot Concrete made of vanilla custard, chocolate custard, malt, salted caramel, dark brown sugar, and chocolate toffee isn’t enough, Fort Worth’s Shack is also partnered with Alliance for Children, a nonprofit that protects Tarrant County children from child abuse. Sugar coma and philanthropy? Ideal. Wed. & Thurs. 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri. & Sat. 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-7 p.m., closed Mon. & Tues. 122 E. Exchange Ave. Suite 160, 817-885-5420, www.shakeshack.com/location/stockyards-tx.
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Located in the heart of Fort Worth’s Cultural District, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art explores the breadth and complexity of American creativity through an important and dynamic art collection. The Carter opened in 1961 to benefit its community by sharing the wonder of American art, fostering the growth of a vibrant cultural spirit, and stimulating everyone’s artistic imagination. Housed in a building designed by Philip Johnson (19062005), the Carter features one of the great collections of American art including masterworks of painting, sculpture, and works on paper by artists such as Georgia O’Keeffe, Jacob Lawrence, John Singer Sargent, Frederic Church, Thomas Eakins, Grant Wood, Alexander Calder, and Stuart Davis. The Carter is also home to a worldrenowned photography collection that spans the history of the medium from the 19th century to today. It is also home to Amon G. Carter Sr.’s collection of nearly 400 works by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell, two of the most significant artists of the American West. Admission is free. Open Tues., Wed., Fri. & Sat. 10 a.m.5 p.m., Thurs. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. Closed Mondays and select holidays. www.cartermuseum.org.
Fort Worth Aviation Museum’s motto is
Preserve- Inspire- Educate. Designed as a community education resource, FWAM features 24 Warbird Airplanes, including OV-10A Broncos, an F-14D Tomcat, an F-5E Tiger II, a BT-13 Valiant, a QF-45 Phantom II, an A-7B Corsair II, a TF-102 Delta Dagger and a RF-8 Crusader. In addition to the air park with its 24 planes, FWAM has two museums, the B-36 Peacemaker Museum and the Forward Air Controller’s Museum holding more than 100 years of Fort Worth aviation history. In addition, there are cockpit simulators, an OV-10 Bronco Ready Room as well as historic aviation preservation projects. FWAM’s mission is to preserve and honor “the aviation heritage belonging to North Texas.” Hours are Sat. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. General admission $7, students 6 to 16 $2, veterans & seniors 60+ $5, children under 6 free. Families $15. FWAM is located at 3300 Ross Ave. southwest of I-35 and I-820, three blocks west of Main St. on Long Ave. at the far end of Meacham Field. For more info call 855-733-8627 or visit www.fortworthaviationmuseum.com.
FORT WORTH BOTANIC GARDEN - 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd. The Rose Garden was started in 1933. It now has more than 3,400 roses with peak blooming times from April to October. Walk into the Fragrance Garden for the visually impaired, stroll through the Japanese Garden with its waterfalls, pools and Koi fish, smell the herbs in the Perennial Garden, examine the large collection of begonias in the Exhibition Greenhouse, and go into the Conservatory to see orchids and bromeliads. The main gardens are open daily from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Ticket prices are $12 adults ages 16-64, $6 ages 6-15, $10 ages 65+. Docent tours are offered for one additional dollar to regular admission prices and the tour takes about an hour. 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd., 817-392-5510 or www.fwbg.org. THE FORT WORTH HERD-TEXAS LONGHORNS -
Daily cattle drives through the Stockyards National Historic District recall Fort Worth of the late 1800s. Twice daily, weather permitting, and it’s not a major holiday, cowhands, dressed in 19th century ranching gear, drive 10 to 15 Texas longhorn steers down Exchange Ave. Best viewing areas for the 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. drives are the front lawn of the Livestock Exchange Building
or across the street near the RFD TV’s Gift Store. The Herd also offers education programs based on the trailing life of a cowboy for school groups and other organizations by appointment only. 817-336-4373, www.fortworthherd.com. FORT WORTH MUSEUM OF SCIENCE & HISTORY
provides hands-on learning experiences for all ages. Discover the cosmos in the Noble Planetarium, unearth ancient fossils in DinoDig, imagine Jurassic creatures with DinoGlow, adventure in the Fort Worth Children’s Museum and immerse yourself in a giant screen adventure in the Omni Theater, an IMAX dome when it reopens. Explore with the FWMS&H today for an unforgettable memory for the entire family! Hrs. Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. noon-4 p.m. 1600 Gendy St., 817-255-9300, www.fortworthmuseum. Fort Worth Water Gardens - Built in 1974,
Philip Johnson and John Burgee’s design for the Fort Worth Water Garden was to be a “cooling oasis in the concrete jungle.” The main elements of the design are three pools of water: the meditation pool; the aerating pool and the active pool where water runs over layers of rocks and steps to a small pool 38 feet below. Special lighting makes the night sparkle. Numerous plants and trees also decorate the Water Gardens. The site was used as the backdrop for some scenes from the film Logan’s Run in 1976. 1502 Commerce St. Hrs. 7 a.m.-10 p.m. daily. Information: 817-392-7111; reservations 817-392-5718.
FORT WORTH ZOO - Ranked the No. 1 zoo in North
America by USA Today, a trip to the Fort Worth Zoo is an adventure where you’ll see animals from around the world that all seem at home in their lush, natural habitats. In many settings, visitors are only separated from the animals by a river or waterfall, and are often face-to-face with them through large viewing windows! Home to more than 7,000 animals, the Zoo is in the second of a four-phase, $100-million master plan. The first phase, African Savanna, opened in April 2018. The second, Elephant Springs, will open in 2021. Visitors can also explore Texas Wild!, a turn-of-the-century complex featuring six regions of the state. Open 365 days a year! Hrs. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. See web site for holiday hours. Admission $16 13+, $12 seniors 65+ and children 3-12, children 2 & under free. Parking is $5 per vehicle. Halfprice tickets on Wednesdays. 1989 Colonial Pkwy., 817-759-7500, www.fortworthzoo.org.
KIMBELL ART MUSEUM - One of the outstanding art
museums in the U.S. The award-winning building was the last completed work under personal supervision of architect Louis I. Kahn. As well as an excellent permanent collection, the museum offers a full program of changing exhibitions, lectures, concerts, films, workshops and tours. Bookstore, lunch and snack bar (The Buffet). Open Tues.-Thurs. & Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. noon-8 p.m. & Sun. noon-5 p.m. Closed Mondays. 3333 Camp Bowie. 817-332-8451, www.kimbellart.org.
LOG CABIN VILLAGE - 2100 Log Cabin Village Ln. (off
University Dr. across from the Ft. Worth Zoo)- Set on 2.5 acres in historic Forest Park, Log Cabin Village consists of seven log homes dating back to the mid-1800s. Pioneer history comes to life through the authentic log homes and artifacts, a blacksmith shop, a one-room schoolhouse, a water powered gristmill and an herb garden. See historical interpreters demonstrate various pioneer chores such as candle making, spinning and weav-
ing. Special tours available. Hrs. Tues.-Sat. 9:30 a.m.3:30 p.m., Closed Sun. & Mon. Gen. Ad. $5 per person. 817-392-5881, www.logcabinvillage.org. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth -
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth - Designed by the world-renowned architect Tadao Ando, this striking building is composed of 5 pavilions of concrete and glass arranged around a 1.5 acre reflecting pond. The Modern maintains one of the foremost collections of postwar art in the central United States, consisting of more than 3,000 significant works of modern and contemporary international art, including pieces by Anselm Kiefer, Robert Motherwell, Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, Gerhard Richter, Susan Rothenberg, Richard Serra, Andre Serrano, Cindy Sherman, and Andy Warhol. Visitors to the museum can also enjoy lunch in Café Modern’s elliptical dining room set on the reflecting pond or shop for unique gifts at The Modern Shop. Educational programming and the Museum’s film series, Magnolia at the Modern, take place in the Museum’s state-of-the-art auditorium. Located in the Cultural District at 3200 Darnell St. Gen. Ad. adults 18+ $16, seniors 60+ $12, students with an ID, $10, & youths under 18, free. Half-price on Sundays. Admission is free on Fridays. Access to the Grand Lobby, Café Modern, and The Modern Shop is free. Hrs. Tues., Wed., Thurs., Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri.10 a.m.-8 p.m. Closed Mondays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day & Independence Day. 817-7389215, www.themodern.org. NATIONAL MULTICULTURAL WESTERN HERITAGE
MUSEUM - Filling in the gaps of history is easy to do at the National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum. Through artifacts, artwork, historical records, and current events, this collection offers a true perspective and a fuller and richer cultural view of the people and activities that contributed to the building of the historical American West. The mission of the National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum is to offer the visitor a complete recognition of this historical process. The museum has been committed to its vision of giving recognition to the outstanding pioneers who played a role in settling the early American western frontier since its founding in 2001 by Jim and Gloria Austin. The museum’s Hall of Fame also acknowledges individuals that have contributed to the western culture and the tradition who still play a part in keeping this important piece of American history alive. Hrs. Wed.-Fri. noon-4 p.m., Sat. noon-5 p.m. Closed major holidays. Gen. Ad. $10, seniors 62 +, students with an ID $8, & children under 5, free. Group rates are available. 2029 N. Main St., 817-534-8801, e-mail: gaustin@ cowboysofcolor.org, web site: www.cowboysofcolor.org.
NATIONAL COWGIRL MUSEUM & HALL OF FAME - Women of the American West are honored here. Not only those who have lived and worked on ranches or who have sat on a horse in a rodeo arena, but also the woman who led an expedition to the Pacific Ocean, or the ones who have stood on a stage, sat at an easel, stood before a classroom, sat to put words on paper, aimed a rifle and hit the bulls eye, or sat on the highest court in the land, all these are celebrated for their spirit and determination. The museum with its more than 5,000 artifacts and information on over 400 women is located in Fort Worth’s Cultural District next to the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. The Museum, whose motto is “The Women Who Shape the West… Change the World” also has an award winning gift shop you will not want to miss. Hrs. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Closed Sun. & Mon. and closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day, & New Year’s Day. Admission $10 for 13+, $7 for military/first responders & seniors 65+, $4 children 4-12, children 3 & under free with paid adult. Free parking with a paid Cowgirl admission. 1720 Gendy St., 817336-4475, 800-476-3263, www.cowgirl.net.
Sid Richardson Museum - The museum’s focus exhibition, “IN A DIFFERENT LIGHT: Winslow Homer & Frederic Remington” affords the rare opportunity to display works by Winslow Homer, considered by many to be the greatest American artist of the late nineteenth century, alongside the works of Frederic Remington, the premier painter of the West. Many similarities can be found in their art and artistic careers. Homer and Remington both came from similar backgrounds, both capturing the imagination of the American public through their creation of popular images in publications such as Harper’s Weekly and Scribner’s Monthly. From their work in illustration, both developed a set of character types that they returned to again and again. Both were rugged outdoorsmen who drew upon their experiences in nature as subjects in their art. Both documented war, with Homer the Civil War, and Remington the American Indian Wars and later the Spanish American War in Cuba. Hrs. Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. & Sat. 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. Free admission and free tours. Free valet parking in Sundance Square. For information, visit www. sidrichardsonmuseum.org or call 817-332-6554. 309 Main Street in Sundance Square. STOCKYARDS & Stockyards Station are unique places in Texas: an exciting blend of old and new. The livestock industry began to develop here in the 1880s. There were cattle, sheep, hog pens, and horse and mule barns. The original wooden barns burned in 1911 and were replaced with concrete and steel buildings. Stockyards Station is proudly dedicated to the preservation of the livestock industry. Evidence of that is the twice daily cattle drives at 11:30 a.m. & 4 p.m. Come and explore 14 restaurants, 13 bars, 35 shops and over 17 must-see attractions all surrounded by the rich history of the Fort Worth Stockyards. This is also where you can go to Billy Bob’s, the world’s largest honky tonk, historic Cowtown Coliseum and the Livestock Exchange Building. Stockyards Station’s event calendar is at www. stockyardsstation.com. Along Exchange Ave., 817-6259715, www.fortworthstockyards.org. STOCKYARDS MUSEUM - is located in the historic Livestock Exchange building. Displays include cattlemen and cowboy photographs and equipment, photographs and artifacts of meat packers Swift & Co. and Armour & Co. and their employees. A Native American exhibit features artifacts from several tribes with special emphasis on Comanche Chief Quannah Parker. An electric light bulb first turned on in 1908 at the Byers Opera House in Fort Worth is still burning at the museum. The North Fort Worth Historical Society sponsors the Stockyards Museum. Hours are Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. Admission $2. Free for children 12 and under. 131 E. Exchange Ave., 817-6255082, www.stockyardsmuseum.org. The Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame - housed in the historic Exhibits Building in the Stockyards, honors over 140 Cowboys and Cowgirls who have excelled in and out of the rodeo arena. Honoring all areas of western heritage, the Hall of Fame is home to world champion rodeo stars, ranchers, western entertainers, business men & women and more! Honorees include Lane Frost, Tuff Hedeman, Larry Mahan, Red Steagall, George Strait, Ricky Bolin, Charmayne James, Billy & Pam Minick, Chris Cox, Ty Murray, Trevor Brazile – just to name a few. Display booths for each honoree contain memorabilia and mementos of their careers and accomplishments. Also featured is the John Justin Trail of Fame. The TCHOF is currently located in a temporary space as they continue their capital campaign for their new home. Be sure to ask about the future plans during your visit! Hrs. Thurs.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m and Sun.11 a.m.-5 p.m. Gen. Ad. $5 per person, free for children 4 and under. 2515 Rodeo Plaza. (Just across the way from Billy Bob’s) 817626-7131, www.tchof.com.
For Additional options, visit www.keymagfw.com/shopping Camp Bowie District - If you’re a person who likes women’s clothes and accessories, you’ve found the motherlode. With cool names like You Are Here and Keeping Up with the Joneses, I counted at least ten boutiques filled with a bounty of clothes, accessories, and gifts, all with different buyers, of course, so all with different stuff! Other retail favorites are Doob, where you can get a realistic miniature cut out of yourself Honey-I-Shrunk-the-Kids-style, Archie’s Gardenland, which is run by probably the nicest horticulture-savvy people you’ll ever meet, and Carter Bowden Antiques, an ever-changing ocean of one of a kind pieces. Cavender’s Boot City - To Cavender’s, “boots are the roots!” Founded by James and Pat Cavender in the 1960s, Cavender’s is the fastest growing western-wear chain and, of course, it started right here in Texas. Fifty-plus years of success is chalked up to affordable, quality products and remarkable customer service. Count on Cavender’s to carry brands such as Lucchese, Ariat, Roper, and many more. Their merchandising is much more than boots, though: they have hats, workwear, gifts, clothes, home goods and, my personal favorite, a robust section for kids. Who doesn’t love a miniature cowboy or cowgirl? Cavender’s remains a family-run business to this day, and in 2019 the retailer was inducted into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame. The museum is conveniently located in the Stockyards near the Cavender’s store, which, by the way, is a two-story brick situation crowned with an enormous teal boot piped in red. Follow the boot for western treasures. Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. 2601 N. Main St., 817-625-2391, www.cavenders.com. Domain XCIV - There is something truly special about a boutique that has been owned, operated, and loved on by the same customers and owners (in this case, the wonderful Mark Vaughan and Tad Watts) for over 25 years. Since 1994, Domain is where the charm of the west is steeped in a deep appreciation for European style and antiques. A whimsically painted armoire with luscious, down-filled decorative pillows spills out next to a sideboard featuring lamps and leatherbound books. Shelf after shelf of silky bath products sit next to elegant gifts like silver bottle stoppers and baby spoons. Lampe Berger diffusers and Juliska place settings and Nest Fragrances, oh my! Of course you can find chic guest towels and luxury linens- classic- but don’t miss Domain exclusives like their blanc marble domino set and gourmet gunpowder salt(!). The business is built on providing sincere customer service and an unmatched product mix. Customers shopping here for a special hostess gift, an exquisite antique, a room full of furniture, or a full on wedding registry are all given the same personalized attention. The longevity of Domain XCIV is testament alone that it’s worth visiting. Like so many of their products are exclusive to Domain, Domain XCIV is exclusive to Forth Worth. Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Sun., closed or by appointment Mon. 3100 W. 7th St., 817-3361994, www.domainxciv.com. The Shops at Clearfork Ranch - Nothing says “Texas” quite like a shopping center anchored by DFW’s darling: Neiman Marcus. The Shops at Clearfork Ranch offer both high end and mainstream shopping, food, and entertainment. Clearfork Ranch. Lifechanging, really. Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun. 12 p.m.-6 p.m. 5188 Monahans Ave., 817-985-3773, www.simon.com/mall/ the-shops-at-clearfork.
The Mercantile - At The Mercantile you’ll find what you’re looking for and things you had no idea you absolutely must have. With over 200 vendors, there is a wealth of everything from handmade jewelry to one-of-a-kind furniture to hostess gifts to both quirky and classic home décor. It’s also home to the Rose Garden Tea Room, which means you can shop all morning, refuel, and then carry on all afternoon. If you don’t need to marathon, that’s fine, I’m just saying The Mercantile has your back, okay? Each booth is like entering a completely different store without having to go outside- ideal for Texas’ erratic weather. There are baby gifts, original paintings, vintage place settings, serving bowls, and platters and, of course, plenty of TCU gear. The Mercantile was started by philanthropic businessman Holt Hickman, and the antique mall reflects his values by holding special events that benefit local causes. Go get lost in the booths; it’s a treasure hunt. Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. noon-6 p.m. 7200 Camp Bowie Blvd., 817-3770910, www.the-mercantile.com. Mule Alley - A fairy-light strung concourse inside of The Stockyards, Mule Alley deserves its own listing. Although the barns it’s composed of have been standing for over a hundred years, they’ve been gutted to outfit retail and restaurateurs aplenty. The quaint street dead ends into another exciting development, too: Hotel Drover. Mule Alley is the place to be! Every week there seems to be something new swinging its doors open there: shops, restaurants, bars and, for some lucky people, even some office spaces. 122 E. Exchange Ave., www.mulealleyfortworth.com. A Mule Alley stand out so far is MB Mercantile & Supply, an experience that has one foot in vintage charm and the other in hip functionality. Ugh, Somehow, they’ve filled an entire store with treasures that make special gifts and opportunities to “treatchaself.” There’s a giant vat of artisanal salted caramels that will change your life. They go fast because... people like me. The whole place is an 1800s saloon steampunk vibe, like if a dusty cowboy were driving one of those old, giant-frontwheel bicycles to catch a train out of the Stockyards, all while wearing one of those spooky plague/bird beak masks. Are you with me? There are mountains of musky candles, lavish soaps, Americana games, handmade jewelry, vaudevillian toys, and notebooks with things like vintage science diagrams on them. Underneath everything is another curiosity waiting to be discovered, like bowls of miniature magnifying glasses and old rail ties for purchase. The whole place is magic, it’s some of the best merchandising I’ve ever seen, and it’s right here in Fort Worth. Mon.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 128 E. Exchange Ave., Suite 580, 817-928-3230, www.mbmercantilefw.com. In regards to a more classic outfitter in the Alley, look no further than Lucchese Bootmaker, home of your bespoke forever boot. It all started when Lucchese brothers Salvatore and Joseph emigrated from Italy to Texas, bringing their father’s cobbler legacy with them. With fans from Prince Harry to Sandra Dee, Lucchese boots are canonical. Simply put, it’s where elegance meets western utility. Party trick: It’s pronounced lu-kaysee. Mon.-Thurs. 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. noon-6 p.m. On days the store opens accordingly, the hour of 11 a.m.-noon is reserved for at-risk population shoppers only. Suite 500, 817-918-7999, www.lucchese.com.
Dolly Parton famously plead, “Why’d you come in here lookin’ like that, with your cowboy boots and your painted on jeans, all decked out like a cowgirl’s dream?” I have a strong feeling her inspiration was the one and only Wrangler. While ubiquitous in the world of denim, a Wrangler store as fabulous as the one in Mule Alley isn’t as common. There are only three like it in the country! So Fort Worth is truly being treated to the best. Now go get some famous jeans and break some hearts, ya hear? Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun. noon-6 p.m. Suite 140, 702-239-8107, www.wrangler.com. King Ranch was established in 1853, and boy is it tenacious. After the destruction of the Civil War, the ranch had to get back on its feet, and part of that was hiring in-house craftsmen to create their very own saddles. After mastering that craft, King Ranch output expanded into more leather gear, all branded with King Ranch’s iconic “W.” Due to legend-fueled demand, they began selling product outside of the ranch and King Ranch Saddle Shop was born. Suite 530, www.krsaddleshop.com. Coming soon: Proper Supply Co. western wear with their crown jewel: Stetson. Stay tuned for more! Near Southside - Near Southside is near… cool people. Truly. Sinaca Studios is both a glass-blowing school and shoppable gallery. A shop called Leaves has books and tea. You see what they did there? Etico is a boutique dedicated to sustainable shopping and is entirely woman-owned. Supporting tribal artisans worldwide is Brooha Market, and Kendall Davis Clay features local handmade ceramics for purchase. Are you sensing a trend? If you’re looking for environmentally friendly wares and a DIY vibe, this area is for you. 1606 Mistletoe Blvd., 817-923-1649, www.nearsouthsidefw.org/home. The Stockyards - The Stockyards is overflowing with incredible restaurants, and of course there are plenty of great stores in which shoppers can work up an appetite. Find sturdy, beautiful boots at Cavender’s or Leddy’s and hats at the aptly named Best Hat Store. Get laced up with elegant equine necessities like saddles, spurs, and ropes at KO Trading. If you’re visiting, snap up a non-cheesy souvenir at Texas Jakes Trading Company, Destination Fort Worth, or Texas Hot Stuff. Flip through old and new presses alike at Chief Records- while they have all kinds of genres, this is where you’ll find the good stuff: true blue country vinyl. There’s something else for hipsters- Texas Western Legends satisfies all your Victorian steampunk attire needs. If you enjoy looking like an 1800s Texan school marm ready to jump on a horse (who doesn’t?) head to Jersey Lilly Old Time Photo Parlor at the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame to capture proof you were born in the wrong era. There are historic walking tours on offer, and did I mention open containers are permitted in the Stockyards? Enjoy. Hours and phone numbers vary by store, so be sure to check out the website: www.fortworthstockyards.org/home/ shop#categories. Sundance Square - With live music echoing and wafts of delicious food from outdoor restaurants in the air, Sundance Square is alive and bustling. Duck into Haltom’s, a Fort Worth jeweler since 1893, Willow House, a family-owned boutique filled with hand-picked and regularly updated selections, and Houston Street Toy Company, where “the focus is less on electronics and more on creativity and the senses.” There are also some trusty standbys, like H&M, Sunglass Hut, and JoS. A. Bank. If you like people watching and a big city vibe, you’ll love taking it all in here. Sundance Square was first developed by the Bass family in the 1970s, and its retail offerings and general vibrancy have aged like a fine wine. Hours and phone numbers vary by
store, so be sure to check the website: www.sundancesquare.com/shopping. University Park Village - If you’ve ever had a frustrating, expensive experience at an Apple store, make some noise! If you don’t even use Apple products, make some noise! Fortunately, the store is flanked by fabulous shopping to both help blow off steam and pick up necessities. There are several well-curated boutiques, often family-owned, like The Impeccable Pig, Altar’d State, and Runway Seven. There are also comfortable classics such as Chico’s, Anthropologie, and J.Crew. There’s a lot to see, and University Park Village’s sleek façade and retail offerings make the Apple store waitlist all the better. What do you mean it’s $150 for you to turn my phone off and on again? I’d much rather spend that at Kendra Scott. Hours and phone numbers vary by store, so be sure to check the website: www. simon.com/mall/university-park-village. Waterside - Settled next to the Trinity River, aptly named Waterside is a pretty cluster of stores, shops, and trendy places like CycleBar. There’s a colossal REI, which is especially key right now since people have a newfound interest in getting out into wide open spaces, magical places where fresh air is kept. Also, if you’ve been staying in and have become a bit of a self-made chef, you might consider upgrading your tools at Sur la Table. It’s pronounced sir-la-TAWbluh, and I’m telling you so you can impress your friend Pierre. There is more info on Pierre in the West 7th listing below. My favorite place in Waterside, though, is Pinspiration. They have an ever-changing menu of crafts and DIY projects based on what’s trending on the internet that month. They also have a bar, so, you know, you can buy rainbow pom poms and a beer. It’s a real one-stop-shop. Bryant Irvin and Arborlawn Dr., www.watersidefw.com. West 7th - From the historic Montgomery Plaza all the way to the latest place crowned cool by TCU students, there’s a lot happening on West 7th Street. This is the neighborhood where the fabled Domain XCIV is located, after all. You can buy small-batch, artisanal treats at Dude, Sweet Chocolate. This ain’t your stuffy friend Pierre’s chocolaterie in the 7th arrondissement à Paris, non. It’s better. Head to Esther Penn boutique for a sartorial curation by Texas women touched by sunny LA style. Peruvian Atelier has been a purveyor of jewels for 35 years, and FIG Designers outfits women in luxurious, European bespoke clothing. Stop by Uncommon Angles for kaleidoscopic home showpieces, and discover more avant garde homewares at Wrare. Those last few words were a tongue twister. After all that shopping, if you realize you forgot to get something for a loved one waiting at home, swing by The Flower Market on 7th for a true-blue European cash-and-carry floral situation. You can make up a bouquet as you go with florists on hand to guide you along. www.fortworth.com/ about/neighborhoods-districts/west-7th. WestBend - If you’ve been carefully studying Tan France’s art of the French tuck on Queer Eye, you know he loves a good Bonobos store. Guess which shopping area has a Bonobos? WestBend, my friend. At Dear Hannah you’ll find adorable accessories like beaded rosé bottle earrings. They also carry dog toys like a stuffed “Lick Croix” can and the brand Stoney Clover, which is a pastel paradise of accessories like pouches and patches. Marine Layer has created custom fabrics and then made Cali-inspired loungewear for everyone. Tyler’s has athletic wear, and Blue Mercury has skincare. I’m a poet, I didn’t know it, Warby Parker has designer glasses, revolutionarily priced for the masses. 1701 River Run, www.westbendfw.com.
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Ongoing Fort Worth Botanic Garden. The main gardens are open daily from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. with the first and last hour of the day reserved for GROW members only, 8-9 a.m. & 5-6 p.m. Ticket prices are $12 adults ages 16-64, $6 ages 6-15, $10 ages 65+. Reservations are required and guests must purchase a ticket or make a member reservation online for a specific date and time to visit. Tickets will not be available onsite. Visitors will be capped and will be timed in 60-minute blocks. Guests need to arrive within 15 minutes of their selected time and access to buildings will be limited to restrooms only. Masks are strongly encouraged but not required. For more information, to purchase tickets, or to reserve a time, www.fwbg.org/covid-19. 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.
Ongoing Fort Worth Stockyards Historical District’s Texas Longhorn Cattle Drive. Twice daily, herders dressed in 19th-century cowboy gear drive 15-17 head of cattle down Exchange Ave. Best viewing areas for the drives are the front lawn of the Livestock Exchange Bldg. or across the street near RFD TV’s Gift Store. Free. Times 11:30 a.m. & 4 p.m. daily, weather permitting. No cattle drives on major holidays. For more information, 817-336-4373, www.fortworthherd. com. Along E. Exchange Ave. Ongoing “Carter Collection” at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. The Carter houses one of the great collections of American art, from historical landscapes captured on canvas to city streets seen through the lens of a camera. Anchored by iconic masterworks from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the collection includes a range of artists, mediums, and styles, providing countless ways to explore and understand American creativity. They regularly change out these works, so each time you visit, you’ll encounter something new. Admission free. Tues., Wed., Fri., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thurs. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m., closed Mon. For more information, 817-738-1933, www.cartermuseum.org/exhibitions/carter-collection. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd. Ongoing The nationally acclaimed Fort Worth Zoo has been ranked the No. 1 zoo in North America by USA Today, the Best Zoo in Texas by Yahoo Travel, the No. 5 zoo in the nation by USA
Travel Guide, the No. 1 attraction in the DFW Metroplex by Zagat survey and a top 10 zoo or aquarium by FamilyFun magazine and TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards. Home to more than 7,000 animals, the Zoo is in the second of a four-phase, $100-million master plan. The first phase, African Savanna, opened in April 2018. The second, Elephant Springs, will open in 2021. The institution’s focus on education and conservation is second to none, enhancing the lives of more than one million visitors a year. Fort Worth Zoo has limited admission, at this time, due to Covid-19. Everyone, except children 2 and younger, must have a reservation that was made online prior to arrival at the Zoo. Ticket booths will be closed. Reservations become active and available on the website 3 days prior to the day you visit. A limited number of people will be admitted each day and restaurants, shops and attractions will operate at a limited capacity. Signage throughout the Zoo will remind guests of the importance of social distancing, wearing masks and handwashing; markers on the ground at exhibits will indicate social distancing placement. Masks are required for all guests 10 years of age or older and space is limited. Admission $16 13+, $12 seniors 65+ and children 3-12, children 2 & under free. Parking $5. Half-price tickets are available every Wednesday. Open 365 days a year! Hrs. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. See website for holiday hours. 817-759-7500, www.fortworthzoo. org. 1989 Colonial Pkwy. Ongoing Grapevine Vintage Railroad. Take a nostalgic ride on two Victorian-style locomotives. “Puffy,” the 1896 steam locomotive, is the oldest continuously operating steam engine in the South; “Vinny” is a 1953 GP-7 diesel locomotive. The Cotton Belt Route Excursion, a round trip between downtown Grapevine and the Fort Worth Stockyards, runs Nov. 1,7,14,21. The 21-mile trip rolls at a leisurely pace and is perfect for the entire family. The Grapevine to the Stockyards run departs at 12:50 p.m. and arrives in the Stockyards around 2:30 p.m. The return trip departs the Stockyards at 4:15 p.m. and arrives back in Grapevine about 5:45 p.m. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/2EfYIPb. The Grapevine one-hour train excursion departs at noon or 2 p.m. on Nov. 8,15,22 and it does not travel to the Fort Worth Stockyards. On either excursion, keep
an eye out for greedy outlaws. The railroad detectives might need your help if the train gets robbed. Pricing varies, see web site for details. For information, 817-410-3185, https://bit.ly/3hxoQ6w. The North Pole Express begins Nov. 27-Dec. 23. For times & ticket information, go to https://bit. ly/2Hrnhum. Grapevine Station, 705 S. Main St. Open 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Stockyards Station, open noon-4:30 p.m. 140 E. Exchange Ave. Ongoing The Kimbell Art Museum’s renowned European masterpieces, paintings and sculptures, dating from antiquity through the 18th century, include Michelangelo’s Torment of Saint Anthony and Caravaggio’s Cardsharps. Visitors will also see antiquities from Greece, Rome and Egypt. Late 18th-century through mid-20thcentury works are on view in the north galleries. Admire Impressionist and post-Impressionist favorites Cézanne, Monet, Picasso, Matisse and Mondrian. The permanent exhibition is free. Hrs. Tues.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. noon-8 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m., Closed Mon. The museum has instituted new guidelines for staff and visitors that support state and local health and safety recommendations. New health and safety measures require the temporary suspension of certain activities and accommodations, as well as the addition of new visitor guidelines and staff protocols such as requiring
masks for all staff and guests over 2 years of age. For more information, call 817-332-8451, www.kimbellart.org. 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd. Ongoing Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge. This 3,621-acre refuge is one of the largest city-owned nature centers in the United States. It was designated as a National Natural Landmark in 1980 and offers special events, educational programs and naturalist-led nature hikes. Admission $6 adults 13-64, $2 children 3-12, free to children under 3, $3 seniors 65+, $1 discount per person with Military ID-Active/Retired. Nature Center & Refuge hrs. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Hours vary for special events. For more information, 817-392-7410, www.fwnaturecenter.org. 9601 Fossil Ridge Rd. Ongoing Public tours at Kimbell Art Museum. Join knowledgeable docent guides for regularly scheduled tours focusing on the permanent collection and special exhibitions. Permanent Collection: Wednesdays, 2 p.m., Sundays, 3 p.m. Architecture Tours: Two Buildings, One Museum, Saturdays, 2 p.m. No reservations are required. Admission is required for non-members to visit paid special exhibitions: $18 adults, $16 seniors 60+, $16 students with ID, $14 children 6-11, children under 6 are free. Museum hrs. Tues.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri.
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noon-8 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m., Closed Mon. The museum has instituted new guidelines for staff and visitors that support state and local health and safety recommendations. New health and safety measures require the temporary suspension of certain activities and accommodations, as well as the addition of new visitor guidelines and staff protocols such as requiring masks for all staff and guests over 2 years of age. For more information, www. kimbellart.org/learn/gallery-tours/public-tours. 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd. Ongoing The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame. The grand new gallery space tells the story of the relationship between women and horses through interactive exhibits, beautifully displayed artifacts, and a breathtaking dramatic media production that encompasses the space and allows the visitor to feel like they are standing in a herd of magnificent horses. Hrs. Tue.Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Closed Sun., Mon. & major holidays. See web site for details. Admission $10 for 13+, $7 for military/first responders & seniors 65+, $4 children 4-12, children 3 & under free with paid adult. Free parking with a paid Cowgirl admission. For more information, 817-336-4475, 800-476-3263, www.cowgirl.net. 1720 Gendy St. Ongoing “Gabriel Dawe: Plexus no. 34” is at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. The Amon Carter has commissioned a large scale, site-specific installation of more than eighty miles of multicolored thread by internationally celebrated Mexican born, Dallas-based artist Gabriel Dawe. Enjoy the transformative power of Dawe’s sculptural marvels, which he weaves from thousands of thin strands. They look like frozen light and Technicolor vaporous mist, drawing attention to the majestic architecture and natural light of the museum’s Atrium. Admission free. Tues., Wed., Fri., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thurs. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m., closed Mon. For more information, 817-7381933, www.cartermuseum.org/exhibitions. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd. Ongoing Grapevine Farmers Indoor Market. Shop local and eat healthy with locally-grown produce and products. The market features a variety of vendors of home decor, collectibles and more. Open Mon.-Sat. 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Free admission. For more information, 817-527-7446, www.farmersmarketofgrapevine.com. 520 S. Main St., #203, Grapevine, TX 76051. Ongoing Fort Worth Trinity Park. The Log Cabin Village living history museum depicts the lifestyle of pioneers who settled this area in the mid-to-late 1800s. You must reserve tickets online prior to visiting. Admission $5 per person. Free for ages 3 & under. Hrs. Tues.-Sat. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Closed Sun. & Mon. For more
information, 817-392-5881, www.logcabinvillage. org. 2100 Log Cabin Village Ln. Ongoing Six Flags Over Texas has reopened to the public! New safety measures and hygiene protocols, and new technology systems are in place to protect guests and employees for big time summer fun. It is time to get reacquainted with the Biggest Thrills in Texas! Reservations are required before entering the park. New park hours vary, see website for more details and to reserve a park time, www.sixflags.com/overtexas. Six Flags Over Texas, 2201 Rd. to Six Flags, Arlington, TX 76011. Every Friday Themed Carter Collection Tour at The Amon Carter Museum of American Art. The Museum is open to the public with limited capacity and new safety measures such as required masks for all staff and guests. The museum is in close collaboration with peer institutions and is following recommendations of health and safety officials nationwide. Connect with works from the collection with an unexpected perspective. The docent-led tour you will introduce you to artworks from a special exhibition or the collection connected by a fun theme. Tour begins at 4 p.m. every Friday at the Information Desk. Free admission. Reservations are not required. For more information, 817-738-1933, https://bit.ly/2Z6skFn. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd. Most Every Sunday The Cowtown Opry performs on the steps of the Historic Livestock Exchange Building in the Fort Worth Stockyards celebrating the rich musical legacy of Texas and the American West. Free to the public, 2 p.m. www.cowtownopry.org. 817-366-9675. 131 E. Exchange Ave. Through Nov. 7 Ella Enchanted at Artisan Center Theater. Based on the Newbery-winning book and popular film, Ella Enchanted is a modern musical twist on the Cinderella story as Ella seeks to find her own voice and live as her true self. Performance times vary. Tickets $10-$15. For more information, www.artisanct.com. 444 East Pipeline Rd., Hurst, TX 76053. Through Nov. 14 Lone Star Murder Mysteries presents Herd ’Em Through the Grapevine. Great Galloping Grapes! There’s trouble in the vineyard! A hired gun has killed (almost) every man in town, and someone has popped the cork of Jacques Bordeaux, the local vintner. A Texas Ranger is ready to find the guilty party. Could it be the trail cook and wine connoisseur? Or the temperance movement crusader? Perhaps it was the local saloon girl? Or maybe the new Marshal didn’t think the town was big enough for the both of them? Grab a glass of wine and enjoy this hilariously juicy mystery! $60 per person for entertainment and dinner. For more information, 817-310-5588, www.
texasstardinnertheater.com. 816 S. Main St., Grapevine, TX 76051. Through Nov. 15 “Puente Nuevo” at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. Marvel at fantastic display of large-scale artwork made from the materials used to construct piñatas. Expect bold colors and energy as contemporary artist Justin Favela draws on his own Mexican and Guatemalan heritage to reinterpret artwork from the past in exciting installations. Free admission. Hrs. Tues., Wed., Fri. & Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thurs. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. Closed Mondays and select holidays. For more information, 817-989-5064, www.cartermuseum. org/exhibitions/puente-nuevo-justin-favela. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd. Throughout November The re-opening of The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History continues. Currently, you can experience the Atrium as well as new galleries in Innovation Studios and fun, family programs in the Oak Rooms. The Children’s Museum, DinoLabs, Energy Gallery, the Omni, and the second floor are currently closed, but will be reopening after configuring for safety in the coming months. While the Museum is partially open, they are offering a discounted admission price of $9. New hours, Sat. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. with a Members-only hour from 10-11 a.m., Sun. noon-4 p.m.. For up to date information on the museum reopening, 817-255-9300, www. fwmuseum.org. 1600 Gendy St. Throughout November Arlington Music Hall. November’s performers include Sammy Kershaw, Beatlemania 64, and Anna Nalick just to name a few. Concerts are at 50% occupancy, social distancing seats available, and masks are mandatory. They are also using sanitizing chemicals in the venue prior to all shows. For more information and tickets, www.arlingtonmusichall. net. 224 N. Center St., Arlington, TX 76011. Through Dec. 12 “RESIST COVID/TAKE 6!” exhibition at The Modern Museum of Fine Art. This public art campaign by artist Carrie Mae Weems communicates healthcare messaging and combats the spread of COVID-19. This multi-city project is being led in Dallas-Fort Worth by Dallas Contemporary and a consortium of museums, including the African American Museum of Dallas, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Crow Museum of Asian Art of The University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas Museum of Art, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, The Nasher Sculpture Center, and more. The title RESIST COVID/TAKE 6! is an allusion to the recommended six feet of separation in social distancing. In this initiative, Weems marries her photographs and healthcare guidelines to spread life-affirming messages, while also paying homage to front-line and essential workers. Expect recommended guidelines of the CDC
and state and local government officials including mandatory face masks for all staff and guests over 2 years of age. For more information, www. themodern.org. 3200 Darnell St. Through Jan. 10, 2021 “Mark Bradford: End Papers” exhibit at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. The unique works in this exhibition are primarily constructed from end papers, which Bradford learned to use as a hairdresser in his mother’s beauty salon in South Los Angeles. These small sheets of translucent paper protect hair from overheating in the process of using curlers to create permanent waves. Tickets $16 adults, $12 seniors 60+, $10 students with ID. Free for 18 & under and Modern members. Hrs. Sun., Tues., Wed., Thurs., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., closed Mon. In developing appropriate visiting protocols, the Museum follows the recommended guidelines of the CDC and state and local government officials. There are mandatory face masks for all staff and guests over 2 years of age. All in-person education programs, including docent-led tours, have been suspended until further notice. For more information, 817-738-9215 www.themodern.org/exhibitions/upcoming. 3200 Darnell St. Through April 18, 2021 “Meditations: Eleanore Mikus at Tamarind” at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. The more you look, the more you see. Beginning in the 1960s, artist Eleanore Mikus (1927–2017) created monochromatic, contemplative abstractions that respond to the light and shadows of their surroundings in an almost sculptural way. These experimental compositions draw you in, rewarding those willing to linger in front of her subtle, sometimes puzzling, pieces with moments of peaceful calm. Admission free. Hrs. Tues., Wed., Fri. & Sat. 10 a.m-5 p.m., Thurs. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. Closed Mondays and select holidays. For more information, 817-989-5064, www.cartermuseum. org/exhibitions/meditations-eleanore-mikustamarind. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd. Through July 31, 2021 “James Surls, Seven and Seven Flower (1998)” at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. The acclaimed Texas artist transformed pine and steel into writhing blossoms suspended in space to evoke a dynamic relationship between the earthly and the spiritual. Admission free. Hrs. Tues., Wed., Fri. & Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thurs. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. Closed Mondays and select holidays. For more information, 817-989-5064, www. cartermuseum.org/exhibitions/james-surls-sevenand-seven-flower. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd. 1-15 Magnolia at the Modern. This ongoing series features critically-acclaimed films. November’s showings: 1,6,7,8, A Rainy Day in New York; 11,12, All My Sons; 13,14,15, The Climb. Tickets are $10, $8 for Modern members, November 2020
$7 for Reel People. The Sunday noon shows are half price. Advance sales begin two hours prior to each show. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, www.themodern.org/films. 3200 Darnell St.
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4-14 Stage West Theatre traditional stage productions will be temporarily placed on hold until further notice however, they are offering some virtual events online for all to enjoy. This month is Cruise in a Box: Living Room Cruise Line. The ticket doesn’t just buy passage on this not-so-nautical adventure, guests are mailed a special “SHIPment” filled with everything to expect from a luxury cruise liner; plush towels that will be used to transform into animals for the cabin, ocean-scented candles, a little umbrella to shade a favorite tropical drink, and more. Then, guests join a Live Virtual Cruise Director for a night of world-class Shipboard entertainment and variety performances as guests sail across the globe…from the comfort of your own couch! $35 for the show only and $50 for the show and the box. Performance 7 p.m. For more information, www.stagewest.org. 821/823 W. Vickery Blvd. in Fort Worth.
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6-Jan. 10, 2021 FOCUS: Marina Adams exhibit at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Contemporary artist Marina Adams will show seven energetic abstract paintings that are immersive in scale, as well as recent small gouache works on paper. Tickets $10 adults, 13+, $4 students with ID & seniors 60+. Free for children 12 & under and Modern members. Hrs. Tues.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Mon. n developing appropriate visiting protocols, the Museum follows the recommended guidelines of the CDC and state and local government officials. There are mandatory face masks for all staff and guests over 2 years of age. All in-person education programs, including docent-led tours, have been suspended until further notice. For more information, 817-738-9215, www.themodern.org/exhibition/focus-marina-adams. 3200 Darnell St. 7 Billy Bob’s Texas-Joe Nichols. Tickets $18, $25 & $32. Performance 10 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-6247117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
6,7,13,14,20,21,27,28 Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District Cowtown Coliseum hosts the Stockyards Championship Rodeo. Preferred box seats $50, VIP $40, reserved box seats $35, Gen. Ad. $27, seniors 60+ $20 & children 3-12 $15. 8 p.m. www.CowtownColiseum. com. 817-625-1025. 121 E. Exchange Ave.
7-8 Fort Worth Marathon at Panther Island Pavilion. The marathon, 20 Mile, and half Marathon are all scheduled to begin and end at The Shack at Panther Island Pavilion. The 20 Mile race is a sub-split tempo run and Dallas Marathon training event. This is a fast, flat and Boston Qualifier! For more information, https://bit.ly/34jp6Ck. Panther Island Pavilion, 395 Purcey St. 7-8 Japanese Fall Festival at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. Vendors and performers in the Japanese garden. This year, some activities may be modified to adhere to social distancing measures. No tickets will be sold onsite, all tickets must be purchased online to adhere to admission limits. Free for Members. Event 9 a.m.-5 p.m. www.fwbg.org/events/2020/11/7/japanesefall-festival-2020. 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd. 8-12 Ahead of the inaugural, $750,000 Women’s Rodeo World Championship, WCRA
(World Champions Rodeo Alliance) and PBR (Professional Bull Riders) have announced the Top 4 leaderboard athletes per discipline that will automatically advance to the main event of the historic, all-women’s sporting championship. The championship event will hold its qualifying rounds from Nov. 8-12 at the Will Rogers Memorial Center, 3401 W. Lancaster Ave., with the final six from each of the four disciplines advancing to run at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX alongside the 2020 PBR World Finals: Unleash The Beast. Competing from Nov.13-15, team roping will compete on Nov. 13, followed by barrel racing on Nov. 14 and breakaway roping on Nov. 15. More information about the Women’s Rodeo World Championship can be found at www.womensrodeoworldchampionship.com. 13 Billy Bob’s Texas-Josh Ward. Tickets $16 & $22. Performance 10:30 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza. 13-15 PBR World Finals at AT&T Stadium. The 2020 PBR (Professional Bull Riders) World Finals: Unleash The Beast is the richest and most prestigious event in bull riding. It offers a $1 million Monster Energy World Champion Bonus and coveted gold buckle to the PBR World Champion and a $300,000 check to the event winner. For more information, www.attstadium.com/events. One AT&T Way, Arlington, TX 76011. 13-15 Copland’s Appalachian Spring and Stravinsky’s Pulcinella Suite presented by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra at Will Rogers Memorial Auditorium. Works include Stravinsky Suite from Pulcinella; Copland Clarinet Concerto; and Copland Suite from Appalachian Spring. Due to COVID-19 mandates, seating capacity and inventory for this performance may be limited. For more information, https://bit. ly/2TdPJ5m. 3401 W. Lancaster Ave. 13-Jan. 3, 2021 “ICE! and Lone Star Christmas” at The Gaylord Texan Resort. Marvel at acres of twinkling lights and decorations, plus all-new holiday activities, shows, and events like snow tubing and ice skating. And how about the I Love Christmas Movies™ interactive pop-up experience? Who doesn’t want to walk through the most iconic scenes from your favorite Christmas movies in an all-new, multi-sensory experience? Interact and capture moments with the characters, sets and moments that you know-and-love from holiday film favorites The Polar Express™, A Christmas Story™, Elf™, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation™, and The Year Without A Santa Claus™. For more information and tickets, www.grapevinetexasusa.com/christmas-capital-of-texas/lone-starchristmas/.The Gaylord Texan Resort, 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine, TX 76051.
14 Billy Bob’s Texas-Michael Salgado. Tickets $25, $40, $50 & $65. Performance 8 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza. 15 Billy Bob’s Texas-2020 Texas Country Music Awards. Tickets $20, $65 & $75. 4 p.m. Headlining: Neal McCoy Trailblazer Award: Radney Foster Performances by: Brandon Rhyder, Zane Williams & Hill Country Band, Curtis Grimes, Holly Tucker, Scotty Alexander, Will Carter, and Saints Eleven. www.billybobstexas.com. 817624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza. 19 Symphony Arlington presents Lindsey Kim, violinist; Marlon Florez-Dovales, cellist; and Ella Tran, pianist. Performance music includes works by Cimarosa, Beethoven, and Haydn. Performance at 7:30 p.m. Live and virtual tickets available, $15-$45. For more information and to purchase tickets, www.symphonyarlington.org. Arlington Music Hall, 224 N. Center St., Arlington, TX 76011. 20 “When Women Ruled the World: Six Queens of Egypt, by Kara Cooney” at The Kimbell Art Museum. Participants explore connections in the literary and visual arts through virtual group discussions and special presentations on selected books. Single session for non-members $12, members $10. For more
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information 817-332-8451, https://bit.ly/3dPeiPJ. 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd. 20&21 Billy Bob’s Texas-Josh Turner. Tickets $20, $40 & $50. Performance 10 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza. 20-Dec. 27 Dismay In A Manger at Texas Star Dinner Theater. There is dismay in the manger at the annual Christmas Pageant rehearsal! Mayor Rufus Yates has written a horrible holiday havoc, and he’s cast the show in a manner that has everyone’s secrets at risk. This is one interactive murder mystery dinner experience that will put the “Ho Ho Ho” into your Holidays! Show times may vary according to date. Dinner & show $59.95 + tax, gratuity not included. For more information and to purchase tickets, www. texasstardinnertheater.com. 816 South Main St., Grapevine, TX 76051. 20-Jan. 3, 2021 Luminova Arlington. This is a holiday lights spectacular with 270,000 sq. ft. of immersive indoor and outdoor entertainment at the all-new Globe Life Field! Visit Santa, glide on a 10,000 sq. ft. outdoor ice-skating pond, snap selfies with family around elaborate light displays, and savor hot beverages and yummy treats. For more information, www.arlington.org/event/luminova/23200/. 734 Stadium Dr., Arlington, TX 76011.
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20-Jan. 18, 2021 Panther Island Ice returns this holiday season with limited capacity and health and safety protocols in place. Located at Coyote Drive-In, Fort Worth’s outdoor rink offers public ice skating. The ice rink will operate seven days a week during the season, including all holidays! Advanced reservations through online ticket sales are required. The Panther Island Ice rink at Coyote Drive-In is real ice located mostly under a large pavilion. Patrons can take advantage of the ample free parking, along with the drive-in’s other amenities such as social distanced covered seating, gas heaters, restrooms, and a full menu including beer and wine options. No drive-in movie ticket is required. To make reservations purchase online tickets, go to www. pantherislandice.com. 682-704-7711. Panther Island Ice, 223 NE 4th St. 21-Jan. 3, 2021 Six Flags Over Texas Holiday in the Park. It’s the most magical time of the year, filled with enchanting experiences that will help create those special family fun outings again and again. Their breathtaking winter wonderland features a variety of delightful and interactive activities to help capture the holiday spirit. Park hours vary and COVID restrictions apply so see website for details, www.sixflags.com/overtexas. 2201 Rd. to Six Flags, Arlington, TX 76011. 22 GM Financial Parade of Lights in Sundance Square Plaza and Lighting Ceremony. This year, it will be a television/online only event, without a live audience. For more detailed information, www.fortworthparadeoflights.org. 22 “Virtual Art Mashup: Unwind & Unfold” at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. Redefine what “art” means as you are brought a mashup of different themes and creative activities LIVE via the Museum’s Facebook page. This month, start the holiday season by virtually decompressing while exploring the abstract paintings in Meditations: Eleanore Mikus at Tamarind. Event 1-2 p.m. For more information, 817-989-5013, www. cartermuseum.org. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd. 23-Jan. 3, 2021 “City Hall Light Show Spectacular” in Grapevine Texas. See twinkling lights and a brilliantly-choreographed show every night at dusk. Sing along to the sounds of the Singing Christmas Tree, enjoy the light show at City Hall and see the joy on the faces of everyone around you. It also snows every night! Free. For more information, www.grapevinetexasusa.com/ christmas-capital-of-texas/events/. 200 S. Main St., Grapevine, TX 76051. 23-Jan. 3, 2021 “Whoville” at the town square gazebo in Grapevine Texas. Be sure to explore the World of Whoville. Visit Who-houses, the post office, you know WHO’s lair and your favorite Whoville characters in cut-out form just waiting for your family photos all season long. Free ad-
mission. For more information, www.grapevinetexasusa.com/christmas-capital-of-texas/events/. 325 S. Main St., Grapevine, TX 76051. 25 Billy Bob’s Texas-Jason Boland & The Stragglers. Tickets $16 & $25. Performance 9 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza. 26-Jan. 2, 2021 Gift of Lights. Bring the family to enjoy Texas Motor Speedway’s Christmas lights display from the warmth, comfort & safety of your own car. For more information, www. texasmotorspeedway.com/events/gift-of-lights/. 3545 Lone Star Circle. 27 Billy Bob’s Texas-Easton Corbin. Tickets $19 & $31. Performance 10:30 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza. 27-29 Home for the Holidays presented by Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra at Will Rogers Memorial Auditorium. Get into the holiday spirit with a delightful program of your favorite seasonal tunes and Christmas carols performed by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and special guests. Performance 7:30 p.m. Sunday at 2 p.m. For more information, 817-665-6000, https://bit.ly/35lcPg0. 3401 W. Lancaster Ave.
27-Dec. 23 Grapevine Rails: “North Pole Express” in Grapevine. Experience the magic of Christmas aboard Grapevine Vintage Railroad’s North Pole Express®, presented by Great Wolf Lodge. Their elves are hard at work preparing for a special experience onboard the North Pole Express, and they are following current COVID-19 safety precautions. Train departure times and ticket prices vary. For more information and to purchase tickets, https://bit.ly/3kmJwQD. Grapevine Vintage Railroad, 705 S. Main St., Grapevine, TX 76051. 28 Billy Bob’s Texas-Aaron Watson. Tickets $20, $35 & $40. Performance 10 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza. 28,29-Dec. 5,6,12,13-19,20,21,22,23 Grapevine Christmas Market at the town square gazebo in Grapevine Texas. Shop locally and regionally sourced produce, baked goods, local cheese, nuts, gift baskets and more at the Christmas capital of Texas. The Grapevine Christmas Market also offers handcrafted and Texas-made items. For the safety of patrons and fellow vendors, everyone will be required to wear a face mask or covering. For more information, www.grapevinetexasusa.com/shop-wine-dine/ grapevine-farmers-market/. 325 S. Main St., Grapevine, TX 76051.
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• Holiday Bricktacular at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center and Scuba Diving Santa SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium: December 3-24, 2020 • Grapevine Christmas Passport - Elf Adventure: November 27-December 23, 2020 • Dr. Sue’s Hot Chocolate Happy Hour: November 27-December 22, 2020 • Melt Glass on an Open Fire at Vetro Glassblowing Studio: November 13-December 30, 2020 • Make Yours a Vintage Christmas at Settlement to City Museums: December 12; November 27- December 31, 2020 • Christmas Parade of Lights and Twinkle Light Boat Parade: December 3 & December 5, 2020 • Texas Star Dinner Theater’s “Dismay in a Manger”: November 20, 21, 27, 28 & December 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 27 & 31, 2020 • Shop Local at the Grapevine Christmas Market: November 28, 29 & December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 22 & 23, 2020 • Christmas Performances and Classic Christmas Movies at the Palace Theatre With so many events in the Christmas Capital of Texas, you’ll want to spend the night to experience it all! For hotel packages and additional festivities, visit GrapevineTexasUSA.com/Christmas.
Grapevine CVB Grapevine – The Christmas Capital of Texas®
By Caroline Jerome, Communications Coordinator, Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau It’s the most wonderful time of the year in Grapevine, the Christmas Capital of Texas, where travelers from near and far celebrate the Christmas season with 40 days of festive events. Grapevine will dazzle friends and family with larger than life decorations, animated characters, delicious treats and so much more. Keep reading and mark your calendars for some of this year’s festivities and events: • Gaylord Texan’s Lone Star Christmas: November 13, 2020-January 3, 2021 • North Pole Express®, presented by Great Wolf Lodge: November 27, 28, 29, 30 & December 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 & 23, 2020 • Snowland at Great Wolf Lodge: November 27, 2020-January 3, 2021
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