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Celebrate Christmas at Three of Grapevine’s Signature Christmas Events

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December is the perfect time to celebrate the season in Grapevine, the Christmas Capital of Texas® with more than 1,400 Christmas events in 40 –plus days. You’ll see the city as it’s transformed into a winter wonderland to celebrate Christmas with millions of lights; enormous decorations, carolers, and a whole lot more! Whether you’re looking for a night out with the family, a grownup getaway, or fun festivities, here are a few of the most magical events in Grapevine this season. Create a unique “Family Christmas Memory” at the Grapevine Vintage Railroad’s North Pole Express®. Your experience begins at the Historic Cotton Belt Depot platform where you board the beautifully decorated Victorian Rail Coaches and are greeted by elves, minstrels, and carolers. Departing the platform, you will listen to live entertainment and the reading of a Christmas story where every child will receive a “We Believe” Silver Santa Bell. Riders return to a transformed platform that now leads to

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the North Pole where every body begins a search for an elusive Santa. You then enter a Winter Wonderland through a Christmas Tree Maze onto a dazzling North Pole stage where Santa Helpers and costumed characters perform a highenergy, traditional Christmas Show culminating with the arrival of Santa. Santa greets the audience and asks all “Who Believe” to ring their Santa Bells and the North Pole is alive with the jingles of hundreds of bells. Santa wishes everyone a Happy Christmas and then shares his Frosty Chocolate Snow Milk served in a memory mug for all the boys and girls. Santa also gives guests a voucher for a family photo with him at the North Pole General Store. You can go get it right then or come back anytime during the week between noon and 7 p.m. Limit one per family. ALL ABOARD!!! Tickets for the North Pole Express are $25 per person and are on sale now. Advance purchase of tickets is recommended for December 1, 6, 7, 8 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22 and 23.


See Gaylord Texan Resort’s Lone Star Christmas Featuring ICE! and Kung Fu Panda Awesome SNOW tubing. The magic of the Christmas season is at the Gaylord Texan Resort through January 4, 2014. Events include 1.5 million twinkling lights, 15,000 ornaments, an amazing 54-foot-tall rotating Christmas tree, a 7-foot-tall gingerbread house, ICE! featuring The Nutcracker carved from more than two million pounds of ice, Kung Fu Panda Awesome SNOW Tubing and other exclusive holiday events and attractions. Visit www.gaylordtexan.com for times and tickets.

a Texas twist. See for yourself why The Texas Tenors are one of the most popular groups in the history of America’s Got Talent. These shows sell out fast so get your tickets soon, $30, December 18, 19, 20, 21, and 22 at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 817-410-3100. Christmas music fans will love the Grapevine Opry’s seasonal shows featuring some of the best local performers in North Texas. All shows start at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $25. Group discounts are available. Shows are December 6, 7, 13, 14, and 31. Oh, and you’ll have a Blue Christmas if you don’t see Kraig Parker at Grapevine’s Palace

Here’s your chance to hit a high note at Grapevine’s Palace Theatre with its variety of live Christmas music options. Back by popular demand for the third year in a row, The Texas Tenors bring their exciting Christmas show to Grapevine’s Palace Theatre. One of the most popular Grapevine Christmas events, The Texas Tenors will perform classic Christmas music, opera and country favorites, all with

Theatre. Kraig’s Elvis-styled Christmas show is Sunday, December 1. Known as the world’s premier Elvis tribute artist, Parker will definitely be a favorite of all the Elvis fans on your list. Tickets start at $27. Holiday hotel packages are available. For additional information or a complete list of Grapevine’s Christmas Capital of Texas events, please contact the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau at 800457-6338 or 817-410-3185 or visit www. GrapevineTexasUSA.com/Christmas. Kung Fu Panda and all related characters and properties © 2013 DreamWorks Animation L.L.C. Merry Madagascar © 2013 DreamWorks Animation L.L.C. Christmas Capital of Texas and North Pole Express are registered trademarks of the City of Grapevine and the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau. December 2013

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West is Among the Best for Culture and Shopping-and-Dining Delights

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As long as we’re “out where the West begins,” as an iconic figure in Fort Worth’s history described this Cowtown, then we might as well look even further westward within the city itself. Pioneering publisher and civic booster Amon Carter may have intended to give Dallas the razz when he coined that phrase — but the West hardly could have picked a keener starting point than Fort Worth. And Fort Worth, in turn, hardly could have picked a site more right for its burgeoning west side Cultural District. Rippling with heavyduty commercial, artistic and residential growth since the dawn of the 21st century, the west side overall has seen its very skyline change with the transformation of a busy West Seventh 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, brick-paved 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 specialinterest 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 everexpanding array of art galleries, stage-and-screen auditoriums, boutiques, scholarly museums, restaurants and lounges, and shopping malls. The Cultural District The Fort Worth Museum of Science & History, commands the westward view of the district from Montgomery Street and just 6

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northward are additional cultural touchstones: An expanded and redesigned Amon Carter Museum of American Art, houses a definitive collection of American paintings, photography, and sculpture, from essential historic works by Charles M. Russell and Frederick Remington to a new acquisition of last-century Native American photography by Edward S. Curtis. Close by is the Kimbell Art Museum, itself preparing for an expansion and still living up to Newsweek’s description as “arguably the most beautiful museum in America.” The neighboring 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 independent-studio 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 Texas-bred dinosaur specimens and the state’s oil-and-gas heritage, in addition to the Cattle Raisers Museum, the Fort Worth Children’s Museum, Stars Café, and a new digital Noble Planetarium . The Omni Theater, 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 FMS&H. The NCM&HF honors women of the American West from those who have 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


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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. The Great Outdoors offers breakfast subs, lunch and dinner subs, soups, salads and all natural ice cream. Off University on White Settlement Road, a Texas barbecue tradition reigns at Angelo’s, offering a half-century of first-class BBQ and ultra-chilled beer. The Fort Worth Community Art Center, at the district’s western edge, showcases work by the city’s homegrown community of artists, in addition to live-theater venues. 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 the most imposing

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site 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 and Rodeo. Showplaces of Heritage and Artistry and Nature Shoppers can find a broad selection of merchandise in the Cultural District’s specialty shops. European antiques and upholstery can be found at Domain XCIV and the dh collection boasts progressive furniture designs in an appetite-whetting environment. 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 European-designed 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. 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!


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Dining in Fort Worth

ANGELO’S - Enjoy Hickory Smoked Ribs & Beef. The beef can be on a sandwich or part of dinner. If chicken is your choice, it comes in half or quarter portions on either a dinner or in a basket. Ribs & chicken served each day while they last. Choose from either beans, potato salad or cole slaw to accompany your meat course. Soft drinks, milk, tea, fruit juices or beer–draft, or bottled or in cans, and wine by the glass, are all available. For dessert have a fried pie. Angelo’s opened on St. Patrick’s Day 1958. People who have moved to New York often ask visitors coming that way to bring them some Angelo’s Barbecue. No credit cards. 2533 White Settlement Rd., 817-332-0357, www.angelosbbq.com.

THE BUFFET RESTAURANT - Dining in Kimbell Art Museum’s Buffet Restaurant, guests can enjoy Shelby Schafer’s homemade soups, salads, sandwiches, quiche and desserts. Lunch is served Tuesdays through Thursdays and Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m., and Fridays and Sundays from noon until 2 p.m. Beverage and dessert times are Tuesdays through Thursdays and Saturdays and Sundays from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Friday times are 2 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. Friday evenings, from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30, features a light dinner buffet of soups, salads, pasta dishes, and a vegetable torte, accompanied by a selection of wines and other beverage choices. After dinner, guests may tour the galleries or sit back and listen to musicians perform near the Maillol Courtyard. Groups of 8 to 24 people may make reservations for 11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays by calling 817-332-8451, ext. 277. 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd. THE Café Modern - The renovated Café Modern now has Friday evening dinner seating from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and cocktail service at the new bar until 10 p.m. Cocktails are inspired by the Modern’s permanent collection of art works. Other changes include brunch on both Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m.–3 p.m., and the Museum will open an hour earlier on Sundays, allowing guests to eat and visit the galleries before the new noon screenings of Magnolia at the Modern films. Those who would like a bite to eat between 11 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday may order one of the freshly prepared small plates, either hot or cold, available in the bar. Lunch is served from 11 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Tuesday–Friday. Executive Chef Dena Peterson’s use of fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, breads, and desserts is magical. Never a disappointing taste, never a regret in what you order. Café Modern has been named one of the nation’s top restaurants by Gourmet Magazine. A children’s menu lists the foods they usually enjoy. For reservations, call 817-8402157. New hours at the Modern are Tues.-Sun. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. & Fri. 10 a.m. -8 p.m. 3200 Darnell St., 817-738-9215 or www.themodern.org. 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! The 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 is “The Ultimate in a Fine Steak!” Steaks can be ordered with a variety of enticing sauces: Teriyaki,

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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.-10:30 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. & Sun. noon-9 p.m. 2458 N. Main St., 817624-3945, www.cattlemenssteakhouse.com. CHAPPS Hamburger Cafe - Chapps serves hamburgers made with 1/2 lb. fresh ground chuck on a homemade bun. Or pick one of the 6 combination cheeseburgers. Sandwich choices range from grilled chicken, cajun or mushroom chicken with Swiss cheese to chicken fried steak. Dinner options can be chicken strips with gravy or chicken fried steak served with fries and Texas toast. Salads & a kid’s menu are also available. Side dish options go from onion rings to stuffed Jalapeño. Sodas, tea & beer are drink choices. Chapps serves lunch & DINNER. In Fort Worth at 6219 Oakmont Blvd., (Hulen & Oakmont), 817-263-5172 & Burleson, TX, 251 S.W. Wilshire, #126, 817-295-9972, www.chappscafe.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 daily at 4 p.m. Eddie V’s Museum Place, 3100 W. 7th St., 817336-8000, www.eddiev.com. FRED’S TEXAS CAFE - The burgers at Terry Chandler’s funky little Fort Worth joint have snagged arm loads of awards and even earned national attention, most recently from the Food Network and Guy Fieri’s Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. Authentic, mile-high hamburgers made from 100% pure Texas raised ground beef are Fred’s claim to fame. Try the Fredburger, the Big Fred, or the Diablo burger with hand cut french fries. Chicken fried steaks, quail, sandwiches, tacos, quesadillas, and salads are also served. Established in 1978, Fred’s offers visitors a taste of what the Fort Worth locals have enjoyed for over 30 years. Tue.-Sat. 10:30 a.m.midnight, Sun. 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m., closed Mondays. 915 Currie St., 817-332-0083, www.fredstexascafe.com. GRACE delivers a dining experience like no other in Fort Worth. 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 with 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 to 60 guests. Appetizers include crab cake, oysters, sashimi, and steak tartare. From the dinner menu, choices are prime rib, beef, lamb, pork, chicken, fish, pasta, soups and salads. Mon.-Thu. 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Fri. & Sat. 5:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. 777 Main St., 817877-3388, www.gracefortworth.com.


HOFFBRAU STEAKS - True rustic atmosphere with good “ole” Texas hospitality. Hoffbrau is famous for its chargrilled steaks, cut fresh daily at their own USDA meat plant. They serve up chicken, pork chops, seafood and more. Great lunch specials and a large variety of award winning beers. GREAT STEAKS - NO BULL. Full service bar. Hoffbrau is open 7 days a week. In Fort Worth, 1712 S. University Dr., 817-870-1952, Haltom City, 4613 Denton Hwy. (Hwy. 377) 817-498-1212, Granbury, 315 E. Hwy. 377, 817-776-4982, and in Dallas, 311 N. Market, 214-742-4663, www.HoffbrauSteaks.com. Los Vaqueros in the Stockyards is the original location of the four family-owned and operated restaurants in the area. For the Cisneros family, the preparation of Mexican food is an art form, one that has been passed down for generations. They are dedicated to old world quality using family recipes made from fresh ingredients. Join them for brunch, lunch, dinner, or cocktails, or let them plan and cater your next special event. The Los Vaqueros in the Fort Worth Stockyards, at 2629 N. Main St. 817-624-1511 open Sun.-Thurs. from 11 a.m.- 9 p.m. & Fri & Sat. 11 a.m.-10, is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Other locations are 3105 Cockrell Ave., 817-710-8828 near TCU, open Sun. 10:30 a.m. -9 & Mon.-Thurs. 11 a.m. until 9 & Fri. & Sat. 11 a.m.- 11 p.m. & Crown Valley Golf Club at 29 Crown Rd., Weatherford, TX 76087, at 817-441-2300, open Tues.-Sun. 11 a.m. until 9 p.m.: closed Mon. www.losvaqueros.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 to Southern dishes. An example for the first course is Field Greens with Texas Goat Cheese, San Saba pecans with Sherry Wine Vinaigrette. The main course could be Reata’s Chicken Fried Steak with Cracked Pepper Cream Gravy and a couple of sides like Jalapeno and Cheddar grits and bacon wrapped asparagus. End with Texas Pecan Pie. Reata has a carefully selected wine list that “complements” its Texas cuisine. Reata is the name of the ranch in the movie Giant made in 1956, based on the novel by Edna Ferber. 310 Houston St. in Sundance Square, 817-336-1009 or www.reata.net. RODEO GOAT - Recently, in a contest between Rodeo Goat and some other really good burger places the Rodeo Goat got “Best Burger in D/FW.” Some of the choices at Rodeo Goat are Nanny Goat with herb goat cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion and garlic herb mayo; the Ravi Shankar features red curry, coriander, chutney, carrots, lettuce, tomato, onion and peanut butter. The Neil Young is a homemade vegetable patty with sprouts, tomato, avocado and green goddess dressing. Musthave sides can be Hand Punched Fries, Homemade Goat Chips, the Rodeo Side Salad and Texas Caviar. Desserts include Apricot, Cherry or Chocolate fried pie. A wide range of beers includes Texas Craft Draft, American Craft, and Rodeo Regulars. 2836 Bledsoe at Currie St., 817-877-4628 or www.RodeoGoat.com. St. Emilion - Le restaurant Français de Fort Worth. Since 1985, St. Emilion has been serving classic French cuisine such as Les Escargots in garlic butter and French Onion Soup as a precursor to a main course of prime beef, duck, pork and fresh seafood accompanied by sauces such as a black peppercorn or sour cherry sauce or Black Truffle Demi-Glace. Desserts include Crème Brulée, Brandy Ice, or Raspberry Tarte. A full wine list is available as well as Red or White wine by the glass. Nightly Blackboard Specials lists additional appetizers and main courses. St. Emilion will also customize a vegetarian plate. The Zagat Guide listed St. Emilion as one of the top five restaurants in the Dallas/Fort Worth area in 2010. 3617 W. 7th Street, 817-737-2781, www.saint-emilionrestaurant.com.

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By Jessica Dowdy, Senior Manager of Public Relations and Marketing, Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau Be joy-filled this holiday season as Fort Worth celebrates with lights, ice, and tradition. Then, ring in the New Year in the new Sundance Square Plaza.

Gift of Lights & Snow Through January 5, Texas Motor Speedway, www.giftoflightstms.com A drive-thru show featuring more than two million LED lights can be seen until January 5 at Texas Motor Speedway, made possible by Winterland, Inc. Grab the whole family and head to the tracks. Gates open at 6 p.m., $20 per vehicle. Panther Island ICE Through January 5, Coyote Drive-In, www.trinityrivervision.org/pantherislandice/ Glide through the holidays at Coyote Drive-In as they partner with Panther Island Pavilion to bring the first-ever outdoor ice skating rink to Fort Worth, Panther Island ICE, is open seven days a week, including major holidays. Admission is $10. Christmas in the Stockyards December 7, Stockyards National Historic District, www.stockyardsstation.com Join the merriment in the Stockyards National Historic District from 2-6 p.m. for family-friendly events including a petting zoo, Fort Worth Herd CowKid Round-up, Ride for Toys, carolers, Santa Claus and much more. FREE. Texas Ballet Theater presents The Nutcracker December 13-27, Bass Performance Hall, www.texasballettheater.org A beloved holiday tradition, The Nutcracker tells the tale of a young girl, Clara, who receives a Nutcracker and goes on a magical journey to discover the Land of Snow and Kingdom of Sweets alongside her Nutcracker Prince. Ticket prices vary. New Year’s Eve in Sundance Square Plaza December 31, 10:30 p.m.-12:15 a.m., Sundance Square Plaza, www.sundancesquare.com Ring in the New Year in the new Sundance Square Plaza - dine at one of the newest restaurants, then groove to the tunes of America’s Best Party Band, Professor D. Festivities begin at 10:30 p.m. December 31. Beverages will be available for purchase. Free. December 2013

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Amon Carter Museum OF AMERICAN ART -

Located in Fort Worth’s cultural district, the Amon Carter Museum offers visitors a stunning survey of American art, from the first landscape painters of the 1830s to modern artists of the twentieth century. The collection includes masterworks by such luminaries as Alexander Calder, Thomas Cole, Stuart Davis, Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, Georgia O’Keeffe, John Singer Sargent, and Alfred Stieglitz. The museum also houses founder Amon G. Carter’s collection of works by the two greatest artists of the American WestFrederic Remington and Charles M. Russell. The Carter’s holdings by these two artists are recognized as the finest and most comprehensive in the world. The museum’s photography collection ranks among the top five in the country, with more than 30,000 exhibitionquality prints that cover the breadth of the medium’s history. Continuous programs of special exhibitions, docent-guided tours, gallery talks, and lectures. Hrs. Tue., Wed., Fri. & Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs. 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun. noon 5 p.m., closed Mondays & major holidays. Admission is free. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd., 817738-1933, www.cartermuseum.org.

Bureau of Engraving and Printing - Learn

how billions of dollars are printed at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing’s state-of-the-art Tour and Visitor Center located in Fort Worth, Texas, where over half of the nation’s currency order is produced. As the U.S. Government’s security printer, the BEP is responsible for the design, engraving, and printing of all U.S. paper currency. Visitors have the opportunity to walk through two floors of interactive exhibits and displays, view the highdefinition theater movie on currency production, take a free self-guided tour on the elevated tour walkway, and purchase uncut currency and souvenir items in the Moneyfactory Gift Shop. The Visitor Center is open Tuesday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., with the last tour at 4:30 p.m. The BEP is closed on weekends, Federal holidays, and the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day. Admission is FREE! For more information, go to www.moneyfactory.gov, or call 817-231-4000 local or 866-865-1194 toll-free – for either line, press 2 to speak with a tour scheduler. 9000 Blue Mound Road, Fort Worth, TX 76131.

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. A fee is charged to view the Conservatory and the Japanese Garden. The main garden is free and open from 8 a.m. until sunset daily. The Japanese Garden is open from 9 a.m.-7 p.m., also daily. 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd., 817-871-7689 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 Stockyards Visitor’s

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Center. 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’s

new facility, designed by Legorreta+Legorreta, features innovative learning studios, the Cattle Raisers Museum, the Fort Worth Children’s Museum, Stars Café, exhibits focusing on energy, history and dinosaurs, special exhibitions, and a new digital Noble Planetarium. The Omni Theater, an IMAX dome, is now part of the Museum. The theater has been upgraded with a new digital sound system and enhanced LED lighting. Open daily. 1600 Gendy St., 817-255-9300, www.fortworthmuseum.org. 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.11:30 p.m. Information: 817-392-7111; reservations 817-392-5718.

FORT WORTH ZOO - 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! The Zoo is home to almost 7,000 native and exotic animals, including lowland gorillas, Asian cats, bears, penguins, flamingos, a world-famous reptile collection, an insectarium, and since the summer of 2013 two baby elephants: Belle born in July and Bowie born in August. Visitors can also explore Texas Wild!, a turn-of-the-century complex featuring seven regions of the state. Hrs. are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The Zoo is open Thanksgiving & Christmas from noon to 4 p.m. & New Year’s Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Gen. Ad. $12, Seniors 65+ & children 3-12, $9, 2 & under free. Parking is $5 per vehicle. Half-price tickets on Wednesdays. 1989 Colonial Pkwy., 817-759-7555, 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 Tue.-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


weaving. Special tours available. Hrs. Tue.-Fri. 9 a.m.4 p.m., Sat. & Sun. 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Gen. Ad. $4.50, Seniors and youths, $4. 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. 13 to adult $10, Seniors & students with an ID, $4, & children under 13, free. Half-price Wednesdays. First Sunday of each month, admission is free. Access to the Grand Lobby, Café Modern, and The Modern Shop is free. Hrs. Tue.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. 817-738-9215, 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 building’s layout, with a large central room, easily accommodates many chairs for storytelling, meetings and lectures. The smaller rooms are specifically themed with topics such as the Buffalo Soldiers, the Tuskegee Airmen, Native American and Hispanic contributions to the settlement of the American western frontier. Other rooms are dedicated to the Hall of Fame inductees and research of potential nominees. Hrs: Wed.-Sat. from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Closed major holidays. Gen. Ad. $6, seniors $4, students with an ID $3, & children under 5, free. Group rates are available. 3400 Mount Vernon Ave., 817-534-8801, e-mail: info@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 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 Ft. Worth’s Cultural District next to the Ft. Worth Museum of Science & 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: Tue.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. Closed Mon. except Memorial Day through Labor Day & during the Stock Show. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day, & New Year’s Day. Gen. Ad. $10, seniors & children $8, children 3 & under free with paid adult. 1720 Gendy St., 817-336-4475, 800-476-3263, www.cowgirl.net.

Sid Richardson Museum - Enjoy scenes of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century American West in iconic paintings by Frederic Remington (1861-1909), Charles M. Russell (1864-1926), and their contemporaries. Legendary Texas oilman and philanthropist Sid W. Richardson (1891-1959) amassed one of the most significant private collections of Remington and Russell paintings in the nation. The current exhibition, “Western Treasures,” runs through Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. The exhibition of 39 paintings reunites popular works with rarely seen paintings from the permanent collection. Six bronze sculptures by Remington and Russell are on loan from private collections. Free docent-led tours each Tuesday and Saturday at 2 p.m. Group tours by appointment only. Second Saturday of each month at 3 p.m., a gallery tour is followed by “For Love of Russell,” a live performance by a docent portraying Nancy Cooper Russell, wife of Charles M. Russell, who tells stories about his career. Open daily except major holidays: Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fri. & Sat. 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. & Sun. noon to 5 p.m. Free admission. Museum Store. 309 Main Street in Sundance Square. 817-332-6554, www.sidrichardsonmuseum.org. 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, and 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. Refurbished livestock pens and sheds, some with the original brick floors, now house 25 shops including restaurants offering everything from roasted suckling pig to enchiladas. 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., 817-625-9715, 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, and a section devoted to women’s activities in the early 20th century. A Native American exhibit features artifacts from several tribes with special emphasis on Commanche 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. Closed on Sundays. A donation of $2 per adult helps support this nonprofit museum. Students and young children get in free. 131 E. Exchange Ave., 817625-5082, www.stockyardsmuseum.org. The Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame - housed in the renovated Horse & Mule Barns in the Stockyards National Historic District, honors Texas Cowboys & Cowgirls who have excelled in their rodeo careers. Many multiyear champions are featured: for example Ty Murray, Larry Mahan, Harry Tompkins and Charmayne James. Display booths for each honoree contain saddles, chaps, belt buckles, trophies and photos that highlight their careers. Most booths in the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame are equipped with continuous-play videos detailing a cowboy or cowgirl’s career. Also featured are the Sterquell Wagons and the John Justin Trail of Fame. The 60-plus Sterquell Wagons from the 1700s to the 1900s, are fully restored and showcase the horse-drawn vehicles used for work and pleasure during that period. Hrs. Mon.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri. & Sat. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. & Sun. noon-6 p.m. Gen. Ad. $5, Seniors 60+, $4 & children 3-12, $3. Group rates available for 20 or more. 128 E. Exchange Ave., Barn A, 817-626-7131, www.texascowboyhalloffame.org.

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Ongoing Fort Worth Stockyards Historical DistrictThe Texas Longhorn Cattle Drive occurs twice daily, weather permitting, but they don’t mosey along on major holidays. Herders dressed in 19th-century cowboy gear drive 15 to 17 head of cattle down Exchange Ave. Best viewing areas for the 11:30 a.m. & 4 p.m. drives are the front lawn of the Livestock Exchange Bldg. or across the street near the Stockyards Visitor’s Center. Free. Along E. Exchange Ave., 817-336-4373, www.fortworthherd.com.

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Ongoing Ft. Worth Botanic Garden-Wander among trees, flowers and along waterways of the 109-acre park. A greenhouse, cafe, and gift shop are three detours in the journey. The main gardens are free & open daily from dawn until dusk. A small fee is required for the 7.5 acre Japanese garden, which is open daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and offers tours that take about an hour. A small fee is also required for the conservatory-open Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. & Sun. 1-6 p.m. The Gardens Restaurant is on site. Off University Dr. at 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd., 817871-7689, www.fwbg.org.

Ongoing The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame houses over 2,000 artifacts and information about more than 400 remarkable women. The 33,000 square foot museum honors women who have distinguished themselves while exemplifying the pioneer spirit of the American West. Hrs: Tue.Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. Open Labor Day. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day, & New Year’s Day. Gen. Ad. $10, seniors & children $8, children 3 & under free with paid adult. 1720 Gendy St., 817-336-4475, 800-4763263, www.cowgirl.net.

Ongoing The Ft. Worth Zoo, home to nearly 7000 native and exotic animals, and since the summer of 2013 includes two baby elephants, Belle born in July and Bowie born in August, a world-famous reptile collection, housed in the Museum of Living Art, Asian Falls, Raptor Canyon, Parrot Paradise, and the Great Barrier Reef, is ranked no. 5 in the nation by USA Travel Guide and the no. 1 attraction in the DFW Metroplex by the Zagat survey. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The Zoo is also open Thanksgiving & Christmas from noon to 4 p.m. & New Year’s Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. General Admission is $12, seniors 65+ and children 3-12, $9. Ticket price includes entry into “Texas Wild!” Parking $5. Half-price tickets are available every Wednesday. 1989 Colonial

Ongoing Grapevine Vintage Railroad’s steam engine “Puffy” and the 1953 GP-7 diesel locomotive, runs Saturdays and Sundays, through November 24, to and from the Fort Worth Stockyards and back again to its starting point in Grapevine. The Grapevine to the Stockyards run departs Grapevine at 1 p.m. and arrives in the Stockyards around 2:15 p.m. The return trip departs the Stockyards at 4:15 p.m. and arrives back in Grapevine about 5:45 p.m. The hour-long Trinity River Fun Run leaves from the Stockyards at 2:45 p.m. Tickets for the Grapevine to Fort worth run are Touring Class $20, 1st class $28, seniors 55+ $18 & $26, and children, 3-12, $10 & $18. Tickets for the Trinity River run are $10 & $15, seniors $9 & $14, and children $6 & $10. One-way

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tickets are available for both runs. Plan to be at the depot 30 minutes before departure time – Grapevine at 707 S. Main St., open 11 a.m.-1 p.m., & the Fort Worth Stockyards Station, noon-4:30 p.m., at 140 E. Exchange Ave. 817-410-3123. Ongoing The Christian Arts Commission of Fort Worth’s Museum is now home for the wax sculpture based on Leonardo da Vinci’s tempera wall masterpiece in Milan titled The Last Supper. The sculpture has not been exhibited since 1997 and was put back on display Aug. 7, 2009. One of the few works of art featuring Jesus and all twelve disciples, Katherine Stubergh sculpted these life size figures in 1956, which was commissioned by Fort Worth oilman William Fleming. The Museum also holds a wall of 28 crosses of Christendom in puddle bronze and burnished copper. Open Wed. through Sat. from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free. Donations welcome. For more info go to www.cacmuseum.org. 3205 Hamilton Ave., 817-332-7878. Ongoing Fort Worth’s history is housed in the nearly 100-year-old Fire Station No. 1 building located in the City Center Complex. This Fort Worth Museum of Science & History exhibit traces Fort Worth’s development from its beginning as a frontier outpost, through its rowdy youth as a cattle town to the present. The exhibit features graphics, historical artifacts, photographs and documents, reproduced paintings and original posters. Hrs. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. daily. Free. Corner of 2nd & Commerce Sts., 817-255-9300. Through Jan. 5 Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth presents “México: Inside Out: Themes in Art

Since 1990,” one of the most ambitious exhibitions examining the contemporary art of central Mexico and Mexico City ever seen in North Texas. Viewers will see about 60 works by 20 artists who, from the 1990s to the present, have made the country’s complex socio-political climate their work. Pieces explore issues regarding borders, violence, corruption, economic and civic institutions, and revolution. Artists have taken on local problems as indicated in the title--“Inside” referring to local situations and “Out” looking at global problems. A variety of media is featured including sculpture, video, photography, collage, and drawings. Generous support for the exhibition is from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. Curator Andrea Karnes organized the show. For times and ticket information call 817-7389215 or visit www.themodern.org. 3200 Darnell St. Through Jan. 5 The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History invites you to “Curious George: Let’s get Curious,” which they promise will be “more fun than a barrel of monkeys!” Visitors will be exposed to key concepts in science, math, and engineering while visiting familiar buildings and locales from the Curious George books and the television show PBS KIDS. For more information call 817-255-9300 or visit www.fortworthmuseum.org. 1600 Gendy St. Through Jan. 5 Amon Carter Museum of American Art presents “Color! American Photography Transformed,” an exhibition that follows the development of photography from Louis-JacquesMandé Daguerre’s black and white daguerreotype to a facsimile of a color photograph made in 1851

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by Levi L. Hill (1816-1865) who was never able to duplicate that feat, to glass plate Autochrome which leading artist-photographers such as Alfred Stieglitz were happy to see. Yet even by the 1960s color photographs still had not reached the artistic standing as that of black and white. In 1976 that changed when an exhibition curated by John Szarkowski of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, sponsored a show of the Memphis photographer William Eggleston’s work that focused on the world in color rather than the colors of the world. For more information call 817-738-1933 or visit www.cartermuseum.org. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd. Through Jan. 5 The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s FOCUS series is led by curator Andrea Karnes for the Director’s Council, a group that supports acquisitions for the museum. Currently featured is the work of Terry Haggerty. Haggerty “creates his ...paintings and large scale wall works... by painting patterned lines that alternate from a dark to light color [which| appear to advance and recede... making his two-dimensional paintings appear to be three-dimensional.” The FOCUS exhibit is included in the general admission price of $10 for adults, $4 for seniors 60+ & students with an ID. Free for children under 12 & Modern members. Call 817-738-9215 or visit www.themodern.org for more information. 3200 Darnell St. Through Jan. 12 Amon Carter Museum of American Art has reunited thirteen of the sixteen paintings and sculptures that were placed in room 850 of Hotel Texas Nov. 21, 1963. The title of the special showing is “Hotel Texas: An Art Exhibition

for the President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy.” Ruth Carter (later Stevenson), Owen Day, and Samuel B. Cantey III worked together to collect and hang the works in the room where the Kennedys would spend the night. A catalogue, published in association with Yale University, is available. For more information call 817-738-1933 or visit www.cartermuseum.org. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd. Through Feb. 16 Kimbell Art Museum’s new exhibition is “The Age of Picasso and Matisse: Modern Masters from the Art Institute of Chicago.” When the Art Institute of Chicago presented the International Exhibition of Modern Art a hundred years ago it brought modern art from its home in Europe to North America. Continuing in that mode through the years the AIC has become known worldwide for its superb collection of modern European art. Of the nearly 100 works presented at the Kimbell, Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse lead the other artists on display with 10 works each including paintings and sculpture by both men. A selection of Cubist paintings feature works by Robert Delaunay and Giovanni Severini. This significant show is housed in Renzo Piano’s modern wing. The AIC organized this exhibition. For more information call 817-332-8451 or visit www.kimbellart.org. 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd. Through Feb. Painter, naturalist and photographer J.J. L’Heureux took her camera to the ice shelves along Atka Bay to Halley Station capturing how the emperor penguins adapt to the cold and wind of the Antarctica. This Fort Worth Museum of Science and History photo exhibit was organized through Katharine T. Carter & Associates. For more info call 817-255-9300 or visit www.fortworthmuseum.org, 1600 Gendy St. Through March 6 The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History’s Rocky Mountain Express film weaves together IMAX aerial cinematography and archival images as you travel through the breathtaking Canadian Rockies reliving the engineering feat of building the nation’s first transcontinental railway (rated G, 40 mins.). General admission $7, seniors 65+ and children 2-12 $6. For times call 817-2559540 or visit www.rockymountainexpressfilm.com. 1600 Gendy St.

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Through March 16 Amon Carter Museum of American Art features the exhibition “¡Hombre! Prints by Jose Guadalupe Posada” (1852-1913) the illustrator, and cartoonist, who is known as the “printmaker to the Mexican people.” The Carter is drawing from its own holdings for this exhibition celebrating the centennial anniversary of Posada’s death that reveals the genius [and] humanity … of Posada’s work. For more information call 817-738-1933 or visit www.cartermuseum.org. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd. Through April 27 The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame presents an exhibition featuring the elaborate regalia of twelve historic Plains Indian leaders who represented ten Native American nations. The exhibit is titled “Hanskaska: The Shirtwearers-Plains Indian Art of Cathy A. Smith.” The items are on loan from the estate of R. Michael Kammerer, Jr., an avid collector of Western and Native American art. Smith, an artist and cultural historian from Santa Fe, created the collection on view at the NCMHF. According to Smith, “Hanskaska” is the Lakota word describing a society of headmen or chiefs who had earned the privilege of wearing a


sacredly ornamented shirt. As a costume designer Smith’s work has been seen in thirty-five movies including Geronimo and Dances with Wolves, and she is a recent inductee into the NCMHF. Hrs. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sat. & noon-5. Sun. Ages 13+ $10, seniors 60+ & children 3-12, $8. 817-336-4475 or www.cowgirl.net. 1720 Gendy St. Through April 20 Amon Carter Museum of American Art is exhibiting a selection of artworks under the title “Texas Regionalism.” Regionalism’s early proponents believed that those practicing that style should avoid foreign artistic patterns and create their own national art. Texas artists, however, wanted to follow the stylistic inspiration from abroad also saying they could still create original art “by using their surroundings as the basis for expressing universal values.” Featured artists in this exhibition include Charles Bowling, Jerry Bywaters, Harry Carnohan, Otis Dozier, Alexandre Hogue, William Lester, Thomas Stell, and Everett Spruce. For more information call 817-738-1933 or visit www.cartermuseum.org. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd. Fridays & Saturdays Four Day Weekend is a six-member comedy troupe in Fort Worth who specializes in interactive performance, building each show around audience suggestions and participation. Through the use of interactive video, music and the improvisational skills of the talented cast, Four Day Weekend has created the longest-running live show in Fort Worth’s history. In addition to weekly live public performances in their 212-seat theater, Four Day Weekend also offers a wide variety of corporate event services, from team building seminars to keynote addresses. Come see the talent people are talking about! Show Tickets $20. Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. 312 Houston St., 817-226-4329. www.fourdayweekend.com. Saturdays Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge offers naturalist-led nature hikes that feature blooming wildflowers, commonly seen insects, birds, and animals and current projects going on at the Refuge. Water and appropriate clothing are suggested. Cost is $5. From 10 a.m.-noon. 9601 Fossil Ridge Rd., 817-392-7410, www.fwnaturecenter.org. 1 The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s “Drawing from the Collection,” a session of informal basic drawing classes held in the galleries from 2 until 3:30 p.m., is led by a local artist. Today the artist is Joshua Goode. All you need is a sketchbook and pencils for this free class open to adults of all skill levels. Registration is not required but a sign up sheet will be at the front desk. Call 817-738-9215 or visit www.themodern.org for more information. 3200 Darnell St. 1, 6-8, 13-15, & 20-23 Grapevine’s Vintage Railroad’s North Pole Express begins at the Cotton Belt Depot where elves, minstrels, and carolers greet you as you board the beautifully decorated Victorian Rail Coaches. While enjoying live entertainment and the reading of a Christmas story each child will receive a “We Believe” silver Santa Bell as the train pulls out of the station. Riders return to a transformed platform leading to the North Pole where everyone searches for Santa. Tickets for children 13 months and older $25, (newborns to 12 months ride free). For departure times call 817-410-3185. Grapevine, Texas at 707 S. Main St.

3 Kimbell Art Museum’s public tours now includes “Introducing the Piano Pavilion” Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 a.m. and Saturdays at 2 p.m. For more information call 817-332-8451 or visit www.kimbellart.org. 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd. 3 Texas Christian University’s Festival of Choirs Christmas Concert starts at 7 p.m. in the Ed Landreth Auditorium. The concert is free. For more information call 817-257-7341 or visit www.music.tcu.edu. 3 The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra presents the Southwestern Seminary Master Chorale performing Handel’s Messiah conducted by David Thye of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary at 7:30 p.m. in Bass Performance Hall. For tickets visit www.fwsymphony.org or www.basshall.com. 525 Commerce St. 4 Kimbell Art Museum’s Wednesday lecture series Art in Context introduces the permanent collection as well as selected exhibitions on view in the galleries. Today’s guest speaker is Adam Herring, associate professor, and director of graduate studies, Southern Methodist University, Dallas. His topic is “Earth, Wind, and Fire: Ancient Maya Incensarios.” In the Kahn Auditorium at 12:30 p.m. For more information call 817-332-8451 or visit www.kimbellart.org. 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd. 4 Texas Christian University’s Symphonic Band Christmas Concert is at 7 p.m. in the Ed Landreth Auditorium. The concert is free. For more information call 817-257-7341 or visit www.music.tcu.edu.

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5 Amon Carter Museum of American Art’s lecture series presents photographer Sharon Core who will discuss her use of color photography in relation to still life paintings. This lecture is in conjunction with the Carter’s exhibition “Color American Photography Transformed.” From 6 until 7 p.m. To register call 817-989-5030 or e-mail visitors@cartermuseum.org. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd. 5 Billy Bob’s Texas-Mark McKinney. Tickets $10. 9 p.m. 2520 Rodeo Plaza, 817-624-7117, www.billybobstexas.com. 5-20 The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History’s Omni IMAX Theater screens The Polar Express starring Tom Hanks. Join him on this extraordinary train ride to the North Pole. The film is based on the popular book by Chris Van Allsburg. Tickets for K through 12 are $6. For times call 817-255-9300 or visit www.fortworthmuseum.org. 1600 Gendy St. 5-21 The Arlington Music Hall presents its Christmas Shows, performed by its great band and talented cast, on Thursdays and Fridays at 7 p.m. and Saturdays at 2 and 7 p.m. Adults $25, children $15; for groups of 20 or more tickets are $20. For more information call 817-226-4400 or visit www.arlingtonmusichall.com. 224 N. Center St., Arlington, TX. 6 The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s first Fridays features live music and a special cocktail in the Grand Lobby from 5 until 8 p.m. Tonight’s music comes from Outer Circles and the drink is Sleigh Ride. Café Modern is open for dinner from 5 until 8:30 p.m. For reservations call 817-840-2157. Call 817-738-9215 or visit www.themodern.org for more information. 3200 Darnell St. 6 Billy Bob’s Texas-Kevin Fowler. Tickets $15 & $20. 10:30 p.m. 2520 Rodeo Plaza, 817-624-7117, www.billybobstexas.com. 6 & 20 Kimbell Art Museum’s Studio Five 90, which takes place in the new Renzo Piano Pavilion, is an open-format session that encourages “fresh ways of looking at and responding to featured artworks and themes.” No registration is required for “The Architect’s Sketchbook” sessions but space is limited for this free event. Sign- up begins one hour before the program, which is from 5 until 6:30 p.m. For more information call 817-332-8451 or visit www.kimbellart.org. 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd. 6,7,13,14,20,21 Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District Cowtown Coliseum hosts the Stockyards Championship Rodeo. 8 p.m. Reserved box seats & VIP $22.50, Gen. Ad. $17.50, seniors 60+, $12.50 & children 3-12, $10. 121 E. Exchange Ave., 817-625-1025, www.StockyardsRodeo.com. 6-22 Theatre Arlington presents A Tuna Christmas co-written by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears, and Ed Howard. According to the authors Tuna, TX is the third-smallest town in the state. For anyone who is unaware of how the Tuna series of plays is structured, two actors play all the parts. For the TA production the players are Eric Dobbins and Shane Strawbridge who will perform eleven roles each. Jim Johnson is the director. The plot of A Tuna Christmas is about all the characters involved in the town’s annual Christmas yard display contest. Funny stuff. Tickets are $20, Thurs. 7:30 p.m., Fri. & Sat. 8 p.m., Sat. 2 p.m. & Sun. 2 p.m. & 5:30 p.m. Rated PG.

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For more info call 817-275-7661 or visit www.TheatreArlington.org. 316 W. Main St., Arlington, TX. 6-22 Runway Theatre’s production is Christmas Bells by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten. The Futrelle sisters- Frankie, Twink, and Honey Raye- try to make sense out of chaos and bring the true spirit of Christmas to the small town of Fayro, Texas. Rated PG 13. Fri. & Sat. 8 p.m. & Sun. 3 p.m. General admission, seniors, 18 and under & students with an ID, $15. For reservations call 817488-4842 or visit www.runwaytheatre.com. 215 N. Dooley St., Grapevine, TX. 6-29 Jubilee Theatre presents Jubilation: The Christmas Musical, collaboration by Tre Garret and Geno Young. Set in the town of Rudyville where the proprietor of Lee Roy’s Nightclub who serves as host for the Jubilation Christmas festivities has gathered all his friends and favorite performers for a fun evening of holiday cheer, friendship and favorite songs of the season with a jazzy gospel twist. For times and tickets call 817-338-4411. 506 N. Main St. 6-8, 12-15, 20-22, 27-29 Magnolia at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is an ongoing series of current films that have earned two thumbs up. Capital, by writer/director Costa-Gravras, is about the CEO of a European investment bank trying to stop an American hedge fund buyout, Dec. 6-8, (114 mins., R, English subtitles). Screening Dec. 12-15 under the title “Contemporary Mexican Cinema” is Me quedo contigo, free on Thurs. at 7:30 p.m. Friday at 7:30 p.m. Machete Language can be seen. Showing Sat. at 2 p.m. is Silent Light, and Sun. at 2 p.m. is Miss Bala and at 4 see I’m Gonna Explode. Dec. 20-22 is Broken Circle Breakdown, about a tattoo artist who marries a banjo artist and lives “happily ever after” until their young daughter is diagnosed with a grave illness (111 mins., R, Flemish with English subtitles). Dec. 27-29 see Spinning Plates, a documentary about three top-notch restaurants and the people who bring them to life (93 mins., unrated). Times, with the exception of the Contemporary Mexican Cinema series, are Fri. 6 & 8 p.m., Sat. 5 p.m. (no Sat. screening for Capital), & Sun. noon, 2 & 4 p.m. Call 817-738-9215 or visit www.themodern.org for more information. 3200 Darnell St. 7 Bass Performance Hall hosts the stand-up comedian and actor Bob Newhart at 7:30 p.m. Among the numerous awards Newhart has won is the Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for Humor. For tickets go to www.basshall.com. 525 Commerce St.. 7 Billy Bob’s Texas-Wade Bowen. Tickets $15 & $22. 10:30 p.m. 2520 Rodeo Plaza, 817-624-7117, www.billybobstexas.com. 8 Kimbell Art Museum’s film series screens documentaries about iconic modern artists who spurned convention and tradition and opened new fields in fine art. These films are in conjunction with the Kimbell’s current exhibition “The Age of Picasso and Matisse: Modern Masters from the Art Institute of Chicago. Vasily Kandinsky (2004, 50 mins.) and Paul Klee (2004, 50 mins.) can be seen in the Kahn Auditorium beginning at 2 p.m. For more information call 817-332-8451 or visit www.kimbellart.org. 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd. 12 Billy Bob’s Texas-Corb Lund. Tickets $10. 9 p.m. 2520 Rodeo Plaza, 817-624-7117, www.billybobstexas.com.


13 Billy Bob’s Texas-Kyle Park. Tickets $12 & $16. 10:30 p.m. 2520 Rodeo Plaza, 817-624-7117, www.billybobstexas.com. 13-15,19-22,23,24 & 26,27 The Texas Ballet Theater company, dances the artistic creation of Ben Stevenson, The Nutcracker. The holiday favorite is based on the score by Tchaikovsky who based his work on E.T.A. Hoffman’s The Nutcracker and the Mouse King. Young Clara receives a Nutcracker and travels to the Land of Snow and the Kingdom of Sweets accompanied by her Nutcracker Prince. Evening and matinee performances range in price from $15 to $165. For tickets call 817-212-4280 or visit www.texasballettheater.org. Bass Performance Hall, 525 Commerce St. 14 The Arlington Music Hall presents Asleep at the Wheel the famed western-swing, boogie, and roots-music outfit. You will hear “a band that’s not only been entertaining audiences with its own music for four decades, but also has never been afraid to try something new.” Tickets are $25, $40, or $50. At 7:30 p.m., 224 N. Center St., Door A, 817-226-4400, www.arlingtonmusichall.com. 14 Billy Bob’s Texas-Stoney LaRue. Tickets $15 & $22. 10:30 p.m. 2520 Rodeo Plaza, 817-624-7117, www.billybobstexas.com. 14,15 The T and Stockyards Station are hosting their annual Holiday Lights Tours of more than 200 Christmas decorated homes. Pre-tour festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. at Stockyards Station, 130 East Exchange Avenue. The bus tour is $5 and includes the pre-tour festivities of visiting Santa, refreshments, and entertainment. Children 5 and younger get in free. Boarding time is between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. No reservations are required and parking is free north of Stockyards Station. For more information call The T at 817-215-8600 or visit www.the-t.com.. 18 Billy Bob’s Texas-The Cult. Tickets $15 & $30. 9 p.m. 2520 Rodeo Plaza, 817-624-7117, www.billybobstexas.com. 19 Symphony Arlington’s theme for the season is Shall We Dance? Tonight’s holiday celebration features Ellington/Tchaikovsky, Nutcracker Suite; Kallman’s Holiday Hoedown, Menotti, selections from

Amahl and the Night Visitors as well as lots of other holiday favorites. At 7:30 p.m. in the Arlington Music Hall. For tickets call 817-385-0484 or go to www. symphonyarlington.org. 224 N. Center St., Door A. 19 Billy Bob’s Texas-Uncle Lucius. Tickets $10. 9 p.m. 2520 Rodeo Plaza, 817-624-7117, www.billybobstexas.com. 20 Billy Bob’s Texas-Pat Green. Tickets $15 & $25. 10:30 p.m. 2520 Rodeo Plaza, 817-624-7117, www.billybobstexas.com. 21 Billy Bob’s Texas-Casey Donahew Band. Tickets $15 & $22. 10:30 p.m. 2520 Rodeo Plaza, 817-6247117, www.billybobstexas.com. 26 Billy Bob’s Texas-The Damn Quails. Tickets $10. 9 p.m. 2520 Rodeo Plaza, 817-624-7117, www.billybobstexas.com. 26,27,28,29,30,31 Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District-Cowtown Coliseum hosts Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Show. Family friendly entertainment. 2:30 & 4:30 p.m. Box seats $19, Gen. Ad. $16, Seniors 60+ $12 & children 3-12, $9. 121 E. Exchange Ave., 817-625-1025, www.StockyardsRodeo.com. 27 Billy Bob’s Texas-Cody Johnson. Tickets $12 & $16. 10:30 p.m. 2520 Rodeo Plaza, 817-624-7117, www.billybobstexas.com. 27,28 Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District Cowtown Coliseum hosts the Cowtown Classic Professional Bull Riding. 7:30 p.m. VIP seats $75, reserved box seats $50, Gen. Ad. $30, & children 3-12, $16. 121 E. Exchange Ave., 817-625-1025, www.StockyardsRodeo.com. 28 Billy Bob’s Texas-Randy Rogers Band. Tickets $18, $30 & $35. 10:30 p.m. 2520 Rodeo Plaza, 817624-7117, www.billybobstexas.com. 30 Billy Bob’s Texas-Toadies. Tickets $15 & $25. 9 p.m. 2520 Rodeo Plaza, 817-624-7117, www.billybobstexas.com. 31 Billy Bob’s Texas-Lee Brice. Tickets $20, $30 & $40. 10:30 p.m. 2520 Rodeo Plaza, 817-624-7117, www.billybobstexas.com. www.chappscafe.com

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Glen Rose provides the perfect destination for families, or people just wanting a taste of small town Texas. Glen Rose is best known as the “Dinosaur Capital of Texas,” but is much more than that. Glen Rose has been a popular tourist destination since the early 1900s. In addition to the beautiful scenery, rolling hills and rivers, the Glen Rose area has hundreds of natural springs. The water flowing from the springs is heavily laden with minerals and it was believed at one time to have healing powers. Glen Rose is still a popular tourist destination with its rolling hills and rivers, but several family attractions have been added over the years including Dinosaur Valley State Park, Dinosaur World and Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, just to name a few. Also, be sure and visit the Historic Courthouse Square. Home to quaint shops, restaurants and lodging, it provides a nostalgic feel, that few towns can still claim. As for those hills and rivers that first put Glen Rose on the map, they are still there. In addition to the natural beauty, visitors will find opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, wildlife viewing, kayaking, canoeing or just kicking back and enjoying a sunset. On Sat. Dec. 21, enjoy free bluegrass jam sessions at Historic Oakdale Park. All levels of musicians are invited to attend from beginner to old pros. Jam sessions start about 3 p.m. and the concert starts at 6:30 p.m. Free to play and free to just come enjoy the music. For additional information, visit www.glenrosebluegrass.com. Glen Rose also offers a number of overnight opportunities ranging from upscale lodges to a variety of bed and breakfasts, cabins, cottages, campgrounds, hotels, and RV parks. For more information about Glen Rose attractions and lodging, contact the Glen Rose Visitor Information Center at 1-888-346-6282 or visit www.glenrosetexas.net.


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Tubing at the Gaylord Texan Resort, through January 4 e Light Show Spectacular, through January 5 e Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops, through December 24 e Christmas on Main, December 1, 6, 7, 8 13, 14, 15, 20, 21 and 22 e Make Your Own Christmas Ornament at Vetro Glassblowing Studio, through December e Holly Jolly Holidays at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center, December 1-31 e Santa, December 11, 14, 18 and 21 e Classic Christmas movies at Grapevine’s Palace Theatre, December 2-31 e Parade of Lights, December 5 e Victorian Christmas, December 7 e Christmas Wine Trains aboard the Grapevine Vintage Railroad, December 12 and 19 e Twinkle Light Boat Parade on Lake Grapevine, December 7 and Unseasonable Greedings at the Texas Star Dinner Theater, Fridays and Saturdays, through December 31. For a complete list of Grapevine’s Christmas Capital of Texas events, call the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau at 800-457-6338 or 817-410-3185 or visit www.GrapevineTexasUSA. com/Christmas.

Grapevine CVB Create Your Christmas Memories in Grapevine, the Christmas Capital of Texas®

By Leigh Lyons, Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau

There’s no better place to celebrate Christmas than Grapevine – the Christmas Capital of Texas®. Grapevine is blanketed with millions of lights; enormous decorations, animated characters, and a whole lot more! With all of this you also have numerous delightful dining and shopping opportunities to fill the wishes of everyone on your list. Grapevine is truly the Christmas Capital of Texas! Here’s a few of the exciting events happening in Grapevine this month: North Pole Express® on the Grapevine Vintage Railroad, December 1, 6, 7, 8 13, 14, 15, 20, 21 22 and 23 e Lone Star Christmas featuring ICE! and Kung Fu Panda Awesome Snow

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Great Wolf Lodge

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noW, explore It. The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex offers an incredible variety of exciting opportunities, and the Fort Worth Transportation Authority is the most convenient, affordable and eco-friendly way to visit all the great destinations. Whether sightseeing on Molly the Trolley, getting around the city by bus or visiting Dallas on the TRE – we’ll get you where you want to go.

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Fort Worth Key Magazine, December 2013