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The Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo – It’s Fort Worth’s Legendary Event

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The legendary Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo is an action-packed, full-filled experience for the whole family. From January 12 through February 3, the Stock Show features 36 rodeo performances, livestock exhibits, a carnival midway and so much more. Here are some special features of this year’s Show.

tickets as well as to raise funds for an important cause, like fighting disease or supporting healthcare. Some of these special days include: Dickies Day – Tuesday, January 16: Wear Dickies® apparel on January 16 and get free grounds admission. Stock Show Goes Pink – Tuesday, January 23: Fifty percent of the day’s rodeo ticket and general admission proceeds are donated to Susan G. Komen of Greater Fort Worth®. Breast cancer survivors get free grounds admission and a ticket to the evening rodeo performance. For information call Susan G. Komen of Greater Fort Worth at 817-735-8580. TCU Day – Thursday, January 25: Any-

Roadhouse is the Place to Be For Local Live Music Rodeo and live music go hand and hand. Come see why the Coors Light Roadhouse is a great place to meet up with friends, enjoy a beverage and catch the area’s latest and greatest acts. Take a peek at this year’s lineup. Visit www.fwssr.com for complete schedule details.

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one wearing TCU gear receives free general admission (does not include rodeo performance). Making the day more special is $10 rodeo tickets (a $22 value) with a valid TCU student ID. Military Appreciation Day, Monday, January 29: Active and retired military members and their immediate families receive free grounds admission and tickets to both rodeo performances. Call 817-877-2420 for details. Cook Children’s Day – Wednesday, January 31: Support Cook Children’s Neonatal ICU by purchasing tickets to either the 2 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. rodeo performance. Half of the proceeds benefit this worthy cause.


Make Stock Show Parking Easy – Catch the Rodeo Redline!!! Weekend Stock Show parking can be a breeze by skipping the fuss and catching the Rodeo Redline bus. For $5 – half the cost of regular parking – you can park at Billy Bob’s Texas parking lot and your carload can ride comfortably to the front entrance of the Stock Show grounds. Rodeo Redline runs from 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sundays. Treat Your Taste Buds to Wine Wednesdays, January 24 and 31 The Show will be introducing Vine 2 Wine, the new and fun wine experience that welcomes your participation. Expand your knowledge at a Wine Camp presented in partnership with the Botanical Research Institute of Texas, Texas Wine & Grape Growers Association and Central Market. Two Wine Camp tasting seminars are available from 3-4:30 p.m. and 5-6:30 p.m. in the Cactus Room of the Amon G. Carter Exhibits Hall. They’re free but seating is limited. You can also scoot over to the Sip & Shop wine tastings in the Texas Room (commercial exhibits) from 4-8:30 p.m. In addition to the awesome rodeo shopping experience, you’ll sample eight wines from four wineries with expert representatives to answer your questions. Sip & Shop requires a paid ticket which can be purchased at the Commercial Exhibits office on the north end of the exhibit hall. Seeing, Touching, Learning Of the 6.5 million residents of the Metroplex a very small percentage are ever around horses, cattle, goats or a sheep. The Children’s Barnyard and the Bank of Texas Petting Zoo

give the visitor a chance to get up close and personal with these critters. Today, the public wants to be better informed about the food they consume. Planet Agriculture and the Thank a Farmer® Magic Show, both present-

ed by Texas Farm Bureau Insurance, give visitors a true-life picture of what farming is really about and how food gets to the table.

Rodeo Action to Suit Any Taste The Fort Worth Stock Show’s rodeo performances are fun and affordable. To order tickets call 817-877-2420 or go to www.fwssr. com and click on “Ticket Sales.” Best of the West Ranch Rodeo – Jan. 12, 13 ($30) Part of Ranching Heritage Weekend presented by Western Horseman. Best of Mexico Celebraciõn – Jan. 14 ($22) Presented by State Farm Insurance® and Telemundo 39. Cowboys of Color Rodeo – Jan. 15 ($22) Presented by State Farm Insurance® and Telemundo 39. Bulls Night Out Extreme Bull Riding – Jan. 16, 17 ($30) Presented by Plains Capital Bank.

Fort Worth Super Shootout Rodeo – Jan. 18 ($30) Presented by Schaefer® America’s Finest Ranchwear. World’s Original Indoor Rodeo (PRCA Rodeo) – Jan. 19 through February 3 ($22 – Mon. thru Thurs. nights and Mon. thru Fri. matinees, $30 – Fri. nights, Saturdays and Sundays).

Support from major sponsors helps ensure the Stock Show is an affordable and quality experience. A big “thank you” goes to Mattress Firm, North Texas Chevy Dealers, Dickies and XTO Energy, an ExxonMobil Subsidiary. Twenty-three days of fun-filled entertainment awaits you from January 12 through February 3 at the legendary Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo. Get your tickets today and enjoy a tradition-filled western heritage experience. For more information and a daily schedule visit www.fwssr.com. January 2018

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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 heavy-duty 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 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 everexpanding array of art galleries, stage-andscreen auditoriums, boutiques, scholarly museums, restaurants and lounges, and shopping malls. 6

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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. Near by 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 neighboring Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is the oldest such museum in Texas — housed in a workof-art 2002 building designed by worldrenowned 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


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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 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 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. 8

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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. 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!


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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 817-3328451, 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 817-840-2157. 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, Cognac Pepper Corn, Béarnaise, or Gorgonzola. Seafood selections include Lobster, Jumbo Shrimp, Crab

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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.

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., 817-336-8000, 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. HORSESHOE HILL CAFE - Cowboy Chef Grady Spears serves up the best Chicken Fried Steak in Fort Worth 5 different ways with his award winning sides and appetizers. Open for lunch Wed. & Thurs. from 11 a.m.2 p.m., reopens for dinner at 5 p.m. Fri. & Sat. dine from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturdays Horseshoe Hill features a Cowboy Brunch from 9 a.m.-noon, featuring Chicken Fried Steak & Eggs, Butterscotch Biscuits with Candied Bacon, or Fried Eggs & Biscuits and Gravy. In the Fort Worth Stockyards, 204 W. Exchange Ave. Dinner reservations suggested. Reservations on Thurs. night get you free tickets to the Stockyards Championship Rodeo! 817-882-6405, www.horseshoehillcafe.com. OL’ SOUTH PANCAKE HOUSE has 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 smaller Dutch Babies and a Sampler of Babies with toppings. Ol’ South Pancake House has many savory breakfast options, such as The Skillet, a fluffy homemade biscuit smothered in home-style gravy with eggs, hash browns, cheddar cheese, and your choice of meat. For those looking for healthy options, Blackened Salmon, Grilled Chicken Breast, or a fresh Spinach and Chicken Salad are delicious guilt free choices on the menu. From a light Greek Omelet to a sinfully good Fried Chicken and Waffles, or juicy T-Rex Burger to sizzling Breakfast Tacos, Ol’ South Pancake House has it all! Open 24 hours every day. 817-336-0309. 1509 S. University Dr., www.olsouthpancakehouse.com. Mike Smith’s PARIS COFFEE SHOP (Paris Coffeeshop) is a Fort Worth landmark, with the invitation “come on in” at its entrance. The Coffee Shop is open for breakfast 6 days a week and lunch 5 days. Choices for your morning meal include eggs any style including omelets-plain, Denver, Greek or vegetable- French toast, pancakes, cereals (means oatmeal too), biscuits & gravy and hashbrowns. Sides include bacon, sausage, breakfast steak, ham, or a pork chop. The lunch menu starts off with a daily special, ala Carte, sandwiches, fish, soup, or salads. Desserts include mile-high meringue pies, fruit pies, cobblers, and home made cookies. Hrs. are Mon.-Fri. 6 a.m. until 2:30, Sat. 6 a.m. until 11 a.m. For more info call 817-335-2041. 704 W. Magnolia, www.pariscoffeeshop.net. 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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loaded with dozens of fun events and main attractions, not least of which is the Coors Light Roadhouse. The music series will host dozens of world-class Country and Americana music acts at the Will Rogers Memorial Center Jan. 12 through Feb. 3. Texas crooner Andy Meadows backed by his big band on Jan. 12 brings standards and original songs with a jazzy, western swing lilt. Meadow’s deep, velvety voice is sure to leave an impression. Oklahoma native Jason Young blends an edgy rock feel with a Country sentiment. His song “Under My Skin” was featured in the 2014 movie An Evergreen Christmas. The band’s tunes run the gamut of moods, as does Young’s agile voice. Catch him Jan. 18. Poo Live Crew is “America’s favorite cover band,” according to their website. True or not, the raucous ’90s band (performing Jan. 26) keeps a busy schedule while performing in attention-grabbing regalia. They aren’t taking themselves too seriously, just having fun while playing tunes we all know and can sing along with. Country singer-songwriter Kody West is a relative newcomer to the local scene. His voice is full of vigor and drives his songs like a melodic piston. Kody has come a long way in a short time, a climb that’s been fueled by talent and relentless work. Catch this up-andcomer Feb. 1. Admission to the Coors Light Roadhouse is free with purchase of daily grounds admission, souvenir pin, badge, and Museum membership or rodeo ticket. Otherwise, admission is $10. All ages are welcome. The Roadhouse serves beer and wine. Tuesdays feature a live broadcast by 95.9 The Ranch. Coors Light Roadhouse Schedule Sunday-Monday: Closed, except January 14 and 15. Tuesday-Thursday: 6 p.m.-11 p.m. Saturday: Noon-1 a.m. More Top Show Picks Banda Santa Cruz, Sunday, January 14 Jason Eady, Tuesday, January 16 Sunny Sweeney, Tuesday, January 23 Jake Ward, Saturday, February 3 January 2018

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Key Points of Interest

Amon Carter Museum OF AMERICAN ART -

Designed by renowned architect Philip Johnson (1906–2005), the Amon Carter Museum of American Art houses a preeminent collection of American art including painting, sculpture, and works on paper. The collection spans early nineteenth-century expeditionary art to mid-twentieth century modernism and includes masterworks by artists such as Frederic Church, Stuart Davis, Arthur Dove, Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, Georgia O’Keeffe, and John Singer Sargent. The museum is one of the nation’s major repositories of American photography and holds the archives of luminaries such as Nell Dorr, Laura Gilpin, Eliot Porter, and Karl Struss. The Amon Carter Museum is also home to nearly 400 works by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell, the two greatest artists of the American West. Admission to the permanent collection, special exhibitions, and enriching public programs for all ages is always free. Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunday noon-5 p.m., closed Mondays and major holidays. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd., 817-738-1933, 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, a F-14D Tomcat, a F-5E Tiger II, a BT-13 Valliant, 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 Wed. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m. -5 and Sun. 11 a.m. -5. General admission $5, students 6 to 16 $1, children under 6 free. Families $10. FWAM is located 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. 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. Open 365 days a year! Hrs. are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. See web site for holiday hours. Gen. Ad. $14, Seniors 65+ & children 3-12, $10, 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., Fri., Sun. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Wed., Thurs., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 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 - The museum’s focus

exhibition, “Frederic Remington: Altered States,” tells the provocative story of three of his paintings from the museum’s collection that were altered after completion. One demonstrates a change made by Remington, one demonstrates fraudulency and one remains a mystery. The exhibition explores the ways in which scholarship and scientific conservation methods contributed to the discovery of those alterations. “This focus exhibition is for anyone who loves a mystery,” said director Mary Burke. Visitors can also examine two different castings of Remington’s bronze “The Rattlesnake.” “Frederic Remington: Altered States” runs concurrently with the “Legacy” exhibition, with both closing on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018. “Legacy” depicts the clash of cultures of the 19th century American West, conflicts among cowboys, soldiers, explorers and Indigenous Americans during westward expansion. 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, 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. 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. 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 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. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. & Sat. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. & Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Gen. Ad. $6, Seniors 60+ & students, $5, children 3-12, $3, family, $18. 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 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 the Stockyards Visitor’s Center. 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 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-20th-century 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. For more information call 817-332-8451, www.kimbellart.org. 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd. Ongoing See the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History’s World Trade Center Beam Exhibit. This 9/11 tribute exhibit features the largest World Trade Center artifact in Texas. The beam is a full-façade panel that once supported the three floors (101-103) that were located just above the center of the impact zone of the North Tower. The artifact, one of the few recovered pieces the National Institute of Standards and Technology

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has been able to trace to the exact location in the structure, is the focus of a permanent exhibit. Free admission. Hrs. Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. For more information, 817-255-9300, www.fortworthmuseum.org. 1600 Gendy St.

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 trains run seasonally Fri., Sat. & Sun. round trip between downtown Grapevine and the Fort Worth Stockyards. The Grapevine to the Stockyards run departs 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. Pricing varies, see web site for details. For information, 817-410-3123, www.stockyardsstation. com/attractions, www.grapevinetexasusa.com/ grapevine-vintage-railroad. Grapevine station, 705 S. Main St. Open 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Stockyards Station, noon-4:30 p.m. 140 E. Exchange Ave. Ongoing Public tours at Kimbell Art Museum. Join knowledgeable docents 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 nonmembers to visit paid special exhibitions: $18 adults, $16 seniors 60+, $16 students with ID, $14 children 6-11, chil-

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dren under 6 are free. Museum 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. For more information, www.kimbellart.org/learn/gallery-tours/ public-tours. 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd. Ongoing The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. See history and nature with stunning IMAX cinematography and audio. This month’s showings include Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi, Jerusalem, Lewis & Clark: Great Journey West, and Journey to the South Pacific. For complete list of show times, 817-255-9540, www.fortworthmuseum.org/omniimax-now-showing. 1600 Gendy St. Ongoing The Fort Worth Zoo. This home to nearly 7,000 native and exotic animals is ranked the no. 5 zoo in the nation by USA Travel Guide. Admission $14 13+, $10 seniors 65+ and children 3-12, children 2 & under free. Parking $5. Halfprice tickets are available every Wednesday. Open 365 days a year! Hrs. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily 817-871-7050, www.fortworthzoo.org. 1989 Colonial Pkwy. Ongoing The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame. See more than 2,000 artifacts about the remarkable women that shaped the West. Hrs. Tue.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. Open on Mon. during Summer and Stock Show only. Closed for major holidays; see web site for details. Admission $10 13+, $8 seniors 60+, $8 children 3-12, children 3 & under free with paid adult. For

more information, 817-336-4475, 800-476-3263, www.cowgirl.net. 1720 Gendy St. Ongoing Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge. This 3,621-acre refuge is one of the largest cityowned 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 $5 adults, $2 children 3-12, free to children under 3, $3 seniors 65+, $1 discount per person with Military ID-Active/Retired. Hrs. Refuge 8 a.m.-5 p.m.: hours vary for special events. See web site for details. For more information, 817-392-7410, www.fwnaturecenter.org. 9601 Fossil Ridge Rd. Ongoing See the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History’s reimagined exhibit, “DinoLabs.” Who knew you could find dinosaurs in your own backyard? “DinoLabs” and “DinoDig®” bring the fascinating story of dinosaurs discovered in North Texas to life with full articulations of dinosaur skeletons native to the region and a dig site replicating a local paleontological field site. Filled with cutting-edge technology and treasured artifacts from the Museum’s paleontology collection, this updated exhibit will enthrall, entertain and engage. $15 Gen. Ad., 12+. For more information, 817255-9300, www.fwmuseum.org/dinolabs-dinodig. 1600 Gendy St. Ongoing The Christian Arts Museum. The Christian Arts Museum showcases “Inspirational

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Art,” including a three dimensional, full-size exhibition that recreates Leonardo da Vinci’s famous painting, The Last Supper. Free admission. Hrs. Wed.-Sat. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information, 817-332-7878, www.cacmuseum.org. 3221 Hamilton Ave. Ongoing Fort Worth Botanic Garden. Stroll through this 109-acre park of trees and flowers, then to the greenhouse, cafe and the waterways. 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, which is open Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 1-6 p.m. For more information, 817-392-5510, www. fwbg.org. 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd. 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. Admission $5 adults 18+, $4.50 children ages 4-17 and 60+, $4 groups of 10 or more. Free for ages 3 & under. Hrs. Tues.-Fri. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat. & Sun. 1-5 p.m. For more information, 817-392-5881, www.logcabinvillage.org. 2100 Log Cabin Village Ln. 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. at the Town Square Gazebo. Free admission. For more information, 817-527-7446, www.farmersmarketofgrapevine.com. 520 S. Main St., #203, Grapevine, TX 76051. Ongoing “Live at the Noble” is an original Fort Worth Museum of Science and History production and your gateway to the universe. Join their cosmic guides on a live safari through space and time as they tour the “Texas Sky Tonight” and the cosmic neighborhood in “Our Solar System.” 817255-9540, www.fwmsh.org/noble-planetariumshows. 1600 Gendy St. Fridays & Saturdays Four Day Weekend comedy. This six-member comedy troupe in downtown Fort Worth weaves audience participation, videos and music into their improvisational skills. The talented cast has created the longestrunning live show in Fort Worth’s history. Tickets $20. Ages 18+ are welcome. Performances Fri. & Sat., 7:30 p.m. & 10 p.m. For information, 817-226-4329, www.fourdayweekend.com. 312 Houston St. 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 Jan. 6 “The Modern Lights” exhibit at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. For

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the first time in its history, the Modern will be illuminated with a spectacular array of festive lights in celebration of the holiday season and in honor of the Museum’s 125th Anniversary. Not only will passersby be treated to a stunning display, visitors and families will be invited to enjoy nightly viewing opportunities with extended museum hours for a “must-see” holiday experience. Tickets $10 adults 13+, $4 students with ID & seniors 60+. Free for children 12 & under and Modern members. For more information, 817-738-9215, www.themodern.org/exhibitions/ upcoming. 3200 Darnell St. Through Jan. 7 Amon Carter Museum of American Art presents “Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art.” This is the first major exhibition in the United States to explore the multifaceted meanings of hunting and fishing in both painting and sculpture from the early 19th century to the mid-20th century. The exhibit features more than 60 paintings and sculptures that together demonstrate the aesthetic richness and cultural importance of hunting and fishing in America. Hrs. 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. Through Jan. 7 Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Over Texas. Have yourself a merry little Christmas as Six Flags Over Texas transforms into a winter wonderland. Thrilling rides, holiday shows, delicious hot cocoa and over a million twinkling lights await guests looking to get into the magical, holiday spirit. For more information, www.sixflags. com/overtexas/special-events/holiday-in-the-park. 2201 Rd. to Six Flags Arlington, TX 76011. Through Jan. 7 “Race to the End of the Earth” at The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. This exhibition focuses on the challenges that the two leaders Roald Amundsen on the Norwegian side, and Robert Falcon Scott on the British, faced as they undertook their separate 1,800-mile journeys from the edge of the Ross Ice Shelf to the South Pole and back. This exhibit is included in the price of museum admission. Hrs. Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. For more information, www.fwmuseum.org/race-end-earth. 1600 Gendy St. Through Jan. 7 Grapevine, Christmas Capital of Texas events. It will be a memorable winter wonderland this Christmas in Historic Grapevine, Texas. Grapevine dresses in the spirit of the season when the city becomes blanketed with millions of lights, and enormous decorations; events include the Parade of Lights, Magic of Christmas Light Show, and the Twinkle Light Boat Parade! All of this, plus great shopping for everyone on your list. Grapevine truly is the “Christmas Capital of Texas.” For more information, 300 S. Main St., Grapevine, TX 76051. www.grapevinetexasusa.com/christmas-capitalof-texas/lighted-evening-events.


Through Jan. 14 Curious George™: Let’s Get Curious! at The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. The exhibit presents key concepts in science, math and engineering. Activities invite children to learn like George through direct experience and problem solving! This exhibit is included in the price of museum admission. Hrs. Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. For more information, 817-255-9300, www. fwmsh.org/curious-george-2. 1600 Gendy St. Through Jan. 14 “Dornith Doherty: Archiving Eden” exhibit at The Amon Carter Museum of American Art. North Texas photographer Dornith Doherty has traveled the globe for more than a decade to construct a visual meditation on the planet’s botanical diversity by showcasing the work of international seed banks and sharing the pure aesthetic pleasure of seeds and their transformations into plants. 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 Mon. For more information, 817-738-1933, www.cartermuseum. org/exhibitions. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd. Through Jan. 14 “FOCUS: Katherine Bradford” exhibit at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Katherine Bradford is known for her vibrant palette and eccentric compositions. Often built up over months and sometimes years, Bradford’s paintings are textured, semi-transparent coats of acrylic paint, with hints of pentimenti exposed in the finished surface. Tickets $10 adults, 13+, $4

students with ID & seniors 60+. Free for children 12 & under and Modern members. Hrs. Tues., Fri., Sun. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Wed., Thurs., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Mon. For more information, 817-738-9215, www.themodern.org/exhibitions/ upcoming. 3200 Darnell St. Through Jan. 15 Panther Island Ice. Glide over to Fort Worth’s first and only outdoor ice skating rink. Seasonal food & beverages are available for purchase in addition to the full menu at the Coyote Drive-In Canteen. Admission $12, $10 group discount for 15+ skaters. Rink hours vary. For more information, www.pantherislandice.com. 223 NE 4th St. Through Jan. 21 Salvador Dali Exhibit at Arlington Museum of Art. See the mastery of Dali, who is a well-known Spanish artist and one of the leading figures in the Surrealism movement. He was a virtuoso with dazzling skills and techniques as a painter, designer, sculptor, writer and set designer. He was also a master engraver who could produce equally outstanding work in dry point, etching, woodcut or lithography. $8 for adults, $5 for seniors & students, free for children 2 & under. Hrs. Tue.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 1 p.m.-5 p.m., www.arlingtonmuseum.org, 817-275-4600. 201 W. Main St., Arlington, TX 76010. Through Jan. 28 “Figures from the Collection” exhibit at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Figures from the Collection offers various perspec-

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tives on people and their surroundings. The works’ subject matter ranges from autobiographical and inclusive of friends and acquaintances to historical or completely fictional. Tickets $10 adults 13+, $4 students with ID & seniors 60+. Free for children 12 & under and Modern members. For more information, 817-738-9215, www.themodern.org/ exhibitions/upcoming. 3200 Darnell St. Through Feb. 4 National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame. Constance Jaeggi, rancher and world champion cutting horse rider, presents her debut exhibition of fine-art equine photography Aspects of Power, Light and Motion in the Cowgirl’s Anne W. Marion Gallery. In 21 large-format, black-and-white photographs, Jaeggi focuses on the horse as a dynamic being while capturing its sense of motion in a still frame. She uses light and shadow to sculpt each scene to accentuate the individual personality of the horse. She takes the horses out of their natural environment to photograph them without halters or means of restraints in the indoor studio on her ranch, the J Five Horse Ranch in Parker County near Weatherford, Texas, the cutting horse capital of the world. She titled each photograph to reflect the personality of the horse or horses featured. Hrs. Tues.- Sat. 10 a.m.5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. $10, $8 ages 3-12 and 60 and older. Free to younger than 3 and members. For information, visit www.cowgirl.net or call 817-336-4475. 1720 Gendy Street, Fort Worth. Through Feb. 11 “Caught On Paper” exhibit at The Amon Carter Museum of American Art. From giving something your “best shot” to feeling like a “fish out of water,” metaphors and imagery from the sports of hunting and fishing permeate American culture. This selection of works on paper explores the popular outdoor subjects that have captivated American artists for centuries. 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 Mon. Visit the museum’s Library to learn more about the artists in the exhibition. The Library offers public hours on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. and on Thursdays from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. For more information, 817-738-1933, www.cartermuseum. org/exhibitions. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd. Through Feb. 18 Hugh the Hunter exhibit at The Amon Carter Museum of American Art. A fitting companion and contradiction to the celebratory exhibitions “Wild Spaces, Open Seasons” and “Caught on Paper,” the film Hugh the Hunter engages with contemporary issues of race, class, and the practice of hunting. 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 Mon. For more information, 817-738-1933, www.cartermuseum.org/exhibitions. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd. Through March 25 The Amon Carter Museum of American Art presents the exhibit “Darryl Lauster: Trace.” Texas-based artist Lauster (b. 1969) created ten fragmentary Carrara marble tablets and carved phrases in them using a font reminiscent of the ones used on monuments. The blocks

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of stone seemingly speak essential truths—such as language from American founding documents, various militias and splinter group manifestos, and parts of the inscription on the Statue of Liberty— uniting fundamental phrases intended for entirely different purposes and obscuring their original meanings. Hrs. 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. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd. Through Sept. 2 “Gabriel Dawe: Plexus no. 34” is at 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. Words cannot do justice to 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, 817-738-1933, www.cartermuseum. org/exhibitions. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd. Through Sept. 9 The Sid Richardson Museum’s focus exhibition, “Frederic Remington: Altered States,” tells the provocative story of three of his paintings from the museum’s collection that were altered after completion. One demonstrates a change made by Remington, one demonstrates fraudulence and one remains a mystery. The exhibition explores the ways in which scholarship and scientific conservation methods contributed to the discovery of those alterations. “This focus exhibition is for anyone who loves a mystery,” said director Mary Burke. Visitors can also examine two different castings of Remington’s bronze “The Rattlesnake.” “Frederic Remington: Altered States” runs concurrently with the “Legacy” exhibition. “Legacy” depicts the clash of cultures of the 19th century American West, conflicts among cowboys, soldiers, explorers and Indigenous Americans during westward expansion. 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. 2,3,4,5,6,7,13,20,27 Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District-Cowtown Coliseum hosts Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Show. Family friendly entertainment. Box seats $18, Gen. Ad. $15, seniors 60+ $11 & children 3-12, $8. Performances 2:30 p.m. & 4:30 p.m. www.StockyardsRodeo.com. 817-625-1025. 121 E. Exchange Ave. 5 Billy Bob’s Texas-96.3 KSCS presents Josh Abbott Band. Tickets $20, $30 & $35. Performance 10:30 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-6247117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.


5,6 “Boyz II Men” presented by Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra at Bass Performance Hall. Their velvety vocals and seductive harmonies defined the ’90s R&B sound. Be there when four-time GRAMMY Award-winners Boyz II Men joins the Fort Worth Symphony for an evening of charttopping hits. Performances 7:30 p.m. For more information, 817-212-4280, www.basshall.com. 525 Commerce St. 5,6 Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District Cowtown Coliseum hosts the Cowtown Classic PBR Bull Riding. Reserved box seats & VIP $35, Gen. Ad. $25, preferred box seats $40. Showtime 8 p.m. For more information, www. StockyardsRodeo.com. 121 E. Exchange Ave. 5,6,12,13,19,20,26,27 Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District Cowtown Coliseum hosts the Stockyards Championship Rodeo. Reserved box seats & VIP $24, Gen. Ad. $19, seniors 60+, $14 & children 3-12, $10. 8 p.m. www.StockyardsRodeo.com. 817-6251025. 121 E. Exchange Ave. 5-27 The Marvelous Wonderettes at Artisan Center Theater. This smash off-Broadway hit takes you to the 1958 Springfield High School prom where we meet Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy, and Suzy, four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts! As we learn about their lives and loves, the girls serenade us with classic ’50s hits including “Lollipop,” “Dream

Lover,” “Stupid Cupid,” and “Lipstick on Your Collar.” Performance times and prices vary. For more information, www.artisanct.com. 444 East Pipeline Rd., Hurst, TX 76053. 5-28 Magnolia at the Modern. This ongoing series features critically-acclaimed films. January’s showings: 5-7, Wonder Wheel; 12-14, Call Me By Your Name; 19-21, Happy End; 26-28, Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story. Tickets are $9, $7 for Modern members, $6 for Reel People. The Sunday noon show is half price. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, www.themodern.org/films/category/ Magnolia-at-the-Modern/289. 3200 Darnell St. 6 Vicki Lawrence & Mama at Arlington Music Hall. “The Carol Burnett Show” alumni shares an evening of laughter and entertainment bringing some of her most beloved characters to life including “Mamma” from the TV series, “Mamma’s Family.” Performance 7:30 p.m. Tickets $30-$105. For more information and to purchase tickets, www.arlingtonmusichall.net. 224 N. Center St., Arlington, TX 76011. 6 Billy Bob’s Texas-99.5 The Wolf presents Josh Abbott Band. Tickets $20, $30 & $35. Performance 10:30 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza. 8-10 “Shen Yun” presented by Southern USA Falun DAFTA. “Shen Yun” brings the profound spirit of this lost civilization to life on stage with unrivaled

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artistic mastery. Every dance movement, every musical note, makes this a stunning visual and emotional experience you won’t find anywhere else. See for yourself why this performance is leaving millions around the world in awe. Performance times vary. For more information and to purchase tickets, 817-212-4280, www.basshall. com. 525 Commerce St. 12 Billy Bob’s Texas-Hayes Carll. Tickets $14 & $22. Performance 10:30 p.m. www.billybobstexas. com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza. 12-14 “Nights in the Gardens of Spain” presented by Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra at Bass Performance Hall. FWSO Music Director Miguel Harth-Bedoya leads the orchestra in a program celebrating the music of Spain. Beginning with Falla’s “Nights in the Gardens of Spain” with pianist Joaquin Achucarro, the concert will whisk you on a journey that includes Albeniz’s “Rhapsodia Española” as arranged by Halfter, Granados’s Intermezzo from “Goyescas,” and Debussy’s Ibéria from “Images.” Performances 7:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday. For more information, 817-212-4280, www.basshall.com. 525 Commerce St. 12-Feb. 3 Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo events. General admission tickets permit access to all livestock events, educational programs, commercial exhibits and carnival/midway. Rodeo Box Office Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tickets $10 adults, $5 children 6 & under, children 5 & under free. For more information, call the stock show office 817-877-2420, www.fwssr.com. Will Rogers Memorial Center, 3401 W. Lancaster Ave. 12-Feb. 4 Sylvia at Theater Arlington. After twenty two years of raising children in the suburbs, Greg and Kate move to Manhattan. Greg brings home a dog he found in the park—or that has found him—bearing only the name “Sylvia” on her name tag. The marriage is put in serious jeopardy until, after a series of hilarious and touching complications, Greg and Kate learn to compromise, and Sylvia becomes a valued part of their lives. Appropriate for audiences 16+. Ticket prices vary. For more information, 817-2757661, www.theatrearlington.org. 305 W. Main St. Arlington, TX 76010. 13 Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo’s All Western Parade. Over 100,000 spectators line the streets in downtown Fort Worth to watch this spectacular event. Parade starts at 11 a.m. For additional information, call 817-877-2400. 13 “Bricks in the Wall-Pink Floyd Tribute” at Arlington Music Hall. Bricks In The Wall the Sight and Sound of Pink Floyd, the longest performing Pink Floyd Tribute act in the U.S. Bricks is a 9-piece tribute to Pink Floyd that re-creates the live Pink Floyd concert experience with stunning accuracy! Bricks shows are complete with a gigantic circular video screen, state-of-the-art video and light effects and an amazing laser light show that is operated by one of Roger

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Waters’ tour laser engineers. Performance 7:30 p.m. Tickets $30-$105. For more information and tickets, www.arlingtonmusichall.net. 224 N. Center St., Arlington, TX 76011. 13 Billy Bob’s Texas-Charles Esten. Tickets $16, $25 & $35. Performance 10:30 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza. 13-14 Repticon at the Grapevine Convention Center. With two shows in 2018 and double the space at the Grapevine Convention Center, the show will be filled with regional and national vendors offering and exhibiting reptiles, amphibians, and all kinds of exotics. The event includes raffles of great reptile supplies and merchandise, and every hour promises informative and interactive live animal encounters and seminars. Join in the development of this new show in the Dallas area by attending and become part of the big reptile hobby in Texas at the inaugural Repticon Dallas. For more information, www.grapevinetexasusa. com/event/repticon/20447/. 1209 S. Main St., Grapevine, TX 76051. 15 Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo presents the Cowboys of Color Rodeo at 2 p.m. which highlights the rich diversity and culture of rodeo and the western way of life. This unique presentation, presented by State Farm® and Telemundo 39, features edge of your seat action and special acts from a variety of performers. Tickets are $22. For more information, call the stock show office 817-877-2420, www.fwssr.com/cowboys-of-colorrodeo/. Will Rogers Memorial Center, 3401 W. Lancaster Ave. 17-21 “Something Rotten!” presented by Performing Arts Fort Worth at Bass Performance Hall. Welcome to the ’90s – the 1590s. When a local soothsayer foretells the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first MUSICAL! Amidst the scandalous excitement of Opening Night, the Bottom Brothers realize that reaching the top means being true to thine own self… and all that jazz. Performance times vary. For more information, 817-212-4280, www.basshall.com. 525 Commerce St. 18 Sippin’ and Shoppin’ at Stockyards Station. These boots are made for walkin’, and that’s just what they’ll do! Enjoy a wine stroll through Stockyards Station and explore more than 20 unique shops carrying authentic wear with a Western flare and other custom goods while enjoying 5 tastings of hand-slected wines from Cowtown Winery. For more information, www.stockyardsstation.com/events/sippin-and-shoppin-at-stockyardsstation/. Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, 130 E. Exchange Ave. 18 Lindsay Garritson on piano with guest conductor Piero Romano at Symphony, Arlington. Showtime 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices vary. For more information, 817-385-0484, www.symphonyarlington.org. Arlington Music Hall, 224 N. Center St., Arlington, TX 76011.


18-Feb. 3 Anne of Green Gables at Artisan Center Theater Second Stage. When aging brother and sister Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert send to the orphanage in Nova Scotia for a boy to help them on the farm, they get more than they bargained for. Due to a mix-up, they are instead left with 11-year-old Anne Shirley. Over the course of six years, this hot-headed and energetic girl wins their hearts in this warm, poignant story about love, home and family. Performance times and prices vary. For more information, www.artisanct.com. 444 East Pipeline Rd., Hurst, TX 76053. 18-Feb. 11 Stage West Theatre presents Like a Billion Likes. Misty Riggs is a nobody. No, really, that’s an undisputed fact. But just as she’s starting her sophomore year, she gets the notion that she should try to stand out somehow before it’s too late. Misty’s gambit only cements her loserdom, and after one blow too many, she makes a final, desperate bid for glory. Will she be recognized for something, anything, no matter how she achieves it? For more information, www.stagewest.org. 821/823 W. Vickery Blvd. in Fort Worth. 19 “Monarch Workshop: Train the Trainer” at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. Learn to speak publicly with confidence to diverse groups on topics of monarch conservation and monarch habitat at a one-day intensive workshop. Presented in partnership with the Native Plant Society of Texas and Bring Back the Monarchs to Texas. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $30 includes lunch and a travel drive with a 1-hour presentation, plus resources. Preregister at www. fwbg.org/events. 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd. 19 Billy Bob’s Texas-Neal McCoy. Tickets $16 & $25. Performance 10:30 p.m. www.billybobstexas. com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza. 19-Nov. 10 Lone Star Murder Mysteries presents Mein Shaft. Grab your shovels and watch your step! A millionaire silver miner, John Schmidt, has been murdered and Marshal Jim Courtright must dig for clues to find out who got the shaft. Might Kit, his wife, be working the mine for her own benefit? Or maybe it was Katherine, the new gentlelady in town with an affinity for rich men and all things silver. Perhaps the eccentric Scotsman, McPhiggis, was aiming for revenge. It’s a safe bet that with a cast of suspects as dangerous as a mine car filled with black powder, trouble is bound to explode! $59.95 per person for entertainment and dinner. For more information, 817-310-5588, www.texasstardinnertheater.com/2018show.php. 816 S. Main St., Grapevine, TX 76051. 20 2018 Texas Rangers Fan Fest at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Enjoy autograph/photography opportunities with former and current players, Rangers Q&A, tours of the clubhouse, and more. Event 9 a.m. www.mlb.com/rangers/fans/fanfest/ faq. 1000 Ballpark Way, Arlington, TX 76011. 20 Billy Bob’s Texas-Wade Bowen. Tickets $18, $30 & $35. Performance 10:30 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.

23 “A Night with Janis Joplin” presented by BNSF Popular Entertainment at Bass Performance Hall. Like a comet that burns far too brightly to last, Janis Joplin exploded onto the music scene in 1967 and, almost overnight, became the queen of rock & roll. Come share an evening with Janis and her musical influences in this hit musical. Performance: 7:30 p.m. For more information, 817-212-4280, www.basshall.com. 525 Commerce St. 25-Feb. 24 This Random World at Circle Theatre. Each character’s journey overlaps one another, be it an ailing woman who plans one final trip, a daughter planning one great escape or a son falling prey to a prank gone wrong. This funny and intimate play explores the lives that may be happening just out of reach of our own. Does serendipity bring us together or is that only a myth? Ticket prices, performance dates and times vary. For more information, www.circletheatre.com. 230 West Fourth Street in Sundance Square. 26 Billy Bob’s Texas-Austin Allsup. Tickets $10 & $15. Performance 10:30 p.m. www.billybobstexas. com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza. 26-28 “Let’s Dance” presented by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra at Bass Performance Hall. Get ready to get that dancin’ feelin’ as the FWSO performs a range of popular dance styles including waltz, tango, swing, ’50s pop, cha-cha, and “dirty dancing.” A team of seven professional dancers will join the musicians onstage to strut their stuff to a toe-tapping orchestral showcase, and two vocalists will sing music from Peggy Lee’s “Fever” and “Dirty Dancing.” Performances 7:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday. For more information, 817-212-4280, www.basshall.com. 525 Commerce St. 26-Feb. 25 Jubilee Theatre presents Detroit ’67. It’s 1967 and the world is shifting for two siblings, who are running an after-hours joint in their basement to make ends meet. But when a mysterious woman finds her way into their lives, tensions mount when their tight-knit community is threatened and the streets erupt in violence. This riveting play is set to a driving ’60s Motown beat. Contains adult language and themes, for patrons 14+. Performance times vary. For tickets and additional information, www.jubileetheatre.org. 506 Main St. 27 Billy Bob’s Texas-Kevin Fowler. Tickets $16 & $22. Performance 10:30 p.m. www.billybobstexas. com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza. 27-Mar. 18 “FOCUS: Nina Chanel Abney” exhibit at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Nina Chanel Abney’s paintings are visually frenetic, reflecting the fast-paced energy of life today. Her imagery refers to such diverse subjects as pop culture, world events, and art history in compositions with flattened, simplified forms. Tickets $10 adults, 13+, $4 students with ID & seniors 60+. Free for children 12 & under and Modern members. Hrs. Tues., Fri., Sun. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Wed., Thurs., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Mon. For more information, 817-738-9215, www.themodern.org/ exhibitions/upcoming. 3200 Darnell St.

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(Thursday and Saturdays) • Day Out with Thomas™, April 13, 14, 15 and April 20, 21 and 22 • 26th Annual New Vintage Wine & Gallery Trail and Blessing of the Vines, April 14 • 17th Annual Spring Into Nash, April 21 • 12th Annual ChocolateFest, May 4 and 5 • 34th Annual Main Street Fest, May 18, 19 and 20 • 10th Annual SummerBlast, May 25-September 3 • 32nd Annual GrapeFest®, September 13, 14, 15 and 16 • 18th Annual Fall Round-Up at Nash Farm, October 20 • 21st Annual Butterfly Flutterby, October 20 • Hallo-Wine Trail, October 27 and 28 • Christmas Capital of Texas®, mid-November 2018-early January 2019 Many of Grapevine’s hotels offer special rates and packages during annual festival and events. For hotel information, tickets or more information regarding Grapevine’s festivals and events, please contact the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau at 800-457-6338 or 817-410-3185 or visit www.GrapevineTexasUSA.com.

Grapevine CVB Save the Date for 2018 Festivals & Events in Grapevine

By Leigh Lyons, Director of Communications, Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau Discover why Grapevine is the number one festival and events destination in Texas! Officially recognized as a World Festival & Events City by the International Festival & Events Association, Grapevine welcomed more than one and a half million visitors to the city’s festivals and special events in 2017. So, make your plans now to attend all of these exciting Grapevine events in 2018! • Sweetheart Wine Trail, February 10 and 11 • Jazz Wine Trains, March 22 and 23 • Grapevine Farmers Market, April 5-October 13 (Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays) • Grapevine Market, April 5-October 13

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GRAPEVINE, TEXAS


124 E. Worth Street • Historic Downtown Grapevine, TX 76051 Call for Directions 817.481.4668 • www.esparzastexas.com G R APEV I N E T X THE PREMIER DESTINATION OF NORTH TEXAS FOR FAMILY FUN. Treat your family to an array of attractions and fun that await you in Grapevine Over 200 restaurants and fantastic shopping Excursions on the Grapevine Vintage Railroad and several winery tasting rooms

SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium

Outstanding attractions like LEGOLAND® Discovery Center, SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium, Grapevine Glockenspiel, and many more that are perfect for the entire family

Visit us at www.GrapevineTexasUSA.com or call 817-410-3185.

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Sundance Square

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