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Aledo | Hudson Oaks | Springtown | Weatherford | Willow Park Issue 8 | February 2014

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Texas wines and fine food

Katy Keenie

Changing the World One Song at a Time!

Richard Bettinger

Capturing the Reflections of Life

All the Latest News from Hollywood!

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Movies

Film Jive by Jimmy Ray Sorrells, and City Lights Theater in Weatherford.

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Art

Richard Bettinger photography artist, Local gallery / museum listings.

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Shopping

Shopping opportunities all over Parker County!

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Lodging

Lodges, Bed and Breakfasts, Hotel or Motel, we can help you decide where to stay.

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Life in Parker County

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We got it all! Want to know what’s happening today, check here....

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Life in Parker County

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Activities

First Monday Trade Days. Plus local parks, and golf courses.

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Theater

Texas Opry Theater and Theater off the Square.

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Music & Nightlife

Katy Keenie /Singer/Songwriter, Listings of Live Music at Local Venues!

Parker County

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Movies: Film Jive Page 5

New film column by Jimmy Ray Sorrells.

Issue 8 • February 2014

Calendar of Events Parker County

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Art:

Richard Bettinger Page 6

Music:

Katy Keenie Page 22

Capturing the Reflection of Life

Texas Singer/ Songwriter Katy Keenie Making a Name for Herself on the Texas Music Scene.

Dining

Lightcatchery Winery & Bistro, special Valentine’s dinners, plus local dining listings

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Cover Photo:

Dining: Lightcatcher Winery and Bistro Page 24

“Amusement #2” By Richard Bettinger

Serving up a triple treat with award winning wines, superb food and great music!

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From the Amusement Series Single Image Photograph Shot in Weatherford, TX. With a little Valentine’s Day Love added in... Available Printed on Canvas, Acrylic or Framed on Paper at www.bettingerstudio.com

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Welcome to My Hometowns Texas Cultural & Entertainment Magazine

All You Need is Love... And a Big Heart! “Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own,” I recently read somewhere. I would have to agree, that the only thing better than being loved is loving…and, getting something shaped like a big heart. When I was little, I used to associate my February birthday with the arrival of big red hearts. They were everywhere in the department stores and shops. My mother would even have my cakes made in the shape of a heart, or with a Barbie doll stuck in the middle of a big cake that made up her flowing evening gown, festooned with hearts, of course. As I got older

the tradition didn’t change much, the Barbie doll was replaced with big red roses or something befitting my advancing age, but the cake remained heart shaped. My birthday month was alive with hearts; big red cardboard ones, gooey, yummy cake ones, helium balloon ones, boxes of chocolate candy ones, stuffed animals holding hearts… All this is to explain that I am a big fan of hearts…you name it…if it’s a heart, I like it. I’m

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also a huge fan of people with big hearts, and not necessarily the chocolate kind. You meet them every day; the checker in the grocery store that smiles and sympathizes when you’ve misplaced your credit card and have to dump out the contents of your purse while an ever lengthening line of disgruntled customers forms behind you, or the woman who answers the telephone at your mobile phone provider who tells you she remembers raising five children and would be happy to defer your payment to a later date, and certainly, the gentleman that holds the door open, smiles at you AND lets you go in ahead of him at the DMV. I’m sure everyone has met their share of big hearted people and been uplifted by the experience; and, this seems

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to be especially true of the folks living and working in Parker County. From the banker and the business people to the Walmart greeters, big hearts abound in our hometown; lives are touched and made better on a daily basis. So this February 14th I’m not only celebrating Valentine’s Day (and my birthday), I’m also celebrating the big hearted people I’ve had the honor to come in contact with throughout the years I’ve been fortunate enough to live and work in Parker County. Happy Valentine’s Day to all! Some of you deserve a heart-shaped surprise this year…you know who you are!

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ello fellow film and entertainment lovers, both novice and professional, young and old alike! Welcome to a fun place, here in this great publication, where we can journey together in all things Hollywood. I am so excited and grateful to be able to share with you my passion for film, television, and the arts. Please join me here every month for the latest and greatest escapes that tinsel town has to offer us, as I delve into the world of film and entertainment. Please allow me to introduce myself. My name is Jimmy Ray Sorrells. I have spent fourteen years toiling away in the film industry (19982012) working in production and post-production, on-location and in-house (studio) projects. I worked directly on large budget, big studio films all over the U.S. and Canada. I held numerous positions in various films from the lowly file clerk to the department head and everything in between. My knowledge in film production is vast and varied, and my interest is ever-growing. Though I am no longer professionally employed in the film industry, my contacts (and big nose) keep me planted firmly in all that is Hollywood! I certainly have an inside track to many celebrities, insights from behind the scenes (current and past films), and naturally an overwhelming abundance of personal stories just waiting to be told. Originally from Dublin, TX and having attended Weatherford College in my younger days, I feel truly back at home in this area. As much as I loved and will always miss my life on the road as a gypsy in film-making, I am even happier with my decision to be back in Texas and close to family and friends. Growing up one might guess I had an inclination to show business and movies, right? Well,

not really. No more than the average kid who would daydream of being the real Karate Kid or possibly being Elliot and best friends with E.T..At most, I would have wanted to have the ability of the young Drew Barrymore in “Firestarter” to keep pesky older brothers at bay…but beyond that, I had no interest or desire to learn filmmaking or what it was like for those that do. My professional introduction into movies is quite a story itself. In 1997, I moved from Weatherford to San Angelo to attend Angelo State University. I took a semester off to work and save money before hitting the books again. (Atypical 20’s move, right?) I quickly landed a full-time job at a Holiday Inn working as both a night bell-boy and at the front desk. One late evening, I checked in a group of people who were scouting the area for film locations on a movie that was shooting in Dallas. Over the next two weeks, I got to know and hang out with several of the crew members while they socialized and I asked every question in the book about their jobs. My gift of gab back then was welldocumented I can tell you. Upon their departure, I was assured we would keep in touch and was told if an entry-level position ever opened up, I would get a call. Oh sure, I thought. A million dollars will also fall from the sky and hit me in the head. Then low and behold – the call! After some excited school girl screams and more than a few high-five’s all the way around, I boarded a plane for Los Angeles for the quickest training period in an unknown industry known to man. A month later I was in Vancouver, British Columbia working on my first film. From there, it was city after city, film to film. My introduction to the movies wasn’t a particular typical one either. I didn’t go to film school. I wasn’t a struggling artist that had moved to Los Angeles and had paid my dues waiting tables, nor did I even have the distinct desire to get into film. I was just a curious young guy interested in some people doing something

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so fascinating to me, that I just kept talking. I quickly learned that my fate was unlike those around me. Those other young men and women had been in the trenches for years already trying to earn the prized spot on working on a large studio film shooting on-location. Those who had applied for special programs to work with professional crew members, and those who interned for free a thousand miles from home for six months just for the experience and the resume qualifications. Here I was, new and inexperienced, getting paid to do a job that others my age would kill for. At first I just felt lucky, but soon lucky turned into un-deserving and quite frankly, unqualified. I was never told that or made to feel that way by anyone. That is something I put upon myself, not having the vast experience or the same conviction about film work that my colleagues had. I made up my mind that I would earn my keep and that no job would be too menial. I would volunteer for even the most mundane and unpopular tasks, speaking to everyone, and being the first one in and the last one to leave. Every day. From that first day of working, I loved it all, the entire business. I learned that behind the scenes is where it’s all at from the deal making, to on-set antics. I wouldn’t trade a minute of it. So that is what I hope to offer here. An insightful and sometimes humorous look into the entertainment that we spend our leisure time viewing. I will be watching and giving reviews of films that are coming out and talking about ones that are currently still in production,

and even the occasional bigname interview. With so much material to view in this multimedia age; films, television, pod-casts, film festivals, online viewing options, plays, award shows, national and local film events…well, one can get dizzyheaded keeping up. I hope to showcase a sprinkling from all of these entertainment platforms in this column, along with some fun facts you might not know. Also included will be stories and films connected to certain times of the year. Holiday vintage movies, for instance, provide the nostalgia needed to bring one around into the spiritof the season. Local filmmakers are also a great source of inspiration and can provide us with stories and tales that may hit a little closer to home. Live music performers and various venues in and around our area will surely grace the column, as well as a good pinch of Hollywood gossip and latest news. My sources and friends are long and seasoned in the industry, blessing me with many strings to pull! I hope you’ll join me here every month and follow along as I do what I love to do best … film jive! Most of all, I hope that you enjoy the column as much as I already do and we can discover together why there really is no business like showbusiness! By: Jimmy Ray Sorrells

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by the abstract photo artistry that Richard specializes in, paired with Chad’s expertise in high tech computerization and printing. Bettinger Studio does all of their own printing, which allows them quality control and the ability to customize. These wallpapers have unlimited custom capabilities, including colors and the size of the print and are in high demand by interior decorators across the country.

Capturing Moments in Time Through Light Photo artist Richard Bettinger uses light as his medium. Although most photographers use light to create a mood or to highlight a subject, Bettinger uses it to take the most ordinary objects and transform them into beautiful, abstract pieces of art. His work has been called “Vibrant, Alluring and Sexy” by many, and has graced the pages of magazines across the nation including; Architectural Digest, Dallas Modern Luxury, California Home and Design, Interior Design, Luxe and Patron. Richard’s innovative, ethereal visions of the modern world can be seen in his original and limited edition fine art photography, as well as an astounding collection of wall coverings and furnishings based on his photographic designs. The artist’s career in photography really began with the technological advances of digital photography.Bettinger’s subtle variations of shutter speeds, lens manipulations and camera movements, allow him to transform the subject creating a painterly

effect and an otherworldly quality that is far removed from the original. Richard’s groundbreaking technique, which he has given the name, Decompressionism, creates unique and startlingly beautiful images; filled with electrifying natural color and energy. “This new medium satisfies my desire to capture the reflection of life instead of its reality,” says Richard. “You see it in the light against darkness, fire against water and in finding beauty in the contrasts that the visual world presents. Nothing is what it seems.”

LEXUX Dealership Series - Reflections of Light on Porcelain...

David Sutherland Showrooms feature a gorgeous high-tech collection of wallpapers, the Newton Collection; a collaboration between Bettinger Studio’s Chad Newton and Richard Bettinger. These papers are inspired

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Art County, commenting that much of his important work is shot in Weatherford on weekends and ends up in major cities around the world … even in a palace in Saudi!

Galleries and museums Firehouse Art Center & Gallery 119 Palo Pinto Street Weatherford 817-599-3278 weatherfordart.com

Stone Creek Fine Arts 114 Russell Court Weatherford 817-599-6757 Open by Appointment stonecreekfinearts.com

Museum of the Americas 216 Fort Worth Highway Weatherford 817-341-8668 museumoftheamericas.com

Doss Heritage and Culture Center 1400 Texas Drive Weatherford 817-599-6168 dosscenter.org

National Vietnam War Museum 12685 Mineral Wells Highway Weatherford 940-325-4003 nationalvnwarmuseum.org

Springtown Legends Museum 839 N. Main Street Springtown 817-523-5939

Disco Garden Party Series - Created with light reflecting from the disco ball in our garden shed. Final output 16’w x 10’h wall mural. Installed at The House.. the Philippe Starck high rise in Dallas on the 22nd floor. Install shot above.

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Richard Bettinger’s work is available through David Sutherland Showrooms nationally. His extraordinary art is currently represented throughout the United States andcan be found in private and commercial collections worldwide.Although Richard lives in Dallas, he spends a great deal of time in Parker


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Happy Valentines Day!

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Shop your Hometowns for Valentines!

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Le Chateau K-9 Milano’s Italian Ristorante The Candy Store Olivers Ozone Pure Water Agape & The Garden of Eat’n Bearcat Boutique City of Aledo

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SHOPPING

Springtown shops and businesses

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SHOPPING

Shopping - Weatherford Antique & Specialty Shops

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Lodging Online lodging list:

LODGING

WEATHERFORD HOTEL/MOTEL

Americas Best Value Inn 1110 Fort Worth Highway 817-599-3800 americasbest value.com

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites 850 Interstate 20 East 877-865-6578 PET FRIENDLY ICHotels.Group.com

Candlewood Suites 215 Alford Drive 888-223-0369 PET FRIENDLY Comfort Inn & Suites 215 Alford Drive Weatherford, TX 817-599-9999 Cutting Horse Inn & Suites Best Western 210 Alford Drive 817-599-3300 PET FRIENDLY www.bestwestern.com Econo Lodge 2207 Old Dennis Road 817-599-3705 Econolodge.com Fairfield Inn & Suites 175 Alford Drive 817-599-4040 Marriott.com Hampton Inn 2524 S. Main St. 817-599-4800 PET FRIENDLY Hamptoninn1.hilton.com Heritage Inn 1927 Sante Fe Drive 817-594-7401 Bestwesterntexas.com

1915 Wall Street Just off Adams Street 817-594-448 PET FRIENDLY www.lq.com Motel 6 150 Alford Drive 817-594-1740 PET FRIENDLY Quality Inn & Suites 2500 South Main Street 877-424-6423 PET FRIENDLY

Weatherford Inn & Suites 809 Palo Pinto 817-599-8683 Western Motel 809 Palo Pinto Street 817-599-8683

R.V. PARKS ALEDO Cowtown RV Park 7000 East I-20 817-441-7878 R.V. PARKS WEATHERFORD Hooves & Wheels RV Park and Horse Motel 4128 Granbury Hwy Weatherford, TX 817-599-4686 Oak Creek RV Park 7652 West I-20 Weatherford, TX 817-594-0200 www.oakcreekrvpark.com

Bed & Breakfast Angels Nest 1105 Palo Pinto St. Phone: (817) 596-8295 www.angels-nest.com

Weatherford KOA 2205 Tin Top Road 817-594-8801

The Rose Garden Cottage 212 East Lee Ave. 817-219-3435 www.rosegardencottage.com

Quality One Motel 2213 Old Dennis Road 817-594-0055

Mama’s Wish 414 W. Lee Ave. 817-757-7111 www.mamas-wish.com

Quest Inn 1106 West Park 817-594-3816

Pecan Bottom Ranch 801 N. Lake Drive 817-797-3477

SPRINGTOWN Outwest Campground and RV Park 4009 West Hwy. 199 (817) 220-0476 www.outwestcamp.com

Sleep & Go Motel 1709 East I-20 817-599-0500 Sleepandgo.com

The Getaway Cabins 2859 Thompson Road 817-596-3528 www.thegetawaycabins.com

Springtown RV Park 3080 W. Hwy 199 817-220-4678 www.springtownrvpark.com

Sleep Inn & Suites 119 Wall Street 817-594-9699 SleepInn.com

The Texas Star Ranch & Retreat 5950 FM 920 817-613-1949 www.thetexasstar.com

Still Waters Retreat Center of Texas 383 Country Road 3672 Springtown, Texas 817-220-2681 www.stillwatersretreattexas.com

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Victorian House Retreat 110 E. 5th Street 817-475-9009 www.victorianhouseretreat.com

WILLOW PARK Knights Inn 5080 E I-20 Service Road S Willow Park, TX 76087 817-441-5443 www.myhometownstexas.com


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A place to have fun

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Open everyday!

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Weatherford Farmers Market 213 and 217 Fort Worth Street Mondays - Sundays, 8 AM - 6:15 PM Chandor Gardens 711 W. Lee Avenue, Weatherford Monday – Friday 9 am – 5 pm Saturday 9 am – 3 pm & Sunday 12 – 4 pm Clark Botanical Gardens 567 Maddux Rd., Weatherford Monday – Saturday 7:30 am – 6 pm Sunday 10 am – 5 pm

Every Tuesday - Sunday Doss Heritage Culture Center 1400 Texas Dr, Weatherford Tuesday – Saturday 10 am till 5 pm PM | Sun 1:00 till 5:00 PM Every Tuesday - Saturday Museum of the Americas 216 Fort Worth Hwy, Weatherford Tues. – Fri. | 10 am – 5 pm Saturday 11 am – 4 pm

EVENTS

Doss Heritage Cultural Center 1400 Texas Dr, Weatherford Trail Drivers Exhibit Memories of Mary Martin Doss Heritage Cultural Center 1400 Texas Dr, Weatherford Memories of Mary Martin

Central Christian Church 1602 S Main – Weatherford Railhead Smokehouse BBQ 120 S Ranch House Rd Willow Park 7:30 pm Tori Martin

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th Fuzzy’s Taco Shop – Mineral Wells 9 pm - Grant Gilbert

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st Lake Mineral Wells State Park Cross Timbers Bird Walk Limited to 15 – 10 am-12 pm Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk Reservations required 2-4 pm 940-328-1171 Parker Paws Pet Adoption 11-2 pm Petsmart Weatherford

Lake Mineral Wells State Park Kids Wilderness Survival Reservations required 1-3:30 pm 940-328-1171

Railhead Smokehouse BBQ 120 S Ranch House Rd Willow Park 7:30 pm Sand Dollar Rodeo

Parker Paws Pet Adoption 11-2 pm Petsmart Weatherford

Cutting Horse Bar & Grill-Weatherford 2132 Tin Top Rd, Ste 100 10:30 Tejas Brothers

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Weatherford 1st Monday Trade’s Days 9 am-4 pm Corner of Santa Fe & Hwy 180, Weatherford

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th W(h)ine and Dine your Valentine Fundraiser for Parker Paws Fish Creek Restaurant-Willow Park Interstate 20 Service Road 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm 817-441-1746 Adult Softball Registration 8:00 am Old City Hall 817-598-4125

Every Monday & Friday

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th Railhead Smokehouse BBQ 120 S Ranch House Rd Willow Park 7 pm Johnny Cooper

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Weatherford Public Library After School for Teens 1014 Charles Street, Weatherford 4:00 – 5:00 pm YOGA at Chandor Gardens 5:30pm 711 W. Lee Avenue, Weatherford

th Clark Gardens – Weatherford Father-Daughter Dance 6 – 8 pm 940-682-4856

Every Wednesday

Weatherford Public Library Pre-School Storytime 2-5 yr olds Toddler Time – 6 mo-36 mo olds 1014 Charles Street, Weatherford 10:30 am

Every Saturday & Sunday

Lucky’s Landing MX 11031 W IH20 Millsap Call before you haul. 214-636-7233

The Wild Mushroom Valentine’s Weekend Celebrate Love with Valentine’s menu Reservations 817-599-4935

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th Parker County Women’s & Newcomers Club Author & inspirational speaker Nancy Robinson Master 325-423-2488 or 817-594-5174 for reservations

Every Friday

East Parker County Library Storytime for 2-5 yr olds 201 FM 1187 North, Aledo 10:30 am

th Railhead Smokehouse BBQ 120 S Ranch House Rd Willow Park 7 pm The Damn Quails

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th 3rd Annual Compassion with Fashion United Way of Parker County 11:30 am – 1:30 pm 817-596-5986 Lunch & Fashion Show

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Railhead Smokehouse BBQ 120 S Ranch House Rd Willow Park 8 pm - Steve Helms Band Cutting Horse Bar & Grill-Weatherford 2132 Tin Top Rd, Ste 100 7 pm - Sam Riggs &The Night People

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UPCOMING EVENTS 1st - 2nd

th Annual Casino Night Weatherford Citizen Police 6:00 – 10 pm | 817-594-2320 Lake Mineral Wells State Park Bird Walk on the Trailway Limited to 15 – 10 am-12 pm Reservations required 940-328-1171 Parker Paws Pet Adoption 11-2 pm Petsmart Weatherford The Texas Opry Theater Tommy Cash 3:00 pm A Tribute to My Brother-Johnny Cash 817-341-1000 for tickets Cutting Horse Bar & Grill-Weatherford 2132 Tin Top Rd, Ste 100 9 pm Colton Moore &The Clever Few Railhead Smokehouse BBQ 120 S Ranch House Rd Willow Park 7 pm Huslin Jack

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58th Annual Rotary Club Pancake Supper 5:00 – 7:30 pm 817-304-1715 Weatherford High School Cafeteria I-20 and Bethel Road

Weatherford 1st Monday Trade’s Days 9 am-4 pm Corner of Santa Fe & Hwy 180

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nd Engagement Party at Belk 1:00 – 4:00 pm 817-594-2295 Bridal specialist available 205 Adams Drive, Weatherford Miss Springtown Pageant Springtown High School Auditorium Wendy Dusek 817-658-6554 Parker Paws Pet Adoption 11-2 pm Petsmart Weatherford

Weatherford 1st Monday Trade Days FREE concert of local country artists 11 am - 3 pm 817-598-4351

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th Texas Opry Theater Relive the Romance The World Famous Platters 3:00 pm 817-341-1000

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rd Chandor Gardens Say “Yes to Romance” Bridal Event | 1 – 5 pm Free admission & parking

Lake Mineral Wells State Park Cross Timbers Bird Walk Limited to 15 – 10 am-12 pm Penitentiary Hollow Wild Walk Reservations required 2-4 pm 940-328-1171 Mickey’s Pub – Mineral Wells 8 pm Crazywater

Railhead Smokehouse BBQ 120 S Ranch House Rd Willow Park 7:30 pm Charla Corn 8 pm Steve Helms Band

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th Railhead Smokehouse BBQ 120 S Ranch House Rd Willow Park 7 pm Jason Eady

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th BBQ Fundraiser for Parker County Senior Center 6:00 – 8:00 pm 817-596-4640 Parker County Sherriff’s Posse Bldg 2251 Mineral Wells Hwy

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Cutting Horse Bar & Grill - Weatherford 2132 Tin Top Rd, Ste 100 7 pm - Mickey &The Motorcars

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Clark Gardens Spring Festival 2014

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th Weatherford 1st Monday Trade’s Days 9 am-4 pm Corner of Santa Fe & Hwy 180 Weatherford 28th - March 2nd Lake Mineral Wells State Park Texas Outdoor Family Rock Climbing 2-night screen shelter event Friday 6:30 pm – Sunday 11 am Reservations 512-389-8903

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First Monday Trade Days

Visit Weatherford and enjoy a local tradition that dates back to the late 1800s Weatherford First Monday Trade Days is steeped in tradition. Known as one of the oldest open-aired markets in Texas, Weatherford First Monday Trade Days began its tradition in the mid-1800s when local farmers, ranchers, and merchants would buy, sell or trade their livestock, handmade items, produce, and other supplies to the large crowds attending the monthly legal trials at the courthouse. Initially this event was known to all as a monthly “Stray Day” sale which has since evolved into an eclectic market event offering traditional selling opportunities for vendors to showcase their items, coupled with innovative attractions of interest to every visitor.

Weatherford First Monday Trade Days is open to the public from 9:00am to 4:00pm on the Friday, Saturday, and Sunday before the First Monday each month. The grounds are located at Heritage Park in the heart of the historical district of Weatherford along Santa Fe Drive and easily accessed from 180 Highway or Interstate 20 West at exit 409. Convenient parking for shoppers is available at East Oak Street and ample handicapped parking is located on Bois D’ Arc Street. The shopper will find unique treasures to purchase such as antiques, collectibles, plants, farm & ranch items, livestock,

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tasty festival food, seasonal produce, yard sale bargains, and items of western décor. Welcoming amenities are waiting for each visitor to enjoy including accessible pathways, ample handicap parking, new restroom facilities, a centrally located food court, various sanitation stations,rest areas within each lot and convenient customer pickup for items purchased.

For further information in regards to this monthly event, please call 817-598-4351 or visit our website at: www. weatherfordparks.com. Become our fan on facebook. Search “Weatherford Parks and Recreation”; like us on facebook; share with your friends; be sure to check-in while you are visiting the First Monday Trade Days!

Weatherford First Monday Trade Days, a convenient destination place for all to experience, the pride of Parker County and a true Texas Tradition!

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Winners of the Prestigious Recording Arts Award! Press Release: Two Weatherford College alumni walked away from the 56th Grammy Awards Sunday night winners of the prestigious recording arts award. With Robert “Sput” Searight on drums and Shaun Martin on keyboards, the jazz fusion group Snarky Puppy with Lalah Hathaway won the 2014 Grammy for Best R&B Performance for Something. Searight and Martin were members of the WC Jazz Band in the late 1990s. Snarky Puppy originated in Denton but is now based in New York City. Searight has also performed with

Celine Dion, Justin Timberlake, Kirk Franklin and Snoop Dogg. Martin’s list of performances includes playing with Chaka Kahn, Erykah Badu and God’s Property. He is also minister of worship music at Friendship West Baptist Church in Dallas. This is not the first time Martin has received accolades for his musical talent. Martin has received three previous Grammy awards for co-producing albums by Kirk Franklin — 2006 Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album, Hero; 2008 Best Contemporary R&B Gospel Album, The Fight of My Life; and the 2011 Best Gospel Album, Hello Fear. On Monday afternoon, Snarky

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Puppy reached out to their fans via Facebook where they posted: “The way that we all feel right now is inexpressible. I can’t emphasize enough that we were only able to win this as a result of you all listening, supporting and sharing our music with your friends … the underdogs somehow pulled it out after 10 years of grinding it out on the road, and it’s because of you.” Snarky Puppy will release their eighth album/live DVD We Like It Here on Feb. 25 and plans to spread their music even more on a world tour this February through July.

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Activities

GOLF COURSES

Sugar Tree Golf Course 7510 FM 1189 Dennis, TX 76087 (817) 596-0020 Sugartreegolf.com

WEATHERFORD

Canyon West Golf Club 160 Canyon West Dr. 817-596-4654 Canyonwestgolf.com

The award-winning Par 72 golf course that winds through 6,653 yards of the roaming foothills of Parker County.

Crown Valley Golf Club 1204 Mikus Rd 817-441-2222 The 6659 yard, par 70 layout includes the banks of the Brazos River

Horseshoe Bend Country Club – Semi Private 305 Lipan Trail 817-594-6454 Live Oak Country Club Semi Private 1734 Bethel Rd

ALEDO

Lost Creek Golf Club 4101 Lost Creek Blvd (817) 244-3312 Lostcreekgolf.com Split Rail Golf Club 2151 Old Annetta Road 817-441-4653 Splitrailgolf.com

WILLOW PARK

Squaw Creek Golf Club 1605 Ranch House Road 817-441-8185 Lmra.org/golf Weatherford

Disc Golf

115 E. Lake Drive on the corner of Mikus Road and East Lake Drive at Lake Weatherford.

ALEDO

Cherry Park 300 S. Alamo

Howards Way Park

Holland Lake Park 1419 Holland Lake Road

Triangular Park in the Downtown Business District

Love Street Park 309 Love Street

Mockingbird Lane Park property.

Lake Weatherford Marina 210 West Lake Drive www.lakeweatherfordmarina.com

Bearcat Park

EAST PARKER COUNTY

Bearcat Park 151 FM 5 South Aledo, TX 76008

Cross Timbers Park 105 West Stagecoach Trail Willow Park, TX 76087 Paul Balint Jr. Memorial Park 516 Ranch House Road Willow Park, TX 76087 Meditation Garden Off of Ranch House Road Willow Park, TX 76087

SPRINGTOWN

Springtown Park 201 South Avenue A

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Chandor Gardens 711 W Lee Ave. 817-613-1700 Clark Gardens 567 Maddux Rd 940-682-4856 Cartwright Park 100 Cartwright Park Road

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Marshall Park 115 East Fifth Street McGratton Park 645 North Main Street Miller Park 1501 Ball Street Soldier Spring Park 200 Thrush Street Town Creek Hike & Bike Trail Trail Head Locations: Holland Lake Park, Weatherford Police Dept., First Monday Trade Days Vine Street Park 700 West Vine Street Cherry Park Pool Hours CLOSED FOR THE SEASON Lake Mineral Wells State Park and Trailway Trail Head at Cartwright Park. Total Distance 20 miles www.tpwd.state.tx.us

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Theater audience wanting more. He is one of the fastest rising entertainers in the country and his following grows with each performance. He is genuine, moral and humble to the gifts that the Lord has blessed him with. Michael will be returning to the Texas Opry Theater stage often this next year on several upcoming shows as an opening act such as March 8th with The World Famous Platters, and on June 14th with Whisperin’ Bill Anderson and Nadine the Church Lady from Larry’s Country Diner on RFDTV, and as the headliner with his own band.

The Texas Opry Theater located in the heart of downtown Weatherford

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kicked the New Year off with a sold out show on January 1 featuring the return of Donny Edwards, one of the top three Elvis Tribute Artists in the entire country. This was Donny’s fifth sold out show at the Texas Opry Theater since 2011 and he will return again next New Year’s Day 2015, for yet another show that will without a doubt sell out again. They followed up 10 days later on January 11 with a big Reunion Show of the original Granbury Live Cast and band from the years of 1999 to 2005. Singer, entertainer extraordinaire Carey Dyer made his second appearance at the Texas Opry Theater along with Linda Morgan, Cass Moore, Erika Stevens, Alecia Echols and the Granbury Live Band that is now known as The Amazing Made In Texas Show Time Band. The Band consists of original members Roger Ramsey on bass, Josh Rodgers on drums, Mike Echols on fiddle and the somewhat newer member Christian Hutton on lead guitar (although Christian was with the band at the Granbury Live Theater until it closed from 2007 till 2011). This show was called A Blast From The Past Reunion Show and sold out nearly every seat in the house.

Then on January 25th the doors opened yet again to another nearly sold out performance with Michael Hix and The Holla Band and Dizzy With A Dame. Michael Hix has made several appearances at the Texas Opry Theater since it re-opened in March of 2010 both with his Holla Band and as a solo performer with The Amazing Made In Texas Show Time Band. Michael spent 10 years with Johnny High in Arlington until Johnny’s death in 2010. He stayed on until last year when the new owner wanted to take the Arlington Music Hall a different direction and Michael was ready to strike out on his own with the entertainment skills he learned while performing at the Music Hall. Michael has a tremendous gift. He brings crowds to their feet and always leaves the

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Marilyn and Jerry Carter, the owners and operators of the Texas Opry Theater are thrilled to have this band call the theater their new home since the Granbury Live Theater closed its doors and sold to a new owner. “We are looking forward to a fun and productive year in 2014 with a variety of shows on the average of every 2-3 weeks or more,” said Marilyn Carter. “We will always offer programs that are family friendly, Christian based and highly entertaining. Our theater has always been non-smoking, alcohol free, cool, clean, and comfortable.” We offer concessions with all beef hot dogs, fresh popped popcorn, cold sodas and bottled water, coffee and candy. We are in the process of adding some new equipment to help speed up the line that will get everybody waited on in a shorter time period and be able to accept credit and debit cards at the checkout.

The first part of this year will be really busy. On Saturday, February 15th, The Texas Opry Theater welcomes the youngest brother of the Legendary Johnny Cash, Mr. Tommy Cash. Tommy will present

his award winning show, A Tribute To My Brother; Johnny Cash at 3pm with Jimmy Jack Whittacker opening and The Amazing Made In Texas Show Time Band playing the always recognizable sound that was the music of Johnny Cash and The Tennessee Three. Christian Hutton will be on guitar, Roger Ramsey on bass and upright bass, Mike Echols on fiddle and Mark Gheen on keyboard. Then on Saturday, March 8th at 3pm, The World Famous Platters from Branson, Missouri will appear at The Texas Opry Theater with “Wildman”Michael Hix and local crooner Don Obeiden opening and as emcee. The Platters were the first black group to have a #1 pop hit and a music video. With 35 top 10 hits, the Platters have cemented their place as soul music pioneers. They were inducted into The Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame with nine million singles sold and five platinum hits such as, Magic Touch, The Great Pretender, Only You, Harbor Lights, My Prayer, My Guy, Smoke Gets In Your Eyes and more! The Platters were one of the most successful vocal groups of the early rock and roll era. Their distinctive sound was a bridge between the pre-rock tin pan alley tradition and the burgeoning new genre. The World Famous Platters are Lawrence “Rooster” Lockhardt, Eddie Stovall, “The Emperor of Soul”, J.T. Marshall and Andre Shepard. The Amazing Made In Texas Show Time Band will be www.myhometownstexas.com


Theater Show Time Band will perform. Larry and Doug will pay tribute to the music and hits of George Strait, Alan Jackson, and Brooks and Dunn. Larry and Doug will walk on stage and you will swear it is the real artist, as they take on the looks and the sounds of these legendary Kings of Country Music. Mike and Elizabeth Edmonson will open and emcee the show.

Shows coming after that will be in shorter description. On March 29th, from Las Vegas and Branson, The Kings of Country Tribute by Larry Turner and Doug Brewin and The Amazing Made In Texas

In April, on the 19th, there will be another Granbury Live type variety show with Carey Dyer and a talented cast presenting a fabulous show with more info to come. Then on May 17th, The

THEATRE OFF THE SQUARE continues their first production of their 2014 Season, Rex’s Exes, written by Jones-HopeWooten, and produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc. The comedy is directed by Jon R. Kruse, with Roberta Furman and Holly Kiehn as Assistant Directors and Hank Minor as Stage Manager. The show continues February 1 and runs weekends through February 16. This long-awaited, much anticipated sequel to The Red Velvet Cake War finds us returning to the arms of the Verdeen cousins of Sweetgum, Texas, who as usual, are teetering on the brink of disaster. As the outrageous complications of this ferociously funny Jones-Hope-Wooten comedy explode into chaos, you’ll find yourself hoping your next family celebration- -be it birthday,

wedding or funeral-- is even half this much fun! Members of the cast are Laurie Jones as CeeCee Windham, Cynthia Daniels as GaynelleVerdeen, Debra Gass as Jimmy WyvetteVerdeen, Peggy Osburn as Peaches VerdeenBelrose, SelitaSprunger as La Merle VerdeenMinshew, Don Watson as Aubrey Verdeen, Julie Campbell as Bitsy Hargis, Scott Campbell as Theodore Rexford Belrose, Rachel Cupina as Gentle Harmony, Darlene Woodruff as Mama Doll Hargis, Kathy Manning as Marlissa Crutchfield, and Wally Jones as Wild Bill Boudreaux. Please join us for this hilarious comedy by the internationally known team of Jones-HopeWooten, continuing Saturday, February 1, and running through Sunday, February 16. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Theatre Off

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Texas Opry Theater welcomes Mr. Doug Stone in Concert with The Amazing Made In Texas Show Time Band. On June 14th, Whisperin’ Bill Anderson, Nadine the Church Lady and Michael Hix with The Amazing Made In Texas Show Time Band playing on the first half and Bill’s band on the second half. On July 5th, celebrate Independence Day with us and Gene Watson and Farewell Party Band and a very popular opening act to be announced. Make a note of The Texas Opry Theater’s website www. texasoprytheater.com and visit it

The Square, the only live theatre in Weatherford, is located at 114 N. Denton St. Tickets are $14 for adults and $12 for seniors (60+), students, and children under school age. Matinee tickets are $11 for all ages and no other discounts apply. Tickets may be purchased in advance for $12 at Weatherford Chamber of Commerce. Reserved seating is available and recommended by calling 817-341-8687. You can choose your seats and purchase your tickets to any performance online! Visit our website www. theatreoffthesquare.org for more information. The 2014 THEATRE OFF THE SQUARE 2014 Season Tickets are on sale! There are 8 great shows from January to December. The price for the 8

often to keep up with all of the shows as they are announced. Or, call the office at 817-341-1000. Also, take a look at the Season 1 Ticket Packages that are on sale now. Choose at least 4 or more of the scheduled shows throughout the year, save $5 off every ticket price and reserve your favorite seats for every show. Group rates of 12 or more are available and children 12 and under are always 1/2 price. So, come visit the Texas Opry Theater, and you will keep coming back for more, we guarantee it!

shows, including the musical, Nunsense, is $106 and Season Tickets will not be sold after February 16, 2014. The tickets can be used for evening or matinee performances. When you become a Season Ticket Holder, you get the added benefit of being seated in the first 2 rows, based on date of reservation, for all shows! Each Season Ticket Holder can make reservations for 1 paid individual show ticket to sit with them on the first 2 rows, if not taken by other Season Ticket patrons!

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behind The Platters providing all of that smooth soul music to their vocals.


Music/Nightlife had the privilege of opening for Rick Trevino and Johnny Lee; even singing a duet with Lee of his 1980 hit, “Looking for Love”. Locally, you can hear Katy perform at Fire Oak Grill and Copper Creek Restaurant in Weatherford on nights when they feature top entertainers from around the area. She is also busy sharing her talents to help raise money for several non-profit organizations, including Make a Wish Foundation and Cook Children’s Hospital. Katy says that she believes “music can change the world” and after hearing her sing, you will be a believer too!

Follow Katy on Facebook to see where she’ll be playing next.

katy keenie Changing the World One Song at a Time!

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aty Keenie’s journey in the music world began at five years of age when her dad heard George Strait’s classic country song, “The Chair”, and promptly decided to move his family from Ontario, Canada to Texas. From the moment they planted their roots in Texas Katie felt right at home. Although she has always loved horses and participated in cutting horse competitions for years, her music career is currently taking priority in her life. Her many trips to Nashville along with playing at local venues, not to mention spending a large amount of her time writing her own songs, is a time consuming passion. “I’m a singer/ songwriter and I love it!” says Katy. The talented artist is no stranger to hard work and says the best piece of advice she has ever had comes from fellow artist Johnny Lee who passed along the wisdom of the

great Loretta Lynn, “write, write, write!”; and Katy is doing just that. She is currently in a twelve song production deal with JH Entertainment out of Nashville with her career being endorsed by Rios of Mercedes Boot Company and Icehole Coolers. Katy had the honor of winning Bob Kingsley’s Country Top 40 Future Star Competition and counts the radio legend as one of her biggest fans and most loyal supporters. She has also

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Above: Opened for Rick Trevino this year on Jan. 4th pictured here with my husband, whom is very supportive of my career. Left: Johnny Lee, opened for him on Jan.18th & got the opportunity to sing “Lookin for Love” on stage. He gave me one piece of advice in the music business that I really took to heart & advice that Loretta Lynn gave him years & years ago....”Write, Write, Write” so I plan to do more than usual this year! Bottom left: Rodeo Hall of Fame Inductions in Oklahoma City with Pam Minick Bottom right: Katy & her brother JP, Yes Ladies He’s Single!

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Music/Nightlife

LOCAL VENUES

Cutting Horse Bar and Grill 2132 Tin Top Rd, Suite 100, Weatherford | 817-599-8667 facebook.com/CuttingHorseTX

Railhead Smokehouse BBQ 120 S. Ranch House Road Willow Park | 817-441-2525 railheadbbq.net

FIRE OAK GRILL On the Square | Weatherford 114 Austin Ave, 817-598-0400 fireoakgrill.com

Light Catcher Winery 6925 Confederate Park Road Fort Worth | 817-237-2626 www.lightcatcher.com/events.htm

st Railhead Smokehouse BBQ 7:30 pm | Sand Dollar Rodeo

Cutting Horse Bar & Grill 10:30 pm | Tejas Brothers

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Railhead Smokehouse BBQ 8:00 pm | Steve Helms Band

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th Railhead Smokehouse BBQ |7:00 pm Huslin Jack

th Railhead Smokehouse BBQ 7:00 pm | Johnny Cooper

The Texas Opry Theater Tommy Cash | 3:00 pm A Tribute to My Brother-Johnny Cash

th Railhead Smokehouse BBQ 7:30 pm | Tori Martin

Cutting Horse Bar & Grill 9:00 pm | Colton Moore &The Clever Few

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th Fuzzy’s Taco Shop – Mineral Wells 9:00 pm | Grant Gilbert Music th Railhead Smokehouse BBQ 7:00 pm | The Damn Quails

th Cutting Horse Bar & Grill 7:00 pm | Sam Riggs & The Night People

th Railhead Smokehouse BBQ 7:30 pm Charla Corn 8:00 pm Steve Helms Band th Cutting Horse Bar & Grill 7:00 pm | Micky & The Motorcars

th Railhead Smokehouse BBQ |7:00 pm Jason Eady

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Lightcatcher Winery –Texas wines and fine food

worked on a degree in Enology and Viticulture (winemaking and grape growing) and began working for a commercial

winery. “Terry and I saw that it was possible to start our own little winery, and we elected to begin a second career – one that, hopefully, will see us through to the end of our working days,” says Caris. Terry, who put himself through college tending a wine/beer bar in Commerce, Texas, loves his role at Lightcatcher, making people feel welcome and

DINING

Terry and Caris Turpen are fearless when it comes to breaking the rules and trying new things, which is why their boutique Texas winery and bistro has become a favorite of folks from around the state. Award winning wines, sublime bistro dishes, lovely scenery and live jazz Sundays have turned out to be a magic recipe for success. Originally from the San Francisco Bay area, Caris has lived in Fort Worth since 1990, but her father was a 4th generation Texan. Her winemaking roots came from her maternal grandmother who was the family winemaker in Greece and then in New York; a fact that was unknown by Caris until she had already been making her own wines for five or six years. She took up winemaking as a hobby when she was in the middle of her twenty-five year long career in the film industry, and a passion developed as well as an extraordinary talent. So she went back to school and

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explaining all about the winemaking process to his customers. The Turpen’s small estate vineyard of fifty Lenoir (also known as Black Spanish) vines is used for grape growing and pruning demonstrations and produces about one barrel each year. For their other featured wines they use Texas grapes, mostly from the High Plains AVA to craft wines that showcase the best each vineyard has to offer. From those, they release a total of 1500 cases of nine to twelve different wines each year. They also offer wine tastings with the goal of helping people discover their wine preferences. “Don’t worry about not being a connoisseur” says Terry, “Nobody is born knowing about wines…it takes trying them to figure out what you like and perhaps even why you like it – we’re here to help.” Among their numerous awards and accolades are: Fort Worth Weekly’s Best Alfresco Dining and Best Kept Secret awards as well as rave reviews from Fort Worth Texas Magazine and Fort Worth FOODIE Magazine that have literally arrived non-stop from the day the Turpens opened the doors of this unique winery and bistro. Caris, who is also an accomplished chef, pairs her lovely dishes, made with the best fresh, local produce available,

of goodies for wine drinkers and foodies. Attached to the building is a beautiful, breezy, elevated patio that is alive with jazz music on the first and third Sundays of most months.

February is special at Lightcatcher, as every year they create an amazing experience of food, wine, music, candlelight and beauty in celebration of Valentine’s Day. Friday, February 14th from 6 to 10 p.m., a sumptuous four course meal with wine pairing is available, along with live music for dining and dancing by the Peggy Lohr trio, featuring love ballads, bossa nova, swing and more. Seating is limited for this very special evening so make your reservations early! Together, Terry and Caris Turpen have achieved their goal of pairing superb wines and foods, and providing a cool place to enjoy them. As Terry says, “ I want every guest or customer to leave with a smile on their face.”

Lightcatcher Winery and Bistro

Tasting Room Hours:

Closed Monday and Tuesday

Wednesday and Sunday 12 -6 Thursday, Friday and Saturday 12-9 Bistro: Wednesday and Thursday – Cheese platters available from 12-4 Lunch – Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 12 -3 Dinner – Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 5:30-10

with really good wines to provide customers with an “it doesn’t get any better than this” moment every time they visit. “We make all the wines we sell, and our bistro features dishes that show off the best of food and wine pairing,” claims the multitalented Caris. Located in far, far west Fort Worth, Lightcatcher’s tasting room is inside an attractive stone building which also houses a gift shop full

Reservations advised – walk-ins welcome

817-237-2626

6925 Confederate Park Rd./FM 1886

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Dining Restaurants and Bars Parker County ALEDO Agape Coffee Haus and Bookstore 108 Jearl St (817) 441-7770 Aledo Diner 205 N. Front St. (817) 441-9753 Aledo Doughnuts 701 FM 1187 N (817) 441-0011

B & B Burgers 101 E. 1st St. (817) 523-7520

Garden of Eat’n at Agape 108 Jeral St. (817) 441-7770 gardenofeatn@gmail.com Joe’s Pizza & Pasta Italian Restaurant 311 S Fm 1187 Ste 200 (817) 441-2960 Maria Bonita 100 S. Front St. (817) 441-1652 The Bearcat 421 FM 1187 N (817) 441-8981

Aledo Taqueria 100 FM 1187 (817) 441---7940

BROCK / MILSAP

Chuck Wagon Store & Cafe 613 S Fm 1187 (817) 441-2072

Brock Junction 7458 W I-20 (817) 594-6626 Brazos River Catfish Café’ 10771 W I-20 (817) 596-2994 Brazosrivercatfishcafe.com Mikey’s 2100 Fm 1189 (817) 598-9074

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Candlelight Drive-In 638 N. Main St, (817) 523-4182

HUDSON OAKS

Chicken Express 502 E Highway 199 (817) 523-0009

BIG BURGER 3322 FORT WORTH HWY (817) 374-4965

Chinese Express 332 E Highway 199 (817) 523-5225

Crave Frozen Yogurt 200 S Oakridge Dr. (817) 598-9090

Don Jose’s Mexican Cuisine 104 S. Main St. (817) 523-7501

Golden Chick 2813 Fort Worth Hwy (817) 599-6646

El Cerrito 407 Old Springtown Road (817) 523-7278

R & K Cafe 3311 Fort Worth Hwy (817) 594-7701

Howell’s Western Cafe 401 W Highway 199 (817) 220-7915

SPRINGTOWN

Shinola’s Texas Cafe 301 Martin Ave (817) 523-0010

A & G Bar & Grill 600 E Highway 199 (817) 523-4111

Woody Creek Bar B Q 205 N Avenue A (817) 220-2008

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Dining WEATHERFORD Alvin ORD’s Sandwich Shop 914 S Main St (817) 599-5211320 Adams Dr (817) 598-0432 Antonio’s Mexicana Restaurant 1900 Santa Fe Dr. 817-594-6183 Applebee’s 208 W Interstate 20 (817) 599-3188 Baker’s Ribs Inc 1921 S Main St (817) 599-4229

Bangkok Thai Cuisine & Sushi Bar 314 South Main Street 817-594-7012 Blind Horse Saloon 1886 Mineral Wells Hwy (817) 599-6501 Buffalo Wild Wings 320 Adams Dr (817) 598-0432 Buffet City 106 College Park Dr (817) 599-5568 Chick-Fil-A 2525 S Main St (817) 594-3001 Chicken Express 1711 Bethel Rd (817) 598-1555 Chili’s 128 E Interstate 20 (817) 594-1661 China Harbor 1810 Main St. (817) 598-0061 Copper Creek Fine Texas Dining 216 W Interstate 20 (817) 599-3977

DINING

Cotton Patch Cafe 1964 S Main St (817) 599-0706 Cracker Barrel 132 E Interstate 20 (817) 598-9070

Cutting Horse Bar & Grill 2132 Tin Top Rd Ste 100 (817) 599-8667 Downtown Cafe 101 W Church St (817) 594-8717

On The Border 114 Interstate 20 East (817) 594-2174

Fire Oak Grill 114 Austin Ave (817) 598-0400

Outlaw BBQ 3101 Ranger Hwy Unit B (817) 599-3520 Pastafina 807 S Main St (817) 599-5861

Fuzzy Taco Shop 1217 S Main St (817) 613-8226

Peaster Grocery & Grill 6231 Fm 920 (817) 341-4326

Garcia’s Mexican Restaurant 809 S Main St (817) 599-4400

Pizza Place The 1218 S Main St (817) 594-0591

Golden Moon Restaurant 1410 S Main St (817) 594-1692

Polo’s Mexican Cafe 6239 Fm 920 (817) 594-3732

Grannys Kitchen 1802 Santa Fe Dr (817) 598-9025

Pulido’s Mexican Restaurant 304 S Main St (817) 594-0361

Joe’s Pasta & Pizza 1115 Fort Worth Hwy Ste 400 (817) 341-2200

Rosa’s Cafe 28 1920 Martin Dr (817) 599-5335

Kincaid’s 220 Adams Dr Ste 290 (817) 594-7773

Sake Japanese Steakhouse 114 College Park Dr (817) 598-5955

LA Playa Maya 1445 Fort Worth Hwy (817) 613-8686

Mary’s Brazos Cafe 5090 Tin Top Rd (817) 594-0203 Mcalister’s Deli 215 Adams Dr Ste 209 (817) 594-3314 Montana Restaurant 1910 S Main St (817) 341-3444 Nizza Pizza Pasta & Subs 1016 S Main St (817) 594-9090

Short Chef Creations 136 College Park Drive 817-594-7000 shortchefcreations.com Skinny’s Hamburgers 504 Palo Pinto St (817) 594-3101 Starbucks Coffee Company 2010 S Main St (817) 341-2547

Wild Mushroom 1917 Martin Dr (817) 599-4935 Yesterday’s 201 N Main St (817) 599-3903 Yogurt Story 325 Adams Dr Ste 315

WILLOW PARK

Fish Creek 4899 E I-20 Service Rd N (817) 441-1746 Milano’s Pizza & Pasta 119 S Ranch House Rd Ste 900 (817) 441-6737 Railhead Smokehouse Barbeque 120 S Ranch House Rd (817) 441-2525

Sunny Street Cafe 1314 S. Main Street (817) 594-2210

Ohana Japanese Steak House 126 E Interstate 20 (817) 596-2871 Olive Garden 315 E Interstate 20 (817) 599-4207

The Tamale Kid 204 Dennis Rd (817) 341-8543

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Whistle Hill Cafe 104 S Walnut St (817) 599-4311

Chicken Express 101 Ranch House Rd (817) 441-7177

The Shed Texas Kitchen and Bakery 4019 Fort Worth Hwy. (817) 594-5533 shedsbread.com

Crave Frozen Yogurt 1302 S Main St (817) 594-9091

Which Wich 220 Adams Dr Ste 230 (817) 598-0200

Busy Berri Yogurt Shop 108 S Ranch House Rd (817) 441-1100

Logan’s Roadhouse 325 E Interstate 20 (817) 594-5455 Malt Shop 2028 Fort Worth Hwy (817) 594-2524

Wanda’s By Jr 1503 Fort Worth Hwy (817) 599-7421

Tin Top Cafe 7974 Bethel Rd (817) 598-1222 Tokyo Seafood & Steakhouse 126 E I-ww20 Ste 100 (817) 596-2871

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February 2014 Issue - Parker County Texas  

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