Weekend Happenings 10/31-11/2 Fort Worth

With October wrapping up and November upon us, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the weather and the season. The hustle and bustle of the holidays will be in a few short weeks, so get the family and relax with some great local autumn activities! And don’t forget: clocks fall back an hour, starting at 2am on Sunday.

 

Ongoing:

 

Stockyards Championship Rodeo, 8pm

What’s more ‘cow town’ than the rodeo? Come enjoy the excitement every Friday and Saturday night!

http://stockyardsrodeo.com/update/

 

Kimbell Art Museum—Faces of Impressionism

All the way from the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, this collection that includes pieces from world-renowned artists such as Degas, Monet and Renior will be available for enjoyment until January 25, 2015.

http://orsay.kimbellart.org/

 

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History—MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition

Does the bread always land butter side down? Everyone in the family is sure to learn a lot about the myths we have all grown up with! The exhibit will be open through January 4, 2015.

http://fortworthmuseum.org/mythbusters-explosive-exhibition

 

Thursday, October 30:

 

Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge—Trails and Treats, 5-7pm

For a night of family fun, bring the kids out for animal presentations, crafts, face painting, games and short nature hikes in search of hidden treats!

http://fwnaturecenter.org/

 

Friday, October 31:

 

IHOP—Free Scary Face Pancake

Bring the kids to IHOP for a free pre-trick-or-treating dinner of “Scary Face Pancakes”!

http://www.ihop.com/

 

Studio Five 90 – Landscape Textures, 5pm

Find fresh new ways of looking at art in this free class, open to both adults and teens! Be sure to arrive at least an hour early to sign up, the class is limited to 25 attendees.

https://www.kimbellart.org/learn/studio-art-workshops/adults/studio-five-90

 

Central Market Live Music—Time Bandits, 6pm

Stop by and enjoy some eats, drinks, classic rock, country, jazz and R&B on the patio.

http://www.centralmarket.com/in-store.aspx?store=fort_worth#/events/october/31

 

Central Market—Cooking School, 6:30-9pm

Perfect for girl’s night or date night, sign up for a class to learn some fresh dishes that incorporate fall vegetables.

http://centralmarket.turnstilesystems.com/ProgramDetail.aspx/SEASONALSUPPERTheBeekman1802HeirloomVegetableCookbookFTW10312014

 

 

Saturday, November 1:

Home Depot—Kid’s Workshop, 9am-12pm

Bring the kids over for some free morning entertainment where they will learn how to build a palette coaster.

http://workshops.homedepot.com/workshops/kids-workshops

 

Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge—Natural Guard, 9am-12pm

Spend a little time this Saturday morning doing a little volunteer work to assist in bridge building, brush clearing and more.

http://fwnaturecenter.org/

 

Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge—Turtles of North Texas, 2-3pm

If you prefer a hike, bring the family out to see what turtles are native to the area, kids are only $2!

http://fwnaturecenter.org/

 

Kimbell Art Museum—Arlington Jones: The Soul Gent, 2pm

“Join Steinway Artist Arlington Jones for a live recording of his new solo piano jazz album. Jones is a classically trained jazz piano maestro with soulful Southern music roots.”

https://www.kimbellart.org/event/arlington-jones-soul-gent

 

Live Music at Central Market—Legacy 4, 5:30-9pm

If you can’t make it on Friday evening, you can still catch some R&B music on the patio starting at 5:30pm.

http://www.centralmarket.com/in-store.aspx?store=fort_worth#/events/november/1

 

 

Sunday, November 2:

 

Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge—Trees and Leaves, 1-2:30pm

Enjoy autumn’s color palette with a leisurely Sunday hike through the Deer Moose Trail.

http://fwnaturecenter.org/

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