Weekend Happenings October 9th-12th in Fort Worth
Though the weather might be misleading, fall is in full swing! At the end of a busy week, find something to help you wind down and relax. Bring the kids out for some activities, beat dinner and a movie with an exciting date night or just a night out with friends because there is so much going on in the community. If you are into art, music, gardening, beer, food or science, Fort Worth has got you covered this weekend.
Thursday, October 9:
Log Cabin Village—Garden Time, 10am
While the kids are at school, stop by for some fall gardening tips from a local expert.
Christmas in Cowtown Gift Market
The holiday season is just around the corner…get ahead of the holiday rush and stop by to see what the Junior League has lined up this year! The market will be open Thursday through Saturday.
Friday, October 10:
Casa Mañana—Snow White and the Prince
Another great, family friendly show opens this Friday and will be performing until October 26!
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.
Central Market Live Music—Mike Wissel & The Pawn Shop Pistols, 6pm
Stop by and enjoy some eats, drinks and live country music on the patio.
Friday on the Green, 7pm
Bring your family, pets, blankets and chairs to Magnolia Green and relax with lots of live music, food and fun!
Stockyards Championship Rodeo, 8pm
What’s more ‘cow town’ than the rodeo? Come enjoy the excitement every Friday and Saturday night!
Saturday, October 11:
Sid Richardson Museum Children’s Workshop—Artist as Recorder, 10am
If you have a kiddo who’s an art lover, register them for this class to learn the important role of art before we had photography! Classes are limited to ages 5-10 years.
Lowes Build and Grow Clinic, 10am
Bring the kids by Lowes on Saturday morning for a free class where they will build their own haunted houses!
“This free-to-the-public, family-friendly event attracts a crowd as diverse as the neighborhood itself with live music, artistic displays of every kind, food, drink, and fun for everyone! Each fall dozens of businesses in the Near Southside will become art venues and open their doors to show off the work of more than 300 local artists. The public is invited to park their cars and rediscover this revitalized urban neighborhood by foot, the FREE ArtsGoggle trolley, or bicycle, including Fort Worth Bike Sharing bikes.”
Kimbell Kids Drop-In Studio, 1-1:45pm
Bring your kids by to learn about “Bumpy, Quishy, Gritty Landscapes”; the class is free but arrive early—only 20 children per class! Stick around afterward for a free tour of the Kimbell’s Permanent Collection starting at 2pm.
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.
Cabela’s Dutch Oven Cook-Off, 9am
We all love a little friendly competition—especially when it involves food! Everyone is sure to enjoy whatever competing recipes and favorites are brought to the table.
Pottery in the Parks Festival, 10am
If you like pottery, stop by this hand-made art sale this Saturday and Sunday.
Flying Saucer Draught Emporium’s 2014 Texas Beerfeast, 1pm
For a day of enjoying local brews, this is the ticket!
Central Market Live Music—Peace Tree, 5:30pm
Relax to some psychedelic rock on the patio.
Sunday, October 12:
Tacos & Taps, 4pm
Bring your foodie out for date night and vote in a taco competition, including 22 craft breweries and 11 restaurants! Early bird tickets are $15 cheaper, too!