FORT WORTH, TX Area
Calendar Events beginning in November
Dates & prices are subject to change. Please confirm all information with the attraction or sponsoring organization.
November 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 20
Arlington Music Hall
This popular performance venue is using sanitizing chemicals in the venue prior to all shows. November’s performers include The Association, Larry Carlton, Vicki Lawrence & Mama, Steve Tyrell, The Marshall Tucker Band, Sara Evans, Alex Miller and more.
For more information and tickets, www.arlingtonmusichall.net. 224 N. Center St., Arlington, TX.
Billy Bob’s Texas-Robert Cray
Tickets $16, $35 & $40. Performance 10 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
November 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27
Stockyards Championship Rodeo
The Stockyards Championship Rodeo is held in the historic Cowtown Coliseum, home of the world’s first indoor rodeo. Their rodeo features timed events such as tie-down roping, breakaway roping, team roping and barrel racing. They also offer the excitement of rough stock events like bull riding, bronc riding, bareback and ranch saddle bronc riding. They are the world’s only year-round rodeo. Rodeos are held nearly every Friday and Saturday night. The doors open at 6 p.m. The rodeo starts at 7:30 p.m. Performances last 1.5-2 hours depending on the number of contestants. Reserved seating: Gold Buckle $55, VIP $45, Silver Spur $40, Gen. Ad. 13+ $30, seniors 60+ $25, children 3-12 $15.
For more information, 817-625-1025, www.CowtownColiseum.com, 121 E. Exchange Ave.
November 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 26,
Magnolia at the Modern
This ongoing series features critcally-acclaimed films. This month’s showings: 5,6,7 Becoming Cousteau. 11,12,13,14 15th Annual Lone Star Film Festival. 19,20,21,26,27,28 Julia. Tickets are $10, $8 for Modern members, $7 for Reel People. The Sunday noon shows are half price. Advance sales begin two hours prior to each show.
For information on COVID safety requirements, showtimes and information, www.themodern.org/films. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St.
Billy Bob’s Texas-Jon Langston
Tickets $18 & $28. Performance 10 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
Fort Worth Full Marathon & 1/2 Marathon at Panther Island Pavilion
Fast and Flat Boston Qualifier, USATF Certified Course. Enjoy a great run along the Trinity River on the scenic Trinity Trails, under the beautiful skyline of Downtown Fort Worth.
For more information, https://bit.ly/3n4nnc7. 395 Purcey St.
“Tacos in the Garden Street Taco Festival” at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden
Enjoy festive fun for your taste buds and a feast for your eyes at this street taco festival in the Grove featuring 8-15 taco vendors and margaritas! Free admission. Event noon-5 p.m.
For more info, 817-392-5517, https://brit.org/events/tacos-in-the-garden/. 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.
Billy Bob’s Texas-Aaron Lewis
Tickets $20, $40 & $60. Performance 10 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
November 7, 14, 25
The Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium
See America’s Team kick off in one of the finest football stadiums in the country. This month, the Cowboys play the Denver Broncos, Atlanta Falcons and the Las Vegas Raiders.
For more information and social distancing policies, https://attstadium.com/. One AT&T Way, Arlington, TX 76011.
November 7-January 30
Milton Avery Exhibit at Modern Art Museum of
Avery is considered one of North America’s greatest 20th-century colorists. His career fell between the movements of the American Impressionists and the Abstract Expressionists, leaving him to forge a staunchly independent path. This comprehensive exhibition brings together a selection of approximately 70 paintings from the 1910s to the mid-1960s that are among his most celebrated. Hrs. Tues. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Wed., Thurs., Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Closed Mon. Gen. Ad. adults 18+ $16, seniors 60+ $12, students with an ID, $10, & youths under 18, free. Half-price on Sun. Admission is free on Fri.
For more information, www.themodern.org/exhibition/milton-avery. 3200 Darnell St.
Tarrant County Veterans Day Parade
Battlefront at Home… Saluting our Veterans & First Responders is the theme of this year’s Tarrant County Veterans Day Parade at 11 a.m. Participants will form up in the Fort Worth Panther Island Pavilion parking lot, march down North Forest Park Blvd. along the Clear Fork of the Trinity River and return.
Learn how to support, volunteer and take part at www.fw2021vetsdayparade.org.
“After Hours in the Garden” at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden
Enjoy the beauty of the Garden after hours! Unwind after a long week, bring your friends, bring a date! Relax with an adult beverage, delicious bites, and folk stylings by singer-songwriter, Joseph Neville. Event 6:30-8:30 p.m.
For more information and to purchase tickets, https://bit.ly/3mZ40kV. 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.
Billy Bob’s Texas-Jon Wolfe
Tickets $16 & $25. Performance 10 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
“River & Blues Festival” at Panther Island Pavilion
The second annual event is a two-day music celebration that combines well-known, national country and blues artists with Texas home-grown local talent. This not-to-be-missed festival invites music lovers to roll with the rhythm. From longtime favorites and soulful up-and-comers, River & Blues Fest offers the gritty sounds and rural roots of country and blues with the backdrop of the rambling river! Ticket prices vary.
For more information, https://bit.ly/3BRIdlt. 395 Purcey St.
Run to Fight Cancer in the John Wayne Grit Trail Run Fundraiser
Join Cowgirl Hall of Fame member and Grand Marshal Pam Minick in the fight against cancer by walking or running a 5K through the Fort Worth Stockyards and Trinity Trail to raise money for the John Wayne Cancer Foundation’s research, education and more. Gifts for all participants. Packets available Nov. 12, run is on Nov. 13 for ages 10 and up at 8 a.m. starting and ending at the “John Wayne: An American Experience” museum, 2501 Rodeo Plaza, Fort Worth, TX 76164. Use the code GRIT15 for a 15% off registration at www.johnwayne.org/jwgs.
Billy Bob’s Texas-La Mafia with Special Guests Solido & Jorge Moreno
Tickets $30, $60 & $80. Performance 9 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
“Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live” at Dickies Arena
The popular family entertainment tour is going BIG in its return with the debut of three epic trucks. The all-new Mega Wrex™ towers with its 12-foot dinosaur design and 1800 horsepower. Fans will also be introduced to Rebecca Schnell, the first woman to join the tour and driver of the new Midwest Madness™, the first-ever collaboration between Hot Wheels and Bigfoot®. Lastly, Race Ace™ will join the event series, boasting an iconic Hot Wheels flame design. Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live continues to bring audiences the only opportunity to see real-life versions of the famous Hot Wheels monster trucks toys. Event performances include a special appearance from the car-eating, fire-breathing transforming robot MEGASAURUS and the high-flyers of Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live, Freestyle Motocross! Fans will experience exciting show action and fuel-injected playfulness with over-the-top smashing, crashing, and epic monster truck competitions and battles! Tickets start at $34.
For more information, https://bit.ly/2XnVd3e. 1911 Montgomery St.
The Holistic Fair at the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District
The Holistic Fair features over 60 facilitators of alternative modalities, offering sessions with certified wellness practitioners, intuitive consultations with experienced readers, unique jewelry, metaphysical supplies, snazzy clothing, colorful goods, hearty health-based products, essential oils, and special presentations – all for YOUR increased health, relaxation and empowerment!
For more information, www.fortworthstockyards.org/events/holistic-fair. Billy Bob’s Texas, 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
Billy Bob’s Texas-2021 Texas Country Music Awards
Tickets $25, $65 & $75. Performance 6 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
Performing Arts Fort Worth presents Cats, part of the Broadway at the Bass Series
See the record-breaking musical spectacular by Andrew Lloyd Webber that has captivated audiences in over 30 countries and 15 languages, is now on tour across North America. Experience this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater—“Memory.” Winner of 7 Tony Awards®. Performance times vary.
For more information, 817-212-4280, www.basshall.com. 525 Commerce St.
Symphony Arlington at Arlington Music Hall
Enjoy Howard Hilliard, French Horn, as he performs alongside Symphony Arlington. This concert will feature: MOZART Overture to The Impresario, MOZART Horn Concerto No. 2, BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3 “Eroica.” Performance 7:30 p.m. Tickets $15-$45.
For more information, www.symphonyarlington.org. 224 N. Center St., Arlington, TX 76011.
Billy Bob’s Texas-Nelly “Lil Bit of Music Series” with special guests Blanco Brown & Harper Grace
Tickets $80 & $100. Performance 9 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
November 18-January 2
Texas Christkindl Market
Celebrate the season with shopping, great food, and lots of fun for everyone. Inspired by a cherished German tradition, this family-friendly market features a unique shopping experience for holiday gifts, decorations, and one-of-a-kind finds. Free admission.
For more information, www.txchristkindlmarket.com. Choctaw Stadium, 1650 E. Randol Mill Rd., Arlington, TX 76011.
Billy Bob’s Texas-Riley Green
Tickets $18 & $35. Performance 10 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
Scrooge the Musical at Artisan Center Theater
This timeless musical follows the plot of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, in which the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge undergoes a profound redemption after visits by the ghost of his former partner Jacob Marley and the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future. Performance times and prices vary.
For more information, www.artisanct.com. 444 E. Pipeline Rd., Hurst, TX 76053.
November 19-January 2
Six Flags Over Texas “Holiday in the Park”
Have yourself a merry little Christmas as Six Flags Over Texas transforms into a winter wonderland. Thrilling rides, holiday shows, delightful hot cocoa and over a million twinkling lights await guests looking to get into the magical, holiday spirit. Park hours vary, see website for details, www.sixflags.com/overtexas. Six Flags Over Texas, 2201 Rd. to Six Flags, Arlington, TX 76011.
November 19-January 2
“Mission: Save Christmas featuring Elf” at The Gaylord Texan Resort
Christmas is in trouble and Santa needs your help! For the first time this Christmas, journey into Buddy the Elf’s world to help save the holiday in our all-new, multi-sensory experience. Team-up with Mr. Narwhal and friends in the candy cane forest, stay ahead of the toy quota in the North Pole, prepare for Santa’s arrival at the iconic department store, and take part in an epic virtual snowball fight in Central Park. Fun, interactive challenges will help you muster the Christmas cheer that is needed to power the Kringle 3000 and Santa’s sleigh!
For more information, https://bit.ly/2YTDDV5. 1501 Gaylord Trail Grapevine, TX.
November 19-January 9
“FOCUS: Frances Stark” at The Modern Museum of Fort Worth
Frances Stark is an interdisciplinary artist and writer based in Los Angeles whose work is always evolving. Stark’s output comes in many forms, including painting, video, collage, performance, and drawing. Her singular artistic voice arises from her own experiences; as the New York Times described it, “The artist’s material is her life.” The museum follows the recommended guidelines of the CDC and state and local government officials.
For more information, www.themodern.org/exhibition/focus-frances-stark. 3200 Darnell St.
“Pumpkin Spice 5K/10K and Half Marathon” at Panther Island Pavilion
Join the most festive fall 5K, 10K & Half Marathon of the season! Enjoy great routes thru TCU and Trinity River Trails and hang out at the afterparty with pumpkin spice coffee, hot chocolate, fall festive beer, goodies and great music.
For more information, https://bit.ly/3B0XEGR. 395 Purcey St.
“Evanescence + Halestorm Concert” at
Rock out with Amy Lee and Lzzy Hale! Close friends as well as close collaborators, just last year, Lzzy performed back-up vocals on Evanescence’s “Use My Voice,” and Amy joined Lzzy on a new version of Halestorm’s “Break In.” Tickets start at $40. 7:30 p.m.
For more information, https://bit.ly/30qd62o. 1911 Montgomery St.
Billy Bob’s Texas-Tracy Byrd
Tickets $18 & $35. Performance 10 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
“GM Financial Parade of Lights” in Sundance Square Plaza and Lighting Ceremony
Take care of your holiday shopping in Sundance Square and dining out in some of the finest restaurants in Fort Worth, all while enjoying the holiday spirit of the country’s top holiday parade. Enjoy music, floats, giant illuminated balloons, local performing groups, community organizations and more. Start time 6 p.m.
For more detailed information, www.fortworthparadeoflights.org. Downtown Fort Worth.
Billy Bob’s Texas-Pecos & The Rooftops
Tickets $20 & $30. Performance 9 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
Billy Bob’s Texas-Zach Bryan
Tickets $25 & $45. Performance 10 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
“Home for the Holidays” presented by Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
Don’t miss one of Fort Worth’s favorite holiday traditions when the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and special guest artists bring you “Home for the Holidays,” with a spectacular program of Christmas carols and seasonal tunes. Wave to Santa as the orchestra conjures a white Christmas courtesy of a magical snowfall. The perfect gift for the whole family. Performance 7:30 p.m. and 2 p.m.
For more information, 817-212-4280, https://bit.ly/3DMEB4G. 525 Commerce St.
“North Pole Express®” presented by Great Wolf Lodge and Trinity Metro TEXRail® in Grapevine
“North Pole Express®” presented by Great Wolf Lodge and Trinity Metro TEXRail® in Grapevine. Experience the magic of Christmas on board Grapevine Vintage Railroad’s North Pole Express®. Join Mrs. Claus on a 45-minute holiday adventure as she takes her guests to bring Santa to the Christmas Capital of Texas®. Guests will receive a cookie baked in Mrs. Claus’s North Pole kitchens, a beautiful “We Believe” bell, and a taste of Santa’s Frosty Chocolate Snow Milk served in a keepsake Memory Mug. Tickets $40.
For more information, https://bit.ly/3DRSqz0. Grapevine Vintage Railroad, 705 S. Main St., Grapevine, TX 76051.
November 26-December 12
Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!) at Runway Theatre
It’s no ordinary Christmas play when three actors toss a dusty retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic in favor of a madcap tour through beloved holiday stories with a pit stop for seasonal icons and a global look at holiday traditions. You won’t want to miss this vaudevillian romp that includes Santa, Rudolph, and even the Grinch. Join them for a zany celebration of the season. Rated PG. Tickets and performances vary.
Go to www.runwaytheatre.com/everychristmasstoryevertold or call 817-488-4842. 215 N. Dooley St., Grapevine, TX.
Billy Bob’s Texas-Danielle Nicole Band at
The 81 Club
Tickets $15 & $25 Performance 9 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
Billy Bob’s Texas-Granger Smith
Tickets $20, $35 & $40. Performance 10 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.
iheartradio’s “106.1 KISS FM Jingle Ball” presented by Capital One at Dickies Arena
See the star-studded lineup for its annual holiday concert: Doja Cat, Lil Nas X, The Kid LAROI, AJR, Tate McRae, Bazzi, & Dixie D’Amelio. This year’s official charity is Kidd’s Kids – $1 of each ticket will be donated to help children with a chronic or terminal illness. Tickets start at $32. 7:30 p.m.
For more information, https://bit.ly/3aNgbf4. 1911 Montgomery St.
November 30-December 18
“Nashville Christmas” at Casa Mañana
This Christmas, the Reid Cabaret Theatre is headed to the country capital of the world! Don your boots, kick back and get into the holiday spirit with Christmas tales and songs in the styles of your favorite country superstars like Garth Brooks, Dan + Shay, Faith Hill and more! This show is suitable for most audiences. Tickets prices vary.
For more information, www.casamanana.org/attraction/nashville-christmas/. 3101 W. Lancaster Ave.