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FORT WORTH, TX Area
Calendar Events beginning in January

Dates & prices are subject to change. Please confirm all information with the attraction or sponsoring organization.

February 6

Billy Bob’s Texas-LANCO

Tickets $16, $25 & $30. Performance 9 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.

February 7, 8

Billy Bob’s Texas-Whiskey Myers

Tickets $20, $25 & $30. Performance 10:30 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.

February 7-16

Magnolia at the Modern

This ongoing series features critically-acclaimed films. February’s showings: 7-9, Les Misérables; 14-16, Invisible Life. Tickets are $10, $8 for Modern members, $7 for Reel People. The Sunday noon show is half price.

 

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, www.themodern.org/films/upcoming. 3200 Darnell St.

February 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22

Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District Cowtown Coliseum hosts the Stockyards Championship Rodeo

Preferred box seats $42. Reserved box seats & VIP $30, Gen. Ad. $22, seniors 60+ $15 & children 3-12 $10. 8 p.m. www.StockyardsRodeo.com. 817-625-1025. 121 E. Exchange Ave.

February 7-March 1

Amphibian Stage Theatre presents Hans and Sophie

Drawing on inspiration from letters, diaries and coded correspondences in the book At the Heart of the White Rose, Hans & Sophie is an intimate two-character portrait of resistance and conviction in the darkest of times. Witness a student’s metamorphosis from loyal Hitler Youth into one of the Nazi regime’s most feared opponents. Showtimes Thurs., Fri., and Sat. 8 p.m. & Sun. 2 p.m. Tickets $34.

 

For more information, www.amphibianstage.com/productions/main-stage/hans-sophie/. 120 S. Main St.

February 7-March 14

Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr. at Artisan Center Children’s Theater

Travel down the rabbit hole and join Alice, one of literature’s most beloved heroines, in her madcap adventures. Featuring updated songs from Disney’s thrilling animated motion picture, Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr. is a fast-paced take on the classic tale. Performance times and prices vary.

 

For more information, www.artisanct.com. 444 East Pipeline Rd., Hurst, TX 76053.

February 8

“Sweetheart Wine Trail” in Grapevine Texas

This Valentine’s Day event features multiple winery tasting rooms in and around Downtown Historic Grapevine, making for a leisurely stroll between venues. Price is $50-$55 per person for a commemorative wine glass and wine tastings; includes a food pairing at each winery. Event 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and reservations are required.

 

For more information and tickets, www.grapevinewinerytrail.com. Main St., Grapevine, TX 76051.

February 8

“Immortal Beloved at 250: A Very Special Gala Concert with Midori & Beethoven 5” presented by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra

Enjoy Beethoven’s majestic Fifth Symphony, a work so iconic it has become ingrained into pop culture, yet so vast it continues to surprise and delight audiences everywhere. And don’t miss the phenomenal Midori performing Beethoven’s monumental Violin Concerto. This is a gala concert not to be missed! Performance at 7 p.m. Tickets $66-$140.

 

For more information, 817-665-6000, https://bit.ly/2v6njkU. 525 Commerce St.

February 8-16

Valentine’s Gala in Grapevine Texas

Treat your Valentine to a 3-course plated meal, plus live performances of dancing, music and comedy! Price $99 per couple. Reservations are required.

 

For more information and tickets, www.arispopcruises.com. 2500 Fairway Dr. #1 Grapevine, TX 76051.

February 8, 15, 22

Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic
District-Cowtown Coliseum hosts Pawnee Bill’s Wild West Show

Family friendly entertainment. Preferred box seats $23. Reserved box seats $18.50, 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.

February 8-May 17

“The Perilous Texas Adventures of Mark Dion” exhibit at The Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Artist Mark Dion retraces the footsteps of several 19th-century explorers in Texas, collecting materials to form a site-specific exhibition you can see only at the Carter. One of the most well-regarded living artists today, Dion is part explorer and part historian; part naturalist and part collector of curiosities. 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, https://bit.ly/30Jvuj6. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd.

February 13

Valentine’s Dinner at the Fort Worth Zoo

Invitation for two (must be 21 or older) to the Valentine’s Dinner includes, heavy hors d’oeuvres, dessert buffet, open bar, meet and greet with a Zoo’s outreach animal, photo, and a fun Interactive game with audience participation. “After five” attire for this event. Space is limited, so register early. $85 per couple. Event 7 p.m.

 

For more information, 817-871-7050, www.fortworthzoo.org. 1989 Colonial Pkwy.

February 13

Cristiana Pegoraro, piano at Arlington Music Hall presented by Symphony Arlington

Showtime 7:30 p.m. Tickets $15-$45.

 

For more information, 817-385-0484, www.symphonyarlington.org. Arlington Music Hall, 224 N. Center St., Arlington, TX 76011.

February 14

Billy Bob’s Texas-Banda Los Sebastianes

Tickets $30, $40 & $50. Performance 7 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.

February 14

“Lone Star Murder Mystery Dinner” in the 81 Club at Billy Bob’s Texas

A Valentine dinner to die for! Take a lighthearted trip back to the Wild West where laughs fly like bullets and hilarity is the law of the land. The evening includes an award-winning comedy murder mystery and a chef prepared deluxe gourmet buffet. $60 per person.

 

Doors open at 7 p.m. and show starts at 8 p.m., www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.

February 14-16

Crash and The Firebird presented by Texas Ballet Theater at Bass Performance Hall

Two iconic pieces. One incredible night. Explore the bold expression of human emotion through two distinct ballets. From poetic dreamscapes to dynamic blends of modern classicism, this unique experience is one you won’t want to miss. Showtimes vary.

 

For more information, 817-665-6000, https://bit.ly/2RHXLSK. 525 Commerce St.

February 14-March 9

A Raisin in the Sun at Theatre Arlington

This classic play portrays a few weeks in the life of the Youngers, an African American family living on the South Side of Chicago in the 1950s. When the play opens, the Youngers are about to receive an insurance check for $10,000, and each of the adult family members has a brilliant idea as to what should be done with the money. Appropriate for audiences aged 13 and up. Tickets and performance times vary.

 

For more information, www.theatrearlington.org. Theatre Arlington, 305 W. Main St., Arlington, TX 76010.

February 14-March 21

Seussical the Musical! at Artisan Center Theater

Now one of the most performed shows in America, Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! The colorful characters of Dr. Seuss transport us from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus to the invisible world of the Whos. Performance times and prices vary.

 

For more information, www.artisanct.com. 444 East Pipeline Rd., Hurst, TX 76053.

February 15

Billy Bob’s Texas-Dr. Wu’ “British Invasion” in the 81 Club

Tickets $15 & $45. Performance 7:30 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.

February 15

Billy Bob’s Texas-Granger Smith featuring Earl Dibbles, Jr.

Tickets $18 & $30. Performance 10:30 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.

February 15, 16

PBR Global Cup USA at AT&T Stadium

The PBR Global Cup will return to the U.S. for the next edition of the five-nation tournament.

 

For information and tickets, www.attstadium.com. One AT&T Way, Arlington, TX 76011.

February 16

Billy Bob’s Texas-Live Peace: A Country United, President’s Day Party

Tickets $20 & $25. Performance 6 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.

February 18-22

“Engineers Week: Invent Amazing” at The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

Engineering opportunities abound as you engage in hands-on and mind-challenging activities throughout the Museum. Invent, design, test and improve your ideas while you collaborate with area engineers and explore the fascinating fields of engineering. This exhibit is included in the price of museum admission.

 

For more information, 817-255-9300, www.fwmuseum.org. 1600 Gendy St.

February 20

“Beatlemania64 – a Tribute to the Beatles” at Arlington Music Hall

Beatlemania64 is the world’s leading tribute of The Beatles and is proud to be the only Beatles tribute band ever endorsed by Sid Bernstein, the man who brought The Beatles to America for their first official show in Carnegie Hall. Beatlemania features hits that you know and love from the early 60s to the early 70s. Performance 7:30 p.m. Tickets $22-$70.

 

For more information and tickets, www.arlingtonmusichall.net. 224 N. Center St., Arlington, TX 76011.

February 20-23

Nickelodeon’s The SpongeBob Musical presented by Performing Arts Fort Worth at Bass Performance Hall

Be there when SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face catastrophe-until a most unexpected hero rises to take center stage. Bring the entire family to celebrate friendship and cooperation, and learn the power of unity and inclusion. Performance times vary. Tickets starting at $44.

 

For more information, 817-212-4280, www.basshall.com. 525 Commerce St.

February 21

Billy Bob’s Texas-Bob Schneider

Tickets $16 & $25. Performance 10:30 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.

February 22

Tall Tales at the Sid Richardson Museum

A thoughtful book discussion making connections between art and literature. Free admission, but registration is required. Event 10:30-11:30 a.m.

 

For more information, https://bit.ly/2Rg6897. 309 Main St.

February 22

“Monster Energy AMA Supercross” at AT&T Stadium

Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, is the world’s premier indoor motocross circuit, comprised of 17 races of heart-stopping action in some of the largest venues in North America.

 

For information and tickets, www.attstadium.com. One AT&T Way, Arlington, TX 76011.

February 22

Billy Bob’s Texas-Texas Bluesmen-A Tribute to the Blues Brothers in the 81 Club

Tickets $15 & $25. Performance 9 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.

February 22

Billy Bob’s Texas-Whiskey Myers

Tickets $16, $25 & $30. Performance 10:30 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.

February 25

Tuesday Evening Lecture Series Presentation: artist Susan York at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Tuesday Evenings is a popular series of lectures and presentations by artists, architects, historians, and critics that is free and open to the public. Event 7 p.m.

 

For more information, 817-738-9215, www.themodern.org/exhibitions/upcoming. 3200 Darnell St.

February 25

Billy Bob’s Texas-The 28th Annual Krewe of Kowtown Mardi Gras Party

Tickets $15. Performance 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.

February 27-March 1

Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District Cowtown Coliseum hosts The RFD-TV’s American Semi-Finals

Fun for the entire family! This four-day event in the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards will showcase more than 600 qualifiers as they attempt to make it to The American Finals in AT&T Stadium on March 7-8. Ticket prices vary according to the day.

 

For tickets and more information, www.StockyardsRodeo.com. 121 E. Exchange Ave.

February 28

Restless Heart at Arlington Music Hall

The men who make up Restless Heart have enjoyed one of the most successful careers in Country Music history, placing more than 25 singles on the charts. Performance 8 p.m. Tickets $24-$99.

 

For more information and tickets, www.arlingtonmusichall.net. 224 N. Center St., Arlington, TX 76011.

February 28

Billy Bob’s Texas-Midland with Jonathan Terrell

Tickets $26 & $51. Performance 10:30 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.

February 28-March 1

The Annual Cowtown Marathon

This race offers a distance for everyone including the Cook Children’s 5K, Adults 5K and 10K on Saturday and the Ultra Marathon, Marathon and Half Marathon on Sunday. The Cowtown presents $200,000 to the Cowtown C.A.L.F. program, which provides grants and running shoes to local school children.

 

For information, 817-207-0224, www.cowtownmarathon.org. 1612 Park Place Ave.

February 28-March 1

The Miraculous Mandarin presented by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra at Bass Performance Hall

Guest conductor Robert Trevino leads an all-orchestral program of works by Wagner, Bartok, and Rachmaninoff. Wagner’s transcendent Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde opens the concert. Bartok’s Suite from The Miraculous Mandarin tells a dark tale of treachery and desire. And Rachmaninoff’s melodic genius is on full display in his Second Symphony, unforgettable both for its energy and its poignancy. Showtimes vary. Tickets $22-$83.

 

For more information, 817-665-6000, https://fwsymphony.org/concerts-tickets/subscriptions-and-series-info/symphonic-series/the-miraculous-mandarin. 525 Commerce St.

February 29

Monster Jam at AT&T Stadium

Climb your trucks and start your engines! As one of the country’s premier live motorsport events, it features the biggest, baddest monster trucks in the business going at it in bone-crushing races and freestyles.

 

For information and tickets, www.attstadium.com. One AT&T Way, Arlington, TX 76011.

February 29-March 8

Tuna Does Vegas at Casa Mañana Theater

The hilarity begins when oddball-conservative radio host Arles Struvie announces that he and his wife Bertha Bumiller are heading to Vegas to renew their wedding vows…but everyone in Tuna, Texas goes along for the ride! Tuna Does Vegas features your favorite characters from Tuna – portrayed by only two actors – with the added fun of Vegas showgirls, Elvis impersonators and more! Mature audiences only. Performance times and ticket prices vary.

 

For information, 817-332-2272, www.casamanana.org. 3101 West Lancaster.

February 29-April 12

“Butterflies in the Garden” at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden

“Celebrate the Change” in the recently restored conservatory and marvel at a multitude of butterflies at the largest exhibit of live, exotic butterflies in north central Texas. All tickets are timed entry. Tickets $12 adults, $10 seniors, $8 children 8-16, 5 and under free. The six-week exhibit will be open daily, including Sundays, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

For information, www.fwbg.org/bitg. 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

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