FORT WORTH, TX Area
Calendar Events beginning in August

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

August 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29

Stockyards Championship Rodeo

Preferred box seats $50, VIP $40, reserved box seats $35, Gen. Ad. $27, seniors 60+ $20 & children 3-12 $15. 8 p.m. www.StockyardsRodeo.com. 817-625-1025. 121 E. Exchange Ave.

August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

“Sunday Funday” at Panther Island Pavilion

Sunday Funday is a day of relaxation and fun in the sun at Panther Island Pavilion. This family-friendly and laid-back event takes place every Sunday through September 6th. Tubes, pedal boats, kayaks, stand up paddle boards and canoes are available to rent. Enjoy cold beer, music, friends, food trucks and floating the Trinity River every Sunday at Panther Island Pavilion. Check the website for weekly activities including yoga classes and more! 

 

For more info, www.sundayfundayfw.com. 395 Purcey St.

August 3-7

Camp Casa Jr. at Casa Mañana Children’s Theater

Ages 4-8 will have their own week of creative expression using their voice, body, and imagination; classes will be taught by seasoned theatre and education professionals. In addition to acting, singing, and dancing, Jr. campers will engage in theatre crafts to bring home. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

 

For more information and to register, 817-332-2272, www.casamanana.org/camps/. 3101 West Lancaster.

August 3-14

Jubilee Theatre Virtual Storytelling and Puppet Theatre Camp

Students in grades 1-6 will be exposed to two literary works during each week-long session. They will complete two arts and crafts projects, and they will be encouraged to perform in the student showcase at the end of the week. The program will take place over three separate one-week learning sessions, separated by rising grade level. Registration is $95 per student enrolled.

 

For more information and to register, 817-338-4411, www.jubileetheatre.org/p/Virtual-Storytelling-Info/168. 506 Main St.

August 18-22

“A Tribute to the King: Taylor Rodriguez” at Casa Mañana Cabaret Theater

The stories, the hits, that hair, those hips! This spectacular tribute to the King of Rock-n-Roll will have you singing along to “Hound Dog,” “Love Me Tender,” Jailhouse Rock” and more! Taylor Rodriguez will light up the Reid Cabaret Theatre with his infectious energy as he belts out the tunes you know and love. Social distancing and strict safety guidelines will be used; patrons will be required to wear masks. Performance times and ticket prices vary.

 

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

August 18-November 1

“Texas Made Modern: The Art of Everett Spruce” exhibit at The Amon Carter Museum of American Art.

Experience the Texas landscape by the skilled hands of the most celebrated painter from Texas in the first half of the twentieth century, Everett Spruce (1908-2002). The exhibition and its accompanying catalogue bring to light Spruce’s role as not only a key figure in the development of modern art in Texas, but as a vital contributor to the narrative of modernist landscape painting in America.

 

Reservations and safety guideline information, 817-738-1933, www.cartermuseum.org. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd.

August 18-November 1

“Acting Out: Cabinet Cards and the Making of Modern Photography” exhibit at The Amon Carter Museum of American Art

The first-ever in-depth examination of the photographic phenomenon of cabinet cards that were America’s main format for photographic portraiture through the last three decades of the nineteenth century. This exhibition reveals how photography studios and their sitters across the United States introduced immediacy to studio portraiture and transformed their sessions into avenues of fun and personal expression.

 

Reservations and safety guideline information, 817-738-1933, www.cartermuseum.org. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd.

August 21

Billy Bob’s Texas-Tracy Byrd

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

August 23

Billy Bob’s Texas-Chad Prather

Tickets $15, $25 & $35. Performance 10 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.

August 29-30

PBR’s Unleash The Beast

 For the first time in 16 years, PBR’s (Professional Bull Riders) elite will return to Fort Worth, Texas, welcoming fans into Dickies Arena for the PBR WinStar World Casino and Resort Invitational. Round 1 will be held on the 29th, and the Championship Round is on the 30th. Masks will be required for guests.

 

For more information or tickets, https://bit.ly/39sfuWN. Dickies Arena is located adjacent to the Will Rogers Memorial Complex. 1911 Montgomery St. in Fort Worth.

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Keith Powell

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817-654-9740
keymagfw@aol.com

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