FORT WORTH, TX Area
Calendar Events beginning in April
Dates & prices are subject to change. Please confirm all information with the attraction or sponsoring organization.
2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Wrestling
USA Wrestling and the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee have announced the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials. The champions from the trials will become eligible to represent the United States at the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, now scheduled Aug. 1-7, 2021. This will be the fifth straight U.S. Olympic Team Trials in which all three Olympic wrestling teams were determined simultaneously, with men’s freestyle, women’s freestyle and Greco-Roman all featured in the event. A limited number of spectators will be permitted. Ticket information will be available soon.
For more information, www.dickiesarena.com. Dickies Arena, 1911 Montgomery St.
Magnolia at the Modern
This ongoing series features critcally-acclaimed films. April’s showings: 2-4 French Exit. 8 Inequality for All. 9-18 Oscar Nominated Short Films. 21&24 Hansard and 23-25 The Truffle Hunters. 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.
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, www.themodern.org/films. 3200 Darnell St.
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 $45, VIP $35, Silver Spur $30, Gen. Ad. 13+ $25, seniors 60+ $18, children 3-12 $12.
For more information, 817-625-1025, www.CowtownColiseum.com, 121 E. Exchange Ave.
Arlington Music Hall
This popular performance venue is having concerts at 50% occupancy, social distancing seats available, and masks are mandatory. They are also using sanitizing chemicals in the venue prior to all shows. April’s performers include Stanley Jordan Trio, Triston Marez & Bryce Mauldin, John Conlee, Kiara Saito-Beckman, Karla Bonoff, and Tribute to Hank Williams Jr.
For more information and tickets, www.arlingtonmusichall.net. 224 N. Center St., Arlington, TX 76011.
April 2-June 20
“FOCUS: Wael Shawky” at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
In this exhibition, as with much of his work, the artist explores the ambiguities between history and myth in a multimedia presentation. Tickets $16 adults, 13+, $10 students with ID & seniors 60+ $12. Free for children 12 & under and Modern members. Hrs. Tues.-Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. open until 8 p.m., closed Mon.
For more information, 817-738-9215, www.themodern.org/exhibition/focus-wael-shawky. 3200 Darnell St.
“Eggstravaganza” at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden
Hop into a fun family event with an Easter Egg Hunt, stroller and wagon parade, story time, and plenty of prizes. Plus, you can meet the Easter bunny. Easter egg hunt $6 (plus garden admission). Event 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
For more information and tickets, www.fwbg.org/eggstravaganza. 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.
Fort Worth Stockyards Easter Egg Hunt
Visitors are invited to find free prize-filled Easter eggs at all participating Stockyards Station and Mule Alley retailers from noon-4 p.m. One egg per child available at each retailer, while supplies last. Prizes include candy and a variety of toys.
For more information, www.fortworthstockyards.com. 131 E. Exchange Ave.
“Downtown Arlington Health and Wellness Series” at Levitt Pavilion
Free fitness programs for all ages and abilities! The sessions also will also be livestreamed for free. Each session features a well-established health and wellness instructor leading classes in a variety of popular workouts, such as Zumba, meditation and yoga. Events 10 a.m.
For more information, 817-543-4308, https://bit.ly/2OV4Ty5. 100 W. Abram St., Arlington, TX 76010.
Texas Rangers vs.Toronto Blue Jays - 2021 Home Opener series
See live baseball at the all-new home of the Texas Rangers in Arlington.
For more information and safety guidelines, https://bit.ly/31bdbEi/. 734 Stadium Dr., Arlington, TX 76011.
Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party
Mickey and friends are bringing the magic to guests through dynamic moments that take place on the ice and in the air. Get ready to experience Disney magic infused with the all-new Guest Wellness Enhancements to help keep families safe. Ticket prices vary.
For more information and tickets, www.disneyonice.com/tickets. Dickies Arena, 1911 Montgomery St.
“Virtual Adult Workshop: Paper Flower Power” at The Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Learn how to create flowers out of paper inspired by the bright and blooming installation by Natasha Bowdoin! A Zoom workshop will highlight Bowdoin’s process and then you’ll create your own flower wall hanging with artist and educator Jessica Thompson-Castillo. $10 supply fee includes a special set of supplies chosen specifically by Thompson-Castillo for this workshop. Event 6-8 p.m.
For more information, 817-738-1933, www.cartermuseum.org/events/virtual-adult-workshop-paper-flower-power. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd.
“The 29th Annual New Vintage Wine and Gallery Trail & Blessing of the Vines” at Grapevine Main Plaza
Enjoy a delightful afternoon of delicious wine and incredible art along Main Street. Blessing of the Vines, a centuries-old European tradition performed by a priest, ensures a bountiful harvest. Admission includes souvenir wine glass, three 1-ounce tastings at each participating winery tasting room, one food item at each participating winery tasting room, access to incredible art galleries, working artist studios and Grapevine’s Public Art Trail. Tickets $45 for ages 21 and over. 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
For more information, www.grapevinetexasusa.com/new-vintage-wine-gallery-trail/. 815 S. Main St., Grapevine, TX 76051.
“Water Lantern Festival” at Panther Island
This is a floating lantern event that is all about connection and fun! Each adult ticket comes with a wristband for entry into the festival area with food trucks, floating lantern kit, LED candle, and commemorative drawstring bag. Due to COVID restrictions, event capacity is limited, and the event is expected to sell out. Event 5 p.m. Prices range from $36-$56.
For more information and tickets, www.waterlanternfestival.com/fortworth.php. 395 Purcey St., 76102.
“Peter and the Wolf” ballet for Children in Grapevine Texas
Each character in the production is represented by a musical instrument and theme. In the ballet, the Bird is the flute, the Cat is the clarinet, the Duck is the oboe, and the Grandfather is the bassoon, Peter’s theme is made up of string instruments including the violin, viola, cello and bass. The Wolf’s theme is played by French horns and the Hunters are woodwind instruments, with a few percussion instruments. Food trucks will be on site. Showtime 2-4 p.m. Tickets $15 and $5 for Parking.
For more information, www.grapevinetexasusa.com/event/peter-and-the-wolf-a-ballet-for-children/31525. Meadowmere Park, 3000 Meadowmere Lane, Grapevine, TX 76051.
April 10-May 31
The 40th Season of the Scarborough Renaissance Festival
Lords and ladies, travel back to the 16th century for a day. Enjoy full combat armored jousts, Birds of Prey exhibitions, Renaissance entertainment, Mermaid Lagoon, Renaissance rides, and games of skill. Browse the exquisite offering of 200+ shoppes and artisan demonstrations. Plus, food that is fit for a King! Grab some mead at one of the pubs & taverns! Adults $31 and children $16, includes parking.
For more information and tickets, www.srfestival.com/. 2511 FM 66, Waxahachie, TX 75167.
Symphony Arlington presents Kiarra Saito-Beckman, violinist
Performance music includes: BEETHOVEN, Leonora Overture No. 1; BRAHMS, Violin Concerto and MENDELSSOHN, Symphony No. 4 (“Italian”). Performance 7:35 p.m. Tickets $16.50-$46.50. Live streaming option is available.
For more information and to purchase tickets, www.symphonyarlington.org. Arlington Music Hall, 224 N. Center St., Arlington, TX 76011.
“An Evening of Classic Broadway” presented by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra at Will Rogers Memorial Auditorium
Two Broadway and symphonic pops favorites join the Fort Worth Symphony in an extraordinary evening. Revisit classic songs from Broadway’s Golden Age with unforgettable melodies, poignant lyrics, powerful vocals and beloved songs to remember. Due to COVID-19 city and government mandates, seating capacity and inventory for this performance may be limited.
For more information, https://bit.ly/3vTwzUj. 3401 W. Lancaster Ave.
La Sylphide at I.M. Terrell Performing Arts Center
A fairytale comes to life in Ballet Frontier's production of La Sylphide that tells the beautiful love story between a common Scottsman and a beautiful Sylph fairy. In addition to La Sylphide, Ballet Frontier will also present the virtuosic pas de deux Diana & Actaeon and audience favorite Tchaikovsky's String Quartet choreographed by Artistic Director Chung-Lin Tseng. Tickets $25-$35. Performance times 7:30 p.m. on the 16th & 2 p.m. on the 17th. For more information, go to www.balletfrontier.org, 817-852-6887. 1411 .M. Terrell Circle S, Fort Worth, TX 76102.
April 18-August 8
“An-My Lê On Contested Terrain” exhibit at The Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Featuring photographs from a selection of the artist’s five major bodies of work, the nationally touring exhibition considers the celebrated photographer’s nearly 25-year career exploring the edges of war and recording these landscapes of conflict in beautiful, classically composed photographs. Free Admission. Hrs. Tues., Wed., Fri. & Sat. 10 a.m-5 p.m., Thurs. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. Closed Mondays and select holidays.
For more information and tickets, 817-738-1933, https://bit.ly/2P3ZlRJ. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd.
April 18-August 8
“Photography is Art” at Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Though widely accepted today as a medium, art museums have not always embraced photography. In fact, it wasn’t until the late 1970s and early 1980s that many museums began actively collecting and displaying photographs. See the story of American photographers’ efforts, from the late 19th century on, to explore and proclaim photography’s artfulness. Drawn from the Carter’s expansive and renowned photography collection, this exhibition reveals how artists shaped their medium’s artistic language. Free Admission. Hrs. Tues., Wed., Fri. & Sat. 10 a.m-5 p.m., Thurs. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. Closed Mondays and select holidays.
For more information and tickets, 817-738-1933, https://bit.ly/3sj9IPT. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Veritex Bank Golf Championship
Golf enthusiasts won’t want to miss the fun at Texas Rangers Golf Club. This four-day, 72-hole, stroke-play competition has 156 players competing for a $600,000 purse.
For more information, www.arlington.org/event/veritex-bank-golf-championship/23300/. 801 Brown Blvd., Arlington, TX 76011.
“FitCon” at Panther Island
This is a high energy fitness expo featuring competitions, celebrity guests, fitness classes, and hundreds of exhibitors. $20 one day pass, $30 two day pass and special packages available. Parking $10.
For more information and tickets, www.fitcon.com/texas. 395 Purcey St., 76102.
“Virtual Teen Workshop” at the Sid Richardson Museum
This month, enjoy an online opportunity for creative teens via a Zoom painting experience. Bring your own imagination and other supplies will be packaged and ready in the $15 Art kit fee. Ages 13-17 are welcome. Event 3-5 p.m.
For more information and to register online, www.sidrichardsonmuseum.org. 817-332-6554. 309 Main St.
April 24-August 22
“An Expanding Vision: Six Decades of Works on Paper” at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Celebrating the sixtieth anniversary of the founding of the Carter, “An Expanding Vision: Six Decades of Works on Paper” revisits the museum’s history of collecting works on paper and highlights its development into one of the country’s significant holdings of works on paper, including complete sets of works by George Bellows and Stuart Davis, as well as over 2,500 prints from the Tamarind Lithography Workshop (now Tamarind Institute). The exhibition highlights key moments of collecting in the past sixty years, including acquisitions of work by artists such as Mary Cassatt, Glenn Ligon, Louise Nevelson, Kara Walker, Charles Wilbert White, and more. Free Admission. Hrs. Tues., Wed., Fri. & Sat. 10 a.m-5 p.m., Thurs. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m. Closed Mondays and select holidays.
For more information and tickets, 817-738-1933, https://bit.ly/3vWeJAh. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd.