FORT WORTH, TX Area
Calendar Events beginning in March

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

March 1-June 14

“Flesh and Blood, Italian Masterpieces from the Capodimonte Museum” at the Kimbell Art Museum

This special exhibition will feature nearly 40 masterpieces from the Capodimonte Museum in Naples, one of the most important fine arts collections in Italy. Hrs. Tues.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. noon-8 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m., Closed Mon. Tickets: $18 adults, $16 for Seniors and Students, $14 ages 6-11, Children under 6 free.

 

For more information, 817-332-8451, www.kimbellart.org. 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd.

March 3- April 9

“Butterflies Luncheon” at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Enjoy lunch with a butterfly presentation, then walk among exotic butterflies in the Tropical Conservatory. Includes admission to Butterflies in the Garden, box lunch, drink, educational presentation and a gift from the garden. Garden admission may be purchased separately. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 a.m. Tickets $35.

 

Reservations required and space is limited. www.fwbg.org/bitg-luncheon. 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

Opens March 4

“Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog™” at The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

Encounter the people and places that make-up Clifford’s world. From boarding the Birdwell Island Ferry to greeting the nine-foot tall Clifford The Big Red Dog in his own backyard, you can playfully explore the exhibit’s themed areas and discover Clifford’s Big Ideas. This exhibit is included in the price of museum admission. Hrs. Closed Mon., Tues.-Fri. 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. 1-5 p.m.

 

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

March 6

Billy Bob’s Texas-Dolly Shine

Tickets $16 & $22. Performance 10:30 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.

March 6-8

“Oh, What a Night: The Best of Broadway” presented by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra at Bass Performance Hall

Celebrated vocalist Connor Bogart and Cleveland Pops conductor Carl Topilow take you on a whirlwind tour of the Great White Way as you hear cherished hits from your favorite musicals. Showtimes and ticket prices vary.

 

For more information, 817-665-6000, https://bit.ly/2UIn6iE. 525 Commerce St.

March 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28

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.

March 6-April 5

Magnolia at the Modern

This ongoing series features critically-acclaimed films. March’s showings, 6-8: The Traitor, 13-15: Portrait of a Lady on Fire, 20-22: Ordinary Love, 27-April 5: The Burnt Orange Heresy.

 

Tickets are $10, $8 for Modern members, $7 for Reel People. The Sunday noon show is half price. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, https://bit.ly/2w9A0fq. 3200 Darnell St.

March 7

“A Day of Perilous Adventures” at The Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Embark on an immersive journey into the collection of curiosities and oddities that artist Mark Dion gathered on his travels through Texas. Expect offbeat tours, art-making activities, local food trucks, and more. And journey back in time to meet the explorers who inspired Mark Dion during this celebration for all ages! Admission free. Events 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

 

For more information, 817-738-1933, www.cartermuseum.org/DionDay.  3501 Camp Bowie Blvd.

March 7, 8

“RFDTV The American” at AT&T Stadium

The World’s Richest Weekend in Western Sports. The industry’s most talented athletes compete in qualifying events all year long in the hopes of earning a chance to rope and ride in this incredible annual rodeo event.

 

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

March 7-22

Six Flags Over Texas Special Spring Break Hours

Dust off the winter blue and welcome spring at Six Flags Over Texas! Hang out with your friends or family and hop on to one of your favorite thrill rides! Special Live & Local band performances, Six Flags Karaoke, the Spring Break Performance Feature series, and Spring Break Lip Sync Challenge.

 

Park hours vary, see website for details, www.sixflags.com/overtexas. Six Flags Over Texas, 2201 Rd. to Six Flags, Arlington, TX 76011.

March 7-22, 28, 29

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.

March 8-August 9

“Mark Bradford: End Papers” exhibit at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

The unique works in this exhibition are primarily constructed from end papers, which Bradford learned to use as a hairdresser in his mother’s beauty salon in South Los Angeles. These small sheets of translucent paper protect hair from overheating in the process of using curlers to create permanent waves. Tickets $16 adults, $10 students with ID & seniors 60+. Free for children 12 & under and Modern members. Hrs. Tues.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Mon.

 

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

March 9-13

“Spring Break Camp” at the Fort Worth Zoo

Make some WILD plans this spring break for your camper! Throughout the week, campers will go on daily Zoo hikes, play games and activities, and see daily animal visitors in the classroom. Campers who are in 1-5 grades are welcome to join in the adventure. Prices and times vary.

 

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

March 9-13

Grapevine Vintage Train from Grapevine to Fort Worth Stockyards

All aboard for family fun as you climb aboard an authentic 1920s Victorian coach. The 21-mile trip rolls at a leisurely pace and is perfect for the entire family.

For tickets and information, https://bit.ly/2HgCIlC. Grapevine Vintage Railroad, 705 S. Main St., Grapevine, TX 76051.

March 10-13

“Spring Break at the Carter” at The Amon Carter Museum of American Art

See how nature and art play together! Explore the Carter’s galleries and experience art and storytelling in select special exhibitions. Create your own adventure and join in gallery games, art making, and other fun activities from 1-3 p.m. Each day of Spring Break, Tues.-Fri., will be different, so plan multiple visits! Admission free. Reservations not required.

 

For more information, 817-738-1933, www.cartermuseum.org/events/spring-break-carter. 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd.

March 12-April 12

Stage West Theatre presents The Children

In a seaside cottage on the east coast of England, a pair of retired nuclear scientists are startled by the reappearance of a former colleague. As crackers and wine are trotted out, so are remembered stories, old jealousies, and haunting secrets. Ultimately, we see the true reason for this sudden visit: a chilling and dangerous plan.

 

For more information, www.stagewest.org. 821/823 W. Vickery Blvd. in Fort Worth.

March 13

Billy Bob’s Texas-Read Southall Band

Tickets $16 & $22. Performance 10:30 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.

March 13-15

“Schumann and Shostakovich” presented by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra at Bass Performance Hall

Guest conductor Carlos Izcaray leads the orchestra in Dukas’ mischievous and playful The Sorcerer’s Apprentice and Shostakovich’s melancholy Symphony No. 10. Plus, Angela Cheng plays Schumann’s rapturous Piano Concerto. Showtimes and ticket prices vary.

 

For more information, 817-665-6000, https://bit.ly/31Ilhns. 525 Commerce St.

March 14

The Fort Worth Stockyards hosts “Cowtown Goes Green”

the city’s largest and most family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day celebration from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. This annual event serves as a community-wide celebration of Irish culture with a western twist featuring live music, face painting, pony rides, cloggers & dance troupes, armadillo races, Old West Gunfights, Cowboy poetry, and the Fort Worth Herd Texas Longhorn Cattle Drive. A Western/Irish themed Cowtown Goes Green parade will follow the 4 p.m. cattle drive. Most activities are free of charge.

 

For more information, www.fortworthstockyards.com/events/. 131 E. Exchange Ave.

March 14

“Butterfly Afternoon Tea” at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Butterfly lovers won’t want to miss a themed afternoon tea to celebrate the beginning of spring. The menu includes cupcakes, scones, finger sandwiches and more. Tickets $45 Adults, $35 Child. Reservations required and space is limited.  Event 2-4 pm.

 

For information and tickets, https://bit.ly/2uGrcxd. 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

March 14

Billy Bob’s Texas-Justin Moore

Tickets $20 & $40. Performance 10:30 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.

March 15

“Jazz on the Local Concert Series” featuring Dana Harper

A jazz collaboration that promotes local home-grown talent and a family entertainment experience. Tickets $45 in advance, $55 at the door. Performance 8 p.m. 817-923-9305. The Warehouse, 1125 E. Berry St.

March 17-21

Amphibian Stage Theatre presents Steven Castillo

This wildly inventive writer, director, and comedian is currently a staff writer on his second season of “Saturday Night Live.” His stand-up set, which combines a completely original use of English, Spanish, music and sound effects, earned him the title of “New Face” at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. Showtimes Tues.-Sat. 8 p.m. Tickets $15-$20.

 

For more information, www.amphibianstage.com/productions/comedy-series/steven-castillo/. 120 S. Main St.

March 19

Simone Spadino, violin at Arlington Music Hall presented by Symphony Arlington

This concert will feature HANDEL: Overture to Hercules, FINZI: Romance, SCHUBERT (arr. Mahler): Death and the Maiden. Showtime 7:30 p.m. Tickets $15-$45.

 

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

March 20

Billy Bob’s Texas-Colter Wall

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

March 20-22

“Beautiful – The Carole King Musical” presented by Performing Arts Fort Worth at Bass Performance Hall

The inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation. Performance times vary. Tickets starting at $61.

 

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

March 20-22

“Texas Coin Show” at the Grapevine Convention Center

Coins, stamps, currency, gold, jewelry, proof sets and more! Prize drawings on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. during the show. Early Bird badges are available on Friday for $25 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free parking, police security, 70 dealer tables, ANACS Grading Service and 3 gold coin prizes. $3 Admission.

 

For tickets and more information, https://bit.ly/3bqHDhP. 1209 S. Main St., Grapevine, TX 76051.

March 20-April 5

Matilda The Musical at Casa Mañana Theater

Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl and winner of 4 Tony® Awards, Matilda the Musical revels in the anarchy of childhood and the power of imagination. Matilda is a little girl with astonishing wit, intelligence and psychokinetic powers. She’s unloved by her cruel parents but impresses her schoolteacher, the loveable Miss Honey. Through courage and cleverness, Matilda rises to be a champion for everyone who needs her! Performance times and ticket prices vary.

 

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

March 20-April 26

Jubilee Theatre presents How I Got Over

Celebrate the legendary Queen of Gospel, Mahalia Jackson, and other gospel greats in this musical revue. Hear soulful renditions of award-winning religious songs like “Precious Lord,” “Move On Up a Little Higher,” and “His Eye Is On the Sparrow.” Experience the joy and hope of gospel music in this high-energy, handclapping, foot stomping and most of all soul-stirring performances. Performance times and prices vary.

 

For tickets and additional information, 817-338-4411, www.jubileetheatre.org. 506 Main St.

March 21

Billy Bob’s Texas-Easton Corbin

Tickets $19 & $31. Performance 10:30 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.

March 22

Billy Bob’s Texas-An Evening with Barry Switzer & Friends

Tickets $50. 5 p.m. Hosted by Corby Davidson from Sports Radio 1310 - The Ticket and benefitting Sooners Helping Sooners with special guests Tony Casillas, Keith Jackson, Billy Sims, Joe Washington and others! www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.

March 26

Rumours-Fleetwood Mac Tribute at Arlington Music Hall

Rumours is the country’s premier Fleetwood Mac tribute band. Expect the high-energy harmonies of Fleetwood Mac at the height of their career. Performance 8 p.m. Tickets $15-$69.

 

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

March 27

Billy Bob’s Texas-Cory Morrow

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

March 27-29

“Image, Imbue, Bartok” presented by Texas Ballet Theater at Bass Performance Hall

Take a remarkable journey through three extraordinary shows in one night. From timeless and traditional to modern and abstract, experience some of the world’s most powerful stories told through movement. Showtimes vary.

 

For more information, 817-665-6000, https://bit.ly/38lYlwH. 525 Commerce St.

March27-April 19

Damn Yankees at Theatre Arlington

See a baseball fan make a bet with the devil so his team can win the pennant. This great musical score features popular tunes, “You Gotta Have Heart,” “Whatever Lola Wants” and more. 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.

March 27-May 24

“FOCUS: Marina Adams” exhibit at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Contemporary artist Marina Adams will show seven energetic abstract paintings that are immersive in scale. Plus, you’ll see several recent small-scale gouache-on-paper works from her New York series. Tickets $16 adults, $10 students with ID & seniors 60+. Free for children 12 & under and Modern members. Hrs. Tues.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fri. 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Mon.

 

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

March 28

“Breakfast with the Beasts” at the Fort Worth Zoo

Let your little animals eat breakfast with ours! Expect to meet some new furry, feathered and scaled friends and learn more about them from the Animal Outreach staff. This monthly event is designed for families with children ages 3 to 10 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult. All participants will enjoy a continental breakfast and Zoo admission. Event 9-10 a.m. in the Zoo’s Education building. Space is limited, so register early. $30 adults, $22 child.

 

For more information, www.fortworthzoo.org/breakfast-with-the-beasts. 1989 Colonial Parkway.

March 28

Arturo Sandoval: 10 Time Grammy Award Winner at Arlington Music Hall

He has evolved into one of the world’s most acknowledged guardians of jazz trumpet and flugelhorn, as well as a renowned classical artist, pianist and composer. Performance 8 p.m. Tickets $24-$119.

 

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

March 28

Billy Bob’s Texas-Sammy Kershaw

Tickets $18, $25 & $30. Performance 10:30 p.m. House band begins at 8 p.m. www.billybobstexas.com. 817-624-7117. 2520 Rodeo Plaza.

March 29

Mexican National Team vs. Greece – U.S. Tour 2020 at AT&T Stadium

Mexico’s soccer stars return to AT&T Stadium for the third year as part of their Mexican National Team’s U.S. Tour. Be there to catch all the action when the Mexican National Team takes on Greece.

 

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

Coming May 18-24

The Charles Schwab Challenge – 2020 PGA Tour event at Colonial

The world’s best pro golfers return to Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth for their 74th anniversary. The prestigious Tour draws top players from across the globe. Defending champion Kevin Na will take on all challengers for the $7.3 million purse. Tickets range from $50-$400 per day must be purchased in advance.

 

For more information, call 817-927-4281, www.CharlesSchwabChallenge.com.

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