Live at Billy Bob’s its…… Gary Patterson???

Live at Billy Bob’s its…… Gary Patterson???

Fin Ewing, president of Ewing Automotive Group and Coach Gary Patterson will take over Billy Bob’s showroom on Wednesday, June 30th in a concert/jam session that will raise money for the Patterson Foundation. The night expects to see a mixture of TCU fans, college students, and high-profile friends, as well as those looking to see who will be in the audience and which surprise guests will join them on stage.

In perhaps a bit of a midlife crisis…in 2016, Fin Ewing happened upon an article that promised anyone could learn to sing. He had never been much of a vocalist, but as a kid, he had spent time around country music greats like Willie Nelson, Tanya Tucker, and Larry Gatlin, and always admired people who could step into the spotlight and captivate a crowd. Ewing decided to find out if the article was accurate. He got in touch with a voice coach named Bruce Wermuth and asked, “Can I learn to sing?”

After chatting, Wermuth discerned that Ewing couldn’t play any instruments and had no history of singing. Baffled, he asked Ewing what his goal was. “I want to play a concert”.

His Goal….a concert on the main stage at Billy Bob’s Texas – where he would invite friends and even other artists to enjoy the evening with him. His Band “Fin Ewing and the Wrong Direction” plays a mixture of songs and focuses on the audience having a great time. When he’s not unlocking his musical talents, Ewing is president of Ewing Automotive Group, which owns Mercedes-Benz, GMC, Buick, and Subaru dealerships. The business was started in 1940 by Ewing’s grandfather. Former Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlins said of Ewing’s mid-life adventure “He didn’t need a fancy car or a jet, so he learned to sing and put together a darn good band”.

Special Guest TCU Football Coach Gary Patterson, a future College Football Hall of Famer, is now a published songwriter. With a collection of songs he’s written over the past 30 years, Coach Patterson has been collaborating with Nashville songwriters, many will join him at Billy Bob’s. The TCU head coach has released his debut music video “Take a Step Back” as part of an album he is recording. Patterson said “after receiving a $9 check from Spotify, I’m not going to quit my day job”. He is looking forward to performing with Fin Ewing and The Wrong Direction and promised a few other surprise guests.

The concert will benefit The Patterson Foundation. For the Past 20 years The Patterson Foundation’s primary goal has been to provide educational opportunities for all children, with a focus on Fort Worth. Their goal this year is to fund better WiFi access to all children in the area. In 2020, they fed more than 100,000 on Thanksgiving.

Tickets are $20 and go on sale Friday, June 4 at 10AM.

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Texas Ballet Theater 2021-2022 Season

Texas Ballet Theater 2021-2022 Season

Texas Ballet Theater (TBT) will return to its resident performance venues in the 2021-2022 season, starting with the holiday favorite The Nutcracker.

The nonprofit ballet company will open its season with The Nutcracker, choreographed by TBT Artistic Director Ben Stevenson, O.B.E., at Winspear Opera House in Dallas November 26. The production will run in Dallas through December 5, then move to Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth December 10-26.

For one night only, the company will trade tradition for whimsy in the December 17 performance of The Nutty Nutcracker at Bass Performance Hall. This annual parody features zany characters and pop culture moments woven into the conventional Nutcracker story.

Next, TBT dancers will perform A Tchaikovsky Evening, a mixed repertoire production featuring George Balanchine’s iconic Serenade and two world premieres – Star Crossed by Stevenson and Violin Concerto in D by TBT Associate Artistic Director Tim O’Keefe. A Tchaikovsky Evening will run February 11-13 at the Wyly Theatre in Dallas and February 18-20 at Bass Performance Hall.

The company will close its season with the world premiere of Stevenson’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, running May 6-8 at Winspear Opera House and May 20-22 at Bass Performance Hall. Audiences will finally see the long-awaited premiere, originally scheduled to close the 19-20 season.

“With a return to the stage and three world premieres, this may be Texas Ballet Theater’s most thrilling season yet,” Stevenson said. “Our dancers are looking forward to performing again, and we can’t wait to welcome both familiar and new friends into the audience.”

Patrons can purchase season package subscriptions now by visiting https://texasballettheater.org/season-packages or calling the Box Office at 877-828-9200 option 1. Single tickets go on sale August 2.

To support TBT or for more information about the upcoming season, visit www.texasballettheater.org.

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2021 Charles Schwab Challenge

2021 Charles Schwab Challenge

Strong Field Set for 2021 Charles Schwab Challenge

Defending champion Daniel Berger will defend his title at the Charles Schwab Challenge next week against a strong field that includes 10 of the top 25 players in the world and a staunch group of former winners. The event is May 24-30 at historic Colonial Country Club, featuring a $7.5 million purse.

The top-ranked players are Justin Thomas (2), Collin Morikawa (6), Patrick Reed (8), Tony Finau (14), Berger (16), Billy Horschel (18), Abraham Ancer (19), Sungjae Im (21), Scottie Scheffler (22) and Lee Westwood (23).  Berger, Reed and Morikawa have all won tournaments this year and Berger and Morikawa dueled in last year’s playoff at Colonial. Thomas is the reigning PLAYERS Champion.  25-time European Tour winner Westwood will make his Colonial debut this year.

 

Local favorite and Colonial member Ryan Palmer will be on hand, along with Joaquin Niemann, K.H. Lee and Si Woo Kim. Other Charles Schwab Challenge champions scheduled for the stellar field include 2001 winner Sergio Garcia, 2016 champion Jordan Spieth, 2018 winner Justin Rose, 2019 winner Kevin Na, 2017 champion Kevin Kisner, 2015 champion Chris Kirk and two-time Colonial winners Zach Johnson and Phil Mickelson. TOUR favorites such as Matt Kuchar, Jason Dufner, Charley Hoffman, Brant Snedeker, Ian Poulter, Harold Varner III, Louis Oosthuizen and Gary Woodland will all be competing. 121 total players will play in the championship.

 

Public tickets are on sale now. For more information, visit www.CharlesSchwabChallenge.com. One-day ticket options for any day, Thursday through Sunday, are available. Each ticket includes food and beverage. A $35 one-day Youth Ticket for youth under 18 is also be available. Children 5 and under are admitted free of charge.

FINAL FIELD

 

Byeong Hun An
Abraham Ancer
John Augenstein
Daniel Berger
Joseph Bramlett
Scott Brown
Rafa Cabrera Bello
Cameron Champ
Wyndham Clark
Keith Clearwater
Erik Compton
Corey Conners
Austin Cook
Joel Dahmen
Cameron Davis
Jason Dufner
Tony Finau
Dylan Frittelli
Sergio Garcia
Brice Garnett
Brian Gay
Doug Ghim*
Michael Gligic
Lucas Glover
Talor Gooch
Will Gordon
Branden Grace
Emiliano Grillo
Adam Hadwin
Brandon Hagy
James Hahn
Brian Harman
J. J. Henry
Kramer Hickok
Harry Higgs
Charley Hoffman
Tom Hoge
Billy Horschel
Mark Hubbard
Mackenzie Hughes
Sungjae Im

 

Zach Johnson
Matt Jones
Sung Kang
Si Woo Kim
Chris Kirk*
Kevin Kisner
Patton Kizzire
Russell Knox
Jason Kokrak
Matt Kuchar
Anirban Lahiri
Andrew Landry
Nate Lashley
K.H. Lee
Danny Lee
Luke List
Adam Long
Peter Malnati
Denny McCarthy
Tyler McCumber
Graeme McDowell
Maverick McNealy*
Troy Merritt
Phil Mickelson
Keith Mitchell
Collin Morikawa
Sebastian Munoz
Kevin Na
Matthew NeSmith
Joaquin Niemann
Henrik Norlander
Louis Oosthuizen
Carlos Ortiz
Ryan Palmer
C.T. Pan
Cameron Percy
Pat Perez
Scott Piercy
D. A. Points
J.T. Poston
Ian Poulter

 

 

Andrew Putnam
Doc Redman
Patrick Reed
Patrick Rodgers*
Justin Rose
Sam Ryder
Rory Sabbatini
Scottie Scheffler
Adam Schenk
Chase Seiffert
Robby Shelton
Brandt Snedeker
Jordan Spieth
Scott Stallings
Kyle Stanley*
Henrik Stenson
Sepp Straka
Robert Streb
Kevin Streelman
Brian Stuard
Hudson Swafford
Nick Taylor*
Sahith Theegala*
Justin Thomas
Michael Thompson
Brendon Todd
Cameron Tringale
Peter Uihlein*
Harold Varner III
Jhonattan Vegas
Camilo Villegas
Michael Visacki
Matt Wallace
Richy Werenski
Lee Westwood
Vincent Whaley
Gary Woodland
Will Zalatoris
Xinjun Zhan

Bold denotes Colonial Champion
* denotes former Ben Hogan Award winner

 

2021 SPONSOR EXEMPTIONS 

Joseph Bramlett 
Kramer Hickok 
Sahith Theegala
J. J. Henry
D. A. Points
Erik Compton
Michael Visacki
Grame McDowell
Jason Dufner
Rafa Cabrera Bello
Scott Brown
Scott Piercy

 

2021 CHAMPIONS’ CHOICES

Will Gordon

John Augenstein

 

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Blake Shelton Is Coming to Dickies Arena!

Blake Shelton Is Coming to Dickies Arena!

Blake Shelton Brings “Friends and Heroes” 2021 Tour to Dickies Arena, September 25th.

 

Country music superstar Blake Shelton will make his long-anticipated return to the road alongside his friends and heroes beginning August 18. The boot-stomping, hit-making, arena-selling entertainer will visit 16 cities for a 17-date run, including a stop at Nashville’s own Bridgestone Arena and a two-night residency in Washington, D.C. “Friends and Heroes 2021” will welcome very special guest Lindsay Ell, with special appearances by Martina McBride, Tracy Byrd and Trace Adkins.

The tour stops at Dickies Arena on Saturday, Sept. 25.

“A little over a year ago when the world shut down and we had to postpone the tour, I was already in Omaha getting ready for the show that night,” Shelton said. “I told you we would be back, and I’m thrilled to say we are kicking off the Friends and Heroes 2021 Tour in Omaha. I’m giving everybody in every city plenty of notice – you might as well tell your boss you’re gonna be late to work the next day and pay that babysitter overtime, because we are going to play some country music for y’all until they turn on the lights. And that might not stop us! I’m excited to welcome Martina McBride, Tracy Byrd, Trace Adkins and my very special guest Lindsay Ell to the Friends and Heroes 2021 Tour… see you there!”

Rescheduled dates from the 2020 run will honor previously purchased tickets, and additional tickets currently on sale (see below for more information). All new dates will go on sale Thursday, June 10 at 10:00am local time. Visit https://www.blakeshelton.com/ for links to buy. “Friends And Heroes 2021” will abide by all local and venue COVID-19 policies.

Shelton’s tour announcement comes ahead of his Body Language launch this Friday, May 21. The 12-track studio album includes his 28th career No.1 smash “Happy Anywhere” (with Gwen Stefani) and current Top 15 and climbing single “Minimum Wage.” Fans who pre-order the album HERE will instantly receive a download of the two tracks as well as brand new ballad “Bible Verses” (LISTEN HERE).

On 5/26 he will stop by The Kelly Clarkson Show (check HERE for local listings), with more to come! These visits follow recent appearances on the 56th ACM Awards (WATCH HERE) and CBS’ The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (WATCH HERE).

Over the past 20 years since Shelton’s career launched, he has cemented his place in country music history with more than 8.5 billion global on-demand streams, 11 million career album U.S. sales and award wins approaching the hundreds – all of which began with his debut single “Austin.” In April, Shelton celebrated the track’s 20th anniversary with a performance on the 56th ACM Awards (HERE) and a pre-order for a limited edition 7” “Austin” vinyl on his website (HERE).

Beyond his country music career, the multimedia entertainer has earned widespread recognition as a seven-time champion coach for the Emmy Award-winning television show The Voice. The NBC singing competition is currently in its 20th season. Shelton, a long-time Grand Ole Opry member, has also found success in his Ole Red partnership with Ryman Hospitality, with restaurant and venue locations currently in Tishomingo, Nashville, Gatlinburg and Orlando.

BLAKE SHELTON’S “FRIENDS AND HEROES 2021” DATES

All Tickets Go On Sale Thursday, June 10 at 10 a.m. at Ticketmaster.com except where noted.

August 18: Omaha, NE / CHI Health Center*
August 20: Denver, CO / Ball Arena*
September 2: Philadelphia, PA / Wells Fargo Center
September 3-4: Washington, D.C. / The Anthem
September 9: Nashville, TN / Bridgestone Arena
September 10: Evansville, IN / Ford Center
September 11: Rosemont, IL / Allstate Arena*
September 16: North Charleston, SC / North Charleston Coliseum
September 17: Greenville, SC / Bon Secours Wellness Arena
September 18: Duluth, GA / Infinite Energy Arena
September 23: St. Louis, MO / Enterprise Center
September 24: Tulsa, OK / BOK Center
September 25: Fort Worth, TX / Dickies Arena
September 30: Grand Rapids, MI / Van Andel Arena
October 1: Detroit, MI / Little Caesars Arena*
October 2: Milwaukee, WI / Fiserv Forum*

*Rescheduled date. These shows are on sale now. If you previously purchased tickets for one of these shows and you’re no longer able to attend, you may request a refund within 30 days. To be eligible, you must have purchased your tickets through Ticketmaster and not have transferred, posted, or sold them.

 

ABOUT BLAKE SHELTON
Blake Shelton continues to add to his superstar status with his new album Body Language, due May 21. The album’s flagship single “Happy Anywhere” (featuring Gwen Stefani) topped the Country Digital Song Sales chart, also marking his 28th No. 1 on the country airplay charts. Now he’s building upon the message that it doesn’t matter what you have or where you are if you have love with his latest hit “Minimum Wage,” currently Top 15 on the country charts. Both tunes follow the Platinum-selling, multi-week No.1 “Nobody But You,” which has now topped 240 million streams. “Nobody But You” made its TV debut on the 62nd GRAMMY Awards, where Shelton was also nominated for Best Country Solo Performance for his smash “God’s Country.” The 4x Platinum smash earned the 2019 CMA Award and 2020 ACM Award for Single of the Year. “God’s Country” and “Nobody But You” are featured on Fully Loaded: God’s Country, Shelton’s seventh album to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart.

As a coach for the Emmy Award-winning television show The Voice, Shelton is a seven-time champion, most recently with his contestant Todd Tilghman. The Grand Ole Opry member also remains focused on his Ole Red partnership with Ryman Hospitality, with locations currently in Tishomingo, Nashville, Gatlinburg and Orlando. With awards wins nearing the hundreds, Shelton remains a force in the industry with ACM (5), AMA (3), CMA (10), CMT (11) and People’s Choice Awards (6), among many others.

For more information, please visit www.BlakeShelton.com and follow @BlakeShelton.

ABOUT LINDSAY ELL
Lauded as “one of the most exciting and talented young artists in country music” (Forbes), Lindsay Ell is a triple threat: accomplished musician, unique vocalist and awe-inspiring songwriter. The Calgary native learned to play guitar while traveling with her father to country-bluegrass camps as a young girl. Ell honed her craft as a musical stylist and songwriter after being discovered by BTO and The Guess Who’s Randy Bachman (“American Woman” / “Taking Care of Business”) who discovered her at the age of 13. The multi-instrumentalist was soon touring alongside the likes of Luke Bryan, Buddy Guy, and Keith Urban. Ell also shared the stage with distinguished country group, Little Big Town, along with other powerhouse female artists in one the biggest moments of the 2019 CMA Awards where she was also nominated for Musical Event of the Year. Ell’s nominations do not stop there. She has been nominated for New Female Artist of the Year in both 2019 and 2020, in addition to her 2020 ACM nomination of Music Event of the Year. Ell also won 2020 CCMA Interactive Artist or Group of the Year for the second year in a row. These wins and nominations are well earned after Ell exhilarated audiences as part of Keith Urban’s Graffiti U World Tour, Brantley Gilbert’s Not Like Us Tour, and Brad Paisley’s Weekend Warrior World Tour. Ell’s first full-length album The Project debuted at No. 1 on the Country Album Sales Chart and was named Billboard’s “Best Country Album of 2017. “What Happens In a Small Town,” Lindsay’s duet with Brantley Gilbert, claimed the top spot at country radio, marking her first No. 1 in the US. She has two No. 1 singles under her belt in Canada. Her new single “wAnt me back” is out now from her critically-acclaimed sophomore album, heart theory. For more information visit: www.LindsayEll.com.

ABOUT MARTINA MCBRIDE
Multiple Grammy® nominee Martina McBride has sold over 20 million albums to date, which includes 20 Top 10 singles and six #1 hits. She has earned more than 15 major music awards, including four wins for Female Vocalist of the Year from the Country Music Association and won three Academy of Country Music for Top Female Vocalist. Martina has been awarded 14 Gold Records. Nine Platinum honors, three Double Platinum Records, and two Triple Platinum Awards. Martina was awarded the Covenant House Beacon of Hope Award and Music Business Association’s prestigious 2015 Harry Chapin Memorial Humanitarian Award for her philanthropic efforts on behalf of domestic violence. Martina has released two cookbooks – the first, Around the Table, a full-color illustrated collection of her favorite recipes, hosting tips, practical menu planning advice, and themed décor inspiration. She released her second book, Martina’s Kitchen Mix: My Recipe Playlist for Real Life, in October 2018. Most recently, Martina was honored with the Cliffie Stone Icon Award at the ACM Honors event for her impactful contributions to country music.

When Martina isn’t in the studio, she focuses her time on charitable causes dear to her heart. Through her Team Music Is Love charity initiative, Martina partners with non-profit causes to help many of the towns she’s performing in. Martina also invites fans to join her team in making the world a better place through the power of music. Since 2011, Team Music Is Love has been responsible for many successful fundraising and volunteer projects helping causes such as hunger relief, cancer research, combating domestic violence and helping children in need.

Martina resides in Nashville with her husband, John, and their three daughters. You can keep up with her on Facebook, as well as Twitter and Instagram. For tour dates, please visit her website.

ABOUT TRACY BYRD
Tracy Byrd became a household name on the country music scene in 1993 when his third single, “Holdin’ Heaven,” off his self-titled debut album, hit No. 1 on the Billboard Country Charts. The album also included the remake hit of Johnny Paycheck’s “Someone To Give My Love To,” cementing Byrd as a traditional country troubadour! The debut album went on to be certified Gold. Byrd is also known for hits such as “I’m from the Country,” and the smash, chart topping hit “Watermelon Crawl.” The song “The Keeper of the Stars” shot to No. 1 on the singles charts and pushed his album, “No Ordinary Man” to Double Platinum status, which certifies sales of over two million copies. “The Keeper of the Stars” won Academy of Country Music’s “Song of the Year” award in 1995. Byrd hosted TNN Television Special titled “Tracy Byrd’s Big Love” on which Byrd invited guests Johnny Paycheck, Mark Chesnutt and Asleep at the Wheel. TNN also recruited Byrd as the TV host of their Weekend Outdoor Broadcast. Tracy, a true outdoorsman, was perfect for the job and continued his hosting responsibilities for several years. Tracy Byrd crossed into the new millennium with the release of his album 10 Rounds and the title track and party song of the year, “10 Rounds with Jose Cuervo,” which shot to the top of the Billboard Charts to notch Byrd’s third No. single. Next came “The Truth About Men,” a team effort with Tracy’s buddies Blake Shelton, Andy Griggs and Montgomery Gentry lending their talents to the song and the video. This album also released the top five smash “The Drinkin’ Bone” which became a crowd favorite sing along song. Through the years Byrd had 16 Top 10 singles, over seven million albums sold and performed over 3,000 exciting shows across the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Australia. Says Byrd, “These days my life has great balance, with my music being a part of it, not all of it. I can honestly say I have never enjoyed it more!” Byrd went back in the studio in June of 2016 and released All American Texan, his first project in 10 years, then in 2019 he released his first ever live album, Tracy Byrd Live at Billy Bob’s Texas. Follow Tracy Byrd news at his website at www.tracybyrdmusic.com and on Facebook and Instagram @tracybyrdmusic.

ABOUT TRACE ADKINS
Towering baritone Trace Adkins has sold more than 11 million albums and charted more than 20 singles in his 25 years in Nashville, a remarkable run for one of country music’s most easily identifiable stars. With over one billion spins on Pandora (10 million per month), one million followers on Spotify and nearly 200 million plays on YouTube, the Louisiana native has been back in the studio after releasing his 12th studio album, Something’s Going On, in 2017. His EP Ain’t That Kind of Cowboy released October 16, 2020 via Verge Records, featuring singles “Better Off,” “Mind On Fishin’” and “Just The Way We Do It.”A three-time GRAMMY Award nominee, Adkins has won three Academy of Country Music Awards, including the 2009 Single of the Year Award for “You’re Gonna Miss This” and Vocal Event of the Year with Blake Shelton for “Hillbilly Bone” in 2010. The Grand Ole Opry member is also an author and spokesman for the Wounded Warrior Project and The American Red Cross, for whom he raised more than $1.5 million dollars as winner of NBC’s All-Star Celebrity Apprentice. In recent years, Adkins has performed for our service members across 12 USO Tours. In his 2007 autobiography, A Personal Stand: Observations and Opinions from a Freethinking Roughneck, Adkins recounted his rise to fame, brushes with death, and battles with personal demons. Adkins has also acted in multiple films and television shows, playing a tough-as-nails biker in “The Lincoln Lawyer” (starring Matthew McConaughey), a desperate father in “Deepwater Horizon” (starring Mark Wahlberg), a wise oracle of a tattoo artist in the family friendly film “Moms’ Night Out” (starring Patricia Heaton, Sean Astin, Sarah Drew), and as MercyMe’s real-life manager, Brickell, in the box office smash “I Can Only Imagine.” The film was the third biggest selling movie on its opening weekend in America. His latest role was as a grandiloquent former general in the film “Badland” which was released in select theaters and on Amazon Prime Video and Apple TV in November 2019. For more information and announcements, visit http://www.traceadkins.com/ or on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @TraceAdkins.

ABOUT DICKIES ARENA:
Dickies Arena is a 14,000 seat, spectacular multipurpose venue located adjacent to the Will Rogers Memorial Center campus in Fort Worth, Texas. The facility is the result of a pioneering public-private partnership between the City of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, the State of Texas and a group of private-sector participants, including foundations, individuals and organizations. The arena is owned by the City of Fort Worth and managed by the not-for-profit operating entity, Trail Drive Management Corp. (TDMC). The state-of-the-art arena hosts concerts, sporting events and family entertainment, and is home to Fort Worth Stock Show Rodeo performances. For more information, visit www.DickiesArena.com.

LIVE THEATER

  Museums  

  Galleries  

  Special Events 

Juneteenth in the Fort!

Juneteenth FTW Celebration June 19, 1865 signifies the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to take control of the state to ensure that all enslaved people would be freed. The Emancipation Proclamation, issued by President Abram Lincoln, had been signed...

PBR’s Elite Unleash The Beast Returns to Dickies Arena

For the second time in as many years, PBR’s (Professional Bull Riders) elite Unleash The Beast will buck into Dickies Arena in Fort Worth to hold the fan-attended PBR Fort Worth Invitational Aug. 28-29. The bull riding action begins with Round 1 at 6:45 p.m. on...

Taste Community Restaurant Launches New Locally Grown Summer Menu!

Fort Worth’s nonprofit restaurant, Taste Community Restaurant, launches its new summer menu with a focus on locally grown produce. While seasonal menus are not a new concept in Fort Worth, Taste Community Restaurant is located in the city’s largest food desert where...

Jr. NFR is Coming to Cowtown Coliseum!

The Historic Fort Worth Stockyards is pleased to announce the 2021 Junior National Finals Rodeo (Jr. NFR) will take place at the Cowtown Coliseum from June 28 through July 3, 2021. The Jr. NFR will showcase the best competition in youth rodeo, including bareback...

Mule Alley Welcomes MELT Ice Creams!

Local Favorite Ice Cream Shop Expands to the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards The historic Fort Worth Stockyards is pleased to announce Fort Worth-based ice cream shop MELT Ice Creams will open a new location at Mule Alley. With a passion for bringing joy to people’s...

The Kimpton Harper Hotel Now Open in Fort Worth

Kimpton Harper Hotel, located in the heart of downtown Fort Worth and three miles from the historic Fort Worth Stockyards, is pleased to announce that the 226-room boutique hotel is now open. The Harper Hotel offers a unique destination for travelers and locals alike...

A Fort Worth Father’s Day Guide

Even as Fort Worth and all of our favorite hang-outs are opening up, What’s Up Fort Worth wants you, your family, and especially Dad to stay healthy and safe. We suggest that you do a thorough review of all local, state and federal guidelines for all these fun...

Simone Biles Headlines Athleta Presents Gold Over America Tour

MagicSpace Entertainment and AEG Presents/Concerts West today announced tickets will go on-sale Friday, June 11 for the Athleta Presents Gold Over America Tour, arriving at Dickies Arena on Oct. 9, 2021. The tour is a high-energy, gymnastics-meets-pop-concert...

Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit is Worth the Trip to the Big D!

LIGHTHOUSE IMMERSIVE AND IMPACT MUSEUMS ANNOUNCE THE ICONIC FORMER MASONIC TEMPLE BUILDING IN EAST QUARTER, NOW KNOWN AS LIGHTHOUSE DALLAS, AS THE OFFICIAL VENUE FOR THE ORIGINAL IMMERSIVE VAN GOGH EXHIBIT DALLASSold-Out Original Immersive Van Gogh Exhibition to Debut...

Live at Billy Bob’s its…… Gary Patterson???

Fin Ewing, president of Ewing Automotive Group and Coach Gary Patterson will take over Billy Bob’s showroom on Wednesday, June 30th in a concert/jam session that will raise money for the Patterson Foundation. The night expects to see a mixture of TCU fans, college...

Summer Camp List 2021

Summer Camp List 2021

What’s Up Fort Worth wants you and your family to stay healthy and safe.
We suggest that you do a thorough review of all local, state and federal guidelines for camps this summer and make sure that you are comfortable with how a specific camp of interest is addressing those guidelines.
Check camp websites regularly for any updates to camp schedules and/or specific policies and guidelines.

Fort Worth Zoo Summer Zoo Camp

Zoo Camp provides kids ages 3 to 10 an opportunity to explore the Zoo and learn about animals in a fun, structured environment. We connect kids to wildlife through meaningful and memorable experiences in the Zoo and in the outdoors. Zoo Camp provides a community where campers can make new friends, grow in confidence, connect with wildlife and play outside.

For More Zoo Camp Information: https://www.fortworthzoo.org/summer-zoo-camp

Camp Fort Worth

School may be out, but the fun and learning doesn’t have to stop. Enroll your children in Camp Fort Worth and let them discover new skills and friendships.

The Camp Fort Worth program is full of challenging and creative activities for children ages 5 to 13. Each day promises nonstop fun and excitement.

7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday

June 28-Aug. 6, 2021

(No camp Monday, July 5, 2021)

Camp is $35 per week, or $175 for all six weeks, if paid in full at registration. Scholarships are available, for a cost of $25 per week or $125 for all six weeks, if paid in full.

Each camper will participate in the research-based reading curriculum with 45 minutes of intentional and measurable instruction based on best practices provided by a trained Literacy Support Specialist. 

https://fortworthtexas.gov/camp/

Stage West Summer Theatre Camps and Conservatory

Stage West offers the following experiences for new-to-theatre and seasoned youths:
Musical Theatre (June 21-25), Puppetry, and Improv (June 28-July 2) for those aged 8-12.

The Summer Conservatory (July 7-30) is a three-week innovative program offering teenagers (12-18) a chance to study and create all aspects of theatre through the mentorship of professional artists. This program culminates in a world premiere production.

Info at: stagewest.org/education

Topgolf Summer Academy

Topgolf Summer Academy is five days of non-stop entertainment and learning that kids will love. This program includes all of the components that make up the great game of golf. From chipping, putting and full swing, to the rules and etiquette, kids will learn everything they need to know to improve their game.

Each Academy is designed and taught by our golf professionals from Topgolf Coach in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Summer Academy is staffed with a low student-to-instructor ratio to ensure each Junior Golfer receives in-depth, hands-on attention while he or she develops a winning golf swing.

https://topgolf.com/us/play/kidzone/summer-academy

Jamie Dixon Basketball Camps

Jamie Dixon Basketball Camps, located at Texas Christian University, are dedicated to providing a basketball camp experience that is educational, instructional and fun!

Led by Texas Christian University Men’s Basketball coaches and players, campers will be introduced to the same mechanics and drills used with our collegiate athletes. Our coaches will share their passion for the sport of basketball in a supportive atmosphere with students of all ages and ability levels.

https://info.abcsportscamps.com/tcubasketball

Art Camp & Art Study at The Modern Art Museum

ART CAMP
These are camps for kids who love art! Here, young artists can find a home with the Modern’s interactive online alternative to our long-running and ever-popular Art Camp at the Modern. This summer’s Art Camp at home is a place for young art enthusiasts to gather and get to know each other online, while working with real artists to discover new ideas about specific works of art from the Modern’s permanent collection. As if that weren’t enough, the whole experience culminates with a virtual exhibition of camper creations. Virtual classroom space is limited to 20. Registration is required.

https://31150.thankyou4caring.org/page.aspx?pid=300

ART STUDY
Serious teen artists looking for camaraderie and curious about new ways to think about art come together in this week-long interactive online alternative to the Modern’s Summer Art Study program. Art Study at home participants work closely with an the on view MODERN BILLINGS artist, Carlos Donjuan and the Sour Grapes Crew to discuss ideas prompted by a variety of investigations including their billboards and the Modern’s permanent collection. They will ultimately create work that reflects their personal discoveries throughout this enlightening and invigorating week of learning, sharing, and making. Art Study culminates in a design collaboration with Donjuan and Sour Grapes Crew for a future community engagement program.
Virtual classroom space is limited to 12. Registration is required.
https://31150.thankyou4caring.org/page.aspx?pid=300

TCU Fine Arts Summer Camps-Music

TCU welcomes back in-person music camps and workshops this summer! Although most of the events are on-campus and in-person, we will continue to follow TCU’s COVID-19 protocols and maintain social distancing while wearing masks to keep everyone healthy and safe. Due to TCU’s COVID-19 protocols, overnight accommodations are not available this summer – all on-campus camps and workshops will be day-only events. 

Please see below for registration information and continue to check this web page for updates and further information.

Please visit this page for additional updates and information.

https://finearts.tcu.edu/music/events-and-programs/summer-camps/

Other TCU athletic camps

Additional camps range from baseball to football and indoor tennis

https://gofrogs.com/sports/2018/7/13/camps-tcu-camps-home-html.aspx

Camp Fire First Texas

Camp Fire day and overnight camps inspire boys & girls to let their curiosity be their guide – to nature, their world and what they can accomplish! Age-appropriate activities develop confidence in our campers while they build new skills and make new friends. The wide range of activities create opportunities that show each camper they can achieve whatever they set their minds to.

https://www.campfirefw.org/youth/camps/

Summer Arts Camps with Texas Center for Arts +Academics

Whether your child is new to the world of arts training or is a seasoned art student, your camper will grow and learn and have fun doing it! Highly qualified instructors will guide children toward their full potential as they develop their skills in one or more areas of the arts. Exposure to the arts can help shape children’s views of the world and their place in it, contributing to an arts culture that is self-sustaining, empathetic, and powerful.
Texas Center for Arts & Academics offers Summer Camps for  ART STUDIO, CREATIVE ARTS, MUSIC INTENSIVE, and DANCE INTENSIVE.

https://www.artsacademics.org/summer/summer

Summer Adventures at River Legacy Living Science Center

Summer Adventure Classes at the Living Science Center provide students with an exciting hands-on, minds-on opportunity to explore our natural world. A variety of programs offer an interactive, engaging way to learn about wildlife, ecology and the environment.

https://riverlegacy.org/summer-classes

Camp Casa Jr.

Camp Casa Junior – One-week camp for 4-8 year-olds! Learn music, dance, drama, and theatre crafts in a fun, no-pressure, creative environment, with classes taught by seasoned theatre and education professionals. Your child will learn creative expression using their voice, body, and imagination. On the last day of camp, families will be invited to attend a final presentation of what has been learned.

*Play Early and Stay Late options are available for campers who need to be dropped off before 8:45 a.m. or picked up after 4:10 p.m. Play Early is available for Session 1 a.m. and Session 2.  Stay Late is available for Session 1 p.m. and Session 2. The cost of each is $35 for the week.

http://www.casamanana.org/musical-theatre-acting-and-dance-classes/camp-casa-jr-2021/

Camp Casa

Camp Casa is a two-week musical theatre summer camp for ages 8 – 14 and open to all skill levels, from beginners to accomplished young professionals. Campers will receive training from seasoned theatre and education professionals in acting, singing, and dancing as they rehearse a musical. Instructors focus on giving your camper the skills they need to succeed on and off the stage.

Session 1: June 28-July 9 (Performances the weekend of July 9-11)

Session 2: July 12-23 (Performances the weekend of July 23-25)

http://www.casamanana.org/musical-theatre-acting-and-dance-classes/camp-casa-2021/

Kids Who Care Summer Camps

Kids from across Texas, the US, and abroad come to Kids Who Care’s unique musical theatre camps. By creating a summer performance experience for young artists in a professional venue, kids are exposed to the real life process of musical theatre & leadership. From the audition to opening night, KWC creates a powerful, life-changing experience.  Camps & classes for all ages and experience levels, from masterclasses with top theatre professionals, to fun camps that require no prior training.4-18 year olds

http://www.kidswhocare.org/camps/

Theatre Arlington Summer Camps

Choose from four summer camp opportunities:

Musical Theatre Summer Camp

Musical Theatre Kids I

Adventures in Summer Camp

Musical Theatre Kids II

https://theatrearlington.org/acts/#summercamp

https://calendar.time.ly/8y8ii8v6/event/66151164/20210521080000

Theatre Arlington Summer Camps

Choose from four summer camp opportunities:

Musical Theatre Summer Camp

Musical Theatre Kids I

Adventures in Summer Camp

Musical Theatre Kids II

https://theatrearlington.org/acts/#summercamp

https://calendar.time.ly/8y8ii8v6/event/66151164/20210521080000

Bass Performance Hall Camps

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Performing Arts Fort Worth continues to discuss the feasibility of hosting the 2021 CEP High School All-State Choral, High School Percussion and Middle School Choral Camps. We will make an announcement in the near future. Check link below.

https://www.basshall.com/childrens-education-program/summer-camps/

Amphibian Stage Tad-Poles Summer Classes

Tad-Poles gives  students (ages 10 to adult) the opportunity to “Walk Tall” as they  dance, do acrobatics, and entertain audiences on stilts. Join our no-pressure workshops to discover the joy of reaching new heights and connecting with cultures around the world whose traditions include stilt dance.

https://www.amphibianstage.com/education-tad-poles/

Kid’s and Teen’s University Camps at UTA

UTA offers youth camps for all types of activities.

Athletic Camps: http://www.uta.edu/campus-ops/conferences/schedule/index.php#Athletics 

Kids & Teen Camps: http://www.uta.edu/campus-ops/conferences/schedule/index.php#Kids

Music Camps: http://www.uta.edu/campus-ops/conferences/schedule/index.php#Music

 Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math Camps:  http://www.uta.edu/campus-ops/conferences/schedule/index.php#STEAM

Camp Thurman

Day Camps, Night Camps, Away Camps.  Camp Thurman is a nonprofit ministry-minded summer camp in Pantego, TX dedicated to sharing God’s love and helping people pursue their identity in Christ since 1969.

http://www.campthurman.org/camps/

YMCA Camp Carter Overnight & Day Camps

The YMCA offers day and overnight camps.

https://ymcacampcarter.org/summer-camp/

Lone Star Film Festival Summer Camps

High School age students learn the ins and outs of filmmaking as they write, direct, act, produce and edit their very own short film.  SESSION I is open to all levels of experience. SESSION II serves as second week for students to hone their skills at filmmaking as they take more ownership in creating a second self-produced short film. 

https://www.lonestarfilmfestival.com/lsff-film-camps

Art Camp

Presented by Panther City Artists and Fort Worth Community Arts Center

One week art camp for Elementary (1st – 3rd grades) and for Junior (4th – 7th grades). Classes will be held at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center.

https://buy.ticketstothecity.com/venue.php?org_id=615

Summer with Little Scholars

Presented by Fort Worth Museum of Science and History 

July 5th – July 30th

Monday – Friday

8am – 3pm

The Little Scholars Program: Summer Session is focused on reignighting students’ love of learning within a safe, immersive learning environment for students in grades 1st through 5th.

http://www.fwmuseum.org/learn/little-scholars-program/

 

C.A.L.F. Kids Running Camp

Help keep your child active this summer with a summer camp hosted by The Cowtown and Tarrant Area Food Bank!

The Cowtown C.A.L.F. Camp will be held Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., and is available to 6th – 8th graders. Campers will spend their mornings at The Cowtown, where we will cover a variety of running topics and have fun running activities. Then, the campers will walk to Tarrant Area Food Bank where they will be educated on gardening, nutrition, be presented with opportunities to volunteer, and be provided with a healthy lunch. Each participant will receive a camp shirt, pedometer, daily lunch, and a swag bag on the closing day!

The camp is geared for students in 6th through 8th grade.

The day will start at 8:30 a.m. at the Cowtown Marathon Office (2617 Whitmore St.) & will end at 4:00 p.m. at the Tarrant Area Food Bank (2525 Cullen St.)

There are two camp weeks to choose from:

June 21st – June 25th: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m

June 28th – July 2nd: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m

https://raceroster.com/events/2021/47966/2021-cowtown-calf-running-camp-registration

 

LIVE THEATER

  Museums  

  Galleries  

  Special Events 

Juneteenth in the Fort!

Juneteenth FTW Celebration June 19, 1865 signifies the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to take control of the state to ensure that all enslaved people would be freed. The Emancipation Proclamation, issued by President Abram Lincoln, had been signed...

PBR’s Elite Unleash The Beast Returns to Dickies Arena

For the second time in as many years, PBR’s (Professional Bull Riders) elite Unleash The Beast will buck into Dickies Arena in Fort Worth to hold the fan-attended PBR Fort Worth Invitational Aug. 28-29. The bull riding action begins with Round 1 at 6:45 p.m. on...

Taste Community Restaurant Launches New Locally Grown Summer Menu!

Fort Worth’s nonprofit restaurant, Taste Community Restaurant, launches its new summer menu with a focus on locally grown produce. While seasonal menus are not a new concept in Fort Worth, Taste Community Restaurant is located in the city’s largest food desert where...

Jr. NFR is Coming to Cowtown Coliseum!

The Historic Fort Worth Stockyards is pleased to announce the 2021 Junior National Finals Rodeo (Jr. NFR) will take place at the Cowtown Coliseum from June 28 through July 3, 2021. The Jr. NFR will showcase the best competition in youth rodeo, including bareback...

Mule Alley Welcomes MELT Ice Creams!

Local Favorite Ice Cream Shop Expands to the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards The historic Fort Worth Stockyards is pleased to announce Fort Worth-based ice cream shop MELT Ice Creams will open a new location at Mule Alley. With a passion for bringing joy to people’s...

The Kimpton Harper Hotel Now Open in Fort Worth

Kimpton Harper Hotel, located in the heart of downtown Fort Worth and three miles from the historic Fort Worth Stockyards, is pleased to announce that the 226-room boutique hotel is now open. The Harper Hotel offers a unique destination for travelers and locals alike...

A Fort Worth Father’s Day Guide

Even as Fort Worth and all of our favorite hang-outs are opening up, What’s Up Fort Worth wants you, your family, and especially Dad to stay healthy and safe. We suggest that you do a thorough review of all local, state and federal guidelines for all these fun...

Simone Biles Headlines Athleta Presents Gold Over America Tour

MagicSpace Entertainment and AEG Presents/Concerts West today announced tickets will go on-sale Friday, June 11 for the Athleta Presents Gold Over America Tour, arriving at Dickies Arena on Oct. 9, 2021. The tour is a high-energy, gymnastics-meets-pop-concert...

Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit is Worth the Trip to the Big D!

LIGHTHOUSE IMMERSIVE AND IMPACT MUSEUMS ANNOUNCE THE ICONIC FORMER MASONIC TEMPLE BUILDING IN EAST QUARTER, NOW KNOWN AS LIGHTHOUSE DALLAS, AS THE OFFICIAL VENUE FOR THE ORIGINAL IMMERSIVE VAN GOGH EXHIBIT DALLASSold-Out Original Immersive Van Gogh Exhibition to Debut...

Live at Billy Bob’s its…… Gary Patterson???

Fin Ewing, president of Ewing Automotive Group and Coach Gary Patterson will take over Billy Bob’s showroom on Wednesday, June 30th in a concert/jam session that will raise money for the Patterson Foundation. The night expects to see a mixture of TCU fans, college...

Rediscover The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History this Summer

Rediscover The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History this Summer

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is set to reopen to the public in June

Fort Worth, TX (May 11, 2021) — The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is excited to announce its reopening to the public on Friday, June 25. The Museum closed its doors for several months in 2020 and 2021 in response to guidance from local, state, and federal health officials, and has remained closed through the Spring due to extensive water damage from the winter storms in February. 

Museum staff is excited to unveil several new and reimagined experiences that they have been working on throughout the closure. 

This June, the Museum will launch the Current Science Studio, a brand-new 2,500 square-foot exhibit sponsored by a $255,000 grant from Facebook. Anchoring the new exhibit space will be Science On a Sphere® (SOS), a giant global display system suspended from the ceiling developed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).  

In addition to the Current Science Studio, the Museum will reopen the Children’s Museum, Noble Planetarium, Cattle Raisers Museum, DinoLabs, DinoDig®, and the Heritage Gallery. The Omni Theater, however, will remain closed indefinitely. 

Reopening Schedule 

Following the public reopening, the Museum will be open Friday and Saturday from 10 AM – 5 PM and Sunday from Noon – 5 PM, reserving the weekdays for the Museum’s Little Scholars Program. 

The Museum continues to take safety seriously. To protect the health of visitors and staff, the Museum will reopen in accordance with current public health and safety guidelines. Visit the Museum’s website to learn about the Museum’s updated health and safety protocols for reopening. 

To stay informed about the Museum’s upcoming programs and reopening schedule, visit the Museum’s website at www.fwmuseum.org. 

LIVE THEATER

  Museums  

  Galleries  

  Special Events 

Juneteenth in the Fort!

Juneteenth FTW Celebration June 19, 1865 signifies the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to take control of the state to ensure that all enslaved people would be freed. The Emancipation Proclamation, issued by President Abram Lincoln, had been signed...

PBR’s Elite Unleash The Beast Returns to Dickies Arena

For the second time in as many years, PBR’s (Professional Bull Riders) elite Unleash The Beast will buck into Dickies Arena in Fort Worth to hold the fan-attended PBR Fort Worth Invitational Aug. 28-29. The bull riding action begins with Round 1 at 6:45 p.m. on...

Taste Community Restaurant Launches New Locally Grown Summer Menu!

Fort Worth’s nonprofit restaurant, Taste Community Restaurant, launches its new summer menu with a focus on locally grown produce. While seasonal menus are not a new concept in Fort Worth, Taste Community Restaurant is located in the city’s largest food desert where...

Jr. NFR is Coming to Cowtown Coliseum!

The Historic Fort Worth Stockyards is pleased to announce the 2021 Junior National Finals Rodeo (Jr. NFR) will take place at the Cowtown Coliseum from June 28 through July 3, 2021. The Jr. NFR will showcase the best competition in youth rodeo, including bareback...

Mule Alley Welcomes MELT Ice Creams!

Local Favorite Ice Cream Shop Expands to the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards The historic Fort Worth Stockyards is pleased to announce Fort Worth-based ice cream shop MELT Ice Creams will open a new location at Mule Alley. With a passion for bringing joy to people’s...

The Kimpton Harper Hotel Now Open in Fort Worth

Kimpton Harper Hotel, located in the heart of downtown Fort Worth and three miles from the historic Fort Worth Stockyards, is pleased to announce that the 226-room boutique hotel is now open. The Harper Hotel offers a unique destination for travelers and locals alike...

A Fort Worth Father’s Day Guide

Even as Fort Worth and all of our favorite hang-outs are opening up, What’s Up Fort Worth wants you, your family, and especially Dad to stay healthy and safe. We suggest that you do a thorough review of all local, state and federal guidelines for all these fun...

Simone Biles Headlines Athleta Presents Gold Over America Tour

MagicSpace Entertainment and AEG Presents/Concerts West today announced tickets will go on-sale Friday, June 11 for the Athleta Presents Gold Over America Tour, arriving at Dickies Arena on Oct. 9, 2021. The tour is a high-energy, gymnastics-meets-pop-concert...

Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit is Worth the Trip to the Big D!

LIGHTHOUSE IMMERSIVE AND IMPACT MUSEUMS ANNOUNCE THE ICONIC FORMER MASONIC TEMPLE BUILDING IN EAST QUARTER, NOW KNOWN AS LIGHTHOUSE DALLAS, AS THE OFFICIAL VENUE FOR THE ORIGINAL IMMERSIVE VAN GOGH EXHIBIT DALLASSold-Out Original Immersive Van Gogh Exhibition to Debut...

Live at Billy Bob’s its…… Gary Patterson???

Fin Ewing, president of Ewing Automotive Group and Coach Gary Patterson will take over Billy Bob’s showroom on Wednesday, June 30th in a concert/jam session that will raise money for the Patterson Foundation. The night expects to see a mixture of TCU fans, college...