Weekend Event Planner
These are the 7 best things to do in Fort Worth this weekend
Week after week, you can count on venues in and around Fort Worth to deliver a nice variety of events. This weekend, that varied slate includes a large antique show, a local production of a Tony Award-winning musical, comedy from a national act, two new noteworthy photography exhibits, and another round of great classical music.
Below are the best options for your precious free time Thursday through Sunday. Don't like what you see? Lucky for you, we have a much longer list of the city's best events.
Thursday, March 3
53rd Annual Fort Worth Show of Antiques & Art
The Fort Worth Show of Antiques & Art features fantastic finds from all over the world. Founded in 1963, the the show has art and antiques of all styles, eras, and prices high, low, and in between. The event at Will Rogers Memorial Center will include 150 top exhibitors hand-picked for the Dallas-Fort Worth audience.
Fort Worth Food & Wine Festival Chef Collaborative Wine Dinner Series: Marcus Paslay and Stefon Rishel
In anticipation of the annual Fort Worth Food & Wine Festival, which starts on March 31, the festival is holding a series of wine dinners featuring food from local chefs. This dinner at Central Market will be led by chef Marcus Paslay from Clay Pigeon and Stefon Rishel from Max's Wine Dive, who will spend the day roasting a lamb, Greek-style, and a pig, Mexican-style.
Improv Arlington presents Godfrey
The singular-named Godfrey is one of those comedians whose face you know even if you don't know his name. He's been in a ton of movies, TV shows, and commercials over the past 20 years along with continuing his successful stand-up comedy career. He'll perform six sets over three days at Improv Arlington.
Friday, March 4
National Cowgirl Museum presents Nadine Levin: Light, Landscape and Livestock
For over 25 years, Nadine Levin has been capturing the beauty of the world that surrounds us through her elegant photography. Often riding horseback to capture her Western images, she creates a uniquely feminine portrayal of the traditionally masculine world. You can view the images she's captured at the National Cowgirl Museum through July 5.
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History present Mujeres Poderosas: The Legacy of Strong Latinas in Fort Worth
Mujeres Poderosas: The Legacy of Strong Latinas in Fort Worth, an exhibit to commemorate Women’s History month in March, includes photography by Pulitzer Prize winner Beatriz Terrassa, accompanied by text and audio narratives from 12 local Latinas who share stories of the obstacles they have overcome. The exhibit will be on display at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History through March 31.
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra presents Slatkin Conducts Tchaikovsky 5
The latest concert from the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra features an eclectic array of music. Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony leads the way, but the orchestra, led by conductor Leonard Slatkin, will also play Leonard Bernstein’s Dance Episodes from On the Town, Samuel Barber’s Second Essay, and Cindy McTee’s Double Play. The concert will play three times through Sunday at Bass Performance Hall.
Saturday, March 5
Lone Star Film Society and the Fort Worth Community Arts Center present Cinema Language
Whether you're a filmmaker or simply a film lover, enthusiasts of all stripes can enjoy this two-day seminar at Fort Worth Community Arts Center. Taught by award-winning filmmaker and Pepperdine University Graduate Screenwriting professor Tom Provost, the seminar's four courses will cover the ins and outs of creating a great script.