Posted Wednesday, Jun. 05, 2013
BENEFITS, FUNDRAISERS AND GALAS
7 The Fort Worth Zoo hosts the seventh annual Beastro from 7:30 p.m. to midnight. Several area restaurants will set up booths around the zoo for tasting, and Starship will perform. $99 general admission; $150 VIP admission, which includes access to private bar. 817-759-7384 or www.fortworthzoo.org.
8 Fort Worth will host the annual Glory Days Car Show, benefiting the D&D Christmas for Kids 2013 Project, at 7921 Camp Bowie Blvd. West from 5 to 9 p.m. Free; $10 for registration of a car. 817-797-1197 or www.ddrockinrods.com/glorydays.html
17 The third annual Fuzzys Taco Shop golf tournament, benefiting A Wish With Wings, will be held at the Iron Horse Golf Course in North Richland Hills. Registration begins at 8 a.m. $125. 817-485-3899 or www.awishwithwings.org
17 The Alzheimers Association will host its third annual Mulligans for Memories golf tournament at Southlakes Timarron Country Club. Breakfast is at 7:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9. $200 for individual registration. 817-336-4949; www.alz.org/northcentraltexas.
21 The River Legacy Foundation will host its fourth annual Sporting Clay Shoot Tournament at Beaumont Ranch in Grandview at 11 a.m. The event includes lunch, the tournament, an awards ceremony, raffles and door prizes. Individual tickets are $200; teams of four $750. 817-860-6752, ext. 107; www.riverlegacy.org.
24 Boys & Girls Clubs of Arlingtons 23rd annual Par for the Kids golf tournament begins at 10 a.m. at the Walnut Creek Country Club in Mansfield. Individual registration is $300. Call 817-275-6551, ext. 229, or visit www.parforthekids.com for more information.
MUSEUM AND ART EVENTS
7 Junes First Friday event at the Modern features live music by Nick Kithas and Friends, as well as the months signature cocktail, The Hotty. The event is free. Tour available for $4-$10. 817-738-9215 or www.themodern.org.
8-29 In conjuction with Elvis at 25, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History will host a series of Elvis-related lectures in the Oak Room West and galleries. They include a June 9 lecture by Amy Henderson of the National Portrait Gallery. For a full list of topics and speakers, visit www.fwmsh.org.
14 The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame kicks off Cowgirl Battle of the Burger at 6 p.m. with a burger cook-off, armadillo races, live music, prizes, family activities and more in the plaza. Free admission. Food and drinks available for purchase. 817-336-4475; www.cowgirl.net.
15 The Amon Carter Museum of American History unveils We the People: Picturing American Identity, a collection of photographs and paintings that explores shifts in our nations identity. 817-738-1933; www.cartermuseum.org.
16 The Kimbell Art Museum will open Wari: Lords of the Ancient Andes, focusing on the ancient Wari civilization that preceded the Incan Empire. 817-332-8451 or www.kimbellart.org.
17 Dallas Perot Museum of Nature and Science opens Recycle Reef with the help of its guests, who will help create the exhibit by making sculptures out of recyclable materials and leaving them on the reef. At the exhibits close, on Aug. 25, it will be recycled. There is a $2 surcharge on top of general admission, $12-$15. 214-428-5555; www.perotmuseum.org.
18-21 Sculptor Chris Cunningham will host a young artists workshop for four days at the Kimbell Art Museum. The $125 entry fee includes the days workshop and a midday snack. 817-332-8451 or www.kimbellart.org.
22 The Amon Carter Museum of American Art will display Leonard Baskins Indian Portraits until Sept. 1. The exhibit contains images of famous historical American Indian leaders from several tribes. 817-738-1933 or www.cartermuseum.org.
6 The final round of the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition begins at 7:30 p.m. at Bass Hall. 817-212-4280 or www.cliburn.org.
7 Concerts in the Garden, the annual summer celebration of music at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, begins and runs every Friday through Sunday through July 6. Children 10 and under are admitted free on the lawn. Fireworks follow every concert. www.fwsymphony.org/citg.
13 Singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright joins the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra onstage, 8 p.m. at Bass Hall. Tickets are $29-$75. 817-665-6000; www.fwsymphony.org.
13 Huey Lewis & the News plays a show celebrating the 30th anniversary of the album Sports. 8 p.m. at Strauss Square at the AT&T Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $45-$85. 214-880-0202 or www.attpac.org.
14 Fort Worth native and blues-rock musician Dave Millsap performs with Joe Corpening at the McDavid Studio at 8 p.m. Tickets are $19.80. 817-212-4280 or www.basshall.com.
15 The Dallas Symphony Orchestra performs various styles of music by a handful of well-known composers at Get to Know the DSO, 7:30 p.m. at the Meyerson Symphony Center. Theres also an after-party. $15-$60. 214-692-0203; www.dallassymphony.com.
22 Allow yourself a night of la bella vita with Timeless Concerts An Evening in Italy, featuring pieces by Vivaldi and others. It begins at 8 p.m. at the Arlington Museum of Art. $15-$29, or $70 for a private table for two. 817-303-4189; www.timelessconcerts.com.
28 The Tenors will perform at 8 p.m. at the Winspear Opera House in Dallas. Tickets are $25-$35; 214-880-0202 or www.attpac.org.
7 Hip Pocket Theatre opens its 37th season with Archy and Mehitabel at its outdoor theater at 1950 Silver Creek Road, Fort Worth. Tickets are $10-$15, $5 for kids; 817-246-9775 or www.hippocket.org.
8 Comedian and TV star Jerry Seinfeld will perform at the Winspear Opera House at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $69-$86. 214-880-0202 or www.attpac.org.
11-23 Traces, an acrobatic dance and performance show presented by Les 7 Doigts de la Main, or 7 Fingers, will have a run at the Winspear Opera House. American Sign Language translations and audio-described performances will be June 21 and June 23 $25-$150. 214-880-0202; www.attpac.org.
13 Circle Theatre opens Miracle on South Division Street, a comic play about the significance of religion in a Roman Catholic familys history. Tickets are $20-$35. 817-877-3040 or www.circletheatre.com.
13, 15 Broadway star Betty Buckley will perform her newest show, Vixens on Broadway, at 7:30 p.m. at the Modern Art Museum in Fort Worth. Tickets are $45. For more information, visit www.themodern.org or call 817-738-9215.
14-23 Lyric Stage presents The Music Man at the Irving Arts Center. Tickets are $25-53. 972-252-2787 or www.lyricstage.org.
18-23 As part of its Broadway at the Bass series, Bass Hall hosts the award-winning musical Sister Act. $38.50-$99; 817-212-4280 or www.basshall.com.
26-30 For a darkly funny perspective on the ups and downs of married life, join Meredith Vieira Productions for Life in a Marital Institution at the McDavid Studio. Tickets are $27.50-$38.50. 817-212-4280 or www.basshall.com.
27-30 Kids Who Care presents Peter Pan at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center. There will be a special meet-and-greet-style performance at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 28 kids are encouraged to come in costume, dressed as a pirate, Tinkerbell or similar character. $15-$18; 817-737-5437 or www.kidswhocare.org.
27-30 Ballet Concerto presents its annual Summer Dance Concert at the Trinity Park Pavilion at 8:30 p.m. each night. Lawn seating is free; reserved table seating is available for $30, $100 for a table of four, $250 for a table of 10. 817-989-7168 or www.balletconcerto.com.
30 Lightwire Theater, which audiences might know from Americas Got Talent, brings to life the classic childrens stories The Ugly Duckling and The Tortoise and the Hare at Bass Hall. Tickets are $27.50. 817-212-4280 or www.basshall.com.
6 The Modern Art Museum in Fort Worth presents a double feature of Movies that Matter: A Class Apart and The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement. Doors open and free tickets become available at 6:30 p.m.; the program starts at 7. 817-738-9215 or www.themodern.org.
6, 13, 20, 27 Bring the whole family out for Stars Under the Stars, Sundance Squares summer movie series every Thursday evening in June. Films include Brave, Big Miracle, Despicable Me and We Bought a Zoo; screenings begin at dusk. www.sundancesquare.org.
7-9 In celebration of the Omni Theaters 30th anniversary, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History presents Retro Weekend, during which Omni guests can view some of the first films shown on the Omni screen for a retro price of $4. 817-255-9300 or www.fwmsh.org/retro-weekend.
19 Amphibian Productions will host screenings of This House via National Theatre Live at the Modern Art Museum in Fort Worth at 2 and 7 p.m. Tickets are $10-$18. 817-923-3012 or www.amphibianproductions.org.
27 The Amon Carter Museum of American Arts Sunset Screenings presents Ferris Buellers Day Off at 8 p.m. A free museum tour begins at 6:30 p.m. 817-738-1933 or www.cartermuseum.org.
30 In conjunction with its new exhibit on the Wari civilization, and in collaboration with the Lone Star Film Society, the Kimbell Art Museum will show The Motorcycle Diaries in the museum auditorium at 2 p.m. Free. 817-332-8451, www.kimbellart.org.
FESTIVALS AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
6, 13, 20, 27 The City of Keller will host Jazz in June, a series of jazz concerts each Thursday evening in June. The June 6 concert will feature Adonis Rose & the Fort Worth Jazz Orchestra. A family film will be screened after each concert. Free. 817-743-4000 or www.cityofkeller.com.
15 Fossil Rim Wildlife Center offers a Fathers Day special beginning with dinner at the Foothills Safari Camp at 6 p.m., followed by a sunset tour of the park. A free gift for Dad is included in the $55-$90 admission fee. 254-897-2960 or www.fossilrim.com.
29 The American Junior Paint Horse Association Youth World Championship Show runs until July 6 and includes judged competitions, classes and awards presentations. http:// ywcs.apha.com.
COMING IN JULY
1-7 The 16th annual Mimir Chamber Music Festival will include five concerts and two master classes over seven days at PepsiCo Recital Hall at Texas Christian University. Single concert tickets are $25, $15 for students and seniors. www.mimirfestival.org.
2 The Dallas Theater Center presents Fly, its take on the classic story of Peter Pan, at the Wyly Theater in Dallas through Aug. 18. Tickets are $15-$80; or 214-880-0202 or www.dallastheatercenter.org.
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