Save the Dates for August
08/06/2014 12:00 AM
08/06/2014 1:45 PM
Benefits, Fundraisers and Galas
22 The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth presents the 14th annual Boxing in the Ballroom. The event, including cocktails, dinner and boxing, begins at 6 p.m. at the Worthington Renaissance Hotel. Tickets: $300; sponsorships: $3,000-$7,500. 817-834-4711, ext. 210, www.fortworthkids.org.
22 The 2014 Jackson Wilson Memorial Sporting Clay Shoot, benefiting Young Life of Fort Worth, begins at 9:30 a.m. at Walsh Ranch in Aledo. Entry fee: $125; $500 for a team of five. 817-732-2250, www.ylfortworth.
23 A Cool Night to Find the Kid in You is at 7 p.m. at River Crest Country Club. The event, including dinner, auctions and live music, benefits The WARM Place Grief Support Center for Children. Tickets: $125; sponsorships: $500-$25,000. 817-870-2272, ext. 15, www.thewarmplace.org/coolnight.
23 The Big Brothers Big Sisters Fort Worth Clay Shoot begins at 7:30 a.m. at Alpine Shooting Range in Fort Worth. Entry fee: $150; $225 for a parent/child team; $600 for a team of four. 817-877-4277, www.bbbstx.org.
27 The 2014 Flowserve Cowboys Kickoff Luncheon takes place at AT&T Stadium. The event benefits the Dallas Cowboys Courage House at Happy Hill Farm. Tickets: $175; sponsorships start at $1,500. 254-897-4822, www.happyhillfarm.org.
9 The Elvis Anniversary Show, featuring award-winning tribute artist David Allen and the Fever Band, comes to Farr Best Theater in historic downtown Mansfield at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $20-$25. 817-453-1700, www.farrbest.com.
14 Roanoke’s free Evenings on Oak Street concert features Revolving Door, a local country, classic rock and blues cover band, 7-8 p.m. at the Austin Street Plaza in historic downtown Roanoke. 817-491-2411, www.roanoketexas.com.
16 The final concert in the city of Keller’s free summer series takes place 8-10 p.m. at Bear Creek Park. The concert features the Killdares, a Celtic rock group. 817-743-4050, www.kellerparksandrec.com.
29 Brave Combo rings in the fall music series at the Levitt Pavilion in Arlington’s Founders Plaza with a free concert at 8 p.m. 817-543-4308, www.levittpavilionarlington.org.
2-23 The Lone Star Film Society partners with the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth for the film series “Miyazaki at the Modern: Masterpieces of Animation.” Films include Kiki’s Delivery Service, My Neighbor Totoro, Spirited Away and Princess Mononoke. $5-$9. 817-738-9215, www.lonestarfilmsociety.com.
10 In conjunction with the special exhibition “Samurai: Armor From the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection,” the Kimbell Art Museum shows One Shot. One Life — The Pursuit of Excellence Through the Art of Japanese Archery at 2 p.m. in the Kahn Building auditorium. Free. 817-332-8451, www.kimbellart.org.
12-14 The Lone Star Film Society and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth present The Modern Kids — Summer Flicks Series. The series features a variety of short animated films paired with fun activities. Free. 817-738-9215, www.themodern.org.
15-24 The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth screens Woody Allen’s Magic in the Moonlight as part of its Magnolia at the Modern film series. $6-$9. (Sunday noon show is half price.) 817-738-9215, www.themodern.org.
28-31 The Lone Star Film Society and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth showcase the works of Alfred Hitchcock with the film series “Scare Tactics: Six by Hitchcock.” Films include Blackmail, The 39 Steps, Psycho, Notorious, The Lodger and Rear Window. $6-$9. 817-738-9215, http://lonestarfilmsociety.com.
Festivals and Outdoor Activities
29-31 The city of Bedford hosts its annual Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival. The three-day celebration includes barbecue competitions, vendors and live music. Tickets: $7 online; $10 at the gate. Weekend passes are $15. 817-952-2128, www.bedfordbluesbbq.com.
Coming in September
1 Benefiting Cook Children’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, the ninth annual Pickin’ for Preemies is 5 p.m. at Billy Bob’s Texas. Tickets: $85; sponsorships: $850-$10,000. 682-885-7662, www.pickinforpreemies.com.
2 Dallas Summer Musicals opens a run of the hit musical Nice Work If You Can Get It, through Sept. 14, at Music Hall at Fair Park. $20-$82. 214-421-5678, www.dallassummermusicals.org.
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