Thursday, October 14, 2021
Every 2nd Thursday of the month, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art (3501 Camp Bowie Blvd, 817-738-1933) links the general public with art through mixed drinks and discussions with significant artists. From 5pm to 8pm, Second Thursdays at the Carter provides Anila Agha discussing catching light in her exhibit Anila Quayyum Agha: A Beautiful Despair. Curator Shirley Reece-Hughes will likewise sign up with the discussion to discuss her vision for the program, and the Jamal Mohamed Ensemble will carry out. This occasion is totally free to participate in, however bookings are needed at CarterMuseum.org/Events.
Friday, October 15, 2021
Start your night with a fried-chicken box dinner at 6:30pm, followed by an old-fashioned, 1950s-era dance at Nash Farm (626 Ball St, Grapevine, 817-410-3185). A live band will lead the called dances from atop the farm’s truck out by the huge red barn. If you haven’t done any square dancing given that the 4th grade and simply wish to delight in the environment, horseshoes and other video games are offered to play. Tickets for the Nash Farm Barn Dance & Pie Auction — did we not point out the pie auction? — are $20 per individual at Tickets.GrapevineTicketline.com. Bring some pie cash, for sure.
Saturday, October 16, 2021
At 11am in Grand Prairie, bladers and bladies, or inline skating lovers, from all over North Texas will contend at the 5th yearly Texas Blade Classic at Action Park (1002 Lonestar Pkwy, Gate 1, 972-262-4479). This year, the competitors is “jam style” and consists of brand-new departments for novices to skilled individuals alike. Registration is $25 per individual to contend at ActionParkGP.com/Texas-Blade-Classic-5. There is no charge to participate in as a viewer.
Sunday, October 17, 2021
From 10am to 5pm Sat-Sun, among the nation’s leading guitar programs — GuitArlington — will be going back to the Arlington Convention Center, which will be its long-term house for future occasions. Suppose you have guitars, amplifiers, impacts, guitars, parts, or other musical products to offer or trade. In that case, you are permitted to bring anything you can bring into the program at no additional charge for prospective buyers/dealers to take a look at. Masks might be needed, so please bring one. Tickets are $20 per individual at AmigoGuitarShows.com.
Monday, October 18, 2021
From 5pm to 7pm everyday thru Wed, kids ages 5 to 7 can participate in Skateboard Ranch at Cannon Parkway Park (750 Cannon Pkwy, Roanoke, 817-837-9930). Skateboarders of all capability levels will have their abilities assessed and get individual development with trainer Jaylen Perry throughout the week. Enrollment begins at $123 per guest at Active.com/Roanoke-TX/Classes/Skateboard-Ranch-2021.
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
At 7:30pm, participate in the opening night of Come from Away at Bass Performance Hall (525 Commerce St, 817-212-4280). This hit Broadway musical informs the real story of 7,000 stranded travelers and the town in Newfoundland that invited them. On 9/11, the world stopped. On 9/12, their stories moved all of us. Tickets start at $55 at BassHall.com.
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Now thru Friday, 10am-8pm, is your last opportunity to see In His Own Words: The Life and Work of César Chávez at the Fort Worth Central Library (500 W 3rd St, 817-392-7740). This display including 38 pictures coupled with individual recollections takes a look at the principles and experiences that drove Chávez to work relentlessly to enhance the lives of American farmworkers, acknowledging this necessary 20th-century leader as a civil liberties hero, a prominent labor leader, and a champ of modification. There is no charge to participate in.