Happy 2021! January’s Fun in the Fort
Farewell, 2020 . . . and might I add, don’t let the door hit ya on the way out!
I jest, but partially serious here too. We may all agree that 2020 has been real, but less of ‘real fun.’ Or maybe for you it has been a mixed bag of high and lows as well as beauty and baggage. Either way, a new start and a new year is more than appropriate to celebrate here in Fort Worth. Pat yourself on the back for powering through this last year and mark your calendars for some fun events to usher in the new year!
Kimball Art Museum’s Queen Nefertari’s Egypt
December 6, 2020 – March 14, 2021
“Walk like an Egyptian” to the Kimball Art Museum to view their newest and superb collection from ancient Egypt. The exhibit will showcase stunning artifacts and hieroglyphs commemorating the legacy of Queen Nefertari. Find more information and purchase tickets here: Queen Nefertari’s Egypt | Kimbell Art Museum
Clearkfork Farmer’s Market
January 2, 2021 9:00AM – 12PM
It’s back! The beloved market is continuing its Saturday morning tradition into the new year with a fantastic list of vendors to check out! This is a perfect one stop hub for your Saturday morning to safely enjoy some fun with the whole family. You can also visit the adjacent Press Café during their brunch service, with indoor or outdoor seating available. If you want to walk, run, or bike you will find the Trinity Trail directly behind the Market and restaurant to enjoy some outdoor exercise. Find more information here: The Clearfork Farmers Market January 2nd Vendor List (clearfork1848.com)
Fort Worth Botanic Garden’s Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea
January 9, 2021 2:00 – 4:00PM
Are you a tea connoisseur? Visit the beautiful Botanic Garden for a socially distant winter wonderland afternoon tea! Enjoy 3 courses of warming hot tea and an accompaniment of sweets and savories. This tea will be held indoors following city social distancing guidelines. Masks are required in all indoor facilities. Private tables will be provided for groups who book together. Find more information here: Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea — Fort Worth Botanic Garden (fwbg.org)
National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum’s MLK Day of Service
January 16, 2021 10AM – 2PM
Celebrate MLK Day with your whole family for a day of service and fun! The National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum will be hosting a canned goods and blanket drive along with fun activities and refreshments for free! This is a wonderful way to engage with community, teach your children about multicultural history, and have so much fun together. Pre-registration is requested. Find more information here: National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum and Hall of Fame – Dallas/Ft. Worth (cowboysofcolor.org)
The Post at River East – Andrew Skates
January 9, 2021 7:00PM – 10:00PM
Do you love discovering the latest up and coming local musicians? The Post will be featuring Andrew Skates at the restaurant to serenade you with his acoustic tunes. Admission is free and all ages are welcome! The restaurant also has a delicious and laid-back menu available for you to drink and dine on while you sit back and enjoy the music! Fine more information here: Andrew Skates at The Post – The Post At River East
Happy New Year, friends! And here’s to making 2021 to the best of our ability, a year full of hope, love and joy. See y’all around the Fort!
Gretta Hendricks is a multidisciplinary creative who has been a chocolatier, baker, birth-doula, performance artist, and freelance writer, although her favorite job to-date has been becoming a first-time mama to her beautiful rainbow baby, Ofelia, born in January of 2020. Gretta has enjoyed writing for as long as she can remember and is passionately interested in the ways she can both learn and share from the art of storytelling. Alongside her husband and daughter, she loves living in and exploring Fort Worth as well as pouring into her church and local community.