That August Time It Was Delight… for Fun in the Fort
August is almost upon us, and it’s time to get all that stuff done that we promised we’d do before the kiddos go back to school…
Forget that! There’s lots of things to do in Fort Worth in August, so forget your to do list and go have some fun!
Join Kat Dennis as she guides you through the creation of greeting cards with watercolor pencil landscape scenes. You will leave with a new work that YOU created and a starter pack to apply my technique to on your own. It will be a fun evening of wine and watercolor!
Central Market will turn up the heat this August with the 27th annual Hatch Chile Festival, August 3 – 23. Central Market stores across the state will celebrate the world-famous green chile pepper fresh from Hatch, New Mexico, with in-store events, cooking classes, products, recipes and more! Whether they’re stuffed, sautéed or fire-roasted, the flavor-packed pepper gives any dish a signature punch, and Central Market will show off its amazing versatility.
Back-to-School Member Event
Fort Worth Zoo
Enjoy one last summer soiree before the school year starts with an exclusive member event at the Zoo! Grab an ice cream treat in The Reserve and visit Elephant Springs and African Savanna after Zoo hours on Thursday, August 4, from 5 to 7 pm.
New York International Children’s Film Festival Viva Kid Flicks
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
New York International Children’s Film Festival Viva Kid Flicks celebrates the best Spanish-language short films from around the globe. The brilliant Spanish-language tales in Viva Kid Flicks, with a range of kids’ perspectives, speak volumes in any tongue.
Jubilee Theatreat Bass Hall
One of the most successful and explosive musicals in American theatre history comes to the Bass Hall stage to round out Jubilee Theatre’s 41st Season. Dreamgirls takes the audience through a time portal of when rhythm and blues and soul music magic were part of a new American sound that swept the nation and the world. The musical goes behind-the-scenes to reveal the business side of show business and the shared drama that exudes love, heartache, rejection, soulful melodies, high-octane vocals, triumph, and defeat – both musically and personally – through all of the characters’ journeys.
Second Thursdays: Representation and Reality
Amon Carter Museum of American Art
This month’s activities were created in collaboration with Carter Community Partner Tarrant County Education Foundation. You are also invited to explore photographs in the exhibition Black Every Day: Photographs from the Carter Collection and learn about the history of Black representation in American art.
Cover 2 Cover: Code Girls, The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
Join us for Cover 2 Cover, your lunchtime virtual book club! Bring your lunch and discuss with the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History different books about non-fiction history and science topics. August’s book is Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II.
The Pantry’s Grand Opening
The Pantry Fort Worth, 713 West Magnolia
It’s finally here! Ribbon cutting at 11 am, and dumplings will be served. And it’s by donation to benefit the North Texas Humane Society. The shelters are full, resources are diminished, and this heat has been difficult. So come eat dumplings for a good cause!
Lyle Lovett and His Large Band
Lyle Lovett returns to the Bass Hall stage after 3 long years. Join Lyle and his Large Band for a homecoming celebration this August 23rd!
Kimbell Dog Day
Kimbell Art Museum
Celebrate NationalDogDay and the Kimbell’s newest acquisition with canine-friendly activities on our lawn! The Kimbell Art Museum welcomes guests and their dogs to celebrate the acquisition of “Dog Guarding a Basket of Grapes” (1836) by Austrian artist Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller. Event highlights will include animal-themed scavenger hunts, outdoor architecture tours, pet portraits by local artists, and a “Best in Show” parade. Refreshments will be available for purchase.
Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains Women of Distinction Awards
Hurst Convention Center
The Girl Scouts annual Women of Distinction program brings together and recognizes a group of purpose-driven, leaders in business, government, education, and philanthropy who are dedicated to service and leadership. Join us for this year’s Women of Distinction, as we come together to honor our incredible Woman of Distinction, Rising Star, Outstanding Community Partner, Lifetime Achievement, and Man Enough to Be a Girl Scout honorees.
AgriLife Wellness in the Garden: Affordable August
Come learn how to make easy, tasty one-pot meals that your family will love just in time for back to school! We’ll also cover ways to get kids involved in the kitchen!